The table below looks at the statistics for Cacti skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cacti over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cacti
Rank 602 622 574
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -48
Contract jobs citing Cacti 24 29 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.055% 0.061%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.45% 0.65% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 28 18
Median daily rate £425 £338 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -35.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.92% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
5329 4468 4467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.84% 8.48% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3390 2780 2666
Median daily rate £460 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.23% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 159 174
Median hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £43.00 £46.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+26.19% -6.66%

Cacti
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Cacti as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cacti within the England region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +10 16 £475 +5.55%
North West - 7 £425 - 4
South East +5 1 £363 +16.00% 3
Cacti
UK

Cacti
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cacti also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Cacti.

1 44 (88.00%) Nagios
2 31 (62.00%) Cisco
3 28 (56.00%) Data Centre
4 25 (50.00%) Firewall
4 25 (50.00%) Wireless
5 24 (48.00%) Linux
6 23 (46.00%) Cisco ASA
7 21 (42.00%) SolarWinds
7 21 (42.00%) Shell Script
8 18 (36.00%) Perl
8 18 (36.00%) Python
8 18 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (36.00%) Juniper
8 18 (36.00%) F5
9 17 (34.00%) CCNP
9 17 (34.00%) LAN
10 16 (32.00%) VPN
10 16 (32.00%) Apache
10 16 (32.00%) Windows
10 16 (32.00%) VMware
11 15 (30.00%) Debian
12 14 (28.00%) Cisco PIX
12 14 (28.00%) Network Security
12 14 (28.00%) FWSM
12 14 (28.00%) BGP
12 14 (28.00%) WAN
12 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
12 14 (28.00%) 802.1X
13 13 (26.00%) Windows Server
13 13 (26.00%) DNS

Cacti
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (32.00%) Apache
2 11 (22.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (12.00%) OpenStack
3 6 (12.00%) SAS
4 3 (6.00%) JBoss
5 1 (2.00%) IIS
5 1 (2.00%) nginx
5 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 10 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (50.00%) Firewall
1 25 (50.00%) Wireless
2 23 (46.00%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (34.00%) LAN
4 16 (32.00%) VPN
5 14 (28.00%) BGP
5 14 (28.00%) Cisco PIX
5 14 (28.00%) FWSM
5 14 (28.00%) Network Security
5 14 (28.00%) WAN
6 13 (26.00%) DNS
7 12 (24.00%) DHCP
7 12 (24.00%) HTTP
8 11 (22.00%) 802.11
8 11 (22.00%) EIGRP
8 11 (22.00%) OSPF
8 11 (22.00%) VoIP
9 10 (20.00%) BIG-IP
9 10 (20.00%) HSRP
9 10 (20.00%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.00%) Big Data
2 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (26.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (16.00%) Subversion
3 1 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.00%) Hudson
3 1 (2.00%) JIRA
3 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.00%) VisualVM
General
1 5 (10.00%) Retail
2 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Games
4 1 (2.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 15 (30.00%) Linux Engineer
2 15 (30.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 15 (30.00%) Security Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) Senior Security Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 4 (8.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Core Network Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.00%) 802.1X
2 9 (18.00%) LAMP
3 3 (6.00%) REST
4 2 (4.00%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (4.00%) SOAP
5 1 (2.00%) J2EE
5 1 (2.00%) JMS
5 1 (2.00%) JMX
5 1 (2.00%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (2.00%) Middleware
5 1 (2.00%) PHP-FPM
5 1 (2.00%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.00%) Web Services
5 1 (2.00%) XML
5 1 (2.00%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (56.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.00%) Fintech
3 3 (6.00%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (4.00%) Clustering
4 2 (4.00%) User Experience
5 1 (2.00%) BBC
5 1 (2.00%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.00%) Grid Computing
5 1 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.00%) IBM XIV
5 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (48.00%) Linux
2 16 (32.00%) Windows
3 15 (30.00%) Debian
4 13 (26.00%) Windows Server
5 12 (24.00%) Ubuntu
6 10 (20.00%) CentOS
7 7 (14.00%) Unix
8 5 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (4.00%) Mac OS
9 2 (4.00%) Solaris
9 2 (4.00%) SUSE
9 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.00%) Mandriva Linux
10 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) Network Monitoring
2 11 (22.00%) E-Commerce
2 11 (22.00%) Open Source
3 10 (20.00%) Change Control
3 10 (20.00%) Network Planning
4 9 (18.00%) Escalation Management
4 9 (18.00%) Mentoring
5 7 (14.00%) DevOps
6 6 (12.00%) Change Management
7 5 (10.00%) ITIL
8 4 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
9 3 (6.00%) Load Balancing
9 3 (6.00%) Risk Management
9 3 (6.00%) Service Management
9 3 (6.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
10 2 (4.00%) Migration
10 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.00%) Shell Script
2 18 (36.00%) Perl
2 18 (36.00%) Python
3 12 (24.00%) Bash Shell
4 11 (22.00%) PHP
5 6 (12.00%) C
5 6 (12.00%) Korn
6 4 (8.00%) C++
7 2 (4.00%) Java
7 2 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (34.00%) CCNP
3 10 (20.00%) CCIE
3 10 (20.00%) Degree
4 7 (14.00%) CCNA
5 3 (6.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (4.00%) CCSA
6 2 (4.00%) CCSE
6 2 (4.00%) CCSP
7 1 (2.00%) CCDE
7 1 (2.00%) CISSP
7 1 (2.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (26.00%) Squid
1 13 (26.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (14.00%) iptables
3 6 (12.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (12.00%) Dovecot
3 6 (12.00%) KVM
3 6 (12.00%) Sendmail
4 5 (10.00%) SpamAssassin
5 4 (8.00%) BIND 9
5 4 (8.00%) Firmware
5 4 (8.00%) NFS
6 3 (6.00%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (4.00%) Ceph
7 2 (4.00%) Docker
7 2 (4.00%) FreeRADIUS
7 2 (4.00%) Gluster
7 2 (4.00%) Postfix
7 2 (4.00%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.00%) ProxySG
8 1 (2.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 44 (88.00%) Nagios
2 11 (22.00%) Puppet
2 11 (22.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 10 (20.00%) SmokePing
4 7 (14.00%) HAProxy
5 6 (12.00%) Ansible
6 5 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
6 5 (10.00%) OpenNebula
7 3 (6.00%) CA Spectrum
7 3 (6.00%) Opsview
8 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (4.00%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (2.00%) CFEngine
9 1 (2.00%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (2.00%) FortiGate
9 1 (2.00%) Munin
9 1 (2.00%) OpenNMS
9 1 (2.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (2.00%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (2.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 31 (62.00%) Cisco
2 21 (42.00%) SolarWinds
3 18 (36.00%) F5
3 18 (36.00%) Juniper
4 16 (32.00%) VMware
5 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
6 13 (26.00%) Red Hat
7 12 (24.00%) CheckPoint
8 10 (20.00%) Aruba
8 10 (20.00%) Riverbed
9 9 (18.00%) Intel Security
9 9 (18.00%) Palo Alto
10 6 (12.00%) Fortinet
11 3 (6.00%) CA
11 3 (6.00%) Polycom
11 3 (6.00%) Siemens
11 3 (6.00%) Stonesoft
12 2 (4.00%) Dell
12 2 (4.00%) HP
12 2 (4.00%) IBM