The table below looks at the statistics for Foglight skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Foglight over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dell Software Foglight
Rank 612 593 585
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -8
Contract jobs citing Foglight 9 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.014% 0.036%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.18% 0.17% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 15
Median daily rate £413 £288 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.47% -24.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £275 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £406 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £275 £375
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.00
Foglight
UK

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
5059 4161 3981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.93% 8.22% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3249 2547 2301
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £565 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 189 156
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.19 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.03% -10.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+18.90% -19.26%

Foglight
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Foglight as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Foglight within the England region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
South East - 5 £444 -
East Midlands - 4 £400 -
Foglight
UK

Foglight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Foglight 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 England region with a requirement for Foglight.

1 14 (93.33%) Unix
1 14 (93.33%) Solaris
1 14 (93.33%) Linux
2 13 (86.67%) SAN
3 10 (66.67%) Oracle
3 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 10 (66.67%) Sybase
4 9 (60.00%) ITIL
4 9 (60.00%) Shell Script
4 9 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (60.00%) Replication
4 9 (60.00%) Clustering
5 8 (53.33%) Middleware
5 8 (53.33%) AIX
6 6 (40.00%) Windows
6 6 (40.00%) Banking
6 6 (40.00%) Investment Banking
7 5 (33.33%) Change Management
7 5 (33.33%) Sybase IQ
7 5 (33.33%) Finance
7 5 (33.33%) Migration
7 5 (33.33%) Korn
7 5 (33.33%) Perl
7 5 (33.33%) RDBMS
7 5 (33.33%) Legato
7 5 (33.33%) Veritas
7 5 (33.33%) Client/Server
7 5 (33.33%) Citrix
7 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (33.33%) Relational Database

Foglight
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 4 (26.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 5 (33.33%) Sybase IQ
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle9i Database
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (40.00%) Banking
1 6 (40.00%) Investment Banking
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) DBA
1 9 (60.00%) Sybase DBA
2 6 (40.00%) Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Senior DBA
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Sybase DBA
3 4 (26.67%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Unix Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Unix Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Clustering
1 9 (60.00%) Replication
2 5 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.67%) Equities
4 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Linux
1 14 (93.33%) Solaris
1 14 (93.33%) Unix
2 8 (53.33%) AIX
3 6 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 9 (60.00%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Change Management
2 5 (33.33%) Migration
2 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (26.67%) Capacity Management
3 4 (26.67%) Information Security
3 4 (26.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (26.67%) Performance Optimisation
3 4 (26.67%) Project Planning
3 4 (26.67%) Security Management
3 4 (26.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.67%) ETL
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.67%) Investment Management
4 1 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (33.33%) Korn
2 5 (33.33%) Perl
3 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Legato
2 4 (26.67%) Data Guard
2 4 (26.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (26.67%) nmon
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (6.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Oracle
1 10 (66.67%) Sybase
2 5 (33.33%) Citrix
2 5 (33.33%) Veritas
3 4 (26.67%) EMC
3 4 (26.67%) IBM
3 4 (26.67%) Imperva
3 4 (26.67%) Intel
3 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (26.67%) Sun
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Dynatrace
4 1 (6.67%) Informatica
4 1 (6.67%) Lotus
4 1 (6.67%) Remedy
4 1 (6.67%) Splunk