The table below looks at the statistics for SRDF skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SRDF over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EMC Symmetrix Remote Data Facility (SRDF)
Rank 609 610 603
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing SRDF 21 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.042% 0.022%
As % of the System Software category 0.36% 0.39% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 9
Median daily rate £550 £375 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -34.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £375 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £468 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £363 £431
% change year-on-year
+44.82% -15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
5905 5623 5303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.93% 10.63% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3820 3228 2957
Median daily rate £413 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.01% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 365 559 629
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.90 £43.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

SRDF
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing SRDF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SRDF within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +1 13 £575 +53.33%
Yorkshire +11 7 £525 -
South West +4 1 £360 -
SRDF
UK

SRDF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SRDF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for SRDF.

1 32 (100.00%) EMC
2 29 (90.63%) NetApp
2 29 (90.63%) Windows
2 29 (90.63%) Solaris
2 29 (90.63%) Linux
2 29 (90.63%) SAN
2 29 (90.63%) NAS
3 27 (84.38%) Oracle
4 26 (81.25%) SQL Server
4 26 (81.25%) SQL
4 26 (81.25%) LAN
4 26 (81.25%) WAN
4 26 (81.25%) NFS
4 26 (81.25%) Intel
4 26 (81.25%) Cisco
4 26 (81.25%) VMware
4 26 (81.25%) Hyper-V
4 26 (81.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (81.25%) FCoE
4 26 (81.25%) Fibre Channel
4 26 (81.25%) Xen
4 26 (81.25%) KVM
5 25 (78.13%) Performance Tuning
6 23 (71.88%) iSCSI
6 23 (71.88%) Multicast
6 23 (71.88%) Benchmarking
7 21 (65.63%) Middleware
8 19 (59.38%) Banking
9 18 (56.25%) IBM
10 17 (53.13%) Oracle HTTP Server

SRDF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (53.13%) Apache
1 17 (53.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 17 (53.13%) Tomcat
2 14 (43.75%) IIS
2 14 (43.75%) Oracle Coherence
2 14 (43.75%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (3.13%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.13%) IaaS
1 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (90.63%) NAS
1 29 (90.63%) SAN
2 26 (81.25%) FCoE
2 26 (81.25%) Fibre Channel
2 26 (81.25%) LAN
2 26 (81.25%) WAN
3 23 (71.88%) iSCSI
3 23 (71.88%) Multicast
4 17 (53.13%) HTTP
5 3 (9.38%) DWDM
5 3 (9.38%) Internet
6 2 (6.25%) DNS
6 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (81.25%) SQL Server
2 16 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 16 (50.00%) HBase
3 2 (6.25%) DB2
3 2 (6.25%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (3.13%) Big Data
4 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.13%) OLAP
4 1 (3.13%) OLTP
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle OLAP
General
1 19 (59.38%) Banking
2 11 (34.38%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (81.25%) Architect
2 24 (75.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 13 (40.63%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 13 (40.63%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (31.25%) Lead Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) EMC Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) NetBackup Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Storage Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) DBA
7 1 (3.13%) EMC Storage Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Network Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (3.13%) SAN Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Storage and Backup Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (65.63%) Middleware
2 14 (43.75%) Rendezvous
3 13 (40.63%) HTML
3 13 (40.63%) XML
3 13 (40.63%) XSLT
4 1 (3.13%) Ultra Messaging
4 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
1 3 (9.38%) EMC Centera
1 3 (9.38%) EMC VMAX
1 3 (9.38%) EMC VNX
1 3 (9.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (9.38%) Online Banking
2 2 (6.25%) Clustering
2 2 (6.25%) Replication
3 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 29 (90.63%) Linux
1 29 (90.63%) Solaris
1 29 (90.63%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Unix
3 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.13%) AIX
4 1 (3.13%) SUSE
4 1 (3.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (78.13%) Performance Tuning
2 23 (71.88%) Benchmarking
3 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (18.75%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (9.38%) High Availability
5 3 (9.38%) Software Delivery
6 2 (6.25%) ITIL
6 2 (6.25%) Migration
7 1 (3.13%) DevOps
7 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.13%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.13%) SDLC
7 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (81.25%) SQL
2 13 (40.63%) Java
2 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (81.25%) Hyper-V
1 26 (81.25%) KVM
1 26 (81.25%) NFS
1 26 (81.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 26 (81.25%) Xen
2 15 (46.88%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (9.38%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.13%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) EMC
2 29 (90.63%) NetApp
3 27 (84.38%) Oracle
4 26 (81.25%) Cisco
4 26 (81.25%) Intel
4 26 (81.25%) VMware
5 18 (56.25%) IBM
6 15 (46.88%) Sybase
7 14 (43.75%) DataSynapse
7 14 (43.75%) TIBCO
8 3 (9.38%) AppDynamics
8 3 (9.38%) Brocade
9 2 (6.25%) Hitachi
10 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
10 1 (3.13%) WorldPay