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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft DFS Replication (DFSR)
Rank 401 407 410
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs citing DFS Replication 7 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.031% 0.022% 0.017%
As % of the System Software category 0.33% 0.25% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -18.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £388 -
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
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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 London region.

System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2095 2032 1790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.15% 8.87% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1398 1277 1047
Average daily rate £374 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 141 149
Average hourly rate £17.98 £16.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.37% -17.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £13.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.50 £32.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) DHCP
2 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
3 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (58.33%) XenApp
4 7 (58.33%) Citrix
4 7 (58.33%) SAN
4 7 (58.33%) DNS
5 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (50.00%) vSphere
5 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (41.67%) NetScaler
6 5 (41.67%) SolarWinds
6 5 (41.67%) SQL
6 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
7 4 (33.33%) NetApp
7 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 4 (33.33%) NAS
7 4 (33.33%) XenDesktop
7 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
8 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
8 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (25.00%) MCITP
8 3 (25.00%) VLAN
8 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003

DFS Replication
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) DHCP
2 7 (58.33%) DNS
2 7 (58.33%) SAN
3 5 (41.67%) NetScaler
4 4 (33.33%) NAS
5 3 (25.00%) VLAN
5 3 (25.00%) Kerberos
5 3 (25.00%) SNMP
5 3 (25.00%) LDAP
5 3 (25.00%) WLAN
5 3 (25.00%) WAN
6 2 (16.67%) LAN
6 2 (16.67%) Firewall
7 1 (8.33%) VoIP
7 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) French Language
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Citrix Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Server Support
3 2 (16.67%) Server Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Server Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (16.67%) EqualLogic
4 1 (8.33%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL
1 1 (8.33%) Data Security
1 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (8.33%) WAN Optimisation
1 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (25.00%) MCITP
2 2 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (58.33%) XenApp
3 6 (50.00%) vSphere
3 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (33.33%) XenDesktop
5 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
6 1 (8.33%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) Citrix
4 5 (41.67%) SolarWinds
5 4 (33.33%) NetApp
6 2 (16.67%) Dell
7 1 (8.33%) 3PAR
7 1 (8.33%) RightFax
7 1 (8.33%) HP
7 1 (8.33%) Mitel
7 1 (8.33%) Veeam
7 1 (8.33%) Riverbed