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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cacti
Rank 557 536 510
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -26
Contract jobs citing Cacti 22 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.044% 0.032% 0.054%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.53% 0.45% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 17
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£525 £481 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +20.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £348 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £553 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £360 £281
% change year-on-year
-19.44% +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
4189 3352 2891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.45% 7.16% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2646 2069 1550
Average daily rate £425 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 136 203
Average hourly rate £20.03 £21.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £12.43 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.72 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

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 December 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 December 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
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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 +22 20 £525 +5.00% 4
North West -10 1 - - 4
South East - 1 £350 - 2
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 2
North East - - - -
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Cacti
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 49 (96.08%) Linux
2 48 (94.12%) Nagios
3 46 (90.20%) Apache
3 46 (90.20%) Python
4 44 (86.27%) Red Hat
5 43 (84.31%) PHP
5 43 (84.31%) Puppet
6 42 (82.35%) MySQL
6 42 (82.35%) Opscode Chef
6 42 (82.35%) DevOps
7 40 (78.43%) Web Services
7 40 (78.43%) CentOS
7 40 (78.43%) Amazon AWS
8 38 (74.51%) LAMP
9 25 (49.02%) Bash Shell
10 24 (47.06%) Perl
11 23 (45.10%) Open Source
12 22 (43.14%) nginx
12 22 (43.14%) Load Balancing
12 22 (43.14%) UNIX
12 22 (43.14%) Configuration Management
13 21 (41.18%) Debian
13 21 (41.18%) ZABBIX
13 21 (41.18%) Amazon EC2
13 21 (41.18%) Percona
14 20 (39.22%) Rackspace
14 20 (39.22%) Jenkins
14 20 (39.22%) Amazon S3
14 20 (39.22%) MongoDB
14 20 (39.22%) NoSQL

Cacti
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 46 (90.20%) Apache
2 22 (43.14%) nginx
3 19 (37.25%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (7.84%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.92%) Zope
5 2 (3.92%) Plone
6 1 (1.96%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.96%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.96%) Jetty
6 1 (1.96%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 40 (78.43%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (41.18%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (39.22%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) DNS
2 2 (3.92%) SMTP
2 2 (3.92%) FTP
2 2 (3.92%) HTTP
2 2 (3.92%) SNMP
2 2 (3.92%) VPN
2 2 (3.92%) Intranet
3 1 (1.96%) OSPF
3 1 (1.96%) BGP
3 1 (1.96%) TACACS
3 1 (1.96%) VRRP
3 1 (1.96%) Firewall
3 1 (1.96%) IPsec
3 1 (1.96%) VLAN
3 1 (1.96%) IMAP
3 1 (1.96%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.96%) Network Security
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.96%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (82.35%) MySQL
2 20 (39.22%) MongoDB
2 20 (39.22%) NoSQL
3 19 (37.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 19 (37.25%) Hadoop
3 19 (37.25%) CouchDB
3 19 (37.25%) Riak
3 19 (37.25%) Big Data
4 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.96%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.96%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (39.22%) Jenkins
2 19 (37.25%) Hudson
3 3 (5.88%) Subversion
4 1 (1.96%) JIRA
4 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.96%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.96%) Introscope
4 1 (1.96%) Juju
General
1 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.92%) Banking
2 1 (1.96%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (33.33%) Architect
1 17 (33.33%) DevOps Architect
2 3 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (5.88%) Administrator
3 2 (3.92%) Network Consultant
3 2 (3.92%) Consultant
3 2 (3.92%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (3.92%) Lead Architect
3 2 (3.92%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (3.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (1.96%) Python Developer
4 1 (1.96%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (1.96%) Network Engineer
4 1 (1.96%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (1.96%) Security Consultant
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (1.96%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (78.43%) Web Services
2 38 (74.51%) LAMP
3 2 (3.92%) jQuery
3 2 (3.92%) HTML5
3 2 (3.92%) XSLT
3 2 (3.92%) HTML
3 2 (3.92%) CSS
4 1 (1.96%) boto
4 1 (1.96%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (45.10%) Open Source
2 4 (7.84%) Clustering
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 49 (96.08%) Linux
2 40 (78.43%) CentOS
3 22 (43.14%) UNIX
4 21 (41.18%) Debian
5 3 (5.88%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.92%) CoreOS
7 1 (1.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (82.35%) DevOps
2 22 (43.14%) Load Balancing
2 22 (43.14%) Configuration Management
3 20 (39.22%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.92%) Multithreading
5 2 (3.92%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (3.92%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (1.96%) Line Management
6 1 (1.96%) High Availability
6 1 (1.96%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.96%) TDD
6 1 (1.96%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (1.96%) Network Design
6 1 (1.96%) Automated Testing
6 1 (1.96%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (1.96%) Web Development
6 1 (1.96%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.96%) Workflow
6 1 (1.96%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 46 (90.20%) Python
2 43 (84.31%) PHP
3 25 (49.02%) Bash Shell
4 24 (47.06%) Perl
5 20 (39.22%) Ruby
6 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.92%) SQL
8 1 (1.96%) Java
8 1 (1.96%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) CCNP
1 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.96%) RHCE
1 1 (1.96%) Degree
1 1 (1.96%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
1 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) NFS
1 3 (5.88%) Docker
2 2 (3.92%) KVM
2 2 (3.92%) Varnish
2 2 (3.92%) vCloud
2 2 (3.92%) Squid
2 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.92%) Postfix
3 1 (1.96%) XenServer
3 1 (1.96%) vSphere
3 1 (1.96%) Xen
3 1 (1.96%) Samba
3 1 (1.96%) Corosync
3 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.96%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (1.96%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 48 (94.12%) Nagios
2 43 (84.31%) Puppet
3 42 (82.35%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (41.18%) ZABBIX
5 19 (37.25%) Salt
6 5 (9.80%) Ansible
7 1 (1.96%) logstash
7 1 (1.96%) OpenView
7 1 (1.96%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (1.96%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.96%) SmokePing
7 1 (1.96%) StatsD
7 1 (1.96%) Ganglia
7 1 (1.96%) Munin
7 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (1.96%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 44 (86.27%) Red Hat
2 21 (41.18%) Percona
3 20 (39.22%) Rackspace
4 5 (9.80%) Cisco
5 3 (5.88%) VMware
6 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.96%) Splunk
6 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.96%) ATG
6 1 (1.96%) IBM
6 1 (1.96%) HP
6 1 (1.96%) Dell
6 1 (1.96%) Citrix