Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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.

Cacti
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 817 833 820
Rank change year-on-year +16 -13 -30
Contract jobs citing Cacti 32 43 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.034% 0.045% 0.049%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.30% 0.40% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 36 46
England median daily rate £413 £438 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +28.68% -35.24%
10th Percentile £278 £353 £204
90th Percentile £564 £581 £488
UK median daily rate £400 £438 £340
% change year-on-year -8.57% +28.68% -35.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
England median hourly rate - - £39.00
UK median hourly rate - - £39.00

Cacti is in the Systems Management category. The following 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.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 10652 10718 9034
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 11.33% 11.09% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7306 6904 5587
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +3.77%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £238
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £441 £400
% change year-on-year +7.71% +10.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 243 312
England median hourly rate £17.07 £20.73 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.67% +3.65% +2.56%
10th Percentile £10.84 £12.80 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.50 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.87 £19.03
% change year-on-year -16.13% +9.64% -3.43%

Cacti
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Cacti as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -34 14 £425 -5.56%
South East +12 9 £400 +10.34% 1
North of England +59 7 £350 -17.65% 5
North West +21 7 £350 -17.65% 5
East of England - 2 - - 1
Cacti
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 20 (62.50%) Firewall
2 17 (53.13%) Cisco
2 17 (53.13%) Nagios
3 14 (43.75%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (34.38%) DNS
5 10 (31.25%) MySQL
5 10 (31.25%) Perl
5 10 (31.25%) Python
6 9 (28.13%) VPN
6 9 (28.13%) Citrix
6 9 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (28.13%) NetScaler
6 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
6 9 (28.13%) Palo Alto
7 8 (25.00%) SolarWinds
7 8 (25.00%) Open Source
7 8 (25.00%) BGP
7 8 (25.00%) CheckPoint
7 8 (25.00%) Telecoms
7 8 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (21.88%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (21.88%) Configuration Management
8 7 (21.88%) OSPF
8 7 (21.88%) Ethernet
8 7 (21.88%) VoIP
8 7 (21.88%) PHP
8 7 (21.88%) Linux
8 7 (21.88%) Puppet
8 7 (21.88%) Splunk
8 7 (21.88%) Network Monitoring

Cacti
Co-occurring 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 4 (12.50%) Apache
1 4 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.38%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.13%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (62.50%) Firewall
2 14 (43.75%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (34.38%) DNS
4 9 (28.13%) NetScaler
4 9 (28.13%) VPN
5 8 (25.00%) BGP
5 8 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (21.88%) Ethernet
6 7 (21.88%) OSPF
6 7 (21.88%) VoIP
6 7 (21.88%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (18.75%) IPsec
7 6 (18.75%) LAN
7 6 (18.75%) SNMP
7 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
7 6 (18.75%) VLAN
7 6 (18.75%) WAN
8 5 (15.63%) DHCP
8 5 (15.63%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) MySQL
2 5 (15.63%) MariaDB
3 3 (9.38%) InfluxDB
3 3 (9.38%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Sonatype Nexus
1 3 (9.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.38%) Dutch Language
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) German Language
2 3 (9.38%) Polish Language
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Network Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Developer
6 3 (9.38%) PHP Developer
7 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Designer
7 2 (6.25%) Firewall Specialist
7 2 (6.25%) Junior
7 2 (6.25%) Network Designer
7 2 (6.25%) Network Specialist
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Workstream Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) 802.1X
1 3 (9.38%) LAMP
2 1 (3.13%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (3.13%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (9.38%) BYOD
3 3 (9.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.25%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.13%) Clustering
5 1 (3.13%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Linux
2 4 (12.50%) CentOS
2 4 (12.50%) Unix
3 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (9.38%) Windows
4 1 (3.13%) Solaris
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Open Source
2 7 (21.88%) Configuration Management
2 7 (21.88%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (18.75%) High Availability
3 6 (18.75%) Network Management
4 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.63%) ITIL
4 5 (15.63%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (15.63%) Load Balancing
4 5 (15.63%) Time Management
5 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 4 (12.50%) Network Design
6 3 (9.38%) Algorithmic Trading
6 3 (9.38%) Change Management
6 3 (9.38%) DevOps
6 3 (9.38%) Low Latency
6 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.25%) Change Control
7 2 (6.25%) ITIL V3
7 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) Perl
1 10 (31.25%) Python
2 7 (21.88%) PHP
3 6 (18.75%) Bash Shell
4 3 (9.38%) Java
5 2 (6.25%) C
5 2 (6.25%) C++
5 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.25%) Ruby
5 2 (6.25%) SQL
6 1 (3.13%) Go
6 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (18.75%) CCNP
3 5 (15.63%) CCIE
4 4 (12.50%) CCNA
5 2 (6.25%) Degree
5 2 (6.25%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (3.13%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) iptables
1 3 (9.38%) XenServer
2 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.13%) Docker
3 1 (3.13%) Samba
3 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (53.13%) Nagios
2 7 (21.88%) Puppet
3 6 (18.75%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (15.63%) Icinga
4 5 (15.63%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (12.50%) CA Spectrum
5 4 (12.50%) OpenView
5 4 (12.50%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (9.38%) Ansible
6 3 (9.38%) Grafana
6 3 (9.38%) QRadar
6 3 (9.38%) Stealthwatch
7 2 (6.25%) CFEngine
7 2 (6.25%) logstash
7 2 (6.25%) Netcool
7 2 (6.25%) OpenNMS
7 2 (6.25%) RANCID
7 2 (6.25%) Salt
7 2 (6.25%) SELinux
7 2 (6.25%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Cisco
2 9 (28.13%) Citrix
2 9 (28.13%) Palo Alto
3 8 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 8 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 7 (21.88%) Splunk
5 5 (15.63%) CA
5 5 (15.63%) HP
5 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
6 3 (9.38%) Brocade
6 3 (9.38%) Extreme Networks
6 3 (9.38%) F5
6 3 (9.38%) Fortinet
6 3 (9.38%) Lancope
6 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
6 3 (9.38%) NetScout
6 3 (9.38%) Oracle
7 2 (6.25%) Foundry
7 2 (6.25%) Huawei
7 2 (6.25%) Meraki