The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the City of London region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EMC Symmetrix Remote Data Facility (SRDF)
Rank 190 206 222
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +16
Contract jobs citing SRDF 5 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.087% 0.18% 0.026%
As % of the System Software category 0.92% 2.13% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 2
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +35.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £578 £439
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
545 609 591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.45% 8.60% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 375 352
Average daily rate £330 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 53 55
Average hourly rate £17.98 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.79% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.98 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £33.60 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +2.94%
SRDF
London

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SRDF across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

SRDF Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

SRDF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (100.00%) EMC
1 13 (100.00%) SAN
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 11 (84.62%) Oracle
2 11 (84.62%) Linux
3 10 (76.92%) Windows
3 10 (76.92%) NetApp
3 10 (76.92%) SQL
3 10 (76.92%) Fibre Channel
4 9 (69.23%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (69.23%) Multicast
4 9 (69.23%) NAS
4 9 (69.23%) FCoE
4 9 (69.23%) Benchmarking
4 9 (69.23%) NFS
4 9 (69.23%) Intel
4 9 (69.23%) Solaris
4 9 (69.23%) LAN
4 9 (69.23%) WAN
5 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
6 6 (46.15%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (46.15%) HTML
6 6 (46.15%) Java
6 6 (46.15%) XML
7 5 (38.46%) VMware
7 5 (38.46%) Finance
8 4 (30.77%) TIBCO
8 4 (30.77%) Rendezvous
8 4 (30.77%) Middleware
8 4 (30.77%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (30.77%) IIS
1 4 (30.77%) Apache
1 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) SAN
2 10 (76.92%) Fibre Channel
3 9 (69.23%) Multicast
3 9 (69.23%) NAS
3 9 (69.23%) FCoE
3 9 (69.23%) LAN
3 9 (69.23%) WAN
4 4 (30.77%) HTTP
4 4 (30.77%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) Hadoop
2 4 (30.77%) HBase
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
3 2 (15.38%) TKPROF
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Toad
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
3 3 (23.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Architect
2 7 (53.85%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (30.77%) Lead Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (7.69%) SAN Storage Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) DBA
6 1 (7.69%) Administrator
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 1 (7.69%) Senior DBA
6 1 (7.69%) Storage Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) SAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) HTML
1 6 (46.15%) XML
2 4 (30.77%) XSLT
2 4 (30.77%) Rendezvous
2 4 (30.77%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (15.38%) CLARiiON
2 2 (15.38%) EMC Centera
2 2 (15.38%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) Symmetrix DMX
3 1 (7.69%) Celerra
3 1 (7.69%) Symmetrix
3 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Linux
2 10 (76.92%) Windows
3 9 (69.23%) Solaris
4 3 (23.08%) UNIX
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Benchmarking
1 9 (69.23%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) NFS
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
3 4 (30.77%) Xen
3 4 (30.77%) KVM
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (15.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (15.38%) Control-M
1 2 (15.38%) EMC TimeFinder
1 2 (15.38%) NetBackup
1 2 (15.38%) Data Guard
2 1 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) EMC
2 11 (84.62%) Oracle
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco
3 10 (76.92%) NetApp
4 9 (69.23%) Intel
5 5 (38.46%) VMware
6 4 (30.77%) DataSynapse
6 4 (30.77%) TIBCO
6 4 (30.77%) 29West
6 4 (30.77%) IBM
6 4 (30.77%) Sybase
7 2 (15.38%) BMC
7 2 (15.38%) Veritas
8 1 (7.69%) HP
8 1 (7.69%) 3PAR