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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft DFS Replication (DFSR)
Rank 567 559 576
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +17
Contract jobs citing DFS Replication 13 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.006% 0.009%
As % of the System Software category 0.26% 0.063% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 5
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£313 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
5078 4762 4597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.77% 9.90% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2847 2525 2236
Average daily rate £350 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 630 578 606
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.70 £32.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. 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 +13 5 £275 +5.76% 4
South East -9 5 £400 -
East of England - 1 £175 -
North West - - - -
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DFS Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 29 (96.67%) Windows
2 26 (86.67%) Active Directory
3 25 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (76.67%) MS Exchange
5 22 (73.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 20 (66.67%) DNS
7 19 (63.33%) VMware
8 16 (53.33%) DHCP
9 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (46.67%) SAN
11 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
11 13 (43.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (40.00%) WAN
12 12 (40.00%) NetBackup
13 10 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
14 9 (30.00%) HP
14 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
14 9 (30.00%) Citrix
14 9 (30.00%) Symantec
15 7 (23.33%) NetApp
15 7 (23.33%) Clustering
15 7 (23.33%) Hyper-V
15 7 (23.33%) NAS
15 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
16 6 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
16 6 (20.00%) Replication
16 6 (20.00%) WSUS
16 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
16 6 (20.00%) SCCM
16 6 (20.00%) Dell

DFS Replication
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 23 (76.67%) MS Exchange
2 22 (73.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (13.33%) IBM Notes
5 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (66.67%) DNS
2 16 (53.33%) DHCP
3 14 (46.67%) SAN
4 12 (40.00%) WAN
5 7 (23.33%) NAS
6 6 (20.00%) LAN
7 5 (16.67%) VoIP
7 5 (16.67%) VLAN
7 5 (16.67%) Firewall
8 4 (13.33%) WLAN
8 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
9 3 (10.00%) Wireless
10 2 (6.67%) MPLS
10 2 (6.67%) VPN
11 1 (3.33%) LDAP
11 1 (3.33%) Kerberos
11 1 (3.33%) SNMP
11 1 (3.33%) ATM
11 1 (3.33%) DSL
11 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 7
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
1 4 (13.33%) Legal
2 1 (3.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Server Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Server Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Exchange Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Exchange Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Architect
6 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Data Migration Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) X-Windows
2 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (6.67%) Ajax
2 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.67%) WCF
2 2 (6.67%) HTML
2 2 (6.67%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) ADO.NET
2 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.67%) CSS
2 2 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Clustering
2 6 (20.00%) Replication
3 5 (16.67%) Blackberry
4 2 (6.67%) PKI
5 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
5 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
5 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.33%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 29 (96.67%) Windows
2 25 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (3.33%) Linux
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.33%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Migration
2 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (13.33%) WAN Optimisation
3 3 (10.00%) High Availability
4 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.67%) MVC
4 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL
5 1 (3.33%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.33%) Validation
5 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.33%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.67%) C#
1 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
1 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) MCSE
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (10.00%) CCNA
4 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) MCSA
System Software
1 26 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 13 (43.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (23.33%) Hyper-V
4 6 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (13.33%) VMware ESX
5 4 (13.33%) VMware Server
5 4 (13.33%) Terminal Services
6 3 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (10.00%) vSphere
7 1 (3.33%) Firmware
7 1 (3.33%) Xen
7 1 (3.33%) NLBS
7 1 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 12 (40.00%) NetBackup
2 6 (20.00%) WSUS
2 6 (20.00%) SCCM
3 3 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (6.67%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (3.33%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (3.33%) Nagios
5 1 (3.33%) ARCserve
5 1 (3.33%) SCOM
5 1 (3.33%) SCVMM
5 1 (3.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) VMware
2 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (30.00%) HP
3 9 (30.00%) Citrix
3 9 (30.00%) Symantec
4 7 (23.33%) NetApp
5 6 (20.00%) Dell
6 4 (13.33%) Riverbed
6 4 (13.33%) SolarWinds
6 4 (13.33%) Mitel
6 4 (13.33%) McAfee
6 4 (13.33%) Lotus
6 4 (13.33%) EMC
7 3 (10.00%) Veritas
7 3 (10.00%) CA
7 3 (10.00%) IBM
8 2 (6.67%) Veeam
8 2 (6.67%) Altiris
8 2 (6.67%) Hitachi
8 2 (6.67%) Cisco