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 25 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft DFS Replication (DFSR)
Rank 602 614 604
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Contract jobs citing DFS Replication 40 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.034% 0.041%
As % of the System Software category 0.60% 0.32% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 7
Median daily rate £375 £363 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -8.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £363 £391
% change year-on-year
-8.96% -7.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -

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
6680 5922 5536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.59% 10.57% 10.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4130 3348 3010
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £188 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 622 652
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +12.90%

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
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 25 June 2016.

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 18 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 25 June 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
England +4 22 £400 +14.28% 4
Scotland - 17 £317 -
London +19 9 £400 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £330 -
Erskine - 7 £313 -
Renfrewshire - 7 £313 -
Tyne and Wear - 7 £330 -
North East - 7 £330 -
Glasgow - 4 - -
South East -2 3 - -
Guildford - 3 - -
Surrey - 3 - -
City of London - 2 £375 - 1
North West - 2 £450 -
Edinburgh - 2 £450 -
South West +2 1 £400 -27.27% 2
Merseyside - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £400 - 2

DFS Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 with a requirement for DFS Replication.

1 49 (96.08%) Active Directory
2 48 (94.12%) Windows
3 35 (68.63%) Windows Server
4 34 (66.67%) DNS
5 30 (58.82%) Firewall
6 28 (54.90%) PowerShell
7 26 (50.98%) Microsoft Azure
8 24 (47.06%) Office 365
9 22 (43.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (43.14%) Migration
10 20 (39.22%) VMware
10 20 (39.22%) SCCM
11 19 (37.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (35.29%) Citrix
13 17 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
14 16 (31.37%) Kerberos
15 15 (29.41%) HP
15 15 (29.41%) SAN
16 14 (27.45%) Replication
17 13 (25.49%) SCVMM
17 13 (25.49%) Security Cleared
18 12 (23.53%) XenApp
18 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
18 12 (23.53%) Linux
18 12 (23.53%) MS Exchange
19 11 (21.57%) VMware ESX
19 11 (21.57%) SolarWinds
19 11 (21.57%) VMware Infrastructure
19 11 (21.57%) SC Cleared
19 11 (21.57%) SCOM

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 12 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 9 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (15.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.96%) Apache
5 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.96%) IIS
5 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 26 (50.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (47.06%) Office 365
3 7 (13.73%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.92%) HP Helion
5 1 (1.96%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (66.67%) DNS
2 30 (58.82%) Firewall
3 16 (31.37%) Kerberos
4 15 (29.41%) SAN
5 10 (19.61%) DHCP
5 10 (19.61%) LAN
5 10 (19.61%) WAN
6 9 (17.65%) NetScaler
7 8 (15.69%) VLAN
7 8 (15.69%) WLAN
8 3 (5.88%) LDAP
8 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
9 2 (3.92%) DMZ
9 2 (3.92%) NAS
9 2 (3.92%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (1.96%) Asterisk PBX
10 1 (1.96%) IPsec
10 1 (1.96%) SNMP
10 1 (1.96%) SSL
10 1 (1.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.96%) MSI
General
1 5 (9.80%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Legal
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (41.18%) Active Directory Engineer
2 13 (25.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Analyst
3 6 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Architect
4 5 (9.80%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.88%) Design Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) OSS Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (3.92%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.92%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Wintel Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 17 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 14 (27.45%) Replication
3 5 (9.80%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.88%) Clustering
5 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.92%) PKI
5 2 (3.92%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 48 (94.12%) Windows
2 35 (68.63%) Windows Server
3 22 (43.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (37.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (23.53%) Linux
6 3 (5.88%) Windows 2000
6 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.96%) Fedora
7 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.96%) Unix
7 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (43.14%) Migration
2 9 (17.65%) ITIL
3 8 (15.69%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (9.80%) Application Discovery
5 4 (7.84%) High Availability
5 4 (7.84%) Information Security
5 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 3 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.92%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (3.92%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.92%) Presales
7 2 (3.92%) Programme Governance
7 2 (3.92%) Security Patching
7 2 (3.92%) Server Building
8 1 (1.96%) Content Management
8 1 (1.96%) Data Security
8 1 (1.96%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.96%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (54.90%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (25.49%) Security Cleared
2 11 (21.57%) SC Cleared
3 9 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.88%) MCSE
6 2 (3.92%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (3.92%) Degree
7 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.96%) CCNA
7 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.96%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (7.84%) QA
System Software
1 49 (96.08%) Active Directory
2 12 (23.53%) XenApp
3 11 (21.57%) VMware ESX
3 11 (21.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (19.61%) Xen
5 8 (15.69%) VMware Server
5 8 (15.69%) XenDesktop
6 6 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (7.84%) Firmware
7 4 (7.84%) Hyper-V
8 3 (5.88%) UAG
8 3 (5.88%) vSphere
9 2 (3.92%) vCloud
9 2 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (3.92%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.96%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 20 (39.22%) SCCM
2 13 (25.49%) SCVMM
3 11 (21.57%) SCOM
4 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (3.92%) FortiGate
6 2 (3.92%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (3.92%) OpenView
7 1 (1.96%) Puppet
7 1 (1.96%) SCDPM
7 1 (1.96%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.96%) SCSM
7 1 (1.96%) WMI
7 1 (1.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (39.22%) VMware
2 18 (35.29%) Citrix
3 15 (29.41%) HP
4 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 11 (21.57%) SolarWinds
6 9 (17.65%) NetApp
7 3 (5.88%) Dell
8 2 (3.92%) 3PAR
8 2 (3.92%) CA
8 2 (3.92%) Cisco
8 2 (3.92%) Opsware
8 2 (3.92%) Veeam
9 1 (1.96%) AppSense
9 1 (1.96%) Avaya
9 1 (1.96%) Dell Compellent
9 1 (1.96%) IBM
9 1 (1.96%) Red Box
9 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.96%) Remedy
9 1 (1.96%) Sophos