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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cacti
UK
Rank 586 581 598
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +17
Contract jobs citing Cacti 8 48 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.092% 0.035%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.18% 1.04% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 44 10
Median daily rate £420 £375 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £332 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate - £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
4522 4629 4531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.97% 8.90% 8.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3024 2916 2680
Median daily rate £470 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.42% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 138 147
Median hourly rate £29.50 £35.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% +64.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.72 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-41.42% +55.55%

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
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 2 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 22 February 2017. 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 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
London +14 7 £420 -1.17% 3
England +5 7 £420 +8.38% 8

Cacti
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 24 (96.00%) Nagios
2 15 (60.00%) Linux
3 14 (56.00%) Data Centre
4 13 (52.00%) DNS
5 12 (48.00%) Puppet
6 11 (44.00%) Cisco
6 11 (44.00%) VMware
7 10 (40.00%) Python
8 9 (36.00%) OpenStack
9 8 (32.00%) Open Source
9 8 (32.00%) DevOps
9 8 (32.00%) Apache
9 8 (32.00%) Unix
9 8 (32.00%) MySQL
10 7 (28.00%) Red Hat
10 7 (28.00%) Perl
10 7 (28.00%) DHCP
10 7 (28.00%) HTTP
10 7 (28.00%) Firewall
10 7 (28.00%) Debian
10 7 (28.00%) Degree
10 7 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (28.00%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (24.00%) F5
11 6 (24.00%) Splunk
11 6 (24.00%) SolarWinds
11 6 (24.00%) logstash
11 6 (24.00%) Wireless
11 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management

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 9 (36.00%) OpenStack
2 8 (32.00%) Apache
3 4 (16.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (16.00%) SAS
3 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (4.00%) IIS
5 1 (4.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (20.00%) PaaS
3 4 (16.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 4 (16.00%) Heroku
4 3 (12.00%) SaaS
5 2 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (4.00%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (4.00%) IaaS
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) DNS
2 7 (28.00%) DHCP
2 7 (28.00%) Firewall
2 7 (28.00%) HTTP
3 6 (24.00%) Wireless
4 5 (20.00%) BGP
4 5 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (16.00%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (16.00%) IMAP
5 4 (16.00%) iSCSI
5 4 (16.00%) MRTG
5 4 (16.00%) Network Security
5 4 (16.00%) SMTP
5 4 (16.00%) VPN
6 3 (12.00%) BIG-IP
6 3 (12.00%) FWSM
6 3 (12.00%) IP Telephony
6 3 (12.00%) LDAP
6 3 (12.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) MySQL
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) Ant
2 1 (4.00%) Artifactory
2 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) Maven
2 1 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.00%) Retail
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Architect
3 5 (20.00%) Consultant
3 5 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Cloud Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Core Network Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Integration Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Security Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) SAML
2 3 (12.00%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (8.00%) 802.1X
3 2 (8.00%) REST
4 1 (4.00%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (4.00%) JSON
4 1 (4.00%) LAMP
4 1 (4.00%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (4.00%) Web Services
4 1 (4.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (56.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Cloud Native
4 1 (4.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (4.00%) PKI
4 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Linux
2 8 (32.00%) Unix
3 7 (28.00%) Debian
4 4 (16.00%) CentOS
4 4 (16.00%) Ubuntu
5 3 (12.00%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (8.00%) Solaris
7 1 (4.00%) Mac OS
7 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) DevOps
1 8 (32.00%) Open Source
2 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (20.00%) Analytics
3 5 (20.00%) Change Management
4 4 (16.00%) Data Centre Operations
4 4 (16.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (16.00%) Migration
5 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (12.00%) ITIL
5 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (8.00%) Network Management
6 2 (8.00%) Security Architecture
7 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
7 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.00%) Scrum
7 1 (4.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) Python
2 7 (28.00%) Perl
3 5 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 5 (20.00%) C
3 5 (20.00%) PHP
3 5 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (16.00%) Java
4 4 (16.00%) Korn
5 3 (12.00%) SQL
6 2 (8.00%) C++
6 2 (8.00%) Ruby
7 1 (4.00%) Go
7 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.00%) CCNP
2 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (12.00%) CCIE
4 1 (4.00%) CCNA
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.00%) BIND 9
2 4 (16.00%) Dovecot
2 4 (16.00%) iptables
2 4 (16.00%) KVM
2 4 (16.00%) Sendmail
2 4 (16.00%) Squid
2 4 (16.00%) vCloud
2 4 (16.00%) VMware ESX
2 4 (16.00%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (16.00%) vSphere
3 3 (12.00%) Ceph
3 3 (12.00%) Firmware
4 2 (8.00%) ProxySG
5 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (4.00%) GlusterFS
5 1 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 24 (96.00%) Nagios
2 12 (48.00%) Puppet
3 7 (28.00%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (24.00%) logstash
5 5 (20.00%) Graphite
6 4 (16.00%) Ansible
6 4 (16.00%) CA Spectrum
6 4 (16.00%) Ganglia
6 4 (16.00%) HAProxy
6 4 (16.00%) Hyperic
7 3 (12.00%) SolarWinds Orion
7 3 (12.00%) Stealthwatch
7 3 (12.00%) ZABBIX
8 2 (8.00%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (8.00%) OpenNebula
8 2 (8.00%) Oracle ZFS
8 2 (8.00%) RANCID
9 1 (4.00%) Check_MK
9 1 (4.00%) Netcool
9 1 (4.00%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Cisco
1 11 (44.00%) VMware
2 7 (28.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (24.00%) F5
3 6 (24.00%) SolarWinds
3 6 (24.00%) Splunk
4 5 (20.00%) New Relic
5 4 (16.00%) CA
5 4 (16.00%) CheckPoint
5 4 (16.00%) Juniper
5 4 (16.00%) Oracle
6 3 (12.00%) HP
6 3 (12.00%) Lancope
7 2 (8.00%) Blue Coat
7 2 (8.00%) Citrix
7 2 (8.00%) Google
7 2 (8.00%) Palo Alto
8 1 (4.00%) EMC
8 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.00%) NetScout