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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cacti
Rank 537 522 494
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -28
Contract jobs citing Cacti 20 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.039% 0.052%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.52% 0.53% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 13
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£525 £494 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.32% +16.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £415 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-22.69% +36.40%
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
3837 3205 2665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.26% 7.29% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2353 1888 1467
Average daily rate £425 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 133 198
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.75 £23.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.31% -17.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.55 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £33.98 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -16.83%

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 January 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 January 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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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 -4 17 £525 +5.00% 11
North West - 2 - -
South East - 1 £350 -
West Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 3
Yorkshire - - - - 2
North East - - - -
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Cacti
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 46 (93.88%) Linux
2 45 (91.84%) Nagios
3 43 (87.76%) Red Hat
3 43 (87.76%) Python
3 43 (87.76%) Apache
4 42 (85.71%) PHP
4 42 (85.71%) Puppet
5 41 (83.67%) MySQL
6 40 (81.63%) Opscode Chef
6 40 (81.63%) DevOps
7 39 (79.59%) CentOS
8 38 (77.55%) Amazon AWS
8 38 (77.55%) Web Services
9 37 (75.51%) LAMP
10 25 (51.02%) Open Source
11 24 (48.98%) Bash Shell
12 23 (46.94%) nginx
12 23 (46.94%) Load Balancing
12 23 (46.94%) Configuration Management
12 23 (46.94%) UNIX
13 22 (44.90%) Perl
13 22 (44.90%) Amazon EC2
14 21 (42.86%) Amazon S3
14 21 (42.86%) Ruby
14 21 (42.86%) Percona
15 20 (40.82%) ZABBIX
16 19 (38.78%) MongoDB
16 19 (38.78%) Debian
17 18 (36.73%) NoSQL
17 18 (36.73%) Hadoop

Cacti
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 43 (87.76%) Apache
2 23 (46.94%) nginx
3 17 (34.69%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (8.16%) OpenStack
5 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.04%) Apache Pig
6 1 (2.04%) JBoss
6 1 (2.04%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (2.04%) GlassFish
6 1 (2.04%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 38 (77.55%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (44.90%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (42.86%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) DNS
2 3 (6.12%) VPN
3 2 (4.08%) Wireshark
3 2 (4.08%) Network Security
3 2 (4.08%) VLAN
3 2 (4.08%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (4.08%) FTP
3 2 (4.08%) HTTP
3 2 (4.08%) SNMP
3 2 (4.08%) SMTP
3 2 (4.08%) Firewall
3 2 (4.08%) IPsec
3 2 (4.08%) OSPF
3 2 (4.08%) BGP
3 2 (4.08%) Multicast
3 2 (4.08%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.04%) HSRP
4 1 (2.04%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.04%) EIGRP
4 1 (2.04%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (83.67%) MySQL
2 19 (38.78%) MongoDB
3 18 (36.73%) NoSQL
3 18 (36.73%) Hadoop
3 18 (36.73%) Big Data
4 17 (34.69%) Riak
4 17 (34.69%) CouchDB
4 17 (34.69%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.04%) HBase
6 1 (2.04%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 18 (36.73%) Jenkins
2 17 (34.69%) Hudson
3 1 (2.04%) Juju
3 1 (2.04%) Introscope
3 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.04%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.04%) Subversion
3 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Architect
2 15 (30.61%) DevOps Architect
3 3 (6.12%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (4.08%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (4.08%) Network Engineer
4 2 (4.08%) Administrator
4 2 (4.08%) Network Consultant
4 2 (4.08%) Consultant
4 2 (4.08%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (2.04%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.04%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (2.04%) Security Consultant
5 1 (2.04%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (2.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.04%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (77.55%) Web Services
2 37 (75.51%) LAMP
3 1 (2.04%) Kafka
3 1 (2.04%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (51.02%) Open Source
2 5 (10.20%) Clustering
3 1 (2.04%) Replication
3 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 46 (93.88%) Linux
2 39 (79.59%) CentOS
3 23 (46.94%) UNIX
4 19 (38.78%) Debian
5 3 (6.12%) Ubuntu
6 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.08%) CoreOS
7 1 (2.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (81.63%) DevOps
2 23 (46.94%) Load Balancing
2 23 (46.94%) Configuration Management
3 18 (36.73%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.08%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.04%) Line Management
5 1 (2.04%) Data Analytics
5 1 (2.04%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.04%) Analytics
5 1 (2.04%) Big Data Analytics
5 1 (2.04%) High Availability
5 1 (2.04%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.04%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.04%) Workflow
5 1 (2.04%) Migration
5 1 (2.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.04%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.04%) MapReduce
5 1 (2.04%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 43 (87.76%) Python
2 42 (85.71%) PHP
3 24 (48.98%) Bash Shell
4 22 (44.90%) Perl
5 21 (42.86%) Ruby
6 2 (4.08%) Java
6 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.04%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) RHCSA
1 1 (2.04%) CCNP
1 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.04%) RHCE
1 1 (2.04%) Degree
1 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
1 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
1 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Docker
1 3 (6.12%) NFS
2 2 (4.08%) Squid
2 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.08%) Postfix
2 2 (4.08%) KVM
2 2 (4.08%) vCloud
3 1 (2.04%) HDFS
3 1 (2.04%) GPFS
3 1 (2.04%) Corosync
3 1 (2.04%) Samba
3 1 (2.04%) XenServer
3 1 (2.04%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (2.04%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (2.04%) vSphere
3 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.04%) Xen
Systems Management
1 45 (91.84%) Nagios
2 42 (85.71%) Puppet
3 40 (81.63%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (40.82%) ZABBIX
5 17 (34.69%) Salt
6 7 (14.29%) Ansible
7 2 (4.08%) Munin
7 2 (4.08%) OpenView
8 1 (2.04%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (2.04%) Cobbler
8 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (2.04%) Oozie
8 1 (2.04%) SmokePing
8 1 (2.04%) logstash
8 1 (2.04%) Ambari
8 1 (2.04%) HAProxy
8 1 (2.04%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 43 (87.76%) Red Hat
2 21 (42.86%) Percona
3 18 (36.73%) Rackspace
4 7 (14.29%) Cisco
5 3 (6.12%) VMware
6 2 (4.08%) Splunk
6 2 (4.08%) SolarWinds
6 2 (4.08%) HP
6 2 (4.08%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.04%) Hortonworks
7 1 (2.04%) Vertica
7 1 (2.04%) IBM
7 1 (2.04%) ATG
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle
7 1 (2.04%) Dell
7 1 (2.04%) Citrix
7 1 (2.04%) Juniper
7 1 (2.04%) NetApp
7 1 (2.04%) Crossbeam