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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Replication
UK / Scotland
Rank 101 115 109
Rank change year-on-year +14 -6  
Contract jobs citing Replication 7 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.40% 0.58% 0.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.22% 1.91% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 17
Median daily rate £249 £330 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.54% -2.94%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £360 £345
% change year-on-year -0.69% +4.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £25.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year -40.19% +56.92%  

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 572 784 743
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 32.63% 30.25% 25.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 430 393
Median daily rate £358 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +2.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 26
Median hourly rate £47.23 £40.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.07% +110.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £15.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £46.00 £53.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.68% +48.00%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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
Glasgow -2 4 £249 -
Edinburgh +19 2 - - 1
West Lothian - 1 - -
Replication
UK

Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 15 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (40.00%) SQL
3 11 (36.67%) DNS
4 10 (33.33%) PKI
4 10 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (26.67%) Relational Database
6 8 (26.67%) Windows
7 7 (23.33%) Oracle
7 7 (23.33%) RDBMS
7 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
8 6 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (20.00%) X.500
8 6 (20.00%) Finance
8 6 (20.00%) VMware
8 6 (20.00%) Kerberos
8 6 (20.00%) LDAP
8 6 (20.00%) VoIP
8 6 (20.00%) Unix
9 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
9 5 (16.67%) Clustering
9 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
9 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (13.33%) Oracle APEX
10 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007

Replication
Top Related 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.33%) Skype for Business
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (13.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) DNS
2 6 (20.00%) Kerberos
2 6 (20.00%) LDAP
2 6 (20.00%) VoIP
2 6 (20.00%) X.500
3 4 (13.33%) DHCP
3 4 (13.33%) PABX
3 4 (13.33%) Skype
3 4 (13.33%) WAN
4 2 (6.67%) Internet
4 2 (6.67%) SAN
5 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.33%) SSH
5 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) Relational Database
2 7 (23.33%) RDBMS
3 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Billing
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Active Directory Engineer
1 7 (23.33%) Architect
2 6 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 5 (16.67%) DBA
4 4 (13.33%) Database Designer
4 4 (13.33%) Designer
4 4 (13.33%) SQL DBA
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) Office 365 Architect
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Active Directory Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) PowerShell Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Middleware
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) PKI
2 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.67%) Clustering
3 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (6.67%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.33%) Celerra
4 1 (3.33%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (3.33%) EMC VNX
4 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.33%) HP Storage
4 1 (3.33%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Unix
3 2 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.33%) Change Control
3 4 (13.33%) CRM
3 4 (13.33%) Data Analysis
3 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
3 4 (13.33%) Migration
3 4 (13.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 3 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (10.00%) SOA
5 2 (6.67%) Capacity Management
5 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL
5 2 (6.67%) SDLC
5 2 (6.67%) Security Patching
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.33%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) SQL
2 10 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 4 (13.33%) Java
3 4 (13.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.33%) Bourne shell
4 1 (3.33%) Korn
4 1 (3.33%) Perl
4 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (10.00%) MCP
4 3 (10.00%) MCTS
5 2 (6.67%) Degree
5 2 (6.67%) MCDBA
5 2 (6.67%) MCITP
6 1 (3.33%) HND
6 1 (3.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 15 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.33%) NFS
4 1 (3.33%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (23.33%) Oracle
3 6 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) 3PAR
4 1 (3.33%) Brocade
4 1 (3.33%) CA
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco
4 1 (3.33%) EMC
4 1 (3.33%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) Isilon
4 1 (3.33%) Twitter