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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cacti
Rank 580 529 520
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -9
Contract jobs citing Cacti 19 41 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.079% 0.043%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.46% 1.05% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 34 13
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£475 £494 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.79% +68.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £353 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £393 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.82% +42.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 - -

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
4145 3888 3036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.73% 7.49% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2503 2186 1740
Average daily rate £417 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 174 175
Average hourly rate £20.19 £21.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.88% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.95 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £35.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +14.28%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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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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 -31 17 £525 +5.00% 15
London -20 8 £525 +5.00% 4
North West - 4 - -
South East -34 3 £388 +3.33% 7
Manchester - 2 - -
Burnley - 2 - -
Lancashire - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £350 - 2
Woking - 1 £425 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £350 - 2
Surrey - 1 £425 - 3
West Yorkshire - 1 £375 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £375 - 2
Leeds - 1 £375 - 1
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
City of London - - - - 2
Isle of Man - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
Reading - - - - 2
Reigate - - - -
Staines - - - - 1
Watford - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - - 2
Bath - - - -

Cacti
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 39 (90.70%) Linux
2 36 (83.72%) Red Hat
2 36 (83.72%) Nagios
3 32 (74.42%) MySQL
4 31 (72.09%) Python
4 31 (72.09%) Apache
4 31 (72.09%) CentOS
5 30 (69.77%) Web Services
5 30 (69.77%) Amazon AWS
5 30 (69.77%) Puppet
6 29 (67.44%) PHP
7 28 (65.12%) Opscode Chef
7 28 (65.12%) DevOps
8 25 (58.14%) LAMP
9 18 (41.86%) Amazon EC2
10 17 (39.53%) Amazon S3
10 17 (39.53%) Bash Shell
10 17 (39.53%) Load Balancing
11 16 (37.21%) ZABBIX
11 16 (37.21%) Open Source
12 15 (34.88%) MongoDB
12 15 (34.88%) Jenkins
12 15 (34.88%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (34.88%) nginx
12 15 (34.88%) Perl
12 15 (34.88%) UNIX
12 15 (34.88%) Configuration Management
13 14 (32.56%) Debian
13 14 (32.56%) Salt
13 14 (32.56%) Hadoop

Cacti
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 31 (72.09%) Apache
2 15 (34.88%) nginx
3 13 (30.23%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (9.30%) IIS
4 4 (9.30%) OpenStack
5 3 (6.98%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.33%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (2.33%) GlassFish
6 1 (2.33%) Jetty
6 1 (2.33%) Apache Pig
6 1 (2.33%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 30 (69.77%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (41.86%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (39.53%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) Firewall
2 5 (11.63%) SAN
3 4 (9.30%) VPN
3 4 (9.30%) DNS
3 4 (9.30%) BGP
3 4 (9.30%) IPsec
3 4 (9.30%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (6.98%) Multicast
4 3 (6.98%) Internet
4 3 (6.98%) OSPF
4 3 (6.98%) Ethernet
4 3 (6.98%) SNMP
4 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.65%) SSL
5 2 (4.65%) VLAN
5 2 (4.65%) Network Security
5 2 (4.65%) Wireshark
5 2 (4.65%) DHCP
5 2 (4.65%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (74.42%) MySQL
2 15 (34.88%) MongoDB
3 14 (32.56%) Hadoop
3 14 (32.56%) NoSQL
3 14 (32.56%) Big Data
4 13 (30.23%) Riak
4 13 (30.23%) CouchDB
4 13 (30.23%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (9.30%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.33%) HBase
7 1 (2.33%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.33%) DB2
7 1 (2.33%) Informix
7 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (34.88%) Jenkins
2 13 (30.23%) Hudson
3 2 (4.65%) JIRA
4 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.33%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.33%) Introscope
4 1 (2.33%) Subversion
4 1 (2.33%) Juju
General
1 1 (2.33%) Retail
1 1 (2.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Architect
2 11 (25.58%) DevOps Architect
3 3 (6.98%) Network Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) Analyst
4 2 (4.65%) Web Analyst
4 2 (4.65%) Administrator
4 2 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) AWS Architect
5 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (2.33%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.33%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (2.33%) Solaris Administrator
5 1 (2.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (69.77%) Web Services
2 25 (58.14%) LAMP
3 1 (2.33%) Java EE
3 1 (2.33%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 16 (37.21%) Open Source
2 3 (6.98%) Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) Statistics
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.33%) IBM XIV
3 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 39 (90.70%) Linux
2 31 (72.09%) CentOS
3 15 (34.88%) UNIX
4 14 (32.56%) Debian
5 8 (18.60%) Windows
6 3 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.65%) CoreOS
7 2 (4.65%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (65.12%) DevOps
2 17 (39.53%) Load Balancing
3 15 (34.88%) Configuration Management
3 15 (34.88%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (6.98%) Project Planning
5 2 (4.65%) Release Management
5 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.33%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.33%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (2.33%) Network Design
6 1 (2.33%) Automated Testing
6 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.33%) BCP
6 1 (2.33%) High Availability
6 1 (2.33%) MapReduce
6 1 (2.33%) Data Governance
6 1 (2.33%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (72.09%) Python
2 29 (67.44%) PHP
3 17 (39.53%) Bash Shell
4 15 (34.88%) Perl
5 13 (30.23%) Ruby
6 2 (4.65%) Java
6 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.33%) Tcl
7 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) RHCE
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
1 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Docker
2 2 (4.65%) vCloud
2 2 (4.65%) XenServer
3 1 (2.33%) vSphere
3 1 (2.33%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (2.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (2.33%) NFS
3 1 (2.33%) Firmware
3 1 (2.33%) Samba
3 1 (2.33%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) KVM
3 1 (2.33%) HDFS
3 1 (2.33%) iptables
Systems Management
1 36 (83.72%) Nagios
2 30 (69.77%) Puppet
3 28 (65.12%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (37.21%) ZABBIX
5 14 (32.56%) Salt
6 9 (20.93%) Ansible
7 2 (4.65%) Munin
7 2 (4.65%) NetBackup
7 2 (4.65%) Icinga
8 1 (2.33%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (2.33%) Graphite
8 1 (2.33%) OpenView
8 1 (2.33%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (2.33%) Cobbler
8 1 (2.33%) Ambari
8 1 (2.33%) Oozie
8 1 (2.33%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (2.33%) logstash
Vendors
1 36 (83.72%) Red Hat
2 14 (32.56%) Rackspace
3 13 (30.23%) Percona
4 8 (18.60%) Cisco
5 5 (11.63%) SolarWinds
6 4 (9.30%) CheckPoint
7 3 (6.98%) VMware
7 3 (6.98%) Dell
8 2 (4.65%) EMC
8 2 (4.65%) Citrix
8 2 (4.65%) Juniper
8 2 (4.65%) IBM
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle
8 2 (4.65%) HP
8 2 (4.65%) CommVault
8 2 (4.65%) NetApp
8 2 (4.65%) Splunk
9 1 (2.33%) Vertica
9 1 (2.33%) Hortonworks
9 1 (2.33%) Veritas
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