The table below looks at the statistics for DFS Replication skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DFS Replication over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft DFS Replication (DFSR)
UK
Rank 594 615 584
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -31
Contract jobs citing DFS Replication 3 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.014% 0.039%
As % of the System Software category 0.056% 0.14% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 14
Median daily rate £395 £384 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.93% +21.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £319 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £445 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £300 £283
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
5405 5140 5185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.08% 10.12% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3368 3069 2865
Median daily rate £400 £380 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £178 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 491 588
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.88 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £43.00 £32.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-0.75% -

DFS Replication
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing DFS Replication as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 5 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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
England +26 2 £415 +2.46% 6
London +8 1 £415 +2.46%
City of London -4 1 £415 -4.32%
Surrey - 1 - - 2
South East - 1 - - 2

DFS Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 with a requirement for DFS Replication.

1 29 (82.86%) Windows
1 29 (82.86%) Active Directory
2 27 (77.14%) PowerShell
3 23 (65.71%) Windows Server
4 22 (62.86%) Firewall
5 19 (54.29%) DNS
6 17 (48.57%) VMware
6 17 (48.57%) Microsoft Azure
7 16 (45.71%) Migration
8 15 (42.86%) Office 365
9 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
10 13 (37.14%) HP
10 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
11 12 (34.29%) Kerberos
11 12 (34.29%) SC Cleared
11 12 (34.29%) Hybrid Cloud
12 11 (31.43%) Data Centre
12 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (28.57%) VSAN
14 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (20.00%) SAN
15 7 (20.00%) Cisco
15 7 (20.00%) Clustering
16 6 (17.14%) IIS
16 6 (17.14%) Apache
16 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
16 6 (17.14%) NetScaler
16 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
16 6 (17.14%) vSphere
16 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Clustering

DFS Replication
Top Related IT Skills 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 6 (17.14%) Apache
1 6 (17.14%) IIS
1 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 17 (48.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (42.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (62.86%) Firewall
2 19 (54.29%) DNS
3 12 (34.29%) Kerberos
4 10 (28.57%) VSAN
5 7 (20.00%) SAN
6 6 (17.14%) NetScaler
7 5 (14.29%) DMZ
7 5 (14.29%) Internet
7 5 (14.29%) SSL
8 2 (5.71%) BGP
8 2 (5.71%) HSRP
8 2 (5.71%) OSPF
8 2 (5.71%) VRRP
9 1 (2.86%) LAN
9 1 (2.86%) NAS
9 1 (2.86%) SMTP
9 1 (2.86%) SNMP
9 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 12 (34.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (25.71%) Infrastructure Support
3 9 (25.71%) Support Engineer
4 8 (22.86%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Data Centre Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) HP Storage Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Storage Support Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Unix Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Data Migration Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) SAN Storage Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Systems Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Hybrid Cloud
2 11 (31.43%) Data Centre
3 7 (20.00%) Clustering
4 5 (14.29%) EMC VNX
5 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
6 2 (5.71%) HP Storage
7 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.86%) PKI
7 1 (2.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (82.86%) Windows
2 23 (65.71%) Windows Server
3 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (14.29%) Unix
6 4 (11.43%) CentOS
6 4 (11.43%) Linux
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Migration
2 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 4 (11.43%) Data Centre Operations
3 4 (11.43%) Investment Management
3 4 (11.43%) ITIL
4 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity
4 2 (5.71%) Data Protection
4 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.71%) High Availability
5 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (2.86%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.86%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (2.86%) People Management
5 1 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.86%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 27 (77.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (34.29%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.43%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (82.86%) Active Directory
2 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (17.14%) vSphere
4 5 (14.29%) VMware ESX
4 5 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (14.29%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (5.71%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.86%) PowerCLI
4 1 (2.86%) SCCM
4 1 (2.86%) WMI
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) VMware
2 13 (37.14%) HP
2 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
3 7 (20.00%) Cisco
4 5 (14.29%) 3PAR
4 5 (14.29%) Citrix
4 5 (14.29%) EMC
5 4 (11.43%) Barracuda Networks
5 4 (11.43%) Symantec
6 2 (5.71%) CommVault
6 2 (5.71%) Huawei
6 2 (5.71%) Juniper
6 2 (5.71%) NetApp
6 2 (5.71%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.86%) Clearswift
7 1 (2.86%) F5
7 1 (2.86%) IBM
7 1 (2.86%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.86%) Remedy
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