Period
to 24 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Prometheus skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Prometheus over the 6 months to 24 May 2020 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.

Prometheus
UK > England
6 months to
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 494 600 720
Rank change year-on-year +106 +120 +45
Contract jobs citing Prometheus 114 230 139
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.27% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.77% 1.83% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 172 101
Median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £413 £457 £450
90th Percentile £690 £688 £638
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £72.50
UK median hourly rate - - £72.50

Prometheus is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 6,448 12,593 12,071
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.96% 15.03% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,266 8,421 8,103
Median daily rate £500 £500 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.50% +8.15%
10th Percentile £281 £313 £290
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £480
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 307 286
Median hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £17.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.26% +11.30% -16.57%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £11.73
90th Percentile £47.08 £49.70 £50.00
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -21.74%

Prometheus
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Prometheus as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Prometheus in England

Prometheus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Daily rate trend for Prometheus in England

Prometheus
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Prometheus in England over the 6 months to 24 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Prometheus in England

Prometheus
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Prometheus within the England region over the 6 months to 24 May 2020. 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
London +104 66 £568 +4.46% 8
North of England +51 26 £550 - 13
Yorkshire +54 13 £540 -1.82% 1
North West +33 11 £550 -4.35% 12
South East +116 5 £425 -5.56% 5
South West +19 4 £633 +20.48% 2
Midlands +77 3 £350 -50.00% 1
West Midlands - 3 £350 - 1
East of England +57 2 £280 -55.20% 1
North East +24 2 - -
Prometheus
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Prometheus 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 across the England region with a requirement for Prometheus.

1 83 (72.81%) AWS
2 79 (69.30%) Kubernetes
3 74 (64.91%) Docker
4 64 (56.14%) DevOps
5 63 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
6 62 (54.39%) Java
7 58 (50.88%) Grafana
8 53 (46.49%) Azure
9 52 (45.61%) GCP
10 51 (44.74%) Linux
11 50 (43.86%) Jenkins
12 49 (42.98%) Terraform
13 48 (42.11%) Microservices
13 48 (42.11%) Python
14 41 (35.96%) Continuous Integration
15 40 (35.09%) Software Engineering
15 40 (35.09%) Infrastructure as Code
16 38 (33.33%) Ansible
17 37 (32.46%) Git (software)
18 35 (30.70%) Elastic Stack
19 33 (28.95%) Finance
20 31 (27.19%) Kafka
21 27 (23.68%) SSL
21 27 (23.68%) Bash Shell
21 27 (23.68%) Continuous Delivery
22 26 (22.81%) Kotlin
23 25 (21.93%) GitHub
24 24 (21.05%) Spring
24 24 (21.05%) Java 8
25 23 (20.18%) SQL

Prometheus
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 20 (17.54%) Apache Spark
2 14 (12.28%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (6.14%) nginx
4 6 (5.26%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (2.63%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.88%) Anypoint
6 1 (0.88%) Camunda
6 1 (0.88%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 83 (72.81%) AWS
2 53 (46.49%) Azure
3 52 (45.61%) GCP
4 25 (21.93%) GitHub
5 13 (11.40%) PaaS
6 12 (10.53%) Amazon EKS
6 12 (10.53%) Route 53
7 11 (9.65%) Amazon S3
8 10 (8.77%) OpenShift
9 8 (7.02%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (7.02%) Amazon SQS
9 8 (7.02%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (5.26%) Amazon ELB
10 6 (5.26%) CloudFront
11 5 (4.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (4.39%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (4.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (3.51%) AWS CloudTrail
12 4 (3.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 4 (3.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (23.68%) SSL
2 20 (17.54%) HTTPS
3 13 (11.40%) HTTP
4 12 (10.53%) Firewall
4 12 (10.53%) TCP/IP
5 10 (8.77%) DNS
6 4 (3.51%) DHCP
6 4 (3.51%) VPN
7 3 (2.63%) LAN
7 3 (2.63%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (2.63%) SNMP
7 3 (2.63%) VLAN
7 3 (2.63%) WAN
8 2 (1.75%) BGP
8 2 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.88%) FTP
9 1 (0.88%) IPsec
9 1 (0.88%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 15 (13.16%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (11.40%) Redis
4 7 (6.14%) MySQL
5 6 (5.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 6 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (5.26%) MongoDB
6 5 (4.39%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.63%) Data Lake
7 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.63%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.75%) Amazon Athena
8 2 (1.75%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.75%) Big Data
8 2 (1.75%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.75%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.75%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.88%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 50 (43.86%) Jenkins
2 37 (32.46%) Git (software)
3 13 (11.40%) GitLab
4 11 (9.65%) Maven
5 9 (7.89%) AppScan
5 9 (7.89%) Gradle
6 8 (7.02%) SonarQube
7 6 (5.26%) TeamCity
8 5 (4.39%) JIRA
9 4 (3.51%) Artifactory
9 4 (3.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (3.51%) JUnit
10 3 (2.63%) Apache Archiva
10 3 (2.63%) CircleCI
10 3 (2.63%) Cucumber
10 3 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.75%) Bitbucket
11 2 (1.75%) Gerrit
11 2 (1.75%) Vagrant
12 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (28.95%) Finance
2 18 (15.79%) Public Sector
3 7 (6.14%) Banking
4 5 (4.39%) Financial Institution
4 5 (4.39%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.51%) Electronics
5 4 (3.51%) Marketing
5 4 (3.51%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.75%) Advertising
6 2 (1.75%) Automotive
7 1 (0.88%) Games
7 1 (0.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 37 (32.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 29 (25.44%) Developer
3 23 (20.18%) Java Developer
4 10 (8.77%) Consultant
5 9 (7.89%) Senior DevOps
6 8 (7.02%) Cloud Engineer
6 8 (7.02%) DevOps Consultant
6 8 (7.02%) Software Engineer
7 7 (6.14%) Security Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) Platform Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) AWS DevOps
9 5 (4.39%) Azure Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Site Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Site Reliability Engineer
10 4 (3.51%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 4 (3.51%) AWS Engineer
10 4 (3.51%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 4 (3.51%) Senior DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (30.70%) Elastic Stack
2 31 (27.19%) Kafka
3 24 (21.05%) Spring
4 22 (19.30%) RESTful
5 20 (17.54%) JAAS
5 20 (17.54%) Spring Security
6 18 (15.79%) Guice
7 10 (8.77%) .NET
8 9 (7.89%) Node.js
9 6 (5.26%) OAuth
10 5 (4.39%) Middleware
10 5 (4.39%) OAuth2
10 5 (4.39%) OpenID
10 5 (4.39%) REST
11 4 (3.51%) AngularJS
11 4 (3.51%) LDAP
11 4 (3.51%) LEMP Stack
12 3 (2.63%) GraphQL
12 3 (2.63%) gRPC
12 3 (2.63%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.89%) Public Cloud
1 9 (7.89%) Virtual Team
2 5 (4.39%) Cloud Native
3 3 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.75%) User Experience
4 2 (1.75%) Wiki
5 1 (0.88%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.88%) NHS
5 1 (0.88%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 51 (44.74%) Linux
2 18 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (14.91%) Windows
4 12 (10.53%) CentOS
5 9 (7.89%) Unix
6 6 (5.26%) Ubuntu
7 4 (3.51%) Windows Server
8 3 (2.63%) Solaris
8 3 (2.63%) Windows 10
8 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (1.75%) Android
9 2 (1.75%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.88%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (56.14%) DevOps
2 63 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (42.11%) Microservices
4 41 (35.96%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (35.09%) Infrastructure as Code
5 40 (35.09%) Software Engineering
6 27 (23.68%) Continuous Delivery
7 21 (18.42%) Test Automation
8 18 (15.79%) AOP
8 18 (15.79%) Dependency Injection
9 17 (14.91%) SDLC
10 16 (14.04%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 15 (13.16%) Configuration Management
11 15 (13.16%) High Availability
12 13 (11.40%) Computer Science
12 13 (11.40%) Mathematics
13 11 (9.65%) Problem-Solving
14 10 (8.77%) Infrastructure Monitoring
14 10 (8.77%) Task Automation
15 9 (7.89%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 62 (54.39%) Java
2 48 (42.11%) Python
3 27 (23.68%) Bash Shell
4 26 (22.81%) Kotlin
5 24 (21.05%) Java 8
6 23 (20.18%) Go
6 23 (20.18%) SQL
7 20 (17.54%) Scala
8 11 (9.65%) JavaScript
8 11 (9.65%) PowerShell
9 10 (8.77%) Ruby
10 5 (4.39%) C#
11 2 (1.75%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.75%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.75%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.88%) C
12 1 (0.88%) C++
12 1 (0.88%) PHP
12 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (14.91%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.02%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.88%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.63%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 74 (64.91%) Docker
2 4 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.63%) vSphere
4 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.88%) KVM
4 1 (0.88%) NFS
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.88%) Varnish
4 1 (0.88%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 79 (69.30%) Kubernetes
2 58 (50.88%) Grafana
3 49 (42.98%) Terraform
4 38 (33.33%) Ansible
5 20 (17.54%) Puppet
5 20 (17.54%) Zipkin
6 19 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (8.77%) Kibana
8 9 (7.89%) Nagios
8 9 (7.89%) Packer
8 9 (7.89%) Rancher
9 3 (2.63%) Graphite
9 3 (2.63%) Salt
9 3 (2.63%) ZABBIX
10 2 (1.75%) Opsgenie
11 1 (0.88%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.88%) Fluentd
11 1 (0.88%) logstash
11 1 (0.88%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 15 (13.16%) Splunk
2 10 (8.77%) Red Hat
3 7 (6.14%) Lets Encrypt
4 6 (5.26%) SAP
5 5 (4.39%) AppDynamics
5 5 (4.39%) Oracle
5 5 (4.39%) VMware
6 4 (3.51%) Black Duck
6 4 (3.51%) IBM
7 3 (2.63%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.63%) Dell
7 3 (2.63%) EMC
7 3 (2.63%) Google
7 3 (2.63%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.75%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.88%) AlienVault
9 1 (0.88%) Calypso
9 1 (0.88%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.88%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.88%) TOWER Software