Period
to 30 October 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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 342 627 634
Rank change year-on-year +285 +7 +125
Contract jobs citing Prometheus 201 193 271
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.61% 0.23% 0.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.83% 1.55% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 137 196
Median daily rate £495 £545 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.17% +3.81% -
10th Percentile £375 £423 £375
90th Percentile £618 £638 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 £525 £488
% change year-on-year -5.71% +7.69% +4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - -

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 5,253 12,437 14,729
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.00% 14.65% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,275 8,426 9,941
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £310 £267 £300
90th Percentile £650 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 316 388
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £12.71 £12.76 £12.25
90th Percentile £52.60 £50.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +30.00% +14.29% +8.01%

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 30 October 2020.

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
Top 15 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 30 October 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 +273 172 £500 -7.41% 77
London +195 99 £500 -8.26% 41
UK excluding London +257 68 £495 -5.71% 40
Work from Home -52 58 £478 -7.95% 21
South East +199 23 £507 +1.40% 8
Midlands +102 17 £473 +278.35% 3
North of England +91 17 £500 -9.09% 19
West Midlands +77 11 £473 +278.35% 3
North East - 10 £495 -
East Midlands - 6 £480 -
South West +89 5 - - 3
North West +60 5 £550 - 11
East of England +82 3 £504 +0.75% 3
Wales - 3 £425 -
Yorkshire +69 2 £500 -9.09% 8

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 135 (67.16%) AWS
2 122 (60.70%) Python
3 121 (60.20%) Kubernetes
4 118 (58.71%) Jenkins
4 118 (58.71%) DevOps
5 112 (55.72%) Docker
6 107 (53.23%) Grafana
7 98 (48.76%) Terraform
8 97 (48.26%) Ansible
9 90 (44.78%) Linux
10 89 (44.28%) Microservices
11 87 (43.28%) Git (software)
12 82 (40.80%) Agile Software Development
13 81 (40.30%) Java
14 79 (39.30%) JIRA
15 70 (34.83%) Splunk
16 64 (31.84%) Continuous Integration
17 62 (30.85%) SQL
18 60 (29.85%) Azure
19 59 (29.35%) Continuous Delivery
19 59 (29.35%) Infrastructure as Code
20 58 (28.86%) GitLab
21 56 (27.86%) Configuration Management
22 53 (26.37%) GitHub
23 52 (25.87%) Bash Shell
24 51 (25.37%) RESTful
25 48 (23.88%) AppDynamics
26 46 (22.89%) Elastic Stack
26 46 (22.89%) Spring
27 45 (22.39%) Puppet

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 33 (16.42%) Cloud Foundry
2 24 (11.94%) Confluence
3 16 (7.96%) Apache
4 8 (3.98%) Apache Spark
4 8 (3.98%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.99%) Anypoint
6 3 (1.49%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.00%) IIS
7 2 (1.00%) nginx
8 1 (0.50%) Mule
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle BPEL
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.50%) SAS
8 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.50%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 135 (67.16%) AWS
2 60 (29.85%) Azure
3 53 (26.37%) GitHub
4 33 (16.42%) GCP
5 27 (13.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 19 (9.45%) Amazon S3
7 18 (8.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 13 (6.47%) Amazon EC2
8 13 (6.47%) OpenShift
9 10 (4.98%) Amazon EKS
10 9 (4.48%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (4.48%) Route 53
11 8 (3.98%) PaaS
12 7 (3.48%) Serverless
13 6 (2.99%) Amazon SQS
14 5 (2.49%) AWS CodePipeline
14 5 (2.49%) AWS Lambda
15 4 (1.99%) Amazon ECS
15 4 (1.99%) Amazon GuardDuty
15 4 (1.99%) AWS CodeDeploy
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.45%) Firewall
2 18 (8.96%) Reverse Proxy
2 18 (8.96%) SNMP
2 18 (8.96%) VLAN
3 13 (6.47%) VPN
4 8 (3.98%) Fibre Channel
4 8 (3.98%) HTTPS
4 8 (3.98%) iSCSI
4 8 (3.98%) SSL
5 7 (3.48%) DNS
6 4 (1.99%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.49%) SAN
8 2 (1.00%) 3GPP
8 2 (1.00%) BIG-IP
8 2 (1.00%) HTTP
8 2 (1.00%) Kerberos
8 2 (1.00%) SGSN
8 2 (1.00%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (0.50%) Multicast
9 1 (0.50%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (17.41%) NoSQL
2 29 (14.43%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (10.45%) SQL Server
4 17 (8.46%) Apache Cassandra
5 15 (7.46%) Relational Database
6 12 (5.97%) MongoDB
7 11 (5.47%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (3.48%) MySQL
9 6 (2.99%) Data Lake
9 6 (2.99%) Redis
10 5 (2.49%) Azure SQL Database
10 5 (2.49%) Cosmos DB
11 3 (1.49%) RDBMS
12 2 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (1.00%) InfluxDB
12 2 (1.00%) Neo4j
12 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.50%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.50%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.50%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 118 (58.71%) Jenkins
2 87 (43.28%) Git (software)
3 79 (39.30%) JIRA
4 58 (28.86%) GitLab
5 40 (19.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 25 (12.44%) Vagrant
7 20 (9.95%) Bitbucket
8 17 (8.46%) FishEye
9 15 (7.46%) ScriptRunner
10 14 (6.97%) Artifactory
11 8 (3.98%) CircleCI
11 8 (3.98%) Gradle
12 7 (3.48%) Visual Studio Team System
13 6 (2.99%) Xcode
14 5 (2.49%) Mockito
15 4 (1.99%) Subversion
15 4 (1.99%) TeamCity
16 3 (1.49%) Gatling
16 3 (1.49%) IBM UrbanCode
16 3 (1.49%) Maven
General
1 39 (19.40%) Finance
2 23 (11.44%) Public Sector
3 17 (8.46%) Banking
4 13 (6.47%) Telecoms
5 10 (4.98%) Manufacturing
6 9 (4.48%) Electronics
6 9 (4.48%) Marketing
7 3 (1.49%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.00%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.00%) Law
9 1 (0.50%) Automotive
9 1 (0.50%) Back Office
9 1 (0.50%) Front Office
9 1 (0.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 66 (32.84%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (13.93%) Developer
3 21 (10.45%) Cloud Engineer
4 17 (8.46%) Java Developer
4 17 (8.46%) JIRA Engineer
5 13 (6.47%) AWS DevOps
5 13 (6.47%) AWS Engineer
5 13 (6.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (5.97%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 10 (4.98%) Java Engineer
7 10 (4.98%) Monitoring Engineer
7 10 (4.98%) Senior DevOps
8 9 (4.48%) Architect
9 8 (3.98%) Consultant
9 8 (3.98%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 7 (3.48%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 7 (3.48%) Azure Engineer
10 7 (3.48%) Mobile Engineer
11 6 (2.99%) AWS Architect
11 6 (2.99%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (25.37%) RESTful
2 46 (22.89%) Elastic Stack
2 46 (22.89%) Spring
3 33 (16.42%) Spring Boot
4 31 (15.42%) Kafka
5 29 (14.43%) REST
6 24 (11.94%) Hystrix
6 24 (11.94%) RxJava
7 18 (8.96%) gRPC
7 18 (8.96%) Swagger
8 16 (7.96%) SAML
9 12 (5.97%) Web Services
10 10 (4.98%) Guice
11 9 (4.48%) .NET
11 9 (4.48%) Node.js
12 8 (3.98%) JAAS
12 8 (3.98%) Spring Security
12 8 (3.98%) YAML
13 7 (3.48%) GraphQL
13 7 (3.48%) React
Miscellaneous
1 33 (16.42%) Mobile App
2 14 (6.97%) Cloud Native
3 10 (4.98%) Linux Command Line
4 8 (3.98%) Virtual Team
5 6 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.49%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.99%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.99%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.99%) User Experience
8 3 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.00%) Derivative
9 2 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.50%) Clustering
10 1 (0.50%) CMDB
10 1 (0.50%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.50%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.50%) RIA
10 1 (0.50%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.50%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 90 (44.78%) Linux
2 39 (19.40%) Windows
3 28 (13.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (11.94%) CentOS
5 22 (10.95%) Unix
6 21 (10.45%) Windows Server
7 18 (8.96%) Windows 10
7 18 (8.96%) Windows Server 2016
8 12 (5.97%) Android
8 12 (5.97%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.99%) CoreOS
9 4 (1.99%) Debian
10 1 (0.50%) Fedora
10 1 (0.50%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.50%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (58.71%) DevOps
2 89 (44.28%) Microservices
3 82 (40.80%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (31.84%) Continuous Integration
5 59 (29.35%) Continuous Delivery
5 59 (29.35%) Infrastructure as Code
6 56 (27.86%) Configuration Management
7 36 (17.91%) Continuous Deployment
8 30 (14.93%) Performance Testing
9 29 (14.43%) SDLC
10 26 (12.94%) Scrum
10 26 (12.94%) Software Engineering
10 26 (12.94%) Test Automation
11 24 (11.94%) Business Intelligence
11 24 (11.94%) Functional Programming
12 20 (9.95%) Incident Management
13 18 (8.96%) Continuous Improvement
14 16 (7.96%) Problem Management
14 16 (7.96%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (7.46%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 122 (60.70%) Python
2 81 (40.30%) Java
3 62 (30.85%) SQL
4 52 (25.87%) Bash Shell
5 43 (21.39%) Java 8
6 40 (19.90%) Kotlin
7 31 (15.42%) Go
8 24 (11.94%) PowerShell
9 22 (10.95%) C#
9 22 (10.95%) Scala
10 18 (8.96%) Perl
11 12 (5.97%) JavaScript
11 12 (5.97%) Ruby
12 7 (3.48%) C
13 6 (2.99%) Apple Swift
14 5 (2.49%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.49%) Groovy
16 2 (1.00%) C++
16 2 (1.00%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (12.44%) SC Cleared
1 25 (12.44%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.99%) AWS Certification
2 6 (2.99%) BPSS Clearance
2 6 (2.99%) TOGAF Certification
3 5 (2.49%) Degree
4 2 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.00%) NIST
2 2 (1.00%) OASIS TOSCA
2 2 (1.00%) QA
3 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 112 (55.72%) Docker
2 25 (12.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (8.96%) vSphere
4 17 (8.46%) GlusterFS
5 9 (4.48%) NFS
6 3 (1.49%) Ceph
6 3 (1.49%) Gluster
7 2 (1.00%) KVM
7 2 (1.00%) LXC
7 2 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.50%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 121 (60.20%) Kubernetes
2 107 (53.23%) Grafana
3 98 (48.76%) Terraform
4 97 (48.26%) Ansible
5 45 (22.39%) Puppet
6 39 (19.40%) Opscode Chef
7 29 (14.43%) Packer
8 22 (10.95%) Istio
9 19 (9.45%) ZABBIX
10 15 (7.46%) Single Sign-On
11 14 (6.97%) Kibana
12 12 (5.97%) Consul
13 11 (5.47%) Nagios
13 11 (5.47%) Rancher
14 10 (4.98%) Zipkin
15 9 (4.48%) logstash
16 7 (3.48%) Fluentd
16 7 (3.48%) Graylog
17 6 (2.99%) SCOM
18 5 (2.49%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 70 (34.83%) Splunk
2 48 (23.88%) AppDynamics
3 36 (17.91%) Atlassian
4 25 (12.44%) Dell
4 25 (12.44%) EMC
4 25 (12.44%) VMware
5 24 (11.94%) MuleSoft
6 11 (5.47%) Red Hat
7 9 (4.48%) Microsoft
7 9 (4.48%) SAP
8 8 (3.98%) CheckPoint
8 8 (3.98%) Google
9 7 (3.48%) Dynatrace
9 7 (3.48%) IBM
9 7 (3.48%) NetApp
9 7 (3.48%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (2.99%) Zscaler
11 4 (1.99%) HP
12 3 (1.49%) New Relic
12 3 (1.49%) PagerDuty