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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Replication
Rank 115 95 98
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +3
Contract jobs citing Replication 8 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.33% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.60% 1.65% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 8
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£350 £303 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.70% -9.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £407 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £375 £315
% change year-on-year
-6.50% +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +19.04%
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
500 424 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.68% 19.78% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 219 203
Average daily rate £345 £320 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -7.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £502 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 28 34
Average hourly rate £19.50 £16.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -41.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.67 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
Walsall - 3 £500 -
Birmingham -1 2 £300 +2.56% 1
Worcestershire - 2 £350 -
Coventry - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Replication
England

Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (47.06%) Oracle
2 7 (41.18%) Windows
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) Linux
3 6 (35.29%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (29.41%) Migration
5 4 (23.53%) SUSE
5 4 (23.53%) Firewall
5 4 (23.53%) Finance
5 4 (23.53%) FTP
5 4 (23.53%) IBM
5 4 (23.53%) AIX
5 4 (23.53%) Solaris
5 4 (23.53%) WebLogic
5 4 (23.53%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (17.65%) Network Management
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
6 3 (17.65%) Middleware
6 3 (17.65%) BCP
6 3 (17.65%) Service Management
6 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
6 3 (17.65%) Degree
6 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
7 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (11.76%) Brocade

Replication
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 4 (23.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Firewall
1 4 (23.53%) FTP
2 2 (11.76%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (11.76%) OLTP
3 2 (11.76%) Big Data
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Toad
1 2 (11.76%) ClearCase
1 2 (11.76%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Architect
1 8 (47.06%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (29.41%) DBA
3 3 (17.65%) SQL DBA
4 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (11.76%) Team Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Sybase Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Middleware
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Mobile Computing
2 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.76%) Clustering
4 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Linux
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (23.53%) SUSE
4 4 (23.53%) AIX
4 4 (23.53%) Solaris
5 2 (11.76%) UNIX
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) Network Management
2 3 (17.65%) BCP
2 3 (17.65%) Service Management
2 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
3 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Time Management
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.88%) Financial Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
3 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
3 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) NetBackup
1 2 (11.76%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) IBM
3 2 (11.76%) Brocade
3 2 (11.76%) Symantec
3 2 (11.76%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) NetApp
3 2 (11.76%) StorageTek
3 2 (11.76%) 3PAR
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Sybase