The table below looks at the statistics for SRDF skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SRDF over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EMC Symmetrix Remote Data Facility (SRDF)
Rank 628 635 599
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -36
Contract jobs citing SRDF 18 10 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.018% 0.045%
As % of the System Software category 0.28% 0.17% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 12
Median daily rate £525 £600 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £414 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £633 £544
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 - - -

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

System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
6536 5723 5399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.17% 10.22% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4003 3191 2891
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 438 678 658
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.22 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +8.54%

SRDF
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing SRDF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

SRDF Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SRDF
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SRDF within the UK.

SRDF Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SRDF
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SRDF within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

SRDF Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SRDF
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SRDF within the UK.

SRDF Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SRDF
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SRDF within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England +12 11 £575 -8.00% 1
London +10 9 £580 -7.20% 1
Scotland -14 7 £387 -16.41%
Edinburgh - 6 £387 -
City of London +41 2 £693 +10.80%
Sheffield - 2 £525 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £525 -
Yorkshire - 2 £525 -
Stirling +4 1 £500 +7.99%

SRDF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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 with a requirement for SRDF.

1 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (92.86%) SAN
3 24 (85.71%) Solaris
3 24 (85.71%) Windows
4 23 (82.14%) Oracle
5 22 (78.57%) EMC
6 17 (60.71%) SQL Server
6 17 (60.71%) SQL
6 17 (60.71%) NAS
7 16 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (57.14%) Hyper-V
7 16 (57.14%) Finance
7 16 (57.14%) VMware
7 16 (57.14%) Banking
7 16 (57.14%) WAN
7 16 (57.14%) Cisco
8 15 (53.57%) Intel
8 15 (53.57%) NetApp
8 15 (53.57%) NFS
8 15 (53.57%) LAN
8 15 (53.57%) Fibre Channel
9 14 (50.00%) FCoE
9 14 (50.00%) iSCSI
9 14 (50.00%) Xen
9 14 (50.00%) Benchmarking
9 14 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
9 14 (50.00%) KVM
10 13 (46.43%) Multicast
10 13 (46.43%) IBM
10 13 (46.43%) Sybase

SRDF
Top Related IT Skills 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 12 (42.86%) Apache
1 12 (42.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 12 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 11 (39.29%) IIS
2 11 (39.29%) WebSphere
3 10 (35.71%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (7.14%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (3.57%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) IaaS
2 1 (3.57%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (92.86%) SAN
2 17 (60.71%) NAS
3 16 (57.14%) WAN
4 15 (53.57%) Fibre Channel
4 15 (53.57%) LAN
5 14 (50.00%) FCoE
5 14 (50.00%) iSCSI
6 13 (46.43%) Multicast
7 12 (42.86%) HTTP
8 2 (7.14%) DNS
8 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
9 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (3.57%) Firewall
9 1 (3.57%) MPLS
9 1 (3.57%) VoIP
9 1 (3.57%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (60.71%) SQL Server
2 12 (42.86%) Hadoop
2 12 (42.86%) HBase
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.14%) PowerCenter
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (3.57%) Big Data
4 1 (3.57%) DB2
General
1 16 (57.14%) Banking
1 16 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Architect
2 14 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 12 (42.86%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 12 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (21.43%) Administrator
5 4 (14.29%) Migration Specialist
5 4 (14.29%) Storage Specialist
5 4 (14.29%) Unix Administrator
6 3 (10.71%) Lead Architect
6 3 (10.71%) Windows Specialist
7 1 (3.57%) EMC Storage Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (3.57%) HP Storage Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) HPUX Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Solaris Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Solaris Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Storage Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Unix Specialist
7 1 (3.57%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) Middleware
2 11 (39.29%) Rendezvous
3 10 (35.71%) HTML
3 10 (35.71%) XML
3 10 (35.71%) XSLT
4 6 (21.43%) Web Services
5 1 (3.57%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Replication
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) EMC Centera
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (3.57%) EMC VNX
3 1 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (85.71%) Solaris
2 24 (85.71%) Windows
3 11 (39.29%) AIX
3 11 (39.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (39.29%) Unix
4 8 (28.57%) HPUX
5 3 (10.71%) Windows 2000
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.57%) SUSE
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.57%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Benchmarking
1 14 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (35.71%) Migration
4 8 (28.57%) Change Management
5 6 (21.43%) DevOps
6 5 (17.86%) Patch Management
7 4 (14.29%) High Availability
7 4 (14.29%) Software Delivery
8 2 (7.14%) Data Validation
8 2 (7.14%) Project Management
8 2 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
8 2 (7.14%) Validation
9 1 (3.57%) Coaching
9 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
9 1 (3.57%) Security Architecture
9 1 (3.57%) Service Management
9 1 (3.57%) SIEM
9 1 (3.57%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) SQL
2 10 (35.71%) Java
2 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.14%) C-shell
3 2 (7.14%) Korn
3 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
3 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 16 (57.14%) Hyper-V
1 16 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (53.57%) NFS
3 14 (50.00%) KVM
3 14 (50.00%) Xen
4 11 (39.29%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (17.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (3.57%) XenApp
6 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) EMC NetWorker
1 8 (28.57%) NetBackup
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (3.57%) BladeLogic
3 1 (3.57%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (3.57%) SCCM
3 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 23 (82.14%) Oracle
2 22 (78.57%) EMC
3 16 (57.14%) Cisco
3 16 (57.14%) VMware
4 15 (53.57%) Intel
4 15 (53.57%) NetApp
5 13 (46.43%) IBM
5 13 (46.43%) Sybase
6 11 (39.29%) DataSynapse
6 11 (39.29%) Red Hat
6 11 (39.29%) TIBCO
7 6 (21.43%) HP
8 5 (17.86%) Veritas
9 2 (7.14%) Informatica
10 1 (3.57%) Apple
10 1 (3.57%) Avaya
10 1 (3.57%) BMC
10 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
10 1 (3.57%) Citrix
10 1 (3.57%) Remedy
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