The first table below looks at the demand for Nagios skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Nagios over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nagios
Rank 186 197 203
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Contract jobs citing Nagios 17 16 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.22% 0.37%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.39% 4.08% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 20
Average daily rate
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£475 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £300 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £490 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 - £22.50
Systems Management Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
502 392 529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.58% 5.51% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 279 347
Average daily rate £425 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 19 9
Average hourly rate £18.48 £22.69 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.55% +14.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.31 £19.10 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.08 £41.60 £30.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-9.84% +27.14%
Nagios
London

Nagios
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Nagios across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Nagios Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Nagios
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Nagios across the City of London region.

Nagios Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Nagios
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Nagios across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Nagios Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Nagios
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Nagios across the City of London region.

Nagios Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Nagios
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Nagios also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Nagios.

1 22 (66.67%) Linux
2 19 (57.58%) DevOps
3 18 (54.55%) Puppet
4 17 (51.52%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (51.52%) Java
5 13 (39.39%) UNIX
5 13 (39.39%) Python
6 12 (36.36%) Oracle
6 12 (36.36%) Jenkins
7 10 (30.30%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (30.30%) Web Services
7 10 (30.30%) Perl
7 10 (30.30%) Ruby
8 9 (27.27%) E-Commerce
8 9 (27.27%) Red Hat
8 9 (27.27%) Tomcat
8 9 (27.27%) Configuration Management
8 9 (27.27%) Finance
9 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (24.24%) Release Management
9 8 (24.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
10 7 (21.21%) New Relic
10 7 (21.21%) Ganglia
10 7 (21.21%) Apache
11 6 (18.18%) PHP
11 6 (18.18%) SQL
11 6 (18.18%) LAMP
11 6 (18.18%) Front Office
11 6 (18.18%) Oracle RAC

Nagios
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Nagios also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Nagios. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (27.27%) Tomcat
2 7 (21.21%) Apache
3 5 (15.15%) OpenStack
4 4 (12.12%) Confluence
5 3 (9.09%) nginx
6 2 (6.06%) Node.js
6 2 (6.06%) CloudStack
6 2 (6.06%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (30.30%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.09%) SaaS
3 2 (6.06%) GitHub
3 2 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.03%) IaaS
4 1 (3.03%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) HTTP
2 4 (12.12%) NetScaler
3 3 (9.09%) LDAP
3 3 (9.09%) DNS
4 2 (6.06%) Firewall
5 1 (3.03%) IMAP
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.03%) MRTG
5 1 (3.03%) SMTP
5 1 (3.03%) DHCP
5 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (12.12%) NoSQL
2 3 (9.09%) MySQL
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.06%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
3 5 (15.15%) JIRA
4 3 (9.09%) Maven
5 1 (3.03%) Mercurial
5 1 (3.03%) RSpec
5 1 (3.03%) Hudson
5 1 (3.03%) MSBuild
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Front Office
3 2 (6.06%) Games
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.03%) French Language
4 1 (3.03%) German Language
4 1 (3.03%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Administrator
3 4 (12.12%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (12.12%) Support Specialist
4 3 (9.09%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) UNIX Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Systems Support
6 1 (3.03%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Architect
6 1 (3.03%) UNIX Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) UNIX Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) Web Services
2 6 (18.18%) LAMP
3 5 (15.15%) HTML
4 4 (12.12%) Django
4 4 (12.12%) RESTful
5 1 (3.03%) REST
5 1 (3.03%) J2EE
5 1 (3.03%) JSP
5 1 (3.03%) SOAP
5 1 (3.03%) JMS
5 1 (3.03%) Middleware
5 1 (3.03%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (12.12%) Open Source
2 4 (12.12%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.06%) Online Games
4 1 (3.03%) Derivative
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (66.67%) Linux
2 13 (39.39%) UNIX
3 8 (24.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (18.18%) Ubuntu
5 4 (12.12%) Windows
6 3 (9.09%) Solaris
7 2 (6.06%) Debian
7 2 (6.06%) CentOS
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.03%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) DevOps
2 9 (27.27%) Configuration Management
2 9 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (24.24%) Release Management
4 5 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (15.15%) SOA
4 5 (15.15%) Service Management
4 5 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (15.15%) Web Development
5 4 (12.12%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (12.12%) Risk Management
5 4 (12.12%) Change Control
5 4 (12.12%) Fault Management
5 4 (12.12%) Integration Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.12%) Electronic Trading
5 4 (12.12%) Performance Management
6 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) Java
2 13 (39.39%) Python
3 10 (30.30%) Ruby
3 10 (30.30%) Perl
4 6 (18.18%) PHP
4 6 (18.18%) SQL
5 5 (15.15%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.06%) Bourne shell
6 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.03%) Korn
7 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) QA
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (15.15%) KVM
3 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
4 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (6.06%) vCloud
6 1 (3.03%) NFS
6 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.03%) Squid
6 1 (3.03%) Sendmail
6 1 (3.03%) vSphere
6 1 (3.03%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 18 (54.55%) Puppet
2 17 (51.52%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (21.21%) Ganglia
4 4 (12.12%) YUM
4 4 (12.12%) ITRS Geneos
4 4 (12.12%) Ansible
4 4 (12.12%) Tivoli
4 4 (12.12%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (9.09%) CFEngine
6 2 (6.06%) ZABBIX
6 2 (6.06%) Opsview
6 2 (6.06%) collectd
7 1 (3.03%) Capistrano
7 1 (3.03%) HAProxy
7 1 (3.03%) Cacti
7 1 (3.03%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (3.03%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Oracle
2 9 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 7 (21.21%) New Relic
4 5 (15.15%) Atlassian
5 4 (12.12%) VMware
6 2 (6.06%) Akamai
6 2 (6.06%) Symantec
6 2 (6.06%) CA
6 2 (6.06%) NetApp
6 2 (6.06%) Veritas
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco
6 2 (6.06%) IBM
6 2 (6.06%) HP
7 1 (3.03%) Dell
7 1 (3.03%) Sybase
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