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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 446 370 498
Rank change year-on-year -76 +128  
Contract jobs citing Nagios 158 299 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.56% 0.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.12% 4.93% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 212 93
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +20.58% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 7
Median hourly rate £47.50 £14.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +239.28% -53.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £14.00 £25.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £14.00 £47.40
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 5063 6065 4804
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.82% 11.27% 8.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3321 3905 2951
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 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 137 164
Median hourly rate £24.18 £28.63 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.52% +39.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £17.45 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 -83 154 £500 +11.11% 54
London -80 99 £500 +11.11% 27
South East +12 39 £538 +19.44% 7
Berkshire +23 20 £550 +22.22% 1
City of London -6 13 £500 +11.11% 3
Croydon -6 8 £525 +33.75%
North West +20 7 £500 +5.26% 8
Windsor -1 7 £575 +15.00%
Oxfordshire -7 7 £375 +5.63% 3
Slough - 7 £525 -
South West -5 6 £350 -10.82% 6
Manchester +10 5 £500 +5.26% 6
Oxford +3 5 - - 2
Somerset -4 5 - -
Buckinghamshire -12 5 - -
Yeovil - 5 - -
Reading +16 4 £500 +14.28% 1
Surrey +9 4 £525 +27.19% 2
Milton Keynes - 4 - -
Cardiff - 3 £288 -
South Wales - 3 £288 -
Wales - 3 £288 -
Osterley - 3 £500 -
Hampshire +11 2 £473 -
Hayes - 2 £294 -
New Malden - 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £375 -
Scotland +36 1 £550 +106.57% 3
Cheshire +22 1 £301 - 1
West Yorkshire +15 1 £420 -24.83% 2

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 257 (75.15%) Linux
2 175 (51.17%) Puppet
3 168 (49.12%) DevOps
4 135 (39.47%) Python
5 111 (32.46%) Opscode Chef
6 103 (30.12%) Ansible
7 101 (29.53%) Bash Shell
8 100 (29.24%) Amazon AWS
9 99 (28.95%) Unix
10 96 (28.07%) Ruby
11 92 (26.90%) Perl
12 91 (26.61%) Red Hat
13 90 (26.32%) Java
14 87 (25.44%) VMware
14 87 (25.44%) Jenkins
15 86 (25.15%) CentOS
16 85 (24.85%) Git (software)
17 84 (24.56%) Configuration Management
18 82 (23.98%) Docker
19 79 (23.10%) DNS
20 76 (22.22%) Windows
20 76 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 75 (21.93%) SQL
22 72 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
23 69 (20.18%) TCP/IP
24 61 (17.84%) Splunk
25 55 (16.08%) Firewall
25 55 (16.08%) MySQL
26 49 (14.33%) PowerShell
26 49 (14.33%) Continuous Integration

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 41 (11.99%) Elasticsearch
2 39 (11.40%) Apache
3 33 (9.65%) Tomcat
4 18 (5.26%) nginx
4 18 (5.26%) OpenStack
5 16 (4.68%) IIS
6 11 (3.22%) Apache Spark
7 10 (2.92%) JBoss
8 9 (2.63%) Confluence
8 9 (2.63%) MS Exchange
9 7 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (2.05%) SharePoint
9 7 (2.05%) WebSphere
10 6 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.88%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.58%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.58%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (2.34%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.58%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.29%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 100 (29.24%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (6.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (4.39%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (3.80%) IaaS
5 12 (3.51%) GitHub
5 12 (3.51%) PaaS
6 11 (3.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 10 (2.92%) Amazon S3
7 10 (2.92%) Office 365
8 7 (2.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 7 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (2.05%) Quay.io
9 6 (1.75%) Akamai
9 6 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (1.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (1.17%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (1.17%) Datadog
11 4 (1.17%) Loggly
11 4 (1.17%) Sumo Logic
12 3 (0.88%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 79 (23.10%) DNS
2 69 (20.18%) TCP/IP
3 55 (16.08%) Firewall
4 31 (9.06%) HTTP
4 31 (9.06%) SAN
5 29 (8.48%) DHCP
5 29 (8.48%) VPN
6 21 (6.14%) LDAP
6 21 (6.14%) NAS
7 20 (5.85%) SSL
7 20 (5.85%) Wireshark
8 19 (5.56%) Network Security
9 18 (5.26%) Internet
9 18 (5.26%) WAN
10 17 (4.97%) OSPF
10 17 (4.97%) SNMP
11 16 (4.68%) LAN
11 16 (4.68%) Wireless
12 15 (4.39%) Ethernet
13 14 (4.09%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (16.08%) MySQL
2 42 (12.28%) SQL Server
3 28 (8.19%) MongoDB
4 26 (7.60%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (6.43%) Apache Cassandra
6 18 (5.26%) NoSQL
7 15 (4.39%) Hadoop
7 15 (4.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (4.09%) Big Data
9 13 (3.80%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (3.51%) HBase
11 8 (2.34%) Apache Hive
12 7 (2.05%) InterSystems Cache
13 5 (1.46%) Neo4j
13 5 (1.46%) Redis
14 4 (1.17%) MariaDB
14 4 (1.17%) OrientDB
14 4 (1.17%) Relational Database
14 4 (1.17%) Riak
15 3 (0.88%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 87 (25.44%) Jenkins
2 85 (24.85%) Git (software)
3 40 (11.70%) Subversion
4 28 (8.19%) JIRA
5 22 (6.43%) Maven
6 18 (5.26%) Selenium
7 16 (4.68%) Sonatype Nexus
7 16 (4.68%) TeamCity
8 15 (4.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 12 (3.51%) Artifactory
9 12 (3.51%) Hudson
10 11 (3.22%) JMeter
11 10 (2.92%) Octopus Deploy
11 10 (2.92%) Vagrant
12 9 (2.63%) Gatling
12 9 (2.63%) LoadRunner
12 9 (2.63%) Travis CI
13 8 (2.34%) GitLab
13 8 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (2.05%) YourKit
General
1 49 (14.33%) Finance
2 20 (5.85%) Banking
3 9 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.75%) Marketing
5 4 (1.17%) Back Office
5 4 (1.17%) Multimedia
5 4 (1.17%) Publishing
6 3 (0.88%) Electronics
6 3 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.88%) Retail
7 2 (0.58%) Advertising
7 2 (0.58%) Billing
7 2 (0.58%) Law
7 2 (0.58%) Music Industry
7 2 (0.58%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 97 (28.36%) DevOps Engineer
2 62 (18.13%) Administrator
3 53 (15.50%) Linux Engineer
4 34 (9.94%) Systems Administrator
5 33 (9.65%) Linux Administrator
6 32 (9.36%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 31 (9.06%) Systems Engineer
8 29 (8.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 26 (7.60%) AWS Engineer
10 24 (7.02%) Analyst
11 22 (6.43%) Architect
11 22 (6.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 22 (6.43%) Linux Systems Engineer
12 21 (6.14%) AWS DevOps
12 21 (6.14%) Network Engineer
13 19 (5.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 17 (4.97%) Consultant
14 17 (4.97%) Unix Engineer
14 17 (4.97%) Windows Engineer
15 10 (2.92%) Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (11.70%) Elastic Stack
2 31 (9.06%) Web Services
3 25 (7.31%) Kafka
3 25 (7.31%) LAMP
3 25 (7.31%) Sensu
4 20 (5.85%) Node.js
5 17 (4.97%) XML
6 16 (4.68%) HTML
7 12 (3.51%) .NET
8 11 (3.22%) Ajax
8 11 (3.22%) CSS
9 8 (2.34%) J2EE
9 8 (2.34%) JSON
9 8 (2.34%) LAPP Stack
9 8 (2.34%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (2.05%) CSS3
10 7 (2.05%) HTML5
10 7 (2.05%) ODBC
11 6 (1.75%) jQuery
11 6 (1.75%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.94%) Data Centre
2 20 (5.85%) Enterprise Storage
3 19 (5.56%) Replication
4 13 (3.80%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.92%) Clustering
5 10 (2.92%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.63%) Private Cloud
7 8 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.34%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.34%) EMC VNX
8 7 (2.05%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (1.75%) Derivative
9 6 (1.75%) RIA
10 5 (1.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (1.46%) Taxonomies
11 4 (1.17%) Fintech
11 4 (1.17%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.88%) Device Driver
12 3 (0.88%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.58%) Digital TV
Operating Systems
1 257 (75.15%) Linux
2 99 (28.95%) Unix
3 86 (25.15%) CentOS
4 76 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 76 (22.22%) Windows
5 29 (8.48%) Solaris
6 22 (6.43%) Ubuntu
7 21 (6.14%) Windows Server
8 16 (4.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (4.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (2.92%) CoreOS
10 8 (2.34%) FreeBSD
10 8 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (1.75%) Data ONTAP
12 5 (1.46%) Fedora
12 5 (1.46%) Scientific Linux
13 4 (1.17%) AIX
13 4 (1.17%) HPUX
13 4 (1.17%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.88%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (49.12%) DevOps
2 84 (24.56%) Configuration Management
3 72 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (14.33%) Continuous Integration
5 38 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 36 (10.53%) High Availability
7 35 (10.23%) Open Source
8 31 (9.06%) ITIL
9 29 (8.48%) Disaster Recovery
10 28 (8.19%) Performance Tuning
11 25 (7.31%) Migration
12 19 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
12 19 (5.56%) TDD
13 18 (5.26%) Load Balancing
13 18 (5.26%) Microservices
13 18 (5.26%) Virtual Environments
14 17 (4.97%) Capacity Management
14 17 (4.97%) Scrum
15 16 (4.68%) E-Commerce
15 16 (4.68%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 135 (39.47%) Python
2 101 (29.53%) Bash Shell
3 96 (28.07%) Ruby
4 92 (26.90%) Perl
5 90 (26.32%) Java
6 75 (21.93%) SQL
7 49 (14.33%) PowerShell
8 31 (9.06%) PHP
9 20 (5.85%) JavaScript
9 20 (5.85%) Shell Script
10 19 (5.56%) Go
11 17 (4.97%) Korn
12 13 (3.80%) Scala
13 11 (3.22%) C#
14 8 (2.34%) tcsh
15 6 (1.75%) T-SQL
16 5 (1.46%) C++
17 3 (0.88%) Groovy
18 2 (0.58%) Bourne shell
18 2 (0.58%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (9.06%) SC Cleared
1 31 (9.06%) Security Cleared
2 23 (6.73%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (6.43%) CCNP
4 17 (4.97%) Degree
5 15 (4.39%) CCNA
6 12 (3.51%) DV Cleared
7 9 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (2.34%) RHCE
9 7 (2.05%) RHCSA
10 6 (1.75%) CISSP
11 4 (1.17%) AWS Certification
11 4 (1.17%) GIAC
11 4 (1.17%) Master's Degree
11 4 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.88%) CCIE
13 2 (0.58%) CCSE
13 2 (0.58%) CISM
14 1 (0.29%) JNCIA
14 1 (0.29%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.97%) QA
2 7 (2.05%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.58%) SLA
4 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.29%) PMO
System Software
1 82 (23.98%) Docker
2 40 (11.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (9.06%) Active Directory
4 18 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 18 (5.26%) NFS
5 17 (4.97%) Samba
6 16 (4.68%) Squid
7 15 (4.39%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (3.22%) HDFS
8 11 (3.22%) Snort
8 11 (3.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 11 (3.22%) Virtual Servers
9 10 (2.92%) vSphere
10 9 (2.63%) Veritas File System
11 8 (2.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 7 (2.05%) Ceph
12 7 (2.05%) etcd
12 7 (2.05%) flannel
12 7 (2.05%) GlusterFS
12 7 (2.05%) iptables
Systems Management
1 175 (51.17%) Puppet
2 111 (32.46%) Opscode Chef
3 103 (30.12%) Ansible
4 47 (13.74%) Graphite
4 47 (13.74%) ZABBIX
5 40 (11.70%) Kubernetes
6 37 (10.82%) logstash
7 30 (8.77%) Kibana
8 18 (5.26%) NetBackup
9 17 (4.97%) Prometheus
10 16 (4.68%) Cacti
11 15 (4.39%) Salt
12 13 (3.80%) HAProxy
12 13 (3.80%) HP SiteScope
12 13 (3.80%) Icinga
12 13 (3.80%) vCenter Server
13 11 (3.22%) Grafana
13 11 (3.22%) Terraform
14 10 (2.92%) Hadoop YARN
14 10 (2.92%) Mesos
Vendors
1 91 (26.61%) Red Hat
2 87 (25.44%) VMware
3 61 (17.84%) Splunk
4 43 (12.57%) Cisco
5 36 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 35 (10.23%) Oracle
7 26 (7.60%) HP
8 22 (6.43%) SolarWinds
9 19 (5.56%) EMC
10 18 (5.26%) Dynatrace
10 18 (5.26%) NetApp
11 17 (4.97%) Juniper
12 15 (4.39%) IBM
12 15 (4.39%) New Relic
13 14 (4.09%) Brocade
14 13 (3.80%) CheckPoint
15 12 (3.51%) Sun
15 12 (3.51%) Veritas
16 10 (2.92%) AppDynamics
17 9 (2.63%) Palo Alto
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