Period
to

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 2 July 2022 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
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 374 374 447
Rank change year-on-year 0 +73 +174
Contract jobs citing Prometheus 468 306 122
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.65% 0.58% 0.33%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.13% 3.64% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 220 82
10th Percentile £500 £417 £413
25th Percentile £527 £475 £461
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £625 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% +4.76% -4.55%
75th Percentile £700 £600 £619
90th Percentile £796 £638 £675
UK median daily rate £602 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +9.45% +4.76% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £76.56 £47.31 -
Median hourly rate £78.13 £52.56 -
Median % change year-on-year +48.64% - -
75th Percentile £81.09 £57.82 -
90th Percentile £81.94 - -
UK median hourly rate £78.13 £52.56 -
% change year-on-year +48.64% - -

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 11,341 8,404 5,733
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.74% 15.94% 15.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,318 5,946 4,053
10th Percentile £363 £350 £304
25th Percentile £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £675 £602 £600
90th Percentile £755 £688 £675
UK median daily rate £570 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +8.57% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 114 115
10th Percentile £12.86 £15.00 £12.49
25th Percentile £15.25 £18.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate £22.00 £23.11 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year -4.78% +18.49% +5.41%
75th Percentile £41.58 £47.63 £26.02
90th Percentile £67.63 £60.00 £47.70
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £34.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -33.82% +70.00% +5.26%

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 2 July 2022.

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 2 July 2022. 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
Jobs
London +13 281 £650 +18.18% 33
North of England +1 78 £625 +25.00% 16
North West +4 63 £625 +25.00% 10
South East -17 28 £575 +39.39% 9
North East +4 17 £663 +29.27% 2
Yorkshire -18 16 £675 - 4
South West -10 13 £575 +17.95% 5
West Midlands -38 13 £563 +4.17% 4
Midlands -40 13 £563 +4.17% 7
East of England -37 6 £675 +17.39% 1
Prometheus
UK

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, 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.

1 358 (76.50%) Kubernetes
2 294 (62.82%) Grafana
3 278 (59.40%) Terraform
4 276 (58.97%) DevOps
5 269 (57.48%) AWS
6 259 (55.34%) Docker
7 241 (51.50%) Ansible
8 233 (49.79%) Python
9 230 (49.15%) CI/CD
10 208 (44.44%) Linux
11 182 (38.89%) Jenkins
12 154 (32.91%) Agile
13 149 (31.84%) GitLab
14 147 (31.41%) Microservices
15 135 (28.85%) Git (software)
16 128 (27.35%) Java
17 125 (26.71%) GCP
18 113 (24.15%) Azure
18 113 (24.15%) Puppet
18 113 (24.15%) Continuous Integration
19 111 (23.72%) Kafka
20 106 (22.65%) Splunk
21 100 (21.37%) Infrastructure as Code
22 96 (20.51%) Security Cleared
23 94 (20.09%) Bash
24 90 (19.23%) Configuration Management
25 89 (19.02%) Go
26 85 (18.16%) SC Cleared
27 83 (17.74%) VMware
28 81 (17.31%) Packer

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 66 (14.10%) nginx
2 36 (7.69%) OpenStack
3 32 (6.84%) Traefik
4 19 (4.06%) Confluence
5 14 (2.99%) Apache
5 14 (2.99%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.85%) Apache Spark
6 4 (0.85%) uWSGI
7 3 (0.64%) Apache Airflow
7 3 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.21%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.21%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.21%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 269 (57.48%) AWS
2 125 (26.71%) GCP
3 113 (24.15%) Azure
4 78 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 77 (16.45%) AWS CloudFormation
6 73 (15.60%) Amazon EC2
7 69 (14.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 59 (12.61%) GitHub
9 56 (11.97%) Amazon S3
10 49 (10.47%) OpenShift
11 38 (8.12%) Amazon EKS
11 38 (8.12%) Azure Monitor
11 38 (8.12%) Datadog
12 37 (7.91%) Azure AKS
13 33 (7.05%) PaaS
14 27 (5.77%) Amazon ECS
15 24 (5.13%) AWS CodePipeline
15 24 (5.13%) Serverless
16 21 (4.49%) AWS Lambda
17 20 (4.27%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 62 (13.25%) DNS
2 50 (10.68%) TCP/IP
3 25 (5.34%) VPN
4 22 (4.70%) MQTT
5 12 (2.56%) HTTP
5 12 (2.56%) Internet
5 12 (2.56%) SSL
6 10 (2.14%) Kerberos
7 4 (0.85%) WAN
8 3 (0.64%) Cisco ISE
8 3 (0.64%) Firewall
8 3 (0.64%) MPLS
9 2 (0.43%) AMQP
9 2 (0.43%) FTP
9 2 (0.43%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.43%) SMTP
10 1 (0.21%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.21%) DHCP
10 1 (0.21%) LAN
10 1 (0.21%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (8.97%) Amazon RDS
2 35 (7.48%) MySQL
3 33 (7.05%) PostgreSQL
4 30 (6.41%) Hadoop
5 29 (6.20%) MongoDB
6 27 (5.77%) Elasticsearch
7 23 (4.91%) Relational Database
8 20 (4.27%) NoSQL
9 15 (3.21%) Redis
10 14 (2.99%) Couchbase
11 11 (2.35%) Big Data
12 9 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (1.71%) Amazon Aurora
13 8 (1.71%) MariaDB
14 6 (1.28%) BigQuery
14 6 (1.28%) DynamoDB
14 6 (1.28%) SQL Server
15 4 (0.85%) DB2
15 4 (0.85%) RDBMS
15 4 (0.85%) Riak
Development Applications
1 182 (38.89%) Jenkins
2 149 (31.84%) GitLab
3 135 (28.85%) Git (software)
4 54 (11.54%) Maven
5 44 (9.40%) Artifactory
6 35 (7.48%) Gradle
7 26 (5.56%) SonarQube
8 25 (5.34%) JIRA
9 24 (5.13%) Sonatype Nexus
10 17 (3.63%) Bitbucket
11 16 (3.42%) git-flow
12 15 (3.21%) TeamCity
13 8 (1.71%) Jaeger
14 7 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 6 (1.28%) JUnit
15 6 (1.28%) Subversion
16 5 (1.07%) Spock
16 5 (1.07%) Terragrunt
17 4 (0.85%) JMeter
17 4 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 56 (11.97%) Finance
2 51 (10.90%) Public Sector
3 30 (6.41%) Social Skills
4 29 (6.20%) Telecoms
5 21 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (2.35%) Games
7 8 (1.71%) Banking
7 8 (1.71%) Retail
8 5 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.85%) German Language
10 3 (0.64%) Billing
10 3 (0.64%) Electronics
10 3 (0.64%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.64%) Marketing
10 3 (0.64%) Presentation Skills
11 2 (0.43%) Aviation
11 2 (0.43%) Front Office
11 2 (0.43%) Law
12 1 (0.21%) Influencing Skills
12 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 206 (44.02%) DevOps Engineer
2 106 (22.65%) Developer
3 68 (14.53%) AWS Engineer
4 53 (11.32%) AWS DevOps
5 51 (10.90%) Java Developer
6 50 (10.68%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 34 (7.26%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 23 (4.91%) Senior Developer
9 22 (4.70%) Platform Engineer
10 21 (4.49%) Cloud Engineer
10 21 (4.49%) Linux Engineer
11 20 (4.27%) Senior DevOps
12 19 (4.06%) Site Engineer
13 18 (3.85%) Architect
13 18 (3.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 16 (3.42%) Kubernetes Engineer
15 13 (2.78%) Azure Engineer
15 13 (2.78%) C# Developer
15 13 (2.78%) Operations Engineer
15 13 (2.78%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (23.72%) Kafka
2 59 (12.61%) Elastic Stack
3 39 (8.33%) cloud-init
4 29 (6.20%) .NET
5 18 (3.85%) REST
6 17 (3.63%) JSON
6 17 (3.63%) Node.js
7 16 (3.42%) YAML
8 14 (2.99%) RabbitMQ
9 13 (2.78%) ActiveMQ
9 13 (2.78%) GraphQL
10 12 (2.56%) .NET Core
10 12 (2.56%) RESTful
10 12 (2.56%) Spring Boot
11 11 (2.35%) Flask
12 10 (2.14%) gRPC
12 10 (2.14%) JWT
12 10 (2.14%) OAuth
13 9 (1.92%) OpenTracing
13 9 (1.92%) React
Miscellaneous
1 60 (12.82%) Cloud Native
2 45 (9.62%) PKI
3 36 (7.69%) Clustering
3 36 (7.69%) Public Cloud
4 23 (4.91%) IoT
5 21 (4.49%) Data Protection Act
6 16 (3.42%) Hybrid Cloud
7 14 (2.99%) Private Cloud
8 13 (2.78%) Data Centre
9 10 (2.14%) Linux Command Line
10 7 (1.50%) Reinsurance
11 5 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.07%) Hedge funds
12 4 (0.85%) iPad
12 4 (0.85%) Legacy Systems
12 4 (0.85%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.64%) Self-Motivation
14 1 (0.21%) Blog
14 1 (0.21%) Greenfield Project
14 1 (0.21%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 208 (44.44%) Linux
2 67 (14.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 51 (10.90%) CentOS
4 40 (8.55%) Unix
5 25 (5.34%) Windows
6 20 (4.27%) Ubuntu
7 15 (3.21%) Windows Server
8 10 (2.14%) Debian
9 5 (1.07%) VMS
10 4 (0.85%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.21%) Android
11 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.21%) Solaris
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (58.97%) DevOps
2 230 (49.15%) CI/CD
3 154 (32.91%) Agile
4 147 (31.41%) Microservices
5 113 (24.15%) Continuous Integration
6 100 (21.37%) Infrastructure as Code
7 90 (19.23%) Configuration Management
8 72 (15.38%) Load Balancing
9 66 (14.10%) Scrum
10 64 (13.68%) Software Engineering
11 57 (12.18%) Continuous Deployment
12 54 (11.54%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 46 (9.83%) Continuous Delivery
14 43 (9.19%) Observability
14 43 (9.19%) Software Delivery
14 43 (9.19%) TDD
15 41 (8.76%) Mentoring
16 38 (8.12%) Unit Testing
17 37 (7.91%) Test Automation
18 35 (7.48%) Event-Driven
Programming Languages
1 233 (49.79%) Python
2 128 (27.35%) Java
3 94 (20.09%) Bash
4 89 (19.02%) Go
5 67 (14.32%) Ruby
6 48 (10.26%) SQL
7 45 (9.62%) JavaScript
8 33 (7.05%) Scala
9 23 (4.91%) Groovy
10 22 (4.70%) C#
11 21 (4.49%) PowerShell
12 16 (3.42%) VBScript
13 14 (2.99%) Perl
14 12 (2.56%) Shell Script
15 10 (2.14%) TypeScript
16 8 (1.71%) C
17 5 (1.07%) Kotlin
18 4 (0.85%) C++
19 3 (0.64%) F#
19 3 (0.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 96 (20.51%) Security Cleared
2 85 (18.16%) SC Cleared
3 24 (5.13%) AWS Certification
4 18 (3.85%) DV Cleared
5 17 (3.63%) Degree
6 11 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (1.71%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.64%) CCNP
8 3 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.64%) HND
9 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.21%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (7.69%) NCSC
2 3 (0.64%) GDPR
2 3 (0.64%) OASIS TOSCA
2 3 (0.64%) QA
3 2 (0.43%) NIST
3 2 (0.43%) SLA
4 1 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 259 (55.34%) Docker
2 57 (12.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.35%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.35%) Ceph
4 10 (2.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 10 (2.14%) NFS
4 10 (2.14%) vCloud
5 9 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (1.28%) vSphere
7 4 (0.85%) VMware NSX
8 3 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.43%) HDFS
10 1 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 358 (76.50%) Kubernetes
2 294 (62.82%) Grafana
3 278 (59.40%) Terraform
4 241 (51.50%) Ansible
5 113 (24.15%) Puppet
6 81 (17.31%) Packer
7 66 (14.10%) Istio
8 64 (13.68%) Consul
9 63 (13.46%) ZABBIX
10 61 (13.03%) Kibana
11 44 (9.40%) HAProxy
12 40 (8.55%) Graphite
13 39 (8.33%) Docker Swarm
14 34 (7.26%) linkerd
14 34 (7.26%) Opscode Chef
15 33 (7.05%) Podman
16 26 (5.56%) Nagios
17 15 (3.21%) Fluentd
17 15 (3.21%) Rancher
18 12 (2.56%) Icinga
Vendors
1 106 (22.65%) Splunk
2 83 (17.74%) VMware
3 57 (12.18%) PagerDuty
4 38 (8.12%) Microsoft
5 36 (7.69%) Google
6 19 (4.06%) Red Hat
7 18 (3.85%) AppDynamics
7 18 (3.85%) New Relic
8 16 (3.42%) Dynatrace
8 16 (3.42%) ServiceNow
9 15 (3.21%) Citrix
10 12 (2.56%) Sonatype
11 11 (2.35%) Oracle
12 10 (2.14%) CA
12 10 (2.14%) CyberArk
12 10 (2.14%) SolarWinds
12 10 (2.14%) TOWER Software
13 9 (1.92%) Atlassian
13 9 (1.92%) Cisco
14 8 (1.71%) Cadence