The table below looks at the statistics for MRTG 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 MRTG over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multi Router Traffic Grapher (MRTG)
Rank 148 190 203
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +13
Contract jobs citing MRTG 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.064% 0.039% 0.034%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.59% 0.29% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £413 £451 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.43% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
MRTG
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
339 684 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.77% 13.36% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 493 454
Average daily rate £405 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.51% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 24
Average hourly rate £24.00 £18.70 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.34% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.25 £12.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £40.00 £31.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

MRTG
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MRTG across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MRTG Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MRTG
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 MRTG across the City of London region.

MRTG Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

MRTG
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MRTG across the City of London region.

MRTG Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

MRTG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing MRTG 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 MRTG.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Nagios
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) Cacti
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) CA
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Games
3 1 (33.33%) GIAC
3 1 (33.33%) Samba
3 1 (33.33%) Debian
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) CCSA
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) CCSE
3 1 (33.33%) SSH
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing MRTG 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 MRTG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
1 1 (33.33%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) FCoE
3 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (33.33%) IMAP
3 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) NX-OS
3 1 (33.33%) SSH
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Games
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Java EE
1 1 (33.33%) POSIX
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) Debian
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation
2 1 (33.33%) E-Discovery
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Korn
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) CCSA
1 1 (33.33%) CCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) GIAC
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Ceph
1 1 (33.33%) Dovecot
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
1 1 (33.33%) iptables
1 1 (33.33%) KVM
1 1 (33.33%) NFS
1 1 (33.33%) Postfix
1 1 (33.33%) Samba
1 1 (33.33%) Sendmail
1 1 (33.33%) Squid
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Nagios
2 2 (66.67%) Cacti
3 1 (33.33%) CA Wily
3 1 (33.33%) EnCase
3 1 (33.33%) HAProxy
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) RANCID
3 1 (33.33%) systemd
3 1 (33.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) CA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) AppDynamics
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Dynatrace
2 1 (33.33%) Infoblox
2 1 (33.33%) New Relic
2 1 (33.33%) NICE Systems
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk
2 1 (33.33%) Supermicro
2 1 (33.33%) VMware