The table below looks at the statistics for Cacti skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cacti over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cacti
Rank 199 219 214
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -5
Contract jobs citing Cacti 1 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.083% 0.025%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.20% 1.43% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Average daily rate
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- £100 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -71.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - £255
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Systems Management Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
497 419 517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.48% 5.83% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 297 342
Average daily rate £420 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 12
Average hourly rate £15.75 £24.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.37% +29.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £19.50 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.45 £33.50 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +30.55%

Cacti
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Cacti Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Cacti
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cacti across the City of London region.

Cacti Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Cacti
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Cacti 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 Cacti.

1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) NFS
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Nagios
1 2 (100.00%) Debian
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (100.00%) Squid
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Postfix
2 1 (50.00%) Sendmail
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Dovecot
2 1 (50.00%) MRTG
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) OpenStack

Cacti
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Cacti 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 Cacti. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) IMAP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Debian
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Korn
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) NFS
1 2 (100.00%) Squid
2 1 (50.00%) Xen
2 1 (50.00%) Postfix
2 1 (50.00%) Sendmail
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Dovecot
2 1 (50.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Nagios
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) HAProxy
2 1 (50.00%) RANCID
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat