The table below looks at the statistics for Cacti skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cacti over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cacti
Rank 395 408 408
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Contract jobs citing Cacti 27 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.072% 0.038%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.39% 1.09% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 10
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£525 £260 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+101.92% -24.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cacti
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1949 1644 1696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.96% 6.54% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1286 1117 1056
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 31 46
Average hourly rate £18.50 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.90% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £15.77 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.20 £53.15 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+1.14% +14.47%

Cacti
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cacti across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Cacti Jobs Demand Trend in London

Cacti
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Cacti Daily Rate Trend in London

Cacti
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cacti across the London region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

Cacti Daily Rate Histogram in London

Cacti
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Cacti Hourly Rate Trend in London

Cacti
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cacti within the London region over the 3 months to 15 September 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
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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
City of London +23 1 - - 2
Docklands, London - - - -
Cacti
England

Cacti
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 41 (93.18%) Nagios
2 40 (90.91%) Linux
3 36 (81.82%) Python
4 35 (79.55%) Puppet
5 34 (77.27%) Opscode Chef
6 33 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
6 33 (75.00%) Apache
6 33 (75.00%) Web Services
6 33 (75.00%) Red Hat
7 32 (72.73%) MySQL
8 31 (70.45%) PHP
8 31 (70.45%) CentOS
9 30 (68.18%) DevOps
10 27 (61.36%) LAMP
11 25 (56.82%) Perl
12 24 (54.55%) Bash Shell
13 21 (47.73%) Debian
14 20 (45.45%) NoSQL
15 19 (43.18%) ZABBIX
16 18 (40.91%) Jenkins
17 17 (38.64%) Rackspace
17 17 (38.64%) Big Data
17 17 (38.64%) Hudson
17 17 (38.64%) Riak
17 17 (38.64%) MongoDB
17 17 (38.64%) Apache Cassandra
17 17 (38.64%) Hadoop
17 17 (38.64%) CouchDB
17 17 (38.64%) Continuous Integration
17 17 (38.64%) Salt

Cacti
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 33 (75.00%) Apache
2 17 (38.64%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (22.73%) nginx
4 2 (4.55%) Zope
4 2 (4.55%) Plone
5 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 33 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (22.73%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (22.73%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) DNS
1 4 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (9.09%) HTTP
2 3 (6.82%) Network Security
2 3 (6.82%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (6.82%) SMTP
3 2 (4.55%) DHCP
3 2 (4.55%) FTP
3 2 (4.55%) Intranet
4 1 (2.27%) Internet
4 1 (2.27%) BGP
4 1 (2.27%) Firewall
4 1 (2.27%) IPsec
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (2.27%) IMAP
4 1 (2.27%) LDAP
4 1 (2.27%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.27%) MRTG
4 1 (2.27%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (72.73%) MySQL
2 20 (45.45%) NoSQL
3 17 (38.64%) Hadoop
3 17 (38.64%) CouchDB
3 17 (38.64%) MongoDB
3 17 (38.64%) Apache Cassandra
3 17 (38.64%) Riak
3 17 (38.64%) Big Data
4 3 (6.82%) Couchbase
4 3 (6.82%) Redis
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (40.91%) Jenkins
2 17 (38.64%) Hudson
3 2 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.82%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.55%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Architect
1 13 (29.55%) DevOps Architect
2 6 (13.64%) Lead Architect
3 4 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Network Security Consultant
4 3 (6.82%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (6.82%) Network Consultant
4 3 (6.82%) Consultant
4 3 (6.82%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Security Consultant
4 3 (6.82%) Administrator
5 2 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.55%) Python Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.27%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.27%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (75.00%) Web Services
2 27 (61.36%) LAMP
3 2 (4.55%) jQuery
3 2 (4.55%) HTML5
3 2 (4.55%) XSLT
3 2 (4.55%) HTML
3 2 (4.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) Open Source
2 2 (4.55%) Clustering
2 2 (4.55%) Social Network
3 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 40 (90.91%) Linux
2 31 (70.45%) CentOS
3 21 (47.73%) Debian
4 12 (27.27%) UNIX
5 6 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.82%) Ubuntu
7 2 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (68.18%) DevOps
2 17 (38.64%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (34.09%) Configuration Management
4 11 (25.00%) Load Balancing
5 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.55%) Multithreading
7 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.27%) Change Management
8 1 (2.27%) Migration
8 1 (2.27%) TDD
8 1 (2.27%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (2.27%) Web Development
8 1 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.27%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 36 (81.82%) Python
2 31 (70.45%) PHP
3 25 (56.82%) Perl
4 24 (54.55%) Bash Shell
5 11 (25.00%) Ruby
6 3 (6.82%) SQL
7 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.27%) C
8 1 (2.27%) Korn
8 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) CCNP
1 3 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.27%) RHCE
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.82%) NFS
2 3 (6.82%) Squid
3 2 (4.55%) Postfix
3 2 (4.55%) Varnish
3 2 (4.55%) KVM
4 1 (2.27%) GPFS
4 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.27%) Dovecot
4 1 (2.27%) Corosync
4 1 (2.27%) Sendmail
4 1 (2.27%) XenServer
4 1 (2.27%) vSphere
4 1 (2.27%) Xen
4 1 (2.27%) Samba
Systems Management
1 41 (93.18%) Nagios
2 35 (79.55%) Puppet
3 34 (77.27%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (43.18%) ZABBIX
5 17 (38.64%) Salt
6 3 (6.82%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (6.82%) StatsD
6 3 (6.82%) OpenView
6 3 (6.82%) CiscoWorks
6 3 (6.82%) Ganglia
7 2 (4.55%) Zenoss
8 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (2.27%) Vagrant
8 1 (2.27%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (2.27%) HAProxy
8 1 (2.27%) RANCID
Vendors
1 33 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 17 (38.64%) Rackspace
3 13 (29.55%) Percona
4 6 (13.64%) Cisco
5 4 (9.09%) HP
5 4 (9.09%) VMware
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle
7 1 (2.27%) JBoss
7 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.27%) Dell
7 1 (2.27%) Citrix
7 1 (2.27%) CA
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