Period
to 26 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding 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 26 May 2019 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 > UK excluding London
6 months to
26 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 616 634 624
Rank change year-on-year +18 -10 +33
Contract jobs citing Cacti 6 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.012% 0.017% 0.008%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.090% 0.13% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.15% +5.77%
10th Percentile £333 £325 £378
90th Percentile £463 £375 £433
UK median daily rate £475 £375 £410
% change year-on-year +26.67% -8.54% -0.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 6,650 6,750 5,011
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 13.69% 12.63% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,154 4,085 3,108
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.41% +8.16%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £225
90th Percentile £613 £588 £556
UK median daily rate £500 £479 £450
% change year-on-year +4.44% +6.39% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 213 171
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.22 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.92% -18.93% -11.11%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.63 £46.95 £48.00
UK median hourly rate £20.33 £18.25 £23.00
% change year-on-year +11.37% -20.65% +2.22%

Cacti
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Job vacancy trend for Cacti in the UK excluding London

Cacti
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cacti in the UK excluding London

Cacti
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cacti in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 26 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cacti in the UK excluding London

Cacti
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cacti in the UK excluding London

Cacti
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding 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 UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 26 May 2019. 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
South East +27 2 £350 -
East of England - 2 £350 -
East Midlands - 2 £425 -
Midlands - 2 £425 -
Cacti
UK

For the 6 months to 26 May 2019, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Cacti.

1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Nagios
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) OSPF
3 2 (33.33%) BGP
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) VLAN
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) F5
3 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (16.67%) Mathematics

Cacti
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding 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 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) GlassFish
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) nginx
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) BGP
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) OSPF
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) VLAN
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) 802.11
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (16.67%) IPsec
4 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) Couchbase
2 1 (16.67%) MariaDB
2 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
1 1 (16.67%) MSBuild
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) AWS Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Network Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) 802.1X
2 1 (16.67%) CGI
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) LDAP
2 1 (16.67%) Memcached
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) CentOS
2 1 (16.67%) Debian
2 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Network Packet Capture
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Task Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PHP
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) CCIE
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (16.67%) JNCIS
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) NFS
1 1 (16.67%) Samba
1 1 (16.67%) Squid
1 1 (16.67%) Varnish
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) CFEngine
2 1 (16.67%) HAProxy
2 1 (16.67%) MIIS
2 1 (16.67%) Munin
2 1 (16.67%) OpenView
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Terraform
2 1 (16.67%) WMI
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) F5
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) Aerohive Networks
3 1 (16.67%) CA
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) NetQoS
3 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (16.67%) Splunk
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) WSO2