The table below looks at the statistics for Nagios skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Nagios over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nagios
Rank 103 86 75
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -11
Contract jobs citing Nagios 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% 0.076% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.00% 1.35% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£320 £370 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% -4.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £19.91 -
% change year-on-year
+95.88% -
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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 Manchester region.

Systems Management Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
150 74 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.96% 5.65% 8.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 40 32
Average daily rate £325 £323 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% +25.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 16
Average hourly rate £11.50 £17.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.28% -36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £14.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £20.06 £22.13
% change year-on-year
+5.04% -9.33%

Nagios
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Nagios Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Nagios
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Nagios Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Nagios
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 9 (90.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (70.00%) Linux
3 6 (60.00%) PHP
4 4 (40.00%) MySQL
4 4 (40.00%) Apache
4 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
4 4 (40.00%) Internet
4 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) PHP-FPM
4 4 (40.00%) nginx
4 4 (40.00%) CentOS
4 4 (40.00%) Puppet
5 3 (30.00%) Network Management
5 3 (30.00%) Infoblox
5 3 (30.00%) Open Source
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) JNCIS
5 3 (30.00%) IPsec
5 3 (30.00%) OSPF
5 3 (30.00%) BGP
5 3 (30.00%) Juniper
5 3 (30.00%) SNMP
5 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (30.00%) VPN
5 3 (30.00%) SSL
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco
6 2 (20.00%) SLA
6 2 (20.00%) DNS
6 2 (20.00%) LDAP
6 2 (20.00%) Perl

Nagios
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (40.00%) Apache
1 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (40.00%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Internet
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) IPsec
2 3 (30.00%) OSPF
2 3 (30.00%) BGP
2 3 (30.00%) SSL
2 3 (30.00%) SNMP
2 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (30.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) LDAP
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (40.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 4 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) AWS Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) PHP-FPM
2 2 (20.00%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) CentOS
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Open Source
1 3 (30.00%) Network Management
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) PHP
2 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) JNCIS
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) JNCIP
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (10.00%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Squid
1 2 (20.00%) Postfix
1 2 (20.00%) Varnish
1 2 (20.00%) iptables
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) Icinga
2 1 (10.00%) Cacti
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco
1 3 (30.00%) Juniper
1 3 (30.00%) Infoblox
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (10.00%) CommVault
3 1 (10.00%) Dell
3 1 (10.00%) EMC