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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cacti
Rank 594 579 556
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -23
Contract jobs citing Cacti 33 19 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.064% 0.037% 0.076%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.65% 0.46% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 8 28
Average daily rate £450 £410 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -18.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £365 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £393
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.00 -
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
5039 4174 3914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.83% 8.23% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3227 2553 2277
Average daily rate £450 £417 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% +4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £262 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 192 157
Average hourly rate £20.50 £20.19 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cacti within the England region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(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 -1 12 £450 -14.28% 7
South East -14 9 £450 +5.88% 3
Yorkshire +2 6 £475 +23.37% 2
North West -4 4 £425 - 3
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Cacti
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 65 (91.55%) Nagios
2 59 (83.10%) Linux
3 49 (69.01%) Perl
4 42 (59.15%) VMware
5 41 (57.75%) Python
6 38 (53.52%) Puppet
7 36 (50.70%) Apache
8 35 (49.30%) Amazon AWS
9 32 (45.07%) Bash Shell
10 29 (40.85%) HTTP
11 28 (39.44%) Open Source
12 27 (38.03%) DNS
12 27 (38.03%) Tomcat
12 27 (38.03%) Red Hat
13 26 (36.62%) MySQL
13 26 (36.62%) Squid
14 25 (35.21%) SMTP
14 25 (35.21%) LAMP
14 25 (35.21%) Jenkins
15 23 (32.39%) OpenStack
15 23 (32.39%) DevOps
16 22 (30.99%) Graphite
16 22 (30.99%) Debian
16 22 (30.99%) Web Services
17 21 (29.58%) LDAP
17 21 (29.58%) Windows
17 21 (29.58%) VMware Infrastructure
18 20 (28.17%) SSL
18 20 (28.17%) Shell Script
18 20 (28.17%) Configuration Management

Cacti
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 36 (50.70%) Apache
2 27 (38.03%) Tomcat
3 23 (32.39%) OpenStack
4 15 (21.13%) JBoss
5 14 (19.72%) WebLogic
6 13 (18.31%) nginx
7 6 (8.45%) IIS
7 6 (8.45%) SAS
8 4 (5.63%) Jetty
9 3 (4.23%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (2.82%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (1.41%) Smallworld
11 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
11 1 (1.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 35 (49.30%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (14.08%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (9.86%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (8.45%) Google App Engine
5 4 (5.63%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.82%) PaaS
7 1 (1.41%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (1.41%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.41%) CloudBees
7 1 (1.41%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 29 (40.85%) HTTP
2 27 (38.03%) DNS
3 25 (35.21%) SMTP
4 21 (29.58%) LDAP
5 20 (28.17%) SSL
6 15 (21.13%) TCP/IP
7 11 (15.49%) Firewall
8 10 (14.08%) IMAP
9 9 (12.68%) MRTG
10 7 (9.86%) Fibre Channel
10 7 (9.86%) iSCSI
11 6 (8.45%) DHCP
12 5 (7.04%) BGP
12 5 (7.04%) Internet
12 5 (7.04%) SNMP
12 5 (7.04%) VPN
13 4 (5.63%) FTP
13 4 (5.63%) Network Security
13 4 (5.63%) OSPF
13 4 (5.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (36.62%) MySQL
2 6 (8.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (5.63%) Couchbase
3 4 (5.63%) Informix
3 4 (5.63%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.23%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.23%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.82%) Big Data
5 2 (2.82%) Neo4j
5 2 (2.82%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.82%) Redis
5 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (35.21%) Jenkins
2 15 (21.13%) Git (software)
3 9 (12.68%) Subversion
4 4 (5.63%) Bitbucket
5 3 (4.23%) GitLab
5 3 (4.23%) Hudson
5 3 (4.23%) JIRA
5 3 (4.23%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.41%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (9.86%) Finance
1 7 (9.86%) Games
2 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.82%) French Language
3 2 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (33.80%) Linux Engineer
2 17 (23.94%) Support Engineer
3 15 (21.13%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (19.72%) AWS Engineer
5 13 (18.31%) Applications Support
6 12 (16.90%) Administrator
6 12 (16.90%) Applications Engineer
6 12 (16.90%) Applications Support Engineer
6 12 (16.90%) VMware Engineer
6 12 (16.90%) VMware Support Engineer
7 9 (12.68%) Linux Administrator
8 8 (11.27%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (9.86%) Analyst
9 7 (9.86%) Linux Support
9 7 (9.86%) Linux Support Engineer
9 7 (9.86%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (8.45%) Operations Analyst
10 6 (8.45%) Operations Support Analyst
10 6 (8.45%) Web Analyst
10 6 (8.45%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (35.21%) LAMP
2 22 (30.99%) Web Services
3 13 (18.31%) LEMP Stack
3 13 (18.31%) MCollective
4 8 (11.27%) .NET
5 6 (8.45%) J2EE
6 5 (7.04%) ELK Stack
6 5 (7.04%) Java EE
6 5 (7.04%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (5.63%) LAPP Stack
8 3 (4.23%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (4.23%) JMX
8 3 (4.23%) Swagger
9 2 (2.82%) JMS
9 2 (2.82%) Kafka
9 2 (2.82%) Middleware
9 2 (2.82%) REST
9 2 (2.82%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (2.82%) SOAP
9 2 (2.82%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.49%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.86%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.04%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.63%) Clustering
4 4 (5.63%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (5.63%) User Experience
5 3 (4.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (4.23%) IBM XIV
6 1 (1.41%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.41%) Fintech
6 1 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.41%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.41%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 59 (83.10%) Linux
2 22 (30.99%) Debian
3 21 (29.58%) Windows
4 19 (26.76%) Ubuntu
5 18 (25.35%) CentOS
6 17 (23.94%) Unix
7 11 (15.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (14.08%) Windows Server
9 8 (11.27%) Mac OS
10 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (4.23%) Solaris
13 2 (2.82%) SUSE
14 1 (1.41%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (39.44%) Open Source
2 23 (32.39%) DevOps
3 20 (28.17%) Configuration Management
4 17 (23.94%) High Availability
5 10 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (11.27%) Incident Management
7 5 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.04%) Change Management
7 5 (7.04%) ITIL
8 4 (5.63%) Analytics
8 4 (5.63%) Auto-Scaling
8 4 (5.63%) Change Control
8 4 (5.63%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (5.63%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.63%) Web Development
9 3 (4.23%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (4.23%) E-Commerce
9 3 (4.23%) Load Balancing
9 3 (4.23%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (2.82%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 49 (69.01%) Perl
2 41 (57.75%) Python
3 32 (45.07%) Bash Shell
4 20 (28.17%) Shell Script
5 15 (21.13%) Java
6 12 (16.90%) PHP
7 9 (12.68%) Korn
8 8 (11.27%) C
9 7 (9.86%) C++
10 6 (8.45%) Ruby
11 4 (5.63%) PowerShell
11 4 (5.63%) SQL
11 4 (5.63%) VB
12 2 (2.82%) Go
13 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (15.49%) Degree
2 7 (9.86%) CCNP
2 7 (9.86%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (8.45%) CCIE
4 5 (7.04%) MCSE
5 4 (5.63%) MCP
5 4 (5.63%) MCSA
5 4 (5.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (4.23%) CCDE
6 3 (4.23%) CCNA
7 2 (2.82%) CCDP
7 2 (2.82%) CCSP
7 2 (2.82%) CISSP
7 2 (2.82%) SANS
7 2 (2.82%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.41%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.41%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (36.62%) Squid
2 21 (29.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (19.72%) qmail
4 10 (14.08%) KVM
4 10 (14.08%) NFS
5 7 (9.86%) Sendmail
6 6 (8.45%) Dovecot
6 6 (8.45%) iptables
7 5 (7.04%) SpamAssassin
8 4 (5.63%) Active Directory
8 4 (5.63%) Docker
8 4 (5.63%) Postfix
8 4 (5.63%) VMware ESX
9 3 (4.23%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (4.23%) vSphere
10 2 (2.82%) Ceph
10 2 (2.82%) Firmware
10 2 (2.82%) FreeRADIUS
10 2 (2.82%) Gluster
10 2 (2.82%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 65 (91.55%) Nagios
2 38 (53.52%) Puppet
3 22 (30.99%) Graphite
4 16 (22.54%) logstash
5 15 (21.13%) Ganglia
5 15 (21.13%) ZABBIX
6 13 (18.31%) collectd
7 10 (14.08%) HAProxy
8 9 (12.68%) Ansible
8 9 (12.68%) NetBackup
8 9 (12.68%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (11.27%) OpenNebula
10 7 (9.86%) Opsview
11 6 (8.45%) SolarWinds Orion
12 4 (5.63%) Bacula
12 4 (5.63%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (5.63%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (5.63%) Salt
12 4 (5.63%) WSUS
13 3 (4.23%) Grafana
Vendors
1 42 (59.15%) VMware
2 27 (38.03%) Red Hat
3 18 (25.35%) Splunk
4 14 (19.72%) Cisco
5 10 (14.08%) Google
6 9 (12.68%) F5
7 7 (9.86%) Symantec
8 6 (8.45%) Microsoft
8 6 (8.45%) SolarWinds
9 5 (7.04%) CommVault
9 5 (7.04%) HP
9 5 (7.04%) Juniper
9 5 (7.04%) New Relic
9 5 (7.04%) Rackspace
10 4 (5.63%) IBM
10 4 (5.63%) Intel Security
10 4 (5.63%) NetApp
10 4 (5.63%) Oracle
10 4 (5.63%) Palo Alto
10 4 (5.63%) Veritas
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