Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Nagios skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Nagios over the 6 months to 20 November 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
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 207 243
Rank change year-on-year +30 +36 -43
Contract jobs citing Nagios 25 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.44% 0.24% 0.058%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.22% 2.47% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 3
North West median daily rate £406 £425 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.41% +32.81% -19.50%
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
North West median hourly rate - £31.75 -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £31.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year +49.61% -18.59% +95.88%

Nagios is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 592 648 697
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 10.40% 9.55% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 396 382
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +7.74% +19.76%
10th Percentile £250 £192 £213
90th Percentile £575 £550 £526
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 18 30
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £19.62 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.14% +63.46% -37.76%
10th Percentile £11.11 £12.36 £11.00
90th Percentile £43.30 £43.00 £35.25
England median hourly rate £17.07 £20.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year -17.67% +3.65% +2.56%

Nagios
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Nagios as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Nagios in the North West

Nagios
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Nagios in the North West

Nagios
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Nagios in the North West over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Nagios in the North West

Nagios
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nagios within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +31 23 £413 -2.94% 5
Merseyside +7 2 £400 +36.75%
Nagios
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 North West region with a requirement for Nagios.

1 14 (56.00%) Linux
2 13 (52.00%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (48.00%) Puppet
4 11 (44.00%) Python
5 10 (40.00%) DevOps
6 8 (32.00%) MySQL
6 8 (32.00%) Red Hat
6 8 (32.00%) CentOS
7 7 (28.00%) VMware
8 6 (24.00%) SAN
8 6 (24.00%) Tomcat
8 6 (24.00%) DNS
8 6 (24.00%) Cacti
8 6 (24.00%) Bash Shell
8 6 (24.00%) Icinga
8 6 (24.00%) Docker
8 6 (24.00%) Terraform
9 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
9 5 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (20.00%) Ansible
9 5 (20.00%) Kubernetes
9 5 (20.00%) Serverless
9 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
9 5 (20.00%) nginx
9 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 5 (20.00%) SNMP
9 5 (20.00%) PHP
9 5 (20.00%) Apache
9 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management

Nagios
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (24.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (20.00%) Apache
2 5 (20.00%) nginx
3 1 (4.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 13 (52.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
2 5 (20.00%) Serverless
3 3 (12.00%) SaaS
4 2 (8.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (4.00%) Amazon S3
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) DNS
1 6 (24.00%) SAN
2 5 (20.00%) SNMP
3 3 (12.00%) Firewall
4 2 (8.00%) Asterisk PBX
4 2 (8.00%) BGP
4 2 (8.00%) Broadband
4 2 (8.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (8.00%) IPv6
4 2 (8.00%) Junos
4 2 (8.00%) LLU
4 2 (8.00%) MPLS
4 2 (8.00%) MRTG
4 2 (8.00%) OSPF
4 2 (8.00%) SMS
4 2 (8.00%) TACACS
4 2 (8.00%) VLAN
4 2 (8.00%) VoIP
4 2 (8.00%) VRRP
4 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) MySQL
2 4 (16.00%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) AWS DevOps
2 4 (16.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (8.00%) AWS Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Designer
4 2 (8.00%) Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Lead DevOps
4 2 (8.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Network Designer
4 2 (8.00%) PHP Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) LAMP
2 1 (4.00%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Linux
2 8 (32.00%) CentOS
3 3 (12.00%) Ubuntu
3 3 (12.00%) Windows
4 2 (8.00%) Debian
4 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.00%) AIX
5 1 (4.00%) SUSE
5 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) DevOps
2 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (16.00%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL
4 3 (12.00%) ITSM
4 3 (12.00%) Open Source
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.00%) Network Management
5 2 (8.00%) Network Planning
5 2 (8.00%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (8.00%) Runbook
6 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) Python
2 6 (24.00%) Bash Shell
3 5 (20.00%) PHP
4 2 (8.00%) Perl
4 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.00%) Ruby
4 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) AWS Certification
1 1 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Docker
2 3 (12.00%) KVM
2 3 (12.00%) LXC
3 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.00%) NFS
3 2 (8.00%) XenApp
4 1 (4.00%) Firmware
4 1 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (48.00%) Puppet
2 6 (24.00%) Cacti
2 6 (24.00%) Icinga
2 6 (24.00%) Terraform
3 5 (20.00%) Ansible
3 5 (20.00%) Kubernetes
4 4 (16.00%) SCOM
5 2 (8.00%) EdgeSight
5 2 (8.00%) OpenNMS
5 2 (8.00%) RANCID
5 2 (8.00%) SCCM
6 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
6 1 (4.00%) BladeLogic
6 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
6 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (4.00%) WSUS
6 1 (4.00%) yum
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (28.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.00%) SolarWinds
3 4 (16.00%) Splunk
4 3 (12.00%) Huawei
4 3 (12.00%) LANDesk
4 3 (12.00%) NetApp
5 2 (8.00%) Brocade
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco
5 2 (8.00%) Citrix
5 2 (8.00%) Ericsson
5 2 (8.00%) Foundry
5 2 (8.00%) HP
5 2 (8.00%) Juniper
5 2 (8.00%) ZyXEL
6 1 (4.00%) IBM
6 1 (4.00%) Symantec