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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft DFS Replication (DFSR)
Rank 580 616 592
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -24
Contract jobs citing DFS Replication 18 5 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.010% 0.043%
As % of the System Software category 0.31% 0.099% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 15
Median daily rate £400 £344 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £316 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £371 £412
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £300 £294
% change year-on-year
+11.66% +2.12%
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
5840 5041 5361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.69% 9.97% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3647 2954 2954
Median daily rate £400 £388 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +9.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £347
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 598 680
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £41.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +1 8 £450 +30.90% 1
North East - 8 £340 -
West Midlands -8 1 £330 -
East of England - 1 £550 -
South East - 1 - -
DFS Replication
UK

DFS Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 42 (84.00%) Active Directory
2 40 (80.00%) Windows
3 30 (60.00%) VMware
4 26 (52.00%) PowerShell
5 25 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 23 (46.00%) HP
6 23 (46.00%) Firewall
7 22 (44.00%) DNS
8 20 (40.00%) Microsoft
9 18 (36.00%) SAN
9 18 (36.00%) MS Exchange
9 18 (36.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 18 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (34.00%) Citrix
11 15 (30.00%) Migration
11 15 (30.00%) NetScaler
11 15 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (28.00%) XenApp
12 14 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 14 (28.00%) Office 365
12 14 (28.00%) Data Centre
13 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (26.00%) Security Cleared
14 12 (24.00%) Linux
14 12 (24.00%) VMware ESX
15 11 (22.00%) SCCM
15 11 (22.00%) Cisco
15 11 (22.00%) Kerberos
15 11 (22.00%) Hybrid Cloud
16 10 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013

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 18 (36.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (12.00%) Apache
4 6 (12.00%) IIS
5 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (36.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (28.00%) Office 365
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (46.00%) Firewall
2 22 (44.00%) DNS
3 18 (36.00%) SAN
4 15 (30.00%) NetScaler
5 11 (22.00%) Kerberos
6 9 (18.00%) VLAN
7 8 (16.00%) LAN
7 8 (16.00%) WAN
7 8 (16.00%) WLAN
8 6 (12.00%) Internet
9 5 (10.00%) DMZ
9 5 (10.00%) SSL
10 4 (8.00%) DHCP
11 3 (6.00%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
12 2 (4.00%) BGP
12 2 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (4.00%) HSRP
12 2 (4.00%) OSPF
12 2 (4.00%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MSI
General
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (52.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (26.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 13 (26.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 13 (26.00%) Support Engineer
3 12 (24.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (10.00%) Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) Data Centre Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) HP Storage Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Wintel Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.00%) Data Centre
2 11 (22.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 9 (18.00%) Replication
4 6 (12.00%) Clustering
5 5 (10.00%) EMC VNX
6 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (4.00%) HP Storage
8 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
8 1 (2.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 40 (80.00%) Windows
2 25 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 18 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (24.00%) Linux
6 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (10.00%) Unix
8 4 (8.00%) CentOS
9 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) Migration
2 9 (18.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 8 (16.00%) ITIL
4 6 (12.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 6 (12.00%) Investment Management
5 5 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.00%) Data Centre Operations
6 4 (8.00%) Data Protection
7 3 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.00%) Business Continuity
8 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.00%) High Availability
8 2 (4.00%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.00%) Service Management
9 1 (2.00%) Asset Management
9 1 (2.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 1 (2.00%) Server Virtualisation
9 1 (2.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (2.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 26 (52.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (26.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (16.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.00%) Degree
4 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (6.00%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.00%) CCNA
6 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.00%) MCSE
7 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.00%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (84.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (28.00%) XenApp
4 12 (24.00%) VMware ESX
5 10 (20.00%) vSphere
5 10 (20.00%) XenDesktop
6 9 (18.00%) VMware Server
7 5 (10.00%) Xen
8 2 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
9 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (2.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 11 (22.00%) SCCM
2 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 10 (20.00%) SCOM
2 10 (20.00%) SCVMM
3 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (10.00%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (4.00%) HP SIM
5 2 (4.00%) SCDPM
5 2 (4.00%) SCOrch
5 2 (4.00%) SCSM
5 2 (4.00%) WSUS
6 1 (2.00%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 30 (60.00%) VMware
2 23 (46.00%) HP
3 20 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (34.00%) Citrix
5 11 (22.00%) Cisco
6 10 (20.00%) NetApp
7 8 (16.00%) SolarWinds
8 7 (14.00%) 3PAR
9 5 (10.00%) EMC
10 4 (8.00%) Barracuda Networks
10 4 (8.00%) CommVault
10 4 (8.00%) Symantec
11 3 (6.00%) Dell
12 2 (4.00%) CheckPoint
12 2 (4.00%) Huawei
12 2 (4.00%) Juniper
12 2 (4.00%) ServiceNow
13 1 (2.00%) Dell Compellent
13 1 (2.00%) Red Box
13 1 (2.00%) Veeam