Period
to 30 October 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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 321 594 625
Rank change year-on-year +273 +31 +117
Contract jobs citing Prometheus 172 190 256
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.61% 0.25% 0.27%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.86% 1.68% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 135 188
Median daily rate £500 £540 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.41% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £400 £422 £375
90th Percentile £639 £638 £638
UK median daily rate £495 £545 £525
% change year-on-year -9.17% +3.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £32.50 - -

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 4,457 11,287 13,658
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.90% 14.58% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,829 7,745 9,319
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £306 £275 £300
90th Percentile £661 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 265 374
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.00% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £12.76 £12.44 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.80 £53.17 £47.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +66.67% +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 30 October 2020.

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 30 October 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 +195 99 £500 -8.26% 41
South East +199 23 £507 +1.40% 8
Midlands +102 17 £473 +278.35% 3
North of England +91 17 £500 -9.09% 19
West Midlands +77 11 £473 +278.35% 3
North East - 10 £495 -
East Midlands - 6 £480 -
South West +89 5 - - 3
North West +60 5 £550 - 11
East of England +82 3 £504 +0.75% 3
Yorkshire +69 2 £500 -9.09% 8
Prometheus
UK

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 114 (66.28%) AWS
2 106 (61.63%) Python
3 101 (58.72%) Kubernetes
4 98 (56.98%) Jenkins
5 93 (54.07%) DevOps
6 91 (52.91%) Docker
7 87 (50.58%) Grafana
8 84 (48.84%) Microservices
9 80 (46.51%) Java
10 77 (44.77%) Ansible
11 76 (44.19%) Git (software)
12 74 (43.02%) Terraform
13 70 (40.70%) Linux
14 66 (38.37%) Agile Software Development
14 66 (38.37%) JIRA
15 62 (36.05%) Splunk
16 52 (30.23%) Continuous Delivery
17 50 (29.07%) Continuous Integration
18 49 (28.49%) Azure
19 47 (27.33%) SQL
19 47 (27.33%) AppDynamics
20 46 (26.74%) Bash Shell
20 46 (26.74%) Spring
21 45 (26.16%) GitLab
22 44 (25.58%) Infrastructure as Code
23 43 (25.00%) Java 8
24 41 (23.84%) GitHub
25 40 (23.26%) Kotlin
25 40 (23.26%) Configuration Management
26 39 (22.67%) RESTful

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 33 (19.19%) Cloud Foundry
2 16 (9.30%) Confluence
3 8 (4.65%) Apache
3 8 (4.65%) Apache Spark
3 8 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.33%) Anypoint
5 2 (1.16%) IIS
5 2 (1.16%) nginx
5 2 (1.16%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.58%) Mule
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle BPEL
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.58%) SAS
6 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.58%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 114 (66.28%) AWS
2 49 (28.49%) Azure
3 41 (23.84%) GitHub
4 28 (16.28%) GCP
5 21 (12.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 19 (11.05%) Amazon S3
7 15 (8.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 13 (7.56%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (6.98%) OpenShift
10 10 (5.81%) Amazon EKS
11 9 (5.23%) Route 53
12 7 (4.07%) Serverless
13 6 (3.49%) Amazon SQS
13 6 (3.49%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (2.91%) AWS Lambda
15 4 (2.33%) Amazon ECS
15 4 (2.33%) Amazon GuardDuty
15 4 (2.33%) AWS CodeDeploy
15 4 (2.33%) AWS CodePipeline
16 3 (1.74%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.30%) Firewall
2 14 (8.14%) Reverse Proxy
2 14 (8.14%) SNMP
2 14 (8.14%) VLAN
3 8 (4.65%) HTTPS
3 8 (4.65%) SSL
4 7 (4.07%) Fibre Channel
4 7 (4.07%) iSCSI
4 7 (4.07%) VPN
5 6 (3.49%) DNS
6 3 (1.74%) SAN
6 3 (1.74%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.16%) 3GPP
7 2 (1.16%) BIG-IP
7 2 (1.16%) HTTP
7 2 (1.16%) Kerberos
7 2 (1.16%) SGSN
7 2 (1.16%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.58%) Multicast
8 1 (0.58%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (19.77%) NoSQL
2 20 (11.63%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (9.30%) Apache Cassandra
4 11 (6.40%) Amazon RDS
4 11 (6.40%) MongoDB
5 10 (5.81%) SQL Server
6 6 (3.49%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.91%) Data Lake
7 5 (2.91%) Redis
8 3 (1.74%) MySQL
9 2 (1.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.16%) InfluxDB
9 2 (1.16%) Neo4j
9 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.58%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.58%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.58%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 98 (56.98%) Jenkins
2 76 (44.19%) Git (software)
3 66 (38.37%) JIRA
4 45 (26.16%) GitLab
5 28 (16.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 17 (9.88%) Vagrant
7 13 (7.56%) Artifactory
8 12 (6.98%) Bitbucket
9 9 (5.23%) FishEye
10 8 (4.65%) CircleCI
10 8 (4.65%) Gradle
11 7 (4.07%) ScriptRunner
12 6 (3.49%) Xcode
13 5 (2.91%) Mockito
14 4 (2.33%) TeamCity
15 3 (1.74%) Gatling
15 3 (1.74%) Maven
15 3 (1.74%) Octopus Deploy
15 3 (1.74%) Spinnaker
16 2 (1.16%) SonarQube
General
1 36 (20.93%) Finance
2 19 (11.05%) Public Sector
3 16 (9.30%) Banking
4 13 (7.56%) Telecoms
5 10 (5.81%) Manufacturing
6 9 (5.23%) Electronics
6 9 (5.23%) Marketing
7 3 (1.74%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.16%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.16%) Law
9 1 (0.58%) Automotive
9 1 (0.58%) Back Office
9 1 (0.58%) Front Office
9 1 (0.58%) German Language
Job Titles
1 53 (30.81%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (16.28%) Developer
3 17 (9.88%) Java Developer
4 14 (8.14%) Cloud Engineer
5 13 (7.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (5.81%) AWS DevOps
6 10 (5.81%) AWS Engineer
6 10 (5.81%) Java Engineer
6 10 (5.81%) Monitoring Engineer
6 10 (5.81%) Senior DevOps
7 9 (5.23%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 9 (5.23%) JIRA Engineer
8 8 (4.65%) Architect
8 8 (4.65%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 7 (4.07%) Consultant
9 7 (4.07%) Mobile Engineer
10 6 (3.49%) Performance Engineer
11 5 (2.91%) Analyst
11 5 (2.91%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 5 (2.91%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (26.74%) Spring
2 39 (22.67%) RESTful
3 37 (21.51%) Elastic Stack
4 33 (19.19%) Spring Boot
5 31 (18.02%) Kafka
6 24 (13.95%) Hystrix
6 24 (13.95%) REST
6 24 (13.95%) RxJava
7 14 (8.14%) gRPC
7 14 (8.14%) Swagger
8 12 (6.98%) Web Services
9 10 (5.81%) Guice
10 9 (5.23%) .NET
10 9 (5.23%) Node.js
11 8 (4.65%) JAAS
11 8 (4.65%) SAML
11 8 (4.65%) Spring Security
12 7 (4.07%) React
12 7 (4.07%) YAML
13 6 (3.49%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 33 (19.19%) Mobile App
2 9 (5.23%) Linux Command Line
3 8 (4.65%) Virtual Team
4 7 (4.07%) Cloud Native
5 6 (3.49%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.33%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.33%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.33%) User Experience
7 3 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.16%) Derivative
8 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.16%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.58%) Clustering
9 1 (0.58%) CMDB
9 1 (0.58%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.58%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.58%) RIA
9 1 (0.58%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.58%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 70 (40.70%) Linux
2 32 (18.60%) Windows
3 23 (13.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (12.79%) Unix
5 20 (11.63%) CentOS
6 14 (8.14%) Windows 10
6 14 (8.14%) Windows Server
6 14 (8.14%) Windows Server 2016
7 11 (6.40%) Android
7 11 (6.40%) Apple iOS
8 4 (2.33%) Debian
9 2 (1.16%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.58%) Fedora
10 1 (0.58%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.58%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (54.07%) DevOps
2 84 (48.84%) Microservices
3 66 (38.37%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (30.23%) Continuous Delivery
5 50 (29.07%) Continuous Integration
6 44 (25.58%) Infrastructure as Code
7 40 (23.26%) Configuration Management
8 30 (17.44%) Performance Testing
9 28 (16.28%) SDLC
10 26 (15.12%) Test Automation
11 25 (14.53%) Continuous Deployment
11 25 (14.53%) Software Engineering
12 24 (13.95%) Functional Programming
12 24 (13.95%) Scrum
13 20 (11.63%) Incident Management
14 16 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
15 15 (8.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 14 (8.14%) Deployment Automation
16 14 (8.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 106 (61.63%) Python
2 80 (46.51%) Java
3 47 (27.33%) SQL
4 46 (26.74%) Bash Shell
5 43 (25.00%) Java 8
6 40 (23.26%) Kotlin
7 26 (15.12%) Go
8 22 (12.79%) Scala
9 19 (11.05%) PowerShell
10 18 (10.47%) Perl
11 17 (9.88%) C#
12 11 (6.40%) JavaScript
13 10 (5.81%) Ruby
14 7 (4.07%) C
15 6 (3.49%) Apple Swift
16 5 (2.91%) Shell Script
17 2 (1.16%) C++
17 2 (1.16%) Groovy
17 2 (1.16%) T-SQL
18 1 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (11.63%) SC Cleared
1 20 (11.63%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.49%) AWS Certification
3 5 (2.91%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (2.91%) Degree
3 5 (2.91%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.16%) NIST
2 2 (1.16%) OASIS TOSCA
2 2 (1.16%) QA
3 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 91 (52.91%) Docker
2 21 (12.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (8.14%) vSphere
4 9 (5.23%) GlusterFS
5 8 (4.65%) NFS
6 2 (1.16%) Gluster
6 2 (1.16%) KVM
6 2 (1.16%) LXC
6 2 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.58%) Ceph
7 1 (0.58%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 101 (58.72%) Kubernetes
2 87 (50.58%) Grafana
3 77 (44.77%) Ansible
4 74 (43.02%) Terraform
5 36 (20.93%) Puppet
6 28 (16.28%) Opscode Chef
7 25 (14.53%) Packer
8 15 (8.72%) Istio
8 15 (8.72%) ZABBIX
9 14 (8.14%) Kibana
10 12 (6.98%) Consul
11 10 (5.81%) Rancher
11 10 (5.81%) Zipkin
12 9 (5.23%) logstash
13 7 (4.07%) Fluentd
13 7 (4.07%) Nagios
13 7 (4.07%) Single Sign-On
14 6 (3.49%) SCOM
15 4 (2.33%) Graylog
15 4 (2.33%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 62 (36.05%) Splunk
2 47 (27.33%) AppDynamics
3 24 (13.95%) Atlassian
3 24 (13.95%) MuleSoft
4 21 (12.21%) Dell
4 21 (12.21%) EMC
4 21 (12.21%) VMware
5 9 (5.23%) Red Hat
5 9 (5.23%) SAP
6 8 (4.65%) CheckPoint
6 8 (4.65%) Google
7 7 (4.07%) Dynatrace
7 7 (4.07%) IBM
7 7 (4.07%) NetApp
8 6 (3.49%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (3.49%) Zscaler
9 4 (2.33%) HP
10 3 (1.74%) F5
10 3 (1.74%) PagerDuty
11 2 (1.16%) Okta