The table below looks at the statistics for Foglight skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Foglight over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell Software Foglight
Rank 591 551 582
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +31
Contract jobs citing Foglight 5 31 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.059% 0.024%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.12% 0.82% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 5
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£400 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £351 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £226 £365 £469
% change year-on-year
-38.08% -22.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4292 3786 3769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.57% 7.18% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2559 2234 1976
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 154 170
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.63 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +27.02%

Foglight
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Foglight Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Foglight
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Foglight within the UK.

Foglight Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Foglight
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Foglight within the UK over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Foglight Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Foglight
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Foglight within the UK.

Foglight Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Foglight
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Foglight within the UK over the 3 months to 17 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
England -45 5 £400 -5.88% 6
London +5 3 £450 - 1
North West -2 2 £226 -46.82% 3
City of London +20 1 - -
Cheshire +4 1 - - 3
Knutsford - 1 - - 2
Glasgow - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 1
Kent - - - - 2
South Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
South East - - - - 2
Scotland - - - -

Foglight
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 17 (89.47%) Linux
2 11 (57.89%) Apache
3 9 (47.37%) DNS
3 9 (47.37%) Cisco
3 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (47.37%) Data Management
3 9 (47.37%) Open Source
3 9 (47.37%) DevOps
4 7 (36.84%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (36.84%) Windows
5 6 (31.58%) UNIX
5 6 (31.58%) SQL
5 6 (31.58%) Perl
5 6 (31.58%) IBM
5 6 (31.58%) Finance
6 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
6 5 (26.32%) Solaris
6 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
6 5 (26.32%) Oracle
7 4 (21.05%) HP
7 4 (21.05%) SAN
7 4 (21.05%) Publishing
8 3 (15.79%) Ruby
8 3 (15.79%) DB2 UDB
8 3 (15.79%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (15.79%) Ansible
8 3 (15.79%) Salt
8 3 (15.79%) Change Data Capture

Foglight
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (57.89%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
2 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) DNS
2 4 (21.05%) SAN
3 2 (10.53%) LDAP
3 2 (10.53%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) DB2 UDB
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
1 3 (15.79%) DB2
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (10.53%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Publishing
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) DBA
1 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) DB2 DBA
4 2 (10.53%) Sybase DBA
5 1 (5.26%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Server Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) LAMP
2 2 (10.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Open Source
2 3 (15.79%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) AS400
3 1 (5.26%) Tandem
3 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Linux
2 7 (36.84%) Windows
3 6 (31.58%) UNIX
4 5 (26.32%) Solaris
5 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (10.53%) AIX
6 2 (10.53%) HPUX
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (5.26%) CentOS
7 1 (5.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (47.37%) Data Management
1 9 (47.37%) DevOps
2 7 (36.84%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
4 3 (15.79%) Change Data Capture
4 3 (15.79%) Database Security
5 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.26%) Release Management
6 1 (5.26%) Time Management
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (5.26%) High Availability
6 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
1 6 (31.58%) Perl
2 3 (15.79%) Ruby
2 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
2 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
2 3 (15.79%) Python
2 3 (15.79%) PHP
3 2 (10.53%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.26%) VB
4 1 (5.26%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (5.26%) LiteSpeed
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Ansible
1 3 (15.79%) Salt
1 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (15.79%) Puppet
1 3 (15.79%) Legato
1 3 (15.79%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (10.53%) Tivoli
2 2 (10.53%) Data Guard
2 2 (10.53%) CA Wily
2 2 (10.53%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Cisco
2 6 (31.58%) IBM
3 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
3 5 (26.32%) Oracle
4 4 (21.05%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) Sybase
5 2 (10.53%) JBoss
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.53%) Sun
5 2 (10.53%) TIBCO
5 2 (10.53%) Tumbleweed
6 1 (5.26%) thinkFolio
6 1 (5.26%) VMware
6 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (5.26%) NetApp
6 1 (5.26%) EMC
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