Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 541 580 518
Rank change year-on-year +39 -62 +15
Contract jobs citing Nagios 378 333 429
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.32% 0.42%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.47% 2.72% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 225 335
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £331 £313 £313
90th Percentile £613 £598 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
UK median hourly rate £41.83 £39.75 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.22% +25.20% -18.59%
10th Percentile £39.07 £33.43 £28.23
90th Percentile £46.78 £47.08 £36.68
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 15,274 12,239 11,758
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.51% 11.84% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,293 8,282 7,505
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.85% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 282 270
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.65% +8.97%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.93 £12.75
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +9.38% -31.91% +23.49%

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 12 December 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 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 12 December 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 +35 353 £500 +8.11% 84
London +11 200 £525 +6.06% 35
UK excluding London +12 171 £425 +3.03% 49
South East -5 44 £439 -2.39% 15
Midlands +7 37 £418 -30.38% 7
North of England -45 30 £425 +3.03% 9
South West -19 24 £388 +14.39% 11
East of England +10 19 £430 +24.64% 7
West Midlands -13 19 £478 -23.60% 4
North East +7 18 £490 +35.17% 1
East Midlands +22 16 £400 - 3
Scotland -5 14 £425 +6.25%
North West -33 10 £340 -9.33% 5
Wales -15 2 - -
Yorkshire -34 2 £300 -33.33% 3
Northern Ireland +28 1 - -

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 274 (72.49%) Linux
2 226 (59.79%) DevOps
3 189 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 183 (48.41%) Python
5 170 (44.97%) Puppet
6 161 (42.59%) Ansible
7 152 (40.21%) Jenkins
8 150 (39.68%) Docker
9 137 (36.24%) Agile Software Development
10 127 (33.60%) Windows
10 127 (33.60%) Bash Shell
11 109 (28.84%) Git (software)
12 108 (28.57%) Terraform
13 107 (28.31%) Java
14 106 (28.04%) Elastic Stack
15 104 (27.51%) Perl
16 96 (25.40%) Splunk
17 93 (24.60%) Kubernetes
18 92 (24.34%) Red Hat
19 89 (23.54%) Microsoft Azure
20 87 (23.02%) CentOS
20 87 (23.02%) Ruby
21 85 (22.49%) Ubuntu
22 84 (22.22%) VMware
23 81 (21.43%) Apache
23 81 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
24 77 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
25 75 (19.84%) ZABBIX
25 75 (19.84%) Configuration Management
25 75 (19.84%) New Relic

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 81 (21.43%) Apache
2 63 (16.67%) nginx
3 48 (12.70%) IIS
4 34 (8.99%) Elasticsearch
5 30 (7.94%) Tomcat
6 28 (7.41%) Confluence
7 19 (5.03%) OpenStack
8 16 (4.23%) WebSphere
9 13 (3.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 12 (3.17%) Jetty
10 12 (3.17%) Mongrel
11 11 (2.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 8 (2.12%) Apache Qpid
13 4 (1.06%) Drupal
13 4 (1.06%) JBoss
13 4 (1.06%) lighttpd
14 3 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
14 3 (0.79%) CMS
15 2 (0.53%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 8 (2.12%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (2.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.38%) Sentinel
2 5 (1.32%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 189 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 89 (23.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (10.58%) GitHub
4 36 (9.52%) Datadog
5 29 (7.67%) OpenShift
6 26 (6.88%) Amazon EC2
7 25 (6.61%) AWS CloudFormation
8 24 (6.35%) Amazon S3
9 23 (6.08%) SaaS
10 22 (5.82%) Cloud Computing
11 18 (4.76%) IaaS
12 16 (4.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 16 (4.23%) PaaS
13 14 (3.70%) Amazon ELB
14 13 (3.44%) Route 53
14 13 (3.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 11 (2.91%) Sumo Logic
16 10 (2.65%) Google Cloud Platform
17 8 (2.12%) Office 365
18 5 (1.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 70 (18.52%) Firewall
2 58 (15.34%) DNS
3 35 (9.26%) VPN
4 29 (7.67%) VLAN
5 28 (7.41%) TCP/IP
6 23 (6.08%) SSL
6 23 (6.08%) Wireless
7 21 (5.56%) IPsec
7 21 (5.56%) LAN
7 21 (5.56%) WAN
8 20 (5.29%) BGP
9 19 (5.03%) DHCP
9 19 (5.03%) OSPF
10 16 (4.23%) HTTP
11 13 (3.44%) Cisco Nexus
11 13 (3.44%) Wireshark
12 12 (3.17%) IPv6
13 11 (2.91%) Ethernet
14 10 (2.65%) IPv4
14 10 (2.65%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (19.58%) MongoDB
2 64 (16.93%) MySQL
3 37 (9.79%) PostgreSQL
4 35 (9.26%) SQL Server
5 32 (8.47%) NoSQL
6 25 (6.61%) Oracle Database
7 21 (5.56%) Big Data
8 19 (5.03%) Hadoop
9 18 (4.76%) Redis
10 14 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
11 13 (3.44%) Amazon Redshift
11 13 (3.44%) InfluxDB
12 11 (2.91%) Amazon RDS
13 10 (2.65%) Relational Database
14 4 (1.06%) Apache Hive
14 4 (1.06%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.79%) Aerospike
15 3 (0.79%) Couchbase
15 3 (0.79%) HBase
15 3 (0.79%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 152 (40.21%) Jenkins
2 109 (28.84%) Git (software)
3 60 (15.87%) Sonatype Nexus
4 50 (13.23%) TeamCity
5 46 (12.17%) Maven
6 42 (11.11%) Bitbucket
7 37 (9.79%) JIRA
8 35 (9.26%) Artifactory
9 34 (8.99%) Vagrant
10 27 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
11 26 (6.88%) Selenium
12 23 (6.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 23 (6.08%) IBM UrbanCode
13 22 (5.82%) Cucumber
14 19 (5.03%) Zephyr
15 17 (4.50%) Gradle
15 17 (4.50%) Subversion
15 17 (4.50%) Travis CI
16 16 (4.23%) MSBuild
17 12 (3.17%) CruiseControl
General
1 47 (12.43%) Finance
2 17 (4.50%) Telecoms
3 16 (4.23%) Banking
4 11 (2.91%) Law
5 10 (2.65%) Marketing
6 6 (1.59%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.59%) Publishing
6 6 (1.59%) Retail
7 3 (0.79%) Games
8 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.26%) Advertising
9 1 (0.26%) Billing
9 1 (0.26%) Electronics
9 1 (0.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 165 (43.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 61 (16.14%) Administrator
3 43 (11.38%) AWS Engineer
4 41 (10.85%) Systems Administrator
5 40 (10.58%) AWS DevOps
5 40 (10.58%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 31 (8.20%) Linux Administrator
7 28 (7.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 24 (6.35%) Network Engineer
9 21 (5.56%) Architect
9 21 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
10 16 (4.23%) Azure DevOps
11 15 (3.97%) Analyst
11 15 (3.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 14 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
13 13 (3.44%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 13 (3.44%) Azure Engineer
13 13 (3.44%) Technical Architect
14 12 (3.17%) Senior DevOps
14 12 (3.17%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (28.04%) Elastic Stack
2 45 (11.90%) Kafka
3 28 (7.41%) Sensu
4 26 (6.88%) .NET
4 26 (6.88%) RabbitMQ
5 24 (6.35%) LEMP Stack
6 20 (5.29%) LAMP
7 17 (4.50%) LAPP Stack
8 16 (4.23%) YAML
9 15 (3.97%) Web Services
10 14 (3.70%) Spring Boot
11 13 (3.44%) REST
12 12 (3.17%) JRuby
12 12 (3.17%) Memcached
12 12 (3.17%) PHP-FPM
12 12 (3.17%) Servlets
13 10 (2.65%) 802.1X
14 9 (2.38%) SOAP
15 8 (2.12%) ActiveMQ
15 8 (2.12%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 53 (14.02%) Data Centre
2 26 (6.88%) Hybrid Cloud
3 23 (6.08%) Device Driver
4 22 (5.82%) Public Cloud
5 15 (3.97%) PKI
5 15 (3.97%) Self-Motivation
6 14 (3.70%) User Experience
7 13 (3.44%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (2.65%) Clustering
9 10 (2.65%) Linux Command Line
10 9 (2.38%) Fintech
11 8 (2.12%) Replication
12 5 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
13 4 (1.06%) Hedge funds
13 4 (1.06%) Online Banking
14 3 (0.79%) Mobile App
15 2 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 2 (0.53%) Private Cloud
16 1 (0.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 274 (72.49%) Linux
2 127 (33.60%) Windows
3 87 (23.02%) CentOS
4 85 (22.49%) Ubuntu
5 54 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 52 (13.76%) Unix
7 48 (12.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (5.56%) Debian
9 12 (3.17%) Fedora
10 10 (2.65%) SUSE
10 10 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (2.38%) Solaris
12 8 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (1.59%) CoreOS
14 4 (1.06%) FreeBSD
15 3 (0.79%) Mesosphere
16 2 (0.53%) Android
16 2 (0.53%) Windows 10
17 1 (0.26%) Data ONTAP
17 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (59.79%) DevOps
2 137 (36.24%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
4 75 (19.84%) Configuration Management
5 53 (14.02%) Continuous Delivery
6 52 (13.76%) Deployment Automation
7 51 (13.49%) Load Balancing
8 45 (11.90%) Scrum
9 39 (10.32%) Problem-Solving
10 38 (10.05%) Test Automation
11 37 (9.79%) High Availability
12 36 (9.52%) Analytics
13 34 (8.99%) ITIL
14 29 (7.67%) Change Management
15 28 (7.41%) Computer Science
15 28 (7.41%) Kanban
15 28 (7.41%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 25 (6.61%) Immutable Infrastructure
17 24 (6.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 24 (6.35%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 183 (48.41%) Python
2 127 (33.60%) Bash Shell
3 107 (28.31%) Java
4 104 (27.51%) Perl
5 87 (23.02%) Ruby
6 46 (12.17%) Go
7 45 (11.90%) JavaScript
8 44 (11.64%) PowerShell
9 42 (11.11%) SQL
10 21 (5.56%) PHP
11 15 (3.97%) Shell Script
12 13 (3.44%) C#
13 9 (2.38%) AWK
14 8 (2.12%) C++
15 4 (1.06%) C
16 3 (0.79%) Groovy
16 3 (0.79%) Scala
17 1 (0.26%) Bourne shell
17 1 (0.26%) Java 8
17 1 (0.26%) XPath
Qualifications
1 34 (8.99%) Security Cleared
2 31 (8.20%) Degree
3 29 (7.67%) SC Cleared
4 21 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (3.17%) Master's Degree
6 11 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (2.38%) CCNA
7 9 (2.38%) CCNP
8 5 (1.32%) GIAC
9 4 (1.06%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.53%) CCSE
11 2 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.53%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.26%) CCIE
12 1 (0.26%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.61%) QA
2 2 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (0.53%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.53%) GDPR
3 1 (0.26%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 150 (39.68%) Docker
2 56 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (8.20%) Active Directory
4 16 (4.23%) Hyper-V
5 14 (3.70%) vSphere
6 13 (3.44%) VirtualBox
7 12 (3.17%) Apache Flume
8 11 (2.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 11 (2.91%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 6 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (1.59%) XenApp
10 5 (1.32%) Xen
11 4 (1.06%) KVM
11 4 (1.06%) NFS
11 4 (1.06%) Postfix
11 4 (1.06%) Varnish
12 3 (0.79%) iptables
13 2 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.53%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 170 (44.97%) Puppet
2 161 (42.59%) Ansible
3 108 (28.57%) Terraform
4 93 (24.60%) Kubernetes
5 81 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
6 75 (19.84%) ZABBIX
7 59 (15.61%) Grafana
8 50 (13.23%) Icinga
9 48 (12.70%) Prometheus
10 36 (9.52%) Kibana
11 33 (8.73%) logstash
12 32 (8.47%) Salt
13 28 (7.41%) Docker Swarm
14 25 (6.61%) Packer
15 19 (5.03%) Graphite
16 18 (4.76%) Cacti
17 17 (4.50%) Pingdom
17 17 (4.50%) SCOM
18 15 (3.97%) HAProxy
18 15 (3.97%) Mesos
Vendors
1 96 (25.40%) Splunk
2 92 (24.34%) Red Hat
3 84 (22.22%) VMware
4 75 (19.84%) New Relic
5 51 (13.49%) Microsoft
6 45 (11.90%) AppDynamics
7 42 (11.11%) Oracle
8 36 (9.52%) Google
9 35 (9.26%) Cisco
10 32 (8.47%) SolarWinds
11 28 (7.41%) Juniper
12 26 (6.88%) Riverbed
13 22 (5.82%) CheckPoint
14 20 (5.29%) IBM
15 19 (5.03%) Micro Focus
16 18 (4.76%) F5
17 17 (4.50%) NetApp
18 15 (3.97%) HP
18 15 (3.97%) hybris
19 13 (3.44%) Atlassian