The first table below looks at the demand for DFS Replication skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DFS Replication over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the London region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft DFS Replication (DFSR)
Rank 395 401 408
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Contract jobs citing DFS Replication 7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.030% 0.012% 0.008%
As % of the System Software category 0.34% 0.16% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2042 1909 2097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.79% 7.87% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1276 1136 1161
Average daily rate £366 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.53% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £206 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 160 202
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.97 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
DFS Replication
England

DFS Replication
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DFS Replication across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

DFS Replication Jobs Demand Trend in London

DFS Replication
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DFS Replication across the London region.

DFS Replication Daily Rate Trend in London

DFS Replication
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DFS Replication across the London region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

DFS Replication Daily Rate Histogram in London

DFS Replication
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DFS Replication across the London region.

DFS Replication Hourly Rate Trend in London

DFS Replication
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
City of London +29 1 - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
DFS Replication
England

DFS Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) SAN
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (75.00%) NetApp
2 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (75.00%) WAN
2 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (62.50%) NAS
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) VLAN
4 4 (50.00%) Mitel
4 4 (50.00%) Riverbed
4 4 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Server
4 4 (50.00%) DHCP
4 4 (50.00%) VoIP
4 4 (50.00%) WLAN
4 4 (50.00%) DNS
4 4 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
4 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (37.50%) Office 365
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) HP
5 3 (37.50%) Legal
6 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX

DFS Replication
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (12.50%) Lync
3 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) SAN
2 6 (75.00%) WAN
3 5 (62.50%) NAS
4 4 (50.00%) DNS
4 4 (50.00%) VLAN
4 4 (50.00%) DHCP
4 4 (50.00%) VoIP
4 4 (50.00%) WLAN
5 1 (12.50%) LDAP
5 1 (12.50%) ATM
5 1 (12.50%) Kerberos
5 1 (12.50%) SNMP
5 1 (12.50%) VPN
5 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
5 1 (12.50%) MPLS
5 1 (12.50%) Firewall
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Server Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Technical Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Server
3 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (12.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) NetApp
3 4 (50.00%) Mitel
3 4 (50.00%) Riverbed
3 4 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) Veritas
5 1 (12.50%) Symantec
5 1 (12.50%) SonicWALL
5 1 (12.50%) Veeam
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco