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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft DFS Replication (DFSR)
Rank 594 650 614
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -36
Contract jobs citing DFS Replication 26 7 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.013% 0.040%
As % of the System Software category 0.41% 0.13% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 16
Median daily rate £350 £319 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% +15.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £369 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £300 £294
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +2.12%
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
6331 5536 5837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.80% 10.00% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3938 3216 3204
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £175 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £347
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 461 617 731
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £41.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +24 21 £400 +16.36% 1
London -6 10 £418 +21.45%
North East - 9 £350 -
Tyne and Wear - 9 £350 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 9 £350 -
Scotland - 5 £335 -
City of London - 4 £418 -
Erskine - 4 £335 -
Renfrewshire - 4 £335 -
West Midlands -8 1 £330 -
East of England - 1 £550 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £550 -
Telford - 1 £330 -
Witham - 1 £550 -
Shropshire - 1 £330 -
South East - 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 - - 1

DFS Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 47 (85.45%) Active Directory
2 45 (81.82%) Windows
3 31 (56.36%) PowerShell
4 30 (54.55%) Windows Server
4 30 (54.55%) VMware
5 28 (50.91%) Firewall
6 26 (47.27%) DNS
7 23 (41.82%) HP
7 23 (41.82%) Microsoft Azure
8 20 (36.36%) Microsoft
9 19 (34.55%) Migration
9 19 (34.55%) Office 365
10 18 (32.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (32.73%) SAN
10 18 (32.73%) MS Exchange
11 17 (30.91%) Citrix
12 16 (29.09%) Security Cleared
13 15 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (27.27%) NetScaler
13 15 (27.27%) Hybrid Cloud
13 15 (27.27%) Kerberos
14 14 (25.45%) Data Centre
14 14 (25.45%) XenApp
14 14 (25.45%) Exchange Server 2010
15 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2008
16 12 (21.82%) Linux
16 12 (21.82%) VMware ESX
17 11 (20.00%) SCCM
17 11 (20.00%) SC Cleared
17 11 (20.00%) Cisco

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 18 (32.73%) MS Exchange
2 14 (25.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (10.91%) Apache
4 6 (10.91%) IIS
5 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 23 (41.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (34.55%) Office 365
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (50.91%) Firewall
2 26 (47.27%) DNS
3 18 (32.73%) SAN
4 15 (27.27%) Kerberos
4 15 (27.27%) NetScaler
5 9 (16.36%) VLAN
6 8 (14.55%) LAN
6 8 (14.55%) WAN
6 8 (14.55%) WLAN
7 6 (10.91%) Internet
8 5 (9.09%) DMZ
8 5 (9.09%) SSL
9 4 (7.27%) DHCP
10 3 (5.45%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
11 2 (3.64%) BGP
11 2 (3.64%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (3.64%) HSRP
11 2 (3.64%) OSPF
11 2 (3.64%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MSI
General
1 9 (16.36%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (47.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (32.73%) Active Directory Engineer
3 13 (23.64%) Infrastructure Support
3 13 (23.64%) Support Engineer
4 12 (21.82%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 7 (12.73%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (9.09%) Analyst
7 5 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Consultant
8 3 (5.45%) Data Centre Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) HP Storage Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Wintel Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Wintel Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.27%) Hybrid Cloud
2 14 (25.45%) Data Centre
3 9 (16.36%) Replication
4 6 (10.91%) Clustering
5 5 (9.09%) EMC VNX
6 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.64%) HP Storage
8 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 45 (81.82%) Windows
2 30 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 18 (32.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (21.82%) Linux
6 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (9.09%) Unix
8 4 (7.27%) CentOS
9 3 (5.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) Migration
2 9 (16.36%) Infrastructure Management
3 8 (14.55%) ITIL
4 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 6 (10.91%) Investment Management
5 5 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.27%) Data Centre Operations
6 4 (7.27%) Data Protection
7 3 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.64%) Business Continuity
8 2 (3.64%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.64%) High Availability
8 2 (3.64%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.64%) Service Management
9 1 (1.82%) Asset Management
9 1 (1.82%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 1 (1.82%) Server Virtualisation
9 1 (1.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (1.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.82%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 31 (56.36%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (29.09%) Security Cleared
2 11 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (16.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (7.27%) Degree
4 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.45%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.64%) CCNA
6 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.64%) MCSE
7 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.82%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (85.45%) Active Directory
2 15 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (25.45%) XenApp
4 12 (21.82%) VMware ESX
5 10 (18.18%) vSphere
5 10 (18.18%) XenDesktop
6 9 (16.36%) VMware Server
7 5 (9.09%) Xen
8 2 (3.64%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.82%) UAG
Systems Management
1 11 (20.00%) SCCM
2 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 10 (18.18%) SCOM
2 10 (18.18%) SCVMM
3 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (9.09%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (3.64%) HP SIM
5 2 (3.64%) SCDPM
5 2 (3.64%) SCOrch
5 2 (3.64%) SCSM
5 2 (3.64%) WSUS
6 1 (1.82%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 30 (54.55%) VMware
2 23 (41.82%) HP
3 20 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 17 (30.91%) Citrix
5 11 (20.00%) Cisco
6 10 (18.18%) NetApp
7 8 (14.55%) SolarWinds
8 7 (12.73%) 3PAR
9 5 (9.09%) EMC
10 4 (7.27%) Barracuda Networks
10 4 (7.27%) CommVault
10 4 (7.27%) Symantec
11 3 (5.45%) Dell
12 2 (3.64%) CheckPoint
12 2 (3.64%) Huawei
12 2 (3.64%) Juniper
12 2 (3.64%) ServiceNow
13 1 (1.82%) Dell Compellent
13 1 (1.82%) Red Box
13 1 (1.82%) Veeam