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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EMC Symmetrix Remote Data Facility (SRDF)
Rank 620 588 552
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -36
Contract jobs citing SRDF 6 24 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.046% 0.072%
As % of the System Software category 0.12% 0.47% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 29
Average daily rate £363 £463 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.62% +8.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +2.94%
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
5022 5132 4851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.76% 9.91% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2976 2790 2420
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £180 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 476 599 555
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.99 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £32.50 £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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
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 4 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 11 February 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Scotland -2 3 £363 -
London -5 3 £380 -17.83%
England -23 3 £380 -17.83%
Edinburgh - 3 £363 -

SRDF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 14 (93.33%) EMC
2 13 (86.67%) SAN
3 10 (66.67%) NetBackup
4 8 (53.33%) HP
4 8 (53.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (53.33%) Linux
4 8 (53.33%) Banking
5 7 (46.67%) Oracle
5 7 (46.67%) Red Hat
5 7 (46.67%) Unix
5 7 (46.67%) Windows
5 7 (46.67%) AIX
6 6 (40.00%) Solaris
6 6 (40.00%) IBM
6 6 (40.00%) NetApp
6 6 (40.00%) Finance
6 6 (40.00%) Performance Management
7 5 (33.33%) Problem Management
7 5 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (33.33%) Brocade
7 5 (33.33%) EMC VMAX
7 5 (33.33%) Change Management
7 5 (33.33%) Replication
7 5 (33.33%) ITIL
7 5 (33.33%) HPUX
8 4 (26.67%) Veritas
8 4 (26.67%) SQL Server

SRDF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (13.33%) PowerExchange
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (6.67%) SAS
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) IaaS
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) SAN
2 3 (20.00%) NAS
3 1 (6.67%) FCoE
3 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (6.67%) HTTP
3 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) Multicast
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (13.33%) PowerCenter
4 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (6.67%) HBase
4 1 (6.67%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (53.33%) Banking
2 6 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Consultant
1 5 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) EMC Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) EMC Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) EMC Storage Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) EMC Storage Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) HP Storage Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) HP Storage Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) IBM Storage Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) IBM Storage Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) NetBackup Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) NetBackup Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Operations Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Storage Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) EMC Storage Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) HP Storage Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Unix Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
1 1 (6.67%) Rendezvous
1 1 (6.67%) Ultra Messaging
1 1 (6.67%) XML
1 1 (6.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) EMC VMAX
1 5 (33.33%) Replication
2 2 (13.33%) EMC Centera
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) AIX
2 7 (46.67%) Unix
2 7 (46.67%) Windows
3 6 (40.00%) Solaris
4 5 (33.33%) HPUX
4 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (40.00%) Performance Management
3 5 (33.33%) Change Management
3 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 5 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 4 (26.67%) Patch Management
5 2 (13.33%) Data Validation
5 2 (13.33%) High Availability
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Validation
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.67%) Analytics
6 1 (6.67%) Benchmarking
6 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (6.67%) Data Security
6 1 (6.67%) Database Tuning
6 1 (6.67%) Security Management
6 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) C-shell
2 2 (13.33%) Korn
2 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) KVM
2 1 (6.67%) NFS
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (66.67%) NetBackup
2 5 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) EMC
2 8 (53.33%) HP
3 7 (46.67%) Oracle
3 7 (46.67%) Red Hat
4 6 (40.00%) IBM
4 6 (40.00%) NetApp
5 5 (33.33%) Brocade
6 4 (26.67%) Veritas
7 2 (13.33%) Informatica
8 1 (6.67%) Cisco
8 1 (6.67%) DataSynapse
8 1 (6.67%) Intel
8 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
8 1 (6.67%) Sybase
8 1 (6.67%) TIBCO
8 1 (6.67%) VMware