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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft DFS Replication (DFSR)
Rank 594 630 595
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -35
Contract jobs citing DFS Replication 32 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.040% 0.021%
As % of the System Software category 0.54% 0.39% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 11
Median daily rate £418 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.33% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £336 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £375 £251
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +49.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London median 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
5901 5404 5408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.00% 10.25% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3775 3115 3011
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £352 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 571 671
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £41.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +6 19 £450 +20.00% 2
North East - 10 £330 -
West Midlands - 2 £390 -
South East +18 1 - -
South West +13 1 £450 -5.26% 1
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DFS Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 47 (87.04%) Active Directory
2 44 (81.48%) Windows
3 31 (57.41%) DNS
4 27 (50.00%) VMware
4 27 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 27 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 25 (46.30%) Firewall
6 20 (37.04%) HP
6 20 (37.04%) Microsoft Azure
7 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
7 19 (35.19%) Migration
8 18 (33.33%) Citrix
8 18 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (31.48%) SAN
9 17 (31.48%) MS Exchange
10 16 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (29.63%) Office 365
11 15 (27.78%) XenApp
11 15 (27.78%) Security Cleared
12 14 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
12 14 (25.93%) Hybrid Cloud
13 13 (24.07%) Data Centre
13 13 (24.07%) NetScaler
13 13 (24.07%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (24.07%) SCCM
13 13 (24.07%) Linux
13 13 (24.07%) Kerberos
14 12 (22.22%) SCVMM
15 11 (20.37%) SCOM
15 11 (20.37%) Replication

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 17 (31.48%) MS Exchange
2 14 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (20.37%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (9.26%) Apache
4 5 (9.26%) IIS
5 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (37.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (29.63%) Office 365
3 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (57.41%) DNS
2 25 (46.30%) Firewall
3 17 (31.48%) SAN
4 13 (24.07%) Kerberos
4 13 (24.07%) NetScaler
5 9 (16.67%) VLAN
6 8 (14.81%) LAN
6 8 (14.81%) WAN
6 8 (14.81%) WLAN
7 7 (12.96%) DHCP
8 4 (7.41%) DMZ
8 4 (7.41%) Internet
8 4 (7.41%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (7.41%) SSL
8 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
9 2 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.85%) IPsec
10 1 (1.85%) LDAP
10 1 (1.85%) VoIP
10 1 (1.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MSI
General
1 10 (18.52%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (29.63%) Active Directory Engineer
3 11 (20.37%) Infrastructure Support
3 11 (20.37%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 11 (20.37%) Support Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (7.41%) VMware Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 3 (5.56%) Citrix Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Storage Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Support
7 3 (5.56%) Unix Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.93%) Hybrid Cloud
2 13 (24.07%) Data Centre
3 11 (20.37%) Replication
4 6 (11.11%) Clustering
5 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.56%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.85%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 44 (81.48%) Windows
2 27 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 18 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (24.07%) Linux
6 4 (7.41%) CentOS
6 4 (7.41%) Unix
6 4 (7.41%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.19%) Migration
2 8 (14.81%) Infrastructure Management
2 8 (14.81%) ITIL
3 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 4 (7.41%) Configuration Management
4 4 (7.41%) Data Centre Operations
4 4 (7.41%) Data Protection
4 4 (7.41%) Investment Management
5 3 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.70%) High Availability
6 2 (3.70%) Service Management
7 1 (1.85%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (1.85%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.85%) Security Patching
7 1 (1.85%) Server Building
7 1 (1.85%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (1.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (1.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 10 (18.52%) SC Cleared
3 9 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.56%) Degree
6 2 (3.70%) CCNA
6 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.70%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.70%) MCSE
7 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.85%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (87.04%) Active Directory
2 15 (27.78%) XenApp
3 13 (24.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (18.52%) VMware ESX
4 10 (18.52%) vSphere
4 10 (18.52%) XenDesktop
5 9 (16.67%) VMware Server
6 5 (9.26%) Xen
7 4 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (3.70%) Firmware
8 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.85%) UAG
Systems Management
1 13 (24.07%) SCCM
2 12 (22.22%) SCVMM
3 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 11 (20.37%) SCOM
4 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (7.41%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (5.56%) SCDPM
6 3 (5.56%) SCOrch
6 3 (5.56%) SCSM
6 3 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (50.00%) VMware
2 20 (37.04%) HP
3 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
4 18 (33.33%) Citrix
5 10 (18.52%) SolarWinds
6 9 (16.67%) NetApp
7 7 (12.96%) Cisco
8 6 (11.11%) 3PAR
9 4 (7.41%) Barracuda Networks
9 4 (7.41%) Dell
9 4 (7.41%) Symantec
10 3 (5.56%) CommVault
10 3 (5.56%) EMC
11 2 (3.70%) CheckPoint
11 2 (3.70%) Veeam
12 1 (1.85%) Avaya
12 1 (1.85%) Dell Compellent
12 1 (1.85%) Red Box
12 1 (1.85%) ServiceNow
12 1 (1.85%) Sophos