The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the England region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cacti
Rank 527 502 541
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +39
Contract jobs citing Cacti 37 14 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.074% 0.033% 0.047%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.01% 0.49% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 7 11
Average daily rate £500 £425 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +32.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £255 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+30.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3673 2847 3518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.39% 6.62% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2150 1651 1885
Average daily rate £395 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.20% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 154 144
Average hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £34.40 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
Cacti
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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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +5 27 £500 +11.23% 7
South East - 7 £375 - 1
South West - 2 £425 -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 3
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Cacti
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Cacti
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 47 (85.45%) Linux
2 40 (72.73%) Nagios
3 36 (65.45%) PHP
4 34 (61.82%) MySQL
4 34 (61.82%) Python
5 32 (58.18%) Puppet
6 31 (56.36%) Apache
7 28 (50.91%) Red Hat
7 28 (50.91%) Opscode Chef
8 27 (49.09%) CentOS
8 27 (49.09%) Perl
9 26 (47.27%) Web Services
9 26 (47.27%) Debian
9 26 (47.27%) ZABBIX
9 26 (47.27%) Bash Shell
10 24 (43.64%) Amazon AWS
11 23 (41.82%) LAMP
12 18 (32.73%) Jenkins
13 17 (30.91%) Rackspace
13 17 (30.91%) NoSQL
13 17 (30.91%) Windows
14 16 (29.09%) Finance
14 16 (29.09%) MongoDB
15 15 (27.27%) Apache Cassandra
15 15 (27.27%) Hudson
15 15 (27.27%) Riak
15 15 (27.27%) CouchDB
15 15 (27.27%) Ruby
15 15 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (25.45%) VMware

Cacti
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 31 (56.36%) Apache
2 11 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (14.55%) nginx
4 7 (12.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (12.73%) MS Exchange
5 3 (5.45%) Node.js
6 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.82%) Confluence
6 1 (1.82%) IIS
6 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (14.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (43.64%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (12.73%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (10.91%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.82%) Route 53
4 1 (1.82%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.36%) DNS
2 8 (14.55%) DHCP
2 8 (14.55%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (12.73%) Network Security
3 7 (12.73%) iSCSI
3 7 (12.73%) NAS
3 7 (12.73%) VoIP
3 7 (12.73%) SAN
4 5 (9.09%) Firewall
4 5 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (7.27%) SNMP
6 3 (5.45%) WAN
6 3 (5.45%) SSL
7 2 (3.64%) DMZ
7 2 (3.64%) LDAP
7 2 (3.64%) LAN
7 2 (3.64%) IPsec
7 2 (3.64%) IP Telephony
7 2 (3.64%) VPN
8 1 (1.82%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (61.82%) MySQL
2 17 (30.91%) NoSQL
3 16 (29.09%) MongoDB
4 15 (27.27%) Apache Cassandra
4 15 (27.27%) CouchDB
4 15 (27.27%) Riak
5 13 (23.64%) Big Data
6 12 (21.82%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
7 2 (3.64%) Redis
8 1 (1.82%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (32.73%) Jenkins
2 15 (27.27%) Hudson
3 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.64%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.64%) Subversion
5 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 16 (29.09%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.64%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Back Office
4 1 (1.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (16.36%) Administrator
3 8 (14.55%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (12.73%) Wintel Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (7.27%) Network Security Consultant
7 4 (7.27%) Network Consultant
7 4 (7.27%) Consultant
7 4 (7.27%) Security Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Trainee
9 1 (1.82%) Web Team Leader
9 1 (1.82%) Lead Architect
9 1 (1.82%) Support Specialist
9 1 (1.82%) Architect
9 1 (1.82%) Network Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Linux Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Linux Support
9 1 (1.82%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (47.27%) Web Services
2 23 (41.82%) LAMP
3 3 (5.45%) JSON
4 2 (3.64%) jQuery
4 2 (3.64%) HTML5
4 2 (3.64%) CSS3
4 2 (3.64%) XML
4 2 (3.64%) HTML
4 2 (3.64%) CSS
5 1 (1.82%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Open Source
2 7 (12.73%) EqualLogic
2 7 (12.73%) Hedge funds
2 7 (12.73%) Clustering
3 2 (3.64%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.64%) Social Network
3 2 (3.64%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.64%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.82%) Online Games
4 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 47 (85.45%) Linux
2 27 (49.09%) CentOS
3 26 (47.27%) Debian
4 17 (30.91%) Windows
5 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (18.18%) UNIX
6 10 (18.18%) Ubuntu
7 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (12.73%) Windows 7
8 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (3.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (14.55%) Root Cause Analysis
2 8 (14.55%) Configuration Management
3 7 (12.73%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (12.73%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (10.91%) Load Balancing
5 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.64%) ITIL
6 2 (3.64%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.64%) Analytics
6 2 (3.64%) Low Latency
6 2 (3.64%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.82%) Change Control
7 1 (1.82%) Service Management
7 1 (1.82%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.82%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (1.82%) Software Engineering
7 1 (1.82%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (65.45%) PHP
2 34 (61.82%) Python
3 27 (49.09%) Perl
4 26 (47.27%) Bash Shell
5 15 (27.27%) Ruby
6 7 (12.73%) PowerShell
7 4 (7.27%) Java
8 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
8 3 (5.45%) C
8 3 (5.45%) C++
8 3 (5.45%) SQL
9 2 (3.64%) C#
9 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.64%) AWK
9 2 (3.64%) sed
10 1 (1.82%) Tcl
10 1 (1.82%) Scala
10 1 (1.82%) Korn
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (9.09%) CCNP
3 3 (5.45%) CCNA
4 2 (3.64%) Degree
5 1 (1.82%) CCSA
5 1 (1.82%) CCSE
5 1 (1.82%) CISSP
5 1 (1.82%) CCIE
5 1 (1.82%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (14.55%) NFS
1 8 (14.55%) Active Directory
1 8 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.73%) VMware ESX
2 7 (12.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.82%) vSphere
3 1 (1.82%) Varnish
3 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.82%) Dovecot
3 1 (1.82%) KVM
3 1 (1.82%) Squid
3 1 (1.82%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 40 (72.73%) Nagios
2 32 (58.18%) Puppet
3 28 (50.91%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (47.27%) ZABBIX
5 7 (12.73%) OpenNMS
6 6 (10.91%) CiscoWorks
7 4 (7.27%) OpenView
7 4 (7.27%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (7.27%) Munin
8 3 (5.45%) HAProxy
9 2 (3.64%) CA Spectrum
10 1 (1.82%) Hyperic
10 1 (1.82%) StatsD
10 1 (1.82%) Ansible
10 1 (1.82%) Vagrant
10 1 (1.82%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 28 (50.91%) Red Hat
2 17 (30.91%) Rackspace
3 14 (25.45%) VMware
4 8 (14.55%) Cisco
4 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
5 7 (12.73%) NetApp
5 7 (12.73%) Percona
6 5 (9.09%) HP
7 2 (3.64%) Oracle
7 2 (3.64%) Juniper
7 2 (3.64%) CA
7 2 (3.64%) NetScout
7 2 (3.64%) Polycom
7 2 (3.64%) Tandberg
7 2 (3.64%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.64%) New Relic
8 1 (1.82%) Endeca
8 1 (1.82%) Splunk
8 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.82%) Sophos
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