The table below looks at the statistics for MRTG skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MRTG over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multi Router Traffic Grapher (MRTG)
Rank - 567 588
Contract jobs citing MRTG 0 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.023% 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.17% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 2
Average daily rate
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- £393 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £325 -
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 Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8217 7116 8906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.53% 13.50% 15.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4453 3843 4029
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 441 414 695
Average hourly rate £21.88 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.15 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

MRTG
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MRTG within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MRTG Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MRTG
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MRTG within the UK.

MRTG Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MRTG
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MRTG within the UK.

MRTG Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

MRTG
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MRTG within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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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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
Bristol - - - - 1
Chippenham - - - -
Corsham - - - -
Guildford - - - -
London - - - - 1
Reigate - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
South East - - - -
South West - - - - 1
England - - - - 3

MRTG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MRTG 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 MRTG.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) RIP
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) MPLS
3 2 (50.00%) OSPF
3 2 (50.00%) BGP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) CCIE
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) SMTP
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) VPLS
3 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (50.00%) IPsec
3 2 (50.00%) Riverbed
3 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (50.00%) Network Management
3 2 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 2 (50.00%) DMVPN
3 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) KVM

MRTG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MRTG 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 MRTG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) RIP
3 2 (50.00%) MPLS
3 2 (50.00%) OSPF
3 2 (50.00%) BGP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) SMTP
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) VPLS
3 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (50.00%) IPsec
3 2 (50.00%) DMVPN
4 1 (25.00%) IMAP
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) HTTP
4 1 (25.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Debian
2 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Network Management
1 2 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
1 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (25.00%) Korn
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) CCIE
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) KVM
1 1 (25.00%) Dovecot
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Sendmail
1 1 (25.00%) Squid
1 1 (25.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) RANCID
1 1 (25.00%) HAProxy
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Cacti
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) Riverbed
3 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Dell