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 3 June 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft DFS Replication (DFSR)
Rank 580 565 548
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -17
Contract jobs citing DFS Replication 16 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.045% 0.024%
As % of the System Software category 0.30% 0.47% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 8
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£288 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £245 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £270 -
% change year-on-year
+6.48% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50

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
5357 5114 4419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.84% 9.60% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3020 2746 2105
Average daily rate £350 £329 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £160 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 606 636 607
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £31.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%

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 3 June 2015.

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 13 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 3 June 2015. 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
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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 -17 15 £288 -13.20% 2
South East -8 12 £288 +9.52% 1
Kent - 5 £450 -
Berkshire - 2 £288 -
London 0 1 - -
East of England -1 1 - -
Haywards Heath - 1 £350 -
Slough - 1 £288 -
Witham - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 £250 -
West Sussex - 1 £350 -
East Midlands - 1 £250 -

DFS Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 37 (94.87%) Windows
2 32 (82.05%) VMware
3 31 (79.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (74.36%) Active Directory
5 23 (58.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (48.72%) Microsoft
7 18 (46.15%) SAN
7 18 (46.15%) vSphere
8 17 (43.59%) DNS
9 15 (38.46%) DHCP
9 15 (38.46%) MS Exchange
10 14 (35.90%) SCCM
11 13 (33.33%) Replication
12 12 (30.77%) Citrix
12 12 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (25.64%) ITIL
14 10 (25.64%) WAN
14 10 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2007
14 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (23.08%) Firewall
15 9 (23.08%) HP
15 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
16 8 (20.51%) LAN
16 8 (20.51%) Hyper-V
16 8 (20.51%) XenApp
16 8 (20.51%) XenDesktop
17 7 (17.95%) VMware ESX
17 7 (17.95%) Dell
17 7 (17.95%) SQL

DFS Replication
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 15 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 12 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (10.26%) IIS
6 2 (5.13%) Apache
7 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.56%) JBoss
7 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.56%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.56%) Office 365
3 1 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 18 (46.15%) SAN
2 17 (43.59%) DNS
3 15 (38.46%) DHCP
4 10 (25.64%) WAN
5 9 (23.08%) Firewall
6 8 (20.51%) LAN
7 7 (17.95%) NetScaler
8 6 (15.38%) iSCSI
8 6 (15.38%) VLAN
9 5 (12.82%) NAS
9 5 (12.82%) SNMP
9 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
10 4 (10.26%) WLAN
11 3 (7.69%) LDAP
11 3 (7.69%) Kerberos
12 2 (5.13%) VPN
12 2 (5.13%) Wireless
13 1 (2.56%) IMAP
13 1 (2.56%) Spanning Tree
13 1 (2.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (5.13%) Military
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Law
2 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) Server Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Citrix Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Server Support
6 2 (5.13%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) Server Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Middleware
1 1 (2.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Replication
2 7 (17.95%) Data Centre
3 6 (15.38%) Clustering
3 6 (15.38%) NHS
3 6 (15.38%) EqualLogic
4 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (94.87%) Windows
2 31 (79.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (58.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 5 (12.82%) Windows XP
7 4 (10.26%) Linux
7 4 (10.26%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) ITIL
2 5 (12.82%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.69%) Server Building
5 2 (5.13%) Project Management
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (5.13%) Migration
5 2 (5.13%) Performance Management
5 2 (5.13%) Change Control
6 1 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.56%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.56%) High Availability
6 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.56%) ITSM
6 1 (2.56%) Identity Management
6 1 (2.56%) Data Security
6 1 (2.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) SQL
2 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (15.38%) MCSE
2 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.26%) MCITP
4 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (5.13%) MCSA
5 2 (5.13%) Degree
6 1 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (74.36%) Active Directory
2 18 (46.15%) vSphere
3 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (20.51%) Hyper-V
4 8 (20.51%) XenApp
4 8 (20.51%) XenDesktop
5 7 (17.95%) VMware ESX
6 5 (12.82%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (10.26%) VMware Server
8 2 (5.13%) Terminal Services
9 1 (2.56%) vCloud
9 1 (2.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (35.90%) SCCM
2 4 (10.26%) SCOM
2 4 (10.26%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (7.69%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (5.13%) SCDPM
4 2 (5.13%) SCVMM
4 2 (5.13%) WMI
4 2 (5.13%) WSUS
5 1 (2.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (2.56%) SCSM
5 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 32 (82.05%) VMware
2 19 (48.72%) Microsoft
3 12 (30.77%) Citrix
4 9 (23.08%) HP
5 7 (17.95%) Dell
6 6 (15.38%) CommVault
6 6 (15.38%) SolarWinds
7 5 (12.82%) NetApp
8 4 (10.26%) Cisco
8 4 (10.26%) McAfee
9 2 (5.13%) Remedy
9 2 (5.13%) IBM
9 2 (5.13%) 3PAR
9 2 (5.13%) Lumension
10 1 (2.56%) RightFax
10 1 (2.56%) Brocade
10 1 (2.56%) ProCurve
10 1 (2.56%) Veeam
10 1 (2.56%) Symantec
10 1 (2.56%) Juniper