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 24 July 2016 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cacti
Rank 615 615 577
Rank change year-on-year
0 -38
Contract jobs citing Cacti 28 31 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.054% 0.049%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.46% 0.63% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 23 17
Median daily rate £420 £340 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £208 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £313 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -26.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £39.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +151.61%
UK excluding London median 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
6073 4888 4345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.22% 8.58% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3997 3004 2534
Median daily rate £450 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 143 132
Median hourly rate £28.63 £21.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.72% +11.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.03 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £41.25 £30.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £21.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+33.72% +11.68%

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 24 July 2016.

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 11 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 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -18 25 £420 +21.73% 7
London +10 21 £420 -1.17% 2
Renfrewshire - 3 £266 -
Scotland - 3 £266 -
Erskine - 3 £266 -
Manchester - 2 £350 - 2
City of London - 2 - -
North West - 2 £350 - 2
South East -13 1 £475 +58.33% 2
West Midlands - 1 £550 -
Kent - 1 £475 -

Cacti
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 56 (90.32%) Nagios
2 39 (62.90%) Linux
3 30 (48.39%) Perl
4 29 (46.77%) Cisco
4 29 (46.77%) Firewall
4 29 (46.77%) Data Centre
5 25 (40.32%) Windows
5 25 (40.32%) Bash Shell
6 24 (38.71%) Python
6 24 (38.71%) Shell Script
7 23 (37.10%) Red Hat
8 22 (35.48%) VMware
9 21 (33.87%) Debian
9 21 (33.87%) Apache
9 21 (33.87%) F5
9 21 (33.87%) Jenkins
10 20 (32.26%) Cisco ASA
10 20 (32.26%) SolarWinds
10 20 (32.26%) Wireless
10 20 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
11 19 (30.65%) CCNP
11 19 (30.65%) Puppet
12 18 (29.03%) Network Security
12 18 (29.03%) Juniper
13 17 (27.42%) HTTP
13 17 (27.42%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (25.81%) Open Source
14 16 (25.81%) Unix
15 15 (24.19%) PHP
15 15 (24.19%) LAN

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 21 (33.87%) Apache
2 11 (17.74%) Tomcat
3 9 (14.52%) OpenStack
4 5 (8.06%) SAS
5 4 (6.45%) nginx
6 3 (4.84%) JBoss
6 3 (4.84%) lighttpd
7 2 (3.23%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.61%) IIS
8 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (14.52%) MS Excel
1 9 (14.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.52%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.06%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (6.45%) Google App Engine
3 4 (6.45%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.61%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.61%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.61%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 29 (46.77%) Firewall
2 20 (32.26%) Cisco ASA
2 20 (32.26%) Wireless
3 18 (29.03%) Network Security
4 17 (27.42%) HTTP
5 15 (24.19%) LAN
6 14 (22.58%) TCP/IP
6 14 (22.58%) VPN
6 14 (22.58%) WAN
7 13 (20.97%) FWSM
8 12 (19.35%) BGP
8 12 (19.35%) Cisco PIX
8 12 (19.35%) DNS
9 11 (17.74%) VoIP
10 10 (16.13%) EIGRP
10 10 (16.13%) LDAP
10 10 (16.13%) OSPF
10 10 (16.13%) SMTP
10 10 (16.13%) SSL
10 10 (16.13%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.97%) MySQL
2 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.23%) Informix
4 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.61%) Big Data
5 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.61%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.61%) Redis
5 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (33.87%) Jenkins
2 10 (16.13%) Git (software)
3 9 (14.52%) Subversion
4 2 (3.23%) Hudson
4 2 (3.23%) JIRA
4 2 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.61%) GitLab
5 1 (1.61%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.61%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.61%) VisualVM
General
1 5 (8.06%) Games
2 4 (6.45%) Retail
3 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.23%) Banking
4 2 (3.23%) Finance
4 2 (3.23%) French Language
5 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (32.26%) Network Engineer
2 15 (24.19%) Linux Engineer
3 13 (20.97%) Network Security Engineer
3 13 (20.97%) Security Engineer
4 10 (16.13%) Administrator
5 8 (12.90%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (12.90%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (11.29%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 7 (11.29%) Senior Security Engineer
7 6 (9.68%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (6.45%) Digital Transformation
9 3 (4.84%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.84%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 2 (3.23%) Applications Support Analyst
10 2 (3.23%) Data Centre Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.97%) LAMP
2 11 (17.74%) 802.1X
3 5 (8.06%) J2EE
3 5 (8.06%) Middleware
4 4 (6.45%) .NET
4 4 (6.45%) LEMP Stack
4 4 (6.45%) Regular Expression
4 4 (6.45%) XML
5 3 (4.84%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (4.84%) CSS
5 3 (4.84%) Django
5 3 (4.84%) HTML
5 3 (4.84%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (4.84%) Laravel
6 2 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (3.23%) REST
6 2 (3.23%) SOAP
6 2 (3.23%) Web Services
7 1 (1.61%) ELK Stack
7 1 (1.61%) PHP-FPM
Miscellaneous
1 29 (46.77%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.84%) Clustering
2 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.84%) PKI
2 3 (4.84%) User Experience
3 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (3.23%) Fintech
3 2 (3.23%) IBM XIV
3 2 (3.23%) Replication
3 2 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.61%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.61%) Grid Computing
4 1 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.61%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 39 (62.90%) Linux
2 25 (40.32%) Windows
3 21 (33.87%) Debian
4 16 (25.81%) Unix
5 15 (24.19%) Windows Server
6 14 (22.58%) CentOS
6 14 (22.58%) Ubuntu
7 9 (14.52%) Mac OS
7 9 (14.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (8.06%) SUSE
9 2 (3.23%) Solaris
9 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.61%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.81%) Open Source
2 12 (19.35%) Network Monitoring
3 11 (17.74%) DevOps
3 11 (17.74%) E-Commerce
4 9 (14.52%) Change Control
4 9 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (14.52%) Mentoring
4 9 (14.52%) Network Planning
5 8 (12.90%) Escalation Management
5 8 (12.90%) ITIL
6 7 (11.29%) High Availability
7 6 (9.68%) Configuration Management
8 5 (8.06%) Change Management
8 5 (8.06%) Service Delivery
9 4 (6.45%) Load Balancing
10 3 (4.84%) Network Design
10 3 (4.84%) Network Load Balancing
10 3 (4.84%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (4.84%) Software Engineering
11 2 (3.23%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (48.39%) Perl
2 25 (40.32%) Bash Shell
3 24 (38.71%) Python
3 24 (38.71%) Shell Script
4 15 (24.19%) PHP
5 8 (12.90%) Korn
6 7 (11.29%) C
6 7 (11.29%) C++
6 7 (11.29%) Java
7 4 (6.45%) Ruby
8 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.84%) SQL
9 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (30.65%) CCNP
3 13 (20.97%) CCIE
4 11 (17.74%) Degree
5 8 (12.90%) CCNA
6 4 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (4.84%) CCDE
7 3 (4.84%) CCSP
8 2 (3.23%) CCDP
8 2 (3.23%) CCSA
8 2 (3.23%) CCSE
8 2 (3.23%) CISSP
8 2 (3.23%) SANS
8 2 (3.23%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.61%) MCSE
9 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (27.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (19.35%) Squid
3 9 (14.52%) Active Directory
3 9 (14.52%) KVM
4 6 (9.68%) iptables
4 6 (9.68%) Sendmail
5 5 (8.06%) Dovecot
5 5 (8.06%) NFS
5 5 (8.06%) SpamAssassin
6 4 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (4.84%) Docker
7 3 (4.84%) Postfix
7 3 (4.84%) VMware ESX
8 2 (3.23%) FreeRADIUS
8 2 (3.23%) Gluster
8 2 (3.23%) vSphere
9 1 (1.61%) qmail
9 1 (1.61%) Varnish
9 1 (1.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (1.61%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 56 (90.32%) Nagios
2 19 (30.65%) Puppet
3 11 (17.74%) SolarWinds Orion
4 9 (14.52%) SmokePing
5 8 (12.90%) OpenNebula
6 7 (11.29%) Ansible
6 7 (11.29%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (9.68%) HAProxy
8 5 (8.06%) Opsview
9 4 (6.45%) Graphite
9 4 (6.45%) Munin
9 4 (6.45%) NetBackup
10 3 (4.84%) Salt
11 2 (3.23%) Grafana
12 1 (1.61%) Bacula
12 1 (1.61%) CFEngine
12 1 (1.61%) cPanel
12 1 (1.61%) Kibana
12 1 (1.61%) logstash
12 1 (1.61%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 29 (46.77%) Cisco
2 23 (37.10%) Red Hat
3 22 (35.48%) VMware
4 21 (33.87%) F5
5 20 (32.26%) SolarWinds
6 18 (29.03%) Juniper
7 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
8 10 (16.13%) CheckPoint
8 10 (16.13%) Palo Alto
8 10 (16.13%) Riverbed
9 9 (14.52%) Aruba
10 8 (12.90%) Intel Security
11 7 (11.29%) HP
12 6 (9.68%) Fortinet
13 5 (8.06%) Google
14 4 (6.45%) IBM
14 4 (6.45%) Oracle
15 3 (4.84%) NetApp
15 3 (4.84%) Symantec
15 3 (4.84%) Veritas
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