The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 94 87
Rank change year-on-year +9 -7  
Contract jobs citing Nagios 5 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.36% 0.38% 0.47%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.76% 3.83% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 3
Median daily rate £500 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +20.58% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - £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 Manchester with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 133 183 152
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 9.66% 9.98% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 87 75
Median daily rate £450 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +38.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +9.75% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £9.75 £16.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +16.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -50.00% +73.39%  

Nagios
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Nagios
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Nagios in Manchester

Nagios
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Nagios in Manchester over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Nagios in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Nagios.

1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (70.59%) Puppet
2 12 (70.59%) Ansible
2 12 (70.59%) DevOps
3 11 (64.71%) Jenkins
3 11 (64.71%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (58.82%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (58.82%) Git (software)
5 8 (47.06%) Kibana
6 7 (41.18%) Graphite
6 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (41.18%) Ruby
6 7 (41.18%) Python
6 7 (41.18%) SSL
6 7 (41.18%) Red Hat
7 6 (35.29%) LDAP
7 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
7 6 (35.29%) DNS
7 6 (35.29%) Travis CI
7 6 (35.29%) Docker
8 5 (29.41%) GoCD
8 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
8 5 (29.41%) Riemann
8 5 (29.41%) iptables
8 5 (29.41%) HTTPS
8 5 (29.41%) Java
8 5 (29.41%) Perl
8 5 (29.41%) PHP
8 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
8 5 (29.41%) Subversion

Nagios
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 5 (29.41%) OpenStack
2 2 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.88%) JBoss
3 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 10 (58.82%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (17.65%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (17.65%) Amazon S3
3 2 (11.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (11.76%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) SSL
2 6 (35.29%) DNS
2 6 (35.29%) LDAP
2 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
3 5 (29.41%) HTTPS
4 2 (11.76%) Network Security
4 2 (11.76%) SSH
5 1 (5.88%) Firewall
5 1 (5.88%) FTP
5 1 (5.88%) SAN
5 1 (5.88%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Big Data
2 1 (5.88%) Couchbase
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Jenkins
2 10 (58.82%) Git (software)
3 6 (35.29%) Travis CI
4 5 (29.41%) GoCD
4 5 (29.41%) Subversion
5 1 (5.88%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) DevOps Engineer
1 6 (35.29%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Architect
2 5 (29.41%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) AWS Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) Nagios Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) Memcached
2 3 (17.65%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (11.76%) Sensu
4 1 (5.88%) Kafka
4 1 (5.88%) Node.js
4 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) CentOS
2 5 (29.41%) Fedora
2 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.88%) AIX
3 1 (5.88%) Debian
3 1 (5.88%) SUSE
3 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) DevOps
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
3 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (23.53%) High Availability
4 4 (23.53%) Service Management
5 3 (17.65%) Migration
6 2 (11.76%) Identity Management
6 2 (11.76%) OWASP
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
7 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (5.88%) Demand Forecasting
7 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.88%) ITIL
7 1 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
7 1 (5.88%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Python
1 7 (41.18%) Ruby
2 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
2 5 (29.41%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) Perl
2 5 (29.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Docker
2 5 (29.41%) iptables
2 5 (29.41%) Postfix
2 5 (29.41%) Squid
2 5 (29.41%) Varnish
3 2 (11.76%) OpenSSH
4 1 (5.88%) Firmware
4 1 (5.88%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (70.59%) Ansible
1 12 (70.59%) Puppet
2 11 (64.71%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (47.06%) Kibana
4 7 (41.18%) Graphite
5 5 (29.41%) Ganglia
5 5 (29.41%) Riemann
6 3 (17.65%) logstash
6 3 (17.65%) Terraform
7 2 (11.76%) Capistrano
7 2 (11.76%) Nmap
8 1 (5.88%) Icinga
8 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (5.88%) yum
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Red Hat
2 4 (23.53%) Splunk
3 2 (11.76%) AppDynamics
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) VMware