The table below looks at the statistics 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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EMC Symmetrix Remote Data Facility (SRDF)
Rank 129 127 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing SRDF 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.12% 0.037% -
As % of the System Software category 1.20% 0.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SRDF
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

System Software Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
250 232 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.81% 8.54% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 115 80
Average daily rate £343 £347 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.43% -0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £183 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 17
Average hourly rate £15.25 £12.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.08% -29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.25 £15.90 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SRDF within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Edinburgh - 3 £363 -
SRDF
UK

SRDF
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) AIX
1 4 (100.00%) HPUX
1 4 (100.00%) Solaris
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) EMC
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (75.00%) Veritas
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server

SRDF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) EMC Storage Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) HP Storage Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) HPUX Systems Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) Storage Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) Storage Systems Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) Unix Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) SAN Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Server Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Storage Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) Unix Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server Administrator
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) AIX
1 4 (100.00%) HPUX
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Solaris
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (100.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) EMC
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Veritas