The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the England region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EMC Symmetrix Remote Data Facility (SRDF)
Rank 533 502 527
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +25
Contract jobs citing SRDF 16 37 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.081% 0.048%
As % of the System Software category 0.34% 0.81% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 25 11
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£475 £575 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.39% +74.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £550 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4641 4565 4405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.74% 10.02% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2554 2303 2120
Average daily rate £325 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £316
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 588 611 622
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.21% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
SRDF
UK

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 11 July 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 11 July 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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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 -27 9 £488 -15.21%
East of England - 4 - -
SRDF
UK

SRDF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 29 (93.55%) EMC
2 27 (87.10%) SAN
3 19 (61.29%) Linux
4 17 (54.84%) Oracle
5 16 (51.61%) Windows
5 16 (51.61%) Cisco
6 15 (48.39%) NetApp
6 15 (48.39%) Performance Tuning
7 14 (45.16%) IBM
7 14 (45.16%) LAN
7 14 (45.16%) SQL
8 13 (41.94%) WAN
9 12 (38.71%) NFS
9 12 (38.71%) NAS
10 11 (35.48%) Fibre Channel
10 11 (35.48%) UNIX
11 10 (32.26%) Solaris
11 10 (32.26%) Oracle RAC
12 9 (29.03%) Replication
12 9 (29.03%) VMware
12 9 (29.03%) FCoE
12 9 (29.03%) Multicast
12 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
12 9 (29.03%) IIS
12 9 (29.03%) Intel
12 9 (29.03%) Benchmarking
13 8 (25.81%) Finance
13 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (25.81%) Brocade
14 7 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

SRDF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 9 (29.03%) IIS
2 5 (16.13%) Apache
2 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 5 (16.13%) WebSphere
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 5 (16.13%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (87.10%) SAN
2 14 (45.16%) LAN
3 13 (41.94%) WAN
4 12 (38.71%) NAS
5 11 (35.48%) Fibre Channel
6 9 (29.03%) Multicast
6 9 (29.03%) FCoE
7 5 (16.13%) HTTP
8 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
8 4 (12.90%) OSPF
8 4 (12.90%) VLAN
9 3 (9.68%) iSCSI
10 2 (6.45%) Connectrix
11 1 (3.23%) Firewall
11 1 (3.23%) DNS
11 1 (3.23%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (16.13%) Hadoop
2 5 (16.13%) HBase
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.45%) TKPROF
4 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Toad
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Banking
3 4 (12.90%) Back Office
3 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Architect
2 10 (32.26%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (19.35%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Consultant
4 5 (16.13%) Storage Consultant
4 5 (16.13%) Lead Architect
5 4 (12.90%) DBA
5 4 (12.90%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (9.68%) Administrator
6 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Storage Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 2 (6.45%) Storage Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) SAN Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior DBA
8 1 (3.23%) Storage Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) EMC Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Storage Administrator
8 1 (3.23%) SAN Administrator
8 1 (3.23%) EMC Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) HTML
1 7 (22.58%) XML
2 5 (16.13%) XSLT
2 5 (16.13%) Rendezvous
2 5 (16.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Replication
2 5 (16.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (9.68%) EMC Centera
3 3 (9.68%) CLARiiON
3 3 (9.68%) Celerra
3 3 (9.68%) Symmetrix DMX
4 2 (6.45%) AS400
4 2 (6.45%) Symmetrix
4 2 (6.45%) Clustering
4 2 (6.45%) VLE
4 2 (6.45%) Firmware
4 2 (6.45%) HACMP
4 2 (6.45%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.23%) CMDB
5 1 (3.23%) LPAR
5 1 (3.23%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 19 (61.29%) Linux
2 16 (51.61%) Windows
3 11 (35.48%) UNIX
4 10 (32.26%) Solaris
5 7 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (16.13%) AIX
7 4 (12.90%) SUSE
8 1 (3.23%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (29.03%) Benchmarking
3 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (16.13%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (12.90%) Data Virtualisation
5 4 (12.90%) Data Protection
5 4 (12.90%) Migration
6 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) SQL
2 7 (22.58%) Java
3 5 (16.13%) Shell Script
3 5 (16.13%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) CCNP
1 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.45%) OCP
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 12 (38.71%) NFS
2 10 (32.26%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (16.13%) VMware ESX
4 5 (16.13%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
5 4 (12.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (12.90%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 4 (12.90%) vSphere
6 3 (9.68%) KVM
6 3 (9.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
6 3 (9.68%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) NetBackup
2 5 (16.13%) EMC TimeFinder
2 5 (16.13%) Data Guard
3 3 (9.68%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (9.68%) Control-M
4 2 (6.45%) EMC Navisphere
4 2 (6.45%) BladeLogic
5 1 (3.23%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (3.23%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 29 (93.55%) EMC
2 17 (54.84%) Oracle
3 16 (51.61%) Cisco
4 15 (48.39%) NetApp
5 14 (45.16%) IBM
6 9 (29.03%) Intel
6 9 (29.03%) VMware
7 8 (25.81%) Brocade
8 7 (22.58%) HP
8 7 (22.58%) Red Hat
9 6 (19.35%) BMC
10 5 (16.13%) Sybase
10 5 (16.13%) DataSynapse
10 5 (16.13%) TIBCO
10 5 (16.13%) 29West
11 4 (12.90%) Symantec
11 4 (12.90%) Veritas
11 4 (12.90%) Avaya
11 4 (12.90%) Hitachi
12 2 (6.45%) 3PAR