Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Replication in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Replication over the 6 months to 21 November 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 140 139
Rank change year-on-year -35 -1 -9
Contract jobs citing Replication 12 41 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.24% 0.95% 0.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.81% 2.78% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 48 30
Scotland median daily rate £438 £340 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.68% +0.74% +0.75%
10th Percentile £371 £296 £258
90th Percentile £534 £450 £464
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £23.14 £18.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year +28.56% -30.10% +0.98%

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

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1483 1477 1915
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 29.51% 34.26% 31.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 772 869 939
Scotland median daily rate £378 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.86% -3.45% +2.11%
10th Percentile £208 £228 £210
90th Percentile £525 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 38 61
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £31.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.20% +48.81% -3.45%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.60 £46.68 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £20.92 £20.67 £19.50
% change year-on-year +1.22% +6.00% +8.33%

Replication
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Replication as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Replication in Scotland

Replication
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Replication in Scotland

Replication
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Replication in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Replication in Scotland

Replication
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Replication in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Replication in Scotland

Replication
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Replication within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -7 8 £500 +15.34% 2
Glasgow -16 2 £375 +29.31% 1
Replication
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Replication.

1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Law
2 6 (50.00%) SAN
2 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Python
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Puppet
2 6 (50.00%) High Availability
2 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (41.67%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (41.67%) Programme Delivery
3 5 (41.67%) Runbook
3 5 (41.67%) Rundeck
3 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (41.67%) Identity Management
3 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (41.67%) Unix
3 5 (41.67%) Perl
3 5 (41.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (41.67%) Control-M
3 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
3 5 (41.67%) EMC
4 4 (33.33%) Clustering
5 3 (25.00%) PHP
5 3 (25.00%) C
5 3 (25.00%) AIX
5 3 (25.00%) DNS

Replication
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Law
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Linux Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) DBA
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) SAN Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (8.33%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Unix
3 3 (25.00%) AIX
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (50.00%) High Availability
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (41.67%) Identity Management
2 5 (41.67%) Programme Delivery
2 5 (41.67%) Runbook
3 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Data Management
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Disk Encryption
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Python
2 5 (41.67%) Perl
3 3 (25.00%) C
3 3 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) RHEV
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (8.33%) Docker
4 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (8.33%) LXC
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Puppet
2 5 (41.67%) Control-M
2 5 (41.67%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (41.67%) Rundeck
2 5 (41.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) EMC
2 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Brocade
4 1 (8.33%) IBM