Period
to 12 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 12 August 2020 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - 239 256
Contract jobs citing DFS Replication 0 2 3
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.031% 0.043%
As % of the System Software category - 0.17% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £381 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.29% -10.53%
Central London median daily rate - £381 £425
% change year-on-year - -10.29% -10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 323 1,151 1,115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.91% 17.77% 15.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 906 889
Median daily rate £500 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £263 £216 £200
90th Percentile £638 £675 £651
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 23 42
Median hourly rate £24.22 £21.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.33% +9.09% +0.65%
10th Percentile £12.42 £13.53 £13.31
90th Percentile £36.63 £46.00 £25.45
Median hourly rate £17.13 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -18.45% +5.00% +6.13%

DFS Replication
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing DFS Replication as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for DFS Replication in the City of London

DFS Replication
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing DFS Replication in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for DFS Replication in the City of London