The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Replication in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Replication over the 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Replication
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 91 87
Rank change year-on-year +17 -4  
Contract jobs citing Replication 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.20% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.65% 0.40% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £463 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.49%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £330
% change year-on-year +3.44% +9.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 £16.88
% change year-on-year - +18.51%  

Replication is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 306 498 325
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 30.03% 32.63% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 267 192
Median daily rate £395 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.05% +17.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 9
Median hourly rate £43.39 £39.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.25% +5.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.25 £19.20 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £39.40 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.82
% change year-on-year +8.69% +22.24%  

Replication
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Replication as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Replication in Edinburgh

Replication
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Replication in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Replication in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Replication also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Replication.

1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
2 4 (44.44%) Clustering
2 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) PKI
2 4 (44.44%) DHCP
2 4 (44.44%) DNS
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (22.22%) QA
3 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
3 2 (22.22%) Security Patching
3 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (22.22%) MCITP
3 2 (22.22%) VoIP
3 2 (22.22%) Internet

Replication
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DHCP
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) Internet
2 2 (22.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (22.22%) SQL DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Clustering
1 4 (44.44%) PKI
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
2 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (22.22%) Security Patching
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) MCDBA
1 2 (22.22%) MCITP
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) CA