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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nagios
Rank 454 427 446
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +19
Contract jobs citing Nagios 173 197 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.35% 0.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.59% 4.35% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 128 101
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.64% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 £19.91 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £19.91 -
% change year-on-year
+95.88% -

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
4820 4527 4003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.12% 8.00% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2969 2678 2315
Average daily rate £403 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 154 157
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.34 £45.00 £40.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -0.45%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
England -29 169 £450 +12.50% 75
London -13 117 £450 -3.48% 44
City of London +24 36 £450 -5.26% 12
South East -16 26 £363 +11.53% 6
Kent +7 8 - - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 8 - -
South West -7 6 £294 - 7
East of England -3 5 £455 +13.75% 6
Cambridge -9 5 £455 +13.75% 5
Cambridgeshire -9 5 £455 +13.75% 5
North West -18 5 £320 -11.11% 5
Yorkshire -37 5 £425 +88.88% 6
Oxfordshire - 5 £350 - 2
Hampshire +5 4 £369 -
Wiltshire 0 4 £294 - 4
Scotland -4 4 £119 -81.69% 2
Surrey -6 4 £368 - 1
Berkshire -9 4 £345 +15.00% 2
Swindon - 4 £294 - 4
South Yorkshire - 4 £425 - 2
Manchester -8 3 £320 -13.51% 3
Sheffield - 3 £425 - 2
Bristol -8 2 - -
Cheshire -10 2 - - 1
Warrington - 2 - -
Farnborough - 2 £363 -
Midlands - 2 £500 -
Dundee - 2 £450 - 1
Glasgow - 2 £119 -
West Midlands +1 1 £175 -50.00%

Nagios
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 202 (65.58%) Linux
2 182 (59.09%) Puppet
3 167 (54.22%) DevOps
4 120 (38.96%) Python
5 106 (34.42%) Jenkins
6 103 (33.44%) Amazon AWS
6 103 (33.44%) Windows
7 93 (30.19%) MySQL
8 91 (29.55%) VMware
8 91 (29.55%) Opscode Chef
9 88 (28.57%) Red Hat
10 87 (28.25%) Apache
11 82 (26.62%) Java
12 79 (25.65%) Bash Shell
13 78 (25.32%) Perl
14 76 (24.68%) Tomcat
15 72 (23.38%) Continuous Integration
16 67 (21.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 65 (21.10%) Configuration Management
18 61 (19.81%) DNS
19 59 (19.16%) PowerShell
19 59 (19.16%) Ruby
20 56 (18.18%) Firewall
21 54 (17.53%) VMware Infrastructure
21 54 (17.53%) Git (software)
22 51 (16.56%) UNIX
22 51 (16.56%) Web Services
23 49 (15.91%) PHP
24 46 (14.94%) Splunk
25 44 (14.29%) SQL

Nagios
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 87 (28.25%) Apache
2 76 (24.68%) Tomcat
3 38 (12.34%) IIS
4 37 (12.01%) nginx
5 33 (10.71%) Node.js
6 21 (6.82%) OpenStack
7 10 (3.25%) Jetty
8 9 (2.92%) JBoss
9 8 (2.60%) Cloud Foundry
10 7 (2.27%) Confluence
11 5 (1.62%) Drupal
11 5 (1.62%) MS Exchange
11 5 (1.62%) WebSphere
12 4 (1.30%) SharePoint
12 4 (1.30%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.97%) Lync
13 3 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.97%) Apache ServiceMix
13 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
14 2 (0.65%) Zope
Applications
1 6 (1.95%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.30%) MS Office
4 2 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.32%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 3 (0.97%) SAP CCM
1 3 (0.97%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 103 (33.44%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (8.77%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (2.60%) Amazon S3
4 8 (2.60%) SoftLayer
4 8 (2.60%) Sumo Logic
5 7 (2.27%) SaaS
6 6 (1.95%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (1.62%) Office 365
8 4 (1.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 4 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.65%) IaaS
11 1 (0.32%) GitHub
11 1 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.32%) PaaS
11 1 (0.32%) Heroku
11 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 61 (19.81%) DNS
2 56 (18.18%) Firewall
3 37 (12.01%) VPN
4 31 (10.06%) SAN
5 30 (9.74%) TCP/IP
6 24 (7.79%) SSL
7 20 (6.49%) HTTP
8 16 (5.19%) SNMP
8 16 (5.19%) LDAP
8 16 (5.19%) NAS
9 15 (4.87%) SMTP
9 15 (4.87%) DHCP
9 15 (4.87%) Internet
10 14 (4.55%) IPsec
11 13 (4.22%) Wireless
12 11 (3.57%) WAN
13 10 (3.25%) LAN
13 10 (3.25%) BGP
13 10 (3.25%) NetScaler
14 9 (2.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (30.19%) MySQL
2 39 (12.66%) MongoDB
3 27 (8.77%) SQL Server
4 26 (8.44%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (4.22%) Relational Database
6 12 (3.90%) RDBMS
6 12 (3.90%) Hadoop
7 9 (2.92%) Redis
8 7 (2.27%) Informix
9 6 (1.95%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.95%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.95%) MariaDB
10 4 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (1.30%) Big Data
11 3 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.97%) Couchbase
12 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.32%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 106 (34.42%) Jenkins
2 54 (17.53%) Git (software)
3 28 (9.09%) JIRA
4 16 (5.19%) Subversion
5 14 (4.55%) TeamCity
6 13 (4.22%) Maven
6 13 (4.22%) Hudson
7 9 (2.92%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (1.95%) Selenium
9 6 (1.95%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.62%) Artifactory
11 4 (1.30%) Gerrit
11 4 (1.30%) JMeter
12 3 (0.97%) JUnit
12 3 (0.97%) JProfiler
12 3 (0.97%) YourKit
12 3 (0.97%) JConsole
12 3 (0.97%) VisualVM
13 2 (0.65%) Trac
General
1 26 (8.44%) Finance
2 15 (4.87%) Retail
3 14 (4.55%) Banking
4 9 (2.92%) Games
5 5 (1.62%) Marketing
5 5 (1.62%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.97%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.97%) Front Office
7 2 (0.65%) Back Office
7 2 (0.65%) Advertising
7 2 (0.65%) Publishing
8 1 (0.32%) Electronics
8 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.32%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 101 (32.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 34 (11.04%) Administrator
3 31 (10.06%) Systems Administrator
4 25 (8.12%) Linux Administrator
5 23 (7.47%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 20 (6.49%) Analyst
7 19 (6.17%) Systems Engineer
8 18 (5.84%) Linux Engineer
9 17 (5.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 16 (5.19%) Network Engineer
10 16 (5.19%) Consultant
11 13 (4.22%) Developer
11 13 (4.22%) Applications Support
11 13 (4.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (3.90%) DevOps Consultant
13 11 (3.57%) UNIX Engineer
14 10 (3.25%) Support Analyst
14 10 (3.25%) Senior Consultant
15 9 (2.92%) Java Developer
15 9 (2.92%) Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (16.56%) Web Services
2 20 (6.49%) LAMP
3 19 (6.17%) .NET
4 15 (4.87%) HTML
5 13 (4.22%) HTML5
6 10 (3.25%) Spring
6 10 (3.25%) XML
6 10 (3.25%) REST
7 9 (2.92%) JSON
8 8 (2.60%) Ruby on Rails
8 8 (2.60%) Grails
8 8 (2.60%) Twisted
9 6 (1.95%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (1.95%) Middleware
10 5 (1.62%) J2EE
11 4 (1.30%) Java EE
11 4 (1.30%) MCollective
11 4 (1.30%) PHP-FPM
12 3 (0.97%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (0.97%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.69%) Data Centre
2 18 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.90%) PKI
3 12 (3.90%) Statistics
4 11 (3.57%) Public Cloud
5 10 (3.25%) Clustering
6 9 (2.92%) Replication
7 8 (2.60%) Cryptography
7 8 (2.60%) Enterprise Storage
8 7 (2.27%) Online Games
8 7 (2.27%) Hedge funds
8 7 (2.27%) IBM XIV
9 5 (1.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (1.62%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.62%) STB
10 3 (0.97%) Wiki
10 3 (0.97%) Mobile Computing
11 2 (0.65%) CMDB
11 2 (0.65%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.65%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 202 (65.58%) Linux
2 103 (33.44%) Windows
3 67 (21.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 51 (16.56%) UNIX
5 37 (12.01%) Ubuntu
6 33 (10.71%) CentOS
7 22 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (5.84%) Solaris
10 8 (2.60%) Debian
11 7 (2.27%) Windows 7
12 4 (1.30%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.97%) Android
13 3 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.97%) SUSE
14 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (54.22%) DevOps
2 72 (23.38%) Continuous Integration
3 65 (21.10%) Configuration Management
4 44 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (12.66%) Load Balancing
6 36 (11.69%) ITIL
7 30 (9.74%) E-Commerce
8 25 (8.12%) Open Source
8 25 (8.12%) Continuous Delivery
9 22 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
10 16 (5.19%) Software Engineering
11 14 (4.55%) Scrum
12 12 (3.90%) TDD
12 12 (3.90%) Automated Testing
12 12 (3.90%) Unit Testing
12 12 (3.90%) Release Management
13 10 (3.25%) Problem Management
13 10 (3.25%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (3.25%) Project Management
13 10 (3.25%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 120 (38.96%) Python
2 82 (26.62%) Java
3 79 (25.65%) Bash Shell
4 78 (25.32%) Perl
5 59 (19.16%) PowerShell
5 59 (19.16%) Ruby
6 49 (15.91%) PHP
7 44 (14.29%) SQL
8 31 (10.06%) Shell Script
9 9 (2.92%) C#
10 7 (2.27%) Scala
11 6 (1.95%) C
12 4 (1.30%) Go
12 4 (1.30%) JavaScript
13 3 (0.97%) C++
13 3 (0.97%) VBScript
14 2 (0.65%) VB
15 1 (0.32%) VBA
15 1 (0.32%) sed
15 1 (0.32%) AWK
Qualifications
1 12 (3.90%) Security Cleared
2 9 (2.92%) Degree
2 9 (2.92%) MCSE
2 9 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.27%) RHCE
4 5 (1.62%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.62%) RHCSA
4 5 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.30%) CCNP
5 4 (1.30%) CCNA
6 3 (0.97%) MCSA
6 3 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.97%) MOS
6 3 (0.97%) JNCIS
6 3 (0.97%) MCTS
6 3 (0.97%) MCITP
7 2 (0.65%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.32%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.32%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.92%) SLA
2 8 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.27%) QA
4 4 (1.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 54 (17.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (11.04%) Docker
3 16 (5.19%) VMware ESX
4 15 (4.87%) Hyper-V
5 11 (3.57%) vSphere
6 9 (2.92%) Varnish
7 8 (2.60%) KVM
8 7 (2.27%) iptables
8 7 (2.27%) Active Directory
9 5 (1.62%) ProxySG
9 5 (1.62%) XenApp
9 5 (1.62%) XenServer
9 5 (1.62%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.62%) HDFS
9 5 (1.62%) vCloud
10 4 (1.30%) Xen
11 3 (0.97%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.97%) FreeRADIUS
11 3 (0.97%) NFS
12 2 (0.65%) Squid
Systems Management
1 182 (59.09%) Puppet
2 91 (29.55%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (13.31%) Ansible
4 37 (12.01%) Cacti
5 31 (10.06%) Vagrant
6 30 (9.74%) Icinga
7 28 (9.09%) Graphite
8 24 (7.79%) Opsview
8 24 (7.79%) logstash
9 22 (7.14%) ZABBIX
9 22 (7.14%) Zenoss
10 20 (6.49%) Salt
11 17 (5.52%) NetBackup
11 17 (5.52%) SCOM
12 11 (3.57%) ITRS Geneos
13 10 (3.25%) Ganglia
14 9 (2.92%) SolarWinds Orion
14 9 (2.92%) Tivoli
15 8 (2.60%) Capistrano
15 8 (2.60%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 91 (29.55%) VMware
2 88 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 46 (14.94%) Splunk
4 36 (11.69%) Cisco
5 24 (7.79%) Microsoft
6 22 (7.14%) New Relic
6 22 (7.14%) SolarWinds
7 20 (6.49%) Oracle
8 17 (5.52%) IBM
9 15 (4.87%) Citrix
10 13 (4.22%) HP
11 11 (3.57%) Dell
12 10 (3.25%) CA
12 10 (3.25%) Veritas
13 9 (2.92%) CheckPoint
14 7 (2.27%) Symantec
14 7 (2.27%) BMC
14 7 (2.27%) EMC
15 6 (1.95%) Juniper
15 6 (1.95%) CommVault
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