The table below looks at the statistics for Cacti skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cacti over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cacti
Rank 272 258 246
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -12
Contract jobs citing Cacti 9 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.093% 0.020% 0.075%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.89% 0.20% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 4
Average daily rate £450 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £425 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £393
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.00 -
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 South East region.

Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1011 994 874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.50% 9.98% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 584 536 447
Average daily rate £415 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £520 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 36 54
Average hourly rate £43.00 £25.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.06 £12.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

Cacti
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cacti across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Cacti Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Cacti
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Cacti Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Cacti
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cacti across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Cacti Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Cacti
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Cacti Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Cacti
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cacti within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Kent - 6 £450 -
Berkshire - 2 £500 - 1
Hampshire - 1 - -
Cacti
England

Cacti
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 28 (100.00%) Nagios
2 25 (89.29%) Linux
3 22 (78.57%) Python
3 22 (78.57%) VMware
4 20 (71.43%) LAMP
5 19 (67.86%) Tomcat
5 19 (67.86%) Perl
6 18 (64.29%) Apache
6 18 (64.29%) LDAP
6 18 (64.29%) Squid
6 18 (64.29%) Amazon AWS
6 18 (64.29%) Puppet
7 17 (60.71%) MySQL
7 17 (60.71%) Web Services
8 16 (57.14%) logstash
8 16 (57.14%) Graphite
9 15 (53.57%) Splunk
9 15 (53.57%) Ganglia
10 14 (50.00%) qmail
10 14 (50.00%) WebLogic
10 14 (50.00%) DNS
10 14 (50.00%) OpenStack
10 14 (50.00%) ZABBIX
11 13 (46.43%) High Availability
11 13 (46.43%) MCollective
11 13 (46.43%) collectd
11 13 (46.43%) LEMP Stack
11 13 (46.43%) SSL
11 13 (46.43%) SMTP
11 13 (46.43%) HTTP

Cacti
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 19 (67.86%) Tomcat
2 18 (64.29%) Apache
3 14 (50.00%) OpenStack
3 14 (50.00%) WebLogic
4 13 (46.43%) JBoss
4 13 (46.43%) nginx
5 4 (14.29%) IIS
6 3 (10.71%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (7.14%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
8 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 18 (64.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.14%) PaaS
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.57%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 18 (64.29%) LDAP
2 14 (50.00%) DNS
3 13 (46.43%) HTTP
3 13 (46.43%) SMTP
3 13 (46.43%) SSL
4 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 3 (10.71%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (7.14%) AMQP
6 2 (7.14%) Kerberos
6 2 (7.14%) Wireshark
7 1 (3.57%) ATM
7 1 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.57%) NAS
7 1 (3.57%) SAN
7 1 (3.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (60.71%) MySQL
2 2 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 2 (7.14%) Neo4j
2 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (21.43%) Subversion
3 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
4 2 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.57%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Support Engineer
2 13 (46.43%) Linux Engineer
3 12 (42.86%) AWS Engineer
3 12 (42.86%) VMware Engineer
3 12 (42.86%) VMware Support Engineer
4 11 (39.29%) Applications Engineer
4 11 (39.29%) Applications Support
4 11 (39.29%) Applications Support Engineer
5 7 (25.00%) Linux Support
5 7 (25.00%) Linux Support Engineer
6 5 (17.86%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (17.86%) Cloud Automation Engineer
6 5 (17.86%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (17.86%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (17.86%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (14.29%) Analyst
7 4 (14.29%) Support Analyst
7 4 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (14.29%) Systems Support
7 4 (14.29%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (71.43%) LAMP
2 17 (60.71%) Web Services
3 13 (46.43%) LEMP Stack
3 13 (46.43%) MCollective
4 5 (17.86%) ELK Stack
5 2 (7.14%) JMS
5 2 (7.14%) Kafka
5 2 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (7.14%) REST
5 2 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (7.14%) SOAP
5 2 (7.14%) Spring
6 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 25 (89.29%) Linux
2 7 (25.00%) Debian
3 5 (17.86%) CentOS
3 5 (17.86%) Windows
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (14.29%) Ubuntu
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (10.71%) Unix
6 1 (3.57%) Fedora
6 1 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Configuration Management
1 13 (46.43%) High Availability
2 7 (25.00%) DevOps
3 6 (21.43%) Incident Management
4 5 (17.86%) Open Source
5 4 (14.29%) Change Control
5 4 (14.29%) Web Development
6 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
7 2 (7.14%) Analytics
7 2 (7.14%) Application Packaging
7 2 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.14%) Wealth Management
8 1 (3.57%) Defect Management
8 1 (3.57%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
8 1 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (3.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.57%) SDLC
8 1 (3.57%) Test Strategy
8 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (78.57%) Python
2 19 (67.86%) Perl
3 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 4 (14.29%) VB
4 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 2 (7.14%) Go
4 2 (7.14%) Java
4 2 (7.14%) Ruby
5 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Degree
2 4 (14.29%) MCP
2 4 (14.29%) MCSA
2 4 (14.29%) MCSE
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 18 (64.29%) Squid
2 14 (50.00%) qmail
3 5 (17.86%) SpamAssassin
3 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 3 (10.71%) Docker
5 3 (10.71%) NFS
6 2 (7.14%) FreeRADIUS
6 2 (7.14%) Gluster
6 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
7 1 (3.57%) KVM
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (3.57%) Postfix
7 1 (3.57%) Sendmail
7 1 (3.57%) Varnish
7 1 (3.57%) vSphere
7 1 (3.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (100.00%) Nagios
2 18 (64.29%) Puppet
3 16 (57.14%) Graphite
3 16 (57.14%) logstash
4 15 (53.57%) Ganglia
5 14 (50.00%) ZABBIX
6 13 (46.43%) collectd
7 6 (21.43%) NetBackup
8 4 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (14.29%) WSUS
9 3 (10.71%) Ansible
10 2 (7.14%) Hyperic
10 2 (7.14%) Kubernetes
11 1 (3.57%) Bacula
11 1 (3.57%) cPanel
11 1 (3.57%) Grafana
11 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (3.57%) Kibana
11 1 (3.57%) Salt
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) VMware
2 15 (53.57%) Splunk
3 7 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (21.43%) Symantec
5 5 (17.86%) CommVault
5 5 (17.86%) Rackspace
6 4 (14.29%) Intel Security
6 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 2 (7.14%) New Relic
8 1 (3.57%) Citrix
8 1 (3.57%) Hitachi
8 1 (3.57%) IBM
8 1 (3.57%) NetApp
8 1 (3.57%) Oracle
8 1 (3.57%) Veritas