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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nagios
Rank 464 452 453
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing Nagios 144 152 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.28% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.17% 3.61% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 102 61
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £350 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 -
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -

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
4549 4215 3814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.13% 7.83% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2797 2458 2153
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 131 171
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £38.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -9.63%

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 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Nagios within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Nagios Hourly Rate Histogram 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 July 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 -25 142 £425 - 91
London -24 94 £438 -2.77% 40
South East +3 26 £363 +8.20% 25
City of London -14 11 £425 -10.52% 12
North West -11 10 £475 +11.76% 9
Yorkshire -7 8 £395 - 5
West Yorkshire - 8 £395 - 2
Hampshire - 8 £363 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 6 £313 - 2
Manchester - 6 £400 - 9
Berkshire +3 5 £375 - 6
Oxfordshire - 5 £300 - 8
Aylesbury - 5 £200 -
Lancashire +8 4 £475 +11.76%
Burnley +1 4 £475 +11.76%
Surrey -1 2 £375 +17.18% 6
South West -7 2 £356 +1.78% 7
Aldershot - 2 £338 -
Hungerford - 2 £375 -
Leeds - 2 £395 - 2
Reading +6 1 £450 - 2
Scotland -3 1 £325 -24.41% 2
East of England -9 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -10 1 - -
Bristol -10 1 £425 +21.42% 2
Wales -11 1 - -
Cambridge -14 1 - -
Farnham - 1 £375 -
Hounslow - 1 £375 -
Camberley - 1 £375 -

Nagios
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 204 (68.00%) Linux
2 161 (53.67%) DevOps
3 155 (51.67%) Puppet
4 139 (46.33%) Python
5 114 (38.00%) Amazon AWS
5 114 (38.00%) Jenkins
6 111 (37.00%) VMware
7 100 (33.33%) Java
8 98 (32.67%) MySQL
9 96 (32.00%) Windows
9 96 (32.00%) Apache
10 94 (31.33%) Opscode Chef
11 81 (27.00%) Red Hat
12 78 (26.00%) Ruby
13 74 (24.67%) Perl
14 67 (22.33%) Web Services
15 64 (21.33%) DNS
16 63 (21.00%) Ansible
17 62 (20.67%) Configuration Management
17 62 (20.67%) Bash Shell
18 61 (20.33%) Tomcat
18 61 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
19 60 (20.00%) PHP
19 60 (20.00%) MongoDB
19 60 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 58 (19.33%) UNIX
21 56 (18.67%) VMware Infrastructure
22 53 (17.67%) Firewall
23 49 (16.33%) CentOS
23 49 (16.33%) Continuous Integration

Nagios
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 96 (32.00%) Apache
2 61 (20.33%) Tomcat
3 45 (15.00%) Node.js
4 44 (14.67%) nginx
5 36 (12.00%) OpenStack
6 27 (9.00%) IIS
7 9 (3.00%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (2.67%) JBoss
9 7 (2.33%) Apache Solr
9 7 (2.33%) Confluence
9 7 (2.33%) Jetty
9 7 (2.33%) Apache Spark
10 6 (2.00%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (1.67%) MS Exchange
12 4 (1.33%) Apache Pig
12 4 (1.33%) Drupal
13 3 (1.00%) Apache ServiceMix
13 3 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
14 2 (0.67%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.67%) Zope
Applications
1 5 (1.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.00%) MS Office
3 2 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.33%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 2 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.33%) SAP CCM
2 1 (0.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 114 (38.00%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (9.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (9.00%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (2.33%) Amazon S3
4 7 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (2.00%) SaaS
6 5 (1.67%) Heroku
7 4 (1.33%) Engine Yard
7 4 (1.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (1.00%) Office 365
9 1 (0.33%) IaaS
9 1 (0.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.33%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (21.33%) DNS
2 53 (17.67%) Firewall
3 44 (14.67%) SAN
4 24 (8.00%) DHCP
4 24 (8.00%) VPN
5 23 (7.67%) TCP/IP
6 21 (7.00%) SSL
6 21 (7.00%) LDAP
7 18 (6.00%) NAS
8 17 (5.67%) Internet
9 15 (5.00%) HTTP
10 11 (3.67%) SMTP
10 11 (3.67%) Network Security
11 10 (3.33%) BGP
11 10 (3.33%) NetScaler
12 9 (3.00%) IPsec
13 8 (2.67%) WAN
14 7 (2.33%) LAN
14 7 (2.33%) Ethernet
14 7 (2.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (32.67%) MySQL
2 60 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 30 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 26 (8.67%) NoSQL
5 22 (7.33%) Hadoop
6 20 (6.67%) SQL Server
6 20 (6.67%) Relational Database
7 19 (6.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 16 (5.33%) RDBMS
9 11 (3.67%) Redis
9 11 (3.67%) Big Data
10 9 (3.00%) Riak
10 9 (3.00%) HBase
10 9 (3.00%) CouchDB
11 7 (2.33%) Informix
12 5 (1.67%) MariaDB
12 5 (1.67%) Hypertable
13 4 (1.33%) Oracle Database
13 4 (1.33%) Apache Hive
14 3 (1.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 114 (38.00%) Jenkins
2 44 (14.67%) Git (software)
3 21 (7.00%) JIRA
4 18 (6.00%) Maven
5 14 (4.67%) Subversion
6 13 (4.33%) Hudson
7 10 (3.33%) Gerrit
8 6 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (2.00%) Fiddler
9 5 (1.67%) Artifactory
10 3 (1.00%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.00%) JUnit
11 2 (0.67%) Lombardi
11 2 (0.67%) Gradle
12 1 (0.33%) ReSharper
12 1 (0.33%) Selenium
12 1 (0.33%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.33%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.33%) Ant
12 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (5.00%) Retail
2 14 (4.67%) Finance
3 10 (3.33%) Games
4 7 (2.33%) Banking
5 6 (2.00%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.33%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.33%) Marketing
7 3 (1.00%) Publishing
8 2 (0.67%) German Language
8 2 (0.67%) Back Office
9 1 (0.33%) Electronics
9 1 (0.33%) Front Office
9 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.33%) French Language
9 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 107 (35.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 34 (11.33%) Administrator
3 27 (9.00%) Systems Administrator
4 26 (8.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 25 (8.33%) Consultant
6 21 (7.00%) Systems Engineer
6 21 (7.00%) DevOps Consultant
7 20 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
8 19 (6.33%) Senior Consultant
9 17 (5.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 15 (5.00%) Developer
10 15 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 15 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
11 12 (4.00%) Analyst
11 12 (4.00%) Network Engineer
12 11 (3.67%) Java Developer
12 11 (3.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 9 (3.00%) UNIX Engineer
14 8 (2.67%) 3rd Line Support
15 7 (2.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (22.33%) Web Services
2 18 (6.00%) LAMP
3 15 (5.00%) HTML
4 13 (4.33%) HTML5
5 11 (3.67%) REST
6 10 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
6 10 (3.33%) .NET
6 10 (3.33%) XML
7 8 (2.67%) JSON
7 8 (2.67%) Twisted
8 7 (2.33%) MCollective
9 6 (2.00%) J2EE
10 4 (1.33%) SOAP
10 4 (1.33%) ServiceStack
11 3 (1.00%) Kafka
11 3 (1.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (1.00%) PHP-FPM
11 3 (1.00%) Drools
12 2 (0.67%) WCF
12 2 (0.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.00%) Data Centre
2 25 (8.33%) Clustering
3 24 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.00%) Public Cloud
5 11 (3.67%) Enterprise Storage
5 11 (3.67%) Replication
6 8 (2.67%) Online Games
7 7 (2.33%) IBM XIV
8 5 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (1.67%) STB
9 4 (1.33%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.33%) Device Driver
10 3 (1.00%) Statistics
10 3 (1.00%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.67%) CMDB
11 2 (0.67%) PKI
11 2 (0.67%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.33%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.33%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 204 (68.00%) Linux
2 96 (32.00%) Windows
3 60 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 58 (19.33%) UNIX
5 49 (16.33%) CentOS
6 41 (13.67%) Ubuntu
7 18 (6.00%) Solaris
8 16 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (3.33%) Debian
11 8 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (1.67%) Android
12 5 (1.67%) Windows 7
13 4 (1.33%) Windows 8
14 3 (1.00%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (1.00%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.67%) SUSE
16 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (53.67%) DevOps
2 62 (20.67%) Configuration Management
3 61 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
5 43 (14.33%) ITIL
6 42 (14.00%) Load Balancing
7 37 (12.33%) Open Source
8 34 (11.33%) Continuous Delivery
9 24 (8.00%) Software Engineering
10 19 (6.33%) Scrum
11 18 (6.00%) E-Commerce
12 17 (5.67%) Continuous Improvement
12 17 (5.67%) Performance Tuning
13 16 (5.33%) Service Management
14 14 (4.67%) Problem Management
15 12 (4.00%) Change Management
15 12 (4.00%) Mentoring
16 11 (3.67%) Security Patching
16 11 (3.67%) TDD
16 11 (3.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 139 (46.33%) Python
2 100 (33.33%) Java
3 78 (26.00%) Ruby
4 74 (24.67%) Perl
5 62 (20.67%) Bash Shell
6 60 (20.00%) PHP
7 41 (13.67%) SQL
8 30 (10.00%) PowerShell
9 28 (9.33%) Shell Script
10 10 (3.33%) Scala
11 5 (1.67%) Korn
11 5 (1.67%) C
11 5 (1.67%) Go
12 3 (1.00%) JavaScript
12 3 (1.00%) VBScript
13 2 (0.67%) VB
14 1 (0.33%) VBA
14 1 (0.33%) C#
14 1 (0.33%) C++
14 1 (0.33%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 9 (3.00%) Degree
2 7 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.67%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.00%) MCSE
5 3 (1.00%) CCNP
5 3 (1.00%) CCNA
5 3 (1.00%) JNCIS
6 2 (0.67%) JNCIP
6 2 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.67%) VCDX
6 2 (0.67%) VCAP
6 2 (0.67%) MCP
7 1 (0.33%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.33%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.33%) MCTS
7 1 (0.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (2.67%) SLA
3 7 (2.33%) QA
4 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 56 (18.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (9.00%) Docker
3 20 (6.67%) Active Directory
4 18 (6.00%) vSphere
5 16 (5.33%) VMware ESX
6 13 (4.33%) HDFS
7 11 (3.67%) Hyper-V
8 8 (2.67%) KVM
9 7 (2.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 7 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (2.00%) NFS
11 5 (1.67%) ProxySG
11 5 (1.67%) XenApp
11 5 (1.67%) XenServer
11 5 (1.67%) XenDesktop
11 5 (1.67%) vCloud
11 5 (1.67%) Apache Flume
11 5 (1.67%) Varnish
11 5 (1.67%) iptables
12 3 (1.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 155 (51.67%) Puppet
2 94 (31.33%) Opscode Chef
3 63 (21.00%) Ansible
4 40 (13.33%) Graphite
5 39 (13.00%) Cacti
6 32 (10.67%) Salt
7 31 (10.33%) Opsview
7 31 (10.33%) ZABBIX
8 26 (8.67%) Zenoss
8 26 (8.67%) Icinga
9 25 (8.33%) Vagrant
10 24 (8.00%) NetBackup
11 22 (7.33%) SCOM
12 13 (4.33%) Backup Exec
12 13 (4.33%) Kibana
13 12 (4.00%) collectd
14 11 (3.67%) HAProxy
15 8 (2.67%) Hadoop YARN
15 8 (2.67%) Tivoli
15 8 (2.67%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 111 (37.00%) VMware
2 81 (27.00%) Red Hat
3 43 (14.33%) Splunk
4 37 (12.33%) Cisco
5 34 (11.33%) Oracle
6 25 (8.33%) New Relic
7 21 (7.00%) SolarWinds
8 20 (6.67%) Microsoft
9 17 (5.67%) Citrix
10 14 (4.67%) Symantec
11 12 (4.00%) Veritas
11 12 (4.00%) HP
11 12 (4.00%) IBM
12 10 (3.33%) Akamai
12 10 (3.33%) SaltStack
13 8 (2.67%) EMC
13 8 (2.67%) CA
13 8 (2.67%) CheckPoint
14 7 (2.33%) BMC
14 7 (2.33%) NetApp
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