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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft DFS Replication (DFSR)
Rank 611 579 574
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -5
Contract jobs citing DFS Replication 16 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.037% 0.040%
As % of the System Software category 0.28% 0.37% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 9
Average daily rate £500 £344 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £256 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £644 £475 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £321 £276 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.19% -21.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
DFS Replication
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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
5678 5178 4939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.08% 10.21% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3544 2873 2581
Average daily rate £390 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £324
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 433 642 594
Average hourly rate £16.75 £16.93 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.07% -0.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £32.58 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -2 8 £375 -21.05% 2
South East -27 3 - -
East of England +3 2 £631 +152.50% 1
North East - 2 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -
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DFS Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 18 (81.82%) Windows
1 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 13 (59.09%) DNS
2 13 (59.09%) Windows Server
3 12 (54.55%) VMware
4 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (40.91%) Firewall
5 9 (40.91%) Citrix
5 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
6 8 (36.36%) HP
6 8 (36.36%) DHCP
6 8 (36.36%) SCCM
6 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
7 7 (31.82%) Replication
8 6 (27.27%) Migration
8 6 (27.27%) ITIL
9 5 (22.73%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (22.73%) Xen
9 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (22.73%) Office 365
9 5 (22.73%) Application Discovery
10 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
10 4 (18.18%) Server Building
10 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
10 4 (18.18%) XenApp
10 4 (18.18%) QA
10 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001

DFS Replication
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (22.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) DNS
2 9 (40.91%) Firewall
3 8 (36.36%) DHCP
4 4 (18.18%) SAN
5 3 (13.64%) DMZ
6 1 (4.55%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (4.55%) LAN
6 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
6 1 (4.55%) SSL
6 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.55%) VPN
6 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Architect
1 5 (22.73%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Active Directory Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) OSS Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Server Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Lead Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Office 365 Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Replication
2 3 (13.64%) Clustering
2 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 13 (59.09%) Windows Server
3 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (18.18%) Linux
6 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (13.64%) Windows 2000
7 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
8 1 (4.55%) Fedora
8 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) ITIL
1 6 (27.27%) Migration
2 5 (22.73%) Application Discovery
3 4 (18.18%) Information Security
3 4 (18.18%) Server Building
4 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
4 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (13.64%) High Availability
4 3 (13.64%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (13.64%) Security Patching
5 2 (9.09%) Data Security
6 1 (4.55%) Content Management
6 1 (4.55%) Open Source
6 1 (4.55%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
2 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (22.73%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (22.73%) Xen
4 4 (18.18%) Firmware
4 4 (18.18%) XenApp
5 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) SCCM
2 3 (13.64%) Puppet
2 3 (13.64%) SCVMM
3 2 (9.09%) FortiGate
4 1 (4.55%) BladeLogic
4 1 (4.55%) HP SIM
4 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (4.55%) SCOM
4 1 (4.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) VMware
2 9 (40.91%) Citrix
2 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
3 8 (36.36%) HP
4 3 (13.64%) 3PAR
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco
4 3 (13.64%) Dell
4 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
4 3 (13.64%) SolarWinds
4 3 (13.64%) Veeam
5 1 (4.55%) Altiris
5 1 (4.55%) Brocade
5 1 (4.55%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (4.55%) Symantec