Period
to 22 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 553 465 477
Rank change year-on-year -88 +12 +9
Contract jobs citing Nagios 338 441 453
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.46% 0.42%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.82% 4.27% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 333 370
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £321 £331
90th Percentile £600 £575 £567
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £430 £425
% change year-on-year -1.16% +1.18% +23.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 0
UK median hourly rate £36.00 £47.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.40% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.24 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year +3.54% - -

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 11,967 10,337 9,563
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.78% 10.77% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,119 6,681 5,927
UK median daily rate £485 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £272 £263 £240
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% +5.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 257 315
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - +3.20%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.90 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.35 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -17.05% - -7.78%

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 February 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 16 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 February 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 -92 321 £473 +5.00% 103
London -107 209 £475 +5.56% 43
UK excluding London -42 127 £425 -1.16% 64
North of England +16 44 £413 +1.85% 22
Midlands +14 22 £600 +28.34% 10
North West 0 22 £375 -6.25% 14
South East -29 21 £450 -9.09% 12
South West +5 20 £495 -1.00% 10
West Midlands +6 17 £625 +38.89% 6
Yorkshire -24 16 £450 +7.14% 5
Scotland -4 8 £400 +33.33% 3
Wales +4 6 £395 -24.76%
North East - 6 £406 - 3
East Midlands +3 5 £400 -18.20% 4
East of England -13 5 £375 +13.21% 6
Northern Ireland -14 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 252 (74.56%) Linux
2 189 (55.92%) DevOps
3 167 (49.41%) Amazon AWS
4 146 (43.20%) Puppet
5 142 (42.01%) Python
6 132 (39.05%) Jenkins
7 111 (32.84%) Ansible
8 102 (30.18%) Git (software)
9 101 (29.88%) Bash Shell
9 101 (29.88%) Windows
10 97 (28.70%) Splunk
11 96 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
11 96 (28.40%) Docker
12 84 (24.85%) Red Hat
13 82 (24.26%) Configuration Management
14 79 (23.37%) Unix
14 79 (23.37%) CentOS
15 74 (21.89%) Ruby
16 69 (20.41%) Opscode Chef
17 63 (18.64%) Continuous Integration
17 63 (18.64%) MySQL
18 61 (18.05%) Java
19 59 (17.46%) JIRA
20 58 (17.16%) Microsoft Azure
20 58 (17.16%) VMware
21 56 (16.57%) PowerShell
22 55 (16.27%) Firewall
23 54 (15.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 53 (15.68%) Terraform
25 51 (15.09%) Icinga

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 44 (13.02%) Elasticsearch
2 36 (10.65%) Apache
2 36 (10.65%) Confluence
3 31 (9.17%) Tomcat
4 26 (7.69%) IIS
5 21 (6.21%) nginx
6 12 (3.55%) JBoss
6 12 (3.55%) WebSphere
7 11 (3.25%) OpenStack
8 9 (2.66%) Mule
9 7 (2.07%) Apache Spark
9 7 (2.07%) Mule ESB
10 6 (1.78%) MS Exchange
11 5 (1.48%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (1.48%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (1.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (0.89%) FileNet
13 3 (0.89%) Jetty
14 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (1.48%) HipChat
2 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 167 (49.41%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (17.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (8.58%) Amazon S3
4 28 (8.28%) IaaS
5 26 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
6 25 (7.40%) Amazon EC2
6 25 (7.40%) AWS Lambda
6 25 (7.40%) Serverless
7 23 (6.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 18 (5.33%) PaaS
9 15 (4.44%) GitHub
10 12 (3.55%) Amazon ELB
10 12 (3.55%) OpenShift
11 10 (2.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 9 (2.66%) Google Cloud Platform
12 9 (2.66%) Office 365
13 7 (2.07%) Akamai
13 7 (2.07%) AWS CloudTrail
14 5 (1.48%) Heroku
14 5 (1.48%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 55 (16.27%) Firewall
2 42 (12.43%) DNS
3 24 (7.10%) TCP/IP
3 24 (7.10%) VPN
4 18 (5.33%) Network Security
5 17 (5.03%) LAN
5 17 (5.03%) WAN
6 15 (4.44%) HTTP
7 13 (3.85%) DHCP
7 13 (3.85%) Internet
7 13 (3.85%) MPLS
7 13 (3.85%) SNMP
8 12 (3.55%) SAN
9 11 (3.25%) VLAN
10 9 (2.66%) SMS
11 8 (2.37%) BGP
11 8 (2.37%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (2.37%) SSL
12 7 (2.07%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (2.07%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (18.64%) MySQL
2 39 (11.54%) MongoDB
3 24 (7.10%) Hadoop
3 24 (7.10%) SQL Server
4 16 (4.73%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
6 12 (3.55%) NoSQL
7 11 (3.25%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (3.25%) Big Data
8 10 (2.96%) Redis
9 9 (2.66%) Hazelcast
10 7 (2.07%) Relational Database
11 6 (1.78%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.18%) InfluxDB
12 4 (1.18%) MariaDB
12 4 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (0.89%) Amazon Redshift
13 3 (0.89%) Riak
13 3 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 132 (39.05%) Jenkins
2 102 (30.18%) Git (software)
3 59 (17.46%) JIRA
4 46 (13.61%) Artifactory
5 31 (9.17%) Maven
6 28 (8.28%) Subversion
7 27 (7.99%) TeamCity
8 23 (6.80%) Vagrant
9 16 (4.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 16 (4.73%) Selenium
10 15 (4.44%) Sonatype Nexus
11 12 (3.55%) Bitbucket
11 12 (3.55%) JMeter
12 11 (3.25%) GitLab
13 8 (2.37%) Octopus Deploy
14 7 (2.07%) Gradle
15 5 (1.48%) git-flow
15 5 (1.48%) Visual Studio Team System
16 4 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
16 4 (1.18%) Travis CI
General
1 45 (13.31%) Finance
2 36 (10.65%) Banking
3 9 (2.66%) Investment Banking
4 7 (2.07%) Billing
4 7 (2.07%) Law
5 6 (1.78%) Marketing
5 6 (1.78%) Music Industry
6 3 (0.89%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.89%) Publishing
6 3 (0.89%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.59%) French Language
7 2 (0.59%) Front Office
7 2 (0.59%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.59%) Retail
8 1 (0.30%) Advertising
8 1 (0.30%) Back Office
8 1 (0.30%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.30%) Legal
8 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 121 (35.80%) DevOps Engineer
2 45 (13.31%) Linux Engineer
3 43 (12.72%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 39 (11.54%) AWS DevOps
5 38 (11.24%) AWS Engineer
6 37 (10.95%) Administrator
7 36 (10.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 31 (9.17%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 24 (7.10%) Systems Administrator
10 20 (5.92%) Linux Administrator
11 19 (5.62%) Nagios Engineer
11 19 (5.62%) Systems Engineer
12 18 (5.33%) Cloud Engineer
13 17 (5.03%) Architect
13 17 (5.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 17 (5.03%) Windows Engineer
14 16 (4.73%) Developer
15 15 (4.44%) Analyst
15 15 (4.44%) Consultant
16 14 (4.14%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (13.61%) Elastic Stack
2 37 (10.95%) ActiveMQ
3 25 (7.40%) JSON
4 21 (6.21%) .NET
5 17 (5.03%) Web Services
6 15 (4.44%) Node.js
7 14 (4.14%) Kafka
7 14 (4.14%) LAMP
8 12 (3.55%) Sensu
9 11 (3.25%) RabbitMQ
9 11 (3.25%) RESTful
10 10 (2.96%) J2EE
10 10 (2.96%) LEMP Stack
10 10 (2.96%) XML
11 9 (2.66%) LDAP
11 9 (2.66%) Middleware
11 9 (2.66%) Regular Expression
12 8 (2.37%) AngularJS
12 8 (2.37%) LAPP Stack
13 7 (2.07%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.10%) Data Centre
2 23 (6.80%) Device Driver
3 19 (5.62%) Public Cloud
4 14 (4.14%) Clustering
4 14 (4.14%) Hybrid Cloud
5 10 (2.96%) PKI
5 10 (2.96%) Replication
6 8 (2.37%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.37%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (2.37%) Virtual Team
7 6 (1.78%) DataPower
7 6 (1.78%) Enterprise Cloud
7 6 (1.78%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.48%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.48%) Taxonomies
9 4 (1.18%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.59%) SystemC
11 1 (0.30%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 252 (74.56%) Linux
2 101 (29.88%) Windows
3 79 (23.37%) CentOS
3 79 (23.37%) Unix
4 54 (15.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 41 (12.13%) Windows Server
6 38 (11.24%) Ubuntu
7 22 (6.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (4.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (2.66%) Windows 10
10 8 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (2.07%) CoreOS
11 7 (2.07%) Solaris
12 5 (1.48%) Debian
13 4 (1.18%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.59%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.30%) AIX
15 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.30%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (55.92%) DevOps
2 96 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (24.26%) Configuration Management
4 63 (18.64%) Continuous Integration
5 51 (15.09%) Open Source
6 39 (11.54%) ITIL
7 30 (8.88%) Test Automation
8 26 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
9 25 (7.40%) Immutable Infrastructure
9 25 (7.40%) Load Balancing
10 24 (7.10%) Continuous Deployment
11 23 (6.80%) Continuous Delivery
11 23 (6.80%) Infrastructure Management
12 22 (6.51%) Migration
13 21 (6.21%) High Availability
14 20 (5.92%) Infrastructure Monitoring
15 19 (5.62%) Mentoring
15 19 (5.62%) Microservices
16 17 (5.03%) Project Management
16 17 (5.03%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 142 (42.01%) Python
2 101 (29.88%) Bash Shell
3 74 (21.89%) Ruby
4 61 (18.05%) Java
5 56 (16.57%) PowerShell
6 47 (13.91%) Shell Script
7 36 (10.65%) Go
7 36 (10.65%) Perl
8 32 (9.47%) SQL
9 27 (7.99%) JavaScript
10 24 (7.10%) PHP
11 16 (4.73%) Groovy
12 13 (3.85%) C++
12 13 (3.85%) VBScript
13 10 (2.96%) C#
14 8 (2.37%) C
15 5 (1.48%) GraphQL
16 4 (1.18%) Korn
16 4 (1.18%) Scala
17 3 (0.89%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 42 (12.43%) Security Cleared
2 39 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.66%) Degree
4 7 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.48%) CCNP
5 5 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.89%) CCNA
6 3 (0.89%) CISA
6 3 (0.89%) CISM
6 3 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.89%) MCSE
6 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.59%) CCA
7 2 (0.59%) CISSP
7 2 (0.59%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.59%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.59%) PMP
8 1 (0.30%) CCIE
8 1 (0.30%) CCSP
8 1 (0.30%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.14%) QA
2 7 (2.07%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.18%) SLA
4 2 (0.59%) GDPR
4 2 (0.59%) PMO
5 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 96 (28.40%) Docker
2 24 (7.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (6.80%) Active Directory
4 18 (5.33%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (4.73%) Hyper-V
6 8 (2.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 7 (2.07%) HDFS
7 7 (2.07%) Squid
7 7 (2.07%) vSphere
8 6 (1.78%) XenApp
9 5 (1.48%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (1.18%) KVM
10 4 (1.18%) LXC
10 4 (1.18%) Xen
11 3 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.89%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.59%) Firmware
12 2 (0.59%) ProxySG
12 2 (0.59%) Snort
12 2 (0.59%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 146 (43.20%) Puppet
2 111 (32.84%) Ansible
3 69 (20.41%) Opscode Chef
4 53 (15.68%) Terraform
5 51 (15.09%) Icinga
6 40 (11.83%) Kubernetes
7 39 (11.54%) ZABBIX
8 37 (10.95%) Grafana
9 36 (10.65%) logstash
10 34 (10.06%) Prometheus
11 30 (8.88%) SCCM
12 24 (7.10%) Galera Cluster
12 24 (7.10%) SCOM
13 21 (6.21%) Kibana
14 16 (4.73%) Graylog
15 13 (3.85%) Rundeck
16 12 (3.55%) Packer
16 12 (3.55%) Rancher
17 11 (3.25%) Cacti
17 11 (3.25%) Graphite
Vendors
1 97 (28.70%) Splunk
2 84 (24.85%) Red Hat
3 58 (17.16%) VMware
4 42 (12.43%) Cisco
5 40 (11.83%) SolarWinds
6 34 (10.06%) New Relic
7 27 (7.99%) Microsoft
8 26 (7.69%) Oracle
9 22 (6.51%) AppDynamics
10 14 (4.14%) IBM
11 13 (3.85%) Google
12 12 (3.55%) HP
12 12 (3.55%) NetApp
13 11 (3.25%) CA
13 11 (3.25%) Juniper
14 10 (2.96%) Atlassian
14 10 (2.96%) Citrix
14 10 (2.96%) Micro Focus
14 10 (2.96%) Serena
15 9 (2.66%) CheckPoint