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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cacti
Rank 588 562 539
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -23
Contract jobs citing Cacti 25 30 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.057% 0.037%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.55% 0.72% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 9
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£375 £500 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £383 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £425 £300
% change year-on-year
-29.41% +41.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+151.61% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £15.50 -
% change year-on-year
+151.61% -

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
4546 4148 3787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.14% 7.84% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2802 2401 2115
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £514 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 127 170
Average hourly rate £20.75 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £10.50 £12.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £34.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%

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 3 July 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 10 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 3 July 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 -35 25 £375 -25.00% 6
London -19 12 £450 -10.00%
South East -7 7 £300 - 4
West Yorkshire -14 6 £395 - 1
Yorkshire -15 6 £395 - 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £325 -
Berkshire +15 2 £203 - 1
Slough - 2 £203 -
Leeds -25 1 £395 - 1
Surrey - 1 £300 - 3

Cacti
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (86.67%) Nagios
2 38 (84.44%) Linux
3 31 (68.89%) MySQL
4 27 (60.00%) Red Hat
5 26 (57.78%) PHP
5 26 (57.78%) Load Balancing
6 22 (48.89%) Firewall
6 22 (48.89%) Windows
7 20 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
8 18 (40.00%) DevOps
8 18 (40.00%) Cisco
9 17 (37.78%) Apache
10 16 (35.56%) Web Services
10 16 (35.56%) Jenkins
11 15 (33.33%) Open Source
11 15 (33.33%) Puppet
11 15 (33.33%) SolarWinds
11 15 (33.33%) Python
11 15 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (31.11%) SAN
12 14 (31.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (28.89%) VMware
14 12 (26.67%) Tomcat
14 12 (26.67%) UNIX
14 12 (26.67%) CentOS
14 12 (26.67%) Relational Database
15 11 (24.44%) Salt
15 11 (24.44%) Node.js
15 11 (24.44%) VPN
15 11 (24.44%) DNS

Cacti
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 17 (37.78%) Apache
2 12 (26.67%) Tomcat
3 11 (24.44%) Node.js
4 5 (11.11%) nginx
5 4 (8.89%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (6.67%) IIS
7 1 (2.22%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 20 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (17.78%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (17.78%) Amazon S3
3 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (48.89%) Firewall
2 14 (31.11%) SAN
3 11 (24.44%) VPN
3 11 (24.44%) DNS
4 9 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 9 (20.00%) BGP
5 8 (17.78%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (15.56%) IPsec
6 7 (15.56%) Network Security
6 7 (15.56%) NAS
6 7 (15.56%) Internet
6 7 (15.56%) Ethernet
7 6 (13.33%) DHCP
8 5 (11.11%) HTTP
8 5 (11.11%) NetScaler
9 4 (8.89%) OSPF
10 2 (4.44%) MPLS
10 2 (4.44%) LAN
10 2 (4.44%) WAN
10 2 (4.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (68.89%) MySQL
2 12 (26.67%) Relational Database
3 11 (24.44%) RDBMS
4 9 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 7 (15.56%) Informix
6 6 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (11.11%) Hadoop
7 5 (11.11%) MongoDB
7 5 (11.11%) Big Data
8 4 (8.89%) Riak
8 4 (8.89%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
8 4 (8.89%) CouchDB
9 1 (2.22%) Apache Hive
9 1 (2.22%) DB2
9 1 (2.22%) HBase
Development Applications
1 16 (35.56%) Jenkins
2 7 (15.56%) JIRA
3 4 (8.89%) Hudson
General
1 8 (17.78%) Retail
2 4 (8.89%) Marketing
3 2 (4.44%) Finance
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 7 (15.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (13.33%) Network Engineer
2 6 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (13.33%) Architect
2 6 (13.33%) UNIX Engineer
2 6 (13.33%) Senior UNIX Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) DevOps Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Development Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Development Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Web Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Administrator
7 1 (2.22%) Design Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Solaris Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.22%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (35.56%) Web Services
2 9 (20.00%) LAMP
3 1 (2.22%) Kafka
3 1 (2.22%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (15.56%) Enterprise Storage
2 7 (15.56%) IBM XIV
3 5 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.89%) Public Cloud
5 2 (4.44%) Clustering
6 1 (2.22%) Statistics
6 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (84.44%) Linux
2 22 (48.89%) Windows
3 14 (31.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (26.67%) UNIX
4 12 (26.67%) CentOS
5 4 (8.89%) Debian
5 4 (8.89%) Ubuntu
5 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
5 4 (8.89%) Windows 8
5 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (57.78%) Load Balancing
2 18 (40.00%) DevOps
3 15 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (33.33%) Open Source
4 8 (17.78%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (15.56%) Build Automation
6 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
7 4 (8.89%) ITIL
7 4 (8.89%) Code Coverage
7 4 (8.89%) Data Security
7 4 (8.89%) MVC
7 4 (8.89%) Automated Testing
7 4 (8.89%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (8.89%) Web Development
7 4 (8.89%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (6.67%) Release Management
8 3 (6.67%) Project Planning
9 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (2.22%) Business Continuity
10 1 (2.22%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (57.78%) PHP
2 15 (33.33%) Python
3 9 (20.00%) Perl
4 7 (15.56%) SQL
5 6 (13.33%) Java
5 6 (13.33%) Bash Shell
6 5 (11.11%) Ruby
7 4 (8.89%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) RHCE
2 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) CCNP
2 1 (2.22%) CCNA
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) vSphere
2 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.11%) XenServer
3 5 (11.11%) ProxySG
4 1 (2.22%) Firmware
4 1 (2.22%) Samba
4 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (2.22%) HDFS
4 1 (2.22%) iptables
Systems Management
1 39 (86.67%) Nagios
2 15 (33.33%) Puppet
3 11 (24.44%) Salt
4 10 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (20.00%) ZABBIX
6 8 (17.78%) NetBackup
6 8 (17.78%) Opsview
6 8 (17.78%) SolarWinds Orion
6 8 (17.78%) Graphite
7 6 (13.33%) Icinga
8 5 (11.11%) CA Spectrum
9 4 (8.89%) SmokePing
9 4 (8.89%) Ansible
10 2 (4.44%) OpenView
11 1 (2.22%) Oracle ZFS
11 1 (2.22%) Cisco Prime
11 1 (2.22%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (2.22%) HP Data Protector
11 1 (2.22%) Munin
11 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 27 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 18 (40.00%) Cisco
3 15 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 13 (28.89%) VMware
5 7 (15.56%) CheckPoint
5 7 (15.56%) IBM
5 7 (15.56%) Veritas
6 6 (13.33%) CommVault
6 6 (13.33%) Dell
7 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 5 (11.11%) Citrix
7 5 (11.11%) CA
7 5 (11.11%) Lancope
7 5 (11.11%) Blue Coat
7 5 (11.11%) Percona
8 4 (8.89%) Rackspace
9 3 (6.67%) HP
10 2 (4.44%) Oracle
10 2 (4.44%) EMC
10 2 (4.44%) Juniper
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