Period
to 20 February 2020

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 20 February 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
England > London
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 424 462 538
Rank change year-on-year +38 +76 +33
Contract jobs citing Prometheus 78 158 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.27% 0.36% 0.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.79% 2.23% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 108 61
London median daily rate £540 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £440 £425 £425
90th Percentile £702 £652 £660
England median daily rate £550 £525 £515
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 4,352 7,082 6,000
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.23% 16.07% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,149 5,188 4,478
London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.86% +4.90%
10th Percentile £315 £360 £313
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 84 71
London median hourly rate £20.50 £23.48 £24.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.70% -5.77% +11.16%
10th Percentile £12.44 £13.09 £11.81
90th Percentile £38.28 £45.63 £67.50
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% - -12.50%

Prometheus
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Prometheus in London

Prometheus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Prometheus in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Prometheus in London

Prometheus
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Prometheus in London over the 6 months to 20 February 2020.

Contractor 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 20 February 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
Central London +60 17 £588 +11.90% 19
South London +29 5 £525 - 4
West London +6 3 £463 -11.90% 7
East London +58 2 £538 +7.50%
Prometheus
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 London region with a requirement for Prometheus.

1 62 (79.49%) Kubernetes
2 59 (75.64%) DevOps
3 54 (69.23%) Docker
4 52 (66.67%) Terraform
5 51 (65.38%) AWS
6 43 (55.13%) Jenkins
7 41 (52.56%) Linux
8 40 (51.28%) Python
9 33 (42.31%) Git (software)
10 32 (41.03%) Elasticsearch
10 32 (41.03%) Infrastructure as Code
11 31 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (37.18%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (37.18%) Grafana
13 28 (35.90%) Microservices
13 28 (35.90%) Ansible
14 27 (34.62%) Elastic Stack
15 26 (33.33%) GitHub
16 23 (29.49%) Continuous Delivery
17 21 (26.92%) PostgreSQL
18 20 (25.64%) Java
18 20 (25.64%) Go
19 18 (23.08%) GCP
19 18 (23.08%) Azure
20 17 (21.79%) Kibana
21 16 (20.51%) Serverless
21 16 (20.51%) Amazon EKS
21 16 (20.51%) AWS Lambda
21 16 (20.51%) Amazon EC2
21 16 (20.51%) Amazon S3

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 32 (41.03%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (8.97%) Confluence
3 4 (5.13%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (3.85%) Apache Spark
4 3 (3.85%) nginx
4 3 (3.85%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.56%) Apache
6 1 (1.28%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (1.28%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 51 (65.38%) AWS
2 26 (33.33%) GitHub
3 18 (23.08%) Azure
3 18 (23.08%) GCP
4 16 (20.51%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (20.51%) Amazon EKS
4 16 (20.51%) Amazon S3
4 16 (20.51%) AWS Lambda
4 16 (20.51%) Serverless
5 15 (19.23%) Amazon SQS
5 15 (19.23%) Route 53
6 9 (11.54%) PaaS
7 8 (10.26%) Amazon ECS
7 8 (10.26%) OpenShift
8 7 (8.97%) Amazon Glacier
8 7 (8.97%) AWS CodeDeploy
8 7 (8.97%) AWS CodePipeline
9 6 (7.69%) Amazon ELB
9 6 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (7.69%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.82%) TCP/IP
2 9 (11.54%) DNS
3 8 (10.26%) HTTP
3 8 (10.26%) VPN
4 7 (8.97%) SSL
5 4 (5.13%) Firewall
6 3 (3.85%) DSL
7 2 (2.56%) DHCP
7 2 (2.56%) LAN
7 2 (2.56%) WAN
8 1 (1.28%) Internet
8 1 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.92%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (12.82%) Amazon RDS
2 10 (12.82%) Redis
3 6 (7.69%) Big Data
4 5 (6.41%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.13%) Hadoop
5 4 (5.13%) MySQL
5 4 (5.13%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.85%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.56%) BigQuery
7 2 (2.56%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.28%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 43 (55.13%) Jenkins
2 33 (42.31%) Git (software)
3 11 (14.10%) JIRA
4 10 (12.82%) Maven
5 9 (11.54%) CircleCI
5 9 (11.54%) GitLab
6 8 (10.26%) SonarQube
7 6 (7.69%) Artifactory
7 6 (7.69%) Gradle
7 6 (7.69%) TeamCity
7 6 (7.69%) Vagrant
8 5 (6.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (6.41%) JMeter
8 5 (6.41%) JUnit
9 4 (5.13%) Bitbucket
10 3 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (3.85%) Spinnaker
11 2 (2.56%) Cucumber
11 2 (2.56%) GoCD
11 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (7.69%) Public Sector
2 4 (5.13%) Banking
3 3 (3.85%) Finance
4 2 (2.56%) Retail
5 1 (1.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 48 (61.54%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (21.79%) Senior DevOps
2 17 (21.79%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 10 (12.82%) Developer
4 9 (11.54%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) Platform Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
7 6 (7.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Java Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Python Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Site Reliability Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Software Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 3 (3.85%) Site Engineer
11 2 (2.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (34.62%) Elastic Stack
2 10 (12.82%) Kafka
3 8 (10.26%) Node.js
3 8 (10.26%) Web Services
4 4 (5.13%) Spring
4 4 (5.13%) Spring Boot
5 3 (3.85%) LDAP
5 3 (3.85%) Middleware
5 3 (3.85%) OAuth
5 3 (3.85%) RESTful
6 2 (2.56%) Apache Camel
6 2 (2.56%) Django
6 2 (2.56%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.56%) Hystrix
6 2 (2.56%) OAuth2
6 2 (2.56%) OpenID
6 2 (2.56%) pytest
6 2 (2.56%) RxJava
6 2 (2.56%) TIBCO EMS
6 2 (2.56%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.38%) Cloud Native
2 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.13%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.56%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.28%) User Experience
5 1 (1.28%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 41 (52.56%) Linux
2 11 (14.10%) Unix
3 10 (12.82%) Windows
4 9 (11.54%) CoreOS
5 8 (10.26%) Debian
5 8 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (8.97%) Ubuntu
7 6 (7.69%) CentOS
8 5 (6.41%) Windows Server
9 4 (5.13%) DC/OS
9 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (2.56%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.56%) Solaris
11 1 (1.28%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (75.64%) DevOps
2 32 (41.03%) Infrastructure as Code
3 31 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (37.18%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (35.90%) Microservices
6 23 (29.49%) Continuous Delivery
7 14 (17.95%) Software Engineering
8 12 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (12.82%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 10 (12.82%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 9 (11.54%) High Availability
10 9 (11.54%) Scrum
11 8 (10.26%) Pair Programming
11 8 (10.26%) TDD
12 7 (8.97%) BDD
12 7 (8.97%) Configuration Management
12 7 (8.97%) Immutable Infrastructure
12 7 (8.97%) Task Automation
12 7 (8.97%) Test Automation
13 5 (6.41%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (51.28%) Python
2 20 (25.64%) Go
2 20 (25.64%) Java
3 14 (17.95%) Bash Shell
4 8 (10.26%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.26%) Ruby
4 8 (10.26%) SQL
5 5 (6.41%) Groovy
5 5 (6.41%) PowerShell
6 4 (5.13%) Java 8
6 4 (5.13%) Kotlin
6 4 (5.13%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.85%) Perl
8 2 (2.56%) PHP
8 2 (2.56%) PHP 4
8 2 (2.56%) PHP 5
8 2 (2.56%) Scala
9 1 (1.28%) C
9 1 (1.28%) C#
9 1 (1.28%) Rust
Qualifications
1 14 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 12 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.41%) AWS Certification
4 2 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.56%) Degree
5 1 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.28%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.28%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 54 (69.23%) Docker
2 4 (5.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (3.85%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.85%) VirtualBox
3 3 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.85%) vSphere
4 1 (1.28%) KVM
4 1 (1.28%) NFS
4 1 (1.28%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 62 (79.49%) Kubernetes
2 52 (66.67%) Terraform
3 29 (37.18%) Grafana
4 28 (35.90%) Ansible
5 17 (21.79%) Kibana
6 15 (19.23%) Packer
7 12 (15.38%) Puppet
8 8 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (6.41%) logstash
10 4 (5.13%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (5.13%) Fluentd
11 2 (2.56%) Graphite
11 2 (2.56%) Nagios
12 1 (1.28%) HAProxy
12 1 (1.28%) Istio
12 1 (1.28%) Mesos
12 1 (1.28%) Opsgenie
12 1 (1.28%) Rsyslog
12 1 (1.28%) Salt
12 1 (1.28%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (14.10%) Google
2 7 (8.97%) Lets Encrypt
3 6 (7.69%) Splunk
4 5 (6.41%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.13%) Hortonworks
5 4 (5.13%) Oracle
6 3 (3.85%) AppDynamics
6 3 (3.85%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.85%) VMware
7 2 (2.56%) MuleSoft
7 2 (2.56%) New Relic
7 2 (2.56%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.28%) AlienVault
8 1 (1.28%) Calypso
8 1 (1.28%) Citrix
8 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.28%) SevOne
8 1 (1.28%) TOWER Software