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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EMC Symmetrix Remote Data Facility (SRDF)
Rank 598 608 595
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Contract jobs citing SRDF 21 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.020% 0.035%
As % of the System Software category 0.35% 0.18% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 7
Median daily rate £575 £600 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £384 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £633 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £388 £450
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -13.88%
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
5995 5486 5047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.32% 10.79% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3801 3141 2767
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £195 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 584 622
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.10 £40.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +12.90%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +19 15 £603 -3.60%
Yorkshire - 6 £525 -
SRDF
UK

SRDF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 29 (100.00%) EMC
2 28 (96.55%) Linux
3 27 (93.10%) Windows
3 27 (93.10%) SAN
4 26 (89.66%) NetApp
4 26 (89.66%) Solaris
4 26 (89.66%) VMware
4 26 (89.66%) WAN
4 26 (89.66%) Cisco
4 26 (89.66%) Oracle
4 26 (89.66%) Hyper-V
4 26 (89.66%) NAS
4 26 (89.66%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (86.21%) Fibre Channel
5 25 (86.21%) SQL Server
5 25 (86.21%) SQL
5 25 (86.21%) Intel
5 25 (86.21%) LAN
5 25 (86.21%) NFS
6 24 (82.76%) FCoE
6 24 (82.76%) KVM
6 24 (82.76%) Xen
7 23 (79.31%) iSCSI
7 23 (79.31%) Performance Tuning
7 23 (79.31%) Benchmarking
8 22 (75.86%) Multicast
9 21 (72.41%) Middleware
10 20 (68.97%) IBM
10 20 (68.97%) Banking
11 19 (65.52%) HTTP

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 19 (65.52%) Apache
1 19 (65.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 19 (65.52%) Tomcat
2 17 (58.62%) IIS
2 17 (58.62%) WebSphere
3 16 (55.17%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (3.45%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) IaaS
2 1 (3.45%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (93.10%) SAN
2 26 (89.66%) NAS
2 26 (89.66%) WAN
3 25 (86.21%) Fibre Channel
3 25 (86.21%) LAN
4 24 (82.76%) FCoE
5 23 (79.31%) iSCSI
6 22 (75.86%) Multicast
7 19 (65.52%) HTTP
8 2 (6.90%) DNS
8 2 (6.90%) Internet
8 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
9 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (3.45%) DWDM
9 1 (3.45%) Firewall
9 1 (3.45%) MPLS
9 1 (3.45%) VoIP
9 1 (3.45%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (86.21%) SQL Server
2 18 (62.07%) Hadoop
2 18 (62.07%) HBase
3 2 (6.90%) DB2
3 2 (6.90%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (3.45%) Big Data
4 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.45%) OLAP
4 1 (3.45%) OLTP
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle OLAP
General
1 20 (68.97%) Banking
2 11 (37.93%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (89.66%) Architect
2 23 (79.31%) Infrastructure Architect
3 14 (48.28%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 14 (48.28%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (27.59%) Lead Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Digital Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Network Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.45%) SAN Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) SAN Storage Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (72.41%) Middleware
2 16 (55.17%) Rendezvous
3 15 (51.72%) HTML
3 15 (51.72%) XML
3 15 (51.72%) XSLT
4 6 (20.69%) Web Services
5 1 (3.45%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Replication
2 2 (6.90%) Clustering
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.90%) EMC VMAX
2 2 (6.90%) EMC VNX
2 2 (6.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (6.90%) Online Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) EMC Centera
3 1 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 28 (96.55%) Linux
2 27 (93.10%) Windows
3 26 (89.66%) Solaris
4 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.90%) Unix
6 1 (3.45%) AIX
6 1 (3.45%) SUSE
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) Benchmarking
1 23 (79.31%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.69%) DevOps
4 5 (17.24%) Server Virtualisation
5 4 (13.79%) Software Delivery
6 2 (6.90%) High Availability
6 2 (6.90%) Migration
7 1 (3.45%) Coaching
7 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.45%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.45%) Security Architecture
7 1 (3.45%) Service Management
7 1 (3.45%) SIEM
7 1 (3.45%) TOGAF
7 1 (3.45%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 25 (86.21%) SQL
2 15 (51.72%) Java
2 15 (51.72%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 26 (89.66%) Hyper-V
1 26 (89.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (86.21%) NFS
3 24 (82.76%) KVM
3 24 (82.76%) Xen
4 17 (58.62%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (3.45%) XenApp
5 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) BladeLogic
1 1 (3.45%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (3.45%) EMC VPLEX
1 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
1 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) EMC
2 26 (89.66%) Cisco
2 26 (89.66%) NetApp
2 26 (89.66%) Oracle
2 26 (89.66%) VMware
3 25 (86.21%) Intel
4 20 (68.97%) IBM
5 18 (62.07%) Sybase
6 16 (55.17%) DataSynapse
6 16 (55.17%) TIBCO
7 3 (10.34%) AppDynamics
8 2 (6.90%) Brocade
9 1 (3.45%) Apple
9 1 (3.45%) BMC
9 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
9 1 (3.45%) Citrix
9 1 (3.45%) F5
9 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
9 1 (3.45%) Riverbed
9 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow