The table below looks at the statistics for DFS Replication skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DFS Replication over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft DFS Replication (DFSR)
Rank 575 576 548
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -28
Contract jobs citing DFS Replication 19 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.043% 0.023%
As % of the System Software category 0.35% 0.46% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 7
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£425 £369 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.25% -18.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £350 £293
% change year-on-year
-17.85% +19.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50

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

System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5359 5226 4517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.62% 9.46% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2979 2681 2160
Average daily rate £355 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £165 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 627 598 639
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

DFS Replication
Jobs Demand Trend

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

DFS Replication Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DFS Replication
Daily Rate Trend

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

DFS Replication Daily Rate Trend in the UK

DFS Replication
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DFS Replication within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

DFS Replication Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

DFS Replication
Hourly Rate Trend

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

DFS Replication Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

DFS Replication
Top 16 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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
England -4 18 £425 +9.67% 5
South East -17 7 £288 -22.03% 2
London +10 6 £475 - 3
East of England +24 3 £250 -
Berkshire -3 3 £288 -17.85%
Ipswich - 2 £250 -
Suffolk - 2 £250 -
Merseyside - 2 - -
North West - 2 - -
Kent -4 1 £450 +14.28% 1
City of London - 1 £400 -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £500 -
Slough - 1 £288 -
Witham - 1 - -

DFS Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 37 (94.87%) Windows
2 32 (82.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (74.36%) Active Directory
4 26 (66.67%) VMware
5 24 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (53.85%) DNS
7 20 (51.28%) Microsoft
8 19 (48.72%) DHCP
9 16 (41.03%) SCCM
10 15 (38.46%) SAN
11 14 (35.90%) vSphere
12 13 (33.33%) Replication
12 13 (33.33%) HP
12 13 (33.33%) MS Exchange
13 12 (30.77%) ITIL
13 12 (30.77%) Clustering
13 12 (30.77%) PowerShell
13 12 (30.77%) Hyper-V
14 11 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (28.21%) TCP/IP
14 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (23.08%) Dell
15 9 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
16 8 (20.51%) Citrix
16 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
17 7 (17.95%) Windows 7
17 7 (17.95%) WAN
17 7 (17.95%) NetScaler
17 7 (17.95%) Performance Tuning
18 6 (15.38%) High Availability

DFS Replication
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 13 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 9 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (12.82%) IIS
5 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
6 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (5.13%) JBoss
6 2 (5.13%) Apache
6 2 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.56%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.56%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 21 (53.85%) DNS
2 19 (48.72%) DHCP
3 15 (38.46%) SAN
4 11 (28.21%) TCP/IP
5 7 (17.95%) WAN
5 7 (17.95%) NetScaler
6 6 (15.38%) DMZ
7 5 (12.82%) iSCSI
7 5 (12.82%) NAS
7 5 (12.82%) Firewall
7 5 (12.82%) VLAN
7 5 (12.82%) SNMP
7 5 (12.82%) LAN
8 4 (10.26%) WLAN
9 3 (7.69%) LDAP
9 3 (7.69%) Kerberos
10 2 (5.13%) VPN
11 1 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (2.56%) Wireless
11 1 (2.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (5.13%) Military
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.56%) Law
2 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Wintel Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Citrix Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Team Leader
5 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Technical Support Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Server Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) Application Packaging
2 2 (5.13%) Middleware
3 1 (2.56%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Replication
2 12 (30.77%) Clustering
3 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.69%) NHS
4 3 (7.69%) EqualLogic
5 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (5.13%) Blackberry
5 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 37 (94.87%) Windows
2 32 (82.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (17.95%) Windows 7
6 6 (15.38%) Windows 2000
7 4 (10.26%) Windows 8
7 4 (10.26%) Linux
8 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) ITIL
2 7 (17.95%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (15.38%) High Availability
3 6 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 6 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (10.26%) Load Balancing
5 3 (7.69%) Project Management
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.56%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.56%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.56%) Identity Management
7 1 (2.56%) Data Security
7 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.56%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.56%) Change Control
7 1 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.56%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) Degree
3 3 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (5.13%) MCSA
5 1 (2.56%) MCTS
5 1 (2.56%) MCITP
5 1 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (74.36%) Active Directory
2 14 (35.90%) vSphere
3 12 (30.77%) Hyper-V
4 11 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (15.38%) Firmware
6 5 (12.82%) XenApp
6 5 (12.82%) XenDesktop
7 4 (10.26%) VMware ESX
7 4 (10.26%) VMware Server
8 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (5.13%) Terminal Services
9 1 (2.56%) UAG
Systems Management
1 16 (41.03%) SCCM
2 6 (15.38%) SCVMM
3 4 (10.26%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (10.26%) SCOM
4 2 (5.13%) SCDPM
4 2 (5.13%) WSUS
4 2 (5.13%) WMI
5 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.56%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 26 (66.67%) VMware
2 20 (51.28%) Microsoft
3 13 (33.33%) HP
4 9 (23.08%) Dell
5 8 (20.51%) Citrix
6 5 (12.82%) NetApp
7 4 (10.26%) Cisco
7 4 (10.26%) McAfee
8 3 (7.69%) SolarWinds
8 3 (7.69%) CommVault
9 2 (5.13%) 3PAR
9 2 (5.13%) Lumension
9 2 (5.13%) IBM
9 2 (5.13%) Remedy
10 1 (2.56%) ProCurve
10 1 (2.56%) Veeam
10 1 (2.56%) Brocade
10 1 (2.56%) Symantec
10 1 (2.56%) Clearswift
10 1 (2.56%) Juniper
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