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 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nagios
Rank 409 433 498
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +65
Contract jobs citing Nagios 206 141 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.27% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.68% 3.75% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 103 60
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£406 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £300 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-14.06% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £19.91 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 - £22.50

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
4401 3761 3748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.61% 7.12% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2613 2221 1965
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 155 175
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £13.65 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +30.55%

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 September 2014.

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 September 2014. 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 +22 201 £413 +5.09% 73
London +27 134 £450 +16.12% 44
South East -3 20 £300 -25.00% 8
City of London +22 14 £450 +24.13% 11
Yorkshire +8 14 £225 -50.00% 5
East of England -21 13 £400 +14.28% 3
Leeds +2 12 £225 -50.00% 2
West Yorkshire 0 12 £225 -50.00% 2
Berkshire +19 10 £300 +14.28% 2
Cambridgeshire +11 9 £400 +14.28% 2
Cambridge -1 9 £400 +14.28% 1
Reading - 9 £300 - 1
South West - 7 - - 2
North West 0 5 £398 +2.58% 10
Bristol - 5 - -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £350 -
Hertfordshire -24 3 £413 -
High Wycombe - 3 £350 -
West Midlands - 3 £160 - 1
Surrey -6 2 - - 3
Scotland -12 2 £650 +108.00% 1
East Yorkshire - 2 £250 - 1
Wiltshire - 2 - - 1
Brighton - 2 - -
Wales - 2 £375 -
South Wales - 2 £375 -
East Sussex - 2 - -
Cardiff - 2 £375 -
Manchester -11 1 £370 -4.51% 5
Hampshire -18 1 - -

Nagios
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

1 276 (76.67%) Linux
2 228 (63.33%) Puppet
3 186 (51.67%) DevOps
4 163 (45.28%) Python
5 146 (40.56%) Opscode Chef
6 136 (37.78%) Apache
7 130 (36.11%) Red Hat
8 128 (35.56%) UNIX
9 122 (33.89%) Perl
10 103 (28.61%) MySQL
11 102 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
12 99 (27.50%) Ruby
13 98 (27.22%) Java
14 95 (26.39%) CentOS
15 91 (25.28%) PHP
16 90 (25.00%) Jenkins
17 88 (24.44%) Web Services
17 88 (24.44%) Configuration Management
18 86 (23.89%) Amazon AWS
19 77 (21.39%) VMware
20 75 (20.83%) Open Source
21 74 (20.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 70 (19.44%) DNS
23 64 (17.78%) LAMP
24 62 (17.22%) Continuous Integration
24 62 (17.22%) Bash Shell
25 60 (16.67%) Git (software)
25 60 (16.67%) Windows
26 57 (15.83%) Tomcat
26 57 (15.83%) Cacti

Nagios
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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
1 136 (37.78%) Apache
2 57 (15.83%) Tomcat
3 42 (11.67%) nginx
4 33 (9.17%) OpenStack
5 24 (6.67%) Node.js
6 20 (5.56%) MS Exchange
7 17 (4.72%) Elasticsearch
8 15 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
9 14 (3.89%) SAS
10 13 (3.61%) WebLogic
11 12 (3.33%) IIS
12 10 (2.78%) SharePoint
12 10 (2.78%) Cloud Foundry
13 9 (2.50%) CloudStack
14 6 (1.67%) Confluence
14 6 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
15 5 (1.39%) Jetty
15 5 (1.39%) Office Communications Server
16 2 (0.56%) Adobe CQ
16 2 (0.56%) lighttpd
Applications
1 9 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.28%) MS Office
3 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.11%) SunGard Stream Ubix
1 4 (1.11%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
2 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.28%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 86 (23.89%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (13.89%) Amazon EC2
3 39 (10.83%) Amazon S3
4 12 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.94%) IaaS
5 7 (1.94%) ElastiCache
5 7 (1.94%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 5 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.11%) SaaS
7 4 (1.11%) PaaS
7 4 (1.11%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.83%) Office 365
9 2 (0.56%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.28%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 70 (19.44%) DNS
2 25 (6.94%) DHCP
3 24 (6.67%) LDAP
4 22 (6.11%) SAN
5 21 (5.83%) Firewall
6 20 (5.56%) TCP/IP
7 19 (5.28%) Internet
8 18 (5.00%) HTTP
9 10 (2.78%) VPN
10 9 (2.50%) SSL
11 8 (2.22%) SMTP
12 7 (1.94%) SNMP
13 6 (1.67%) FTP
13 6 (1.67%) NetScaler
14 5 (1.39%) NAS
14 5 (1.39%) iSCSI
14 5 (1.39%) Intrusion Detection
15 4 (1.11%) VLAN
16 3 (0.83%) Network Security
16 3 (0.83%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (28.61%) MySQL
2 43 (11.94%) MongoDB
3 42 (11.67%) NoSQL
4 41 (11.39%) Apache Cassandra
5 18 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (4.72%) Hadoop
7 16 (4.44%) Riak
8 15 (4.17%) Big Data
8 15 (4.17%) CouchDB
9 14 (3.89%) SQL Server
10 9 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
11 8 (2.22%) Redis
12 5 (1.39%) Relational Database
13 4 (1.11%) Couchbase
14 2 (0.56%) MariaDB
14 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database
15 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
15 1 (0.28%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 90 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 60 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 35 (9.72%) Hudson
4 33 (9.17%) Subversion
5 32 (8.89%) Maven
6 15 (4.17%) JIRA
7 11 (3.06%) Selenium
8 7 (1.94%) Ant
8 7 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (1.67%) TeamCity
10 5 (1.39%) JUnit
11 3 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.83%) Gradle
11 3 (0.83%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.56%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.56%) RSpec
13 1 (0.28%) Mockito
13 1 (0.28%) Mocha
General
1 42 (11.67%) Finance
2 14 (3.89%) Games
3 12 (3.33%) Financial Institution
4 11 (3.06%) Banking
5 7 (1.94%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.67%) Front Office
7 4 (1.11%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.11%) Retail
8 3 (0.83%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.83%) Electronics
9 2 (0.56%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.56%) Marketing
10 1 (0.28%) French Language
10 1 (0.28%) German Language
10 1 (0.28%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.28%) Back Office
10 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 98 (27.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 42 (11.67%) Administrator
3 37 (10.28%) Systems Administrator
3 37 (10.28%) Linux Engineer
4 29 (8.06%) Linux Administrator
5 28 (7.78%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 25 (6.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 24 (6.67%) Analyst
8 21 (5.83%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 20 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
10 16 (4.44%) Consultant
11 14 (3.89%) Support Engineer
12 13 (3.61%) Architect
12 13 (3.61%) DevOps Architect
13 12 (3.33%) Operations Analyst
14 11 (3.06%) DevOps Consultant
15 10 (2.78%) Senior Consultant
16 9 (2.50%) Support Analyst
16 9 (2.50%) Operations Engineer
17 8 (2.22%) SAS Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (24.44%) Web Services
2 64 (17.78%) LAMP
3 19 (5.28%) HTML
4 18 (5.00%) Middleware
5 10 (2.78%) .NET
6 7 (1.94%) SOAP
6 7 (1.94%) REST
6 7 (1.94%) Sensu
7 6 (1.67%) JMX
7 6 (1.67%) J2EE
7 6 (1.67%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (1.39%) JMS
8 5 (1.39%) JSP
9 4 (1.11%) Django
10 3 (0.83%) jQuery
10 3 (0.83%) HTML5
10 3 (0.83%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (0.83%) CSS
11 2 (0.56%) XSLT
11 2 (0.56%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 75 (20.83%) Open Source
2 22 (6.11%) Computer Science
3 13 (3.61%) Clustering
3 13 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.33%) Hedge funds
5 8 (2.22%) Fat Client
5 8 (2.22%) Online Games
5 8 (2.22%) Thin Client
6 6 (1.67%) Blackberry
6 6 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (0.83%) Interactive TV
7 3 (0.83%) Wiki
8 2 (0.56%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.56%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.56%) Over-the-Top Content
8 2 (0.56%) STB
8 2 (0.56%) SCADA
8 2 (0.56%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.56%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 276 (76.67%) Linux
2 128 (35.56%) UNIX
3 95 (26.39%) CentOS
4 74 (20.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 60 (16.67%) Windows
6 43 (11.94%) Ubuntu
7 27 (7.50%) Debian
8 18 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (3.61%) Solaris
10 9 (2.50%) Windows 7
11 6 (1.67%) SELinux
12 4 (1.11%) AIX
13 2 (0.56%) HPUX
14 1 (0.28%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.28%) OS/400
14 1 (0.28%) Fedora
14 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (51.67%) DevOps
2 102 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (24.44%) Configuration Management
4 62 (17.22%) Continuous Integration
5 49 (13.61%) Load Balancing
6 47 (13.06%) ITIL
7 42 (11.67%) Scrum
8 35 (9.72%) Kanban
9 26 (7.22%) Workflow
10 25 (6.94%) User Acceptance Testing
11 22 (6.11%) Release Management
12 19 (5.28%) Service Management
13 18 (5.00%) Security Management
14 17 (4.72%) E-Commerce
14 17 (4.72%) Incident Management
15 16 (4.44%) Service Delivery
15 16 (4.44%) Network Monitoring
16 15 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
17 13 (3.61%) Software Engineering
18 12 (3.33%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 163 (45.28%) Python
2 122 (33.89%) Perl
3 99 (27.50%) Ruby
4 98 (27.22%) Java
5 91 (25.28%) PHP
6 62 (17.22%) Bash Shell
7 30 (8.33%) SQL
7 30 (8.33%) JavaScript
8 14 (3.89%) C
8 14 (3.89%) Korn
8 14 (3.89%) Shell Script
9 11 (3.06%) Scala
10 10 (2.78%) Bourne shell
10 10 (2.78%) PowerShell
10 10 (2.78%) VB
11 8 (2.22%) R
12 6 (1.67%) C++
13 3 (0.83%) Jython
13 3 (0.83%) C#
14 2 (0.56%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 19 (5.28%) Security Cleared
2 17 (4.72%) SC Cleared
3 12 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (3.06%) MCSE
5 8 (2.22%) RHCE
5 8 (2.22%) Degree
6 5 (1.39%) HNC
6 5 (1.39%) CCA
6 5 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.11%) CCNA
7 4 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.56%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.56%) PhD
8 2 (0.56%) CCNP
8 2 (0.56%) RHCT
9 1 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.28%) ISEB
9 1 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.56%) SLA
2 5 (1.39%) QA
3 3 (0.83%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 53 (14.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (12.22%) Active Directory
3 19 (5.28%) NFS
4 16 (4.44%) vCloud
5 15 (4.17%) vSphere
6 13 (3.61%) Xen
7 10 (2.78%) KVM
8 9 (2.50%) Varnish
9 8 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (2.22%) VMware ESX
9 8 (2.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 7 (1.94%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (1.67%) Hyper-V
12 4 (1.11%) XenServer
13 3 (0.83%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.83%) GPFS
13 3 (0.83%) Squid
14 2 (0.56%) Postfix
14 2 (0.56%) Sendmail
15 1 (0.28%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 228 (63.33%) Puppet
2 146 (40.56%) Opscode Chef
3 57 (15.83%) Cacti
4 55 (15.28%) ZABBIX
5 35 (9.72%) Zenoss
6 29 (8.06%) Salt
7 27 (7.50%) Ganglia
8 26 (7.22%) Opsview
9 23 (6.39%) Vagrant
9 23 (6.39%) NetBackup
10 20 (5.56%) Ansible
11 19 (5.28%) SCOM
12 15 (4.17%) Kibana
12 15 (4.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 14 (3.89%) Graylog2
13 14 (3.89%) collectd
13 14 (3.89%) Icinga
14 12 (3.33%) Hyperic
14 12 (3.33%) Control-M
15 8 (2.22%) YUM
Vendors
1 130 (36.11%) Red Hat
2 77 (21.39%) VMware
3 49 (13.61%) HP
4 34 (9.44%) New Relic
5 33 (9.17%) Splunk
6 32 (8.89%) Oracle
6 32 (8.89%) Microsoft
7 31 (8.61%) Percona
8 25 (6.94%) Rackspace
9 23 (6.39%) Veritas
10 22 (6.11%) SolarWinds
11 21 (5.83%) Cisco
12 18 (5.00%) EMC
13 15 (4.17%) Citrix
13 15 (4.17%) Altiris
14 13 (3.61%) Perforce
14 13 (3.61%) IBM
15 12 (3.33%) Intel
15 12 (3.33%) Dell
15 12 (3.33%) BMC
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £250 - £255 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ISL
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £475.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
FT Select
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Interact Consulting
Rate: 450 - 550
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Interact Consulting
Rate: £400-500pd
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Hudson - London
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Haywards Heath
Greywood Associates Limited
Rate: £240 - £280 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £220.00 - £260.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago