Period
to 23 April 2019

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 2019 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 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 631 585 466
Rank change year-on-year -46 -119 0
Contract jobs citing Nagios 234 304 404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.30% 0.44%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.68% 2.33% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 199 297
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.00% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £323
90th Percentile £590 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £406 £450
% change year-on-year +10.77% -9.72% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 12
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -23.40% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.24 £47.50
% change year-on-year - -23.71% -

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 13,900 13,039 9,849
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.60% 12.90% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,277 8,684 6,519
UK median daily rate £500 £485 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.20% +7.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £274
90th Percentile £675 £625 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +5.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 344 296 230
UK median hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.86% -16.67% -
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.63 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £49.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year +9.38% -19.75% -0.31%

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 23 April 2019.

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
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 23 April 2019. 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 -57 222 £500 +11.11% 26
London -27 123 £506 +2.02% 7
UK excluding London -10 107 £450 +10.77% 21
North of England -9 27 £515 +42.00% 2
Midlands +3 26 £500 -16.71% 4
South East +13 24 £450 -1.37% 5
North East -7 14 £530 +46.21%
West Midlands -21 14 £550 -12.00% 3
South West -36 14 £369 -25.51% 3
East Midlands +26 12 £400 - 1
East of England +18 8 £438 +16.67% 5
North West +8 8 £563 +40.63% 2
Scotland +21 7 £425 +6.25% 2
Yorkshire -1 5 £325 -21.21%
Wales -2 1 £400 +1.27%

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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.

1 166 (70.94%) Linux
2 126 (53.85%) DevOps
3 108 (46.15%) Ansible
4 105 (44.87%) Python
5 103 (44.02%) Jenkins
6 98 (41.88%) Docker
7 90 (38.46%) Puppet
7 90 (38.46%) Windows
8 84 (35.90%) Amazon AWS
9 79 (33.76%) Agile Software Development
10 76 (32.48%) Elastic Stack
11 73 (31.20%) Bash Shell
12 69 (29.49%) Configuration Management
13 63 (26.92%) Kubernetes
14 55 (23.50%) Red Hat
14 55 (23.50%) Git (software)
15 54 (23.08%) Terraform
16 52 (22.22%) Perl
17 51 (21.79%) Continuous Integration
18 50 (21.37%) Firewall
19 45 (19.23%) Unix
20 44 (18.80%) CentOS
20 44 (18.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 43 (18.38%) Sonatype Nexus
22 42 (17.95%) Java
23 41 (17.52%) Opscode Chef
24 39 (16.67%) Splunk
24 39 (16.67%) ZABBIX
25 38 (16.24%) Active Directory
25 38 (16.24%) Grafana

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 26 (11.11%) IIS
2 21 (8.97%) Confluence
3 20 (8.55%) Apache
4 17 (7.26%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (4.70%) nginx
5 11 (4.70%) WebSphere
6 10 (4.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (2.56%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.71%) Apache Qpid
9 3 (1.28%) JBoss
9 3 (1.28%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.85%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.85%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.85%) Drupal
10 2 (0.85%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.85%) IBM Domino
10 2 (0.85%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.85%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (1.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (3.85%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 84 (35.90%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (12.39%) GitHub
4 20 (8.55%) Datadog
5 14 (5.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 14 (5.98%) AWS CloudFormation
5 14 (5.98%) OpenShift
5 14 (5.98%) SaaS
6 12 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (4.70%) Amazon S3
8 9 (3.85%) IaaS
8 9 (3.85%) Office 365
8 9 (3.85%) PaaS
9 7 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (2.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (2.56%) Amazon EMR
11 5 (2.14%) Amazon ELB
11 5 (2.14%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (1.28%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 50 (21.37%) Firewall
2 29 (12.39%) DNS
2 29 (12.39%) VLAN
3 28 (11.97%) TCP/IP
4 26 (11.11%) VPN
5 19 (8.12%) WAN
6 16 (6.84%) BGP
7 15 (6.41%) IPsec
7 15 (6.41%) Wireless
8 13 (5.56%) DHCP
8 13 (5.56%) LAN
8 13 (5.56%) OSPF
9 12 (5.13%) Kerberos
10 10 (4.27%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (4.27%) SNMP
10 10 (4.27%) SSL
11 9 (3.85%) SAN
12 8 (3.42%) NAS
12 8 (3.42%) Wireshark
13 7 (2.99%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (12.82%) MongoDB
2 25 (10.68%) SQL Server
3 20 (8.55%) MySQL
4 14 (5.98%) Big Data
5 13 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (4.70%) Oracle Database
7 10 (4.27%) NoSQL
8 9 (3.85%) Hadoop
9 8 (3.42%) Amazon Redshift
9 8 (3.42%) HBase
10 7 (2.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 7 (2.99%) Relational Database
11 6 (2.56%) Amazon Athena
11 6 (2.56%) JanusGraph
12 5 (2.14%) Redis
13 4 (1.71%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (1.71%) DB2
13 4 (1.71%) Electronic Patient Records
14 3 (1.28%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 103 (44.02%) Jenkins
2 55 (23.50%) Git (software)
3 43 (18.38%) Sonatype Nexus
4 36 (15.38%) Maven
5 33 (14.10%) JIRA
6 29 (12.39%) TeamCity
7 23 (9.83%) Selenium
8 22 (9.40%) Octopus Deploy
9 19 (8.12%) Bitbucket
10 14 (5.98%) Artifactory
11 13 (5.56%) Cucumber
12 10 (4.27%) IBM UrbanCode
12 10 (4.27%) Zephyr
13 8 (3.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 8 (3.42%) GitLab
13 8 (3.42%) MSBuild
13 8 (3.42%) Subversion
14 6 (2.56%) Gradle
15 5 (2.14%) ProC
16 3 (1.28%) CircleCI
General
1 30 (12.82%) Finance
2 13 (5.56%) Banking
3 10 (4.27%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.85%) Law
5 5 (2.14%) Marketing
5 5 (2.14%) Publishing
6 4 (1.71%) Electronics
6 4 (1.71%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.85%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.85%) Legal
7 2 (0.85%) Retail
8 1 (0.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 94 (40.17%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (11.97%) AWS Engineer
3 25 (10.68%) AWS DevOps
4 24 (10.26%) Administrator
4 24 (10.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 18 (7.69%) Architect
5 18 (7.69%) Network Engineer
6 14 (5.98%) Systems Administrator
7 13 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
8 12 (5.13%) Windows DevOps Engineer
8 12 (5.13%) Windows Engineer
9 11 (4.70%) Senior DevOps
9 11 (4.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 10 (4.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (3.85%) Analyst
12 8 (3.42%) Azure DevOps
12 8 (3.42%) Consultant
12 8 (3.42%) Systems Engineer
13 7 (2.99%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 7 (2.99%) Nagios Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (32.48%) Elastic Stack
2 36 (15.38%) Kafka
3 25 (10.68%) .NET
4 15 (6.41%) YAML
5 12 (5.13%) Apache NiFi
5 12 (5.13%) Sensu
6 10 (4.27%) SOAP
7 9 (3.85%) Node.js
7 9 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
8 8 (3.42%) REST
9 7 (2.99%) 802.1X
9 7 (2.99%) MSMQ
9 7 (2.99%) Web Services
9 7 (2.99%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (2.56%) LDAP
10 6 (2.56%) Middleware
11 5 (2.14%) LAMP
12 4 (1.71%) Memcached
13 3 (1.28%) LEMP Stack
13 3 (1.28%) PHP-FPM
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.82%) Data Centre
2 18 (7.69%) Device Driver
3 17 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (7.26%) Hybrid Cloud
4 13 (5.56%) User Experience
5 11 (4.70%) Clustering
6 10 (4.27%) Management Information System
7 9 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (2.99%) Online Banking
9 5 (2.14%) Public Cloud
9 5 (2.14%) Replication
10 4 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.71%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (1.28%) HACMP
11 3 (1.28%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.85%) EMC VNX
12 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Cloud
12 2 (0.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 2 (0.85%) Fintech
12 2 (0.85%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 166 (70.94%) Linux
2 90 (38.46%) Windows
3 45 (19.23%) Unix
4 44 (18.80%) CentOS
4 44 (18.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 38 (16.24%) Windows Server
6 36 (15.38%) Ubuntu
7 11 (4.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (4.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (4.27%) Solaris
9 5 (2.14%) SUSE
10 4 (1.71%) HPUX
11 3 (1.28%) AIX
11 3 (1.28%) Debian
12 2 (0.85%) Android
12 2 (0.85%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (53.85%) DevOps
2 79 (33.76%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (29.49%) Configuration Management
4 51 (21.79%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (14.53%) Scrum
6 32 (13.68%) Problem-Solving
7 30 (12.82%) Deployment Automation
7 30 (12.82%) Test Automation
8 29 (12.39%) Load Balancing
9 27 (11.54%) Task Automation
10 26 (11.11%) High Availability
11 24 (10.26%) Continuous Delivery
11 24 (10.26%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 20 (8.55%) Change Management
12 20 (8.55%) Immutable Infrastructure
12 20 (8.55%) ITIL
12 20 (8.55%) Kanban
13 19 (8.12%) Performance Monitoring
14 18 (7.69%) Analytics
15 17 (7.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 105 (44.87%) Python
2 73 (31.20%) Bash Shell
3 52 (22.22%) Perl
4 42 (17.95%) Java
5 36 (15.38%) Ruby
6 31 (13.25%) PowerShell
7 29 (12.39%) SQL
8 21 (8.97%) Go
9 10 (4.27%) Shell Script
10 9 (3.85%) JavaScript
10 9 (3.85%) PHP
11 7 (2.99%) C++
12 6 (2.56%) Java 8
13 5 (2.14%) AWK
13 5 (2.14%) C
14 3 (1.28%) Korn
14 3 (1.28%) VB
15 2 (0.85%) Bourne shell
15 2 (0.85%) C-shell
15 2 (0.85%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 26 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 21 (8.97%) Degree
2 21 (8.97%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (4.70%) CCNA
5 10 (4.27%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (2.99%) Master's Degree
7 6 (2.56%) CCNP
7 6 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.71%) MCSE
9 3 (1.28%) BC Cleared
9 3 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.28%) CCDA
9 3 (1.28%) CCDP
9 3 (1.28%) CCIE
9 3 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.85%) CCSA
10 2 (0.85%) GIAC
10 2 (0.85%) MCP
10 2 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.12%) QA
2 3 (1.28%) SLA
3 2 (0.85%) GDPR
3 2 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 98 (41.88%) Docker
2 38 (16.24%) Active Directory
3 24 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (5.13%) vSphere
5 7 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (2.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (2.56%) NFS
7 5 (2.14%) Apache Flume
8 4 (1.71%) Xen
9 3 (1.28%) PowerHA
9 3 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.28%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.85%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.85%) KVM
10 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.43%) etcd
11 1 (0.43%) HDFS
11 1 (0.43%) iptables
11 1 (0.43%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 108 (46.15%) Ansible
2 90 (38.46%) Puppet
3 63 (26.92%) Kubernetes
4 54 (23.08%) Terraform
5 41 (17.52%) Opscode Chef
6 39 (16.67%) ZABBIX
7 38 (16.24%) Grafana
8 31 (13.25%) Icinga
9 29 (12.39%) Docker Swarm
9 29 (12.39%) Prometheus
10 13 (5.56%) Graphite
11 12 (5.13%) Packer
12 11 (4.70%) Cacti
12 11 (4.70%) logstash
13 10 (4.27%) Kibana
14 8 (3.42%) NetBackup
14 8 (3.42%) Netcool
14 8 (3.42%) SCCM
15 7 (2.99%) SCOM
16 6 (2.56%) OpenView
Vendors
1 55 (23.50%) Red Hat
2 39 (16.67%) Splunk
3 35 (14.96%) Microsoft
3 35 (14.96%) VMware
4 32 (13.68%) New Relic
5 31 (13.25%) SolarWinds
6 30 (12.82%) Cisco
7 25 (10.68%) AppDynamics
8 24 (10.26%) Google
8 24 (10.26%) Oracle
9 21 (8.97%) Riverbed
10 19 (8.12%) Juniper
11 17 (7.26%) HP
12 15 (6.41%) IBM
13 12 (5.13%) F5
14 11 (4.70%) Dynatrace
15 10 (4.27%) Micro Focus
15 10 (4.27%) Palo Alto
16 9 (3.85%) SaltStack
17 8 (3.42%) NetApp