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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EMC Symmetrix Remote Data Facility (SRDF)
Rank 576 560 537
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -23
Contract jobs citing SRDF 4 20 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.043% 0.077%
As % of the System Software category 0.086% 0.43% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 28
Average daily rate £380 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +2.94%
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
4663 4672 4346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.88% 10.14% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2803 2559 2236
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £180 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 460 554 516
Average hourly rate £16.14 £16.46 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.91% +2.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.91 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.50 £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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
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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -14 4 £380 -15.55%
SRDF
UK

SRDF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (90.91%) EMC
2 8 (72.73%) SAN
3 7 (63.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (54.55%) NetBackup
4 6 (54.55%) NetApp
4 6 (54.55%) IBM
4 6 (54.55%) Banking
4 6 (54.55%) Performance Management
5 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
5 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
5 5 (45.45%) EMC VMAX
5 5 (45.45%) Brocade
5 5 (45.45%) Replication
6 4 (36.36%) HP
6 4 (36.36%) SQL
6 4 (36.36%) Oracle
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 4 (36.36%) ITIL
6 4 (36.36%) Linux
6 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (27.27%) NAS
7 3 (27.27%) Unix
7 3 (27.27%) Windows
7 3 (27.27%) AIX
7 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
8 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
8 2 (18.18%) Informatica
8 2 (18.18%) PowerCenter

SRDF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (18.18%) PowerExchange
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (9.09%) SAS
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) NAS
3 1 (9.09%) FCoE
3 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (9.09%) HTTP
3 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) Multicast
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 2 (18.18%) PowerCenter
4 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
4 1 (9.09%) HBase
4 1 (9.09%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (54.55%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Consultant
1 5 (45.45%) NetBackup Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) EMC Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) EMC Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) EMC Storage Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) EMC Storage Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) HP Storage Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) HP Storage Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) IBM Storage Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) IBM Storage Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) NetBackup Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Operations Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Storage Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) DBA
3 1 (9.09%) IT Architect
3 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Storage Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
1 1 (9.09%) Rendezvous
1 1 (9.09%) Ultra Messaging
1 1 (9.09%) XML
1 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) EMC VMAX
1 5 (45.45%) Replication
2 2 (18.18%) EMC Centera
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) AIX
2 3 (27.27%) Unix
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) Solaris
4 1 (9.09%) HPUX
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (54.55%) Performance Management
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
4 2 (18.18%) Data Validation
4 2 (18.18%) High Availability
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Validation
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Benchmarking
5 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Database Mirroring
5 1 (9.09%) Database Tuning
5 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
5 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C-shell
2 2 (18.18%) Korn
2 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 1 (9.09%) KVM
1 1 (9.09%) NFS
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) NetBackup
2 1 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) EMC
2 6 (54.55%) IBM
2 6 (54.55%) NetApp
3 5 (45.45%) Brocade
4 4 (36.36%) HP
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
6 2 (18.18%) Informatica
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco
7 1 (9.09%) DataSynapse
7 1 (9.09%) Intel
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 1 (9.09%) Sybase
7 1 (9.09%) TIBCO
7 1 (9.09%) Veritas
7 1 (9.09%) VMware