Period
to 7 December 2019

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 7 December 2019 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
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 214 256 250
Rank change year-on-year +42 -6 -16
Contract jobs citing DFS Replication 4 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.071% 0.084% 0.083%
As % of the System Software category 0.44% 0.49% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 5
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £425 £413 £418
90th Percentile £475 £491 £490
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
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 904 1,228 860
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.01% 17.22% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 726 971 688
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +2.04% +8.89%
10th Percentile £209 £158 £200
90th Percentile £656 £650 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £480
% change year-on-year -4.76% +9.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 24
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +16.67% -24.14%
10th Percentile £12.76 £13.66 £10.33
90th Percentile £31.50 £25.50 £26.98
Central London median hourly rate £19.50 £19.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year +1.30% +16.67% -15.38%

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing DFS Replication also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for DFS Replication.

1 4 (100.00%) VBScript
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 4 (100.00%) McAfee
1 4 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (100.00%) MSI
1 4 (100.00%) InstallShield
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Service Management
1 4 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 4 (100.00%) ITSM
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (100.00%) Xen
1 4 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 4 (100.00%) WSUS
1 4 (100.00%) Ivanti
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
1 4 (100.00%) SCOM
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (100.00%) Mac OS

DFS Replication
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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:

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) InstallShield
1 4 (100.00%) MSI
1 4 (100.00%) WinDbg
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Mac OS
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 4 (100.00%) E-Discovery
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) ITSM
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (100.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (100.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Xen
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
1 4 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Jamf Pro
1 4 (100.00%) Perfmon
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
1 4 (100.00%) SCOM
1 4 (100.00%) WSUS
1 4 (100.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Ivanti
1 4 (100.00%) Lumension
1 4 (100.00%) McAfee
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware