Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 588 564 460
Rank change year-on-year -24 -104 +132
Contract jobs citing Nagios 303 316 523
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.33% 0.48%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.17% 2.91% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 201 384
UK median daily rate £516 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.25% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £323 £315 £313
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £450 £423
% change year-on-year -6.67% +6.51% +16.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 1
UK median hourly rate - £47.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +239.29% -53.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £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 13,934 10,871 12,421
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.61% 11.37% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,316 7,212 7,995
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +8.24% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £390
% change year-on-year +3.03% +5.77% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 230 266
UK median hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -22.22% +11.47%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £48.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year +9.38% -35.35% +20.73%

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 15 August 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 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 15 August 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 -37 291 £516 +3.25% 126
London -59 163 £550 +10.00% 49
UK excluding London 0 135 £420 -6.67% 80
North of England +20 54 £361 -15.00% 22
North East - 40 £363 - 5
South East -55 35 £500 - 17
Midlands -12 17 £468 -10.95% 8
South West -11 14 £500 +42.86% 12
West Midlands -20 12 £460 - 5
North West -13 9 £483 -1.03% 17
East of England -5 8 £435 +38.10% 18
Yorkshire -12 5 £200 -52.38%
Scotland -36 5 £565 +17.71% 3
East Midlands +3 3 £400 -23.81% 3
Wales -18 2 - -

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 233 (76.90%) Linux
2 199 (65.68%) DevOps
3 198 (65.35%) Python
4 159 (52.48%) Amazon AWS
5 149 (49.17%) Bash Shell
5 149 (49.17%) Jenkins
6 139 (45.87%) Puppet
7 134 (44.22%) Docker
8 130 (42.90%) Java
9 129 (42.57%) Ansible
10 114 (37.62%) Agile Software Development
11 106 (34.98%) Splunk
12 105 (34.65%) Perl
13 104 (34.32%) Terraform
14 102 (33.66%) Windows
15 101 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
16 97 (32.01%) Ruby
17 92 (30.36%) Elastic Stack
18 86 (28.38%) Kubernetes
19 84 (27.72%) New Relic
20 79 (26.07%) Red Hat
20 79 (26.07%) Configuration Management
21 78 (25.74%) Git (software)
22 76 (25.08%) PowerShell
23 74 (24.42%) Ubuntu
24 68 (22.44%) MongoDB
24 68 (22.44%) High Availability
25 67 (22.11%) ZABBIX
25 67 (22.11%) Opscode Chef
26 66 (21.78%) CentOS

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 43 (14.19%) Apache
2 34 (11.22%) Elasticsearch
3 32 (10.56%) Tomcat
4 24 (7.92%) nginx
5 21 (6.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 18 (5.94%) IIS
7 9 (2.97%) Confluence
8 7 (2.31%) Jetty
8 7 (2.31%) Mongrel
8 7 (2.31%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (1.65%) CMS
9 5 (1.65%) JBoss
9 5 (1.65%) lighttpd
10 4 (1.32%) Apache Qpid
10 4 (1.32%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.66%) Drupal
11 2 (0.66%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.66%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 159 (52.48%) Amazon AWS
2 101 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 57 (18.81%) GitHub
4 53 (17.49%) Datadog
5 33 (10.89%) Amazon EC2
6 32 (10.56%) Amazon S3
7 23 (7.59%) Amazon ELB
8 17 (5.61%) AWS CloudFormation
9 15 (4.95%) Google Cloud Platform
10 14 (4.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 9 (2.97%) OpenShift
11 9 (2.97%) Sumo Logic
12 8 (2.64%) Cloud Computing
12 8 (2.64%) PaaS
12 8 (2.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 7 (2.31%) IaaS
13 7 (2.31%) Rackspace Cloud
13 7 (2.31%) SaaS
14 6 (1.98%) Google App Engine
15 4 (1.32%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 33 (10.89%) DNS
2 24 (7.92%) Firewall
3 19 (6.27%) TCP/IP
3 19 (6.27%) VPN
4 14 (4.62%) HTTP
5 13 (4.29%) SSL
6 10 (3.30%) Intrusion Detection
6 10 (3.30%) NetScaler
6 10 (3.30%) SAN
7 9 (2.97%) LAN
7 9 (2.97%) SSH
8 8 (2.64%) BGP
8 8 (2.64%) FTP
8 8 (2.64%) Network Security
8 8 (2.64%) WAN
9 7 (2.31%) iSCSI
9 7 (2.31%) Reverse Proxy
10 6 (1.98%) SMTP
10 6 (1.98%) SNMP
10 6 (1.98%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (22.44%) MongoDB
2 56 (18.48%) MySQL
3 39 (12.87%) Amazon Redshift
4 20 (6.60%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (6.27%) InfluxDB
6 18 (5.94%) NoSQL
7 16 (5.28%) Big Data
8 15 (4.95%) SQL Server
9 13 (4.29%) Amazon RDS
10 11 (3.63%) Oracle Database
11 7 (2.31%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.65%) Redis
13 4 (1.32%) Relational Database
14 3 (0.99%) DB2
14 3 (0.99%) Hadoop
15 2 (0.66%) Couchbase
15 2 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
15 2 (0.66%) MariaDB
15 2 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
15 2 (0.66%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 149 (49.17%) Jenkins
2 78 (25.74%) Git (software)
3 46 (15.18%) TeamCity
4 41 (13.53%) Sonatype Nexus
5 36 (11.88%) Bitbucket
6 30 (9.90%) Artifactory
7 26 (8.58%) Maven
8 25 (8.25%) Subversion
9 17 (5.61%) Vagrant
10 16 (5.28%) Gradle
11 11 (3.63%) IBM UrbanCode
11 11 (3.63%) JIRA
12 9 (2.97%) MSBuild
13 8 (2.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 8 (2.64%) Octopus Deploy
13 8 (2.64%) Travis CI
14 7 (2.31%) Ant
14 7 (2.31%) ClearCase
14 7 (2.31%) Selenium
15 6 (1.98%) CruiseControl
General
1 35 (11.55%) Finance
2 12 (3.96%) Marketing
3 10 (3.30%) Banking
4 5 (1.65%) Financial Institution
4 5 (1.65%) Games
5 4 (1.32%) Law
5 4 (1.32%) Publishing
6 3 (0.99%) French Language
7 2 (0.66%) Back Office
7 2 (0.66%) Front Office
7 2 (0.66%) Legal
7 2 (0.66%) Retail
7 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.33%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 168 (55.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 40 (13.20%) AWS Engineer
3 34 (11.22%) AWS DevOps
3 34 (11.22%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 30 (9.90%) Administrator
5 23 (7.59%) Systems Administrator
6 22 (7.26%) Linux Administrator
6 22 (7.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 17 (5.61%) Cloud Engineer
8 14 (4.62%) Automation Engineer
8 14 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (4.29%) Architect
10 12 (3.96%) Consultant
10 12 (3.96%) Python Engineer
10 12 (3.96%) Unix Administrator
11 11 (3.63%) Linux Engineer
11 11 (3.63%) Network Engineer
11 11 (3.63%) Operations Engineer
11 11 (3.63%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
11 11 (3.63%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (30.36%) Elastic Stack
2 35 (11.55%) Kafka
3 25 (8.25%) Sensu
4 19 (6.27%) Spring Boot
5 16 (5.28%) ActiveMQ
6 13 (4.29%) Web Services
7 11 (3.63%) LAMP
7 11 (3.63%) LDAP
7 11 (3.63%) RabbitMQ
7 11 (3.63%) REST
8 8 (2.64%) .NET
8 8 (2.64%) SOAP
9 7 (2.31%) JRuby
9 7 (2.31%) LAPP Stack
9 7 (2.31%) Servlets
10 6 (1.98%) XML
11 5 (1.65%) Ajax
11 5 (1.65%) Apache Camel
11 5 (1.65%) Drools
12 4 (1.32%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 47 (15.51%) Data Centre
2 36 (11.88%) Device Driver
3 17 (5.61%) Public Cloud
4 16 (5.28%) Clustering
4 16 (5.28%) Computer Science
5 13 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (3.96%) Replication
6 12 (3.96%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (2.31%) Fintech
7 7 (2.31%) Linux Command Line
7 7 (2.31%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (1.65%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.65%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.65%) User Experience
8 5 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.99%) Wiki
11 2 (0.66%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 233 (76.90%) Linux
2 102 (33.66%) Windows
3 74 (24.42%) Ubuntu
4 66 (21.78%) CentOS
5 49 (16.17%) Unix
6 36 (11.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 32 (10.56%) Windows Server
8 17 (5.61%) Debian
9 8 (2.64%) Solaris
10 7 (2.31%) SUSE
11 6 (1.98%) CoreOS
11 6 (1.98%) Fedora
12 5 (1.65%) FreeBSD
12 5 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (1.32%) AIX
14 3 (0.99%) Mesosphere
14 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.66%) DC/OS
16 1 (0.33%) FreeNAS
16 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (65.68%) DevOps
2 114 (37.62%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (26.07%) Configuration Management
4 68 (22.44%) High Availability
5 50 (16.50%) Continuous Integration
6 49 (16.17%) Open Source
7 37 (12.21%) Deployment Automation
7 37 (12.21%) Immutable Infrastructure
8 36 (11.88%) Test Automation
9 33 (10.89%) Load Balancing
9 33 (10.89%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 30 (9.90%) BDD
11 28 (9.24%) Problem-Solving
12 25 (8.25%) Continuous Delivery
12 25 (8.25%) E-Commerce
13 24 (7.92%) Microservices
13 24 (7.92%) Scrum
14 23 (7.59%) Analytics
14 23 (7.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 22 (7.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 198 (65.35%) Python
2 149 (49.17%) Bash Shell
3 130 (42.90%) Java
4 105 (34.65%) Perl
5 97 (32.01%) Ruby
6 76 (25.08%) PowerShell
7 50 (16.50%) Go
8 44 (14.52%) C++
9 35 (11.55%) C
10 26 (8.58%) SQL
11 25 (8.25%) JavaScript
12 12 (3.96%) Shell Script
13 10 (3.30%) PHP
14 7 (2.31%) Scala
15 4 (1.32%) AWK
15 4 (1.32%) VBScript
16 3 (0.99%) C#
17 2 (0.66%) Bourne shell
18 1 (0.33%) Groovy
18 1 (0.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 35 (11.55%) Security Cleared
2 33 (10.89%) SC Cleared
3 24 (7.92%) Degree
4 12 (3.96%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.65%) AWS Certification
5 5 (1.65%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.99%) CCNP
6 3 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.66%) CCNA
7 2 (0.66%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.33%) GIAC
8 1 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.33%) MCSD
8 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.26%) QA
2 11 (3.63%) GCP
3 4 (1.32%) PMO
4 2 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.66%) GDPR
5 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 134 (44.22%) Docker
2 32 (10.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (5.61%) Active Directory
4 12 (3.96%) Xen
5 11 (3.63%) Hyper-V
6 9 (2.97%) KVM
7 8 (2.64%) VirtualBox
8 7 (2.31%) NFS
8 7 (2.31%) Varnish
8 7 (2.31%) XenApp
9 6 (1.98%) vSphere
10 5 (1.65%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (1.65%) Postfix
10 5 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.99%) iptables
12 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.99%) Squid
12 3 (0.99%) Veritas File System
13 2 (0.66%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 139 (45.87%) Puppet
2 129 (42.57%) Ansible
3 104 (34.32%) Terraform
4 86 (28.38%) Kubernetes
5 67 (22.11%) Opscode Chef
5 67 (22.11%) ZABBIX
6 55 (18.15%) Grafana
7 49 (16.17%) Prometheus
8 42 (13.86%) Icinga
9 40 (13.20%) Packer
10 36 (11.88%) Kibana
11 33 (10.89%) logstash
12 25 (8.25%) Pingdom
13 24 (7.92%) SCOM
14 21 (6.93%) Uchiwa
15 13 (4.29%) Galera Cluster
16 12 (3.96%) Salt
17 10 (3.30%) Cacti
17 10 (3.30%) ITRS Geneos
18 9 (2.97%) Mesos
Vendors
1 106 (34.98%) Splunk
2 84 (27.72%) New Relic
3 79 (26.07%) Red Hat
4 47 (15.51%) VMware
5 42 (13.86%) Google
6 25 (8.25%) AppDynamics
6 25 (8.25%) Microsoft
7 23 (7.59%) Oracle
8 21 (6.93%) Adobe
9 20 (6.60%) Cisco
9 20 (6.60%) PagerDuty
10 19 (6.27%) hybris
11 17 (5.61%) Juniper
11 17 (5.61%) SolarWinds
12 16 (5.28%) IBM
13 15 (4.95%) SaltStack
14 12 (3.96%) HP
15 10 (3.30%) Rackspace
16 8 (2.64%) Citrix
17 7 (2.31%) Atlassian