Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 606 571 591
Rank change year-on-year -35 +20 -5
Contract jobs citing DFS Replication 19 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.041% 0.041% 0.021%
As % of the System Software category 0.32% 0.33% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 6
London median daily rate £365 £434 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.85% +17.63% +5.36%
10th Percentile £311 £388 £309
90th Percentile £454 £468 £437
England median daily rate £365 £415 £363
% change year-on-year -12.05% +14.48% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
London median hourly rate - - £33.00
England median hourly rate - - £33.00

DFS Replication is in the System Software category. The following 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.

All System Software Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 5,856 5,120 4,225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.61% 12.27% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,259 3,542 2,880
London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £185 £200 £175
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
England median daily rate £440 £413 £380
% change year-on-year +6.67% +8.55% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 145 187
London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +16.13% +3.33%
10th Percentile £11.81 £12.50 £10.75
90th Percentile £48.00 £50.00 £39.15
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.15 £15.50
% change year-on-year +2.17% +4.19% -

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DFS Replication in London over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 16 January 2018. 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
South London - 7 £365 -
Central London -13 2 £450 +7.78%
East London - 1 - -
DFS Replication
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) Citrix
3 15 (78.95%) DNS
4 14 (73.68%) DHCP
4 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
4 14 (73.68%) VMware
4 14 (73.68%) Office 365
5 13 (68.42%) Ivanti
6 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
7 11 (57.89%) Microsoft Office
7 11 (57.89%) Clustering
7 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (57.89%) Failover Clustering
7 11 (57.89%) Windows Server
8 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (52.63%) XenApp
9 8 (42.11%) Data Centre
10 7 (36.84%) Windows 10
10 7 (36.84%) Windows 7
10 7 (36.84%) ITIL
11 6 (31.58%) Linux
11 6 (31.58%) IBM
11 6 (31.58%) Sun
11 6 (31.58%) Dell
11 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (31.58%) Business Continuity
11 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (31.58%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (31.58%) EqualLogic

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 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (73.68%) Office 365
2 2 (10.53%) Mimecast
3 1 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (78.95%) DNS
2 14 (73.68%) DHCP
3 6 (31.58%) VLAN
4 3 (15.79%) MPLS
4 3 (15.79%) SAN
4 3 (15.79%) VPN
4 3 (15.79%) WAN
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (10.53%) LAN
5 2 (10.53%) NAS
5 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (5.26%) EIGRP
6 1 (5.26%) HSRP
6 1 (5.26%) Internet
6 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
6 1 (5.26%) VoIP
6 1 (5.26%) Wireless
General
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Citrix Specialist
1 6 (31.58%) Server Specialist
1 6 (31.58%) Server Support
1 6 (31.58%) Server Support Specialist
1 6 (31.58%) Support Specialist
2 4 (21.05%) Citrix Server Specialist
2 4 (21.05%) Citrix Support
2 4 (21.05%) Citrix Support Specialist
3 3 (15.79%) Active Directory Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) SCCM Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Server Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Clustering
2 8 (42.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
3 2 (10.53%) Private Cloud
4 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
4 1 (5.26%) Replication
4 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Windows Server
2 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (36.84%) Windows 10
3 7 (36.84%) Windows 7
4 6 (31.58%) Linux
4 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) Business Continuity
2 6 (31.58%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (31.58%) Data Centre Operations
2 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (31.58%) High Availability
2 6 (31.58%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 6 (31.58%) Problem Management
2 6 (31.58%) Virtual Environments
3 5 (26.32%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) Capacity Management
4 2 (10.53%) DevOps
4 2 (10.53%) E-Discovery
4 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Proactive Monitoring
4 2 (10.53%) Release Management
4 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
1 2 (10.53%) MCSE
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MCSA
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (52.63%) XenApp
3 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (10.53%) vSphere
4 2 (10.53%) Xen
4 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (57.89%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (15.79%) SCCM
3 2 (10.53%) SCOM
3 2 (10.53%) SCOrch
3 2 (10.53%) vCenter Server
3 2 (10.53%) XenMobile
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Citrix
2 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 14 (73.68%) VMware
3 13 (68.42%) Ivanti
4 6 (31.58%) Dell
4 6 (31.58%) EqualLogic
4 6 (31.58%) IBM
4 6 (31.58%) Sun
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco
5 4 (21.05%) CommVault
6 3 (15.79%) HP
7 1 (5.26%) Meraki
7 1 (5.26%) NetApp