Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SRDF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SRDF over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

EMC Symmetrix Remote Data Facility (SRDF)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 839 835 839
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4 -20
Contract jobs citing SRDF 16 36 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.017% 0.037% 0.025%
As % of the System Software category 0.13% 0.30% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 32 10
England median daily rate £475 £550 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.64% +46.67% -14.77%
10th Percentile £383 £360 £363
90th Percentile £568 £699 £494
UK median daily rate £475 £550 £375
% change year-on-year -13.64% +46.67% -14.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

SRDF is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 12106 12010 10709
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.76% 12.34% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7935 7598 6200
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
10th Percentile £161 £175 £160
90th Percentile £613 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 662 805 1166
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.50 £10.07
90th Percentile £47.25 £39.38 £38.75
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

SRDF
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SRDF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SRDF in England

SRDF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SRDF in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for SRDF in England

SRDF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SRDF in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SRDF in England

SRDF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SRDF in England

SRDF
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SRDF within the England region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -27 15 £575 -4.17%
South East - 1 £375 -
SRDF
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 across the England region with a requirement for SRDF.

1 16 (100.00%) EMC
2 15 (93.75%) Unix
3 14 (87.50%) Finance
4 13 (81.25%) Solaris
4 13 (81.25%) Linux
5 12 (75.00%) AIX
6 11 (68.75%) Veritas
6 11 (68.75%) Banking
7 10 (62.50%) Asset Management
7 10 (62.50%) Investment Management
7 10 (62.50%) Change Management
7 10 (62.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 10 (62.50%) Oracle
7 10 (62.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 8 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (43.75%) Replication
9 7 (43.75%) EMC TimeFinder
9 7 (43.75%) Brocade
9 7 (43.75%) NFS
9 7 (43.75%) SAN
9 7 (43.75%) NetApp
9 7 (43.75%) EMC VMAX
9 7 (43.75%) 3PAR
9 7 (43.75%) NetApp OnCommand
10 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
10 6 (37.50%) Windows
10 6 (37.50%) Perl
10 6 (37.50%) VMware
11 5 (31.25%) EMC Centera

SRDF
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 3 (18.75%) Oracle 10gAS
1 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle iProcurement
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) SAN
2 5 (31.25%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Exadata
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 14 (87.50%) Finance
2 11 (68.75%) Banking
3 5 (31.25%) Financial Institution
3 5 (31.25%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Administrator
2 5 (31.25%) Storage Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (31.25%) Unix Administrator
2 5 (31.25%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) DBA
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Citrix Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Storage Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Storage Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) EMC VMAX
1 7 (43.75%) Replication
2 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 5 (31.25%) EMC Centera
2 5 (31.25%) EMC VNX
2 5 (31.25%) EMC VNXe
2 5 (31.25%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Unix
2 13 (81.25%) Linux
2 13 (81.25%) Solaris
3 12 (75.00%) AIX
4 6 (37.50%) Windows
5 5 (31.25%) Data ONTAP
5 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (31.25%) SUSE
5 5 (31.25%) Windows 2000
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Asset Management
1 10 (62.50%) Change Management
1 10 (62.50%) Investment Management
2 8 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (31.25%) BCP
3 5 (31.25%) Break/Fix
3 5 (31.25%) Information Security
3 5 (31.25%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (31.25%) Proactive Management
3 5 (31.25%) Problem Management
3 5 (31.25%) Task Automation
3 5 (31.25%) Workflow
4 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
4 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) High Availability
5 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Perl
1 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 5 (31.25%) Korn
3 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) PMO
2 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 7 (43.75%) NFS
3 5 (31.25%) Firmware
3 5 (31.25%) Samba
3 5 (31.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (31.25%) Veritas File System
3 5 (31.25%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (6.25%) XenApp
5 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (43.75%) EMC TimeFinder
2 7 (43.75%) NetApp OnCommand
3 3 (18.75%) Data Guard
3 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (12.50%) SnapMirror
4 2 (12.50%) SnapVault
5 1 (6.25%) BladeLogic
5 1 (6.25%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) EMC
2 11 (68.75%) Veritas
3 10 (62.50%) Oracle
4 7 (43.75%) 3PAR
4 7 (43.75%) Brocade
4 7 (43.75%) NetApp
5 6 (37.50%) VMware
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco
6 5 (31.25%) HP
6 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
7 2 (12.50%) Remedy
7 2 (12.50%) SAP
8 1 (6.25%) Citrix
8 1 (6.25%) CyberArk