The first table below looks at the demand for MRTG 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 MRTG over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multi Router Traffic Grapher (MRTG)
Rank 581 501 563
Rank change year-on-year
-80 +62
Contract jobs citing MRTG 9 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.005% 0.025%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.031% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 3
Average daily rate £485 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.66% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £240 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £360 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £250
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6654 6543 8532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.96% 15.18% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3569 3350 4094
Average daily rate £363 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.71% -6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 529 578
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.46 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
MRTG
UK

MRTG
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MRTG across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MRTG Jobs Demand Trend in England

MRTG
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MRTG across the England region.

MRTG Daily Rate Trend in England

MRTG
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MRTG across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

MRTG Daily Rate Histogram in England

MRTG
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MRTG across the England region.

MRTG Hourly Rate Trend in England

MRTG
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 MRTG within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -16 9 £485 +61.66%
North West - - - -
MRTG
UK

MRTG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing MRTG 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 MRTG.

1 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 10 (71.43%) Apache
2 10 (71.43%) Perl
2 10 (71.43%) MySQL
2 10 (71.43%) Network Management
3 8 (57.14%) Oracle
3 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 8 (57.14%) Windows
3 8 (57.14%) Solaris
4 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (42.86%) Finance
5 6 (42.86%) Logistics
6 5 (35.71%) HP
7 4 (28.57%) VPN
7 4 (28.57%) DNS
7 4 (28.57%) Cisco
7 4 (28.57%) LAMP
7 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
7 4 (28.57%) Multimedia
7 4 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (28.57%) Change Control
7 4 (28.57%) Low Latency
8 3 (21.43%) Puppet
8 3 (21.43%) Performance Management
8 3 (21.43%) Ergonomics
8 3 (21.43%) Firewall
8 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
8 3 (21.43%) Nagios
8 3 (21.43%) SSL

MRTG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing MRTG 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 MRTG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (71.43%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) Zope
3 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
3 1 (7.14%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) VPN
1 4 (28.57%) DNS
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) SSL
2 3 (21.43%) LAN
2 3 (21.43%) SNMP
3 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (14.29%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) SMTP
3 2 (14.29%) DHCP
3 2 (14.29%) MPLS
3 2 (14.29%) OSPF
3 2 (14.29%) BGP
3 2 (14.29%) Wireless
3 2 (14.29%) IPsec
4 1 (7.14%) Multicast
4 1 (7.14%) DMVPN
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (7.14%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) MySQL
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Hudson
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
1 1 (7.14%) Maven
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Python Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Network Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Network Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Management Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Network Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) LAMP
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) Memcached
2 2 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (7.14%) Twisted
3 1 (7.14%) Spring
3 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Ergonomics
2 2 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Solaris
3 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
3 1 (7.14%) Debian
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Network Management
2 6 (42.86%) Logistics
3 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (28.57%) Change Control
3 4 (28.57%) Low Latency
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Management
5 2 (14.29%) OO
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (7.14%) Network Design
6 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Perl
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
3 3 (21.43%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) PHP
4 2 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) Korn
5 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CCNP
1 2 (14.29%) CCNA
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) CCIE
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Varnish
2 1 (7.14%) KVM
2 1 (7.14%) Squid
2 1 (7.14%) Dovecot
2 1 (7.14%) Sendmail
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Puppet
1 3 (21.43%) Nagios
2 2 (14.29%) Zenoss
3 1 (7.14%) HAProxy
3 1 (7.14%) ZABBIX
3 1 (7.14%) Cacti
3 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
3 1 (7.14%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) HP
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 2 (14.29%) Juniper
4 2 (14.29%) Zend
4 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 1 (7.14%) F5
5 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
5 1 (7.14%) OPNET
5 1 (7.14%) Riverbed
5 1 (7.14%) BMC
5 1 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) Dell