Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 743 786 807
Rank change year-on-year +43 +21 -
Contract jobs citing Prometheus 139 59 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.065% 0.077%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.06% 0.61% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 39 57
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.44% -
10th Percentile £461 £325 £440
90th Percentile £638 £605 £609
UK excluding London median daily rate £510 £400 £588
% change year-on-year +27.51% -31.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 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 13,079 9,675 10,899
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.98% 10.71% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,707 6,415 6,909
UK median daily rate £480 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £278 £274 £263
90th Percentile £631 £603 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £380
% change year-on-year +3.66% +7.89% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 307 215 267
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £23.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.74% +2.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.60 £53.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £21.33
% change year-on-year -20.00% -6.24% +5.67%

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 24 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Prometheus in the UK

Prometheus
Top 10 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 24 May 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 +41 139 £550 +10.00% 42
London +30 114 £550 +4.76% 20
UK excluding London -18 23 £510 +27.51% 22
South East -17 11 £530 +34.22% 3
North of England -7 9 £450 +28.57% 13
Yorkshire -10 5 £475 +35.71% 6
North West - 4 £433 - 7
Midlands - 2 £550 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £550 - 1
East of England - 1 £525 - 4

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 121 (87.05%) Docker
2 103 (74.10%) DevOps
3 97 (69.78%) Kubernetes
4 90 (64.75%) Linux
5 86 (61.87%) Python
6 72 (51.80%) Agile Software Development
7 71 (51.08%) Amazon AWS
8 67 (48.20%) Jenkins
9 62 (44.60%) Go
10 57 (41.01%) Bash Shell
10 57 (41.01%) Grafana
11 56 (40.29%) Git (software)
12 49 (35.25%) Ansible
13 48 (34.53%) MongoDB
14 44 (31.65%) Elastic Stack
15 43 (30.94%) nginx
16 41 (29.50%) Kafka
16 41 (29.50%) Java
17 40 (28.78%) Red Hat
17 40 (28.78%) Elasticsearch
17 40 (28.78%) CentOS
18 39 (28.06%) MySQL
19 38 (27.34%) Nagios
19 38 (27.34%) Kibana
20 35 (25.18%) Terraform
21 34 (24.46%) Continuous Integration
21 34 (24.46%) Security Cleared
22 32 (23.02%) GitHub
23 31 (22.30%) Icinga
23 31 (22.30%) Ubuntu

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 43 (30.94%) nginx
2 40 (28.78%) Elasticsearch
3 19 (13.67%) Apache
4 14 (10.07%) Apache Spark
5 9 (6.47%) Tomcat
6 8 (5.76%) Apache Solr
7 6 (4.32%) Apache Pig
7 6 (4.32%) IPython
7 6 (4.32%) Jupyter
7 6 (4.32%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.44%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 71 (51.08%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (23.02%) GitHub
3 22 (15.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (10.79%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (10.79%) Amazon S3
4 15 (10.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 10 (7.19%) Route 53
6 9 (6.47%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (5.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 7 (5.04%) Amazon ELB
9 6 (4.32%) OpenShift
9 6 (4.32%) Serverless
10 5 (3.60%) AWS CloudTrail
10 5 (3.60%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (2.88%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (2.16%) PaaS
13 2 (1.44%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (1.44%) Loggly
13 2 (1.44%) Quay.io
13 2 (1.44%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 23 (16.55%) HTTP
1 23 (16.55%) TCP/IP
2 13 (9.35%) VPN
3 9 (6.47%) DNS
3 9 (6.47%) SSL
4 6 (4.32%) ICMP
4 6 (4.32%) OpenVPN
5 5 (3.60%) OpenLDAP
6 4 (2.88%) Firewall
7 3 (2.16%) DHCP
7 3 (2.16%) Kerberos
8 2 (1.44%) FTP
8 2 (1.44%) IMAP
8 2 (1.44%) LAN
8 2 (1.44%) SMTP
8 2 (1.44%) WAN
9 1 (0.72%) MPLS
9 1 (0.72%) OSPF
9 1 (0.72%) SNMP
9 1 (0.72%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (34.53%) MongoDB
2 39 (28.06%) MySQL
3 28 (20.14%) PostgreSQL
4 26 (18.71%) Hadoop
5 22 (15.83%) NoSQL
6 18 (12.95%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (7.19%) Big Data
8 8 (5.76%) Flink
9 7 (5.04%) Apache Hive
9 7 (5.04%) Redis
10 6 (4.32%) MariaDB
10 6 (4.32%) Neo4j
11 5 (3.60%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (2.88%) Blockchain
12 4 (2.88%) Relational Database
13 3 (2.16%) SQL Server
14 2 (1.44%) Presto
15 1 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
15 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
15 1 (0.72%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 67 (48.20%) Jenkins
2 56 (40.29%) Git (software)
3 29 (20.86%) Artifactory
4 24 (17.27%) GitLab
5 21 (15.11%) JUnit
6 13 (9.35%) Gradle
7 12 (8.63%) Mockito
8 8 (5.76%) SonarQube
9 6 (4.32%) JMeter
9 6 (4.32%) RStudio
10 5 (3.60%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (2.88%) Cucumber
11 4 (2.88%) Maven
12 3 (2.16%) Bitbucket
12 3 (2.16%) Gatling
12 3 (2.16%) LoadRunner
12 3 (2.16%) TeamCity
13 2 (1.44%) Gerrit
13 2 (1.44%) GoCD
General
1 7 (5.04%) Finance
2 4 (2.88%) Banking
3 2 (1.44%) Wholesale Banking
4 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.72%) Games
4 1 (0.72%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 85 (61.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (17.27%) Developer
3 18 (12.95%) Java Developer
4 17 (12.23%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 13 (9.35%) Linux Engineer
6 12 (8.63%) Consultant
6 12 (8.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 12 (8.63%) Senior DevOps
6 12 (8.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 11 (7.91%) Platform Engineer
8 10 (7.19%) AWS DevOps
8 10 (7.19%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 9 (6.47%) DevOps Consultant
10 8 (5.76%) Nagios Engineer
11 7 (5.04%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 7 (5.04%) AWS Engineer
11 7 (5.04%) Big Data Engineer
11 7 (5.04%) Kubernetes Specialist
12 6 (4.32%) Site Engineer
13 5 (3.60%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (31.65%) Elastic Stack
2 41 (29.50%) Kafka
3 19 (13.67%) Web Services
4 18 (12.95%) Spring
5 14 (10.07%) ActiveMQ
5 14 (10.07%) REST
6 13 (9.35%) Dropwizard
7 10 (7.19%) Guice
7 10 (7.19%) LEMP Stack
8 8 (5.76%) Node.js
8 8 (5.76%) OAuth
8 8 (5.76%) RESTful
8 8 (5.76%) SAML
8 8 (5.76%) XML
9 6 (4.32%) JSON
9 6 (4.32%) LDAP
9 6 (4.32%) Samza
9 6 (4.32%) SOAP
9 6 (4.32%) XML-RPC
10 5 (3.60%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.86%) Device Driver
2 14 (10.07%) Clustering
3 7 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.32%) Public Cloud
5 5 (3.60%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (3.60%) Replication
6 4 (2.88%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.88%) Fintech
7 3 (2.16%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 90 (64.75%) Linux
2 40 (28.78%) CentOS
3 31 (22.30%) Ubuntu
4 28 (20.14%) Unix
5 21 (15.11%) CoreOS
6 10 (7.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (4.32%) Windows
8 4 (2.88%) Solaris
9 3 (2.16%) AIX
10 1 (0.72%) Debian
10 1 (0.72%) Mesosphere
10 1 (0.72%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (74.10%) DevOps
2 72 (51.80%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (24.46%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (21.58%) Immutable Infrastructure
5 29 (20.86%) Open Source
6 27 (19.42%) Test Automation
7 26 (18.71%) Configuration Management
8 25 (17.99%) Scrum
9 22 (15.83%) Security Hardening
10 21 (15.11%) TDD
11 19 (13.67%) High Availability
12 17 (12.23%) Continuous Delivery
12 17 (12.23%) Multithreading
13 14 (10.07%) Microservices
14 13 (9.35%) Concurrent Programming
14 13 (9.35%) Pair Programming
14 13 (9.35%) Root Cause Analysis
14 13 (9.35%) Software Engineering
14 13 (9.35%) Unit Testing
15 12 (8.63%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 86 (61.87%) Python
2 62 (44.60%) Go
3 57 (41.01%) Bash Shell
4 41 (29.50%) Java
5 29 (20.86%) Ruby
6 20 (14.39%) Groovy
7 18 (12.95%) Java 8
7 18 (12.95%) SQL
8 13 (9.35%) JavaScript
9 11 (7.91%) Scala
10 10 (7.19%) Shell Script
11 7 (5.04%) PHP
12 4 (2.88%) Perl
12 4 (2.88%) PowerShell
13 3 (2.16%) C#
14 2 (1.44%) C++
15 1 (0.72%) Bourne shell
15 1 (0.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 34 (24.46%) Security Cleared
2 30 (21.58%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.47%) GCP
2 6 (4.32%) QA
System Software
1 121 (87.05%) Docker
2 15 (10.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 13 (9.35%) flannel
4 10 (7.19%) Ceph
5 7 (5.04%) KVM
6 6 (4.32%) HDFS
7 5 (3.60%) Squid
8 4 (2.88%) Active Directory
9 3 (2.16%) etcd
9 3 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (1.44%) GlusterFS
10 2 (1.44%) SkyDNS
10 2 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.72%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.72%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 97 (69.78%) Kubernetes
2 57 (41.01%) Grafana
3 49 (35.25%) Ansible
4 38 (27.34%) Kibana
4 38 (27.34%) Nagios
5 35 (25.18%) Terraform
6 31 (22.30%) Icinga
7 29 (20.86%) Puppet
8 28 (20.14%) logstash
9 22 (15.83%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 22 (15.83%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 22 (15.83%) Sysdig
10 21 (15.11%) HAProxy
11 14 (10.07%) Galera Cluster
12 13 (9.35%) Consul
13 12 (8.63%) Hadoop YARN
14 10 (7.19%) Fluentd
14 10 (7.19%) ZABBIX
15 8 (5.76%) Packer
16 7 (5.04%) rkt
Vendors
1 40 (28.78%) Red Hat
2 14 (10.07%) Google
2 14 (10.07%) Hortonworks
3 11 (7.91%) Splunk
4 5 (3.60%) AppDynamics
4 5 (3.60%) ForgeRock
4 5 (3.60%) Oracle
4 5 (3.60%) VMware
5 4 (2.88%) TIBCO
6 3 (2.16%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.16%) SOASTA, Inc
7 2 (1.44%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.44%) Black Duck
7 2 (1.44%) New Relic
7 2 (1.44%) PagerDuty
7 2 (1.44%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.44%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.72%) Dell
8 1 (0.72%) HP
8 1 (0.72%) Huawei