The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 28 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.

Nagios
England / South West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 131 147
Rank change year-on-year -3 +16  
Contract jobs citing Nagios 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.12% 0.10% 0.064%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.68% 1.26% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £271 £506 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.41% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £428 £325
% change year-on-year -6.43% +31.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 179 238 217
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 6.96% 8.17% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 160 136
Median daily rate £426 £375 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.60% -5.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 13
Median hourly rate £21.30 £17.00 £20.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.29% -15.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.34 £10.45 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.26 £19.35 £36.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +9.75%  

Nagios
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Nagios
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Nagios in the South West

Nagios
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Somerset - 3 £271 -
Nagios
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 West region with a requirement for Nagios.

1 12 (54.55%) Migration
2 11 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 9 (40.91%) SNMP
4 8 (36.36%) SQL
5 7 (31.82%) Linux
5 7 (31.82%) Windows
6 6 (27.27%) Java
6 6 (27.27%) Ansible
6 6 (27.27%) Docker
6 6 (27.27%) CentOS
6 6 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (27.27%) DevOps
6 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
7 5 (22.73%) Elastic Stack
7 5 (22.73%) New Relic
7 5 (22.73%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 5 (22.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (22.73%) Auto-Scaling
7 5 (22.73%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 5 (22.73%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (22.73%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (22.73%) Amazon S3
7 5 (22.73%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (22.73%) OSSEC
7 5 (22.73%) Route 53
7 5 (22.73%) Oracle
7 5 (22.73%) HTTP
7 5 (22.73%) Python
7 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP

Nagios
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 4 (18.18%) Confluence
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (22.73%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (22.73%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 5 (22.73%) Amazon S3
2 5 (22.73%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 5 (22.73%) AWS Lambda
2 5 (22.73%) Route 53
2 5 (22.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) SNMP
2 5 (22.73%) HTTP
2 5 (22.73%) SSL
2 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
3 4 (18.18%) VPN
4 3 (13.64%) DHCP
5 1 (4.55%) ATM
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (4.55%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (18.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 4 (18.18%) MySQL
2 4 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 4 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) JIRA
2 4 (18.18%) Artifactory
2 4 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 4 (18.18%) SonarQube
2 4 (18.18%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (18.18%) Vagrant
3 1 (4.55%) Selenium
3 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 2 (9.09%) Electronics
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 2 (9.09%) Marketing
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Lead DevOps
3 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Juniper Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (4.55%) Network Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior WebOps Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Linux
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) CentOS
2 6 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 4 (18.18%) CoreOS
4 3 (13.64%) AIX
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) Unix
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Migration
2 6 (27.27%) DevOps
3 5 (22.73%) Auto-Scaling
4 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
4 4 (18.18%) Open Source
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.55%) Business Process Improvement
6 1 (4.55%) Network Design
6 1 (4.55%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (4.55%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 6 (27.27%) Java
4 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
4 5 (22.73%) Python
4 5 (22.73%) Ruby
5 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) CESG Certified Professional
1 2 (9.09%) DBS Check
2 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Docker
2 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
3 4 (18.18%) LXC
3 4 (18.18%) VirtualBox
4 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Ansible
2 5 (22.73%) OSSEC
3 4 (18.18%) Terraform
4 1 (4.55%) Opsview
4 1 (4.55%) QRadar
4 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) New Relic
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Citrix
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) SAP
4 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.55%) AppSense
5 1 (4.55%) ArcSight
5 1 (4.55%) Brocade
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco
5 1 (4.55%) F5
5 1 (4.55%) IBM
5 1 (4.55%) Juniper
5 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.55%) Splunk