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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nagios
Rank 418 433 478
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +45
Contract jobs citing Nagios 197 146 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.28% 0.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.56% 3.82% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 101 69
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £320 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +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
4318 3818 3795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.63% 7.24% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2550 2217 1968
Average daily rate £391 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £211 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 152 176
Average hourly rate £19.50 £21.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.07 £12.99 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.35 £40.11 £35.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.30% +11.11%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +29 193 £400 - 72
London +37 127 £466 +20.32% 36
South East -13 18 £325 -23.52% 12
City of London +20 16 £475 +35.71% 10
East of England -15 14 £400 +21.21% 3
Yorkshire +6 12 £225 -50.00% 8
West Yorkshire +7 11 £225 -50.00% 4
Leeds +3 11 £225 -50.00% 4
Cambridgeshire +2 9 £400 +21.21% 3
Cambridge -3 9 £400 +21.21% 3
Berkshire - 8 £300 - 4
South West - 8 - - 5
Bristol - 7 - - 4
Reading - 7 £300 - 2
West Midlands - 6 £350 - 3
North East -19 4 £325 -7.14% 2
Tyne and Wear -20 4 £325 -7.14% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -21 4 £325 -7.14% 2
Buckinghamshire - 4 £350 - 3
North West -13 3 £360 -7.09% 5
Hertfordshire -14 3 £413 - 1
High Wycombe - 3 £350 - 1
Surrey -9 2 - - 3
Scotland -18 2 £650 +100.00%
Suffolk - 2 £415 -
East Sussex - 2 - - 1
Brighton - 2 - - 1
Manchester -14 1 £370 -4.51% 5
Hampshire -19 1 - - 1
Cheshire - 1 £350 -

Nagios
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 239 (73.77%) Linux
2 211 (65.12%) Puppet
3 166 (51.23%) DevOps
4 151 (46.60%) Python
5 146 (45.06%) Opscode Chef
6 123 (37.96%) Apache
7 120 (37.04%) Perl
7 120 (37.04%) Red Hat
8 114 (35.19%) UNIX
9 103 (31.79%) MySQL
10 93 (28.70%) PHP
11 92 (28.40%) Ruby
12 91 (28.09%) CentOS
13 89 (27.47%) Jenkins
14 88 (27.16%) Java
15 84 (25.93%) Web Services
15 84 (25.93%) Configuration Management
16 80 (24.69%) Amazon AWS
17 68 (20.99%) LAMP
18 66 (20.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 64 (19.75%) Open Source
20 63 (19.44%) Bash Shell
21 62 (19.14%) Continuous Integration
22 59 (18.21%) Git (software)
23 58 (17.90%) VMware
24 56 (17.28%) Cacti
25 54 (16.67%) ZABBIX
26 52 (16.05%) Agile Software Development
27 51 (15.74%) DNS
28 47 (14.51%) Load Balancing

Nagios
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 123 (37.96%) Apache
2 46 (14.20%) Tomcat
3 35 (10.80%) nginx
4 29 (8.95%) OpenStack
5 19 (5.86%) Node.js
5 19 (5.86%) Elasticsearch
6 16 (4.94%) MS Exchange
7 12 (3.70%) SAS
7 12 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (3.40%) WebLogic
8 11 (3.40%) IIS
9 9 (2.78%) Cloud Foundry
10 8 (2.47%) SharePoint
11 7 (2.16%) CloudStack
12 6 (1.85%) Confluence
12 6 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (1.54%) Office Communications Server
14 2 (0.62%) Adobe CQ
14 2 (0.62%) lighttpd
14 2 (0.62%) Zope
Applications
1 9 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.31%) MS Office
3 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.23%) SunGard Stream Ubix
1 4 (1.23%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
2 2 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.31%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 80 (24.69%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (13.89%) Amazon EC2
3 35 (10.80%) Amazon S3
4 10 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (2.16%) SaaS
5 7 (2.16%) ElastiCache
5 7 (2.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 5 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.23%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.93%) PaaS
9 2 (0.62%) Office 365
9 2 (0.62%) GitHub
9 2 (0.62%) IaaS
10 1 (0.31%) Heroku
10 1 (0.31%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 51 (15.74%) DNS
2 25 (7.72%) LDAP
3 20 (6.17%) DHCP
4 19 (5.86%) TCP/IP
4 19 (5.86%) Firewall
5 18 (5.56%) SAN
6 17 (5.25%) Internet
7 16 (4.94%) HTTP
8 8 (2.47%) VPN
8 8 (2.47%) SSL
9 6 (1.85%) SNMP
9 6 (1.85%) iSCSI
9 6 (1.85%) NAS
9 6 (1.85%) NetScaler
10 5 (1.54%) SMTP
11 4 (1.23%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (0.93%) RTSP
12 3 (0.93%) VLAN
12 3 (0.93%) RTP
12 3 (0.93%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (31.79%) MySQL
2 42 (12.96%) NoSQL
3 37 (11.42%) Apache Cassandra
4 36 (11.11%) MongoDB
5 20 (6.17%) Hadoop
6 19 (5.86%) Riak
7 18 (5.56%) Big Data
7 18 (5.56%) CouchDB
8 17 (5.25%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (3.70%) SQL Server
10 7 (2.16%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (1.85%) Redis
12 4 (1.23%) Couchbase
12 4 (1.23%) Relational Database
13 3 (0.93%) Oracle Database
14 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
14 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
14 1 (0.31%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 89 (27.47%) Jenkins
2 59 (18.21%) Git (software)
3 35 (10.80%) Hudson
3 35 (10.80%) Subversion
4 33 (10.19%) Maven
5 14 (4.32%) JIRA
6 12 (3.70%) Selenium
7 8 (2.47%) Ant
8 6 (1.85%) JUnit
9 5 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (1.23%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.93%) Gradle
12 2 (0.62%) CruiseControl
12 2 (0.62%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.62%) RSpec
12 2 (0.62%) Mockito
12 2 (0.62%) EasyMock
13 1 (0.31%) Redmine
13 1 (0.31%) Mocha
General
1 46 (14.20%) Finance
2 12 (3.70%) Financial Institution
2 12 (3.70%) Games
3 11 (3.40%) Banking
4 7 (2.16%) Front Office
5 4 (1.23%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.23%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.93%) Electronics
6 3 (0.93%) Retail
6 3 (0.93%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.62%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.62%) Marketing
8 1 (0.31%) French Language
8 1 (0.31%) German Language
8 1 (0.31%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.31%) Back Office
8 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 93 (28.70%) DevOps Engineer
2 40 (12.35%) Administrator
3 36 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 28 (8.64%) Linux Administrator
5 27 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
6 25 (7.72%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 25 (7.72%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 25 (7.72%) Analyst
7 18 (5.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 14 (4.32%) Consultant
8 14 (4.32%) Systems Engineer
9 13 (4.01%) Support Engineer
10 12 (3.70%) Architect
10 12 (3.70%) Operations Analyst
10 12 (3.70%) DevOps Architect
11 10 (3.09%) Support Analyst
12 9 (2.78%) Developer
12 9 (2.78%) DevOps Consultant
13 8 (2.47%) Senior Consultant
13 8 (2.47%) SAS Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (25.93%) Web Services
2 68 (20.99%) LAMP
3 19 (5.86%) HTML
4 18 (5.56%) Middleware
5 9 (2.78%) REST
6 8 (2.47%) SOAP
7 7 (2.16%) .NET
7 7 (2.16%) JMX
8 6 (1.85%) Sensu
8 6 (1.85%) J2EE
8 6 (1.85%) JSP
8 6 (1.85%) JMS
9 4 (1.23%) CSS
9 4 (1.23%) Django
10 3 (0.93%) jQuery
10 3 (0.93%) RESTful
10 3 (0.93%) HTML5
11 2 (0.62%) Java EE
11 2 (0.62%) XML
11 2 (0.62%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 64 (19.75%) Open Source
2 20 (6.17%) Computer Science
3 12 (3.70%) Clustering
3 12 (3.70%) Hedge funds
4 10 (3.09%) Online Games
5 6 (1.85%) Blackberry
5 6 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (1.54%) Thin Client
6 5 (1.54%) Fat Client
6 5 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.93%) Wiki
8 2 (0.62%) Social Network
8 2 (0.62%) STB
8 2 (0.62%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.62%) FMCG
8 2 (0.62%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.62%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.31%) Social Media
9 1 (0.31%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.31%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 239 (73.77%) Linux
2 114 (35.19%) UNIX
3 91 (28.09%) CentOS
4 66 (20.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 46 (14.20%) Windows
6 33 (10.19%) Ubuntu
7 29 (8.95%) Debian
8 16 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (4.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (4.32%) Solaris
11 6 (1.85%) Windows 7
12 5 (1.54%) SELinux
13 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.31%) AIX
14 1 (0.31%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.31%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (51.23%) DevOps
2 84 (25.93%) Configuration Management
3 62 (19.14%) Continuous Integration
4 52 (16.05%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (14.51%) Load Balancing
6 39 (12.04%) ITIL
7 34 (10.49%) Scrum
8 33 (10.19%) Kanban
9 24 (7.41%) Release Management
9 24 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
9 24 (7.41%) Workflow
10 21 (6.48%) E-Commerce
11 18 (5.56%) Service Management
12 15 (4.63%) Network Monitoring
13 14 (4.32%) Service Delivery
13 14 (4.32%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (4.01%) Software Engineering
15 12 (3.70%) Incident Management
15 12 (3.70%) Build Automation
15 12 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 151 (46.60%) Python
2 120 (37.04%) Perl
3 93 (28.70%) PHP
4 92 (28.40%) Ruby
5 88 (27.16%) Java
6 63 (19.44%) Bash Shell
7 30 (9.26%) SQL
8 27 (8.33%) JavaScript
9 16 (4.94%) Shell Script
10 12 (3.70%) Scala
11 10 (3.09%) PowerShell
12 9 (2.78%) Korn
12 9 (2.78%) C
13 8 (2.47%) R
14 7 (2.16%) Bourne shell
15 5 (1.54%) VB
16 4 (1.23%) C++
17 2 (0.62%) MATLAB
17 2 (0.62%) AWK
18 1 (0.31%) Jython
Qualifications
1 17 (5.25%) Security Cleared
2 15 (4.63%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.09%) MCSE
3 10 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (2.47%) Degree
5 7 (2.16%) RHCE
6 5 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.23%) CCA
7 4 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (1.23%) HNC
8 3 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.93%) CCNA
9 2 (0.62%) PhD
10 1 (0.31%) CCNP
10 1 (0.31%) ISEB
10 1 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.86%) SLA
2 8 (2.47%) QA
3 2 (0.62%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 39 (12.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (11.73%) Active Directory
3 16 (4.94%) vCloud
4 12 (3.70%) vSphere
4 12 (3.70%) NFS
5 11 (3.40%) Xen
6 10 (3.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 9 (2.78%) KVM
8 7 (2.16%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (1.85%) VMware ESX
9 6 (1.85%) Hyper-V
9 6 (1.85%) Varnish
10 4 (1.23%) XenServer
11 3 (0.93%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.62%) GPFS
12 2 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.62%) Sendmail
12 2 (0.62%) Squid
13 1 (0.31%) Postfix
13 1 (0.31%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 211 (65.12%) Puppet
2 146 (45.06%) Opscode Chef
3 56 (17.28%) Cacti
4 54 (16.67%) ZABBIX
5 31 (9.57%) Salt
6 29 (8.95%) Zenoss
7 26 (8.02%) Ganglia
8 21 (6.48%) NetBackup
8 21 (6.48%) Opsview
8 21 (6.48%) Vagrant
9 19 (5.86%) SCOM
10 16 (4.94%) Ansible
11 13 (4.01%) Kibana
11 13 (4.01%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 12 (3.70%) Control-M
13 11 (3.40%) Graylog2
13 11 (3.40%) collectd
14 10 (3.09%) Hyperic
14 10 (3.09%) Icinga
15 8 (2.47%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 120 (37.04%) Red Hat
2 58 (17.90%) VMware
3 46 (14.20%) HP
4 33 (10.19%) Oracle
5 32 (9.88%) New Relic
6 31 (9.57%) Splunk
7 29 (8.95%) Percona
8 28 (8.64%) Rackspace
9 27 (8.33%) Microsoft
10 21 (6.48%) Veritas
11 20 (6.17%) SolarWinds
12 16 (4.94%) Cisco
13 13 (4.01%) IBM
13 13 (4.01%) Altiris
14 12 (3.70%) BMC
14 12 (3.70%) EMC
14 12 (3.70%) Intel
15 11 (3.40%) Citrix
15 11 (3.40%) Perforce
16 9 (2.78%) Dell
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