The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nagios
Rank 180 193 178
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -15
Contract jobs citing Nagios 10 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.25% 0.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.62% 3.75% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 16
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£438 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +30.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £310 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £394 £364
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Systems Management Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
381 400 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.53% 6.69% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 273 204
Average daily rate £440 £403 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.31% +10.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £334 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.41% -4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 12
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -35.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.40 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.76 £23.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015, 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 32 (88.89%) Linux
2 22 (61.11%) DevOps
3 21 (58.33%) Puppet
4 20 (55.56%) UNIX
5 19 (52.78%) MySQL
6 16 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (44.44%) Ubuntu
7 15 (41.67%) Open Source
8 13 (36.11%) MongoDB
8 13 (36.11%) NoSQL
8 13 (36.11%) Debian
8 13 (36.11%) Software Engineering
9 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (33.33%) Shell Script
10 11 (30.56%) Windows
10 11 (30.56%) OO
10 11 (30.56%) DigitalOcean
11 10 (27.78%) Python
11 10 (27.78%) Perl
11 10 (27.78%) Red Hat
12 9 (25.00%) VMware
12 9 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (22.22%) DNS
14 7 (19.44%) Web Services
14 7 (19.44%) Finance
14 7 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
15 6 (16.67%) Bash Shell
15 6 (16.67%) Jenkins
15 6 (16.67%) Oracle
15 6 (16.67%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 6 (16.67%) Apache
2 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.33%) nginx
2 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.78%) JBoss
4 1 (2.78%) IIS
4 1 (2.78%) Jetty
4 1 (2.78%) GlassFish
4 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.78%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.89%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.78%) PaaS
3 1 (2.78%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) DNS
2 4 (11.11%) SAN
3 3 (8.33%) Internet
3 3 (8.33%) SMTP
3 3 (8.33%) DHCP
3 3 (8.33%) HTTP
3 3 (8.33%) Firewall
4 2 (5.56%) MRTG
4 2 (5.56%) SNMP
4 2 (5.56%) FTP
4 2 (5.56%) LDAP
5 1 (2.78%) SSL
5 1 (2.78%) ICMP
5 1 (2.78%) NNTP
5 1 (2.78%) VPN
5 1 (2.78%) LAN
5 1 (2.78%) WAN
5 1 (2.78%) POP3
5 1 (2.78%) SSH
5 1 (2.78%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (52.78%) MySQL
2 13 (36.11%) MongoDB
2 13 (36.11%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.78%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.11%) Maven
3 3 (8.33%) Subversion
3 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.56%) Hudson
4 2 (5.56%) JIRA
5 1 (2.78%) Ant
5 1 (2.78%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Marketing
2 2 (5.56%) Games
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Administrator
3 4 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) DBA
5 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Applications Support
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Services Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Linux Specialist
6 1 (2.78%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) Web Services
2 3 (8.33%) HTML
3 2 (5.56%) .NET
4 1 (2.78%) Spring
4 1 (2.78%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (2.78%) LAMP
4 1 (2.78%) Java EE
4 1 (2.78%) Django
4 1 (2.78%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (41.67%) Open Source
2 3 (8.33%) Clustering
3 2 (5.56%) Replication
3 2 (5.56%) Online Games
3 2 (5.56%) Interactive TV
4 1 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 32 (88.89%) Linux
2 20 (55.56%) UNIX
3 16 (44.44%) Ubuntu
4 13 (36.11%) Debian
5 11 (30.56%) Windows
6 9 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (8.33%) CentOS
8 2 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) DevOps
2 13 (36.11%) Software Engineering
3 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (30.56%) OO
5 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
5 5 (13.89%) ITIL
6 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 3 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (5.56%) Low Latency
8 2 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
8 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
8 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (5.56%) Project Management
9 1 (2.78%) Content Management
9 1 (2.78%) TDD
9 1 (2.78%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 10 (27.78%) Python
2 10 (27.78%) Perl
3 6 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 6 (16.67%) Java
4 5 (13.89%) SQL
4 5 (13.89%) Ruby
5 3 (8.33%) PHP
6 1 (2.78%) C
6 1 (2.78%) C#
6 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.78%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
1 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (8.33%) KVM
3 2 (5.56%) Xen
3 2 (5.56%) NFS
4 1 (2.78%) Squid
4 1 (2.78%) Postfix
4 1 (2.78%) XenServer
4 1 (2.78%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (2.78%) vSphere
4 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (58.33%) Puppet
2 16 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (8.33%) Cacti
3 3 (8.33%) Ansible
3 3 (8.33%) logstash
3 3 (8.33%) Opsview
4 2 (5.56%) Zenoss
4 2 (5.56%) ZABBIX
4 2 (5.56%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.78%) MOM
5 1 (2.78%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (2.78%) Capistrano
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (2.78%) Cobbler
5 1 (2.78%) SmokePing
5 1 (2.78%) Salt
5 1 (2.78%) Kibana
5 1 (2.78%) Graphite
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) DigitalOcean
2 10 (27.78%) Red Hat
3 9 (25.00%) VMware
4 6 (16.67%) Oracle
4 6 (16.67%) Cisco
5 5 (13.89%) EMC
6 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (8.33%) SolarWinds
6 3 (8.33%) Splunk
6 3 (8.33%) New Relic
7 2 (5.56%) Rackspace
7 2 (5.56%) Remedy
7 2 (5.56%) HP
7 2 (5.56%) Dell
7 2 (5.56%) NetApp
8 1 (2.78%) Veritas
8 1 (2.78%) Citrix
8 1 (2.78%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.78%) Riverbed