The table below looks at the statistics for Foglight skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 - - 231
Contract jobs citing Foglight 0 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - - 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category - - 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate - - £500
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 South East region.

Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
847 1026 741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.89% 10.75% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 501 379
Average daily rate £375 £375 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 32 51
Average hourly rate £46.00 £16.72 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.11% -17.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £15.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.12 £55.65 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

Foglight
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Foglight across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Foglight Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Foglight
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Foglight across the South East region.

Foglight Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Foglight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) BGP

Foglight
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Server Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Support
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Citrix Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Citrix Support
1 1 (50.00%) Senior IT Support
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Support
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Server Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Korn
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
1 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) F5
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (50.00%) VMware