Period
to 23 September 2019

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 23 September 2019 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
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 526 508 522
Rank change year-on-year -18 +14 +6
Contract jobs citing Nagios 95 157 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.20% 0.29% 0.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.41% 2.25% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 99 71
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -4.76% +3.32%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £600 £580 £613
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £494
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +16.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £41.83 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.57% -11.95% +49.61%
10th Percentile £38.63 £39.07 £46.25
90th Percentile £41.88 £46.78 £49.50
UK median hourly rate £31.63 £41.83 £47.50
% change year-on-year -24.39% -11.95% +66.67%

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 6,724 6,993 5,701
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 14.23% 12.96% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,298 4,262 3,470
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +6.45%
10th Percentile £256 £263 £228
90th Percentile £615 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £463
% change year-on-year +2.56% +5.41% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 295 212
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £17.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% +0.36% -34.38%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.93 £10.40
90th Percentile £48.25 £47.00 £43.98
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year +14.97% +3.89% -24.31%

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 23 September 2019.

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 23 September 2019. 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 +3 31 £550 +51.20% 15
South East +3 21 £500 +5.26% 7
North West +18 16 £550 +18.92% 8
Yorkshire +41 14 £325 +62.50% 6
South West -13 13 £525 +5.00% 9
Wales +30 12 £425 - 1
Midlands +23 9 £388 -7.24% 5
East of England +8 7 £463 -2.63% 8
East Midlands +19 6 £350 -12.50% 1
West Midlands +25 3 £425 -6.59% 4
Scotland +22 2 - - 4
North East -12 1 £700 +93.10% 1
Nagios
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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 67 (70.53%) Linux
2 44 (46.32%) AWS
2 44 (46.32%) Ansible
2 44 (46.32%) DevOps
3 33 (34.74%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (33.68%) Terraform
5 30 (31.58%) Security Cleared
6 29 (30.53%) Python
6 29 (30.53%) Java
6 29 (30.53%) Configuration Management
6 29 (30.53%) Puppet
7 28 (29.47%) Windows
7 28 (29.47%) DNS
8 27 (28.42%) Microsoft
8 27 (28.42%) Perl
8 27 (28.42%) CentOS
8 27 (28.42%) Azure
8 27 (28.42%) Jenkins
8 27 (28.42%) Infrastructure as Code
9 26 (27.37%) Ubuntu
10 25 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
11 23 (24.21%) VMware
12 22 (23.16%) Public Cloud
12 22 (23.16%) Bash Shell
12 22 (23.16%) Grafana
13 21 (22.11%) SQL
14 19 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 18 (18.95%) Apache
16 17 (17.89%) Open Source
16 17 (17.89%) GCP

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 (18.95%) Apache
2 15 (15.79%) Tomcat
3 6 (6.32%) Jetty
4 4 (4.21%) Apache Spark
4 4 (4.21%) ColdFusion
5 3 (3.16%) Confluence
5 3 (3.16%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (3.16%) IIS
5 3 (3.16%) JBoss
5 3 (3.16%) nginx
6 2 (2.11%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (2.11%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.05%) FileZilla
2 1 (1.05%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 3 (3.16%) CA PPM
2 2 (2.11%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (2.11%) Sentinel
3 1 (1.05%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 44 (46.32%) AWS
2 27 (28.42%) Azure
3 17 (17.89%) GCP
4 16 (16.84%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (10.53%) Office 365
6 9 (9.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 6 (6.32%) Datadog
8 5 (5.26%) IaaS
8 5 (5.26%) OpenShift
8 5 (5.26%) PaaS
9 3 (3.16%) Amazon ECS
9 3 (3.16%) GitHub
10 2 (2.11%) Apigee
10 2 (2.11%) AWS Fargate
10 2 (2.11%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (2.11%) Kong
10 2 (2.11%) SaaS
11 1 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (1.05%) Amazon S3
11 1 (1.05%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 28 (29.47%) DNS
2 16 (16.84%) Firewall
3 10 (10.53%) LAN
4 9 (9.47%) BGP
4 9 (9.47%) VoIP
4 9 (9.47%) VPN
4 9 (9.47%) WAN
5 8 (8.42%) TCP/IP
6 7 (7.37%) MPLS
7 6 (6.32%) HSRP
7 6 (6.32%) OSPF
8 5 (5.26%) EIGRP
8 5 (5.26%) Ethernet
8 5 (5.26%) FTP
8 5 (5.26%) IPsec
8 5 (5.26%) SNMP
8 5 (5.26%) VRRP
9 4 (4.21%) HTTP
9 4 (4.21%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (4.21%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.84%) MySQL
2 10 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 8 (8.42%) NoSQL
3 8 (8.42%) RDBMS
4 5 (5.26%) Big Data
5 4 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.21%) Redis
6 3 (3.16%) DB2
6 3 (3.16%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.11%) Aerospike
7 2 (2.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.11%) Couchbase
7 2 (2.11%) Hazelcast
7 2 (2.11%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.05%) Apache Ignite
8 1 (1.05%) MariaDB
8 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 27 (28.42%) Jenkins
2 11 (11.58%) Git (software)
3 8 (8.42%) Artifactory
4 6 (6.32%) JIRA
4 6 (6.32%) Maven
4 6 (6.32%) TeamCity
5 5 (5.26%) Bitbucket
6 4 (4.21%) GoCD
6 4 (4.21%) Gradle
6 4 (4.21%) IntelliJ
6 4 (4.21%) Selenium
7 3 (3.16%) ClearCase
7 3 (3.16%) Gerrit
7 3 (3.16%) SonarQube
7 3 (3.16%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (2.11%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.11%) IBM UrbanCode
8 2 (2.11%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (2.11%) Zephyr
9 1 (1.05%) JProfiler
General
1 14 (14.74%) Public Sector
2 10 (10.53%) Retail
3 4 (4.21%) Publishing
4 2 (2.11%) Finance
4 2 (2.11%) Legal
4 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.05%) Back Office
5 1 (1.05%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 25 (26.32%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (13.68%) Administrator
3 12 (12.63%) Network Engineer
3 12 (12.63%) Senior DevOps
4 11 (11.58%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 10 (10.53%) Architect
6 7 (7.37%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (7.37%) Technical Architect
7 6 (6.32%) Developer
7 6 (6.32%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (6.32%) Technical Specialist
8 5 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 5 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) Consultant
9 4 (4.21%) DevOps Consultant
9 4 (4.21%) Java Scala Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.84%) .NET
2 14 (14.74%) LAMP
3 8 (8.42%) Elastic Stack
4 7 (7.37%) LDAP
4 7 (7.37%) Web Services
5 5 (5.26%) HTML
5 5 (5.26%) Kafka
6 4 (4.21%) Dropwizard
6 4 (4.21%) Java SE
6 4 (4.21%) Lambda Expressions
6 4 (4.21%) Middleware
6 4 (4.21%) Spring
6 4 (4.21%) Spring Boot
7 3 (3.16%) REST
7 3 (3.16%) SOAP
8 2 (2.11%) Java EE
8 2 (2.11%) Node.js
8 2 (2.11%) RESTful
8 2 (2.11%) Vert.x
9 1 (1.05%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.16%) Public Cloud
2 16 (16.84%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.37%) Replication
4 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.32%) Clustering
5 3 (3.16%) HACMP
5 3 (3.16%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (2.11%) PKI
7 1 (1.05%) DataPower
7 1 (1.05%) HP Superdome
7 1 (1.05%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.05%) User Experience
7 1 (1.05%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 67 (70.53%) Linux
2 28 (29.47%) Windows
3 27 (28.42%) CentOS
4 26 (27.37%) Ubuntu
5 19 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (13.68%) Unix
7 12 (12.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (8.42%) Solaris
9 5 (5.26%) Windows Server
10 4 (4.21%) VMS
10 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (3.16%) AIX
12 2 (2.11%) Android
12 2 (2.11%) Apple iOS
12 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (1.05%) Debian
13 1 (1.05%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (46.32%) DevOps
2 33 (34.74%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (30.53%) Configuration Management
4 27 (28.42%) Infrastructure as Code
5 17 (17.89%) Open Source
6 16 (16.84%) Deployment Automation
6 16 (16.84%) Microservices
6 16 (16.84%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 15 (15.79%) Project Delivery
8 13 (13.68%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 12 (12.63%) Computer Science
9 12 (12.63%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (11.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 10 (10.53%) Analytics
12 8 (8.42%) High Availability
13 7 (7.37%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (7.37%) Load Balancing
13 7 (7.37%) Network Virtualisation
14 6 (6.32%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 29 (30.53%) Java
1 29 (30.53%) Python
2 27 (28.42%) Perl
3 22 (23.16%) Bash Shell
4 21 (22.11%) SQL
5 14 (14.74%) PHP
6 13 (13.68%) PowerShell
7 12 (12.63%) Ruby
8 6 (6.32%) JavaScript
8 6 (6.32%) Shell Script
9 4 (4.21%) C
9 4 (4.21%) Java 9
9 4 (4.21%) Kotlin
9 4 (4.21%) Scala
10 3 (3.16%) Korn
10 3 (3.16%) VBScript
11 2 (2.11%) Go
12 1 (1.05%) Bourne shell
12 1 (1.05%) C-shell
12 1 (1.05%) sed
Qualifications
1 30 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.53%) DV Cleared
3 9 (9.47%) MCSE
3 9 (9.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (9.47%) SC Cleared
4 7 (7.37%) Degree
5 4 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.21%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.11%) CCNA
6 2 (2.11%) CCNP
7 1 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.05%) ISEB
7 1 (1.05%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.05%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) QA
2 2 (2.11%) GDPR
3 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (16.84%) Active Directory
2 13 (13.68%) Docker
3 9 (9.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.26%) vSphere
5 4 (4.21%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.16%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.16%) PowerHA
6 3 (3.16%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (2.11%) iptables
7 2 (2.11%) KVM
7 2 (2.11%) NFS
7 2 (2.11%) Xen
8 1 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.05%) Samba
8 1 (1.05%) vCloud
8 1 (1.05%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 44 (46.32%) Ansible
2 32 (33.68%) Terraform
3 29 (30.53%) Puppet
4 25 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (23.16%) Grafana
6 15 (15.79%) Prometheus
7 12 (12.63%) SCOM
8 10 (10.53%) Kubernetes
9 7 (7.37%) SCCM
10 6 (6.32%) logstash
11 5 (5.26%) Kibana
11 5 (5.26%) Single Sign-On
12 4 (4.21%) Graphite
12 4 (4.21%) Packer
12 4 (4.21%) StatsD
13 3 (3.16%) Cacti
13 3 (3.16%) Consul
13 3 (3.16%) NetBackup
13 3 (3.16%) Netcool
13 3 (3.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (28.42%) Microsoft
2 23 (24.21%) VMware
3 16 (16.84%) Red Hat
4 13 (13.68%) SolarWinds
5 12 (12.63%) Cisco
6 10 (10.53%) IBM
7 8 (8.42%) Oracle
8 7 (7.37%) 3PAR
8 7 (7.37%) CheckPoint
8 7 (7.37%) Citrix
8 7 (7.37%) Google
8 7 (7.37%) Juniper
8 7 (7.37%) Palo Alto
9 6 (6.32%) NetApp
9 6 (6.32%) New Relic
9 6 (6.32%) Veritas
10 5 (5.26%) F5
10 5 (5.26%) HP
11 4 (4.21%) EMC
11 4 (4.21%) Splunk