Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 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
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 810 857 861
Rank change year-on-year +47 +4 +15
Contract jobs citing Icinga 64 25 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.062% 0.024% 0.037%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.55% 0.22% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 22 35
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.52% +13.51%
10th Percentile £387 £407 £440
90th Percentile £580 £550 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £300
% change year-on-year +0.59% +40.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £39.00

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 11730 11293 9673
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.35% 10.94% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7976 7219 5941
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.76% +3.80%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £238
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 281 259 331
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.70 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.75 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.73 £19.03
% change year-on-year -22.82% +8.93% -5.13%

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 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Icinga in the UK

Icinga
Top 9 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 13 December 2017. 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 +33 60 £475 - 1
London +3 40 £515 +3.00% 1
UK excluding London +35 23 £425 +0.59%
North of England +54 9 £420 -
South East - 7 £563 -
North West +17 6 £413 -23.26%
Scotland - 4 - -
Yorkshire +23 3 £420 -
South West +7 3 £421 -

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Icinga also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Icinga.

1 63 (98.44%) Linux
2 53 (82.81%) Nagios
3 50 (78.13%) DevOps
4 42 (65.63%) Jenkins
5 41 (64.06%) Red Hat
6 40 (62.50%) Bash Shell
7 38 (59.38%) Docker
8 35 (54.69%) Python
9 34 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (51.56%) Ubuntu
10 33 (51.56%) Puppet
11 32 (50.00%) MongoDB
11 32 (50.00%) CentOS
12 30 (46.88%) Git (software)
13 28 (43.75%) MySQL
14 26 (40.63%) ActiveMQ
14 26 (40.63%) Prometheus
15 25 (39.06%) Grafana
15 25 (39.06%) Amazon AWS
16 24 (37.50%) Ansible
17 23 (35.94%) Go
18 22 (34.38%) Immutable Infrastructure
18 22 (34.38%) Galera Cluster
18 22 (34.38%) Device Driver
19 20 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
20 16 (25.00%) High Availability
21 15 (23.44%) Opscode Chef
21 15 (23.44%) Finance
22 14 (21.88%) Tomcat
23 13 (20.31%) Migration

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 14 (21.88%) Tomcat
2 13 (20.31%) Confluence
3 11 (17.19%) Apache
4 8 (12.50%) IIS
5 6 (9.38%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (7.81%) OpenStack
7 4 (6.25%) Mule
7 4 (6.25%) Mule ESB
7 4 (6.25%) nginx
8 2 (3.13%) MQSeries
9 1 (1.56%) JBoss
9 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 25 (39.06%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 4 (6.25%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.13%) SaaS
5 1 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) Junos
2 4 (6.25%) DNS
2 4 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.25%) VPN
3 3 (4.69%) HTTP
3 3 (4.69%) Network Security
4 2 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (3.13%) Ethernet
4 2 (3.13%) Firewall
4 2 (3.13%) FTP
4 2 (3.13%) HTTPS
4 2 (3.13%) Internet
4 2 (3.13%) IPsec
4 2 (3.13%) LDAP
4 2 (3.13%) NAS
4 2 (3.13%) SMS
4 2 (3.13%) tcpdump
4 2 (3.13%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.56%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 28 (43.75%) MySQL
3 8 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 6 (9.38%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.69%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (4.69%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.69%) Hazelcast
5 3 (4.69%) InfluxDB
5 3 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 42 (65.63%) Jenkins
2 30 (46.88%) Git (software)
3 13 (20.31%) JIRA
4 11 (17.19%) TeamCity
5 7 (10.94%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (9.38%) Artifactory
7 4 (6.25%) GoCD
8 3 (4.69%) Vagrant
9 2 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 15 (23.44%) Finance
2 9 (14.06%) Banking
3 4 (6.25%) Law
4 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.13%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.56%) French Language
6 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (73.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (23.44%) Linux Engineer
3 10 (15.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 10 (15.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 8 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
4 8 (12.50%) Nagios Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) Windows DevOps Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) AWS DevOps
6 5 (7.81%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Consultant
6 5 (7.81%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Senior DevOps
7 3 (4.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (40.63%) ActiveMQ
2 7 (10.94%) .NET
3 6 (9.38%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (7.81%) RESTful
5 4 (6.25%) Kafka
5 4 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (4.69%) LAMP
7 2 (3.13%) J2EE
7 2 (3.13%) WebCenter
8 1 (1.56%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (1.56%) Web Services
8 1 (1.56%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (34.38%) Device Driver
2 11 (17.19%) Replication
3 8 (12.50%) Clustering
3 8 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 6 (9.38%) Public Cloud
5 3 (4.69%) Virtual Team
6 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.13%) iPad
7 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.56%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 63 (98.44%) Linux
2 33 (51.56%) Ubuntu
3 32 (50.00%) CentOS
4 10 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (15.63%) Windows
4 10 (15.63%) Windows Server
5 4 (6.25%) Unix
6 2 (3.13%) Amazon Linux
6 2 (3.13%) Debian
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (78.13%) DevOps
2 34 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (34.38%) Immutable Infrastructure
4 20 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (25.00%) High Availability
6 13 (20.31%) Mentoring
6 13 (20.31%) Migration
7 11 (17.19%) Configuration Management
7 11 (17.19%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (12.50%) Load Balancing
9 5 (7.81%) Open Source
9 5 (7.81%) Software Engineering
10 4 (6.25%) ITIL
10 4 (6.25%) Project Management
10 4 (6.25%) Software Testing
10 4 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (6.25%) Task Automation
11 3 (4.69%) Analytics
11 3 (4.69%) Data Analytics
11 3 (4.69%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 40 (62.50%) Bash Shell
2 35 (54.69%) Python
3 23 (35.94%) Go
4 11 (17.19%) Java
4 11 (17.19%) Ruby
5 8 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 6 (9.38%) Perl
7 4 (6.25%) C++
8 3 (4.69%) Bourne shell
8 3 (4.69%) Korn
9 2 (3.13%) C
9 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.13%) PHP
9 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.19%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (59.38%) Docker
2 3 (4.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (4.69%) KVM
2 3 (4.69%) LXC
2 3 (4.69%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.13%) iptables
3 2 (3.13%) Samba
3 2 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 53 (82.81%) Nagios
2 33 (51.56%) Puppet
3 26 (40.63%) Prometheus
4 25 (39.06%) Grafana
5 24 (37.50%) Ansible
6 22 (34.38%) Galera Cluster
7 15 (23.44%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (12.50%) Kubernetes
8 8 (12.50%) Terraform
9 6 (9.38%) Rancher
10 5 (7.81%) Cacti
10 5 (7.81%) HAProxy
11 4 (6.25%) Graphite
11 4 (6.25%) logstash
12 3 (4.69%) Packer
13 2 (3.13%) CFEngine
13 2 (3.13%) Kibana
13 2 (3.13%) Netcool
13 2 (3.13%) Salt
13 2 (3.13%) SELinux
Vendors
1 41 (64.06%) Red Hat
2 9 (14.06%) Atlassian
3 7 (10.94%) VMware
4 6 (9.38%) Splunk
5 5 (7.81%) New Relic
5 5 (7.81%) Oracle
6 4 (6.25%) AppDynamics
6 4 (6.25%) Juniper
7 2 (3.13%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.13%) Cisco
7 2 (3.13%) F5
7 2 (3.13%) NetApp
8 1 (1.56%) Microsoft