The table below looks at the statistics for Nagios skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Nagios over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Nagios
Rank 421 414 454
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +40
Contract jobs citing Nagios 205 182 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.36% 0.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.75% 4.21% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 140 73
Average daily rate £475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £299 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £355 £388
% change year-on-year
+19.71% -8.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4320 4325 3802
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.52% 8.46% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2737 2565 2116
Average daily rate £429 £425 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.88% +11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 144 136
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.06 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.47% +4.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.65 £34.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £23.20
% change year-on-year
+59.09% -5.17%

Nagios
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Nagios Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Nagios
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Nagios within the UK.

Nagios Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Nagios
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Nagios within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Nagios Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Nagios
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Nagios within the UK.

Nagios Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Nagios
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nagios within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England +19 198 £475 +5.55% 97
London -15 113 £500 +5.26% 55
South East +17 35 £339 +12.91% 16
Yorkshire -4 24 £525 +44.82% 6
Berkshire +31 23 £350 +33.33% 3
Reading - 21 £340 - 3
Leeds -11 14 £508 +40.13% 1
West Yorkshire -11 14 £508 +40.13% 3
City of London +53 13 £525 +16.53% 17
North West -3 10 £425 +4.29% 4
South Yorkshire - 10 £525 -
Sheffield - 10 £525 -
East of England +10 9 £505 +248.27% 1
Surrey +2 9 £330 -17.50% 10
Cambridge - 7 £505 -
Cambridgeshire - 7 £505 -
Scotland 0 4 £292 +133.80% 1
Manchester -12 4 £425 - 4
Merseyside - 4 £375 -
Liverpool - 4 £375 -
Harrow - 4 £500 -
Glasgow +10 2 £110 -0.45%
Woking +4 2 £338 - 1
Hampshire +3 2 - - 1
South West -2 2 £506 +106.63% 2
Cheshire -4 2 £506 +24.23%
Portsmouth -4 2 - -
Warrington - 2 £506 -
Brentwood - 2 - -
Salford - 2 £425 -

Nagios
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 311 (70.20%) Linux
2 283 (63.88%) Puppet
3 232 (52.37%) DevOps
4 150 (33.86%) Jenkins
4 150 (33.86%) Python
5 143 (32.28%) VMware
6 139 (31.38%) Amazon AWS
7 137 (30.93%) Java
8 128 (28.89%) Opscode Chef
9 122 (27.54%) Windows
10 115 (25.96%) Configuration Management
11 114 (25.73%) Red Hat
12 111 (25.06%) Agile Software Development
13 109 (24.60%) Git (software)
13 109 (24.60%) Tomcat
14 103 (23.25%) Perl
15 102 (23.02%) Apache
15 102 (23.02%) VMware Infrastructure
16 100 (22.57%) Unix
17 95 (21.44%) Bash Shell
18 92 (20.77%) Ansible
19 85 (19.19%) Web Services
20 83 (18.74%) CentOS
21 78 (17.61%) MySQL
22 71 (16.03%) Ruby
23 70 (15.80%) DNS
24 67 (15.12%) Continuous Integration
24 67 (15.12%) Windows Server
25 65 (14.67%) OpenStack
25 65 (14.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Nagios
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 109 (24.60%) Tomcat
2 102 (23.02%) Apache
3 65 (14.67%) OpenStack
4 55 (12.42%) nginx
5 35 (7.90%) JBoss
6 30 (6.77%) IIS
7 24 (5.42%) Node.js
8 23 (5.19%) WebLogic
9 16 (3.61%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (2.26%) WebSphere
11 8 (1.81%) SAS
12 7 (1.58%) Jetty
13 6 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
13 6 (1.35%) Confluence
14 4 (0.90%) SharePoint
14 4 (0.90%) Skype for Business
14 4 (0.90%) WebLogic Integration
15 2 (0.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 2 (0.45%) WordPress
16 1 (0.23%) Drupal
Applications
1 13 (2.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.23%) MS Office
3 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.13%) Salerio
2 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.23%) SAP CCM
2 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 139 (31.38%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (10.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (9.03%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (3.39%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (2.03%) PaaS
6 6 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (1.13%) Google App Engine
7 5 (1.13%) IaaS
7 5 (1.13%) Sumo Logic
7 5 (1.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (0.90%) SoftLayer
9 3 (0.68%) CloudFront
9 3 (0.68%) Office 365
9 3 (0.68%) Route 53
9 3 (0.68%) SaaS
10 2 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.45%) GitHub
11 1 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.23%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 70 (15.80%) DNS
2 62 (14.00%) TCP/IP
3 51 (11.51%) HTTP
4 41 (9.26%) SSL
5 36 (8.13%) Firewall
5 36 (8.13%) SMTP
6 26 (5.87%) VPN
7 23 (5.19%) LDAP
8 21 (4.74%) DHCP
8 21 (4.74%) SNMP
8 21 (4.74%) SSH
9 18 (4.06%) SAN
10 15 (3.39%) FTP
10 15 (3.39%) MRTG
11 14 (3.16%) IMAP
11 14 (3.16%) VLAN
12 13 (2.93%) Wireless
13 12 (2.71%) Internet
14 11 (2.48%) OSPF
14 11 (2.48%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (17.61%) MySQL
2 49 (11.06%) MongoDB
2 49 (11.06%) PostgreSQL
3 32 (7.22%) SQL Server
4 17 (3.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (2.71%) Big Data
6 12 (2.71%) Hadoop
7 9 (2.03%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (1.81%) Oracle Database
8 8 (1.81%) Redis
9 7 (1.58%) Couchbase
9 7 (1.58%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.90%) DataStage
11 4 (0.90%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.68%) Informix
13 2 (0.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 150 (33.86%) Jenkins
2 109 (24.60%) Git (software)
3 48 (10.84%) Subversion
4 34 (7.67%) TeamCity
5 26 (5.87%) JIRA
6 25 (5.64%) GitLab
6 25 (5.64%) Maven
7 24 (5.42%) Vagrant
8 21 (4.74%) Artifactory
8 21 (4.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 19 (4.29%) Octopus Deploy
10 13 (2.93%) Hudson
11 11 (2.48%) Selenium
12 9 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (1.58%) Cucumber
13 7 (1.58%) MSBuild
14 5 (1.13%) VisualVM
15 4 (0.90%) Bitbucket
15 4 (0.90%) git-flow
16 3 (0.68%) JProfiler
General
1 53 (11.96%) Finance
2 37 (8.35%) Banking
3 11 (2.48%) Games
4 9 (2.03%) Investment Banking
5 8 (1.81%) Front Office
6 7 (1.58%) Retail
7 5 (1.13%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.90%) Back Office
8 4 (0.90%) Local Government
9 3 (0.68%) Legal
10 2 (0.45%) Advertising
10 2 (0.45%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.23%) French Language
11 1 (0.23%) German Language
11 1 (0.23%) Publishing
11 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 142 (32.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 77 (17.38%) Linux Engineer
3 56 (12.64%) Administrator
4 44 (9.93%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 43 (9.71%) AWS Engineer
5 43 (9.71%) Systems Administrator
6 34 (7.67%) Linux Administrator
7 33 (7.45%) Applications Support
7 33 (7.45%) Support Engineer
8 32 (7.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 27 (6.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 26 (5.87%) Lead DevOps Engineer
11 25 (5.64%) Applications Engineer
11 25 (5.64%) Consultant
12 24 (5.42%) Analyst
12 24 (5.42%) Operations Engineer
13 23 (5.19%) E-Commerce Engineer
14 21 (4.74%) Windows Engineer
15 19 (4.29%) DevOps Specialist
15 19 (4.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (19.19%) Web Services
2 58 (13.09%) LAMP
3 22 (4.97%) Middleware
4 21 (4.74%) LEMP Stack
5 18 (4.06%) REST
6 17 (3.84%) RabbitMQ
7 16 (3.61%) .NET
7 16 (3.61%) JMS
8 14 (3.16%) HTML
8 14 (3.16%) MCollective
9 13 (2.93%) JMX
9 13 (2.93%) SOAP
10 12 (2.71%) J2EE
10 12 (2.71%) LAPP Stack
11 10 (2.26%) ELK Stack
12 9 (2.03%) Spring
13 8 (1.81%) Java EE
13 8 (1.81%) JSP
14 7 (1.58%) Ruby on Rails
15 6 (1.35%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.32%) Data Centre
2 26 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (4.06%) Computer Science
4 17 (3.84%) Clustering
5 13 (2.93%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.58%) Hedge funds
6 7 (1.58%) Life Science
6 7 (1.58%) PKI
7 6 (1.35%) Biology
7 6 (1.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (1.35%) Mobile Computing
8 5 (1.13%) CMDB
8 5 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.13%) Statistics
8 5 (1.13%) User Experience
8 5 (1.13%) Visualisation
9 4 (0.90%) Cryptography
9 4 (0.90%) Equities
9 4 (0.90%) Replication
9 4 (0.90%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 311 (70.20%) Linux
2 122 (27.54%) Windows
3 100 (22.57%) Unix
4 83 (18.74%) CentOS
5 67 (15.12%) Windows Server
6 65 (14.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 37 (8.35%) Ubuntu
8 34 (7.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (4.97%) Windows 7
10 21 (4.74%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (4.29%) Debian
12 15 (3.39%) Solaris
13 8 (1.81%) Mac OS
13 8 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (1.35%) Fedora
15 3 (0.68%) CoreOS
16 2 (0.45%) AIX
17 1 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
17 1 (0.23%) SUSE
17 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (52.37%) DevOps
2 115 (25.96%) Configuration Management
3 111 (25.06%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (15.12%) Continuous Integration
5 64 (14.45%) High Availability
6 45 (10.16%) Open Source
7 41 (9.26%) ITIL
8 38 (8.58%) Continuous Improvement
9 37 (8.35%) Continuous Delivery
9 37 (8.35%) E-Commerce
10 33 (7.45%) Security Patching
11 30 (6.77%) Low Latency
12 25 (5.64%) Scrum
13 24 (5.42%) Release Management
14 20 (4.51%) Performance Tuning
14 20 (4.51%) Web Development
15 19 (4.29%) Mentoring
16 18 (4.06%) Network Monitoring
17 17 (3.84%) Incident Management
17 17 (3.84%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 150 (33.86%) Python
2 137 (30.93%) Java
3 103 (23.25%) Perl
4 95 (21.44%) Bash Shell
5 71 (16.03%) Ruby
6 50 (11.29%) SQL
7 43 (9.71%) Shell Script
8 38 (8.58%) PowerShell
9 35 (7.90%) PHP
10 27 (6.09%) JavaScript
11 18 (4.06%) C
12 11 (2.48%) C++
13 10 (2.26%) Korn
14 9 (2.03%) C#
15 7 (1.58%) VB
16 4 (0.90%) C-shell
17 3 (0.68%) Go
17 3 (0.68%) Scala
18 2 (0.45%) AWK
18 2 (0.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (5.19%) Degree
2 20 (4.51%) Security Cleared
3 14 (3.16%) MCSE
3 14 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (3.16%) RHCSA
4 13 (2.93%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (2.71%) CCNA
6 11 (2.48%) RHCE
7 8 (1.81%) LPIC
7 8 (1.81%) RHCT
8 6 (1.35%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.13%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (1.13%) CISSP
9 5 (1.13%) MCSA
10 4 (0.90%) BC Cleared
10 4 (0.90%) CCNP
10 4 (0.90%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.90%) HNC
10 4 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.90%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (2.03%) QA
3 8 (1.81%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 102 (23.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (10.61%) Docker
3 32 (7.22%) VMware ESX
4 26 (5.87%) Squid
5 24 (5.42%) Active Directory
6 23 (5.19%) vSphere
7 22 (4.97%) KVM
8 15 (3.39%) NFS
9 13 (2.93%) qmail
9 13 (2.93%) vCloud
10 11 (2.48%) Xen
11 10 (2.26%) VMware ESXi
12 9 (2.03%) iptables
12 9 (2.03%) XenApp
13 8 (1.81%) Sendmail
14 7 (1.58%) Dovecot
15 6 (1.35%) GPFS
15 6 (1.35%) Varnish
16 5 (1.13%) Firmware
16 5 (1.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 283 (63.88%) Puppet
2 128 (28.89%) Opscode Chef
3 92 (20.77%) Ansible
4 63 (14.22%) Graphite
5 61 (13.77%) logstash
6 59 (13.32%) Cacti
7 45 (10.16%) ZABBIX
8 39 (8.80%) Opsview
9 33 (7.45%) Ganglia
9 33 (7.45%) Icinga
10 27 (6.09%) Salt
11 20 (4.51%) Zenoss
12 19 (4.29%) NetBackup
13 18 (4.06%) SCOM
14 17 (3.84%) Capistrano
14 17 (3.84%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 15 (3.39%) Cobbler
15 15 (3.39%) collectd
15 15 (3.39%) Kibana
16 14 (3.16%) SELinux
Vendors
1 143 (32.28%) VMware
2 114 (25.73%) Red Hat
3 46 (10.38%) Splunk
4 34 (7.67%) Oracle
5 33 (7.45%) Cisco
5 33 (7.45%) IBM
6 30 (6.77%) New Relic
7 29 (6.55%) Microsoft
8 24 (5.42%) HP
9 17 (3.84%) SolarWinds
10 16 (3.61%) Google
11 14 (3.16%) F5
12 13 (2.93%) Citrix
13 12 (2.71%) Dell
14 10 (2.26%) Symantec
15 9 (2.03%) ServiceNow
16 8 (1.81%) AppDynamics
16 8 (1.81%) CA
17 7 (1.58%) CheckPoint
17 7 (1.58%) EMC
London
ISL
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £425 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £525 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Thebes IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £425 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £535 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £540.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £450 - 550 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £450 - 475 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £Market
Posted: 10 days ago
United Kingdom
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £450 - 475 per day
Posted: 16 days ago