Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 20 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 864 845 854
Rank change year-on-year -19 +9 +12
Contract jobs citing SRDF 15 43 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.041% 0.028%
As % of the System Software category 0.12% 0.33% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 35 12
UK median daily rate £475 £550 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.64% +46.67% -14.77%
10th Percentile £383 £360 £351
90th Percentile £568 £695 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% -9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 12857 12848 11682
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.57% 12.35% 10.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8345 8050 6665
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% +8.15%
10th Percentile £158 £173 £158
90th Percentile £606 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 722 876 1253
UK 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 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.88 £42.00 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +6.67%

SRDF
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SRDF in the UK

SRDF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SRDF in the UK

SRDF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SRDF over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SRDF in the UK

SRDF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SRDF in the UK

SRDF
Top 4 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 6 months to 20 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
England +6 15 £475 -13.64%
London -25 14 £575 -4.17%
UK excluding London +18 1 £375 -
South East - 1 £375 -

For the 6 months to 20 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 with a requirement for SRDF.

1 15 (100.00%) EMC
2 14 (93.33%) Unix
3 13 (86.67%) Finance
4 12 (80.00%) Solaris
4 12 (80.00%) Linux
5 11 (73.33%) AIX
6 10 (66.67%) Veritas
6 10 (66.67%) Oracle
6 10 (66.67%) Banking
7 9 (60.00%) Asset Management
7 9 (60.00%) Investment Management
7 9 (60.00%) Change Management
7 9 (60.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 9 (60.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 8 (53.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (46.67%) NFS
9 7 (46.67%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (40.00%) EMC VMAX
10 6 (40.00%) 3PAR
10 6 (40.00%) NetApp OnCommand
10 6 (40.00%) SAN
10 6 (40.00%) NetApp
10 6 (40.00%) Replication
10 6 (40.00%) EMC TimeFinder
10 6 (40.00%) Brocade
11 5 (33.33%) Korn
11 5 (33.33%) Investment Banking
11 5 (33.33%) Problem Management
11 5 (33.33%) VMware
11 5 (33.33%) SUSE

SRDF
Co-occurring 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 3 (20.00%) Oracle 10gAS
1 3 (20.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle iProcurement
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) SAN
2 4 (26.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle Exadata
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 13 (86.67%) Finance
2 10 (66.67%) Banking
3 5 (33.33%) Financial Institution
3 5 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Administrator
2 5 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (33.33%) Unix Administrator
2 5 (33.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 4 (26.67%) Storage Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) DBA
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 1 (6.67%) Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared DBA
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Citrix Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Storage Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Storage Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) EMC VMAX
1 6 (40.00%) Replication
2 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 4 (26.67%) EMC Centera
3 4 (26.67%) EMC VNX
3 4 (26.67%) EMC VNXe
3 4 (26.67%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Unix
2 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 12 (80.00%) Solaris
3 11 (73.33%) AIX
4 5 (33.33%) SUSE
4 5 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) Data ONTAP
5 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (26.67%) Windows 2000
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Asset Management
1 9 (60.00%) Change Management
1 9 (60.00%) Investment Management
2 8 (53.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (46.67%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (33.33%) Proactive Management
4 5 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 5 (33.33%) Task Automation
5 4 (26.67%) BCP
5 4 (26.67%) Break/Fix
5 4 (26.67%) Information Security
5 4 (26.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (26.67%) Workflow
6 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
6 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
6 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (13.33%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) High Availability
7 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
7 1 (6.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Korn
1 5 (33.33%) Perl
1 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) PMO
2 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 7 (46.67%) NFS
3 5 (33.33%) Samba
3 5 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (33.33%) Veritas File System
4 4 (26.67%) Firmware
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (6.67%) XenApp
5 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (60.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (40.00%) EMC TimeFinder
2 6 (40.00%) NetApp OnCommand
3 3 (20.00%) Data Guard
3 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (13.33%) SnapMirror
4 2 (13.33%) SnapVault
5 1 (6.67%) BladeLogic
5 1 (6.67%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) EMC
2 10 (66.67%) Oracle
2 10 (66.67%) Veritas
3 6 (40.00%) 3PAR
3 6 (40.00%) Brocade
3 6 (40.00%) NetApp
4 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 5 (33.33%) VMware
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco
5 4 (26.67%) HP
6 2 (13.33%) Remedy
6 2 (13.33%) SAP
7 1 (6.67%) Citrix
7 1 (6.67%) CyberArk