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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft DFS Replication (DFSR)
Rank 547 535 505
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -30
Contract jobs citing DFS Replication 16 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.009% 0.020%
As % of the System Software category 0.35% 0.092% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 3
Average daily rate
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£294 £400 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.56% +40.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £400 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £283 £400 £280
% change year-on-year
-29.37% +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
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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
4547 4354 3900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.85% 9.78% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2514 2310 1819
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 530 523 715
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.55 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 January 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 23 January 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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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 - 6 £375 - 4
South East - 5 £343 - 2
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DFS Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 32 (96.97%) Windows
2 30 (90.91%) Active Directory
3 29 (87.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (81.82%) DNS
5 23 (69.70%) DHCP
6 22 (66.67%) MS Exchange
6 22 (66.67%) VMware
7 21 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (60.61%) Exchange Server 2010
9 16 (48.48%) SAN
9 16 (48.48%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (42.42%) Hyper-V
10 14 (42.42%) Exchange Server 2007
11 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
12 12 (36.36%) Dell
13 11 (33.33%) NAS
13 11 (33.33%) Clustering
14 9 (27.27%) HP
14 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (24.24%) WAN
15 8 (24.24%) ITIL
15 8 (24.24%) PowerShell
15 8 (24.24%) VMware Server
16 7 (21.21%) SCCM
16 7 (21.21%) Replication
16 7 (21.21%) Kerberos
16 7 (21.21%) SNMP
16 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
16 7 (21.21%) LDAP
16 7 (21.21%) Blackberry

DFS Replication
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 22 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 20 (60.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (42.42%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (12.12%) IBM Notes
6 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
6 3 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (3.03%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (81.82%) DNS
2 23 (69.70%) DHCP
3 16 (48.48%) SAN
4 11 (33.33%) NAS
5 8 (24.24%) WAN
6 7 (21.21%) Kerberos
6 7 (21.21%) SNMP
6 7 (21.21%) LDAP
7 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 6 (18.18%) WLAN
7 6 (18.18%) VLAN
8 5 (15.15%) DMZ
8 5 (15.15%) LAN
8 5 (15.15%) VoIP
9 3 (9.09%) Wireless
9 3 (9.09%) Firewall
10 2 (6.06%) FTP
11 1 (3.03%) IP Telephony
11 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
11 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 7
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
1 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (9.09%) Military
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 9 (27.27%) Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) Server Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Server Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Wintel Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.03%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) IT Operations Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.03%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) X-Windows
2 2 (6.06%) HTML
2 2 (6.06%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) ADO.NET
2 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.06%) CSS
2 2 (6.06%) Web Services
2 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.06%) WCF
2 2 (6.06%) Ajax
2 2 (6.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.03%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (3.03%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Clustering
2 7 (21.21%) Replication
2 7 (21.21%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 32 (96.97%) Windows
2 29 (87.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
5 5 (15.15%) Windows 2000
6 3 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.03%) Fedora
7 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (15.15%) High Availability
3 5 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
4 4 (12.12%) Project Management
5 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (6.06%) MVC
6 2 (6.06%) WAN Optimisation
7 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.03%) Change Control
7 1 (3.03%) Software Deployment
7 1 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (3.03%) Line Management
7 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.03%) Identity Management
7 1 (3.03%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.06%) C#
2 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.06%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.06%) CCNA
3 2 (6.06%) MCSE
3 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.03%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 16 (48.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (42.42%) Hyper-V
4 8 (24.24%) VMware Server
5 5 (15.15%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (15.15%) VMware ESX
5 5 (15.15%) Firmware
6 4 (12.12%) Terminal Services
6 4 (12.12%) vSphere
7 2 (6.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (3.03%) UAG
8 1 (3.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) SCCM
2 5 (15.15%) NetBackup
2 5 (15.15%) SCVMM
3 4 (12.12%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (9.09%) WSUS
5 2 (6.06%) SCOM
6 1 (3.03%) SAP Afaria
6 1 (3.03%) SCDPM
6 1 (3.03%) Nagios
6 1 (3.03%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 22 (66.67%) VMware
2 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
3 12 (36.36%) Dell
4 9 (27.27%) HP
5 6 (18.18%) Citrix
6 5 (15.15%) NetApp
6 5 (15.15%) Symantec
7 4 (12.12%) McAfee
7 4 (12.12%) Lotus
7 4 (12.12%) EMC
7 4 (12.12%) Cisco
7 4 (12.12%) Mitel
8 3 (9.09%) SolarWinds
8 3 (9.09%) IBM
8 3 (9.09%) CA
9 2 (6.06%) Hitachi
9 2 (6.06%) Veritas
9 2 (6.06%) Riverbed
10 1 (3.03%) Lumension
10 1 (3.03%) WatchGuard