The table below looks at the statistics for Nagios skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Nagios over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Nagios
Rank 366 480 479
Rank change year-on-year
+114 -1
Contract jobs citing Nagios 297 131 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.24% 0.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.23% 2.98% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 84 98
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 £28.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +3.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%

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
5683 4393 4231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.60% 8.10% 7.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3613 2743 2495
Median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 178 150
Median hourly rate £27.04 £20.19 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.94% -3.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £11.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £37.00 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -3.88%

Nagios
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Nagios as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nagios within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +132 288 £450 +5.88% 89
London +123 196 £475 +2.15% 55
South East -3 41 £450 +24.13% 9
Berkshire +17 22 £450 - 3
City of London +52 20 £469 +10.29% 12
South West +9 17 £393 -7.64% 5
Dorset - 11 £446 -
Bournemouth - 11 £446 -
Cambridgeshire +22 10 £340 - 1
East of England +15 10 £340 - 1
Cambridge +12 10 £340 - 1
North West -19 10 £475 - 4
Croydon - 10 £393 -
Yorkshire -2 7 £450 +16.88% 9
Scotland -11 7 £375 +65.56% 3
Manchester -17 7 £475 +18.75% 2
West Yorkshire +1 6 £436 +13.31% 5
Kent - 6 £450 - 1
Leeds -5 5 £436 +13.31% 5
West Midlands -14 5 £380 - 3
Worcestershire - 5 £380 -
Malvern - 5 £380 -
Surrey -13 4 £413 +10.06% 4
Reading - 4 £475 - 1
Windsor - 4 £500 -
Buckinghamshire +11 3 - -
Oxfordshire +5 3 £355 +54.34%
Edinburgh -11 3 £475 +18.75% 2
Renfrewshire -35 3 £266 +109.05%
Somerset - 3 £263 - 1

Nagios
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Nagios also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Nagios.

1 397 (75.76%) Linux
2 314 (59.92%) Puppet
3 248 (47.33%) DevOps
4 194 (37.02%) Python
5 180 (34.35%) Red Hat
6 178 (33.97%) Unix
7 173 (33.02%) VMware
8 161 (30.73%) Configuration Management
9 158 (30.15%) Windows
9 158 (30.15%) Perl
10 156 (29.77%) Java
11 138 (26.34%) Jenkins
12 134 (25.57%) Apache
13 129 (24.62%) Amazon AWS
14 119 (22.71%) Agile Software Development
14 119 (22.71%) Ruby
15 117 (22.33%) Bash Shell
16 116 (22.14%) Tomcat
17 112 (21.37%) Opscode Chef
18 108 (20.61%) Ansible
19 107 (20.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 102 (19.47%) VMware Infrastructure
21 96 (18.32%) MySQL
22 94 (17.94%) Windows Server
23 93 (17.75%) Finance
23 93 (17.75%) Git (software)
24 91 (17.37%) DNS
25 90 (17.18%) Splunk
26 84 (16.03%) SQL
27 79 (15.08%) ITIL

Nagios
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 134 (25.57%) Apache
2 116 (22.14%) Tomcat
3 53 (10.11%) OpenStack
4 50 (9.54%) IIS
5 34 (6.49%) Confluence
6 32 (6.11%) nginx
7 27 (5.15%) JBoss
7 27 (5.15%) Node.js
8 21 (4.01%) WebLogic
9 19 (3.63%) Elasticsearch
10 14 (2.67%) MQSeries
11 12 (2.29%) WebSphere
12 6 (1.15%) Cloud Foundry
13 5 (0.95%) SAS
14 4 (0.76%) Jetty
14 4 (0.76%) WebLogic Integration
15 3 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 3 (0.57%) lighttpd
16 2 (0.38%) Apache Spark
16 2 (0.38%) WildFly
Applications
1 16 (3.05%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.91%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.72%) MS Office
4 5 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (0.95%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.57%) Salerio
2 3 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 129 (24.62%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (2.10%) AWS CloudFormation
4 11 (2.10%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (1.91%) PaaS
6 7 (1.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 6 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.15%) Google App Engine
8 5 (0.95%) Heroku
9 4 (0.76%) GitHub
9 4 (0.76%) IaaS
9 4 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.57%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (0.57%) Amazon Kinesis
10 3 (0.57%) Engine Yard
10 3 (0.57%) Rackspace Cloud
11 2 (0.38%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.38%) Office 365
11 2 (0.38%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 91 (17.37%) DNS
2 66 (12.60%) Firewall
3 64 (12.21%) HTTP
4 63 (12.02%) TCP/IP
5 51 (9.73%) LDAP
6 41 (7.82%) SSL
7 32 (6.11%) SMTP
8 30 (5.73%) SAN
9 29 (5.53%) FTP
10 26 (4.96%) SNMP
11 22 (4.20%) Network Security
11 22 (4.20%) VPN
12 19 (3.63%) DHCP
13 18 (3.44%) Internet
14 16 (3.05%) Cisco ASA
15 15 (2.86%) NAS
16 14 (2.67%) HTTPS
17 13 (2.48%) SSH
17 13 (2.48%) Wireshark
18 12 (2.29%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (18.32%) MySQL
2 43 (8.21%) SQL Server
3 33 (6.30%) PostgreSQL
4 31 (5.92%) MongoDB
5 17 (3.24%) Big Data
5 17 (3.24%) Hadoop
6 12 (2.29%) NoSQL
7 9 (1.72%) Oracle Database
8 8 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (1.53%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.15%) DataStage
9 6 (1.15%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.15%) Redis
9 6 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (0.95%) Informix
10 5 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.76%) Couchbase
11 4 (0.76%) MariaDB
11 4 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 138 (26.34%) Jenkins
2 93 (17.75%) Git (software)
3 48 (9.16%) TeamCity
4 46 (8.78%) Subversion
5 42 (8.02%) JIRA
6 20 (3.82%) Maven
6 20 (3.82%) Vagrant
7 19 (3.63%) Octopus Deploy
8 17 (3.24%) Hudson
9 12 (2.29%) Sonatype Nexus
10 10 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (1.72%) Artifactory
11 9 (1.72%) GitLab
11 9 (1.72%) Selenium
12 8 (1.53%) Ant
13 7 (1.34%) MSBuild
13 7 (1.34%) SonarQube
14 6 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (1.15%) NuGet
14 6 (1.15%) Travis CI
General
1 93 (17.75%) Finance
2 58 (11.07%) Banking
3 16 (3.05%) Games
4 14 (2.67%) Retail
5 12 (2.29%) Back Office
5 12 (2.29%) Financial Institution
5 12 (2.29%) Marketing
6 9 (1.72%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.34%) Front Office
8 5 (0.95%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.95%) Publishing
9 4 (0.76%) Electronics
10 3 (0.57%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.38%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Local Government
12 1 (0.19%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 157 (29.96%) DevOps Engineer
2 105 (20.04%) Linux Engineer
3 75 (14.31%) Administrator
4 56 (10.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 42 (8.02%) Systems Administrator
6 39 (7.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 37 (7.06%) AWS Engineer
8 35 (6.68%) Linux Administrator
9 34 (6.49%) Consultant
10 32 (6.11%) Systems Engineer
11 30 (5.73%) Windows Engineer
12 26 (4.96%) Analyst
12 26 (4.96%) Support Engineer
13 24 (4.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 19 (3.63%) Architect
14 19 (3.63%) Cloud Engineer
15 18 (3.44%) Applications Support
15 18 (3.44%) Linux Support
15 18 (3.44%) Network Engineer
16 17 (3.24%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (13.55%) LAMP
2 59 (11.26%) Web Services
3 32 (6.11%) XML
4 28 (5.34%) REST
5 25 (4.77%) LEMP Stack
6 22 (4.20%) SOAP
7 21 (4.01%) Regular Expression
8 19 (3.63%) Middleware
9 16 (3.05%) J2EE
9 16 (3.05%) MCollective
10 15 (2.86%) HTML
10 15 (2.86%) JMS
10 15 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
11 14 (2.67%) LAPP Stack
12 13 (2.48%) .NET
12 13 (2.48%) ELK Stack
12 13 (2.48%) JMX
13 9 (1.72%) JSP
14 8 (1.53%) Java EE
15 7 (1.34%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 35 (6.68%) Data Centre
2 20 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (3.24%) Clustering
4 14 (2.67%) Hedge funds
4 14 (2.67%) Replication
5 13 (2.48%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.10%) EMC VNX
6 11 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (2.10%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.10%) PKI
7 10 (1.91%) iPad
8 9 (1.72%) Derivative
9 7 (1.34%) Online Banking
9 7 (1.34%) Private Cloud
10 6 (1.15%) Equities
10 6 (1.15%) Mainframe
10 6 (1.15%) Wiki
11 5 (0.95%) DataPower
11 5 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (0.95%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 397 (75.76%) Linux
2 178 (33.97%) Unix
3 158 (30.15%) Windows
4 107 (20.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 94 (17.94%) Windows Server
6 76 (14.50%) CentOS
7 62 (11.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 50 (9.54%) Ubuntu
9 28 (5.34%) Solaris
10 25 (4.77%) Debian
11 17 (3.24%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (3.05%) Windows 7
13 13 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (2.29%) Mac OS X
15 11 (2.10%) Mac OS
15 11 (2.10%) Windows Vista
15 11 (2.10%) Windows XP
16 7 (1.34%) SUSE
17 5 (0.95%) AIX
18 3 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (47.33%) DevOps
2 161 (30.73%) Configuration Management
3 119 (22.71%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (15.08%) ITIL
5 75 (14.31%) Open Source
6 74 (14.12%) Continuous Integration
7 63 (12.02%) High Availability
8 51 (9.73%) Continuous Improvement
9 42 (8.02%) Security Patching
10 40 (7.63%) Load Balancing
11 36 (6.87%) Continuous Delivery
12 28 (5.34%) E-Commerce
12 28 (5.34%) Mentoring
12 28 (5.34%) Network Monitoring
13 26 (4.96%) Incident Management
14 25 (4.77%) Disaster Recovery
15 23 (4.39%) Scrum
16 21 (4.01%) SDLC
17 20 (3.82%) Change Control
17 20 (3.82%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 194 (37.02%) Python
2 158 (30.15%) Perl
3 156 (29.77%) Java
4 119 (22.71%) Ruby
5 117 (22.33%) Bash Shell
6 84 (16.03%) SQL
7 72 (13.74%) PHP
8 59 (11.26%) PowerShell
9 50 (9.54%) Shell Script
10 44 (8.40%) JavaScript
11 16 (3.05%) C++
11 16 (3.05%) Korn
12 14 (2.67%) C#
13 12 (2.29%) C
14 9 (1.72%) Bourne shell
14 9 (1.72%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.15%) Scala
15 6 (1.15%) VBA
16 5 (0.95%) Go
17 3 (0.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (5.15%) Security Cleared
2 24 (4.58%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (4.58%) Degree
3 20 (3.82%) SC Cleared
4 18 (3.44%) CCNP
5 15 (2.86%) RHCE
6 14 (2.67%) CCNA
7 7 (1.34%) AWS Certification
7 7 (1.34%) MCSE
7 7 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (1.34%) RHCA
7 7 (1.34%) RHCSA
7 7 (1.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (1.15%) CCIE
9 4 (0.76%) HNC
9 4 (0.76%) ISEB
9 4 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.57%) CCSP
10 3 (0.57%) JNCIP
11 2 (0.38%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.10%) SLA
2 7 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (1.34%) QA
3 5 (0.95%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 102 (19.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 75 (14.31%) Docker
3 50 (9.54%) Active Directory
4 42 (8.02%) vSphere
5 32 (6.11%) KVM
5 32 (6.11%) VMware ESX
6 26 (4.96%) Squid
7 22 (4.20%) NFS
8 19 (3.63%) iptables
9 14 (2.67%) qmail
9 14 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
10 13 (2.48%) Postfix
11 12 (2.29%) Samba
11 12 (2.29%) Sendmail
11 12 (2.29%) vCloud
12 9 (1.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 8 (1.53%) Xen
14 7 (1.34%) XenApp
15 6 (1.15%) Veritas File System
15 6 (1.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 314 (59.92%) Puppet
2 112 (21.37%) Opscode Chef
3 108 (20.61%) Ansible
4 69 (13.17%) Cacti
5 51 (9.73%) logstash
6 43 (8.21%) Graphite
7 38 (7.25%) Icinga
7 38 (7.25%) ZABBIX
8 32 (6.11%) SCOM
9 27 (5.15%) HAProxy
10 26 (4.96%) Ganglia
11 25 (4.77%) FreeIPA
12 23 (4.39%) Zenoss
13 22 (4.20%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 22 (4.20%) Salt
14 21 (4.01%) Kubernetes
14 21 (4.01%) SELinux
15 20 (3.82%) Capistrano
15 20 (3.82%) SCCM
16 16 (3.05%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 180 (34.35%) Red Hat
2 173 (33.02%) VMware
3 90 (17.18%) Splunk
4 57 (10.88%) Microsoft
5 51 (9.73%) Oracle
6 49 (9.35%) Cisco
7 48 (9.16%) HP
8 47 (8.97%) F5
9 37 (7.06%) EMC
10 32 (6.11%) NetApp
11 30 (5.73%) New Relic
12 29 (5.53%) IBM
13 28 (5.34%) SolarWinds
14 21 (4.01%) AppDynamics
15 19 (3.63%) Dell
16 17 (3.24%) CenturyLink
17 16 (3.05%) CheckPoint
17 16 (3.05%) Citrix
18 14 (2.67%) Atlassian
18 14 (2.67%) Veritas
London
Salt
Rate: £275 - £315 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £670 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Market
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £500 to £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Ticketmaster UK
Rate: Competitive Salary
Posted: 15 days ago
West Midlands
onezeero.
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £430 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Ticketmaster
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
iKas International
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Gloucestershire
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago