Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 24 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
England > London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 615 589 587
Rank change year-on-year -26 -2 -19
Contract jobs citing Cacti 14 31 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.030% 0.069% 0.055%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.25% 0.58% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 27
London median daily rate £425 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +28.57% -33.33%
10th Percentile £285 £408 £313
90th Percentile £525 £588 £515
England median daily rate £413 £450 £339
% change year-on-year -8.33% +32.84% -35.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 5698 5371 4094
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.10% 11.91% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4197 3610 2831
London median daily rate £513 £475 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +6.74% +4.71%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 60 72
London median hourly rate £25.75 £19.50 £17.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.05% +9.09% -5.92%
10th Percentile £11.94 £14.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £165.00 £35.16 £42.93
England median hourly rate £17.14 £20.38 £20.00
% change year-on-year -15.90% +1.88% +1.50%

Cacti
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Cacti in London

Cacti
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cacti in London

Cacti
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cacti in London over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cacti in London

Cacti
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cacti within the London region over the 6 months to 24 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
Central London +4 4 £500 -
South London - 2 £294 -
Cacti
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region with a requirement for Cacti.

1 11 (78.57%) Cisco
1 11 (78.57%) Firewall
2 10 (71.43%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (50.00%) Citrix
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (50.00%) NetScaler
3 7 (50.00%) Palo Alto
4 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
4 6 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (42.86%) Bash Shell
4 6 (42.86%) Cisco Prime
4 6 (42.86%) CCNP
4 6 (42.86%) Python
4 6 (42.86%) Nagios
4 6 (42.86%) BGP
5 5 (35.71%) OSPF
5 5 (35.71%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (35.71%) Perl
5 5 (35.71%) CCIE
5 5 (35.71%) DNS
6 4 (28.57%) LAN
6 4 (28.57%) WAN
6 4 (28.57%) Wireless
6 4 (28.57%) IPsec
6 4 (28.57%) EIGRP
6 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
6 4 (28.57%) Network Design
6 4 (28.57%) VLAN
6 4 (28.57%) High Availability
6 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds

Cacti
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 3 (21.43%) Skype for Business
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) nginx
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) Firewall
2 10 (71.43%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (50.00%) NetScaler
4 6 (42.86%) BGP
4 6 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (35.71%) DNS
5 5 (35.71%) OSPF
5 5 (35.71%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (28.57%) EIGRP
6 4 (28.57%) IPsec
6 4 (28.57%) LAN
6 4 (28.57%) VLAN
6 4 (28.57%) WAN
6 4 (28.57%) Wireless
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco Wireless
7 3 (21.43%) Multicast
7 3 (21.43%) Skype
7 3 (21.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) InfluxDB
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Sonatype Nexus
1 3 (21.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco Engineer
1 8 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Junior
3 2 (14.29%) LAN Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) WLAN Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) 802.1X
2 1 (7.14%) LAMP
2 1 (7.14%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 3 (21.43%) BYOD
3 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) CentOS
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) High Availability
1 4 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
1 4 (28.57%) Network Design
2 3 (21.43%) Algorithmic Trading
2 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
2 3 (21.43%) Low Latency
2 3 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (21.43%) Open Source
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Network Management
3 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 2 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) Power Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Bash Shell
1 6 (42.86%) Python
2 5 (35.71%) Perl
3 2 (14.29%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) Go
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (42.86%) CCNP
3 5 (35.71%) CCIE
4 2 (14.29%) CCNA
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (7.14%) CCSP
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) iptables
1 2 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (7.14%) Docker
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (7.14%) vSphere
2 1 (7.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Prime
1 6 (42.86%) Nagios
2 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (21.43%) Ansible
3 3 (21.43%) Grafana
3 3 (21.43%) Icinga
3 3 (21.43%) OpenView
3 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (21.43%) Puppet
3 3 (21.43%) QRadar
4 2 (14.29%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (14.29%) Salt
4 2 (14.29%) SELinux
5 1 (7.14%) HAProxy
5 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
5 1 (7.14%) Prometheus
5 1 (7.14%) Stealthwatch
5 1 (7.14%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco
2 7 (50.00%) Citrix
2 7 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds
4 3 (21.43%) Fortinet
4 3 (21.43%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) NetScout
5 2 (14.29%) CA
5 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 2 (14.29%) VMware
6 1 (7.14%) Arista
6 1 (7.14%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (7.14%) F5
6 1 (7.14%) Lancope