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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multi Router Traffic Grapher (MRTG)
Rank 611 614 576
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -38
Contract jobs citing MRTG 13 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.004% 0.020%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.17% 0.026% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 8
Average daily rate £363 £451 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.53% +7.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £451 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £451 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 - £350
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
7528 7679 6648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.62% 14.87% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4431 4286 3495
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £215 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 335 442 393
Average hourly rate £28.38 £24.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% +26.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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
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 9 February 2016.

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 11 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 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -19 13 £363 -19.53% 7
South East - 6 £306 - 2
Oxfordshire - 5 £250 - 1
Oxford - 5 £250 - 1
Manchester - 4 £425 - 3
North West - 4 £425 - 4
London +6 3 £419 -7.04% 1
City of London +42 2 £413 -8.43%
Salford - 2 £425 - 1
Southampton - 1 £363 -
Hampshire - 1 £363 -

MRTG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 17 (70.83%) Cisco
2 16 (66.67%) Firewall
3 14 (58.33%) Nagios
4 13 (54.17%) DHCP
5 12 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 12 (50.00%) DNS
6 11 (45.83%) TCP/IP
6 11 (45.83%) VPN
6 11 (45.83%) Linux
7 9 (37.50%) Windows
8 8 (33.33%) Perl
8 8 (33.33%) WAN
8 8 (33.33%) Red Hat
8 8 (33.33%) VMware
8 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (33.33%) CentOS
8 8 (33.33%) Cacti
8 8 (33.33%) Open Source
8 8 (33.33%) Bash Shell
9 7 (29.17%) Puppet
9 7 (29.17%) OpenStack
9 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
9 7 (29.17%) KVM
9 7 (29.17%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (29.17%) Ubuntu
9 7 (29.17%) Korn
9 7 (29.17%) Debian
9 7 (29.17%) Shell Script
9 7 (29.17%) SNMP
9 7 (29.17%) C

MRTG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 7 (29.17%) OpenStack
2 6 (25.00%) Apache
3 5 (20.83%) SAS
4 3 (12.50%) IIS
5 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
5 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 16 (66.67%) Firewall
2 13 (54.17%) DHCP
3 12 (50.00%) DNS
4 11 (45.83%) TCP/IP
4 11 (45.83%) VPN
5 8 (33.33%) WAN
6 7 (29.17%) SNMP
7 6 (25.00%) HTTP
7 6 (25.00%) iSCSI
7 6 (25.00%) OSPF
8 5 (20.83%) Ethernet
8 5 (20.83%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (20.83%) IMAP
8 5 (20.83%) ISDN
8 5 (20.83%) Junos
8 5 (20.83%) LAN
8 5 (20.83%) Network Security
8 5 (20.83%) SMTP
8 5 (20.83%) Wireless
8 5 (20.83%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (12.50%) Billing
2 3 (12.50%) Legal
3 2 (8.33%) Advertising
3 2 (8.33%) Finance
4 1 (4.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Administrator
2 6 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Network Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Information Security Administrator
4 3 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Network Security Administrator
4 3 (12.50%) Security Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Network Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Network Security Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Firewall Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Provisioning Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Telecoms Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Java EE
1 1 (4.17%) LAMP
1 1 (4.17%) POSIX
1 1 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Driving Licence
1 5 (20.83%) Statistics
2 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 3 (12.50%) User Experience
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Linux
2 9 (37.50%) Windows
3 8 (33.33%) CentOS
4 7 (29.17%) Debian
4 7 (29.17%) Ubuntu
5 6 (25.00%) Unix
6 5 (20.83%) Mac OS
7 2 (8.33%) Solaris
8 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
8 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Open Source
2 7 (29.17%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (20.83%) Information Security
3 5 (20.83%) Network Management
4 4 (16.67%) Change Management
4 4 (16.67%) DDoS Mitigation
4 4 (16.67%) E-Discovery
5 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 3 (12.50%) ITIL
5 3 (12.50%) Network Design
6 2 (8.33%) DevOps
6 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.17%) Analytics
7 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.17%) DRM
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 8 (33.33%) Perl
2 7 (29.17%) C
2 7 (29.17%) Korn
2 7 (29.17%) Python
2 7 (29.17%) Shell Script
3 5 (20.83%) C++
3 5 (20.83%) PHP
4 2 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) CCNA
1 4 (16.67%) CCNP
1 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (12.50%) CCSA
2 3 (12.50%) CCSE
2 3 (12.50%) CISSP
2 3 (12.50%) GIAC
3 1 (4.17%) CCIE
3 1 (4.17%) CCNP Voice
3 1 (4.17%) CCVP
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (29.17%) KVM
3 5 (20.83%) Dovecot
3 5 (20.83%) iptables
3 5 (20.83%) Sendmail
3 5 (20.83%) Squid
4 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 2 (8.33%) Ceph
5 2 (8.33%) Firmware
6 1 (4.17%) NFS
6 1 (4.17%) Postfix
6 1 (4.17%) Samba
6 1 (4.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (58.33%) Nagios
2 8 (33.33%) Cacti
3 7 (29.17%) Puppet
4 6 (25.00%) WhatsUp Gold
5 5 (20.83%) HAProxy
5 5 (20.83%) OpenNebula
6 4 (16.67%) EnCase
7 2 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (8.33%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (8.33%) RANCID
8 1 (4.17%) CA Wily
8 1 (4.17%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (4.17%) Icinga
8 1 (4.17%) Nmap
8 1 (4.17%) OpenView
8 1 (4.17%) SELinux
8 1 (4.17%) systemd
8 1 (4.17%) WSUS
8 1 (4.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Cisco
2 12 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 8 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 8 (33.33%) VMware
4 5 (20.83%) Avaya
4 5 (20.83%) Clearswift
4 5 (20.83%) Juniper
5 4 (16.67%) Infoblox
5 4 (16.67%) Riverbed
6 3 (12.50%) SolarWinds
7 2 (8.33%) CA
7 2 (8.33%) Intel Security
7 2 (8.33%) Splunk
8 1 (4.17%) AppDynamics
8 1 (4.17%) Dynatrace
8 1 (4.17%) Infovista
8 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.17%) New Relic
8 1 (4.17%) NICE Systems
8 1 (4.17%) Supermicro
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