The first table below looks at the demand for Nagios skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Nagios over the 3 months to 17 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 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nagios
Rank 134 - 138
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Nagios 9 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% - 0.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.39% - 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 6
Average daily rate £350 - £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £250
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
205 132 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.16% 5.61% 7.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 57 145
Average daily rate £380 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £260 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 12
Average hourly rate £21.50 £10.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.00% -62.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £9.00 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £10.00 £40.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +10.81%
Nagios
England

Nagios
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Nagios Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Nagios
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Nagios Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Nagios
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 17 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
Bristol - 8 £350 - 6
Devon - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 2
Nagios
England

Nagios
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 11 (91.67%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (75.00%) Puppet
2 9 (75.00%) Python
2 9 (75.00%) Configuration Management
3 8 (66.67%) PHP
4 7 (58.33%) Perl
5 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (50.00%) Scala
5 6 (50.00%) Linux
5 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (33.33%) Web Services
6 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (25.00%) Hadoop
7 3 (25.00%) MySQL
7 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
8 2 (16.67%) Apache
8 2 (16.67%) UNIX
8 2 (16.67%) LAMP
8 2 (16.67%) Ruby
8 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
8 2 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (16.67%) Amazon S3
8 2 (16.67%) CentOS
8 2 (16.67%) Open Source
8 2 (16.67%) Cacti
8 2 (16.67%) nginx
8 2 (16.67%) HBase
8 2 (16.67%) Percona
8 2 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage

Nagios
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) nginx
1 2 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LDAP
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
1 3 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (16.67%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Ant
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) LAMP
3 1 (8.33%) Spring
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (8.33%) CESG
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) CentOS
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Python
2 8 (66.67%) PHP
3 7 (58.33%) Perl
4 6 (50.00%) Scala
5 2 (16.67%) Ruby
6 1 (8.33%) C
6 1 (8.33%) Java
6 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (91.67%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (75.00%) Puppet
3 2 (16.67%) Cacti
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (16.67%) Percona
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft