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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Replication
Rank 95 106 94
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Contract jobs citing Replication 12 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.55% 0.14% 0.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.12% 0.60% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £465 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -22.50%
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
567 503 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.21% 24.14% 22.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 289 202
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £208 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 36 61
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.25 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.88% -16.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.95 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.80 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 30 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 8 - - 1
Staffordshire - 1 - - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
Replication
England

Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (65.00%) Windows
3 12 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (45.00%) CRM
5 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
5 9 (45.00%) SharePoint
5 9 (45.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (45.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (45.00%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (40.00%) SQL
7 5 (25.00%) Linux
8 4 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (20.00%) .NET
8 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
9 3 (15.00%) Migration
9 3 (15.00%) UNIX
9 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
9 3 (15.00%) Oracle
9 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
10 2 (10.00%) Banking
10 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (10.00%) Degree

Replication
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (45.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (45.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.00%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) NAS
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) Redis
5 1 (5.00%) Big Data
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (5.00%) MySQL
5 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.00%) DTS
5 1 (5.00%) OLTP
5 1 (5.00%) OLAP
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (5.00%) Toad
1 1 (5.00%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Architect
2 7 (35.00%) DBA
3 6 (30.00%) Technical Architect
4 4 (20.00%) SQL DBA
5 3 (15.00%) Administrator
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (15.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Applications Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Lead Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Designer
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Design Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Design Leader
7 1 (5.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Designer
7 1 (5.00%) AS400 Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) MDX
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Streams
2 1 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) iSeries
1 1 (5.00%) LPAR
1 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.00%) Statistics
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Open Source
1 1 (5.00%) AS400
1 1 (5.00%) Clustering
1 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) UNIX
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.00%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) CRM
1 9 (45.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (15.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.00%) Time Management
5 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Game Development
5 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security
5 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (5.00%) C
4 1 (5.00%) C++
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Brocade
3 1 (5.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat