The table below looks at the statistics for SRDF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SRDF over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EMC Symmetrix Remote Data Facility (SRDF)
Rank 91 85 76
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs citing SRDF 4 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.26% 0.068% 0.47%
As % of the System Software category 2.31% 0.90% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate £387 £363 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% -19.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £387 £388 £450
% change year-on-year
-0.12% -13.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SRDF
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

System Software Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
173 111 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.29% 7.55% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 42 38
Average daily rate £450 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £115 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £410 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +212.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.13
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.32%

SRDF
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

SRDF Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SRDF
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

SRDF Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SRDF
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 7 (100.00%) Unix
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) AIX
1 7 (100.00%) HPUX
1 7 (100.00%) Solaris
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) SAN
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 7 (100.00%) Change Management
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
1 7 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 7 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Migration
2 6 (85.71%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) Veritas
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (57.14%) Patch Management
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (42.86%) EMC
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 2000
5 2 (28.57%) Banking

SRDF
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) SAN
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Storage Specialist
2 3 (42.86%) Administrator
2 3 (42.86%) Migration Specialist
2 3 (42.86%) Unix Administrator
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Specialist
3 2 (28.57%) EMC Storage Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) HP Storage Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) HPUX Systems Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) Storage Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) Storage Systems Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Unix Specialist
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) AIX
1 7 (100.00%) HPUX
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Solaris
1 7 (100.00%) Unix
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 2000
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Change Management
2 6 (85.71%) Migration
3 4 (57.14%) Patch Management
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 7 (100.00%) NetBackup
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (85.71%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) Veritas
4 3 (42.86%) EMC