Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 20 November 2017 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 168 203
Contract jobs citing DFS Replication 0 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.14% 0.032%
As % of the System Software category - 0.96% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Scotland median daily rate - £335 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +45.65% -
UK median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 Scotland with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 509 627 587
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.23% 14.59% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 371 261
Scotland median daily rate £375 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +4.84% -3.88%
10th Percentile £130 £160 £135
90th Percentile £550 £453 £450
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 25 31
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +13.51% +17.46%
10th Percentile £10.39 £13.35 £13.75
90th Percentile £37.25 £42.00 £38.75
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

DFS Replication
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing DFS Replication as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for DFS Replication in Scotland

DFS Replication
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DFS Replication in Scotland