Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 778 831 868
Rank change year-on-year +53 +37 -
Contract jobs citing Prometheus 118 34 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.035% 0.004%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.03% 0.33% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 19 4
UK median daily rate £515 £500 £531
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £418 £473 £476
90th Percentile £650 £613 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £550 £513
% change year-on-year -18.14% +7.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 11,482 10,424 9,054
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.45% 10.71% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,832 6,645 5,545
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £234
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 271 244 333
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - -
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.58 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.89 £47.00 £49.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.73 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -14.97% -2.63% -7.32%

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 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Prometheus in the UK

Prometheus
Top 9 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 17 January 2018. 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 +79 115 £515 +3.00% 22
London +28 77 £521 +4.25% 9
UK excluding London +60 39 £450 -18.14% 17
North of England +64 19 £438 -12.50% 9
South East - 17 £500 - 1
Yorkshire +29 13 £450 -10.00% 3
North West - 6 £433 - 6
Wales - 2 £475 - 3
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Prometheus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Prometheus.

1 93 (78.81%) Linux
1 93 (78.81%) DevOps
2 89 (75.42%) Docker
3 74 (62.71%) Amazon AWS
4 64 (54.24%) Kubernetes
5 62 (52.54%) Agile Software Development
6 58 (49.15%) Jenkins
7 56 (47.46%) Python
8 53 (44.92%) Grafana
9 49 (41.53%) Git (software)
10 48 (40.68%) Go
11 46 (38.98%) Bash Shell
12 44 (37.29%) MySQL
13 41 (34.75%) CentOS
13 41 (34.75%) MongoDB
14 39 (33.05%) Terraform
15 37 (31.36%) Elastic Stack
16 35 (29.66%) Elasticsearch
16 35 (29.66%) Nagios
17 34 (28.81%) Kibana
18 33 (27.97%) Ansible
18 33 (27.97%) nginx
18 33 (27.97%) Security Cleared
19 31 (26.27%) Continuous Integration
20 30 (25.42%) Red Hat
21 27 (22.88%) SC Cleared
21 27 (22.88%) Amazon EC2
21 27 (22.88%) Amazon S3
21 27 (22.88%) logstash
22 26 (22.03%) Immutable Infrastructure

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 35 (29.66%) Elasticsearch
2 33 (27.97%) nginx
3 11 (9.32%) Apache
4 9 (7.63%) Tomcat
5 7 (5.93%) Apache Spark
6 4 (3.39%) Confluence
6 4 (3.39%) OpenStack
7 3 (2.54%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.85%) CMS
8 1 (0.85%) Drupal
8 1 (0.85%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.85%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.85%) Liferay
8 1 (0.85%) Magnolia
8 1 (0.85%) Moodle
8 1 (0.85%) OpenCms
8 1 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 74 (62.71%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (22.88%) Amazon EC2
2 27 (22.88%) Amazon S3
3 25 (21.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 20 (16.95%) Route 53
5 14 (11.86%) Amazon ELB
6 13 (11.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 12 (10.17%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (9.32%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (6.78%) AWS Lambda
9 8 (6.78%) Serverless
10 7 (5.93%) GitHub
11 6 (5.08%) IaaS
12 5 (4.24%) AWS CloudTrail
13 3 (2.54%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (2.54%) Azure Active Directory
13 3 (2.54%) Datadog
13 3 (2.54%) Google Compute Engine
13 3 (2.54%) Loggly
13 3 (2.54%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.95%) HTTP
2 11 (9.32%) SSL
3 6 (5.08%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.24%) OpenLDAP
5 4 (3.39%) LDAP
6 3 (2.54%) DNS
6 3 (2.54%) Firewall
6 3 (2.54%) FTP
6 3 (2.54%) IMAP
6 3 (2.54%) SMTP
7 2 (1.69%) DSL
8 1 (0.85%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.85%) LAN
8 1 (0.85%) Multicast
8 1 (0.85%) VPN
8 1 (0.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (37.29%) MySQL
2 41 (34.75%) MongoDB
3 12 (10.17%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (9.32%) Hadoop
4 11 (9.32%) NoSQL
5 9 (7.63%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (5.08%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (5.08%) SQL Server
7 5 (4.24%) InfluxDB
8 3 (2.54%) Redis
9 2 (1.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.69%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.69%) Big Data
9 2 (1.69%) HBase
9 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.69%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.69%) Sqoop
10 1 (0.85%) Impala
10 1 (0.85%) OpenTSDB
Development Applications
1 58 (49.15%) Jenkins
2 49 (41.53%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.63%) Artifactory
3 9 (7.63%) GitLab
4 6 (5.08%) Bitbucket
4 6 (5.08%) Gradle
4 6 (5.08%) Maven
4 6 (5.08%) SonarQube
4 6 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (5.08%) TeamCity
5 5 (4.24%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (3.39%) JIRA
6 4 (3.39%) Vagrant
7 3 (2.54%) Ant
7 3 (2.54%) Gerrit
7 3 (2.54%) JUnit
8 2 (1.69%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.69%) JMeter
8 2 (1.69%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.69%) Mockito
General
1 8 (6.78%) Finance
2 4 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.69%) Electronics
3 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.69%) Marketing
4 1 (0.85%) Automotive
4 1 (0.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 62 (52.54%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (16.10%) AWS DevOps
3 18 (15.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 16 (13.56%) Developer
5 14 (11.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 14 (11.86%) Linux Engineer
6 11 (9.32%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 11 (9.32%) AWS Engineer
6 11 (9.32%) Consultant
7 10 (8.47%) Nagios Engineer
7 10 (8.47%) Senior Developer
8 8 (6.78%) DevOps Consultant
9 6 (5.08%) .NET Developer
9 6 (5.08%) Java Developer
9 6 (5.08%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (4.24%) Applications Consultant
10 5 (4.24%) AWS Consultant
11 4 (3.39%) Platform Engineer
11 4 (3.39%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 4 (3.39%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (31.36%) Elastic Stack
2 23 (19.49%) ActiveMQ
3 12 (10.17%) Web Services
4 9 (7.63%) Node.js
5 8 (6.78%) Kafka
5 8 (6.78%) OAuth
5 8 (6.78%) SAML
6 7 (5.93%) RESTful
7 6 (5.08%) .NET
7 6 (5.08%) .NET Framework
7 6 (5.08%) Angular 2
7 6 (5.08%) AngularJS
7 6 (5.08%) ASP.NET
7 6 (5.08%) Entity Framework
7 6 (5.08%) LAMP
7 6 (5.08%) LEMP Stack
8 5 (4.24%) LAPP Stack
9 4 (3.39%) Django
9 4 (3.39%) Spring
9 4 (3.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.49%) Device Driver
2 11 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.47%) Clustering
3 10 (8.47%) Replication
4 4 (3.39%) Blog
4 4 (3.39%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.69%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.69%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.85%) Fintech
6 1 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 93 (78.81%) Linux
2 41 (34.75%) CentOS
3 24 (20.34%) Ubuntu
4 15 (12.71%) Unix
5 14 (11.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (9.32%) CoreOS
7 4 (3.39%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.69%) Solaris
8 2 (1.69%) Windows
9 1 (0.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (78.81%) DevOps
2 62 (52.54%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (26.27%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (22.03%) Immutable Infrastructure
5 20 (16.95%) High Availability
6 18 (15.25%) Test Automation
7 16 (13.56%) Microservices
8 15 (12.71%) Scrum
9 13 (11.02%) Configuration Management
10 12 (10.17%) Mentoring
11 10 (8.47%) BDD
11 10 (8.47%) TDD
11 10 (8.47%) Web Operations
12 7 (5.93%) Kanban
12 7 (5.93%) Open Source
12 7 (5.93%) Pair Programming
13 6 (5.08%) Continuous Delivery
13 6 (5.08%) Infrastructure Monitoring
13 6 (5.08%) Migration
13 6 (5.08%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 56 (47.46%) Python
2 48 (40.68%) Go
3 46 (38.98%) Bash Shell
4 25 (21.19%) Java
5 16 (13.56%) Ruby
6 14 (11.86%) Shell Script
7 13 (11.02%) Groovy
8 10 (8.47%) JavaScript
9 9 (7.63%) C#
9 9 (7.63%) Scala
9 9 (7.63%) SQL
10 8 (6.78%) R
11 6 (5.08%) Perl
12 4 (3.39%) PHP
13 3 (2.54%) C++
13 3 (2.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (27.97%) Security Cleared
2 27 (22.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.69%) Degree
4 1 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.47%) QA
2 6 (5.08%) GCP
3 1 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 89 (75.42%) Docker
2 18 (15.25%) flannel
3 5 (4.24%) HDFS
3 5 (4.24%) Squid
4 4 (3.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (2.54%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.69%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.85%) etcd
7 1 (0.85%) LXC
7 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 64 (54.24%) Kubernetes
2 53 (44.92%) Grafana
3 39 (33.05%) Terraform
4 35 (29.66%) Nagios
5 34 (28.81%) Kibana
6 33 (27.97%) Ansible
7 27 (22.88%) logstash
8 25 (21.19%) Icinga
9 24 (20.34%) Puppet
10 23 (19.49%) Galera Cluster
11 15 (12.71%) Packer
12 14 (11.86%) Fluentd
12 14 (11.86%) ZABBIX
13 10 (8.47%) Consul
14 8 (6.78%) Opscode Chef
15 6 (5.08%) Rancher
15 6 (5.08%) rkt
16 5 (4.24%) Hadoop YARN
16 5 (4.24%) Mesos
16 5 (4.24%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 30 (25.42%) Red Hat
2 16 (13.56%) Splunk
3 9 (7.63%) AppDynamics
3 9 (7.63%) Oracle
4 7 (5.93%) VMware
5 6 (5.08%) Black Duck
5 6 (5.08%) Google
5 6 (5.08%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.08%) Rackspace
6 5 (4.24%) ForgeRock
7 4 (3.39%) Hortonworks
8 3 (2.54%) Atlassian
8 3 (2.54%) New Relic
8 3 (2.54%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.69%) SaltStack
9 2 (1.69%) SAP
9 2 (1.69%) SOASTA, Inc
9 2 (1.69%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.85%) Sitecore