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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dell Software Foglight
Rank 402 412 406
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs citing Foglight 6 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.028% 0.014% 0.005%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.32% 0.16% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £110 - £340
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £375
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
1880 1835 1615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.88% 8.65% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1328 1272 1042
Average daily rate £475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 29 21
Average hourly rate £27.50 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £14.78 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £25.00 £32.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

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 11 February 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 11 (91.67%) Sybase
1 11 (91.67%) ITIL
1 11 (91.67%) Oracle
1 11 (91.67%) Solaris
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 10 (83.33%) Oracle9i Database
2 10 (83.33%) AIX
2 10 (83.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 10 (83.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 10 (83.33%) Investment Banking
2 10 (83.33%) Banking
2 10 (83.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (83.33%) Imperva
2 10 (83.33%) Data Guard
2 10 (83.33%) Capacity Management
2 10 (83.33%) Oracle Database
3 9 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (75.00%) Unix
3 9 (75.00%) Client/Server
4 8 (66.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 8 (66.67%) Security Management
4 8 (66.67%) Management Information System
4 8 (66.67%) SAN
4 8 (66.67%) Shell Script
4 8 (66.67%) Middleware
4 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
4 8 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (66.67%) Information Security

Foglight
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) Oracle Database
1 10 (83.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 10 (83.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 10 (83.33%) Oracle9i Database
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
General
1 10 (83.33%) Banking
1 10 (83.33%) Investment Banking
2 7 (58.33%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) DBA
1 10 (83.33%) Senior DBA
2 8 (66.67%) Senior Sybase DBA
2 8 (66.67%) Sybase DBA
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Oracle DBA
4 1 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Client/Server
2 8 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 8 (66.67%) Replication
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Equities
3 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
1 11 (91.67%) Solaris
2 10 (83.33%) AIX
3 9 (75.00%) Unix
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) ITIL
2 10 (83.33%) Capacity Management
3 9 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (66.67%) Information Security
4 8 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (66.67%) Performance Optimisation
4 8 (66.67%) Security Management
5 7 (58.33%) Incident Management
5 7 (58.33%) Investment Management
6 6 (50.00%) Mentoring
6 6 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (50.00%) Service Management
6 6 (50.00%) Time Management
7 2 (16.67%) Change Control
7 2 (16.67%) Database Security
7 2 (16.67%) Database Tuning
7 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
8 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
8 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 8 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (83.33%) Data Guard
1 10 (83.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (66.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Oracle
1 11 (91.67%) Sybase
2 10 (83.33%) Imperva
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Dynatrace
3 1 (8.33%) Informatica
3 1 (8.33%) Lotus
3 1 (8.33%) Remedy
3 1 (8.33%) Splunk