Period
to 19 September 2021

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 19 September 2021 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
19 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 686 461 682
Rank change year-on-year -225 +221 -87
Contract jobs citing Nagios 109 57 174
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.88% 1.22% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 32 129
10th Percentile £411 £351 £313
25th Percentile £450 £425 £391
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £523 £488 £500
Median % change year-on-year +7.18% -2.50% -
75th Percentile £569 £574 £575
90th Percentile £575 £587 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +8.25% +2.11% +18.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
10th Percentile " " "
25th Percentile £51.25 " £23.75
Median hourly rate £52.50 - £31.63
75th Percentile £53.75 " £41.06
90th Percentile " " £41.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 - £40.75

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 12,447 4,686 13,314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.86% 15.86% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,811 3,226 9,105
10th Percentile £353 £313 £284
25th Percentile £444 £406 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.31%
75th Percentile £625 £588 £600
90th Percentile £700 £671 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 86 304
10th Percentile £14.33 £12.17 £12.31
25th Percentile £16.25 £14.12 £15.00
Median hourly rate £23.00 £19.45 £20.95
Median % change year-on-year +18.28% -7.17% +19.70%
75th Percentile £48.75 £39.75 £39.62
90th Percentile £65.40 £49.38 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.88 £19.00
% change year-on-year +5.96% -0.66% +8.57%

Nagios
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Nagios as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Nagios in the UK

Nagios
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Nagios.

Daily rate trend for Nagios in the UK

Nagios
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Nagios over the 6 months to 19 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Nagios in the UK

Nagios
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Nagios.

Hourly rate trend for Nagios in the UK

Nagios
Top 13 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 19 September 2021. 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 -185 99 £525 +7.69% 58
UK excluding London -90 63 £525 +8.25% 21
London -199 39 £510 +4.62% 37
North of England -56 27 £525 -4.02% 9
North West -36 21 £525 -4.02% 8
South East -63 18 £560 +1.82% 4
Work from Home -245 14 £444 +5.34% 9
South West -30 8 £363 -23.68% 3
West Midlands -58 5 - - 3
Scotland -69 5 £426 +7.91%
Midlands -71 5 - - 3
Yorkshire - 4 £540 -
North East -15 2 £450 +3.21% 1

For the 6 months to 19 September 2021, 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 61 (55.96%) DevOps
2 59 (54.13%) AWS
3 55 (50.46%) Linux
4 54 (49.54%) Python
5 51 (46.79%) Ansible
6 50 (45.87%) Jenkins
7 49 (44.95%) Terraform
8 46 (42.20%) Configuration Management
9 42 (38.53%) Java
9 42 (38.53%) Grafana
10 40 (36.70%) Agile Software Development
11 37 (33.94%) Azure
12 36 (33.03%) Bash Shell
13 35 (32.11%) Prometheus
14 34 (31.19%) Infrastructure as Code
14 34 (31.19%) Windows
15 30 (27.52%) Shell Script
16 29 (26.61%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 29 (26.61%) Opscode Chef
17 28 (25.69%) Microservices
17 28 (25.69%) Kubernetes
18 27 (24.77%) GCP
19 26 (23.85%) Docker
19 26 (23.85%) SQL
20 25 (22.94%) Continuous Integration
20 25 (22.94%) AWS CloudFormation
20 25 (22.94%) Public Sector
20 25 (22.94%) Social Skills
21 24 (22.02%) Public Cloud
21 24 (22.02%) Puppet

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 18 (16.51%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (12.84%) Tomcat
3 9 (8.26%) Apache
4 7 (6.42%) IIS
5 6 (5.50%) Confluence
5 6 (5.50%) WebSphere
6 5 (4.59%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.75%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.83%) nginx
8 2 (1.83%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.83%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.92%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.92%) JBoss
9 1 (0.92%) Liferay
9 1 (0.92%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 59 (54.13%) AWS
2 37 (33.94%) Azure
3 27 (24.77%) GCP
4 25 (22.94%) AWS CloudFormation
5 13 (11.93%) GitHub
6 9 (8.26%) Datadog
7 7 (6.42%) Amazon S3
7 7 (6.42%) Azure Pipelines
7 7 (6.42%) BrowserStack
8 6 (5.50%) SaaS
9 5 (4.59%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (4.59%) Kong
9 5 (4.59%) PaaS
10 4 (3.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (3.67%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (3.67%) IaaS
10 4 (3.67%) Serverless
11 3 (2.75%) Amazon ECS
12 2 (1.83%) GitHub Actions
12 2 (1.83%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 22 (20.18%) VPN
2 21 (19.27%) DNS
3 17 (15.60%) Firewall
4 15 (13.76%) TCP/IP
5 9 (8.26%) HTTP
5 9 (8.26%) SSL
6 8 (7.34%) SAN
6 8 (7.34%) SNMP
6 8 (7.34%) SSH
7 7 (6.42%) FTP
7 7 (6.42%) SMTP
7 7 (6.42%) WAN
8 6 (5.50%) MPLS
9 5 (4.59%) DHCP
9 5 (4.59%) PuTTY
9 5 (4.59%) Telnet
9 5 (4.59%) WinSCP
10 3 (2.75%) Cisco ISE
10 3 (2.75%) IPv6
10 3 (2.75%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.93%) MySQL
2 9 (8.26%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (7.34%) MongoDB
3 8 (7.34%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.50%) Redis
4 6 (5.50%) SQL Server
5 5 (4.59%) InfluxDB
6 4 (3.67%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.75%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.75%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.83%) JasperReports
8 2 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.83%) Riak
9 1 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.92%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.92%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.92%) SQLite
9 1 (0.92%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 50 (45.87%) Jenkins
2 24 (22.02%) Git (software)
3 15 (13.76%) Sonatype Nexus
4 14 (12.84%) JIRA
4 14 (12.84%) JUnit
4 14 (12.84%) Selenium
5 12 (11.01%) Bitbucket
6 10 (9.17%) GitLab
6 10 (9.17%) Maven
6 10 (9.17%) SonarQube
7 9 (8.26%) Gradle
8 7 (6.42%) Mockito
9 5 (4.59%) Subversion
10 4 (3.67%) GoCD
10 4 (3.67%) IBM UrbanCode
11 3 (2.75%) Artifactory
11 3 (2.75%) JMeter
12 2 (1.83%) Cucumber
12 2 (1.83%) Metasploit
13 1 (0.92%) Hudson
General
1 25 (22.94%) Public Sector
1 25 (22.94%) Social Skills
2 11 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.09%) Finance
3 6 (5.50%) Banking
4 4 (3.67%) Documentation Skills
5 3 (2.75%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.83%) Law
6 2 (1.83%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (0.92%) Local Government
7 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (33.03%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (10.09%) Analyst
2 11 (10.09%) Network Engineer
3 9 (8.26%) Cloud Engineer
4 8 (7.34%) Site Reliability Engineer
4 8 (7.34%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (6.42%) Applications Support
5 7 (6.42%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 7 (6.42%) Senior DevOps
5 7 (6.42%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 6 (5.50%) Consultant
6 6 (5.50%) DevOps Consultant
7 5 (4.59%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (4.59%) Support Analyst
7 5 (4.59%) Unix Engineer
8 4 (3.67%) Business Analyst
8 4 (3.67%) Design Engineer
8 4 (3.67%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (3.67%) Site Engineer
8 4 (3.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (21.10%) .NET
2 16 (14.68%) REST
3 14 (12.84%) SOAP
4 12 (11.01%) JSON
4 12 (11.01%) Kafka
4 12 (11.01%) YAML
5 9 (8.26%) Node.js
5 9 (8.26%) XML
6 8 (7.34%) Elastic Stack
6 8 (7.34%) HTML
6 8 (7.34%) Web Services
7 7 (6.42%) HTML5
7 7 (6.42%) Jest
7 7 (6.42%) LAMP
7 7 (6.42%) RESTful
8 6 (5.50%) LDAP
8 6 (5.50%) React
8 6 (5.50%) Sensu
9 5 (4.59%) JMS
9 5 (4.59%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.02%) Public Cloud
2 15 (13.76%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (6.42%) Data Centre
4 6 (5.50%) Video\Live Streaming
5 5 (4.59%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (4.59%) Wiki
6 3 (2.75%) Legacy Systems
6 3 (2.75%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.75%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.75%) Replication
7 2 (1.83%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.83%) Media Streaming
7 2 (1.83%) NHS
7 2 (1.83%) Over-the-Top Content
7 2 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.83%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.92%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.92%) LPAR
8 1 (0.92%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 55 (50.46%) Linux
2 34 (31.19%) Windows
3 13 (11.93%) Ubuntu
3 13 (11.93%) Unix
3 13 (11.93%) Windows Server
4 11 (10.09%) CentOS
5 8 (7.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (4.59%) Solaris
7 3 (2.75%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (1.83%) Kali Linux
8 2 (1.83%) openSUSE
8 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (0.92%) AIX
9 1 (0.92%) HPUX
9 1 (0.92%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.92%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.92%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (55.96%) DevOps
2 46 (42.20%) Configuration Management
3 40 (36.70%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (31.19%) Infrastructure as Code
5 29 (26.61%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 28 (25.69%) Microservices
7 25 (22.94%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (22.02%) Open Source
9 20 (18.35%) Migration
10 18 (16.51%) Test Automation
11 17 (15.60%) Infrastructure Automation
12 14 (12.84%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 14 (12.84%) Problem-Solving
12 14 (12.84%) Project Delivery
12 14 (12.84%) Scrum
13 12 (11.01%) Network Monitoring
14 10 (9.17%) Disaster Recovery
15 9 (8.26%) Deployment Automation
15 9 (8.26%) Load Balancing
16 8 (7.34%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 54 (49.54%) Python
2 42 (38.53%) Java
3 36 (33.03%) Bash Shell
4 30 (27.52%) Shell Script
5 26 (23.85%) SQL
6 14 (12.84%) PowerShell
7 13 (11.93%) JavaScript
8 9 (8.26%) Perl
8 9 (8.26%) Ruby
9 8 (7.34%) Go
10 7 (6.42%) ES6
11 6 (5.50%) VBScript
12 5 (4.59%) C
13 4 (3.67%) Rust
14 3 (2.75%) PHP
14 3 (2.75%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.92%) Tcl
15 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (19.27%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.50%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (5.50%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (4.59%) CCNP
3 5 (4.59%) Degree
4 4 (3.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.83%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.83%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.83%) CCIE
5 2 (1.83%) RHCE
6 1 (0.92%) CCNA
6 1 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.92%) MCSA
6 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.92%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.76%) SLA
2 3 (2.75%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (2.75%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 3 (2.75%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.83%) HL7
3 2 (1.83%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.92%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.92%) QA
4 1 (0.92%) SOC 1
4 1 (0.92%) SOC 2
System Software
1 26 (23.85%) Docker
2 21 (19.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (11.01%) Virtual Servers
4 10 (9.17%) vSphere
5 7 (6.42%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (4.59%) Active Directory
6 5 (4.59%) VirtualBox
7 4 (3.67%) Samba
7 4 (3.67%) VMware NSX
8 2 (1.83%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.83%) Xen
9 1 (0.92%) Ceph
9 1 (0.92%) Gluster
9 1 (0.92%) KVM
9 1 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.92%) NFS
9 1 (0.92%) QEMU
9 1 (0.92%) RHEV
9 1 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 51 (46.79%) Ansible
2 49 (44.95%) Terraform
3 42 (38.53%) Grafana
4 35 (32.11%) Prometheus
5 29 (26.61%) Opscode Chef
6 28 (25.69%) Kubernetes
7 24 (22.02%) Puppet
8 15 (13.76%) ZABBIX
9 8 (7.34%) Icinga
9 8 (7.34%) Red Hat Satellite
10 7 (6.42%) Graylog
11 6 (5.50%) HAProxy
12 5 (4.59%) Kibana
13 4 (3.67%) logstash
14 3 (2.75%) Avamar
14 3 (2.75%) HP SiteScope
14 3 (2.75%) Istio
14 3 (2.75%) SCOM
14 3 (2.75%) StackStorm
15 2 (1.83%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (20.18%) VMware
2 16 (14.68%) Oracle
2 16 (14.68%) SolarWinds
3 13 (11.93%) Splunk
4 12 (11.01%) New Relic
4 12 (11.01%) Red Hat
5 9 (8.26%) Cisco
6 8 (7.34%) AppDynamics
6 8 (7.34%) IBM
7 7 (6.42%) EMC
8 5 (4.59%) Atlassian
8 5 (4.59%) CommVault
8 5 (4.59%) Coverity
8 5 (4.59%) Dell
8 5 (4.59%) EqualLogic
8 5 (4.59%) Microsoft
8 5 (4.59%) ServiceNow
9 4 (3.67%) Citrix
9 4 (3.67%) Klocwork
9 4 (3.67%) NetApp