The table below looks at the statistics for Nagios skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Nagios over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nagios
Rank 144 133 116
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -17
Contract jobs citing Nagios 10 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.065% 0.49%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.33% 0.84% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
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£475 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 -
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Nagios
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Systems Management Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
300 237 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.07% 7.73% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 113 78
Average daily rate £365 £311 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.26% -1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 18
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.13 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.49% -10.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £17.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.78 £31.53 £44.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -15.55%

Nagios
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Nagios Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Nagios
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Nagios Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Nagios
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nagios within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 6 £400 - 9
Lancashire +9 4 £475 +11.76%
Nagios
England

Nagios
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 12 (75.00%) Linux
2 11 (68.75%) Puppet
3 10 (62.50%) CentOS
3 10 (62.50%) Data Centre
4 8 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (50.00%) Python
4 8 (50.00%) Ruby
5 7 (43.75%) Configuration Management
5 7 (43.75%) MySQL
5 7 (43.75%) DevOps
6 6 (37.50%) nginx
6 6 (37.50%) Open Source
6 6 (37.50%) PHP
6 6 (37.50%) Apache
7 5 (31.25%) Perl
7 5 (31.25%) Firewall
7 5 (31.25%) Bash Shell
8 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 4 (25.00%) Cacti
8 4 (25.00%) Munin
8 4 (25.00%) OpenStack
8 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 4 (25.00%) Graphite
8 4 (25.00%) Debian
8 4 (25.00%) Internet
8 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
8 4 (25.00%) Ubuntu
8 4 (25.00%) Degree
8 4 (25.00%) Java
8 4 (25.00%) SSL

Nagios
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (37.50%) Apache
1 6 (37.50%) nginx
2 4 (25.00%) OpenStack
3 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
4 1 (6.25%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon S3
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 4 (25.00%) SNMP
2 4 (25.00%) VPN
2 4 (25.00%) SSL
2 4 (25.00%) Internet
3 3 (18.75%) OSPF
3 3 (18.75%) BGP
3 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 3 (18.75%) IPsec
4 2 (12.50%) SAN
5 1 (6.25%) IPv4
5 1 (6.25%) SSH
5 1 (6.25%) VLAN
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security
5 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
5 1 (6.25%) tcpdump
5 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (6.25%) DNS
5 1 (6.25%) LDAP
5 1 (6.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
1 3 (18.75%) LAMP
1 3 (18.75%) PHP-FPM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Linux
2 10 (62.50%) CentOS
3 4 (25.00%) Debian
3 4 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 3 (18.75%) UNIX
5 2 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Configuration Management
1 7 (43.75%) DevOps
2 6 (37.50%) Open Source
3 3 (18.75%) Network Management
3 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
4 1 (6.25%) SIEM
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Python
1 8 (50.00%) Ruby
2 6 (37.50%) PHP
3 5 (31.25%) Perl
3 5 (31.25%) Bash Shell
4 4 (25.00%) Java
4 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (18.75%) Scala
6 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) JNCIS
3 2 (12.50%) JNCIP
4 1 (6.25%) CCNP
4 1 (6.25%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.25%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) NFS
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
1 1 (6.25%) Samba
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (6.25%) iptables
Systems Management
1 11 (68.75%) Puppet
2 8 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (25.00%) Cacti
3 4 (25.00%) Munin
3 4 (25.00%) Graphite
4 2 (12.50%) SCOM
5 1 (6.25%) MOM
5 1 (6.25%) SCCM
5 1 (6.25%) Opsview
5 1 (6.25%) Icinga
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) Juniper
2 3 (18.75%) Infoblox
2 3 (18.75%) Percona
3 1 (6.25%) ArcSight
3 1 (6.25%) CommVault
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Dell
3 1 (6.25%) EMC
3 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
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