The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft DFS Replication (DFSR)
Rank 573 555 550
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -5
Contract jobs citing DFS Replication 25 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.028% 0.011%
As % of the System Software category 0.48% 0.29% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 3
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£375 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £275 -
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5238 4839 4667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.13% 9.80% 10.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3064 2686 2390
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £170 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 522 594 613
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £28.50 £34.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -11.72%

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +5 12 £375 +36.36%
South East -10 7 £375 +36.36% 1
South West +1 5 £550 +2.32%
East Midlands - 1 £250 -
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DFS Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 43 (97.73%) Windows
2 36 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (72.73%) VMware
3 32 (72.73%) Active Directory
4 29 (65.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (56.82%) DNS
6 24 (54.55%) DHCP
6 24 (54.55%) Microsoft
7 22 (50.00%) SAN
8 21 (47.73%) vSphere
9 16 (36.36%) ITIL
10 15 (34.09%) MS Exchange
11 14 (31.82%) SCCM
11 14 (31.82%) VMware ESXi
11 14 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2013
12 13 (29.55%) SQL
12 13 (29.55%) Dell
12 13 (29.55%) Citrix
13 12 (27.27%) WAN
13 12 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
13 12 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
14 11 (25.00%) Windows 7
14 11 (25.00%) Data Centre
14 11 (25.00%) Firewall
14 11 (25.00%) HP
14 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (22.73%) MCSE
15 10 (22.73%) EqualLogic
16 9 (20.45%) NAS
16 9 (20.45%) XenApp

DFS Replication
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 (34.09%) MS Exchange
2 14 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (15.91%) Lync
5 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (6.82%) IIS
7 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
7 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 25 (56.82%) DNS
2 24 (54.55%) DHCP
3 22 (50.00%) SAN
4 12 (27.27%) WAN
5 11 (25.00%) Firewall
6 9 (20.45%) NAS
7 7 (15.91%) iSCSI
7 7 (15.91%) LAN
8 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
9 4 (9.09%) WLAN
9 4 (9.09%) NetScaler
9 4 (9.09%) Wireless
9 4 (9.09%) VLAN
10 3 (6.82%) LDAP
10 3 (6.82%) Kerberos
10 3 (6.82%) SNMP
11 2 (4.55%) VoIP
11 2 (4.55%) VPN
12 1 (2.27%) Spanning Tree
12 1 (2.27%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
1 3 (6.82%) Legal
1 3 (6.82%) French Language
2 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.27%) Banking
2 1 (2.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (20.45%) Analyst
1 9 (20.45%) Server Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) Server Support
3 6 (13.64%) Support Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Server Support Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Architect
6 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.82%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Citrix Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.55%) Server Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (2.27%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) .NET
1 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
1 2 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (22.73%) EqualLogic
3 7 (15.91%) Replication
4 6 (13.64%) Client/Server
4 6 (13.64%) NHS
4 6 (13.64%) User Experience
4 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.82%) Clustering
6 2 (4.55%) Private Cloud
6 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.27%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 43 (97.73%) Windows
2 36 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (65.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (15.91%) Windows XP
7 3 (6.82%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.55%) Linux
9 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) ITIL
2 7 (15.91%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (13.64%) Data Protection
4 4 (9.09%) Performance Management
4 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (9.09%) Change Control
5 3 (6.82%) Server Building
5 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.55%) Migration
6 2 (4.55%) Service Management
6 2 (4.55%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (4.55%) WFM
6 2 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.55%) WAN Optimisation
7 1 (2.27%) API Design
7 1 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.27%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.27%) Security Patching
7 1 (2.27%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) SQL
2 6 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.55%) C#
3 2 (4.55%) VBScript
3 2 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (22.73%) MCSE
3 8 (18.18%) MCITP
4 7 (15.91%) DV Cleared
4 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 21 (47.73%) vSphere
3 14 (31.82%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (20.45%) XenApp
5 8 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (18.18%) Hyper-V
6 7 (15.91%) XenDesktop
6 7 (15.91%) VMware ESX
7 6 (13.64%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (4.55%) VMware Server
9 1 (2.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (31.82%) SCCM
2 7 (15.91%) SCOM
2 7 (15.91%) SCVMM
2 7 (15.91%) WSUS
3 6 (13.64%) SCOrch
3 6 (13.64%) SCSM
4 5 (11.36%) SCDPM
5 3 (6.82%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (4.55%) BladeLogic
7 1 (2.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 32 (72.73%) VMware
2 24 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 13 (29.55%) Dell
3 13 (29.55%) Citrix
4 11 (25.00%) HP
5 9 (20.45%) SolarWinds
6 6 (13.64%) Cisco
6 6 (13.64%) CommVault
6 6 (13.64%) NetApp
7 3 (6.82%) Lumension
8 2 (4.55%) 3PAR
8 2 (4.55%) ArcSight
8 2 (4.55%) Cyber-Ark
8 2 (4.55%) Riverbed
8 2 (4.55%) Mitel
9 1 (2.27%) Brocade
9 1 (2.27%) ProCurve
9 1 (2.27%) Veeam
9 1 (2.27%) McAfee
9 1 (2.27%) Clearswift