Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 593 645 623
Rank change year-on-year +52 -22 +40
Contract jobs citing Cacti 4 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.009% 0.034% 0.041%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.062% 0.25% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 16
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +10.34% -14.71%
UK median daily rate £475 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +18.75% - -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.83 -
UK 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 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 6,488 7,457 6,047
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 14.29% 13.44% 11.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,132 4,556 3,741
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +6.06% +3.13%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £228
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 300 232
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +8.73% -35.62%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £43.68
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -22.22%

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 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 16 November 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 +34 2 £310 -22.50%
East of England +27 1 - - 2
East Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
Cacti
UK

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Nagios
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (50.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) AWS
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) Aruba
3 1 (25.00%) Network Management
3 1 (25.00%) Splunk
3 1 (25.00%) MSBuild
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) KVM
3 1 (25.00%) Ansible
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Icinga
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking

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 (25.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) BGP
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) OSPF
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (25.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) MSBuild
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) AWS Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) CentOS
2 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (25.00%) Debian
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
1 1 (25.00%) Network Design
1 1 (25.00%) Network Management
1 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (25.00%) Project Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) KVM
1 1 (25.00%) NFS
1 1 (25.00%) Samba
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (25.00%) Ansible
2 1 (25.00%) Icinga
2 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (25.00%) Packer
2 1 (25.00%) Terraform
2 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (25.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Aruba
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (25.00%) Hitachi
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (25.00%) Splunk
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) Veeam
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas
2 1 (25.00%) VMware