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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EMC Symmetrix Remote Data Facility (SRDF)
Rank 123 117 100
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -17
Contract jobs citing SRDF 2 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.068% 0.041% 0.48%
As % of the System Software category 0.82% 0.45% 5.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£413 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 - £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 - £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.27% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
244 223 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.34% 9.11% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 74 73
Average daily rate £340 £345 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £130 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 6
Average hourly rate £29.17 £15.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.19% +1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £29.17 £24.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £15.63
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +4.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) EMC
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) Replication
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) Flash
4 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) UNIX
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) AIX
5 1 (20.00%) HPUX
5 1 (20.00%) Solaris
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) Toad
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (20.00%) Sun
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) BMC
5 1 (20.00%) Veritas
5 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (20.00%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (20.00%) Control-M
5 1 (20.00%) Shell Script

SRDF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 2 (40.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Technical Design Authority
1 3 (60.00%) EMC Storage Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Storage Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Solutions Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Oracle DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Flash
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
2 1 (20.00%) HPUX
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (20.00%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (20.00%) Control-M
2 1 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (20.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) EMC
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Sun
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) BMC
3 1 (20.00%) Veritas
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) VMware