The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nagios
Rank 139 121 124
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Contract jobs citing Nagios 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.096% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.36% 2.10% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
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£245 £394 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% +3.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-7.09% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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 West region.

Systems Management Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
221 143 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.11% 5.83% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 68 119
Average daily rate £400 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £236 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 10
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.36 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.22% -13.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £14.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.08 £32.50 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -15.53%

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 23 January 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
Gloucestershire -17 2 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £245 - 1
Bristol - - - - 3
Somerset - - - - 1
Nagios
England

Nagios
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 7 (63.64%) Linux
1 7 (63.64%) Python
2 5 (45.45%) Web Services
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
2 5 (45.45%) DV Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (36.36%) CentOS
3 4 (36.36%) Puppet
3 4 (36.36%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) DHCP
3 4 (36.36%) DNS
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) UNIX
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) LDAP
4 3 (27.27%) Apache
4 3 (27.27%) C
4 3 (27.27%) PHP
4 3 (27.27%) MySQL
4 3 (27.27%) LAMP
4 3 (27.27%) Internet
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) VLAN
4 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
4 3 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (27.27%) Percona

Nagios
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 3 (27.27%) Apache
1 3 (27.27%) nginx
2 2 (18.18%) Apache Qpid
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (27.27%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (27.27%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) DHCP
1 4 (36.36%) DNS
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) VLAN
2 3 (27.27%) Internet
2 3 (27.27%) LDAP
3 2 (18.18%) ATM
3 2 (18.18%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) FTP
3 2 (18.18%) SNMP
3 2 (18.18%) VPN
3 2 (18.18%) 802.11
3 2 (18.18%) MPLS
3 2 (18.18%) OSPF
3 2 (18.18%) BGP
3 2 (18.18%) TACACS
3 2 (18.18%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (18.18%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
1 2 (18.18%) Developer
1 2 (18.18%) IT Manager
1 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
2 3 (27.27%) LAMP
3 2 (18.18%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Open Source
2 2 (18.18%) Streaming Video
3 1 (9.09%) CESG
3 1 (9.09%) PKI
3 1 (9.09%) Wiki
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) CentOS
3 3 (27.27%) UNIX
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
4 2 (18.18%) Mac OS X
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) Mac OS X Server
4 2 (18.18%) Android
4 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
2 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Software Licensing
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Python
2 3 (27.27%) Ruby
2 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
2 3 (27.27%) C
2 3 (27.27%) PHP
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) DV Cleared
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) CCNP
2 2 (18.18%) CCNA
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (9.09%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (18.18%) Kerio MailServer
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Puppet
2 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (27.27%) Cacti
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 3 (27.27%) Percona
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Mitel
3 2 (18.18%) SonicWALL
3 2 (18.18%) ProCurve
3 2 (18.18%) Infor
3 2 (18.18%) Kerio
3 2 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) Juniper
3 2 (18.18%) SAP
3 2 (18.18%) Apple
3 2 (18.18%) NEC