Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 210 187 209
Rank change year-on-year -23 +22 +24
Contract jobs citing Nagios 12 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.20% 0.42% 0.35%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.58% 3.86% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 18
North West median daily rate £350 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% -2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £250 £279 £298
90th Percentile £609 £546 £558
England median daily rate £500 £488 £440
% change year-on-year +2.56% +10.80% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
North West median hourly rate - - £31.75
England median hourly rate £41.83 £47.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year -11.95% +66.67% -26.92%

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 758 621 720
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 12.77% 10.99% 10.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 403 411
North West median daily rate £450 £413 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +1.85% +10.96%
10th Percentile £240 £251 £238
90th Percentile £625 £575 £550
England median daily rate £500 £475 £440
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 24 18
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.26% -0.59% +63.46%
10th Percentile £11.81 £10.75 £12.36
90th Percentile £42.50 £43.53 £43.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -22.22% +7.14%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -28 5 £525 +27.27% 4
Merseyside - 4 £328 - 1
Lancashire - 2 £573 -
Cheshire -12 1 - -
Nagios
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (58.33%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) Python
3 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
3 5 (41.67%) DevOps
4 4 (33.33%) Ansible
4 4 (33.33%) Docker
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 4 (33.33%) Task Automation
4 4 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (33.33%) Puppet
4 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (33.33%) Ruby
4 4 (33.33%) ZABBIX
4 4 (33.33%) Unix
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (25.00%) IBM
5 3 (25.00%) LAN
5 3 (25.00%) WAN
5 3 (25.00%) VPN
5 3 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) Citrix
5 3 (25.00%) Juniper
5 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (25.00%) OSPF
5 3 (25.00%) BGP
5 3 (25.00%) NetBackup
5 3 (25.00%) Network Design

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 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (16.67%) GitHub
3 2 (16.67%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (8.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (8.33%) Amazon S3
4 1 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (8.33%) Route 53
4 1 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) BGP
1 3 (25.00%) LAN
1 3 (25.00%) MRTG
1 3 (25.00%) OSPF
1 3 (25.00%) VPN
1 3 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) IPFIX
2 2 (16.67%) Junos
2 2 (16.67%) MPLS
2 2 (16.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (16.67%) SNMP
2 2 (16.67%) TACACS
3 1 (8.33%) Anycast
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (8.33%) MQTT
3 1 (8.33%) NX-OS
3 1 (8.33%) VXLAN
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
1 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (16.67%) SQLite
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (8.33%) Informix
2 1 (8.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) Bitbucket
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) IBM UrbanCode
2 2 (16.67%) Robot Framework
2 2 (16.67%) SonarQube
2 2 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (8.33%) GitLab
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) Maven
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) IT Operations Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
1 2 (16.67%) XML
1 2 (16.67%) YAML
2 1 (8.33%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) Kafka
2 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (8.33%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) Sensu
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (8.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) Unix
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (16.67%) CentOS
4 2 (16.67%) Debian
4 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) DevOps
2 4 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (33.33%) Task Automation
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) Network Design
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 2 (16.67%) Network Management
4 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Auto-Scaling
5 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Python
2 4 (33.33%) Ruby
3 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) Bourne shell
4 2 (16.67%) Perl
4 2 (16.67%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) GIAC
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Docker
2 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (16.67%) KVM
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) XenApp
4 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (8.33%) NFS
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (8.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Ansible
1 4 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (33.33%) Puppet
1 4 (33.33%) ZABBIX
2 3 (25.00%) Icinga
2 3 (25.00%) Kibana
2 3 (25.00%) logstash
2 3 (25.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (16.67%) Cacti
3 2 (16.67%) collectd
3 2 (16.67%) Grafana
3 2 (16.67%) Graphite
3 2 (16.67%) Kubernetes
3 2 (16.67%) Netcool
3 2 (16.67%) Observium
3 2 (16.67%) OpenNMS
3 2 (16.67%) Prometheus
3 2 (16.67%) Salt
3 2 (16.67%) SCOM
3 2 (16.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) IBM
3 3 (25.00%) Juniper
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (16.67%) Ericsson
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) Huawei
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) Splunk
4 2 (16.67%) Veritas
5 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (8.33%) F5
5 1 (8.33%) Infoblox
5 1 (8.33%) Riverbed
5 1 (8.33%) Ruckus Wireless
5 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (8.33%) Symantec