Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 344 359 591
Rank change year-on-year +15 +232 +22
Contract jobs citing Prometheus 522 213 140
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.75% 0.61% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.61% 3.71% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 142 105
10th Percentile £463 £406 £418
25th Percentile £525 £473 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £525 £540
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% +2.86%
75th Percentile £688 £600 £588
90th Percentile £743 £650 £661
UK median daily rate £600 £525 £540
% change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 0
10th Percentile £70.63 £31.18 -
25th Percentile £73.75 £31.25 -
Median hourly rate £77.50 £33.75 -
Median % change year-on-year +129.63% - -
75th Percentile £81.25 £39.00 -
90th Percentile £81.88 £43.43 -
UK median hourly rate £77.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year +121.43% - -

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 11,323 5,736 9,507
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.21% 16.47% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,287 4,061 6,622
10th Percentile £359 £313 £263
25th Percentile £463 £406 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £650 £580 £597
90th Percentile £726 £656 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 121 241
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.75 £12.44
25th Percentile £15.50 £16.02 £14.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year -16.67% +37.14% -
75th Percentile £41.65 £50.00 £26.75
90th Percentile £63.73 £61.25 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £21.35 £31.75 £17.75
% change year-on-year -32.76% +78.87% +1.43%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +34 376 £600 +14.29% 70
North of England -23 49 £550 - 9
North West -28 30 £550 +2.52% 5
South East -65 18 £550 +13.99% 10
Midlands -66 17 £488 +3.08% 5
West Midlands -47 14 £450 -4.85% 5
South West -40 13 £525 -1.18% 6
Yorkshire -25 11 £504 - 3
North East +3 10 £556 -1.11% 1
East of England -41 10 £675 +76.47% 9
East Midlands -32 3 £500 +5.04%
Prometheus
UK

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 364 (69.73%) Grafana
2 333 (63.79%) Kubernetes
3 289 (55.36%) Docker
4 282 (54.02%) CI/CD
5 281 (53.83%) AWS
6 278 (53.26%) Terraform
7 277 (53.07%) DevOps
8 247 (47.32%) Ansible
9 200 (38.31%) Linux
10 187 (35.82%) Python
11 166 (31.80%) Jenkins
12 152 (29.12%) Azure
13 149 (28.54%) Microservices
14 148 (28.35%) Agile Software Development
15 143 (27.39%) Java
16 135 (25.86%) GCP
17 127 (24.33%) GitLab
18 114 (21.84%) Infrastructure as Code
19 108 (20.69%) Git (software)
20 104 (19.92%) Finance
21 103 (19.73%) Software Engineering
22 100 (19.16%) Kafka
23 95 (18.20%) Continuous Integration
24 91 (17.43%) Configuration Management
25 86 (16.48%) Scrum
25 86 (16.48%) Bash
26 82 (15.71%) TDD
27 81 (15.52%) Elasticsearch
28 78 (14.94%) Site Reliability Engineering
29 76 (14.56%) Elastic Stack

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 81 (15.52%) Elasticsearch
2 61 (11.69%) nginx
3 27 (5.17%) Apache Spark
4 19 (3.64%) Apache
5 18 (3.45%) Tomcat
6 17 (3.26%) Traefik
7 16 (3.07%) Confluence
8 15 (2.87%) OpenStack
9 9 (1.72%) Appian
10 2 (0.38%) JBoss
10 2 (0.38%) Jetty
11 1 (0.19%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.19%) Tornado
Applications
1 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 281 (53.83%) AWS
2 152 (29.12%) Azure
3 135 (25.86%) GCP
4 64 (12.26%) Amazon EC2
5 60 (11.49%) AWS CloudFormation
6 59 (11.30%) GitHub
7 51 (9.77%) Amazon EKS
8 36 (6.90%) Amazon ECS
9 35 (6.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 34 (6.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 34 (6.51%) Route 53
11 33 (6.32%) Amazon EMR
12 32 (6.13%) PaaS
13 28 (5.36%) Amazon S3
14 27 (5.17%) Azure Monitor
15 20 (3.83%) Serverless
16 18 (3.45%) SaaS
17 15 (2.87%) GitHub Actions
18 14 (2.68%) Azure Sentinel
19 12 (2.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (9.58%) DNS
2 24 (4.60%) Kerberos
2 24 (4.60%) MQTT
3 23 (4.41%) HTTP
3 23 (4.41%) VPN
4 20 (3.83%) TCP/IP
5 19 (3.64%) Internet
6 14 (2.68%) SSL
7 6 (1.15%) Cisco ISE
8 4 (0.77%) Broadband
8 4 (0.77%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.77%) MPLS
8 4 (0.77%) WAN
9 3 (0.57%) DHCP
9 3 (0.57%) Firewall
9 3 (0.57%) FTP
9 3 (0.57%) SMTP
9 3 (0.57%) VLAN
10 2 (0.38%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (0.38%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (10.15%) Hadoop
2 45 (8.62%) NoSQL
3 43 (8.24%) MySQL
4 42 (8.05%) PostgreSQL
5 31 (5.94%) MongoDB
6 27 (5.17%) Amazon RDS
7 23 (4.41%) SQL Server
8 22 (4.21%) Apache Cassandra
9 20 (3.83%) Relational Database
10 18 (3.45%) Couchbase
11 17 (3.26%) Big Data
11 17 (3.26%) MariaDB
12 14 (2.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 10 (1.92%) Amazon Aurora
13 10 (1.92%) Redis
14 9 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (1.72%) InfluxDB
15 8 (1.53%) RDBMS
16 7 (1.34%) Data Lake
17 6 (1.15%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 166 (31.80%) Jenkins
2 127 (24.33%) GitLab
3 108 (20.69%) Git (software)
4 50 (9.58%) Gradle
5 43 (8.24%) Maven
6 40 (7.66%) Sonatype Nexus
7 35 (6.70%) JIRA
8 32 (6.13%) SonarQube
9 26 (4.98%) Artifactory
10 24 (4.60%) Gatling
11 19 (3.64%) Bitbucket
12 17 (3.26%) Spock
13 13 (2.49%) Selenium
14 11 (2.11%) git-flow
14 11 (2.11%) GoCD
14 11 (2.11%) TeamCity
15 10 (1.92%) Cypress.io
15 10 (1.92%) JUnit
16 6 (1.15%) JMeter
16 6 (1.15%) Mockito
General
1 104 (19.92%) Finance
2 54 (10.34%) Public Sector
3 46 (8.81%) Social Skills
4 27 (5.17%) Telecoms
5 22 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (2.87%) Retail
7 12 (2.30%) Banking
7 12 (2.30%) Marketing
8 9 (1.72%) Games
9 7 (1.34%) Electronics
9 7 (1.34%) Legal
9 7 (1.34%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.34%) Presentation Skills
10 6 (1.15%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.96%) Billing
12 1 (0.19%) Automotive
12 1 (0.19%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 188 (36.02%) DevOps Engineer
2 122 (23.37%) Developer
3 108 (20.69%) AWS Engineer
4 69 (13.22%) AWS DevOps
5 64 (12.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 59 (11.30%) Java Developer
7 49 (9.39%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 44 (8.43%) Senior Developer
9 41 (7.85%) Site Engineer
10 33 (6.32%) Linux Engineer
11 31 (5.94%) Senior Java Developer
12 30 (5.75%) Java Engineer
13 26 (4.98%) Java Software Developer
13 26 (4.98%) Senior Software Developer
13 26 (4.98%) Software Engineer
14 25 (4.79%) Java Software Engineer
14 25 (4.79%) Senior Java Engineer
14 25 (4.79%) Senior Java Software Developer
14 25 (4.79%) Senior Java Software Engineer
14 25 (4.79%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (19.16%) Kafka
2 76 (14.56%) Elastic Stack
3 53 (10.15%) .NET
4 37 (7.09%) REST
5 33 (6.32%) React
6 30 (5.75%) RESTful
7 28 (5.36%) Web Services
8 24 (4.60%) ActiveMQ
9 23 (4.41%) Node.js
10 22 (4.21%) Akka
10 22 (4.21%) Spring
11 19 (3.64%) RabbitMQ
11 19 (3.64%) Spring Boot
12 18 (3.45%) gRPC
13 17 (3.26%) cloud-init
13 17 (3.26%) OAuth
14 16 (3.07%) HTML
15 14 (2.68%) JWT
15 14 (2.68%) pytest
16 13 (2.49%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 66 (12.64%) Public Cloud
2 36 (6.90%) PKI
3 30 (5.75%) Hybrid Cloud
4 26 (4.98%) Clustering
5 19 (3.64%) Cloud Native
5 19 (3.64%) Private Cloud
6 15 (2.87%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.92%) Data Centre
7 10 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
7 10 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (1.15%) Hedge funds
8 6 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (1.15%) NVMe
9 4 (0.77%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (0.77%) User Experience
10 3 (0.57%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (0.38%) Legacy Applications
11 2 (0.38%) Legacy Systems
11 2 (0.38%) Replication
11 2 (0.38%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 200 (38.31%) Linux
2 39 (7.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 30 (5.75%) CentOS
4 27 (5.17%) Ubuntu
5 22 (4.21%) Unix
6 18 (3.45%) Debian
7 13 (2.49%) Windows
8 1 (0.19%) Android
8 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (54.02%) CI/CD
2 277 (53.07%) DevOps
3 149 (28.54%) Microservices
4 148 (28.35%) Agile Software Development
5 114 (21.84%) Infrastructure as Code
6 103 (19.73%) Software Engineering
7 95 (18.20%) Continuous Integration
8 91 (17.43%) Configuration Management
9 86 (16.48%) Scrum
10 82 (15.71%) TDD
11 78 (14.94%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 63 (12.07%) BDD
13 59 (11.30%) Test Automation
14 57 (10.92%) Software Delivery
15 55 (10.54%) Pair Programming
16 53 (10.15%) Unit Testing
17 52 (9.96%) Asset Management
18 51 (9.77%) SDLC
19 44 (8.43%) Observability
20 43 (8.24%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 187 (35.82%) Python
2 143 (27.39%) Java
3 86 (16.48%) Bash
4 74 (14.18%) SQL
5 67 (12.84%) Go
5 67 (12.84%) JavaScript
6 42 (8.05%) Ruby
7 40 (7.66%) C#
8 36 (6.90%) Scala
9 33 (6.32%) Groovy
10 26 (4.98%) PowerShell
11 15 (2.87%) Shell Script
11 15 (2.87%) TypeScript
12 9 (1.72%) Perl
12 9 (1.72%) PHP
12 9 (1.72%) VB
13 6 (1.15%) Kotlin
14 4 (0.77%) C++
14 4 (0.77%) F#
15 3 (0.57%) C
Qualifications
1 74 (14.18%) Security Cleared
2 55 (10.54%) SC Cleared
3 17 (3.26%) Degree
4 11 (2.11%) DV Cleared
5 10 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (1.15%) AWS Certification
7 6 (1.15%) CCNP
7 6 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.38%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.26%) NCSC
2 10 (1.92%) GDPR
2 10 (1.92%) QA
3 5 (0.96%) SLA
4 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 289 (55.36%) Docker
2 39 (7.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (6.70%) Active Directory
4 25 (4.79%) NFS
5 14 (2.68%) vCloud
6 8 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (1.15%) VMware NSX
8 5 (0.96%) vSphere
9 2 (0.38%) etcd
9 2 (0.38%) HDFS
9 2 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 364 (69.73%) Grafana
2 333 (63.79%) Kubernetes
3 278 (53.26%) Terraform
4 247 (47.32%) Ansible
5 67 (12.84%) Kibana
6 52 (9.96%) Consul
7 49 (9.39%) ZABBIX
8 46 (8.81%) Nagios
9 43 (8.24%) Istio
10 41 (7.85%) Puppet
11 32 (6.13%) HAProxy
12 31 (5.94%) Opscode Chef
12 31 (5.94%) Packer
13 24 (4.60%) logstash
14 23 (4.41%) Rancher
15 22 (4.21%) Fluentd
16 20 (3.83%) Graphite
16 20 (3.83%) Icinga
17 19 (3.64%) Docker Swarm
18 17 (3.26%) linkerd
Vendors
1 72 (13.79%) Splunk
2 55 (10.54%) VMware
3 44 (8.43%) Red Hat
4 34 (6.51%) Microsoft
5 31 (5.94%) Citrix
5 31 (5.94%) Google
6 28 (5.36%) Oracle
7 27 (5.17%) Atlassian
8 25 (4.79%) PagerDuty
9 24 (4.60%) TOWER Software
10 23 (4.41%) Dynatrace
11 14 (2.68%) AppDynamics
11 14 (2.68%) CA
11 14 (2.68%) CyberArk
11 14 (2.68%) Sonatype
12 12 (2.30%) New Relic
13 9 (1.72%) Cisco
13 9 (1.72%) MuleSoft
14 8 (1.53%) Informatica
15 7 (1.34%) SAP