The first table below looks at the demand for DFS Replication skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DFS Replication over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the England region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft DFS Replication (DFSR)
Rank 550 511 556
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +45
Contract jobs citing DFS Replication 21 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.023% 0.020%
As % of the System Software category 0.43% 0.24% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 6
Average daily rate £388 £450 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £242 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £450 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £293 £338
% change year-on-year
+19.65% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4853 4096 4363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.47% 9.37% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2515 2014 2157
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
- +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 579 602 543
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.15 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
DFS Replication
UK

DFS Replication
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DFS Replication across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

DFS Replication Jobs Demand Trend in England

DFS Replication
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DFS Replication across the England region.

DFS Replication Daily Rate Trend in England

DFS Replication
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DFS Replication across the England region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

DFS Replication Daily Rate Histogram in England

DFS Replication
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

DFS Replication Hourly Rate Trend in England

DFS Replication
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DFS Replication within the England region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East - 17 £369 -
London -22 1 £475 +5.55%
Yorkshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
DFS Replication
UK

DFS Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing DFS 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 DFS Replication.

1 24 (96.00%) Windows
2 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
3 15 (60.00%) DNS
3 15 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 15 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (44.00%) VMware
6 9 (36.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (36.00%) DHCP
6 9 (36.00%) SAN
7 8 (32.00%) HP
7 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
7 8 (32.00%) SCCM
7 8 (32.00%) Migration
7 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
8 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
9 6 (24.00%) vSphere
9 6 (24.00%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (24.00%) Replication
9 6 (24.00%) VMware ESX
9 6 (24.00%) Windows XP
9 6 (24.00%) ITIL
9 6 (24.00%) Cisco
9 6 (24.00%) McAfee
10 5 (20.00%) Symantec
10 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 5 (20.00%) MCSE
10 5 (20.00%) iSCSI

DFS Replication
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing DFS 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 DFS Replication. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 15 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (36.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2000
4 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (12.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (4.00%) IBM Notes
5 1 (4.00%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (60.00%) DNS
2 9 (36.00%) DHCP
2 9 (36.00%) SAN
3 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (20.00%) iSCSI
5 4 (16.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (12.00%) VLAN
6 3 (12.00%) Firewall
6 3 (12.00%) MPLS
6 3 (12.00%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (12.00%) NAS
7 2 (8.00%) WAN
7 2 (8.00%) Wireless
8 1 (4.00%) LAN
8 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Server Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Support
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Replication
2 1 (4.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 24 (96.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (24.00%) Windows XP
5 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.00%) Linux
7 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Migration
2 6 (24.00%) ITIL
3 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (8.00%) High Availability
4 2 (8.00%) Change Control
5 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (20.00%) MCSE
4 4 (16.00%) MCSA
4 4 (16.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (12.00%) MCITP
6 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
7 1 (4.00%) CCNA
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (24.00%) vSphere
2 6 (24.00%) VMware ESX
3 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (16.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (8.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) SCCM
2 6 (24.00%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (16.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.00%) SCOM
4 1 (4.00%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) VMware
2 8 (32.00%) HP
3 6 (24.00%) Cisco
3 6 (24.00%) McAfee
4 5 (20.00%) Symantec
4 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.00%) Citrix
6 3 (12.00%) Veeam
7 2 (8.00%) Altiris
8 1 (4.00%) Lotus
8 1 (4.00%) Lumension