Period
to 18 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 513 503 495
Rank change year-on-year -10 -8 +44
Contract jobs citing Nagios 126 116 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.24% 0.24% 0.31%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.88% 2.27% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 71 145
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £473 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.15% +11.29% +17.24%
10th Percentile £296 £325 £311
90th Percentile £576 £613 £575
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.24 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.71% - -
UK median hourly rate £36.24 £47.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -22.89% +235.71% -53.33%

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 6,705 5,102 6,472
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 12.74% 10.41% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,074 3,142 3,833
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% +5.44%
10th Percentile £260 £225 £244
90th Percentile £580 £556 £545
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 185 220
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -23.08% +12.71%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.21 £12.73
90th Percentile £46.83 £47.20 £52.53
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.94 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.70% -11.39% +12.50%

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 June 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 June 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
North of England +1 48 £365 -8.75% 17
North East - 37 £365 -
South West +34 25 £495 +81.65% 13
South East -46 23 £500 - 17
Midlands +4 15 £460 -1.60% 5
West Midlands -10 12 £468 +14.02% 2
East of England +5 8 £500 - 4
North West -41 6 £565 +41.25% 13
Yorkshire -25 5 £200 -51.22% 4
Wales -11 4 - -
East Midlands +3 3 £400 -23.81% 3
Scotland -38 3 £565 +2.73% 2
Nagios
UK

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 111 (88.10%) Linux
2 82 (65.08%) Python
3 77 (61.11%) DevOps
4 74 (58.73%) Puppet
5 73 (57.94%) Ansible
6 72 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
7 66 (52.38%) Windows
8 64 (50.79%) Jenkins
9 63 (50.00%) Java
10 60 (47.62%) Microsoft Azure
11 59 (46.83%) Ruby
12 56 (44.44%) Bash Shell
12 56 (44.44%) Docker
13 53 (42.06%) Splunk
13 53 (42.06%) Perl
14 52 (41.27%) Configuration Management
14 52 (41.27%) Elastic Stack
15 50 (39.68%) Open Source
16 48 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
17 45 (35.71%) PowerShell
18 39 (30.95%) High Availability
18 39 (30.95%) New Relic
19 37 (29.37%) Terraform
20 36 (28.57%) Data Centre
20 36 (28.57%) Test Automation
21 34 (26.98%) Datadog
22 33 (26.19%) Kubernetes
22 33 (26.19%) Git (software)
23 31 (24.60%) Opscode Chef
23 31 (24.60%) C

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 18 (14.29%) Apache
2 15 (11.90%) Tomcat
3 13 (10.32%) Confluence
3 13 (10.32%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (5.56%) IIS
4 7 (5.56%) nginx
5 3 (2.38%) FileNet
5 3 (2.38%) JBoss
5 3 (2.38%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.59%) GlassFish
6 2 (1.59%) lighttpd
6 2 (1.59%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.59%) SAS
7 1 (0.79%) Apache Qpid
7 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 72 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (47.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (26.98%) Datadog
4 8 (6.35%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (6.35%) Amazon S3
4 8 (6.35%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (4.76%) GitHub
5 6 (4.76%) IaaS
5 6 (4.76%) OpenShift
5 6 (4.76%) PaaS
6 5 (3.97%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (3.97%) Serverless
7 4 (3.17%) Cloudflare
8 3 (2.38%) Bluemix
8 3 (2.38%) IBM Cloud
8 3 (2.38%) Office 365
9 2 (1.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.79%) DigitalOcean
10 1 (0.79%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.79%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 24 (19.05%) Firewall
2 16 (12.70%) DNS
3 12 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 12 (9.52%) VPN
4 10 (7.94%) SSL
5 8 (6.35%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (5.56%) Network Security
7 6 (4.76%) BGP
7 6 (4.76%) SAN
8 5 (3.97%) FTP
8 5 (3.97%) iSCSI
8 5 (3.97%) SSH
9 4 (3.17%) HTTP
9 4 (3.17%) HTTPS
9 4 (3.17%) IPsec
9 4 (3.17%) MPLS
9 4 (3.17%) SNMP
10 3 (2.38%) Internet
10 3 (2.38%) NAS
10 3 (2.38%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (19.84%) Amazon Redshift
2 11 (8.73%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (7.14%) MySQL
4 7 (5.56%) Big Data
4 7 (5.56%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.97%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.17%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.17%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.38%) Redis
8 2 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.59%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.59%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.59%) SQLite
9 1 (0.79%) DataStage
9 1 (0.79%) DB2
9 1 (0.79%) Firebird
9 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.79%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 64 (50.79%) Jenkins
2 33 (26.19%) Git (software)
3 28 (22.22%) TeamCity
4 19 (15.08%) Artifactory
5 15 (11.90%) JIRA
6 10 (7.94%) Subversion
7 9 (7.14%) Maven
8 8 (6.35%) Bitbucket
9 6 (4.76%) Gradle
10 5 (3.97%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (3.97%) Vagrant
11 4 (3.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (3.17%) IBM UrbanCode
12 3 (2.38%) ClearCase
12 3 (2.38%) JMeter
12 3 (2.38%) SonarQube
13 2 (1.59%) Bugzilla
13 2 (1.59%) GitLab
13 2 (1.59%) LoadRunner
13 2 (1.59%) WebPagetest
General
1 6 (4.76%) Finance
2 4 (3.17%) Law
3 3 (2.38%) Banking
4 2 (1.59%) Back Office
4 2 (1.59%) Front Office
5 1 (0.79%) Legal
5 1 (0.79%) Publishing
5 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (11.11%) Administrator
3 12 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
4 10 (7.94%) Security Engineer
5 8 (6.35%) Automation Engineer
5 8 (6.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (6.35%) Linux Administrator
5 8 (6.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 7 (5.56%) Developer
6 7 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (5.56%) Network Engineer
6 7 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (4.76%) Analyst
7 6 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
7 6 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (4.76%) Consultant
7 6 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
8 5 (3.97%) AWS Developer
8 5 (3.97%) Junior
8 5 (3.97%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (41.27%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (6.35%) JSON
3 6 (4.76%) Web Services
3 6 (4.76%) YAML
4 5 (3.97%) Apache Camel
4 5 (3.97%) Kafka
4 5 (3.97%) LDAP
5 4 (3.17%) Ajax
5 4 (3.17%) Apache Flex
5 4 (3.17%) LAMP
5 4 (3.17%) LAPP Stack
5 4 (3.17%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (3.17%) REST
5 4 (3.17%) RESTful
5 4 (3.17%) SOAP
5 4 (3.17%) XML
6 2 (1.59%) CGI
6 2 (1.59%) CSS
6 2 (1.59%) Drools
6 2 (1.59%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.76%) Public Cloud
5 5 (3.97%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (3.97%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (3.17%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (2.38%) Clustering
7 3 (2.38%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.38%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.38%) User Experience
7 3 (2.38%) Wiki
8 2 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.79%) DataPower
9 1 (0.79%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.79%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.79%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.79%) PKI
9 1 (0.79%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 111 (88.10%) Linux
2 66 (52.38%) Windows
3 24 (19.05%) Unix
4 16 (12.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (11.90%) CentOS
5 15 (11.90%) Windows Server
6 8 (6.35%) Ubuntu
7 5 (3.97%) Debian
7 5 (3.97%) Solaris
8 3 (2.38%) AIX
8 3 (2.38%) SUSE
8 3 (2.38%) Windows 10
8 3 (2.38%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.59%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.79%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.79%) FreeNAS
10 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (61.11%) DevOps
2 52 (41.27%) Configuration Management
3 50 (39.68%) Open Source
4 48 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (30.95%) High Availability
6 36 (28.57%) Test Automation
7 25 (19.84%) Problem-Solving
8 24 (19.05%) BDD
9 21 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 20 (15.87%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
11 14 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
11 14 (11.11%) ITIL
12 12 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
13 10 (7.94%) Task Automation
14 9 (7.14%) Coaching
14 9 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
14 9 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
15 8 (6.35%) Analytics
15 8 (6.35%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (65.08%) Python
2 63 (50.00%) Java
3 59 (46.83%) Ruby
4 56 (44.44%) Bash Shell
5 53 (42.06%) Perl
6 45 (35.71%) PowerShell
7 31 (24.60%) C
7 31 (24.60%) C++
8 25 (19.84%) Shell Script
9 12 (9.52%) Groovy
10 10 (7.94%) JavaScript
10 10 (7.94%) PHP
11 5 (3.97%) SQL
12 2 (1.59%) AWK
12 2 (1.59%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.79%) Go
13 1 (0.79%) Jython
13 1 (0.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 30 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 29 (23.02%) SC Cleared
3 16 (12.70%) Degree
4 6 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.59%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.59%) RHCE
6 1 (0.79%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.79%) CCNP
6 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.79%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.97%) QA
2 4 (3.17%) PMO
3 3 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.59%) GDPR
4 2 (1.59%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (44.44%) Docker
2 17 (13.49%) Active Directory
2 17 (13.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.76%) NFS
4 4 (3.17%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.17%) Varnish
4 4 (3.17%) vSphere
4 4 (3.17%) Xen
5 3 (2.38%) Squid
5 3 (2.38%) Veritas File System
5 3 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.59%) Apache Flume
6 2 (1.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (1.59%) iptables
6 2 (1.59%) KVM
6 2 (1.59%) Postfix
6 2 (1.59%) Samba
6 2 (1.59%) Sendmail
6 2 (1.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 74 (58.73%) Puppet
2 73 (57.94%) Ansible
3 37 (29.37%) Terraform
4 33 (26.19%) Kubernetes
5 31 (24.60%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (20.63%) Packer
7 10 (7.94%) ZABBIX
8 9 (7.14%) SCOM
9 7 (5.56%) logstash
9 7 (5.56%) Mesos
10 6 (4.76%) Grafana
10 6 (4.76%) Graphite
10 6 (4.76%) Kibana
10 6 (4.76%) Observium
10 6 (4.76%) OpenView
11 5 (3.97%) Graylog
11 5 (3.97%) OpenNMS
12 4 (3.17%) Cacti
12 4 (3.17%) Icinga
12 4 (3.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 53 (42.06%) Splunk
2 39 (30.95%) New Relic
3 24 (19.05%) Red Hat
4 22 (17.46%) VMware
5 16 (12.70%) Oracle
6 12 (9.52%) Microsoft
7 11 (8.73%) IBM
7 11 (8.73%) SolarWinds
8 9 (7.14%) Juniper
9 8 (6.35%) HP
10 6 (4.76%) CheckPoint
11 5 (3.97%) Cisco
11 5 (3.97%) Cloudera
11 5 (3.97%) Veritas
12 4 (3.17%) AppDynamics
12 4 (3.17%) ArcSight
12 4 (3.17%) Netskope
12 4 (3.17%) Palo Alto
12 4 (3.17%) Sun
13 3 (2.38%) Zscaler