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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Nagios
North West / Manchester
Rank 80 100 93
Rank change year-on-year +20 -7  
Contract jobs citing Nagios 12 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.91% 0.33% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.68% 5.45% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 0
Median daily rate £400 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £325
% change year-on-year -5.88% +30.76%  
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 Manchester with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 124 110 120
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 9.37% 6.13% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 56 52
Median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £283 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £190.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -81.57% +1166.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

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 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Nagios in Manchester

Nagios
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (66.67%) Puppet
2 10 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 10 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (66.67%) Ansible
2 10 (66.67%) DevOps
2 10 (66.67%) Kibana
3 9 (60.00%) Graphite
3 9 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (60.00%) Python
3 9 (60.00%) SSL
3 9 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) Ruby
3 9 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 9 (60.00%) Travis CI
4 8 (53.33%) GoCD
4 8 (53.33%) Riemann
4 8 (53.33%) Ganglia
4 8 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (53.33%) HTTPS
4 8 (53.33%) Fedora
4 8 (53.33%) Subversion
4 8 (53.33%) Configuration Management
4 8 (53.33%) Java
4 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
4 8 (53.33%) CentOS
4 8 (53.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (53.33%) OpenStack
5 5 (33.33%) Squid

Nagios
Top Related 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 8 (53.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 9 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) SSL
2 8 (53.33%) HTTPS
2 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
3 5 (33.33%) DNS
3 5 (33.33%) LDAP
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security
4 1 (6.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Big Data
1 1 (6.67%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 9 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (60.00%) Travis CI
3 8 (53.33%) GoCD
3 8 (53.33%) Subversion
4 1 (6.67%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Memcached
2 2 (13.33%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (6.67%) Kafka
3 1 (6.67%) Node.js
3 1 (6.67%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) CentOS
2 8 (53.33%) Fedora
2 8 (53.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Debian
3 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) DevOps
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) Configuration Management
3 8 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (26.67%) High Availability
4 4 (26.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Demand Forecasting
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
5 1 (6.67%) OWASP
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Python
1 9 (60.00%) Ruby
2 8 (53.33%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 5 (33.33%) Perl
3 5 (33.33%) PHP
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) iptables
1 5 (33.33%) Postfix
1 5 (33.33%) Squid
1 5 (33.33%) Varnish
2 2 (13.33%) Docker
3 1 (6.67%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 10 (66.67%) Ansible
1 10 (66.67%) Kibana
1 10 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (66.67%) Puppet
2 9 (60.00%) Graphite
3 8 (53.33%) Ganglia
3 8 (53.33%) Riemann
4 2 (13.33%) logstash
5 1 (6.67%) Icinga
5 1 (6.67%) Nmap
5 1 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.67%) AppDynamics
2 1 (6.67%) Splunk