The table below looks at the statistics for SRDF skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SRDF over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EMC Symmetrix Remote Data Facility (SRDF)
Rank 566 566 503
Rank change year-on-year
0 -63
Contract jobs citing SRDF 19 10 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.020% 0.086%
As % of the System Software category 0.37% 0.21% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 28
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£375 £550 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% -4.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SRDF
UK

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

System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5187 4838 4635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.05% 9.79% 9.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3033 2702 2372
Average daily rate £353 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.46% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £170 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 524 582 600
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.38 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £27.90 £32.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

SRDF
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SRDF Jobs Demand Trend in England

SRDF
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SRDF Daily Rate Trend in England

SRDF
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SRDF across the England region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

SRDF Daily Rate Histogram in England

SRDF
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SRDF across the England region.

SRDF Hourly Rate Trend in England

SRDF
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SRDF within the England region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -13 8 £375 -34.78% 1
South West - 4 - - 1
East Midlands - 2 £375 -
Midlands -2 1 - -
South East -19 1 £375 -21.05%
Yorkshire - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
SRDF
UK

SRDF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 44 (100.00%) EMC
2 35 (79.55%) SAN
3 32 (72.73%) Cisco
3 32 (72.73%) EMC VMAX
4 29 (65.91%) VMware
5 25 (56.82%) IBM
5 25 (56.82%) Windows
5 25 (56.82%) NetApp
6 20 (45.45%) Migration
6 20 (45.45%) EMC VNX
7 19 (43.18%) EMC VPLEX
8 18 (40.91%) Brocade
9 17 (38.64%) NAS
9 17 (38.64%) Fibre Channel
9 17 (38.64%) Replication
9 17 (38.64%) NFS
9 17 (38.64%) Oracle
10 16 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (36.36%) NetBackup
11 15 (34.09%) Symmetrix
11 15 (34.09%) Hyper-V
11 15 (34.09%) Symmetrix DMX
12 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (29.55%) HPUX
13 13 (29.55%) VMware ESXi
13 13 (29.55%) Hadoop
13 13 (29.55%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (29.55%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (27.27%) SC Cleared
14 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared

SRDF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 8 (18.18%) IIS
1 8 (18.18%) Apache
1 8 (18.18%) Tomcat
1 8 (18.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 8 (18.18%) WebSphere
1 8 (18.18%) Oracle Coherence
2 6 (13.64%) OpenStack
2 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (15.91%) RMDS
2 6 (13.64%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (79.55%) SAN
2 17 (38.64%) NAS
2 17 (38.64%) Fibre Channel
3 10 (22.73%) Multicast
3 10 (22.73%) FCoE
3 10 (22.73%) LAN
3 10 (22.73%) WAN
3 10 (22.73%) iSCSI
4 8 (18.18%) HTTP
5 6 (13.64%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (29.55%) Hadoop
2 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (15.91%) HBase
4 6 (13.64%) Big Data
5 1 (2.27%) DTS
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) ERwin
General
1 6 (13.64%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) Architect
2 14 (31.82%) Storage Engineer
3 13 (29.55%) Storage Consultant
3 13 (29.55%) Consultant
3 13 (29.55%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
4 8 (18.18%) EMC Engineer
4 8 (18.18%) EMC Storage Engineer
5 7 (15.91%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 6 (13.64%) Cloud Architect
6 6 (13.64%) Storage Architect
7 5 (11.36%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 5 (11.36%) Technical Architect
8 4 (9.09%) EMC Storage Consultant
9 3 (6.82%) Operations Engineer
10 1 (2.27%) Backup Consultant
10 1 (2.27%) Server Administrator
10 1 (2.27%) Lead Architect
10 1 (2.27%) Administrator
10 1 (2.27%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) Rendezvous
1 9 (20.45%) Middleware
2 8 (18.18%) HTML
2 8 (18.18%) XML
2 8 (18.18%) XSLT
3 7 (15.91%) Ultra Messaging
4 1 (2.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (72.73%) EMC VMAX
2 20 (45.45%) EMC VNX
3 17 (38.64%) Replication
4 15 (34.09%) Symmetrix DMX
4 15 (34.09%) Symmetrix
5 8 (18.18%) CLARiiON
6 6 (13.64%) FlexPod
6 6 (13.64%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (2.27%) EMC Centera
8 1 (2.27%) Clustering
8 1 (2.27%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 25 (56.82%) Windows
2 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (29.55%) HPUX
3 13 (29.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (29.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (25.00%) Solaris
4 11 (25.00%) Linux
5 6 (13.64%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (4.55%) UNIX
7 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.27%) SUSE
7 1 (2.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) Migration
2 9 (20.45%) Benchmarking
2 9 (20.45%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (20.45%) Performance Management
2 9 (20.45%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.64%) Data Protection
4 6 (13.64%) Performance Testing
4 6 (13.64%) Capacity Management
5 5 (11.36%) ITIL
5 5 (11.36%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.55%) Software Delivery
7 1 (2.27%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (2.27%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.27%) Change Control
7 1 (2.27%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.27%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) SQL
2 8 (18.18%) Java
2 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.27%) VBScript
3 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.64%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 17 (38.64%) NFS
2 16 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (34.09%) Hyper-V
4 13 (29.55%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (20.45%) KVM
5 9 (20.45%) Xen
6 7 (15.91%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (15.91%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (2.27%) vSphere
7 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 19 (43.18%) EMC VPLEX
2 16 (36.36%) NetBackup
3 6 (13.64%) SnapMirror
3 6 (13.64%) SnapVault
4 2 (4.55%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.27%) EMC TimeFinder
5 1 (2.27%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 44 (100.00%) EMC
2 32 (72.73%) Cisco
3 29 (65.91%) VMware
4 25 (56.82%) IBM
4 25 (56.82%) NetApp
5 18 (40.91%) Brocade
6 17 (38.64%) Oracle
7 11 (25.00%) HP
8 10 (22.73%) Intel
9 9 (20.45%) TIBCO
9 9 (20.45%) DataSynapse
10 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
11 7 (15.91%) Sybase
11 7 (15.91%) Symantec
12 6 (13.64%) NetIQ
12 6 (13.64%) SAP
12 6 (13.64%) Dell
12 6 (13.64%) PlateSpin
12 6 (13.64%) Fujitsu
12 6 (13.64%) Veeam
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