Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 667 590 576
Rank change year-on-year -77 -14 -95
Contract jobs citing Nagios 173 319 315
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.31% 0.33%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.30% 2.28% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 229 201
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £313 £322 £315
90th Percentile £603 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £467 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +11.19% -1.18% +2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 9
UK median hourly rate £31.63 - £47.50
10th Percentile £23.75 - £46.25
90th Percentile £41.63 - £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 - £47.50

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 13,336 13,973 11,012
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.85% 13.68% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,930 9,345 7,287
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +8.82%
10th Percentile £278 £278 £263
90th Percentile £673 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +5.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 323 389 249
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +8.57% -22.22%
10th Percentile £12.08 £12.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £49.83 £47.46 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -37.50%

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 22 August 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Nagios over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Nagios in the UK

Nagios
Top 14 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 August 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 -81 151 £500 - 64
UK excluding London +5 88 £467 +11.19% 45
London -42 68 £525 -4.55% 26
North of England 0 30 £550 +52.78% 10
South East +7 17 £500 - 8
North West +35 15 £550 +37.50% 3
Yorkshire +32 13 £325 +62.50% 7
South West -21 13 £525 +5.00% 9
Wales +22 12 £425 - 2
Midlands +25 9 £425 -7.61% 6
East of England +14 7 £450 - 5
East Midlands +32 6 £425 +6.25% 1
West Midlands +24 3 £425 -7.61% 5
North East -15 2 £450 +24.14%

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 109 (63.01%) Linux
2 84 (48.55%) DevOps
3 69 (39.88%) AWS
4 65 (37.57%) Python
5 59 (34.10%) Ansible
6 50 (28.90%) Jenkins
7 49 (28.32%) CentOS
7 49 (28.32%) Windows
7 49 (28.32%) Agile Software Development
8 45 (26.01%) Terraform
9 44 (25.43%) Bash Shell
9 44 (25.43%) Puppet
10 39 (22.54%) Docker
10 39 (22.54%) Java
10 39 (22.54%) Perl
11 38 (21.97%) Ubuntu
12 37 (21.39%) Microsoft
13 36 (20.81%) Configuration Management
13 36 (20.81%) Grafana
14 35 (20.23%) Azure
14 35 (20.23%) Git (software)
14 35 (20.23%) Continuous Integration
15 34 (19.65%) Red Hat
15 34 (19.65%) SQL
15 34 (19.65%) DNS
15 34 (19.65%) Elastic Stack
16 32 (18.50%) Security Cleared
17 31 (17.92%) Opscode Chef
17 31 (17.92%) Kubernetes
18 30 (17.34%) Infrastructure as Code

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 20 (11.56%) Apache
1 20 (11.56%) Tomcat
2 14 (8.09%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (4.05%) Jetty
3 7 (4.05%) OpenStack
4 6 (3.47%) JBoss
5 5 (2.89%) Confluence
5 5 (2.89%) nginx
6 4 (2.31%) Apache Spark
6 4 (2.31%) ColdFusion
7 3 (1.73%) IIS
8 2 (1.16%) Drupal
8 2 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.16%) WildFly
8 2 (1.16%) WordPress
9 1 (0.58%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.31%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.16%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.58%) FileZilla
3 1 (0.58%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 5 (2.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.58%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.58%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.58%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 69 (39.88%) AWS
2 35 (20.23%) Azure
3 22 (12.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 21 (12.14%) AWS CloudFormation
5 18 (10.40%) GCP
6 16 (9.25%) GitHub
7 14 (8.09%) Office 365
8 10 (5.78%) Amazon ECS
9 9 (5.20%) Datadog
10 8 (4.62%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (4.62%) Amazon S3
10 8 (4.62%) IaaS
11 7 (4.05%) AWS Lambda
11 7 (4.05%) PaaS
11 7 (4.05%) Serverless
12 6 (3.47%) npm
13 5 (2.89%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (2.89%) Amazon SQS
13 5 (2.89%) Route 53
13 5 (2.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (19.65%) DNS
2 25 (14.45%) Firewall
3 16 (9.25%) VPN
4 14 (8.09%) WAN
5 12 (6.94%) BGP
5 12 (6.94%) LAN
5 12 (6.94%) TCP/IP
6 11 (6.36%) InfiniBand
7 10 (5.78%) VoIP
8 9 (5.20%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (5.20%) SNMP
9 8 (4.62%) DHCP
9 8 (4.62%) HTTP
9 8 (4.62%) Kerberos
10 7 (4.05%) MPLS
10 7 (4.05%) OSPF
11 6 (3.47%) FTP
11 6 (3.47%) IPsec
11 6 (3.47%) VLAN
12 5 (2.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.18%) MySQL
2 11 (6.36%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (5.78%) MongoDB
3 10 (5.78%) Relational Database
4 9 (5.20%) Amazon RDS
4 9 (5.20%) SQL Server
5 8 (4.62%) Big Data
5 8 (4.62%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.62%) RDBMS
6 6 (3.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (2.89%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.31%) Redis
9 3 (1.73%) DB2
10 2 (1.16%) Amazon Athena
10 2 (1.16%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (1.16%) Apache Ignite
10 2 (1.16%) MemSQL
10 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.58%) JanusGraph
Development Applications
1 50 (28.90%) Jenkins
2 35 (20.23%) Git (software)
3 16 (9.25%) Maven
4 13 (7.51%) JIRA
4 13 (7.51%) Subversion
5 9 (5.20%) MSBuild
6 6 (3.47%) Gradle
7 4 (2.31%) Artifactory
7 4 (2.31%) GoCD
7 4 (2.31%) IntelliJ
7 4 (2.31%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (2.31%) TeamCity
7 4 (2.31%) Vagrant
8 3 (1.73%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.73%) Bugzilla
8 3 (1.73%) Mercurial
8 3 (1.73%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.16%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.16%) HP UFT
9 2 (1.16%) Selenium
General
1 20 (11.56%) Finance
2 13 (7.51%) Public Sector
3 9 (5.20%) Retail
4 6 (3.47%) Publishing
5 4 (2.31%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.73%) Banking
7 2 (1.16%) Back Office
7 2 (1.16%) Games
7 2 (1.16%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.16%) Legal
8 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.58%) Front Office
8 1 (0.58%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 50 (28.90%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (9.83%) AWS Engineer
3 16 (9.25%) Network Engineer
4 15 (8.67%) Architect
4 15 (8.67%) AWS DevOps
4 15 (8.67%) Senior DevOps
5 14 (8.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 14 (8.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 12 (6.94%) Administrator
7 11 (6.36%) Systems Engineer
8 10 (5.78%) Consultant
8 10 (5.78%) Linux Engineer
9 9 (5.20%) Developer
10 8 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (4.62%) Java Engineer
11 7 (4.05%) Systems Administrator
11 7 (4.05%) Technical Architect
11 7 (4.05%) Technical Specialist
12 6 (3.47%) DevOps Consultant
12 6 (3.47%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (19.65%) Elastic Stack
2 23 (13.29%) .NET
3 18 (10.40%) Kafka
4 17 (9.83%) LAMP
5 10 (5.78%) Node.js
6 9 (5.20%) Web Services
7 7 (4.05%) HTML
8 6 (3.47%) LDAP
8 6 (3.47%) RESTful
8 6 (3.47%) SOAP
9 5 (2.89%) Middleware
9 5 (2.89%) Spring
9 5 (2.89%) Spring Boot
10 4 (2.31%) .NET Core
10 4 (2.31%) Django
10 4 (2.31%) Dropwizard
10 4 (2.31%) Java SE
10 4 (2.31%) Lambda Expressions
10 4 (2.31%) REST
11 3 (1.73%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.98%) Data Centre
2 18 (10.40%) Public Cloud
3 10 (5.78%) EMC VNX
4 9 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.62%) Replication
6 7 (4.05%) Clustering
6 7 (4.05%) Device Driver
7 4 (2.31%) Enterprise Cloud
7 4 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.73%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.73%) HACMP
8 3 (1.73%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.16%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.16%) HP Superdome
9 2 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.16%) Online Gambling
9 2 (1.16%) User Experience
9 2 (1.16%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 109 (63.01%) Linux
2 49 (28.32%) CentOS
2 49 (28.32%) Windows
3 38 (21.97%) Ubuntu
4 23 (13.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (9.83%) Unix
6 14 (8.09%) Windows Server
7 13 (7.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (5.20%) Solaris
8 9 (5.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (2.89%) AIX
10 3 (1.73%) Debian
11 2 (1.16%) HPUX
11 2 (1.16%) VMS
11 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.58%) Fedora
12 1 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.58%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (48.55%) DevOps
2 49 (28.32%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (20.81%) Configuration Management
4 35 (20.23%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (17.34%) Infrastructure as Code
6 27 (15.61%) High Availability
7 25 (14.45%) ITIL
8 21 (12.14%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 19 (10.98%) Computer Science
10 18 (10.40%) Infrastructure Management
10 18 (10.40%) Open Source
11 17 (9.83%) Deployment Automation
11 17 (9.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 15 (8.67%) Problem-Solving
12 15 (8.67%) Project Delivery
13 14 (8.09%) Microservices
14 13 (7.51%) Continuous Delivery
14 13 (7.51%) TDD
15 12 (6.94%) Mathematics
16 11 (6.36%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 65 (37.57%) Python
2 44 (25.43%) Bash Shell
3 39 (22.54%) Java
3 39 (22.54%) Perl
4 34 (19.65%) SQL
5 26 (15.03%) PowerShell
6 18 (10.40%) PHP
7 16 (9.25%) Ruby
8 15 (8.67%) Shell Script
9 14 (8.09%) JavaScript
10 11 (6.36%) Go
11 9 (5.20%) C#
12 5 (2.89%) C
12 5 (2.89%) C++
12 5 (2.89%) Korn
13 4 (2.31%) C-shell
13 4 (2.31%) Java 9
13 4 (2.31%) Kotlin
13 4 (2.31%) Scala
14 3 (1.73%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 32 (18.50%) Security Cleared
2 17 (9.83%) Degree
3 15 (8.67%) SC Cleared
4 10 (5.78%) DV Cleared
5 9 (5.20%) MCSE
5 9 (5.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (3.47%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (3.47%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (2.31%) CCNA
7 4 (2.31%) CCNP
8 2 (1.16%) BC Cleared
8 2 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.16%) CCDA
8 2 (1.16%) CCDP
8 2 (1.16%) CCIE
9 1 (0.58%) ISEB
9 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.58%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.31%) QA
2 2 (1.16%) GDPR
2 2 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (22.54%) Docker
2 25 (14.45%) Active Directory
3 12 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.47%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (3.47%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.89%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.89%) vSphere
6 4 (2.31%) NFS
6 4 (2.31%) pfSense
6 4 (2.31%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (1.73%) PowerHA
7 3 (1.73%) Xen
7 3 (1.73%) XenApp
8 2 (1.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (1.16%) HDFS
8 2 (1.16%) KVM
8 2 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.16%) Samba
8 2 (1.16%) Varnish
8 2 (1.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 59 (34.10%) Ansible
2 45 (26.01%) Terraform
3 44 (25.43%) Puppet
4 36 (20.81%) Grafana
5 31 (17.92%) Kubernetes
5 31 (17.92%) Opscode Chef
6 27 (15.61%) Prometheus
7 18 (10.40%) ZABBIX
8 16 (9.25%) SCOM
9 13 (7.51%) Icinga
10 12 (6.94%) Graphite
11 10 (5.78%) Kibana
11 10 (5.78%) logstash
12 9 (5.20%) Packer
13 8 (4.62%) Cacti
13 8 (4.62%) Tivoli
14 7 (4.05%) Docker Swarm
14 7 (4.05%) SCCM
15 6 (3.47%) ITRS Geneos
15 6 (3.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (21.39%) Microsoft
2 34 (19.65%) Red Hat
3 30 (17.34%) VMware
4 21 (12.14%) Splunk
5 20 (11.56%) Cisco
6 19 (10.98%) HP
7 16 (9.25%) Google
8 15 (8.67%) EMC
9 14 (8.09%) Oracle
9 14 (8.09%) SolarWinds
10 13 (7.51%) New Relic
11 12 (6.94%) BMC
12 11 (6.36%) Dell
12 11 (6.36%) IBM
13 10 (5.78%) Huawei
13 10 (5.78%) Isilon
14 9 (5.20%) ServiceNow
15 8 (4.62%) Citrix
15 8 (4.62%) Juniper
16 7 (4.05%) NetApp