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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cacti
Rank 393 398 388
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs citing Cacti 15 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.071% 0.080% 0.086%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.80% 0.93% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 16
Average daily rate £413 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -14.69%
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
1880 1835 1615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.88% 8.65% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1328 1272 1042
Average daily rate £475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 29 21
Average hourly rate £27.50 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £14.78 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £25.00 £32.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London +35 2 £413 -2.94% 2
Cacti
England

Cacti
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 17 (73.91%) Nagios
2 14 (60.87%) Linux
3 13 (56.52%) Perl
3 13 (56.52%) Python
3 13 (56.52%) Apache
4 12 (52.17%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (52.17%) Bash Shell
5 11 (47.83%) DNS
6 10 (43.48%) Red Hat
6 10 (43.48%) Unix
6 10 (43.48%) CentOS
6 10 (43.48%) Open Source
7 9 (39.13%) Ubuntu
7 9 (39.13%) Debian
8 8 (34.78%) IMAP
8 8 (34.78%) Web Services
8 8 (34.78%) SMTP
8 8 (34.78%) DevOps
9 7 (30.43%) HAProxy
9 7 (30.43%) Puppet
9 7 (30.43%) MySQL
9 7 (30.43%) Java
9 7 (30.43%) Shell Script
9 7 (30.43%) VMware
10 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (26.09%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (26.09%) LAMP
10 6 (26.09%) Firewall
10 6 (26.09%) Java EE
10 6 (26.09%) Git (software)

Cacti
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 13 (56.52%) Apache
2 6 (26.09%) Tomcat
3 5 (21.74%) Jetty
4 4 (17.39%) IIS
4 4 (17.39%) OpenStack
5 3 (13.04%) SAS
6 1 (4.35%) nginx
6 1 (4.35%) Smallworld
6 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 12 (52.17%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (17.39%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (17.39%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.35%) Sumo Logic
3 1 (4.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) DNS
2 8 (34.78%) IMAP
2 8 (34.78%) SMTP
3 6 (26.09%) Firewall
3 6 (26.09%) SNMP
4 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
4 5 (21.74%) VPN
5 4 (17.39%) DHCP
5 4 (17.39%) HTTP
5 4 (17.39%) MRTG
6 3 (13.04%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (13.04%) iSCSI
6 3 (13.04%) LDAP
6 3 (13.04%) SSL
7 2 (8.70%) BGP
7 2 (8.70%) FTP
7 2 (8.70%) IPsec
7 2 (8.70%) MPLS
7 2 (8.70%) OSPF
8 1 (4.35%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) MySQL
2 6 (26.09%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (21.74%) Couchbase
4 4 (17.39%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (8.70%) Big Data
6 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
6 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
3 4 (17.39%) Bitbucket
4 3 (13.04%) GitLab
5 1 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.35%) JConsole
5 1 (4.35%) JIRA
5 1 (4.35%) JMeter
5 1 (4.35%) JProfiler
5 1 (4.35%) Selenium
5 1 (4.35%) Subversion
5 1 (4.35%) VisualVM
5 1 (4.35%) YourKit
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Administrator
2 5 (21.74%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (21.74%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Monitoring Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Operational Support Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Operations Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Operations Support Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Service Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Web Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Web Support Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) WebOps Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) Web Services
2 6 (26.09%) Java EE
2 6 (26.09%) LAMP
3 5 (21.74%) LAPP Stack
4 4 (17.39%) .NET
5 3 (13.04%) JMX
5 3 (13.04%) Swagger
6 1 (4.35%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (4.35%) JMS
6 1 (4.35%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (4.35%) POSIX
6 1 (4.35%) RFC 2547
6 1 (4.35%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.35%) Fintech
3 1 (4.35%) Handset
3 1 (4.35%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Linux
2 10 (43.48%) CentOS
2 10 (43.48%) Unix
3 9 (39.13%) Debian
3 9 (39.13%) Ubuntu
4 5 (21.74%) Windows
5 3 (13.04%) Mac OS
5 3 (13.04%) Solaris
6 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Open Source
2 8 (34.78%) DevOps
3 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) Auto-Scaling
4 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
4 4 (17.39%) Web Operations
5 2 (8.70%) Analytics
5 2 (8.70%) Change Management
5 2 (8.70%) High Availability
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.35%) B2C
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.35%) Load Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Network Planning
6 1 (4.35%) Operations Research
6 1 (4.35%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) Perl
1 13 (56.52%) Python
2 12 (52.17%) Bash Shell
3 7 (30.43%) Java
3 7 (30.43%) Shell Script
4 5 (21.74%) C
5 4 (17.39%) Korn
6 3 (13.04%) C++
7 2 (8.70%) PHP
7 2 (8.70%) Ruby
7 2 (8.70%) SQL
8 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
8 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.70%) CCNA
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.35%) CCNP
3 1 (4.35%) JNCIA
3 1 (4.35%) JNCIP
3 1 (4.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) NFS
2 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (17.39%) KVM
4 3 (13.04%) Ceph
4 3 (13.04%) Dovecot
4 3 (13.04%) iptables
4 3 (13.04%) Sendmail
4 3 (13.04%) Squid
5 1 (4.35%) Docker
5 1 (4.35%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (4.35%) Postfix
5 1 (4.35%) Samba
5 1 (4.35%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 17 (73.91%) Nagios
2 7 (30.43%) HAProxy
2 7 (30.43%) Puppet
3 3 (13.04%) Ansible
3 3 (13.04%) Bacula
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (8.70%) logstash
4 2 (8.70%) OpenNebula
4 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (8.70%) RANCID
5 1 (4.35%) CA Wily
5 1 (4.35%) CFEngine
5 1 (4.35%) Icinga
5 1 (4.35%) Netcool
5 1 (4.35%) OPNET
5 1 (4.35%) systemd
5 1 (4.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Red Hat
2 7 (30.43%) VMware
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco
4 4 (17.39%) Google
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.70%) CA
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle
5 2 (8.70%) Splunk
6 1 (4.35%) AppDynamics
6 1 (4.35%) Atlassian
6 1 (4.35%) Dell
6 1 (4.35%) Dynatrace
6 1 (4.35%) F5
6 1 (4.35%) Juniper
6 1 (4.35%) New Relic
6 1 (4.35%) NICE Systems
6 1 (4.35%) Palo Alto
6 1 (4.35%) SaltStack
6 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.35%) Supermicro
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