Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 538 576 490
Rank change year-on-year +38 -86 +64
Contract jobs citing Nagios 366 320 450
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.32% 0.42%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.54% 2.79% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 209 331
UK median daily rate £516 £488 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.90% +11.43% -2.78%
10th Percentile £357 £350 £300
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £427 £420 £423
% change year-on-year +1.61% -0.59% +9.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
UK median hourly rate £41.83 £47.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.95% +66.67% -26.92%
10th Percentile £39.07 £46.25 £16.35
90th Percentile £46.78 £49.63 £35.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.83 £47.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year -11.95% +49.61% -18.59%

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 14,420 11,459 12,276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.09% 11.53% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,703 7,646 7,820
UK median daily rate £500 £470 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +9.30% +7.50%
10th Percentile £298 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £413 £395
% change year-on-year +5.45% +4.43% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 267 280
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -22.58% +13.41%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £48.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £26.25
% change year-on-year +0.72% -33.81% +25.00%

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 21 October 2018.

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 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 21 October 2018. 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 +28 344 £500 +2.56% 90
London -2 203 £550 +10.00% 44
UK excluding London +2 153 £427 +1.61% 48
South East -25 43 £475 -5.00% 12
North of England -21 39 £375 -9.64% 12
North East +30 27 £375 +15.38% 5
Midlands -3 24 £400 - 5
East of England +26 18 £450 +42.86% 6
South West -23 17 £488 +39.29% 11
North West -27 12 £350 -15.15% 6
West Midlands -16 11 £455 - 3
East Midlands - 11 £400 - 2
Scotland -21 10 £324 -21.09% 1
Wales -21 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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.

1 267 (72.95%) Linux
2 241 (65.85%) DevOps
3 210 (57.38%) Python
4 193 (52.73%) Amazon AWS
5 176 (48.09%) Puppet
6 167 (45.63%) Jenkins
7 159 (43.44%) Ansible
8 157 (42.90%) Docker
9 153 (41.80%) Bash Shell
10 139 (37.98%) Agile Software Development
11 136 (37.16%) Java
12 121 (33.06%) Terraform
13 119 (32.51%) Perl
14 113 (30.87%) Windows
15 112 (30.60%) Ruby
16 107 (29.23%) Elastic Stack
17 106 (28.96%) Splunk
18 102 (27.87%) Microsoft Azure
19 100 (27.32%) Kubernetes
20 98 (26.78%) Git (software)
21 96 (26.23%) Red Hat
22 95 (25.96%) CentOS
23 93 (25.41%) New Relic
24 92 (25.14%) Ubuntu
25 88 (24.04%) MongoDB
26 87 (23.77%) ZABBIX
27 83 (22.68%) Opscode Chef
28 78 (21.31%) Configuration Management
28 78 (21.31%) MySQL
28 78 (21.31%) VMware

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 77 (21.04%) Apache
2 56 (15.30%) nginx
3 45 (12.30%) Elasticsearch
4 40 (10.93%) Tomcat
5 34 (9.29%) IIS
6 20 (5.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 20 (5.46%) OpenStack
7 14 (3.83%) WebSphere
8 12 (3.28%) Confluence
8 12 (3.28%) Jetty
8 12 (3.28%) Mongrel
9 5 (1.37%) Apache Qpid
9 5 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (1.37%) lighttpd
10 4 (1.09%) Drupal
10 4 (1.09%) JBoss
10 4 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.82%) CMS
12 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.37%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (0.82%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 193 (52.73%) Amazon AWS
2 102 (27.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 61 (16.67%) GitHub
4 45 (12.30%) Datadog
5 38 (10.38%) Amazon EC2
5 38 (10.38%) Amazon S3
6 25 (6.83%) Amazon ELB
7 22 (6.01%) AWS CloudFormation
7 22 (6.01%) OpenShift
8 17 (4.64%) IaaS
9 15 (4.10%) Cloud Computing
9 15 (4.10%) PaaS
10 14 (3.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 14 (3.83%) SaaS
10 14 (3.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 12 (3.28%) Google Cloud Platform
11 12 (3.28%) Sumo Logic
12 10 (2.73%) Route 53
13 6 (1.64%) IBM Cloud
14 5 (1.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 49 (13.39%) Firewall
2 48 (13.11%) DNS
3 29 (7.92%) VPN
4 23 (6.28%) TCP/IP
5 19 (5.19%) Wireless
6 18 (4.92%) SSL
6 18 (4.92%) VLAN
7 17 (4.64%) BGP
7 17 (4.64%) OSPF
8 15 (4.10%) HTTP
8 15 (4.10%) IPsec
9 14 (3.83%) DHCP
9 14 (3.83%) LAN
9 14 (3.83%) WAN
10 9 (2.46%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (2.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 9 (2.46%) IPv6
10 9 (2.46%) Reverse Proxy
10 9 (2.46%) Unicast
11 8 (2.19%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (24.04%) MongoDB
2 78 (21.31%) MySQL
3 34 (9.29%) PostgreSQL
4 31 (8.47%) Amazon Redshift
5 27 (7.38%) NoSQL
6 23 (6.28%) Big Data
6 23 (6.28%) SQL Server
7 21 (5.74%) InfluxDB
8 17 (4.64%) Hadoop
9 16 (4.37%) Redis
10 15 (4.10%) Oracle Database
11 14 (3.83%) Amazon RDS
12 13 (3.55%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (1.64%) Relational Database
14 3 (0.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 3 (0.82%) Couchbase
14 3 (0.82%) DB2
14 3 (0.82%) Hazelcast
14 3 (0.82%) MariaDB
14 3 (0.82%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 167 (45.63%) Jenkins
2 98 (26.78%) Git (software)
3 55 (15.03%) Sonatype Nexus
4 53 (14.48%) TeamCity
5 48 (13.11%) Bitbucket
6 38 (10.38%) Artifactory
7 35 (9.56%) Vagrant
8 34 (9.29%) Maven
9 21 (5.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 21 (5.74%) IBM UrbanCode
10 20 (5.46%) Gradle
10 20 (5.46%) JIRA
11 19 (5.19%) Subversion
12 18 (4.92%) Octopus Deploy
12 18 (4.92%) Travis CI
13 16 (4.37%) Cucumber
13 16 (4.37%) Selenium
14 14 (3.83%) MSBuild
15 13 (3.55%) Zephyr
16 12 (3.28%) CruiseControl
General
1 41 (11.20%) Finance
2 14 (3.83%) Banking
2 14 (3.83%) Marketing
2 14 (3.83%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.46%) Law
4 6 (1.64%) Financial Institution
4 6 (1.64%) Retail
5 5 (1.37%) Publishing
6 4 (1.09%) Games
7 1 (0.27%) Billing
7 1 (0.27%) Legal
7 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 189 (51.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 52 (14.21%) Administrator
3 42 (11.48%) AWS Engineer
4 41 (11.20%) AWS DevOps
4 41 (11.20%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 37 (10.11%) Systems Administrator
6 32 (8.74%) Linux Administrator
7 30 (8.20%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 25 (6.83%) Cloud Engineer
9 20 (5.46%) Network Engineer
10 16 (4.37%) Architect
11 15 (4.10%) Linux Engineer
12 13 (3.55%) Analyst
12 13 (3.55%) Azure DevOps
12 13 (3.55%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 13 (3.55%) Azure Engineer
12 13 (3.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (3.55%) Python Engineer
13 11 (3.01%) Senior DevOps
13 11 (3.01%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (29.23%) Elastic Stack
2 46 (12.57%) Kafka
3 34 (9.29%) Sensu
4 23 (6.28%) LAMP
4 23 (6.28%) Spring Boot
5 21 (5.74%) LEMP Stack
6 20 (5.46%) RabbitMQ
7 19 (5.19%) LAPP Stack
8 14 (3.83%) ActiveMQ
9 13 (3.55%) .NET
10 12 (3.28%) JRuby
10 12 (3.28%) Servlets
10 12 (3.28%) Web Services
11 11 (3.01%) REST
12 10 (2.73%) 802.1X
12 10 (2.73%) LDAP
13 9 (2.46%) Memcached
13 9 (2.46%) PHP-FPM
14 7 (1.91%) RESTful
14 7 (1.91%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 55 (15.03%) Data Centre
2 33 (9.02%) Device Driver
3 23 (6.28%) Computer Science
4 21 (5.74%) Public Cloud
5 15 (4.10%) Hybrid Cloud
5 15 (4.10%) PKI
6 13 (3.55%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (3.28%) Clustering
7 12 (3.28%) Replication
8 11 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (2.73%) Linux Command Line
10 9 (2.46%) Management Information System
11 8 (2.19%) Fintech
12 5 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (1.37%) User Experience
13 4 (1.09%) Hedge funds
14 3 (0.82%) Private Cloud
15 2 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 2 (0.55%) Online Banking
16 1 (0.27%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 267 (72.95%) Linux
2 113 (30.87%) Windows
3 95 (25.96%) CentOS
4 92 (25.14%) Ubuntu
5 48 (13.11%) Unix
6 45 (12.30%) Windows Server
7 40 (10.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (6.56%) Debian
9 12 (3.28%) Fedora
10 10 (2.73%) Solaris
11 9 (2.46%) SUSE
11 9 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (1.64%) CoreOS
14 5 (1.37%) FreeBSD
15 3 (0.82%) Mesosphere
16 2 (0.55%) DC/OS
16 2 (0.55%) Windows 10
17 1 (0.27%) AIX
17 1 (0.27%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (65.85%) DevOps
2 139 (37.98%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (21.31%) Configuration Management
4 65 (17.76%) Continuous Integration
5 59 (16.12%) High Availability
6 52 (14.21%) Deployment Automation
7 47 (12.84%) Continuous Delivery
8 45 (12.30%) Load Balancing
9 38 (10.38%) Test Automation
10 34 (9.29%) Analytics
11 33 (9.02%) Immutable Infrastructure
12 32 (8.74%) ITIL
12 32 (8.74%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 31 (8.47%) Open Source
14 30 (8.20%) Problem-Solving
14 30 (8.20%) Scrum
15 29 (7.92%) Microservices
16 26 (7.10%) E-Commerce
16 26 (7.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 21 (5.74%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 210 (57.38%) Python
2 153 (41.80%) Bash Shell
3 136 (37.16%) Java
4 119 (32.51%) Perl
5 112 (30.60%) Ruby
6 57 (15.57%) Go
6 57 (15.57%) PowerShell
7 47 (12.84%) JavaScript
8 31 (8.47%) SQL
9 28 (7.65%) C++
10 23 (6.28%) PHP
11 19 (5.19%) C
12 17 (4.64%) Shell Script
13 13 (3.55%) C#
14 6 (1.64%) AWK
14 6 (1.64%) Scala
15 3 (0.82%) Bourne shell
16 2 (0.55%) XPath
17 1 (0.27%) Groovy
17 1 (0.27%) Jython
Qualifications
1 40 (10.93%) Security Cleared
2 36 (9.84%) SC Cleared
3 25 (6.83%) Degree
4 18 (4.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.64%) CCNA
6 6 (1.64%) CCNP
6 6 (1.64%) Master's Degree
7 5 (1.37%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.82%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.82%) GIAC
9 2 (0.55%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.27%) CCIE
10 1 (0.27%) CCSE
10 1 (0.27%) CCSP
10 1 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.27%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.92%) QA
2 2 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (0.55%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.55%) GDPR
3 1 (0.27%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 157 (42.90%) Docker
2 53 (14.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (5.19%) Active Directory
4 17 (4.64%) Hyper-V
5 13 (3.55%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (3.55%) VirtualBox
6 12 (3.28%) vSphere
7 7 (1.91%) Apache Flume
7 7 (1.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 7 (1.91%) XenApp
8 6 (1.64%) KVM
8 6 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 6 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (1.37%) NFS
9 5 (1.37%) Postfix
9 5 (1.37%) Varnish
9 5 (1.37%) Xen
10 4 (1.09%) iptables
11 3 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 176 (48.09%) Puppet
2 159 (43.44%) Ansible
3 121 (33.06%) Terraform
4 100 (27.32%) Kubernetes
5 87 (23.77%) ZABBIX
6 83 (22.68%) Opscode Chef
7 62 (16.94%) Grafana
8 56 (15.30%) Prometheus
9 54 (14.75%) Icinga
10 44 (12.02%) Kibana
10 44 (12.02%) logstash
11 36 (9.84%) Packer
12 31 (8.47%) Salt
13 24 (6.56%) Pingdom
13 24 (6.56%) Uchiwa
14 21 (5.74%) Cacti
15 19 (5.19%) SCOM
16 16 (4.37%) Mesos
17 14 (3.83%) Docker Swarm
17 14 (3.83%) Graphite
Vendors
1 106 (28.96%) Splunk
2 96 (26.23%) Red Hat
3 93 (25.41%) New Relic
4 78 (21.31%) VMware
5 45 (12.30%) Google
6 38 (10.38%) Microsoft
7 37 (10.11%) AppDynamics
8 30 (8.20%) Oracle
9 27 (7.38%) Cisco
10 25 (6.83%) Juniper
11 23 (6.28%) hybris
11 23 (6.28%) IBM
12 22 (6.01%) PagerDuty
12 22 (6.01%) SolarWinds
13 20 (5.46%) Adobe
14 18 (4.92%) CheckPoint
15 16 (4.37%) NetApp
16 14 (3.83%) F5
16 14 (3.83%) SaltStack
17 13 (3.55%) Micro Focus