Period
to 18 December 2018

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 18 December 2018 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 515 509 501
Rank change year-on-year -6 -8 +26
Contract jobs citing Nagios 163 140 165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.29% 0.26% 0.30%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.16% 2.31% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 89 123
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +1.19%
10th Percentile £291 £306 £250
90th Percentile £576 £564 £548
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.83 £47.50 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.95% +49.61% -
10th Percentile £39.07 £46.25 £28.23
90th Percentile £46.78 £48.75 £36.68
UK median hourly rate £41.83 £39.75 £42.00
% change year-on-year +5.22% -5.36% -

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 7,529 6,055 5,910
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 13.48% 11.29% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,556 3,767 3,631
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £265 £231 £225
90th Percentile £588 £588 £550
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 212 198
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.30 £20.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.38% -21.38% +8.93%
10th Percentile £12.20 £10.75 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.00 £43.75 £55.25
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.73
% change year-on-year - -15.58% +3.65%

Nagios
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Nagios as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Nagios in the UK excluding London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Nagios in the UK excluding London

Nagios
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Nagios in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Nagios in the UK excluding London

Nagios
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Contractor 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 18 December 2018. 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
South East -4 41 £429 -4.78% 17
Midlands +5 35 £400 -33.29% 7
North of England -31 28 £450 +9.09% 9
South West -16 24 £388 +14.39% 8
East of England +7 19 £430 +24.64% 7
West Midlands -31 17 £500 -20.08% 5
East Midlands +29 16 £400 - 2
North East +4 16 £495 +36.48% 1
Scotland -3 14 £425 +6.25%
North West -21 10 £340 -9.33% 6
Yorkshire -23 2 £300 -33.33% 2
Northern Ireland +29 1 - -
Wales -32 1 - - 1
Nagios
UK

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, 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.

1 132 (80.98%) Linux
2 91 (55.83%) Amazon AWS
3 85 (52.15%) DevOps
4 84 (51.53%) Ansible
5 77 (47.24%) Python
6 71 (43.56%) Windows
7 70 (42.94%) Docker
8 66 (40.49%) Puppet
9 64 (39.26%) Jenkins
10 62 (38.04%) Agile Software Development
11 49 (30.06%) Git (software)
12 48 (29.45%) Bash Shell
12 48 (29.45%) Elastic Stack
12 48 (29.45%) Red Hat
13 47 (28.83%) Perl
14 44 (26.99%) CentOS
14 44 (26.99%) nginx
15 41 (25.15%) Apache
15 41 (25.15%) VMware
15 41 (25.15%) Ruby
16 40 (24.54%) Firewall
16 40 (24.54%) Microsoft Azure
16 40 (24.54%) Kubernetes
17 39 (23.93%) Opscode Chef
18 38 (23.31%) Terraform
19 34 (20.86%) Scrum
19 34 (20.86%) DNS
19 34 (20.86%) Configuration Management
20 33 (20.25%) Continuous Integration
20 33 (20.25%) Splunk

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 44 (26.99%) nginx
2 41 (25.15%) Apache
3 24 (14.72%) Confluence
4 17 (10.43%) IIS
5 14 (8.59%) OpenStack
6 13 (7.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 11 (6.75%) Tomcat
8 8 (4.91%) Apache Qpid
9 5 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (1.84%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.84%) lighttpd
11 2 (1.23%) Apache Pig
11 2 (1.23%) Apache Spark
11 2 (1.23%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.61%) JBoss
12 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (4.91%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (4.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.84%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (1.23%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 91 (55.83%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (24.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (8.59%) Datadog
4 13 (7.98%) Route 53
5 12 (7.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 10 (6.13%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (6.13%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (5.52%) OpenShift
8 8 (4.91%) SaaS
9 7 (4.29%) IaaS
10 6 (3.68%) PaaS
11 5 (3.07%) Office 365
12 4 (2.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (1.23%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (1.23%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 1 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
14 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 40 (24.54%) Firewall
2 34 (20.86%) DNS
3 17 (10.43%) VPN
4 15 (9.20%) SSL
4 15 (9.20%) VLAN
5 10 (6.13%) IPsec
6 9 (5.52%) Unicast
7 8 (4.91%) LAN
7 8 (4.91%) WAN
8 6 (3.68%) Reverse Proxy
8 6 (3.68%) TCP/IP
9 5 (3.07%) DHCP
10 4 (2.45%) NAS
10 4 (2.45%) SAN
10 4 (2.45%) SSH
10 4 (2.45%) Wireless
10 4 (2.45%) Wireshark
11 3 (1.84%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (1.84%) NX-OS
11 3 (1.84%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (17.79%) MySQL
2 25 (15.34%) PostgreSQL
3 23 (14.11%) MongoDB
4 19 (11.66%) Oracle Database
5 18 (11.04%) SQL Server
6 16 (9.82%) Hadoop
7 10 (6.13%) NoSQL
8 8 (4.91%) Amazon Redshift
9 6 (3.68%) Big Data
9 6 (3.68%) Relational Database
10 4 (2.45%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.23%) Amazon Athena
11 2 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (1.23%) Data Lake
11 2 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.23%) DB2
11 2 (1.23%) Electronic Patient Records
11 2 (1.23%) HBase
11 2 (1.23%) OLAP
12 1 (0.61%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 64 (39.26%) Jenkins
2 49 (30.06%) Git (software)
3 29 (17.79%) JIRA
4 28 (17.18%) Maven
5 23 (14.11%) Sonatype Nexus
6 18 (11.04%) Vagrant
7 15 (9.20%) TeamCity
8 13 (7.98%) Bitbucket
9 9 (5.52%) Octopus Deploy
9 9 (5.52%) Selenium
10 8 (4.91%) Subversion
11 7 (4.29%) Artifactory
11 7 (4.29%) IBM UrbanCode
12 6 (3.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (3.68%) Cucumber
12 6 (3.68%) Travis CI
12 6 (3.68%) Zephyr
13 5 (3.07%) ClearCase
14 4 (2.45%) ProC
15 2 (1.23%) Liquibase
General
1 18 (11.04%) Finance
2 9 (5.52%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.84%) Banking
3 3 (1.84%) Law
4 2 (1.23%) Electronics
4 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.23%) Marketing
4 2 (1.23%) Retail
5 1 (0.61%) Games
5 1 (0.61%) Legal
5 1 (0.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 58 (35.58%) DevOps Engineer
2 31 (19.02%) Administrator
3 27 (16.56%) Systems Administrator
4 20 (12.27%) Linux Administrator
5 17 (10.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 14 (8.59%) Analyst
7 13 (7.98%) AWS Engineer
8 12 (7.36%) AWS DevOps
8 12 (7.36%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 10 (6.13%) Architect
10 9 (5.52%) Senior DevOps
10 9 (5.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 8 (4.91%) Business Analyst
11 8 (4.91%) Technical Analyst
11 8 (4.91%) Technical Business Analyst
12 7 (4.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 6 (3.68%) Consultant
13 6 (3.68%) Systems Engineer
14 5 (3.07%) Monitoring Specialist
14 5 (3.07%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (29.45%) Elastic Stack
2 24 (14.72%) LEMP Stack
3 16 (9.82%) YAML
4 15 (9.20%) LAPP Stack
5 12 (7.36%) LAMP
5 12 (7.36%) Memcached
5 12 (7.36%) PHP-FPM
6 10 (6.13%) .NET
7 9 (5.52%) Kafka
7 9 (5.52%) RabbitMQ
8 8 (4.91%) REST
8 8 (4.91%) SOAP
8 8 (4.91%) Web Services
9 4 (2.45%) Sensu
10 3 (1.84%) Drools
10 3 (1.84%) LDAP
10 3 (1.84%) Node.js
11 1 (0.61%) Laravel
11 1 (0.61%) Middleware
11 1 (0.61%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.27%) Data Centre
2 18 (11.04%) Hybrid Cloud
3 14 (8.59%) User Experience
4 12 (7.36%) PKI
5 11 (6.75%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.68%) Public Cloud
7 5 (3.07%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (3.07%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.84%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.61%) Clustering
10 1 (0.61%) Fintech
10 1 (0.61%) Replication
10 1 (0.61%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 132 (80.98%) Linux
2 71 (43.56%) Windows
3 44 (26.99%) CentOS
4 28 (17.18%) Windows Server
5 23 (14.11%) Ubuntu
6 22 (13.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (12.27%) Unix
8 7 (4.29%) SUSE
9 5 (3.07%) CoreOS
10 3 (1.84%) FreeBSD
10 3 (1.84%) Solaris
11 1 (0.61%) AIX
11 1 (0.61%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.61%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.61%) HPUX
11 1 (0.61%) MVS
11 1 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.61%) VME
11 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.61%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (52.15%) DevOps
2 62 (38.04%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (20.86%) Configuration Management
3 34 (20.86%) Scrum
4 33 (20.25%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (15.95%) Problem-Solving
6 25 (15.34%) ITIL
6 25 (15.34%) Load Balancing
7 22 (13.50%) Deployment Automation
7 22 (13.50%) Kanban
8 20 (12.27%) Test Automation
9 17 (10.43%) Performance Monitoring
10 16 (9.82%) Application Performance Monitoring
10 16 (9.82%) Change Management
10 16 (9.82%) Infrastructure Management
10 16 (9.82%) SDLC
10 16 (9.82%) Service Management
10 16 (9.82%) SOA
11 15 (9.20%) Task Automation
12 14 (8.59%) Release Automation
Programming Languages
1 77 (47.24%) Python
2 48 (29.45%) Bash Shell
3 47 (28.83%) Perl
4 41 (25.15%) Ruby
5 26 (15.95%) Java
6 21 (12.88%) JavaScript
7 17 (10.43%) SQL
8 15 (9.20%) PowerShell
9 14 (8.59%) PHP
10 5 (3.07%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.23%) C
11 2 (1.23%) C++
12 1 (0.61%) Go
12 1 (0.61%) Groovy
12 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (11.66%) Security Cleared
2 15 (9.20%) SC Cleared
3 11 (6.75%) Degree
4 8 (4.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (4.91%) Master's Degree
5 6 (3.68%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (3.07%) CCNP
7 4 (2.45%) CCNA
8 3 (1.84%) AWS Certification
8 3 (1.84%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.23%) CCSE
9 2 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.23%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.23%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.29%) QA
2 2 (1.23%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.61%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 70 (42.94%) Docker
2 29 (17.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (8.59%) Active Directory
4 8 (4.91%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (4.91%) vSphere
5 6 (3.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 6 (3.68%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (3.07%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.84%) Apache Flume
7 3 (1.84%) iptables
7 3 (1.84%) Postfix
7 3 (1.84%) Varnish
8 2 (1.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (1.23%) XenApp
9 1 (0.61%) Cygwin
9 1 (0.61%) HDFS
9 1 (0.61%) NFS
9 1 (0.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 84 (51.53%) Ansible
2 66 (40.49%) Puppet
3 40 (24.54%) Kubernetes
4 39 (23.93%) Opscode Chef
5 38 (23.31%) Terraform
6 32 (19.63%) ZABBIX
7 22 (13.50%) Icinga
8 21 (12.88%) Docker Swarm
9 14 (8.59%) Grafana
9 14 (8.59%) HAProxy
9 14 (8.59%) SCOM
10 13 (7.98%) Salt
11 8 (4.91%) Graphite
12 6 (3.68%) Cacti
12 6 (3.68%) Ganglia
12 6 (3.68%) Rundeck
13 5 (3.07%) OVSD
14 4 (2.45%) NetBackup
14 4 (2.45%) Netcool
14 4 (2.45%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 48 (29.45%) Red Hat
2 41 (25.15%) VMware
3 33 (20.25%) Splunk
4 26 (15.95%) Oracle
5 25 (15.34%) Microsoft
6 19 (11.66%) Riverbed
7 18 (11.04%) SolarWinds
8 16 (9.82%) CheckPoint
8 16 (9.82%) Cisco
8 16 (9.82%) New Relic
9 15 (9.20%) HP
9 15 (9.20%) NetApp
10 12 (7.36%) IBM
11 8 (4.91%) AppDynamics
11 8 (4.91%) Atlassian
11 8 (4.91%) Fortinet
12 7 (4.29%) jetNEXUS
13 6 (3.68%) Juniper
13 6 (3.68%) Micro Focus
14 5 (3.07%) Dynatrace