The table below looks at the statistics for SRDF skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SRDF over the 3 months to 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EMC Symmetrix Remote Data Facility (SRDF)
Rank 254 220 228
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +8
Contract jobs citing SRDF 3 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.030% 0.20% 0.024%
As % of the System Software category 0.24% 1.51% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 0
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£374 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.56% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £473
% change year-on-year
- -15.34%
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 South East region.

System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1247 1128 814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.58% 13.23% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 523 367
Average daily rate £360 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 159 176
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.70 £27.32 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

SRDF
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SRDF Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SRDF
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

SRDF Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SRDF
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SRDF across the South East region.

SRDF Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SRDF
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) Veritas
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) AIX
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (40.00%) CLARiiON
3 2 (40.00%) Connectrix
3 2 (40.00%) EMC Centera
3 2 (40.00%) EMC TimeFinder
3 2 (40.00%) Brocade
3 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Symmetrix DMX
4 1 (20.00%) EMC Navisphere
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (20.00%) NFS
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Symantec
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Legal
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Replication

SRDF
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) Connectrix
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Storage Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) EMC Storage Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) EMC Storage Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) EMC Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Implementation Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) CLARiiON
1 2 (40.00%) EMC Centera
2 1 (20.00%) Symmetrix DMX
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) AIX
1 2 (40.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (40.00%) EMC TimeFinder
2 1 (20.00%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) EMC
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp
2 2 (40.00%) Veritas
2 2 (40.00%) Brocade
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec