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 22 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 / South East
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 211 236 242
Rank change year-on-year +25 +6  
Contract jobs citing Nagios 39 35 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.50% 0.39% 0.30%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.53% 3.29% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 18
Median daily rate £538 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.44% +24.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £396 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +20.58% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £28.00
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 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 860 1065 1019
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 11.07% 11.80% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 625 572
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +9.75% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 40 38
Median hourly rate £12.00 £35.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.19% +61.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £17.45 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.95 £57.50 £40.00
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 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

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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 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Nagios in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 22 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
Berkshire +20 20 £550 +22.22% 1
Oxfordshire -3 7 £375 +5.63% 3
Buckinghamshire -12 5 - -
Surrey +6 4 £525 +27.19% 2
Hampshire +11 2 £473 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Nagios
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region with a requirement for Nagios.

1 61 (91.04%) Linux
2 32 (47.76%) Red Hat
3 29 (43.28%) VMware
4 27 (40.30%) CentOS
5 26 (38.81%) Puppet
6 25 (37.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (32.84%) Python
8 21 (31.34%) DevOps
9 20 (29.85%) Unix
10 18 (26.87%) Perl
10 18 (26.87%) Opscode Chef
11 17 (25.37%) Ruby
12 16 (23.88%) Oracle
13 15 (22.39%) MySQL
13 15 (22.39%) SAN
14 14 (20.90%) EMC
14 14 (20.90%) ITIL
14 14 (20.90%) VMware Infrastructure
15 13 (19.40%) High Availability
15 13 (19.40%) Bash Shell
15 13 (19.40%) Firewall
16 12 (17.91%) LAMP
16 12 (17.91%) Solaris
16 12 (17.91%) VPN
16 12 (17.91%) Load Balancing
17 11 (16.42%) Brocade
17 11 (16.42%) MongoDB
17 11 (16.42%) Amazon AWS
17 11 (16.42%) NFS
17 11 (16.42%) Cisco

Nagios
Co-occurring 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 6 (8.96%) Apache
1 6 (8.96%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.99%) Confluence
3 1 (1.49%) Eucalyptus
3 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.49%) nginx
3 1 (1.49%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.49%) SAS
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.49%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.42%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.97%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (4.48%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.99%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.49%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (1.49%) CloudFront
6 1 (1.49%) G Suite
6 1 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.49%) Office 365
6 1 (1.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.39%) SAN
2 13 (19.40%) Firewall
3 12 (17.91%) VPN
4 9 (13.43%) FTP
4 9 (13.43%) NAS
4 9 (13.43%) SSH
5 8 (11.94%) Internet
5 8 (11.94%) iSCSI
6 7 (10.45%) DNS
7 5 (7.46%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (7.46%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (7.46%) WAN
8 4 (5.97%) 2G
8 4 (5.97%) 3G
8 4 (5.97%) 4G
8 4 (5.97%) 5G
9 3 (4.48%) DHCP
9 3 (4.48%) Ethernet
9 3 (4.48%) Network Security
10 2 (2.99%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.39%) MySQL
2 11 (16.42%) MongoDB
3 7 (10.45%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.97%) InterSystems Cache
5 3 (4.48%) MariaDB
5 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (4.48%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.48%) Subversion
3 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.99%) JIRA
General
1 6 (8.96%) Finance
1 6 (8.96%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.99%) Electronics
2 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.99%) Marketing
3 1 (1.49%) Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (47.76%) Administrator
2 23 (34.33%) Systems Administrator
3 19 (28.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 18 (26.87%) Linux Administrator
5 16 (23.88%) Linux Engineer
6 13 (19.40%) Systems Engineer
7 10 (14.93%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 9 (13.43%) Storage Administrator
8 9 (13.43%) Unix Administrator
9 8 (11.94%) Network Engineer
9 8 (11.94%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 7 (10.45%) DevOps Engineer
10 7 (10.45%) SAN Administrator
10 7 (10.45%) SAN Storage Administrator
10 7 (10.45%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 7 (10.45%) VMWare Administrator
11 6 (8.96%) DevOps Administrator
11 6 (8.96%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 6 (8.96%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 6 (8.96%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.91%) LAMP
2 4 (5.97%) Sensu
3 3 (4.48%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (4.48%) Web Services
4 2 (2.99%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.49%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.49%) Flash
5 1 (1.49%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Enterprise Storage
2 8 (11.94%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.94%) EMC VNX
3 6 (8.96%) Replication
4 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.99%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.49%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.49%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 61 (91.04%) Linux
2 27 (40.30%) CentOS
3 25 (37.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (29.85%) Unix
5 12 (17.91%) Solaris
6 11 (16.42%) Windows
7 7 (10.45%) Ubuntu
8 5 (7.46%) Windows Server
9 4 (5.97%) HPUX
10 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.49%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (1.49%) Debian
11 1 (1.49%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.34%) DevOps
2 14 (20.90%) ITIL
3 13 (19.40%) High Availability
4 12 (17.91%) Load Balancing
5 10 (14.93%) Configuration Management
5 10 (14.93%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (13.43%) Data Management
7 8 (11.94%) Capacity Management
8 7 (10.45%) ITIL V3
9 5 (7.46%) Virtual Environments
10 4 (5.97%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (5.97%) ITSM
10 4 (5.97%) Network Management
10 4 (5.97%) Service Management
11 3 (4.48%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (4.48%) Regulatory Compliance
11 3 (4.48%) Service Delivery
12 2 (2.99%) Kalman Filter
12 2 (2.99%) Network Monitoring
12 2 (2.99%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 22 (32.84%) Python
2 18 (26.87%) Perl
3 17 (25.37%) Ruby
4 13 (19.40%) Bash Shell
5 6 (8.96%) Java
6 5 (7.46%) PHP
7 4 (5.97%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.48%) SQL
9 1 (1.49%) AWK
9 1 (1.49%) C
9 1 (1.49%) C++
9 1 (1.49%) Korn
9 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (16.42%) CCNP
1 11 (16.42%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (14.93%) CCNA
3 6 (8.96%) RHCE
4 5 (7.46%) RHCSA
5 4 (5.97%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
5 4 (5.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (4.48%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.99%) AWS Certification
7 2 (2.99%) CISM
7 2 (2.99%) CISSP
8 1 (1.49%) CISA
8 1 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.49%) Degree
8 1 (1.49%) MCSE
8 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.49%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.49%) PMO
2 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (20.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (16.42%) NFS
3 10 (14.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 10 (14.93%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (13.43%) Veritas File System
5 8 (11.94%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (7.46%) Docker
7 4 (5.97%) vSphere
7 4 (5.97%) Xen
8 3 (4.48%) Active Directory
8 3 (4.48%) Samba
8 3 (4.48%) Squid
9 2 (2.99%) KVM
9 2 (2.99%) XenServer
10 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
10 1 (1.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (38.81%) Puppet
2 18 (26.87%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (14.93%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 9 (13.43%) Ansible
5 8 (11.94%) EMC Navisphere
6 7 (10.45%) Red Hat Satellite
6 7 (10.45%) ZABBIX
7 5 (7.46%) SCOM
8 4 (5.97%) NetBackup
8 4 (5.97%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (5.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (5.97%) OVSD
8 4 (5.97%) vCenter Server
9 3 (4.48%) Hyperic
10 2 (2.99%) BladeLogic
10 2 (2.99%) CFEngine
10 2 (2.99%) HAProxy
10 2 (2.99%) Icinga
10 2 (2.99%) logstash
10 2 (2.99%) Netcool
Vendors
1 32 (47.76%) Red Hat
2 29 (43.28%) VMware
3 16 (23.88%) Oracle
4 14 (20.90%) EMC
5 11 (16.42%) Brocade
5 11 (16.42%) Cisco
5 11 (16.42%) Sun
5 11 (16.42%) Veritas
6 10 (14.93%) HP
7 9 (13.43%) SolarWinds
7 9 (13.43%) Symantec
8 8 (11.94%) NetApp
9 6 (8.96%) Microsoft
10 5 (7.46%) 3PAR
10 5 (7.46%) Juniper
11 4 (5.97%) Splunk
12 3 (4.48%) Palo Alto
12 3 (4.48%) SAP
13 1 (1.49%) Nimble Storage
13 1 (1.49%) Ubiquiti
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