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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DFS Replication over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft DFS Replication (DFSR)
UK / England
Rank 571 599 576
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -23
Contract jobs citing DFS Replication 8 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.019% 0.019% 0.041%
As % of the System Software category 0.17% 0.19% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 13
Median daily rate £680 £405 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.90% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £300 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £560 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £628 £463 £325
% change year-on-year
+35.67% +42.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
4780 4827 4832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.44% 10.29% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3040 2909 2668
Median daily rate £408 £380 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 336 442 559
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.80 £31.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%

DFS Replication
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing DFS Replication as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DFS Replication within the England region over the 3 months to 21 February 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
South West - 7 £680 -
West Midlands +2 1 £700 -
DFS Replication
UK

DFS Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DFS 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 England region with a requirement for DFS Replication.

1 27 (87.10%) Windows
2 26 (83.87%) Active Directory
3 25 (80.65%) Windows Server
4 20 (64.52%) DNS
5 17 (54.84%) PowerShell
6 15 (48.39%) Security Cleared
7 13 (41.94%) SC Cleared
7 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (38.71%) Microsoft Azure
8 12 (38.71%) Firewall
9 11 (35.48%) VMware
9 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
10 10 (32.26%) Office 365
11 9 (29.03%) Linux
11 9 (29.03%) Migration
12 8 (25.81%) Windows 10
12 8 (25.81%) Remote Desktop
12 8 (25.81%) VSAN
12 8 (25.81%) Kerberos
12 8 (25.81%) SharePoint
12 8 (25.81%) Client/Server
12 8 (25.81%) HP
12 8 (25.81%) Red Hat
12 8 (25.81%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (25.81%) Hybrid Cloud
12 8 (25.81%) Skype
12 8 (25.81%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (25.81%) Skype for Business
12 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008

DFS Replication
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2013
1 8 (25.81%) SharePoint
1 8 (25.81%) SharePoint 2013
1 8 (25.81%) Skype for Business
2 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.45%) Apache
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.45%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (32.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (64.52%) DNS
2 12 (38.71%) Firewall
3 8 (25.81%) Kerberos
3 8 (25.81%) Remote Desktop
3 8 (25.81%) Skype
3 8 (25.81%) VSAN
4 6 (19.35%) SAN
5 5 (16.13%) DMZ
5 5 (16.13%) Internet
5 5 (16.13%) NetScaler
6 2 (6.45%) BGP
6 2 (6.45%) HSRP
6 2 (6.45%) OSPF
6 2 (6.45%) VRRP
7 1 (3.23%) NAS
7 1 (3.23%) SMTP
7 1 (3.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Electronics
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Active Directory Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Architect
2 8 (25.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Support
3 7 (22.58%) Support Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (16.13%) Storage Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) HP Storage Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Storage Support Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Technical Architect
7 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) SAN Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) SAN Storage Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Systems Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Client/Server
1 8 (25.81%) Hybrid Cloud
2 7 (22.58%) Data Centre
3 5 (16.13%) EMC VNX
4 2 (6.45%) Clustering
4 2 (6.45%) HP Storage
5 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.23%) PKI
5 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (87.10%) Windows
2 25 (80.65%) Windows Server
3 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (29.03%) Linux
5 8 (25.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (25.81%) Windows 10
5 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.45%) Unix
8 1 (3.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Migration
2 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
3 4 (12.90%) Investment Management
4 3 (9.68%) ITIL
5 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
5 2 (6.45%) Capacity Management
5 2 (6.45%) Change Management
5 2 (6.45%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.45%) High Availability
5 2 (6.45%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.23%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.23%) Information Security
6 1 (3.23%) Information Security Management
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.23%) Security Management
6 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) Security Cleared
2 13 (41.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (83.87%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.81%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (22.58%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (16.13%) VMware ESX
4 5 (16.13%) XenApp
5 3 (9.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) HP SIM
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.23%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (3.23%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
1 11 (35.48%) VMware
2 8 (25.81%) HP
2 8 (25.81%) Red Hat
3 7 (22.58%) Cisco
4 5 (16.13%) 3PAR
4 5 (16.13%) Citrix
4 5 (16.13%) EMC
5 2 (6.45%) CommVault
5 2 (6.45%) Huawei
5 2 (6.45%) Juniper
5 2 (6.45%) NetApp
5 2 (6.45%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.23%) Clearswift
6 1 (3.23%) F5
6 1 (3.23%) Intel Security
6 1 (3.23%) SAP