Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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.

Multi Router Traffic Grapher (MRTG)
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 883 863 877
Rank change year-on-year -20 +14 -4
Contract jobs citing MRTG 13 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.022% 0.015%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.092% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 13
UK median daily rate £425 £382 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.26% +4.66% -8.81%
10th Percentile £260 £257 £313
90th Percentile £575 £474 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £388 £325
% change year-on-year +22.58% +19.23% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 14116 16276 15916
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.70% 15.50% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8591 9824 9211
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £181 £214 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 741 834 1023
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +13.45% +4.68%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.89 £48.26 £45.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.04 £25.00 £20.97
% change year-on-year -27.84% +19.23% +4.84%

MRTG
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing MRTG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MRTG over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MRTG in the UK

MRTG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MRTG in the UK

MRTG
Top 8 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
England -13 13 £425 +9.68% 6
UK excluding London +29 11 £475 +22.58% 4
South East +4 5 £575 +70.37%
North of England +55 4 £450 +5.88% 4
North West +25 2 £450 +5.88% 4
London -15 2 £358 -6.23% 2
Yorkshire - 2 - -
East of England - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (61.54%) Firewall
3 7 (53.85%) MPLS
3 7 (53.85%) DNS
3 7 (53.85%) Telecoms
3 7 (53.85%) Juniper
4 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
4 6 (46.15%) VPN
4 6 (46.15%) WAN
4 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
5 5 (38.46%) VLAN
5 5 (38.46%) DHCP
5 5 (38.46%) LAN
5 5 (38.46%) Perl
5 5 (38.46%) PHP
5 5 (38.46%) Python
5 5 (38.46%) SNMP
5 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
5 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
6 4 (30.77%) BGP
6 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
6 4 (30.77%) FTP
6 4 (30.77%) ITIL
6 4 (30.77%) Windows
6 4 (30.77%) Broadband
6 4 (30.77%) VoIP
6 4 (30.77%) Cacti
6 4 (30.77%) Network Management
7 3 (23.08%) SolarWinds

MRTG
Co-occurring 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 3 (23.08%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) Firewall
2 7 (53.85%) DNS
2 7 (53.85%) MPLS
3 6 (46.15%) VPN
3 6 (46.15%) WAN
4 5 (38.46%) DHCP
4 5 (38.46%) LAN
4 5 (38.46%) SNMP
4 5 (38.46%) VLAN
5 4 (30.77%) BGP
5 4 (30.77%) Broadband
5 4 (30.77%) FTP
5 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
5 4 (30.77%) VoIP
6 3 (23.08%) DWDM
6 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
6 3 (23.08%) IPv6
6 3 (23.08%) OSPF
6 3 (23.08%) PBX
6 3 (23.08%) Symposium
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (53.85%) Telecoms
2 3 (23.08%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Perl Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior JavaScript Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Perl Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Designer
3 2 (15.38%) IP Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Designer
3 2 (15.38%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Mojolicious
1 3 (23.08%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 3 (23.08%) Client/Server
3 1 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Network Management
3 3 (23.08%) OO
4 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
4 2 (15.38%) Feasibility Study
4 2 (15.38%) Network Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Network Design
4 2 (15.38%) Network Optimisation
4 2 (15.38%) Network Planning
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Change Control
5 1 (7.69%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (7.69%) E-Discovery
5 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Security Operations
5 1 (7.69%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Perl
1 5 (38.46%) PHP
1 5 (38.46%) Python
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) CCNA
2 3 (23.08%) CCNP
3 2 (15.38%) CCNP Voice
3 2 (15.38%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Cacti
2 3 (23.08%) Nagios
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (15.38%) Netcool
3 2 (15.38%) OpenNMS
3 2 (15.38%) OSSEC
3 2 (15.38%) Puppet
3 2 (15.38%) RANCID
3 2 (15.38%) SCCM
3 2 (15.38%) SCOM
3 2 (15.38%) SmokePing
4 1 (7.69%) EnCase
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) Juniper
3 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
4 3 (23.08%) Avaya
4 3 (23.08%) Ciena
4 3 (23.08%) Huawei
4 3 (23.08%) SolarWinds
5 2 (15.38%) Brocade
5 2 (15.38%) Ericsson
5 2 (15.38%) Foundry
5 2 (15.38%) Meraki
5 2 (15.38%) Polycom
5 2 (15.38%) Qualys
5 2 (15.38%) Remedy
5 2 (15.38%) ZyXEL
6 1 (7.69%) F5
6 1 (7.69%) Infoblox
6 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
6 1 (7.69%) Riverbed
6 1 (7.69%) Ruckus Wireless