The first 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the West Midlands region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Replication
Rank 109 89 98
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +9
Contract jobs citing Replication 9 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.49% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.84% 2.84% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 4
Average daily rate £433 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.16% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £272 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £395 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.20 - £26.00
Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
488 317 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.14% 17.41% 16.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 154 163
Average daily rate £325 £313 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £204 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 34 29
Average hourly rate £31.00 £15.50 £15.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +1.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.95 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%
Replication
England

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -11 2 £363 +31.81%
Staffordshire -4 1 £315 -25.88% 1
Warwickshire - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Dudley - - - -
Smethwick - - - -
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Walsall - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Replication
England

Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 10 (71.43%) Oracle
2 9 (64.29%) Firewall
3 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (57.14%) Oracle Database
3 8 (57.14%) Windows
3 8 (57.14%) AIX
3 8 (57.14%) IBM
4 7 (50.00%) Solaris
4 7 (50.00%) Linux
4 7 (50.00%) WebLogic
4 7 (50.00%) FTP
4 7 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (50.00%) SUSE
5 6 (42.86%) Migration
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
7 2 (14.29%) SQL
7 2 (14.29%) HP
7 2 (14.29%) SAN
7 2 (14.29%) NetApp
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (7.14%) Financial Analysis
8 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (7.14%) 3PAR
8 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
8 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (7.14%) Release Management

Replication
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 7 (50.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Firewall
2 7 (50.00%) FTP
3 2 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Architect
2 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Storage Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Storage Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
1 8 (57.14%) AIX
2 7 (50.00%) Solaris
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) SUSE
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) Financial Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.14%) Release Management
3 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) ServiceCenter
1 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
1 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle
2 8 (57.14%) IBM
3 2 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) NetApp
4 1 (7.14%) 3PAR
4 1 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) Brocade
4 1 (7.14%) StorageTek
4 1 (7.14%) JD Edwards
4 1 (7.14%) Mercator
4 1 (7.14%) Symantec
4 1 (7.14%) EMC
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft