The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Nagios skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Nagios over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Nagios
South East > Berkshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 104 112
Rank change year-on-year +23 +8  
Contract jobs citing Nagios 19 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.04% 0.64% 0.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.10% 5.64% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 3
Berkshire median daily rate £563 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +26.66%  
10th Percentile £483 £425 £339
90th Percentile £613 £525 £438
South East median daily rate £538 £450 £363
% change year-on-year +19.44% +24.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £28.00

Nagios is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 157 266 220
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 8.59% 11.30% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 224 150
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
10th Percentile £283 £252 £230
90th Percentile £613 £529 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +9.75% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 20 12
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £24.53 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.08% +22.65%  
South East median hourly rate £12.00 £35.50 £22.07
% change year-on-year -66.19% +60.83%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Nagios as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Nagios in Berkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Nagios in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Nagios in Berkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Nagios in Berkshire over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Nagios in Berkshire

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Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nagios within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Windsor -1 7 £575 +15.00%
Slough - 6 £550 -
Reading - 4 £500 - 2
Nagios
South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Nagios.

1 24 (92.31%) Linux
2 17 (65.38%) VMware
3 15 (57.69%) Python
3 15 (57.69%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (50.00%) Puppet
4 13 (50.00%) CentOS
4 13 (50.00%) DevOps
5 12 (46.15%) MySQL
6 11 (42.31%) CCNP
6 11 (42.31%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (42.31%) Red Hat
6 11 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (38.46%) CCNA
8 9 (34.62%) Cisco
8 9 (34.62%) EMC
8 9 (34.62%) Data Management
8 9 (34.62%) LAMP
8 9 (34.62%) Ruby
9 8 (30.77%) Firewall
9 8 (30.77%) Perl
10 7 (26.92%) ITIL
10 7 (26.92%) Ansible
11 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (23.08%) ZABBIX
11 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
11 6 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
12 5 (19.23%) PHP
12 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
12 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS

Nagios
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) Apache
1 2 (7.69%) Confluence
1 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.85%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (11.54%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (3.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (3.85%) Amazon S3
5 1 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (3.85%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (3.85%) CloudFront
5 1 (3.85%) G Suite
5 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (3.85%) Office 365
5 1 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) Firewall
2 4 (15.38%) 2G
2 4 (15.38%) 3G
2 4 (15.38%) 4G
2 4 (15.38%) 5G
2 4 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (15.38%) Internet
2 4 (15.38%) VPN
3 2 (7.69%) LTE
3 2 (7.69%) UMTS
4 1 (3.85%) IPsec
4 1 (3.85%) LAN
4 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) MySQL
2 6 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
4 3 (11.54%) MariaDB
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.69%) JIRA
2 2 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Electronics
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Linux Engineer
2 11 (42.31%) Administrator
2 11 (42.31%) Linux Administrator
2 11 (42.31%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 8 (30.77%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 7 (26.92%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (26.92%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 7 (26.92%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (23.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 6 (23.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 6 (23.08%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
5 6 (23.08%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 6 (23.08%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (23.08%) VMWare Administrator
6 5 (19.23%) DevOps Systems Engineer
7 4 (15.38%) Nagios Administrator
7 4 (15.38%) Network Engineer
7 4 (15.38%) Senior DevOps
7 4 (15.38%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 4 (15.38%) Senior VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) LAMP
2 4 (15.38%) Sensu
3 2 (7.69%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) EMC VNX
2 2 (7.69%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (92.31%) Linux
2 13 (50.00%) CentOS
3 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (15.38%) Windows
5 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) DevOps
2 9 (34.62%) Data Management
3 7 (26.92%) ITIL
4 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
5 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (15.38%) Network Management
6 3 (11.54%) ITIL V3
7 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
7 2 (7.69%) Performance Improvement
7 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 2 (7.69%) Virtual Environments
8 1 (3.85%) ERP
8 1 (3.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) Python
2 9 (34.62%) Ruby
3 8 (30.77%) Perl
4 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
4 5 (19.23%) PHP
5 4 (15.38%) Java
5 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 3 (11.54%) SQL
7 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) CCNP
1 11 (42.31%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (38.46%) CCNA
3 4 (15.38%) RHCE
3 4 (15.38%) RHCSA
3 4 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (7.69%) AWS Certification
4 2 (7.69%) CISM
4 2 (7.69%) CISSP
5 1 (3.85%) CISA
5 1 (3.85%) MCSE
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (15.38%) vSphere
3 3 (11.54%) Docker
3 3 (11.54%) NFS
3 3 (11.54%) Samba
3 3 (11.54%) Squid
3 3 (11.54%) Xen
4 2 (7.69%) KVM
4 2 (7.69%) XenServer
5 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (57.69%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (50.00%) Puppet
3 7 (26.92%) Ansible
4 6 (23.08%) ZABBIX
5 4 (15.38%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) VMware
2 11 (42.31%) Red Hat
3 9 (34.62%) Cisco
3 9 (34.62%) EMC
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle
4 3 (11.54%) SAP
5 1 (3.85%) Google
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft