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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft DFS Replication (DFSR)
Rank 624 633 574
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -59
Contract jobs citing DFS Replication 32 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.029% 0.045%
As % of the System Software category 0.48% 0.28% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 9
Median daily rate £326 £288 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.21% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £254 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £460 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £288 £270
% change year-on-year
+11.65% +6.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median 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
6625 5653 5319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.15% 10.24% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4059 3143 2844
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 438 670 653
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.24 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.85 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +6.82%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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
Scotland - 17 £317 -
England -16 13 £330 +14.78% 1
Renfrewshire - 7 £313 -
Erskine - 7 £313 -
Tyne and Wear - 5 £330 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £330 -
North East - 5 £330 -
Glasgow - 4 - -
London -9 3 £375 - 1
South East -9 3 - -
Surrey - 3 - -
Guildford - 3 - -
Edinburgh - 2 £450 -
East of England +9 1 £638 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £375 -
North West - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £638 -

DFS Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 42 (93.33%) Windows
1 42 (93.33%) Active Directory
2 35 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 32 (71.11%) DNS
4 30 (66.67%) PowerShell
5 28 (62.22%) Firewall
6 23 (51.11%) Microsoft Azure
7 21 (46.67%) Office 365
8 20 (44.44%) Migration
9 15 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
9 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (33.33%) VMware
10 14 (31.11%) Kerberos
11 13 (28.89%) SCCM
11 13 (28.89%) SC Cleared
11 13 (28.89%) Security Cleared
11 13 (28.89%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (26.67%) HP
13 11 (24.44%) Citrix
13 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
13 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (22.22%) DHCP
14 10 (22.22%) ITIL
15 8 (17.78%) SAN
16 7 (15.56%) Replication
16 7 (15.56%) Linux
17 6 (13.33%) Clustering
17 6 (13.33%) High Availability
17 6 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
17 6 (13.33%) SCVMM

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 4 (8.89%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.67%) IIS
3 2 (4.44%) Apache
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 23 (51.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (46.67%) Office 365
3 6 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.44%) HP Helion
5 1 (2.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (71.11%) DNS
2 28 (62.22%) Firewall
3 14 (31.11%) Kerberos
4 10 (22.22%) DHCP
5 8 (17.78%) SAN
6 4 (8.89%) DMZ
6 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
7 3 (6.67%) LAN
7 3 (6.67%) NetScaler
7 3 (6.67%) WAN
8 2 (4.44%) LDAP
8 2 (4.44%) NAS
8 2 (4.44%) SNMP
9 1 (2.22%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (2.22%) IPsec
9 1 (2.22%) SSL
9 1 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Legal
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Active Directory Engineer
2 5 (11.11%) Analyst
2 5 (11.11%) Architect
2 5 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Design Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) OSS Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Wintel Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Lead Architect
5 2 (4.44%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.44%) Server Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) Administrator
6 1 (2.22%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) .NET
1 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 7 (15.56%) Replication
3 6 (13.33%) Clustering
4 4 (8.89%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.44%) PKI
5 2 (4.44%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 42 (93.33%) Windows
2 35 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (28.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (15.56%) Linux
6 5 (11.11%) Windows 2000
7 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (4.44%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.22%) Fedora
10 1 (2.22%) Unix
10 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) Migration
2 10 (22.22%) ITIL
3 6 (13.33%) High Availability
4 5 (11.11%) Application Discovery
5 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
5 4 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (8.89%) Information Security
5 4 (8.89%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (8.89%) Security Patching
5 4 (8.89%) Server Building
6 3 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (4.44%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.44%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (4.44%) Presales
8 1 (2.22%) Content Management
8 1 (2.22%) Data Security
8 1 (2.22%) Open Source
8 1 (2.22%) QMS
8 1 (2.22%) Quality Management
8 1 (2.22%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.44%) SQL
3 1 (2.22%) C#
3 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (28.89%) SC Cleared
1 13 (28.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.44%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) Degree
3 2 (4.44%) MCSA
3 2 (4.44%) MCSE
3 2 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (8.89%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (93.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 5 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (11.11%) Xen
4 4 (8.89%) Firmware
4 4 (8.89%) VMware ESX
4 4 (8.89%) vSphere
4 4 (8.89%) XenApp
5 2 (4.44%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.44%) UAG
5 2 (4.44%) vCloud
6 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (28.89%) SCCM
2 6 (13.33%) SCVMM
3 3 (6.67%) Puppet
3 3 (6.67%) SCOM
4 2 (4.44%) FortiGate
4 2 (4.44%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (4.44%) OpenView
4 2 (4.44%) WMI
5 1 (2.22%) BladeLogic
5 1 (2.22%) HP SIM
5 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 15 (33.33%) VMware
2 12 (26.67%) HP
3 11 (24.44%) Citrix
3 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.89%) Dell
5 3 (6.67%) Cisco
5 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.67%) SolarWinds
6 2 (4.44%) 3PAR
6 2 (4.44%) CA
6 2 (4.44%) IBM
6 2 (4.44%) Opsware
6 2 (4.44%) Remedy
6 2 (4.44%) Veeam
7 1 (2.22%) Altiris
7 1 (2.22%) Brocade
7 1 (2.22%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (2.22%) NetApp
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle
7 1 (2.22%) Symantec