Period
to 23 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 23 October 2019 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
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 606 627 776
Rank change year-on-year +21 +149 +99
Contract jobs citing Prometheus 191 273 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.26% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.54% 1.86% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 193 91
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +1.45% +3.50%
10th Percentile £420 £376 £410
90th Percentile £646 £635 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £465
% change year-on-year +5.00% +7.53% -18.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
UK median hourly rate - £72.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +107.14% -
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 12,411 14,666 11,591
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.65% 14.18% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,399 9,885 7,738
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £471
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.10% +9.59%
10th Percentile £275 £294 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £435 £413
% change year-on-year +3.45% +5.45% +4.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 391 272
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -1.41% -24.47%
10th Percentile £12.76 £12.07 £10.75
90th Percentile £50.23 £47.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.11 £17.50 £16.89
% change year-on-year +14.89% +3.61% -36.26%

Prometheus
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Prometheus in the UK

Prometheus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Prometheus in the UK

Prometheus
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Prometheus over the 6 months to 23 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Prometheus in the UK

Prometheus
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Prometheus within the UK over the 6 months to 23 October 2019. 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 +23 187 £545 +3.81% 69
London -4 94 £548 +4.29% 36
UK excluding London +58 88 £525 +5.00% 37
North of England +28 47 £550 +10.00% 14
North West +31 33 £550 +22.22% 5
South West +7 17 £518 +3.50% 3
South East +50 13 £500 +5.26% 6
Yorkshire +20 12 £550 +10.00% 8
East of England +31 9 £500 -4.76% 5
Midlands +48 1 £125 -75.49% 5
West Midlands +27 1 £125 -75.49% 3
Scotland +19 1 £575 +4.55% 4

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, 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 with a requirement for Prometheus.

1 151 (79.06%) DevOps
2 136 (71.20%) Docker
3 135 (70.68%) Kubernetes
4 119 (62.30%) AWS
5 111 (58.12%) Grafana
6 104 (54.45%) Terraform
7 102 (53.40%) Ansible
8 92 (48.17%) Jenkins
9 80 (41.88%) Linux
10 79 (41.36%) Python
10 79 (41.36%) Azure
11 78 (40.84%) Java
12 69 (36.13%) Agile Software Development
13 62 (32.46%) Infrastructure as Code
14 60 (31.41%) GCP
15 58 (30.37%) Git (software)
16 51 (26.70%) Configuration Management
17 47 (24.61%) Microservices
18 45 (23.56%) Splunk
19 44 (23.04%) Puppet
20 40 (20.94%) Opscode Chef
21 38 (19.90%) Security Cleared
22 36 (18.85%) Open Source
23 35 (18.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 35 (18.32%) SonarQube
24 33 (17.28%) CentOS
24 33 (17.28%) JIRA
25 31 (16.23%) Site Reliability Engineering
26 29 (15.18%) Nagios
27 28 (14.66%) JUnit

Prometheus
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 22 (11.52%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (4.19%) Apache
2 8 (4.19%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (3.66%) Confluence
4 5 (2.62%) Apache Spark
4 5 (2.62%) Camunda
4 5 (2.62%) nginx
5 4 (2.09%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 119 (62.30%) AWS
2 79 (41.36%) Azure
3 60 (31.41%) GCP
4 23 (12.04%) AWS CloudFormation
5 20 (10.47%) GitHub
6 19 (9.95%) Slack
7 17 (8.90%) Amazon EKS
8 13 (6.81%) Amazon EC2
8 13 (6.81%) AWS Lambda
8 13 (6.81%) Serverless
9 11 (5.76%) Amazon S3
10 7 (3.66%) Amazon ECS
10 7 (3.66%) Amazon ELB
10 7 (3.66%) Datadog
10 7 (3.66%) Route 53
11 6 (3.14%) Amazon SQS
11 6 (3.14%) IaaS
11 6 (3.14%) PaaS
11 6 (3.14%) Stackdriver
12 5 (2.62%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.38%) OpenVPN
2 14 (7.33%) Firewall
3 8 (4.19%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.66%) Internet
5 6 (3.14%) HTTP
5 6 (3.14%) LAN
5 6 (3.14%) WAN
6 5 (2.62%) VPN
7 4 (2.09%) Kerberos
7 4 (2.09%) Multicast
7 4 (2.09%) SSL
8 3 (1.57%) DNS
8 3 (1.57%) DSL
8 3 (1.57%) Wireless
9 2 (1.05%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (1.05%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.52%) IMAP
10 1 (0.52%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.52%) SMTP
10 1 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.47%) Amazon RDS
2 17 (8.90%) MySQL
3 15 (7.85%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (5.76%) Oracle Database
5 10 (5.24%) Big Data
6 9 (4.71%) MongoDB
7 8 (4.19%) Hadoop
8 6 (3.14%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (3.14%) InfluxDB
9 5 (2.62%) NoSQL
9 5 (2.62%) SQL Server
10 4 (2.09%) Apache Hive
10 4 (2.09%) OpenTSDB
10 4 (2.09%) Redis
10 4 (2.09%) Relational Database
10 4 (2.09%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (2.09%) Sqoop
11 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2017
12 2 (1.05%) DB2
12 2 (1.05%) HBase
Development Applications
1 92 (48.17%) Jenkins
2 58 (30.37%) Git (software)
3 35 (18.32%) SonarQube
4 33 (17.28%) JIRA
5 28 (14.66%) JUnit
6 26 (13.61%) Sonatype Nexus
7 22 (11.52%) Maven
8 16 (8.38%) GitLab
8 16 (8.38%) Gradle
9 13 (6.81%) TeamCity
10 10 (5.24%) Bitbucket
11 7 (3.66%) CircleCI
12 6 (3.14%) Gerrit
12 6 (3.14%) GoCD
13 5 (2.62%) Artifactory
13 5 (2.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (2.62%) Vagrant
14 4 (2.09%) Travis CI
15 3 (1.57%) Octopus Deploy
15 3 (1.57%) Spinnaker
General
1 23 (12.04%) Public Sector
2 16 (8.38%) Finance
3 6 (3.14%) Banking
4 5 (2.62%) Automotive
5 3 (1.57%) Law
6 2 (1.05%) Military
6 2 (1.05%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.52%) Games
7 1 (0.52%) Police
7 1 (0.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 111 (58.12%) DevOps Engineer
2 31 (16.23%) Senior DevOps
3 27 (14.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 20 (10.47%) Developer
5 16 (8.38%) AWS Engineer
5 16 (8.38%) Cloud Engineer
6 14 (7.33%) AWS DevOps
6 14 (7.33%) Consultant
7 13 (6.81%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 12 (6.28%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 11 (5.76%) DevOps Consultant
9 11 (5.76%) Systems Engineer
10 10 (5.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (5.24%) Java Developer
11 9 (4.71%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (4.19%) Architect
13 6 (3.14%) Linux Engineer
13 6 (3.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
14 5 (2.62%) Azure DevOps
14 5 (2.62%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.04%) Spring
2 22 (11.52%) .NET
3 21 (10.99%) Elastic Stack
4 15 (7.85%) Node.js
5 12 (6.28%) Kafka
6 10 (5.24%) Spring Boot
7 8 (4.19%) Web Services
8 6 (3.14%) Django
9 5 (2.62%) Redux
10 4 (2.09%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (2.09%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (2.09%) WCF
11 3 (1.57%) Hystrix
11 3 (1.57%) RESTful
11 3 (1.57%) RxJava
11 3 (1.57%) Software Packaging
11 3 (1.57%) Velocity
12 2 (1.05%) CSS3
12 2 (1.05%) REST
12 2 (1.05%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.52%) Public Cloud
2 10 (5.24%) Cloud Native
3 9 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.57%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.05%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.05%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.05%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.05%) User Experience
7 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.52%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.52%) Home Automation
7 1 (0.52%) NHS
7 1 (0.52%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.52%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 80 (41.88%) Linux
2 35 (18.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 33 (17.28%) CentOS
4 23 (12.04%) Ubuntu
5 17 (8.90%) Windows
6 9 (4.71%) Windows Server
7 6 (3.14%) Unix
8 5 (2.62%) Debian
8 5 (2.62%) Mesosphere
9 3 (1.57%) AIX
9 3 (1.57%) CoreOS
10 2 (1.05%) DC/OS
10 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.52%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.52%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (79.06%) DevOps
2 69 (36.13%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (32.46%) Infrastructure as Code
4 51 (26.70%) Configuration Management
5 47 (24.61%) Microservices
6 36 (18.85%) Open Source
7 31 (16.23%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 26 (13.61%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 24 (12.57%) Workflow
10 23 (12.04%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (11.52%) Infrastructure Monitoring
12 21 (10.99%) Scrum
12 21 (10.99%) TDD
13 20 (10.47%) Kanban
14 19 (9.95%) Workflow Management
15 18 (9.42%) Machine Learning
15 18 (9.42%) Project Delivery
16 17 (8.90%) Blue-Green Deployment
17 16 (8.38%) Canary Deployment
17 16 (8.38%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 79 (41.36%) Python
2 78 (40.84%) Java
3 27 (14.14%) PowerShell
4 26 (13.61%) Go
5 20 (10.47%) Bash Shell
6 15 (7.85%) SQL
7 10 (5.24%) Groovy
7 10 (5.24%) JavaScript
7 10 (5.24%) Kotlin
8 9 (4.71%) Java 8
8 9 (4.71%) Perl
9 8 (4.19%) Scala
10 7 (3.66%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.62%) Ruby
12 3 (1.57%) C++
13 2 (1.05%) C
13 2 (1.05%) C#
13 2 (1.05%) PHP
13 2 (1.05%) PHP 4
13 2 (1.05%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 38 (19.90%) Security Cleared
2 19 (9.95%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.76%) Degree
4 6 (3.14%) AWS Certification
4 6 (3.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (3.14%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.05%) CCNA
5 2 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.52%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.57%) QA
System Software
1 136 (71.20%) Docker
2 6 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (2.09%) Apache Flume
5 3 (1.57%) Ceph
5 3 (1.57%) KVM
5 3 (1.57%) vSphere
6 2 (1.05%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.05%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.52%) NFS
7 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.52%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 135 (70.68%) Kubernetes
2 111 (58.12%) Grafana
3 104 (54.45%) Terraform
4 102 (53.40%) Ansible
5 44 (23.04%) Puppet
6 40 (20.94%) Opscode Chef
7 29 (15.18%) Nagios
8 16 (8.38%) FreeIPA
9 14 (7.33%) Kibana
10 12 (6.28%) Packer
11 9 (4.71%) Docker Swarm
11 9 (4.71%) Salt
12 8 (4.19%) Graphite
12 8 (4.19%) logstash
13 7 (3.66%) Consul
14 6 (3.14%) ZABBIX
15 5 (2.62%) Mesos
16 4 (2.09%) Fluentd
16 4 (2.09%) Marathon
16 4 (2.09%) Rancher
Vendors
1 45 (23.56%) Splunk
2 27 (14.14%) Google
3 23 (12.04%) Black Duck
4 18 (9.42%) Red Hat
5 15 (7.85%) Oracle
6 11 (5.76%) VMware
7 9 (4.71%) Microsoft
8 7 (3.66%) SevOne
9 6 (3.14%) Juniper
9 6 (3.14%) New Relic
10 5 (2.62%) AppDynamics
10 5 (2.62%) BMC
10 5 (2.62%) MuleSoft
11 4 (2.09%) Cisco
12 3 (1.57%) Aruba
12 3 (1.57%) Citrix
12 3 (1.57%) HP
12 3 (1.57%) NetApp
12 3 (1.57%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.57%) TOWER Software