The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft DFS Replication (DFSR)
Rank 397 - 374
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DFS Replication 6 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.027% - 0.014%
As % of the System Software category 0.32% - 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate
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£475 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £265 £280
% change year-on-year
- -5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £21.25
DFS Replication
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1891 1801 1712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.63% 7.83% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1245 1072 1035
Average daily rate £413 £388 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +5.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £314 £313
% change year-on-year
+10.82% +0.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 141 157
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.55 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £38.39 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%

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
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 31 March 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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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 - 2 £400 -
Sidcup - - - - 1
DFS Replication
England

DFS Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (94.12%) Windows
3 14 (82.35%) DHCP
4 13 (76.47%) VMware
4 13 (76.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (58.82%) DNS
6 9 (52.94%) MS Exchange
6 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (47.06%) VMware Server
7 8 (47.06%) SAN
8 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
8 7 (41.18%) LDAP
8 7 (41.18%) Kerberos
8 7 (41.18%) SNMP
8 7 (41.18%) NAS
9 6 (35.29%) VLAN
9 6 (35.29%) WLAN
9 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (29.41%) NetScaler
10 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (29.41%) NetApp
10 5 (29.41%) Citrix
10 5 (29.41%) XenApp
10 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
10 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
11 4 (23.53%) SolarWinds

DFS Replication
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 9 (52.94%) MS Exchange
2 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
5 2 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (82.35%) DHCP
2 10 (58.82%) DNS
3 8 (47.06%) SAN
4 7 (41.18%) NAS
4 7 (41.18%) Kerberos
4 7 (41.18%) SNMP
4 7 (41.18%) LDAP
5 6 (35.29%) WLAN
5 6 (35.29%) VLAN
6 5 (29.41%) NetScaler
7 4 (23.53%) VoIP
8 2 (11.76%) WAN
8 2 (11.76%) FTP
9 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
9 1 (5.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Architect
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Server Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Citrix Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Server Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) IT Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (23.53%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (11.76%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (5.88%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Identity Management
3 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.88%) MCTS
2 1 (5.88%) MCITP
2 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (47.06%) VMware Server
4 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
4 5 (29.41%) XenApp
5 4 (23.53%) XenDesktop
5 4 (23.53%) vSphere
6 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) VMware
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) Citrix
3 5 (29.41%) NetApp
4 4 (23.53%) Mitel
4 4 (23.53%) SolarWinds
5 2 (11.76%) Riverbed
5 2 (11.76%) Dell
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco
6 1 (5.88%) RightFax