Period
to 22 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Icinga skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Icinga over the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Icinga, Icinga2
UK
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 838 807 858
Rank change year-on-year -31 +51 -14
Contract jobs citing Icinga 45 19 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.021% 0.040%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.35% 0.20% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 4 27
UK median daily rate £525 £494 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.28% -5.90% +10.53%
10th Percentile £456 £369 £443
90th Percentile £575 £559 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £412 £498
% change year-on-year +15.43% -17.29% +116.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 13,040 9,652 10,875
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.95% 10.71% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,674 6,398 6,904
UK median daily rate £484 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.61% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £277 £275 £263
90th Percentile £630 £603 £587
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £383
% change year-on-year +3.03% +7.70% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 305 213 270
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £23.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.74% +2.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £11.72 £12.00 £12.73
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.80 £52.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £21.33
% change year-on-year -20.00% -6.24% +5.67%

Icinga
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Icinga as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Icinga in the UK

Icinga
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Icinga.

Contractor daily rate trend for Icinga in the UK

Icinga
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Icinga over the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Icinga in the UK

Icinga
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Icinga within the UK over the 6 months to 22 May 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
England -46 40 £525 +6.28% 12
London -25 35 £525 -1.41% 8
UK excluding London -27 10 £475 +15.43% 4
Scotland -34 5 £400 -
South West +1 1 £475 - 1
North of England -10 1 - - 1
North West -23 1 - -
South East -25 1 - - 1
Midlands - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £525 -

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Icinga 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 with a requirement for Icinga.

1 44 (97.78%) DevOps
2 43 (95.56%) Linux
3 42 (93.33%) Docker
3 42 (93.33%) Jenkins
4 41 (91.11%) Python
5 40 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (86.67%) MongoDB
7 38 (84.44%) Nagios
8 36 (80.00%) Bash Shell
9 33 (73.33%) Grafana
10 31 (68.89%) Prometheus
11 30 (66.67%) Immutable Infrastructure
11 30 (66.67%) CentOS
11 30 (66.67%) Red Hat
11 30 (66.67%) Ubuntu
12 29 (64.44%) Device Driver
12 29 (64.44%) Go
13 23 (51.11%) Kafka
14 21 (46.67%) ActiveMQ
15 20 (44.44%) Git (software)
16 16 (35.56%) Terraform
17 15 (33.33%) MySQL
17 15 (33.33%) GitHub
17 15 (33.33%) High Availability
18 14 (31.11%) Google
18 14 (31.11%) Clustering
18 14 (31.11%) Galera Cluster
19 12 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
19 12 (26.67%) Ansible
19 12 (26.67%) Kubernetes

Icinga
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 8 (17.78%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (15.56%) Mule
3 6 (13.33%) Confluence
4 5 (11.11%) Mule ESB
5 1 (2.22%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 15 (33.33%) GitHub
2 12 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (15.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (11.11%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (2.22%) AMQP
2 1 (2.22%) BGP
2 1 (2.22%) IPFIX
2 1 (2.22%) Junos
2 1 (2.22%) MPLS
2 1 (2.22%) MQTT
2 1 (2.22%) MRTG
2 1 (2.22%) OSPF
2 1 (2.22%) SNMP
2 1 (2.22%) TACACS
2 1 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (86.67%) MongoDB
2 15 (33.33%) MySQL
3 6 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (13.33%) Hadoop
3 6 (13.33%) NoSQL
4 5 (11.11%) Hazelcast
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.22%) Redis
5 1 (2.22%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 42 (93.33%) Jenkins
2 20 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 9 (20.00%) Artifactory
4 6 (13.33%) JIRA
5 5 (11.11%) GitLab
5 5 (11.11%) GoCD
6 4 (8.89%) Maven
6 4 (8.89%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (8.89%) Subversion
6 4 (8.89%) TeamCity
6 4 (8.89%) Vagrant
7 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.22%) Gradle
7 1 (2.22%) Mockito
7 1 (2.22%) Robot Framework
7 1 (2.22%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 44 (97.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (24.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 11 (24.44%) Linux Engineer
2 11 (24.44%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 8 (17.78%) Nagios Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (8.89%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) Architect
5 1 (2.22%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) Java Architect
5 1 (2.22%) Java Technical Architect
5 1 (2.22%) Open Source Architect
5 1 (2.22%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (51.11%) Kafka
2 21 (46.67%) ActiveMQ
3 6 (13.33%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (11.11%) Vert.x
5 2 (4.44%) XML
6 1 (2.22%) .NET
6 1 (2.22%) Dropwizard
6 1 (2.22%) FreeMarker
6 1 (2.22%) JSON
6 1 (2.22%) REST
6 1 (2.22%) SOAP
6 1 (2.22%) Spring
6 1 (2.22%) Spring Boot
6 1 (2.22%) Spring Cloud
6 1 (2.22%) Web Services
6 1 (2.22%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 29 (64.44%) Device Driver
2 14 (31.11%) Clustering
3 6 (13.33%) Virtual Team
4 5 (11.11%) Replication
5 1 (2.22%) Fintech
5 1 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 43 (95.56%) Linux
2 30 (66.67%) CentOS
2 30 (66.67%) Ubuntu
3 4 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.44%) Windows
5 1 (2.22%) Debian
5 1 (2.22%) Mesosphere
5 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (97.78%) DevOps
2 40 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (66.67%) Immutable Infrastructure
4 15 (33.33%) High Availability
5 11 (24.44%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (15.56%) Deployment Automation
7 6 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (13.33%) Project Management
7 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
9 4 (8.89%) Load Balancing
10 3 (6.67%) Open Source
11 2 (4.44%) Change Control
11 2 (4.44%) Migration
11 2 (4.44%) Problem-Solving
11 2 (4.44%) Software Testing
11 2 (4.44%) Web Application Development
12 1 (2.22%) ArchiMate
12 1 (2.22%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (91.11%) Python
2 36 (80.00%) Bash Shell
3 29 (64.44%) Go
4 10 (22.22%) Java
5 8 (17.78%) Ruby
6 1 (2.22%) Bourne shell
6 1 (2.22%) C#
6 1 (2.22%) Perl
6 1 (2.22%) PHP
6 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.22%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) QA
System Software
1 42 (93.33%) Docker
2 5 (11.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (2.22%) KVM
Systems Management
1 38 (84.44%) Nagios
2 33 (73.33%) Grafana
3 31 (68.89%) Prometheus
4 16 (35.56%) Terraform
5 14 (31.11%) Galera Cluster
6 12 (26.67%) Ansible
6 12 (26.67%) Kubernetes
7 8 (17.78%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (17.78%) Puppet
8 7 (15.56%) Graphite
9 6 (13.33%) Rancher
10 4 (8.89%) HAProxy
10 4 (8.89%) Packer
11 2 (4.44%) Graylog
11 2 (4.44%) Kibana
11 2 (4.44%) logstash
12 1 (2.22%) Cacti
12 1 (2.22%) collectd
12 1 (2.22%) Salt
12 1 (2.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 30 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 14 (31.11%) Google
3 7 (15.56%) AppDynamics
3 7 (15.56%) New Relic
3 7 (15.56%) Splunk
3 7 (15.56%) VMware
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco
4 1 (2.22%) Ericsson
4 1 (2.22%) Huawei
4 1 (2.22%) Juniper
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle