The table below looks at the statistics for DFS Replication skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DFS Replication over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft DFS Replication (DFSR)
Rank 627 611 595
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -16
Contract jobs citing DFS Replication 31 20 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.036% 0.042%
As % of the System Software category 0.48% 0.36% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 10
Average daily rate £375 £344 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -6.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £256 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £475 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £321 £276 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.19% -21.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average 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
6403 5598 5408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.46% 10.02% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3923 3083 2794
Average daily rate £388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £324
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 468 678 616
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.71 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.71% +1.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.18 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

DFS Replication
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DFS Replication within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 April 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 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DFS Replication within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -32 16 £500 +45.45% 4
Scotland - 13 £311 - 3
London -2 8 £375 -21.05% 2
Renfrewshire - 5 £311 -
Erskine - 5 £311 -
South East -27 3 - -
Glasgow - 3 - -
Guildford - 3 - -
Surrey - 3 - -
City of London +43 2 £375 -6.25%
East of England +3 2 £631 +152.50% 1
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
North East - 2 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 £631 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £250 -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - - 2

DFS Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing DFS Replication also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DFS Replication.

1 34 (89.47%) Windows
1 34 (89.47%) Active Directory
2 28 (73.68%) Windows Server
3 26 (68.42%) DNS
4 23 (60.53%) PowerShell
5 22 (57.89%) Firewall
6 17 (44.74%) Migration
7 16 (42.11%) VMware
7 16 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
8 15 (39.47%) Office 365
9 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (31.58%) SCCM
10 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (31.58%) HP
11 11 (28.95%) Citrix
11 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
11 11 (28.95%) Security Cleared
11 11 (28.95%) SC Cleared
11 11 (28.95%) Hybrid Cloud
12 10 (26.32%) DHCP
12 10 (26.32%) ITIL
13 8 (21.05%) Kerberos
13 8 (21.05%) SAN
14 7 (18.42%) Replication
15 6 (15.79%) Linux
16 5 (13.16%) Microsoft App-V
16 5 (13.16%) SCVMM
16 5 (13.16%) Clustering
16 5 (13.16%) Xen

DFS Replication
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing DFS Replication also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DFS Replication. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.89%) IIS
3 2 (5.26%) Apache
3 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 16 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (39.47%) Office 365
3 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (5.26%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 26 (68.42%) DNS
2 22 (57.89%) Firewall
3 10 (26.32%) DHCP
4 8 (21.05%) Kerberos
4 8 (21.05%) SAN
5 3 (7.89%) DMZ
5 3 (7.89%) LAN
5 3 (7.89%) NetScaler
5 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
5 3 (7.89%) WAN
6 2 (5.26%) NAS
6 2 (5.26%) SNMP
7 1 (2.63%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (2.63%) LDAP
7 1 (2.63%) SSL
7 1 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Active Directory Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) Analyst
2 5 (13.16%) Architect
2 5 (13.16%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (13.16%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Design Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) OSS Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Server Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Lead Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Wintel Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Citrix Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
1 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Hybrid Cloud
2 7 (18.42%) Replication
3 5 (13.16%) Clustering
3 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.26%) PKI
4 2 (5.26%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 34 (89.47%) Windows
2 28 (73.68%) Windows Server
3 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (15.79%) Linux
6 4 (10.53%) Windows 2000
7 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (5.26%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.63%) Fedora
9 1 (2.63%) Unix
9 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Migration
2 10 (26.32%) ITIL
3 5 (13.16%) Application Discovery
3 5 (13.16%) High Availability
4 4 (10.53%) Information Security
4 4 (10.53%) Server Building
5 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.89%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (7.89%) Security Patching
6 2 (5.26%) Data Security
6 2 (5.26%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (5.26%) Presales
7 1 (2.63%) Content Management
7 1 (2.63%) Open Source
7 1 (2.63%) QMS
7 1 (2.63%) Quality Management
7 1 (2.63%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.63%) C#
2 1 (2.63%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
2 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) SC Cleared
1 11 (28.95%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.26%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) Degree
3 2 (5.26%) MCSA
3 2 (5.26%) MCSE
3 2 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (89.47%) Active Directory
2 12 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.16%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (13.16%) Xen
4 4 (10.53%) Firmware
4 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 4 (10.53%) VMware ESX
4 4 (10.53%) vSphere
4 4 (10.53%) XenApp
5 2 (5.26%) Terminal Services
5 2 (5.26%) UAG
5 2 (5.26%) vCloud
6 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (31.58%) SCCM
2 5 (13.16%) SCVMM
3 3 (7.89%) Puppet
3 3 (7.89%) SCOM
4 2 (5.26%) FortiGate
4 2 (5.26%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (5.26%) OpenView
4 2 (5.26%) WMI
5 1 (2.63%) BladeLogic
5 1 (2.63%) HP SIM
5 1 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) VMware
2 12 (31.58%) HP
3 11 (28.95%) Citrix
3 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.89%) 3PAR
4 3 (7.89%) Cisco
4 3 (7.89%) Dell
4 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.89%) SolarWinds
4 3 (7.89%) Veeam
5 2 (5.26%) CA
5 2 (5.26%) IBM
5 2 (5.26%) Opsware
5 2 (5.26%) Remedy
6 1 (2.63%) Altiris
6 1 (2.63%) Brocade
6 1 (2.63%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle
6 1 (2.63%) Symantec
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