The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Nagios
England / South East
Rank 217 218 237
Rank change year-on-year +1 +19  
Contract jobs citing Nagios 28 44 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.36% 0.48% 0.31%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.59% 4.41% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 34 21
Median daily rate £475 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £338 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £325
% change year-on-year -5.88% +30.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £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 South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 779 998 1051
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 10.05% 10.91% 10.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 604 546
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 43 30
Median hourly rate £16.50 £45.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.33% +125.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.14 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £60.06 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

Nagios
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

Nagios
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Nagios in the South East

Nagios
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Nagios in the South East over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Nagios in the South East

Nagios
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Nagios in the South East

Nagios
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nagios within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Surrey +24 13 £400 -33.33% 2
Berkshire -2 6 £550 +41.93% 3
Hampshire +6 3 £488 - 4
Oxfordshire - 3 £450 -
Buckinghamshire -12 2 £498 +17.05% 1
West Sussex +3 1 - -
Nagios
England

Nagios
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 South East region with a requirement for Nagios.

1 45 (80.36%) Linux
2 27 (48.21%) Unix
3 26 (46.43%) Red Hat
4 23 (41.07%) Firewall
5 20 (35.71%) VMware
6 18 (32.14%) FTP
7 17 (30.36%) Solaris
7 17 (30.36%) Brocade
8 15 (26.79%) Windows
8 15 (26.79%) Python
8 15 (26.79%) Veritas
8 15 (26.79%) Cisco
8 15 (26.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (25.00%) Veritas File System
9 14 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 14 (25.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 14 (25.00%) Puppet
9 14 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
9 14 (25.00%) High Availability
9 14 (25.00%) Sun
9 14 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (25.00%) Oracle
9 14 (25.00%) SSH
9 14 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (23.21%) Replication
10 13 (23.21%) SAN
10 13 (23.21%) NetApp
10 13 (23.21%) CCNP
10 13 (23.21%) CCNA
10 13 (23.21%) EMC

Nagios
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (5.36%) Apache
1 3 (5.36%) SAS
2 2 (3.57%) nginx
3 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.79%) Jetty
3 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.79%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.79%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.79%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 13 (23.21%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.36%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (3.57%) SaaS
5 1 (1.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.79%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.79%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (1.79%) CloudFront
5 1 (1.79%) Datadog
5 1 (1.79%) G Suite
5 1 (1.79%) Office 365
5 1 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (41.07%) Firewall
2 18 (32.14%) FTP
3 14 (25.00%) SSH
4 13 (23.21%) NAS
4 13 (23.21%) SAN
4 13 (23.21%) VPN
5 12 (21.43%) DNS
5 12 (21.43%) iSCSI
6 9 (16.07%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (12.50%) DHCP
7 7 (12.50%) SNMP
8 6 (10.71%) Ethernet
8 6 (10.71%) ICMP
8 6 (10.71%) Internet
9 5 (8.93%) BGP
9 5 (8.93%) Frame Relay
9 5 (8.93%) HTTP
9 5 (8.93%) Intranet
9 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
9 5 (8.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) InterSystems Cache
1 4 (7.14%) MySQL
2 3 (5.36%) MariaDB
2 3 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.79%) Redis
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.57%) Subversion
2 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 8 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.14%) Electronics
4 3 (5.36%) Marketing
5 2 (3.57%) Billing
5 2 (3.57%) Legal
5 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.79%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (60.71%) Administrator
2 22 (39.29%) Systems Administrator
3 16 (28.57%) Linux Administrator
3 16 (28.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 12 (21.43%) Storage Administrator
5 11 (19.64%) Unix Administrator
6 9 (16.07%) SAN Administrator
6 9 (16.07%) SAN Storage Administrator
6 9 (16.07%) VMWare Administrator
7 8 (14.29%) Solaris Administrator
8 5 (8.93%) Consultant
8 5 (8.93%) Network Engineer
8 5 (8.93%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (7.14%) Network Administrator
9 4 (7.14%) Storage Systems Administrator
9 4 (7.14%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 3 (5.36%) Network Security Engineer
10 3 (5.36%) Security Engineer
10 3 (5.36%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) Middleware
2 3 (5.36%) LAMP
2 3 (5.36%) Web Services
3 2 (3.57%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (1.79%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 13 (23.21%) Replication
3 10 (17.86%) Data Centre
4 7 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 4 (7.14%) EMC VNX
5 4 (7.14%) IPTV
5 4 (7.14%) Over-the-Top Content
5 4 (7.14%) Video on Demand
6 3 (5.36%) STB
7 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 45 (80.36%) Linux
2 27 (48.21%) Unix
3 17 (30.36%) Solaris
4 15 (26.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (26.79%) Windows
5 11 (19.64%) CentOS
6 7 (12.50%) HPUX
6 7 (12.50%) Windows Server
7 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (7.14%) Android
9 2 (3.57%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (3.57%) Debian
9 2 (3.57%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.79%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.79%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 14 (25.00%) High Availability
2 11 (19.64%) Load Balancing
3 10 (17.86%) Capacity Management
4 8 (14.29%) Data Management
5 7 (12.50%) DevOps
5 7 (12.50%) Regulatory Compliance
6 5 (8.93%) Asset Management
6 5 (8.93%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 4 (7.14%) Network Architecture
7 4 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (7.14%) Security Testing
8 3 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.36%) Web Development
9 2 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.57%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (3.57%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.57%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.79%) Python
2 12 (21.43%) Ruby
3 10 (17.86%) Bash Shell
4 7 (12.50%) Perl
5 3 (5.36%) C
6 2 (3.57%) Korn
6 2 (3.57%) PHP
6 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.79%) AWK
7 1 (1.79%) C++
7 1 (1.79%) Java
7 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (23.21%) CCNA
2 13 (23.21%) CCNP
3 3 (5.36%) CCIP
3 3 (5.36%) Degree
3 3 (5.36%) JNCIA
3 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.57%) AWS Certification
4 2 (3.57%) CISM
4 2 (3.57%) CISSP
5 1 (1.79%) CISA
5 1 (1.79%) MCSE
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.79%) RHCA
5 1 (1.79%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.57%) SLA
3 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.79%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 14 (25.00%) Veritas File System
2 13 (23.21%) NFS
2 13 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (19.64%) Virtual Servers
4 6 (10.71%) Active Directory
5 3 (5.36%) Docker
5 3 (5.36%) Squid
6 2 (3.57%) Samba
6 2 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (1.79%) Ceph
7 1 (1.79%) Dovecot
7 1 (1.79%) Gluster
7 1 (1.79%) iptables
7 1 (1.79%) KVM
7 1 (1.79%) Sendmail
7 1 (1.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (25.00%) Puppet
1 14 (25.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 13 (23.21%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (19.64%) EMC Navisphere
4 6 (10.71%) Ansible
5 5 (8.93%) NetBackup
5 5 (8.93%) Opsview
5 5 (8.93%) SCOM
6 4 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (3.57%) BladeLogic
7 2 (3.57%) Cacti
7 2 (3.57%) HAProxy
7 2 (3.57%) QRadar
8 1 (1.79%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.79%) Kubernetes
8 1 (1.79%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (1.79%) RANCID
8 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.79%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 26 (46.43%) Red Hat
2 20 (35.71%) VMware
3 17 (30.36%) Brocade
4 15 (26.79%) Cisco
4 15 (26.79%) Veritas
5 14 (25.00%) Oracle
5 14 (25.00%) Sun
6 13 (23.21%) EMC
6 13 (23.21%) NetApp
7 10 (17.86%) SolarWinds
8 8 (14.29%) Juniper
9 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
9 5 (8.93%) Symantec
10 3 (5.36%) Ericsson
10 3 (5.36%) Huawei
10 3 (5.36%) Palo Alto
10 3 (5.36%) SAP
11 2 (3.57%) F5
11 2 (3.57%) Google
11 2 (3.57%) Nimble Storage
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