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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cacti
Rank 259 252 231
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -21
Contract jobs citing Cacti 18 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.011% 0.034%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.78% 0.12% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 0
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 - -
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 866 926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.06% 9.32% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 434 466
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 27 50
Average hourly rate £22.75 £19.91 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.26% +2.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £47.50 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -0.45%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 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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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 +2 8 £208 - 2
Oxfordshire - 4 £325 -
Surrey - 3 £325 - 1
West Sussex - 3 £338 -
Cacti
England

Cacti
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (75.00%) Firewall
3 12 (60.00%) TCP/IP
4 10 (50.00%) DNS
4 10 (50.00%) Cisco
4 10 (50.00%) LAN
4 10 (50.00%) WAN
4 10 (50.00%) DHCP
5 9 (45.00%) Ethernet
5 9 (45.00%) CCNP
5 9 (45.00%) CCNA
5 9 (45.00%) Windows
5 9 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (45.00%) Red Hat
5 9 (45.00%) OSPF
5 9 (45.00%) BGP
5 9 (45.00%) VLAN
5 9 (45.00%) Cisco PIX
6 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (40.00%) SolarWinds
6 8 (40.00%) VMware
7 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (35.00%) Nagios
7 7 (35.00%) HP
8 6 (30.00%) SAN
8 6 (30.00%) MPLS
8 6 (30.00%) L2TP
8 6 (30.00%) CSS
8 6 (30.00%) OpenView
8 6 (30.00%) PPP

Cacti
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 3 (15.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (15.00%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (15.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) Firewall
2 12 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 10 (50.00%) LAN
3 10 (50.00%) DHCP
3 10 (50.00%) WAN
3 10 (50.00%) DNS
4 9 (45.00%) Ethernet
4 9 (45.00%) OSPF
4 9 (45.00%) BGP
4 9 (45.00%) VLAN
4 9 (45.00%) Cisco PIX
5 6 (30.00%) L2TP
5 6 (30.00%) MPLS
5 6 (30.00%) SAN
5 6 (30.00%) PPP
6 5 (25.00%) Internet
6 5 (25.00%) 3G
6 5 (25.00%) Broadband
6 5 (25.00%) 2G
6 5 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) DB2
2 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Development Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Development Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Web Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Solaris Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Data Centre Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) CSS
2 4 (20.00%) Web Services
3 3 (15.00%) 802.1X
4 1 (5.00%) Memcached
4 1 (5.00%) Esper
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (20.00%) Public Cloud
3 3 (15.00%) Clustering
4 2 (10.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) Windows
3 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Solaris
4 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (20.00%) DevOps
2 4 (20.00%) Patch Management
3 3 (15.00%) Network Design
3 3 (15.00%) Release Management
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.00%) Server Building
5 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.00%) BCP
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Perl
1 5 (25.00%) PHP
2 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) CCNP
1 9 (45.00%) CCNA
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.00%) RHCE
2 3 (15.00%) CCSE
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (15.00%) JNCIA
2 3 (15.00%) CCENT
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) VirtualBox
3 1 (5.00%) iptables
3 1 (5.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 1 (5.00%) Firmware
3 1 (5.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) Nagios
2 6 (30.00%) OpenView
3 5 (25.00%) Icinga
4 1 (5.00%) Graphite
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (5.00%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (5.00%) ZABBIX
4 1 (5.00%) Ganglia
4 1 (5.00%) Puppet
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.00%) collectd
4 1 (5.00%) logstash
4 1 (5.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Cisco
2 9 (45.00%) Red Hat
3 8 (40.00%) VMware
3 8 (40.00%) SolarWinds
4 7 (35.00%) HP
5 5 (25.00%) Dell
5 5 (25.00%) CommVault
6 3 (15.00%) Juniper
6 3 (15.00%) Aruba
6 3 (15.00%) Qualys
6 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle
7 1 (5.00%) NetApp
7 1 (5.00%) EMC
7 1 (5.00%) Sun