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 3 months to 30 April 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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 442 378 497
Rank change year-on-year -64 +119  
Contract jobs citing Nagios 160 306 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.55% 0.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.41% 5.34% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 221 91
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £366 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £320
% change year-on-year +5.88% +32.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 7
Median hourly rate £47.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - £30.00

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 4692 5726 4732
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.12% 10.24% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3115 3625 2874
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 133 203
Median hourly rate £24.00 £22.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +8.99%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £48.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -15.55% +11.46%  

Nagios
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Nagios as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 3 months to 30 April 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 30 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 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -66 152 £475 - 60
London -55 110 £475 -5.00% 31
South East +12 33 £474 +5.33% 5
City of London -16 15 £500 +5.26% 5
Berkshire +12 12 £575 +27.77% 1
Surrey +14 8 £400 - 2
Milton Keynes 0 6 £498 +17.05%
Buckinghamshire -6 6 £498 +17.05%
New Malden - 4 - -
North West +31 3 £500 +11.11% 4
Manchester +8 3 £500 - 3
Windsor 0 3 £575 +15.00% 1
Oxfordshire -2 3 £450 +16.88% 1
Cardiff - 3 £288 -
South Wales - 3 £288 -
Slough - 3 £340 -
Wales - 3 £288 -
West Yorkshire +16 2 £350 -12.50% 3
Yorkshire +12 2 £350 -12.50% 7
Reading +11 2 - -
Hampshire +10 2 £473 -
Leeds +10 2 £350 -12.50%
East Midlands - 2 £525 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £525 -
Epsom - 2 £400 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £375 - 1
Northampton - 2 £525 -
Somerset +9 1 - -
Oxford -5 1 £500 +11.11% 1
South West -7 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 289 (72.61%) Linux
2 187 (46.98%) Puppet
3 182 (45.73%) DevOps
4 155 (38.94%) Python
5 117 (29.40%) Ansible
6 116 (29.15%) Opscode Chef
7 111 (27.89%) Unix
8 110 (27.64%) Amazon AWS
9 107 (26.88%) Jenkins
10 106 (26.63%) Ruby
11 105 (26.38%) VMware
12 102 (25.63%) Red Hat
13 101 (25.38%) Perl
14 99 (24.87%) DNS
15 94 (23.62%) Java
16 92 (23.12%) Bash Shell
17 91 (22.86%) Windows
18 87 (21.86%) Agile Software Development
19 82 (20.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 78 (19.60%) Docker
21 74 (18.59%) Configuration Management
21 74 (18.59%) TCP/IP
21 74 (18.59%) Git (software)
22 72 (18.09%) CentOS
22 72 (18.09%) SQL
23 71 (17.84%) Finance
24 65 (16.33%) Firewall
25 63 (15.83%) PostgreSQL
25 63 (15.83%) Apache
25 63 (15.83%) Cisco

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 63 (15.83%) Apache
2 43 (10.80%) Elasticsearch
3 37 (9.30%) Tomcat
4 23 (5.78%) OpenStack
5 22 (5.53%) IIS
6 18 (4.52%) Apache Spark
7 17 (4.27%) nginx
8 15 (3.77%) Confluence
9 10 (2.51%) JBoss
10 7 (1.76%) Cloud Foundry
11 6 (1.51%) MS Exchange
11 6 (1.51%) WebSphere
12 4 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (1.01%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.75%) Apache Pig
13 3 (0.75%) Jupyter
14 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
14 2 (0.50%) SAS
14 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (2.76%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.25%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 110 (27.64%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (6.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (4.77%) IaaS
4 15 (3.77%) GitHub
5 14 (3.52%) PaaS
6 10 (2.51%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (2.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 9 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (2.01%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (2.01%) Loggly
8 8 (2.01%) Sumo Logic
9 7 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (1.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 5 (1.26%) Akamai
11 5 (1.26%) Amazon S3
12 4 (1.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (1.01%) Heroku
13 3 (0.75%) Datadog
13 3 (0.75%) Office 365
13 3 (0.75%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 99 (24.87%) DNS
2 74 (18.59%) TCP/IP
3 65 (16.33%) Firewall
4 44 (11.06%) DHCP
5 34 (8.54%) SAN
5 34 (8.54%) SNMP
6 31 (7.79%) HTTP
7 30 (7.54%) VPN
8 26 (6.53%) SSL
9 24 (6.03%) Network Security
10 23 (5.78%) NAS
11 21 (5.28%) SSH
12 20 (5.03%) Internet
12 20 (5.03%) WAN
12 20 (5.03%) Wireless
13 19 (4.77%) Ethernet
13 19 (4.77%) FTP
13 19 (4.77%) Wireshark
14 18 (4.52%) LAN
14 18 (4.52%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (15.83%) PostgreSQL
2 62 (15.58%) MySQL
3 33 (8.29%) SQL Server
4 27 (6.78%) Redis
5 22 (5.53%) Hadoop
5 22 (5.53%) MongoDB
6 21 (5.28%) HBase
7 20 (5.03%) Apache Cassandra
8 18 (4.52%) Big Data
9 16 (4.02%) Relational Database
10 14 (3.52%) NoSQL
11 12 (3.02%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (3.02%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (2.76%) Apache Hive
13 9 (2.26%) MariaDB
14 8 (2.01%) RDBMS
14 8 (2.01%) Riak
15 7 (1.76%) Sybase ASE
15 7 (1.76%) Sybase IQ
16 6 (1.51%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 107 (26.88%) Jenkins
2 74 (18.59%) Git (software)
3 40 (10.05%) Subversion
4 30 (7.54%) JIRA
5 26 (6.53%) Maven
6 20 (5.03%) Selenium
7 17 (4.27%) TeamCity
8 16 (4.02%) Vagrant
9 14 (3.52%) Sonatype Nexus
10 11 (2.76%) Octopus Deploy
11 10 (2.51%) JMeter
11 10 (2.51%) Travis CI
12 9 (2.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (2.26%) GitLab
12 9 (2.26%) GoCD
13 8 (2.01%) Grunt
13 8 (2.01%) MSBuild
14 7 (1.76%) Ant
15 6 (1.51%) Hudson
15 6 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 71 (17.84%) Finance
2 29 (7.29%) Banking
3 16 (4.02%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.01%) Marketing
5 7 (1.76%) Back Office
6 6 (1.51%) Electronics
6 6 (1.51%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.51%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.26%) Advertising
8 4 (1.01%) Multimedia
8 4 (1.01%) Publishing
8 4 (1.01%) Retail
9 3 (0.75%) Billing
9 3 (0.75%) Games
9 3 (0.75%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.50%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.50%) Law
10 2 (0.50%) Legal
10 2 (0.50%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 114 (28.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 82 (20.60%) Administrator
3 54 (13.57%) Linux Engineer
4 45 (11.31%) Systems Administrator
5 37 (9.30%) Linux Administrator
6 35 (8.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 35 (8.79%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 32 (8.04%) AWS DevOps
7 32 (8.04%) Systems Engineer
8 31 (7.79%) AWS Engineer
9 28 (7.04%) Analyst
9 28 (7.04%) Architect
10 25 (6.28%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 22 (5.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 19 (4.77%) Network Engineer
12 19 (4.77%) Unix Engineer
13 18 (4.52%) Linux Systems Engineer
14 17 (4.27%) Consultant
14 17 (4.27%) Network Administrator
15 15 (3.77%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (14.57%) Elastic Stack
2 39 (9.80%) LAMP
3 33 (8.29%) Web Services
4 30 (7.54%) LAPP Stack
5 23 (5.78%) Kafka
6 21 (5.28%) Sensu
7 19 (4.77%) Node.js
8 12 (3.02%) CSS
8 12 (3.02%) HTML
8 12 (3.02%) Memcached
9 11 (2.76%) RabbitMQ
10 10 (2.51%) .NET
10 10 (2.51%) AngularJS
10 10 (2.51%) CSS3
10 10 (2.51%) HTML5
10 10 (2.51%) LEMP Stack
11 8 (2.01%) J2EE
11 8 (2.01%) jQuery
12 7 (1.76%) RESTful
12 7 (1.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (11.81%) Data Centre
2 34 (8.54%) Replication
3 23 (5.78%) Enterprise Storage
4 15 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.27%) Linux Command Line
6 11 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.26%) Clustering
7 9 (2.26%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 7 (1.76%) EMC VNX
9 6 (1.51%) NHS
9 6 (1.51%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.26%) STB
11 4 (1.01%) Derivative
11 4 (1.01%) Fintech
11 4 (1.01%) PKI
11 4 (1.01%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.01%) RSA SecurID
12 3 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.75%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 289 (72.61%) Linux
2 111 (27.89%) Unix
3 91 (22.86%) Windows
4 82 (20.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 72 (18.09%) CentOS
6 31 (7.79%) Solaris
6 31 (7.79%) Windows Server
7 19 (4.77%) Ubuntu
7 19 (4.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (4.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (2.76%) FreeBSD
10 9 (2.26%) Fedora
11 7 (1.76%) Debian
11 7 (1.76%) HPUX
12 6 (1.51%) CoreOS
13 5 (1.26%) Data ONTAP
13 5 (1.26%) Scientific Linux
13 5 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.75%) Amazon Linux
14 3 (0.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (45.73%) DevOps
2 87 (21.86%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (18.59%) Configuration Management
4 49 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
5 47 (11.81%) Open Source
6 43 (10.80%) High Availability
7 29 (7.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 29 (7.29%) Load Balancing
8 28 (7.04%) Disaster Recovery
9 22 (5.53%) Capacity Management
10 21 (5.28%) E-Commerce
10 21 (5.28%) ITIL
10 21 (5.28%) Migration
11 20 (5.03%) Information Security
11 20 (5.03%) Scrum
11 20 (5.03%) TDD
12 19 (4.77%) Network Monitoring
12 19 (4.77%) Performance Tuning
13 18 (4.52%) Service Management
14 15 (3.77%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 155 (38.94%) Python
2 106 (26.63%) Ruby
3 101 (25.38%) Perl
4 94 (23.62%) Java
5 92 (23.12%) Bash Shell
6 72 (18.09%) SQL
7 55 (13.82%) PowerShell
8 40 (10.05%) PHP
9 23 (5.78%) JavaScript
10 16 (4.02%) Shell Script
11 15 (3.77%) Korn
12 14 (3.52%) Scala
13 13 (3.27%) Go
14 11 (2.76%) tcsh
15 10 (2.51%) T-SQL
16 9 (2.26%) C#
17 6 (1.51%) C++
18 5 (1.26%) AWK
19 4 (1.01%) sed
20 2 (0.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (8.54%) Security Cleared
2 32 (8.04%) SC Cleared
3 25 (6.28%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (5.78%) CCNP
5 20 (5.03%) CCNA
6 15 (3.77%) Degree
7 11 (2.76%) DV Cleared
8 7 (1.76%) CISSP
9 6 (1.51%) RHCE
10 5 (1.26%) GIAC
11 4 (1.01%) JNCIE
11 4 (1.01%) JNCIP
12 3 (0.75%) CCIP
12 3 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.75%) JNCIA
12 3 (0.75%) MCSE
12 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.75%) RHCSA
13 2 (0.50%) AWS Certification
13 2 (0.50%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.76%) PCI DSS
2 7 (1.76%) QA
3 2 (0.50%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.25%) ISO27005
4 1 (0.25%) PMO
4 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 78 (19.60%) Docker
2 60 (15.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (11.81%) Active Directory
4 23 (5.78%) NFS
5 20 (5.03%) HDFS
6 19 (4.77%) Samba
6 19 (4.77%) Virtual Servers
7 17 (4.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 15 (3.77%) Snort
8 15 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
9 14 (3.52%) Veritas File System
10 12 (3.02%) Hyper-V
10 12 (3.02%) vSphere
11 11 (2.76%) Squid
11 11 (2.76%) VMware ESXi
12 10 (2.51%) VMware ESX
13 9 (2.26%) VirtualBox
14 8 (2.01%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 7 (1.76%) GlusterFS
15 7 (1.76%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 187 (46.98%) Puppet
2 117 (29.40%) Ansible
3 116 (29.15%) Opscode Chef
4 45 (11.31%) logstash
5 44 (11.06%) Graphite
6 37 (9.30%) Kibana
7 33 (8.29%) ZABBIX
8 31 (7.79%) Kubernetes
9 26 (6.53%) Zenoss
10 21 (5.28%) vCenter Server
11 20 (5.03%) Salt
12 16 (4.02%) NetBackup
12 16 (4.02%) SCOM
13 15 (3.77%) Hadoop YARN
14 14 (3.52%) Cacti
14 14 (3.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 13 (3.27%) HAProxy
16 12 (3.02%) Ganglia
17 11 (2.76%) EMC Navisphere
17 11 (2.76%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 105 (26.38%) VMware
2 102 (25.63%) Red Hat
3 63 (15.83%) Cisco
3 63 (15.83%) Splunk
4 41 (10.30%) Oracle
5 35 (8.79%) Microsoft
6 32 (8.04%) EMC
7 27 (6.78%) Juniper
8 25 (6.28%) SolarWinds
9 24 (6.03%) NetApp
10 23 (5.78%) Brocade
11 21 (5.28%) CheckPoint
11 21 (5.28%) New Relic
12 19 (4.77%) SaltStack
13 17 (4.27%) Sun
13 17 (4.27%) Veritas
14 16 (4.02%) HP
14 16 (4.02%) SAP
15 14 (3.52%) AppDynamics
16 13 (3.27%) Google
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