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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft DFS Replication (DFSR)
Rank 562 562 496
Rank change year-on-year
0 -66
Contract jobs citing DFS Replication 17 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.041% 0.028%
As % of the System Software category 0.34% 0.43% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 9
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£425 £388 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +23.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £245 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £350 £280
% change year-on-year
-17.85% +25.00%
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
4942 4839 4083
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.74% 9.45% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2765 2503 2001
Average daily rate £365 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £318 £314
% change year-on-year
+7.08% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 586 589 616
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.36 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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
South East -16 7 £288 -22.03% 1
London +8 6 £475 - 4
East of England +12 2 £250 -
West Midlands - - - -
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DFS Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 31 (93.94%) Windows
2 27 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (75.76%) Active Directory
4 22 (66.67%) VMware
5 21 (63.64%) DNS
6 19 (57.58%) DHCP
6 19 (57.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
8 12 (36.36%) MS Exchange
8 12 (36.36%) Replication
9 11 (33.33%) SAN
9 11 (33.33%) vSphere
9 11 (33.33%) SCCM
10 10 (30.30%) Hyper-V
10 10 (30.30%) HP
10 10 (30.30%) ITIL
11 9 (27.27%) Dell
11 9 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (24.24%) PowerShell
12 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
12 8 (24.24%) Clustering
12 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
13 7 (21.21%) Performance Tuning
14 6 (18.18%) High Availability
14 6 (18.18%) SCVMM
14 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
14 6 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery

DFS Replication
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 12 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 9 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.03%) Lync
5 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.03%) Mimecast
3 1 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 21 (63.64%) DNS
2 19 (57.58%) DHCP
3 11 (33.33%) SAN
4 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
5 6 (18.18%) DMZ
6 5 (15.15%) WAN
6 5 (15.15%) NAS
6 5 (15.15%) NetScaler
7 4 (12.12%) iSCSI
7 4 (12.12%) WLAN
7 4 (12.12%) VLAN
8 3 (9.09%) LDAP
8 3 (9.09%) Kerberos
8 3 (9.09%) SNMP
9 2 (6.06%) VPN
9 2 (6.06%) LAN
9 2 (6.06%) Firewall
10 1 (3.03%) Wireless
10 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (3.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (6.06%) Military
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Law
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Analyst
1 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Wintel Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Citrix Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.06%) Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Server Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Server Support
6 1 (3.03%) Systems Support
6 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.03%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 1 (3.03%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Replication
2 8 (24.24%) Clustering
3 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (9.09%) EqualLogic
4 3 (9.09%) NHS
5 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
5 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 31 (93.94%) Windows
2 27 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (57.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
6 6 (18.18%) Windows 2000
7 4 (12.12%) Windows 8
8 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
8 2 (6.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) ITIL
2 7 (21.21%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (18.18%) High Availability
3 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 6 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (9.09%) Project Management
6 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (3.03%) Change Control
7 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.03%) Software Deployment
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (3.03%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.03%) Identity Management
7 1 (3.03%) Data Security
7 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.03%) MCTS
4 1 (3.03%) MCITP
4 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (75.76%) Active Directory
2 11 (33.33%) vSphere
3 10 (30.30%) Hyper-V
4 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (18.18%) Firmware
6 5 (15.15%) XenApp
6 5 (15.15%) XenDesktop
7 4 (12.12%) VMware ESX
7 4 (12.12%) VMware Server
8 1 (3.03%) UAG
8 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) SCCM
2 6 (18.18%) SCVMM
3 4 (12.12%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (9.09%) SCOM
5 2 (6.06%) SCDPM
6 1 (3.03%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 22 (66.67%) VMware
2 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 10 (30.30%) HP
4 9 (27.27%) Dell
5 6 (18.18%) Citrix
6 4 (12.12%) NetApp
6 4 (12.12%) McAfee
7 3 (9.09%) Cisco
7 3 (9.09%) SolarWinds
7 3 (9.09%) CommVault
8 2 (6.06%) 3PAR
8 2 (6.06%) Lumension
9 1 (3.03%) RightFax
9 1 (3.03%) Brocade
9 1 (3.03%) ProCurve
9 1 (3.03%) Veeam