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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nagios
Rank 455 446 449
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing Nagios 139 154 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.28% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.19% 3.66% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 103 68
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£425 £420 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £313 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -

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
4355 4206 3340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.82% 7.62% 6.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2659 2416 1915
Average daily rate £410 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £567 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 155 169
Average hourly rate £20.19 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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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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 -23 125 £433 +1.76% 71
London -27 70 £500 +11.11% 47
South East +4 28 £300 -6.25% 10
Scotland +14 13 £127 -67.11% 4
Hampshire +1 12 £310 +3.33% 1
Yorkshire -8 10 £363 - 4
West Yorkshire - 10 £363 - 3
North West -14 8 £408 +5.16% 3
Oxfordshire - 8 £230 - 4
City of London +9 7 £500 +25.00% 12
Glasgow - 7 £113 - 1
Leeds - 7 £363 - 3
Buckinghamshire - 6 £425 - 1
Oxford - 6 £230 - 2
Manchester -9 5 £405 +24.61% 2
Paisley - 5 £127 -
Renfrewshire - 5 £127 -
Northampton - 4 £400 -
Northamptonshire - 4 £400 -
East Midlands - 4 £400 -
Portsmouth - 3 £290 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £425 -
Aldershot - 3 £300 -
Aylesbury - 3 - -
Surrey 0 2 £425 +32.81%
South West -3 2 £425 +21.42% 3
Lancashire - 2 - -
Burnley - 2 - -
Woking - 2 £425 -
Wolverhampton +5 1 - -

Nagios
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 249 (74.55%) Linux
2 204 (61.08%) DevOps
3 193 (57.78%) Puppet
4 172 (51.50%) Python
5 140 (41.92%) VMware
6 131 (39.22%) Amazon AWS
7 128 (38.32%) Apache
8 122 (36.53%) Opscode Chef
9 118 (35.33%) Jenkins
10 107 (32.04%) MongoDB
10 107 (32.04%) Red Hat
11 106 (31.74%) Ruby
12 105 (31.44%) MySQL
13 98 (29.34%) Java
14 94 (28.14%) Ansible
15 92 (27.54%) Windows
15 92 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
16 91 (27.25%) Perl
17 82 (24.55%) CentOS
18 80 (23.95%) Bash Shell
19 76 (22.75%) Configuration Management
20 73 (21.86%) DNS
21 72 (21.56%) Ubuntu
22 71 (21.26%) PHP
22 71 (21.26%) UNIX
22 71 (21.26%) Web Services
23 60 (17.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 59 (17.66%) Tomcat
25 58 (17.37%) nginx
26 57 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure

Nagios
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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
1 128 (38.32%) Apache
2 59 (17.66%) Tomcat
3 58 (17.37%) nginx
4 53 (15.87%) OpenStack
5 47 (14.07%) Node.js
6 19 (5.69%) Elasticsearch
7 18 (5.39%) Cloud Foundry
7 18 (5.39%) IIS
8 16 (4.79%) JBoss
9 7 (2.10%) Apache Spark
9 7 (2.10%) Apache Solr
10 5 (1.50%) MS Exchange
11 4 (1.20%) Apache Pig
11 4 (1.20%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.60%) CloudStack
13 2 (0.60%) Apache Qpid
13 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.60%) Apache ServiceMix
13 2 (0.60%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (1.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.60%) ProjectWise
3 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.30%) MS Office
3 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 131 (39.22%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (11.38%) Amazon EC2
3 29 (8.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (4.79%) Heroku
5 15 (4.49%) Engine Yard
6 13 (3.89%) Amazon S3
7 12 (3.59%) PaaS
8 5 (1.50%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (1.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.90%) SaaS
11 2 (0.60%) Office 365
12 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.30%) IaaS
12 1 (0.30%) Route 53
12 1 (0.30%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 73 (21.86%) DNS
2 42 (12.57%) Firewall
3 37 (11.08%) TCP/IP
4 36 (10.78%) SAN
5 32 (9.58%) DHCP
6 25 (7.49%) SSL
7 23 (6.89%) VLAN
8 22 (6.59%) HTTP
9 19 (5.69%) VPN
9 19 (5.69%) LDAP
10 16 (4.79%) Internet
11 14 (4.19%) SMTP
12 11 (3.29%) NAS
13 7 (2.10%) FTP
14 6 (1.80%) NetScaler
15 5 (1.50%) HTTPS
15 5 (1.50%) Kerberos
15 5 (1.50%) WAN
16 4 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
16 4 (1.20%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (32.04%) MongoDB
2 105 (31.44%) MySQL
3 45 (13.47%) NoSQL
4 41 (12.28%) Apache Cassandra
5 39 (11.68%) PostgreSQL
6 37 (11.08%) Hadoop
7 27 (8.08%) Relational Database
8 25 (7.49%) Riak
8 25 (7.49%) CouchDB
9 24 (7.19%) Redis
10 19 (5.69%) RDBMS
10 19 (5.69%) MariaDB
10 19 (5.69%) Big Data
11 15 (4.49%) Hypertable
12 13 (3.89%) SQL Server
13 9 (2.69%) HBase
14 6 (1.80%) Apache Hive
15 5 (1.50%) Oracle Database
16 4 (1.20%) Informix
16 4 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 118 (35.33%) Jenkins
2 51 (15.27%) Git (software)
3 42 (12.57%) Subversion
4 27 (8.08%) Maven
5 15 (4.49%) Fiddler
6 14 (4.19%) Artifactory
7 13 (3.89%) Hudson
8 10 (2.99%) JIRA
9 7 (2.10%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (1.80%) Gerrit
11 4 (1.20%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.60%) Lombardi
13 1 (0.30%) Ant
13 1 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 1 (0.30%) Toad
13 1 (0.30%) Mercurial
13 1 (0.30%) AnthillPro
13 1 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (0.30%) Juju
General
1 18 (5.39%) Games
2 13 (3.89%) Finance
3 10 (2.99%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.99%) Retail
4 6 (1.80%) Banking
5 5 (1.50%) Marketing
6 3 (0.90%) Advertising
6 3 (0.90%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.60%) German Language
8 1 (0.30%) Publishing
8 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.30%) Front Office
8 1 (0.30%) Back Office
8 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.30%) Billing
8 1 (0.30%) French Language
Job Titles
1 131 (39.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 42 (12.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 40 (11.98%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 39 (11.68%) Administrator
5 33 (9.88%) Systems Administrator
6 23 (6.89%) Consultant
6 23 (6.89%) Linux Administrator
7 22 (6.59%) Systems Engineer
8 20 (5.99%) DevOps Consultant
8 20 (5.99%) Senior Consultant
8 20 (5.99%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 19 (5.69%) Linux Engineer
10 14 (4.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (3.59%) Analyst
12 10 (2.99%) Developer
12 10 (2.99%) Architect
13 8 (2.40%) DevOps Specialist
13 8 (2.40%) DevOps Architect
13 8 (2.40%) Infrastructure Specialist
13 8 (2.40%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (21.26%) Web Services
2 28 (8.38%) RabbitMQ
3 26 (7.78%) LAMP
4 15 (4.49%) MCollective
5 12 (3.59%) HTML
6 9 (2.69%) .NET
7 7 (2.10%) XML
8 6 (1.80%) HTML5
9 5 (1.50%) Middleware
9 5 (1.50%) Twisted
10 4 (1.20%) REST
10 4 (1.20%) Django
10 4 (1.20%) SOAP
10 4 (1.20%) J2EE
11 3 (0.90%) PHP-FPM
12 2 (0.60%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 2 (0.60%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (0.60%) ServiceStack
12 2 (0.60%) Apache Avro
12 2 (0.60%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 52 (15.57%) Open Source
2 40 (11.98%) Clustering
3 26 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (4.79%) Online Games
5 15 (4.49%) Device Driver
6 14 (4.19%) Public Cloud
7 13 (3.89%) Replication
8 12 (3.59%) Hybrid Cloud
9 9 (2.69%) Computer Science
9 9 (2.69%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (1.20%) IBM XIV
11 3 (0.90%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.90%) Statistics
11 3 (0.90%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.60%) PKI
12 2 (0.60%) CMDB
12 2 (0.60%) NHS
12 2 (0.60%) Streaming Video
13 1 (0.30%) Blackberry
13 1 (0.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 249 (74.55%) Linux
2 92 (27.54%) Windows
3 82 (24.55%) CentOS
4 72 (21.56%) Ubuntu
5 71 (21.26%) UNIX
6 60 (17.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (6.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (5.09%) Debian
8 17 (5.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (3.89%) Solaris
10 10 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.90%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.90%) Android
11 3 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.60%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (61.08%) DevOps
2 92 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (22.75%) Configuration Management
4 53 (15.87%) Continuous Integration
5 47 (14.07%) Load Balancing
6 39 (11.68%) ITIL
7 32 (9.58%) Continuous Delivery
8 25 (7.49%) Scrum
9 23 (6.89%) E-Commerce
9 23 (6.89%) Software Engineering
10 22 (6.59%) Continuous Improvement
11 19 (5.69%) Performance Tuning
12 17 (5.09%) Service Management
12 17 (5.09%) Release Management
12 17 (5.09%) Network Monitoring
13 13 (3.89%) Mentoring
13 13 (3.89%) Change Management
13 13 (3.89%) Problem Management
13 13 (3.89%) Root Cause Analysis
14 11 (3.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 172 (51.50%) Python
2 106 (31.74%) Ruby
3 98 (29.34%) Java
4 91 (27.25%) Perl
5 80 (23.95%) Bash Shell
6 71 (21.26%) PHP
7 47 (14.07%) SQL
8 28 (8.38%) Shell Script
9 18 (5.39%) C
10 17 (5.09%) Scala
11 16 (4.79%) PowerShell
12 15 (4.49%) Go
13 14 (4.19%) Korn
14 7 (2.10%) JavaScript
15 3 (0.90%) C++
16 2 (0.60%) VBScript
16 2 (0.60%) VB
17 1 (0.30%) Tcl
17 1 (0.30%) C#
17 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (2.69%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.40%) MCSE
4 7 (2.10%) RHCT
4 7 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (2.10%) CCNA
5 5 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.50%) Degree
5 5 (1.50%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.60%) VCAP
6 2 (0.60%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.60%) VCDX
6 2 (0.60%) MCP
6 2 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.30%) CCNP
7 1 (0.30%) ISEB
7 1 (0.30%) HNC
7 1 (0.30%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.09%) QA
2 4 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.20%) SLA
3 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 57 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (8.38%) Active Directory
3 18 (5.39%) vSphere
4 16 (4.79%) Docker
5 14 (4.19%) VMware ESX
6 13 (3.89%) vCloud
7 12 (3.59%) Hyper-V
8 11 (3.29%) NFS
8 11 (3.29%) HDFS
9 8 (2.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 7 (2.10%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (1.80%) KVM
12 5 (1.50%) Varnish
12 5 (1.50%) Xen
12 5 (1.50%) Apache Flume
13 4 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.90%) Samba
14 3 (0.90%) XenDesktop
14 3 (0.90%) XenApp
14 3 (0.90%) iptables
Systems Management
1 193 (57.78%) Puppet
2 122 (36.53%) Opscode Chef
3 94 (28.14%) Ansible
4 52 (15.57%) Graphite
5 47 (14.07%) ZABBIX
6 35 (10.48%) Cacti
6 35 (10.48%) Salt
7 30 (8.98%) Icinga
8 28 (8.38%) collectd
9 27 (8.08%) Opsview
10 24 (7.19%) Vagrant
11 21 (6.29%) HAProxy
12 20 (5.99%) Zenoss
12 20 (5.99%) SCOM
12 20 (5.99%) NetBackup
13 18 (5.39%) Cobbler
13 18 (5.39%) Kibana
14 15 (4.49%) CFEngine
15 12 (3.59%) SCCM
15 12 (3.59%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 140 (41.92%) VMware
2 107 (32.04%) Red Hat
3 56 (16.77%) Oracle
4 47 (14.07%) Splunk
5 32 (9.58%) Cisco
6 27 (8.08%) New Relic
7 20 (5.99%) SaltStack
8 19 (5.69%) HP
9 18 (5.39%) Akamai
10 17 (5.09%) Microsoft
11 16 (4.79%) Rackspace
12 14 (4.19%) Percona
12 14 (4.19%) SolarWinds
13 13 (3.89%) F5
14 12 (3.59%) Symantec
14 12 (3.59%) Citrix
14 12 (3.59%) NetApp
15 10 (2.99%) Perforce
16 9 (2.69%) EMC
16 9 (2.69%) Veritas
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