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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cacti
Rank 383 405 369
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -36
Contract jobs citing Cacti 20 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.088% 0.050% 0.091%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.09% 0.71% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 12
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£525 £500 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £357 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £558 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £360 £281
% change year-on-year
-19.44% +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cacti
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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 London region.

Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1830 1693 1300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.04% 7.11% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1303 1184 799
Average daily rate £450 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £297 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £534 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 28 54
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.30% -25.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £13.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.11 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +5 3 £375 -34.78% 1
Cacti
England

Cacti
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 44 (97.78%) Linux
2 43 (95.56%) Nagios
3 41 (91.11%) Apache
3 41 (91.11%) Python
4 39 (86.67%) Red Hat
5 38 (84.44%) PHP
5 38 (84.44%) Puppet
6 37 (82.22%) MySQL
6 37 (82.22%) Opscode Chef
6 37 (82.22%) DevOps
7 35 (77.78%) Web Services
7 35 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
7 35 (77.78%) CentOS
8 33 (73.33%) LAMP
9 25 (55.56%) Bash Shell
10 24 (53.33%) Perl
11 21 (46.67%) Debian
11 21 (46.67%) ZABBIX
12 20 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (44.44%) MongoDB
12 20 (44.44%) NoSQL
12 20 (44.44%) Rackspace
12 20 (44.44%) Jenkins
13 19 (42.22%) Elasticsearch
13 19 (42.22%) Salt
13 19 (42.22%) Big Data
13 19 (42.22%) Riak
13 19 (42.22%) Hudson
13 19 (42.22%) Apache Cassandra
13 19 (42.22%) Hadoop

Cacti
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 41 (91.11%) Apache
2 19 (42.22%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (37.78%) nginx
4 4 (8.89%) OpenStack
5 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.44%) Zope
5 2 (4.44%) Plone
6 1 (2.22%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (2.22%) GlassFish
6 1 (2.22%) Jetty
6 1 (2.22%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 35 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (35.56%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (33.33%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) DNS
2 2 (4.44%) SMTP
2 2 (4.44%) FTP
2 2 (4.44%) HTTP
2 2 (4.44%) Intranet
3 1 (2.22%) Firewall
3 1 (2.22%) IPsec
3 1 (2.22%) IMAP
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.22%) Network Security
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.22%) OpenVPN
3 1 (2.22%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.22%) SNMP
3 1 (2.22%) VPN
3 1 (2.22%) SSL
3 1 (2.22%) LAN
3 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (82.22%) MySQL
2 20 (44.44%) MongoDB
2 20 (44.44%) NoSQL
3 19 (42.22%) Apache Cassandra
3 19 (42.22%) Hadoop
3 19 (42.22%) CouchDB
3 19 (42.22%) Riak
3 19 (42.22%) Big Data
4 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.22%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 19 (42.22%) Hudson
3 3 (6.67%) Subversion
4 1 (2.22%) JIRA
4 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.22%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.22%) Introscope
4 1 (2.22%) Juju
General
1 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
1 2 (4.44%) Banking
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (37.78%) Architect
1 17 (37.78%) DevOps Architect
2 3 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (6.67%) Administrator
3 2 (4.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (4.44%) Network Consultant
3 2 (4.44%) Consultant
3 2 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (4.44%) Lead Architect
3 2 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (2.22%) Python Developer
4 1 (2.22%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (2.22%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (2.22%) Security Consultant
4 1 (2.22%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (77.78%) Web Services
2 33 (73.33%) LAMP
3 2 (4.44%) jQuery
3 2 (4.44%) HTML5
3 2 (4.44%) XSLT
3 2 (4.44%) HTML
3 2 (4.44%) CSS
4 1 (2.22%) boto
4 1 (2.22%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.00%) Open Source
2 4 (8.89%) Clustering
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 44 (97.78%) Linux
2 35 (77.78%) CentOS
3 21 (46.67%) Debian
4 17 (37.78%) UNIX
5 3 (6.67%) Ubuntu
6 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.44%) CoreOS
7 1 (2.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (82.22%) DevOps
2 20 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (37.78%) Load Balancing
3 17 (37.78%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.44%) Multithreading
6 1 (2.22%) High Availability
6 1 (2.22%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.22%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.22%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.22%) TDD
6 1 (2.22%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (2.22%) Automated Testing
6 1 (2.22%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.22%) Web Development
6 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.22%) Workflow
6 1 (2.22%) Migration
6 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (91.11%) Python
2 38 (84.44%) PHP
3 25 (55.56%) Bash Shell
4 24 (53.33%) Perl
5 15 (33.33%) Ruby
6 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.44%) SQL
8 1 (2.22%) Java
8 1 (2.22%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) CCNP
1 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.22%) RHCE
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
1 1 (2.22%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
1 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) NFS
1 3 (6.67%) Docker
2 2 (4.44%) KVM
2 2 (4.44%) Varnish
2 2 (4.44%) vCloud
2 2 (4.44%) Squid
2 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.44%) Postfix
3 1 (2.22%) XenServer
3 1 (2.22%) vSphere
3 1 (2.22%) Xen
3 1 (2.22%) Samba
3 1 (2.22%) Corosync
3 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.22%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (2.22%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 43 (95.56%) Nagios
2 38 (84.44%) Puppet
3 37 (82.22%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (46.67%) ZABBIX
5 19 (42.22%) Salt
6 5 (11.11%) Ansible
7 1 (2.22%) logstash
7 1 (2.22%) OpenView
7 1 (2.22%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (2.22%) HAProxy
7 1 (2.22%) SmokePing
7 1 (2.22%) StatsD
7 1 (2.22%) Ganglia
7 1 (2.22%) Munin
7 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (2.22%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 39 (86.67%) Red Hat
2 20 (44.44%) Rackspace
3 16 (35.56%) Percona
4 4 (8.89%) Cisco
5 3 (6.67%) VMware
6 1 (2.22%) Splunk
6 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.22%) ATG
6 1 (2.22%) IBM
6 1 (2.22%) HP
6 1 (2.22%) Dell
6 1 (2.22%) Citrix