Period
to 19 July 2018

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 19 July 2018 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 205 190 215
Rank change year-on-year -15 +25 -1
Contract jobs citing Nagios 10 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.16% 0.18% 0.30%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.24% 1.66% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 15
North West median daily rate £425 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +17.65% +4.29%
10th Percentile £327 £340 £325
90th Percentile £613 £675 £575
England median daily rate £500 £495 £455
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.79% +7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £47.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year - +239.29% -53.33%

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 806 602 746
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.11% 10.65% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 385 394
North West median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +8.47%
10th Percentile £275 £213 £238
90th Percentile £591 £575 £557
England median daily rate £488 £466 £425
% change year-on-year +4.73% +9.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 21 19
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £20.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.25% +92.96% +48.07%
10th Percentile £12.18 £10.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £51.75 £44.00 £56.65
England median hourly rate £19.25 £17.89 £21.75
% change year-on-year +7.63% -17.77% +8.59%

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 19 July 2018.

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 19 July 2018. 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 -22 4 £513 +2.50% 5
Merseyside - 3 £340 - 1
Lancashire - 2 £573 -
Cheshire -4 1 - - 1
Nagios
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Nagios also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Nagios.

1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Python
3 5 (50.00%) Puppet
3 5 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (50.00%) Docker
3 5 (50.00%) DevOps
4 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (40.00%) ZABBIX
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) NetBackup
4 4 (40.00%) Ruby
4 4 (40.00%) Task Automation
4 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (40.00%) Ansible
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (30.00%) SCOM
5 3 (30.00%) IBM
5 3 (30.00%) Unix
5 3 (30.00%) Citrix
5 3 (30.00%) Veritas
5 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (30.00%) XenApp
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (30.00%) NetScaler
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (20.00%) IBM Cloud

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 2 (20.00%) Confluence
1 2 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) GitHub
2 2 (20.00%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (20.00%) BGP
2 2 (20.00%) IPFIX
2 2 (20.00%) Junos
2 2 (20.00%) MPLS
2 2 (20.00%) MRTG
2 2 (20.00%) OSPF
2 2 (20.00%) SNMP
2 2 (20.00%) TACACS
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) AMQP
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) MQTT
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
1 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (20.00%) SQLite
2 1 (10.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (20.00%) Bitbucket
2 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) IBM UrbanCode
2 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 2 (20.00%) Robot Framework
2 2 (20.00%) SonarQube
2 2 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (10.00%) Artifactory
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (20.00%) XML
1 2 (20.00%) YAML
2 1 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) Kafka
2 1 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Unix
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) CentOS
4 2 (20.00%) Debian
4 2 (20.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) DevOps
2 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (40.00%) Task Automation
3 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (20.00%) Network Design
4 2 (20.00%) Network Management
4 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Converged Infrastructure
5 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (40.00%) Ruby
3 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (20.00%) Bourne shell
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) Perl
3 2 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (10.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Docker
2 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (30.00%) XenApp
4 2 (20.00%) KVM
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (10.00%) NFS
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (10.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (50.00%) Puppet
2 4 (40.00%) Ansible
2 4 (40.00%) NetBackup
2 4 (40.00%) ZABBIX
3 3 (30.00%) SCOM
4 2 (20.00%) Cacti
4 2 (20.00%) collectd
4 2 (20.00%) Grafana
4 2 (20.00%) Graphite
4 2 (20.00%) Icinga
4 2 (20.00%) Kibana
4 2 (20.00%) Kubernetes
4 2 (20.00%) logstash
4 2 (20.00%) Netcool
4 2 (20.00%) Observium
4 2 (20.00%) OpenNMS
4 2 (20.00%) Prometheus
4 2 (20.00%) Salt
4 2 (20.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
2 3 (30.00%) IBM
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (30.00%) Veritas
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Ericsson
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Huawei
3 2 (20.00%) Juniper
3 2 (20.00%) Splunk
4 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec