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 2 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft DFS Replication (DFSR)
Rank 584 594 578
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Contract jobs citing DFS Replication 25 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.035% 0.037%
As % of the System Software category 0.41% 0.32% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 8
Median daily rate £344 £363 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.10% -7.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £255 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £363 £391
% change year-on-year
-8.96% -7.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -
DFS Replication
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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
6058 5547 5054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.36% 10.91% 10.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3825 3182 2762
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 £197 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 577 617
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.80 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.74% +14.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%

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 2 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 2 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 +7 10 £400 +6.66%
North East - 8 £330 -
South East -4 4 - -
North West - 2 £450 -
South West -4 1 £400 -27.27%
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DFS Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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 33 (91.67%) Windows
2 32 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 22 (61.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (58.33%) Windows Server
5 20 (55.56%) DNS
6 19 (52.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (50.00%) Citrix
7 18 (50.00%) VMware
8 17 (47.22%) Firewall
8 17 (47.22%) SCCM
9 14 (38.89%) Replication
9 14 (38.89%) MS Exchange
10 13 (36.11%) HP
10 13 (36.11%) SAN
10 13 (36.11%) Microsoft Azure
11 12 (33.33%) PowerShell
11 12 (33.33%) XenApp
11 12 (33.33%) Office 365
12 11 (30.56%) SCVMM
12 11 (30.56%) SolarWinds
12 11 (30.56%) Linux
13 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
13 10 (27.78%) Migration
13 10 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
13 10 (27.78%) Xen
14 9 (25.00%) VLAN
14 9 (25.00%) VMware Server
14 9 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 9 (25.00%) SCOM
14 9 (25.00%) VMware ESX

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 14 (38.89%) MS Exchange
2 10 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 13 (36.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (33.33%) Office 365
3 7 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (55.56%) DNS
2 17 (47.22%) Firewall
3 13 (36.11%) SAN
4 9 (25.00%) DHCP
4 9 (25.00%) LAN
4 9 (25.00%) VLAN
4 9 (25.00%) WAN
5 8 (22.22%) NetScaler
5 8 (22.22%) WLAN
6 6 (16.67%) Kerberos
7 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
8 2 (5.56%) DMZ
8 2 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (5.56%) VPN
9 1 (2.78%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (2.78%) Internet
9 1 (2.78%) IPsec
9 1 (2.78%) LDAP
9 1 (2.78%) SSL
9 1 (2.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.78%) MSI
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) Active Directory Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Architect
4 5 (13.89%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) OSS Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.56%) Exchange Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Lead Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Server Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) Replication
2 7 (19.44%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 33 (91.67%) Windows
2 22 (61.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (58.33%) Windows Server
4 19 (52.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (30.56%) Linux
6 2 (5.56%) Windows 2000
6 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.78%) Fedora
7 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Migration
2 8 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
3 6 (16.67%) ITIL
4 5 (13.89%) Application Discovery
5 4 (11.11%) Information Security
5 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (8.33%) Server Building
7 2 (5.56%) High Availability
7 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.56%) Programme Governance
7 2 (5.56%) Security Patching
8 1 (2.78%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (2.78%) Data Security
8 1 (2.78%) Open Source
8 1 (2.78%) Server Virtualisation
8 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.56%) CCNA
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.56%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (5.56%) MCSE
6 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 32 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 12 (33.33%) XenApp
3 10 (27.78%) Xen
4 9 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 9 (25.00%) VMware Server
5 8 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (22.22%) XenDesktop
6 6 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (11.11%) Firmware
8 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
8 2 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (2.78%) UAG
9 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (47.22%) SCCM
2 11 (30.56%) SCVMM
3 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 9 (25.00%) SCOM
4 2 (5.56%) FortiGate
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.78%) Puppet
5 1 (2.78%) SCDPM
5 1 (2.78%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.78%) SCSM
5 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) Citrix
1 18 (50.00%) VMware
2 13 (36.11%) HP
3 11 (30.56%) SolarWinds
4 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 9 (25.00%) NetApp
6 4 (11.11%) Cisco
7 3 (8.33%) Dell
7 3 (8.33%) Veeam
8 2 (5.56%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.78%) AppSense
9 1 (2.78%) Avaya
9 1 (2.78%) Dell Compellent
9 1 (2.78%) Red Box
9 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.78%) Sophos