The first table below looks at the demand for Foglight skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Foglight over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the East of England region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell Software Foglight
Rank 134 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Foglight 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.13% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 1.55% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £368 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -13.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - -
Systems Management Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
258 174 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.37% 7.84% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 76 93
Average daily rate £383 £314 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.91% +9.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £94 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £401 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 17
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £22.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £11.30 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.08 £58.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
Foglight
England

Foglight
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Foglight Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Foglight
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Foglight Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Foglight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) IIS
1 9 (100.00%) MySQL
1 9 (100.00%) Apache
2 6 (66.67%) Publishing
2 6 (66.67%) Clustering
2 6 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (55.56%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (55.56%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (55.56%) Performance Analysis
3 5 (55.56%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) UNIX
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (44.44%) Business Continuity
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) Business Continuity Planning
5 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (22.22%) Data Security

Foglight
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (100.00%) IIS
1 9 (100.00%) Apache
2 5 (55.56%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) MySQL
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (66.67%) Publishing
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) DBA
2 7 (77.78%) Administrator
3 3 (33.33%) Server Administrator
4 2 (22.22%) SQL DBA
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Clustering
2 3 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) UNIX
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (55.56%) Performance Analysis
2 5 (55.56%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (44.44%) Business Continuity
3 4 (44.44%) Business Continuity Planning
4 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
5 2 (22.22%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle