The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Cacti skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cacti over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cacti
UK / England
Rank 565 574 577
Rank change year-on-year +9 +3  
Contract jobs citing Cacti 9 39 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.022% 0.080% 0.035%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.22% 0.85% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 33 8
Median daily rate £420 £425 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.17% -19.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £343 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate - £425 £350
% change year-on-year - +21.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.00

Cacti is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 4097 4579 4100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 9.93% 9.33% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2752 2926 2458
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 123 166
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +11.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.86 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £37.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year -15.55% +5.88%  

Cacti
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Cacti as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for Cacti in England

Cacti
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cacti in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cacti in England

Cacti
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cacti in England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cacti in England

Cacti
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cacti in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cacti in England

Cacti
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cacti within the England region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
London +27 9 £420 -6.66% 6
Cacti
UK

Cacti
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cacti also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Cacti.

1 19 (95.00%) Nagios
2 13 (65.00%) Linux
3 11 (55.00%) Puppet
4 9 (45.00%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (45.00%) Data Centre
5 8 (40.00%) DevOps
5 8 (40.00%) Cisco
5 8 (40.00%) VMware
6 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (35.00%) DNS
6 7 (35.00%) Python
6 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
6 7 (35.00%) logstash
7 6 (30.00%) New Relic
7 6 (30.00%) Graphite
7 6 (30.00%) OpenStack
7 6 (30.00%) Splunk
7 6 (30.00%) Firewall
7 6 (30.00%) BGP
7 6 (30.00%) Unix
7 6 (30.00%) Perl
7 6 (30.00%) MySQL
8 5 (25.00%) ITIL
8 5 (25.00%) Apache
8 5 (25.00%) VPN
8 5 (25.00%) Wireless
8 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
8 5 (25.00%) Open Source
8 5 (25.00%) SolarWinds
8 5 (25.00%) ZABBIX

Cacti
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 6 (30.00%) OpenStack
2 5 (25.00%) Apache
3 4 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (15.00%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (5.00%) nginx
5 1 (5.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (20.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 4 (20.00%) Heroku
2 4 (20.00%) PaaS
3 3 (15.00%) SaaS
4 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (5.00%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) DNS
2 6 (30.00%) BGP
2 6 (30.00%) Firewall
3 5 (25.00%) VPN
3 5 (25.00%) Wireless
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (20.00%) MPLS
4 4 (20.00%) Network Security
4 4 (20.00%) OSPF
4 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (15.00%) HTTP
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (10.00%) DHCP
6 2 (10.00%) DWDM
6 2 (10.00%) EIGRP
6 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
6 2 (10.00%) IPsec
6 2 (10.00%) LAN
6 2 (10.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) MySQL
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.00%) Ant
2 2 (10.00%) Artifactory
2 2 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) Maven
2 2 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (10.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Cloud Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) DevOps Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Network Support
5 2 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) SAML
2 3 (15.00%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (10.00%) 802.1X
3 2 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (5.00%) JSON
4 1 (5.00%) LAMP
4 1 (5.00%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (5.00%) REST
4 1 (5.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Cloud Native
3 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) Unix
3 4 (20.00%) Debian
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (10.00%) CentOS
6 1 (5.00%) Mac OS
6 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.00%) Solaris
6 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
6 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) DevOps
2 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (25.00%) Analytics
3 5 (25.00%) ITIL
3 5 (25.00%) Open Source
4 4 (20.00%) Change Management
4 4 (20.00%) Data Centre Operations
4 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (20.00%) Migration
4 4 (20.00%) Network Management
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) Patch Management
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (10.00%) Refactoring
6 2 (10.00%) Resource Management
6 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Python
2 6 (30.00%) Perl
3 4 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (15.00%) Ruby
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (10.00%) C
5 2 (10.00%) PHP
5 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.00%) C++
6 1 (5.00%) Go
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) CCNP
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.00%) CCIE
4 1 (5.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) vCloud
1 4 (20.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (20.00%) vSphere
2 2 (10.00%) BIND 9
2 2 (10.00%) Ceph
2 2 (10.00%) ProxySG
3 1 (5.00%) Dovecot
3 1 (5.00%) Firmware
3 1 (5.00%) GlusterFS
3 1 (5.00%) iptables
3 1 (5.00%) KVM
3 1 (5.00%) Sendmail
3 1 (5.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 19 (95.00%) Nagios
2 11 (55.00%) Puppet
3 9 (45.00%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (35.00%) logstash
5 6 (30.00%) Graphite
6 5 (25.00%) ZABBIX
7 4 (20.00%) Ansible
7 4 (20.00%) Ganglia
7 4 (20.00%) Hyperic
8 2 (10.00%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (10.00%) Check_MK
8 2 (10.00%) Kibana
8 2 (10.00%) Rundeck
8 2 (10.00%) Stealthwatch
9 1 (5.00%) CFEngine
9 1 (5.00%) HAProxy
9 1 (5.00%) Icinga
9 1 (5.00%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (5.00%) RANCID
9 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco
1 8 (40.00%) VMware
2 6 (30.00%) New Relic
2 6 (30.00%) Splunk
3 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (20.00%) F5
4 4 (20.00%) Oracle
5 3 (15.00%) Juniper
6 2 (10.00%) Blue Coat
6 2 (10.00%) CA
6 2 (10.00%) Citrix
6 2 (10.00%) HP
6 2 (10.00%) Lancope
6 2 (10.00%) Meraki
6 2 (10.00%) NetScout
6 2 (10.00%) Palo Alto
7 1 (5.00%) Google