Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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.

Nagios
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 573 501 517
Rank change year-on-year -72 +16 -26
Contract jobs citing Nagios 334 426 415
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.41% 0.36%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.87% 3.67% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 322 331
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £314 £313 £325
90th Percentile £598 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £31.75 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.61% -18.59% +95.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £31.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year +49.61% -18.59% +95.88%

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 11655 11610 9836
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.31% 11.06% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7885 7436 6009
UK median daily rate £475 £445 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.74% +11.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £231
90th Percentile £625 £588 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 287 269 337
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.73 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.58% +8.93% -3.43%
10th Percentile £10.97 £12.50 £11.10
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.28 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £19.03
% change year-on-year -25.58% +12.98% -5.13%

Nagios
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Nagios in the UK

Nagios
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Nagios.

Contractor daily rate trend for Nagios in the UK

Nagios
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Nagios over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Nagios in the UK

Nagios
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nagios.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Nagios in the UK

Nagios
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Nagios over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Nagios in the UK

Nagios
Top 15 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 24 November 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 -79 318 £475 +5.56% 68
London -69 191 £500 +11.11% 27
UK excluding London +15 140 £415 -2.35% 44
South East +16 47 £475 -2.56% 12
North of England +51 46 £413 -0.90% 12
North West +37 25 £406 -4.41% 8
Yorkshire +14 18 £450 +47.54% 4
South West -10 18 £350 -30.00% 4
Midlands +25 13 £625 +31.58% 7
West Midlands +20 13 £625 +37.36% 5
Scotland +11 10 £400 +33.33% 2
North East +61 3 £400 +33.33%
East of England -22 3 £345 +2.22% 6
Wales +13 2 £300 -42.86% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Nagios 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 Nagios.

1 230 (68.86%) Linux
2 173 (51.80%) DevOps
3 139 (41.62%) Puppet
4 131 (39.22%) Amazon AWS
5 124 (37.13%) Python
6 113 (33.83%) Jenkins
7 105 (31.44%) Red Hat
8 101 (30.24%) Configuration Management
9 100 (29.94%) Bash Shell
10 97 (29.04%) Unix
10 97 (29.04%) Ansible
11 96 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
12 92 (27.54%) Splunk
13 86 (25.75%) Windows
14 84 (25.15%) CentOS
15 81 (24.25%) Git (software)
16 79 (23.65%) MySQL
17 77 (23.05%) Opscode Chef
18 69 (20.66%) Docker
19 66 (19.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 65 (19.46%) Java
21 59 (17.66%) DNS
21 59 (17.66%) JIRA
22 58 (17.37%) Ruby
22 58 (17.37%) Apache
22 58 (17.37%) Firewall
22 58 (17.37%) VMware
23 56 (16.77%) Finance
23 56 (16.77%) PowerShell
24 55 (16.47%) Perl

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 58 (17.37%) Apache
2 38 (11.38%) Tomcat
3 37 (11.08%) nginx
4 28 (8.38%) Confluence
4 28 (8.38%) Elasticsearch
4 28 (8.38%) IIS
5 13 (3.89%) JBoss
6 12 (3.59%) OpenStack
7 11 (3.29%) MS Exchange
8 6 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (1.80%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.50%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (1.20%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.90%) Jetty
11 3 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.60%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.60%) Mule ESB
12 2 (0.60%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (1.50%) HipChat
2 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Salerio
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 131 (39.22%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (14.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (6.89%) IaaS
4 21 (6.29%) AWS CloudFormation
5 20 (5.99%) GitHub
6 16 (4.79%) Amazon S3
7 15 (4.49%) PaaS
8 14 (4.19%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (3.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 11 (3.29%) AWS Lambda
9 11 (3.29%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (3.29%) Google Cloud Platform
9 11 (3.29%) Serverless
10 10 (2.99%) Heroku
11 8 (2.40%) Akamai
12 7 (2.10%) Office 365
12 7 (2.10%) Route 53
13 6 (1.80%) Amazon ELB
13 6 (1.80%) OpenShift
13 6 (1.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 59 (17.66%) DNS
2 58 (17.37%) Firewall
3 37 (11.08%) VPN
4 31 (9.28%) TCP/IP
5 26 (7.78%) Network Security
6 25 (7.49%) HTTP
7 21 (6.29%) WAN
8 20 (5.99%) SAN
9 18 (5.39%) DHCP
9 18 (5.39%) SSL
10 17 (5.09%) LAN
10 17 (5.09%) LDAP
11 16 (4.79%) BGP
11 16 (4.79%) IPsec
12 15 (4.49%) MPLS
13 14 (4.19%) Cisco Nexus
13 14 (4.19%) Internet
14 13 (3.89%) VLAN
15 11 (3.29%) OSPF
16 10 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (23.65%) MySQL
2 45 (13.47%) SQL Server
3 43 (12.87%) MongoDB
4 23 (6.89%) Hadoop
4 23 (6.89%) NoSQL
5 16 (4.79%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (4.19%) Big Data
7 10 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (2.99%) Relational Database
8 9 (2.69%) RDBMS
9 8 (2.40%) Redis
9 8 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (1.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.50%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (1.50%) InfluxDB
11 5 (1.50%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.20%) MariaDB
13 3 (0.90%) Amazon Redshift
13 3 (0.90%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 113 (33.83%) Jenkins
2 81 (24.25%) Git (software)
3 59 (17.66%) JIRA
4 28 (8.38%) Subversion
4 28 (8.38%) Vagrant
5 26 (7.78%) Maven
6 22 (6.59%) TeamCity
7 20 (5.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 18 (5.39%) Artifactory
9 17 (5.09%) Bitbucket
10 11 (3.29%) Selenium
11 9 (2.69%) JMeter
11 9 (2.69%) Octopus Deploy
11 9 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (2.40%) Sonatype Nexus
13 6 (1.80%) GitLab
14 5 (1.50%) CircleCI
14 5 (1.50%) git-flow
14 5 (1.50%) Visual Studio Team System
15 4 (1.20%) Fiddler
General
1 56 (16.77%) Finance
2 37 (11.08%) Banking
3 10 (2.99%) Investment Banking
4 7 (2.10%) Law
4 7 (2.10%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.50%) Billing
6 4 (1.20%) Music Industry
7 3 (0.90%) Publishing
8 2 (0.60%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.60%) Marketing
8 2 (0.60%) Retail
9 1 (0.30%) Advertising
9 1 (0.30%) Front Office
9 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 116 (34.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 47 (14.07%) Linux Engineer
3 42 (12.57%) Administrator
4 35 (10.48%) AWS Engineer
5 32 (9.58%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 30 (8.98%) Systems Administrator
7 28 (8.38%) AWS DevOps
8 27 (8.08%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 27 (8.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 25 (7.49%) Systems Engineer
10 23 (6.89%) Linux Administrator
10 23 (6.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 22 (6.59%) Cloud Engineer
12 19 (5.69%) Lead DevOps
13 17 (5.09%) Developer
14 15 (4.49%) Network Engineer
15 14 (4.19%) Windows Engineer
16 13 (3.89%) Unix Engineer
17 12 (3.59%) Analyst
17 12 (3.59%) Nagios Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (9.28%) ActiveMQ
2 28 (8.38%) .NET
3 25 (7.49%) Web Services
4 21 (6.29%) Elastic Stack
4 21 (6.29%) LAMP
5 20 (5.99%) Sensu
6 16 (4.79%) J2EE
6 16 (4.79%) JSON
6 16 (4.79%) RabbitMQ
7 15 (4.49%) XML
8 11 (3.29%) AngularJS
8 11 (3.29%) HTML
8 11 (3.29%) Node.js
9 10 (2.99%) Middleware
10 8 (2.40%) .NET Core
10 8 (2.40%) Kafka
10 8 (2.40%) RESTful
11 7 (2.10%) LAPP Stack
12 6 (1.80%) LEMP Stack
12 6 (1.80%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.68%) Data Centre
2 20 (5.99%) Device Driver
3 14 (4.19%) Public Cloud
3 14 (4.19%) Replication
4 13 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.99%) Clustering
5 10 (2.99%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (2.40%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (1.80%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.50%) DataPower
8 5 (1.50%) Fintech
8 5 (1.50%) PKI
8 5 (1.50%) SystemC
8 5 (1.50%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.20%) Derivative
9 4 (1.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (1.20%) Taxonomies
10 3 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (0.90%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 230 (68.86%) Linux
2 97 (29.04%) Unix
3 86 (25.75%) Windows
4 84 (25.15%) CentOS
5 66 (19.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 41 (12.28%) Ubuntu
7 30 (8.98%) Windows Server
8 12 (3.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (3.29%) Solaris
9 11 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (2.10%) Amazon Linux
12 5 (1.50%) CoreOS
12 5 (1.50%) Debian
13 4 (1.20%) AIX
13 4 (1.20%) SUSE
13 4 (1.20%) Windows 10
13 4 (1.20%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.60%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (0.60%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (51.80%) DevOps
2 101 (30.24%) Configuration Management
3 96 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (12.28%) ITIL
5 39 (11.68%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (10.18%) Open Source
7 28 (8.38%) Load Balancing
7 28 (8.38%) Migration
8 24 (7.19%) Immutable Infrastructure
9 23 (6.89%) Mentoring
10 22 (6.59%) Continuous Delivery
11 20 (5.99%) Scrum
12 19 (5.69%) High Availability
13 18 (5.39%) Disaster Recovery
14 17 (5.09%) Infrastructure Management
14 17 (5.09%) Network Monitoring
15 15 (4.49%) Project Management
15 15 (4.49%) Software Engineering
16 14 (4.19%) Problem Management
16 14 (4.19%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 124 (37.13%) Python
2 100 (29.94%) Bash Shell
3 65 (19.46%) Java
4 58 (17.37%) Ruby
5 56 (16.77%) PowerShell
6 55 (16.47%) Perl
7 49 (14.67%) SQL
8 32 (9.58%) Shell Script
9 29 (8.68%) Go
9 29 (8.68%) JavaScript
10 28 (8.38%) PHP
11 16 (4.79%) C#
11 16 (4.79%) C++
12 15 (4.49%) C
13 8 (2.40%) GraphQL
14 6 (1.80%) Groovy
14 6 (1.80%) Korn
14 6 (1.80%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.50%) Scala
16 4 (1.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (5.99%) Security Cleared
2 17 (5.09%) Degree
3 16 (4.79%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.40%) CCNP
6 7 (2.10%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (1.50%) AWS Certification
7 5 (1.50%) CCIE
8 4 (1.20%) CCNA
9 3 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.60%) RHCE
11 1 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.30%) CCA
11 1 (0.30%) CCSP
11 1 (0.30%) CESG Certified Professional
11 1 (0.30%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.30%) MCSE
11 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.30%) RHCA
11 1 (0.30%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.29%) QA
2 5 (1.50%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.90%) SLA
4 2 (0.60%) PMO
5 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 69 (20.66%) Docker
2 23 (6.89%) Active Directory
2 23 (6.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.19%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (2.69%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (2.40%) XenServer
7 6 (1.80%) KVM
7 6 (1.80%) NFS
7 6 (1.80%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (1.50%) Samba
8 5 (1.50%) VirtualBox
8 5 (1.50%) Xen
8 5 (1.50%) XenApp
9 4 (1.20%) Firmware
9 4 (1.20%) LXC
10 3 (0.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.90%) iptables
10 3 (0.90%) Squid
11 2 (0.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 139 (41.62%) Puppet
2 97 (29.04%) Ansible
3 77 (23.05%) Opscode Chef
4 49 (14.67%) Icinga
5 42 (12.57%) ZABBIX
6 36 (10.78%) Terraform
7 35 (10.48%) Grafana
8 31 (9.28%) Kubernetes
9 30 (8.98%) Prometheus
10 23 (6.89%) logstash
11 20 (5.99%) Galera Cluster
12 17 (5.09%) Cacti
13 16 (4.79%) SCOM
14 15 (4.49%) Graphite
14 15 (4.49%) HP SiteScope
15 13 (3.89%) SCCM
16 10 (2.99%) CFEngine
16 10 (2.99%) Rundeck
17 9 (2.69%) Packer
18 8 (2.40%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 105 (31.44%) Red Hat
2 92 (27.54%) Splunk
3 58 (17.37%) VMware
4 34 (10.18%) Cisco
4 34 (10.18%) Oracle
5 30 (8.98%) New Relic
6 29 (8.68%) SolarWinds
7 26 (7.78%) AppDynamics
8 25 (7.49%) Microsoft
9 24 (7.19%) HP
10 19 (5.69%) Citrix
10 19 (5.69%) F5
11 15 (4.49%) Atlassian
12 14 (4.19%) Google
12 14 (4.19%) IBM
12 14 (4.19%) NetApp
13 13 (3.89%) CheckPoint
13 13 (3.89%) Juniper
14 12 (3.59%) Palo Alto
15 10 (2.99%) CA