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 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cacti
Rank 570 543 535
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -8
Contract jobs citing Cacti 28 26 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.054% 0.053% 0.043%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.65% 0.66% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 11
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£338 £525 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +121.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £403 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £425 £300
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +41.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+151.61% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £15.50 -
% change year-on-year
+151.61% -
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
4306 3957 3598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.33% 8.01% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2688 2329 2036
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.69% +3.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 123 167
Average hourly rate £23.00 £18.88 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.85% -16.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.87 £31.56 £40.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.48% -10.84%

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 July 2015.

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 July 2015. 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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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
South East -1 13 £300 - 4
London -6 10 £475 -9.52% 3
Yorkshire - 3 - - 2
East of England +2 1 £288 - 3
Midlands - 1 £475 -
Cacti
UK

Cacti
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 38 (80.85%) Linux
2 36 (76.60%) Nagios
3 28 (59.57%) MySQL
4 26 (55.32%) Firewall
5 25 (53.19%) Red Hat
5 25 (53.19%) Load Balancing
6 23 (48.94%) PHP
7 22 (46.81%) Windows
8 21 (44.68%) Cisco
9 19 (40.43%) Amazon AWS
10 18 (38.30%) DevOps
11 17 (36.17%) SolarWinds
12 16 (34.04%) Jenkins
12 16 (34.04%) VMware
13 15 (31.91%) DNS
13 15 (31.91%) Web Services
13 15 (31.91%) Apache
13 15 (31.91%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (29.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 14 (29.79%) SAN
15 13 (27.66%) VPN
15 13 (27.66%) Tomcat
15 13 (27.66%) Open Source
16 12 (25.53%) Puppet
16 12 (25.53%) Python
16 12 (25.53%) TCP/IP
16 12 (25.53%) BGP
17 11 (23.40%) RDBMS
17 11 (23.40%) Ethernet
17 11 (23.40%) UNIX

Cacti
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 15 (31.91%) Apache
2 13 (27.66%) Tomcat
3 11 (23.40%) Node.js
4 4 (8.51%) IIS
4 4 (8.51%) nginx
5 3 (6.38%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.13%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 19 (40.43%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (14.89%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (12.77%) Amazon S3
4 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (8.51%) SaaS
5 1 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (55.32%) Firewall
2 15 (31.91%) DNS
3 14 (29.79%) SAN
4 13 (27.66%) VPN
5 12 (25.53%) BGP
5 12 (25.53%) TCP/IP
6 11 (23.40%) Ethernet
7 9 (19.15%) DHCP
7 9 (19.15%) IPsec
8 8 (17.02%) Internet
9 7 (14.89%) LAN
9 7 (14.89%) WAN
9 7 (14.89%) OSPF
9 7 (14.89%) NAS
9 7 (14.89%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (12.77%) Network Security
11 5 (10.64%) Cisco PIX
11 5 (10.64%) VLAN
11 5 (10.64%) NetScaler
11 5 (10.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (59.57%) MySQL
2 11 (23.40%) RDBMS
2 11 (23.40%) Relational Database
3 7 (14.89%) Informix
3 7 (14.89%) NoSQL
4 6 (12.77%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (8.51%) Hadoop
5 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
5 4 (8.51%) MongoDB
5 4 (8.51%) Big Data
6 3 (6.38%) Riak
6 3 (6.38%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (6.38%) CouchDB
7 1 (2.13%) DB2
7 1 (2.13%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 16 (34.04%) Jenkins
2 8 (17.02%) JIRA
3 3 (6.38%) Hudson
4 1 (2.13%) JMeter
4 1 (2.13%) Subversion
4 1 (2.13%) Selenium
4 1 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.13%) JProfiler
4 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.13%) JConsole
4 1 (2.13%) VisualVM
4 1 (2.13%) YourKit
General
1 8 (17.02%) Retail
2 4 (8.51%) Marketing
3 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.38%) Finance
4 1 (2.13%) French Language
Job Titles
1 8 (17.02%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (14.89%) Network Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Senior UNIX Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) UNIX Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Support Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.38%) DevOps Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Development Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Development Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.91%) Web Services
2 6 (12.77%) LAMP
3 3 (6.38%) 802.1X
3 3 (6.38%) CSS
4 1 (2.13%) .NET
4 1 (2.13%) JMS
4 1 (2.13%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (2.13%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Data Centre
2 7 (14.89%) Enterprise Storage
2 7 (14.89%) IBM XIV
3 5 (10.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (8.51%) Clustering
4 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.51%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.13%) Statistics
5 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 38 (80.85%) Linux
2 22 (46.81%) Windows
3 14 (29.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (23.40%) UNIX
5 8 (17.02%) CentOS
6 5 (10.64%) Ubuntu
7 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (8.51%) Debian
7 4 (8.51%) Windows 7
7 4 (8.51%) Windows 8
7 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (53.19%) Load Balancing
2 18 (38.30%) DevOps
3 15 (31.91%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (27.66%) Open Source
5 8 (17.02%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (14.89%) Build Automation
7 6 (12.77%) ITIL
8 5 (10.64%) Automated Testing
9 4 (8.51%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (8.51%) Data Security
9 4 (8.51%) MVC
9 4 (8.51%) Code Coverage
9 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
9 4 (8.51%) Web Development
9 4 (8.51%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (6.38%) Patch Management
10 3 (6.38%) Release Management
10 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
11 2 (4.26%) Project Planning
11 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 23 (48.94%) PHP
2 12 (25.53%) Python
3 9 (19.15%) Perl
4 7 (14.89%) SQL
5 6 (12.77%) Java
6 5 (10.64%) Bash Shell
7 4 (8.51%) Ruby
7 4 (8.51%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) CCNP
1 5 (10.64%) CCNA
1 5 (10.64%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.38%) RHCE
3 2 (4.26%) CCSE
3 2 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (4.26%) JNCIA
3 2 (4.26%) CCENT
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (14.89%) vSphere
3 5 (10.64%) XenServer
3 5 (10.64%) ProxySG
4 2 (4.26%) VirtualBox
5 1 (2.13%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (2.13%) Docker
5 1 (2.13%) iptables
5 1 (2.13%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 1 (2.13%) Varnish
5 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.13%) NFS
5 1 (2.13%) Firmware
5 1 (2.13%) Samba
5 1 (2.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 36 (76.60%) Nagios
2 12 (25.53%) Puppet
3 10 (21.28%) Salt
4 9 (19.15%) SolarWinds Orion
5 8 (17.02%) Opsview
5 8 (17.02%) Graphite
5 8 (17.02%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (17.02%) NetBackup
6 7 (14.89%) ZABBIX
7 6 (12.77%) Icinga
8 5 (10.64%) CA Spectrum
9 4 (8.51%) SmokePing
10 3 (6.38%) Ansible
10 3 (6.38%) OpenView
11 1 (2.13%) HP Data Protector
11 1 (2.13%) Cisco UCCX
11 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (2.13%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (2.13%) Cisco Prime
11 1 (2.13%) logstash
Vendors
1 25 (53.19%) Red Hat
2 21 (44.68%) Cisco
3 17 (36.17%) SolarWinds
4 16 (34.04%) VMware
5 8 (17.02%) CheckPoint
6 7 (14.89%) IBM
6 7 (14.89%) Dell
6 7 (14.89%) Veritas
7 6 (12.77%) CommVault
7 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
8 5 (10.64%) Citrix
8 5 (10.64%) CA
8 5 (10.64%) Lancope
8 5 (10.64%) Blue Coat
9 4 (8.51%) HP
10 3 (6.38%) Juniper
10 3 (6.38%) Percona
10 3 (6.38%) Rackspace
11 2 (4.26%) Aruba
11 2 (4.26%) Qualys
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