Period
to 18 October 2017

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 18 October 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
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 552 492 537
Rank change year-on-year -60 +45 -9
Contract jobs citing Nagios 320 446 377
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.42% 0.33%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.90% 3.78% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 331 294
UK median daily rate £488 £425 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.71% -4.23% +7.58%
10th Percentile £349 £300 £325
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +1.82% +6.45% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 7
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £28.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -5.00% +50.68%
10th Percentile £46.25 £16.35 £25.30
90th Percentile £49.63 £35.85 £47.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £31.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year +49.61% +5.83% +50.68%

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 11040 11800 9585
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.11% 11.08% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7366 7525 5860
UK median daily rate £475 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.47% +7.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £262 £225
90th Percentile £613 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +5.06% +5.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 272 339
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.25 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.41 £25.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -34.38% +23.85% +0.93%

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 18 October 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 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 18 October 2017. 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 -65 304 £488 +13.37% 52
London -73 186 £500 +11.11% 34
UK excluding London -8 131 £420 +1.82% 19
South East +38 56 £500 +11.11% 5
North of England +49 35 £415 -1.19% 6
North West +35 25 £413 -2.94% 3
South West -4 17 £350 -12.50% 4
Scotland +23 10 £410 +53.99% 1
West Midlands +33 9 - - 1
Midlands +23 9 - - 2
Yorkshire +3 9 £500 +63.93% 3
Wales - 2 £300 -
North East +70 1 £325 +8.33%
East of England -39 1 £315 -5.26% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 224 (70.00%) Linux
2 163 (50.94%) DevOps
3 145 (45.31%) Puppet
4 125 (39.06%) Python
5 118 (36.88%) Amazon AWS
6 101 (31.56%) Configuration Management
7 99 (30.94%) Red Hat
8 98 (30.63%) Bash Shell
9 95 (29.69%) Ansible
10 90 (28.13%) CentOS
11 89 (27.81%) Jenkins
12 86 (26.88%) Agile Software Development
13 85 (26.56%) Unix
14 82 (25.63%) Git (software)
15 81 (25.31%) Opscode Chef
16 78 (24.38%) Splunk
17 75 (23.44%) MySQL
18 74 (23.13%) Java
19 72 (22.50%) Docker
20 67 (20.94%) Ruby
21 63 (19.69%) Perl
21 63 (19.69%) DNS
22 61 (19.06%) Windows
22 61 (19.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 60 (18.75%) Firewall
24 59 (18.44%) VMware
25 53 (16.56%) SQL
25 53 (16.56%) Apache
26 52 (16.25%) JIRA
27 50 (15.63%) Finance

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 53 (16.56%) Apache
2 44 (13.75%) nginx
3 37 (11.56%) Elasticsearch
4 34 (10.63%) Tomcat
5 19 (5.94%) Confluence
6 14 (4.38%) IIS
7 11 (3.44%) OpenStack
8 9 (2.81%) JBoss
8 9 (2.81%) MS Exchange
9 5 (1.56%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.56%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.25%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.25%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.94%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (1.56%) HipChat
1 5 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.25%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.63%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Salerio
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 118 (36.88%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (10.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (6.88%) GitHub
4 18 (5.63%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (4.38%) Amazon S3
5 14 (4.38%) IaaS
6 12 (3.75%) AWS CloudFormation
7 11 (3.44%) Akamai
7 11 (3.44%) PaaS
8 10 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (2.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 9 (2.81%) AWS Lambda
9 9 (2.81%) Heroku
9 9 (2.81%) Office 365
9 9 (2.81%) Serverless
10 7 (2.19%) Amazon ELB
10 7 (2.19%) Quay.io
10 7 (2.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 6 (1.88%) SaaS
12 5 (1.56%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 63 (19.69%) DNS
2 60 (18.75%) Firewall
3 43 (13.44%) VPN
4 34 (10.63%) TCP/IP
5 28 (8.75%) HTTP
6 26 (8.13%) Network Security
7 23 (7.19%) SAN
8 22 (6.88%) WAN
9 19 (5.94%) SSL
10 18 (5.63%) Cisco Nexus
10 18 (5.63%) LAN
11 17 (5.31%) BGP
11 17 (5.31%) LDAP
12 16 (5.00%) DHCP
12 16 (5.00%) IPsec
12 16 (5.00%) MPLS
12 16 (5.00%) Wireshark
13 13 (4.06%) OSPF
13 13 (4.06%) VLAN
14 11 (3.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (23.44%) MySQL
2 40 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 39 (12.19%) MongoDB
4 33 (10.31%) NoSQL
5 21 (6.56%) Hadoop
6 18 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (4.69%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (3.75%) Big Data
9 7 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (1.56%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.25%) InfluxDB
11 4 (1.25%) MariaDB
11 4 (1.25%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.25%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.94%) HBase
13 2 (0.63%) Redis
13 2 (0.63%) Riak
Development Applications
1 89 (27.81%) Jenkins
2 82 (25.63%) Git (software)
3 52 (16.25%) JIRA
4 30 (9.38%) Subversion
5 24 (7.50%) Maven
6 20 (6.25%) Artifactory
7 19 (5.94%) Bitbucket
8 17 (5.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 17 (5.31%) Vagrant
9 10 (3.13%) Selenium
9 10 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
10 9 (2.81%) GitLab
10 9 (2.81%) JMeter
11 8 (2.50%) Gatling
11 8 (2.50%) LoadRunner
11 8 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (2.19%) Fiddler
12 7 (2.19%) Hudson
12 7 (2.19%) Log4j
12 7 (2.19%) YourKit
General
1 50 (15.63%) Finance
2 28 (8.75%) Banking
3 7 (2.19%) Investment Banking
3 7 (2.19%) Law
3 7 (2.19%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.56%) Billing
5 4 (1.25%) Marketing
5 4 (1.25%) Music Industry
6 3 (0.94%) Publishing
7 1 (0.31%) Advertising
7 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 96 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 48 (15.00%) Linux Engineer
3 46 (14.38%) Administrator
4 31 (9.69%) AWS Engineer
4 31 (9.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 30 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
6 29 (9.06%) Linux Administrator
7 27 (8.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 26 (8.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 23 (7.19%) AWS DevOps
9 23 (7.19%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 22 (6.88%) Systems Engineer
11 21 (6.56%) Cloud Engineer
12 19 (5.94%) Network Engineer
13 16 (5.00%) Architect
13 16 (5.00%) Developer
14 15 (4.69%) Lead DevOps
15 13 (4.06%) Analyst
16 12 (3.75%) Consultant
16 12 (3.75%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.75%) Elastic Stack
1 28 (8.75%) Sensu
2 22 (6.88%) Web Services
3 21 (6.56%) ActiveMQ
3 21 (6.56%) LAMP
4 20 (6.25%) .NET
4 20 (6.25%) XML
5 17 (5.31%) J2EE
5 17 (5.31%) JSON
5 17 (5.31%) RabbitMQ
6 13 (4.06%) Node.js
7 12 (3.75%) HTML
8 11 (3.44%) Ajax
9 10 (3.13%) AngularJS
9 10 (3.13%) Kafka
10 8 (2.50%) .NET Core
10 8 (2.50%) CSS
10 8 (2.50%) LAPP Stack
10 8 (2.50%) RESTful
11 7 (2.19%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.56%) Data Centre
2 14 (4.38%) Computer Science
3 13 (4.06%) Public Cloud
4 12 (3.75%) Device Driver
5 11 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.44%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (3.13%) Replication
7 9 (2.81%) Client/Server
7 9 (2.81%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (2.19%) Clustering
9 5 (1.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (1.56%) Fintech
9 5 (1.56%) SystemC
10 4 (1.25%) Derivative
10 4 (1.25%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.25%) RIA
10 4 (1.25%) Taxonomies
10 4 (1.25%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.94%) EMC VNX
12 2 (0.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 224 (70.00%) Linux
2 90 (28.13%) CentOS
3 85 (26.56%) Unix
4 61 (19.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 61 (19.06%) Windows
5 36 (11.25%) Ubuntu
6 16 (5.00%) Windows Server
7 13 (4.06%) CoreOS
8 10 (3.13%) Solaris
9 9 (2.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (2.19%) Amazon Linux
10 7 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (1.88%) AIX
12 4 (1.25%) Debian
12 4 (1.25%) Mac OS X
12 4 (1.25%) SUSE
12 4 (1.25%) Windows 7
12 4 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.63%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.31%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (50.94%) DevOps
2 101 (31.56%) Configuration Management
3 86 (26.88%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (11.56%) ITIL
5 32 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 32 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (9.69%) Open Source
7 26 (8.13%) Migration
8 20 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 20 (6.25%) Scrum
9 18 (5.63%) Load Balancing
9 18 (5.63%) Performance Tuning
10 16 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 16 (5.00%) High Availability
10 16 (5.00%) Immutable Infrastructure
11 14 (4.38%) Microservices
11 14 (4.38%) Performance Testing
11 14 (4.38%) Problem Management
11 14 (4.38%) SDLC
12 13 (4.06%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 125 (39.06%) Python
2 98 (30.63%) Bash Shell
3 74 (23.13%) Java
4 67 (20.94%) Ruby
5 63 (19.69%) Perl
6 53 (16.56%) SQL
7 37 (11.56%) PowerShell
8 27 (8.44%) Go
8 27 (8.44%) JavaScript
9 26 (8.13%) Shell Script
10 23 (7.19%) PHP
11 12 (3.75%) C
11 12 (3.75%) C#
12 8 (2.50%) GraphQL
12 8 (2.50%) Groovy
13 7 (2.19%) C++
14 6 (1.88%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.94%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.94%) Scala
16 2 (0.63%) Korn
Qualifications
1 28 (8.75%) Security Cleared
2 26 (8.13%) SC Cleared
3 20 (6.25%) Degree
4 16 (5.00%) CCNP
4 16 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.50%) CCNA
6 7 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (1.88%) AWS Certification
8 5 (1.56%) CCIE
8 5 (1.56%) RHCE
9 4 (1.25%) Master's Degree
9 4 (1.25%) RHCSA
10 3 (0.94%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.31%) CCSE
12 1 (0.31%) CCSP
12 1 (0.31%) CISSP
12 1 (0.31%) GIAC
12 1 (0.31%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.50%) QA
2 5 (1.56%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.94%) SLA
4 1 (0.31%) PMO
System Software
1 72 (22.50%) Docker
2 25 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (7.19%) Active Directory
4 13 (4.06%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (2.50%) GlusterFS
5 8 (2.50%) Hyper-V
6 7 (2.19%) Ceph
6 7 (2.19%) etcd
6 7 (2.19%) flannel
6 7 (2.19%) SkyDNS
6 7 (2.19%) XenServer
7 6 (1.88%) KVM
7 6 (1.88%) Samba
7 6 (1.88%) Squid
7 6 (1.88%) vSphere
8 5 (1.56%) NFS
8 5 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.94%) iptables
Systems Management
1 145 (45.31%) Puppet
2 95 (29.69%) Ansible
3 81 (25.31%) Opscode Chef
4 48 (15.00%) ZABBIX
5 43 (13.44%) Kubernetes
6 33 (10.31%) Icinga
7 32 (10.00%) Terraform
8 28 (8.75%) Grafana
8 28 (8.75%) Graphite
9 27 (8.44%) Prometheus
10 26 (8.13%) logstash
11 20 (6.25%) Cacti
12 18 (5.63%) HP SiteScope
13 15 (4.69%) Kibana
14 14 (4.38%) HAProxy
14 14 (4.38%) SCOM
15 13 (4.06%) SCCM
16 12 (3.75%) Galera Cluster
17 11 (3.44%) Salt
18 9 (2.81%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 99 (30.94%) Red Hat
2 78 (24.38%) Splunk
3 59 (18.44%) VMware
4 34 (10.63%) Cisco
4 34 (10.63%) Oracle
5 29 (9.06%) HP
6 28 (8.75%) Microsoft
7 24 (7.50%) AppDynamics
8 20 (6.25%) SolarWinds
9 19 (5.94%) New Relic
10 16 (5.00%) F5
11 14 (4.38%) Dynatrace
11 14 (4.38%) Juniper
11 14 (4.38%) Palo Alto
12 13 (4.06%) Citrix
12 13 (4.06%) NetApp
13 12 (3.75%) CheckPoint
14 11 (3.44%) IBM
15 9 (2.81%) Riverbed
16 8 (2.50%) EMC