The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for MRTG skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MRTG over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multi Router Traffic Grapher (MRTG)
UK
Rank 589 632 -
Rank change year-on-year +43 -  
Contract jobs citing MRTG 4 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.023% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.060% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 0
Median daily rate £379 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.88% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £425 -
% change year-on-year -8.82% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

MRTG is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6617 7870 7816
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 14.61% 14.79% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4077 4695 4260
Median daily rate £400 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 338 430
Median hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.35% +14.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

MRTG
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing MRTG as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for MRTG in the UK

MRTG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MRTG in the UK

MRTG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MRTG in the UK

MRTG
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MRTG within the UK over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +22 4 £379 -10.88% 1
London +34 3 £370 -12.94%
Berkshire +25 1 £388 -29.54%
South East +16 1 £388 +58.97%
Reading - 1 £388 -

MRTG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MRTG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for MRTG.

1 10 (83.33%) Cisco
1 10 (83.33%) Nagios
2 9 (75.00%) Firewall
3 8 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 8 (66.67%) OSPF
3 8 (66.67%) DHCP
4 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
4 7 (58.33%) VPN
4 7 (58.33%) DNS
4 7 (58.33%) IPv6
4 7 (58.33%) Wireshark
4 7 (58.33%) Network Security
4 7 (58.33%) Infoblox
5 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 6 (50.00%) WAN
5 6 (50.00%) LAN
5 6 (50.00%) Wireless
5 6 (50.00%) Information Security
6 5 (41.67%) WLAN
6 5 (41.67%) Ethernet
6 5 (41.67%) SSL
6 5 (41.67%) IPv4
6 5 (41.67%) Network Design
6 5 (41.67%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (41.67%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (41.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (41.67%) DDoS Mitigation
6 5 (41.67%) Riverbed

MRTG
Top Related IT Skills 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 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
1 1 (8.33%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) DHCP
2 8 (66.67%) OSPF
3 7 (58.33%) DNS
3 7 (58.33%) IPv6
3 7 (58.33%) Network Security
3 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
3 7 (58.33%) VPN
3 7 (58.33%) Wireshark
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (50.00%) LAN
4 6 (50.00%) WAN
4 6 (50.00%) Wireless
5 5 (41.67%) Ethernet
5 5 (41.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (41.67%) IPv4
5 5 (41.67%) SSL
5 5 (41.67%) WLAN
6 4 (33.33%) Internet
6 4 (33.33%) ISDN
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (16.67%) Games
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Administrator
1 6 (50.00%) Network Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) Information Security Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) Network Security Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) Security Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Network Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Check Point Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Check Point Support
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Support
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Network Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) CentOS
3 1 (8.33%) Debian
3 1 (8.33%) Mac OS
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris
3 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Information Security
2 5 (41.67%) DDoS Mitigation
2 5 (41.67%) E-Discovery
2 5 (41.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 5 (41.67%) Network Design
2 5 (41.67%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management
6 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (8.33%) Network Management
6 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 1 (8.33%) Statistics
6 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (8.33%) C
1 1 (8.33%) Korn
1 1 (8.33%) Perl
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) CCNA
3 2 (16.67%) CCNP
3 2 (16.67%) CCSE
3 2 (16.67%) CISSP
3 2 (16.67%) GIAC
4 1 (8.33%) CCSA
4 1 (8.33%) JNCIA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Firmware
2 1 (8.33%) Ceph
2 1 (8.33%) Dovecot
2 1 (8.33%) iptables
2 1 (8.33%) KVM
2 1 (8.33%) Sendmail
2 1 (8.33%) Squid
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (83.33%) Nagios
2 5 (41.67%) EnCase
3 1 (8.33%) Ansible
3 1 (8.33%) Cacti
3 1 (8.33%) HAProxy
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (8.33%) Puppet
3 1 (8.33%) RANCID
3 1 (8.33%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 7 (58.33%) Infoblox
4 5 (41.67%) Riverbed
5 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 3 (25.00%) Ruckus Wireless
6 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds
7 1 (8.33%) Aruba
7 1 (8.33%) Avaya
7 1 (8.33%) Clearswift
7 1 (8.33%) HP
7 1 (8.33%) Juniper
7 1 (8.33%) VMware