Period
to 22 November 2019

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 November 2019 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 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 606 564 574
Rank change year-on-year -42 +10 -49
Contract jobs citing Nagios 189 360 337
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.35% 0.33%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.58% 2.41% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 243 228
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £316 £342 £315
90th Percentile £603 £625 £597
UK excluding London median daily rate £478 £429 £415
% change year-on-year +11.44% +3.25% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 4
UK median hourly rate £31.63 £41.83 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.39% -11.95% +49.61%
10th Percentile £16.50 £39.07 £36.28
90th Percentile £41.38 £46.78 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £41.83 £47.50
% change year-on-year -4.96% -11.95% +49.61%

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 11,988 14,934 12,176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.59% 14.39% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,093 10,085 8,198
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +7.95%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £413
% change year-on-year +2.86% +6.06% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 394 291
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% - -19.08%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.25 £10.92
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £15.71
% change year-on-year +4.29% +11.39% -35.88%

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 November 2019.

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 22 November 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 November 2019. 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 -45 168 £500 - 67
UK excluding London +5 104 £478 +11.44% 51
London -28 71 £500 -4.76% 25
North of England +33 42 £550 +37.50% 19
South East +30 22 £459 -3.07% 5
North West +29 19 £550 +57.14% 11
Yorkshire +54 16 £325 +8.33% 5
South West +1 15 £525 +10.53% 7
Wales +41 12 £425 - 4
North East -4 7 £419 -6.94% 3
East of England +19 6 £365 -15.12% 5
Midlands +25 5 - - 6
East Midlands +11 4 - -
Scotland +19 2 - - 5
West Midlands +36 1 - - 6

For the 6 months to 22 November 2019, 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.

1 101 (53.44%) Linux
2 80 (42.33%) AWS
3 79 (41.80%) Ansible
4 76 (40.21%) DevOps
5 64 (33.86%) Puppet
6 62 (32.80%) Python
7 59 (31.22%) Agile Software Development
8 54 (28.57%) Azure
9 53 (28.04%) Opscode Chef
10 52 (27.51%) Java
11 51 (26.98%) Perl
12 49 (25.93%) Terraform
13 48 (25.40%) Jenkins
14 46 (24.34%) CentOS
15 45 (23.81%) Windows
16 44 (23.28%) Configuration Management
17 43 (22.75%) Ubuntu
17 43 (22.75%) Bash Shell
18 41 (21.69%) Security Cleared
19 39 (20.63%) Firewall
19 39 (20.63%) VPN
19 39 (20.63%) Microsoft
20 38 (20.11%) Cisco
21 37 (19.58%) SolarWinds
22 35 (18.52%) Docker
22 35 (18.52%) Grafana
23 34 (17.99%) Splunk
23 34 (17.99%) .NET
23 34 (17.99%) VMware
24 33 (17.46%) Kubernetes

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 21 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 20 (10.58%) Apache
3 9 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (4.76%) OpenStack
4 8 (4.23%) IIS
4 8 (4.23%) nginx
5 7 (3.70%) Confluence
6 6 (3.17%) JBoss
7 3 (1.59%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (1.59%) Jetty
8 2 (1.06%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.06%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.06%) WildFly
9 1 (0.53%) Mongrel
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (2.65%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.59%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.53%) FileZilla
3 1 (0.53%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 7 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (2.65%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (1.59%) CA PPM
4 2 (1.06%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.53%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.53%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 80 (42.33%) AWS
2 54 (28.57%) Azure
3 25 (13.23%) GCP
4 22 (11.64%) AWS CloudFormation
5 17 (8.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 16 (8.47%) Datadog
7 14 (7.41%) OpenShift
8 13 (6.88%) GitHub
8 13 (6.88%) Office 365
9 10 (5.29%) PaaS
10 9 (4.76%) IaaS
10 9 (4.76%) Serverless
11 8 (4.23%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (4.23%) Amazon S3
11 8 (4.23%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (4.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 7 (3.70%) SaaS
13 6 (3.17%) Amazon ECS
13 6 (3.17%) npm
13 6 (3.17%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 39 (20.63%) Firewall
1 39 (20.63%) VPN
2 30 (15.87%) OSPF
3 26 (13.76%) Cisco Nexus
4 25 (13.23%) Ethernet
5 24 (12.70%) DNS
6 23 (12.17%) Wireshark
7 19 (10.05%) TCP/IP
8 17 (8.99%) BGP
9 16 (8.47%) LAN
10 15 (7.94%) IPv4
10 15 (7.94%) IPv6
10 15 (7.94%) VXLAN
11 13 (6.88%) MPLS
12 11 (5.82%) EIGRP
12 11 (5.82%) InfiniBand
13 10 (5.29%) Intrusion Detection
14 9 (4.76%) IPsec
14 9 (4.76%) Wireless
14 9 (4.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.29%) MySQL
2 10 (5.29%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (4.76%) Big Data
3 9 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 8 (4.23%) RDBMS
4 8 (4.23%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 7 (3.70%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.59%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (1.59%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.59%) Redis
7 2 (1.06%) Aerospike
7 2 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.06%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.06%) Hazelcast
7 2 (1.06%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.53%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 48 (25.40%) Jenkins
2 30 (15.87%) Git (software)
3 14 (7.41%) Subversion
4 13 (6.88%) Artifactory
5 12 (6.35%) JIRA
5 12 (6.35%) Sonatype Nexus
6 9 (4.76%) Maven
7 8 (4.23%) MSBuild
8 7 (3.70%) Bitbucket
8 7 (3.70%) Selenium
8 7 (3.70%) TeamCity
9 5 (2.65%) CircleCI
9 5 (2.65%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.65%) IBM UrbanCode
9 5 (2.65%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (2.65%) Zephyr
10 4 (2.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (1.59%) ClearCase
11 3 (1.59%) Travis CI
11 3 (1.59%) Vagrant
General
1 28 (14.81%) Finance
2 18 (9.52%) Public Sector
3 8 (4.23%) Banking
4 7 (3.70%) Front Office
4 7 (3.70%) Games
4 7 (3.70%) Investment Banking
4 7 (3.70%) Retail
5 5 (2.65%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.12%) Publishing
7 2 (1.06%) Back Office
7 2 (1.06%) Legal
8 1 (0.53%) Advertising
8 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 50 (26.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 27 (14.29%) Administrator
3 23 (12.17%) Architect
4 22 (11.64%) Network Engineer
4 22 (11.64%) Senior DevOps
5 20 (10.58%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 13 (6.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (6.35%) Network Administrator
8 11 (5.82%) Consultant
9 10 (5.29%) Cisco Engineer
9 10 (5.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 10 (5.29%) Technical Architect
10 9 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
10 9 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (4.23%) Java Engineer
11 8 (4.23%) Linux Engineer
12 7 (3.70%) AWS DevOps
12 7 (3.70%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 7 (3.70%) Juniper Engineer
12 7 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (17.99%) .NET
2 20 (10.58%) Elastic Stack
3 15 (7.94%) LAMP
4 9 (4.76%) Node.js
4 9 (4.76%) RESTful
5 8 (4.23%) 802.1X
5 8 (4.23%) LDAP
5 8 (4.23%) Web Services
6 5 (2.65%) Kafka
7 4 (2.12%) .NET Core
7 4 (2.12%) Django
7 4 (2.12%) Middleware
7 4 (2.12%) REST
7 4 (2.12%) SOAP
8 2 (1.06%) Java EE
8 2 (1.06%) Vert.x
9 1 (0.53%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.53%) JRuby
9 1 (0.53%) JSON
9 1 (0.53%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.40%) Public Cloud
2 24 (12.70%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.23%) EMC VNX
4 6 (3.17%) Private Cloud
5 5 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.12%) Clustering
6 4 (2.12%) Replication
7 3 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.06%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.06%) Online Gambling
8 2 (1.06%) PKI
9 1 (0.53%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.53%) CMDB
9 1 (0.53%) DataPower
9 1 (0.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.53%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.53%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 101 (53.44%) Linux
2 46 (24.34%) CentOS
3 45 (23.81%) Windows
4 43 (22.75%) Ubuntu
5 28 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (10.05%) Windows Server
7 17 (8.99%) Unix
8 12 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (5.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (2.12%) VMS
11 3 (1.59%) Solaris
11 3 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.06%) AIX
12 2 (1.06%) Android
12 2 (1.06%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.06%) Debian
13 1 (0.53%) Fedora
13 1 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.53%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (40.21%) DevOps
2 59 (31.22%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (23.28%) Configuration Management
4 33 (17.46%) Infrastructure as Code
5 30 (15.87%) ITIL
6 27 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (14.29%) Open Source
7 24 (12.70%) Change Management
7 24 (12.70%) High Availability
7 24 (12.70%) Microservices
8 20 (10.58%) Project Delivery
9 19 (10.05%) Computer Science
10 18 (9.52%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 17 (8.99%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 17 (8.99%) Migration
11 17 (8.99%) Problem-Solving
12 16 (8.47%) Analytics
12 16 (8.47%) Deployment Automation
12 16 (8.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 15 (7.94%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (32.80%) Python
2 52 (27.51%) Java
3 51 (26.98%) Perl
4 43 (22.75%) Bash Shell
5 31 (16.40%) SQL
6 28 (14.81%) PowerShell
7 26 (13.76%) Ruby
8 14 (7.41%) PHP
9 12 (6.35%) C++
10 11 (5.82%) C
11 9 (4.76%) JavaScript
12 7 (3.70%) C#
12 7 (3.70%) Shell Script
13 5 (2.65%) Go
14 3 (1.59%) VBScript
15 2 (1.06%) C-shell
15 2 (1.06%) Korn
16 1 (0.53%) Groovy
16 1 (0.53%) Rust
16 1 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (21.69%) Security Cleared
2 21 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (9.52%) CCNP
4 15 (7.94%) DV Cleared
5 13 (6.88%) Degree
6 12 (6.35%) JNCIP
7 11 (5.82%) SC Cleared
8 8 (4.23%) CCNA
9 6 (3.17%) MCSE
9 6 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.06%) VCAP
10 2 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.53%) ISEB
11 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.53%) RHCE
11 1 (0.53%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.53%) PMO
2 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (18.52%) Docker
2 22 (11.64%) Active Directory
3 16 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (3.17%) vSphere
6 5 (2.65%) Hyper-V
7 4 (2.12%) KVM
7 4 (2.12%) pfSense
7 4 (2.12%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (1.59%) Xen
9 2 (1.06%) HDFS
9 2 (1.06%) iptables
9 2 (1.06%) LXC
9 2 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.06%) NFS
9 2 (1.06%) Samba
9 2 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.06%) XenApp
10 1 (0.53%) IAG
10 1 (0.53%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 79 (41.80%) Ansible
2 64 (33.86%) Puppet
3 53 (28.04%) Opscode Chef
4 49 (25.93%) Terraform
5 35 (18.52%) Grafana
6 33 (17.46%) Kubernetes
7 28 (14.81%) Prometheus
8 19 (10.05%) ZABBIX
9 16 (8.47%) SCOM
10 11 (5.82%) Cacti
11 10 (5.29%) SCCM
12 8 (4.23%) Packer
13 7 (3.70%) ITRS Geneos
13 7 (3.70%) NetBackup
13 7 (3.70%) Salt
14 6 (3.17%) Cisco Prime
14 6 (3.17%) Docker Swarm
14 6 (3.17%) logstash
14 6 (3.17%) Tivoli
14 6 (3.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (20.63%) Microsoft
2 38 (20.11%) Cisco
3 37 (19.58%) SolarWinds
4 34 (17.99%) Splunk
4 34 (17.99%) VMware
5 30 (15.87%) Juniper
6 22 (11.64%) Red Hat
7 20 (10.58%) Oracle
8 17 (8.99%) New Relic
9 15 (7.94%) IBM
10 14 (7.41%) Google
10 14 (7.41%) HP
11 12 (6.35%) BMC
12 11 (5.82%) Dell
12 11 (5.82%) ServiceNow
13 10 (5.29%) EMC
13 10 (5.29%) Huawei
13 10 (5.29%) Isilon
14 9 (4.76%) AppDynamics
14 9 (4.76%) Citrix