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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft DFS Replication (DFSR)
Rank 566 567 567
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing DFS Replication 23 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.020% 0.008%
As % of the System Software category 0.43% 0.20% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 4
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£388 £275 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £369 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £251 £400
% change year-on-year
+54.69% -37.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.00 - -
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
5300 4952 4775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.97% 9.84% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3050 2781 2499
Average daily rate £363 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 539 596 574
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £31.50 £33.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
London +23 14 £375 +36.36% 1
South West - 6 £550 - 1
South East - 3 £375 - 3
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DFS Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 36 (94.74%) Windows
2 32 (84.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (73.68%) VMware
3 28 (73.68%) Active Directory
4 26 (68.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (63.16%) DNS
6 22 (57.89%) DHCP
6 22 (57.89%) SAN
7 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
7 18 (47.37%) ITIL
8 16 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2013
9 15 (39.47%) VMware ESXi
9 15 (39.47%) vSphere
10 14 (36.84%) SCCM
10 14 (36.84%) MS Exchange
10 14 (36.84%) Data Centre
11 13 (34.21%) Exchange Server 2010
11 13 (34.21%) Exchange Server 2007
12 12 (31.58%) SQL
12 12 (31.58%) HP
13 11 (28.95%) Dell
13 11 (28.95%) Citrix
13 11 (28.95%) Firewall
13 11 (28.95%) WAN
14 10 (26.32%) MCSE
14 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (26.32%) SolarWinds
15 9 (23.68%) NAS
15 9 (23.68%) EqualLogic
16 8 (21.05%) Lync

DFS Replication
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 14 (36.84%) MS Exchange
3 13 (34.21%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (34.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (21.05%) Lync
5 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (10.53%) IIS
7 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
7 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Office 365
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (63.16%) DNS
2 22 (57.89%) SAN
2 22 (57.89%) DHCP
3 11 (28.95%) WAN
3 11 (28.95%) Firewall
4 9 (23.68%) NAS
5 7 (18.42%) LAN
6 6 (15.79%) iSCSI
7 5 (13.16%) VLAN
8 4 (10.53%) WLAN
8 4 (10.53%) Wireless
9 3 (7.89%) LDAP
9 3 (7.89%) Kerberos
9 3 (7.89%) SNMP
9 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
10 2 (5.26%) VPN
10 2 (5.26%) VoIP
10 2 (5.26%) BGP
11 1 (2.63%) EIGRP
11 1 (2.63%) MGCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (10.53%) Legal
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) French Language
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Law
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Analyst
2 9 (23.68%) Server Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Support Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Server Support
5 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Server Support Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (5.26%) Consultant
8 2 (5.26%) Server Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 1 (2.63%) Technical Support Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 1 (2.63%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) .NET
1 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
1 2 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Data Centre
2 9 (23.68%) EqualLogic
3 7 (18.42%) User Experience
3 7 (18.42%) Client/Server
4 5 (13.16%) NHS
5 2 (5.26%) Replication
5 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.26%) Private Cloud
5 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (5.26%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (2.63%) Clustering
6 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 36 (94.74%) Windows
2 32 (84.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (68.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
4 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (18.42%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) ITIL
2 8 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (18.42%) Data Protection
4 4 (10.53%) Performance Management
4 4 (10.53%) Change Control
4 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (5.26%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.26%) Service Management
5 2 (5.26%) Data Security
5 2 (5.26%) Migration
5 2 (5.26%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.26%) WFM
5 2 (5.26%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (2.63%) Change Management
6 1 (2.63%) SOA
6 1 (2.63%) ITSM
6 1 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.63%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.63%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) SQL
2 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.26%) C#
3 2 (5.26%) VBScript
3 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) MCSE
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (18.42%) MCITP
2 7 (18.42%) DV Cleared
2 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) VCP5
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.63%) CCA
3 1 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 15 (39.47%) vSphere
2 15 (39.47%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (21.05%) VMware ESX
3 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (18.42%) XenApp
4 7 (18.42%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (15.79%) Hyper-V
6 5 (13.16%) XenDesktop
7 2 (5.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (36.84%) SCCM
2 8 (21.05%) WSUS
3 7 (18.42%) SCOrch
3 7 (18.42%) SCOM
3 7 (18.42%) SCVMM
3 7 (18.42%) SCSM
4 5 (13.16%) SCDPM
5 4 (10.53%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (5.26%) BladeLogic
7 1 (2.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 28 (73.68%) VMware
2 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 12 (31.58%) HP
4 11 (28.95%) Dell
4 11 (28.95%) Citrix
5 10 (26.32%) SolarWinds
6 7 (18.42%) Cisco
7 5 (13.16%) CommVault
7 5 (13.16%) NetApp
8 3 (7.89%) 3PAR
9 2 (5.26%) ArcSight
9 2 (5.26%) Lumension
9 2 (5.26%) Cyber-Ark
9 2 (5.26%) Veeam
9 2 (5.26%) Riverbed
9 2 (5.26%) Mitel
10 1 (2.63%) Brocade
10 1 (2.63%) ProCurve
10 1 (2.63%) Juniper
10 1 (2.63%) BMC