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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dell Software Foglight
Rank - 418 419
Contract jobs citing Foglight 0 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.013% 0.034%
As % of the Systems Management category - 0.17% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 8
Average daily rate - £406 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £275 £375
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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
2353 1810 1713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.23% 8.08% 7.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1685 1258 1160
Average daily rate £488 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 40 25
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £14.35 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £35.75 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

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 29 April 2016, 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 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) Sybase
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) Unix
1 5 (83.33%) Solaris
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Client/Server
1 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (66.67%) Security Management
2 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (66.67%) Replication
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) Middleware
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle9i Database
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 4 (66.67%) AIX
2 4 (66.67%) Investment Banking
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Data Guard
2 4 (66.67%) Imperva
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring

Foglight
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle9i Database
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (66.67%) Banking
1 4 (66.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) DBA
1 4 (66.67%) Senior DBA
1 4 (66.67%) Senior Sybase DBA
1 4 (66.67%) Sybase DBA
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Client/Server
2 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (66.67%) Replication
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Equities
3 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Solaris
1 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 4 (66.67%) AIX
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Optimisation
2 4 (66.67%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Contingency Planning
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
3 1 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Data Guard
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) Sybase
2 4 (66.67%) Imperva
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Dynatrace
3 1 (16.67%) Informatica
3 1 (16.67%) Lotus
3 1 (16.67%) Remedy
3 1 (16.67%) Splunk