Period
to 23 April 2021

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 23 April 2021 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
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 599 550 645
Rank change year-on-year -49 +95 -46
Contract jobs citing Nagios 61 105 234
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.70% 1.29% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 84 154
10th Percentile £331 £347 £314
25th Percentile £381 £425 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £510 £500
Median % change year-on-year -1.96% +2.10% +11.00%
75th Percentile £525 £575 £556
90th Percentile £575 £588 £589
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £49.47 £42.50 -
Median % change year-on-year +16.40% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.47 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year +16.40% - -

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 8,756 8,152 13,928
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.18% 14.51% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,239 5,603 9,480
10th Percentile £338 £263 £313
25th Percentile £413 £400 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £500
75th Percentile £593 £588 £588
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 241 321
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.44 £12.00
25th Percentile £17.43 £14.50 £14.05
Median hourly rate £24.40 £18.70 £18.50
Median % change year-on-year +30.48% +1.08% +5.71%
75th Percentile £53.38 £27.00 £36.67
90th Percentile £62.85 £47.83 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +25.71% - +12.90%

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 23 April 2021.

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 23 April 2021. 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 +6 54 £500 -4.31% 46
UK excluding London +81 32 £500 +11.11% 34
London -38 16 £473 -12.50% 14
North of England +49 13 £500 -9.09% 13
North West +30 12 £500 -9.09% 11
South East +70 7 £488 +21.12% 6
Work from Home -253 7 £396 -9.54% 8
South West +45 6 £365 -25.16% 6
Scotland +9 4 £345 -12.66% 1
Midlands +27 2 - - 5
West Midlands +23 2 - - 4
North East +25 1 £400 +11.11% 1

For the 6 months to 23 April 2021, 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 37 (60.66%) DevOps
2 29 (47.54%) Linux
2 29 (47.54%) Jenkins
3 28 (45.90%) Ansible
4 27 (44.26%) AWS
4 27 (44.26%) Configuration Management
5 26 (42.62%) Terraform
6 24 (39.34%) Kubernetes
6 24 (39.34%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (37.70%) Azure
8 22 (36.07%) Python
9 21 (34.43%) Java
9 21 (34.43%) Grafana
10 20 (32.79%) Docker
11 19 (31.15%) Infrastructure as Code
12 18 (29.51%) Prometheus
12 18 (29.51%) GCP
13 17 (27.87%) Microservices
13 17 (27.87%) AWS CloudFormation
13 17 (27.87%) Opscode Chef
13 17 (27.87%) Security Cleared
14 16 (26.23%) Git (software)
14 16 (26.23%) Open Source
15 15 (24.59%) Bash Shell
15 15 (24.59%) .NET
15 15 (24.59%) Public Cloud
15 15 (24.59%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 15 (24.59%) Public Sector
16 14 (22.95%) VMware
16 14 (22.95%) Go

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 8 (13.11%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (9.84%) Tomcat
3 5 (8.20%) Apache
4 3 (4.92%) Confluence
5 1 (1.64%) IIS
5 1 (1.64%) JBoss
5 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.64%) nginx
5 1 (1.64%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Salerio
2 1 (1.64%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 27 (44.26%) AWS
2 23 (37.70%) Azure
3 18 (29.51%) GCP
4 17 (27.87%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (13.11%) Datadog
6 6 (9.84%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (9.84%) GitHub
7 5 (8.20%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (8.20%) Serverless
8 4 (6.56%) Amazon S3
9 3 (4.92%) Amazon ECS
9 3 (4.92%) OpenShift
9 3 (4.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (3.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (3.28%) SaaS
11 1 (1.64%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (1.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (1.64%) IaaS
11 1 (1.64%) PaaS
11 1 (1.64%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) Firewall
1 8 (13.11%) VPN
2 6 (9.84%) SAN
3 5 (8.20%) DNS
4 4 (6.56%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.92%) SNMP
5 3 (4.92%) SSL
6 2 (3.28%) DHCP
6 2 (3.28%) SMTP
6 2 (3.28%) WAN
7 1 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.64%) FTP
7 1 (1.64%) HTTP
7 1 (1.64%) IMAP
7 1 (1.64%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.64%) LAN
7 1 (1.64%) NAS
7 1 (1.64%) VLAN
7 1 (1.64%) VoIP
7 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.20%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (6.56%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (6.56%) MySQL
4 3 (4.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (4.92%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.92%) Redis
5 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.64%) InfluxDB
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.64%) PowerCenter
6 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.64%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.64%) Snowflake Schema
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.64%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 29 (47.54%) Jenkins
2 16 (26.23%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.84%) GitLab
3 6 (9.84%) JIRA
4 4 (6.56%) JUnit
4 4 (6.56%) Selenium
5 3 (4.92%) Bitbucket
5 3 (4.92%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (3.28%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.28%) JMeter
6 2 (3.28%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (3.28%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.64%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.64%) Gradle
7 1 (1.64%) Hudson
7 1 (1.64%) IBM UrbanCode
7 1 (1.64%) Maven
7 1 (1.64%) Mockito
7 1 (1.64%) Subversion
7 1 (1.64%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (24.59%) Public Sector
2 6 (9.84%) Finance
3 2 (3.28%) Back Office
3 2 (3.28%) Banking
3 2 (3.28%) Electronics
3 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.28%) Marketing
3 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.64%) Advertising
4 1 (1.64%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (27.87%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (14.75%) Senior DevOps
2 9 (14.75%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 4 (6.56%) Administrator
3 4 (6.56%) Consultant
3 4 (6.56%) DevOps Consultant
3 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (6.56%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (4.92%) Analyst
4 3 (4.92%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (4.92%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (4.92%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (4.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (4.92%) Monitoring Engineer
4 3 (4.92%) Network Engineer
4 3 (4.92%) Site Engineer
4 3 (4.92%) Site Reliability Engineer
4 3 (4.92%) Support Engineer
4 3 (4.92%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (3.28%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.59%) .NET
2 7 (11.48%) Node.js
2 7 (11.48%) Sensu
3 6 (9.84%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (8.20%) REST
5 4 (6.56%) Kafka
5 4 (6.56%) LDAP
5 4 (6.56%) Web Services
6 2 (3.28%) LAMP
6 2 (3.28%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (3.28%) MEAN Stack
6 2 (3.28%) MSMQ
6 2 (3.28%) Regular Expression
6 2 (3.28%) YAML
7 1 (1.64%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (1.64%) Dalvik
7 1 (1.64%) Jest
7 1 (1.64%) JSON
7 1 (1.64%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (1.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.59%) Public Cloud
2 5 (8.20%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.56%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.92%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (3.28%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.28%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (3.28%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.28%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.64%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.64%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.64%) LPAR
6 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 29 (47.54%) Linux
2 12 (19.67%) Windows
3 9 (14.75%) Unix
4 6 (9.84%) Windows Server
5 4 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.28%) CentOS
6 2 (3.28%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (1.64%) CoreOS
7 1 (1.64%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (1.64%) Solaris
7 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (60.66%) DevOps
2 27 (44.26%) Configuration Management
3 24 (39.34%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (31.15%) Infrastructure as Code
5 17 (27.87%) Microservices
6 16 (26.23%) Open Source
7 15 (24.59%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 12 (19.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 12 (19.67%) Project Delivery
9 7 (11.48%) Migration
10 6 (9.84%) Artificial Intelligence
10 6 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (9.84%) Machine Learning
10 6 (9.84%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Automation
11 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 5 (8.20%) Proactive Monitoring
11 5 (8.20%) Test Automation
12 4 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (6.56%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (36.07%) Python
2 21 (34.43%) Java
3 15 (24.59%) Bash Shell
4 14 (22.95%) Go
5 11 (18.03%) Shell Script
6 10 (16.39%) SQL
7 8 (13.11%) PHP
8 7 (11.48%) Ruby
9 6 (9.84%) Perl
10 4 (6.56%) PowerShell
11 3 (4.92%) Rust
12 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
13 1 (1.64%) ES6
13 1 (1.64%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (27.87%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.64%) CCNA
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.64%) MCSA
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.64%) RHCE
4 1 (1.64%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.64%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 20 (32.79%) Docker
2 9 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (11.48%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.92%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (4.92%) vSphere
5 2 (3.28%) Samba
5 2 (3.28%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.64%) Ceph
6 1 (1.64%) GlusterFS
6 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.64%) KVM
6 1 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.64%) NFS
6 1 (1.64%) QEMU
6 1 (1.64%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 28 (45.90%) Ansible
2 26 (42.62%) Terraform
3 24 (39.34%) Kubernetes
4 21 (34.43%) Grafana
5 18 (29.51%) Prometheus
6 17 (27.87%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (13.11%) Icinga
7 8 (13.11%) Puppet
8 6 (9.84%) HP SIM
8 6 (9.84%) Opsview
9 5 (8.20%) SCOM
10 4 (6.56%) Red Hat Satellite
11 3 (4.92%) Istio
11 3 (4.92%) ZABBIX
12 2 (3.28%) Consul
12 2 (3.28%) Kibana
12 2 (3.28%) logstash
12 2 (3.28%) Packer
12 2 (3.28%) Pingdom
12 2 (3.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (22.95%) VMware
2 9 (14.75%) AppDynamics
2 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
3 8 (13.11%) HP
3 8 (13.11%) Red Hat
3 8 (13.11%) SolarWinds
4 7 (11.48%) IBM
4 7 (11.48%) New Relic
5 6 (9.84%) Dynatrace
5 6 (9.84%) Oracle
5 6 (9.84%) Splunk
6 5 (8.20%) Cisco
7 3 (4.92%) Dell
7 3 (4.92%) EMC
7 3 (4.92%) EqualLogic
7 3 (4.92%) SAP
8 2 (3.28%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.28%) Citrix
8 2 (3.28%) CommVault
8 2 (3.28%) Google