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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nagios
Rank 480 451 442
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -9
Contract jobs citing Nagios 127 132 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.00% 3.27% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 94 64
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £312 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £28.00 £38.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £38.50 -
% change year-on-year
-27.27% -

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
4235 4040 3416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.82% 7.67% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2646 2386 1935
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 148 179
Average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.60 £45.00 £40.00
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -34 120 £425 +6.25% 81
London -32 66 £465 +9.41% 48
South East -7 25 £320 - 19
North West -8 14 £475 +11.76% 2
City of London 0 9 £425 +6.25% 11
Hampshire +4 8 £320 +6.66% 6
Yorkshire -7 8 £375 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 8 £425 - 2
West Yorkshire - 8 £375 - 2
Manchester - 8 £400 - 2
Oxfordshire - 7 £230 -
Lancashire +14 6 £475 +11.76%
Burnley +9 6 £475 +11.76%
Scotland -1 6 £128 -64.93% 1
Aylesbury - 5 £200 -
Oxford - 5 £230 -
Leeds - 4 £375 - 2
Northampton - 4 £400 -
Northamptonshire - 4 £400 -
East Midlands - 4 £400 -
Aldershot - 4 £300 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £425 -
Glasgow - 3 £128 -
Surrey +5 2 £375 +17.18% 1
South West +3 2 £425 +21.42% 6
Renfrewshire - 2 £128 -
Paisley - 2 £128 -
Middlesex +7 1 - -
Wolverhampton +3 1 - -
Wales +2 1 - -

Nagios
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 215 (72.15%) Linux
2 172 (57.72%) DevOps
3 164 (55.03%) Puppet
4 151 (50.67%) Python
5 114 (38.26%) VMware
6 112 (37.58%) Amazon AWS
7 106 (35.57%) Apache
8 105 (35.23%) Jenkins
9 103 (34.56%) Opscode Chef
10 96 (32.21%) Java
11 93 (31.21%) Windows
12 90 (30.20%) MySQL
13 88 (29.53%) Red Hat
14 86 (28.86%) Ruby
15 81 (27.18%) Perl
16 80 (26.85%) MongoDB
17 76 (25.50%) Ansible
18 75 (25.17%) Agile Software Development
19 74 (24.83%) Bash Shell
20 72 (24.16%) Configuration Management
21 70 (23.49%) DNS
22 69 (23.15%) CentOS
23 65 (21.81%) Web Services
24 62 (20.81%) PHP
25 60 (20.13%) UNIX
26 56 (18.79%) Tomcat
26 56 (18.79%) Ubuntu
27 54 (18.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
28 50 (16.78%) VMware Infrastructure
28 50 (16.78%) Open Source

Nagios
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 106 (35.57%) Apache
2 56 (18.79%) Tomcat
3 45 (15.10%) nginx
3 45 (15.10%) Node.js
4 43 (14.43%) OpenStack
5 25 (8.39%) IIS
6 16 (5.37%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (4.36%) JBoss
8 10 (3.36%) Cloud Foundry
9 7 (2.35%) Apache Solr
9 7 (2.35%) Apache Spark
10 4 (1.34%) Apache Pig
10 4 (1.34%) MS Exchange
11 3 (1.01%) Drupal
11 3 (1.01%) Confluence
12 2 (0.67%) Apache ServiceMix
12 2 (0.67%) CloudStack
12 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.67%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (1.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.34%) MS Office
3 1 (0.34%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 2 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 112 (37.58%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (9.06%) Amazon EC2
3 23 (7.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (3.02%) Amazon S3
4 9 (3.02%) Heroku
5 8 (2.68%) Engine Yard
6 6 (2.01%) SaaS
7 5 (1.68%) PaaS
7 5 (1.68%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (1.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.67%) Office 365
10 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.34%) IaaS
10 1 (0.34%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 70 (23.49%) DNS
2 45 (15.10%) Firewall
3 40 (13.42%) SAN
4 32 (10.74%) TCP/IP
5 31 (10.40%) DHCP
6 27 (9.06%) SSL
7 25 (8.39%) VPN
8 18 (6.04%) Internet
8 18 (6.04%) HTTP
9 17 (5.70%) LDAP
9 17 (5.70%) VLAN
10 16 (5.37%) NAS
11 14 (4.70%) SMTP
12 9 (3.02%) NetScaler
13 8 (2.68%) BGP
13 8 (2.68%) IPsec
14 7 (2.35%) WAN
15 6 (2.01%) LAN
15 6 (2.01%) SNMP
16 5 (1.68%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (30.20%) MySQL
2 80 (26.85%) MongoDB
3 37 (12.42%) NoSQL
4 31 (10.40%) PostgreSQL
4 31 (10.40%) Hadoop
5 30 (10.07%) Apache Cassandra
6 20 (6.71%) Relational Database
7 18 (6.04%) SQL Server
8 17 (5.70%) Redis
8 17 (5.70%) Riak
8 17 (5.70%) CouchDB
9 15 (5.03%) Big Data
10 14 (4.70%) RDBMS
11 12 (4.03%) MariaDB
12 10 (3.36%) Hypertable
13 9 (3.02%) HBase
14 5 (1.68%) Informix
14 5 (1.68%) Oracle Database
15 4 (1.34%) Apache Hive
16 3 (1.01%) DB2
Development Applications
1 105 (35.23%) Jenkins
2 45 (15.10%) Git (software)
3 29 (9.73%) Subversion
4 19 (6.38%) Maven
5 15 (5.03%) JIRA
6 13 (4.36%) Hudson
7 10 (3.36%) Artifactory
7 10 (3.36%) Fiddler
8 7 (2.35%) Gerrit
8 7 (2.35%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.67%) Gradle
9 2 (0.67%) Lombardi
9 2 (0.67%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.34%) JMeter
10 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.34%) Ant
10 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.34%) Toad
10 1 (0.34%) Mercurial
General
1 14 (4.70%) Retail
2 11 (3.69%) Games
3 10 (3.36%) Finance
4 8 (2.68%) Marketing
5 7 (2.35%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.01%) Banking
7 3 (1.01%) Advertising
7 3 (1.01%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.67%) German Language
8 2 (0.67%) Back Office
9 1 (0.34%) Front Office
9 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.34%) Publishing
9 1 (0.34%) Billing
9 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.34%) French Language
Job Titles
1 117 (39.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 32 (10.74%) Administrator
2 32 (10.74%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 27 (9.06%) Systems Administrator
4 23 (7.72%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 22 (7.38%) Linux Administrator
6 19 (6.38%) Systems Engineer
6 19 (6.38%) Consultant
6 19 (6.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 16 (5.37%) DevOps Consultant
7 16 (5.37%) Senior Consultant
8 15 (5.03%) Linux Engineer
9 14 (4.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (4.36%) Analyst
11 8 (2.68%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (2.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 8 (2.68%) Developer
12 7 (2.35%) Network Engineer
12 7 (2.35%) Architect
12 7 (2.35%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (21.81%) Web Services
2 22 (7.38%) LAMP
3 20 (6.71%) RabbitMQ
4 12 (4.03%) HTML
5 10 (3.36%) MCollective
6 8 (2.68%) Twisted
6 8 (2.68%) .NET
7 7 (2.35%) XML
7 7 (2.35%) HTML5
8 5 (1.68%) J2EE
9 4 (1.34%) REST
9 4 (1.34%) SOAP
10 3 (1.01%) Drools
10 3 (1.01%) Django
10 3 (1.01%) ServiceStack
10 3 (1.01%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (1.01%) PHP-FPM
11 2 (0.67%) Kafka
11 2 (0.67%) Apache Avro
11 2 (0.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 50 (16.78%) Open Source
2 32 (10.74%) Clustering
3 24 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.36%) Enterprise Storage
4 10 (3.36%) Replication
5 9 (3.02%) Online Games
5 9 (3.02%) Public Cloud
6 8 (2.68%) Hybrid Cloud
6 8 (2.68%) Device Driver
7 5 (1.68%) IBM XIV
8 4 (1.34%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.34%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.01%) Statistics
9 3 (1.01%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.67%) CMDB
10 2 (0.67%) STB
10 2 (0.67%) Streaming Video
11 1 (0.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.34%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 215 (72.15%) Linux
2 93 (31.21%) Windows
3 69 (23.15%) CentOS
4 60 (20.13%) UNIX
5 56 (18.79%) Ubuntu
6 54 (18.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (5.37%) Solaris
9 15 (5.03%) Debian
10 13 (4.36%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (4.03%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (1.34%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.34%) Android
12 4 (1.34%) Windows 7
13 3 (1.01%) Windows 2000
13 3 (1.01%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.67%) CoreOS
15 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (57.72%) DevOps
2 75 (25.17%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (24.16%) Configuration Management
4 50 (16.78%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (14.77%) Load Balancing
6 43 (14.43%) ITIL
7 31 (10.40%) Continuous Delivery
8 23 (7.72%) Software Engineering
9 21 (7.05%) Scrum
10 19 (6.38%) Network Monitoring
11 18 (6.04%) Continuous Improvement
12 17 (5.70%) Performance Tuning
13 16 (5.37%) E-Commerce
14 15 (5.03%) Service Management
15 14 (4.70%) Problem Management
16 13 (4.36%) Mentoring
17 12 (4.03%) Change Management
18 11 (3.69%) Web Development
19 10 (3.36%) Root Cause Analysis
20 9 (3.02%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 151 (50.67%) Python
2 96 (32.21%) Java
3 86 (28.86%) Ruby
4 81 (27.18%) Perl
5 74 (24.83%) Bash Shell
6 62 (20.81%) PHP
7 45 (15.10%) SQL
8 28 (9.40%) Shell Script
9 17 (5.70%) PowerShell
10 15 (5.03%) Scala
11 11 (3.69%) C
12 10 (3.36%) Go
13 8 (2.68%) Korn
14 6 (2.01%) JavaScript
15 3 (1.01%) C++
16 2 (0.67%) VBScript
16 2 (0.67%) VB
17 1 (0.34%) C#
17 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.34%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 9 (3.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (2.68%) Degree
3 7 (2.35%) RHCT
3 7 (2.35%) MCSE
3 7 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (2.35%) CCNA
4 5 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (1.68%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.34%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.01%) JNCIS
7 2 (0.67%) VCAP
7 2 (0.67%) VCDX
7 2 (0.67%) CCNP
7 2 (0.67%) MCP
7 2 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.67%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.34%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.34%) ISEB
8 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.36%) QA
2 9 (3.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.01%) SLA
4 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
System Software
1 50 (16.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (8.39%) Docker
3 24 (8.05%) Active Directory
4 19 (6.38%) vSphere
5 18 (6.04%) VMware ESX
6 13 (4.36%) HDFS
7 12 (4.03%) vCloud
7 12 (4.03%) Hyper-V
8 9 (3.02%) NFS
9 8 (2.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 7 (2.35%) KVM
11 6 (2.01%) Varnish
12 5 (1.68%) XenApp
12 5 (1.68%) XenDesktop
12 5 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (1.68%) Apache Flume
13 3 (1.01%) ProxySG
13 3 (1.01%) XenServer
13 3 (1.01%) Xen
13 3 (1.01%) iptables
Systems Management
1 164 (55.03%) Puppet
2 103 (34.56%) Opscode Chef
3 76 (25.50%) Ansible
4 47 (15.77%) Graphite
5 45 (15.10%) ZABBIX
6 36 (12.08%) Cacti
7 29 (9.73%) Icinga
7 29 (9.73%) Salt
8 27 (9.06%) Opsview
9 23 (7.72%) Zenoss
10 21 (7.05%) Vagrant
10 21 (7.05%) SCOM
11 19 (6.38%) NetBackup
12 17 (5.70%) collectd
13 16 (5.37%) Kibana
14 14 (4.70%) HAProxy
15 12 (4.03%) Backup Exec
16 10 (3.36%) Cobbler
16 10 (3.36%) CFEngine
16 10 (3.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 114 (38.26%) VMware
2 88 (29.53%) Red Hat
3 45 (15.10%) Oracle
4 44 (14.77%) Splunk
5 38 (12.75%) Cisco
6 22 (7.38%) New Relic
7 20 (6.71%) Microsoft
8 16 (5.37%) SolarWinds
8 16 (5.37%) HP
9 15 (5.03%) SaltStack
10 13 (4.36%) Citrix
11 12 (4.03%) Akamai
11 12 (4.03%) Symantec
12 11 (3.69%) NetApp
12 11 (3.69%) Rackspace
13 9 (3.02%) IBM
13 9 (3.02%) Percona
14 8 (2.68%) F5
14 8 (2.68%) EMC
14 8 (2.68%) Veritas
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Salary: £Good market rates with longer term salary + share options
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £340 - £385 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum + TBA
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £475 - £500 per day + negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago