The table below looks at the statistics for Cacti skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cacti over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cacti
Rank 574 541 578
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +37
Contract jobs citing Cacti 32 33 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.063% 0.026%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.73% 0.88% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 11
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£525 £260 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+101.92% -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - £255
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4401 3761 3748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.61% 7.12% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2613 2221 1965
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 155 175
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £13.65 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +30.55%

Cacti
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Cacti Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cacti
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cacti within the UK.

Cacti Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cacti
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cacti within the UK over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Cacti Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cacti
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cacti within the UK.

Cacti Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Cacti
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cacti within the UK over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
England -37 31 £525 +101.92% 10
London +14 26 £525 +101.92% 5
South West - 5 - -
Bristol - 5 - -
City of London +20 1 - - 2
Docklands, London - - - -
North West - - - - 2
South East - - - - 2
Crawley - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Egham - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -
Manchester - - - - 2
Oxford - - - -
Reading - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Salford - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Staines - - - -
Watford - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -

Cacti
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 57 (93.44%) Nagios
2 55 (90.16%) Linux
3 50 (81.97%) Python
4 48 (78.69%) Red Hat
4 48 (78.69%) Puppet
5 47 (77.05%) Opscode Chef
6 46 (75.41%) Amazon AWS
6 46 (75.41%) Apache
6 46 (75.41%) PHP
6 46 (75.41%) Web Services
6 46 (75.41%) MySQL
7 45 (73.77%) CentOS
8 43 (70.49%) DevOps
9 40 (65.57%) LAMP
10 30 (49.18%) Configuration Management
11 29 (47.54%) Open Source
12 28 (45.90%) UNIX
12 28 (45.90%) Percona
13 27 (44.26%) Ruby
14 26 (42.62%) Load Balancing
15 25 (40.98%) nginx
15 25 (40.98%) Amazon EC2
15 25 (40.98%) Amazon S3
15 25 (40.98%) Perl
16 24 (39.34%) Bash Shell
17 20 (32.79%) Debian
18 18 (29.51%) ZABBIX
18 18 (29.51%) NoSQL
19 16 (26.23%) Jenkins
20 15 (24.59%) Elasticsearch

Cacti
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 46 (75.41%) Apache
2 25 (40.98%) nginx
3 15 (24.59%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.28%) Zope
4 2 (3.28%) Plone
5 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.64%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 46 (75.41%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (40.98%) Amazon EC2
2 25 (40.98%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (6.56%) HTTP
2 4 (6.56%) DNS
3 3 (4.92%) SMTP
3 3 (4.92%) Network Security
3 3 (4.92%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (3.28%) Intranet
4 2 (3.28%) DHCP
4 2 (3.28%) FTP
5 1 (1.64%) LDAP
5 1 (1.64%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.64%) SSL
5 1 (1.64%) VPN
5 1 (1.64%) Internet
5 1 (1.64%) BGP
5 1 (1.64%) Firewall
5 1 (1.64%) IPsec
5 1 (1.64%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (1.64%) IMAP
5 1 (1.64%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (75.41%) MySQL
2 18 (29.51%) NoSQL
3 15 (24.59%) Hadoop
3 15 (24.59%) CouchDB
3 15 (24.59%) MongoDB
3 15 (24.59%) Apache Cassandra
3 15 (24.59%) Riak
3 15 (24.59%) Big Data
4 3 (4.92%) Couchbase
4 3 (4.92%) Redis
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (26.23%) Jenkins
2 15 (24.59%) Hudson
3 2 (3.28%) Subversion
General
1 5 (8.20%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.92%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.28%) Finance
3 2 (3.28%) Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (21.31%) Architect
1 13 (21.31%) DevOps Architect
2 6 (9.84%) Lead Architect
3 4 (6.56%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (6.56%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (6.56%) Administrator
4 3 (4.92%) Security Consultant
4 3 (4.92%) Network Consultant
4 3 (4.92%) Consultant
4 3 (4.92%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (4.92%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (4.92%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (4.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (4.92%) Network Security Consultant
5 2 (3.28%) Python Developer
5 2 (3.28%) Developer
6 1 (1.64%) Analyst
6 1 (1.64%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (1.64%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (1.64%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (75.41%) Web Services
2 40 (65.57%) LAMP
3 2 (3.28%) jQuery
3 2 (3.28%) HTML5
3 2 (3.28%) XSLT
3 2 (3.28%) HTML
3 2 (3.28%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (47.54%) Open Source
2 2 (3.28%) Clustering
3 1 (1.64%) Social Network
3 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.64%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 55 (90.16%) Linux
2 45 (73.77%) CentOS
3 28 (45.90%) UNIX
4 20 (32.79%) Debian
5 7 (11.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (6.56%) Ubuntu
7 3 (4.92%) Windows
8 2 (3.28%) Solaris
8 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (70.49%) DevOps
2 30 (49.18%) Configuration Management
3 26 (42.62%) Load Balancing
4 15 (24.59%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.28%) Multithreading
7 2 (3.28%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.64%) ITIL
8 1 (1.64%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.64%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.64%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (1.64%) TDD
8 1 (1.64%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (1.64%) Web Development
8 1 (1.64%) Service Management
8 1 (1.64%) Change Management
8 1 (1.64%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 50 (81.97%) Python
2 46 (75.41%) PHP
3 27 (44.26%) Ruby
4 25 (40.98%) Perl
5 24 (39.34%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.92%) SQL
7 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.64%) C
8 1 (1.64%) Korn
8 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) CCNP
1 3 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.28%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.92%) NFS
2 3 (4.92%) Squid
3 2 (3.28%) Postfix
3 2 (3.28%) Varnish
3 2 (3.28%) KVM
4 1 (1.64%) GPFS
4 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.64%) Dovecot
4 1 (1.64%) Corosync
4 1 (1.64%) Sendmail
4 1 (1.64%) XenServer
4 1 (1.64%) vSphere
4 1 (1.64%) Xen
4 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.64%) Samba
Systems Management
1 57 (93.44%) Nagios
2 48 (78.69%) Puppet
3 47 (77.05%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (29.51%) ZABBIX
5 15 (24.59%) Salt
6 3 (4.92%) Ganglia
6 3 (4.92%) OpenView
6 3 (4.92%) CiscoWorks
6 3 (4.92%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (4.92%) StatsD
7 2 (3.28%) Zenoss
8 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (1.64%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.64%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (1.64%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.64%) Hyperic
8 1 (1.64%) Opsview
8 1 (1.64%) RANCID
Vendors
1 48 (78.69%) Red Hat
2 28 (45.90%) Percona
3 15 (24.59%) Rackspace
4 7 (11.48%) Cisco
5 6 (9.84%) VMware
6 4 (6.56%) HP
7 2 (3.28%) Citrix
7 2 (3.28%) CA
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle
8 1 (1.64%) JBoss
8 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.64%) Dell
8 1 (1.64%) Nimsoft
8 1 (1.64%) Splunk
8 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 14 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £280 to £320 per day direct - no agency margin.
Posted: 27 days ago