Period
to 27 February 2020

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 27 February 2020 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
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 578 586 585
Rank change year-on-year +8 -1 -108
Contract jobs citing Nagios 149 305 336
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.31% 0.33%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.52% 2.10% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 201 219
UK median daily rate £510 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £347 £338 £313
90th Percentile £588 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £453 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +6.47% - -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £41.83 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.36% +16.18% -23.40%
10th Percentile £15.40 £36.22 £32.80
90th Percentile £46.00 £46.50 £36.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.83 £36.24
% change year-on-year -4.36% +15.41% -

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 9,788 14,534 12,335
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.45% 14.67% 12.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,494 9,708 8,363
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £313 £275
90th Percentile £675 £663 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 304 362 261
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +5.71% -12.50%
10th Percentile £12.46 £12.01 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.43 £49.43 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £15.71
% change year-on-year +2.86% +11.39% -15.08%

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 27 February 2020.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Nagios over the 6 months to 27 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 27 February 2020. 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 +37 143 £510 +2.00% 55
London +47 75 £525 - 23
UK excluding London +50 71 £453 +6.47% 42
North of England +77 41 £550 +10.11% 12
North West +39 16 £550 +57.14% 7
North East +24 14 £360 -27.93%
Yorkshire +70 11 £390 +30.00% 5
South East +54 10 £406 -7.51% 9
South West +10 8 £500 +33.33% 3
Midlands +37 4 £400 -0.06% 5
East of England +30 4 £380 -10.59% 3
Scotland +19 4 £395 -7.06% 4
West Midlands +41 2 £400 -27.27% 4
East Midlands +28 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, 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 72 (48.32%) Puppet
2 67 (44.97%) Ansible
3 64 (42.95%) Linux
4 62 (41.61%) Opscode Chef
5 58 (38.93%) Java
6 57 (38.26%) Python
7 52 (34.90%) AWS
8 51 (34.23%) Splunk
9 50 (33.56%) Perl
10 47 (31.54%) Azure
11 46 (30.87%) Agile Software Development
12 44 (29.53%) Cisco
12 44 (29.53%) DevOps
13 43 (28.86%) VPN
14 42 (28.19%) Juniper
14 42 (28.19%) Ruby
14 42 (28.19%) Cisco Nexus
15 41 (27.52%) OSPF
16 39 (26.17%) Cisco Certification
16 39 (26.17%) Wireshark
16 39 (26.17%) Jenkins
17 38 (25.50%) Terraform
17 38 (25.50%) Configuration Management
18 37 (24.83%) Change Management
19 36 (24.16%) Ethernet
19 36 (24.16%) SolarWinds
20 35 (23.49%) Docker
20 35 (23.49%) CCNP
21 34 (22.82%) Firewall
21 34 (22.82%) Bash Shell

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 10 (6.71%) Tomcat
2 9 (6.04%) Apache
3 6 (4.03%) IIS
3 6 (4.03%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.68%) nginx
4 4 (2.68%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.01%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (2.01%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.67%) Confluence
6 1 (0.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.36%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (2.01%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.34%) assyst
3 2 (1.34%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.67%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 52 (34.90%) AWS
2 47 (31.54%) Azure
3 22 (14.77%) GCP
4 21 (14.09%) Datadog
5 18 (12.08%) AWS CloudFormation
6 12 (8.05%) OpenShift
7 8 (5.37%) IaaS
7 8 (5.37%) Office 365
7 8 (5.37%) PaaS
8 5 (3.36%) SaaS
8 5 (3.36%) Serverless
9 4 (2.68%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (2.68%) Amazon S3
9 4 (2.68%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (2.68%) GitHub
9 4 (2.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (2.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (2.01%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (1.34%) Apigee
11 2 (1.34%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 43 (28.86%) VPN
2 42 (28.19%) Cisco Nexus
3 41 (27.52%) OSPF
4 39 (26.17%) Wireshark
5 36 (24.16%) Ethernet
6 34 (22.82%) Firewall
7 22 (14.77%) IPv4
7 22 (14.77%) IPv6
7 22 (14.77%) VXLAN
8 21 (14.09%) TCP/IP
9 18 (12.08%) BGP
9 18 (12.08%) Cisco IOS
9 18 (12.08%) DNS
10 16 (10.74%) LAN
11 15 (10.07%) DWDM
11 15 (10.07%) EIGRP
11 15 (10.07%) IGMP
11 15 (10.07%) MPLS
11 15 (10.07%) Wireless
11 15 (10.07%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.74%) Big Data
2 14 (9.40%) MySQL
3 11 (7.38%) SQL Server
4 9 (6.04%) Amazon Redshift
5 5 (3.36%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (3.36%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.36%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (2.68%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (2.01%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.34%) Aerospike
8 2 (1.34%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.34%) Hazelcast
8 2 (1.34%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.34%) Redis
Development Applications
1 39 (26.17%) Jenkins
2 26 (17.45%) Sonatype Nexus
3 14 (9.40%) TeamCity
4 12 (8.05%) Git (software)
5 8 (5.37%) Artifactory
6 7 (4.70%) JIRA
6 7 (4.70%) Selenium
6 7 (4.70%) SonarQube
7 5 (3.36%) Bitbucket
7 5 (3.36%) Cucumber
7 5 (3.36%) IBM UrbanCode
7 5 (3.36%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (3.36%) Zephyr
8 4 (2.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (2.68%) CircleCI
9 3 (2.01%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.67%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.67%) Hudson
10 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.67%) Vagrant
General
1 20 (13.42%) Banking
1 20 (13.42%) Finance
2 15 (10.07%) Front Office
3 14 (9.40%) Investment Banking
3 14 (9.40%) Public Sector
4 5 (3.36%) Games
4 5 (3.36%) Retail
5 4 (2.68%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.01%) Publishing
6 3 (2.01%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.67%) Advertising
7 1 (0.67%) Legal
7 1 (0.67%) Local Government
7 1 (0.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (18.12%) Administrator
1 27 (18.12%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (16.11%) Network Engineer
3 20 (13.42%) Consultant
4 17 (11.41%) Network Administrator
5 16 (10.74%) Cisco Engineer
5 16 (10.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 16 (10.74%) Juniper Engineer
6 13 (8.72%) Senior DevOps
7 10 (6.71%) Architect
7 10 (6.71%) Data Network Engineer
7 10 (6.71%) IP Network Engineer
8 9 (6.04%) DevOps Consultant
9 8 (5.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (5.37%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 7 (4.70%) Linux Administrator
10 7 (4.70%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (4.70%) Splunk Consultant
10 7 (4.70%) Support Engineer
10 7 (4.70%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.42%) .NET
2 15 (10.07%) 802.1X
3 11 (7.38%) LAMP
3 11 (7.38%) XML
4 8 (5.37%) Regular Expression
5 6 (4.03%) Elastic Stack
5 6 (4.03%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (3.36%) LDAP
7 3 (2.01%) Kafka
7 3 (2.01%) RESTful
7 3 (2.01%) Web Services
8 2 (1.34%) Apache NiFi
8 2 (1.34%) Django
8 2 (1.34%) Java EE
8 2 (1.34%) Memcached
8 2 (1.34%) Node.js
8 2 (1.34%) REST
8 2 (1.34%) SOAP
8 2 (1.34%) Vert.x
9 1 (0.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 29 (19.46%) Data Centre
2 25 (16.78%) Public Cloud
3 11 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (6.04%) Private Cloud
5 6 (4.03%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.01%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.34%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (1.34%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.34%) PKI
8 1 (0.67%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 64 (42.95%) Linux
2 33 (22.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (18.12%) Unix
4 26 (17.45%) CentOS
4 26 (17.45%) Ubuntu
5 24 (16.11%) Windows
6 11 (7.38%) Windows Server
7 8 (5.37%) Solaris
8 6 (4.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.01%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.34%) Android
10 2 (1.34%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.34%) Fedora
10 2 (1.34%) VMS
11 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (30.87%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (29.53%) DevOps
3 38 (25.50%) Configuration Management
4 37 (24.83%) Change Management
5 30 (20.13%) ITIL
6 25 (16.78%) Open Source
7 21 (14.09%) Migration
8 19 (12.75%) Infrastructure as Code
9 17 (11.41%) Microservices
9 17 (11.41%) Project Delivery
10 16 (10.74%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 14 (9.40%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 13 (8.72%) High Availability
13 12 (8.05%) Technical Leadership
13 12 (8.05%) Test Automation
14 11 (7.38%) Analytics
14 11 (7.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 11 (7.38%) Problem-Solving
15 10 (6.71%) Mentoring
15 10 (6.71%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 58 (38.93%) Java
2 57 (38.26%) Python
3 50 (33.56%) Perl
4 42 (28.19%) Ruby
5 34 (22.82%) Bash Shell
6 27 (18.12%) PowerShell
7 21 (14.09%) C++
8 20 (13.42%) SQL
9 16 (10.74%) C
9 16 (10.74%) PHP
10 13 (8.72%) JavaScript
11 7 (4.70%) Go
12 6 (4.03%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.67%) Rust
Qualifications
1 39 (26.17%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (23.49%) CCNP
3 27 (18.12%) Security Cleared
4 20 (13.42%) CCNA
5 19 (12.75%) JNCIP
6 8 (5.37%) DV Cleared
7 5 (3.36%) JNCIS
8 4 (2.68%) MCSE
8 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (2.68%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.01%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (2.01%) Degree
10 2 (1.34%) CompTIA Security+
10 2 (1.34%) GIAC
10 2 (1.34%) Master's Degree
10 2 (1.34%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (1.34%) SANS
10 2 (1.34%) VCAP
10 2 (1.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.38%) QA
2 8 (5.37%) SLA
3 3 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.01%) PMO
4 2 (1.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (23.49%) Docker
2 18 (12.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.38%) Active Directory
4 7 (4.70%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (3.36%) Squid
5 5 (3.36%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.68%) vSphere
7 3 (2.01%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.01%) NFS
7 3 (2.01%) Samba
7 3 (2.01%) Xen
8 2 (1.34%) KVM
8 2 (1.34%) LXC
8 2 (1.34%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.67%) Postfix
9 1 (0.67%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.67%) Snort
Systems Management
1 72 (48.32%) Puppet
2 67 (44.97%) Ansible
3 62 (41.61%) Opscode Chef
4 38 (25.50%) Terraform
5 32 (21.48%) Kubernetes
6 22 (14.77%) Cacti
6 22 (14.77%) Prometheus
7 21 (14.09%) ZABBIX
8 20 (13.42%) SCCM
9 19 (12.75%) Grafana
10 15 (10.07%) Cisco Prime
10 15 (10.07%) NetMRI
10 15 (10.07%) Statseeker
11 12 (8.05%) HP SiteScope
11 12 (8.05%) Packer
12 7 (4.70%) CFEngine
13 6 (4.03%) Docker Swarm
13 6 (4.03%) Red Hat Satellite
14 5 (3.36%) Opsview
14 5 (3.36%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 51 (34.23%) Splunk
2 44 (29.53%) Cisco
3 42 (28.19%) Juniper
4 36 (24.16%) SolarWinds
5 27 (18.12%) Oracle
6 25 (16.78%) VMware
7 23 (15.44%) Microsoft
8 21 (14.09%) New Relic
8 21 (14.09%) Red Hat
9 15 (10.07%) NetScout
9 15 (10.07%) Solarflare
10 14 (9.40%) IBM
11 11 (7.38%) CA
12 10 (6.71%) Google
13 9 (6.04%) AppDynamics
14 6 (4.03%) HP
15 5 (3.36%) CheckPoint
15 5 (3.36%) Micro Focus
15 5 (3.36%) PeopleSoft
15 5 (3.36%) Sybase