Period
to 17 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 17 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
England > London
6 months to
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 302 278 494
Rank change year-on-year -24 +216 -18
Contract jobs citing Prometheus 267 84 98
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.80% 0.62% 0.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.58% 3.67% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 60 71
10th Percentile £445 £418 £450
25th Percentile £525 £444 £513
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £588 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +11.90% -4.55% +2.56%
75th Percentile £650 £608 £613
90th Percentile £700 £700 £650
England median daily rate £550 £520 £550
% change year-on-year +5.77% -5.45% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £52.56 - -
England 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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 5,825 2,291 6,131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.42% 16.97% 15.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,294 1,637 4,455
10th Percentile £410 £350 £340
25th Percentile £485 £425 £440
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £650 £613 £625
90th Percentile £713 £706 £700
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 72
10th Percentile £15.24 £12.73 £12.76
25th Percentile £21.00 £14.35 £16.14
Median hourly rate £24.00 £19.20 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +25.03% -8.60% +3.70%
75th Percentile £38.75 £37.75 £44.01
90th Percentile £61.36 £47.54 £50.94
England median hourly rate £21.00 £20.17 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.13% +0.84% +14.29%

Prometheus
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Prometheus as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Prometheus in London

Prometheus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Prometheus in London.

Daily rate trend for Prometheus in London

Prometheus
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Prometheus in London over the 6 months to 17 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Prometheus in London

Prometheus
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Prometheus within the London region over the 6 months to 17 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
West London - 42 £648 - 13
Central London -45 18 £590 -1.67% 16
South London +10 8 £500 - 4
Prometheus
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 London region with a requirement for Prometheus.

1 193 (72.28%) Kubernetes
2 190 (71.16%) Docker
3 187 (70.04%) Grafana
4 124 (46.44%) AWS
5 118 (44.19%) Terraform
6 107 (40.07%) DevOps
6 107 (40.07%) Agile Software Development
7 92 (34.46%) TDD
8 90 (33.71%) Java
9 87 (32.58%) Linux
10 79 (29.59%) Ansible
11 76 (28.46%) Microservices
12 74 (27.72%) Jenkins
13 72 (26.97%) Python
14 63 (23.60%) Software Delivery
15 58 (21.72%) Infrastructure as Code
16 57 (21.35%) Software Engineering
17 56 (20.97%) BDD
18 55 (20.60%) Azure
19 51 (19.10%) GCP
20 50 (18.73%) Splunk
20 50 (18.73%) C#
21 48 (17.98%) Scrum
22 46 (17.23%) Bash Shell
22 46 (17.23%) Elastic Stack
23 44 (16.48%) .NET
24 43 (16.10%) Web Services
24 43 (16.10%) NoSQL
24 43 (16.10%) Site Reliability Engineering
24 43 (16.10%) Kafka

Prometheus
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 40 (14.98%) Elasticsearch
2 22 (8.24%) Confluence
3 18 (6.74%) Apache Spark
4 8 (3.00%) nginx
4 8 (3.00%) OpenStack
5 6 (2.25%) Appian
6 4 (1.50%) Apache
7 3 (1.12%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.75%) JBoss
8 2 (0.75%) Jetty
8 2 (0.75%) Traefik
9 1 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 124 (46.44%) AWS
2 55 (20.60%) Azure
3 51 (19.10%) GCP
4 27 (10.11%) Amazon ECS
5 25 (9.36%) Amazon EC2
6 24 (8.99%) Amazon EKS
6 24 (8.99%) GitHub
6 24 (8.99%) IaaS
7 21 (7.87%) Amazon EMR
8 18 (6.74%) Datadog
8 18 (6.74%) Route 53
9 15 (5.62%) OpenShift
10 11 (4.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 10 (3.75%) Serverless
12 9 (3.37%) PaaS
13 8 (3.00%) Akamai
14 7 (2.62%) GitHub Actions
15 6 (2.25%) AWS CloudFormation
15 6 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
16 4 (1.50%) Cloud Run
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.62%) DNS
2 10 (3.75%) VPN
3 6 (2.25%) SSL
3 6 (2.25%) VLAN
4 5 (1.87%) HTTP
5 4 (1.50%) DHCP
6 3 (1.12%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (1.12%) DSL
6 3 (1.12%) MPLS
6 3 (1.12%) WAN
7 2 (0.75%) 3GPP
7 2 (0.75%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.75%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.75%) MQTT
7 2 (0.75%) SGSN
7 2 (0.75%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (0.75%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.37%) Firewall
8 1 (0.37%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.37%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (16.10%) NoSQL
2 34 (12.73%) Apache Cassandra
3 28 (10.49%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (8.99%) Hadoop
5 14 (5.24%) Redis
6 9 (3.37%) Amazon RDS
7 8 (3.00%) MongoDB
8 6 (2.25%) Big Data
8 6 (2.25%) Couchbase
9 4 (1.50%) MySQL
9 4 (1.50%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.12%) Amazon Aurora
11 2 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.75%) SQL Server
12 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.37%) HBase
12 1 (0.37%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.37%) SAP HANA
12 1 (0.37%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 74 (27.72%) Jenkins
2 40 (14.98%) Git (software)
3 39 (14.61%) GitLab
4 32 (11.99%) JIRA
5 31 (11.61%) Gradle
6 30 (11.24%) Maven
7 29 (10.86%) Gatling
8 14 (5.24%) Sonatype Nexus
9 12 (4.49%) SonarQube
10 10 (3.75%) Mockito
11 9 (3.37%) Bitbucket
11 9 (3.37%) GoCD
12 7 (2.62%) Cypress.io
12 7 (2.62%) Selenium
13 5 (1.87%) Artifactory
14 4 (1.50%) Chocolatey
14 4 (1.50%) CircleCI
15 3 (1.12%) Postman
15 3 (1.12%) Subversion
15 3 (1.12%) TestNG
General
1 36 (13.48%) Finance
2 29 (10.86%) Social Skills
3 18 (6.74%) Public Sector
4 15 (5.62%) Telecoms
5 11 (4.12%) Marketing
6 9 (3.37%) Banking
7 5 (1.87%) Games
8 4 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.50%) Automotive
8 4 (1.50%) Retail
9 2 (0.75%) iGaming
9 2 (0.75%) Presentation Skills
10 1 (0.37%) Electronics
10 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 90 (33.71%) Developer
2 70 (26.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 38 (14.23%) AWS Engineer
4 34 (12.73%) Site Reliability Engineer
5 31 (11.61%) Java Developer
6 30 (11.24%) Site Engineer
7 25 (9.36%) Scala Developer
8 20 (7.49%) .NET Developer
9 19 (7.12%) Senior Developer
9 19 (7.12%) Software Engineer
10 18 (6.74%) AWS DevOps
10 18 (6.74%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 16 (5.99%) C# Developer
12 14 (5.24%) Cloud Engineer
13 13 (4.87%) C# Software Engineer
14 12 (4.49%) C# .NET Developer
15 11 (4.12%) Platform Engineer
15 11 (4.12%) Senior Java Developer
16 9 (3.37%) Azure Engineer
16 9 (3.37%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (17.23%) Elastic Stack
2 44 (16.48%) .NET
3 43 (16.10%) Kafka
3 43 (16.10%) Web Services
4 33 (12.36%) RESTful
5 25 (9.36%) Spring
6 24 (8.99%) Akka
6 24 (8.99%) REST
7 22 (8.24%) .NET Core
7 22 (8.24%) Play Framework
8 20 (7.49%) spray
9 18 (6.74%) GraphQL
10 13 (4.87%) SPIFFE
10 13 (4.87%) Spring Boot
11 10 (3.75%) JPA
12 9 (3.37%) Hibernate
12 9 (3.37%) Spring MVC
13 8 (3.00%) RabbitMQ
14 7 (2.62%) gRPC
14 7 (2.62%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.36%) Cloud Native
2 24 (8.99%) Public Cloud
3 22 (8.24%) Management Information System
4 20 (7.49%) Greenfield Project
5 17 (6.37%) CMDB
5 17 (6.37%) Data Structures
6 11 (4.12%) PKI
7 9 (3.37%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.87%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.50%) Clustering
9 4 (1.50%) Video\Live Streaming
10 2 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.75%) Derivative
10 2 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.75%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.37%) Blog
11 1 (0.37%) Legacy Systems
11 1 (0.37%) Renewable Energy
11 1 (0.37%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 87 (32.58%) Linux
2 17 (6.37%) Unix
3 11 (4.12%) CentOS
4 9 (3.37%) Ubuntu
5 4 (1.50%) Debian
5 4 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.12%) VMS
6 3 (1.12%) Windows
7 1 (0.37%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (40.07%) Agile Software Development
1 107 (40.07%) DevOps
2 92 (34.46%) TDD
3 76 (28.46%) Microservices
4 63 (23.60%) Software Delivery
5 58 (21.72%) Infrastructure as Code
6 57 (21.35%) Software Engineering
7 56 (20.97%) BDD
8 48 (17.98%) Scrum
9 43 (16.10%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 42 (15.73%) Continuous Integration
11 37 (13.86%) Pair Programming
11 37 (13.86%) Unit Testing
12 33 (12.36%) High Availability
12 33 (12.36%) Mentoring
13 30 (11.24%) Continuous Delivery
14 29 (10.86%) Test Automation
15 28 (10.49%) Analytics
15 28 (10.49%) Observability
16 27 (10.11%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 90 (33.71%) Java
2 72 (26.97%) Python
3 50 (18.73%) C#
4 46 (17.23%) Bash Shell
5 42 (15.73%) Go
6 39 (14.61%) SQL
7 37 (13.86%) Scala
8 24 (8.99%) JavaScript
9 16 (5.99%) Groovy
10 11 (4.12%) Ruby
11 7 (2.62%) Shell Script
12 6 (2.25%) PHP
12 6 (2.25%) VB
13 4 (1.50%) C++
13 4 (1.50%) Java 8
13 4 (1.50%) Kotlin
13 4 (1.50%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.50%) Rust
14 2 (0.75%) Java 11
14 2 (0.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 29 (10.86%) Security Cleared
2 13 (4.87%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.75%) Degree
4 8 (3.00%) DV Cleared
5 7 (2.62%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.12%) CCNP
6 3 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.49%) QA
2 9 (3.37%) SLA
3 2 (0.75%) NCSC
3 2 (0.75%) OASIS TOSCA
4 1 (0.37%) GDPR
4 1 (0.37%) HIPAA
System Software
1 190 (71.16%) Docker
2 13 (4.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.00%) NFS
4 6 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.50%) KVM
5 4 (1.50%) vCloud
5 4 (1.50%) vSphere
6 3 (1.12%) Slurm Workload Manager
6 3 (1.12%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.75%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.75%) Ceph
7 2 (0.75%) LXC
8 1 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 193 (72.28%) Kubernetes
2 187 (70.04%) Grafana
3 118 (44.19%) Terraform
4 79 (29.59%) Ansible
5 29 (10.86%) ZABBIX
6 26 (9.74%) Puppet
7 22 (8.24%) Istio
7 22 (8.24%) Kibana
8 18 (6.74%) Consul
9 16 (5.99%) Packer
10 13 (4.87%) MIIS
11 12 (4.49%) Icinga
12 10 (3.75%) Nagios
12 10 (3.75%) Rancher
13 7 (2.62%) Argo
14 6 (2.25%) Graphite
14 6 (2.25%) HAProxy
14 6 (2.25%) logstash
15 5 (1.87%) Fluentd
15 5 (1.87%) linkerd
Vendors
1 50 (18.73%) Splunk
2 22 (8.24%) New Relic
3 20 (7.49%) Atlassian
3 20 (7.49%) Google
4 18 (6.74%) Oracle
4 18 (6.74%) VMware
5 17 (6.37%) Spiceworks
6 14 (5.24%) Dynatrace
7 12 (4.49%) Microsoft
8 11 (4.12%) Red Hat
9 8 (3.00%) Cisco
10 6 (2.25%) IBM
10 6 (2.25%) MuleSoft
11 5 (1.87%) AppDynamics
11 5 (1.87%) Citrix
11 5 (1.87%) Fortinet
11 5 (1.87%) Palo Alto
12 4 (1.50%) CyberArk
12 4 (1.50%) Dell
12 4 (1.50%) Sonatype