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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nagios
Rank 200 185 203
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +18
Contract jobs citing Nagios 15 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.32% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.61% 4.90% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 5
Average daily rate £438 £355 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.23% -32.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £318 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £421 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £250
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
416 408 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.28% 6.47% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 299 277
Average daily rate £414 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £280 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £541 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 16
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +7.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £16.30 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £30.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +18.91%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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 27 (84.38%) Linux
2 17 (53.13%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (43.75%) Configuration Management
4 12 (37.50%) Ganglia
4 12 (37.50%) Puppet
5 10 (31.25%) Python
6 9 (28.13%) Jenkins
6 9 (28.13%) Java
7 8 (25.00%) Perl
7 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (25.00%) Ubuntu
7 8 (25.00%) CFEngine
8 7 (21.88%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (21.88%) SaaS
8 7 (21.88%) CentOS
8 7 (21.88%) Web Services
8 7 (21.88%) Tomcat
8 7 (21.88%) Red Hat
9 6 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (18.75%) Shell Script
9 6 (18.75%) Apache
9 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
9 6 (18.75%) Open Source
9 6 (18.75%) Ruby
10 5 (15.63%) JIRA
10 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (15.63%) Atlassian
10 5 (15.63%) PHP
10 5 (15.63%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 7 (21.88%) Tomcat
2 6 (18.75%) Apache
3 5 (15.63%) OpenStack
4 4 (12.50%) Confluence
5 1 (3.13%) Node.js
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.13%) nginx
5 1 (3.13%) CloudStack
5 1 (3.13%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (21.88%) SaaS
2 2 (6.25%) GitHub
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Internet
2 3 (9.38%) Firewall
2 3 (9.38%) HTTP
2 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.25%) SNMP
3 2 (6.25%) SSL
3 2 (6.25%) VLAN
3 2 (6.25%) MRTG
3 2 (6.25%) Multicast
4 1 (3.13%) IMAP
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.13%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (3.13%) SAN
4 1 (3.13%) Wireless
4 1 (3.13%) IGMP
4 1 (3.13%) MPLS
4 1 (3.13%) OSPF
4 1 (3.13%) BGP
4 1 (3.13%) VPN
4 1 (3.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) MySQL
1 4 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Jenkins
2 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
3 5 (15.63%) JIRA
4 3 (9.38%) Maven
5 1 (3.13%) MSBuild
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
1 2 (6.25%) Games
2 1 (3.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Administrator
3 4 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) OSS Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Web Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Linux Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) Web Services
2 4 (12.50%) RESTful
3 3 (9.38%) LAMP
4 1 (3.13%) JSON
4 1 (3.13%) Software Packaging
4 1 (3.13%) REST
4 1 (3.13%) XML
4 1 (3.13%) OCX
4 1 (3.13%) J2EE
4 1 (3.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Open Source
2 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.25%) Replication
3 2 (6.25%) Online Games
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (84.38%) Linux
2 8 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 7 (21.88%) CentOS
4 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (12.50%) UNIX
6 3 (9.38%) Windows
6 3 (9.38%) Debian
7 2 (6.25%) Solaris
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Configuration Management
2 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.88%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (15.63%) SOA
6 4 (12.50%) Service Management
6 4 (12.50%) Performance Management
6 4 (12.50%) Release Management
6 4 (12.50%) Fault Management
6 4 (12.50%) Integration Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.25%) ITIL
8 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (6.25%) ERD
8 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (6.25%) Low Latency
9 1 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) Python
2 9 (28.13%) Java
3 8 (25.00%) Perl
4 6 (18.75%) Shell Script
4 6 (18.75%) Ruby
5 5 (15.63%) PHP
6 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.13%) C
7 1 (3.13%) SQL
7 1 (3.13%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) CCIE
2 1 (3.13%) CCNP
2 1 (3.13%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) KVM
2 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.38%) Sendmail
3 3 (9.38%) NFS
4 2 (6.25%) Postfix
4 2 (6.25%) vCloud
5 1 (3.13%) Apache Flume
5 1 (3.13%) Dovecot
5 1 (3.13%) Squid
5 1 (3.13%) Xen
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (53.13%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (37.50%) Ganglia
2 12 (37.50%) Puppet
3 8 (25.00%) CFEngine
4 2 (6.25%) Zenoss
4 2 (6.25%) ZABBIX
4 2 (6.25%) Cacti
4 2 (6.25%) Ansible
5 1 (3.13%) HAProxy
5 1 (3.13%) collectd
5 1 (3.13%) StatsD
5 1 (3.13%) OpenNMS
5 1 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Red Hat
2 5 (15.63%) Atlassian
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle
3 4 (12.50%) VMware
3 4 (12.50%) New Relic
4 3 (9.38%) Cisco
5 2 (6.25%) Fortinet
5 2 (6.25%) F5
5 2 (6.25%) Splunk
6 1 (3.13%) Rackspace
6 1 (3.13%) Brocade
6 1 (3.13%) HP
6 1 (3.13%) Dell
6 1 (3.13%) Citrix
6 1 (3.13%) Juniper
6 1 (3.13%) NetApp
6 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.13%) Foundry
6 1 (3.13%) Akamai