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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
EMC Symmetrix Remote Data Facility (SRDF)
UK / England
Rank 562 604 563
Rank change year-on-year +42 -41  
Contract jobs citing SRDF 15 8 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.036% 0.016% 0.059%
As % of the System Software category 0.32% 0.15% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 18
Median daily rate £425 £563 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.44% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £276 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £525 £413
% change year-on-year -14.28% +27.19%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SRDF is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 4625 5247 4939
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 11.21% 10.78% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2947 3226 2728
Median daily rate £410 £399 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.82% +6.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 311 419 569
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.12% -3.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.31 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.93% +6.45%  

SRDF
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing SRDF as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 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
West Midlands - 7 £400 -
London +14 4 £350 -41.66% 1
South East - 3 £463 -
Yorkshire +9 1 £525 -
SRDF
UK

SRDF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 33 (100.00%) EMC
1 33 (100.00%) SAN
2 27 (81.82%) NetApp
3 24 (72.73%) IBM
3 24 (72.73%) Linux
4 23 (69.70%) Oracle
5 22 (66.67%) Windows
5 22 (66.67%) VMware
6 21 (63.64%) Solaris
7 20 (60.61%) NFS
8 18 (54.55%) Oracle RAC
8 18 (54.55%) NAS
9 14 (42.42%) Cisco
9 14 (42.42%) SQL
10 13 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (36.36%) iSCSI
11 12 (36.36%) FCoE
11 12 (36.36%) Fibre Channel
11 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
11 12 (36.36%) Change Management
11 12 (36.36%) Multicast
12 11 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
12 11 (33.33%) Data Centre
12 11 (33.33%) Middleware
12 11 (33.33%) Benchmarking
12 11 (33.33%) Sybase
12 11 (33.33%) Apache
12 11 (33.33%) Tomcat
12 11 (33.33%) AIX
12 11 (33.33%) Intel

SRDF
Top Related 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 11 (33.33%) Apache
1 11 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 10 (30.30%) IIS
2 10 (30.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 10 (30.30%) WebSphere
3 9 (27.27%) DataSynapse
3 9 (27.27%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (6.06%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (100.00%) SAN
2 18 (54.55%) NAS
3 12 (36.36%) FCoE
3 12 (36.36%) Fibre Channel
3 12 (36.36%) iSCSI
3 12 (36.36%) Multicast
4 10 (30.30%) HTTP
4 10 (30.30%) LAN
4 10 (30.30%) WAN
5 9 (27.27%) DNS
5 9 (27.27%) LDAP
5 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 6 (18.18%) Internet
6 6 (18.18%) Network Security
7 3 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (9.09%) VSAN
8 2 (6.06%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 9 (27.27%) Hadoop
2 9 (27.27%) HBase
3 1 (3.03%) Big Data
General
1 10 (30.30%) Banking
2 9 (27.27%) Finance
3 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
4 3 (9.09%) Electronics
4 3 (9.09%) Investment Banking
5 2 (6.06%) Front Office
5 2 (6.06%) Retail
6 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
6 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Architect
2 11 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 9 (27.27%) Administrator
4 7 (21.21%) Linux Administrator
4 7 (21.21%) Unix Administrator
5 4 (12.12%) AIX Administrator
5 4 (12.12%) Technical Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Digital Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Lead Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Storage Architect
7 2 (6.06%) DevOps Architect
7 2 (6.06%) HP Storage Architect
7 2 (6.06%) SAN Administrator
7 2 (6.06%) Server Administrator
7 2 (6.06%) Storage Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) VMWare Administrator
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Administrator
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) Middleware
2 9 (27.27%) HTML
2 9 (27.27%) Rendezvous
2 9 (27.27%) XML
2 9 (27.27%) XSLT
3 2 (6.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 9 (27.27%) Symmetrix
3 7 (21.21%) CLARiiON
3 7 (21.21%) Replication
3 7 (21.21%) Symmetrix DMX
4 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (12.12%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (12.12%) Online Banking
6 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
6 3 (9.09%) EMC VMAX
6 3 (9.09%) EMC VNX
6 3 (9.09%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 24 (72.73%) Linux
2 22 (66.67%) Windows
3 21 (63.64%) Solaris
4 11 (33.33%) AIX
5 8 (24.24%) Unix
6 7 (21.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (21.21%) SUSE
6 7 (21.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 7 (21.21%) VMS
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Change Management
2 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) Benchmarking
2 11 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (27.27%) Migration
4 7 (21.21%) DevOps
4 7 (21.21%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (21.21%) Trend Analysis
4 7 (21.21%) Workflow
5 5 (15.15%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (15.15%) Escalation Management
5 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
5 5 (15.15%) ITIL
5 5 (15.15%) Problem Management
5 5 (15.15%) Product Management
5 5 (15.15%) Software Delivery
6 2 (6.06%) Converged Infrastructure
6 2 (6.06%) Microservices
7 1 (3.03%) Feasibility Study
7 1 (3.03%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) SQL
2 9 (27.27%) Java
2 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 9 (27.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
1 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) AWS Certification
3 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (60.61%) NFS
2 18 (54.55%) Oracle RAC
3 13 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (30.30%) Hyper-V
4 10 (30.30%) KVM
4 10 (30.30%) Xen
5 9 (27.27%) Veritas File System
5 9 (27.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (6.06%) vSphere
7 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 3 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (6.06%) OpenAM
4 1 (3.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) EMC
2 27 (81.82%) NetApp
3 24 (72.73%) IBM
4 23 (69.70%) Oracle
5 22 (66.67%) VMware
6 14 (42.42%) Cisco
7 11 (33.33%) Intel
7 11 (33.33%) Sybase
8 9 (27.27%) 3PAR
8 9 (27.27%) Sun
8 9 (27.27%) TIBCO
8 9 (27.27%) Veritas
9 7 (21.21%) HP
9 7 (21.21%) Red Hat
10 5 (15.15%) Brocade
10 5 (15.15%) Dell
11 4 (12.12%) AppDynamics
12 3 (9.09%) MuleSoft
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