The table below looks at the statistics for Foglight skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Foglight over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dell Software Foglight
Rank 566 552 507
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -45
Contract jobs citing Foglight 6 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.023% 0.019%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.16% 0.31% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £359 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £415 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -
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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 England region.

Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3813 3550 2797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.84% 7.51% 6.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2317 2025 1621
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 171 170
Average hourly rate £20.19 £22.50 £20.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £36.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +14.28%

Foglight
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Foglight Jobs Demand Trend in England

Foglight
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Foglight Daily Rate Trend in England

Foglight
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Foglight across the England region.

Foglight Hourly Rate Trend in England

Foglight
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Foglight within the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yorkshire -17 1 £300 -
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
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Foglight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) MCSE
4 4 (36.36%) Apache
4 4 (36.36%) LAN
4 4 (36.36%) WAN
4 4 (36.36%) DNS
4 4 (36.36%) CCNA
4 4 (36.36%) Citrix
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Data Management
4 4 (36.36%) Firewall
4 4 (36.36%) Open Source
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (36.36%) DevOps
5 3 (27.27%) vSphere
5 3 (27.27%) XenApp
5 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
5 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
5 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (27.27%) F5
5 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013

Foglight
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 4 (36.36%) Apache
2 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) IIS
3 1 (9.09%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) LAN
1 4 (36.36%) WAN
1 4 (36.36%) DNS
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) BIG-IP
2 3 (27.27%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) MPLS
2 3 (27.27%) OSPF
2 3 (27.27%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (9.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (18.18%) DBA
5 1 (9.09%) Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (9.09%) CentOS
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) DevOps
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Data Management
3 2 (18.18%) Database Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) VB
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CCNA
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (36.36%) MCSE
2 3 (27.27%) CCNP
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (27.27%) XenApp
1 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
1 3 (27.27%) vSphere
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Xen
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
4 3 (27.27%) F5
4 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
5 2 (18.18%) EMC
5 2 (18.18%) NetApp
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) HP
6 1 (9.09%) IBM
6 1 (9.09%) New Relic