The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Replication in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Replication over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Replication
UK / Scotland
Rank 92 104 95
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs citing Replication 15 31 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.91% 1.20% 1.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.70% 3.87% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 13
Median daily rate £400 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £298 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £21.72 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-24.01% +47.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
555 801 717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 33.74% 30.96% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 428 373
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 18
Median hourly rate £49.00 £41.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.07% +45.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £14.60 £14.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £44.20 £32.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

Replication
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Replication as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Replication Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Replication
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Replication across the Scotland region.

Replication Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Replication
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Replication across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Replication Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Replication
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Replication across the Scotland region.

Replication Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Replication
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Replication within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +17 7 £400 +21.21%
Glasgow +2 6 £325 -23.64% 2
West Lothian - 2 £325 -
Replication
UK

Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Replication also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Replication.

1 27 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 26 (61.90%) Microsoft
3 24 (57.14%) DNS
4 23 (54.76%) PKI
5 18 (42.86%) LDAP
5 18 (42.86%) Kerberos
5 18 (42.86%) X.500
6 16 (38.10%) Security Cleared
7 13 (30.95%) PowerShell
7 13 (30.95%) SC Cleared
8 11 (26.19%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (23.81%) SQL
9 10 (23.81%) MCP
9 10 (23.81%) Windows
9 10 (23.81%) MCTS
10 8 (19.05%) Migration
10 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (16.67%) Finance
11 7 (16.67%) VMware
12 6 (14.29%) Oracle
12 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (11.90%) Hyper-V
13 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
13 5 (11.90%) VoIP
13 5 (11.90%) DHCP
13 5 (11.90%) Unix
13 5 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
14 4 (9.52%) Internet
14 4 (9.52%) RDBMS
14 4 (9.52%) Linux

Replication
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.14%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.76%) IIS
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Office
2 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (7.14%) Office 365
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (57.14%) DNS
2 18 (42.86%) Kerberos
2 18 (42.86%) LDAP
2 18 (42.86%) X.500
3 5 (11.90%) DHCP
3 5 (11.90%) VoIP
4 4 (9.52%) Internet
5 3 (7.14%) PABX
5 3 (7.14%) Skype
5 3 (7.14%) WAN
6 2 (4.76%) SAN
7 1 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.38%) HTTP
7 1 (2.38%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.38%) SSH
7 1 (2.38%) SSL
7 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database
2 4 (9.52%) RDBMS
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.38%) DB2
3 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (2.38%) Fiddler
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Billing
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Active Directory Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Architect
3 5 (11.90%) Technical Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Administrator
4 4 (9.52%) DBA
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Database Designer
5 3 (7.14%) Designer
5 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Active Directory Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Active Directory Specialist
6 2 (4.76%) Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Office 365 Architect
6 2 (4.76%) PowerShell Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.76%) SQL DBA
6 2 (4.76%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) Middleware
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (2.38%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (54.76%) PKI
2 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Clustering
3 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.38%) Celerra
4 1 (2.38%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (2.38%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.38%) HP Storage
4 1 (2.38%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (2.38%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Windows
2 5 (11.90%) Unix
3 4 (9.52%) Linux
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) Migration
2 5 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (9.52%) Asset Management
4 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.14%) Change Control
4 3 (7.14%) CRM
4 3 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 3 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 3 (7.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 3 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.76%) DevOps
5 2 (4.76%) ITIL
5 2 (4.76%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (4.76%) SOA
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (4.76%) Validation
6 1 (2.38%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.38%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.38%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) PowerShell
2 10 (23.81%) SQL
3 3 (7.14%) Java
3 3 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.38%) Bourne shell
4 1 (2.38%) C#
4 1 (2.38%) Korn
4 1 (2.38%) Perl
4 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 13 (30.95%) SC Cleared
3 11 (26.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (23.81%) MCP
4 10 (23.81%) MCTS
5 2 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.38%) HND
6 1 (2.38%) ISEB
6 1 (2.38%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 27 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.90%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.38%) NFS
4 1 (2.38%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.38%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 26 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.67%) VMware
3 6 (14.29%) Oracle
4 3 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (2.38%) 3PAR
5 1 (2.38%) Brocade
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco
5 1 (2.38%) EMC
5 1 (2.38%) Isilon
5 1 (2.38%) Twitter