The table below looks at the statistics for SRDF skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SRDF over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EMC Symmetrix Remote Data Facility (SRDF)
Rank 419 398 399
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +1
Contract jobs citing SRDF 9 44 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.036% 0.17% 0.024%
As % of the System Software category 0.41% 2.01% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 35 1
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£575 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £360 -
% change year-on-year
+7.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 London region.

System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2200 2194 1962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.92% 8.66% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1416 1349 1163
Average daily rate £390 £370 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £203 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 135 159
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £31.50 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.92 £15.38 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+10.04% -0.80%

SRDF
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SRDF across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

SRDF Jobs Demand Trend in London

SRDF
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SRDF across the London region.

SRDF Daily Rate Trend in London

SRDF
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SRDF across the London region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

SRDF Daily Rate Histogram in London

SRDF
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SRDF across the London region.

SRDF Hourly Rate Trend in London

SRDF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 17 (100.00%) EMC
1 17 (100.00%) SAN
2 10 (58.82%) NFS
2 10 (58.82%) Cisco
2 10 (58.82%) NAS
3 9 (52.94%) Fibre Channel
3 9 (52.94%) Windows
3 9 (52.94%) Solaris
3 9 (52.94%) Linux
3 9 (52.94%) NetApp
4 8 (47.06%) Benchmarking
4 8 (47.06%) LAN
4 8 (47.06%) WAN
4 8 (47.06%) Intel
4 8 (47.06%) FCoE
4 8 (47.06%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (47.06%) Multicast
5 6 (35.29%) SQL
5 6 (35.29%) Oracle
5 6 (35.29%) Replication
6 5 (29.41%) EMC TimeFinder
6 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
7 4 (23.53%) HTML
7 4 (23.53%) Java
7 4 (23.53%) XML
7 4 (23.53%) IBM
7 4 (23.53%) Banking
7 4 (23.53%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (17.65%) Oracle Coherence
8 3 (17.65%) DataSynapse

SRDF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 3 (17.65%) IIS
1 3 (17.65%) Apache
1 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) SAN
2 10 (58.82%) NAS
3 9 (52.94%) Fibre Channel
4 8 (47.06%) Multicast
4 8 (47.06%) FCoE
4 8 (47.06%) LAN
4 8 (47.06%) WAN
5 3 (17.65%) HTTP
5 3 (17.65%) Connectrix
5 3 (17.65%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) Hadoop
2 3 (17.65%) HBase
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.88%) TKPROF
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Toad
General
1 4 (23.53%) Banking
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) SAN Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) SAN Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Implementation Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Senior DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Storage Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) HTML
1 4 (23.53%) XML
2 3 (17.65%) XSLT
2 3 (17.65%) Rendezvous
2 3 (17.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Replication
2 3 (17.65%) CLARiiON
2 3 (17.65%) EMC Centera
2 3 (17.65%) Symmetrix DMX
3 2 (11.76%) Celerra
4 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
1 9 (52.94%) Solaris
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) UNIX
3 1 (5.88%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Benchmarking
1 8 (47.06%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) NFS
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
3 3 (17.65%) Xen
3 3 (17.65%) KVM
4 2 (11.76%) Firmware
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (5.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) EMC TimeFinder
2 3 (17.65%) EMC Navisphere
2 3 (17.65%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.88%) Data Guard
3 1 (5.88%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (5.88%) Control-M
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) EMC
2 10 (58.82%) Cisco
3 9 (52.94%) NetApp
4 8 (47.06%) Intel
5 6 (35.29%) Oracle
6 4 (23.53%) IBM
7 3 (17.65%) Sybase
7 3 (17.65%) Veritas
7 3 (17.65%) TIBCO
7 3 (17.65%) VMware
7 3 (17.65%) DataSynapse
7 3 (17.65%) 29West
8 2 (11.76%) 3PAR
9 1 (5.88%) BMC
9 1 (5.88%) Brocade
9 1 (5.88%) HP