Period
to 28 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for Nagios skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Nagios over the 6 months to 28 May 2020 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
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 426 543 528
Rank change year-on-year +117 -15 -26
Contract jobs citing Nagios 28 84 123
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.11% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.78% 1.26% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 59 76
Median daily rate £438 £450 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +8.76% -12.25%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £300
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £513 £500 £494
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.27% +5.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £36.24
10th Percentile £42.50 - £36.05
90th Percentile £47.50 - £36.43
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £29.38 £36.24
% change year-on-year +53.19% -18.94% -22.89%

Nagios is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 3,598 6,666 6,717
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 13.98% 13.72% 12.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,223 4,162 4,067
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.09%
10th Percentile £238 £263 £259
90th Percentile £613 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 222 214
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +6.06% -17.50%
10th Percentile £13.07 £12.00 £11.33
90th Percentile £47.00 £45.00 £46.93
Median hourly rate £22.55 £20.00 £18.61
% change year-on-year +12.73% +7.50% -19.11%

Nagios
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Nagios as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Nagios in the UK excluding London

Nagios
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Nagios in the UK excluding London.

Daily rate trend for Nagios in the UK excluding London

Nagios
Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Nagios in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Nagios in the UK excluding London

Nagios
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Nagios in the UK excluding London.

Hourly rate trend for Nagios in the UK excluding London

Nagios
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nagios within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 28 May 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North of England +91 18 £458 +1.10% 18
North West +56 9 £550 - 18
North East +21 7 £344 -35.14%
South West +46 5 £500 +63.27% 2
South East +108 2 £338 -32.50% 1
Yorkshire +59 2 £340 +4.62%
Scotland +40 2 £395 -7.06%
Midlands +56 1 - - 1
West Midlands +48 1 - - 1
Nagios
UK

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Nagios also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the UK excluding London region with a requirement for Nagios.

1 21 (75.00%) Azure
1 21 (75.00%) AWS
1 21 (75.00%) Ansible
2 18 (64.29%) Jenkins
3 17 (60.71%) Terraform
4 16 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (57.14%) Configuration Management
5 15 (53.57%) Linux
5 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (53.57%) Puppet
6 14 (50.00%) Java
7 13 (46.43%) DevOps
8 11 (39.29%) Windows
8 11 (39.29%) Python
9 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
9 10 (35.71%) PowerShell
9 10 (35.71%) CentOS
9 10 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (35.71%) Public Cloud
9 10 (35.71%) Open Source
9 10 (35.71%) Splunk
10 9 (32.14%) Bash Shell
10 9 (32.14%) GCP
10 9 (32.14%) Datadog
10 9 (32.14%) Docker
10 9 (32.14%) New Relic
10 9 (32.14%) Prometheus
10 9 (32.14%) Infrastructure as Code
10 9 (32.14%) TeamCity
10 9 (32.14%) DNS

Nagios
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
2 2 (7.14%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle BPEL
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) assyst
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 21 (75.00%) AWS
1 21 (75.00%) Azure
2 9 (32.14%) Datadog
2 9 (32.14%) GCP
3 7 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (10.71%) Amazon S3
4 3 (10.71%) Office 365
4 3 (10.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (7.14%) Amazon GuardDuty
5 2 (7.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (7.14%) Heroku
5 2 (7.14%) PaaS
5 2 (7.14%) Route 53
6 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (3.57%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (3.57%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) DNS
2 4 (14.29%) Firewall
3 3 (10.71%) IPsec
4 2 (7.14%) DHCP
4 2 (7.14%) SAN
4 2 (7.14%) SSL
4 2 (7.14%) VPN
5 1 (3.57%) BGP
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.57%) HSRP
5 1 (3.57%) Network Security
5 1 (3.57%) OSPF
5 1 (3.57%) SNMP
5 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (10.71%) MySQL
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.57%) Big Data
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 18 (64.29%) Jenkins
2 9 (32.14%) TeamCity
3 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 6 (21.43%) JIRA
4 6 (21.43%) SonarQube
4 6 (21.43%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (7.14%) CF BOSH
General
1 6 (21.43%) Public Sector
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Consultant
2 7 (25.00%) DevOps Consultant
3 5 (17.86%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Senior DevOps
4 4 (14.29%) Senior DevOps Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) AWS Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) IT Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) IT Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) ITSM Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Support Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) .NET
2 6 (21.43%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (10.71%) Web Services
4 2 (7.14%) Apache NiFi
4 2 (7.14%) Middleware
4 2 (7.14%) OAuth
4 2 (7.14%) OAuth2
4 2 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (7.14%) SAML
5 1 (3.57%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Public Cloud
2 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (14.29%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Linux
2 11 (39.29%) Windows
3 10 (35.71%) CentOS
3 10 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (28.57%) Ubuntu
5 5 (17.86%) Unix
6 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (7.14%) Solaris
7 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.57%) Fedora
8 1 (3.57%) VMS
8 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Configuration Management
2 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (46.43%) DevOps
4 10 (35.71%) Open Source
5 9 (32.14%) Infrastructure as Code
6 8 (28.57%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 8 (28.57%) Test Automation
7 7 (25.00%) Project Delivery
8 6 (21.43%) BDD
8 6 (21.43%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 6 (21.43%) Microservices
9 5 (17.86%) High Availability
9 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 5 (17.86%) Technical Leadership
10 4 (14.29%) Coaching
10 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
10 4 (14.29%) Task Automation
11 3 (10.71%) Deployment Automation
11 3 (10.71%) Service Management
12 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) Java
2 11 (39.29%) Python
3 10 (35.71%) PowerShell
4 9 (32.14%) Bash Shell
4 9 (32.14%) Perl
5 8 (28.57%) Ruby
6 7 (25.00%) C
6 7 (25.00%) C++
7 6 (21.43%) SQL
8 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
8 2 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) CCNA
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.57%) CCNP
3 1 (3.57%) CISSP
3 1 (3.57%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (3.57%) GIAC
3 1 (3.57%) Linux+ Certification
3 1 (3.57%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (3.57%) SANS
3 1 (3.57%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) Docker
2 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (17.86%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (14.29%) vSphere
5 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.57%) NFS
6 1 (3.57%) Samba
6 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (3.57%) VirtualBox
6 1 (3.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (75.00%) Ansible
2 17 (60.71%) Terraform
3 16 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (53.57%) Puppet
5 9 (32.14%) Prometheus
6 7 (25.00%) Grafana
6 7 (25.00%) Kubernetes
6 7 (25.00%) Packer
7 4 (14.29%) SCCM
8 3 (10.71%) Tivoli
9 2 (7.14%) Cacti
9 2 (7.14%) Ganglia
9 2 (7.14%) Graphite
9 2 (7.14%) Graylog
9 2 (7.14%) logstash
9 2 (7.14%) NetBackup
9 2 (7.14%) OpenView
9 2 (7.14%) WSUS
9 2 (7.14%) ZABBIX
10 1 (3.57%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Splunk
2 9 (32.14%) New Relic
3 8 (28.57%) VMware
4 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 6 (21.43%) Oracle
4 6 (21.43%) Red Hat
5 3 (10.71%) AppDynamics
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco
5 3 (10.71%) HP
5 3 (10.71%) SolarWinds
6 2 (7.14%) Google
7 1 (3.57%) BMC
7 1 (3.57%) CA
7 1 (3.57%) Dell
7 1 (3.57%) EMC
7 1 (3.57%) IBM
7 1 (3.57%) Juniper
7 1 (3.57%) NetApp
7 1 (3.57%) Remedy
7 1 (3.57%) Sophos