The table below looks at the statistics for SRDF skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SRDF over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EMC Symmetrix Remote Data Facility (SRDF)
Rank 120 - 110
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SRDF 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.080% - 0.090%
As % of the System Software category 0.97% - 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £360 -
% change year-on-year
+7.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
SRDF
England

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

System Software Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
207 177 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.28% 8.60% 6.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 66 52
Average daily rate £306 £280 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £161 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £378 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 47 33
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -33.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.18 £23.50 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%

SRDF
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SRDF across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

SRDF Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SRDF
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SRDF across the West Midlands region.

SRDF Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SRDF
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SRDF across the West Midlands region.

SRDF Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SRDF
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SRDF within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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
Birmingham - - - -
SRDF
England

SRDF
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 2 (100.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (50.00%) Symmetrix DMX
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning

SRDF
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Storage Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Storage Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Storage Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Symmetrix DMX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) EMC