Period
to 18 January 2021

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 18 January 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.

Grafana
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 354 533 565
Rank change year-on-year +179 +32 +84
Contract jobs citing Grafana 241 210 334
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.59% 0.29% 0.34%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.54% 2.01% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 137 208
Median daily rate £517 £538 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.81% +2.38% -3.67%
10th Percentile £373 £370 £380
90th Percentile £613 £650 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £470
% change year-on-year -10.00% +6.38% -6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Median hourly rate £44.00 £42.00 £41.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +0.42% -
10th Percentile £42.00 £39.00 £39.07
90th Percentile £52.20 £48.60 £46.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £42.00 £41.83
% change year-on-year +25.00% +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 6,811 10,461 14,602
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.62% 14.47% 14.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,763 7,213 9,948
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £313 £263 £306
90th Percentile £650 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 277 354
Median hourly rate £24.42 £18.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.78% +4.29% +5.23%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.75 £12.25
90th Percentile £61.46 £48.93 £47.00
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +28.57% - +14.75%

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 18 January 2021.

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 16 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 18 January 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
England +152 166 £525 -3.67% 94
Work from Home -92 104 £525 +1.20% 25
UK excluding London +157 95 £450 -10.00% 45
London +136 83 £535 -2.73% 56
Scotland - 29 £438 - 9
Midlands +66 18 £476 +8.80% 5
South East +133 15 £450 -5.26% 5
North of England +51 12 £405 -26.45% 16
South West +104 11 £575 -4.17% 7
West Midlands +49 11 £484 +10.51% 5
East Midlands - 7 £476 -
East of England +66 6 £383 -12.57% 3
North West +46 5 £500 -9.09% 9
North East +31 5 £394 -1.50% 3
Wales +25 4 £450 -
Yorkshire +30 2 - - 4

For the 6 months to 18 January 2021, 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.

1 156 (64.73%) DevOps
2 145 (60.17%) Prometheus
3 138 (57.26%) Jenkins
4 135 (56.02%) Linux
5 134 (55.60%) Python
6 128 (53.11%) Ansible
7 126 (52.28%) Docker
8 115 (47.72%) AWS
9 110 (45.64%) Kubernetes
10 106 (43.98%) Agile Software Development
11 99 (41.08%) Terraform
12 88 (36.51%) Microservices
13 86 (35.68%) Git (software)
14 81 (33.61%) Infrastructure as Code
15 77 (31.95%) GitHub
16 72 (29.88%) Bash Shell
17 65 (26.97%) Kibana
17 65 (26.97%) JIRA
18 63 (26.14%) Configuration Management
18 63 (26.14%) Azure
19 62 (25.73%) GitLab
20 60 (24.90%) Java
21 54 (22.41%) SQL
22 53 (21.99%) Continuous Integration
23 52 (21.58%) Finance
23 52 (21.58%) Splunk
24 48 (19.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 48 (19.92%) Elastic Stack
25 47 (19.50%) Public Sector
26 45 (18.67%) Atlassian

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 35 (14.52%) Confluence
2 28 (11.62%) Apache
3 27 (11.20%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (4.56%) Tomcat
5 9 (3.73%) nginx
6 8 (3.32%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.83%) Apache Airflow
7 2 (0.83%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.83%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.83%) IIS
7 2 (0.83%) JBoss
7 2 (0.83%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.41%) CMS
8 1 (0.41%) SAS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.24%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.83%) Fredhopper
2 2 (0.83%) Magento
2 2 (0.83%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.41%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 115 (47.72%) AWS
2 77 (31.95%) GitHub
3 63 (26.14%) Azure
4 27 (11.20%) GCP
5 25 (10.37%) Amazon EKS
6 24 (9.96%) Amazon S3
7 21 (8.71%) AWS CloudFormation
8 20 (8.30%) Serverless
9 19 (7.88%) AWS Lambda
9 19 (7.88%) PaaS
10 18 (7.47%) OpenShift
11 12 (4.98%) Amazon EC2
12 11 (4.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 11 (4.56%) Google Analytics
13 10 (4.15%) Amazon GuardDuty
13 10 (4.15%) Route 53
14 9 (3.73%) AWS CodeBuild
14 9 (3.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 8 (3.32%) Datadog
15 8 (3.32%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.47%) Firewall
2 17 (7.05%) SNMP
3 15 (6.22%) VLAN
4 14 (5.81%) Reverse Proxy
4 14 (5.81%) SSL
4 14 (5.81%) TCP/IP
5 13 (5.39%) HTTP
6 10 (4.15%) DNS
7 8 (3.32%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (2.49%) 3GPP
8 6 (2.49%) SAN
8 6 (2.49%) SGSN
8 6 (2.49%) Software-Defined Networking
9 3 (1.24%) Network Security
10 1 (0.41%) BGP
10 1 (0.41%) DSL
10 1 (0.41%) Internet
10 1 (0.41%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.41%) MPLS
10 1 (0.41%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (16.18%) PostgreSQL
2 30 (12.45%) SQL Server
3 18 (7.47%) Apache Cassandra
3 18 (7.47%) NoSQL
4 15 (6.22%) InfluxDB
4 15 (6.22%) MongoDB
5 9 (3.73%) Data Lake
5 9 (3.73%) Hadoop
6 8 (3.32%) Redis
7 7 (2.90%) Amazon Aurora
7 7 (2.90%) Azure SQL Database
7 7 (2.90%) Cosmos DB
8 6 (2.49%) MySQL
9 5 (2.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (1.66%) Neo4j
10 4 (1.66%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.24%) Informix
11 3 (1.24%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.83%) DB2
Development Applications
1 138 (57.26%) Jenkins
2 86 (35.68%) Git (software)
3 65 (26.97%) JIRA
4 62 (25.73%) GitLab
5 43 (17.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 34 (14.11%) Artifactory
6 34 (14.11%) Bitbucket
7 24 (9.96%) Vagrant
8 23 (9.54%) FishEye
9 21 (8.71%) ScriptRunner
10 15 (6.22%) Cucumber
10 15 (6.22%) JUnit
11 14 (5.81%) Gatling
12 12 (4.98%) Selenium
13 11 (4.56%) Maven
14 9 (3.73%) Gradle
14 9 (3.73%) Mockito
14 9 (3.73%) SonarQube
15 7 (2.90%) Gerrit
15 7 (2.90%) JMeter
General
1 52 (21.58%) Finance
2 47 (19.50%) Public Sector
3 27 (11.20%) Telecoms
4 19 (7.88%) Electronics
4 19 (7.88%) Manufacturing
4 19 (7.88%) Marketing
5 14 (5.81%) Banking
6 4 (1.66%) Retail
7 2 (0.83%) Advertising
7 2 (0.83%) Law
8 1 (0.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 74 (30.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 43 (17.84%) Developer
3 23 (9.54%) JIRA Engineer
4 21 (8.71%) Cloud Engineer
5 19 (7.88%) Senior DevOps
6 17 (7.05%) Java Developer
7 16 (6.64%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 13 (5.39%) AWS Engineer
8 13 (5.39%) Azure DevOps
8 13 (5.39%) Platform Engineer
9 12 (4.98%) Architect
9 12 (4.98%) AWS DevOps
10 11 (4.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 11 (4.56%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 11 (4.56%) Azure Engineer
11 10 (4.15%) Consultant
12 9 (3.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 8 (3.32%) Analyst
14 7 (2.90%) Linux Engineer
14 7 (2.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (19.92%) Elastic Stack
2 42 (17.43%) REST
3 41 (17.01%) Kafka
4 40 (16.60%) RESTful
5 33 (13.69%) Node.js
6 27 (11.20%) JSON
7 24 (9.96%) XML
8 21 (8.71%) SAML
8 21 (8.71%) Spring
9 20 (8.30%) YAML
10 17 (7.05%) Spring Boot
11 15 (6.22%) Swagger
12 14 (5.81%) gRPC
13 13 (5.39%) HTML
14 12 (4.98%) CSS
14 12 (4.98%) Play Framework
15 11 (4.56%) Gherkin
16 10 (4.15%) GraphQL
16 10 (4.15%) Sass
17 9 (3.73%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.71%) Cloud Native
2 13 (5.39%) Data Centre
3 10 (4.15%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.90%) Public Cloud
4 7 (2.90%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 6 (2.49%) Derivative
6 5 (2.07%) EMC VNX
7 4 (1.66%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.66%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.66%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.24%) iPad
8 3 (1.24%) User Experience
9 2 (0.83%) FMCG
9 2 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.83%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.83%) Replication
10 1 (0.41%) CMDB
10 1 (0.41%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.41%) RIA
10 1 (0.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 135 (56.02%) Linux
2 48 (19.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 43 (17.84%) Windows
4 24 (9.96%) CentOS
5 20 (8.30%) Windows Server
6 15 (6.22%) Windows 10
7 14 (5.81%) Ubuntu
7 14 (5.81%) Windows Server 2016
8 12 (4.98%) Unix
9 10 (4.15%) Android
10 9 (3.73%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.24%) CoreOS
11 3 (1.24%) Debian
11 3 (1.24%) VMS
12 1 (0.41%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.41%) Solaris
12 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (64.73%) DevOps
2 106 (43.98%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (36.51%) Microservices
4 81 (33.61%) Infrastructure as Code
5 63 (26.14%) Configuration Management
6 53 (21.99%) Continuous Integration
7 40 (16.60%) Business Intelligence
8 38 (15.77%) Test Automation
9 32 (13.28%) Visualisation
10 31 (12.86%) Open Source
11 30 (12.45%) Mentoring
11 30 (12.45%) Scrum
12 27 (11.20%) Continuous Delivery
13 25 (10.37%) Kanban
14 23 (9.54%) Analytics
15 22 (9.13%) Problem Management
16 20 (8.30%) Commercial Awareness
16 20 (8.30%) Continuous Deployment
16 20 (8.30%) Migration
16 20 (8.30%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 134 (55.60%) Python
2 72 (29.88%) Bash Shell
3 60 (24.90%) Java
4 54 (22.41%) SQL
5 41 (17.01%) Perl
6 39 (16.18%) JavaScript
7 33 (13.69%) PowerShell
8 32 (13.28%) Go
9 19 (7.88%) C#
10 16 (6.64%) Groovy
11 13 (5.39%) Scala
12 9 (3.73%) Ruby
13 5 (2.07%) C++
14 4 (1.66%) Java 8
15 3 (1.24%) Clojure
15 3 (1.24%) ClojureScript
15 3 (1.24%) Haskell
15 3 (1.24%) Kotlin
15 3 (1.24%) PHP
15 3 (1.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (14.11%) Security Cleared
2 30 (12.45%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.90%) AWS Certification
3 7 (2.90%) TOGAF Certification
4 6 (2.49%) Degree
4 6 (2.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (1.66%) CCNA
5 4 (1.66%) CCNP
5 4 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.66%) VCP6
6 3 (1.24%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.24%) NCDA
6 3 (1.24%) VCAP
7 2 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.83%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.83%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.41%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.32%) QA
1 8 (3.32%) WCAG
2 6 (2.49%) OASIS TOSCA
3 5 (2.07%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.83%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.83%) NIST
5 2 (0.83%) SLA
6 1 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 126 (52.28%) Docker
2 23 (9.54%) GlusterFS
3 21 (8.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (6.64%) vSphere
5 7 (2.90%) VMware NSX
6 6 (2.49%) KVM
6 6 (2.49%) LXC
6 6 (2.49%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.83%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.83%) NFS
7 2 (0.83%) Samba
7 2 (0.83%) Varnish
7 2 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.41%) Ceph
8 1 (0.41%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.41%) Slurm Workload Manager
8 1 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 145 (60.17%) Prometheus
2 128 (53.11%) Ansible
3 110 (45.64%) Kubernetes
4 99 (41.08%) Terraform
5 65 (26.97%) Kibana
6 43 (17.84%) Puppet
7 41 (17.01%) Opscode Chef
8 27 (11.20%) Consul
9 23 (9.54%) logstash
10 22 (9.13%) Istio
11 21 (8.71%) Rancher
11 21 (8.71%) Single Sign-On
12 17 (7.05%) Fluentd
12 17 (7.05%) ZABBIX
13 15 (6.22%) Packer
14 10 (4.15%) Nagios
14 10 (4.15%) Salt
15 7 (2.90%) PowerCLI
16 6 (2.49%) Cloudify
16 6 (2.49%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 52 (21.58%) Splunk
2 45 (18.67%) Atlassian
3 25 (10.37%) AppDynamics
3 25 (10.37%) VMware
4 23 (9.54%) Red Hat
5 21 (8.71%) Google
5 21 (8.71%) SAP
6 17 (7.05%) EMC
7 14 (5.81%) Dell
8 13 (5.39%) Cisco
9 11 (4.56%) Microsoft
10 10 (4.15%) CheckPoint
11 9 (3.73%) Oracle
12 8 (3.32%) New Relic
13 7 (2.90%) Brocade
13 7 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (2.49%) Ericsson
14 6 (2.49%) Juniper
14 6 (2.49%) Mirantis
15 5 (2.07%) Dynatrace