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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EMC Symmetrix Remote Data Facility (SRDF)
Rank 126 111 114
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs citing SRDF 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.036% 0.12% 0.038%
As % of the System Software category 0.44% 1.86% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £360 £210
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +71.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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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
229 161 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.24% 6.52% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 78 59
Average daily rate £323 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £180 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £436 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £11.20 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.90 £102.80 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) DB2
1 8 (100.00%) UNIX
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) AIX
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) IBM
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) EMC
1 8 (100.00%) SAN
1 8 (100.00%) CICS
1 8 (100.00%) zOS
1 8 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Replication
1 8 (100.00%) NAS
1 8 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 8 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (50.00%) Network Design
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (50.00%) Financial Institution
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Middleware
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management

SRDF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (100.00%) CICS
1 8 (100.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) SAN
1 8 (100.00%) NAS
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Financial Institution
3 3 (37.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Designer
2 6 (75.00%) Infrastructure Designer
3 3 (37.50%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 8 (100.00%) Replication
1 8 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) UNIX
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) AIX
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) Line Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) IBM
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) EMC