The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 24 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
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 62 67
Rank change year-on-year -3 +5  
Contract jobs citing Nagios 7 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.12% 0.51% 0.66%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.50% 5.26% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Median daily rate £375 £355 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +18.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +20.58% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £39.00
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 56 57 71
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 8.93% 9.63% 9.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 42 56
Median daily rate £475 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £305 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -46.15%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -50.00% +73.39%  

Nagios
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

Nagios
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Nagios in Oxfordshire

Nagios
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nagios in Oxfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Nagios in Oxfordshire

Nagios
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nagios within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Oxford +2 5 - -
Kidlington - 1 £375 -
Nagios
South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Nagios.

1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) Ruby
3 6 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (60.00%) SAN
3 6 (60.00%) Puppet
3 6 (60.00%) Red Hat Satellite
4 5 (50.00%) 3PAR
4 5 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (50.00%) CentOS
4 5 (50.00%) HP
4 5 (50.00%) Symantec
4 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (40.00%) DevOps
6 3 (30.00%) Hyperic
6 3 (30.00%) Palo Alto
6 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (30.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (30.00%) SCOM
6 3 (30.00%) Network Security
6 3 (30.00%) Juniper
6 3 (30.00%) WAN
6 3 (30.00%) Ethernet
6 3 (30.00%) VPN
6 3 (30.00%) Unix
7 2 (20.00%) Web Services
7 2 (20.00%) ITIL

Nagios
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (30.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (30.00%) Network Security
2 3 (30.00%) VPN
2 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (10.00%) BGP
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) LDAP
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Administrator
1 6 (60.00%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) DevOps Administrator
3 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Juniper Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Juniper Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (50.00%) CentOS
4 3 (30.00%) Unix
5 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (20.00%) Web Filtering
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Management
3 1 (10.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (10.00%) Security Patching
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Service Design
3 1 (10.00%) Task Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Ruby
2 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) RHCE
1 1 (10.00%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PMO
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Puppet
1 6 (60.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (30.00%) Hyperic
2 3 (30.00%) SCOM
3 1 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (10.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 5 (50.00%) HP
2 5 (50.00%) Symantec
3 3 (30.00%) Juniper
3 3 (30.00%) Palo Alto
3 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) EMC
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) Sun
5 1 (10.00%) Veritas