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 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft DFS Replication (DFSR)
Rank 594 593 593
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing DFS Replication 28 27 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.052% 0.028%
As % of the System Software category 0.46% 0.48% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 8
Median daily rate £415 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £388 £275
% change year-on-year
-11.22% +40.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
DFS Replication
UK

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
6106 5592 5105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.26% 10.81% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3892 3249 2801
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £198 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 567 629
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +7.08%

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 29 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DFS Replication within the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London +3 16 £450 +20.00% 1
North East - 6 £330 -
South West -8 2 £425 -22.72% 1
North West - 2 £450 -
South East +1 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 £450 -
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DFS Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 40 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 35 (79.55%) Windows
3 24 (54.55%) VMware
3 24 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (52.27%) Windows Server
5 22 (50.00%) DNS
6 21 (47.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (45.45%) Citrix
8 19 (43.18%) Firewall
8 19 (43.18%) SCCM
9 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
10 16 (36.36%) MS Exchange
11 15 (34.09%) HP
11 15 (34.09%) SAN
11 15 (34.09%) Microsoft Azure
12 14 (31.82%) PowerShell
12 14 (31.82%) Replication
13 13 (29.55%) SCVMM
14 12 (27.27%) XenApp
14 12 (27.27%) Office 365
15 11 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
15 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 11 (25.00%) SolarWinds
15 11 (25.00%) SCOM
15 11 (25.00%) DHCP
15 11 (25.00%) Linux
16 10 (22.73%) ITIL
16 10 (22.73%) Migration
16 10 (22.73%) Xen
16 10 (22.73%) XenDesktop

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 16 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 11 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.82%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (34.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (27.27%) Office 365
3 7 (15.91%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (50.00%) DNS
2 19 (43.18%) Firewall
3 15 (34.09%) SAN
4 11 (25.00%) DHCP
5 10 (22.73%) NetScaler
6 9 (20.45%) LAN
6 9 (20.45%) VLAN
6 9 (20.45%) WAN
7 8 (18.18%) WLAN
8 6 (13.64%) Kerberos
9 4 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
10 2 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (4.55%) DMZ
10 2 (4.55%) VPN
11 1 (2.27%) Asterisk PBX
11 1 (2.27%) Internet
11 1 (2.27%) LDAP
11 1 (2.27%) SSL
11 1 (2.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.27%) MSI
General
1 9 (20.45%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (20.45%) Active Directory Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) Infrastructure Support
3 7 (15.91%) Windows Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Support Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Architect
5 5 (11.36%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 3 (6.82%) Citrix Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) OSS Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Technical Support
7 3 (6.82%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Wintel Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) Replication
2 7 (15.91%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (13.64%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 35 (79.55%) Windows
2 24 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (52.27%) Windows Server
4 21 (47.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (25.00%) Linux
6 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.55%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.27%) Fedora
8 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) ITIL
1 10 (22.73%) Migration
2 8 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
3 6 (13.64%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 5 (11.36%) Application Discovery
4 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
5 4 (9.09%) Information Security
6 3 (6.82%) Data Protection
6 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.82%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.82%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (6.82%) Server Building
7 2 (4.55%) High Availability
7 2 (4.55%) Investment Management
7 2 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.55%) Programme Governance
7 2 (4.55%) Security Patching
7 2 (4.55%) Service Management
8 1 (2.27%) Open Source
8 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.55%) CCNA
5 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.55%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.55%) MCSE
6 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 40 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 12 (27.27%) XenApp
3 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (22.73%) Xen
3 10 (22.73%) XenDesktop
4 9 (20.45%) VMware ESX
4 9 (20.45%) VMware Server
5 7 (15.91%) vSphere
6 6 (13.64%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (9.09%) Firmware
7 4 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
8 2 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (2.27%) UAG
Systems Management
1 19 (43.18%) SCCM
2 13 (29.55%) SCVMM
3 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 11 (25.00%) SCOM
4 3 (6.82%) SCDPM
4 3 (6.82%) SCOrch
4 3 (6.82%) SCSM
4 3 (6.82%) WSUS
5 2 (4.55%) FortiGate
5 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (2.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (54.55%) VMware
2 20 (45.45%) Citrix
3 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
4 15 (34.09%) HP
5 11 (25.00%) SolarWinds
6 9 (20.45%) NetApp
7 6 (13.64%) Cisco
8 5 (11.36%) Dell
9 4 (9.09%) 3PAR
10 3 (6.82%) Veeam
11 2 (4.55%) CheckPoint
11 2 (4.55%) CommVault
12 1 (2.27%) AppSense
12 1 (2.27%) Avaya
12 1 (2.27%) Dell Compellent
12 1 (2.27%) Red Box
12 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
12 1 (2.27%) Sophos