The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 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 North West 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nagios
Rank 132 114 140
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +26
Contract jobs citing Nagios 2 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.067% 0.46% 0.061%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.92% 5.29% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
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£425 - £463
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 £27.00 - £21.25
Systems Management Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
217 227 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.32% 8.64% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 95 98
Average daily rate £300 £318 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.51% -9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £224 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 14
Average hourly rate £22.75 £31.56 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.90% +110.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.68 £20.50 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.40 £44.90 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +17.14%
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England

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 22 July 2014. 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
Lancashire -16 1 £425 -
Merseyside - - - -
Manchester - - - - 2
Nagios
England

Nagios
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) Apache
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) LAMP
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) CentOS
2 2 (40.00%) Cacti
2 2 (40.00%) Ganglia
2 2 (40.00%) nginx
2 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon S3
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) Percona
2 2 (40.00%) Big Data
2 2 (40.00%) Cloudera
2 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) VMware

Nagios
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (40.00%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PHP
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Cacti
1 2 (40.00%) Ganglia
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (40.00%) Percona
1 2 (40.00%) Cloudera
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco