The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 London 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EMC Symmetrix Remote Data Facility (SRDF)
Rank 399 382 403
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +21
Contract jobs citing SRDF 7 39 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.030% 0.16% 0.038%
As % of the System Software category 0.33% 2.05% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 28 4
Average daily rate
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£575 £575 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +29.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £550 £411
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2096 1904 2102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.92% 7.85% 7.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1319 1135 1161
Average daily rate £370 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £206 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 164 203
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.94 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £30.70 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +2.94%
SRDF
England

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 30 July 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 30 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
City of London +7 5 £575 -4.16%
SRDF
England

SRDF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 22 (100.00%) EMC
1 22 (100.00%) SAN
2 16 (72.73%) Cisco
2 16 (72.73%) Linux
3 14 (63.64%) Windows
3 14 (63.64%) NetApp
4 13 (59.09%) LAN
4 13 (59.09%) WAN
5 12 (54.55%) Oracle
6 11 (50.00%) SQL
6 11 (50.00%) NFS
6 11 (50.00%) NAS
7 10 (45.45%) Fibre Channel
8 9 (40.91%) FCoE
8 9 (40.91%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (40.91%) Multicast
8 9 (40.91%) Intel
8 9 (40.91%) Solaris
8 9 (40.91%) Benchmarking
8 9 (40.91%) VMware
9 8 (36.36%) UNIX
9 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
9 8 (36.36%) IIS
9 8 (36.36%) IBM
9 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (31.82%) Oracle RAC
10 7 (31.82%) Replication
11 6 (27.27%) Finance
11 6 (27.27%) HP
11 6 (27.27%) XML

SRDF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 8 (36.36%) IIS
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 4 (18.18%) Apache
2 4 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (100.00%) SAN
2 13 (59.09%) LAN
2 13 (59.09%) WAN
3 11 (50.00%) NAS
4 10 (45.45%) Fibre Channel
5 9 (40.91%) FCoE
5 9 (40.91%) Multicast
6 4 (18.18%) OSPF
6 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 4 (18.18%) HTTP
6 4 (18.18%) VLAN
7 3 (13.64%) iSCSI
8 2 (9.09%) Connectrix
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) Hadoop
2 4 (18.18%) HBase
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (9.09%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Toad
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
1 6 (27.27%) Banking
2 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 3 (13.64%) Back Office
4 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Architect
2 9 (40.91%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (22.73%) Lead Architect
3 5 (22.73%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (9.09%) DBA
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.09%) SAN Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Backup Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Storage Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Senior DBA
5 1 (4.55%) Storage Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) XML
1 6 (27.27%) HTML
2 4 (18.18%) Rendezvous
2 4 (18.18%) Middleware
2 4 (18.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Replication
2 4 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (13.64%) EMC Centera
3 3 (13.64%) Symmetrix DMX
3 3 (13.64%) Celerra
3 3 (13.64%) CLARiiON
4 2 (9.09%) Clustering
4 2 (9.09%) Symmetrix
4 2 (9.09%) AS400
4 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
4 2 (9.09%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Linux
2 14 (63.64%) Windows
3 9 (40.91%) Solaris
4 8 (36.36%) UNIX
5 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (18.18%) SUSE
6 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (9.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Performance Tuning
1 9 (40.91%) Benchmarking
2 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (18.18%) Data Protection
2 4 (18.18%) Data Virtualisation
2 4 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
3 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (18.18%) CCNP
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) NFS
2 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (31.82%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (22.73%) VMware ESX
5 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 4 (18.18%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 4 (18.18%) vSphere
6 3 (13.64%) KVM
6 3 (13.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (13.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (13.64%) Xen
6 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
6 3 (13.64%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) EMC TimeFinder
2 3 (13.64%) Data Guard
2 3 (13.64%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (13.64%) Control-M
2 3 (13.64%) NetBackup
3 2 (9.09%) EMC Navisphere
3 2 (9.09%) BladeLogic
4 1 (4.55%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) EMC
2 16 (72.73%) Cisco
3 14 (63.64%) NetApp
4 12 (54.55%) Oracle
5 9 (40.91%) Intel
5 9 (40.91%) VMware
6 8 (36.36%) IBM
7 6 (27.27%) HP
8 5 (22.73%) BMC
9 4 (18.18%) TIBCO
9 4 (18.18%) Symantec
9 4 (18.18%) Hitachi
9 4 (18.18%) Avaya
9 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
9 4 (18.18%) Sybase
9 4 (18.18%) Brocade
9 4 (18.18%) DataSynapse
9 4 (18.18%) 29West
10 3 (13.64%) Veritas
11 2 (9.09%) Citrix