The table below looks at the statistics for Nagios skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Nagios over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nagios
Rank 224 222 249
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +27
Contract jobs citing Nagios 20 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.19% 0.041%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.28% 1.90% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 1
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£300 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £400 £195
% change year-on-year
-17.18% +105.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.91 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 - £22.50
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 South East region.

Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
879 843 719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.45% 9.80% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 441 298
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £312
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +11.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 40 56
Average hourly rate £42.50 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+117.94% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.93 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.94%

Nagios
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Nagios Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Nagios
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Nagios Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Nagios
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Nagios across the South East region.

Nagios Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Nagios
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nagios within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire +20 9 £300 +14.28% 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £350 - 1
Surrey -16 2 - - 6
East Sussex - 2 - -
Hampshire -16 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £400 - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Nagios
England

Nagios
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 23 (82.14%) Linux
2 20 (71.43%) Red Hat
3 17 (60.71%) DNS
4 13 (46.43%) DHCP
4 13 (46.43%) Perl
5 12 (42.86%) Apache
5 12 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (39.29%) Puppet
6 11 (39.29%) UNIX
6 11 (39.29%) Windows
6 11 (39.29%) HP
7 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
7 10 (35.71%) MySQL
8 9 (32.14%) VMware
8 9 (32.14%) Subversion
9 8 (28.57%) NetBackup
9 8 (28.57%) Korn
9 8 (28.57%) Fat Client
9 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (28.57%) C
9 8 (28.57%) VB
9 8 (28.57%) Thin Client
9 8 (28.57%) Configuration Management
9 8 (28.57%) EMC
9 8 (28.57%) Citrix
9 8 (28.57%) NFS
9 8 (28.57%) Isilon
9 8 (28.57%) Windows 7
9 8 (28.57%) Bourne shell

Nagios
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 12 (42.86%) Apache
2 7 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (14.29%) nginx
3 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 2 (7.14%) SAS
4 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
4 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) Resin
5 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.57%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (3.57%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (60.71%) DNS
2 13 (46.43%) DHCP
3 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (25.00%) Firewall
4 4 (14.29%) SSL
4 4 (14.29%) LDAP
5 3 (10.71%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (10.71%) Network Security
6 2 (7.14%) NAS
6 2 (7.14%) SAN
6 2 (7.14%) Internet
6 2 (7.14%) HTTP
6 2 (7.14%) VoIP
6 2 (7.14%) iSCSI
6 2 (7.14%) VLAN
7 1 (3.57%) WAN
7 1 (3.57%) SMTP
7 1 (3.57%) LAN
7 1 (3.57%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.57%) Ingres
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Subversion
2 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (7.14%) TeamCity
4 2 (7.14%) Ant
5 1 (3.57%) Maven
5 1 (3.57%) WebLOAD
5 1 (3.57%) Trac
5 1 (3.57%) Gradle
5 1 (3.57%) Redmine
General
1 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Linux Server Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Linux Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Server Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Server Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Server Support
4 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) LAMP
1 5 (17.86%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) Java SE
2 1 (3.57%) Java EE
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Fat Client
1 8 (28.57%) Thin Client
2 3 (10.71%) Clustering
2 3 (10.71%) Open Source
3 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Wiki
4 1 (3.57%) FMCG
4 1 (3.57%) VLE
4 1 (3.57%) User Experience
4 1 (3.57%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 23 (82.14%) Linux
2 12 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (39.29%) UNIX
3 11 (39.29%) Windows
4 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 6 (21.43%) CentOS
7 4 (14.29%) Solaris
8 3 (10.71%) Debian
9 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
9 1 (3.57%) OS/400
9 1 (3.57%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 7 (25.00%) DevOps
3 5 (17.86%) Load Balancing
4 4 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (14.29%) ITIL
5 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
5 3 (10.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (7.14%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (7.14%) CRM
6 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.14%) Document Management
6 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.57%) Service Management
7 1 (3.57%) ITSM
7 1 (3.57%) Information Security
7 1 (3.57%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) Perl
2 8 (28.57%) Korn
2 8 (28.57%) C
2 8 (28.57%) VB
2 8 (28.57%) Bourne shell
3 7 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 7 (25.00%) PHP
4 5 (17.86%) Python
4 5 (17.86%) Java
5 4 (14.29%) Ruby
6 3 (10.71%) SQL
6 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.57%) AWK
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (25.00%) MCSE
2 5 (17.86%) HNC
2 5 (17.86%) CCA
2 5 (17.86%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (10.71%) RHCE
4 2 (7.14%) CCNA
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (7.14%) Degree
5 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 8 (28.57%) NFS
3 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (10.71%) Varnish
5 2 (7.14%) vCloud
6 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (39.29%) Puppet
2 8 (28.57%) NetBackup
3 4 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (10.71%) Zenoss
5 2 (7.14%) Check_MK
5 2 (7.14%) SCCM
6 1 (3.57%) Rsyslog
6 1 (3.57%) Icinga
6 1 (3.57%) collectd
6 1 (3.57%) logstash
6 1 (3.57%) Opsview
6 1 (3.57%) Vagrant
6 1 (3.57%) ZABBIX
6 1 (3.57%) Cacti
6 1 (3.57%) Munin
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 11 (39.29%) HP
3 9 (32.14%) VMware
4 8 (28.57%) EMC
4 8 (28.57%) Citrix
4 8 (28.57%) Isilon
5 3 (10.71%) Altiris
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco
5 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.71%) Veritas
6 2 (7.14%) SolarWinds
6 2 (7.14%) Avaya
6 2 (7.14%) Juniper
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle
6 2 (7.14%) JBoss
7 1 (3.57%) Adobe
7 1 (3.57%) Remedy
7 1 (3.57%) MobileIron
7 1 (3.57%) Akamai
7 1 (3.57%) Riverbed
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