The table below looks at the statistics for Foglight skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Foglight over the 3 months to 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell Software Foglight
Rank 414 - 392
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Foglight 5 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.020% - 0.042%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.25% - 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
Average daily rate
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£413 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £488
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Foglight
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1967 1703 1503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.01% 6.82% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1367 1188 959
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 32 44
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.30% -19.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £15.50 £13.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £41.72 £48.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £23.20 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-9.48% +18.97%

Foglight
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Foglight Jobs Demand Trend in London

Foglight
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Foglight Daily Rate Trend in London

Foglight
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Foglight across the London region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Foglight Daily Rate Histogram in London

Foglight
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Foglight within the London region over the 3 months to 30 October 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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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
City of London - 1 - -
Foglight
England

Foglight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) IBM
2 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Replication
3 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Data Management
3 3 (37.50%) DB2 UDB
3 3 (37.50%) Apache
3 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
3 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 3 (37.50%) DB2
3 3 (37.50%) Perl
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Open Source
3 3 (37.50%) Change Data Capture
3 3 (37.50%) Database Security
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Publishing
5 1 (12.50%) Firewall
5 1 (12.50%) Banking

Foglight
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) OSPF
3 1 (12.50%) BGP
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) DB2 UDB
1 3 (37.50%) DB2
2 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Publishing
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) DB2 DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Replication
1 3 (37.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) CentOS
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Data Management
2 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
2 3 (37.50%) Change Data Capture
2 3 (37.50%) Database Security
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Release Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
1 3 (37.50%) Perl
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Xen
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) XenApp
1 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (12.50%) Control-M
1 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) thinkFolio
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
3 1 (12.50%) F5