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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft DFS Replication (DFSR)
Rank 558 572 559
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Contract jobs citing DFS Replication 28 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.008% 0.006%
As % of the System Software category 0.53% 0.076% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 1
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£315 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £400 -
% change year-on-year
-23.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
5269 5241 4550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.66% 10.17% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2917 2690 2126
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £170 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 647 633 762
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.56 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 22 December 2014.

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 6 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 22 December 2014. 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 -9 25 £305 -23.75% 4
London - 11 £375 - 2
Scotland - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 2

DFS Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 38 (97.44%) Windows
2 34 (87.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (84.62%) Active Directory
4 28 (71.79%) DNS
5 26 (66.67%) VMware
6 24 (61.54%) MS Exchange
6 24 (61.54%) DHCP
7 22 (56.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (56.41%) Exchange Server 2010
8 20 (51.28%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (48.72%) SAN
10 16 (41.03%) Exchange Server 2007
10 16 (41.03%) Hyper-V
11 15 (38.46%) Clustering
12 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
13 13 (33.33%) NAS
14 12 (30.77%) WAN
14 12 (30.77%) Dell
14 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (28.21%) HP
15 11 (28.21%) PowerShell
16 10 (25.64%) VMware Server
16 10 (25.64%) SCCM
17 8 (20.51%) ITIL
17 8 (20.51%) WLAN
17 8 (20.51%) SNMP
17 8 (20.51%) Citrix
17 8 (20.51%) Replication
17 8 (20.51%) VLAN
18 7 (17.95%) SQL Server

DFS Replication
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 24 (61.54%) MS Exchange
2 22 (56.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (41.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
6 4 (10.26%) IBM Notes
7 3 (7.69%) IIS
7 3 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
8 2 (5.13%) JBoss
8 2 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (2.56%) Lync
9 1 (2.56%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (71.79%) DNS
2 24 (61.54%) DHCP
3 19 (48.72%) SAN
4 13 (33.33%) NAS
5 12 (30.77%) WAN
6 8 (20.51%) WLAN
6 8 (20.51%) SNMP
6 8 (20.51%) VLAN
7 7 (17.95%) Kerberos
7 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
7 7 (17.95%) LDAP
7 7 (17.95%) VoIP
8 6 (15.38%) LAN
9 5 (12.82%) Firewall
9 5 (12.82%) DMZ
10 4 (10.26%) Wireless
11 2 (5.13%) VPN
11 2 (5.13%) FTP
12 1 (2.56%) ATM
12 1 (2.56%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 7
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
1 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Military
3 2 (5.13%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Server Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Wintel Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Consultant
6 4 (10.26%) Server Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (5.13%) Wintel Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) Operations Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
9 1 (2.56%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) Application Packaging
1 3 (7.69%) X-Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Ajax
2 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.13%) WCF
2 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (5.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (5.13%) HTML
2 2 (5.13%) .NET
2 2 (5.13%) ADO.NET
2 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.13%) CSS
2 2 (5.13%) Web Services
2 2 (5.13%) Middleware
3 1 (2.56%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (38.46%) Clustering
2 8 (20.51%) Replication
3 7 (17.95%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 38 (97.44%) Windows
2 34 (87.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (56.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 5 (12.82%) Windows 2000
7 3 (7.69%) Windows XP
7 3 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (5.13%) Linux
9 1 (2.56%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) ITIL
2 6 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (12.82%) High Availability
3 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Management
3 5 (12.82%) Configuration Management
3 5 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (10.26%) Project Management
4 4 (10.26%) WAN Optimisation
5 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.13%) MVC
6 2 (5.13%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.56%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.56%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.56%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.56%) Change Control
7 1 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.56%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.26%) SQL
3 2 (5.13%) VB.NET
3 2 (5.13%) C#
3 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) Degree
4 2 (5.13%) MCSE
4 2 (5.13%) CCNA
4 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.56%) MCSA
5 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.56%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 20 (51.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (41.03%) Hyper-V
4 10 (25.64%) VMware Server
5 6 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (12.82%) vSphere
6 5 (12.82%) Firmware
6 5 (12.82%) Terminal Services
6 5 (12.82%) VMware ESX
7 3 (7.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (2.56%) UAG
8 1 (2.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 10 (25.64%) SCCM
2 7 (17.95%) NetBackup
3 6 (15.38%) WSUS
4 5 (12.82%) SCVMM
5 4 (10.26%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (5.13%) SCOM
7 1 (2.56%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (2.56%) WMI
7 1 (2.56%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (2.56%) Nagios
7 1 (2.56%) ARCserve
7 1 (2.56%) SAP Afaria
7 1 (2.56%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 26 (66.67%) VMware
2 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
3 12 (30.77%) Dell
4 11 (28.21%) HP
5 8 (20.51%) Citrix
6 7 (17.95%) NetApp
7 6 (15.38%) Mitel
7 6 (15.38%) Symantec
8 5 (12.82%) SolarWinds
8 5 (12.82%) Cisco
9 4 (10.26%) IBM
9 4 (10.26%) EMC
9 4 (10.26%) Lotus
9 4 (10.26%) McAfee
9 4 (10.26%) Riverbed
10 3 (7.69%) Veritas
10 3 (7.69%) CA
11 2 (5.13%) Hitachi
12 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
12 1 (2.56%) WatchGuard
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