The table below looks at the statistics for Cacti skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cacti over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cacti
UK
Rank 579 592 584
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Contract jobs citing Cacti 8 38 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.076% 0.045%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.17% 0.86% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 33 13
Median daily rate £450 £350 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £290
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +20.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
4652 4415 4434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.37% 8.83% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3079 2745 2662
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 142 140
Median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% +23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £52.63 £39.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

Cacti
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Cacti as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

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 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cacti within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +3 7 £450 +28.57% 6
London +7 6 £450 +9.09%
South East +1 1 £300 -11.11% 1
City of London -3 1 - -
Banbury - 1 £300 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £300 -

Cacti
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cacti also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Cacti.

1 28 (90.32%) Nagios
2 19 (61.29%) Linux
3 17 (54.84%) DNS
4 15 (48.39%) Cisco
5 14 (45.16%) Python
5 14 (45.16%) Data Centre
6 13 (41.94%) DHCP
6 13 (41.94%) VMware
7 12 (38.71%) Open Source
7 12 (38.71%) Puppet
8 11 (35.48%) OpenStack
8 11 (35.48%) HTTP
8 11 (35.48%) Apache
8 11 (35.48%) MySQL
9 10 (32.26%) Red Hat
9 10 (32.26%) Firewall
9 10 (32.26%) Debian
9 10 (32.26%) DevOps
9 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (29.03%) Bash Shell
10 9 (29.03%) Jenkins
10 9 (29.03%) Shell Script
10 9 (29.03%) Perl
10 9 (29.03%) PHP
10 9 (29.03%) Unix
11 8 (25.81%) C
11 8 (25.81%) Wireless
11 8 (25.81%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (25.81%) Ubuntu
12 7 (22.58%) Squid

Cacti
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (35.48%) Apache
1 11 (35.48%) OpenStack
2 7 (22.58%) SAS
3 4 (12.90%) Tomcat
4 3 (9.68%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (3.23%) IIS
5 1 (3.23%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.90%) PaaS
3 3 (9.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 3 (9.68%) Heroku
3 3 (9.68%) SaaS
4 2 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (3.23%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (3.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (54.84%) DNS
2 13 (41.94%) DHCP
3 11 (35.48%) HTTP
4 10 (32.26%) Firewall
5 8 (25.81%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (25.81%) Wireless
6 7 (22.58%) BGP
6 7 (22.58%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (22.58%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (22.58%) IMAP
6 7 (22.58%) iSCSI
6 7 (22.58%) MRTG
6 7 (22.58%) SMTP
6 7 (22.58%) VPN
7 6 (19.35%) Network Security
8 5 (16.13%) IPsec
8 5 (16.13%) LDAP
9 4 (12.90%) LAN
9 4 (12.90%) OSPF
9 4 (12.90%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) MySQL
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Network Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Architect
3 5 (16.13%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Core Network Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (9.68%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Cloud Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Integration Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Integration Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) 802.1X
2 3 (9.68%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (9.68%) SAML
3 2 (6.45%) REST
4 1 (3.23%) JSON
4 1 (3.23%) LAMP
4 1 (3.23%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (3.23%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.45%) Fintech
4 2 (6.45%) User Experience
5 1 (3.23%) BBC
5 1 (3.23%) Cloud Native
5 1 (3.23%) Digital Media
5 1 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.23%) PKI
5 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
5 1 (3.23%) Social Media
5 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (61.29%) Linux
2 10 (32.26%) Debian
3 9 (29.03%) Unix
4 8 (25.81%) Ubuntu
5 7 (22.58%) CentOS
6 3 (9.68%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (9.68%) Solaris
6 3 (9.68%) Windows
7 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
8 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
8 1 (3.23%) Mandriva Linux
8 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Open Source
2 10 (32.26%) DevOps
3 6 (19.35%) Change Management
4 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
4 5 (16.13%) Load Balancing
5 4 (12.90%) Analytics
5 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (12.90%) Migration
6 3 (9.68%) Data Centre Operations
6 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
6 3 (9.68%) ITIL
7 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (3.23%) Build Automation
8 1 (3.23%) Change Control
8 1 (3.23%) Network Management
8 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
8 1 (3.23%) Security Architecture
8 1 (3.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) Python
2 9 (29.03%) Bash Shell
2 9 (29.03%) Perl
2 9 (29.03%) PHP
2 9 (29.03%) Shell Script
3 8 (25.81%) C
4 7 (22.58%) Korn
5 5 (16.13%) C++
5 5 (16.13%) Java
6 3 (9.68%) SQL
7 2 (6.45%) Ruby
8 1 (3.23%) Go
8 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) CCNP
2 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.45%) CCIE
3 2 (6.45%) CCNA
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (22.58%) Dovecot
2 7 (22.58%) iptables
2 7 (22.58%) KVM
2 7 (22.58%) Sendmail
2 7 (22.58%) Squid
3 6 (19.35%) BIND 9
4 5 (16.13%) Firmware
5 4 (12.90%) Ceph
6 3 (9.68%) ProxySG
6 3 (9.68%) vCloud
6 3 (9.68%) VMware ESX
6 3 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (9.68%) vSphere
7 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
7 1 (3.23%) GlusterFS
7 1 (3.23%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 28 (90.32%) Nagios
2 12 (38.71%) Puppet
3 7 (22.58%) HAProxy
4 5 (16.13%) CA Spectrum
4 5 (16.13%) OpenNebula
5 4 (12.90%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (12.90%) logstash
5 4 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (9.68%) Ansible
6 3 (9.68%) Ganglia
6 3 (9.68%) Graphite
6 3 (9.68%) Hyperic
6 3 (9.68%) Oracle ZFS
6 3 (9.68%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (6.45%) RANCID
8 1 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (3.23%) FortiGate
8 1 (3.23%) Icinga
8 1 (3.23%) SmokePing
8 1 (3.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Cisco
2 13 (41.94%) VMware
3 10 (32.26%) Red Hat
4 7 (22.58%) CheckPoint
4 7 (22.58%) SolarWinds
5 6 (19.35%) F5
6 5 (16.13%) CA
6 5 (16.13%) Splunk
7 4 (12.90%) Juniper
7 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
7 4 (12.90%) New Relic
7 4 (12.90%) Oracle
7 4 (12.90%) Palo Alto
8 3 (9.68%) Blue Coat
8 3 (9.68%) Citrix
8 3 (9.68%) HP
8 3 (9.68%) Lancope
9 2 (6.45%) Google
10 1 (3.23%) EMC
10 1 (3.23%) Intel Security