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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft DFS Replication (DFSR)
Rank 558 549 501
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -48
Contract jobs citing DFS Replication 14 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.030% 0.033%
As % of the System Software category 0.30% 0.32% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 7
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£475 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £238 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £394 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £265 £280
% change year-on-year
- -5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £21.25
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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
4717 4387 3990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.70% 9.28% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2607 2223 1950
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £175 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 578 540 625
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £15.63
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +4.00%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 - 6 £475 - 3
South East -39 4 £265 -11.66% 1
East of England - 2 £250 -
West Midlands - - - -
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DFS Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (97.30%) Windows
2 32 (86.49%) Active Directory
3 30 (81.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (67.57%) DNS
5 24 (64.86%) VMware
6 22 (59.46%) DHCP
7 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
8 17 (45.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (43.24%) MS Exchange
10 13 (35.14%) SAN
10 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (35.14%) Replication
10 13 (35.14%) Exchange Server 2010
11 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (32.43%) Hyper-V
12 11 (29.73%) Dell
13 10 (27.03%) SCCM
13 10 (27.03%) vSphere
14 9 (24.32%) Exchange Server 2007
14 9 (24.32%) NAS
14 9 (24.32%) ITIL
15 8 (21.62%) WAN
15 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
15 8 (21.62%) Clustering
15 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
15 8 (21.62%) PowerShell
15 8 (21.62%) VMware Server
16 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
16 7 (18.92%) Performance Tuning
16 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills

DFS Replication
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (43.24%) MS Exchange
2 13 (35.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (24.32%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (8.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.70%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (67.57%) DNS
2 22 (59.46%) DHCP
3 13 (35.14%) SAN
4 9 (24.32%) NAS
5 8 (21.62%) WAN
5 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
6 7 (18.92%) Kerberos
6 7 (18.92%) SNMP
6 7 (18.92%) LDAP
7 6 (16.22%) WLAN
7 6 (16.22%) DMZ
7 6 (16.22%) VLAN
8 5 (13.51%) NetScaler
9 4 (10.81%) VoIP
9 4 (10.81%) iSCSI
10 3 (8.11%) LAN
11 2 (5.41%) FTP
12 1 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (2.70%) Wireless
12 1 (2.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (8.11%) Military
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Analyst
2 7 (18.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Wintel Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Architect
3 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Server Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Server Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Citrix Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.41%) Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Server Support
7 1 (2.70%) Systems Support
7 1 (2.70%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Application Packaging
1 1 (2.70%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Replication
2 8 (21.62%) Clustering
3 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (10.81%) Blackberry
5 3 (8.11%) EqualLogic
5 3 (8.11%) NHS
6 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 36 (97.30%) Windows
2 30 (81.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (45.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
6 6 (16.22%) Windows 2000
7 4 (10.81%) Windows 8
8 3 (8.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) ITIL
2 7 (18.92%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
3 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (16.22%) High Availability
4 4 (10.81%) Project Management
4 4 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (5.41%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.70%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.70%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.70%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.70%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.70%) Change Control
7 1 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.70%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) PowerShell
2 5 (13.51%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.70%) MCTS
4 1 (2.70%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (86.49%) Active Directory
2 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (32.43%) Hyper-V
3 10 (27.03%) vSphere
4 8 (21.62%) VMware Server
5 6 (16.22%) Firmware
6 5 (13.51%) XenApp
6 5 (13.51%) VMware ESX
7 4 (10.81%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.70%) UAG
Systems Management
1 10 (27.03%) SCCM
2 6 (16.22%) SCVMM
3 5 (13.51%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (8.11%) SCOM
5 2 (5.41%) SCDPM
6 1 (2.70%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 24 (64.86%) VMware
2 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
3 11 (29.73%) Dell
4 7 (18.92%) HP
5 6 (16.22%) Citrix
5 6 (16.22%) NetApp
6 5 (13.51%) McAfee
7 4 (10.81%) Cisco
7 4 (10.81%) SolarWinds
7 4 (10.81%) Mitel
8 3 (8.11%) CommVault
9 2 (5.41%) Lumension
9 2 (5.41%) Riverbed
10 1 (2.70%) RightFax