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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dell Software Foglight
Rank 424 420 404
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -16
Contract jobs citing Foglight 1 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.013% 0.066%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.054% 0.16% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 12
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£325 £375 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -18.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £425 £386
% change year-on-year
-32.94% +10.03%
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
1846 1934 1606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.86% 8.22% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1249 1252 1036
Average daily rate £425 £424 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.35% -0.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 46
Average hourly rate £22.18 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.71% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £34.00 £52.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.17% -10.84%

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 24 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (50.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (50.00%) Database Tuning
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre

Foglight
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) DBA
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Database Tuning
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft