The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Nagios
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank - 89 84
Contract jobs citing Nagios 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh - 0.39% 0.072%
As % of the Systems Management category - 6.06% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Median daily rate - £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £323
% change year-on-year -5.88% +31.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 78 99 66
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 8.85% 6.51% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 54 28
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £290 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £23.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year -16.12% +8.13%  

Nagios
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Nagios as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for Nagios in Edinburgh

Nagios
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Nagios in Edinburgh