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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
EMC Symmetrix Remote Data Facility (SRDF)
UK
Rank 560 610 573
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -37
Contract jobs citing SRDF 31 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.016% 0.037%
As % of the System Software category 0.57% 0.16% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 3 13
Median daily rate £463 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.58% -19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £363 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £377 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £438
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -17.14%
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
5415 5161 5173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.11% 10.15% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3366 3085 2838
Median daily rate £400 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £178 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 394 495 599
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.69 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £43.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -

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 19 January 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 17 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 19 January 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 +64 28 £456 +20.06%
London +24 12 £613 +61.38%
West Midlands - 7 £400 -
Yorkshire - 6 £350 -
Sheffield - 6 £350 -
South Yorkshire - 6 £350 -
Birmingham - 4 £375 -
Warwickshire - 3 £400 -
Hampshire - 3 £463 -
South East - 3 £463 -
Winchester - 3 £463 -
Scotland +26 2 - - 1
Edinburgh +22 2 - - 1
Atherstone - 2 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £675 -
City of London - 1 £602 -

SRDF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 46 (100.00%) EMC
2 37 (80.43%) SAN
3 29 (63.04%) NetApp
4 28 (60.87%) Linux
4 28 (60.87%) IBM
5 25 (54.35%) Oracle
6 24 (52.17%) Windows
6 24 (52.17%) VMware
7 23 (50.00%) Solaris
8 20 (43.48%) NFS
8 20 (43.48%) NAS
9 19 (41.30%) Oracle RAC
10 16 (34.78%) Cisco
10 16 (34.78%) SQL
11 15 (32.61%) Sybase
11 15 (32.61%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (32.61%) FCoE
11 15 (32.61%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (30.43%) Fibre Channel
12 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
12 14 (30.43%) Banking
13 13 (28.26%) iSCSI
13 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (28.26%) Apache
13 13 (28.26%) Tomcat
13 13 (28.26%) Middleware
13 13 (28.26%) Intel
13 13 (28.26%) Multicast
14 12 (26.09%) KVM
14 12 (26.09%) Hyper-V

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 13 (28.26%) Apache
1 13 (28.26%) Tomcat
2 12 (26.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 11 (23.91%) IIS
3 11 (23.91%) WebSphere
4 10 (21.74%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (4.35%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle 10gAS
5 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (80.43%) SAN
2 20 (43.48%) NAS
3 15 (32.61%) FCoE
4 14 (30.43%) Fibre Channel
5 13 (28.26%) iSCSI
5 13 (28.26%) Multicast
6 12 (26.09%) HTTP
6 12 (26.09%) LAN
6 12 (26.09%) WAN
7 7 (15.22%) DNS
7 7 (15.22%) Internet
7 7 (15.22%) LDAP
7 7 (15.22%) TCP/IP
8 6 (13.04%) Network Security
9 3 (6.52%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (6.52%) VSAN
10 2 (4.35%) DMZ
10 2 (4.35%) DWDM
11 1 (2.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 11 (23.91%) Hadoop
2 11 (23.91%) HBase
3 3 (6.52%) Sybase IQ
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.17%) Big Data
General
1 14 (30.43%) Banking
2 11 (23.91%) Finance
3 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.52%) Electronics
4 3 (6.52%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.35%) Front Office
5 2 (4.35%) Retail
6 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Architect
2 13 (28.26%) Infrastructure Architect
3 10 (21.74%) Administrator
4 7 (15.22%) Unix Administrator
5 5 (10.87%) Lead Architect
5 5 (10.87%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (8.70%) Technical Architect
7 3 (6.52%) AIX Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) DBA
7 3 (6.52%) Digital Architect
7 3 (6.52%) EMC Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Storage Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Storage Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) DevOps Architect
8 2 (4.35%) NetBackup Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (4.35%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.35%) Windows Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) Middleware
2 10 (21.74%) HTML
2 10 (21.74%) Rendezvous
2 10 (21.74%) XML
2 10 (21.74%) XSLT
3 3 (6.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Data Centre
2 9 (19.57%) EMC VMAX
3 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (15.22%) CLARiiON
4 7 (15.22%) Symmetrix
4 7 (15.22%) Symmetrix DMX
5 5 (10.87%) EMC VNX
5 5 (10.87%) Online Banking
5 5 (10.87%) Replication
6 4 (8.70%) Mainframe
7 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
7 3 (6.52%) VCE vBlock
8 2 (4.35%) EMC Centera
8 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (4.35%) Equities
8 2 (4.35%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 28 (60.87%) Linux
2 24 (52.17%) Windows
3 23 (50.00%) Solaris
4 12 (26.09%) Unix
5 9 (19.57%) AIX
6 7 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (10.87%) SUSE
7 5 (10.87%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 5 (10.87%) VMS
8 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (23.91%) Benchmarking
3 11 (23.91%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (21.74%) Change Management
5 9 (19.57%) Migration
6 8 (17.39%) DevOps
7 7 (15.22%) Incident Management
7 7 (15.22%) ITIL
7 7 (15.22%) Trend Analysis
7 7 (15.22%) Workflow
8 6 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (10.87%) Escalation Management
9 5 (10.87%) Problem Management
9 5 (10.87%) Product Management
9 5 (10.87%) Software Delivery
10 4 (8.70%) Test Management
10 4 (8.70%) Test Planning
11 2 (4.35%) High Availability
11 2 (4.35%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.78%) SQL
2 10 (21.74%) Java
2 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
2 10 (21.74%) Perl
3 3 (6.52%) Korn
4 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
1 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.09%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (43.48%) NFS
2 19 (41.30%) Oracle RAC
3 15 (32.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (26.09%) Hyper-V
4 12 (26.09%) KVM
4 12 (26.09%) Xen
5 7 (15.22%) Veritas File System
5 7 (15.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 4 (8.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (4.35%) vSphere
8 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 5 (10.87%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (8.70%) TADDM
3 4 (8.70%) Tivoli
4 3 (6.52%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (4.35%) Data Guard
5 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 2 (4.35%) NetBackup
5 2 (4.35%) OpenAM
6 1 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) EMC
2 29 (63.04%) NetApp
3 28 (60.87%) IBM
4 25 (54.35%) Oracle
5 24 (52.17%) VMware
6 16 (34.78%) Cisco
7 15 (32.61%) Sybase
8 13 (28.26%) Intel
9 10 (21.74%) DataSynapse
9 10 (21.74%) TIBCO
10 9 (19.57%) 3PAR
10 9 (19.57%) HP
10 9 (19.57%) Veritas
11 7 (15.22%) Brocade
11 7 (15.22%) Red Hat
11 7 (15.22%) Sun
12 5 (10.87%) Dell
13 4 (8.70%) AppDynamics
14 3 (6.52%) BMC
14 3 (6.52%) MuleSoft
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