Period
to 12 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 12 November 2018 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 > North West
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 217 195 217
Rank change year-on-year -22 +22 -
Contract jobs citing Cacti 3 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.051% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.39% 1.14% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 7
North West median daily rate £475 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -17.65% -
10th Percentile £350 £313 £350
90th Percentile £600 £493 £438
England median daily rate £400 £413 £425
% change year-on-year -3.03% -2.94% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £41.83 - -

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 the North West with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 761 614 687
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 12.94% 10.84% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 390 408
North West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £219 £258 £205
90th Percentile £638 £575 £550
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 26 18
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.26% -0.59% +60.12%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.05 £12.36
90th Percentile £42.50 £43.38 £43.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -22.22% +10.61%

Cacti
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Cacti as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Cacti in the North West

Cacti
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cacti in the North West

Cacti
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cacti in the North West over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cacti in the North West

Cacti
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cacti within the North West region over the 6 months to 12 November 2018. 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
Manchester -16 3 £475 +35.71% 1
Cacti
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cacti also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Cacti.

1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) SNMP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
1 2 (66.67%) Ericsson
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) Netcool
1 2 (66.67%) Nagios
1 2 (66.67%) MPLS
1 2 (66.67%) OSPF
1 2 (66.67%) BGP
1 2 (66.67%) TACACS
1 2 (66.67%) Debian
1 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Network Design
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby
1 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
1 2 (66.67%) Huawei
1 2 (66.67%) CentOS
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) ZABBIX

Cacti
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) BGP
1 2 (66.67%) IPFIX
1 2 (66.67%) Junos
1 2 (66.67%) MPLS
1 2 (66.67%) MRTG
1 2 (66.67%) OSPF
1 2 (66.67%) SNMP
1 2 (66.67%) TACACS
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) AMQP
2 1 (33.33%) LLU
2 1 (33.33%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQLite
2 1 (33.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) Robot Framework
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Kafka
2 1 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) CentOS
1 2 (66.67%) Debian
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Network Design
1 2 (66.67%) Network Management
1 2 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (66.67%) Task Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) B2B
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Bourne shell
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
1 2 (66.67%) KVM
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Ansible
1 2 (66.67%) collectd
1 2 (66.67%) Grafana
1 2 (66.67%) Graphite
1 2 (66.67%) Icinga
1 2 (66.67%) Kibana
1 2 (66.67%) logstash
1 2 (66.67%) Nagios
1 2 (66.67%) Netcool
1 2 (66.67%) Observium
1 2 (66.67%) OpenNMS
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (66.67%) Prometheus
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
1 2 (66.67%) Salt
1 2 (66.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Ericsson
1 2 (66.67%) Huawei
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) Splunk
1 2 (66.67%) VMware