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 28 September 2016 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multi Router Traffic Grapher (MRTG)
Rank 630 651 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Contract jobs citing MRTG 18 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.015% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 0
Median daily rate £385 £370 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.98% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
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
8275 7958 8464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.49% 13.70% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5051 4574 4675
Median daily rate £400 £380 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £511 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 548 479
Median hourly rate £26.50 £20.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.26% -9.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

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 28 September 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 14 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 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +27 16 £406 +9.79% 1
London -6 8 £381 +1.66%
North West - 6 £425 - 1
Manchester - 5 £425 - 1
City of London +23 2 £426 +11.58%
South East +17 2 £363 +11.53%
Edinburgh - 2 £344 -
Scotland - 2 £344 -
Hampshire +15 1 £338 +3.84%
Berkshire - 1 £388 -
Salford - 1 £425 - 1
Reading - 1 £388 -
Southampton - 1 £338 -
Merseyside - 1 £293 -

MRTG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 15 (68.18%) Cisco
2 12 (54.55%) Firewall
3 11 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 11 (50.00%) Nagios
3 11 (50.00%) DHCP
4 9 (40.91%) Perl
4 9 (40.91%) C
4 9 (40.91%) Python
4 9 (40.91%) OSPF
4 9 (40.91%) Wireless
4 9 (40.91%) Change Management
4 9 (40.91%) Puppet
5 8 (36.36%) Linux
5 8 (36.36%) PHP
6 7 (31.82%) C++
6 7 (31.82%) DNS
6 7 (31.82%) OpenStack
6 7 (31.82%) VMware
6 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (27.27%) Ubuntu
7 6 (27.27%) Squid
7 6 (27.27%) Korn
7 6 (27.27%) IMAP
7 6 (27.27%) Debian
7 6 (27.27%) HAProxy
7 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
7 6 (27.27%) Network Management
7 6 (27.27%) Dovecot
7 6 (27.27%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (27.27%) Cacti

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 (31.82%) OpenStack
2 6 (27.27%) Apache
2 6 (27.27%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) Firewall
2 11 (50.00%) DHCP
3 9 (40.91%) OSPF
3 9 (40.91%) Wireless
4 7 (31.82%) DNS
5 6 (27.27%) Fibre Channel
5 6 (27.27%) HTTP
5 6 (27.27%) IMAP
5 6 (27.27%) Internet
5 6 (27.27%) iSCSI
5 6 (27.27%) SMTP
6 5 (22.73%) Ethernet
6 5 (22.73%) IPv4
6 5 (22.73%) IPv6
6 5 (22.73%) LAN
6 5 (22.73%) Network Security
6 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
6 5 (22.73%) VPN
6 5 (22.73%) WAN
6 5 (22.73%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) Robot Framework
General
1 4 (18.18%) Advertising
1 4 (18.18%) Legal
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Law
3 1 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Linux Engineer
1 6 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Administrator
2 4 (18.18%) Information Security Administrator
2 4 (18.18%) Network Administrator
2 4 (18.18%) Network Security Administrator
2 4 (18.18%) Security Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) Developer
3 3 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Check Point Support
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Support
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Network Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Network Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Network Support
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Mojolicious
2 2 (9.09%) Node.js
3 1 (4.55%) REST
3 1 (4.55%) RESTful
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
1 4 (18.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (9.09%) Statistics
2 2 (9.09%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) BBC
3 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.55%) NGOSS
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) Debian
2 6 (27.27%) Ubuntu
3 5 (22.73%) CentOS
3 5 (22.73%) Unix
4 2 (9.09%) Solaris
5 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Change Management
2 6 (27.27%) DevOps
2 6 (27.27%) Network Management
3 5 (22.73%) Information Security
3 5 (22.73%) Network Design
3 5 (22.73%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (22.73%) Open Source
4 4 (18.18%) DDoS Mitigation
4 4 (18.18%) E-Discovery
4 4 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Supplier Management
5 3 (13.64%) Inmon Methodology
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (9.09%) Network Architecture
6 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.55%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 1 (4.55%) Product Management
7 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) C
1 9 (40.91%) Perl
1 9 (40.91%) Python
2 8 (36.36%) PHP
3 7 (31.82%) C++
4 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
4 6 (27.27%) Korn
4 6 (27.27%) Shell Script
5 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (22.73%) CCNA
2 5 (22.73%) CCNP
2 5 (22.73%) CCSA
2 5 (22.73%) CCSE
2 5 (22.73%) CISSP
3 4 (18.18%) GIAC
4 1 (4.55%) JNCIA
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (27.27%) Dovecot
2 6 (27.27%) iptables
2 6 (27.27%) KVM
2 6 (27.27%) Sendmail
2 6 (27.27%) Squid
3 2 (9.09%) Ceph
4 1 (4.55%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (50.00%) Nagios
2 9 (40.91%) Puppet
3 6 (27.27%) Cacti
3 6 (27.27%) HAProxy
4 5 (22.73%) OpenNebula
5 4 (18.18%) Ansible
5 4 (18.18%) EnCase
6 3 (13.64%) WhatsUp Gold
7 2 (9.09%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (4.55%) OpenNMS
8 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (4.55%) RANCID
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Cisco
2 11 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (31.82%) VMware
4 5 (22.73%) Infoblox
4 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
5 4 (18.18%) Juniper
5 4 (18.18%) Riverbed
6 3 (13.64%) Avaya
7 2 (9.09%) Clearswift
8 1 (4.55%) Aruba
8 1 (4.55%) Ciena
8 1 (4.55%) F5
8 1 (4.55%) HP
8 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds