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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cacti
Rank 373 377 352
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -25
Contract jobs citing Cacti 18 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.086% 0.073% 0.099%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.06% 1.00% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 12
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£525 £488 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £410 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-22.69% +36.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1692 1604 1176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.05% 7.33% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1176 1086 739
Average daily rate £450 £422 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.76% +5.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 25 44
Average hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £23.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.30% -28.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.10 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -15.53%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +11 2 £425 - 2
Cacti
England

Cacti
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 41 (97.62%) Linux
2 40 (95.24%) Nagios
3 38 (90.48%) Python
3 38 (90.48%) Apache
3 38 (90.48%) Red Hat
4 37 (88.10%) PHP
4 37 (88.10%) Puppet
5 36 (85.71%) MySQL
6 35 (83.33%) Opscode Chef
6 35 (83.33%) DevOps
7 34 (80.95%) CentOS
8 33 (78.57%) Amazon AWS
8 33 (78.57%) Web Services
9 32 (76.19%) LAMP
10 24 (57.14%) Bash Shell
11 22 (52.38%) Perl
12 20 (47.62%) Open Source
12 20 (47.62%) ZABBIX
13 19 (45.24%) MongoDB
13 19 (45.24%) Debian
14 18 (42.86%) Configuration Management
14 18 (42.86%) UNIX
14 18 (42.86%) NoSQL
14 18 (42.86%) Jenkins
14 18 (42.86%) Rackspace
14 18 (42.86%) Big Data
14 18 (42.86%) nginx
14 18 (42.86%) Hadoop
14 18 (42.86%) Load Balancing
14 18 (42.86%) Continuous Integration

Cacti
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 38 (90.48%) Apache
2 18 (42.86%) nginx
3 17 (40.48%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (9.52%) OpenStack
5 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.38%) Apache Pig
6 1 (2.38%) Jetty
6 1 (2.38%) GlassFish
6 1 (2.38%) JBoss
6 1 (2.38%) IBM HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 33 (78.57%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (40.48%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (38.10%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) DNS
2 2 (4.76%) SMTP
2 2 (4.76%) FTP
2 2 (4.76%) HTTP
3 1 (2.38%) OpenVPN
3 1 (2.38%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.38%) IMAP
3 1 (2.38%) Network Security
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.38%) LAN
3 1 (2.38%) WAN
3 1 (2.38%) SSL
3 1 (2.38%) SNMP
3 1 (2.38%) VPN
3 1 (2.38%) Firewall
3 1 (2.38%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (85.71%) MySQL
2 19 (45.24%) MongoDB
3 18 (42.86%) NoSQL
3 18 (42.86%) Big Data
3 18 (42.86%) Hadoop
4 17 (40.48%) CouchDB
4 17 (40.48%) Apache Cassandra
4 17 (40.48%) Riak
5 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.38%) HBase
6 1 (2.38%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 17 (40.48%) Hudson
3 1 (2.38%) Juju
3 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.38%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.38%) JIRA
3 1 (2.38%) Introscope
3 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Architect
2 15 (35.71%) DevOps Architect
3 3 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (4.76%) Network Consultant
4 2 (4.76%) Consultant
4 2 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (2.38%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.38%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) Security Consultant
5 1 (2.38%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (2.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (78.57%) Web Services
2 32 (76.19%) LAMP
3 1 (2.38%) Kafka
3 1 (2.38%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (47.62%) Open Source
2 5 (11.90%) Clustering
3 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 41 (97.62%) Linux
2 34 (80.95%) CentOS
3 19 (45.24%) Debian
4 18 (42.86%) UNIX
5 3 (7.14%) Ubuntu
6 2 (4.76%) CoreOS
6 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (83.33%) DevOps
2 18 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 18 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 18 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.38%) MapReduce
4 1 (2.38%) Data Governance
4 1 (2.38%) High Availability
4 1 (2.38%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (2.38%) Data Analytics
4 1 (2.38%) Software Deployment
4 1 (2.38%) Analytics
4 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.38%) Workflow
4 1 (2.38%) Migration
4 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.38%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (2.38%) Automated Testing
4 1 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 38 (90.48%) Python
2 37 (88.10%) PHP
3 24 (57.14%) Bash Shell
4 22 (52.38%) Perl
5 16 (38.10%) Ruby
6 2 (4.76%) Java
6 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.38%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
1 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.38%) RHCE
1 1 (2.38%) CCNP
1 1 (2.38%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) NFS
1 3 (7.14%) Docker
2 2 (4.76%) KVM
2 2 (4.76%) Squid
2 2 (4.76%) Postfix
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.76%) vCloud
3 1 (2.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (2.38%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.38%) XenServer
3 1 (2.38%) vSphere
3 1 (2.38%) Xen
3 1 (2.38%) Samba
3 1 (2.38%) Corosync
3 1 (2.38%) HDFS
3 1 (2.38%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 40 (95.24%) Nagios
2 37 (88.10%) Puppet
3 35 (83.33%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (47.62%) ZABBIX
5 17 (40.48%) Salt
6 6 (14.29%) Ansible
7 2 (4.76%) OpenView
7 2 (4.76%) Munin
8 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (2.38%) Cobbler
8 1 (2.38%) Ambari
8 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (2.38%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (2.38%) SmokePing
8 1 (2.38%) Oozie
8 1 (2.38%) HAProxy
8 1 (2.38%) logstash
8 1 (2.38%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 38 (90.48%) Red Hat
2 18 (42.86%) Rackspace
3 16 (38.10%) Percona
4 5 (11.90%) Cisco
5 3 (7.14%) VMware
6 2 (4.76%) HP
6 2 (4.76%) Splunk
7 1 (2.38%) Vertica
7 1 (2.38%) Hortonworks
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle
7 1 (2.38%) Dell
7 1 (2.38%) Citrix
7 1 (2.38%) NetApp
7 1 (2.38%) IBM
7 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.38%) ATG