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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EMC Symmetrix Remote Data Facility (SRDF)
Rank 572 572 523
Rank change year-on-year
0 -49
Contract jobs citing SRDF 23 13 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.025% 0.10%
As % of the System Software category 0.44% 0.26% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 39
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£375 £525 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £394 £430
% change year-on-year
-7.93% -8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
5237 5018 4809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.88% 9.81% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3034 2828 2527
Average daily rate £365 £330 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 535 614 570
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £31.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 September 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 September 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 -7 9 £375 -34.78% 1
South West - 8 - -
East Midlands - 5 £375 -
Yorkshire - 4 - -
South East -13 1 £375 -6.25% 1
North West - 1 - -
SRDF
UK

SRDF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 30 (100.00%) EMC
2 27 (90.00%) IBM
2 27 (90.00%) NetApp
3 24 (80.00%) SAN
4 21 (70.00%) Replication
5 20 (66.67%) NetBackup
6 19 (63.33%) Brocade
6 19 (63.33%) EMC VMAX
7 15 (50.00%) NAS
7 15 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
7 15 (50.00%) NFS
7 15 (50.00%) Cisco
7 15 (50.00%) Oracle
8 14 (46.67%) HP
8 14 (46.67%) VMware
8 14 (46.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (43.33%) SC Cleared
9 13 (43.33%) Security Cleared
9 13 (43.33%) Hyper-V
9 13 (43.33%) Performance Management
10 12 (40.00%) Hadoop
11 11 (36.67%) Windows
12 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
12 10 (33.33%) SQL
13 9 (30.00%) Solaris
13 9 (30.00%) Linux
13 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
14 8 (26.67%) Intel
14 8 (26.67%) LAN

SRDF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 6 (20.00%) IIS
1 6 (20.00%) Apache
1 6 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 6 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle Coherence
1 6 (20.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 5 (16.67%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (80.00%) SAN
2 15 (50.00%) NAS
2 15 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
3 8 (26.67%) Multicast
3 8 (26.67%) FCoE
3 8 (26.67%) LAN
3 8 (26.67%) WAN
3 8 (26.67%) iSCSI
4 6 (20.00%) HTTP
4 6 (20.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) Hadoop
2 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (20.00%) HBase
3 6 (20.00%) Big Data
4 1 (3.33%) DTS
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) ERwin
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
1 5 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Architect
2 11 (36.67%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (26.67%) Storage Engineer
4 7 (23.33%) Consultant
4 7 (23.33%) Storage Consultant
5 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
5 6 (20.00%) Storage Architect
5 6 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
6 5 (16.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 5 (16.67%) Technical Architect
7 2 (6.67%) DBA
7 2 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (6.67%) SQL DBA
8 1 (3.33%) Administrator
8 1 (3.33%) Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Server Administrator
8 1 (3.33%) Backup Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) Rendezvous
1 7 (23.33%) Middleware
2 6 (20.00%) HTML
2 6 (20.00%) XML
2 6 (20.00%) XSLT
3 5 (16.67%) Ultra Messaging
4 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (70.00%) Replication
2 19 (63.33%) EMC VMAX
3 8 (26.67%) CLARiiON
4 7 (23.33%) EMC VNX
5 6 (20.00%) FlexPod
5 6 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (6.67%) Symmetrix
8 1 (3.33%) Clustering
8 1 (3.33%) Celerra
8 1 (3.33%) Symmetrix DMX
8 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
2 9 (30.00%) Solaris
2 9 (30.00%) Linux
3 6 (20.00%) Data ONTAP
4 2 (6.67%) UNIX
5 1 (3.33%) AIX
5 1 (3.33%) HPUX
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (43.33%) Performance Management
3 8 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (26.67%) ITIL
3 8 (26.67%) Migration
3 8 (26.67%) Problem Management
4 7 (23.33%) Benchmarking
5 6 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 6 (20.00%) Capacity Management
6 2 (6.67%) Software Delivery
6 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.33%) Change Control
7 1 (3.33%) Database Tuning
7 1 (3.33%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.33%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.33%) Database Mirroring
7 1 (3.33%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) Java
2 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.33%) VBScript
3 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) SC Cleared
1 13 (43.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.00%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 15 (50.00%) NFS
2 14 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (43.33%) Hyper-V
4 7 (23.33%) Xen
4 7 (23.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 7 (23.33%) KVM
5 6 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Veritas File System
6 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (66.67%) NetBackup
2 6 (20.00%) EMC VPLEX
2 6 (20.00%) SnapMirror
2 6 (20.00%) SnapVault
3 2 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (3.33%) EMC TimeFinder
4 1 (3.33%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) EMC
2 27 (90.00%) IBM
2 27 (90.00%) NetApp
3 19 (63.33%) Brocade
4 15 (50.00%) Cisco
4 15 (50.00%) Oracle
5 14 (46.67%) HP
5 14 (46.67%) VMware
6 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (26.67%) Intel
8 7 (23.33%) TIBCO
8 7 (23.33%) Symantec
8 7 (23.33%) DataSynapse
9 6 (20.00%) PlateSpin
9 6 (20.00%) Fujitsu
9 6 (20.00%) Veeam
9 6 (20.00%) NetIQ
9 6 (20.00%) Hitachi
9 6 (20.00%) Dell
9 6 (20.00%) Sybase