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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cacti
Rank 592 573 551
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -22
Contract jobs citing Cacti 30 27 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.049% 0.049%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.65% 0.63% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 11
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£338 £525 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +121.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £403 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £425 £300
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +41.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+151.61% -
UK excluding London average 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
4632 4320 3930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.13% 7.91% 7.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2834 2542 2191
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £345
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 133 168
Average hourly rate £21.43 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.76% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.86 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £31.74 £41.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.32 £18.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+13.72% -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 4 August 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 15 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 4 August 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 -18 27 £331 -36.90% 12
South East -14 14 £300 - 3
London -5 9 £475 -9.52% 3
Berkshire +3 5 £208 -
Slough - 5 £208 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £325 -
Surrey - 3 £325 - 3
Crawley - 2 £338 -
West Yorkshire - 2 - - 2
West Sussex - 2 £338 -
Yorkshire - 2 - - 2
East of England -7 1 £288 - 2
Hertfordshire - 1 £288 - 2
St Albans - 1 £288 - 1
Midlands - 1 £475 -

Cacti
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 43 (82.69%) Linux
2 35 (67.31%) Nagios
3 29 (55.77%) Red Hat
4 27 (51.92%) MySQL
4 27 (51.92%) Windows
4 27 (51.92%) Firewall
5 25 (48.08%) Load Balancing
6 23 (44.23%) Amazon AWS
7 22 (42.31%) PHP
7 22 (42.31%) Cisco
8 19 (36.54%) Web Services
9 17 (32.69%) SolarWinds
9 17 (32.69%) DevOps
10 16 (30.77%) DNS
10 16 (30.77%) VMware
11 15 (28.85%) Jenkins
12 14 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (26.92%) SAN
12 14 (26.92%) Apache
13 13 (25.00%) Tomcat
13 13 (25.00%) TCP/IP
13 13 (25.00%) VPN
13 13 (25.00%) BGP
13 13 (25.00%) Open Source
14 12 (23.08%) Amazon EC2
14 12 (23.08%) CentOS
14 12 (23.08%) Ethernet
15 11 (21.15%) Python
15 11 (21.15%) UNIX

Cacti
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 14 (26.92%) Apache
2 13 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 11 (21.15%) Node.js
4 9 (17.31%) IIS
5 4 (7.69%) nginx
6 2 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.92%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 23 (44.23%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (23.08%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (21.15%) Amazon S3
4 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (7.69%) SaaS
5 1 (1.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (51.92%) Firewall
2 16 (30.77%) DNS
3 14 (26.92%) SAN
4 13 (25.00%) BGP
4 13 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 13 (25.00%) VPN
5 12 (23.08%) Ethernet
6 10 (19.23%) DHCP
7 9 (17.31%) Internet
7 9 (17.31%) IPsec
8 8 (15.38%) LAN
8 8 (15.38%) WAN
8 8 (15.38%) OSPF
9 7 (13.46%) NAS
9 7 (13.46%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (11.54%) Cisco PIX
10 6 (11.54%) Network Security
10 6 (11.54%) VLAN
11 5 (9.62%) NetScaler
11 5 (9.62%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (51.92%) MySQL
2 11 (21.15%) RDBMS
2 11 (21.15%) Relational Database
3 7 (13.46%) Informix
4 6 (11.54%) NoSQL
4 6 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
6 3 (5.77%) MongoDB
6 3 (5.77%) Hadoop
6 3 (5.77%) Big Data
7 2 (3.85%) Riak
7 2 (3.85%) CouchDB
7 2 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.92%) DB2
8 1 (1.92%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 15 (28.85%) Jenkins
2 8 (15.38%) JIRA
3 2 (3.85%) Hudson
4 1 (1.92%) JMeter
4 1 (1.92%) Subversion
4 1 (1.92%) Selenium
4 1 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.92%) JProfiler
4 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.92%) JConsole
4 1 (1.92%) VisualVM
4 1 (1.92%) YourKit
General
1 8 (15.38%) Retail
2 4 (7.69%) Marketing
3 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.77%) Finance
4 1 (1.92%) French Language
Job Titles
1 8 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (13.46%) Network Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Analyst
3 6 (11.54%) Support Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) UNIX Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Senior UNIX Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Web Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) Operations Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Architect
5 3 (5.77%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (5.77%) Development Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Development Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) DevOps Architect
6 2 (3.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (36.54%) Web Services
2 5 (9.62%) LAMP
3 4 (7.69%) CSS
4 3 (5.77%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.92%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.92%) Java EE
5 1 (1.92%) .NET
5 1 (1.92%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 7 (13.46%) Enterprise Storage
2 7 (13.46%) IBM XIV
3 5 (9.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (7.69%) Clustering
4 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.69%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.92%) Statistics
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 43 (82.69%) Linux
2 27 (51.92%) Windows
3 14 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (23.08%) CentOS
5 11 (21.15%) UNIX
6 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (9.62%) Ubuntu
8 4 (7.69%) Windows 7
8 4 (7.69%) Windows 8
9 3 (5.77%) Debian
10 1 (1.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (48.08%) Load Balancing
2 17 (32.69%) DevOps
3 14 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (25.00%) Open Source
5 8 (15.38%) Release Management
5 8 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (13.46%) Build Automation
7 6 (11.54%) ITIL
8 5 (9.62%) Automated Testing
9 4 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (7.69%) Data Security
9 4 (7.69%) MVC
9 4 (7.69%) Code Coverage
9 4 (7.69%) Configuration Management
9 4 (7.69%) Service Delivery
9 4 (7.69%) Web Development
9 4 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (5.77%) Patch Management
11 2 (3.85%) Project Planning
11 2 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 22 (42.31%) PHP
2 11 (21.15%) Python
3 8 (15.38%) Perl
4 7 (13.46%) SQL
5 6 (11.54%) Java
6 4 (7.69%) Ruby
6 4 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 4 (7.69%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) RHCE
2 6 (11.54%) CCNP
2 6 (11.54%) CCNA
2 6 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.85%) CCSE
3 2 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (3.85%) JNCIA
3 2 (3.85%) CCENT
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (13.46%) vSphere
3 5 (9.62%) XenServer
3 5 (9.62%) ProxySG
4 2 (3.85%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.92%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (1.92%) Docker
5 1 (1.92%) iptables
5 1 (1.92%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 1 (1.92%) Varnish
5 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.92%) NFS
5 1 (1.92%) Firmware
5 1 (1.92%) Samba
5 1 (1.92%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 35 (67.31%) Nagios
2 11 (21.15%) Puppet
3 9 (17.31%) Salt
3 9 (17.31%) SolarWinds Orion
4 8 (15.38%) Opsview
4 8 (15.38%) Graphite
4 8 (15.38%) NetBackup
5 7 (13.46%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (11.54%) Icinga
6 6 (11.54%) ZABBIX
7 5 (9.62%) CA Spectrum
8 4 (7.69%) SmokePing
8 4 (7.69%) OpenView
9 2 (3.85%) Ansible
10 1 (1.92%) Cisco Prime
10 1 (1.92%) logstash
10 1 (1.92%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (1.92%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (1.92%) Cisco UCCX
10 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 29 (55.77%) Red Hat
2 22 (42.31%) Cisco
3 17 (32.69%) SolarWinds
4 16 (30.77%) VMware
5 8 (15.38%) CheckPoint
6 7 (13.46%) IBM
6 7 (13.46%) Dell
6 7 (13.46%) Veritas
7 6 (11.54%) CommVault
7 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
8 5 (9.62%) HP
8 5 (9.62%) Citrix
8 5 (9.62%) CA
8 5 (9.62%) Lancope
8 5 (9.62%) Blue Coat
9 3 (5.77%) Percona
9 3 (5.77%) Juniper
10 2 (3.85%) EMC
10 2 (3.85%) Rackspace
10 2 (3.85%) Aruba
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