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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cacti
Rank 576 560 545
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -15
Contract jobs citing Cacti 18 40 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.072% 0.029%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.41% 0.95% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 30 7
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£425 £481 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.68% +13.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £393 £300
% change year-on-year
-14.01% +30.83%
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
4355 4206 3340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.82% 7.62% 6.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2659 2416 1915
Average daily rate £410 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £567 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 155 169
Average hourly rate £20.19 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

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 24 April 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 14 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 24 April 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 -23 16 £525 +5.00% 5
London -17 6 £525 +5.00% 4
West Yorkshire -8 4 £375 -
Yorkshire -14 4 £375 -
North West - 3 - -
South East -12 2 £425 +13.33% 1
Burnley - 2 - -
Lancashire - 2 - -
Leeds -15 1 £375 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £425 - 1
Cheadle - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Woking - 1 £425 -

Cacti
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 37 (90.24%) Linux
2 35 (85.37%) Red Hat
2 35 (85.37%) Nagios
3 32 (78.05%) MySQL
4 30 (73.17%) Apache
5 29 (70.73%) PHP
6 27 (65.85%) Python
6 27 (65.85%) CentOS
6 27 (65.85%) Amazon AWS
7 26 (63.41%) Web Services
8 25 (60.98%) Puppet
9 24 (58.54%) Opscode Chef
9 24 (58.54%) DevOps
10 20 (48.78%) LAMP
11 19 (46.34%) Load Balancing
12 17 (41.46%) UNIX
13 16 (39.02%) Open Source
13 16 (39.02%) Amazon EC2
13 16 (39.02%) Amazon S3
14 15 (36.59%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (36.59%) Jenkins
15 14 (34.15%) Salt
15 14 (34.15%) nginx
15 14 (34.15%) Configuration Management
16 13 (31.71%) ZABBIX
16 13 (31.71%) Bash Shell
17 12 (29.27%) Percona
17 12 (29.27%) MongoDB
17 12 (29.27%) Ruby
17 12 (29.27%) Perl

Cacti
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 30 (73.17%) Apache
2 14 (34.15%) nginx
3 10 (24.39%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (14.63%) Tomcat
5 4 (9.76%) Node.js
5 4 (9.76%) OpenStack
5 4 (9.76%) IIS
6 1 (2.44%) GlassFish
6 1 (2.44%) Jetty
6 1 (2.44%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (2.44%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 27 (65.85%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (39.02%) Amazon EC2
2 16 (39.02%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) Firewall
2 7 (17.07%) SAN
3 5 (12.20%) DNS
3 5 (12.20%) IPsec
4 4 (9.76%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (9.76%) NAS
4 4 (9.76%) Internet
4 4 (9.76%) BGP
4 4 (9.76%) VPN
5 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
5 3 (7.32%) DHCP
5 3 (7.32%) Ethernet
5 3 (7.32%) NetScaler
6 2 (4.88%) Multicast
6 2 (4.88%) Network Security
6 2 (4.88%) OSPF
6 2 (4.88%) HTTP
6 2 (4.88%) SNMP
6 2 (4.88%) SSL
7 1 (2.44%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (78.05%) MySQL
2 12 (29.27%) MongoDB
3 11 (26.83%) Hadoop
3 11 (26.83%) NoSQL
3 11 (26.83%) Big Data
4 10 (24.39%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (24.39%) Riak
4 10 (24.39%) CouchDB
5 5 (12.20%) Relational Database
6 4 (9.76%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (9.76%) RDBMS
6 4 (9.76%) Informix
7 1 (2.44%) DB2
7 1 (2.44%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.44%) HBase
Development Applications
1 15 (36.59%) Jenkins
2 10 (24.39%) Hudson
3 5 (12.20%) JIRA
4 1 (2.44%) Introscope
4 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.44%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.44%) Subversion
4 1 (2.44%) Juju
General
1 2 (4.88%) Retail
2 1 (2.44%) French Language
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Architect
2 8 (19.51%) DevOps Architect
3 3 (7.32%) Analyst
3 3 (7.32%) Network Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) UNIX Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) Senior UNIX Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Web Analyst
5 1 (2.44%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) Administrator
5 1 (2.44%) Network Consultant
5 1 (2.44%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (2.44%) Consultant
5 1 (2.44%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.44%) Web Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (2.44%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (2.44%) Solaris Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (63.41%) Web Services
2 20 (48.78%) LAMP
3 1 (2.44%) Java EE
3 1 (2.44%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 16 (39.02%) Open Source
2 4 (9.76%) IBM XIV
2 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (7.32%) Clustering
4 1 (2.44%) Replication
4 1 (2.44%) Statistics
4 1 (2.44%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (90.24%) Linux
2 27 (65.85%) CentOS
3 17 (41.46%) UNIX
4 11 (26.83%) Windows
4 11 (26.83%) Debian
5 6 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.88%) CoreOS
6 2 (4.88%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (58.54%) DevOps
2 19 (46.34%) Load Balancing
3 15 (36.59%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (34.15%) Configuration Management
5 5 (12.20%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (9.76%) Build Automation
7 3 (7.32%) Project Planning
8 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.88%) Release Management
9 1 (2.44%) BCP
9 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.44%) Workflow
9 1 (2.44%) Asset Management
9 1 (2.44%) Business Continuity
9 1 (2.44%) Ethical Hacking
9 1 (2.44%) Automated Testing
9 1 (2.44%) MapReduce
9 1 (2.44%) Data Governance
9 1 (2.44%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (70.73%) PHP
2 27 (65.85%) Python
3 13 (31.71%) Bash Shell
4 12 (29.27%) Ruby
4 12 (29.27%) Perl
5 2 (4.88%) Java
5 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.44%) Tcl
6 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) RHCE
2 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) vSphere
2 3 (7.32%) Docker
3 2 (4.88%) vCloud
3 2 (4.88%) ProxySG
3 2 (4.88%) XenServer
4 1 (2.44%) NFS
4 1 (2.44%) Firmware
4 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.44%) Samba
4 1 (2.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (2.44%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (2.44%) iptables
4 1 (2.44%) KVM
4 1 (2.44%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 35 (85.37%) Nagios
2 25 (60.98%) Puppet
3 24 (58.54%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (34.15%) Salt
5 13 (31.71%) ZABBIX
6 9 (21.95%) Ansible
7 5 (12.20%) NetBackup
8 4 (9.76%) Opsview
8 4 (9.76%) Graphite
8 4 (9.76%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (4.88%) CA Spectrum
9 2 (4.88%) Icinga
9 2 (4.88%) Munin
10 1 (2.44%) OpenView
10 1 (2.44%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (2.44%) Cobbler
10 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (2.44%) Ambari
10 1 (2.44%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (2.44%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 35 (85.37%) Red Hat
2 12 (29.27%) Percona
3 11 (26.83%) Rackspace
4 10 (24.39%) Cisco
5 7 (17.07%) SolarWinds
6 6 (14.63%) VMware
7 5 (12.20%) IBM
7 5 (12.20%) CheckPoint
8 4 (9.76%) Veritas
9 3 (7.32%) Citrix
10 2 (4.88%) Splunk
10 2 (4.88%) Blue Coat
10 2 (4.88%) Juniper
10 2 (4.88%) CA
10 2 (4.88%) CommVault
10 2 (4.88%) NetApp
10 2 (4.88%) HP
10 2 (4.88%) Dell
10 2 (4.88%) EMC
10 2 (4.88%) Oracle
London
Venturi
Rate: £340 - £410 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Energon Global
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £280 to £320 per annum direct - no agency margin
Posted: 24 days ago