Period
to 18 June 2018

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 18 June 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 235 225
Contract jobs citing DFS Replication 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.048% 0.046%
As % of the System Software category - 0.47% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
City of London median daily rate - £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +26.67% -3.23%
Central London median daily rate - £475 £375
% change year-on-year - +26.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London 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 1,034 642 672
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.01% 10.34% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 826 527 535
City of London median daily rate £500 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +3.89% +12.50%
10th Percentile £215 £203 £213
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +13.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 13 34
City of London median hourly rate £19.63 £21.25 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.65% +36.00% -16.44%
10th Percentile £11.81 £13.10 £11.25
90th Percentile £23.60 £175.75 £22.44
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.25 £15.75
% change year-on-year -5.88% +34.92% -13.70%

DFS Replication
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing DFS Replication as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DFS Replication in the City of London