Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 708 738 821
Rank change year-on-year +30 +83 -
Contract jobs citing Prometheus 178 94 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.099% 0.076%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.30% 0.89% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 71 54
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £450 £385 £440
90th Percentile £625 £638 £611
UK excluding London median daily rate £518 £425 £588
% change year-on-year +21.81% -27.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
UK median hourly rate £72.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.14% - -
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 13,686 10,512 12,269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.23% 11.04% 11.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,096 6,950 7,913
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £418 £388
% change year-on-year +1.67% +7.87% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 369 233 273
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £11.98 £11.25 £12.80
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.90 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year - -23.91% +13.95%

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 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Prometheus in the UK

Prometheus
Top 13 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 19 July 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 +42 176 £550 +4.76% 44
London +54 143 £550 - 36
UK excluding London -16 33 £518 +21.81% 11
South East -3 12 £480 +19.85%
North of England -25 9 £525 +16.67% 3
East of England - 6 £525 - 4
North West - 4 £600 - 1
Yorkshire -36 3 £525 +16.67% 2
Scotland -48 2 £550 +37.50% 1
South West - 2 £494 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £550 -
Midlands - 2 £550 -
North East - 2 £525 -

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, 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.

1 141 (79.21%) Docker
2 129 (72.47%) DevOps
3 113 (63.48%) Python
4 112 (62.92%) Kubernetes
5 106 (59.55%) Linux
6 95 (53.37%) Jenkins
6 95 (53.37%) Agile Software Development
7 91 (51.12%) Amazon AWS
8 81 (45.51%) Grafana
9 73 (41.01%) Go
10 69 (38.76%) MongoDB
11 66 (37.08%) Git (software)
12 64 (35.96%) Ansible
13 63 (35.39%) GitHub
13 63 (35.39%) Bash Shell
14 56 (31.46%) Kafka
15 55 (30.90%) Elastic Stack
16 45 (25.28%) Java
17 44 (24.72%) Terraform
17 44 (24.72%) Elasticsearch
18 43 (24.16%) Red Hat
18 43 (24.16%) Nagios
18 43 (24.16%) Continuous Integration
19 41 (23.03%) CentOS
19 41 (23.03%) Ubuntu
19 41 (23.03%) MySQL
20 40 (22.47%) Configuration Management
20 40 (22.47%) Icinga
21 38 (21.35%) Immutable Infrastructure
21 38 (21.35%) Ruby

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 44 (24.72%) Elasticsearch
2 33 (18.54%) nginx
3 16 (8.99%) OpenStack
4 15 (8.43%) Apache
5 11 (6.18%) Apache Spark
6 9 (5.06%) Apache Solr
7 6 (3.37%) Apache Pig
7 6 (3.37%) IPython
7 6 (3.37%) Jupyter
8 4 (2.25%) Confluence
9 3 (1.69%) SAS
10 2 (1.12%) JBoss
11 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 91 (51.12%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (35.39%) GitHub
3 23 (12.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (9.55%) Amazon S3
5 13 (7.30%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (4.49%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (4.49%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (4.49%) Route 53
6 8 (4.49%) Slack
6 8 (4.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 7 (3.93%) Quay.io
8 5 (2.81%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (2.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (1.69%) OpenShift
10 3 (1.69%) Runscope
10 3 (1.69%) Serverless
11 2 (1.12%) Loggly
11 2 (1.12%) npm
11 2 (1.12%) SaaS
11 2 (1.12%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 25 (14.04%) HTTP
2 24 (13.48%) TCP/IP
3 14 (7.87%) VPN
4 12 (6.74%) SSL
5 10 (5.62%) DNS
6 8 (4.49%) OpenVPN
7 6 (3.37%) ICMP
8 3 (1.69%) BGP
8 3 (1.69%) Firewall
8 3 (1.69%) HTTPS
8 3 (1.69%) Kerberos
8 3 (1.69%) LAN
8 3 (1.69%) OSPF
8 3 (1.69%) SNMP
8 3 (1.69%) WAN
9 2 (1.12%) DHCP
9 2 (1.12%) Junos
9 2 (1.12%) MPLS
9 2 (1.12%) MRTG
9 2 (1.12%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (38.76%) MongoDB
2 41 (23.03%) MySQL
3 31 (17.42%) NoSQL
4 29 (16.29%) Apache Cassandra
5 26 (14.61%) PostgreSQL
6 23 (12.92%) Big Data
6 23 (12.92%) Hadoop
7 14 (7.87%) InfluxDB
8 11 (6.18%) Apache Hive
8 11 (6.18%) Redis
9 8 (4.49%) Flink
10 6 (3.37%) MariaDB
10 6 (3.37%) Neo4j
11 5 (2.81%) Blockchain
11 5 (2.81%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.69%) HBase
13 2 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database
13 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (1.12%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 95 (53.37%) Jenkins
2 66 (37.08%) Git (software)
3 33 (18.54%) GitLab
4 28 (15.73%) Artifactory
5 22 (12.36%) JUnit
6 16 (8.99%) Mockito
7 15 (8.43%) JIRA
8 14 (7.87%) Gradle
9 10 (5.62%) Bitbucket
10 8 (4.49%) JMeter
11 7 (3.93%) Cucumber
12 6 (3.37%) RStudio
12 6 (3.37%) SonarQube
13 4 (2.25%) Gatling
13 4 (2.25%) LoadRunner
14 3 (1.69%) Maven
15 2 (1.12%) git-flow
15 2 (1.12%) GoCD
15 2 (1.12%) Robot Framework
15 2 (1.12%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (2.81%) Finance
2 4 (2.25%) Retail
3 3 (1.69%) Banking
3 3 (1.69%) Games
4 2 (1.12%) Wholesale Banking
5 1 (0.56%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 102 (57.30%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (15.73%) Developer
3 23 (12.92%) Java Developer
4 18 (10.11%) Senior DevOps
4 18 (10.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 15 (8.43%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 11 (6.18%) Data Engineer
7 9 (5.06%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 9 (5.06%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 8 (4.49%) Big Data Engineer
8 8 (4.49%) Platform Engineer
8 8 (4.49%) Site Engineer
9 7 (3.93%) Lead DevOps
9 7 (3.93%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (3.37%) Analyst
10 6 (3.37%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 5 (2.81%) AWS DevOps
11 5 (2.81%) AWS Engineer
11 5 (2.81%) Consultant
11 5 (2.81%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (31.46%) Kafka
2 55 (30.90%) Elastic Stack
3 23 (12.92%) Web Services
4 22 (12.36%) Spring
5 17 (9.55%) ActiveMQ
6 16 (8.99%) REST
7 14 (7.87%) Dropwizard
8 11 (6.18%) Guice
8 11 (6.18%) RESTful
9 10 (5.62%) RabbitMQ
10 8 (4.49%) OAuth
10 8 (4.49%) SAML
11 7 (3.93%) XML
12 6 (3.37%) JSON
12 6 (3.37%) React
12 6 (3.37%) Samza
12 6 (3.37%) SOAP
12 6 (3.37%) XML-RPC
13 5 (2.81%) LEMP Stack
13 5 (2.81%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 35 (19.66%) Device Driver
2 15 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.87%) Clustering
4 8 (4.49%) Replication
5 7 (3.93%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (3.93%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (3.37%) Fintech
6 6 (3.37%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.81%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.25%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.69%) Video on Demand
10 2 (1.12%) User Experience
11 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.56%) FMCG
11 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.56%) Mashup
11 1 (0.56%) MPEG
11 1 (0.56%) Renewable Energy
11 1 (0.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 106 (59.55%) Linux
2 41 (23.03%) CentOS
2 41 (23.03%) Ubuntu
3 27 (15.17%) Unix
4 21 (11.80%) CoreOS
5 7 (3.93%) Windows
6 4 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.69%) AIX
7 3 (1.69%) Debian
7 3 (1.69%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.12%) DC/OS
8 2 (1.12%) Mesosphere
9 1 (0.56%) Solaris
9 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (72.47%) DevOps
2 95 (53.37%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (24.16%) Continuous Integration
4 40 (22.47%) Configuration Management
5 38 (21.35%) Immutable Infrastructure
6 36 (20.22%) Open Source
7 34 (19.10%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 30 (16.85%) Test Automation
9 27 (15.17%) High Availability
10 26 (14.61%) Scrum
11 25 (14.04%) Security Hardening
12 24 (13.48%) TDD
13 22 (12.36%) Continuous Delivery
14 19 (10.67%) Analytics
14 19 (10.67%) Mentoring
15 18 (10.11%) Microservices
15 18 (10.11%) Software Engineering
16 16 (8.99%) Data Analytics
16 16 (8.99%) Multithreading
17 15 (8.43%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 113 (63.48%) Python
2 73 (41.01%) Go
3 63 (35.39%) Bash Shell
4 45 (25.28%) Java
5 38 (21.35%) Ruby
6 35 (19.66%) SQL
7 20 (11.24%) JavaScript
8 19 (10.67%) Java 8
9 17 (9.55%) Groovy
10 15 (8.43%) Shell Script
11 14 (7.87%) Scala
12 10 (5.62%) Perl
12 10 (5.62%) PHP
13 3 (1.69%) R
14 2 (1.12%) Bourne shell
14 2 (1.12%) C++
14 2 (1.12%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.56%) Rust
15 1 (0.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 23 (12.92%) Security Cleared
2 20 (11.24%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.25%) Degree
4 1 (0.56%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.18%) GCP
2 10 (5.62%) QA
3 4 (2.25%) GDPR
System Software
1 141 (79.21%) Docker
2 19 (10.67%) Ceph
3 14 (7.87%) flannel
4 13 (7.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 13 (7.30%) KVM
5 10 (5.62%) etcd
6 9 (5.06%) GlusterFS
6 9 (5.06%) SkyDNS
7 6 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (1.69%) Xen
9 2 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.56%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.56%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.56%) HDFS
10 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.56%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 112 (62.92%) Kubernetes
2 81 (45.51%) Grafana
3 64 (35.96%) Ansible
4 44 (24.72%) Terraform
5 43 (24.16%) Nagios
6 40 (22.47%) Icinga
7 36 (20.22%) Kibana
8 33 (18.54%) Puppet
9 27 (15.17%) HAProxy
9 27 (15.17%) logstash
10 25 (14.04%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 25 (14.04%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 24 (13.48%) Sysdig
12 16 (8.99%) Graphite
13 14 (7.87%) Galera Cluster
13 14 (7.87%) Opscode Chef
14 12 (6.74%) Fluentd
15 11 (6.18%) Consul
16 9 (5.06%) Hadoop YARN
16 9 (5.06%) rkt
Vendors
1 43 (24.16%) Red Hat
2 27 (15.17%) Google
3 14 (7.87%) Hortonworks
3 14 (7.87%) Splunk
4 11 (6.18%) New Relic
5 10 (5.62%) Tableau
6 9 (5.06%) VMware
7 8 (4.49%) Alteryx
8 6 (3.37%) AppDynamics
8 6 (3.37%) Microsoft
9 5 (2.81%) Oracle
9 5 (2.81%) SaltStack
10 4 (2.25%) Dynatrace
10 4 (2.25%) SOASTA, Inc
11 2 (1.12%) Cisco
11 2 (1.12%) Cloudera
11 2 (1.12%) HP
11 2 (1.12%) Huawei
11 2 (1.12%) MapR
11 2 (1.12%) Rackspace