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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cacti
Rank 571 544 574
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +30
Contract jobs citing Cacti 30 31 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.058% 0.049%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.71% 0.79% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 24
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£525 £249 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+111.05% -19.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 - -

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
4218 3917 3906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.61% 7.36% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2462 2234 2037
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 146 180
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.60% +11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £12.98 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.17 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-6.09% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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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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 -25 29 £525 +111.05% 10
London +17 20 £525 +111.05% 6
South West - 7 - - 1
Bristol - 7 - - 1
Berkshire +5 1 - - 1
South East 0 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 - - 3
Reading - 1 - -
Reigate - - - -
Salford - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Staines - - - -
Watford - - - - 1
Dundee - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Egham - - - -
Ipswich - - - - 1
Kirkcaldy - - - - 1
Leeds - - - -
Fife - - - - 2
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
Docklands, London - - - -

Cacti
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 63 (94.03%) Nagios
2 61 (91.04%) Linux
3 54 (80.60%) Python
4 53 (79.10%) MySQL
5 51 (76.12%) PHP
5 51 (76.12%) Puppet
6 49 (73.13%) Apache
7 48 (71.64%) Opscode Chef
8 47 (70.15%) Web Services
8 47 (70.15%) Red Hat
9 46 (68.66%) CentOS
9 46 (68.66%) Amazon AWS
10 44 (65.67%) DevOps
11 40 (59.70%) LAMP
12 29 (43.28%) Ruby
12 29 (43.28%) Perl
12 29 (43.28%) Bash Shell
13 28 (41.79%) Open Source
14 27 (40.30%) ZABBIX
14 27 (40.30%) Configuration Management
14 27 (40.30%) Debian
15 25 (37.31%) UNIX
16 24 (35.82%) Percona
17 22 (32.84%) NoSQL
17 22 (32.84%) nginx
17 22 (32.84%) Amazon EC2
17 22 (32.84%) Load Balancing
18 21 (31.34%) Amazon S3
19 20 (29.85%) Jenkins
20 19 (28.36%) Rackspace

Cacti
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 49 (73.13%) Apache
2 22 (32.84%) nginx
3 18 (26.87%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.99%) Node.js
4 2 (2.99%) Zope
4 2 (2.99%) Plone
5 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.49%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 46 (68.66%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (32.84%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (31.34%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.49%) Route 53
4 1 (1.49%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (5.97%) Network Security
2 3 (4.48%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (4.48%) SNMP
3 2 (2.99%) DNS
3 2 (2.99%) DHCP
3 2 (2.99%) Firewall
3 2 (2.99%) Intranet
3 2 (2.99%) HTTP
4 1 (1.49%) Internet
4 1 (1.49%) BGP
4 1 (1.49%) IPsec
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (1.49%) IMAP
4 1 (1.49%) MRTG
4 1 (1.49%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.49%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.49%) LDAP
4 1 (1.49%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (79.10%) MySQL
2 22 (32.84%) NoSQL
3 19 (28.36%) Hadoop
3 19 (28.36%) Big Data
4 18 (26.87%) Riak
4 18 (26.87%) CouchDB
4 18 (26.87%) MongoDB
4 18 (26.87%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (5.97%) Redis
6 3 (4.48%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (29.85%) Jenkins
2 18 (26.87%) Hudson
3 3 (4.48%) Subversion
4 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (8.96%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.99%) Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (16.42%) Architect
1 11 (16.42%) DevOps Architect
2 10 (14.93%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (11.94%) Administrator
4 7 (10.45%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (10.45%) Linux Administrator
4 7 (10.45%) Lead Architect
5 6 (8.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.48%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Network Security Consultant
6 3 (4.48%) Security Consultant
6 3 (4.48%) Network Consultant
6 3 (4.48%) Consultant
7 2 (2.99%) Developer
7 2 (2.99%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Python Developer
7 2 (2.99%) Monitoring Engineer
8 1 (1.49%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (1.49%) Linux Support
8 1 (1.49%) Web Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (70.15%) Web Services
2 40 (59.70%) LAMP
3 5 (7.46%) HTML
3 5 (7.46%) CSS
4 3 (4.48%) jQuery
4 3 (4.48%) HTML5
5 2 (2.99%) JSON
5 2 (2.99%) XSLT
6 1 (1.49%) CSS3
6 1 (1.49%) MCollective
6 1 (1.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (41.79%) Open Source
2 2 (2.99%) Social Network
3 1 (1.49%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.49%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 61 (91.04%) Linux
2 46 (68.66%) CentOS
3 27 (40.30%) Debian
4 25 (37.31%) UNIX
5 9 (13.43%) Windows
6 8 (11.94%) Ubuntu
7 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (8.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.49%) Solaris
8 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (65.67%) DevOps
2 27 (40.30%) Configuration Management
3 22 (32.84%) Load Balancing
4 18 (26.87%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (4.48%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (4.48%) E-Commerce
5 3 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.99%) Multithreading
7 1 (1.49%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.49%) Analytics
7 1 (1.49%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.49%) TDD
7 1 (1.49%) Software Engineering
7 1 (1.49%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (1.49%) Web Development
7 1 (1.49%) ITIL
7 1 (1.49%) Service Management
7 1 (1.49%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (80.60%) Python
2 51 (76.12%) PHP
3 29 (43.28%) Perl
3 29 (43.28%) Ruby
3 29 (43.28%) Bash Shell
4 4 (5.97%) Shell Script
4 4 (5.97%) SQL
5 3 (4.48%) Java
5 3 (4.48%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.48%) AWK
5 3 (4.48%) sed
6 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.99%) VBScript
6 2 (2.99%) C++
7 1 (1.49%) C
7 1 (1.49%) C#
7 1 (1.49%) Scala
7 1 (1.49%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (4.48%) CCNP
1 3 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.99%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) Varnish
2 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.49%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.49%) XenServer
3 1 (1.49%) NFS
3 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.49%) Squid
3 1 (1.49%) Dovecot
3 1 (1.49%) KVM
Systems Management
1 63 (94.03%) Nagios
2 51 (76.12%) Puppet
3 48 (71.64%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (40.30%) ZABBIX
5 19 (28.36%) Salt
6 5 (7.46%) OpenView
7 4 (5.97%) Opsview
8 3 (4.48%) CiscoWorks
8 3 (4.48%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (4.48%) Ganglia
8 3 (4.48%) Munin
8 3 (4.48%) StatsD
9 2 (2.99%) HAProxy
9 2 (2.99%) Zenoss
10 1 (1.49%) HP SIM
10 1 (1.49%) Hyperic
10 1 (1.49%) Ansible
10 1 (1.49%) CA Spectrum
10 1 (1.49%) Vagrant
10 1 (1.49%) RANCID
Vendors
1 47 (70.15%) Red Hat
2 24 (35.82%) Percona
3 19 (28.36%) Rackspace
4 7 (10.45%) VMware
5 6 (8.96%) HP
6 5 (7.46%) Cisco
7 3 (4.48%) Oracle
8 2 (2.99%) Citrix
8 2 (2.99%) CA
9 1 (1.49%) Dell
9 1 (1.49%) JBoss
9 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.49%) Endeca
9 1 (1.49%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.49%) Nimsoft
9 1 (1.49%) Splunk
9 1 (1.49%) New Relic
9 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.49%) ATG
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