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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EMC Symmetrix Remote Data Facility (SRDF)
Rank 560 528 571
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +43
Contract jobs citing SRDF 13 43 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.089% 0.026%
As % of the System Software category 0.26% 0.91% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 33 5
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£575 £600 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +71.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £550 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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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
5045 4729 4522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.68% 9.79% 8.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2809 2535 2250
Average daily rate £340 £340 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 627 536 549
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £32.25 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 -14 9 £575 -4.16% 2
South East -6 2 £375 +4.16%
West Midlands - 2 £388 - 1
East of England - - - -
SRDF
UK

SRDF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 (96.77%) EMC
2 25 (80.65%) SAN
3 14 (45.16%) Linux
3 14 (45.16%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (41.94%) Windows
5 12 (38.71%) Oracle
5 12 (38.71%) Cisco
5 12 (38.71%) NetApp
6 11 (35.48%) IBM
6 11 (35.48%) NFS
6 11 (35.48%) Solaris
7 10 (32.26%) SQL
7 10 (32.26%) NAS
8 9 (29.03%) Fibre Channel
8 9 (29.03%) NetBackup
8 9 (29.03%) LAN
8 9 (29.03%) WAN
9 8 (25.81%) Intel
9 8 (25.81%) Benchmarking
9 8 (25.81%) Finance
9 8 (25.81%) Replication
9 8 (25.81%) Brocade
9 8 (25.81%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (25.81%) FCoE
9 8 (25.81%) Multicast
10 7 (22.58%) EMC TimeFinder
10 7 (22.58%) Veritas
11 6 (19.35%) AIX
11 6 (19.35%) UNIX
11 6 (19.35%) Banking

SRDF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 4 (12.90%) IIS
2 3 (9.68%) Apache
2 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (80.65%) SAN
2 10 (32.26%) NAS
3 9 (29.03%) Fibre Channel
3 9 (29.03%) LAN
3 9 (29.03%) WAN
4 8 (25.81%) Multicast
4 8 (25.81%) FCoE
5 5 (16.13%) Connectrix
6 3 (9.68%) HTTP
6 3 (9.68%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.23%) VLAN
7 1 (3.23%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.68%) Hadoop
2 3 (9.68%) HBase
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.45%) TKPROF
3 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Toad
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Back Office
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Architect
2 6 (19.35%) Consultant
2 6 (19.35%) Storage Consultant
3 5 (16.13%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (12.90%) DBA
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle DBA
4 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Storage Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) SAN Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Implementation Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Lead Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Storage Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Senior DBA
6 2 (6.45%) Storage Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 1 (3.23%) EMC Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Systems Manager
7 1 (3.23%) SAN Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) HTML
1 5 (16.13%) XML
2 3 (9.68%) XSLT
2 3 (9.68%) Rendezvous
2 3 (9.68%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Replication
2 5 (16.13%) CLARiiON
2 5 (16.13%) Symmetrix DMX
2 5 (16.13%) EMC Centera
3 2 (6.45%) Clustering
3 2 (6.45%) VLE
3 2 (6.45%) Celerra
3 2 (6.45%) Firmware
3 2 (6.45%) HACMP
4 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.23%) AS400
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Symmetrix
4 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Linux
2 13 (41.94%) Windows
3 11 (35.48%) Solaris
4 6 (19.35%) UNIX
4 6 (19.35%) AIX
5 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.23%) SUSE
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (25.81%) Benchmarking
3 5 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (16.13%) Migration
4 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) Data Virtualisation
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.23%) ITIL
6 1 (3.23%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) SQL
2 5 (16.13%) Shell Script
2 5 (16.13%) Java
2 5 (16.13%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) OCP
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (3.23%) CCNP
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 11 (35.48%) NFS
2 8 (25.81%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (16.13%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (9.68%) Xen
4 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
4 3 (9.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (9.68%) KVM
5 2 (6.45%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.23%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (3.23%) vSphere
6 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) NetBackup
2 7 (22.58%) EMC TimeFinder
3 5 (16.13%) Data Guard
4 4 (12.90%) EMC Navisphere
5 3 (9.68%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (9.68%) Control-M
6 1 (3.23%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 30 (96.77%) EMC
2 12 (38.71%) Oracle
2 12 (38.71%) Cisco
2 12 (38.71%) NetApp
3 11 (35.48%) IBM
4 8 (25.81%) Intel
4 8 (25.81%) Brocade
5 7 (22.58%) Veritas
6 5 (16.13%) VMware
7 4 (12.90%) BMC
8 3 (9.68%) DataSynapse
8 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
8 3 (9.68%) TIBCO
8 3 (9.68%) Sybase
8 3 (9.68%) 29West
9 2 (6.45%) HP
9 2 (6.45%) Symantec
9 2 (6.45%) 3PAR
10 1 (3.23%) Hitachi
10 1 (3.23%) Citrix
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