Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 557 466 586
Rank change year-on-year -91 +120 -25
Contract jobs citing Nagios 315 503 311
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.46% 0.27%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.97% 4.25% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 364 225
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.18%
10th Percentile £315 £313 £293
90th Percentile £600 £575 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £414 £368
% change year-on-year +2.72% +12.59% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 10
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £21.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +123.53% -29.17% +11.11%
10th Percentile £46.25 £14.93 £25.45
90th Percentile £49.00 £27.78 £41.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +66.67% -5.00% +11.11%

Nagios is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 10610 11834 9732
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.07% 10.93% 8.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7032 7624 5985
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +6.92% +6.00%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £220
90th Percentile £613 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £390 £363
% change year-on-year +6.41% +7.59% +8.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 249 353
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £22.25 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.35% +10.23% +0.93%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £43.06 £40.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £24.28 £20.50
% change year-on-year -34.10% +18.44% +2.19%

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 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
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 22 August 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 -79 302 £500 +11.11% 43
London -90 194 £500 +5.26% 21
UK excluding London +8 116 £425 +2.72% 24
South East +35 68 £500 +11.11% 9
South West -4 17 £350 -10.83% 2
North of England +20 13 £425 +7.94% 7
North West +27 10 £488 +14.71% 2
Midlands +22 9 £525 +23.53% 2
West Midlands +39 7 - - 1
Wales - 5 £294 -
Scotland +18 3 £410 +9.33% 2
Yorkshire +13 2 £420 +1.82% 4
East Midlands -14 2 £525 +10.53% 1
North East +51 1 £325 +8.33% 1
East of England -31 1 £315 -7.35% 2

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 217 (68.89%) Linux
2 155 (49.21%) DevOps
3 148 (46.98%) Puppet
4 140 (44.44%) Python
5 110 (34.92%) Bash Shell
6 94 (29.84%) Amazon AWS
6 94 (29.84%) Red Hat
7 93 (29.52%) Ansible
7 93 (29.52%) Opscode Chef
8 92 (29.21%) Java
9 90 (28.57%) Unix
10 89 (28.25%) Perl
11 85 (26.98%) Jenkins
12 81 (25.71%) Configuration Management
13 80 (25.40%) CentOS
14 78 (24.76%) Ruby
15 77 (24.44%) Git (software)
16 76 (24.13%) Agile Software Development
17 75 (23.81%) VMware
17 75 (23.81%) Docker
18 69 (21.90%) SQL
19 68 (21.59%) Windows
20 67 (21.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 64 (20.32%) MySQL
22 59 (18.73%) Splunk
23 55 (17.46%) Firewall
24 54 (17.14%) DNS
25 53 (16.83%) Finance
26 49 (15.56%) Apache
27 47 (14.92%) TCP/IP

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 49 (15.56%) Apache
2 41 (13.02%) Elasticsearch
3 37 (11.75%) nginx
4 32 (10.16%) Tomcat
5 16 (5.08%) Confluence
6 11 (3.49%) MS Exchange
7 10 (3.17%) JBoss
8 9 (2.86%) Apache Spark
8 9 (2.86%) IIS
9 8 (2.54%) OpenStack
10 6 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (1.90%) SharePoint
10 6 (1.90%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (1.27%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.95%) Skype for Business
12 3 (0.95%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.95%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.63%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.32%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 94 (29.84%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (9.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (6.03%) Amazon EC2
3 19 (6.03%) GitHub
4 14 (4.44%) Amazon S3
5 12 (3.81%) Akamai
5 12 (3.81%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (3.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 10 (3.17%) Office 365
7 9 (2.86%) IaaS
8 8 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (2.54%) PaaS
9 7 (2.22%) Quay.io
9 7 (2.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (1.90%) Amazon ELB
11 5 (1.59%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (1.59%) Datadog
11 5 (1.59%) Fastly
11 5 (1.59%) Heroku
11 5 (1.59%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 55 (17.46%) Firewall
2 54 (17.14%) DNS
3 47 (14.92%) TCP/IP
4 34 (10.79%) VPN
5 30 (9.52%) SAN
6 26 (8.25%) HTTP
7 23 (7.30%) DHCP
8 21 (6.67%) Network Security
9 20 (6.35%) LDAP
10 19 (6.03%) Cisco Nexus
10 19 (6.03%) NAS
11 18 (5.71%) SSL
12 17 (5.40%) WAN
13 16 (5.08%) OSPF
13 16 (5.08%) Wireshark
14 14 (4.44%) BGP
14 14 (4.44%) Ethernet
15 13 (4.13%) IPsec
16 12 (3.81%) Cisco ASA
16 12 (3.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (20.32%) MySQL
2 44 (13.97%) SQL Server
3 38 (12.06%) MongoDB
4 31 (9.84%) NoSQL
5 25 (7.94%) PostgreSQL
6 24 (7.62%) Hadoop
7 19 (6.03%) Big Data
8 16 (5.08%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (3.17%) HBase
10 9 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (2.22%) Apache Hive
11 7 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (1.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (1.59%) Oracle Database
13 4 (1.27%) InterSystems Cache
13 4 (1.27%) MariaDB
13 4 (1.27%) Neo4j
13 4 (1.27%) OrientDB
13 4 (1.27%) RDBMS
13 4 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 85 (26.98%) Jenkins
2 77 (24.44%) Git (software)
3 39 (12.38%) JIRA
4 32 (10.16%) Subversion
5 20 (6.35%) Maven
6 18 (5.71%) Artifactory
7 15 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 13 (4.13%) Selenium
8 13 (4.13%) Sonatype Nexus
9 12 (3.81%) Vagrant
10 11 (3.49%) Bitbucket
11 10 (3.17%) JMeter
12 9 (2.86%) Gatling
12 9 (2.86%) GitLab
12 9 (2.86%) LoadRunner
13 7 (2.22%) Fiddler
13 7 (2.22%) Log4j
13 7 (2.22%) YourKit
14 6 (1.90%) Hudson
14 6 (1.90%) LoadUI
General
1 53 (16.83%) Finance
2 24 (7.62%) Banking
3 12 (3.81%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.59%) Marketing
5 3 (0.95%) Investment Banking
5 3 (0.95%) Publishing
5 3 (0.95%) Retail
6 2 (0.63%) Electronics
6 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.63%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.63%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.32%) Billing
7 1 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.32%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 86 (27.30%) DevOps Engineer
2 53 (16.83%) Administrator
3 42 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
4 34 (10.79%) Systems Administrator
5 31 (9.84%) Linux Administrator
6 30 (9.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 26 (8.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 25 (7.94%) Analyst
9 24 (7.62%) Network Engineer
10 21 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 20 (6.35%) AWS Engineer
12 17 (5.40%) Systems Engineer
13 15 (4.76%) Architect
13 15 (4.76%) AWS DevOps
14 14 (4.44%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 12 (3.81%) Linux Systems Engineer
16 11 (3.49%) Cloud Engineer
16 11 (3.49%) Consultant
16 11 (3.49%) Lead DevOps
16 11 (3.49%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (9.21%) Sensu
2 28 (8.89%) Elastic Stack
3 24 (7.62%) LAMP
3 24 (7.62%) Web Services
4 20 (6.35%) XML
5 17 (5.40%) J2EE
6 15 (4.76%) Kafka
7 13 (4.13%) HTML
7 13 (4.13%) Node.js
8 11 (3.49%) .NET
8 11 (3.49%) Ajax
8 11 (3.49%) JSON
9 10 (3.17%) ActiveMQ
9 10 (3.17%) RabbitMQ
10 8 (2.54%) LAPP Stack
11 7 (2.22%) ODBC
12 6 (1.90%) CSS
12 6 (1.90%) Lucene
13 5 (1.59%) RESTful
13 5 (1.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.03%) Data Centre
2 15 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
2 15 (4.76%) Replication
3 13 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.13%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.17%) Clustering
5 9 (2.86%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.54%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.54%) Private Cloud
7 7 (2.22%) Derivative
7 7 (2.22%) Fintech
8 6 (1.90%) Device Driver
8 6 (1.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (1.59%) EMC VNX
9 5 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (1.59%) RIA
9 5 (1.59%) Taxonomies
10 4 (1.27%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 217 (68.89%) Linux
2 90 (28.57%) Unix
3 80 (25.40%) CentOS
4 68 (21.59%) Windows
5 67 (21.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 28 (8.89%) Ubuntu
7 23 (7.30%) Solaris
8 15 (4.76%) Windows Server
9 13 (4.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (3.81%) CoreOS
11 9 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (2.54%) Amazon Linux
13 7 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (1.90%) Data ONTAP
15 5 (1.59%) AIX
16 4 (1.27%) FreeBSD
16 4 (1.27%) Mac OS X
16 4 (1.27%) SUSE
16 4 (1.27%) Windows 7
17 2 (0.63%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (49.21%) DevOps
2 81 (25.71%) Configuration Management
3 76 (24.13%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
4 40 (12.70%) ITIL
5 36 (11.43%) Continuous Delivery
6 34 (10.79%) Open Source
7 29 (9.21%) Disaster Recovery
7 29 (9.21%) Performance Tuning
8 27 (8.57%) Migration
9 22 (6.98%) High Availability
10 21 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
11 19 (6.03%) Load Balancing
12 15 (4.76%) Microservices
12 15 (4.76%) Performance Testing
12 15 (4.76%) Scrum
12 15 (4.76%) Virtual Environments
13 14 (4.44%) Performance Monitoring
13 14 (4.44%) SDLC
13 14 (4.44%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 140 (44.44%) Python
2 110 (34.92%) Bash Shell
3 92 (29.21%) Java
4 89 (28.25%) Perl
5 78 (24.76%) Ruby
6 69 (21.90%) SQL
7 45 (14.29%) PowerShell
8 27 (8.57%) Shell Script
9 25 (7.94%) PHP
10 21 (6.67%) JavaScript
11 20 (6.35%) Go
12 12 (3.81%) Korn
13 11 (3.49%) C#
14 10 (3.17%) Scala
15 9 (2.86%) C
16 7 (2.22%) T-SQL
17 6 (1.90%) C++
18 4 (1.27%) tcsh
19 3 (0.95%) GraphQL
19 3 (0.95%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 33 (10.48%) Security Cleared
2 32 (10.16%) SC Cleared
3 18 (5.71%) CCNP
3 18 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (5.40%) Degree
5 11 (3.49%) DV Cleared
6 9 (2.86%) CCNA
7 8 (2.54%) RHCE
8 7 (2.22%) AWS Certification
8 7 (2.22%) RHCSA
9 6 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (1.27%) CCIE
10 4 (1.27%) Master's Degree
10 4 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.63%) CISSP
13 1 (0.32%) CCSE
13 1 (0.32%) CISM
13 1 (0.32%) GIAC
13 1 (0.32%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.71%) QA
2 5 (1.59%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.32%) PMO
3 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 75 (23.81%) Docker
2 37 (11.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (9.84%) Active Directory
4 19 (6.03%) Hyper-V
4 19 (6.03%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (4.76%) Samba
6 14 (4.44%) NFS
7 11 (3.49%) Squid
8 9 (2.86%) HDFS
9 8 (2.54%) GlusterFS
10 7 (2.22%) Ceph
10 7 (2.22%) etcd
10 7 (2.22%) flannel
10 7 (2.22%) SkyDNS
10 7 (2.22%) XenServer
11 6 (1.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 6 (1.90%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (1.59%) iptables
12 5 (1.59%) vSphere
13 4 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 148 (46.98%) Puppet
2 93 (29.52%) Ansible
2 93 (29.52%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (13.33%) ZABBIX
4 41 (13.02%) Kubernetes
5 31 (9.84%) Graphite
6 27 (8.57%) logstash
7 22 (6.98%) Grafana
7 22 (6.98%) Terraform
8 20 (6.35%) Icinga
9 19 (6.03%) Kibana
9 19 (6.03%) Prometheus
10 18 (5.71%) HAProxy
11 16 (5.08%) Cacti
11 16 (5.08%) HP SiteScope
12 15 (4.76%) NetBackup
13 12 (3.81%) Salt
14 11 (3.49%) SCOM
14 11 (3.49%) vCenter Server
15 10 (3.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 94 (29.84%) Red Hat
2 75 (23.81%) VMware
3 59 (18.73%) Splunk
4 41 (13.02%) Cisco
5 37 (11.75%) Oracle
6 31 (9.84%) HP
7 30 (9.52%) Microsoft
8 22 (6.98%) AppDynamics
8 22 (6.98%) NetApp
9 18 (5.71%) SolarWinds
10 17 (5.40%) Juniper
11 16 (5.08%) Dynatrace
12 15 (4.76%) Citrix
13 14 (4.44%) EMC
13 14 (4.44%) F5
13 14 (4.44%) New Relic
13 14 (4.44%) Palo Alto
14 12 (3.81%) CheckPoint
15 11 (3.49%) Brocade
15 11 (3.49%) IBM