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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell Software Foglight
Rank 255 215 234
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +19
Contract jobs citing Foglight 3 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.031% 0.15% 0.061%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.29% 1.95% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
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£425 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
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 - - -
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
1043 666 630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.60% 7.80% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 346 292
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 32 63
Average hourly rate £19.38 £21.33 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £16.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

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 24 December 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Surrey - - - -
Foglight
England

Foglight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) BIG-IP
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel

Foglight
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) BIG-IP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
1 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco