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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 116 126
Rank change year-on-year +11 +10  
Contract jobs citing Replication 12 35 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.54% 1.19% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.90% 3.44% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 23 7
Median daily rate £353 £325 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.46% -6.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £272 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £458 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £333 £350
% change year-on-year +8.64% -5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £41.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +14.28% -32.69%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 633 1018 830
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 28.72% 34.60% 28.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 550 377
Median daily rate £378 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.85% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £483 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 39
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £27.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +45.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £14.93 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

Replication
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +15 4 £500 +8.10%
Glasgow -9 3 £415 +32.80% 1
Falkirk - 3 £250 -
West Lothian - 1 £330 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
Replication
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 9 (47.37%) Migration
2 7 (36.84%) SAN
3 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) RDBMS
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
3 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
4 5 (26.32%) Unix
4 5 (26.32%) Clustering
5 4 (21.05%) Finance
5 4 (21.05%) Linux
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
5 4 (21.05%) VoIP
5 4 (21.05%) WAN
5 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (21.05%) Skype for Business
5 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (21.05%) PABX
5 4 (21.05%) Office 365
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (21.05%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (21.05%) Skype
5 4 (21.05%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 3 (15.79%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (15.79%) HP StoreVirtual

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 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 4 (21.05%) Skype for Business
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (21.05%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) SAN
2 4 (21.05%) PABX
2 4 (21.05%) Skype
2 4 (21.05%) VoIP
2 4 (21.05%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) RDBMS
1 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 7
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Billing
2 2 (10.53%) Law
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) DBA
2 4 (21.05%) SQL DBA
2 4 (21.05%) Technical Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Office 365 Architect
3 3 (15.79%) VMWare Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Linux Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Database Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SAN Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Storage Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Middleware
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (5.26%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (5.26%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Clustering
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) HP Storage
2 3 (15.79%) HP StoreVirtual
3 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.53%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (10.53%) Reference Data
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Unix
2 4 (21.05%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) AIX
3 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Solaris
4 1 (5.26%) Windows
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Migration
2 4 (21.05%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
3 3 (15.79%) High Availability
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Capacity Management
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) CRM
4 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
4 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.53%) Identity Management
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
4 2 (10.53%) Programme Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) SDLC
4 2 (10.53%) Security Patching
4 2 (10.53%) SOA
4 2 (10.53%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) Python
3 2 (10.53%) C
3 2 (10.53%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) Perl
3 2 (10.53%) PHP
3 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) MCDBA
2 2 (10.53%) MCITP
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) vSphere
3 2 (10.53%) RHEV
4 1 (5.26%) Docker
4 1 (5.26%) LXC
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (15.79%) Puppet
2 3 (15.79%) vMotion
3 2 (10.53%) Control-M
3 2 (10.53%) Rundeck
3 2 (10.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) 3PAR
2 3 (15.79%) HP
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) Veeam
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) EMC
3 2 (10.53%) IBM
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) CA