The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the London region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell Software Foglight
Rank 396 402 426
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +24
Contract jobs citing Foglight 4 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.058% 0.011%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.23% 0.92% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 0
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £419
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1754 1521 1701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.66% 6.28% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1134 994 973
Average daily rate £420 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £298 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 40 42
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.00 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £41.50 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +17.14%
Foglight
England

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Foglight within the London region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +19 1 - -
Foglight
England

Foglight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 11 (91.67%) Linux
1 11 (91.67%) Apache
2 10 (83.33%) DNS
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 10 (83.33%) Data Management
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) Open Source
2 10 (83.33%) DevOps
3 5 (41.67%) Publishing
4 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (33.33%) Perl
5 3 (25.00%) Ruby
5 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (25.00%) Puppet
5 3 (25.00%) PHP
5 3 (25.00%) Python
5 3 (25.00%) IBM
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) LAMP
5 3 (25.00%) Salt
5 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (25.00%) Ansible
6 2 (16.67%) VMware
6 2 (16.67%) UNIX
6 2 (16.67%) HP
6 2 (16.67%) EMC
6 2 (16.67%) SAN
6 2 (16.67%) NetApp

Foglight
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 11 (91.67%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (8.33%) DB2 UDB
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) DB2
General
1 5 (41.67%) Publishing
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Support Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) DBA
6 1 (8.33%) Storage Support Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) DB2 DBA
6 1 (8.33%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Storage Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Administrator
6 1 (8.33%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Open Source
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) UNIX
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) CentOS
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Data Management
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (83.33%) DevOps
2 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (8.33%) Change Data Capture
3 1 (8.33%) Database Security
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) Release Management
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) ITSM
3 1 (8.33%) Data Security
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Perl
2 3 (25.00%) Ruby
2 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (25.00%) PHP
2 3 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Puppet
1 3 (25.00%) Salt
1 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (25.00%) Ansible
2 2 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) IBM
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) EMC
3 2 (16.67%) NetApp
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat