The table below looks at the statistics for DFS Replication skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DFS Replication over the 3 months to 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft DFS Replication (DFSR)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing DFS Replication 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the System Software category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £276 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.19% -21.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -
DFS Replication
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

System Software Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
282 267 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.80% 9.80% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 123 87
Median daily rate £370 £308 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.32% +6.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £130 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.92% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 53 45
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.70 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £27.80 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

DFS Replication
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region 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 West Midlands

DFS Replication
Top 3 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for DFS Replication.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

DFS Replication
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012