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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Nagios
UK
Rank 424 405 470
Rank change year-on-year -19 +65  
Contract jobs citing Nagios 186 249 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.47% 0.29%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.16% 5.05% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 193 107
Median daily rate £450 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £350 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £323
% change year-on-year -5.88% +31.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 3
Median hourly rate £47.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £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 4467 4927 4437
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 9.99% 9.26% 8.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2995 3121 2647
Median daily rate £463 £450 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.77% +7.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 133 170
Median hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +11.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £38.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year -15.55% +5.88%  

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 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Nagios in the UK

Nagios
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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 -16 179 £450 -6.97% 68
London -4 125 £453 -9.50% 40
South East +10 28 £475 +15.15% 9
North West +30 13 £400 -5.88% 5
Surrey +17 13 £400 -33.33% 1
Manchester +22 12 £400 -5.88% 3
City of London -7 9 £444 -10.35% 9
Yorkshire +14 7 £410 -25.45% 3
West Yorkshire +13 7 £410 -25.45% 1
Leeds +8 7 £410 -25.45% 1
New Malden - 7 - -
Berkshire +4 6 £550 +37.50% 3
South West +4 4 £271 -46.41% 3
Somerset - 4 £271 -
Bath - 4 £271 -
Hampshire +10 3 £488 - 4
Oxfordshire - 3 £450 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £413 -
Windsor +2 2 £550 +10.00%
Woking -1 2 £369 +9.25%
Milton Keynes -4 2 £498 +17.05% 1
Buckinghamshire -12 2 £498 +17.05% 1
Slough - 2 £335 - 2
Epsom - 2 £400 -
Cheshire +30 1 - - 1
West Sussex +2 1 - -
East Midlands +1 1 £525 -
Essex -6 1 - - 1
East of England -8 1 - - 6
Crawley - 1 - -

Nagios
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 308 (71.46%) Linux
2 200 (46.40%) Puppet
3 180 (41.76%) DevOps
4 163 (37.82%) Python
5 127 (29.47%) Opscode Chef
6 124 (28.77%) VMware
7 119 (27.61%) Ansible
8 117 (27.15%) DNS
9 116 (26.91%) Unix
10 113 (26.22%) Jenkins
10 113 (26.22%) Amazon AWS
11 111 (25.75%) Ruby
12 110 (25.52%) Red Hat
13 109 (25.29%) Perl
14 106 (24.59%) Java
15 105 (24.36%) Bash Shell
16 103 (23.90%) Windows
17 97 (22.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 93 (21.58%) Agile Software Development
19 90 (20.88%) Configuration Management
20 85 (19.72%) Apache
21 84 (19.49%) SQL
22 82 (19.03%) TCP/IP
23 80 (18.56%) MySQL
23 80 (18.56%) PostgreSQL
24 76 (17.63%) Finance
25 75 (17.40%) Docker
26 73 (16.94%) Git (software)
27 72 (16.71%) Firewall
28 69 (16.01%) Cisco

Nagios
Top Related 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 85 (19.72%) Apache
2 52 (12.06%) Tomcat
3 45 (10.44%) Elasticsearch
4 28 (6.50%) nginx
5 27 (6.26%) OpenStack
6 25 (5.80%) IIS
7 22 (5.10%) Apache Spark
8 20 (4.64%) Confluence
9 12 (2.78%) JBoss
10 9 (2.09%) Cloud Foundry
11 8 (1.86%) SharePoint
11 8 (1.86%) Skype for Business
11 8 (1.86%) WebSphere
12 6 (1.39%) Apache Pig
12 6 (1.39%) Apache Solr
13 5 (1.16%) MS Exchange
14 3 (0.70%) Alfresco
14 3 (0.70%) Jupyter
14 3 (0.70%) SAS
15 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (3.48%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.55%) MS Office
3 4 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 113 (26.22%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (6.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (5.34%) IaaS
4 16 (3.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 15 (3.48%) PaaS
6 14 (3.25%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (3.02%) GitHub
8 10 (2.32%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (2.32%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (2.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 10 (2.32%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (2.09%) Office 365
10 8 (1.86%) Amazon S3
10 8 (1.86%) Loggly
10 8 (1.86%) Sumo Logic
11 7 (1.62%) SaaS
12 6 (1.39%) OneDrive
12 6 (1.39%) Yammer
13 5 (1.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 5 (1.16%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 117 (27.15%) DNS
2 82 (19.03%) TCP/IP
3 72 (16.71%) Firewall
4 56 (12.99%) DHCP
5 41 (9.51%) VPN
6 40 (9.28%) HTTP
7 39 (9.05%) SAN
8 38 (8.82%) SNMP
9 31 (7.19%) SSL
10 28 (6.50%) Network Security
11 23 (5.34%) Internet
11 23 (5.34%) LDAP
11 23 (5.34%) NAS
12 22 (5.10%) FTP
12 22 (5.10%) SSH
13 21 (4.87%) Wireless
14 20 (4.64%) Ethernet
14 20 (4.64%) OSPF
14 20 (4.64%) WAN
15 19 (4.41%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (18.56%) MySQL
1 80 (18.56%) PostgreSQL
2 39 (9.05%) SQL Server
3 29 (6.73%) Redis
4 27 (6.26%) Hadoop
5 25 (5.80%) HBase
6 22 (5.10%) Apache Cassandra
6 22 (5.10%) Big Data
6 22 (5.10%) MongoDB
7 20 (4.64%) Relational Database
8 17 (3.94%) NoSQL
9 15 (3.48%) Apache Hive
10 12 (2.78%) RDBMS
11 11 (2.55%) Sybase ASE
12 10 (2.32%) MariaDB
12 10 (2.32%) Riak
12 10 (2.32%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (2.32%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (2.32%) Sybase IQ
13 9 (2.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 113 (26.22%) Jenkins
2 73 (16.94%) Git (software)
3 40 (9.28%) Subversion
4 33 (7.66%) JIRA
5 30 (6.96%) Maven
6 26 (6.03%) Vagrant
7 22 (5.10%) Sonatype Nexus
8 21 (4.87%) Selenium
9 19 (4.41%) TeamCity
10 14 (3.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 11 (2.55%) Ant
11 11 (2.55%) GitLab
11 11 (2.55%) GoCD
11 11 (2.55%) Octopus Deploy
12 10 (2.32%) JMeter
13 9 (2.09%) Artifactory
13 9 (2.09%) MSBuild
13 9 (2.09%) Travis CI
14 8 (1.86%) Grunt
14 8 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 76 (17.63%) Finance
2 29 (6.73%) Banking
3 14 (3.25%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.55%) Back Office
5 8 (1.86%) Electronics
6 7 (1.62%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.62%) Marketing
7 6 (1.39%) Billing
7 6 (1.39%) Legal
7 6 (1.39%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.16%) Advertising
9 4 (0.93%) Games
9 4 (0.93%) Publishing
9 4 (0.93%) Retail
10 3 (0.70%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.70%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.70%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.46%) Law
11 2 (0.46%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.23%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 114 (26.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 98 (22.74%) Administrator
3 58 (13.46%) Systems Administrator
4 52 (12.06%) Linux Engineer
5 43 (9.98%) Linux Administrator
6 41 (9.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 31 (7.19%) Systems Engineer
8 30 (6.96%) AWS DevOps
8 30 (6.96%) AWS Engineer
8 30 (6.96%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 27 (6.26%) Analyst
9 27 (6.26%) Architect
10 18 (4.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 18 (4.18%) Unix Engineer
11 17 (3.94%) Consultant
11 17 (3.94%) Lead DevOps
11 17 (3.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 17 (3.94%) Network Administrator
11 17 (3.94%) Unix Administrator
12 16 (3.71%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (13.69%) Elastic Stack
2 51 (11.83%) LAMP
3 35 (8.12%) Web Services
4 34 (7.89%) LAPP Stack
5 20 (4.64%) Kafka
6 19 (4.41%) Node.js
7 17 (3.94%) LEMP Stack
7 17 (3.94%) Sensu
8 15 (3.48%) HTML
9 14 (3.25%) RabbitMQ
10 13 (3.02%) .NET
10 13 (3.02%) AngularJS
10 13 (3.02%) CSS
10 13 (3.02%) CSS3
10 13 (3.02%) HTML5
11 12 (2.78%) Memcached
12 10 (2.32%) Middleware
12 10 (2.32%) RESTful
13 8 (1.86%) jQuery
13 8 (1.86%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 54 (12.53%) Data Centre
2 34 (7.89%) Replication
3 23 (5.34%) Enterprise Storage
4 19 (4.41%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.25%) Linux Command Line
6 12 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (2.55%) PKI
8 10 (2.32%) Clustering
9 9 (2.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 9 (2.09%) NHS
10 8 (1.86%) Computer Science
11 6 (1.39%) EMC VNX
11 6 (1.39%) IPTV
11 6 (1.39%) Over-the-Top Content
11 6 (1.39%) STB
11 6 (1.39%) Video on Demand
12 5 (1.16%) Private Cloud
12 5 (1.16%) Public Cloud
12 5 (1.16%) Virtual Team
13 4 (0.93%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 308 (71.46%) Linux
2 116 (26.91%) Unix
3 103 (23.90%) Windows
4 97 (22.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 65 (15.08%) CentOS
6 33 (7.66%) Solaris
6 33 (7.66%) Windows Server
7 17 (3.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (3.71%) Ubuntu
9 15 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (2.78%) CoreOS
11 10 (2.32%) Debian
11 10 (2.32%) FreeBSD
12 9 (2.09%) Fedora
13 7 (1.62%) Android
13 7 (1.62%) HPUX
14 5 (1.16%) Data ONTAP
14 5 (1.16%) Scientific Linux
15 3 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (41.76%) DevOps
2 93 (21.58%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (20.88%) Configuration Management
4 54 (12.53%) Open Source
5 53 (12.30%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (9.51%) Load Balancing
7 33 (7.66%) High Availability
8 32 (7.42%) Migration
9 26 (6.03%) Disaster Recovery
10 24 (5.57%) Continuous Delivery
10 24 (5.57%) Scrum
11 22 (5.10%) E-Commerce
12 21 (4.87%) TDD
13 20 (4.64%) Information Security
14 16 (3.71%) Network Monitoring
15 14 (3.25%) Capacity Management
15 14 (3.25%) ITIL
16 13 (3.02%) BDD
16 13 (3.02%) Network Design
16 13 (3.02%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 163 (37.82%) Python
2 111 (25.75%) Ruby
3 109 (25.29%) Perl
4 106 (24.59%) Java
5 105 (24.36%) Bash Shell
6 84 (19.49%) SQL
7 59 (13.69%) PowerShell
8 46 (10.67%) PHP
9 30 (6.96%) JavaScript
10 19 (4.41%) Shell Script
11 17 (3.94%) Korn
11 17 (3.94%) Scala
12 16 (3.71%) Go
13 13 (3.02%) T-SQL
14 10 (2.32%) tcsh
15 8 (1.86%) C++
16 7 (1.62%) AWK
16 7 (1.62%) C#
16 7 (1.62%) PL/SQL
17 6 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 31 (7.19%) SC Cleared
3 24 (5.57%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (5.10%) CCNP
5 19 (4.41%) CCNA
6 17 (3.94%) Degree
7 7 (1.62%) CISSP
7 7 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.16%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.16%) GIAC
8 5 (1.16%) RHCE
9 4 (0.93%) CCIP
9 4 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.93%) JNCIA
9 4 (0.93%) JNCIE
9 4 (0.93%) JNCIP
9 4 (0.93%) MCITP
10 3 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.70%) MCSE
11 2 (0.46%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.55%) PCI DSS
2 6 (1.39%) QA
3 5 (1.16%) SLA
4 4 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.46%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.23%) ISO27005
6 1 (0.23%) PMO
System Software
1 75 (17.40%) Docker
2 66 (15.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (13.46%) Active Directory
4 25 (5.80%) HDFS
5 22 (5.10%) NFS
6 18 (4.18%) Virtual Servers
7 16 (3.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 16 (3.71%) vSphere
8 15 (3.48%) Samba
9 14 (3.25%) Snort
9 14 (3.25%) Veritas File System
10 13 (3.02%) VirtualBox
11 12 (2.78%) Hyper-V
11 12 (2.78%) VMware ESX
12 11 (2.55%) FreeRADIUS
12 11 (2.55%) VMware ESXi
13 9 (2.09%) Squid
14 8 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
15 7 (1.62%) GlusterFS
15 7 (1.62%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 200 (46.40%) Puppet
2 127 (29.47%) Opscode Chef
3 119 (27.61%) Ansible
4 49 (11.37%) logstash
5 46 (10.67%) Graphite
6 39 (9.05%) Kibana
7 35 (8.12%) ZABBIX
8 27 (6.26%) Zenoss
9 26 (6.03%) Kubernetes
9 26 (6.03%) SCOM
10 20 (4.64%) Cacti
10 20 (4.64%) Hadoop YARN
11 19 (4.41%) Salt
12 18 (4.18%) NetBackup
13 15 (3.48%) Ganglia
14 14 (3.25%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 12 (2.78%) HAProxy
16 11 (2.55%) EMC Navisphere
16 11 (2.55%) Oracle ZFS
17 10 (2.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 124 (28.77%) VMware
2 110 (25.52%) Red Hat
3 69 (16.01%) Cisco
4 64 (14.85%) Splunk
5 53 (12.30%) Oracle
6 40 (9.28%) Microsoft
7 31 (7.19%) EMC
7 31 (7.19%) SolarWinds
8 25 (5.80%) NetApp
8 25 (5.80%) New Relic
9 24 (5.57%) CheckPoint
9 24 (5.57%) Juniper
10 23 (5.34%) SaltStack
11 20 (4.64%) Brocade
11 20 (4.64%) SAP
12 19 (4.41%) Veritas
13 16 (3.71%) Google
13 16 (3.71%) Sun
14 14 (3.25%) Sybase
15 13 (3.02%) IBM
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