The table below looks at the statistics for MRTG skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MRTG over the 3 months to 22 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multi Router Traffic Grapher (MRTG)
UK
Rank 572 609 613
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +4
Contract jobs citing MRTG 9 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.018% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.12% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 3
Median daily rate £375 £363 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -19.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £263 £306 £350
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
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 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
6749 7373 7500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.32% 14.52% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4126 4286 4243
Median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 348 367 417
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +19.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

MRTG
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing MRTG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MRTG within the UK over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

MRTG Daily Rate Histogram 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 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MRTG within the UK over the 3 months to 22 January 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
England +36 8 £375 +3.44% 1
London +9 5 £380 -7.87%
South East +10 3 £150 -51.02%
Reading - 3 £150 -
Berkshire - 3 £150 -
City of London -5 1 £380 -7.87%
Edinburgh - 1 £375 -
Scotland - 1 £375 -

MRTG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MRTG 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 MRTG.

1 16 (66.67%) Cisco
1 16 (66.67%) Nagios
2 14 (58.33%) DHCP
3 12 (50.00%) Firewall
4 11 (45.83%) DNS
5 10 (41.67%) C
5 10 (41.67%) Perl
5 10 (41.67%) Python
5 10 (41.67%) CheckPoint
6 9 (37.50%) OSPF
6 9 (37.50%) Linux
6 9 (37.50%) Puppet
7 8 (33.33%) PHP
7 8 (33.33%) Red Hat
8 7 (29.17%) Shell Script
8 7 (29.17%) Wireless
8 7 (29.17%) Debian
8 7 (29.17%) VMware
8 7 (29.17%) C++
8 7 (29.17%) Apache
8 7 (29.17%) SAS
8 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
8 7 (29.17%) VPN
8 7 (29.17%) HTTP
8 7 (29.17%) IPv6
8 7 (29.17%) SMTP
8 7 (29.17%) Bash Shell
8 7 (29.17%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (29.17%) Dovecot
8 7 (29.17%) iSCSI

MRTG
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 7 (29.17%) Apache
1 7 (29.17%) OpenStack
1 7 (29.17%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (58.33%) DHCP
2 12 (50.00%) Firewall
3 11 (45.83%) DNS
4 9 (37.50%) OSPF
5 7 (29.17%) Fibre Channel
5 7 (29.17%) HTTP
5 7 (29.17%) IMAP
5 7 (29.17%) IPv6
5 7 (29.17%) iSCSI
5 7 (29.17%) Network Security
5 7 (29.17%) SMTP
5 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
5 7 (29.17%) VPN
5 7 (29.17%) Wireless
5 7 (29.17%) Wireshark
6 6 (25.00%) LAN
6 6 (25.00%) WAN
7 5 (20.83%) Ethernet
7 5 (20.83%) LDAP
7 5 (20.83%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (16.67%) Advertising
2 3 (12.50%) Legal
3 2 (8.33%) Games
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Administrator
2 6 (25.00%) Network Administrator
3 5 (20.83%) Network Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Information Security Administrator
4 4 (16.67%) Network Security Administrator
4 4 (16.67%) Security Administrator
5 3 (12.50%) Developer
5 3 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco Support
6 2 (8.33%) Information Security Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Network Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Network Support
6 2 (8.33%) Security Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) Mojolicious
2 2 (8.33%) Node.js
2 2 (8.33%) Web Services
3 1 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (12.50%) Statistics
4 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.33%) User Experience
5 1 (4.17%) BBC
5 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Linux
2 7 (29.17%) Debian
2 7 (29.17%) Ubuntu
3 6 (25.00%) CentOS
4 5 (20.83%) Unix
5 3 (12.50%) Solaris
5 3 (12.50%) Windows
6 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Information Security
2 6 (25.00%) DevOps
2 6 (25.00%) Network Management
2 6 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (20.83%) Change Management
3 5 (20.83%) DDoS Mitigation
3 5 (20.83%) E-Discovery
3 5 (20.83%) Network Design
3 5 (20.83%) Open Source
3 5 (20.83%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (12.50%) Inmon Methodology
6 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
6 2 (8.33%) Network Architecture
6 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 2 (8.33%) Supplier Management
7 1 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) C
1 10 (41.67%) Perl
1 10 (41.67%) Python
2 8 (33.33%) PHP
3 7 (29.17%) Bash Shell
3 7 (29.17%) C++
3 7 (29.17%) Korn
3 7 (29.17%) Shell Script
4 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) CCNA
1 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (12.50%) CCNP
2 3 (12.50%) CCSA
2 3 (12.50%) CCSE
2 3 (12.50%) CISSP
2 3 (12.50%) GIAC
3 2 (8.33%) JNCIA
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Dovecot
1 7 (29.17%) iptables
1 7 (29.17%) KVM
1 7 (29.17%) Sendmail
1 7 (29.17%) Squid
1 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.50%) Ceph
3 2 (8.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 16 (66.67%) Nagios
2 9 (37.50%) Puppet
3 7 (29.17%) Cacti
3 7 (29.17%) HAProxy
4 5 (20.83%) EnCase
4 5 (20.83%) OpenNebula
5 4 (16.67%) Ansible
6 3 (12.50%) Oracle ZFS
6 3 (12.50%) WhatsUp Gold
7 2 (8.33%) RANCID
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Cisco
2 10 (41.67%) CheckPoint
3 8 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 7 (29.17%) Infoblox
4 7 (29.17%) VMware
5 5 (20.83%) Riverbed
6 4 (16.67%) Juniper
6 4 (16.67%) SolarWinds
7 3 (12.50%) Avaya
7 3 (12.50%) Clearswift
8 2 (8.33%) Aruba
8 2 (8.33%) HP
8 2 (8.33%) Ruckus Wireless
9 1 (4.17%) Ciena
9 1 (4.17%) F5