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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft DFS Replication (DFSR)
Rank 589 579 574
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Contract jobs citing DFS Replication 7 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.030% 0.007%
As % of the System Software category 0.15% 0.29% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 0
Average daily rate £390 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 -
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
4630 4768 4458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.81% 10.13% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2791 2604 2276
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £180 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 572 526
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £31.15 £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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
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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 5 £390 +4.00% 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
DFS Replication
UK

DFS Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
3 9 (69.23%) VMware
4 8 (61.54%) DHCP
4 8 (61.54%) DNS
4 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
5 7 (53.85%) HP
5 7 (53.85%) ITIL
6 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (46.15%) SCCM
6 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (30.77%) XenApp
8 4 (30.77%) SolarWinds
8 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
8 4 (30.77%) Citrix
8 4 (30.77%) SAN
8 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
9 3 (23.08%) Cisco
9 3 (23.08%) Finance
9 3 (23.08%) Legal
9 3 (23.08%) Dell
9 3 (23.08%) IIS
9 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
9 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (23.08%) Office 365
9 3 (23.08%) NetScaler
9 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (23.08%) XenDesktop
9 3 (23.08%) PowerShell

DFS Replication
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (23.08%) IIS
1 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) DHCP
1 8 (61.54%) DNS
2 4 (30.77%) SAN
3 3 (23.08%) NetScaler
4 2 (15.38%) DMZ
4 2 (15.38%) VLAN
5 1 (7.69%) BGP
5 1 (7.69%) BIG-IP
5 1 (7.69%) Firewall
5 1 (7.69%) Internet
5 1 (7.69%) NAS
5 1 (7.69%) OSPF
5 1 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.69%) VoIP
5 1 (7.69%) WAN
5 1 (7.69%) Wireless
5 1 (7.69%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
1 3 (23.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Server Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Network Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
3 1 (7.69%) Replication
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
2 2 (15.38%) Data Security
2 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (15.38%) High Availability
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (15.38%) Security Patching
2 2 (15.38%) Server Building
3 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
2 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CCA
1 2 (15.38%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) MCP
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) VCP5
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (30.77%) XenApp
4 3 (23.08%) XenDesktop
5 2 (15.38%) Firmware
5 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
6 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (7.69%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) SCCM
2 3 (23.08%) SCVMM
3 2 (15.38%) Puppet
3 2 (15.38%) SCOM
3 2 (15.38%) WSUS
4 1 (7.69%) BladeLogic
4 1 (7.69%) HP SIM
4 1 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (7.69%) SCDPM
4 1 (7.69%) SCOrch
4 1 (7.69%) SCSM
4 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (7.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (7.69%) vRealize
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) VMware
2 7 (53.85%) HP
3 4 (30.77%) Citrix
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) SolarWinds
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 3 (23.08%) Dell
5 2 (15.38%) 3PAR
5 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
5 2 (15.38%) Veeam
6 1 (7.69%) Adobe
6 1 (7.69%) Altiris
6 1 (7.69%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (7.69%) F5
6 1 (7.69%) Intel Security
6 1 (7.69%) Meraki
6 1 (7.69%) Mitel
6 1 (7.69%) NetApp
6 1 (7.69%) Riverbed
6 1 (7.69%) Symantec
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