The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 26 April 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 / West Midlands
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 133 130
Contract jobs citing Nagios 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.21% 0.037%
As % of the Systems Management category - 2.12% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £413 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £462 £428 £320
% change year-on-year +7.95% +33.59%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 161 283 205
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 7.49% 9.88% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 146 113
Median daily rate £475 £400 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +7.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 27
Median hourly rate £14.20 £20.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.73% -8.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £11.00 £13.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £26.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -15.55% +11.46%  

Nagios
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Nagios
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Nagios in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Nagios.

1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Apache
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) CentOS
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
4 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
4 1 (16.67%) Splunk
4 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
4 1 (16.67%) Redis
4 1 (16.67%) Office 365
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (16.67%) Docker
4 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (16.67%) Yammer
4 1 (16.67%) Skype
4 1 (16.67%) OneDrive
4 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
4 1 (16.67%) Email Filtering
4 1 (16.67%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
4 1 (16.67%) JMeter
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Tomcat

Nagios
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 5 (83.33%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) OneDrive
2 1 (16.67%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Kerberos
1 1 (16.67%) LDAP
1 1 (16.67%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (16.67%) PBX
1 1 (16.67%) Skype
1 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (16.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Migration Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365 Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
1 1 (16.67%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) CentOS
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
1 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
1 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
1 1 (16.67%) Email Filtering
1 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
1 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
2 1 (16.67%) Splunk