Period
to 20 September 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 20 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.

Prometheus
UK > England
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 369 340 611
Rank change year-on-year -29 +271 +48
Contract jobs citing Prometheus 423 129 203
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.67% 0.51% 0.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.25% 3.16% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 88 148
10th Percentile £425 £417 £420
25th Percentile £500 £461 £481
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £520 £550
Median % change year-on-year +5.77% -5.45% +4.76%
75th Percentile £648 £600 £600
90th Percentile £684 £658 £650
UK median daily rate £550 £520 £550
% change year-on-year +5.77% -5.45% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 0
Median hourly rate £73.75 £32.50 -
Median % change year-on-year +126.92% - -
UK median hourly rate £73.75 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year +126.92% - -

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 9,944 4,079 12,213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.71% 16.04% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,111 2,852 8,426
10th Percentile £350 £313 £298
25th Percentile £450 £408 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
75th Percentile £625 £594 £600
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 66 259
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.42 £12.00
25th Percentile £16.00 £14.59 £14.80
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% -2.50% +14.29%
75th Percentile £42.16 £38.63 £34.50
90th Percentile £59.95 £49.38 £50.88
UK median hourly rate £23.00 £19.39 £21.00
% change year-on-year +18.62% -7.67% +20.00%

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 20 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Prometheus in England over the 6 months to 20 September 2021.

Hourly 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 20 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
London -27 276 £588 +11.90% 74
North of England -57 45 £525 +0.29% 19
South East -84 29 £450 -12.62% 12
North West -43 22 £525 -4.28% 10
Midlands -61 22 £525 +9.73% 7
West Midlands -49 19 £495 +3.46% 6
East of England -26 18 £563 +11.66% 4
North East -13 14 £463 -7.04% 2
Yorkshire -41 9 £504 -4.00% 7
South West -40 6 £500 - 6
East Midlands - 3 £525 - 1
Prometheus
UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 300 (70.92%) Grafana
2 295 (69.74%) Docker
3 278 (65.72%) Kubernetes
4 225 (53.19%) AWS
5 218 (51.54%) Terraform
6 207 (48.94%) DevOps
7 154 (36.41%) Agile Software Development
8 135 (31.91%) Jenkins
8 135 (31.91%) Microservices
9 131 (30.97%) Ansible
10 129 (30.50%) Java
11 126 (29.79%) Infrastructure as Code
12 125 (29.55%) Linux
13 120 (28.37%) Python
14 102 (24.11%) Azure
15 96 (22.70%) TDD
16 92 (21.75%) Splunk
17 79 (18.68%) GCP
17 79 (18.68%) Security Cleared
18 76 (17.97%) Elastic Stack
19 71 (16.78%) Bash Shell
19 71 (16.78%) Elasticsearch
20 68 (16.08%) .NET
21 66 (15.60%) Git (software)
22 65 (15.37%) GitLab
22 65 (15.37%) Software Delivery
22 65 (15.37%) Site Reliability Engineering
23 61 (14.42%) Amazon EKS
24 60 (14.18%) Software Engineering
25 59 (13.95%) Hadoop

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 71 (16.78%) Elasticsearch
2 45 (10.64%) Apache Spark
3 31 (7.33%) Confluence
4 24 (5.67%) nginx
5 22 (5.20%) OpenStack
6 10 (2.36%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.42%) Appian
8 5 (1.18%) Apache
9 4 (0.95%) Traefik
10 2 (0.47%) JBoss
10 2 (0.47%) Jetty
11 1 (0.24%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 8 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.89%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 225 (53.19%) AWS
2 102 (24.11%) Azure
3 79 (18.68%) GCP
4 61 (14.42%) Amazon EKS
5 56 (13.24%) Amazon EC2
6 51 (12.06%) Amazon ECS
7 49 (11.58%) Amazon EMR
8 45 (10.64%) Route 53
9 31 (7.33%) AWS CloudFormation
10 29 (6.86%) IaaS
11 27 (6.38%) GitHub
12 21 (4.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 19 (4.49%) Datadog
14 18 (4.26%) OpenShift
15 14 (3.31%) PaaS
16 12 (2.84%) Serverless
17 8 (1.89%) Akamai
18 7 (1.65%) GitHub Actions
18 7 (1.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 6 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (8.75%) DNS
2 18 (4.26%) VPN
3 13 (3.07%) 3GPP
3 13 (3.07%) SGSN
3 13 (3.07%) Software-Defined Networking
4 7 (1.65%) HTTP
4 7 (1.65%) SSL
5 6 (1.42%) VLAN
6 5 (1.18%) SNMP
7 4 (0.95%) DHCP
7 4 (0.95%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.71%) Cisco ISE
8 3 (0.71%) DSL
8 3 (0.71%) Firewall
8 3 (0.71%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.71%) MPLS
8 3 (0.71%) WAN
9 2 (0.47%) IPsec
9 2 (0.47%) MQTT
9 2 (0.47%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (13.95%) Hadoop
2 46 (10.87%) NoSQL
3 42 (9.93%) PostgreSQL
4 35 (8.27%) Apache Cassandra
5 21 (4.96%) Relational Database
6 15 (3.55%) Redis
7 14 (3.31%) Big Data
8 13 (3.07%) RDBMS
9 11 (2.60%) Amazon RDS
10 9 (2.13%) MongoDB
11 7 (1.65%) Couchbase
11 7 (1.65%) MySQL
12 6 (1.42%) HBase
13 5 (1.18%) Apache Hive
13 5 (1.18%) SQL Server
14 4 (0.95%) Amazon Aurora
15 3 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
15 3 (0.71%) Event Store
16 2 (0.47%) Qlik Sense
16 2 (0.47%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 135 (31.91%) Jenkins
2 66 (15.60%) Git (software)
3 65 (15.37%) GitLab
4 41 (9.69%) JIRA
5 36 (8.51%) Gatling
6 33 (7.80%) Sonatype Nexus
7 31 (7.33%) Gradle
8 30 (7.09%) Maven
9 19 (4.49%) Artifactory
10 17 (4.02%) SonarQube
11 11 (2.60%) Mockito
12 10 (2.36%) Bitbucket
12 10 (2.36%) GoCD
13 8 (1.89%) Selenium
14 7 (1.65%) Cypress.io
15 5 (1.18%) Chocolatey
15 5 (1.18%) JMeter
15 5 (1.18%) LoadRunner
15 5 (1.18%) NeoLoad
15 5 (1.18%) Subversion
General
1 56 (13.24%) Public Sector
2 54 (12.77%) Finance
3 44 (10.40%) Social Skills
4 39 (9.22%) Telecoms
5 23 (5.44%) Marketing
6 12 (2.84%) Electronics
6 12 (2.84%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.13%) Banking
8 6 (1.42%) Games
9 5 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (1.18%) Retail
10 4 (0.95%) Automotive
11 2 (0.47%) iGaming
11 2 (0.47%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 149 (35.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 96 (22.70%) Developer
3 72 (17.02%) AWS Engineer
4 46 (10.87%) AWS DevOps
5 45 (10.64%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 35 (8.27%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 31 (7.33%) Java Developer
7 31 (7.33%) Site Engineer
8 27 (6.38%) Scala Developer
9 25 (5.91%) Cloud Engineer
10 21 (4.96%) .NET Developer
11 20 (4.73%) Software Engineer
12 19 (4.49%) Platform Engineer
12 19 (4.49%) Senior Developer
13 17 (4.02%) C# Developer
13 17 (4.02%) Kubernetes Engineer
14 15 (3.55%) Senior DevOps
14 15 (3.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 14 (3.31%) Consultant
15 14 (3.31%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (17.97%) Elastic Stack
2 68 (16.08%) .NET
3 55 (13.00%) Kafka
4 48 (11.35%) Web Services
5 35 (8.27%) RESTful
6 33 (7.80%) Spring
7 25 (5.91%) Akka
8 24 (5.67%) REST
9 23 (5.44%) JSON
9 23 (5.44%) Play Framework
10 22 (5.20%) .NET Core
11 21 (4.96%) spray
12 20 (4.73%) Spring Boot
13 18 (4.26%) GraphQL
14 16 (3.78%) Node.js
14 16 (3.78%) YAML
15 14 (3.31%) React
16 13 (3.07%) SPIFFE
16 13 (3.07%) Spine.js
16 13 (3.07%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (12.06%) Public Cloud
2 38 (8.98%) Cloud Native
3 31 (7.33%) PKI
4 26 (6.15%) Management Information System
5 20 (4.73%) Data Centre
5 20 (4.73%) Greenfield Project
6 17 (4.02%) CMDB
6 17 (4.02%) Data Structures
7 13 (3.07%) Derivative
8 7 (1.65%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (1.42%) Clustering
9 6 (1.42%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (1.42%) Video\Live Streaming
10 3 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.47%) Legacy Applications
11 2 (0.47%) Media Streaming
11 2 (0.47%) Over-the-Top Content
11 2 (0.47%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.47%) Video on Demand
12 1 (0.24%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 125 (29.55%) Linux
2 34 (8.04%) Unix
3 18 (4.26%) CentOS
4 16 (3.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (2.36%) Ubuntu
6 8 (1.89%) Windows
7 5 (1.18%) Debian
8 3 (0.71%) VMS
9 1 (0.24%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (48.94%) DevOps
2 154 (36.41%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (31.91%) Microservices
4 126 (29.79%) Infrastructure as Code
5 96 (22.70%) TDD
6 65 (15.37%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 65 (15.37%) Software Delivery
7 60 (14.18%) Software Engineering
8 59 (13.95%) BDD
9 57 (13.48%) Configuration Management
10 55 (13.00%) Continuous Integration
11 51 (12.06%) Open Source
12 50 (11.82%) Scrum
13 42 (9.93%) Unit Testing
14 40 (9.46%) High Availability
15 39 (9.22%) Pair Programming
16 36 (8.51%) Observability
17 34 (8.04%) Continuous Delivery
18 33 (7.80%) Mentoring
19 32 (7.57%) Full Stack Development
Programming Languages
1 129 (30.50%) Java
2 120 (28.37%) Python
3 71 (16.78%) Bash Shell
4 53 (12.53%) C#
5 50 (11.82%) SQL
6 47 (11.11%) Go
7 40 (9.46%) Scala
8 32 (7.57%) Groovy
9 31 (7.33%) JavaScript
10 14 (3.31%) Ruby
11 12 (2.84%) Perl
12 10 (2.36%) PowerShell
13 8 (1.89%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.42%) PHP
14 6 (1.42%) VB
15 5 (1.18%) C++
16 4 (0.95%) Java 8
16 4 (0.95%) Kotlin
16 4 (0.95%) Rust
17 3 (0.71%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 79 (18.68%) Security Cleared
2 32 (7.57%) SC Cleared
3 15 (3.55%) Degree
4 11 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (1.89%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.71%) CCNP
6 3 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.20%) QA
2 13 (3.07%) OASIS TOSCA
3 12 (2.84%) SLA
4 4 (0.95%) NCSC
5 2 (0.47%) GDPR
6 1 (0.24%) HIPAA
System Software
1 295 (69.74%) Docker
2 19 (4.49%) VMware ESXi
2 19 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.55%) KVM
4 13 (3.07%) LXC
5 8 (1.89%) NFS
6 6 (1.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (1.18%) Active Directory
7 5 (1.18%) HDFS
7 5 (1.18%) vCloud
8 4 (0.95%) VMware NSX
8 4 (0.95%) vSphere
9 3 (0.71%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 3 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.47%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 300 (70.92%) Grafana
2 278 (65.72%) Kubernetes
3 218 (51.54%) Terraform
4 131 (30.97%) Ansible
5 43 (10.17%) Kibana
6 38 (8.98%) Istio
6 38 (8.98%) Nagios
7 37 (8.75%) Puppet
7 37 (8.75%) Rancher
8 32 (7.57%) ZABBIX
9 31 (7.33%) Consul
10 28 (6.62%) Opscode Chef
10 28 (6.62%) Packer
11 21 (4.96%) Fluentd
12 18 (4.26%) logstash
13 17 (4.02%) Docker Swarm
14 14 (3.31%) Cloudify
15 13 (3.07%) Icinga
15 13 (3.07%) Juju
15 13 (3.07%) MIIS
Vendors
1 92 (21.75%) Splunk
2 34 (8.04%) Red Hat
3 33 (7.80%) New Relic
4 32 (7.57%) Atlassian
5 31 (7.33%) Dynatrace
6 27 (6.38%) Oracle
6 27 (6.38%) VMware
7 24 (5.67%) Google
8 20 (4.73%) AppDynamics
9 19 (4.49%) Cisco
10 17 (4.02%) Spiceworks
11 16 (3.78%) Microsoft
12 15 (3.55%) Mirantis
13 13 (3.07%) Ericsson
13 13 (3.07%) Juniper
13 13 (3.07%) SAP
14 7 (1.65%) Informatica
15 6 (1.42%) IBM
15 6 (1.42%) MuleSoft
16 5 (1.18%) Palo Alto