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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
EMC Symmetrix Remote Data Facility (SRDF)
UK
Rank 579 615 597
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -18
Contract jobs citing SRDF 23 12 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.023% 0.057%
As % of the System Software category 0.45% 0.22% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 20
Median daily rate £425 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £363 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £600 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -
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
5091 5355 5320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.37% 10.30% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3213 3197 2933
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 479 592
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £44.20 £32.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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 25 February 2017.

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 16 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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +47 19 £413 -31.25%
London +21 7 £476 -20.70%
West Midlands - 7 £400 -
Birmingham - 4 £375 -
Edinburgh +18 3 - -
Scotland +17 3 - -
South East - 3 £463 -
Warwickshire - 3 £400 -
Hampshire - 3 £463 -
Winchester - 3 £463 -
Yorkshire +22 2 £350 -33.33%
South Yorkshire +4 2 £350 -33.33%
Sheffield +4 2 £350 -33.33%
Atherstone - 2 - -
City of London +11 1 £602 +0.25%
Docklands, London - 1 - -

SRDF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 41 (100.00%) EMC
2 37 (90.24%) SAN
3 29 (70.73%) Linux
4 28 (68.29%) NetApp
5 26 (63.41%) VMware
6 25 (60.98%) IBM
6 25 (60.98%) Oracle
7 23 (56.10%) Windows
7 23 (56.10%) Solaris
8 21 (51.22%) NFS
9 20 (48.78%) Oracle RAC
10 19 (46.34%) NAS
11 15 (36.59%) Cisco
11 15 (36.59%) Sybase
11 15 (36.59%) SQL
12 14 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (34.15%) Banking
13 13 (31.71%) iSCSI
13 13 (31.71%) SQL Server
13 13 (31.71%) FCoE
13 13 (31.71%) Fibre Channel
13 13 (31.71%) Performance Tuning
13 13 (31.71%) Multicast
13 13 (31.71%) Data Centre
14 12 (29.27%) Change Management
14 12 (29.27%) Finance
14 12 (29.27%) Veritas
14 12 (29.27%) Intel
14 12 (29.27%) Middleware
14 12 (29.27%) Perl

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 (29.27%) Apache
1 12 (29.27%) Tomcat
2 11 (26.83%) IIS
2 11 (26.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 11 (26.83%) WebSphere
3 10 (24.39%) DataSynapse
3 10 (24.39%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (4.88%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle 10gAS
5 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (90.24%) SAN
2 19 (46.34%) NAS
3 13 (31.71%) FCoE
3 13 (31.71%) Fibre Channel
3 13 (31.71%) iSCSI
3 13 (31.71%) Multicast
4 11 (26.83%) HTTP
4 11 (26.83%) LAN
4 11 (26.83%) WAN
5 9 (21.95%) DNS
5 9 (21.95%) LDAP
5 9 (21.95%) TCP/IP
6 6 (14.63%) Internet
6 6 (14.63%) Network Security
7 3 (7.32%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (7.32%) VSAN
8 2 (4.88%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (31.71%) SQL Server
2 10 (24.39%) Hadoop
2 10 (24.39%) HBase
3 3 (7.32%) Sybase IQ
4 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.44%) Big Data
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
General
1 14 (34.15%) Banking
2 12 (29.27%) Finance
3 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.32%) Electronics
4 3 (7.32%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.88%) Front Office
5 2 (4.88%) Retail
6 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Architect
2 13 (31.71%) Administrator
3 12 (29.27%) Infrastructure Architect
4 10 (24.39%) Unix Administrator
5 7 (17.07%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (9.76%) AIX Administrator
6 4 (9.76%) Lead Architect
6 4 (9.76%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (9.76%) Technical Architect
6 4 (9.76%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 3 (7.32%) Digital Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Storage Architect
8 2 (4.88%) DBA
8 2 (4.88%) DevOps Architect
8 2 (4.88%) HP Storage Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Server Administrator
8 2 (4.88%) VMWare Administrator
8 2 (4.88%) Windows Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) Middleware
2 10 (24.39%) HTML
2 10 (24.39%) Rendezvous
2 10 (24.39%) XML
2 10 (24.39%) XSLT
3 3 (7.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) Data Centre
2 9 (21.95%) Symmetrix
3 7 (17.07%) CLARiiON
3 7 (17.07%) Replication
3 7 (17.07%) Symmetrix DMX
4 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (9.76%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (9.76%) Online Banking
6 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
6 3 (7.32%) EMC VMAX
6 3 (7.32%) EMC VNX
6 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (7.32%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 2 (4.88%) Equities
7 2 (4.88%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 29 (70.73%) Linux
2 23 (56.10%) Solaris
2 23 (56.10%) Windows
3 12 (29.27%) Unix
4 11 (26.83%) AIX
5 10 (24.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (17.07%) SUSE
6 7 (17.07%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 7 (17.07%) VMS
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (29.27%) Change Management
3 11 (26.83%) Benchmarking
4 9 (21.95%) Migration
5 8 (19.51%) DevOps
5 8 (19.51%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (17.07%) Incident Management
6 7 (17.07%) Trend Analysis
6 7 (17.07%) Workflow
7 5 (12.20%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (12.20%) Escalation Management
7 5 (12.20%) ITIL
7 5 (12.20%) Problem Management
7 5 (12.20%) Product Management
7 5 (12.20%) Software Delivery
8 3 (7.32%) Change Control
9 2 (4.88%) Converged Infrastructure
9 2 (4.88%) Microservices
9 2 (4.88%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (36.59%) SQL
2 12 (29.27%) Perl
3 10 (24.39%) Java
3 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.32%) Korn
5 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
1 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (51.22%) NFS
2 20 (48.78%) Oracle RAC
3 14 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (26.83%) Hyper-V
4 11 (26.83%) KVM
4 11 (26.83%) Xen
5 9 (21.95%) Veritas File System
5 9 (21.95%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 5 (12.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (4.88%) vSphere
8 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 3 (7.32%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (7.32%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (4.88%) OpenAM
4 1 (2.44%) Data Guard
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) EMC
2 28 (68.29%) NetApp
3 26 (63.41%) VMware
4 25 (60.98%) IBM
4 25 (60.98%) Oracle
5 15 (36.59%) Cisco
5 15 (36.59%) Sybase
6 12 (29.27%) Intel
6 12 (29.27%) Veritas
7 10 (24.39%) HP
7 10 (24.39%) Red Hat
7 10 (24.39%) TIBCO
8 9 (21.95%) 3PAR
8 9 (21.95%) Sun
9 5 (12.20%) Brocade
9 5 (12.20%) Dell
10 4 (9.76%) AppDynamics
11 3 (7.32%) BMC
11 3 (7.32%) MuleSoft