The table below looks at the statistics for Nagios skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Nagios over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Nagios
Rank 143 120 120
Rank change year-on-year
-23 0
Contract jobs citing Nagios 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.031% 0.080% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.40% 1.44% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £488 £313 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.00% +95.31%
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
-4.06% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 - £19.91
Nagios
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Systems Management Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
253 139 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.81% 5.57% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 83 73
Median daily rate £450 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 22
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% -32.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.11 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £32.80 £26.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -11.11%

Nagios
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Nagios as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

Nagios Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Nagios
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Nagios across the West Midlands region.

Nagios Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Nagios
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Nagios.

1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (66.67%) System Testing
2 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Juniper
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (55.56%) OSPF
3 5 (55.56%) BGP
3 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) CCNP
3 5 (55.56%) VPN
3 5 (55.56%) MS Office
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (55.56%) SolarWinds
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (55.56%) HSRP
4 4 (44.44%) NX-OS
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (44.44%) JNCIP
4 4 (44.44%) VLAN
4 4 (44.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 3 (33.33%) Subversion
5 3 (33.33%) Puppet
5 3 (33.33%) CentOS

Nagios
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 6 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 5 (55.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) BGP
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Nexus
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
1 5 (55.56%) HSRP
1 5 (55.56%) OSPF
1 5 (55.56%) VPN
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (44.44%) NX-OS
2 4 (44.44%) VLAN
3 2 (22.22%) Kerberos
3 2 (22.22%) SSH
4 1 (11.11%) 802.11
4 1 (11.11%) ATM
4 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) VoIP
4 1 (11.11%) VRRP
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Accumulo
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
1 1 (11.11%) HBase
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (33.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) 802.1X
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Derivative
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) CentOS
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) Unix
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) System Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Escalation Management
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design
3 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Network Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) CCNP
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (44.44%) JNCIP
5 2 (22.22%) RHCE
6 1 (11.11%) CCNA
6 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) iptables
1 2 (22.22%) Postfix
2 1 (11.11%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (11.11%) Cacti
3 1 (11.11%) Ganglia
3 1 (11.11%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (11.11%) Opsview
3 1 (11.11%) QRadar
3 1 (11.11%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
1 6 (66.67%) Juniper
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) SolarWinds
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (22.22%) F5
5 1 (11.11%) ArcSight
5 1 (11.11%) Aruba
5 1 (11.11%) Brocade
5 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
5 1 (11.11%) Intel Security
5 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
5 1 (11.11%) Riverbed
5 1 (11.11%) Splunk