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 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cacti
Rank 385 380 404
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +24
Contract jobs citing Cacti 27 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.042% 0.068%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.67% 0.66% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 8
Average daily rate £500 £450 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.17% +11.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+30.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1616 1365 1607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.68% 6.32% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1099 951 971
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £267 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 28 46
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.05 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £32.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
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 18 April 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 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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London - 1 £400 -
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Cacti
England

Cacti
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 35 (83.33%) Linux
2 28 (66.67%) Nagios
3 26 (61.90%) PHP
3 26 (61.90%) Puppet
4 25 (59.52%) MySQL
4 25 (59.52%) Apache
5 24 (57.14%) Python
5 24 (57.14%) Perl
6 22 (52.38%) Opscode Chef
7 21 (50.00%) Web Services
8 20 (47.62%) CentOS
8 20 (47.62%) Bash Shell
9 19 (45.24%) Amazon AWS
9 19 (45.24%) ZABBIX
9 19 (45.24%) LAMP
9 19 (45.24%) Debian
10 18 (42.86%) Red Hat
10 18 (42.86%) Jenkins
11 17 (40.48%) Rackspace
11 17 (40.48%) NoSQL
12 16 (38.10%) MongoDB
12 16 (38.10%) Finance
13 15 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (35.71%) Apache Cassandra
13 15 (35.71%) Hudson
13 15 (35.71%) Riak
13 15 (35.71%) CouchDB
14 13 (30.95%) Big Data
15 12 (28.57%) Hadoop
16 11 (26.19%) Elasticsearch

Cacti
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 25 (59.52%) Apache
2 11 (26.19%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 3 (7.14%) nginx
4 3 (7.14%) Node.js
5 1 (2.38%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (45.24%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.76%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) Cisco IOS
1 8 (19.05%) DHCP
1 8 (19.05%) DNS
2 7 (16.67%) NAS
2 7 (16.67%) SAN
2 7 (16.67%) VoIP
2 7 (16.67%) iSCSI
3 6 (14.29%) Network Security
4 5 (11.90%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (9.52%) Firewall
5 4 (9.52%) SNMP
6 3 (7.14%) WAN
7 2 (4.76%) DMZ
7 2 (4.76%) IPsec
7 2 (4.76%) IP Telephony
7 2 (4.76%) LAN
7 2 (4.76%) VPN
7 2 (4.76%) SSL
8 1 (2.38%) MRTG
8 1 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (59.52%) MySQL
2 17 (40.48%) NoSQL
3 16 (38.10%) MongoDB
4 15 (35.71%) Apache Cassandra
4 15 (35.71%) Riak
4 15 (35.71%) CouchDB
5 13 (30.95%) Big Data
6 12 (28.57%) Hadoop
7 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
7 2 (4.76%) Redis
8 1 (2.38%) Couchbase
8 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 15 (35.71%) Hudson
3 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.76%) Subversion
3 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
General
1 16 (38.10%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Back Office
4 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Security Consultant
3 4 (9.52%) Network Consultant
3 4 (9.52%) Consultant
3 4 (9.52%) Network Security Consultant
4 3 (7.14%) Administrator
5 2 (4.76%) Trainee
5 2 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.38%) Architect
6 1 (2.38%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.38%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Security Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (2.38%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Linux Support
6 1 (2.38%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (50.00%) Web Services
2 19 (45.24%) LAMP
3 2 (4.76%) jQuery
3 2 (4.76%) JSON
3 2 (4.76%) HTML
3 2 (4.76%) XML
3 2 (4.76%) CSS
3 2 (4.76%) CSS3
3 2 (4.76%) HTML5
4 1 (2.38%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) EqualLogic
1 7 (16.67%) Hedge funds
1 7 (16.67%) Clustering
2 6 (14.29%) Open Source
3 2 (4.76%) Social Network
3 2 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.76%) Data Extraction
3 2 (4.76%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 35 (83.33%) Linux
2 20 (47.62%) CentOS
3 19 (45.24%) Debian
4 10 (23.81%) Windows
5 7 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (11.90%) UNIX
7 3 (7.14%) Ubuntu
7 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (19.05%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.76%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.76%) Analytics
6 2 (4.76%) Low Latency
6 2 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.38%) Change Control
7 1 (2.38%) ITIL
7 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.38%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (2.38%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (61.90%) PHP
2 24 (57.14%) Python
2 24 (57.14%) Perl
3 20 (47.62%) Bash Shell
4 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 5 (11.90%) Ruby
6 4 (9.52%) Java
7 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 3 (7.14%) SQL
7 3 (7.14%) C
7 3 (7.14%) C++
8 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.76%) AWK
8 2 (4.76%) C#
8 2 (4.76%) sed
9 1 (2.38%) Scala
9 1 (2.38%) Tcl
9 1 (2.38%) Korn
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (11.90%) CCNP
3 3 (7.14%) CCNA
4 1 (2.38%) CCIE
4 1 (2.38%) CCSP
4 1 (2.38%) CISSP
4 1 (2.38%) CCSA
4 1 (2.38%) CCSE
4 1 (2.38%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (19.05%) NFS
2 7 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.38%) vSphere
3 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.38%) Dovecot
3 1 (2.38%) KVM
3 1 (2.38%) Squid
3 1 (2.38%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 28 (66.67%) Nagios
2 26 (61.90%) Puppet
3 22 (52.38%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (45.24%) ZABBIX
5 7 (16.67%) OpenNMS
6 6 (14.29%) CiscoWorks
7 4 (9.52%) OpenView
7 4 (9.52%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (7.14%) Munin
9 2 (4.76%) CA Spectrum
9 2 (4.76%) HAProxy
10 1 (2.38%) StatsD
10 1 (2.38%) Vagrant
10 1 (2.38%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 17 (40.48%) Rackspace
3 9 (21.43%) VMware
4 7 (16.67%) Cisco
4 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (16.67%) NetApp
5 5 (11.90%) HP
6 3 (7.14%) Percona
7 2 (4.76%) Polycom
7 2 (4.76%) Tandberg
7 2 (4.76%) NetScout
7 2 (4.76%) Oracle
7 2 (4.76%) CA
7 2 (4.76%) New Relic
7 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.38%) Dell
8 1 (2.38%) Juniper
8 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.38%) Sophos
8 1 (2.38%) JBoss
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