The table below looks at the statistics for SRDF skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SRDF over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EMC Symmetrix Remote Data Facility (SRDF)
Rank 199 194 198
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing SRDF 1 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.018% 0.21% 0.033%
As % of the System Software category 0.20% 2.41% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £440 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.95% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £473
% change year-on-year
- -15.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
490 582 516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.68% 8.56% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 388 315
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £230 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 42 62
Average hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.57% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.85 £24.20 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

SRDF
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SRDF across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

SRDF Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SRDF
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SRDF across the City of London region.

SRDF Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SRDF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing SRDF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SRDF.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) EMC
1 8 (100.00%) SAN
2 7 (87.50%) NetApp
2 7 (87.50%) Intel
2 7 (87.50%) Benchmarking
2 7 (87.50%) NFS
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 7 (87.50%) Solaris
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) NAS
2 7 (87.50%) FCoE
2 7 (87.50%) Fibre Channel
2 7 (87.50%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (87.50%) Multicast
3 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) Xen
4 3 (37.50%) iSCSI
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) KVM
4 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
5 2 (25.00%) 29West
5 2 (25.00%) HBase
5 2 (25.00%) Hadoop

SRDF
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing SRDF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SRDF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Coherence
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
1 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) SAN
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 7 (87.50%) NAS
2 7 (87.50%) FCoE
2 7 (87.50%) Fibre Channel
2 7 (87.50%) Multicast
3 3 (37.50%) iSCSI
4 2 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) HBase
2 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
General
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Storage Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Storage Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Architect
4 1 (12.50%) EMC Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Rendezvous
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
1 2 (25.00%) XML
1 2 (25.00%) XSLT
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Symmetrix
1 1 (12.50%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Solaris
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) HPUX
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Benchmarking
1 7 (87.50%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) NFS
2 3 (37.50%) Xen
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) KVM
2 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) EMC
2 7 (87.50%) NetApp
2 7 (87.50%) Intel
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) 29West
4 2 (25.00%) DataSynapse
4 2 (25.00%) TIBCO
4 2 (25.00%) Sybase
4 2 (25.00%) IBM