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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EMC Symmetrix Remote Data Facility (SRDF)
Rank 538 481 491
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +10
Contract jobs citing SRDF 18 49 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.11% 0.036%
As % of the System Software category 0.40% 1.13% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 40 3
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£463 £404 £473
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.55% -14.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £473
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
4538 4353 3971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.82% 9.79% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2519 2304 1855
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 524 522 722
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.56 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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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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 -17 11 £463 +15.62% 1
East of England - 3 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - - 2
SRDF
UK

SRDF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 35 (100.00%) EMC
2 25 (71.43%) SAN
3 20 (57.14%) Windows
4 18 (51.43%) NetApp
5 17 (48.57%) Solaris
6 16 (45.71%) Cisco
6 16 (45.71%) VMware
7 15 (42.86%) Linux
8 12 (34.29%) NFS
8 12 (34.29%) Oracle
8 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (34.29%) FCoE
9 11 (31.43%) Fibre Channel
9 11 (31.43%) NAS
9 11 (31.43%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (31.43%) Multicast
9 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
9 11 (31.43%) IBM
9 11 (31.43%) Intel
9 11 (31.43%) LAN
9 11 (31.43%) WAN
9 11 (31.43%) Migration
9 11 (31.43%) Benchmarking
10 9 (25.71%) Banking
10 9 (25.71%) AIX
11 8 (22.86%) SQL
11 8 (22.86%) Replication
11 8 (22.86%) Hyper-V
11 8 (22.86%) iSCSI
11 8 (22.86%) Xen

SRDF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 5 (14.29%) IIS
1 5 (14.29%) Apache
1 5 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 5 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (71.43%) SAN
2 12 (34.29%) FCoE
3 11 (31.43%) Fibre Channel
3 11 (31.43%) Multicast
3 11 (31.43%) NAS
3 11 (31.43%) LAN
3 11 (31.43%) WAN
4 8 (22.86%) iSCSI
5 5 (14.29%) HTTP
6 3 (8.57%) Connectrix
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) Hadoop
2 4 (11.43%) HBase
3 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) DB2
General
1 9 (25.71%) Banking
2 6 (17.14%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Architect
2 10 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
3 8 (22.86%) Consultant
4 7 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (17.14%) Storage Consultant
5 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 4 (11.43%) EMC Storage Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 3 (8.57%) Technical Architect
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Administrator
8 2 (5.71%) Storage Specialist
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Storage Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) SAN Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Operations Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Storage Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Implementation Specialist
9 1 (2.86%) Linux Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Lead Architect
9 1 (2.86%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) HTML
1 5 (14.29%) XML
1 5 (14.29%) XSLT
1 5 (14.29%) Rendezvous
1 5 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (2.86%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Replication
2 7 (20.00%) Symmetrix DMX
3 4 (11.43%) CLARiiON
3 4 (11.43%) Symmetrix
3 4 (11.43%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 20 (57.14%) Windows
2 17 (48.57%) Solaris
3 15 (42.86%) Linux
4 9 (25.71%) AIX
5 7 (20.00%) UNIX
6 6 (17.14%) HPUX
7 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Benchmarking
1 11 (31.43%) Migration
1 11 (31.43%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.57%) High Availability
4 2 (5.71%) Release Management
4 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
4 2 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (5.71%) Change Management
4 2 (5.71%) ERP
5 1 (2.86%) ITIL
5 1 (2.86%) Resource Management
5 1 (2.86%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) Java
2 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.43%) Perl
4 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (34.29%) NFS
1 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (22.86%) Hyper-V
2 8 (22.86%) Xen
2 8 (22.86%) KVM
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (8.57%) VMware ESX
4 3 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (8.57%) PowerHA
5 1 (2.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) NetBackup
2 4 (11.43%) EMC TimeFinder
3 2 (5.71%) EMC Navisphere
3 2 (5.71%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) EMC
2 18 (51.43%) NetApp
3 16 (45.71%) Cisco
3 16 (45.71%) VMware
4 12 (34.29%) Oracle
5 11 (31.43%) IBM
5 11 (31.43%) Intel
6 6 (17.14%) Brocade
7 5 (14.29%) DataSynapse
7 5 (14.29%) TIBCO
7 5 (14.29%) Veritas
8 4 (11.43%) Sybase
9 2 (5.71%) HP
9 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.86%) Symantec
10 1 (2.86%) Open Text
10 1 (2.86%) 29West