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 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multi Router Traffic Grapher (MRTG)
UK
Rank 599 616 610
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Contract jobs citing MRTG 9 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.023% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.16% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 1
Median daily rate £380 £425 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% -5.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £394 -
% change year-on-year
-3.17% -
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
6797 7566 7866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.97% 14.55% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4235 4474 4313
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 315 455
Median hourly rate £23.00 £27.66 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.84% +10.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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
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 24 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
England +29 8 £380 -10.52% 1
London +27 7 £380 -13.14%
South East +17 1 £388 +58.97%
City of London -4 1 £380 -
Reading - 1 £388 -
Berkshire - 1 £388 -
Edinburgh - 1 £375 -
Scotland - 1 £375 -

MRTG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 14 (82.35%) Nagios
2 12 (70.59%) DHCP
2 12 (70.59%) Cisco
3 10 (58.82%) DNS
3 10 (58.82%) Firewall
4 9 (52.94%) CheckPoint
4 9 (52.94%) OSPF
5 8 (47.06%) IPv6
5 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
5 8 (47.06%) VPN
5 8 (47.06%) Wireshark
5 8 (47.06%) Network Security
5 8 (47.06%) Infoblox
6 7 (41.18%) Information Security
6 7 (41.18%) Linux
6 7 (41.18%) Wireless
7 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
7 6 (35.29%) LAN
7 6 (35.29%) WAN
7 6 (35.29%) Ethernet
7 6 (35.29%) IPv4
7 6 (35.29%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (35.29%) Network Design
7 6 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (35.29%) Riverbed
7 6 (35.29%) E-Discovery
7 6 (35.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (35.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (35.29%) DDoS Mitigation

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 4 (23.53%) Apache
1 4 (23.53%) OpenStack
1 4 (23.53%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (35.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) DHCP
2 10 (58.82%) DNS
2 10 (58.82%) Firewall
3 9 (52.94%) OSPF
4 8 (47.06%) IPv6
4 8 (47.06%) Network Security
4 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
4 8 (47.06%) VPN
4 8 (47.06%) Wireshark
5 7 (41.18%) Wireless
6 6 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (35.29%) Ethernet
6 6 (35.29%) IPv4
6 6 (35.29%) LAN
6 6 (35.29%) WAN
7 5 (29.41%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (29.41%) SSL
7 5 (29.41%) WLAN
8 4 (23.53%) IMAP
8 4 (23.53%) MGCP
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (11.76%) Advertising
1 2 (11.76%) Games
1 2 (11.76%) Legal
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Administrator
1 6 (35.29%) Network Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Information Security Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Network Security Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Security Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Network Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Check Point Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Check Point Support
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) Mojolicious
2 1 (5.88%) Node.js
2 1 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Debian
2 4 (23.53%) Ubuntu
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
3 3 (17.65%) CentOS
3 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Unix
4 2 (11.76%) Solaris
5 1 (5.88%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Information Security
2 6 (35.29%) DDoS Mitigation
2 6 (35.29%) E-Discovery
2 6 (35.29%) Network Design
2 6 (35.29%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 4 (23.53%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (17.65%) Change Management
5 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
6 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.76%) DevOps
6 2 (11.76%) Network Management
6 2 (11.76%) Open Source
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.88%) Inmon Methodology
7 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
7 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
7 1 (5.88%) Statistics
7 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) C
1 5 (29.41%) Perl
1 5 (29.41%) Python
2 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
2 4 (23.53%) Korn
2 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
3 3 (17.65%) PHP
4 2 (11.76%) C++
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (23.53%) CCNA
3 3 (17.65%) CCNP
3 3 (17.65%) CCSE
3 3 (17.65%) CISSP
3 3 (17.65%) GIAC
4 2 (11.76%) CCSA
5 1 (5.88%) JNCIA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Dovecot
1 4 (23.53%) iptables
1 4 (23.53%) KVM
1 4 (23.53%) Sendmail
1 4 (23.53%) Squid
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) Firmware
3 2 (11.76%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 14 (82.35%) Nagios
2 6 (35.29%) EnCase
3 5 (29.41%) Puppet
4 4 (23.53%) Cacti
4 4 (23.53%) HAProxy
5 3 (17.65%) Ansible
6 2 (11.76%) OpenNebula
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (11.76%) RANCID
7 1 (5.88%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Cisco
2 9 (52.94%) CheckPoint
3 8 (47.06%) Infoblox
4 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
4 6 (35.29%) Riverbed
5 4 (23.53%) VMware
6 3 (17.65%) Ruckus Wireless
6 3 (17.65%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.88%) Aruba
7 1 (5.88%) Avaya
7 1 (5.88%) Clearswift
7 1 (5.88%) HP
7 1 (5.88%) Juniper