The table below looks at the statistics for SRDF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SRDF over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EMC Symmetrix Remote Data Facility (SRDF)
Rank 141 131 125
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Contract jobs citing SRDF 7 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.24% 0.034% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 1.35% 0.39% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Median daily rate £387 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.41% +2.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.29% -5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
517 254 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.93% 8.64% 9.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 116 113
Median daily rate £330 £320 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £115 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 19
Median hourly rate £37.25 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.85% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.04 £11.60 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £110.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +8.54%

SRDF
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing SRDF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SRDF across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

SRDF Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

SRDF
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SRDF within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 6 £387 -
Stirling +4 1 £500 +7.99%
SRDF
UK

SRDF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SRDF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for SRDF.

1 8 (100.00%) Solaris
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) SAN
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (87.50%) Migration
2 7 (87.50%) Change Management
2 7 (87.50%) NetBackup
2 7 (87.50%) EMC NetWorker
2 7 (87.50%) Unix
2 7 (87.50%) AIX
2 7 (87.50%) HPUX
2 7 (87.50%) Red Hat
2 7 (87.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (62.50%) HP
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle
4 4 (50.00%) Veritas
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (50.00%) Patch Management
4 4 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 2000
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) EMC
7 1 (12.50%) Intel
7 1 (12.50%) NetApp
7 1 (12.50%) TIBCO
7 1 (12.50%) Rendezvous
7 1 (12.50%) Middleware

SRDF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) FCoE
2 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) Multicast
2 1 (12.50%) NAS
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
1 1 (12.50%) HBase
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Unix Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Migration Specialist
2 3 (37.50%) Storage Specialist
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) EMC Storage Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) HP Storage Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) HPUX Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) Rendezvous
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Solaris
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) AIX
2 7 (87.50%) HPUX
2 7 (87.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Unix
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 2000
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Change Management
1 7 (87.50%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Benchmarking
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) KVM
2 1 (12.50%) NFS
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) EMC NetWorker
1 7 (87.50%) NetBackup
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Red Hat
2 5 (62.50%) HP
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) Veritas
4 2 (25.00%) EMC
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) DataSynapse
5 1 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (12.50%) Intel
5 1 (12.50%) NetApp
5 1 (12.50%) Sybase
5 1 (12.50%) TIBCO
5 1 (12.50%) VMware