Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 836 853 864
Rank change year-on-year +17 +11 -14
Contract jobs citing Icinga 42 39 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.037% 0.035%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.38% 0.33% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 28 34
UK median daily rate £475 £499 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -5.00% +7.97%
10th Percentile £381 £364 £428
90th Percentile £590 £550 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £423 £325
% change year-on-year - +30.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
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 11046 11783 9704
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.12% 11.09% 8.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7389 7524 5932
UK median daily rate £475 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.47% +7.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £225
90th Percentile £613 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +4.40% +6.00% +8.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 267 343
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £22.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +8.99% +1.38%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.90 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.11 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.44 £24.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -28.83% +16.67% +5.00%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +48 39 £475 -4.76% 3
UK excluding London +57 22 £423 -
London +12 19 £515 +0.98% 3
North of England +66 8 £416 -1.48%
South East +24 8 £563 +12.50%
North West +27 6 £413 -23.26%
South West +18 3 £421 -
Scotland - 3 - -
Yorkshire +25 2 £420 -

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 39 (92.86%) Linux
2 32 (76.19%) Nagios
3 28 (66.67%) DevOps
4 26 (61.90%) Docker
4 26 (61.90%) Bash Shell
5 25 (59.52%) Python
6 23 (54.76%) Ubuntu
7 22 (52.38%) CentOS
7 22 (52.38%) Git (software)
7 22 (52.38%) MySQL
7 22 (52.38%) Red Hat
8 21 (50.00%) Puppet
8 21 (50.00%) Ansible
8 21 (50.00%) MongoDB
9 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (40.48%) Jenkins
11 16 (38.10%) Grafana
12 15 (35.71%) Prometheus
12 15 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
13 14 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
14 13 (30.95%) Go
15 12 (28.57%) Immutable Infrastructure
15 12 (28.57%) Galera Cluster
15 12 (28.57%) ActiveMQ
15 12 (28.57%) Device Driver
16 11 (26.19%) Java
17 10 (23.81%) Perl
17 10 (23.81%) High Availability
17 10 (23.81%) Mentoring
18 9 (21.43%) DNS

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 (19.05%) Apache
2 7 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 5 (11.90%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (11.90%) OpenStack
4 3 (7.14%) nginx
5 2 (4.76%) Confluence
5 2 (4.76%) MQSeries
6 1 (2.38%) Eucalyptus
6 1 (2.38%) IIS
6 1 (2.38%) JBoss
6 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 15 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (4.76%) SaaS
5 1 (2.38%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) DNS
2 7 (16.67%) VPN
3 6 (14.29%) Firewall
3 6 (14.29%) HTTP
4 5 (11.90%) Junos
4 5 (11.90%) tcpdump
4 5 (11.90%) Wireshark
5 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
6 3 (7.14%) Network Security
7 2 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (4.76%) Ethernet
7 2 (4.76%) FTP
7 2 (4.76%) HTTPS
7 2 (4.76%) Internet
7 2 (4.76%) IPsec
7 2 (4.76%) LDAP
7 2 (4.76%) NAS
7 2 (4.76%) SMS
8 1 (2.38%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (52.38%) MySQL
2 21 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 5 (11.90%) NoSQL
4 3 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (7.14%) Hadoop
4 3 (7.14%) InfluxDB
4 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (52.38%) Git (software)
2 17 (40.48%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.14%) Ant
3 3 (7.14%) GoCD
3 3 (7.14%) Maven
3 3 (7.14%) Subversion
3 3 (7.14%) TeamCity
4 2 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (4.76%) JIRA
4 2 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (4.76%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.38%) GitLab
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Law
3 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Dutch Language
4 1 (2.38%) French Language
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (59.52%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (23.81%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Consultant
3 5 (11.90%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 4 (9.52%) Nagios Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Java Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) AWS Specialist
7 1 (2.38%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Linux Scripter
7 1 (2.38%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (28.57%) ActiveMQ
2 6 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (11.90%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (11.90%) RESTful
4 4 (9.52%) LAMP
4 4 (9.52%) XML
5 3 (7.14%) Ajax
5 3 (7.14%) CSS
5 3 (7.14%) JSON
5 3 (7.14%) Node.js
6 2 (4.76%) J2EE
6 2 (4.76%) WebCenter
7 1 (2.38%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (2.38%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (2.38%) Web Services
7 1 (2.38%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Device Driver
2 8 (19.05%) Replication
3 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
3 5 (11.90%) Public Cloud
4 4 (9.52%) Clustering
5 2 (4.76%) iPad
6 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.38%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 39 (92.86%) Linux
2 23 (54.76%) Ubuntu
3 22 (52.38%) CentOS
4 8 (19.05%) Unix
5 5 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (7.14%) Debian
6 3 (7.14%) Windows
6 3 (7.14%) Windows Server
7 2 (4.76%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (66.67%) DevOps
2 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (28.57%) Immutable Infrastructure
4 10 (23.81%) High Availability
4 10 (23.81%) Mentoring
5 9 (21.43%) Configuration Management
6 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (16.67%) Load Balancing
8 6 (14.29%) Migration
9 5 (11.90%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (11.90%) Microservices
9 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
10 4 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (9.52%) ITIL
10 4 (9.52%) Open Source
11 3 (7.14%) Auto-Scaling
11 3 (7.14%) OOP
11 3 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (7.14%) The Twelve-Factor App
11 3 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 26 (61.90%) Bash Shell
2 25 (59.52%) Python
3 13 (30.95%) Go
4 11 (26.19%) Java
5 10 (23.81%) Perl
6 7 (16.67%) Ruby
7 2 (4.76%) C
7 2 (4.76%) C++
7 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) QA
System Software
1 26 (61.90%) Docker
2 3 (7.14%) KVM
2 3 (7.14%) LXC
2 3 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.76%) iptables
3 2 (4.76%) Samba
3 2 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 32 (76.19%) Nagios
2 21 (50.00%) Ansible
2 21 (50.00%) Puppet
3 16 (38.10%) Grafana
4 15 (35.71%) Prometheus
5 14 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (28.57%) Galera Cluster
7 6 (14.29%) Graphite
7 6 (14.29%) Kubernetes
8 5 (11.90%) Cacti
8 5 (11.90%) Salt
9 4 (9.52%) HAProxy
9 4 (9.52%) logstash
10 3 (7.14%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (7.14%) Mesos
10 3 (7.14%) Terraform
10 3 (7.14%) ZABBIX
11 2 (4.76%) Kibana
11 2 (4.76%) Packer
11 2 (4.76%) Rancher
Vendors
1 22 (52.38%) Red Hat
2 8 (19.05%) Oracle
3 6 (14.29%) VMware
4 5 (11.90%) Juniper
4 5 (11.90%) Splunk
5 3 (7.14%) Dynatrace
6 2 (4.76%) Atlassian
6 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.76%) Cisco
6 2 (4.76%) F5
6 2 (4.76%) NetApp
7 1 (2.38%) Microsoft