Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 617 729 779
Rank change year-on-year +112 +50 +29
Contract jobs citing Prometheus 235 154 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.15% 0.077%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.76% 1.18% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 111 52
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £516
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.54% +3.25%
10th Percentile £455 £470 £326
90th Percentile £675 £625 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £505 £400
% change year-on-year +8.87% +26.22% -31.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
UK median hourly rate - £72.50 -
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 13,317 13,032 9,897
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.68% 13.05% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,854 8,656 6,527
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £305 £275 £265
90th Percentile £675 £638 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 350 326 226
UK median hourly rate £20.33 £19.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.97% -1.30% -16.30%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.81 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 20 June 2019.

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 20 June 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 +111 222 £550 - 22
London +15 121 £550 - 7
UK excluding London +94 102 £550 +8.87% 16
North of England +73 62 £550 - 9
North West +53 36 £550 -10.20% 6
South West -8 27 £525 +7.69% 1
Yorkshire +35 20 £550 +15.79% 3
North East - 4 £450 -
South East +12 3 £475 -1.04% 3
East of England -2 3 £550 +4.76% 1
Scotland - 3 £550 -
Wales - 3 £515 -
Midlands +11 1 £700 +27.27% 1
East Midlands - 1 £700 -

For the 6 months to 20 June 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.

1 201 (85.53%) DevOps
2 184 (78.30%) Docker
3 164 (69.79%) Kubernetes
4 160 (68.09%) Amazon AWS
5 131 (55.74%) Jenkins
6 121 (51.49%) Python
7 120 (51.06%) Terraform
8 117 (49.79%) Ansible
9 115 (48.94%) Grafana
10 106 (45.11%) Linux
11 94 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
12 88 (37.45%) Puppet
13 76 (32.34%) Elastic Stack
14 69 (29.36%) Microsoft Azure
15 68 (28.94%) Git (software)
16 63 (26.81%) SonarQube
17 61 (25.96%) MongoDB
18 59 (25.11%) Go
19 58 (24.68%) Microservices
20 56 (23.83%) Configuration Management
21 55 (23.40%) Bash Shell
22 53 (22.55%) CentOS
23 51 (21.70%) GitLab
24 50 (21.28%) Java
25 47 (20.00%) JIRA
25 47 (20.00%) Black Duck
26 45 (19.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 44 (18.72%) Security Cleared
28 42 (17.87%) Splunk
28 42 (17.87%) PostgreSQL

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 27 (11.49%) nginx
2 17 (7.23%) Confluence
3 12 (5.11%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (3.40%) Cloud Foundry
5 7 (2.98%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.28%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.28%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.43%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (1.28%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.43%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 160 (68.09%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (29.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (17.87%) Amazon EKS
4 40 (17.02%) Google Cloud Platform
5 39 (16.60%) GitHub
6 36 (15.32%) Slack
7 31 (13.19%) Amazon EC2
8 30 (12.77%) Amazon ELB
9 29 (12.34%) Amazon S3
10 28 (11.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 23 (9.79%) Route 53
12 20 (8.51%) Amazon ECS
13 12 (5.11%) AWS CloudFormation
13 12 (5.11%) Quay.io
14 9 (3.83%) Heroku
14 9 (3.83%) PaaS
15 8 (3.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 5 (2.13%) Amazon Kinesis
16 5 (2.13%) AWS Lambda
16 5 (2.13%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 30 (12.77%) HTTP
2 25 (10.64%) Firewall
3 22 (9.36%) OpenVPN
4 6 (2.55%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.13%) DNS
5 5 (2.13%) Internet
6 3 (1.28%) FTP
6 3 (1.28%) IMAP
6 3 (1.28%) SMTP
6 3 (1.28%) VPN
7 2 (0.85%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.85%) LAN
7 2 (0.85%) WAN
8 1 (0.43%) AMQP
8 1 (0.43%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.43%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (25.96%) MongoDB
2 42 (17.87%) PostgreSQL
3 30 (12.77%) Apache Cassandra
4 26 (11.06%) Amazon RDS
5 25 (10.64%) MySQL
6 24 (10.21%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (2.13%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.13%) Redis
8 3 (1.28%) Amazon Aurora
8 3 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (1.28%) Blockchain
8 3 (1.28%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.28%) SQL Server
9 2 (0.85%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.85%) DB2
9 2 (0.85%) HBase
9 2 (0.85%) MemSQL
9 2 (0.85%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 131 (55.74%) Jenkins
2 68 (28.94%) Git (software)
3 63 (26.81%) SonarQube
4 51 (21.70%) GitLab
5 47 (20.00%) JIRA
6 41 (17.45%) JUnit
7 34 (14.47%) Sonatype Nexus
8 25 (10.64%) Artifactory
9 13 (5.53%) TeamCity
10 9 (3.83%) Bitbucket
11 7 (2.98%) CF BOSH
11 7 (2.98%) GoCD
12 5 (2.13%) Spinnaker
13 4 (1.70%) Maven
13 4 (1.70%) Travis CI
14 3 (1.28%) Cucumber
14 3 (1.28%) FishEye
14 3 (1.28%) Gerrit
14 3 (1.28%) Selenium
14 3 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (10.64%) Finance
2 5 (2.13%) Retail
3 2 (0.85%) Banking
4 1 (0.43%) Billing
4 1 (0.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 140 (59.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (11.91%) Senior DevOps
3 27 (11.49%) Cloud Engineer
4 26 (11.06%) AWS DevOps
5 24 (10.21%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 18 (7.66%) AWS Engineer
6 18 (7.66%) Consultant
7 17 (7.23%) DevOps Consultant
7 17 (7.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 17 (7.23%) Systems Engineer
8 16 (6.81%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 16 (6.81%) Platform Engineer
9 13 (5.53%) Developer
10 12 (5.11%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 9 (3.83%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (3.40%) Java Developer
13 7 (2.98%) Architect
14 6 (2.55%) Junior
14 6 (2.55%) Junior DevOps
14 6 (2.55%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (32.34%) Elastic Stack
2 34 (14.47%) Kafka
3 12 (5.11%) .NET
4 10 (4.26%) JSON
4 10 (4.26%) Node.js
4 10 (4.26%) Spring
4 10 (4.26%) Web Services
4 10 (4.26%) YAML
5 9 (3.83%) REST
6 7 (2.98%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (2.98%) Sensu
7 6 (2.55%) Keycloak
7 6 (2.55%) XML
8 4 (1.70%) Middleware
8 4 (1.70%) RESTful
8 4 (1.70%) Spring Boot
9 3 (1.28%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (1.28%) Django
9 3 (1.28%) Software Packaging
9 3 (1.28%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.09%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.96%) Device Driver
3 10 (4.26%) Public Cloud
4 5 (2.13%) NHS
5 3 (1.28%) Cloud Native
5 3 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (0.85%) RIA
6 2 (0.85%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.43%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 106 (45.11%) Linux
2 53 (22.55%) CentOS
3 45 (19.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (11.91%) Ubuntu
5 21 (8.94%) Windows
6 19 (8.09%) CoreOS
7 12 (5.11%) Windows Server
8 7 (2.98%) Unix
9 4 (1.70%) Mesosphere
10 3 (1.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (85.53%) DevOps
2 94 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (24.68%) Microservices
4 56 (23.83%) Configuration Management
5 42 (17.87%) Infrastructure as Code
5 42 (17.87%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 37 (15.74%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 32 (13.62%) Workflow
8 31 (13.19%) Scrum
8 31 (13.19%) Workflow Management
9 25 (10.64%) High Availability
9 25 (10.64%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 22 (9.36%) Kanban
11 19 (8.09%) Open Source
12 18 (7.66%) Blue-Green Deployment
12 18 (7.66%) Canary Deployment
12 18 (7.66%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (7.66%) Deployment Automation
13 16 (6.81%) Security Hardening
14 15 (6.38%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 121 (51.49%) Python
2 59 (25.11%) Go
3 55 (23.40%) Bash Shell
4 50 (21.28%) Java
5 37 (15.74%) Ruby
6 29 (12.34%) SQL
7 26 (11.06%) PowerShell
8 11 (4.68%) JavaScript
9 9 (3.83%) Scala
10 8 (3.40%) Shell Script
11 6 (2.55%) Java 8
11 6 (2.55%) Perl
12 3 (1.28%) C
12 3 (1.28%) C++
12 3 (1.28%) Groovy
12 3 (1.28%) Kotlin
13 2 (0.85%) C#
14 1 (0.43%) Clojure
14 1 (0.43%) F#
14 1 (0.43%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 44 (18.72%) Security Cleared
2 32 (13.62%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.26%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.28%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.43%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.43%) Degree
5 1 (0.43%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 184 (78.30%) Docker
2 14 (5.96%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.96%) etcd
2 14 (5.96%) flannel
2 14 (5.96%) SkyDNS
3 12 (5.11%) Ceph
4 11 (4.68%) GlusterFS
5 5 (2.13%) Squid
6 3 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.85%) HDFS
7 2 (0.85%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.85%) KVM
Systems Management
1 164 (69.79%) Kubernetes
2 120 (51.06%) Terraform
3 117 (49.79%) Ansible
4 115 (48.94%) Grafana
5 88 (37.45%) Puppet
6 38 (16.17%) Opscode Chef
7 34 (14.47%) Packer
8 29 (12.34%) Nagios
9 25 (10.64%) Sysdig
10 24 (10.21%) Graphite
11 22 (9.36%) FreeIPA
12 19 (8.09%) HAProxy
13 18 (7.66%) Rancher
14 17 (7.23%) rkt
15 15 (6.38%) Salt
16 14 (5.96%) Host Intrusion Detection System
16 14 (5.96%) Icinga
16 14 (5.96%) Network Intrusion Detection System
17 13 (5.53%) ZABBIX
18 10 (4.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (20.00%) Black Duck
2 42 (17.87%) Splunk
3 29 (12.34%) Red Hat
4 21 (8.94%) Google
5 14 (5.96%) PagerDuty
6 12 (5.11%) Citrix
7 10 (4.26%) Microsoft
7 10 (4.26%) Oracle
7 10 (4.26%) VMware
8 8 (3.40%) Atlassian
9 7 (2.98%) F5
9 7 (2.98%) Palo Alto
10 5 (2.13%) BMC
10 5 (2.13%) Dynatrace
11 4 (1.70%) AppDynamics
12 3 (1.28%) HP
12 3 (1.28%) IBM
12 3 (1.28%) SaltStack
12 3 (1.28%) ServiceNow
12 3 (1.28%) SevOne