Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 17 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 209 -
Contract jobs citing DFS Replication 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.032% -
As % of the System Software category - 0.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
West Midlands median daily rate - £330 -
England median daily rate £438 £408 £375
% change year-on-year +7.36% +8.67% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the West Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 536 556 456
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 11.14% 8.92% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 286 209
West Midlands median daily rate £385 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% +15.38% +8.33%
10th Percentile £161 £130 £149
90th Percentile £560 £513 £475
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 62 76
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.22 £13.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.28% -11.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £10.55 £10.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £21.00 £21.35 £29.78
England median hourly rate £16.57 £15.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year +5.17% -1.56% +6.67%

DFS Replication
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing DFS Replication as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for DFS Replication in the West Midlands

DFS Replication
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DFS Replication in the West Midlands