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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cacti
Rank 600 594 560
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -34
Contract jobs citing Cacti 25 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.049% 0.058%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.45% 0.57% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 16
Median daily rate £435 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £300 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £300 £425
% change year-on-year
+31.66% -29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £39.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +151.61%
UK excluding London median 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
5512 4377 3892
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.19% 8.61% 8.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3630 2727 2264
Median daily rate £450 £410 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.69% +5.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £257 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +13.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 147 117
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £39.55 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +10.52%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +9 18 £420 -6.66% 3
South East -4 4 £450 +50.00% 2
Yorkshire -2 1 £375 -5.06%
North West - 1 £350 - 3
West Midlands - 1 £550 - 1
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Cacti
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 61 (92.42%) Nagios
2 46 (69.70%) Linux
3 37 (56.06%) Perl
4 32 (48.48%) Python
4 32 (48.48%) VMware
5 27 (40.91%) Apache
5 27 (40.91%) Bash Shell
6 26 (39.39%) Puppet
7 24 (36.36%) Cisco
7 24 (36.36%) Data Centre
8 23 (34.85%) Jenkins
8 23 (34.85%) Shell Script
9 22 (33.33%) Red Hat
9 22 (33.33%) Firewall
9 22 (33.33%) Windows
10 21 (31.82%) HTTP
11 20 (30.30%) Debian
11 20 (30.30%) Amazon AWS
12 19 (28.79%) Squid
12 19 (28.79%) Open Source
12 19 (28.79%) LAMP
12 19 (28.79%) Tomcat
13 18 (27.27%) MySQL
14 17 (25.76%) DNS
14 17 (25.76%) Cisco Certification
14 17 (25.76%) VMware Infrastructure
14 17 (25.76%) F5
15 16 (24.24%) OpenStack
15 16 (24.24%) DevOps
15 16 (24.24%) Ubuntu

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 27 (40.91%) Apache
2 19 (28.79%) Tomcat
3 16 (24.24%) OpenStack
4 9 (13.64%) JBoss
5 8 (12.12%) nginx
5 8 (12.12%) WebLogic
6 5 (7.58%) SAS
7 3 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (3.03%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (3.03%) Jetty
9 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (10.61%) MS Excel
1 7 (10.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 20 (30.30%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.61%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (7.58%) Google App Engine
5 2 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (3.03%) PaaS
6 1 (1.52%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.52%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.52%) CloudBees
6 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (33.33%) Firewall
2 21 (31.82%) HTTP
3 17 (25.76%) DNS
4 16 (24.24%) SMTP
5 15 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (22.73%) Wireless
6 14 (21.21%) LDAP
6 14 (21.21%) SSL
6 14 (21.21%) TCP/IP
7 12 (18.18%) LAN
7 12 (18.18%) Network Security
8 11 (16.67%) VPN
8 11 (16.67%) WAN
9 10 (15.15%) BGP
9 10 (15.15%) FWSM
10 9 (13.64%) Cisco PIX
10 9 (13.64%) VoIP
11 8 (12.12%) EIGRP
11 8 (12.12%) HSRP
11 8 (12.12%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.27%) MySQL
2 4 (6.06%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.03%) Couchbase
4 2 (3.03%) Informix
4 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.03%) Neo4j
4 2 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.52%) Big Data
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.52%) Redis
5 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (34.85%) Jenkins
2 11 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 9 (13.64%) Subversion
4 3 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (3.03%) Bitbucket
5 2 (3.03%) GitLab
5 2 (3.03%) Hudson
5 2 (3.03%) JIRA
5 2 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.52%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.52%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (7.58%) Games
2 4 (6.06%) Finance
3 3 (4.55%) Retail
3 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.03%) Banking
4 2 (3.03%) French Language
4 2 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (30.30%) Linux Engineer
2 16 (24.24%) Network Engineer
3 12 (18.18%) Administrator
4 9 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (13.64%) Network Security Engineer
4 9 (13.64%) Security Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) AWS Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) Linux Administrator
5 8 (12.12%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) VMware Support Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Applications Support
7 5 (7.58%) Digital Transformation
7 5 (7.58%) Linux Support
7 5 (7.58%) Linux Support Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (7.58%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (28.79%) LAMP
2 9 (13.64%) Web Services
3 8 (12.12%) 802.1X
3 8 (12.12%) LEMP Stack
4 7 (10.61%) MCollective
5 5 (7.58%) .NET
5 5 (7.58%) J2EE
6 4 (6.06%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (3.03%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (3.03%) Java EE
7 2 (3.03%) JMS
7 2 (3.03%) JMX
7 2 (3.03%) Kafka
7 2 (3.03%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (3.03%) Middleware
7 2 (3.03%) REST
7 2 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (3.03%) SOAP
7 2 (3.03%) Spring
7 2 (3.03%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 24 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.55%) User Experience
4 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.03%) Clustering
4 2 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.03%) Fintech
4 2 (3.03%) IBM XIV
5 1 (1.52%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.52%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 46 (69.70%) Linux
2 22 (33.33%) Windows
3 20 (30.30%) Debian
4 16 (24.24%) CentOS
4 16 (24.24%) Ubuntu
5 14 (21.21%) Unix
6 12 (18.18%) Windows Server
7 9 (13.64%) Mac OS
7 9 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.03%) Solaris
8 2 (3.03%) SUSE
8 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.52%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.79%) Open Source
2 16 (24.24%) DevOps
3 13 (19.70%) Configuration Management
4 10 (15.15%) High Availability
4 10 (15.15%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (13.64%) E-Commerce
6 7 (10.61%) Change Control
6 7 (10.61%) ITIL
6 7 (10.61%) Mentoring
6 7 (10.61%) Network Planning
7 6 (9.09%) Escalation Management
8 5 (7.58%) Incident Management
8 5 (7.58%) Service Delivery
9 4 (6.06%) Change Management
9 4 (6.06%) Load Balancing
10 3 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (3.03%) Application Packaging
11 2 (3.03%) Integration Testing
11 2 (3.03%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (56.06%) Perl
2 32 (48.48%) Python
3 27 (40.91%) Bash Shell
4 23 (34.85%) Shell Script
5 12 (18.18%) PHP
6 11 (16.67%) Java
7 8 (12.12%) Korn
8 7 (10.61%) C
8 7 (10.61%) C++
9 6 (9.09%) Ruby
10 2 (3.03%) Go
10 2 (3.03%) SQL
11 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (25.76%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (24.24%) CCNP
3 13 (19.70%) Degree
4 11 (16.67%) CCIE
5 7 (10.61%) CCNA
6 4 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (4.55%) CCDE
7 3 (4.55%) CCSP
8 2 (3.03%) CCDP
8 2 (3.03%) CISSP
8 2 (3.03%) SANS
8 2 (3.03%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.52%) CCSA
9 1 (1.52%) CCSE
9 1 (1.52%) MCSE
9 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (28.79%) Squid
2 17 (25.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (13.64%) KVM
4 8 (12.12%) qmail
5 7 (10.61%) NFS
6 6 (9.09%) iptables
6 6 (9.09%) Sendmail
7 5 (7.58%) Active Directory
7 5 (7.58%) Docker
7 5 (7.58%) Dovecot
7 5 (7.58%) SpamAssassin
8 4 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (4.55%) Postfix
9 3 (4.55%) VMware ESX
10 2 (3.03%) FreeRADIUS
10 2 (3.03%) Gluster
10 2 (3.03%) vSphere
11 1 (1.52%) Ceph
11 1 (1.52%) Varnish
11 1 (1.52%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 61 (92.42%) Nagios
2 26 (39.39%) Puppet
3 13 (19.70%) Graphite
4 10 (15.15%) logstash
5 9 (13.64%) Ganglia
5 9 (13.64%) SolarWinds Orion
6 8 (12.12%) Ansible
6 8 (12.12%) HAProxy
6 8 (12.12%) OpenNebula
6 8 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (12.12%) ZABBIX
7 7 (10.61%) collectd
7 7 (10.61%) SmokePing
8 5 (7.58%) Opsview
9 4 (6.06%) NetBackup
10 3 (4.55%) Bacula
10 3 (4.55%) Salt
11 2 (3.03%) Grafana
11 2 (3.03%) Hyperic
11 2 (3.03%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 32 (48.48%) VMware
2 24 (36.36%) Cisco
3 22 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 17 (25.76%) F5
5 16 (24.24%) SolarWinds
6 15 (22.73%) Juniper
7 11 (16.67%) Splunk
8 8 (12.12%) CheckPoint
8 8 (12.12%) Google
8 8 (12.12%) Microsoft
8 8 (12.12%) Palo Alto
8 8 (12.12%) Riverbed
9 7 (10.61%) Aruba
10 6 (9.09%) Intel Security
11 5 (7.58%) Fortinet
12 4 (6.06%) HP
12 4 (6.06%) New Relic
13 3 (4.55%) IBM
13 3 (4.55%) Oracle
13 3 (4.55%) Veritas
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