The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Replication in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Replication over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Replication
Rank 111 100 98
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing Replication 11 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.43% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.84% 1.78% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 7
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£350 £430 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.65% +22.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £324 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year
- +19.20%
Replication
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
598 506 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.30% 23.92% 21.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 264 256
Average daily rate £350 £315 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 37 44
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £11.40 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.32 £37.80 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.65 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -32.69%

Replication
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Replication across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Replication Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Replication
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Replication Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Replication
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Replication across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Replication Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Replication
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Replication Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Replication
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Replication within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -2 4 £350 -16.41%
Walsall - 3 £500 -
Worcestershire - 2 £350 -
Warwickshire - 1 £300 -
Staffordshire - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Replication
England

Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Replication also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Replication.

1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) Linux
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database
4 5 (31.25%) Migration
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (25.00%) UNIX
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (25.00%) Degree
5 4 (25.00%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (18.75%) Network Management
6 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
6 3 (18.75%) Finance
6 3 (18.75%) BCP
6 3 (18.75%) Middleware
6 3 (18.75%) Service Management
6 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
7 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (12.50%) Firewall
7 2 (12.50%) SUSE
7 2 (12.50%) Clustering
7 2 (12.50%) NetBackup
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle Streams
7 2 (12.50%) Time Management
7 2 (12.50%) TOGAF

Replication
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Replication also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Replication. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) FTP
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (12.50%) OLTP
3 2 (12.50%) Big Data
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.25%) MySQL
4 1 (6.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) ClearCase
1 2 (12.50%) Toad
1 2 (12.50%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Architect
1 6 (37.50%) DBA
1 6 (37.50%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 2 (12.50%) SQL DBA
3 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Java Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Sybase Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Middleware
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Streams
3 1 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Mobile Computing
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Clustering
4 1 (6.25%) Open Source
4 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) UNIX
4 2 (12.50%) AIX
4 2 (12.50%) Solaris
4 2 (12.50%) SUSE
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) BCP
2 3 (18.75%) Service Management
2 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
2 3 (18.75%) Network Management
3 2 (12.50%) Time Management
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (12.50%) Line Management
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.25%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
4 1 (6.25%) C
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) NetBackup
1 2 (12.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
2 2 (12.50%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) NetApp
2 2 (12.50%) StorageTek
2 2 (12.50%) Symantec
2 2 (12.50%) Brocade
2 2 (12.50%) 3PAR
3 1 (6.25%) Sybase