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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Replication
Rank 106 111 94
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Contract jobs citing Replication 10 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.42% 0.33% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.61% 1.20% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 7
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£425 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-27.27% -24.13%
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
621 667 547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.83% 27.24% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 320 258
Average daily rate £388 £325 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 54 43
Average hourly rate £23.00 £33.55 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.44% +56.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.87 £42.00 £37.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 +3 2 £488 +62.50% 2
Warwickshire - 2 £425 -
Coventry - 1 £425 - 1
Replication
England

Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (37.50%) ERwin
4 6 (37.50%) Data Security
4 6 (37.50%) Data Modelling
4 6 (37.50%) ETL
4 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
6 4 (25.00%) SAP
6 4 (25.00%) Toad
6 4 (25.00%) Data Mart
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (25.00%) SAP Data Services
6 4 (25.00%) Analytics
6 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 4 (25.00%) ETL Development
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (18.75%) Windows
8 2 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (12.50%) Web Services
8 2 (12.50%) Oracle
8 2 (12.50%) DB2
8 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 2 (12.50%) SAS
8 2 (12.50%) Mainframe
8 2 (12.50%) Informatica

Replication
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) LDAP
1 1 (6.25%) DHCP
1 1 (6.25%) VPN
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 4 (25.00%) Data Mart
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (12.50%) Big Data
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 2 (12.50%) DB2
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) ERwin
2 4 (25.00%) Toad
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Architect
2 6 (37.50%) Data Architect
2 6 (37.50%) DBA
3 4 (25.00%) SQL DBA
3 4 (25.00%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Ab Initio Developer
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Mainframe
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (37.50%) Data Modelling
2 6 (37.50%) ETL
2 6 (37.50%) Data Security
2 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (25.00%) Analytics
3 4 (25.00%) ETL Development
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (12.50%) Parallel Processing
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Informatica
2 2 (12.50%) Ab Initio
2 2 (12.50%) Netezza
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle