The table below looks at the statistics for Foglight skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Foglight over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell Software Foglight
Rank 196 225 230
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +5
Contract jobs citing Foglight 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.035% 0.068% 0.013%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.40% 1.18% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate
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- £463 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £226 £386 £469
% change year-on-year
-41.48% -17.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Systems Management Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
496 424 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.58% 5.76% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 299 354
Average daily rate £425 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.58% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £277 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 13
Average hourly rate £18.48 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.86% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £19.10 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £77.64 £29.40 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-6.09% +2.50%

Foglight
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Foglight across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Foglight Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Foglight
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Foglight across the City of London region.

Foglight Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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Top 20 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Foglight 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 Foglight.

1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Replication
1 2 (100.00%) DB2 UDB
1 2 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (100.00%) Change Data Capture
1 2 (100.00%) Database Security
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Banking

Foglight
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Foglight 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 Foglight. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) DB2 UDB
1 2 (100.00%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DBA
1 2 (100.00%) DB2 DBA
2 1 (50.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Change Data Capture
1 2 (100.00%) Database Security
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM