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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft DFS Replication (DFSR)
Rank 544 536 503
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -33
Contract jobs citing DFS Replication 20 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.022% 0.027%
As % of the System Software category 0.43% 0.23% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 4
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£425 £400 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £365 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £306
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £280
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +42.85%
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
4628 4316 3915
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.72% 9.43% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2585 2166 1875
Average daily rate £385 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £173 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £315
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 535 512 677
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £10.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.46 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 February 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 February 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 - 10 £450 - 2
South East -30 6 £425 +9.67%
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 February 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 41 (97.62%) Windows
2 36 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 34 (80.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (69.05%) DNS
5 28 (66.67%) VMware
6 27 (64.29%) DHCP
7 22 (52.38%) MS Exchange
8 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
9 19 (45.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
11 15 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (35.71%) SAN
11 15 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (33.33%) Hyper-V
12 14 (33.33%) Dell
13 12 (28.57%) Replication
13 12 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
14 11 (26.19%) Clustering
14 11 (26.19%) vSphere
15 10 (23.81%) Windows 7
15 10 (23.81%) SCCM
16 9 (21.43%) Citrix
16 9 (21.43%) WAN
16 9 (21.43%) ITIL
16 9 (21.43%) NAS
16 9 (21.43%) PowerShell
17 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
17 8 (19.05%) VMware Server
17 8 (19.05%) HP
17 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP

DFS Replication
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 22 (52.38%) MS Exchange
2 18 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
5 3 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (4.76%) IBM Notes
7 1 (2.38%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (69.05%) DNS
2 27 (64.29%) DHCP
3 15 (35.71%) SAN
4 9 (21.43%) WAN
4 9 (21.43%) NAS
5 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
6 7 (16.67%) LDAP
6 7 (16.67%) Kerberos
6 7 (16.67%) SNMP
7 6 (14.29%) WLAN
7 6 (14.29%) VLAN
7 6 (14.29%) DMZ
8 5 (11.90%) LAN
8 5 (11.90%) VoIP
8 5 (11.90%) NetScaler
9 2 (4.76%) iSCSI
9 2 (4.76%) FTP
10 1 (2.38%) Intranet
10 1 (2.38%) Firewall
10 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 7
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (7.14%) Military
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (23.81%) Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Architect
3 5 (11.90%) Server Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Wintel Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Citrix Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Server Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.76%) Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Server Support
7 1 (2.38%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) X-Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (2.38%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Replication
2 11 (26.19%) Clustering
3 7 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.38%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.38%) NHS
5 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 41 (97.62%) Windows
2 34 (80.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (45.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (23.81%) Windows 7
6 6 (14.29%) Windows 2000
7 4 (9.52%) Windows 8
8 3 (7.14%) Windows XP
8 3 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.38%) Fedora
9 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) ITIL
2 7 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (14.29%) High Availability
3 6 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 6 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (9.52%) Project Management
4 4 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (4.76%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (4.76%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.38%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.38%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.38%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.38%) Identity Management
7 1 (2.38%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.38%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.38%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.38%) Line Management
7 1 (2.38%) Change Control
7 1 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.38%) MCTS
4 1 (2.38%) MCITP
4 1 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 15 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 11 (26.19%) vSphere
5 8 (19.05%) VMware Server
6 6 (14.29%) Firmware
6 6 (14.29%) VMware ESX
7 5 (11.90%) XenApp
8 4 (9.52%) XenDesktop
8 4 (9.52%) Terminal Services
9 3 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (2.38%) UAG
10 1 (2.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) SCCM
2 6 (14.29%) SCVMM
3 5 (11.90%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (7.14%) SCOM
4 3 (7.14%) NetBackup
4 3 (7.14%) WSUS
5 2 (4.76%) SCDPM
6 1 (2.38%) Nagios
6 1 (2.38%) ARCserve
6 1 (2.38%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 28 (66.67%) VMware
2 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 14 (33.33%) Dell
4 9 (21.43%) Citrix
5 8 (19.05%) HP
6 6 (14.29%) NetApp
7 5 (11.90%) McAfee
8 4 (9.52%) Mitel
8 4 (9.52%) Cisco
8 4 (9.52%) EMC
8 4 (9.52%) SolarWinds
9 3 (7.14%) CA
9 3 (7.14%) IBM
9 3 (7.14%) Symantec
10 2 (4.76%) Lotus
10 2 (4.76%) Lumension
10 2 (4.76%) Riverbed
11 1 (2.38%) RightFax
11 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
11 1 (2.38%) WatchGuard