Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 809 834 837
Rank change year-on-year +25 +3 -10
Contract jobs citing Icinga 59 16 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.059% 0.017% 0.037%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.50% 0.16% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 5 33
UK median daily rate £475 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% - +11.70%
10th Percentile £393 £375 £437
90th Percentile £595 £565 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £538 -
% change year-on-year -20.93% - -
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 11,745 10,246 9,594
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.76% 10.76% 8.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,966 6,607 5,933
UK median daily rate £485 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £271 £263 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% +7.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 267 256 320
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - +0.45%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.28 £48.29 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £18.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% -1.32% -9.52%

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 18 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Icinga in the UK

Icinga
Top 8 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 18 February 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 +23 54 £475 -9.52% 7
London -1 43 £500 +11.11% 5
UK excluding London +7 16 £425 -20.93% 3
North of England +32 7 £413 -21.43% 1
North West +17 6 £413 -21.43% 1
Scotland - 5 - - 1
South East - 4 £625 - 1
Yorkshire -3 1 £450 -

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 58 (98.31%) Linux
2 54 (91.53%) DevOps
3 51 (86.44%) Nagios
4 46 (77.97%) Jenkins
5 42 (71.19%) Bash Shell
6 37 (62.71%) MongoDB
6 37 (62.71%) Python
7 36 (61.02%) Red Hat
7 36 (61.02%) Docker
8 34 (57.63%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (52.54%) ActiveMQ
10 30 (50.85%) Amazon AWS
11 29 (49.15%) Puppet
11 29 (49.15%) CentOS
11 29 (49.15%) Git (software)
12 27 (45.76%) Ubuntu
13 26 (44.07%) MySQL
14 25 (42.37%) Grafana
15 24 (40.68%) Prometheus
15 24 (40.68%) Continuous Integration
16 23 (38.98%) Go
17 22 (37.29%) Device Driver
17 22 (37.29%) Immutable Infrastructure
17 22 (37.29%) Galera Cluster
17 22 (37.29%) Ansible
18 15 (25.42%) Ruby
18 15 (25.42%) JIRA
18 15 (25.42%) Finance
18 15 (25.42%) Opscode Chef
18 15 (25.42%) Confluence

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 15 (25.42%) Confluence
2 11 (18.64%) Tomcat
3 10 (16.95%) Apache
4 9 (15.25%) Mule
5 8 (13.56%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (11.86%) IIS
6 7 (11.86%) Mule ESB
7 2 (3.39%) nginx
8 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 30 (50.85%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (15.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 7 (11.86%) Amazon S3
3 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.39%) SaaS
5 1 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) DNS
2 2 (3.39%) Internet
2 2 (3.39%) SMS
2 2 (3.39%) VPN
3 1 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.69%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.69%) Firewall
3 1 (1.69%) HTTP
3 1 (1.69%) Junos
3 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (62.71%) MongoDB
2 26 (44.07%) MySQL
3 8 (13.56%) NoSQL
4 7 (11.86%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (11.86%) Hadoop
4 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
5 6 (10.17%) Hazelcast
6 2 (3.39%) InfluxDB
6 2 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 46 (77.97%) Jenkins
2 29 (49.15%) Git (software)
3 15 (25.42%) JIRA
4 12 (20.34%) TeamCity
5 10 (16.95%) Artifactory
6 7 (11.86%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (8.47%) GoCD
8 2 (3.39%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (3.39%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.69%) GitLab
9 1 (1.69%) Maven
9 1 (1.69%) Subversion
General
1 15 (25.42%) Finance
2 9 (15.25%) Banking
3 4 (6.78%) Law
4 2 (3.39%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (86.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (28.81%) Linux Engineer
3 15 (25.42%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 15 (25.42%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 11 (18.64%) Nagios Engineer
5 7 (11.86%) Applications Engineer
5 7 (11.86%) AWS DevOps
5 7 (11.86%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 7 (11.86%) AWS Engineer
5 7 (11.86%) Windows DevOps Engineer
5 7 (11.86%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Senior DevOps
6 3 (5.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (52.54%) ActiveMQ
2 9 (15.25%) Kafka
3 8 (13.56%) .NET
4 5 (8.47%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (8.47%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (5.08%) LAMP
6 1 (1.69%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (1.69%) RESTful
6 1 (1.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (37.29%) Device Driver
2 11 (18.64%) Clustering
3 8 (13.56%) Replication
4 7 (11.86%) Data Centre
4 7 (11.86%) Virtual Team
5 6 (10.17%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.69%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.69%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 58 (98.31%) Linux
2 29 (49.15%) CentOS
3 27 (45.76%) Ubuntu
4 8 (13.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (13.56%) Windows
5 7 (11.86%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.39%) Debian
6 2 (3.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (91.53%) DevOps
2 34 (57.63%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (40.68%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (37.29%) Immutable Infrastructure
5 13 (22.03%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (22.03%) High Availability
6 10 (16.95%) Configuration Management
6 10 (16.95%) Mentoring
7 8 (13.56%) Migration
7 8 (13.56%) Project Management
7 8 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (11.86%) Load Balancing
9 5 (8.47%) Software Engineering
9 5 (8.47%) Software Testing
10 4 (6.78%) Task Automation
11 3 (5.08%) Analytics
11 3 (5.08%) Data Analytics
11 3 (5.08%) Open Source
12 2 (3.39%) ITIL V3
12 2 (3.39%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (71.19%) Bash Shell
2 37 (62.71%) Python
3 23 (38.98%) Go
4 15 (25.42%) Ruby
5 12 (20.34%) Java
6 7 (11.86%) PowerShell
7 4 (6.78%) C++
8 3 (5.08%) Bourne shell
8 3 (5.08%) Korn
8 3 (5.08%) Perl
9 2 (3.39%) C
9 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.39%) PHP
10 1 (1.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (61.02%) Docker
2 6 (10.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (5.08%) KVM
3 3 (5.08%) LXC
4 1 (1.69%) iptables
4 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 51 (86.44%) Nagios
2 29 (49.15%) Puppet
3 25 (42.37%) Grafana
4 24 (40.68%) Prometheus
5 22 (37.29%) Ansible
5 22 (37.29%) Galera Cluster
6 15 (25.42%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (23.73%) Terraform
8 11 (18.64%) Kubernetes
9 8 (13.56%) Rancher
10 6 (10.17%) Graphite
10 6 (10.17%) HAProxy
11 4 (6.78%) Cacti
12 2 (3.39%) CFEngine
12 2 (3.39%) logstash
12 2 (3.39%) Netcool
12 2 (3.39%) Packer
13 1 (1.69%) Graylog
13 1 (1.69%) Salt
13 1 (1.69%) SELinux
Vendors
1 36 (61.02%) Red Hat
2 10 (16.95%) New Relic
2 10 (16.95%) Splunk
3 9 (15.25%) AppDynamics
4 7 (11.86%) Atlassian
5 4 (6.78%) VMware
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle
7 1 (1.69%) Cisco
7 1 (1.69%) Juniper