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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nagios
Rank 393 435 433
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -2
Contract jobs citing Nagios 194 118 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.25% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.71% 3.36% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 75 81
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£457 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.41% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £495 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £384 £363
% change year-on-year
-6.18% +5.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
4122 3508 2895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.08% 7.28% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2501 2015 1567
Average daily rate £425 £387 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.74% +3.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 139 204
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.08% -22.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £33.78 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -16.83%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +58 194 £457 +7.34% 64
London +38 139 £500 +14.94% 30
South East +15 21 £300 - 12
West Yorkshire - 16 £363 - 5
Yorkshire - 16 £363 - 5
Leeds - 16 £363 - 5
City of London +6 8 £451 +6.02% 7
East Midlands - 7 £550 -
Hampshire - 6 £325 - 7
Nottinghamshire - 5 £550 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £268 -
Nottingham - 5 £550 -
North West -9 4 £408 +25.38% 4
Berkshire +3 3 £263 - 1
East of England -1 3 £145 -61.33% 4
South West -16 3 £245 -37.77% 4
Surrey - 3 £400 - 3
Slough - 3 £263 -
Manchester -2 2 - - 3
Gloucestershire -15 2 - -
Cambridgeshire -15 1 £325 -13.33% 2
Sevenoaks - 1 - -
Woking - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £245 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £425 -
Northampton - 1 £425 -
Guildford - 1 £400 -
Isleworth - 1 - - 1
Abingdon - 1 £290 -

Nagios
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 351 (82.59%) Linux
2 277 (65.18%) Puppet
3 265 (62.35%) DevOps
4 209 (49.18%) Python
5 173 (40.71%) Opscode Chef
6 167 (39.29%) VMware
7 152 (35.76%) Jenkins
8 150 (35.29%) Apache
9 146 (34.35%) Red Hat
10 138 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
11 134 (31.53%) UNIX
12 128 (30.12%) Java
12 128 (30.12%) Ruby
13 126 (29.65%) MongoDB
14 122 (28.71%) Perl
15 119 (28.00%) MySQL
16 110 (25.88%) CentOS
17 99 (23.29%) Open Source
18 96 (22.59%) Amazon AWS
19 95 (22.35%) Windows
20 94 (22.12%) Web Services
20 94 (22.12%) DNS
21 93 (21.88%) Configuration Management
22 92 (21.65%) Ansible
23 91 (21.41%) Ubuntu
24 90 (21.18%) Bash Shell
25 89 (20.94%) PHP
26 85 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
27 77 (18.12%) Git (software)
28 71 (16.71%) Continuous Integration

Nagios
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 150 (35.29%) Apache
2 71 (16.71%) Tomcat
3 62 (14.59%) OpenStack
4 53 (12.47%) nginx
5 51 (12.00%) Node.js
6 26 (6.12%) Elasticsearch
7 17 (4.00%) MS Exchange
7 17 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
8 15 (3.53%) JBoss
9 11 (2.59%) SharePoint
10 9 (2.12%) Jetty
10 9 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (2.12%) SAS
11 8 (1.88%) IIS
12 5 (1.18%) Apache Spark
13 4 (0.94%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.94%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.71%) CloudStack
Applications
1 12 (2.82%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.94%) MS Office
3 2 (0.47%) ProjectWise
4 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.47%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 96 (22.59%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (12.24%) Amazon EC2
3 26 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (5.65%) Amazon S3
5 14 (3.29%) PaaS
6 12 (2.82%) Heroku
6 12 (2.82%) Engine Yard
7 6 (1.41%) IaaS
8 4 (0.94%) SaaS
8 4 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.47%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.24%) Yammer
10 1 (0.24%) Office 365
10 1 (0.24%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 94 (22.12%) DNS
2 42 (9.88%) DHCP
3 40 (9.41%) SAN
4 39 (9.18%) Firewall
5 38 (8.94%) TCP/IP
6 24 (5.65%) VLAN
6 24 (5.65%) LDAP
7 22 (5.18%) Internet
8 20 (4.71%) HTTP
9 19 (4.47%) VPN
9 19 (4.47%) SSL
10 11 (2.59%) SMTP
11 9 (2.12%) FTP
12 7 (1.65%) SNMP
13 6 (1.41%) VoIP
13 6 (1.41%) Network Security
14 5 (1.18%) iSCSI
14 5 (1.18%) NAS
14 5 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
15 4 (0.94%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (29.65%) MongoDB
2 119 (28.00%) MySQL
3 70 (16.47%) NoSQL
4 58 (13.65%) Apache Cassandra
5 37 (8.71%) Hadoop
6 36 (8.47%) PostgreSQL
7 32 (7.53%) Riak
7 32 (7.53%) CouchDB
8 27 (6.35%) Big Data
9 24 (5.65%) Redis
10 23 (5.41%) Relational Database
11 22 (5.18%) MariaDB
12 15 (3.53%) Hypertable
13 12 (2.82%) RDBMS
14 10 (2.35%) SQL Server
15 7 (1.65%) HBase
16 5 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
16 5 (1.18%) Oracle Database
17 4 (0.94%) Apache Hive
18 3 (0.71%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 152 (35.76%) Jenkins
2 77 (18.12%) Git (software)
3 57 (13.41%) Subversion
4 42 (9.88%) Maven
5 31 (7.29%) Hudson
6 16 (3.76%) Artifactory
7 15 (3.53%) Fiddler
8 13 (3.06%) JIRA
9 7 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (1.65%) TeamCity
10 6 (1.41%) Selenium
11 5 (1.18%) JUnit
12 4 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 3 (0.71%) Cucumber
14 2 (0.47%) Ant
14 2 (0.47%) Gradle
14 2 (0.47%) Gerrit
14 2 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
14 2 (0.47%) Mercurial
14 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 22 (5.18%) Finance
2 14 (3.29%) Games
3 13 (3.06%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.41%) Banking
4 6 (1.41%) Marketing
5 4 (0.94%) Publishing
5 4 (0.94%) Retail
6 3 (0.71%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.71%) Advertising
6 3 (0.71%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 157 (36.94%) DevOps Engineer
2 53 (12.47%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 51 (12.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 42 (9.88%) Linux Engineer
5 41 (9.65%) Administrator
6 35 (8.24%) Systems Administrator
7 31 (7.29%) Systems Engineer
8 28 (6.59%) Consultant
9 23 (5.41%) Senior Consultant
9 23 (5.41%) DevOps Consultant
10 20 (4.71%) Linux Administrator
11 17 (4.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 16 (3.76%) Architect
13 15 (3.53%) DevOps Architect
14 13 (3.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 11 (2.59%) Operations Engineer
15 11 (2.59%) Support Engineer
16 9 (2.12%) Linux Support
16 9 (2.12%) Analyst
16 9 (2.12%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (22.12%) Web Services
2 44 (10.35%) LAMP
3 31 (7.29%) RabbitMQ
4 15 (3.53%) HTML
5 13 (3.06%) MCollective
6 11 (2.59%) .NET
7 6 (1.41%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (1.18%) Sensu
8 5 (1.18%) XML
8 5 (1.18%) Middleware
9 3 (0.71%) Java EE
9 3 (0.71%) Django
9 3 (0.71%) HTML5
9 3 (0.71%) MSMQ
10 2 (0.47%) Spring
10 2 (0.47%) Servlets
10 2 (0.47%) Kafka
10 2 (0.47%) REST
10 2 (0.47%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (0.47%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 99 (23.29%) Open Source
2 31 (7.29%) Clustering
3 27 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (4.47%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.82%) Device Driver
6 9 (2.12%) Fat Client
6 9 (2.12%) Thin Client
7 8 (1.88%) Online Games
8 7 (1.65%) Replication
9 6 (1.41%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (0.94%) Interactive TV
10 4 (0.94%) PKI
11 3 (0.71%) Wiki
11 3 (0.71%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.71%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.71%) NHS
11 3 (0.71%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.71%) Streaming Video
12 2 (0.47%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.47%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 351 (82.59%) Linux
2 134 (31.53%) UNIX
3 110 (25.88%) CentOS
4 95 (22.35%) Windows
5 91 (21.41%) Ubuntu
6 68 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 41 (9.65%) Debian
8 25 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (5.65%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (3.06%) Windows 7
11 10 (2.35%) Solaris
12 7 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.71%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.71%) Android
13 3 (0.71%) AIX
14 2 (0.47%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.47%) HPUX
14 2 (0.47%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (62.35%) DevOps
2 138 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (21.88%) Configuration Management
4 71 (16.71%) Continuous Integration
5 56 (13.18%) Load Balancing
6 48 (11.29%) ITIL
7 41 (9.65%) Scrum
8 36 (8.47%) Software Engineering
9 27 (6.35%) E-Commerce
10 26 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
11 24 (5.65%) Incident Management
12 21 (4.94%) Service Delivery
13 18 (4.24%) Network Monitoring
13 18 (4.24%) Service Management
14 17 (4.00%) Kanban
14 17 (4.00%) Workflow
15 16 (3.76%) OO
16 15 (3.53%) Security Management
16 15 (3.53%) Performance Tuning
17 13 (3.06%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 209 (49.18%) Python
2 128 (30.12%) Java
2 128 (30.12%) Ruby
3 122 (28.71%) Perl
4 90 (21.18%) Bash Shell
5 89 (20.94%) PHP
6 47 (11.06%) SQL
7 35 (8.24%) Shell Script
8 30 (7.06%) C
9 22 (5.18%) Korn
10 18 (4.24%) JavaScript
10 18 (4.24%) Golang
11 16 (3.76%) Scala
12 11 (2.59%) VB
13 9 (2.12%) Bourne shell
14 7 (1.65%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.18%) C++
16 3 (0.71%) R
16 3 (0.71%) C#
16 3 (0.71%) Jython
Qualifications
1 28 (6.59%) Security Cleared
2 21 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (4.47%) MCSE
4 18 (4.24%) SC Cleared
5 12 (2.82%) CCNA
5 12 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (2.12%) Degree
6 9 (2.12%) HNC
6 9 (2.12%) RHCT
7 7 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (1.41%) CCA
8 6 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (1.41%) RHCSA
9 5 (1.18%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.94%) RHCE
11 3 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.47%) CCNP
12 2 (0.47%) MCP
12 2 (0.47%) VCAP
12 2 (0.47%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.47%) QA
2 7 (1.65%) SLA
3 2 (0.47%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 85 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (11.06%) Active Directory
3 26 (6.12%) NFS
4 23 (5.41%) vCloud
5 19 (4.47%) vSphere
6 18 (4.24%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (2.82%) VMware ESX
8 9 (2.12%) Xen
8 9 (2.12%) Varnish
9 7 (1.65%) Docker
10 6 (1.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 6 (1.41%) HDFS
11 4 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.94%) KVM
12 3 (0.71%) Hyper-V
12 3 (0.71%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.71%) Apache Flume
12 3 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.71%) Samba
13 2 (0.47%) Kerio MailServer
Systems Management
1 277 (65.18%) Puppet
2 173 (40.71%) Opscode Chef
3 92 (21.65%) Ansible
4 65 (15.29%) ZABBIX
5 64 (15.06%) Graphite
6 46 (10.82%) Cacti
7 42 (9.88%) Salt
8 33 (7.76%) Vagrant
9 32 (7.53%) Zenoss
9 32 (7.53%) collectd
10 29 (6.82%) Icinga
11 27 (6.35%) Opsview
12 20 (4.71%) Kibana
13 19 (4.47%) Graylog2
14 18 (4.24%) CFEngine
15 17 (4.00%) NetBackup
16 15 (3.53%) Cobbler
17 14 (3.29%) Ganglia
18 13 (3.06%) HAProxy
19 10 (2.35%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 167 (39.29%) VMware
2 146 (34.35%) Red Hat
3 56 (13.18%) Splunk
4 52 (12.24%) Oracle
5 39 (9.18%) HP
6 36 (8.47%) New Relic
7 34 (8.00%) Cisco
8 30 (7.06%) Microsoft
9 26 (6.12%) EMC
10 23 (5.41%) Percona
11 22 (5.18%) Rackspace
12 21 (4.94%) Citrix
12 21 (4.94%) SaltStack
13 20 (4.71%) Akamai
14 16 (3.76%) Perforce
15 15 (3.53%) F5
16 14 (3.29%) DigitalOcean
17 12 (2.82%) Remedy
17 12 (2.82%) SolarWinds
18 11 (2.59%) Isilon
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Rate: £250 - £330 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £580.00 - £630.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago