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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cacti
Rank 227 262 -
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -
Contract jobs citing Cacti 19 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.010% -
As % of the Systems Management category 2.24% 0.097% -
Number of daily rates quoted 19 1 0
Average daily rate £338 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
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 South East region.

Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
847 1026 741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.89% 10.75% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 501 379
Average daily rate £375 £375 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 32 51
Average hourly rate £46.00 £16.72 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.11% -17.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £15.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.12 £55.65 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

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 12 February 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 12 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
Berkshire - 13 £340 - 1
Surrey - 6 £330 - 6
Cacti
England

Cacti
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 23 (92.00%) Linux
2 21 (84.00%) Nagios
3 18 (72.00%) DNS
3 18 (72.00%) Web Services
3 18 (72.00%) Puppet
4 17 (68.00%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (68.00%) Python
4 17 (68.00%) VMware
5 16 (64.00%) Ganglia
5 16 (64.00%) logstash
5 16 (64.00%) Graphite
6 15 (60.00%) Splunk
6 15 (60.00%) LAMP
6 15 (60.00%) Apache
6 15 (60.00%) SMTP
6 15 (60.00%) Perl
6 15 (60.00%) MySQL
7 14 (56.00%) WebLogic
7 14 (56.00%) JBoss
7 14 (56.00%) HTTP
7 14 (56.00%) Tomcat
7 14 (56.00%) Configuration Management
7 14 (56.00%) ZABBIX
7 14 (56.00%) High Availability
7 14 (56.00%) collectd
8 13 (52.00%) MCollective
8 13 (52.00%) OpenStack
8 13 (52.00%) qmail
8 13 (52.00%) nginx
8 13 (52.00%) LEMP Stack

Cacti
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 15 (60.00%) Apache
2 14 (56.00%) JBoss
2 14 (56.00%) Tomcat
2 14 (56.00%) WebLogic
3 13 (52.00%) nginx
3 13 (52.00%) OpenStack
4 4 (16.00%) IIS
5 2 (8.00%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 17 (68.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (72.00%) DNS
2 15 (60.00%) SMTP
3 14 (56.00%) HTTP
4 13 (52.00%) LDAP
4 13 (52.00%) SSL
5 9 (36.00%) TCP/IP
6 5 (20.00%) DHCP
7 4 (16.00%) BGP
7 4 (16.00%) Cisco PIX
7 4 (16.00%) Ethernet
7 4 (16.00%) Firewall
7 4 (16.00%) LAN
7 4 (16.00%) OSPF
7 4 (16.00%) VLAN
7 4 (16.00%) WAN
8 2 (8.00%) AMQP
8 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (8.00%) IPsec
8 2 (8.00%) VPLS
8 2 (8.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (60.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (8.00%) Neo4j
2 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.00%) Big Data
3 1 (4.00%) HPCC
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Support Engineer
2 12 (48.00%) AWS Engineer
2 12 (48.00%) VMware Engineer
2 12 (48.00%) VMware Support Engineer
3 11 (44.00%) Applications Engineer
3 11 (44.00%) Applications Support
3 11 (44.00%) Applications Support Engineer
4 8 (32.00%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (28.00%) Linux Support
5 7 (28.00%) Linux Support Engineer
6 5 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (20.00%) Cloud Automation Engineer
6 5 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (16.00%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (16.00%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (16.00%) Operations Analyst
7 4 (16.00%) Support Analyst
7 4 (16.00%) Systems Support
7 4 (16.00%) Systems Support Analyst
7 4 (16.00%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (72.00%) Web Services
2 15 (60.00%) LAMP
3 13 (52.00%) LEMP Stack
3 13 (52.00%) MCollective
4 4 (16.00%) ELK Stack
5 2 (8.00%) 802.1X
5 2 (8.00%) CSS
5 2 (8.00%) JMS
5 2 (8.00%) Kafka
5 2 (8.00%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (8.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (8.00%) Spring
6 1 (4.00%) Esper
6 1 (4.00%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Clustering
4 1 (4.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 23 (92.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) CentOS
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Configuration Management
1 14 (56.00%) High Availability
2 7 (28.00%) DevOps
3 6 (24.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (16.00%) Change Control
4 4 (16.00%) Open Source
4 4 (16.00%) Web Development
5 2 (8.00%) Analytics
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) Network Design
5 2 (8.00%) Patch Management
5 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (8.00%) Wealth Management
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.00%) Change Management
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) Python
2 15 (60.00%) Perl
3 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (16.00%) VB
4 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (12.00%) Java
5 2 (8.00%) Go
5 2 (8.00%) PHP
5 2 (8.00%) Ruby
6 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.00%) CCNA
2 4 (16.00%) CCNP
2 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (16.00%) MCP
2 4 (16.00%) MCSA
2 4 (16.00%) MCSE
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.00%) CCENT
3 2 (8.00%) CCSE
3 2 (8.00%) JNCIA
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) qmail
1 13 (52.00%) Squid
2 2 (8.00%) Docker
2 2 (8.00%) VirtualBox
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) KVM
3 1 (4.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (84.00%) Nagios
2 18 (72.00%) Puppet
3 16 (64.00%) Ganglia
3 16 (64.00%) Graphite
3 16 (64.00%) logstash
4 14 (56.00%) collectd
4 14 (56.00%) ZABBIX
5 4 (16.00%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (16.00%) NetBackup
5 4 (16.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (16.00%) WSUS
6 2 (8.00%) Hyperic
6 2 (8.00%) Kubernetes
6 2 (8.00%) OpenView
7 1 (4.00%) OpenNMS
7 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (4.00%) Salt
7 1 (4.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) VMware
2 15 (60.00%) Splunk
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco
3 4 (16.00%) CommVault
3 4 (16.00%) Intel Security
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.00%) Rackspace
3 4 (16.00%) Symantec
4 2 (8.00%) Aruba
4 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (8.00%) HP
4 2 (8.00%) Juniper
4 2 (8.00%) New Relic
4 2 (8.00%) Qualys
4 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.00%) Dell
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle