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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell Software Foglight
Rank 407 - 377
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Foglight 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% - 0.019%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.11% - 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£408 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
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
1864 1735 1322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.09% 7.15% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1340 1208 816
Average daily rate £450 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £297 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 28 56
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.30% -23.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £12.50 £13.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.11 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.28 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.42% -6.66%

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 19 December 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) Change Data Capture
3 2 (40.00%) Database Security
3 2 (40.00%) DB2 UDB
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (40.00%) DB2
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Replication
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) CentOS
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) XenApp
4 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) vSphere

Foglight
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) OSPF
2 1 (20.00%) BGP
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) DB2 UDB
1 2 (40.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) DB2 DBA
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) DBA
1 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) CentOS
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Change Data Capture
2 2 (40.00%) Database Security
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
1 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Xen
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) thinkFolio