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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cacti
Rank 528 525 532
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing Cacti 25 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.052% 0.045% 0.049%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.69% 0.61% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 21
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£520 £268 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+94.39% -7.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £100 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £396 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+41.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 - -
Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3619 3423 3501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.55% 7.39% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2128 1963 1811
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 161 164
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +21.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.66 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.45 £40.57 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +17.14%
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 22 July 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 22 July 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
(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
London +19 16 £523 +120.00% 9
North West -9 2 £425 - 1
East of England -22 1 - - 1
South East - 1 - - 3
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Cacti
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Cacti
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 57 (89.06%) Nagios
2 56 (87.50%) Linux
3 48 (75.00%) Python
4 46 (71.88%) MySQL
4 46 (71.88%) Puppet
5 43 (67.19%) PHP
6 42 (65.63%) Web Services
6 42 (65.63%) Opscode Chef
7 41 (64.06%) Apache
8 40 (62.50%) Red Hat
8 40 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
9 39 (60.94%) CentOS
10 38 (59.38%) DevOps
11 33 (51.56%) LAMP
12 29 (45.31%) Bash Shell
13 28 (43.75%) Perl
14 27 (42.19%) Debian
14 27 (42.19%) ZABBIX
15 23 (35.94%) Ruby
15 23 (35.94%) NoSQL
16 21 (32.81%) Configuration Management
16 21 (32.81%) Jenkins
17 20 (31.25%) Open Source
17 20 (31.25%) Big Data
18 19 (29.69%) Hadoop
18 19 (29.69%) Rackspace
18 19 (29.69%) Salt
19 18 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
19 18 (28.13%) CouchDB
19 18 (28.13%) MongoDB

Cacti
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 41 (64.06%) Apache
2 18 (28.13%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (23.44%) nginx
4 3 (4.69%) Node.js
5 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.13%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.13%) Zope
5 2 (3.13%) Plone
6 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 40 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (23.44%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (21.88%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.56%) Route 53
4 1 (1.56%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (7.81%) Network Security
2 5 (7.81%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (6.25%) DHCP
3 4 (6.25%) DNS
4 3 (4.69%) Firewall
5 2 (3.13%) BGP
5 2 (3.13%) SSL
5 2 (3.13%) SAN
5 2 (3.13%) Intranet
5 2 (3.13%) VoIP
5 2 (3.13%) HTTP
5 2 (3.13%) SNMP
5 2 (3.13%) VPN
5 2 (3.13%) NAS
5 2 (3.13%) IPsec
5 2 (3.13%) iSCSI
5 2 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.56%) VLAN
6 1 (1.56%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (71.88%) MySQL
2 23 (35.94%) NoSQL
3 20 (31.25%) Big Data
4 19 (29.69%) Hadoop
5 18 (28.13%) CouchDB
5 18 (28.13%) MongoDB
5 18 (28.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 18 (28.13%) Riak
6 5 (7.81%) Redis
7 4 (6.25%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (32.81%) Jenkins
2 18 (28.13%) Hudson
3 4 (6.25%) Subversion
4 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.13%) Cucumber
General
1 11 (17.19%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.13%) Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Games
5 1 (1.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (21.88%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (12.50%) DevOps Architect
2 8 (12.50%) Architect
2 8 (12.50%) Administrator
3 7 (10.94%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (10.94%) Lead Architect
3 7 (10.94%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (9.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 6 (9.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Security Consultant
5 4 (6.25%) Network Security Consultant
5 4 (6.25%) Network Consultant
5 4 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (3.13%) Developer
6 2 (3.13%) Network Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) Python Developer
6 2 (3.13%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (1.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (1.56%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (65.63%) Web Services
2 33 (51.56%) LAMP
3 4 (6.25%) HTML
3 4 (6.25%) CSS
3 4 (6.25%) jQuery
3 4 (6.25%) HTML5
4 3 (4.69%) JSON
5 2 (3.13%) CSS3
5 2 (3.13%) XML
5 2 (3.13%) XSLT
6 1 (1.56%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 20 (31.25%) Open Source
2 2 (3.13%) EqualLogic
2 2 (3.13%) Hedge funds
2 2 (3.13%) Clustering
2 2 (3.13%) Social Network
2 2 (3.13%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 56 (87.50%) Linux
2 39 (60.94%) CentOS
3 27 (42.19%) Debian
4 16 (25.00%) UNIX
5 9 (14.06%) Windows
5 9 (14.06%) Ubuntu
6 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.69%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.56%) Solaris
9 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (59.38%) DevOps
2 21 (32.81%) Configuration Management
3 18 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (23.44%) Load Balancing
5 5 (7.81%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.69%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.69%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.13%) Analytics
8 2 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (3.13%) Multithreading
8 2 (3.13%) ITIL
9 1 (1.56%) Service Management
9 1 (1.56%) Change Management
9 1 (1.56%) TDD
9 1 (1.56%) Software Engineering
9 1 (1.56%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (1.56%) Web Development
9 1 (1.56%) Change Control
9 1 (1.56%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (75.00%) Python
2 43 (67.19%) PHP
3 29 (45.31%) Bash Shell
4 28 (43.75%) Perl
5 23 (35.94%) Ruby
6 5 (7.81%) SQL
7 4 (6.25%) Java
7 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.69%) C++
9 2 (3.13%) C#
9 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.13%) AWK
9 2 (3.13%) sed
9 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.56%) Scala
10 1 (1.56%) Korn
10 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) CCNP
1 5 (7.81%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.13%) Degree
3 1 (1.56%) CCNA
3 1 (1.56%) CCIE
3 1 (1.56%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.69%) NFS
2 3 (4.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.69%) Varnish
3 2 (3.13%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.56%) vSphere
4 1 (1.56%) Sendmail
4 1 (1.56%) XenServer
4 1 (1.56%) Squid
4 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.56%) Dovecot
4 1 (1.56%) KVM
Systems Management
1 57 (89.06%) Nagios
2 46 (71.88%) Puppet
3 42 (65.63%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (42.19%) ZABBIX
5 19 (29.69%) Salt
6 4 (6.25%) StatsD
6 4 (6.25%) Ganglia
6 4 (6.25%) OpenView
6 4 (6.25%) CiscoWorks
6 4 (6.25%) SolarWinds Orion
7 3 (4.69%) Munin
7 3 (4.69%) Opsview
8 2 (3.13%) HAProxy
8 2 (3.13%) OpenNMS
8 2 (3.13%) Zenoss
9 1 (1.56%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.56%) Hyperic
9 1 (1.56%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (1.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 40 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 19 (29.69%) Rackspace
3 18 (28.13%) Percona
4 10 (15.63%) VMware
5 7 (10.94%) Cisco
6 5 (7.81%) HP
7 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.69%) Oracle
8 2 (3.13%) Citrix
8 2 (3.13%) CA
8 2 (3.13%) NetApp
8 2 (3.13%) New Relic
8 2 (3.13%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.56%) Nimsoft
9 1 (1.56%) Splunk
9 1 (1.56%) Endeca
9 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.56%) ATG
9 1 (1.56%) Dell
9 1 (1.56%) JBoss
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 25 days ago
Wolverhampton
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 26 days ago