Period
to 14 May 2021

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 14 May 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.

Prometheus
UK > England
6 months to
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 376 496 596
Rank change year-on-year +120 +100 +129
Contract jobs citing Prometheus 237 120 232
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.52% 0.27% 0.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.28% 1.79% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 84 175
10th Percentile £418 £413 £453
25th Percentile £475 £472 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £550 £550
75th Percentile £600 £641 £613
90th Percentile £625 £696 £661
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £52.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £48.25 - -

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 7,230 6,701 12,479
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.93% 14.82% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,165 4,684 8,529
10th Percentile £342 £279 £313
25th Percentile £420 £400 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +2.50% - -
75th Percentile £600 £600 £600
90th Percentile £680 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 164 283
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.42 £12.00
25th Percentile £18.00 £14.44 £14.00
Median hourly rate £24.00 £18.60 £18.50
Median % change year-on-year +29.03% +0.54% +5.71%
75th Percentile £52.25 £25.29 £32.13
90th Percentile £61.94 £47.18 £49.43
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £19.27 £18.50
% change year-on-year +81.68% +4.14% +5.71%

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 14 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Prometheus in England

Prometheus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Hourly rate trend 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 14 May 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
London +33 135 £550 - 50
North of England +28 20 £500 -9.09% 10
North West +20 19 £500 -9.09% 6
East of England +48 16 £575 +105.36%
South East +33 12 £463 +5.11% 9
Midlands +12 9 £545 +55.71% 6
West Midlands +6 7 £550 +57.14% 5
South West +42 6 £425 -34.62% 4
North East +20 1 £550 -
East Midlands - 1 £460 - 1
Prometheus
UK

For the 6 months to 14 May 2021, 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.

1 176 (74.26%) Grafana
2 155 (65.40%) Kubernetes
3 150 (63.29%) Docker
4 124 (52.32%) DevOps
5 115 (48.52%) AWS
6 108 (45.57%) Jenkins
7 99 (41.77%) Java
8 98 (41.35%) Agile Software Development
9 95 (40.08%) Python
10 93 (39.24%) Microservices
11 86 (36.29%) Terraform
12 78 (32.91%) Infrastructure as Code
13 77 (32.49%) Ansible
14 75 (31.65%) Linux
15 74 (31.22%) Azure
16 72 (30.38%) Git (software)
17 58 (24.47%) Security Cleared
18 57 (24.05%) Finance
19 56 (23.63%) Elastic Stack
20 53 (22.36%) Splunk
21 48 (20.25%) TDD
22 44 (18.57%) Scrum
22 44 (18.57%) Bash Shell
23 43 (18.14%) Configuration Management
24 42 (17.72%) Public Sector
25 41 (17.30%) GCP
26 39 (16.46%) Spring
26 39 (16.46%) Open Source
27 37 (15.61%) Kibana
27 37 (15.61%) Continuous Delivery

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 25 (10.55%) OpenStack
2 20 (8.44%) Confluence
3 11 (4.64%) Cloud Foundry
4 10 (4.22%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (2.95%) Apache
6 5 (2.11%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.84%) nginx
7 2 (0.84%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.84%) Traefik
8 1 (0.42%) Drupal
8 1 (0.42%) Jetty
Applications
1 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.27%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 115 (48.52%) AWS
2 74 (31.22%) Azure
3 41 (17.30%) GCP
4 26 (10.97%) Amazon EKS
5 19 (8.02%) Datadog
5 19 (8.02%) GitHub
6 17 (7.17%) OpenShift
7 15 (6.33%) AWS CloudFormation
8 12 (5.06%) IaaS
9 8 (3.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 8 (3.38%) Amazon ECS
9 8 (3.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 7 (2.95%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (2.53%) Amazon S3
11 6 (2.53%) Route 53
12 5 (2.11%) npm
12 5 (2.11%) Serverless
12 5 (2.11%) Yarn
13 4 (1.69%) Akamai
13 4 (1.69%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.86%) 3GPP
1 21 (8.86%) SGSN
1 21 (8.86%) Software-Defined Networking
2 7 (2.95%) VPN
3 5 (2.11%) DNS
4 4 (1.69%) DSL
4 4 (1.69%) Firewall
5 1 (0.42%) 4G
5 1 (0.42%) 5G
5 1 (0.42%) FCAPS
5 1 (0.42%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.42%) Network Security
5 1 (0.42%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.42%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.42%) SNMP
5 1 (0.42%) SSL
5 1 (0.42%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.42%) Wireless
5 1 (0.42%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.42%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.24%) NoSQL
2 16 (6.75%) Apache Cassandra
3 13 (5.49%) Hadoop
3 13 (5.49%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (5.49%) Redis
4 10 (4.22%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.11%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.69%) InfluxDB
6 4 (1.69%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.69%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.27%) Big Data
7 3 (1.27%) MySQL
8 2 (0.84%) Blockchain
8 2 (0.84%) Couchbase
8 2 (0.84%) TimescaleDB
9 1 (0.42%) Amazon Aurora
9 1 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.42%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.42%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 108 (45.57%) Jenkins
2 72 (30.38%) Git (software)
3 34 (14.35%) JIRA
4 31 (13.08%) GitLab
5 19 (8.02%) Maven
6 16 (6.75%) Gradle
7 14 (5.91%) Artifactory
7 14 (5.91%) Mockito
8 13 (5.49%) Bitbucket
8 13 (5.49%) Gatling
9 10 (4.22%) JUnit
10 7 (2.95%) Gerrit
11 6 (2.53%) SonarQube
12 5 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (2.11%) Vagrant
13 4 (1.69%) RStudio
14 3 (1.27%) FishEye
14 3 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
14 3 (1.27%) TeamCity
15 2 (0.84%) Cucumber
General
1 57 (24.05%) Finance
2 42 (17.72%) Public Sector
3 36 (15.19%) Telecoms
4 35 (14.77%) Social Skills
5 32 (13.50%) Marketing
6 25 (10.55%) Electronics
6 25 (10.55%) Manufacturing
7 10 (4.22%) Banking
8 6 (2.53%) iGaming
9 2 (0.84%) Presentation Skills
10 1 (0.42%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.42%) Front Office
10 1 (0.42%) Retail
Job Titles
1 84 (35.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 70 (29.54%) Developer
3 29 (12.24%) Java Developer
4 28 (11.81%) Cloud Engineer
5 22 (9.28%) Senior DevOps
5 22 (9.28%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 18 (7.59%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 15 (6.33%) Scala Developer
8 13 (5.49%) .NET Developer
8 13 (5.49%) C# Developer
9 11 (4.64%) Site Reliability Engineer
10 10 (4.22%) AWS Engineer
11 9 (3.80%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (3.80%) Consultant
11 9 (3.80%) Site Engineer
12 8 (3.38%) Azure Developer
12 8 (3.38%) Lead DevOps
12 8 (3.38%) Lead DevOps Engineer
12 8 (3.38%) Platform Engineer
13 7 (2.95%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (23.63%) Elastic Stack
2 39 (16.46%) Spring
3 36 (15.19%) .NET
3 36 (15.19%) Kafka
4 28 (11.81%) Spring Boot
5 27 (11.39%) JSON
6 26 (10.97%) YAML
7 25 (10.55%) XML
8 21 (8.86%) Spine.js
9 18 (7.59%) REST
9 18 (7.59%) RESTful
10 14 (5.91%) Hibernate
10 14 (5.91%) JPA
11 13 (5.49%) GraphQL
12 12 (5.06%) .NET Core
13 11 (4.64%) Hystrix
13 11 (4.64%) RxJava
13 11 (4.64%) Web Services
14 10 (4.22%) Node.js
14 10 (4.22%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.24%) Cloud Native
2 24 (10.13%) Data Centre
3 21 (8.86%) Derivative
4 20 (8.44%) Public Cloud
5 13 (5.49%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (5.06%) Management Information System
7 11 (4.64%) Mobile App
8 8 (3.38%) CMDB
8 8 (3.38%) Data Structures
9 7 (2.95%) PKI
10 6 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (2.53%) Private Cloud
10 6 (2.53%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.84%) Replication
12 1 (0.42%) Market Risk
12 1 (0.42%) Online Banking
12 1 (0.42%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 75 (31.65%) Linux
2 18 (7.59%) Unix
3 17 (7.17%) CentOS
4 10 (4.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.95%) Windows
6 5 (2.11%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.84%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.42%) Android
8 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.42%) DC/OS
8 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (52.32%) DevOps
2 98 (41.35%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (39.24%) Microservices
4 78 (32.91%) Infrastructure as Code
5 48 (20.25%) TDD
6 44 (18.57%) Scrum
7 43 (18.14%) Configuration Management
8 39 (16.46%) Open Source
9 37 (15.61%) Continuous Delivery
10 34 (14.35%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (14.35%) Software Engineering
11 30 (12.66%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 29 (12.24%) Visualisation
13 27 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
14 25 (10.55%) Digital Marketing
14 25 (10.55%) Programme Management
14 25 (10.55%) Software Delivery
15 24 (10.13%) BDD
16 23 (9.70%) High Availability
17 22 (9.28%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 99 (41.77%) Java
2 95 (40.08%) Python
3 44 (18.57%) Bash Shell
4 29 (12.24%) SQL
5 25 (10.55%) Perl
6 24 (10.13%) C#
7 22 (9.28%) Java 8
7 22 (9.28%) Scala
8 21 (8.86%) Go
9 18 (7.59%) Kotlin
10 10 (4.22%) JavaScript
10 10 (4.22%) Ruby
11 8 (3.38%) Shell Script
12 7 (2.95%) C++
12 7 (2.95%) Groovy
13 4 (1.69%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.27%) C
15 2 (0.84%) Rust
Qualifications
1 58 (24.47%) Security Cleared
2 31 (13.08%) SC Cleared
3 16 (6.75%) Degree
4 11 (4.64%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (3.38%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.27%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.42%) RHCE
7 1 (0.42%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.86%) OASIS TOSCA
2 15 (6.33%) QA
3 8 (3.38%) SLA
System Software
1 150 (63.29%) Docker
2 27 (11.39%) KVM
3 23 (9.70%) VMware ESXi
4 21 (8.86%) LXC
5 3 (1.27%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (1.27%) GlusterFS
5 3 (1.27%) Samba
6 2 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.42%) iptables
7 1 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.42%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.42%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 176 (74.26%) Grafana
2 155 (65.40%) Kubernetes
3 86 (36.29%) Terraform
4 77 (32.49%) Ansible
5 37 (15.61%) Kibana
6 31 (13.08%) Istio
7 29 (12.24%) Opscode Chef
8 28 (11.81%) Consul
9 27 (11.39%) logstash
9 27 (11.39%) Rancher
10 26 (10.97%) Fluentd
11 22 (9.28%) Cloudify
11 22 (9.28%) Docker Swarm
11 22 (9.28%) Puppet
12 21 (8.86%) Juju
12 21 (8.86%) Nagios
13 18 (7.59%) ZABBIX
14 8 (3.38%) Salt
15 7 (2.95%) Zipkin
16 6 (2.53%) Packer
Vendors
1 53 (22.36%) Splunk
2 34 (14.35%) AppDynamics
3 31 (13.08%) Red Hat
4 25 (10.55%) SAP
5 21 (8.86%) Cisco
5 21 (8.86%) Ericsson
5 21 (8.86%) Juniper
5 21 (8.86%) Mirantis
6 18 (7.59%) Google
7 17 (7.17%) New Relic
8 12 (5.06%) Spiceworks
9 11 (4.64%) MuleSoft
10 10 (4.22%) Atlassian
11 7 (2.95%) Oracle
12 6 (2.53%) Hortonworks
13 4 (1.69%) Cadence
13 4 (1.69%) Microsoft
13 4 (1.69%) VMware
14 3 (1.27%) Dynatrace
14 3 (1.27%) ServiceNow