Period
to 23 February 2020

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 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
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 572 622 753
Rank change year-on-year +50 +131 +68
Contract jobs citing Prometheus 147 266 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.27% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.51% 1.85% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 180 94
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%
10th Percentile £425 £425 £425
90th Percentile £691 £650 £646
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £525 £475
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% +15.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - -
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 9,722 14,375 12,272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.43% 14.63% 12.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,479 9,603 8,304
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £477
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.93% +5.89%
10th Percentile £265 £310 £273
90th Percentile £675 £660 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 307 352 263
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £12.65 £12.00 £11.27
90th Percentile £48.68 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £15.71
% change year-on-year +2.86% +11.39% -15.65%

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 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Prometheus in the UK

Prometheus
Top 14 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 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
England +62 143 £550 +4.76% 74
London +61 80 £540 +2.86% 48
UK excluding London +78 58 £550 +4.76% 33
North of England +38 41 £550 - 9
Yorkshire +48 22 £550 - 6
North West +22 17 £550 -2.22% 3
South East +67 5 £456 +1.39% 5
East of England +31 4 £330 -22.35% 10
South West +19 3 £633 +24.94%
Midlands +49 2 £350 -31.37% 2
West Midlands +45 2 £350 -31.37% 2
Wales +26 2 £450 -10.00% 5
North East +16 2 - -
Scotland +14 1 £575 +4.55% 2

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

1 111 (75.51%) DevOps
2 102 (69.39%) AWS
3 99 (67.35%) Kubernetes
4 96 (65.31%) Docker
4 96 (65.31%) Terraform
5 86 (58.50%) Linux
6 85 (57.82%) Jenkins
7 84 (57.14%) Grafana
8 73 (49.66%) Python
9 71 (48.30%) Ansible
10 65 (44.22%) Infrastructure as Code
11 63 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
12 56 (38.10%) Azure
13 54 (36.73%) Git (software)
13 54 (36.73%) Microservices
14 52 (35.37%) Java
15 50 (34.01%) GCP
16 44 (29.93%) Elastic Stack
17 40 (27.21%) Continuous Integration
17 40 (27.21%) GitHub
18 34 (23.13%) Elasticsearch
18 34 (23.13%) Opscode Chef
19 33 (22.45%) Site Reliability Engineering
20 32 (21.77%) Bash Shell
20 32 (21.77%) Security Cleared
20 32 (21.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 31 (21.09%) Puppet
21 31 (21.09%) Go
21 31 (21.09%) Configuration Management
22 29 (19.73%) Software Engineering

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 34 (23.13%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (7.48%) nginx
3 7 (4.76%) Confluence
4 5 (3.40%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (2.04%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.04%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.36%) Apache
7 1 (0.68%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.68%) Camunda
7 1 (0.68%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 102 (69.39%) AWS
2 56 (38.10%) Azure
3 50 (34.01%) GCP
4 40 (27.21%) GitHub
5 25 (17.01%) AWS CloudFormation
6 21 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
7 20 (13.61%) Amazon S3
8 19 (12.93%) Route 53
9 17 (11.56%) Amazon EKS
10 16 (10.88%) AWS Lambda
10 16 (10.88%) PaaS
10 16 (10.88%) Serverless
11 15 (10.20%) Amazon SQS
12 10 (6.80%) Amazon ELB
13 9 (6.12%) OpenShift
14 8 (5.44%) Amazon ECS
15 7 (4.76%) Amazon Glacier
15 7 (4.76%) AWS CodeDeploy
15 7 (4.76%) AWS CodePipeline
15 7 (4.76%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.88%) HTTP
2 14 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 12 (8.16%) Firewall
3 12 (8.16%) VPN
4 11 (7.48%) DNS
5 7 (4.76%) SSL
6 4 (2.72%) DHCP
7 3 (2.04%) DSL
8 2 (1.36%) BGP
8 2 (1.36%) FTP
8 2 (1.36%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.36%) IPsec
8 2 (1.36%) LAN
8 2 (1.36%) MQTT
8 2 (1.36%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (1.36%) SNMP
8 2 (1.36%) VLAN
8 2 (1.36%) WAN
9 1 (0.68%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.33%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (10.88%) Redis
3 14 (9.52%) Amazon RDS
4 11 (7.48%) MySQL
5 9 (6.12%) MongoDB
6 8 (5.44%) Big Data
7 6 (4.08%) Hadoop
8 5 (3.40%) NoSQL
8 5 (3.40%) Oracle Database
8 5 (3.40%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.40%) SQL Server
9 4 (2.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (2.72%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.36%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.36%) BigQuery
10 2 (1.36%) DB2
10 2 (1.36%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.68%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.68%) InfluxDB
11 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 85 (57.82%) Jenkins
2 54 (36.73%) Git (software)
3 20 (13.61%) GitLab
4 16 (10.88%) SonarQube
5 14 (9.52%) JIRA
6 13 (8.84%) CircleCI
6 13 (8.84%) Maven
7 12 (8.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (5.44%) Artifactory
8 8 (5.44%) Gradle
8 8 (5.44%) TeamCity
8 8 (5.44%) Vagrant
9 7 (4.76%) AppScan
10 5 (3.40%) Bitbucket
10 5 (3.40%) JMeter
10 5 (3.40%) JUnit
11 4 (2.72%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (2.72%) Travis CI
12 3 (2.04%) Spinnaker
12 3 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (17.69%) Public Sector
2 14 (9.52%) Finance
3 4 (2.72%) Banking
4 3 (2.04%) Automotive
4 3 (2.04%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.36%) Games
5 2 (1.36%) Retail
5 2 (1.36%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.68%) Electronics
6 1 (0.68%) Law
6 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 76 (51.70%) DevOps Engineer
2 30 (20.41%) Senior DevOps
3 25 (17.01%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 16 (10.88%) Developer
5 15 (10.20%) Consultant
6 12 (8.16%) Cloud Engineer
7 11 (7.48%) DevOps Consultant
8 10 (6.80%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 10 (6.80%) Site Reliability Engineer
9 9 (6.12%) Platform Engineer
9 9 (6.12%) Site Engineer
10 8 (5.44%) AWS DevOps
10 8 (5.44%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 8 (5.44%) AWS Engineer
10 8 (5.44%) Java Developer
10 8 (5.44%) Software Engineer
11 5 (3.40%) DevSecOps Engineer
11 5 (3.40%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 5 (3.40%) Python Engineer
11 5 (3.40%) Senior DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (29.93%) Elastic Stack
2 15 (10.20%) .NET
2 15 (10.20%) Kafka
2 15 (10.20%) Node.js
3 8 (5.44%) RESTful
3 8 (5.44%) Web Services
4 6 (4.08%) OAuth
5 5 (3.40%) LEMP Stack
5 5 (3.40%) Middleware
5 5 (3.40%) OAuth2
5 5 (3.40%) OpenID
5 5 (3.40%) Spring
6 4 (2.72%) Django
6 4 (2.72%) REST
6 4 (2.72%) Spring Boot
7 3 (2.04%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.04%) GraphQL
7 3 (2.04%) LDAP
8 2 (1.36%) Hystrix
8 2 (1.36%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.24%) Public Cloud
2 13 (8.84%) Cloud Native
3 5 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.72%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.04%) NHS
6 2 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.36%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.36%) User Experience
6 2 (1.36%) Wiki
7 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.68%) Home Automation
7 1 (0.68%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.68%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 86 (58.50%) Linux
2 32 (21.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (18.37%) CentOS
4 20 (13.61%) Windows
5 19 (12.93%) Ubuntu
6 15 (10.20%) Unix
7 9 (6.12%) CoreOS
8 8 (5.44%) Debian
9 7 (4.76%) Windows Server
10 4 (2.72%) DC/OS
10 4 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.36%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.36%) Solaris
11 2 (1.36%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.68%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (75.51%) DevOps
2 65 (44.22%) Infrastructure as Code
3 63 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (36.73%) Microservices
5 40 (27.21%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (22.45%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 31 (21.09%) Configuration Management
8 29 (19.73%) Software Engineering
9 26 (17.69%) Continuous Delivery
10 20 (13.61%) Open Source
11 19 (12.93%) Problem-Solving
12 18 (12.24%) Infrastructure Monitoring
13 15 (10.20%) Task Automation
14 13 (8.84%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 13 (8.84%) Project Delivery
14 13 (8.84%) Scrum
15 12 (8.16%) Pair Programming
16 11 (7.48%) High Availability
16 11 (7.48%) Test Automation
17 10 (6.80%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 73 (49.66%) Python
2 52 (35.37%) Java
3 32 (21.77%) Bash Shell
4 31 (21.09%) Go
5 19 (12.93%) PowerShell
6 12 (8.16%) Ruby
7 10 (6.80%) Kotlin
7 10 (6.80%) SQL
8 9 (6.12%) JavaScript
9 6 (4.08%) C#
9 6 (4.08%) Perl
10 5 (3.40%) Groovy
10 5 (3.40%) Java 8
11 4 (2.72%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.04%) PHP
13 2 (1.36%) PHP 4
13 2 (1.36%) PHP 5
13 2 (1.36%) Scala
14 1 (0.68%) C++
14 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (21.77%) Security Cleared
2 16 (10.88%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.40%) AWS Certification
3 5 (3.40%) Degree
4 2 (1.36%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.68%) CCNA
5 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.68%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.68%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.68%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.44%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 96 (65.31%) Docker
2 7 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (2.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (2.72%) vSphere
5 3 (2.04%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.04%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.04%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.68%) KVM
6 1 (0.68%) NFS
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.68%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 99 (67.35%) Kubernetes
2 96 (65.31%) Terraform
3 84 (57.14%) Grafana
4 71 (48.30%) Ansible
5 34 (23.13%) Opscode Chef
6 31 (21.09%) Puppet
7 22 (14.97%) Kibana
8 21 (14.29%) Nagios
8 21 (14.29%) Packer
9 8 (5.44%) Rancher
10 7 (4.76%) Docker Swarm
10 7 (4.76%) logstash
11 6 (4.08%) Salt
12 5 (3.40%) Fluentd
13 3 (2.04%) Opsgenie
13 3 (2.04%) ZABBIX
14 2 (1.36%) Graphite
15 1 (0.68%) HAProxy
15 1 (0.68%) Mesos
15 1 (0.68%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 22 (14.97%) Splunk
2 14 (9.52%) Google
3 11 (7.48%) Red Hat
4 9 (6.12%) VMware
5 7 (4.76%) Lets Encrypt
5 7 (4.76%) Oracle
6 5 (3.40%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.72%) AppDynamics
7 4 (2.72%) Black Duck
7 4 (2.72%) Hortonworks
7 4 (2.72%) IBM
8 3 (2.04%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.36%) Dell
9 2 (1.36%) EMC
9 2 (1.36%) Juniper
9 2 (1.36%) MuleSoft
9 2 (1.36%) New Relic
9 2 (1.36%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.36%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.36%) TOWER Software