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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EMC Symmetrix Remote Data Facility (SRDF)
Rank 200 194 198
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing SRDF 3 6 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.055% 0.10% 0.30%
As % of the System Software category 0.58% 1.03% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 18
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£538 £600 £613
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.41% -2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £550 £593
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £431 £430
% change year-on-year
-15.94% +0.29%
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
513 581 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.47% 9.99% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 410 414
Average daily rate £413 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.01% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £185 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 40 51
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £126.00 £34.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 August 2015.

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 August 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) EMC
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
2 5 (83.33%) NetApp
2 5 (83.33%) TIBCO
2 5 (83.33%) Rendezvous
2 5 (83.33%) Middleware
2 5 (83.33%) Intel
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) NFS
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) IBM
2 5 (83.33%) Solaris
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) DataSynapse
2 5 (83.33%) Xen
2 5 (83.33%) Hyper-V
2 5 (83.33%) NAS
2 5 (83.33%) FCoE
2 5 (83.33%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (83.33%) iSCSI
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Multicast
2 5 (83.33%) KVM
3 4 (66.67%) HBase

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 (66.67%) IIS
1 4 (66.67%) Apache
1 4 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
2 5 (83.33%) iSCSI
2 5 (83.33%) NAS
2 5 (83.33%) FCoE
2 5 (83.33%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (83.33%) Multicast
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 4 (66.67%) HBase
3 1 (16.67%) DTS
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) ERwin
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Architect
1 5 (83.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Server Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Rendezvous
1 5 (83.33%) Middleware
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) XSLT
3 3 (50.00%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) CLARiiON
2 1 (16.67%) Symmetrix
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Solaris
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Benchmarking
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VBScript
3 1 (16.67%) VB
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) NFS
1 5 (83.33%) Xen
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (83.33%) Hyper-V
1 5 (83.33%) KVM
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) EMC
2 5 (83.33%) Intel
2 5 (83.33%) NetApp
2 5 (83.33%) TIBCO
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) IBM
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) DataSynapse
3 4 (66.67%) Sybase
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Remedy