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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DFS Replication over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft DFS Replication (DFSR)
Rank 416 422 437
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +15
Contract jobs citing DFS Replication 19 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.084% 0.064% 0.024%
As % of the System Software category 0.70% 0.68% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 6
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 £360 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £375 £251
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +49.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
2715 2209 2385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.00% 9.46% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1883 1476 1532
Median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £352 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 100 163
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.04% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.15 £43.45 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

DFS Replication
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 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 25 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DFS Replication within the London region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
City of London +21 7 £418 -7.22%
DFS Replication
England

DFS Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 London region with a requirement for DFS Replication.

1 26 (92.86%) VMware
2 22 (78.57%) Active Directory
3 18 (64.29%) HP
3 18 (64.29%) Windows
4 15 (53.57%) SAN
5 14 (50.00%) Citrix
6 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
6 13 (46.43%) MS Exchange
6 13 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (46.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (42.86%) NetScaler
8 11 (39.29%) XenApp
8 11 (39.29%) Linux
9 10 (35.71%) Finance
9 10 (35.71%) vSphere
9 10 (35.71%) Data Centre
10 9 (32.14%) VMware ESX
10 9 (32.14%) XenDesktop
10 9 (32.14%) PowerShell
10 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (28.57%) SolarWinds
11 8 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (28.57%) VLAN
11 8 (28.57%) VMware Server
11 8 (28.57%) SCCM
11 8 (28.57%) Firewall
12 7 (25.00%) LAN
12 7 (25.00%) DNS
12 7 (25.00%) WLAN

DFS Replication
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 13 (46.43%) Exchange Server 2010
1 13 (46.43%) MS Exchange
2 7 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (17.86%) Apache
3 5 (17.86%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (53.57%) SAN
2 12 (42.86%) NetScaler
3 8 (28.57%) Firewall
3 8 (28.57%) VLAN
4 7 (25.00%) DNS
4 7 (25.00%) LAN
4 7 (25.00%) WAN
4 7 (25.00%) WLAN
5 4 (14.29%) Internet
5 4 (14.29%) SSL
6 3 (10.71%) DHCP
6 3 (10.71%) DMZ
6 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
7 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (3.57%) LDAP
8 1 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (3.57%) VoIP
8 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MSI
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (82.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (39.29%) Infrastructure Support
2 11 (39.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 11 (39.29%) Support Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (10.71%) Storage Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Unix Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Data Migration Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Exchange Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) HP Storage Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 7 (25.00%) Replication
3 5 (17.86%) Clustering
4 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
4 3 (10.71%) EMC VNX
5 1 (3.57%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (39.29%) Linux
4 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
6 4 (14.29%) CentOS
6 4 (14.29%) Unix
7 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 5 (17.86%) Migration
3 4 (14.29%) Data Centre Operations
3 4 (14.29%) Investment Management
3 4 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.14%) Service Management
6 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.57%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.57%) High Availability
6 1 (3.57%) Server Building
6 1 (3.57%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (10.71%) Degree
3 2 (7.14%) CCNA
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (7.14%) MCSE
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.57%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 13 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (39.29%) XenApp
4 10 (35.71%) vSphere
5 9 (32.14%) VMware ESX
5 9 (32.14%) XenDesktop
6 8 (28.57%) VMware Server
7 4 (14.29%) Xen
8 1 (3.57%) Firmware
8 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
8 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (3.57%) UAG
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) SCCM
2 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 7 (25.00%) SCOM
2 7 (25.00%) SCVMM
3 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (14.29%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 26 (92.86%) VMware
2 18 (64.29%) HP
3 14 (50.00%) Citrix
4 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
5 8 (28.57%) SolarWinds
6 7 (25.00%) Cisco
6 7 (25.00%) NetApp
7 6 (21.43%) 3PAR
8 4 (14.29%) Barracuda Networks
8 4 (14.29%) Symantec
9 3 (10.71%) CommVault
9 3 (10.71%) Dell
9 3 (10.71%) EMC
10 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
10 2 (7.14%) Veeam
11 1 (3.57%) AppSense
11 1 (3.57%) Avaya
11 1 (3.57%) Dell Compellent
11 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow
11 1 (3.57%) Sophos