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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dell Software Foglight
Rank 392 398 381
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -17
Contract jobs citing Foglight 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.019% 0.005% 0.010%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.24% 0.068% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £340 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £375 £425
% change year-on-year
- -11.76%
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 London region.

Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1670 1475 1239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.99% 6.69% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1152 963 831
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £344 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.63% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 25 29
Average hourly rate £18.70 £15.00 £23.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.66% -35.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.38 £12.00 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.75 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.35 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.64% +3.77%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) Apache
2 4 (50.00%) Open Source
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Data Management
2 4 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) CentOS
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Database Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) XenApp
4 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
4 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
4 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (12.50%) vSphere
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (12.50%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (12.50%) Markit EDM
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012

Foglight
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 4 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) thinkFolio
1 1 (12.50%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) OSPF
3 1 (12.50%) BGP
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
1 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (12.50%) DB2 UDB
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) CentOS
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Data Management
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Release Management
3 1 (12.50%) Database Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Data Capture
3 1 (12.50%) Database Security
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) VB
1 1 (12.50%) VBA
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
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
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (12.50%) Xen
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
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 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
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
Central London / West End
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago