The table below looks at the statistics for MRTG 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 MRTG over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multi Router Traffic Grapher (MRTG)
Rank 408 403 399
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing MRTG 3 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.014% 0.010% 0.037%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.072% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Average daily rate £419 £451 £474
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.04% -4.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £451 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £451 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
MRTG
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2695 2772 2679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.74% 13.31% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1756 1824 1716
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 78 75
Average hourly rate £24.23 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.52% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.12 £13.57 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.75 £30.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

MRTG
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MRTG across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MRTG Jobs Demand Trend in London

MRTG
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MRTG across the London region.

MRTG Daily Rate Trend in London

MRTG
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MRTG across the London region.

MRTG Hourly Rate Trend in London

MRTG
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 MRTG within the London region over the 3 months to 5 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 +38 2 £413 -8.43%
MRTG
England

MRTG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing MRTG 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 MRTG.

1 10 (90.91%) Nagios
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 7 (63.64%) DHCP
3 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
3 7 (63.64%) VPN
4 6 (54.55%) DNS
4 6 (54.55%) Windows
5 5 (45.45%) Wireless
5 5 (45.45%) OSPF
5 5 (45.45%) Information Security
5 5 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (45.45%) Wireshark
6 4 (36.36%) Network Security
6 4 (36.36%) CentOS
6 4 (36.36%) VMware
6 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (36.36%) Cacti
6 4 (36.36%) Riverbed
6 4 (36.36%) Infoblox
6 4 (36.36%) Open Source
6 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
6 4 (36.36%) E-Discovery
6 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
6 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
6 4 (36.36%) IPv4
6 4 (36.36%) IPv6
6 4 (36.36%) Change Management
6 4 (36.36%) Perl

MRTG
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing MRTG 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 MRTG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) Apache
1 3 (27.27%) OpenStack
2 2 (18.18%) SAS
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) DHCP
2 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
2 7 (63.64%) VPN
3 6 (54.55%) DNS
4 5 (45.45%) OSPF
4 5 (45.45%) Wireless
4 5 (45.45%) Wireshark
5 4 (36.36%) Ethernet
5 4 (36.36%) IPv4
5 4 (36.36%) IPv6
5 4 (36.36%) LAN
5 4 (36.36%) Network Security
5 4 (36.36%) WAN
6 3 (27.27%) HTTP
6 3 (27.27%) Internet
6 3 (27.27%) iSCSI
6 3 (27.27%) LDAP
6 3 (27.27%) WLAN
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (27.27%) Legal
2 2 (18.18%) Advertising
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Administrator
2 4 (36.36%) Network Administrator
3 3 (27.27%) Information Security Administrator
3 3 (27.27%) Network Security Administrator
3 3 (27.27%) Security Administrator
3 3 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Information Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Java EE
1 1 (9.09%) LAMP
1 1 (9.09%) POSIX
1 1 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Streaming Video
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) CentOS
4 3 (27.27%) Debian
4 3 (27.27%) Ubuntu
4 3 (27.27%) Unix
5 2 (18.18%) Mac OS
5 2 (18.18%) Solaris
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Information Security
1 5 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Change Management
2 4 (36.36%) DDoS Mitigation
2 4 (36.36%) E-Discovery
2 4 (36.36%) Open Source
3 3 (27.27%) Network Design
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) DRM
4 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
1 4 (36.36%) Perl
2 3 (27.27%) C
2 3 (27.27%) Korn
2 3 (27.27%) Python
2 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
3 2 (18.18%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CCNA
1 3 (27.27%) CCNP
1 3 (27.27%) CCSA
1 3 (27.27%) CCSE
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (27.27%) CISSP
1 3 (27.27%) GIAC
2 1 (9.09%) CCIE
2 1 (9.09%) CCVP
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) KVM
3 2 (18.18%) Ceph
3 2 (18.18%) Dovecot
3 2 (18.18%) Firmware
3 2 (18.18%) iptables
3 2 (18.18%) Sendmail
3 2 (18.18%) Squid
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
4 1 (9.09%) NFS
4 1 (9.09%) Postfix
4 1 (9.09%) Samba
4 1 (9.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (90.91%) Nagios
2 4 (36.36%) Cacti
2 4 (36.36%) EnCase
3 3 (27.27%) Puppet
4 2 (18.18%) HAProxy
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (18.18%) RANCID
5 1 (9.09%) CA Wily
5 1 (9.09%) Icinga
5 1 (9.09%) Nmap
5 1 (9.09%) OpenNebula
5 1 (9.09%) SELinux
5 1 (9.09%) systemd
5 1 (9.09%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (9.09%) WSUS
5 1 (9.09%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
2 4 (36.36%) Infoblox
2 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
2 4 (36.36%) Riverbed
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) CA
3 2 (18.18%) Splunk
4 1 (9.09%) AppDynamics
4 1 (9.09%) Atlassian
4 1 (9.09%) Dynatrace
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) New Relic
4 1 (9.09%) NICE Systems
4 1 (9.09%) Supermicro
4 1 (9.09%) Websense