Period
to 18 January 2021

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 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.

Prometheus
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 347 590 603
Rank change year-on-year +243 +13 +172
Contract jobs citing Prometheus 251 148 289
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.61% 0.20% 0.29%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.69% 1.41% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 110 194
Median daily rate £520 £540 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.70% +2.86% +1.94%
10th Percentile £400 £413 £413
90th Percentile £600 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -13.64% +10.00% +11.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 - -

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 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%

Prometheus
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Prometheus in the UK

Prometheus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Prometheus.

Daily rate trend for Prometheus in the UK

Prometheus
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Prometheus over the 6 months to 18 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Prometheus in the UK

Prometheus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Prometheus.

Hourly rate trend for Prometheus in the UK

Prometheus
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Prometheus over the 6 months to 18 January 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Prometheus in the UK

Prometheus
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 Prometheus 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 +233 203 £525 -2.78% 89
London +167 110 £525 - 55
Work from Home -92 103 £517 -1.52% 17
UK excluding London +184 69 £475 -13.64% 30
Midlands +78 19 £473 +278.35% 3
South East +147 18 £450 -8.86% 4
North of England +67 14 £550 - 19
West Midlands +61 12 £473 +278.35% 3
North West +56 9 £543 -1.23% 10
South West +108 8 £413 -36.54% 2
East Midlands - 7 £476 -
Wales +31 5 £450 -
East of England +69 4 £383 +9.29% 2
North East - 4 £563 - 1
Scotland +52 1 £475 -17.39%
Yorkshire +26 1 - - 8

For the 6 months to 18 January 2021, 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.

1 160 (63.75%) AWS
2 153 (60.96%) Python
2 153 (60.96%) DevOps
3 145 (57.77%) Grafana
4 141 (56.18%) Jenkins
5 137 (54.58%) Kubernetes
6 131 (52.19%) Docker
7 130 (51.79%) Terraform
8 123 (49.00%) Ansible
9 117 (46.61%) Linux
10 111 (44.22%) Git (software)
11 108 (43.03%) Microservices
12 100 (39.84%) Agile Software Development
13 93 (37.05%) JIRA
14 88 (35.06%) Infrastructure as Code
15 84 (33.47%) Splunk
16 79 (31.47%) Java
17 71 (28.29%) Continuous Delivery
18 70 (27.89%) GitLab
19 69 (27.49%) Azure
20 67 (26.69%) Continuous Integration
21 65 (25.90%) Finance
22 63 (25.10%) Configuration Management
23 62 (24.70%) Bash Shell
23 62 (24.70%) AppDynamics
24 61 (24.30%) Elastic Stack
25 60 (23.90%) GitHub
26 55 (21.91%) SQL
27 49 (19.52%) Spring
28 48 (19.12%) Opscode Chef

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 (13.94%) Cloud Foundry
2 32 (12.75%) Confluence
3 26 (10.36%) Apache
4 14 (5.58%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (3.19%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.59%) nginx
6 4 (1.59%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.80%) Anypoint
7 2 (0.80%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.40%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.40%) Drupal
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPEL
8 1 (0.40%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 160 (63.75%) AWS
2 69 (27.49%) Azure
3 60 (23.90%) GitHub
4 38 (15.14%) GCP
5 26 (10.36%) Amazon EKS
6 25 (9.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 12 (4.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 10 (3.98%) Amazon S3
8 10 (3.98%) Datadog
9 8 (3.19%) Amazon ECS
9 8 (3.19%) OpenShift
10 7 (2.79%) Amazon SQS
10 7 (2.79%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (2.79%) PaaS
11 6 (2.39%) Stackdriver
12 5 (1.99%) npm
12 5 (1.99%) Yarn
13 4 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (1.59%) G Suite
13 4 (1.59%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.77%) VPN
2 16 (6.37%) Firewall
2 16 (6.37%) SNMP
3 14 (5.58%) Reverse Proxy
3 14 (5.58%) VLAN
4 8 (3.19%) Fibre Channel
4 8 (3.19%) iSCSI
5 6 (2.39%) 3GPP
5 6 (2.39%) DNS
5 6 (2.39%) SGSN
5 6 (2.39%) Software-Defined Networking
6 4 (1.59%) tcpdump
7 3 (1.20%) Network Security
7 3 (1.20%) SAN
7 3 (1.20%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.80%) DSL
9 1 (0.40%) BGP
9 1 (0.40%) Internet
9 1 (0.40%) MPLS
9 1 (0.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (11.95%) PostgreSQL
2 26 (10.36%) SQL Server
3 22 (8.76%) Relational Database
4 20 (7.97%) NoSQL
5 18 (7.17%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (3.19%) Hadoop
6 8 (3.19%) MySQL
7 7 (2.79%) Azure SQL Database
7 7 (2.79%) Cosmos DB
7 7 (2.79%) Data Lake
7 7 (2.79%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.99%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.99%) Redis
9 3 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (1.20%) InfluxDB
9 3 (1.20%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.80%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.40%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.40%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 141 (56.18%) Jenkins
2 111 (44.22%) Git (software)
3 93 (37.05%) JIRA
4 70 (27.89%) GitLab
5 43 (17.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 33 (13.15%) Bitbucket
7 29 (11.55%) Vagrant
8 25 (9.96%) Artifactory
9 23 (9.16%) FishEye
10 21 (8.37%) ScriptRunner
11 11 (4.38%) Gradle
12 9 (3.59%) CircleCI
12 9 (3.59%) Mockito
13 7 (2.79%) Maven
14 6 (2.39%) Gerrit
14 6 (2.39%) JUnit
14 6 (2.39%) Visual Studio Team System
14 6 (2.39%) Xcode
15 5 (1.99%) RStudio
16 4 (1.59%) Subversion
General
1 65 (25.90%) Finance
2 37 (14.74%) Public Sector
3 30 (11.95%) Telecoms
4 22 (8.76%) Electronics
4 22 (8.76%) Manufacturing
4 22 (8.76%) Marketing
5 20 (7.97%) Banking
6 3 (1.20%) Law
7 1 (0.40%) German Language
Job Titles
1 86 (34.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 29 (11.55%) Cloud Engineer
2 29 (11.55%) Developer
3 23 (9.16%) JIRA Engineer
4 19 (7.57%) Java Developer
4 19 (7.57%) Senior DevOps
5 16 (6.37%) Architect
5 16 (6.37%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 14 (5.58%) AWS DevOps
6 14 (5.58%) AWS Engineer
7 13 (5.18%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 12 (4.78%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 12 (4.78%) Azure Engineer
8 12 (4.78%) Java Engineer
9 11 (4.38%) Consultant
9 11 (4.38%) Monitoring Engineer
10 10 (3.98%) AWS Architect
10 10 (3.98%) Azure DevOps
11 9 (3.59%) Linux Engineer
12 8 (3.19%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (24.30%) Elastic Stack
2 49 (19.52%) Spring
3 46 (18.33%) RESTful
4 43 (17.13%) Spring Boot
5 42 (16.73%) Kafka
6 29 (11.55%) Hystrix
6 29 (11.55%) RxJava
7 28 (11.16%) REST
8 21 (8.37%) SAML
9 16 (6.37%) YAML
10 14 (5.58%) gRPC
10 14 (5.58%) Swagger
11 13 (5.18%) XML
12 12 (4.78%) JSON
13 11 (4.38%) Node.js
14 9 (3.59%) Web Services
15 8 (3.19%) GraphQL
16 6 (2.39%) JSON Schema
16 6 (2.39%) Spine.js
16 6 (2.39%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.94%) Mobile App
2 24 (9.56%) Cloud Native
3 7 (2.79%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.39%) Derivative
4 6 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.39%) Private Cloud
4 6 (2.39%) Virtual Team
5 5 (1.99%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.59%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.80%) User Experience
9 1 (0.40%) Clustering
9 1 (0.40%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.40%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.40%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.40%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 117 (46.61%) Linux
2 31 (12.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 28 (11.16%) Windows
4 22 (8.76%) CentOS
5 19 (7.57%) Unix
5 19 (7.57%) Windows Server
6 14 (5.58%) Windows 10
6 14 (5.58%) Windows Server 2016
7 13 (5.18%) Android
7 13 (5.18%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.40%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.40%) Mesosphere
8 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (60.96%) DevOps
2 108 (43.03%) Microservices
3 100 (39.84%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (35.06%) Infrastructure as Code
5 71 (28.29%) Continuous Delivery
6 67 (26.69%) Continuous Integration
7 63 (25.10%) Configuration Management
8 43 (17.13%) Business Intelligence
9 41 (16.33%) Continuous Deployment
10 32 (12.75%) Performance Testing
10 32 (12.75%) SDLC
11 31 (12.35%) Scrum
12 29 (11.55%) Functional Programming
13 27 (10.76%) Visualisation
14 23 (9.16%) Incident Management
15 22 (8.76%) Digital Marketing
15 22 (8.76%) Programme Management
15 22 (8.76%) Test Automation
16 21 (8.37%) Problem Management
16 21 (8.37%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 153 (60.96%) Python
2 79 (31.47%) Java
3 62 (24.70%) Bash Shell
4 55 (21.91%) SQL
5 41 (16.33%) Go
6 39 (15.54%) Kotlin
7 38 (15.14%) Java 8
8 36 (14.34%) Perl
9 22 (8.76%) PowerShell
10 16 (6.37%) C#
10 16 (6.37%) JavaScript
10 16 (6.37%) Ruby
11 12 (4.78%) Scala
12 8 (3.19%) C
13 6 (2.39%) Apple Swift
14 5 (1.99%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.59%) C++
16 3 (1.20%) Groovy
17 2 (0.80%) R
17 2 (0.80%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (12.75%) Security Cleared
2 29 (11.55%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.19%) Degree
4 7 (2.79%) TOGAF Certification
5 6 (2.39%) AWS Certification
6 3 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.39%) OASIS TOSCA
2 4 (1.59%) QA
3 3 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.80%) NIST
5 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 131 (52.19%) Docker
2 23 (9.16%) GlusterFS
2 23 (9.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (6.37%) vSphere
4 9 (3.59%) NFS
5 6 (2.39%) KVM
5 6 (2.39%) LXC
5 6 (2.39%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.20%) Ceph
7 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.40%) GPFS
7 1 (0.40%) iptables
7 1 (0.40%) Samba
7 1 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 145 (57.77%) Grafana
2 137 (54.58%) Kubernetes
3 130 (51.79%) Terraform
4 123 (49.00%) Ansible
5 48 (19.12%) Opscode Chef
6 45 (17.93%) Puppet
7 37 (14.74%) Istio
8 27 (10.76%) Consul
8 27 (10.76%) Kibana
9 23 (9.16%) Rancher
10 22 (8.76%) logstash
11 21 (8.37%) Single Sign-On
12 20 (7.97%) Fluentd
13 17 (6.77%) ZABBIX
14 15 (5.98%) Packer
15 13 (5.18%) Nagios
16 10 (3.98%) Salt
17 7 (2.79%) Graylog
17 7 (2.79%) Icinga
18 6 (2.39%) Juju
Vendors
1 84 (33.47%) Splunk
2 62 (24.70%) AppDynamics
3 45 (17.93%) Atlassian
4 29 (11.55%) MuleSoft
5 23 (9.16%) VMware
6 22 (8.76%) SAP
7 21 (8.37%) Dell
7 21 (8.37%) EMC
8 20 (7.97%) Red Hat
9 13 (5.18%) Google
10 12 (4.78%) Microsoft
11 10 (3.98%) CheckPoint
12 7 (2.79%) IBM
12 7 (2.79%) NetApp
12 7 (2.79%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (2.39%) Cisco
13 6 (2.39%) Ericsson
13 6 (2.39%) Juniper
13 6 (2.39%) Mirantis
14 5 (1.99%) Dynatrace