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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cacti
Rank 626 604 581
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -23
Contract jobs citing Cacti 30 23 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.042% 0.064%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.53% 0.52% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 24
Median daily rate £450 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £435 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London median 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
5712 4424 4159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.47% 8.13% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3637 2748 2460
Median daily rate £450 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 182 147
Median hourly rate £26.50 £20.19 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.28% -15.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -17.61%

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 27 May 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 14 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 27 May 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 -17 27 £450 +20.00% 13
London 0 16 £450 +20.00% 4
South East -8 8 £450 +5.88% 3
Kent - 6 £450 -
Erskine - 3 £266 -
Renfrewshire - 3 £266 -
Scotland - 3 £266 - 1
City of London - 2 - -
Bracknell - 2 £450 -
Berkshire - 2 £500 - 2
Yorkshire +3 1 £375 -2.59% 3
Leeds -1 1 £375 -2.59% 2
West Yorkshire -6 1 £375 -2.59% 2
Reading - 1 £500 - 1

Cacti
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 70 (90.91%) Nagios
2 63 (81.82%) Linux
3 50 (64.94%) Perl
4 44 (57.14%) Python
5 40 (51.95%) VMware
6 39 (50.65%) Apache
7 35 (45.45%) Puppet
8 33 (42.86%) Bash Shell
8 33 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
9 30 (38.96%) MySQL
9 30 (38.96%) HTTP
9 30 (38.96%) LAMP
10 29 (37.66%) Red Hat
11 28 (36.36%) DNS
12 27 (35.06%) SMTP
12 27 (35.06%) Tomcat
13 25 (32.47%) Debian
13 25 (32.47%) Squid
14 23 (29.87%) Windows
14 23 (29.87%) LDAP
14 23 (29.87%) Open Source
14 23 (29.87%) Jenkins
15 22 (28.57%) OpenStack
15 22 (28.57%) SSL
16 21 (27.27%) Shell Script
17 20 (25.97%) Unix
17 20 (25.97%) Web Services
17 20 (25.97%) High Availability
17 20 (25.97%) DevOps
17 20 (25.97%) Graphite

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 39 (50.65%) Apache
2 27 (35.06%) Tomcat
3 22 (28.57%) OpenStack
4 17 (22.08%) nginx
5 15 (19.48%) JBoss
6 14 (18.18%) WebLogic
7 5 (6.49%) SAS
8 4 (5.19%) IIS
8 4 (5.19%) Jetty
9 3 (3.90%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (3.90%) lighttpd
10 2 (2.60%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (1.30%) Smallworld
11 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
11 1 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 33 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (11.69%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (6.49%) Google App Engine
5 4 (5.19%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.60%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.60%) PaaS
7 1 (1.30%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (1.30%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 30 (38.96%) HTTP
2 28 (36.36%) DNS
3 27 (35.06%) SMTP
4 23 (29.87%) LDAP
5 22 (28.57%) SSL
6 19 (24.68%) Firewall
7 14 (18.18%) TCP/IP
8 11 (14.29%) Network Security
9 9 (11.69%) IMAP
10 8 (10.39%) BGP
10 8 (10.39%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (10.39%) DHCP
10 8 (10.39%) LAN
10 8 (10.39%) VPN
10 8 (10.39%) Wireless
11 7 (9.09%) Internet
11 7 (9.09%) MRTG
11 7 (9.09%) SNMP
11 7 (9.09%) WAN
12 6 (7.79%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (38.96%) MySQL
2 7 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (7.79%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (6.49%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.19%) Couchbase
6 3 (3.90%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.90%) Informix
6 3 (3.90%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.60%) Big Data
7 2 (2.60%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.60%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.30%) MariaDB
8 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.30%) Redis
8 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (29.87%) Jenkins
2 13 (16.88%) Git (software)
3 9 (11.69%) Subversion
4 4 (5.19%) Bitbucket
5 3 (3.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (3.90%) GitLab
6 2 (2.60%) Hudson
6 2 (2.60%) JIRA
6 2 (2.60%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.30%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.30%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.30%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (7.79%) Games
2 5 (6.49%) Finance
3 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.60%) Banking
4 2 (2.60%) French Language
4 2 (2.60%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.60%) Retail
5 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (29.87%) Linux Engineer
2 14 (18.18%) AWS Engineer
2 14 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 13 (16.88%) Administrator
4 12 (15.58%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (15.58%) VMware Engineer
4 12 (15.58%) VMware Support Engineer
5 11 (14.29%) Applications Support
5 11 (14.29%) Network Engineer
6 9 (11.69%) Applications Engineer
6 9 (11.69%) Applications Support Engineer
6 9 (11.69%) Linux Administrator
7 8 (10.39%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (9.09%) Linux Support
8 7 (9.09%) Linux Support Engineer
9 6 (7.79%) Analyst
9 6 (7.79%) Cloud Engineer
10 5 (6.49%) Developer
10 5 (6.49%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 5 (6.49%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (38.96%) LAMP
2 20 (25.97%) Web Services
3 17 (22.08%) LEMP Stack
4 13 (16.88%) MCollective
5 7 (9.09%) LAPP Stack
6 6 (7.79%) .NET
7 5 (6.49%) J2EE
8 4 (5.19%) 802.1X
8 4 (5.19%) Java EE
8 4 (5.19%) Middleware
8 4 (5.19%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (5.19%) Regular Expression
9 3 (3.90%) CSS
9 3 (3.90%) Django
9 3 (3.90%) Dropwizard
9 3 (3.90%) ELK Stack
9 3 (3.90%) HTML
9 3 (3.90%) JMX
9 3 (3.90%) Laravel
9 3 (3.90%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.08%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.79%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.49%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (3.90%) IBM XIV
5 3 (3.90%) PKI
5 3 (3.90%) User Experience
6 2 (2.60%) Clustering
6 2 (2.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.60%) Fintech
6 2 (2.60%) Replication
7 1 (1.30%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.30%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.30%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 63 (81.82%) Linux
2 25 (32.47%) Debian
3 23 (29.87%) Windows
4 20 (25.97%) Unix
5 19 (24.68%) CentOS
6 18 (23.38%) Ubuntu
7 13 (16.88%) Windows Server
8 11 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (11.69%) Mac OS
10 5 (6.49%) SUSE
10 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (2.60%) Solaris
14 1 (1.30%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.87%) Open Source
2 20 (25.97%) DevOps
2 20 (25.97%) High Availability
3 19 (24.68%) Configuration Management
4 9 (11.69%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (10.39%) Incident Management
6 7 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (7.79%) Change Control
7 6 (7.79%) Change Management
7 6 (7.79%) E-Commerce
7 6 (7.79%) ITIL
8 5 (6.49%) Network Planning
8 5 (6.49%) Service Delivery
9 4 (5.19%) Auto-Scaling
9 4 (5.19%) Load Balancing
9 4 (5.19%) Mentoring
10 3 (3.90%) Analytics
10 3 (3.90%) Escalation Management
10 3 (3.90%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 50 (64.94%) Perl
2 44 (57.14%) Python
3 33 (42.86%) Bash Shell
4 21 (27.27%) Shell Script
5 15 (19.48%) PHP
6 13 (16.88%) Java
7 8 (10.39%) Korn
8 7 (9.09%) C
8 7 (9.09%) C++
8 7 (9.09%) Ruby
9 4 (5.19%) SQL
10 3 (3.90%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.60%) Go
11 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.60%) VB
12 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (16.88%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (16.88%) Degree
2 12 (15.58%) CCNP
3 8 (10.39%) CCIE
4 6 (7.79%) CCNA
5 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.90%) CCDE
6 3 (3.90%) CCSP
6 3 (3.90%) MCSE
7 2 (2.60%) CCDP
7 2 (2.60%) CISSP
7 2 (2.60%) MCP
7 2 (2.60%) MCSA
7 2 (2.60%) SANS
7 2 (2.60%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.30%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.30%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (32.47%) Squid
2 18 (23.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (18.18%) qmail
4 9 (11.69%) KVM
4 9 (11.69%) NFS
5 8 (10.39%) Active Directory
6 6 (7.79%) iptables
6 6 (7.79%) Sendmail
7 5 (6.49%) Docker
7 5 (6.49%) Dovecot
7 5 (6.49%) SpamAssassin
8 4 (5.19%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (3.90%) Postfix
9 3 (3.90%) VMware ESX
9 3 (3.90%) vSphere
10 2 (2.60%) Firmware
10 2 (2.60%) FreeRADIUS
10 2 (2.60%) Gluster
11 1 (1.30%) Varnish
11 1 (1.30%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 70 (90.91%) Nagios
2 35 (45.45%) Puppet
3 20 (25.97%) Graphite
4 16 (20.78%) logstash
5 15 (19.48%) Ganglia
6 14 (18.18%) ZABBIX
7 13 (16.88%) collectd
8 10 (12.99%) HAProxy
9 9 (11.69%) Ansible
9 9 (11.69%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (10.39%) OpenNebula
11 6 (7.79%) NetBackup
11 6 (7.79%) Opsview
11 6 (7.79%) SolarWinds Orion
12 4 (5.19%) Bacula
12 4 (5.19%) Munin
12 4 (5.19%) Salt
12 4 (5.19%) SmokePing
13 3 (3.90%) Grafana
14 2 (2.60%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 40 (51.95%) VMware
2 29 (37.66%) Red Hat
3 19 (24.68%) Cisco
4 17 (22.08%) Splunk
5 13 (16.88%) F5
6 11 (14.29%) Juniper
7 10 (12.99%) Google
7 10 (12.99%) SolarWinds
8 8 (10.39%) HP
9 7 (9.09%) Microsoft
10 6 (7.79%) Riverbed
11 5 (6.49%) CheckPoint
11 5 (6.49%) Intel Security
11 5 (6.49%) Palo Alto
11 5 (6.49%) Symantec
12 4 (5.19%) Aruba
12 4 (5.19%) IBM
12 4 (5.19%) NetApp
12 4 (5.19%) New Relic
12 4 (5.19%) Rackspace
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