The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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 South East 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell Software Foglight
Rank 243 224 235
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +11
Contract jobs citing Foglight 3 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.031% 0.072% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.36% 0.97% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 12
Average daily rate £450 £388 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -13.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £388 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.29% -13.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - -
Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
830 621 714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.55% 7.41% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 332 346
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 48 27
Average hourly rate £25.75 £23.88 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% +36.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £14.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +10.81%
Foglight
England

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
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Foglight within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Surrey - 2 £450 -
Kent - 1 £400 - 1
Berkshire - - - -
Foglight
England

Foglight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle
3 7 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 7 (50.00%) Legato
3 7 (50.00%) BMC PATROL
3 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (50.00%) Solaris
3 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 7 (50.00%) Finance
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (50.00%) Data Guard
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 7 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (21.43%) .NET
5 2 (14.29%) Apache
5 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 2 (14.29%) Sybase
5 2 (14.29%) IIS
5 2 (14.29%) Web Services
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) UNIX
5 2 (14.29%) Windows
5 2 (14.29%) HP
5 2 (14.29%) LAN

Foglight
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 2 (14.29%) IIS
1 2 (14.29%) Apache
1 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 2 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 2 (14.29%) SSL
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) DBA
2 7 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (14.29%) Sybase DBA
4 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Solaris
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
1 7 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 7 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) MCSE
1 1 (7.14%) MCDBA
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Legato
1 7 (50.00%) BMC PATROL
1 7 (50.00%) Data Guard
2 2 (14.29%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 7 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Sybase
3 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) HP