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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cacti
Rank 553 490 554
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +64
Contract jobs citing Cacti 37 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.072% 0.030% 0.041%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.99% 0.45% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 6 10
Average daily rate £500 £387 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.11% +6.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £250 £299
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
3755 2861 3481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.32% 6.64% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2186 1673 1883
Average daily rate £395 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.20% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 153 153 149
Average hourly rate £22.75 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.75% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
Cacti
UK

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 18 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 18 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 +11.17% 8
South East - 7 £375 - 1
South West - 2 £425 -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 3
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
Cacti
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Cacti
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 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 45 (84.91%) Linux
2 38 (71.70%) Nagios
3 35 (66.04%) PHP
4 33 (62.26%) MySQL
5 32 (60.38%) Python
6 30 (56.60%) Apache
6 30 (56.60%) Puppet
7 26 (49.06%) Bash Shell
7 26 (49.06%) Opscode Chef
7 26 (49.06%) Perl
7 26 (49.06%) Red Hat
8 25 (47.17%) Web Services
8 25 (47.17%) Debian
8 25 (47.17%) CentOS
8 25 (47.17%) ZABBIX
9 23 (43.40%) Amazon AWS
10 22 (41.51%) LAMP
11 18 (33.96%) Jenkins
12 17 (32.08%) Rackspace
12 17 (32.08%) NoSQL
12 17 (32.08%) Windows
13 16 (30.19%) Finance
13 16 (30.19%) MongoDB
14 15 (28.30%) Apache Cassandra
14 15 (28.30%) Hudson
14 15 (28.30%) Riak
14 15 (28.30%) CouchDB
14 15 (28.30%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (26.42%) VMware
16 13 (24.53%) Ruby

Cacti
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 30 (56.60%) Apache
2 11 (20.75%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (13.21%) nginx
3 7 (13.21%) MS Exchange
4 3 (5.66%) Node.js
5 1 (1.89%) Confluence
5 1 (1.89%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.89%) IIS
5 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (15.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (43.40%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (11.32%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (9.43%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.89%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.98%) DNS
2 8 (15.09%) DHCP
2 8 (15.09%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (13.21%) iSCSI
3 7 (13.21%) NAS
3 7 (13.21%) Network Security
3 7 (13.21%) VoIP
3 7 (13.21%) SAN
4 5 (9.43%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (9.43%) Firewall
5 4 (7.55%) SNMP
6 3 (5.66%) WAN
6 3 (5.66%) SSL
7 2 (3.77%) VPN
7 2 (3.77%) DMZ
7 2 (3.77%) LAN
7 2 (3.77%) LDAP
7 2 (3.77%) IP Telephony
7 2 (3.77%) IPsec
8 1 (1.89%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (62.26%) MySQL
2 17 (32.08%) NoSQL
3 16 (30.19%) MongoDB
4 15 (28.30%) Apache Cassandra
4 15 (28.30%) Riak
4 15 (28.30%) CouchDB
5 13 (24.53%) Big Data
6 12 (22.64%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
7 2 (3.77%) Redis
8 1 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.89%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (33.96%) Jenkins
2 15 (28.30%) Hudson
3 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.77%) Subversion
4 2 (3.77%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 16 (30.19%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.77%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Back Office
4 1 (1.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (16.98%) Administrator
3 8 (15.09%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (13.21%) Wintel Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (9.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (7.55%) Network Consultant
7 4 (7.55%) Consultant
7 4 (7.55%) Security Consultant
7 4 (7.55%) Network Security Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Trainee
9 1 (1.89%) Architect
9 1 (1.89%) Network Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Support Specialist
9 1 (1.89%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 1 (1.89%) Team Leader
9 1 (1.89%) UNIX Administrator
9 1 (1.89%) Cisco Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (47.17%) Web Services
2 22 (41.51%) LAMP
3 3 (5.66%) JSON
4 2 (3.77%) HTML
4 2 (3.77%) XML
4 2 (3.77%) CSS
4 2 (3.77%) CSS3
4 2 (3.77%) jQuery
4 2 (3.77%) HTML5
5 1 (1.89%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Open Source
2 7 (13.21%) EqualLogic
2 7 (13.21%) Hedge funds
2 7 (13.21%) Clustering
3 2 (3.77%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.77%) Social Network
3 2 (3.77%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.77%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.89%) Online Games
4 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 45 (84.91%) Linux
2 25 (47.17%) Debian
2 25 (47.17%) CentOS
3 17 (32.08%) Windows
4 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (16.98%) Ubuntu
5 9 (16.98%) UNIX
6 7 (13.21%) Windows 7
6 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (7.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.77%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (15.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (13.21%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (13.21%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (13.21%) Configuration Management
4 5 (9.43%) Load Balancing
5 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.77%) ITIL
6 2 (3.77%) Low Latency
6 2 (3.77%) Analytics
6 2 (3.77%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.89%) Change Control
7 1 (1.89%) Service Management
7 1 (1.89%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.89%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (1.89%) Software Engineering
7 1 (1.89%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.89%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 35 (66.04%) PHP
2 32 (60.38%) Python
3 26 (49.06%) Bash Shell
3 26 (49.06%) Perl
4 13 (24.53%) Ruby
5 7 (13.21%) PowerShell
6 4 (7.55%) Java
7 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.66%) SQL
7 3 (5.66%) C
7 3 (5.66%) C++
8 2 (3.77%) C#
8 2 (3.77%) AWK
8 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.77%) sed
9 1 (1.89%) Scala
9 1 (1.89%) Korn
9 1 (1.89%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (9.43%) CCNP
3 3 (5.66%) CCNA
4 2 (3.77%) Degree
5 1 (1.89%) CCSA
5 1 (1.89%) CCSE
5 1 (1.89%) CISSP
5 1 (1.89%) CCIE
5 1 (1.89%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (15.09%) Active Directory
1 8 (15.09%) NFS
1 8 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (13.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 7 (13.21%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.89%) vSphere
3 1 (1.89%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.89%) Varnish
3 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.89%) Dovecot
3 1 (1.89%) KVM
3 1 (1.89%) Squid
Systems Management
1 38 (71.70%) Nagios
2 30 (56.60%) Puppet
3 26 (49.06%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (47.17%) ZABBIX
5 7 (13.21%) OpenNMS
6 6 (11.32%) CiscoWorks
7 4 (7.55%) OpenView
7 4 (7.55%) Munin
7 4 (7.55%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (5.66%) HAProxy
9 2 (3.77%) CA Spectrum
10 1 (1.89%) Ganglia
10 1 (1.89%) Vagrant
10 1 (1.89%) StatsD
10 1 (1.89%) Ansible
10 1 (1.89%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 26 (49.06%) Red Hat
2 17 (32.08%) Rackspace
3 14 (26.42%) VMware
4 8 (15.09%) Cisco
4 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
5 7 (13.21%) NetApp
6 6 (11.32%) Percona
7 5 (9.43%) HP
8 2 (3.77%) Juniper
8 2 (3.77%) CA
8 2 (3.77%) Oracle
8 2 (3.77%) NetScout
8 2 (3.77%) Polycom
8 2 (3.77%) Tandberg
8 2 (3.77%) New Relic
8 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.89%) Splunk
9 1 (1.89%) ATG
9 1 (1.89%) Endeca
9 1 (1.89%) JBoss
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