The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Foglight skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Foglight over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Dell Software Foglight
UK
Rank - 634 618
Contract jobs citing Foglight 0 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.019% 0.011%
As % of the Systems Management category - 0.20% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 3
Median daily rate - £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £425 £300
% change year-on-year - +41.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Foglight is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 4531 4928 4422
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.00% 9.26% 8.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3033 3122 2621
Median daily rate £465 £450 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 133 169
Median hourly rate £23.88 £22.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.11% +11.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £38.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

Foglight
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Foglight as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for Foglight in the UK

Foglight
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Foglight in the UK

Foglight
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Foglight in the UK

Foglight
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Foglight also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Foglight.

1 6 (100.00%) Dell
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
4 3 (50.00%) Veeam
4 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (50.00%) Office 365
4 3 (50.00%) HP
5 2 (33.33%) ISDN
5 2 (33.33%) PBX
5 2 (33.33%) VoIP
5 2 (33.33%) Unix
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) Aruba
5 2 (33.33%) Dell KACE
5 2 (33.33%) WSUS
5 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 1 (16.67%) MySQL
6 1 (16.67%) XenApp
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (16.67%) vSphere
6 1 (16.67%) EqualLogic
6 1 (16.67%) Finance
6 1 (16.67%) EMC
6 1 (16.67%) Citrix
6 1 (16.67%) SAN
6 1 (16.67%) Apache

Foglight
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) ISDN
1 2 (33.33%) PBX
1 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) LDAP
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) SAN Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Dell
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Veeam
3 2 (33.33%) Aruba
3 2 (33.33%) Dell KACE
3 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) EqualLogic