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 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Replication
Rank 108 96 92
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Contract jobs citing Replication 8 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.58% 0.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.28% 2.42% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 13
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£350 £410 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% +22.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £290 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £550 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.20% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +38.46%
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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
623 496 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.02% 24.12% 20.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 276 223
Average daily rate £375 £320 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 41 54
Average hourly rate £21.75 £20.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% -29.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.90 £37.80 £49.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -14.28%

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
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 October 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 -7 3 £400 -5.88%
Warwickshire - 1 £300 - 2
Coventry - - - - 3
Solihull - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Replication
England

Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle
3 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) Migration
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (25.00%) UNIX
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (18.75%) Mobile Computing
5 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
5 3 (18.75%) Middleware
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (18.75%) Degree
5 3 (18.75%) Clustering
6 2 (12.50%) NetBackup
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (12.50%) BCP
6 2 (12.50%) Finance
6 2 (12.50%) Banking
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (12.50%) Service Management
6 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 2 (12.50%) SAN
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL

Replication
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) NAS
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (12.50%) Big Data
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (12.50%) OLTP
5 1 (6.25%) MySQL
5 1 (6.25%) DTS
5 1 (6.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) ClearCase
1 2 (12.50%) Toad
1 2 (12.50%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) DBA
2 4 (25.00%) Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
2 4 (25.00%) SQL DBA
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.25%) AS400 Operator
5 1 (6.25%) Java Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) SAN Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Sybase Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Middleware
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Streams
3 1 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Clustering
1 3 (18.75%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) iSeries
3 1 (6.25%) LPAR
3 1 (6.25%) Open Source
3 1 (6.25%) Statistics
3 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.25%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (6.25%) i5/OS
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (12.50%) Time Management
3 2 (12.50%) Network Management
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) BCP
3 2 (12.50%) Service Management
3 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.25%) Game Development
4 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
4 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
5 1 (6.25%) C
5 1 (6.25%) C++
5 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) NetBackup
1 2 (12.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Brocade
3 1 (6.25%) 3PAR
3 1 (6.25%) Sybase
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) NetApp
3 1 (6.25%) StorageTek
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) Symantec
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
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