Period
to 26 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Grafana skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Grafana over the 6 months to 26 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.

Grafana
UK
6 months to
26 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 370 544 566
Rank change year-on-year +174 +22 +122
Contract jobs citing Grafana 161 264 350
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.50% 0.31% 0.34%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.14% 2.14% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 176 244
Median daily rate £500 £515 £516
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.91% -0.24% -3.95%
10th Percentile £375 £350 £388
90th Percentile £640 £638 £589
UK excluding London median daily rate £461 £486 £475
% change year-on-year -5.19% +2.37% -2.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £42.00 £41.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.42% +19.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.00 £41.83
% change year-on-year - +0.42% -

Grafana is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 5,133 12,362 14,717
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.96% 14.66% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,206 8,359 9,937
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £310 £269 £298
90th Percentile £655 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 313 390
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £12.72 £12.76 £12.25
90th Percentile £52.40 £50.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate £31.00 £20.11 £17.50
% change year-on-year +54.19% +14.89% +6.67%

Grafana
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Grafana as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Grafana in the UK

Grafana
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for Grafana in the UK

Grafana
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Grafana over the 6 months to 26 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Grafana in the UK

Grafana
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Grafana.

Hourly rate trend for Grafana in the UK

Grafana
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grafana within the UK over the 6 months to 26 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
England +160 119 £515 -1.90% 64
UK excluding London +214 79 £461 -5.19% 27
London +127 57 £575 +6.73% 39
Work from Home -50 53 £450 +28.57% 17
North of England +84 18 £473 -0.53% 9
Scotland +90 17 £435 +16.00% 3
Midlands +107 15 £450 +35.34% 7
South East +176 14 £513 +5.13% 3
North East +36 12 £473 +16.67%
West Midlands +74 9 £441 +32.51% 7
South West +99 7 £575 +10.05% 2
East Midlands - 6 £480 -
East of England +88 3 £504 +15.14% 3
Yorkshire +64 3 £500 -3.61% 3
North West +60 3 £413 -25.00% 6
Wales +32 3 £425 +6.25%
Northern Ireland - 2 £513 -

For the 6 months to 26 October 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Grafana 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 with a requirement for Grafana.

1 103 (63.98%) DevOps
2 98 (60.87%) Prometheus
3 97 (60.25%) Jenkins
4 96 (59.63%) Python
5 91 (56.52%) Linux
6 86 (53.42%) AWS
6 86 (53.42%) Ansible
6 86 (53.42%) Docker
7 75 (46.58%) Kubernetes
8 69 (42.86%) Terraform
9 63 (39.13%) Git (software)
9 63 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
10 57 (35.40%) Bash Shell
10 57 (35.40%) Microservices
11 53 (32.92%) GitHub
12 52 (32.30%) GitLab
13 51 (31.68%) Azure
13 51 (31.68%) Configuration Management
14 47 (29.19%) Kibana
15 46 (28.57%) Infrastructure as Code
16 44 (27.33%) SQL
17 42 (26.09%) Java
17 42 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
18 40 (24.84%) PostgreSQL
19 39 (24.22%) Windows
19 39 (24.22%) Puppet
20 38 (23.60%) JIRA
20 38 (23.60%) REST
21 37 (22.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 36 (22.36%) Elastic Stack

Grafana
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 17 (10.56%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (9.32%) Apache
2 15 (9.32%) Confluence
3 4 (2.48%) IIS
3 4 (2.48%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.86%) nginx
5 2 (1.24%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.62%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.62%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.62%) Mule
6 1 (0.62%) SAS
6 1 (0.62%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 86 (53.42%) AWS
2 53 (32.92%) GitHub
3 51 (31.68%) Azure
4 24 (14.91%) OpenShift
5 23 (14.29%) Amazon S3
6 19 (11.80%) AWS CloudFormation
7 17 (10.56%) Amazon EC2
8 16 (9.94%) GCP
9 15 (9.32%) Serverless
10 14 (8.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 14 (8.70%) AWS Lambda
10 14 (8.70%) PaaS
11 10 (6.21%) Route 53
11 10 (6.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 8 (4.97%) Amazon EKS
13 7 (4.35%) Amazon GuardDuty
13 7 (4.35%) AWS CodeBuild
14 6 (3.73%) Google Analytics
15 4 (2.48%) Amazon ECS
15 4 (2.48%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 22 (13.66%) Firewall
2 17 (10.56%) Reverse Proxy
2 17 (10.56%) SNMP
2 17 (10.56%) VLAN
3 8 (4.97%) HTTP
3 8 (4.97%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.73%) SSL
5 5 (3.11%) DNS
6 3 (1.86%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (1.24%) 3GPP
7 2 (1.24%) BIG-IP
7 2 (1.24%) SAN
7 2 (1.24%) SGSN
7 2 (1.24%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.62%) BGP
8 1 (0.62%) DHCP
8 1 (0.62%) FTP
8 1 (0.62%) Internet
8 1 (0.62%) MPLS
8 1 (0.62%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (24.84%) PostgreSQL
2 27 (16.77%) SQL Server
3 21 (13.04%) NoSQL
4 14 (8.70%) MongoDB
5 11 (6.83%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (6.21%) InfluxDB
6 10 (6.21%) MySQL
7 8 (4.97%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (4.35%) Data Lake
8 7 (4.35%) Redis
9 5 (3.11%) Amazon Aurora
10 4 (2.48%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (2.48%) Cosmos DB
10 4 (2.48%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.86%) Informix
11 3 (1.86%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.86%) Tableau
12 2 (1.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (1.24%) Hadoop
12 2 (1.24%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 97 (60.25%) Jenkins
2 63 (39.13%) Git (software)
3 52 (32.30%) GitLab
4 38 (23.60%) JIRA
5 31 (19.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 20 (12.42%) Artifactory
7 14 (8.70%) Bitbucket
7 14 (8.70%) Vagrant
8 13 (8.07%) FishEye
9 12 (7.45%) ScriptRunner
10 9 (5.59%) JUnit
11 8 (4.97%) Cucumber
11 8 (4.97%) Gatling
12 7 (4.35%) Selenium
13 6 (3.73%) Visual Studio Team System
14 5 (3.11%) Subversion
14 5 (3.11%) TeamCity
15 4 (2.48%) Maven
15 4 (2.48%) Mockito
15 4 (2.48%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 27 (16.77%) Public Sector
2 25 (15.53%) Finance
3 11 (6.83%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.59%) Banking
5 8 (4.97%) Manufacturing
6 7 (4.35%) Electronics
6 7 (4.35%) Marketing
7 2 (1.24%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.24%) Law
7 2 (1.24%) Retail
8 1 (0.62%) Advertising
8 1 (0.62%) Automotive
8 1 (0.62%) Back Office
8 1 (0.62%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 52 (32.30%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (16.15%) Developer
3 15 (9.32%) Cloud Engineer
4 13 (8.07%) AWS Engineer
4 13 (8.07%) JIRA Engineer
5 12 (7.45%) AWS DevOps
6 11 (6.83%) Architect
6 11 (6.83%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 11 (6.83%) Java Developer
7 9 (5.59%) Analyst
7 9 (5.59%) Consultant
8 8 (4.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.35%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 7 (4.35%) Azure Engineer
9 7 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 7 (4.35%) Platform Engineer
9 7 (4.35%) Senior DevOps
10 6 (3.73%) AWS Architect
10 6 (3.73%) Azure DevOps
10 6 (3.73%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (23.60%) REST
2 36 (22.36%) Elastic Stack
3 35 (21.74%) RESTful
4 19 (11.80%) Node.js
5 18 (11.18%) Swagger
6 17 (10.56%) gRPC
7 14 (8.70%) Spring
8 13 (8.07%) CSS
8 13 (8.07%) SAML
9 12 (7.45%) .NET
9 12 (7.45%) HTML
9 12 (7.45%) Kafka
10 11 (6.83%) XML
11 10 (6.21%) JSON
12 9 (5.59%) Play Framework
12 9 (5.59%) Spring Boot
13 8 (4.97%) Web Services
14 7 (4.35%) GraphQL
15 6 (3.73%) HTML5
15 6 (3.73%) React
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.21%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (4.97%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.73%) Cloud Native
4 4 (2.48%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.86%) Blog
5 3 (1.86%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.86%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.24%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.24%) Derivative
6 2 (1.24%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.24%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.24%) Replication
6 2 (1.24%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 1 (0.62%) Clustering
7 1 (0.62%) CMDB
7 1 (0.62%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.62%) RIA
7 1 (0.62%) User Experience
7 1 (0.62%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 91 (56.52%) Linux
2 39 (24.22%) Windows
3 37 (22.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (14.29%) CentOS
5 20 (12.42%) Windows Server
6 17 (10.56%) Windows 10
6 17 (10.56%) Windows Server 2016
7 13 (8.07%) Unix
8 8 (4.97%) Ubuntu
9 7 (4.35%) Android
9 7 (4.35%) Apple iOS
10 5 (3.11%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.86%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.62%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.62%) Debian
12 1 (0.62%) Fedora
12 1 (0.62%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (63.98%) DevOps
2 63 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (35.40%) Microservices
4 51 (31.68%) Configuration Management
5 46 (28.57%) Infrastructure as Code
6 42 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (16.77%) Test Automation
8 25 (15.53%) Open Source
9 20 (12.42%) Mentoring
10 19 (11.80%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (11.80%) Continuous Deployment
10 19 (11.80%) Migration
11 18 (11.18%) Scrum
12 14 (8.70%) Visualisation
13 13 (8.07%) Continuous Delivery
13 13 (8.07%) Problem Management
13 13 (8.07%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (7.45%) Coaching
14 12 (7.45%) Commercial Awareness
14 12 (7.45%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 96 (59.63%) Python
2 57 (35.40%) Bash Shell
3 44 (27.33%) SQL
4 42 (26.09%) Java
5 27 (16.77%) JavaScript
5 27 (16.77%) PowerShell
6 25 (15.53%) Go
7 22 (13.66%) C#
8 14 (8.70%) Perl
9 10 (6.21%) Groovy
9 10 (6.21%) Scala
10 7 (4.35%) Ruby
11 4 (2.48%) Java 8
12 2 (1.24%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.24%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.24%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.62%) C++
13 1 (0.62%) Clojure
13 1 (0.62%) PHP
13 1 (0.62%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (19.88%) Security Cleared
2 29 (18.01%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.35%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.73%) TOGAF Certification
5 5 (3.11%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (2.48%) AWS Certification
7 2 (1.24%) CCNA
7 2 (1.24%) CCNP
7 2 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.24%) NCDA
7 2 (1.24%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (1.24%) VCAP
7 2 (1.24%) VCP6
7 2 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.62%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.73%) WCAG
2 4 (2.48%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.86%) QA
4 2 (1.24%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.24%) NIST
4 2 (1.24%) OASIS TOSCA
5 1 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 86 (53.42%) Docker
2 20 (12.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (10.56%) vSphere
4 13 (8.07%) GlusterFS
5 3 (1.86%) Gluster
6 2 (1.24%) KVM
6 2 (1.24%) LXC
6 2 (1.24%) Varnish
6 2 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.24%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.62%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.62%) Ceph
7 1 (0.62%) NFS
7 1 (0.62%) Samba
Systems Management
1 98 (60.87%) Prometheus
2 86 (53.42%) Ansible
3 75 (46.58%) Kubernetes
4 69 (42.86%) Terraform
5 47 (29.19%) Kibana
6 39 (24.22%) Puppet
7 33 (20.50%) Opscode Chef
8 25 (15.53%) Packer
9 18 (11.18%) ZABBIX
10 12 (7.45%) Single Sign-On
11 11 (6.83%) Consul
12 8 (4.97%) Istio
12 8 (4.97%) logstash
13 7 (4.35%) Nagios
13 7 (4.35%) Rancher
14 6 (3.73%) SCOM
15 5 (3.11%) Fluentd
16 3 (1.86%) Docker Swarm
16 3 (1.86%) Graphite
16 3 (1.86%) Graylog
Vendors
1 33 (20.50%) Splunk
2 30 (18.63%) Atlassian
3 20 (12.42%) VMware
4 19 (11.80%) EMC
5 17 (10.56%) Dell
6 9 (5.59%) Microsoft
7 8 (4.97%) CheckPoint
8 7 (4.35%) AppDynamics
8 7 (4.35%) Google
8 7 (4.35%) Oracle
8 7 (4.35%) Red Hat
8 7 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (4.35%) SAP
9 6 (3.73%) Dynatrace
9 6 (3.73%) Zscaler
10 4 (2.48%) Cisco
11 3 (1.86%) NetApp
12 2 (1.24%) Brocade
12 2 (1.24%) Ericsson
12 2 (1.24%) Juniper