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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft DFS Replication (DFSR)
UK
Rank 591 623 599
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -24
Contract jobs citing DFS Replication 10 13 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.025% 0.046%
As % of the System Software category 0.19% 0.25% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 15
Median daily rate £628 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £280 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £686 £635 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £628 £463 £325
% change year-on-year
+35.67% +42.30%
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
5176 5295 5277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.38% 10.34% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3257 3165 2924
Median daily rate £400 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 383 471 581
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.53 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.95 £44.00 £32.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.45% +3.12%

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 27 February 2017.

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 12 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 27 February 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 +8 9 £680 +67.90% 2
South West - 7 £680 -
Bristol - 6 £680 -
West Midlands +9 1 £700 -
East of England -7 1 £375 -18.91% 1
Hertfordshire -8 1 £375 -18.91%
Hatfield -8 1 £375 +25.00%
Northern Ireland - 1 £275 -
Belfast - 1 £275 -
County Antrim - 1 £275 -
Herefordshire - 1 £700 -
Hereford - 1 £700 -

DFS Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 33 (89.19%) Windows
2 32 (86.49%) Windows Server
3 31 (83.78%) Active Directory
4 24 (64.86%) PowerShell
5 23 (62.16%) DNS
6 19 (51.35%) Security Cleared
7 18 (48.65%) Firewall
8 17 (45.95%) Microsoft Azure
8 17 (45.95%) SC Cleared
9 15 (40.54%) Office 365
10 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (32.43%) Hybrid Cloud
11 12 (32.43%) Migration
11 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
11 12 (32.43%) Kerberos
12 11 (29.73%) VMware
13 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (24.32%) Client/Server
13 9 (24.32%) HP
14 8 (21.62%) SharePoint
14 8 (21.62%) SAN
14 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (21.62%) Linux
14 8 (21.62%) Red Hat
14 8 (21.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2013
14 8 (21.62%) VMware ESXi
14 8 (21.62%) Skype for Business
14 8 (21.62%) Skype
14 8 (21.62%) SharePoint 2013

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 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2013
1 8 (21.62%) SharePoint
1 8 (21.62%) SharePoint 2013
1 8 (21.62%) Skype for Business
2 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.70%) Apache
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (45.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (40.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (62.16%) DNS
2 18 (48.65%) Firewall
3 12 (32.43%) Kerberos
4 8 (21.62%) Remote Desktop
4 8 (21.62%) SAN
4 8 (21.62%) Skype
4 8 (21.62%) VSAN
5 6 (16.22%) NetScaler
6 5 (13.51%) DMZ
6 5 (13.51%) Internet
7 2 (5.41%) BGP
7 2 (5.41%) HSRP
7 2 (5.41%) OSPF
7 2 (5.41%) VRRP
8 1 (2.70%) LAN
8 1 (2.70%) NAS
8 1 (2.70%) SNMP
8 1 (2.70%) SSL
8 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Electronics
2 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.70%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Active Directory Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Architect
3 7 (18.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Infrastructure Support
3 7 (18.92%) Support Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (13.51%) Storage Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) HP Storage Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Storage Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Active Directory Architect
7 2 (5.41%) SAN Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) SAN Storage Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) Hybrid Cloud
2 9 (24.32%) Client/Server
3 6 (16.22%) Data Centre
4 5 (13.51%) EMC VNX
5 2 (5.41%) Clustering
5 2 (5.41%) HP Storage
5 2 (5.41%) Replication
6 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 33 (89.19%) Windows
2 32 (86.49%) Windows Server
3 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (21.62%) Linux
5 8 (21.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (21.62%) Windows 10
5 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Migration
2 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
3 4 (10.81%) Investment Management
3 4 (10.81%) ITIL
4 2 (5.41%) Capacity Management
4 2 (5.41%) Change Management
4 2 (5.41%) Data Protection
4 2 (5.41%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.70%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.70%) Information Security
5 1 (2.70%) Information Security Management
5 1 (2.70%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.70%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.70%) Security Management
5 1 (2.70%) Service Management
5 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (64.86%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.70%) VB
2 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (51.35%) Security Cleared
2 17 (45.95%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (83.78%) Active Directory
2 8 (21.62%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (18.92%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (13.51%) VMware ESX
4 5 (13.51%) XenApp
5 4 (10.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) HP SIM
2 1 (2.70%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.70%) PowerCLI
2 1 (2.70%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) SCOM
2 1 (2.70%) WMI
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 11 (29.73%) VMware
3 9 (24.32%) HP
4 8 (21.62%) Red Hat
5 7 (18.92%) Cisco
6 5 (13.51%) 3PAR
6 5 (13.51%) Citrix
6 5 (13.51%) EMC
7 2 (5.41%) CommVault
7 2 (5.41%) Huawei
7 2 (5.41%) Juniper
7 2 (5.41%) NetApp
7 2 (5.41%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.70%) Clearswift
8 1 (2.70%) F5
8 1 (2.70%) IBM
8 1 (2.70%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.70%) Remedy
8 1 (2.70%) SAP