The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 South East 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nagios
Rank 233 222 244
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +22
Contract jobs citing Nagios 17 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.18% 0.038%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.04% 2.40% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 2
Average daily rate £320 £463 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.81% +46.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £315 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £508 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £250
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
832 624 714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.59% 7.46% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 332 346
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 50 27
Average hourly rate £25.50 £23.88 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +36.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.03 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
Nagios
England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Nagios across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Nagios Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Kent - 7 £381 -
Surrey -8 3 £320 -10.17%
West Sussex - 3 - -
Hampshire +4 1 £300 +14.28% 3
Berkshire -14 1 - - 4
Middlesex - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Nagios
England

Nagios
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (95.00%) Linux
2 16 (80.00%) Red Hat
3 13 (65.00%) MySQL
3 13 (65.00%) PHP
4 11 (55.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (45.00%) Apache
5 9 (45.00%) Windows
5 9 (45.00%) LAMP
6 8 (40.00%) VMware
6 8 (40.00%) Ruby
6 8 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (35.00%) Bash Shell
7 7 (35.00%) Cacti
7 7 (35.00%) Debian
7 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
8 6 (30.00%) RHCE
8 6 (30.00%) Python
8 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
8 6 (30.00%) ZABBIX
8 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (30.00%) Ubuntu
8 6 (30.00%) Subversion
9 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
9 5 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (25.00%) Puppet
9 5 (25.00%) Server Monitoring
9 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
10 4 (20.00%) Firewall
10 4 (20.00%) Perl

Nagios
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (45.00%) Apache
2 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (10.00%) nginx
4 1 (5.00%) Confluence
4 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (5.00%) Route 53
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.00%) DNS
3 2 (10.00%) LDAP
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.00%) Network Security
4 1 (5.00%) VLAN
4 1 (5.00%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (5.00%) SSH
4 1 (5.00%) DMZ
4 1 (5.00%) DHCP
4 1 (5.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (30.00%) Subversion
2 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) Gradle
3 1 (5.00%) Hudson
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) Ant
3 1 (5.00%) IntelliJ
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
2 7 (35.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 7 (35.00%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (35.00%) Administrator
3 5 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Web Team Leader
4 1 (5.00%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) LAMP
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) JSON
3 1 (5.00%) CPAN
3 1 (5.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (15.00%) FMCG
3 2 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (5.00%) Wiki
4 1 (5.00%) Clustering
4 1 (5.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Linux
2 11 (55.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (45.00%) Windows
4 7 (35.00%) Debian
5 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (30.00%) Ubuntu
6 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (15.00%) CentOS
8 2 (10.00%) UNIX
9 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (5.00%) AIX
9 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (25.00%) Server Monitoring
3 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.00%) Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.00%) Kanban
5 1 (5.00%) Web Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) PHP
2 8 (40.00%) Ruby
3 7 (35.00%) Bash Shell
4 6 (30.00%) Python
5 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
6 4 (20.00%) Perl
7 3 (15.00%) SQL
8 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
8 1 (5.00%) Korn
8 1 (5.00%) C-shell
8 1 (5.00%) C
8 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) RHCE
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Varnish
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Squid
2 1 (5.00%) Xen
2 1 (5.00%) Sendmail
2 1 (5.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (35.00%) Cacti
3 6 (30.00%) ZABBIX
4 5 (25.00%) Puppet
5 1 (5.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (5.00%) CFEngine
5 1 (5.00%) YUM
5 1 (5.00%) PureDisk
5 1 (5.00%) Ansible
5 1 (5.00%) HAProxy
5 1 (5.00%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (5.00%) Ganglia
5 1 (5.00%) Munin
5 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
5 1 (5.00%) Legato
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 8 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) Percona
4 1 (5.00%) Rackspace
4 1 (5.00%) Google
4 1 (5.00%) Infoblox
4 1 (5.00%) Altiris
4 1 (5.00%) Symantec
4 1 (5.00%) Juniper
4 1 (5.00%) BEA
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Vignette
4 1 (5.00%) SAP
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Sun
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Dell
4 1 (5.00%) EMC