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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EMC Symmetrix Remote Data Facility (SRDF)
Rank 400 377 378
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +1
Contract jobs citing SRDF 9 47 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.039% 0.19% 0.014%
As % of the System Software category 0.45% 2.14% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 43 1
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£395 £385 £486
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.59% -20.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £473
% change year-on-year
- -15.34%
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
1990 2196 1757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.63% 9.05% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1308 1375 1018
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 122 216
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £24.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -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 19 December 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
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 19 December 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
City of London -5 1 £475 +7.95%
SRDF
England

SRDF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 18 (100.00%) EMC
2 17 (94.44%) SAN
3 14 (77.78%) Windows
4 13 (72.22%) Solaris
5 12 (66.67%) Linux
6 11 (61.11%) NetApp
6 11 (61.11%) Cisco
7 9 (50.00%) Intel
7 9 (50.00%) Benchmarking
7 9 (50.00%) LAN
7 9 (50.00%) WAN
7 9 (50.00%) NFS
7 9 (50.00%) NAS
7 9 (50.00%) FCoE
7 9 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
7 9 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (50.00%) Multicast
8 7 (38.89%) VMware
8 7 (38.89%) Oracle
9 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 6 (33.33%) SQL
9 6 (33.33%) Banking
9 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (27.78%) iSCSI
10 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
10 5 (27.78%) Xen
10 5 (27.78%) KVM
11 4 (22.22%) NetBackup
11 4 (22.22%) Replication
11 4 (22.22%) UNIX

SRDF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (16.67%) Oracle Coherence
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 3 (16.67%) Apache
1 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 3 (16.67%) IIS
1 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (94.44%) SAN
2 9 (50.00%) LAN
2 9 (50.00%) WAN
2 9 (50.00%) NAS
2 9 (50.00%) FCoE
2 9 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 9 (50.00%) Multicast
3 5 (27.78%) iSCSI
4 3 (16.67%) HTTP
5 1 (5.56%) Connectrix
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 3 (16.67%) HBase
General
1 6 (33.33%) Banking
2 3 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) SAN Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Architect
5 1 (5.56%) EMC Storage Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Storage Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Storage Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Storage Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Implementation Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Rendezvous
1 3 (16.67%) Middleware
1 3 (16.67%) HTML
1 3 (16.67%) XML
1 3 (16.67%) XSLT
2 1 (5.56%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Replication
2 3 (16.67%) Symmetrix DMX
3 2 (11.11%) Symmetrix
3 2 (11.11%) EMC Centera
3 2 (11.11%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Solaris
3 12 (66.67%) Linux
4 4 (22.22%) UNIX
4 4 (22.22%) AIX
5 3 (16.67%) HPUX
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Benchmarking
1 9 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) NFS
2 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
3 5 (27.78%) Xen
3 5 (27.78%) KVM
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) NetBackup
2 2 (11.11%) EMC TimeFinder
2 2 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (5.56%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) EMC
2 11 (61.11%) NetApp
2 11 (61.11%) Cisco
3 9 (50.00%) Intel
4 7 (38.89%) VMware
4 7 (38.89%) Oracle
5 4 (22.22%) IBM
6 3 (16.67%) Veritas
6 3 (16.67%) TIBCO
6 3 (16.67%) Sybase
6 3 (16.67%) DataSynapse
7 2 (11.11%) Brocade
7 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
7 2 (11.11%) 29West
8 1 (5.56%) HP