The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cacti
Rank 553 550 552
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Cacti 27 20 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.040% 0.058%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.68% 0.54% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 25
Average daily rate
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£500 £299 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.36% -0.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £100 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £430 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+41.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 - -
Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3976 3731 3791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.55% 7.44% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2330 2099 1876
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 172 185
Average hourly rate £18.61 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.31% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.45 £40.15 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.36 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-12.57% +16.66%

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 -2 26 £500 +67.36% 10
London +1 17 £500 +68.06% 6
North West - 2 £425 - 1
East of England -12 1 - -
South East - 1 - - 1
Reading - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
Fife - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
City of London - - - - 1
Docklands, London - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Egham - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Kirkcaldy - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Sheffield - - - - 1
Staines - - - -
Watford - - - -

Cacti
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 60 (86.96%) Linux
2 59 (85.51%) Nagios
3 50 (72.46%) MySQL
4 48 (69.57%) Python
4 48 (69.57%) Puppet
5 47 (68.12%) PHP
6 44 (63.77%) Opscode Chef
7 43 (62.32%) Web Services
7 43 (62.32%) Apache
8 41 (59.42%) Red Hat
8 41 (59.42%) Amazon AWS
8 41 (59.42%) CentOS
9 40 (57.97%) DevOps
10 35 (50.72%) LAMP
11 31 (44.93%) Perl
12 30 (43.48%) Bash Shell
13 28 (40.58%) ZABBIX
13 28 (40.58%) Debian
14 24 (34.78%) Ruby
15 23 (33.33%) Open Source
15 23 (33.33%) NoSQL
16 22 (31.88%) Configuration Management
17 21 (30.43%) Jenkins
18 20 (28.99%) Rackspace
19 19 (27.54%) Big Data
19 19 (27.54%) Percona
19 19 (27.54%) Salt
19 19 (27.54%) UNIX
20 18 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
20 18 (26.09%) MongoDB

Cacti
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 43 (62.32%) Apache
2 17 (24.64%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (23.19%) nginx
4 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.35%) Node.js
4 3 (4.35%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 41 (59.42%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (23.19%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (21.74%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.45%) Route 53
4 1 (1.45%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.14%) Cisco IOS
2 6 (8.70%) Network Security
2 6 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (7.25%) DHCP
3 5 (7.25%) DNS
4 4 (5.80%) SNMP
4 4 (5.80%) Firewall
5 3 (4.35%) iSCSI
5 3 (4.35%) IPsec
5 3 (4.35%) NAS
5 3 (4.35%) VPN
5 3 (4.35%) VoIP
5 3 (4.35%) SSL
5 3 (4.35%) SAN
6 2 (2.90%) BGP
6 2 (2.90%) HTTP
6 2 (2.90%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.45%) MRTG
7 1 (1.45%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (72.46%) MySQL
2 23 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 19 (27.54%) Big Data
4 18 (26.09%) Riak
4 18 (26.09%) Hadoop
4 18 (26.09%) CouchDB
4 18 (26.09%) MongoDB
4 18 (26.09%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (7.25%) Redis
6 4 (5.80%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (30.43%) Jenkins
2 18 (26.09%) Hudson
3 3 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.90%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.90%) Subversion
General
1 11 (15.94%) Finance
2 7 (10.14%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.45%) Games
4 1 (1.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (23.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (10.14%) Lead Architect
2 7 (10.14%) Architect
2 7 (10.14%) Administrator
2 7 (10.14%) DevOps Architect
3 6 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (8.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 6 (8.70%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (7.25%) Security Consultant
4 5 (7.25%) Network Security Consultant
4 5 (7.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 5 (7.25%) Network Consultant
4 5 (7.25%) Consultant
5 3 (4.35%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (2.90%) Monitoring Engineer
6 2 (2.90%) Python Developer
6 2 (2.90%) Developer
6 2 (2.90%) Network Engineer
6 2 (2.90%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (1.45%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (62.32%) Web Services
2 35 (50.72%) LAMP
3 4 (5.80%) HTML
3 4 (5.80%) CSS
4 3 (4.35%) JSON
5 2 (2.90%) jQuery
5 2 (2.90%) HTML5
5 2 (2.90%) CSS3
5 2 (2.90%) XML
6 1 (1.45%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 23 (33.33%) Open Source
2 3 (4.35%) EqualLogic
2 3 (4.35%) Hedge funds
2 3 (4.35%) Clustering
3 2 (2.90%) Social Network
3 2 (2.90%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 60 (86.96%) Linux
2 41 (59.42%) CentOS
3 28 (40.58%) Debian
4 19 (27.54%) UNIX
5 13 (18.84%) Windows
6 9 (13.04%) Ubuntu
6 9 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (10.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (5.80%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.45%) Solaris
10 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (57.97%) DevOps
2 22 (31.88%) Configuration Management
3 18 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (23.19%) Load Balancing
5 6 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (5.80%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (4.35%) E-Commerce
9 2 (2.90%) ITIL
9 2 (2.90%) Analytics
10 1 (1.45%) Change Control
10 1 (1.45%) Service Management
10 1 (1.45%) Change Management
10 1 (1.45%) Software Engineering
10 1 (1.45%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (69.57%) Python
2 47 (68.12%) PHP
3 31 (44.93%) Perl
4 30 (43.48%) Bash Shell
5 24 (34.78%) Ruby
6 5 (7.25%) PowerShell
7 4 (5.80%) sed
7 4 (5.80%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.80%) AWK
7 4 (5.80%) Java
8 3 (4.35%) C++
8 3 (4.35%) SQL
9 2 (2.90%) VBScript
9 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.90%) C#
10 1 (1.45%) C
10 1 (1.45%) Korn
10 1 (1.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (8.70%) CCNP
1 6 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.90%) Degree
3 1 (1.45%) CCSA
3 1 (1.45%) CCSE
3 1 (1.45%) CCNA
3 1 (1.45%) CISSP
3 1 (1.45%) CCIE
3 1 (1.45%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.80%) NFS
2 4 (5.80%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.35%) VMware ESX
3 3 (4.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.45%) vSphere
4 1 (1.45%) Varnish
4 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.45%) Dovecot
4 1 (1.45%) KVM
4 1 (1.45%) Squid
4 1 (1.45%) Sendmail
4 1 (1.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 59 (85.51%) Nagios
2 48 (69.57%) Puppet
3 44 (63.77%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (40.58%) ZABBIX
5 19 (27.54%) Salt
6 7 (10.14%) OpenView
7 5 (7.25%) CiscoWorks
7 5 (7.25%) SolarWinds Orion
7 5 (7.25%) Opsview
8 4 (5.80%) Ganglia
8 4 (5.80%) Munin
8 4 (5.80%) StatsD
9 3 (4.35%) OpenNMS
10 2 (2.90%) Zenoss
10 2 (2.90%) HAProxy
11 1 (1.45%) Hyperic
11 1 (1.45%) Ansible
11 1 (1.45%) CA Spectrum
11 1 (1.45%) Vagrant
11 1 (1.45%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 41 (59.42%) Red Hat
2 20 (28.99%) Rackspace
3 19 (27.54%) Percona
4 11 (15.94%) VMware
5 9 (13.04%) Cisco
6 8 (11.59%) HP
7 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.35%) Oracle
8 3 (4.35%) NetApp
9 2 (2.90%) CA
9 2 (2.90%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.90%) Citrix
9 2 (2.90%) New Relic
9 2 (2.90%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.45%) Nimsoft
10 1 (1.45%) Splunk
10 1 (1.45%) Juniper
10 1 (1.45%) Dell
10 1 (1.45%) JBoss
10 1 (1.45%) Sophos
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago