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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft DFS Replication (DFSR)
Rank 630 611 593
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -18
Contract jobs citing DFS Replication 31 31 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.054% 0.032%
As % of the System Software category 0.47% 0.51% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 8
Median daily rate £408 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £311 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £510 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £388 £275
% change year-on-year
-11.22% +40.90%
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
6626 6030 5519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.26% 10.59% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4135 3415 2981
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 £205 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 435 609 662
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.94% +9.67%

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 July 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 23 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 July 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 27 £408 +8.66% 3
London -1 15 £450 +20.00% 1
Tyne and Wear - 6 £330 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £330 -
North East - 6 £330 -
Scotland - 4 £382 -
City of London +48 3 £458 +1.66%
South West -6 2 £425 -22.72% 1
North West - 2 £450 -
Erskine - 2 £313 -
Renfrewshire - 2 £313 -
Swindon -3 1 £450 -18.18%
South East -6 1 - - 1
Wiltshire -9 1 £450 -18.18%
West Midlands - 1 £450 -
Herefordshire - 1 £450 -
Reading - 1 - -
Hereford - 1 £450 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £400 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £450 -
Glasgow - 1 - -

DFS Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 58 (93.55%) Active Directory
2 54 (87.10%) Windows
3 40 (64.52%) Windows Server
4 38 (61.29%) DNS
5 34 (54.84%) Firewall
6 31 (50.00%) PowerShell
7 29 (46.77%) Microsoft Azure
8 26 (41.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (41.94%) VMware
9 25 (40.32%) Office 365
10 23 (37.10%) Windows Server 2012
10 23 (37.10%) Migration
11 22 (35.48%) SCCM
12 21 (33.87%) Citrix
13 19 (30.65%) Microsoft
14 18 (29.03%) HP
14 18 (29.03%) SAN
14 18 (29.03%) Hybrid Cloud
15 17 (27.42%) Kerberos
16 16 (25.81%) MS Exchange
17 15 (24.19%) SCVMM
17 15 (24.19%) Security Cleared
18 14 (22.58%) Replication
19 13 (20.97%) SCOM
19 13 (20.97%) ITIL
19 13 (20.97%) DHCP
19 13 (20.97%) VMware Infrastructure
20 12 (19.35%) XenApp
20 12 (19.35%) Linux
21 11 (17.74%) VMware ESX

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 16 (25.81%) MS Exchange
2 11 (17.74%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.84%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.61%) Apache
6 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.61%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 29 (46.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (40.32%) Office 365
3 7 (11.29%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.23%) HP Helion
5 1 (1.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (61.29%) DNS
2 34 (54.84%) Firewall
3 18 (29.03%) SAN
4 17 (27.42%) Kerberos
5 13 (20.97%) DHCP
6 11 (17.74%) NetScaler
7 10 (16.13%) LAN
7 10 (16.13%) WAN
8 9 (14.52%) VLAN
9 8 (12.90%) WLAN
10 5 (8.06%) TCP/IP
11 4 (6.45%) Remote Desktop
12 3 (4.84%) LDAP
13 2 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (3.23%) DMZ
13 2 (3.23%) NAS
13 2 (3.23%) VPN
14 1 (1.61%) Asterisk PBX
14 1 (1.61%) Internet
14 1 (1.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.61%) MSI
General
1 8 (12.90%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Legal
3 1 (1.61%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (35.48%) Active Directory Engineer
2 19 (30.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (12.90%) Analyst
4 7 (11.29%) Windows Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Infrastructure Support
6 5 (8.06%) Architect
6 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (8.06%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (6.45%) VMware Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Wintel Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 3 (4.84%) Citrix Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Design Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) OSS Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Windows Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.03%) Hybrid Cloud
2 14 (22.58%) Replication
3 8 (12.90%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.84%) Clustering
5 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.23%) PKI
5 2 (3.23%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 54 (87.10%) Windows
2 40 (64.52%) Windows Server
3 26 (41.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (37.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (19.35%) Linux
6 4 (6.45%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.84%) Windows 2000
7 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.61%) Fedora
8 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.61%) Unix
8 1 (1.61%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.10%) Migration
2 13 (20.97%) ITIL
3 8 (12.90%) Infrastructure Management
4 6 (9.68%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 5 (8.06%) Application Discovery
5 5 (8.06%) Configuration Management
6 4 (6.45%) High Availability
6 4 (6.45%) Information Security
7 3 (4.84%) Data Protection
7 3 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.84%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.84%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (4.84%) Server Building
8 2 (3.23%) Investment Management
8 2 (3.23%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.23%) Presales
8 2 (3.23%) Programme Governance
8 2 (3.23%) Security Patching
8 2 (3.23%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.84%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (24.19%) Security Cleared
2 11 (17.74%) SC Cleared
3 10 (16.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (6.45%) MCSE
6 2 (3.23%) CCNA
6 2 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.23%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (3.23%) Degree
6 2 (3.23%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.61%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 58 (93.55%) Active Directory
2 13 (20.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (19.35%) XenApp
4 11 (17.74%) VMware ESX
5 10 (16.13%) Xen
5 10 (16.13%) XenDesktop
6 9 (14.52%) VMware Server
6 9 (14.52%) vSphere
7 6 (9.68%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (8.06%) Hyper-V
9 4 (6.45%) Firmware
9 4 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (4.84%) UAG
11 2 (3.23%) vCloud
11 2 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (1.61%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 22 (35.48%) SCCM
2 15 (24.19%) SCVMM
3 13 (20.97%) SCOM
4 11 (17.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (4.84%) SCDPM
6 3 (4.84%) SCOrch
6 3 (4.84%) SCSM
6 3 (4.84%) WSUS
7 2 (3.23%) FortiGate
7 2 (3.23%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (3.23%) OpenView
8 1 (1.61%) Puppet
8 1 (1.61%) WMI
Vendors
1 26 (41.94%) VMware
2 21 (33.87%) Citrix
3 19 (30.65%) Microsoft
4 18 (29.03%) HP
5 11 (17.74%) SolarWinds
6 9 (14.52%) NetApp
7 6 (9.68%) Cisco
8 5 (8.06%) Dell
9 4 (6.45%) 3PAR
10 3 (4.84%) Veeam
11 2 (3.23%) CA
11 2 (3.23%) CheckPoint
11 2 (3.23%) CommVault
11 2 (3.23%) Opsware
12 1 (1.61%) AppSense
12 1 (1.61%) Avaya
12 1 (1.61%) IBM
12 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.61%) Remedy
12 1 (1.61%) Sophos