The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 25 June 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)
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 411 409 427
Rank change year-on-year -2 +18  
Contract jobs citing SRDF 7 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.034% 0.070% 0.034%
As % of the System Software category 0.33% 0.62% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 7
Median daily rate £513 £603 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.93% -3.60%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £500 £388
% change year-on-year - +29.03%  
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 London with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2150 2411 2268
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 10.51% 11.28% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1513 1726 1516
Median daily rate £450 £445 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +18.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 63 124
Median hourly rate £21.40 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.88% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.30 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £22.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -27.27% +25.71%  

SRDF
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

SRDF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SRDF in London

SRDF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SRDF in London

SRDF
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SRDF within the London region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Brentford - 1 £575 -
SRDF
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 London region with a requirement for SRDF.

1 11 (100.00%) EMC
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) VMware
3 7 (63.64%) Oracle
3 7 (63.64%) SAN
3 7 (63.64%) NetApp
3 7 (63.64%) Veritas
3 7 (63.64%) NFS
4 6 (54.55%) Banking
4 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (54.55%) Hyper-V
5 5 (45.45%) NAS
5 5 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (45.45%) Replication
5 5 (45.45%) Unix
5 5 (45.45%) AIX
5 5 (45.45%) Solaris
5 5 (45.45%) Linux
6 4 (36.36%) IBM
6 4 (36.36%) Citrix
6 4 (36.36%) Investment Banking
6 4 (36.36%) Clustering
6 4 (36.36%) XenApp
6 4 (36.36%) XenDesktop
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (36.36%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
6 4 (36.36%) Failover Clustering

SRDF
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (9.09%) DataSynapse
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) SAN
2 5 (45.45%) NAS
3 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 3 (27.27%) LDAP
3 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 2 (18.18%) FCoE
4 2 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (18.18%) iSCSI
4 2 (18.18%) LAN
4 2 (18.18%) Multicast
4 2 (18.18%) WAN
5 1 (9.09%) HTTP
5 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 1 (9.09%) HBase
General
1 6 (54.55%) Banking
2 4 (36.36%) Investment Banking
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Administrator
1 4 (36.36%) Citrix Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Senior Citrix Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Senior Hyper-V Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Senior VMware Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Senior Wintel Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Unix Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) AIX Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (18.18%) VMWare Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Storage Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
1 1 (9.09%) Rendezvous
1 1 (9.09%) XML
1 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Replication
2 4 (36.36%) Clustering
3 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
3 3 (27.27%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (27.27%) Symmetrix
4 2 (18.18%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (9.09%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) AIX
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Solaris
2 5 (45.45%) Unix
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (27.27%) SUSE
4 3 (27.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 3 (27.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (27.27%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Benchmarking
3 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
3 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 3 (27.27%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) NFS
2 6 (54.55%) Hyper-V
2 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (36.36%) XenApp
3 4 (36.36%) XenDesktop
4 3 (27.27%) Veritas File System
4 3 (27.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (18.18%) KVM
5 2 (18.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Failover Clustering
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Clustering
1 4 (36.36%) PowerCLI
2 3 (27.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (18.18%) EMC TimeFinder
3 2 (18.18%) NetApp OnCommand
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (18.18%) SnapMirror
3 2 (18.18%) SnapVault
4 1 (9.09%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) EMC
2 9 (81.82%) VMware
3 7 (63.64%) NetApp
3 7 (63.64%) Oracle
3 7 (63.64%) Veritas
4 4 (36.36%) Citrix
4 4 (36.36%) IBM
5 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
5 3 (27.27%) Sun
6 2 (18.18%) 3PAR
6 2 (18.18%) Brocade
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco
6 2 (18.18%) Intel
6 2 (18.18%) Remedy
6 2 (18.18%) SAP
7 1 (9.09%) MuleSoft
7 1 (9.09%) Sybase
7 1 (9.09%) TIBCO