Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 2022 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
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 692 536 591
Rank change year-on-year -156 +55 -13
Contract jobs citing Nagios 129 57 175
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.14% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.91% 0.81% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 37 132
10th Percentile £325 £308 £313
25th Percentile £450 £331 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £454 £500
Median % change year-on-year +15.64% -9.20% +0.10%
75th Percentile £575 £525 £557
90th Percentile £583 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +7.89% +11.76% -0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
10th Percentile - - £14.28
25th Percentile - - £29.69
Median hourly rate - - £39.75
75th Percentile - - £41.06
90th Percentile - - £41.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £39.75
% change year-on-year - - -4.96%

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 14,121 7,040 10,710
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.27% 16.87% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,167 4,961 7,372
10th Percentile £363 £313 £263
25th Percentile £463 £406 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £650 £575 £588
90th Percentile £713 £650 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 159 281
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.50 £12.75
25th Percentile £15.50 £16.02 £14.13
Median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £18.00
Median % change year-on-year -20.00% +38.89% +2.86%
75th Percentile £46.50 £53.00 £28.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £63.50 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £23.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -19.57% +31.43% -

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 22 January 2022.

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 16 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 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -125 110 £525 +8.25% 41
London -147 62 £525 +15.64% 28
UK excluding London -69 58 £513 +7.89% 13
North of England -42 21 £525 +6.60% 2
Work from Home -142 20 £480 +22.56% 3
North West -26 19 £525 +5.00% 1
South East -63 9 £500 -2.91% 3
South West - 8 £350 - 2
Midlands - 7 £421 - 3
Scotland -42 6 £425 +13.33% 1
West Midlands - 6 £313 - 2
Northern Ireland - 4 £140 -
North East 0 2 £532 +77.29% 1
Wales -30 2 £450 +5.88%
East Midlands - 1 £530 - 1
East of England - 1 £550 - 2

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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 81 (62.79%) Linux
2 77 (59.69%) Ansible
3 74 (57.36%) AWS
4 66 (51.16%) CI/CD
5 65 (50.39%) Terraform
6 60 (46.51%) DevOps
7 59 (45.74%) Jenkins
8 53 (41.09%) Windows
9 52 (40.31%) Kubernetes
10 50 (38.76%) Docker
11 49 (37.98%) Configuration Management
12 48 (37.21%) Prometheus
13 47 (36.43%) Bash
13 47 (36.43%) Python
14 46 (35.66%) Puppet
15 42 (32.56%) Grafana
15 42 (32.56%) Infrastructure as Code
16 41 (31.78%) Azure
16 41 (31.78%) Java
17 40 (31.01%) Opscode Chef
18 35 (27.13%) Continuous Integration
19 33 (25.58%) Git (software)
19 33 (25.58%) ZABBIX
19 33 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
19 33 (25.58%) Ubuntu
19 33 (25.58%) Site Reliability Engineering
20 31 (24.03%) GCP
21 30 (23.26%) VMware
22 29 (22.48%) Unix
22 29 (22.48%) Bitbucket

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 13 (10.08%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (7.75%) IIS
2 10 (7.75%) nginx
3 8 (6.20%) Apache
4 6 (4.65%) Confluence
5 5 (3.88%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.10%) Skype for Business
7 3 (2.33%) GlassFish
7 3 (2.33%) OpenStack
7 3 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.33%) Site Server
7 3 (2.33%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.33%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.55%) JBoss
8 2 (1.55%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.55%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.55%) WordPress
9 1 (0.78%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.78%) CMS
9 1 (0.78%) Joomla!
Applications
1 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 74 (57.36%) AWS
2 41 (31.78%) Azure
3 31 (24.03%) GCP
4 22 (17.05%) AWS CloudFormation
5 17 (13.18%) Datadog
5 17 (13.18%) GitHub
6 13 (10.08%) OpenShift
7 11 (8.53%) SaaS
8 10 (7.75%) Amazon S3
8 10 (7.75%) PaaS
9 9 (6.98%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (5.43%) IaaS
11 6 (4.65%) Microsoft 365
12 5 (3.88%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (3.88%) Route 53
13 4 (3.10%) Amazon ELB
13 4 (3.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 3 (2.33%) Amazon ECS
14 3 (2.33%) Azure Sentinel
15 2 (1.55%) AWS CodeBuild
Communications & Networking
1 24 (18.60%) Firewall
1 24 (18.60%) VPN
2 19 (14.73%) DNS
3 12 (9.30%) MPLS
4 8 (6.20%) BGP
5 7 (5.43%) DHCP
5 7 (5.43%) IPv6
5 7 (5.43%) Multicast
5 7 (5.43%) OSPF
5 7 (5.43%) SNMP
5 7 (5.43%) WAN
6 6 (4.65%) Network Security
7 5 (3.88%) SSL
7 5 (3.88%) TCP/IP
8 4 (3.10%) Broadband
8 4 (3.10%) Cisco ISE
8 4 (3.10%) Internet
8 4 (3.10%) Skype
8 4 (3.10%) VLAN
9 3 (2.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.05%) NoSQL
2 14 (10.85%) MongoDB
3 13 (10.08%) MySQL
4 8 (6.20%) MariaDB
4 8 (6.20%) Redis
5 7 (5.43%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (5.43%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (5.43%) SQL Server
6 4 (3.10%) InfluxDB
6 4 (3.10%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.55%) JasperReports
7 2 (1.55%) Neo4j
7 2 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.55%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.78%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.78%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.78%) HBase
8 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 59 (45.74%) Jenkins
2 33 (25.58%) Git (software)
3 29 (22.48%) Bitbucket
4 25 (19.38%) Sonatype Nexus
5 20 (15.50%) GitLab
5 20 (15.50%) Selenium
6 18 (13.95%) IBM UrbanCode
7 17 (13.18%) JIRA
8 16 (12.40%) SonarQube
9 11 (8.53%) JUnit
10 10 (7.75%) Artifactory
10 10 (7.75%) TeamCity
11 9 (6.98%) Octopus Deploy
12 7 (5.43%) Cucumber
12 7 (5.43%) GoCD
12 7 (5.43%) Zephyr
13 6 (4.65%) Maven
13 6 (4.65%) Subversion
14 4 (3.10%) Gradle
15 2 (1.55%) Mockito
General
1 25 (19.38%) Public Sector
2 23 (17.83%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (11.63%) Social Skills
4 11 (8.53%) Banking
4 11 (8.53%) Finance
5 6 (4.65%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.33%) Documentation Skills
6 3 (2.33%) Marketing
6 3 (2.33%) Presentation Skills
7 2 (1.55%) Law
7 2 (1.55%) Organisational Skills
7 2 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.78%) Local Government
8 1 (0.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (28.68%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (10.85%) Site Reliability Engineer
3 12 (9.30%) Network Engineer
4 10 (7.75%) Cloud Engineer
4 10 (7.75%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (6.98%) Architect
5 9 (6.98%) Senior DevOps
6 7 (5.43%) Analyst
6 7 (5.43%) Consultant
6 7 (5.43%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 7 (5.43%) Site Engineer
7 6 (4.65%) Administrator
7 6 (4.65%) DevOps Consultant
7 6 (4.65%) Principal Engineer
7 6 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (3.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (3.88%) Principal Network Engineer
8 5 (3.88%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (3.88%) Technical Architect
9 4 (3.10%) DevOps Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (18.60%) .NET
2 20 (15.50%) Elastic Stack
3 11 (8.53%) YAML
4 10 (7.75%) REST
5 6 (4.65%) JSON
5 6 (4.65%) RESTful
6 5 (3.88%) Kafka
7 4 (3.10%) Middleware
8 3 (2.33%) Ajax
8 3 (2.33%) CSS
8 3 (2.33%) HTML
8 3 (2.33%) jQuery
8 3 (2.33%) LDAP
8 3 (2.33%) Node.js
8 3 (2.33%) Sensu
8 3 (2.33%) Web Services
8 3 (2.33%) XML
9 2 (1.55%) Jest
9 2 (1.55%) OAuth
9 2 (1.55%) React
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.28%) Public Cloud
2 9 (6.98%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.20%) Clustering
3 8 (6.20%) Linux Command Line
4 7 (5.43%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (3.88%) Legacy Systems
5 5 (3.88%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (3.10%) PKI
7 3 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (2.33%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.33%) Video\Live Streaming
8 2 (1.55%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.78%) CMDB
9 1 (0.78%) Derivative
9 1 (0.78%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.78%) Renewable Energy
9 1 (0.78%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 81 (62.79%) Linux
2 53 (41.09%) Windows
3 33 (25.58%) Ubuntu
4 29 (22.48%) Unix
5 22 (17.05%) Windows Server
6 18 (13.95%) CentOS
6 18 (13.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (7.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (3.88%) Debian
9 5 (3.88%) Solaris
9 5 (3.88%) Windows Server 2016
10 4 (3.10%) VMS
11 3 (2.33%) Android
11 3 (2.33%) Apple iOS
11 3 (2.33%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.55%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (1.55%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (1.55%) openSUSE
12 2 (1.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (51.16%) CI/CD
2 60 (46.51%) DevOps
3 49 (37.98%) Configuration Management
4 42 (32.56%) Infrastructure as Code
5 35 (27.13%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (25.58%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 28 (21.71%) Microservices
7 28 (21.71%) Problem-Solving
8 25 (19.38%) Open Source
9 24 (18.60%) Migration
10 18 (13.95%) Infrastructure Automation
10 18 (13.95%) Test Automation
11 13 (10.08%) Analytics
12 10 (7.75%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (7.75%) Kanban
12 10 (7.75%) Load Balancing
12 10 (7.75%) Network Design
12 10 (7.75%) Scrum
13 8 (6.20%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 47 (36.43%) Bash
1 47 (36.43%) Python
2 41 (31.78%) Java
3 28 (21.71%) SQL
4 20 (15.50%) Shell Script
5 14 (10.85%) Ruby
6 12 (9.30%) PowerShell
7 11 (8.53%) Go
7 11 (8.53%) Perl
8 7 (5.43%) JavaScript
9 4 (3.10%) C
10 3 (2.33%) C-shell
10 3 (2.33%) Rust
11 2 (1.55%) ES6
11 2 (1.55%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.78%) Bicep
12 1 (0.78%) C#
12 1 (0.78%) Groovy
12 1 (0.78%) Korn
12 1 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (7.75%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.20%) Degree
3 7 (5.43%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.88%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.10%) CCNP
5 4 (3.10%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.33%) CCIE
7 2 (1.55%) AWS Certification
7 2 (1.55%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.55%) MCSA
7 2 (1.55%) MCSE
7 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.55%) RHCE
8 1 (0.78%) CCIE Routing and Switching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.53%) SLA
2 5 (3.88%) QA
3 3 (2.33%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.55%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.55%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (1.55%) GxP
5 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.78%) SOC 1
5 1 (0.78%) SOC 2
System Software
1 50 (38.76%) Docker
2 28 (21.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.53%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (5.43%) Active Directory
5 6 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (3.88%) vSphere
7 4 (3.10%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (3.10%) VirtualBox
7 4 (3.10%) VMware NSX
8 3 (2.33%) Hyper-V
8 3 (2.33%) Xen
9 2 (1.55%) NFS
9 2 (1.55%) Samba
10 1 (0.78%) Btrfs
10 1 (0.78%) Corosync
10 1 (0.78%) DRBD
10 1 (0.78%) Firmware
10 1 (0.78%) Gluster
10 1 (0.78%) HDFS
10 1 (0.78%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 77 (59.69%) Ansible
2 65 (50.39%) Terraform
3 52 (40.31%) Kubernetes
4 48 (37.21%) Prometheus
5 46 (35.66%) Puppet
6 42 (32.56%) Grafana
7 40 (31.01%) Opscode Chef
8 33 (25.58%) ZABBIX
9 11 (8.53%) Icinga
10 8 (6.20%) yum
11 7 (5.43%) HAProxy
11 7 (5.43%) SCOM
12 4 (3.10%) Consul
12 4 (3.10%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (3.10%) Kibana
12 4 (3.10%) logstash
12 4 (3.10%) OPNET
12 4 (3.10%) Red Hat Satellite
13 3 (2.33%) Packer
13 3 (2.33%) QRadar
Vendors
1 30 (23.26%) VMware
2 24 (18.60%) Splunk
3 20 (15.50%) Red Hat
4 19 (14.73%) Oracle
5 18 (13.95%) Microsoft
6 16 (12.40%) New Relic
6 16 (12.40%) SolarWinds
7 13 (10.08%) AppDynamics
8 11 (8.53%) Cisco
9 10 (7.75%) IBM
10 9 (6.98%) Citrix
10 9 (6.98%) Google
11 7 (5.43%) Micro Focus
12 6 (4.65%) Atlassian
12 6 (4.65%) F5
13 4 (3.10%) Coverity
13 4 (3.10%) Fortinet
13 4 (3.10%) HP
13 4 (3.10%) NetScout
13 4 (3.10%) Palo Alto