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 3 months to 23 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
England / North West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 153 138
Rank change year-on-year +20 -15  
Contract jobs citing Nagios 7 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.24% 0.26% 0.29%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.22% 2.82% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 7
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £485
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 the North West with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 315 354 345
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 10.70% 9.25% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 182 196
Median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £291 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £524 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 11
Median hourly rate £29.25 £16.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.00% +12.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.78 £14.00 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £21.00 £31.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

Nagios
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +10 5 £500 +5.26% 6
Cheshire +22 1 £301 - 1
Nagios
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 North West region with a requirement for Nagios.

1 17 (85.00%) Linux
2 14 (70.00%) Puppet
3 13 (65.00%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (60.00%) Jenkins
4 12 (60.00%) DevOps
4 12 (60.00%) Ansible
5 11 (55.00%) Git (software)
6 10 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (40.00%) Kibana
7 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (35.00%) Python
8 7 (35.00%) Red Hat
8 7 (35.00%) SSL
8 7 (35.00%) Ruby
8 7 (35.00%) Graphite
9 6 (30.00%) Docker
9 6 (30.00%) Travis CI
9 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
9 6 (30.00%) LDAP
9 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
9 6 (30.00%) DNS
9 6 (30.00%) Java
10 5 (25.00%) Perl
10 5 (25.00%) PHP
10 5 (25.00%) HTTPS
10 5 (25.00%) Fedora
10 5 (25.00%) Subversion
10 5 (25.00%) Squid
10 5 (25.00%) OpenStack

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 5 (25.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.00%) JBoss
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon S3
3 2 (10.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (10.00%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) SSL
2 6 (30.00%) DNS
2 6 (30.00%) LDAP
2 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (25.00%) HTTPS
4 2 (10.00%) Network Security
4 2 (10.00%) SSH
5 1 (5.00%) Firewall
5 1 (5.00%) FTP
5 1 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (5.00%) SAN
5 1 (5.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (5.00%) Couchbase
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (55.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (30.00%) Travis CI
4 5 (25.00%) GoCD
4 5 (25.00%) Subversion
5 1 (5.00%) Ant
5 1 (5.00%) CruiseControl
5 1 (5.00%) EasyMock
5 1 (5.00%) Hudson
5 1 (5.00%) JBehave
5 1 (5.00%) JUnit
5 1 (5.00%) Maven
5 1 (5.00%) Mockito
5 1 (5.00%) Selenium
5 1 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Architect
2 6 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) AWS Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Java Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Java Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (5.00%) Nagios Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Web Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Memcached
2 3 (15.00%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (10.00%) Sensu
3 2 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.00%) Backbone.js
4 1 (5.00%) CSS
4 1 (5.00%) CSS3
4 1 (5.00%) Express
4 1 (5.00%) HTML
4 1 (5.00%) HTML5
4 1 (5.00%) JMS
4 1 (5.00%) JMX
4 1 (5.00%) Kafka
4 1 (5.00%) Material Design
4 1 (5.00%) Node.js
4 1 (5.00%) RESTful
4 1 (5.00%) Spring
4 1 (5.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) CentOS
2 5 (25.00%) Fedora
2 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.00%) AIX
3 1 (5.00%) Debian
3 1 (5.00%) SUSE
3 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) DevOps
2 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (20.00%) High Availability
4 4 (20.00%) Service Management
5 3 (15.00%) Migration
5 3 (15.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (10.00%) Identity Management
6 2 (10.00%) OWASP
7 1 (5.00%) BDD
7 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (5.00%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Open Source
7 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Python
1 7 (35.00%) Ruby
2 6 (30.00%) Java
3 5 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 5 (25.00%) Perl
3 5 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Docker
2 5 (25.00%) iptables
2 5 (25.00%) Postfix
2 5 (25.00%) Squid
2 5 (25.00%) Varnish
3 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.00%) OpenSSH
4 1 (5.00%) Firmware
4 1 (5.00%) NFS
4 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (70.00%) Puppet
2 13 (65.00%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (60.00%) Ansible
4 8 (40.00%) Kibana
5 7 (35.00%) Graphite
6 5 (25.00%) Ganglia
6 5 (25.00%) Riemann
7 3 (15.00%) Capistrano
7 3 (15.00%) logstash
7 3 (15.00%) Terraform
8 2 (10.00%) Nmap
9 1 (5.00%) Icinga
9 1 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (5.00%) SCCM
9 1 (5.00%) SCOM
9 1 (5.00%) SCSM
9 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (5.00%) WSUS
9 1 (5.00%) yum
9 1 (5.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (20.00%) Splunk
3 2 (10.00%) AppDynamics
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) BMC
4 1 (5.00%) CA
4 1 (5.00%) Google
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) McAfee
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft