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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft DFS Replication (DFSR)
Rank 618 629 627
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing DFS Replication 37 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.044% 0.019%
As % of the System Software category 0.57% 0.43% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 18 11
Median daily rate £400 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £298 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +15.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £33.00 -
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
6440 5767 5871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.00% 10.08% 10.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4069 3275 3255
Median daily rate £413 £370 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% +7.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £195 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 422 618 713
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £40.55 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -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 26 September 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 21 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 26 September 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 33 £416 +11.00% 3
London -1 20 £434 +15.66% 2
North East - 10 £330 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 10 £330 -
Tyne and Wear - 10 £330 -
City of London +20 7 £418 -7.22%
Scotland +9 4 £340 +47.82%
Renfrewshire - 3 £340 -
Erskine - 3 £340 -
West Midlands - 2 £390 -
South East +15 1 - -
South West +11 1 £450 -5.26% 1
Wiltshire +10 1 £450 -5.26%
Swindon +9 1 £450 -18.18%
Berkshire - 1 - -
Telford - 1 £330 -
Reading - 1 - -
Hereford - 1 £450 -
Herefordshire - 1 £450 -
Shropshire - 1 £330 -
Glasgow - 1 - -

DFS Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 69 (89.61%) Active Directory
2 67 (87.01%) Windows
3 50 (64.94%) DNS
4 48 (62.34%) PowerShell
4 48 (62.34%) Windows Server
5 43 (55.84%) Firewall
6 38 (49.35%) Microsoft Azure
7 35 (45.45%) Migration
8 33 (42.86%) Office 365
9 30 (38.96%) VMware
10 28 (36.36%) Kerberos
10 28 (36.36%) Hybrid Cloud
11 24 (31.17%) Security Cleared
12 23 (29.87%) HP
13 22 (28.57%) Microsoft
14 20 (25.97%) SAN
14 20 (25.97%) Windows Server 2012
15 19 (24.68%) Citrix
15 19 (24.68%) SC Cleared
16 17 (22.08%) MS Exchange
16 17 (22.08%) Windows Server 2008
17 16 (20.78%) XenApp
17 16 (20.78%) Data Centre
17 16 (20.78%) VMware Infrastructure
18 15 (19.48%) SCCM
19 14 (18.18%) SCVMM
19 14 (18.18%) NetScaler
19 14 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
20 13 (16.88%) SCOM
20 13 (16.88%) 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 17 (22.08%) MS Exchange
2 14 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (6.49%) Apache
4 5 (6.49%) IIS
4 5 (6.49%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.90%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 38 (49.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (42.86%) Office 365
3 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.60%) HP Helion
4 1 (1.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (64.94%) DNS
2 43 (55.84%) Firewall
3 28 (36.36%) Kerberos
4 20 (25.97%) SAN
5 14 (18.18%) NetScaler
6 9 (11.69%) DHCP
6 9 (11.69%) VLAN
7 8 (10.39%) LAN
7 8 (10.39%) WAN
7 8 (10.39%) WLAN
8 5 (6.49%) DMZ
8 5 (6.49%) Internet
9 4 (5.19%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (5.19%) SSL
9 4 (5.19%) TCP/IP
10 3 (3.90%) LDAP
11 2 (2.60%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (2.60%) NAS
12 1 (1.30%) VoIP
12 1 (1.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MSI
General
1 10 (12.99%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Legal
3 1 (1.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (42.86%) Active Directory Engineer
2 26 (33.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
3 11 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 11 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 6 (7.79%) Analyst
4 6 (7.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (7.79%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (6.49%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Storage Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Citrix Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Consultant
7 3 (3.90%) Design Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) OSS Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Technical Support
7 3 (3.90%) Unix Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 28 (36.36%) Hybrid Cloud
2 16 (20.78%) Data Centre
3 11 (14.29%) Replication
4 6 (7.79%) Clustering
5 5 (6.49%) Computer Science
6 4 (5.19%) EMC VNX
7 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.60%) HP Storage
8 2 (2.60%) PKI
8 2 (2.60%) Private Cloud
8 2 (2.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 67 (87.01%) Windows
2 48 (62.34%) Windows Server
3 20 (25.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (22.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (16.88%) Linux
6 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (6.49%) Unix
8 4 (5.19%) CentOS
8 4 (5.19%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.60%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (45.45%) Migration
2 10 (12.99%) ITIL
3 8 (10.39%) Infrastructure Management
4 6 (7.79%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 5 (6.49%) Investment Management
6 4 (5.19%) Configuration Management
6 4 (5.19%) Data Centre Operations
6 4 (5.19%) Data Protection
6 4 (5.19%) High Availability
6 4 (5.19%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.90%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.60%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (2.60%) Presales
8 2 (2.60%) Service Management
9 1 (1.30%) Cybersecurity
9 1 (1.30%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.30%) Security Patching
9 1 (1.30%) Server Building
9 1 (1.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 48 (62.34%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.60%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (31.17%) Security Cleared
2 19 (24.68%) SC Cleared
3 9 (11.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (6.49%) Degree
6 4 (5.19%) MCSE
7 2 (2.60%) CCNA
7 2 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.60%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.30%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 69 (89.61%) Active Directory
2 16 (20.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (20.78%) XenApp
3 13 (16.88%) VMware ESX
4 12 (15.58%) vSphere
5 10 (12.99%) XenDesktop
6 9 (11.69%) VMware Server
7 5 (6.49%) Xen
8 4 (5.19%) Hyper-V
8 4 (5.19%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (3.90%) UAG
10 2 (2.60%) Firmware
10 2 (2.60%) vCloud
11 1 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (19.48%) SCCM
2 14 (18.18%) SCVMM
3 13 (16.88%) SCOM
4 11 (14.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (7.79%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (3.90%) SCDPM
7 3 (3.90%) SCOrch
7 3 (3.90%) SCSM
7 3 (3.90%) WSUS
8 2 (2.60%) OpenView
Vendors
1 30 (38.96%) VMware
2 23 (29.87%) HP
3 22 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 19 (24.68%) Citrix
5 10 (12.99%) SolarWinds
6 9 (11.69%) NetApp
7 8 (10.39%) Cisco
8 7 (9.09%) 3PAR
9 4 (5.19%) Barracuda Networks
9 4 (5.19%) Dell
9 4 (5.19%) EMC
9 4 (5.19%) Symantec
10 3 (3.90%) CommVault
11 2 (2.60%) CA
11 2 (2.60%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.60%) Opsware
11 2 (2.60%) Veeam
12 1 (1.30%) Dell Compellent
12 1 (1.30%) Red Box
12 1 (1.30%) ServiceNow