Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 593 478 445
Rank change year-on-year -115 -33 +130
Contract jobs citing Nagios 296 381 525
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.42% 0.50%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.27% 3.95% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 264 398
UK median daily rate £488 £470 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.72% -1.05% +11.76%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £325
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £470 £425
% change year-on-year -12.23% +10.59% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 1
UK median hourly rate £36.24 £47.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.89% +235.71% -53.33%
10th Percentile £36.05 £40.85 £13.50
90th Percentile £36.43 £48.40 £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.24 £48.75 -
% change year-on-year -25.66% - -

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 13,040 9,652 10,875
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.95% 10.71% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,674 6,398 6,904
UK median daily rate £484 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.61% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £277 £275 £263
90th Percentile £630 £603 £587
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £383
% change year-on-year +3.03% +7.70% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 305 213 270
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £23.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.74% +2.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £11.72 £12.00 £12.73
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.80 £52.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £21.33
% change year-on-year -20.00% -6.24% +5.67%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -122 286 £493 +3.68% 100
London -113 174 £525 +10.53% 57
UK excluding London -34 119 £413 -12.23% 46
North of England -14 40 £363 -9.38% 13
North East - 31 £363 - 3
South West +23 24 £495 +28.16% 16
South East -64 21 £481 -3.80% 3
Midlands 0 19 £425 -13.09% 6
West Midlands -13 14 £450 -7.98%
East of England +3 8 £500 - 5
Wales -5 6 £395 +37.39%
East Midlands +3 5 £400 -18.20% 6
Yorkshire -21 5 £200 -55.56% 2
North West -41 4 £400 - 8
Scotland -38 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 230 (77.70%) Linux
2 184 (62.16%) Python
3 173 (58.45%) DevOps
4 153 (51.69%) Amazon AWS
5 140 (47.30%) Jenkins
6 135 (45.61%) Puppet
7 126 (42.57%) Bash Shell
8 120 (40.54%) Docker
9 111 (37.50%) Ansible
10 103 (34.80%) Windows
11 102 (34.46%) Agile Software Development
12 99 (33.45%) Java
13 95 (32.09%) Splunk
14 93 (31.42%) Ruby
15 86 (29.05%) Git (software)
16 76 (25.68%) Configuration Management
17 75 (25.34%) Terraform
18 72 (24.32%) Perl
18 72 (24.32%) PowerShell
19 71 (23.99%) Microsoft Azure
19 71 (23.99%) Red Hat
20 70 (23.65%) Elastic Stack
21 67 (22.64%) CentOS
22 63 (21.28%) Opscode Chef
22 63 (21.28%) Kubernetes
23 62 (20.95%) Continuous Integration
24 60 (20.27%) Open Source
25 54 (18.24%) Security Cleared
25 54 (18.24%) New Relic
26 52 (17.57%) SC Cleared

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 39 (13.18%) Elasticsearch
2 26 (8.78%) Tomcat
3 24 (8.11%) Apache
4 21 (7.09%) Confluence
5 16 (5.41%) nginx
5 16 (5.41%) WebSphere
6 14 (4.73%) IIS
7 11 (3.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 7 (2.36%) Mule
8 7 (2.36%) OpenStack
9 6 (2.03%) Apache Spark
9 6 (2.03%) Jetty
9 6 (2.03%) Mongrel
10 5 (1.69%) JBoss
10 5 (1.69%) MS Exchange
10 5 (1.69%) Mule ESB
10 5 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (1.01%) CMS
11 3 (1.01%) FileNet
12 2 (0.68%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 153 (51.69%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (23.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (11.82%) Datadog
4 34 (11.49%) Amazon S3
5 30 (10.14%) Amazon EC2
6 27 (9.12%) GitHub
7 26 (8.78%) AWS CloudFormation
8 22 (7.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 18 (6.08%) AWS Lambda
9 18 (6.08%) Serverless
10 16 (5.41%) Amazon ELB
11 13 (4.39%) IaaS
12 12 (4.05%) Google Cloud Platform
13 11 (3.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 9 (3.04%) Akamai
15 8 (2.70%) Office 365
15 8 (2.70%) OpenShift
15 8 (2.70%) PaaS
15 8 (2.70%) Sumo Logic
16 7 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (13.18%) Firewall
2 22 (7.43%) TCP/IP
3 20 (6.76%) DNS
4 17 (5.74%) HTTP
5 15 (5.07%) VPN
6 12 (4.05%) SSH
7 11 (3.72%) Network Security
7 11 (3.72%) SNMP
8 10 (3.38%) FTP
8 10 (3.38%) Internet
9 9 (3.04%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (3.04%) SMTP
9 9 (3.04%) SSL
10 8 (2.70%) SAN
10 8 (2.70%) SMS
11 7 (2.36%) LAN
11 7 (2.36%) MPLS
12 6 (2.03%) BGP
12 6 (2.03%) VLAN
12 6 (2.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (16.89%) MySQL
2 46 (15.54%) MongoDB
3 25 (8.45%) Amazon Redshift
4 16 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (5.07%) Big Data
6 14 (4.73%) Amazon RDS
6 14 (4.73%) SQL Server
7 13 (4.39%) Hadoop
8 10 (3.38%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (3.38%) NoSQL
9 6 (2.03%) Hazelcast
9 6 (2.03%) InfluxDB
10 3 (1.01%) Redis
10 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.68%) Blockchain
11 2 (0.68%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.68%) HBase
11 2 (0.68%) InterSystems Cache
11 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 140 (47.30%) Jenkins
2 86 (29.05%) Git (software)
3 42 (14.19%) Artifactory
4 35 (11.82%) TeamCity
5 28 (9.46%) Maven
6 27 (9.12%) JIRA
7 24 (8.11%) Subversion
8 22 (7.43%) Sonatype Nexus
9 17 (5.74%) Gradle
10 13 (4.39%) Vagrant
11 10 (3.38%) Selenium
12 8 (2.70%) Bitbucket
12 8 (2.70%) JMeter
12 8 (2.70%) MSBuild
13 7 (2.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (2.36%) GitLab
14 6 (2.03%) Ant
15 5 (1.69%) CruiseControl
15 5 (1.69%) GoCD
15 5 (1.69%) Mercurial
General
1 24 (8.11%) Finance
2 12 (4.05%) Banking
3 8 (2.70%) Marketing
4 5 (1.69%) Publishing
5 4 (1.35%) French Language
5 4 (1.35%) Law
6 3 (1.01%) Games
7 2 (0.68%) Back Office
7 2 (0.68%) Billing
7 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.68%) Front Office
7 2 (0.68%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.68%) Legal
7 2 (0.68%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.68%) Music Industry
7 2 (0.68%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.34%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.34%) Retail
8 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 124 (41.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 27 (9.12%) AWS DevOps
2 27 (9.12%) AWS Engineer
3 26 (8.78%) Administrator
4 23 (7.77%) Linux Engineer
4 23 (7.77%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 20 (6.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 17 (5.74%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 16 (5.41%) Consultant
8 15 (5.07%) Systems Administrator
9 14 (4.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (4.73%) Nagios Engineer
9 14 (4.73%) Security Engineer
10 13 (4.39%) Analyst
10 13 (4.39%) Architect
10 13 (4.39%) Systems Engineer
11 12 (4.05%) Linux Administrator
11 12 (4.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 12 (4.05%) Network Engineer
12 11 (3.72%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (23.65%) Elastic Stack
2 24 (8.11%) Kafka
3 22 (7.43%) ActiveMQ
4 16 (5.41%) JSON
5 14 (4.73%) LAMP
6 12 (4.05%) Web Services
7 11 (3.72%) Node.js
7 11 (3.72%) Sensu
7 11 (3.72%) Spring Boot
7 11 (3.72%) XML
8 10 (3.38%) LDAP
8 10 (3.38%) RESTful
9 8 (2.70%) Regular Expression
9 8 (2.70%) Servlets
10 7 (2.36%) LAPP Stack
10 7 (2.36%) REST
11 6 (2.03%) JRuby
11 6 (2.03%) LEMP Stack
12 5 (1.69%) Apache Camel
12 5 (1.69%) Vert.x
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.47%) Data Centre
2 29 (9.80%) Device Driver
3 17 (5.74%) Clustering
4 16 (5.41%) Public Cloud
5 11 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (3.04%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (2.36%) Virtual Team
9 6 (2.03%) Replication
10 5 (1.69%) Enterprise Cloud
10 5 (1.69%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.69%) PKI
10 5 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (1.69%) Taxonomies
10 5 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (1.35%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (1.35%) User Experience
12 3 (1.01%) Private Cloud
12 3 (1.01%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 230 (77.70%) Linux
2 103 (34.80%) Windows
3 67 (22.64%) CentOS
4 45 (15.20%) Ubuntu
4 45 (15.20%) Unix
5 33 (11.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 31 (10.47%) Windows Server
7 17 (5.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (3.72%) Debian
9 10 (3.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (2.03%) Windows 10
10 6 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (1.69%) CoreOS
11 5 (1.69%) Fedora
11 5 (1.69%) Solaris
12 4 (1.35%) Windows 7
13 3 (1.01%) AIX
13 3 (1.01%) SUSE
14 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (58.45%) DevOps
2 102 (34.46%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (25.68%) Configuration Management
4 62 (20.95%) Continuous Integration
5 60 (20.27%) Open Source
6 50 (16.89%) High Availability
7 43 (14.53%) Test Automation
8 30 (10.14%) Immutable Infrastructure
9 27 (9.12%) ITIL
10 26 (8.78%) Deployment Automation
11 25 (8.45%) Continuous Delivery
12 24 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
12 24 (8.11%) Network Monitoring
13 23 (7.77%) BDD
13 23 (7.77%) Continuous Deployment
14 21 (7.09%) Load Balancing
14 21 (7.09%) Problem-Solving
15 19 (6.42%) Dashboard Development
16 18 (6.08%) Mentoring
16 18 (6.08%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 184 (62.16%) Python
2 126 (42.57%) Bash Shell
3 99 (33.45%) Java
4 93 (31.42%) Ruby
5 72 (24.32%) Perl
5 72 (24.32%) PowerShell
6 43 (14.53%) Go
7 40 (13.51%) Shell Script
8 32 (10.81%) C++
9 31 (10.47%) JavaScript
10 29 (9.80%) SQL
11 25 (8.45%) C
12 21 (7.09%) PHP
13 14 (4.73%) VBScript
14 12 (4.05%) Groovy
15 5 (1.69%) AWK
16 4 (1.35%) Scala
17 2 (0.68%) Java 8
18 1 (0.34%) Bourne shell
18 1 (0.34%) Jython
Qualifications
1 54 (18.24%) Security Cleared
2 52 (17.57%) SC Cleared
3 16 (5.41%) Degree
4 9 (3.04%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.01%) CCNP
6 3 (1.01%) CISA
6 3 (1.01%) CISM
6 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.68%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.68%) CISSP
7 2 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.68%) MCSE
7 2 (0.68%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.68%) PMP
7 2 (0.68%) RHCE
8 1 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.34%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.34%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.05%) QA
2 8 (2.70%) GCP
3 5 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.69%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.35%) PMO
5 2 (0.68%) GDPR
5 2 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 120 (40.54%) Docker
2 30 (10.14%) Active Directory
3 28 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (5.07%) Hyper-V
5 14 (4.73%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (4.39%) Xen
7 10 (3.38%) Squid
8 7 (2.36%) KVM
8 7 (2.36%) VirtualBox
8 7 (2.36%) vSphere
9 6 (2.03%) HDFS
9 6 (2.03%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (1.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 5 (1.69%) NFS
11 4 (1.35%) XenApp
12 3 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (1.01%) Veritas File System
13 2 (0.68%) ProxySG
13 2 (0.68%) Samba
13 2 (0.68%) Snort
Systems Management
1 135 (45.61%) Puppet
2 111 (37.50%) Ansible
3 75 (25.34%) Terraform
4 63 (21.28%) Kubernetes
4 63 (21.28%) Opscode Chef
5 46 (15.54%) Grafana
6 45 (15.20%) ZABBIX
7 38 (12.84%) Icinga
7 38 (12.84%) Prometheus
8 33 (11.15%) Packer
9 31 (10.47%) Kibana
9 31 (10.47%) logstash
10 28 (9.46%) SCCM
11 24 (8.11%) SCOM
12 16 (5.41%) Graylog
13 15 (5.07%) Galera Cluster
14 11 (3.72%) Pingdom
15 10 (3.38%) OpenView
15 10 (3.38%) Uchiwa
16 8 (2.70%) Rancher
Vendors
1 95 (32.09%) Splunk
2 71 (23.99%) Red Hat
3 54 (18.24%) New Relic
4 50 (16.89%) VMware
5 35 (11.82%) Cisco
6 34 (11.49%) Microsoft
7 32 (10.81%) SolarWinds
8 28 (9.46%) Google
9 21 (7.09%) AppDynamics
10 19 (6.42%) Oracle
11 15 (5.07%) HP
12 13 (4.39%) Juniper
13 11 (3.72%) Adobe
13 11 (3.72%) Rackspace
14 10 (3.38%) AlienVault
14 10 (3.38%) CheckPoint
14 10 (3.38%) hybris
14 10 (3.38%) SaltStack
15 8 (2.70%) IBM
15 8 (2.70%) NetApp