The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cacti
England / South East
Rank - 254 261
Contract jobs citing Cacti 0 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.15% 0.031%
As % of the Systems Management category - 1.40% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 2
Median daily rate - £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.67%  
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 the South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 786 997 1050
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 10.01% 10.84% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 601 548
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 43 31
Median hourly rate £16.50 £45.00 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.33% +74.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.14 £13.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £60.06 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

Cacti
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Cacti
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cacti in the South East

Cacti
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cacti in the South East

Cacti
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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

1 2 (100.00%) Nagios
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Dovecot
2 1 (50.00%) MRTG
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) HAProxy
2 1 (50.00%) KVM
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) RANCID

Cacti
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) nginx
1 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (50.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) IMAP
1 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) MRTG
1 1 (50.00%) SMTP
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Korn
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Ceph
1 1 (50.00%) Dovecot
1 1 (50.00%) iptables
1 1 (50.00%) KVM
1 1 (50.00%) Sendmail
1 1 (50.00%) Squid
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Nagios
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) HAProxy
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) RANCID
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) VMware