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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft DFS Replication (DFSR)
Rank 405 413 424
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +11
Contract jobs citing DFS Replication 14 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.058% 0.038% 0.008%
As % of the System Software category 0.64% 0.41% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -9.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £265 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £251 £400
% change year-on-year
+54.69% -37.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
2194 2192 2109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.11% 9.14% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1454 1376 1270
Average daily rate £390 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 152 163
Average hourly rate £17.75 £17.33 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.42% -6.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £45.00 £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 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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Rank Change
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Last Year
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -2 2 £450 -
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DFS Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) VMware
3 11 (73.33%) SAN
3 11 (73.33%) DHCP
3 11 (73.33%) DNS
3 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
4 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
6 7 (46.67%) SQL
6 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (40.00%) SolarWinds
7 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
7 6 (40.00%) WAN
8 5 (33.33%) Dell
8 5 (33.33%) ITIL
8 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
8 5 (33.33%) NAS
8 5 (33.33%) NetApp
8 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
9 4 (26.67%) vSphere
9 4 (26.67%) EqualLogic
9 4 (26.67%) Firewall
9 4 (26.67%) VLAN
9 4 (26.67%) MCITP
9 4 (26.67%) Legal
9 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2007

DFS Replication
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.67%) Lync
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) DHCP
1 11 (73.33%) DNS
1 11 (73.33%) SAN
2 6 (40.00%) WAN
3 5 (33.33%) NAS
4 4 (26.67%) Firewall
4 4 (26.67%) VLAN
4 4 (26.67%) LAN
4 4 (26.67%) WLAN
5 3 (20.00%) LDAP
5 3 (20.00%) Kerberos
5 3 (20.00%) SNMP
6 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (13.33%) VoIP
7 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
General
1 4 (26.67%) Legal
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) French Language
3 1 (6.67%) Law
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Server Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Server Support Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Server Support
3 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Server Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (26.67%) EqualLogic
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
4 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (13.33%) WAN Optimisation
3 2 (13.33%) Data Security
3 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (13.33%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.67%) SOA
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Server Building
4 1 (6.67%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) VBScript
3 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) MCSE
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (26.67%) MCITP
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) VCP5
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.67%) CCA
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (6.67%) MCP
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 5 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (26.67%) vSphere
5 3 (20.00%) XenApp
6 2 (13.33%) VMware Server
7 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
7 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
1 2 (13.33%) BladeLogic
2 1 (6.67%) WSUS
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) SCVMM
2 1 (6.67%) SCDPM
2 1 (6.67%) SCOrch
2 1 (6.67%) SCSM
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) SolarWinds
4 5 (33.33%) NetApp
4 5 (33.33%) Dell
5 4 (26.67%) HP
6 3 (20.00%) Citrix
7 2 (13.33%) Mitel
7 2 (13.33%) Veeam
7 2 (13.33%) Riverbed
7 2 (13.33%) Cyber-Ark
7 2 (13.33%) 3PAR
8 1 (6.67%) ArcSight
8 1 (6.67%) Lumension