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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cacti
Rank 585 553 512
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -41
Contract jobs citing Cacti 23 16 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.031% 0.062%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.50% 0.43% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 20
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£525 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.45% +13.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £345 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £555 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £360 £281
% change year-on-year
-19.44% +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
4572 3700 3216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.27% 7.16% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2868 2226 1696
Average daily rate £415 £388 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% +3.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 141 211
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £12.38 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.90 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -22 21 £525 +22.09% 12
London +33 20 £525 +2.43% 6
City of London +10 3 £375 -34.78% 1
South East - 1 £350 - 2
Surrey - 1 £350 -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Tyne and Wear - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 2
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Manchester - - - - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Watford - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Abingdon - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Egham - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1

Cacti
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 55 (96.49%) Linux
2 52 (91.23%) Nagios
3 49 (85.96%) Red Hat
3 49 (85.96%) Python
4 48 (84.21%) Apache
5 46 (80.70%) Web Services
5 46 (80.70%) PHP
5 46 (80.70%) Amazon AWS
5 46 (80.70%) Puppet
6 45 (78.95%) CentOS
6 45 (78.95%) MySQL
6 45 (78.95%) Opscode Chef
6 45 (78.95%) DevOps
7 41 (71.93%) LAMP
8 26 (45.61%) Bash Shell
9 25 (43.86%) Open Source
9 25 (43.86%) Amazon EC2
9 25 (43.86%) Perl
9 25 (43.86%) Configuration Management
10 24 (42.11%) UNIX
10 24 (42.11%) Amazon S3
10 24 (42.11%) Load Balancing
10 24 (42.11%) Percona
11 23 (40.35%) nginx
12 22 (38.60%) Ruby
12 22 (38.60%) Debian
12 22 (38.60%) NoSQL
13 21 (36.84%) Jenkins
13 21 (36.84%) ZABBIX
14 20 (35.09%) Continuous Integration

Cacti
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 48 (84.21%) Apache
2 23 (40.35%) nginx
3 20 (35.09%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (5.26%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.51%) IIS
5 2 (3.51%) Zope
5 2 (3.51%) Plone
6 1 (1.75%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.75%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.75%) Jetty
6 1 (1.75%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 46 (80.70%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (43.86%) Amazon EC2
3 24 (42.11%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) DNS
2 2 (3.51%) SNMP
2 2 (3.51%) VPN
2 2 (3.51%) FTP
2 2 (3.51%) HTTP
2 2 (3.51%) SMTP
2 2 (3.51%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (3.51%) Intranet
3 1 (1.75%) Multicast
3 1 (1.75%) OpenVPN
3 1 (1.75%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.75%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.75%) HSRP
3 1 (1.75%) VLAN
3 1 (1.75%) IMAP
3 1 (1.75%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.75%) Network Security
3 1 (1.75%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.75%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (78.95%) MySQL
2 22 (38.60%) NoSQL
3 20 (35.09%) Hadoop
3 20 (35.09%) CouchDB
3 20 (35.09%) MongoDB
3 20 (35.09%) Apache Cassandra
3 20 (35.09%) Big Data
3 20 (35.09%) Riak
4 2 (3.51%) Couchbase
4 2 (3.51%) Redis
5 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (36.84%) Jenkins
2 20 (35.09%) Hudson
3 3 (5.26%) Subversion
4 1 (1.75%) JIRA
4 1 (1.75%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.75%) Introscope
General
1 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
1 2 (3.51%) Banking
2 1 (1.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) DevOps Architect
1 18 (31.58%) Architect
2 4 (7.02%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (5.26%) Lead Architect
3 3 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (5.26%) Administrator
4 2 (3.51%) Network Consultant
4 2 (3.51%) Consultant
4 2 (3.51%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (3.51%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (3.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (1.75%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (1.75%) Python Developer
5 1 (1.75%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (1.75%) Web Engineer
5 1 (1.75%) Developer
5 1 (1.75%) Analyst
5 1 (1.75%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (80.70%) Web Services
2 41 (71.93%) LAMP
3 2 (3.51%) XSLT
3 2 (3.51%) CSS
3 2 (3.51%) HTML
3 2 (3.51%) jQuery
3 2 (3.51%) HTML5
3 2 (3.51%) boto
4 1 (1.75%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (43.86%) Open Source
2 3 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 55 (96.49%) Linux
2 45 (78.95%) CentOS
3 24 (42.11%) UNIX
4 22 (38.60%) Debian
5 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.51%) Windows
6 2 (3.51%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (78.95%) DevOps
2 25 (43.86%) Configuration Management
3 24 (42.11%) Load Balancing
4 20 (35.09%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.51%) Multithreading
7 2 (3.51%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (1.75%) Line Management
8 1 (1.75%) High Availability
8 1 (1.75%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (1.75%) Web Development
8 1 (1.75%) TDD
8 1 (1.75%) Network Design
8 1 (1.75%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.75%) Migration
8 1 (1.75%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (85.96%) Python
2 46 (80.70%) PHP
3 26 (45.61%) Bash Shell
4 25 (43.86%) Perl
5 22 (38.60%) Ruby
6 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.51%) SQL
7 1 (1.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) RHCE
2 1 (1.75%) RHCSA
2 1 (1.75%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) CCNP
2 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) NFS
2 2 (3.51%) Postfix
2 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.51%) Varnish
2 2 (3.51%) Squid
2 2 (3.51%) vCloud
2 2 (3.51%) KVM
2 2 (3.51%) Docker
3 1 (1.75%) GPFS
3 1 (1.75%) Corosync
3 1 (1.75%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (1.75%) Xen
3 1 (1.75%) Samba
3 1 (1.75%) vSphere
3 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.75%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 52 (91.23%) Nagios
2 46 (80.70%) Puppet
3 45 (78.95%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (36.84%) ZABBIX
5 20 (35.09%) Salt
6 4 (7.02%) Ansible
7 2 (3.51%) Ganglia
7 2 (3.51%) StatsD
8 1 (1.75%) SmokePing
8 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (1.75%) OpenView
8 1 (1.75%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 49 (85.96%) Red Hat
2 24 (42.11%) Percona
3 20 (35.09%) Rackspace
4 6 (10.53%) Cisco
5 4 (7.02%) VMware
6 1 (1.75%) Splunk
6 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.75%) IBM
6 1 (1.75%) HP
6 1 (1.75%) Dell
6 1 (1.75%) Citrix
6 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.75%) ATG
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