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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft DFS Replication (DFSR)
Rank 603 609 597
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing DFS Replication 30 26 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.059% 0.049% 0.022%
As % of the System Software category 0.49% 0.46% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 8
Median daily rate £450 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £355 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £251
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +49.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £33.00 -
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
6066 5653 5244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.99% 10.67% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3929 3242 2937
Median daily rate £413 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.01% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 577 626
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £43.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +12 21 £450 +20.00% 3
North East - 3 £337 -
South West +7 2 £425 -22.72%
North West - 2 £450 -
South East +11 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £450 -
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DFS Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 39 (90.70%) Active Directory
2 36 (83.72%) Windows
3 24 (55.81%) VMware
4 23 (53.49%) DNS
5 20 (46.51%) Firewall
5 20 (46.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (44.19%) Windows Server
7 18 (41.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (41.86%) MS Exchange
7 18 (41.86%) Citrix
8 17 (39.53%) HP
9 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
9 16 (37.21%) PowerShell
9 16 (37.21%) SCCM
10 14 (32.56%) SAN
10 14 (32.56%) Exchange Server 2010
11 13 (30.23%) Microsoft Azure
11 13 (30.23%) Linux
12 12 (27.91%) Replication
12 12 (27.91%) Migration
12 12 (27.91%) SCVMM
12 12 (27.91%) XenApp
13 11 (25.58%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (25.58%) SCOM
13 11 (25.58%) Exchange Server 2013
13 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 10 (23.26%) Data Centre
14 10 (23.26%) NetScaler
14 10 (23.26%) Office 365
14 10 (23.26%) SolarWinds

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 (41.86%) MS Exchange
2 14 (32.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (25.58%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (11.63%) Apache
4 5 (11.63%) IIS
5 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
5 3 (6.98%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (30.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (23.26%) Office 365
3 5 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (53.49%) DNS
2 20 (46.51%) Firewall
3 14 (32.56%) SAN
4 10 (23.26%) NetScaler
5 9 (20.93%) VLAN
6 8 (18.60%) DHCP
6 8 (18.60%) LAN
6 8 (18.60%) WAN
6 8 (18.60%) WLAN
7 6 (13.95%) Kerberos
8 4 (9.30%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (9.30%) SSL
8 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
9 2 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (2.33%) DMZ
10 1 (2.33%) Internet
10 1 (2.33%) IPsec
10 1 (2.33%) LDAP
10 1 (2.33%) VoIP
10 1 (2.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MSI
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (46.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Active Directory Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Support
3 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Support Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.98%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 3 (6.98%) Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Citrix Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Support
5 3 (6.98%) Unix Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Replication
2 10 (23.26%) Data Centre
3 7 (16.28%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (13.95%) Clustering
5 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 36 (83.72%) Windows
2 20 (46.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (44.19%) Windows Server
4 18 (41.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (30.23%) Linux
6 4 (9.30%) CentOS
6 4 (9.30%) Unix
6 4 (9.30%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Migration
2 8 (18.60%) Infrastructure Management
2 8 (18.60%) ITIL
3 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management
4 4 (9.30%) Data Centre Operations
5 3 (6.98%) Application Discovery
5 3 (6.98%) Data Protection
5 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.65%) High Availability
6 2 (4.65%) Information Security
6 2 (4.65%) Investment Management
6 2 (4.65%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (4.65%) Server Building
6 2 (4.65%) Service Management
7 1 (2.33%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.33%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
3 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.98%) Degree
4 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.65%) CCNA
5 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.65%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.65%) MCSE
6 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.33%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) PCI DSS
1 3 (6.98%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (90.70%) Active Directory
2 12 (27.91%) XenApp
3 11 (25.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (23.26%) XenDesktop
5 9 (20.93%) VMware Server
6 8 (18.60%) VMware ESX
6 8 (18.60%) Xen
7 7 (16.28%) vSphere
8 4 (9.30%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (9.30%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (4.65%) Firmware
9 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
10 1 (2.33%) UAG
10 1 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (37.21%) SCCM
2 12 (27.91%) SCVMM
3 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 11 (25.58%) SCOM
4 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (9.30%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (6.98%) SCDPM
6 3 (6.98%) SCOrch
6 3 (6.98%) SCSM
6 3 (6.98%) WSUS
7 1 (2.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 24 (55.81%) VMware
2 18 (41.86%) Citrix
3 17 (39.53%) HP
4 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
5 10 (23.26%) SolarWinds
6 9 (20.93%) NetApp
7 5 (11.63%) Cisco
8 4 (9.30%) Barracuda Networks
8 4 (9.30%) Dell
8 4 (9.30%) Symantec
9 3 (6.98%) 3PAR
10 2 (4.65%) CheckPoint
10 2 (4.65%) CommVault
10 2 (4.65%) Veeam
11 1 (2.33%) AppSense
11 1 (2.33%) Avaya
11 1 (2.33%) Dell Compellent
11 1 (2.33%) Red Box
11 1 (2.33%) Sophos