Period
to 18 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 828 839 863
Rank change year-on-year +11 +24 0
Contract jobs citing Icinga 61 56 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.055% 0.031%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.41% 0.47% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 33 25
UK median daily rate £493 £475 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.68% -4.52% -5.24%
10th Percentile £363 £383 £403
90th Percentile £575 £615 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £425 £423
% change year-on-year -8.71% +0.59% +30.00%
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 14,734 12,033 12,105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.39% 11.78% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,937 8,108 7,721
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% +9.32%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 289 280
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -23.08% +16.67%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.91 £12.75
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £49.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.73 £25.00
% change year-on-year +11.25% -37.08% +28.21%

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 November 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 18 November 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 +8 52 £525 +10.53% 16
London +11 32 £550 +6.80% 4
UK excluding London -19 29 £388 -8.71% 13
Midlands - 11 £400 - 2
Scotland -7 9 £388 - 1
East Midlands - 9 £400 -
South East -14 4 £450 -20.00% 1
North West -18 3 £450 +9.09%
North of England -28 3 £450 +7.14% 1
South West -35 2 £475 +12.76% 6
West Midlands - 2 £375 - 2

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 54 (88.52%) Linux
2 51 (83.61%) DevOps
3 47 (77.05%) Docker
3 47 (77.05%) Nagios
4 44 (72.13%) Python
5 41 (67.21%) Jenkins
6 38 (62.30%) CentOS
6 38 (62.30%) Red Hat
7 36 (59.02%) Bash Shell
8 35 (57.38%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (54.10%) MongoDB
9 33 (54.10%) Prometheus
10 31 (50.82%) Grafana
11 29 (47.54%) Ubuntu
12 28 (45.90%) Go
13 26 (42.62%) Git (software)
14 25 (40.98%) Ansible
15 24 (39.34%) Immutable Infrastructure
15 24 (39.34%) Device Driver
16 23 (37.70%) Amazon AWS
17 22 (36.07%) Elastic Stack
18 21 (34.43%) Site Reliability Engineering
18 21 (34.43%) GitHub
19 20 (32.79%) Kafka
19 20 (32.79%) High Availability
19 20 (32.79%) Google
19 20 (32.79%) MySQL
20 17 (27.87%) HAProxy
21 13 (21.31%) Kubernetes
21 13 (21.31%) PHP

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 11 (18.03%) nginx
2 5 (8.20%) OpenStack
3 4 (6.56%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (4.92%) Apache
5 2 (3.28%) CMS
6 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 23 (37.70%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (34.43%) GitHub
3 9 (14.75%) Route 53
4 8 (13.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (8.20%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (1.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.64%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.64%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) Junos
1 5 (8.20%) VPN
2 4 (6.56%) Firewall
3 3 (4.92%) BGP
3 3 (4.92%) IPFIX
3 3 (4.92%) LAN
3 3 (4.92%) MPLS
3 3 (4.92%) MRTG
3 3 (4.92%) OSPF
3 3 (4.92%) SNMP
3 3 (4.92%) SSH
3 3 (4.92%) SSL
3 3 (4.92%) TACACS
4 2 (3.28%) AMQP
4 2 (3.28%) MQTT
4 2 (3.28%) VLAN
4 2 (3.28%) VXLAN
4 2 (3.28%) WAN
5 1 (1.64%) HTTP
5 1 (1.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (54.10%) MongoDB
2 20 (32.79%) MySQL
3 7 (11.48%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.92%) Big Data
4 3 (4.92%) SQLite
5 2 (3.28%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.28%) InfluxDB
5 2 (3.28%) Redis
6 1 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 41 (67.21%) Jenkins
2 26 (42.62%) Git (software)
3 8 (13.11%) GoCD
4 6 (9.84%) TeamCity
5 4 (6.56%) GitLab
6 3 (4.92%) Maven
6 3 (4.92%) Robot Framework
6 3 (4.92%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (3.28%) ClearCase
7 2 (3.28%) Gerrit
7 2 (3.28%) JBehave
7 2 (3.28%) JIRA
7 2 (3.28%) JUnit
7 2 (3.28%) Selenium
8 1 (1.64%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.64%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.64%) PHPCI
8 1 (1.64%) Subversion
8 1 (1.64%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (3.28%) Finance
1 2 (3.28%) Marketing
1 2 (3.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (65.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (19.67%) Administrator
3 11 (18.03%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (11.48%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (9.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.56%) AWS Administrator
6 4 (6.56%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Cloud Administrator
7 3 (4.92%) Network Specialist
7 3 (4.92%) Site Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Consultant
8 2 (3.28%) DevOps Administrator
8 2 (3.28%) DevOps Systems Engineer
9 1 (1.64%) AWS Engineer
9 1 (1.64%) Cloud Engineer
9 1 (1.64%) Network Engineer
9 1 (1.64%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.07%) Elastic Stack
2 20 (32.79%) Kafka
3 9 (14.75%) LEMP Stack
3 9 (14.75%) Memcached
3 9 (14.75%) PHP-FPM
4 8 (13.11%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (11.48%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (6.56%) Web Services
7 3 (4.92%) XML
8 2 (3.28%) JSON
8 2 (3.28%) REST
8 2 (3.28%) RESTful
8 2 (3.28%) SOAP
8 2 (3.28%) XML-RPC
9 1 (1.64%) Laravel
9 1 (1.64%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 24 (39.34%) Device Driver
2 6 (9.84%) Clustering
3 5 (8.20%) Replication
4 4 (6.56%) Public Cloud
5 3 (4.92%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.64%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.64%) Fintech
6 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 54 (88.52%) Linux
2 38 (62.30%) CentOS
3 29 (47.54%) Ubuntu
4 6 (9.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.92%) Debian
5 3 (4.92%) Mesosphere
5 3 (4.92%) Unix
5 3 (4.92%) Windows
6 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (83.61%) DevOps
2 35 (57.38%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (39.34%) Immutable Infrastructure
4 21 (34.43%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 20 (32.79%) High Availability
6 8 (13.11%) Auto-Scaling
7 7 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (9.84%) Load Balancing
9 5 (8.20%) Mentoring
9 5 (8.20%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (8.20%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (6.56%) Configuration Management
10 4 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (6.56%) Migration
11 3 (4.92%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 3 (4.92%) Microservices
11 3 (4.92%) Network Design
11 3 (4.92%) Network Management
11 3 (4.92%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 44 (72.13%) Python
2 36 (59.02%) Bash Shell
3 28 (45.90%) Go
4 13 (21.31%) PHP
5 8 (13.11%) Java
6 5 (8.20%) Perl
7 3 (4.92%) Bourne shell
7 3 (4.92%) Ruby
7 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.28%) Scala
8 2 (3.28%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) CCDP
1 3 (4.92%) CCNA
1 3 (4.92%) CCNP
1 3 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.28%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.11%) QA
2 5 (8.20%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 47 (77.05%) Docker
2 7 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.20%) KVM
4 2 (3.28%) NFS
4 2 (3.28%) VMware NSX
4 2 (3.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 47 (77.05%) Nagios
2 33 (54.10%) Prometheus
3 31 (50.82%) Grafana
4 25 (40.98%) Ansible
5 17 (27.87%) HAProxy
6 13 (21.31%) Kubernetes
7 10 (16.39%) Terraform
8 9 (14.75%) Graphite
9 8 (13.11%) Puppet
10 7 (11.48%) Galera Cluster
10 7 (11.48%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (6.56%) Cacti
11 4 (6.56%) Mesos
12 3 (4.92%) collectd
12 3 (4.92%) Kibana
12 3 (4.92%) logstash
12 3 (4.92%) Netcool
12 3 (4.92%) OpenNMS
12 3 (4.92%) Salt
12 3 (4.92%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 38 (62.30%) Red Hat
2 20 (32.79%) Google
3 10 (16.39%) VMware
4 8 (13.11%) Cisco
5 7 (11.48%) Splunk
6 5 (8.20%) Juniper
7 3 (4.92%) Aruba
7 3 (4.92%) Ericsson
7 3 (4.92%) HP
7 3 (4.92%) Huawei
7 3 (4.92%) ProCurve
8 2 (3.28%) Adobe
8 2 (3.28%) Mirantis