The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 Systems Management category for the London 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cacti
Rank 383 406 389
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -17
Contract jobs citing Cacti 16 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.068% 0.049% 0.068%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.88% 0.78% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 17
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£525 £169 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+211.11% -47.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+41.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 - -
Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1826 1538 1736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.77% 6.34% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1174 992 1027
Average daily rate £420 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £288 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 38 47
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £16.15 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £85.88 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.36% +25.71%
Cacti
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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
Croydon - - - - 1
City of London - - - - 1
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Cacti
England

Cacti
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 39 (92.86%) Nagios
2 37 (88.10%) Linux
3 34 (80.95%) Puppet
4 32 (76.19%) Python
5 30 (71.43%) MySQL
5 30 (71.43%) Web Services
5 30 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
6 29 (69.05%) Apache
7 28 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
8 27 (64.29%) DevOps
9 26 (61.90%) CentOS
9 26 (61.90%) Perl
9 26 (61.90%) PHP
10 24 (57.14%) Red Hat
11 23 (54.76%) Bash Shell
11 23 (54.76%) NoSQL
12 22 (52.38%) Debian
12 22 (52.38%) LAMP
13 21 (50.00%) ZABBIX
13 21 (50.00%) Jenkins
14 20 (47.62%) Big Data
15 19 (45.24%) Rackspace
15 19 (45.24%) Hadoop
16 18 (42.86%) CouchDB
16 18 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (42.86%) Elasticsearch
16 18 (42.86%) Riak
16 18 (42.86%) Hudson
16 18 (42.86%) MongoDB
16 18 (42.86%) Apache Cassandra

Cacti
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 29 (69.05%) Apache
2 18 (42.86%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (7.14%) nginx
3 3 (7.14%) Node.js
4 2 (4.76%) Zope
4 2 (4.76%) Plone
5 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.38%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 28 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (7.14%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (7.14%) Network Security
4 2 (4.76%) Firewall
4 2 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (4.76%) DHCP
4 2 (4.76%) HTTP
4 2 (4.76%) SNMP
4 2 (4.76%) VPN
4 2 (4.76%) DNS
4 2 (4.76%) Intranet
4 2 (4.76%) BGP
4 2 (4.76%) IPsec
5 1 (2.38%) VLAN
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (2.38%) IMAP
5 1 (2.38%) EIGRP
5 1 (2.38%) Internet
5 1 (2.38%) MPLS
5 1 (2.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (71.43%) MySQL
2 23 (54.76%) NoSQL
3 20 (47.62%) Big Data
4 19 (45.24%) Hadoop
5 18 (42.86%) CouchDB
5 18 (42.86%) MongoDB
5 18 (42.86%) Apache Cassandra
5 18 (42.86%) Riak
6 5 (11.90%) Redis
7 4 (9.52%) Couchbase
8 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 18 (42.86%) Hudson
3 4 (9.52%) Subversion
4 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Back Office
4 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) Architect
2 9 (21.43%) DevOps Architect
3 7 (16.67%) Lead Architect
4 5 (11.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Network Security Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Network Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Security Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Administrator
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.76%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (4.76%) Python Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Linux Support
7 1 (2.38%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.38%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (71.43%) Web Services
2 22 (52.38%) LAMP
3 4 (9.52%) HTML
3 4 (9.52%) CSS
3 4 (9.52%) jQuery
3 4 (9.52%) HTML5
4 2 (4.76%) CSS3
4 2 (4.76%) XML
4 2 (4.76%) XSLT
4 2 (4.76%) JSON
5 1 (2.38%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Open Source
2 2 (4.76%) Social Network
2 2 (4.76%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.38%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 37 (88.10%) Linux
2 26 (61.90%) CentOS
3 22 (52.38%) Debian
4 5 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (9.52%) UNIX
6 3 (7.14%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (64.29%) DevOps
2 18 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (21.43%) Configuration Management
4 4 (9.52%) Load Balancing
5 3 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.76%) Analytics
6 2 (4.76%) Multithreading
7 1 (2.38%) Change Control
7 1 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.38%) TDD
7 1 (2.38%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.38%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.38%) Web Development
7 1 (2.38%) ITIL
7 1 (2.38%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (76.19%) Python
2 26 (61.90%) Perl
2 26 (61.90%) PHP
3 23 (54.76%) Bash Shell
4 7 (16.67%) Ruby
5 5 (11.90%) SQL
6 4 (9.52%) Java
6 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
7 3 (7.14%) C++
8 2 (4.76%) sed
8 2 (4.76%) C#
8 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.76%) AWK
9 1 (2.38%) C
9 1 (2.38%) Korn
9 1 (2.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) CCNP
1 4 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) CCNA
2 1 (2.38%) CCIE
2 1 (2.38%) CCSP
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.76%) Varnish
2 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.38%) Dovecot
2 1 (2.38%) KVM
2 1 (2.38%) Sendmail
2 1 (2.38%) XenServer
2 1 (2.38%) vSphere
2 1 (2.38%) NFS
2 1 (2.38%) Squid
Systems Management
1 39 (92.86%) Nagios
2 34 (80.95%) Puppet
3 30 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (50.00%) ZABBIX
5 18 (42.86%) Salt
6 4 (9.52%) StatsD
6 4 (9.52%) Ganglia
7 3 (7.14%) OpenView
7 3 (7.14%) CiscoWorks
7 3 (7.14%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (4.76%) Opsview
8 2 (4.76%) Munin
8 2 (4.76%) Zenoss
9 1 (2.38%) Vagrant
9 1 (2.38%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (2.38%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 19 (45.24%) Rackspace
3 7 (16.67%) Percona
4 6 (14.29%) Cisco
5 4 (9.52%) HP
6 3 (7.14%) Oracle
6 3 (7.14%) VMware
7 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.76%) New Relic
8 1 (2.38%) Endeca
8 1 (2.38%) JBoss
8 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.38%) ATG
8 1 (2.38%) Dell
8 1 (2.38%) Citrix
8 1 (2.38%) CA
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