The table below looks at the statistics for Cacti skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cacti over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cacti
Rank 537 561 552
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -9
Contract jobs citing Cacti 43 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.091% 0.041% 0.043%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.07% 0.48% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 10 16
Average daily rate £350 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £290 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -22.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cacti
UK

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

Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4013 3978 3381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.50% 8.63% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2579 2385 1965
Average daily rate £448 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £507
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £366 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.48% +7.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 134 135
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.70 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.68% -8.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.55 £43.55 £33.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.39% +2.38%

Cacti
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Cacti Jobs Demand Trend in England

Cacti
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Cacti Daily Rate Trend in England

Cacti
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cacti across the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Cacti Daily Rate Histogram in England

Cacti
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cacti across the England region.

Cacti Hourly Rate Trend in England

Cacti
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cacti within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South East +20 19 £338 -3.57% 6
London -7 15 £413 -21.42% 8
Yorkshire - 7 £550 - 3
North West -18 1 £425 - 4
East of England - 1 £463 -
Cacti
UK

Cacti
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 50 (83.33%) Nagios
2 48 (80.00%) Linux
3 40 (66.67%) Perl
4 35 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
5 34 (56.67%) Python
6 32 (53.33%) Apache
6 32 (53.33%) DNS
6 32 (53.33%) Puppet
7 30 (50.00%) VMware
8 28 (46.67%) Web Services
9 27 (45.00%) MySQL
9 27 (45.00%) Bash Shell
10 26 (43.33%) SMTP
11 24 (40.00%) Configuration Management
12 23 (38.33%) LAMP
12 23 (38.33%) HTTP
12 23 (38.33%) Tomcat
13 22 (36.67%) SSL
14 21 (35.00%) Open Source
14 21 (35.00%) High Availability
14 21 (35.00%) DevOps
14 21 (35.00%) Graphite
15 20 (33.33%) logstash
16 18 (30.00%) OpenStack
16 18 (30.00%) TCP/IP
17 17 (28.33%) Red Hat
17 17 (28.33%) Splunk
17 17 (28.33%) Squid
18 16 (26.67%) nginx
18 16 (26.67%) Ganglia

Cacti
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 32 (53.33%) Apache
2 23 (38.33%) Tomcat
3 18 (30.00%) OpenStack
4 16 (26.67%) nginx
5 14 (23.33%) JBoss
5 14 (23.33%) WebLogic
6 8 (13.33%) IIS
7 7 (11.67%) Jetty
8 4 (6.67%) SAS
9 3 (5.00%) WebSphere
10 2 (3.33%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (1.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (1.67%) Smallworld
Cloud Services
1 35 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (13.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (11.67%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (6.67%) Google App Engine
5 3 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (3.33%) PaaS
7 1 (1.67%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 32 (53.33%) DNS
2 26 (43.33%) SMTP
3 23 (38.33%) HTTP
4 22 (36.67%) SSL
5 18 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 16 (26.67%) LDAP
7 15 (25.00%) Firewall
8 12 (20.00%) VPN
9 11 (18.33%) IMAP
10 10 (16.67%) DHCP
10 10 (16.67%) SNMP
11 9 (15.00%) BGP
11 9 (15.00%) OSPF
12 7 (11.67%) MPLS
13 6 (10.00%) IPsec
13 6 (10.00%) LAN
13 6 (10.00%) WAN
14 5 (8.33%) EIGRP
14 5 (8.33%) Ethernet
14 5 (8.33%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (45.00%) MySQL
2 8 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (11.67%) Couchbase
4 6 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (8.33%) Big Data
5 5 (8.33%) Hadoop
5 5 (8.33%) MongoDB
6 4 (6.67%) NoSQL
7 3 (5.00%) Informix
8 2 (3.33%) Neo4j
8 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
8 2 (3.33%) Redis
8 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.67%) HPCC
9 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 10 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (8.33%) JIRA
3 5 (8.33%) Subversion
4 4 (6.67%) Bitbucket
5 3 (5.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (5.00%) GitLab
5 3 (5.00%) JConsole
5 3 (5.00%) JMeter
5 3 (5.00%) JProfiler
5 3 (5.00%) Selenium
5 3 (5.00%) VisualVM
5 3 (5.00%) YourKit
6 2 (3.33%) Hudson
6 2 (3.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (11.67%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Games
2 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 15 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 12 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
3 12 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 12 (20.00%) Applications Support Engineer
3 12 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
3 12 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
3 12 (20.00%) VMware Support Engineer
4 8 (13.33%) Administrator
4 8 (13.33%) Analyst
4 8 (13.33%) Operational Support Analyst
4 8 (13.33%) Operations Analyst
4 8 (13.33%) Operations Support Analyst
4 8 (13.33%) Web Analyst
4 8 (13.33%) Web Support Analyst
5 7 (11.67%) Linux Administrator
5 7 (11.67%) Linux Support
5 7 (11.67%) Linux Support Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (46.67%) Web Services
2 23 (38.33%) LAMP
3 16 (26.67%) LEMP Stack
4 13 (21.67%) MCollective
5 8 (13.33%) .NET
5 8 (13.33%) Java EE
6 7 (11.67%) LAPP Stack
7 5 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
7 5 (8.33%) JMS
8 4 (6.67%) ELK Stack
8 4 (6.67%) J2EE
8 4 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (5.00%) JMX
9 3 (5.00%) Swagger
10 2 (3.33%) 802.1X
10 2 (3.33%) CSS
10 2 (3.33%) Kafka
10 2 (3.33%) Middleware
10 2 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (3.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Clustering
2 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.67%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (5.00%) User Experience
6 2 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.67%) Fintech
7 1 (1.67%) Handset
7 1 (1.67%) IBM XIV
7 1 (1.67%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 48 (80.00%) Linux
2 16 (26.67%) Windows
3 14 (23.33%) CentOS
4 13 (21.67%) Unix
5 12 (20.00%) Debian
5 12 (20.00%) Ubuntu
6 10 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 7 (11.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (6.67%) Mac OS
8 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 21 (35.00%) DevOps
2 21 (35.00%) High Availability
2 21 (35.00%) Open Source
3 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (13.33%) Incident Management
5 7 (11.67%) Load Balancing
6 4 (6.67%) Analytics
6 4 (6.67%) Auto-Scaling
6 4 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (6.67%) Change Control
6 4 (6.67%) Change Management
6 4 (6.67%) ITIL
6 4 (6.67%) Web Development
6 4 (6.67%) Web Operations
7 3 (5.00%) Automated Testing
7 3 (5.00%) Load Testing
7 3 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (5.00%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (66.67%) Perl
2 34 (56.67%) Python
3 27 (45.00%) Bash Shell
4 16 (26.67%) Java
5 12 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 6 (10.00%) C
6 6 (10.00%) PHP
6 6 (10.00%) Ruby
7 5 (8.33%) Korn
7 5 (8.33%) SQL
8 4 (6.67%) C++
8 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
8 4 (6.67%) VB
9 2 (3.33%) Go
10 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (11.67%) CCNA
3 7 (11.67%) CCNP
3 7 (11.67%) Degree
4 5 (8.33%) MCSE
5 4 (6.67%) MCP
5 4 (6.67%) MCSA
5 4 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (5.00%) JNCIA
7 2 (3.33%) CCENT
7 2 (3.33%) CCIE
7 2 (3.33%) CCSE
7 2 (3.33%) CCSP
7 2 (3.33%) CISSP
8 1 (1.67%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.67%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (28.33%) Squid
2 13 (21.67%) qmail
3 12 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (13.33%) NFS
5 6 (10.00%) KVM
6 5 (8.33%) Docker
7 4 (6.67%) Dovecot
7 4 (6.67%) iptables
7 4 (6.67%) Sendmail
8 3 (5.00%) Ceph
8 3 (5.00%) FreeRADIUS
8 3 (5.00%) Varnish
8 3 (5.00%) VMware ESX
9 2 (3.33%) vCloud
9 2 (3.33%) VirtualBox
10 1 (1.67%) Firmware
10 1 (1.67%) Postfix
10 1 (1.67%) Samba
10 1 (1.67%) vSphere
10 1 (1.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 50 (83.33%) Nagios
2 32 (53.33%) Puppet
3 21 (35.00%) Graphite
4 20 (33.33%) logstash
5 16 (26.67%) Ganglia
6 15 (25.00%) ZABBIX
7 14 (23.33%) collectd
8 9 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (13.33%) HAProxy
10 6 (10.00%) NetBackup
11 5 (8.33%) Opsview
12 4 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (6.67%) SolarWinds Orion
12 4 (6.67%) WSUS
13 3 (5.00%) Ansible
13 3 (5.00%) Bacula
13 3 (5.00%) OpenNebula
13 3 (5.00%) Oracle ZFS
14 2 (3.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 30 (50.00%) VMware
2 17 (28.33%) Red Hat
2 17 (28.33%) Splunk
3 14 (23.33%) Cisco
4 8 (13.33%) Google
4 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (11.67%) SolarWinds
6 5 (8.33%) HP
7 4 (6.67%) CommVault
7 4 (6.67%) Dell
7 4 (6.67%) F5
7 4 (6.67%) McAfee
7 4 (6.67%) Oracle
7 4 (6.67%) Rackspace
7 4 (6.67%) Symantec
8 3 (5.00%) Aruba
8 3 (5.00%) Juniper
8 3 (5.00%) New Relic
8 3 (5.00%) Palo Alto
8 3 (5.00%) SaltStack
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