Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 500 520 527
Rank change year-on-year +20 +7 +33
Contract jobs citing Nagios 159 123 165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.29% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.22% 2.14% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 64 123
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £420 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +4.87% +4.03%
10th Percentile £299 £302 £260
90th Percentile £578 £613 £529
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £425
% change year-on-year - +17.65% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.50 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +49.61% +0.79%
UK median hourly rate - £47.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year - +66.67% -9.52%

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 7,149 5,735 6,791
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 13.00% 10.96% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,363 3,490 4,134
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +5.77% +4.00%
10th Percentile £263 £231 £243
90th Percentile £575 £572 £550
UK median daily rate £488 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +5.35% +8.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 297 215 219
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.39 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.63% -35.59% +33.76%
10th Percentile £11.87 £10.40 £12.75
90th Percentile £47.00 £43.90 £48.90
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% -28.00% +23.85%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +18 53 £363 -13.17% 25
South East -23 43 £488 -2.50% 14
North East +36 40 £363 +11.54% 3
Midlands +12 24 £418 - 5
East of England +4 17 £475 +50.79% 3
South West -6 13 £500 +42.86% 15
West Midlands -18 13 £455 - 4
North West -26 11 £463 +11.45% 17
East Midlands +20 9 £400 - 1
Scotland -26 7 £443 +7.93% 1
Yorkshire -9 2 £200 -52.38% 5
Wales -21 2 - - 2
Nagios
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 133 (83.65%) Linux
2 98 (61.64%) Python
2 98 (61.64%) Amazon AWS
3 97 (61.01%) DevOps
4 95 (59.75%) Ansible
5 84 (52.83%) Puppet
6 82 (51.57%) Bash Shell
6 82 (51.57%) Microsoft Azure
7 75 (47.17%) Windows
7 75 (47.17%) Perl
8 73 (45.91%) Splunk
9 70 (44.03%) Jenkins
10 68 (42.77%) Docker
10 68 (42.77%) Java
11 64 (40.25%) Ruby
12 63 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
13 60 (37.74%) Terraform
14 57 (35.85%) Kubernetes
15 53 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
16 52 (32.70%) Opscode Chef
16 52 (32.70%) PowerShell
17 50 (31.45%) Configuration Management
17 50 (31.45%) High Availability
18 46 (28.93%) New Relic
19 44 (27.67%) Red Hat
20 42 (26.42%) Open Source
21 41 (25.79%) Data Centre
21 41 (25.79%) Apache
22 39 (24.53%) CentOS
22 39 (24.53%) Datadog

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 41 (25.79%) Apache
2 35 (22.01%) nginx
3 18 (11.32%) Tomcat
4 14 (8.81%) OpenStack
5 9 (5.66%) Confluence
5 9 (5.66%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (3.77%) IIS
7 5 (3.14%) Apache Qpid
7 5 (3.14%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (3.14%) lighttpd
8 3 (1.89%) JBoss
9 2 (1.26%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 98 (61.64%) Amazon AWS
2 82 (51.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (24.53%) Datadog
4 8 (5.03%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (4.40%) Route 53
6 6 (3.77%) IaaS
6 6 (3.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (3.14%) GitHub
7 5 (3.14%) OpenShift
7 5 (3.14%) PaaS
8 4 (2.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (1.89%) IBM Cloud
9 3 (1.89%) SaaS
10 2 (1.26%) Office 365
11 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.63%) DigitalOcean
11 1 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.63%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 30 (18.87%) DNS
2 23 (14.47%) Firewall
3 14 (8.81%) SSL
4 11 (6.92%) VPN
5 9 (5.66%) Reverse Proxy
6 8 (5.03%) Unicast
7 7 (4.40%) TCP/IP
8 6 (3.77%) SAN
9 5 (3.14%) FTP
9 5 (3.14%) iSCSI
10 4 (2.52%) BGP
10 4 (2.52%) HTTPS
10 4 (2.52%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (2.52%) LAN
10 4 (2.52%) OpenVPN
10 4 (2.52%) SSH
10 4 (2.52%) WAN
11 3 (1.89%) HTTP
11 3 (1.89%) MPLS
11 3 (1.89%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (18.87%) Amazon Redshift
2 28 (17.61%) MySQL
2 28 (17.61%) PostgreSQL
3 23 (14.47%) MongoDB
4 13 (8.18%) Hadoop
5 12 (7.55%) SQL Server
6 11 (6.92%) NoSQL
7 9 (5.66%) Big Data
8 8 (5.03%) Oracle Database
9 5 (3.14%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.89%) DB2
10 3 (1.89%) Redis
11 2 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (1.26%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.26%) Couchbase
11 2 (1.26%) Data Lake
11 2 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.26%) OLAP
11 2 (1.26%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 70 (44.03%) Jenkins
2 33 (20.75%) TeamCity
3 30 (18.87%) Git (software)
4 20 (12.58%) Vagrant
5 15 (9.43%) Bitbucket
5 15 (9.43%) Subversion
6 12 (7.55%) JIRA
7 8 (5.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (5.03%) ClearCase
7 8 (5.03%) Maven
8 7 (4.40%) IBM UrbanCode
8 7 (4.40%) Sonatype Nexus
8 7 (4.40%) Travis CI
9 4 (2.52%) Artifactory
9 4 (2.52%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (1.89%) SonarQube
11 2 (1.26%) GitLab
11 2 (1.26%) GoCD
11 2 (1.26%) Robot Framework
11 2 (1.26%) Zephyr
General
1 17 (10.69%) Finance
2 6 (3.77%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.52%) Banking
3 4 (2.52%) Law
4 2 (1.26%) Retail
5 1 (0.63%) Back Office
5 1 (0.63%) Front Office
5 1 (0.63%) Games
5 1 (0.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 73 (45.91%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (13.21%) Administrator
3 18 (11.32%) Systems Administrator
4 15 (9.43%) Linux Administrator
5 14 (8.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 11 (6.92%) Automation Engineer
6 11 (6.92%) AWS Engineer
7 10 (6.29%) Analyst
7 10 (6.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (5.66%) Consultant
8 9 (5.66%) Senior DevOps
8 9 (5.66%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 8 (5.03%) AWS DevOps
9 8 (5.03%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 8 (5.03%) Cloud Engineer
10 6 (3.77%) Junior
10 6 (3.77%) Junior DevOps
10 6 (3.77%) Junior DevOps Engineer
10 6 (3.77%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (3.77%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
2 18 (11.32%) LAPP Stack
2 18 (11.32%) LEMP Stack
3 15 (9.43%) LAMP
4 9 (5.66%) Kafka
4 9 (5.66%) Memcached
5 8 (5.03%) RabbitMQ
5 8 (5.03%) REST
5 8 (5.03%) SOAP
6 7 (4.40%) LDAP
6 7 (4.40%) PHP-FPM
7 6 (3.77%) Web Services
8 5 (3.14%) Apache Camel
8 5 (3.14%) Drools
9 4 (2.52%) XML
10 3 (1.89%) Ajax
10 3 (1.89%) JSON
10 3 (1.89%) Sensu
10 3 (1.89%) YAML
11 2 (1.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 41 (25.79%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.92%) PKI
3 10 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.29%) Public Cloud
3 10 (6.29%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (5.66%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.40%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.14%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.52%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.89%) Clustering
8 3 (1.89%) Wiki
9 2 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.26%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.26%) User Experience
9 2 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.63%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.63%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 133 (83.65%) Linux
2 75 (47.17%) Windows
3 39 (24.53%) CentOS
4 24 (15.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (15.09%) Ubuntu
4 24 (15.09%) Unix
4 24 (15.09%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.14%) CoreOS
5 5 (3.14%) FreeBSD
5 5 (3.14%) Solaris
6 4 (2.52%) AIX
6 4 (2.52%) Debian
7 3 (1.89%) SUSE
8 2 (1.26%) DC/OS
8 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.63%) HPUX
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.63%) VME
9 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.63%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (61.01%) DevOps
2 63 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (31.45%) Configuration Management
3 50 (31.45%) High Availability
4 42 (26.42%) Open Source
5 28 (17.61%) Test Automation
6 27 (16.98%) Problem-Solving
7 26 (16.35%) BDD
8 20 (12.58%) Continuous Improvement
8 20 (12.58%) ITIL
9 19 (11.95%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (11.32%) Scrum
11 16 (10.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 13 (8.18%) Analytics
12 13 (8.18%) Task Automation
13 12 (7.55%) Technical Architecture
14 10 (6.29%) Continuous Deployment
14 10 (6.29%) Data Analysis
14 10 (6.29%) Disaster Recovery
15 9 (5.66%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 98 (61.64%) Python
2 82 (51.57%) Bash Shell
3 75 (47.17%) Perl
4 68 (42.77%) Java
5 64 (40.25%) Ruby
6 52 (32.70%) PowerShell
7 33 (20.75%) C
7 33 (20.75%) C++
8 25 (15.72%) JavaScript
9 14 (8.81%) PHP
10 11 (6.92%) SQL
11 5 (3.14%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.26%) AWK
12 2 (1.26%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.63%) Go
13 1 (0.63%) Jython
13 1 (0.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 30 (18.87%) Security Cleared
2 29 (18.24%) SC Cleared
3 17 (10.69%) Degree
4 7 (4.40%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (3.77%) Master's Degree
6 4 (2.52%) AWS Certification
7 2 (1.26%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.26%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.63%) CCNA
8 1 (0.63%) CCNP
8 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.63%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.66%) QA
2 2 (1.26%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.26%) PMO
3 1 (0.63%) GCP
3 1 (0.63%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 68 (42.77%) Docker
2 29 (18.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.92%) Active Directory
4 8 (5.03%) Hyper-V
5 7 (4.40%) Varnish
5 7 (4.40%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (3.77%) NFS
7 5 (3.14%) Postfix
8 4 (2.52%) Xen
9 3 (1.89%) iptables
9 3 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (1.89%) Squid
9 3 (1.89%) XenApp
10 2 (1.26%) Apache Flume
10 2 (1.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (1.26%) KVM
10 2 (1.26%) Sendmail
10 2 (1.26%) Veritas File System
10 2 (1.26%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (1.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 95 (59.75%) Ansible
2 84 (52.83%) Puppet
3 60 (37.74%) Terraform
4 57 (35.85%) Kubernetes
5 52 (32.70%) Opscode Chef
6 27 (16.98%) Packer
7 21 (13.21%) ZABBIX
8 19 (11.95%) SCOM
9 15 (9.43%) Salt
10 12 (7.55%) Icinga
11 11 (6.92%) HAProxy
12 9 (5.66%) Rundeck
13 7 (4.40%) Cacti
13 7 (4.40%) Grafana
13 7 (4.40%) Kibana
13 7 (4.40%) Mesos
14 6 (3.77%) Graphite
15 5 (3.14%) NetBackup
15 5 (3.14%) OVSD
16 4 (2.52%) Netcool
Vendors
1 73 (45.91%) Splunk
2 46 (28.93%) New Relic
3 44 (27.67%) Red Hat
4 36 (22.64%) VMware
5 18 (11.32%) Oracle
6 17 (10.69%) IBM
7 14 (8.81%) Microsoft
8 13 (8.18%) CheckPoint
8 13 (8.18%) NetApp
9 12 (7.55%) HP
10 10 (6.29%) SolarWinds
11 8 (5.03%) Atlassian
11 8 (5.03%) Juniper
12 7 (4.40%) Cloudera
13 5 (3.14%) AppDynamics
13 5 (3.14%) Cisco
13 5 (3.14%) Citrix
13 5 (3.14%) ForgeRock
13 5 (3.14%) Veritas
14 3 (1.89%) Google