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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cacti
Rank 184 199 193
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Contract jobs citing Cacti 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.040% 0.033% 0.017%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.54% 0.50% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-22.69% +36.40%
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
370 404 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.46% 6.76% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 276 209
Average daily rate £450 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £287 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 12
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -35.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.40 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.76 £23.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.00%

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 29 January 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Nagios
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (50.00%) Puppet
3 2 (50.00%) Clustering
3 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Debian
3 2 (50.00%) NFS
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (25.00%) Solaris
4 1 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (25.00%) JBoss
4 1 (25.00%) SSL
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) SNMP
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (25.00%) JBoss
3 1 (25.00%) GlassFish
3 1 (25.00%) Jetty
3 1 (25.00%) nginx
3 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) SSL
2 1 (25.00%) SNMP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) SMTP
2 1 (25.00%) FTP
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) IPsec
2 1 (25.00%) IMAP
2 1 (25.00%) OpenVPN
2 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Introscope
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) LAMP
1 1 (25.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (50.00%) Debian
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Python
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) NFS
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Postfix
2 1 (25.00%) XenServer
2 1 (25.00%) Squid
2 1 (25.00%) Xen
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) FreeRADIUS
2 1 (25.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Nagios
2 2 (50.00%) Puppet
3 1 (25.00%) ZABBIX
3 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (25.00%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) ATG
2 1 (25.00%) Splunk