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 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 577 611 598
Rank change year-on-year +34 -13  
Contract jobs citing Cacti 13 26 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.030% 0.052% 0.047%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.28% 0.47% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 10
Median daily rate £400 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £390 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £415 £375
% change year-on-year -0.60% +10.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £39.00

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 4656 5516 4440
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 10.82% 11.14% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3087 3626 2767
Median daily rate £488 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.50% +9.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £290 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +9.75% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 111 153
Median hourly rate £17.77 £28.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.53% +38.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.65 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -50.00% +73.39%  

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 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 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 +9 12 £400 -11.11% 2
South East +16 1 - - 2
Cacti
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 15 (68.18%) Nagios
2 13 (59.09%) Data Centre
3 11 (50.00%) Firewall
3 11 (50.00%) Cisco
4 10 (45.45%) Wireshark
5 9 (40.91%) SolarWinds
5 9 (40.91%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (40.91%) Wireless
6 8 (36.36%) DNS
6 8 (36.36%) CCNP
6 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (31.82%) Cisco Prime
7 7 (31.82%) Citrix
7 7 (31.82%) CCIE
7 7 (31.82%) LAN
7 7 (31.82%) WLAN
7 7 (31.82%) OSPF
7 7 (31.82%) BGP
7 7 (31.82%) Puppet
7 7 (31.82%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (31.82%) 802.1X
7 7 (31.82%) Palo Alto
7 7 (31.82%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (31.82%) Cisco ISE
7 7 (31.82%) NetScaler
8 6 (27.27%) Network Design
8 6 (27.27%) NetScout
8 6 (27.27%) SolarWinds Orion
8 6 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP

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 5 (22.73%) Skype for Business
2 3 (13.64%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (13.64%) OpenStack
3 2 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 3 (13.64%) Heroku
2 3 (13.64%) PaaS
3 1 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) Firewall
2 10 (45.45%) Wireshark
3 9 (40.91%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (40.91%) Wireless
4 8 (36.36%) DNS
5 7 (31.82%) BGP
5 7 (31.82%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (31.82%) Cisco ISE
5 7 (31.82%) LAN
5 7 (31.82%) NetScaler
5 7 (31.82%) OSPF
5 7 (31.82%) WLAN
6 6 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
7 5 (22.73%) Cisco Wireless
7 5 (22.73%) Skype
8 4 (18.18%) EIGRP
8 4 (18.18%) Multicast
8 4 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (13.64%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (9.09%) Ant
2 2 (9.09%) Artifactory
2 2 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.09%) Maven
2 2 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Capacity Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Capacity and Performance Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Capacity Management Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Cloud Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Performance Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Wireless Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Wireless Network Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) DevOps Architect
5 2 (9.09%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) WLAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) 802.1X
2 3 (13.64%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (13.64%) SAML
3 2 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) Data Centre
2 5 (22.73%) BYOD
3 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Unix
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Network Design
2 5 (22.73%) DevOps
2 5 (22.73%) High Availability
2 5 (22.73%) Network Management
2 5 (22.73%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (22.73%) Open Source
3 4 (18.18%) ITIL
4 3 (13.64%) Analytics
4 3 (13.64%) Capacity Management
4 3 (13.64%) Change Management
4 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
4 3 (13.64%) Data Centre Operations
5 2 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (9.09%) Low Latency
5 2 (9.09%) Network Optimisation
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (9.09%) Programme Delivery
5 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) Perl
2 4 (18.18%) Python
3 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 2 (9.09%) Ruby
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) CCNP
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (31.82%) CCIE
3 4 (18.18%) Degree
4 3 (13.64%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) vCloud
1 3 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (13.64%) vSphere
2 2 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (68.18%) Nagios
2 7 (31.82%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (31.82%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (31.82%) Puppet
3 6 (27.27%) OpenView
3 6 (27.27%) SolarWinds Orion
4 5 (22.73%) Graphite
4 5 (22.73%) logstash
4 5 (22.73%) QRadar
4 5 (22.73%) ZABBIX
5 3 (13.64%) Ganglia
5 3 (13.64%) Hyperic
6 2 (9.09%) Ansible
6 2 (9.09%) Check_MK
6 2 (9.09%) Kibana
6 2 (9.09%) Rundeck
7 1 (4.55%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Cisco
2 9 (40.91%) SolarWinds
3 7 (31.82%) Citrix
3 7 (31.82%) Palo Alto
4 6 (27.27%) HP
4 6 (27.27%) NetScout
5 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
5 5 (22.73%) New Relic
6 4 (18.18%) Splunk
7 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
7 3 (13.64%) Juniper
7 3 (13.64%) VMware
8 2 (9.09%) CA
8 2 (9.09%) Fortinet
9 1 (4.55%) F5
9 1 (4.55%) Meraki
9 1 (4.55%) Nimsoft