Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for DFS Replication skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DFS Replication over the 6 months to 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft DFS Replication (DFSR)
England > London
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 558 584 586
Rank change year-on-year +26 +2 +3
Contract jobs citing DFS Replication 26 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.062% 0.051% 0.039%
As % of the System Software category 0.57% 0.46% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 12
London median daily rate £463 £415 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.45% -5.14% +59.09%
10th Percentile £425 £261 £363
90th Percentile £498 £496 £521
England median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% +40.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

DFS Replication is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 4573 4976 4481
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 10.91% 10.95% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3194 3507 2960
London median daily rate £475 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £185 £191 £165
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
England median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 142 269
London median hourly rate £20.00 £14.47 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.24% -14.90% +4.62%
10th Percentile £12.88 £10.75 £11.45
90th Percentile £50.00 £27.03 £28.34
England median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +3.23%

DFS Replication
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing DFS Replication as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for DFS Replication in London

DFS Replication
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DFS Replication in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for DFS Replication in London

DFS Replication
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +14 7 £475 +20.25%
DFS Replication
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, 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 across the London region with a requirement for DFS Replication.

1 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (96.15%) Active Directory
3 20 (76.92%) Windows
3 20 (76.92%) PowerShell
4 19 (73.08%) SAN
5 18 (69.23%) Citrix
5 18 (69.23%) Windows Server
6 17 (65.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
7 16 (61.54%) SCCM
8 15 (57.69%) Migration
9 14 (53.85%) MS Exchange
9 14 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
10 13 (50.00%) vSphere
10 13 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 13 (50.00%) HP
11 12 (46.15%) Finance
11 12 (46.15%) XenDesktop
12 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (42.31%) Office 365
12 11 (42.31%) vCenter Server
13 10 (38.46%) Azure Active Directory
13 10 (38.46%) Data Centre
14 9 (34.62%) 3PAR
15 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Intune
15 8 (30.77%) Banking
15 8 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 8 (30.77%) Cisco
16 7 (26.92%) NetApp
16 7 (26.92%) NAS

DFS Replication
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 14 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
1 14 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
4 4 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (42.31%) Office 365
3 10 (38.46%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 19 (73.08%) SAN
2 7 (26.92%) NAS
2 7 (26.92%) VSAN
3 6 (23.08%) iSCSI
3 6 (23.08%) Wireless
4 5 (19.23%) DNS
4 5 (19.23%) NetScaler
5 3 (11.54%) WAN
6 2 (7.69%) DHCP
6 2 (7.69%) VLAN
7 1 (3.85%) DMZ
7 1 (3.85%) Firewall
7 1 (3.85%) LAN
7 1 (3.85%) MPLS
7 1 (3.85%) VPN
7 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
General
1 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Administrator
2 8 (30.77%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (30.77%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Windows Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Banking Analyst
4 6 (23.08%) Server Administrator
4 6 (23.08%) Server Analyst
4 6 (23.08%) Server Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Systems Analyst
4 6 (23.08%) Windows Administrator
4 6 (23.08%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Windows Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 7 (26.92%) PKI
3 6 (23.08%) Fat Client
3 6 (23.08%) Thin Client
4 3 (11.54%) Hedge funds
5 2 (7.69%) Clustering
6 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.85%) Private Cloud
6 1 (3.85%) Replication
6 1 (3.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 18 (69.23%) Windows Server
3 17 (65.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.85%) Linux
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Migration
2 7 (26.92%) High Availability
2 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 7 (26.92%) Task Automation
3 4 (15.38%) CRM
3 4 (15.38%) ITIL
4 3 (11.54%) Asset Management
5 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Service Management
6 1 (3.85%) Change Control
6 1 (3.85%) DevOps
6 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.85%) E-Discovery
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (3.85%) Investment Management
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.85%) Release Management
6 1 (3.85%) Security Patching
6 1 (3.85%) Server Building
6 1 (3.85%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (26.92%) VCP6
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.85%) CCNA
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (96.15%) Active Directory
2 13 (50.00%) vSphere
3 12 (46.15%) XenDesktop
4 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (7.69%) XenApp
7 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
7 1 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (61.54%) SCCM
2 11 (42.31%) vCenter Server
3 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Intune
4 7 (26.92%) SCOM
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (3.85%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (69.23%) Citrix
3 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
4 13 (50.00%) HP
5 9 (34.62%) 3PAR
6 8 (30.77%) Cisco
7 7 (26.92%) NetApp
8 4 (15.38%) EMC
9 2 (7.69%) CommVault
9 2 (7.69%) Dell
10 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
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