The first table below looks at the demand for SRDF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SRDF over the 3 months to 29 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 Scotland 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EMC Symmetrix Remote Data Facility (SRDF)
Rank 131 108 110
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +2
Contract jobs citing SRDF 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% 0.081% 0.038%
As % of the System Software category 1.21% 1.32% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
247 152 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.99% 6.16% 6.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 68 63
Average daily rate £325 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £225 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £302 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.35 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £55.50 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.24% +2.94%
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SRDF
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

SRDF Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SRDF
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

SRDF Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

SRDF
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 9 (100.00%) Oracle
1 9 (100.00%) DB2
1 9 (100.00%) UNIX
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) AIX
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) IBM
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) EMC
1 9 (100.00%) SAN
1 9 (100.00%) CICS
1 9 (100.00%) zOS
1 9 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
1 9 (100.00%) Replication
1 9 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 9 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 9 (100.00%) NAS
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (44.44%) PCI DSS
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
2 4 (44.44%) Network Design
2 4 (44.44%) Financial Institution
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) Middleware
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory

SRDF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (100.00%) CICS
1 9 (100.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) SAN
1 9 (100.00%) NAS
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
2 4 (44.44%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Designer
2 7 (77.78%) Infrastructure Designer
3 4 (44.44%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 9 (100.00%) Replication
1 9 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) UNIX
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) AIX
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Network Design
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
1 9 (100.00%) IBM
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) EMC