Period
to 29 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Nagios skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Nagios over the 6 months to 29 October 2020 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.

Nagios
UK
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 461 644 556
Rank change year-on-year +183 -88 +26
Contract jobs citing Nagios 69 183 368
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.22% 0.36%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.32% 1.47% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 137 258
Median daily rate £475 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £358
90th Percentile £580 £603 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £475 £435
% change year-on-year +1.05% +9.20% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Median hourly rate - £23.75 £41.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -43.22% -11.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.50 £41.83
% change year-on-year - -5.56% -11.95%

Nagios 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 5,232 12,480 14,740
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.99% 14.67% 14.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,261 8,451 9,947
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £310 £269 £298
90th Percentile £650 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 317 389
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £12.71 £12.76 £12.25
90th Percentile £52.65 £50.10 £47.00
Median hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +30.00% +14.29% +8.01%

Nagios
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Nagios as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Nagios in the UK

Nagios
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Nagios.

Daily rate trend for Nagios in the UK

Nagios
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Nagios over the 6 months to 29 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Nagios in the UK

Nagios
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Nagios.

Hourly rate trend for Nagios in the UK

Nagios
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nagios within the UK over the 6 months to 29 October 2020. 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 +172 63 £493 -1.50% 29
London +204 49 £500 -0.99% 16
UK excluding London +170 17 £480 +1.05% 15
Work from Home -105 10 £391 -32.54% 6
North of England +82 9 £485 -7.62% 4
North West +68 5 £485 -11.82% 2
North East +29 4 £300 -28.36%
South East +171 3 £550 +12.24% 1
Wales +29 3 £425 -
Midlands +84 1 £450 - 3
Scotland +71 1 £395 - 2
West Midlands +70 1 £450 - 2

For the 6 months to 29 October 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Nagios 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 Nagios.

1 56 (81.16%) Linux
2 35 (50.72%) Bash Shell
3 32 (46.38%) Python
4 31 (44.93%) SQL
5 30 (43.48%) MySQL
5 30 (43.48%) Oracle
5 30 (43.48%) Unix
6 29 (42.03%) Ruby
7 28 (40.58%) Splunk
7 28 (40.58%) Kubernetes
8 27 (39.13%) DevOps
8 27 (39.13%) AWS
8 27 (39.13%) Java
9 26 (37.68%) Ansible
10 25 (36.23%) Windows
11 24 (34.78%) Docker
11 24 (34.78%) Puppet
12 23 (33.33%) Tomcat
13 22 (31.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 22 (31.88%) Datadog
14 21 (30.43%) Jenkins
14 21 (30.43%) Performance Monitoring
15 20 (28.99%) Big Data
15 20 (28.99%) LAMP
15 20 (28.99%) Linux Command Line
16 19 (27.54%) Opscode Chef
17 17 (24.64%) Azure
17 17 (24.64%) Configuration Management
17 17 (24.64%) ITIL
17 17 (24.64%) Terraform

Nagios
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 23 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 7 (10.14%) nginx
3 6 (8.70%) OpenStack
4 5 (7.25%) Apache
5 4 (5.80%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (4.35%) WebSphere
6 3 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.90%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (2.90%) JBoss
7 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.45%) Liferay
8 1 (1.45%) Oracle BPEL
8 1 (1.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 27 (39.13%) AWS
2 22 (31.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 22 (31.88%) Datadog
3 17 (24.64%) Azure
4 12 (17.39%) GitHub
5 10 (14.49%) GCP
6 6 (8.70%) SaaS
7 3 (4.35%) Amazon S3
7 3 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (4.35%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (4.35%) IaaS
7 3 (4.35%) OpenShift
7 3 (4.35%) PaaS
7 3 (4.35%) Route 53
7 3 (4.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (2.90%) Amazon GuardDuty
8 2 (2.90%) Office 365
9 1 (1.45%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.49%) DNS
2 5 (7.25%) Firewall
2 5 (7.25%) SAN
3 4 (5.80%) iSCSI
3 4 (5.80%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.80%) WAN
4 3 (4.35%) FTP
4 3 (4.35%) HTTP
4 3 (4.35%) LAN
4 3 (4.35%) OpenVPN
4 3 (4.35%) SNMP
4 3 (4.35%) SSL
4 3 (4.35%) VPN
5 2 (2.90%) Internet
5 2 (2.90%) SMTP
5 2 (2.90%) VLAN
6 1 (1.45%) BGP
6 1 (1.45%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.45%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (43.48%) MySQL
2 20 (28.99%) Big Data
3 13 (18.84%) SQL Server
4 8 (11.59%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (5.80%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.80%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.80%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (4.35%) Data Lake
6 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (2.90%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.90%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.45%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (30.43%) Jenkins
2 11 (15.94%) Git (software)
3 9 (13.04%) GitLab
3 9 (13.04%) JUnit
3 9 (13.04%) Selenium
3 9 (13.04%) SonarQube
4 8 (11.59%) Bitbucket
5 7 (10.14%) Subversion
6 6 (8.70%) IBM UrbanCode
6 6 (8.70%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (4.35%) Artifactory
8 3 (4.35%) JIRA
8 3 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.45%) Gerrit
9 1 (1.45%) Hudson
9 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.45%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (4.35%) Electronics
1 3 (4.35%) Finance
1 3 (4.35%) Front Office
2 2 (2.90%) Advertising
2 2 (2.90%) Banking
2 2 (2.90%) French Language
2 2 (2.90%) Legal
2 2 (2.90%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.45%) Marketing
3 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (27.54%) Support Engineer
2 16 (23.19%) Applications Engineer
2 16 (23.19%) Applications Support
2 16 (23.19%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (21.74%) Applications Support Engineer
4 9 (13.04%) Operations Engineer
4 9 (13.04%) Operations Support Engineer
5 8 (11.59%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (10.14%) AWS Engineer
7 6 (8.70%) Azure Engineer
7 6 (8.70%) Java Engineer
7 6 (8.70%) Unix Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) Splunk Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) Splunk Support
8 5 (7.25%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Monitoring Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Platform Engineer
10 3 (4.35%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.99%) LAMP
2 16 (23.19%) Sensu
3 8 (11.59%) Memcached
4 6 (8.70%) YAML
5 5 (7.25%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (7.25%) REST
6 4 (5.80%) LDAP
6 4 (5.80%) Node.js
6 4 (5.80%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (4.35%) Middleware
8 2 (2.90%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (2.90%) Kafka
8 2 (2.90%) LEMP Stack
9 1 (1.45%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (1.45%) J2EE
9 1 (1.45%) PHP-FPM
9 1 (1.45%) Web Services
9 1 (1.45%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.99%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.25%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.80%) Clustering
4 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.80%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.90%) EMC VNX
5 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.90%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.90%) Replication
5 2 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.45%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.45%) IPTV
6 1 (1.45%) LPAR
6 1 (1.45%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (1.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 56 (81.16%) Linux
2 30 (43.48%) Unix
3 25 (36.23%) Windows
4 11 (15.94%) Windows Server
5 9 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (8.70%) CentOS
7 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (2.90%) AIX
8 2 (2.90%) Debian
8 2 (2.90%) Solaris
9 1 (1.45%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.13%) DevOps
2 21 (30.43%) Performance Monitoring
3 17 (24.64%) Configuration Management
3 17 (24.64%) ITIL
4 16 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (23.19%) Root Cause Analysis
5 13 (18.84%) Computer Science
5 13 (18.84%) E-Commerce
6 10 (14.49%) Test Automation
7 9 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (11.59%) Cross-Platform Development
8 8 (11.59%) Infrastructure as Code
9 7 (10.14%) High Availability
10 6 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (7.25%) Migration
11 5 (7.25%) Project Management
11 5 (7.25%) Scrum
12 4 (5.80%) Change Management
12 4 (5.80%) Machine Learning
12 4 (5.80%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 35 (50.72%) Bash Shell
2 32 (46.38%) Python
3 31 (44.93%) SQL
4 29 (42.03%) Ruby
5 27 (39.13%) Java
6 16 (23.19%) C++
7 10 (14.49%) PowerShell
8 8 (11.59%) Perl
8 8 (11.59%) Shell Script
9 5 (7.25%) PHP
10 3 (4.35%) Go
10 3 (4.35%) Korn
11 2 (2.90%) C#
11 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.90%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (17.39%) Degree
2 8 (11.59%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (11.59%) Master's Degree
3 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.45%) CCDP
4 1 (1.45%) CCIE
4 1 (1.45%) CCNA
4 1 (1.45%) CCNP
4 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.45%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.49%) QA
2 8 (11.59%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.35%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (2.90%) GDPR
4 2 (2.90%) HIPAA
4 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.90%) SLA
5 1 (1.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 24 (34.78%) Docker
2 9 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.90%) DFS Replication
4 2 (2.90%) KVM
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (2.90%) PowerDNS
4 2 (2.90%) vCloud
4 2 (2.90%) Xen
5 1 (1.45%) Ceph
5 1 (1.45%) iptables
5 1 (1.45%) NFS
5 1 (1.45%) oVirt
5 1 (1.45%) Samba
5 1 (1.45%) Squid
5 1 (1.45%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 28 (40.58%) Kubernetes
2 26 (37.68%) Ansible
3 24 (34.78%) Puppet
4 19 (27.54%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (24.64%) Terraform
6 11 (15.94%) Prometheus
7 8 (11.59%) Grafana
7 8 (11.59%) SCOM
7 8 (11.59%) ZABBIX
8 7 (10.14%) Icinga
9 6 (8.70%) HP SIM
9 6 (8.70%) Opsview
10 5 (7.25%) Graylog
10 5 (7.25%) Kibana
11 3 (4.35%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (4.35%) HAProxy
11 3 (4.35%) SCCM
12 2 (2.90%) Consul
12 2 (2.90%) Data Guard
12 2 (2.90%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 30 (43.48%) Oracle
2 28 (40.58%) Splunk
3 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
4 11 (15.94%) HP
4 11 (15.94%) VMware
5 7 (10.14%) Cisco
6 6 (8.70%) AppDynamics
6 6 (8.70%) Dynatrace
6 6 (8.70%) Red Hat
7 5 (7.25%) New Relic
8 4 (5.80%) Google
8 4 (5.80%) NetApp
8 4 (5.80%) SolarWinds
9 3 (4.35%) CA
9 3 (4.35%) Databricks
9 3 (4.35%) Sybase
10 2 (2.90%) Citrix
10 2 (2.90%) Dell
10 2 (2.90%) EMC
10 2 (2.90%) IBM