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 28 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell Software Foglight
Rank 574 540 555
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +15
Contract jobs citing Foglight 4 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.046% 0.026%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.10% 0.63% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 5
Average daily rate
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£226 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £226 £369 £469
% change year-on-year
-38.71% -21.33%
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 England region.

Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3900 3514 3517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.75% 7.31% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2308 2071 1859
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 151 161
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.38 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.98 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.42 £40.17 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% +11.11%

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 28 August 2014. 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
North West -1 2 £226 -46.82% 4
London -2 2 - -
Yorkshire - - - -
South East - - - - 1
Foglight
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Foglight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 17 (94.44%) Linux
2 12 (66.67%) Apache
3 10 (55.56%) DNS
3 10 (55.56%) Cisco
3 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (55.56%) Data Management
3 10 (55.56%) Open Source
3 10 (55.56%) DevOps
4 6 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 6 (33.33%) IBM
4 6 (33.33%) Windows
5 5 (27.78%) Oracle
5 5 (27.78%) UNIX
5 5 (27.78%) Perl
5 5 (27.78%) SQL
5 5 (27.78%) HP
5 5 (27.78%) Solaris
5 5 (27.78%) Finance
5 5 (27.78%) Publishing
5 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
6 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
7 3 (16.67%) Puppet
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (16.67%) Ruby
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef

Foglight
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 12 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) DNS
2 3 (16.67%) SAN
3 2 (11.11%) LDAP
3 2 (11.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 2 (11.11%) DB2 UDB
2 2 (11.11%) DB2
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
1 5 (27.78%) Publishing
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) DBA
1 6 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Support Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Support Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) DB2 DBA
5 2 (11.11%) Sybase DBA
6 1 (5.56%) SQL DBA
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Storage Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Server Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) LAMP
2 2 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Open Source
2 2 (11.11%) Replication
3 1 (5.56%) Tandem
3 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.56%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (27.78%) UNIX
3 5 (27.78%) Solaris
4 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (11.11%) CentOS
6 2 (11.11%) AIX
6 2 (11.11%) HPUX
7 1 (5.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (55.56%) Data Management
1 10 (55.56%) DevOps
2 6 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 2 (11.11%) Change Data Capture
5 2 (11.11%) Database Security
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL
6 1 (5.56%) Release Management
6 1 (5.56%) Time Management
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.56%) High Availability
6 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Perl
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) PHP
2 3 (16.67%) Python
2 3 (16.67%) Ruby
2 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 2 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.56%) LiteSpeed
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) BMC PATROL
1 3 (16.67%) Puppet
1 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (16.67%) Ansible
1 3 (16.67%) Salt
1 3 (16.67%) Legato
2 2 (11.11%) Tivoli
2 2 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (11.11%) OMEGAMON
2 2 (11.11%) Data Guard
2 2 (11.11%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Cisco
2 6 (33.33%) IBM
2 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle
3 5 (27.78%) HP
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) Sun
5 2 (11.11%) EMC
5 2 (11.11%) NetApp
5 2 (11.11%) Sybase
5 2 (11.11%) JBoss
5 2 (11.11%) TIBCO
5 2 (11.11%) VMware
5 2 (11.11%) Tumbleweed
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