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 3 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EMC Symmetrix Remote Data Facility (SRDF)
Rank 418 402 383
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -19
Contract jobs citing SRDF 6 10 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.026% 0.044% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 0.28% 0.49% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 21
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£375 £488 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -15.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-18.05% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SRDF
England

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
2152 2022 1790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.22% 8.82% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1445 1265 1047
Average daily rate £375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.31% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £165 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £509 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 140 149
Average hourly rate £17.98 £16.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.37% -17.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £13.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.50 £32.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -11.42%

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 3 July 2015.

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SRDF within the London region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
City of London -9 3 £538 +2.38%
SRDF
England

SRDF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 29 (100.00%) EMC
2 27 (93.10%) SAN
2 27 (93.10%) VMware
3 26 (89.66%) Cisco
4 25 (86.21%) Windows
5 18 (62.07%) EMC VMAX
6 17 (58.62%) EMC VPLEX
6 17 (58.62%) EMC VNX
6 17 (58.62%) Migration
7 15 (51.72%) Symmetrix
7 15 (51.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (51.72%) Symmetrix DMX
8 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (48.28%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (48.28%) Oracle
9 13 (44.83%) HPUX
9 13 (44.83%) NetApp
9 13 (44.83%) NFS
9 13 (44.83%) Fibre Channel
9 13 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (44.83%) Hyper-V
9 13 (44.83%) NAS
10 12 (41.38%) IBM
11 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
11 11 (37.93%) SQL
12 10 (34.48%) Solaris
12 10 (34.48%) Linux
12 10 (34.48%) LAN
12 10 (34.48%) WAN

SRDF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 8 (27.59%) IIS
1 8 (27.59%) Apache
1 8 (27.59%) Tomcat
1 8 (27.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 8 (27.59%) WebSphere
1 8 (27.59%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (10.34%) OpenStack
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (24.14%) RMDS
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (93.10%) SAN
2 13 (44.83%) NAS
2 13 (44.83%) Fibre Channel
3 10 (34.48%) Multicast
3 10 (34.48%) FCoE
3 10 (34.48%) LAN
3 10 (34.48%) WAN
3 10 (34.48%) iSCSI
4 8 (27.59%) HTTP
5 3 (10.34%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 10 (34.48%) Hadoop
3 7 (24.14%) HBase
4 3 (10.34%) Big Data
5 1 (3.45%) DTS
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) ERwin
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Architect
2 11 (37.93%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (31.03%) Infrastructure Architect
4 8 (27.59%) Storage Consultant
4 8 (27.59%) Consultant
4 8 (27.59%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 6 (20.69%) Storage Engineer
6 5 (17.24%) EMC Engineer
6 5 (17.24%) EMC Storage Engineer
6 5 (17.24%) EMC Storage Consultant
7 3 (10.34%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (10.34%) Storage Architect
7 3 (10.34%) Technical Architect
7 3 (10.34%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.45%) Server Administrator
8 1 (3.45%) Lead Architect
8 1 (3.45%) DBA
8 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Administrator
8 1 (3.45%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) Rendezvous
1 9 (31.03%) Middleware
2 8 (27.59%) HTML
2 8 (27.59%) XML
2 8 (27.59%) XSLT
3 7 (24.14%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (62.07%) EMC VMAX
2 17 (58.62%) EMC VNX
3 15 (51.72%) Symmetrix DMX
3 15 (51.72%) Symmetrix
4 4 (13.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (13.79%) Replication
4 4 (13.79%) CLARiiON
5 3 (10.34%) FlexPod
5 3 (10.34%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (3.45%) EMC Centera
6 1 (3.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (86.21%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (44.83%) HPUX
5 10 (34.48%) Solaris
5 10 (34.48%) Linux
6 3 (10.34%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Migration
2 9 (31.03%) Benchmarking
2 9 (31.03%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.34%) Capacity Management
4 3 (10.34%) Performance Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.90%) Software Delivery
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.45%) Change Control
6 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) SQL
2 8 (27.59%) Java
2 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.45%) VBScript
3 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) IBM Certification
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (48.28%) VMware ESXi
2 13 (44.83%) NFS
2 13 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (44.83%) Hyper-V
3 10 (34.48%) Xen
3 10 (34.48%) KVM
4 7 (24.14%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (10.34%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 17 (58.62%) EMC VPLEX
2 3 (10.34%) SnapMirror
2 3 (10.34%) SnapVault
2 3 (10.34%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.45%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) EMC
2 27 (93.10%) VMware
3 26 (89.66%) Cisco
4 14 (48.28%) Oracle
5 13 (44.83%) NetApp
6 12 (41.38%) IBM
7 10 (34.48%) Intel
8 9 (31.03%) TIBCO
8 9 (31.03%) DataSynapse
9 7 (24.14%) Sybase
10 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
11 3 (10.34%) HP
11 3 (10.34%) Dell
11 3 (10.34%) SAP
11 3 (10.34%) Hitachi
11 3 (10.34%) PlateSpin
11 3 (10.34%) Fujitsu
11 3 (10.34%) Veeam
11 3 (10.34%) NetIQ
11 3 (10.34%) Symantec