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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cacti
Rank 389 407 399
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -8
Contract jobs citing Cacti 20 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.082% 0.067% 0.065%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.05% 1.02% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 16
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£525 £249 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+111.05% -27.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £283
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 - -
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
1898 1668 1754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.82% 6.62% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1202 1107 1063
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 £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 34 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 £13.30 £15.77 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £90.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-6.02% +6.41%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 - - - - 3
Docklands, London - - - -
Cacti
England

Cacti
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 37 (92.50%) Nagios
2 36 (90.00%) Linux
3 33 (82.50%) Python
3 33 (82.50%) Puppet
4 31 (77.50%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (72.50%) Amazon AWS
5 29 (72.50%) Apache
5 29 (72.50%) Web Services
5 29 (72.50%) MySQL
6 28 (70.00%) CentOS
6 28 (70.00%) DevOps
7 26 (65.00%) PHP
7 26 (65.00%) Red Hat
8 24 (60.00%) LAMP
9 23 (57.50%) Perl
10 22 (55.00%) Bash Shell
11 21 (52.50%) NoSQL
11 21 (52.50%) Debian
12 20 (50.00%) ZABBIX
13 18 (45.00%) Hadoop
13 18 (45.00%) Jenkins
13 18 (45.00%) Rackspace
14 17 (42.50%) Big Data
14 17 (42.50%) Riak
14 17 (42.50%) Elasticsearch
14 17 (42.50%) CouchDB
14 17 (42.50%) Hudson
14 17 (42.50%) MongoDB
14 17 (42.50%) Apache Cassandra
14 17 (42.50%) Continuous Integration

Cacti
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (72.50%) Apache
2 17 (42.50%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (15.00%) nginx
4 2 (5.00%) Zope
4 2 (5.00%) Plone
5 1 (2.50%) Node.js
5 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 29 (72.50%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (15.00%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (15.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (7.50%) Network Security
3 2 (5.00%) Intranet
3 2 (5.00%) DNS
3 2 (5.00%) DHCP
3 2 (5.00%) HTTP
4 1 (2.50%) MRTG
4 1 (2.50%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (2.50%) IMAP
4 1 (2.50%) VPN
4 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.50%) SMTP
4 1 (2.50%) LDAP
4 1 (2.50%) Firewall
4 1 (2.50%) IPsec
4 1 (2.50%) BGP
4 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (72.50%) MySQL
2 21 (52.50%) NoSQL
3 18 (45.00%) Hadoop
4 17 (42.50%) Big Data
4 17 (42.50%) Riak
4 17 (42.50%) CouchDB
4 17 (42.50%) MongoDB
4 17 (42.50%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (10.00%) Redis
6 3 (7.50%) Couchbase
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (45.00%) Jenkins
2 17 (42.50%) Hudson
3 2 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) DevOps Architect
1 11 (27.50%) Architect
2 8 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Lead Architect
4 3 (7.50%) Network Security Consultant
4 3 (7.50%) Security Consultant
4 3 (7.50%) Administrator
4 3 (7.50%) Network Consultant
4 3 (7.50%) Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) Python Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Linux Support
6 1 (2.50%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.50%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (2.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (72.50%) Web Services
2 24 (60.00%) LAMP
3 2 (5.00%) HTML
3 2 (5.00%) CSS
3 2 (5.00%) XSLT
3 2 (5.00%) jQuery
3 2 (5.00%) HTML5
4 1 (2.50%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Open Source
2 2 (5.00%) Social Network
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 36 (90.00%) Linux
2 28 (70.00%) CentOS
3 21 (52.50%) Debian
4 7 (17.50%) UNIX
5 5 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.00%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (70.00%) DevOps
2 17 (42.50%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (27.50%) Configuration Management
4 7 (17.50%) Load Balancing
5 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.00%) Multithreading
7 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.50%) Web Development
7 1 (2.50%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.50%) TDD
7 1 (2.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (82.50%) Python
2 26 (65.00%) PHP
3 23 (57.50%) Perl
4 22 (55.00%) Bash Shell
5 8 (20.00%) Ruby
6 3 (7.50%) SQL
7 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.00%) Java
7 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.50%) Scala
8 1 (2.50%) Korn
8 1 (2.50%) C
8 1 (2.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) CCNP
1 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.00%) Varnish
2 1 (2.50%) Dovecot
2 1 (2.50%) Sendmail
2 1 (2.50%) XenServer
2 1 (2.50%) Squid
2 1 (2.50%) NFS
2 1 (2.50%) KVM
Systems Management
1 37 (92.50%) Nagios
2 33 (82.50%) Puppet
3 31 (77.50%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (50.00%) ZABBIX
5 17 (42.50%) Salt
6 3 (7.50%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (7.50%) Ganglia
6 3 (7.50%) CiscoWorks
6 3 (7.50%) OpenView
6 3 (7.50%) StatsD
7 2 (5.00%) Zenoss
8 1 (2.50%) Vagrant
8 1 (2.50%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (2.50%) HAProxy
8 1 (2.50%) RANCID
Vendors
1 26 (65.00%) Red Hat
2 18 (45.00%) Rackspace
3 9 (22.50%) Percona
4 5 (12.50%) Cisco
5 4 (10.00%) HP
6 3 (7.50%) Oracle
7 2 (5.00%) VMware
8 1 (2.50%) Endeca
8 1 (2.50%) Citrix
8 1 (2.50%) Dell
8 1 (2.50%) JBoss
8 1 (2.50%) ATG
8 1 (2.50%) CA
8 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
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