Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 836 834 872
Rank change year-on-year -2 +38 -3
Contract jobs citing Icinga 51 26 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.050% 0.027% 0.047%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.37% 0.24% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 16 35
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -3.38% -1.43%
10th Percentile £467 £409 £355
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +68.00%
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 13,963 10,954 12,382
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.66% 11.45% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,331 7,248 7,964
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +6.25%
10th Percentile £278 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £390
% change year-on-year +3.03% +5.77% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 243 264
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -22.22% +11.47%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.40 £45.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £25.88
% change year-on-year +0.68% -32.82% +26.22%

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 August 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 20 August 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 +9 45 £550 +10.00% 7
London +2 37 £550 +6.80% 1
UK excluding London -32 14 £475 +11.76% 7
Scotland -35 6 £384 - 1
South East -12 2 - - 3
South West -14 2 £475 +12.76% 2
North of England -27 2 £600 +42.86%
North West - 2 £600 -
East of England - 1 £525 - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 49 (96.08%) Linux
2 48 (94.12%) Docker
2 48 (94.12%) DevOps
3 46 (90.20%) Jenkins
4 45 (88.24%) Python
5 43 (84.31%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (82.35%) Nagios
6 42 (82.35%) MongoDB
6 42 (82.35%) Grafana
7 41 (80.39%) Prometheus
8 40 (78.43%) Red Hat
8 40 (78.43%) Ubuntu
9 38 (74.51%) CentOS
10 37 (72.55%) Bash Shell
10 37 (72.55%) Go
10 37 (72.55%) Immutable Infrastructure
11 36 (70.59%) Device Driver
12 26 (50.98%) High Availability
12 26 (50.98%) Kafka
12 26 (50.98%) GitHub
13 25 (49.02%) Google
13 25 (49.02%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 21 (41.18%) Git (software)
15 14 (27.45%) MySQL
16 12 (23.53%) QA
16 12 (23.53%) ActiveMQ
16 12 (23.53%) Kubernetes
16 12 (23.53%) Galera Cluster
17 10 (19.61%) Ansible
17 10 (19.61%) VMware

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 3 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.92%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.96%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 26 (50.98%) GitHub
2 6 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.92%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) Firewall
1 4 (7.84%) Junos
2 3 (5.88%) VPN
3 2 (3.92%) BGP
3 2 (3.92%) IPFIX
3 2 (3.92%) MPLS
3 2 (3.92%) MRTG
3 2 (3.92%) OSPF
3 2 (3.92%) SNMP
3 2 (3.92%) TACACS
3 2 (3.92%) VXLAN
3 2 (3.92%) WAN
4 1 (1.96%) AMQP
4 1 (1.96%) MQTT
4 1 (1.96%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (82.35%) MongoDB
2 14 (27.45%) MySQL
3 2 (3.92%) Big Data
3 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.92%) SQLite
4 1 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.96%) Redis
Development Applications
1 46 (90.20%) Jenkins
2 21 (41.18%) Git (software)
3 6 (11.76%) GoCD
4 5 (9.80%) GitLab
4 5 (9.80%) TeamCity
5 4 (7.84%) Artifactory
5 4 (7.84%) Maven
5 4 (7.84%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (7.84%) Subversion
5 4 (7.84%) Vagrant
6 2 (3.92%) Robot Framework
7 1 (1.96%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.96%) Gradle
7 1 (1.96%) Mockito
7 1 (1.96%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (3.92%) Finance
1 2 (3.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (92.16%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (3.92%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (3.92%) Consultant
3 1 (1.96%) Architect
3 1 (1.96%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (1.96%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 1 (1.96%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (1.96%) Java Architect
3 1 (1.96%) Java Technical Architect
3 1 (1.96%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 1 (1.96%) Open Source Architect
3 1 (1.96%) Presales Consultant
3 1 (1.96%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (1.96%) Site Engineer
3 1 (1.96%) Site Reliability Engineer
3 1 (1.96%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (50.98%) Kafka
2 12 (23.53%) ActiveMQ
3 9 (17.65%) Elastic Stack
4 6 (11.76%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (5.88%) XML
6 2 (3.92%) RESTful
7 1 (1.96%) Dropwizard
7 1 (1.96%) FreeMarker
7 1 (1.96%) JSON
7 1 (1.96%) REST
7 1 (1.96%) SOAP
7 1 (1.96%) Spring
7 1 (1.96%) Spring Boot
7 1 (1.96%) Spring Cloud
7 1 (1.96%) Web Services
7 1 (1.96%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 36 (70.59%) Device Driver
2 10 (19.61%) Clustering
3 9 (17.65%) Replication
4 2 (3.92%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 49 (96.08%) Linux
2 40 (78.43%) Ubuntu
3 38 (74.51%) CentOS
4 6 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.88%) Mesosphere
6 2 (3.92%) Debian
6 2 (3.92%) Unix
7 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (94.12%) DevOps
2 43 (84.31%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (72.55%) Immutable Infrastructure
4 26 (50.98%) High Availability
5 25 (49.02%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 9 (17.65%) Mentoring
7 7 (13.73%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (9.80%) Load Balancing
8 5 (9.80%) Migration
9 4 (7.84%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (5.88%) Web Application Development
11 2 (3.92%) Network Design
11 2 (3.92%) Network Management
11 2 (3.92%) Open Source
11 2 (3.92%) Presales
11 2 (3.92%) Product Management
11 2 (3.92%) Task Automation
11 2 (3.92%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 45 (88.24%) Python
2 37 (72.55%) Bash Shell
2 37 (72.55%) Go
3 4 (7.84%) Java
3 4 (7.84%) Perl
4 2 (3.92%) Bourne shell
4 2 (3.92%) PHP
4 2 (3.92%) Ruby
4 2 (3.92%) Scala
5 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.96%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (23.53%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) GCP
System Software
1 48 (94.12%) Docker
2 4 (7.84%) KVM
3 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.92%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 42 (82.35%) Grafana
1 42 (82.35%) Nagios
2 41 (80.39%) Prometheus
3 12 (23.53%) Galera Cluster
3 12 (23.53%) Kubernetes
4 10 (19.61%) Ansible
5 8 (15.69%) Graphite
5 8 (15.69%) Terraform
6 5 (9.80%) HAProxy
7 4 (7.84%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (7.84%) Packer
7 4 (7.84%) Puppet
8 3 (5.88%) Kibana
8 3 (5.88%) logstash
9 2 (3.92%) Cobbler
9 2 (3.92%) collectd
9 2 (3.92%) Mesos
9 2 (3.92%) Observium
9 2 (3.92%) Salt
9 2 (3.92%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 40 (78.43%) Red Hat
2 25 (49.02%) Google
3 10 (19.61%) VMware
4 4 (7.84%) Juniper
5 3 (5.88%) Cisco
6 2 (3.92%) Ericsson
6 2 (3.92%) Huawei
6 2 (3.92%) Mirantis
6 2 (3.92%) Splunk
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle