The table below looks at the statistics for SRDF skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SRDF over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EMC Symmetrix Remote Data Facility (SRDF)
Rank 596 584 527
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -57
Contract jobs citing SRDF 15 16 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.029% 0.088%
As % of the System Software category 0.26% 0.31% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 28
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£375 £463 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% -19.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £448 £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-19.44% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
5664 5244 5048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.92% 9.59% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3253 2887 2555
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.06% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 574 620 631
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £18.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.75 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.88 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.93% -11.76%

SRDF
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SRDF within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 July 2015.

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 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SRDF within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -12 12 £375 -28.57% 2
London +5 8 £375 -31.81%
City of London +1 3 £538 -2.27%
Scotland -4 3 £350 -22.22%
Edinburgh -7 3 £350 -22.22%
Plymouth - 2 - - 1
Devon - 2 - - 1
South West - 2 - - 1
Midlands -2 1 - -
South East -21 1 £375 -21.05%
North West - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £375 -
Slough - 1 £375 -
Runcorn - 1 - -

SRDF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 43 (100.00%) EMC
2 35 (81.40%) SAN
3 33 (76.74%) Cisco
4 30 (69.77%) VMware
5 29 (67.44%) Windows
6 27 (62.79%) EMC VMAX
7 24 (55.81%) Migration
8 21 (48.84%) Oracle
9 20 (46.51%) EMC VNX
10 19 (44.19%) EMC VPLEX
11 18 (41.86%) IBM
11 18 (41.86%) NetApp
12 17 (39.53%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (39.53%) NFS
12 17 (39.53%) HPUX
12 17 (39.53%) VMware Infrastructure
12 17 (39.53%) NAS
12 17 (39.53%) Fibre Channel
13 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (37.21%) Linux
14 15 (34.88%) Solaris
14 15 (34.88%) Hyper-V
14 15 (34.88%) Symmetrix
14 15 (34.88%) Symmetrix DMX
15 14 (32.56%) NetBackup
16 13 (30.23%) Hadoop
16 13 (30.23%) VMware ESXi
16 13 (30.23%) Windows Server 2012
17 12 (27.91%) SQL
17 12 (27.91%) Brocade

SRDF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (18.60%) IIS
1 8 (18.60%) Apache
1 8 (18.60%) Tomcat
1 8 (18.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 8 (18.60%) WebSphere
1 8 (18.60%) Oracle Coherence
2 6 (13.95%) OpenStack
2 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (16.28%) RMDS
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (81.40%) SAN
2 17 (39.53%) NAS
2 17 (39.53%) Fibre Channel
3 10 (23.26%) Multicast
3 10 (23.26%) FCoE
3 10 (23.26%) LAN
3 10 (23.26%) WAN
3 10 (23.26%) iSCSI
4 8 (18.60%) HTTP
5 6 (13.95%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.23%) Hadoop
2 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
3 7 (16.28%) HBase
4 6 (13.95%) Big Data
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.33%) TKPROF
5 1 (2.33%) DTS
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Toad
1 1 (2.33%) ERwin
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Architect
2 13 (30.23%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (25.58%) Consultant
3 11 (25.58%) Storage Consultant
4 10 (23.26%) Storage Engineer
5 9 (20.93%) EMC Storage Engineer
5 9 (20.93%) EMC Engineer
6 8 (18.60%) Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (16.28%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 6 (13.95%) Storage Architect
8 6 (13.95%) Cloud Architect
9 5 (11.63%) Technical Architect
9 5 (11.63%) Technical Solutions Architect
10 4 (9.30%) Administrator
10 4 (9.30%) EMC Storage Consultant
11 3 (6.98%) Server Administrator
12 2 (4.65%) Windows Administrator
12 2 (4.65%) DBA
13 1 (2.33%) Project Manager
13 1 (2.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) HTML
1 9 (20.93%) XML
1 9 (20.93%) Rendezvous
1 9 (20.93%) Middleware
2 8 (18.60%) XSLT
3 7 (16.28%) Ultra Messaging
4 1 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (62.79%) EMC VMAX
2 20 (46.51%) EMC VNX
3 15 (34.88%) Symmetrix
3 15 (34.88%) Symmetrix DMX
4 11 (25.58%) Replication
5 8 (18.60%) CLARiiON
6 6 (13.95%) FlexPod
6 6 (13.95%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (9.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (4.65%) Clustering
9 1 (2.33%) Celerra
9 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (2.33%) EMC Centera
9 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (67.44%) Windows
2 17 (39.53%) HPUX
2 17 (39.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (37.21%) Linux
3 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (34.88%) Solaris
5 13 (30.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (16.28%) UNIX
7 6 (13.95%) Data ONTAP
8 5 (11.63%) AIX
9 4 (9.30%) Windows 2000
9 4 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (55.81%) Migration
2 9 (20.93%) Benchmarking
2 9 (20.93%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.95%) Performance Testing
4 6 (13.95%) Data Protection
4 6 (13.95%) Capacity Management
5 4 (9.30%) Change Management
6 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.65%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.65%) Software Delivery
7 1 (2.33%) Patch Management
7 1 (2.33%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (2.33%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.33%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.33%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.33%) Change Control
7 1 (2.33%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) SQL
2 9 (20.93%) Java
3 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.33%) VBScript
4 1 (2.33%) VB
4 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) IBM Certification
1 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
1 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 17 (39.53%) NFS
1 17 (39.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (34.88%) Hyper-V
3 13 (30.23%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (20.93%) KVM
4 9 (20.93%) Xen
5 8 (18.60%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (16.28%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (4.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (4.65%) VMware ESX
7 2 (4.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Veritas File System
8 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (44.19%) EMC VPLEX
2 14 (32.56%) NetBackup
3 6 (13.95%) EMC NetWorker
3 6 (13.95%) SnapMirror
3 6 (13.95%) SnapVault
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (2.33%) Data Guard
5 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.33%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (2.33%) Control-M
5 1 (2.33%) EMC TimeFinder
5 1 (2.33%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 43 (100.00%) EMC
2 33 (76.74%) Cisco
3 30 (69.77%) VMware
4 21 (48.84%) Oracle
5 18 (41.86%) IBM
5 18 (41.86%) NetApp
6 12 (27.91%) Brocade
7 10 (23.26%) Intel
8 9 (20.93%) HP
8 9 (20.93%) DataSynapse
8 9 (20.93%) TIBCO
9 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
10 7 (16.28%) Sybase
10 7 (16.28%) Symantec
11 6 (13.95%) NetIQ
11 6 (13.95%) PlateSpin
11 6 (13.95%) Fujitsu
11 6 (13.95%) Veeam
11 6 (13.95%) SAP
11 6 (13.95%) Dell
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