Period
to 3 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Amazon CloudWatch skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon CloudWatch over the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Amazon CloudWatch
UK > England
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 428 485 658
Rank change year-on-year +57 +173 +87
Contract jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch 130 372 221
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.35% 0.44% 0.23%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.13% 1.53% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 252 176
Median daily rate £550 £525 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -12.50% +20.00%
10th Percentile £425 £425 £450
90th Percentile £745 £681 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £600
% change year-on-year +4.76% -12.50% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £75.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -53.33% -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £75.00
% change year-on-year - -53.33% -

Amazon CloudWatch is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 11,529 24,369 20,650
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 31.19% 28.69% 21.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,759 16,841 14,198
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £308
90th Percentile £685 £660 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 327 280
Median hourly rate £34.25 £23.84 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.70% +19.18% -
10th Percentile £15.24 £12.75 £12.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £64.25 £61.25
Median hourly rate £33.61 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +49.38% +18.42% -

Amazon CloudWatch
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Amazon CloudWatch as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon CloudWatch in England

Amazon CloudWatch
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch in England.

Daily rate trend for Amazon CloudWatch in England

Amazon CloudWatch
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch in England over the 6 months to 3 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon CloudWatch in England

Amazon CloudWatch
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch in England.

Hourly rate trend for Amazon CloudWatch in England

Amazon CloudWatch
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch within the England region over the 6 months to 3 July 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
North of England +116 50 £600 +20.00% 10
London +65 49 £600 +5.26% 11
South East +130 28 £500 +11.11% 1
Yorkshire +90 22 £625 +4.17% 3
North West +54 14 £430 -12.91% 5
North East +45 14 £900 +50.00% 2
South West +55 2 £550 -21.43% 2
Amazon CloudWatch
UK

For the 6 months to 3 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch 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 across the England region with a requirement for Amazon CloudWatch.

1 118 (90.77%) AWS
2 79 (60.77%) Amazon EC2
2 79 (60.77%) Terraform
3 76 (58.46%) Python
4 72 (55.38%) DevOps
5 70 (53.85%) Amazon S3
6 69 (53.08%) Java
7 68 (52.31%) Serverless
8 63 (48.46%) AWS Lambda
9 60 (46.15%) Docker
10 48 (36.92%) Linux
11 44 (33.85%) Continuous Integration
12 43 (33.08%) Git (software)
12 43 (33.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 43 (33.08%) Infrastructure as Code
13 42 (32.31%) Jenkins
14 38 (29.23%) Amazon RDS
15 36 (27.69%) Ansible
15 36 (27.69%) Kubernetes
16 35 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
17 32 (24.62%) GitHub
17 32 (24.62%) Bash Shell
18 31 (23.85%) Big Data
19 30 (23.08%) Amazon ECS
20 29 (22.31%) GitLab
21 27 (20.77%) Identity Access Management
21 27 (20.77%) Open Source
21 27 (20.77%) Security Cleared
22 26 (20.00%) Puppet
22 26 (20.00%) CloudFront

Amazon CloudWatch
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 18 (13.85%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (9.23%) Tomcat
3 9 (6.92%) Confluence
4 4 (3.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (3.08%) CMS
4 4 (3.08%) Headless CMS
5 3 (2.31%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.31%) Red Hat Fuse
6 2 (1.54%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 118 (90.77%) AWS
2 79 (60.77%) Amazon EC2
3 70 (53.85%) Amazon S3
4 68 (52.31%) Serverless
5 63 (48.46%) AWS Lambda
6 43 (33.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 32 (24.62%) GitHub
8 30 (23.08%) Amazon ECS
9 26 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
9 26 (20.00%) CloudFront
10 23 (17.69%) Route 53
11 22 (16.92%) Amazon SQS
11 22 (16.92%) OpenShift
12 20 (15.38%) AWS CloudTrail
13 17 (13.08%) Amazon EMR
14 16 (12.31%) Azure
15 15 (11.54%) Amazon Cognito
16 12 (9.23%) Datadog
17 11 (8.46%) Amazon GuardDuty
18 9 (6.92%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.46%) HTTP
2 9 (6.92%) DNS
3 6 (4.62%) Firewall
4 3 (2.31%) Network Security
4 3 (2.31%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.31%) VPN
5 2 (1.54%) MQTT
6 1 (0.77%) Internet
6 1 (0.77%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (29.23%) Amazon RDS
2 31 (23.85%) Big Data
3 18 (13.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 18 (13.85%) NoSQL
4 14 (10.77%) MySQL
5 11 (8.46%) MongoDB
6 10 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (6.92%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (6.15%) Relational Database
9 7 (5.38%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (4.62%) RDBMS
11 5 (3.85%) Electronic Patient Records
12 4 (3.08%) Amazon Athena
13 3 (2.31%) Amazon Aurora
13 3 (2.31%) Oracle Database
13 3 (2.31%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (2.31%) Oracle Database 12c
14 2 (1.54%) Hadoop
14 2 (1.54%) Redis
14 2 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 43 (33.08%) Git (software)
2 42 (32.31%) Jenkins
3 29 (22.31%) GitLab
4 20 (15.38%) Bitbucket
5 16 (12.31%) CircleCI
6 12 (9.23%) Maven
7 11 (8.46%) GoCD
7 11 (8.46%) Travis CI
8 10 (7.69%) Bitbucket Server
8 10 (7.69%) Gradle
8 10 (7.69%) JIRA
9 9 (6.92%) SonarQube
9 9 (6.92%) TeamCity
10 8 (6.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (5.38%) JUnit
12 6 (4.62%) Snyk
12 6 (4.62%) Spinnaker
13 4 (3.08%) IntelliJ
14 2 (1.54%) Grunt
14 2 (1.54%) Mocha
General
1 19 (14.62%) Finance
2 14 (10.77%) Public Sector
3 8 (6.15%) Legal
4 3 (2.31%) Electronics
5 2 (1.54%) Banking
5 2 (1.54%) Law
5 2 (1.54%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.54%) Retail
6 1 (0.77%) Marketing
6 1 (0.77%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 53 (40.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 34 (26.15%) AWS Engineer
3 18 (13.85%) AWS DevOps
3 18 (13.85%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 17 (13.08%) Architect
5 13 (10.00%) Senior DevOps
5 13 (10.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 11 (8.46%) Cloud Engineer
7 10 (7.69%) Support Engineer
8 8 (6.15%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 8 (6.15%) Operations Engineer
9 7 (5.38%) Cloud Architect
9 7 (5.38%) Developer
10 6 (4.62%) Applications Engineer
10 6 (4.62%) Applications Support
10 6 (4.62%) Applications Support Engineer
10 6 (4.62%) Consultant
10 6 (4.62%) Operations Support Engineer
10 6 (4.62%) Senior Architect
10 6 (4.62%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (20.00%) Node.js
2 23 (17.69%) Web Services
3 18 (13.85%) Elastic Stack
3 18 (13.85%) RESTful
4 16 (12.31%) Kafka
5 13 (10.00%) REST
6 11 (8.46%) LAMP
7 9 (6.92%) Sensu
8 7 (5.38%) JSON
9 6 (4.62%) Memcached
9 6 (4.62%) Spring Boot
10 5 (3.85%) .NET
10 5 (3.85%) React
10 5 (3.85%) SOAP
11 4 (3.08%) Spring
12 3 (2.31%) OAuth2
12 3 (2.31%) SAML
12 3 (2.31%) Velocity
12 3 (2.31%) XML
12 3 (2.31%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.08%) Linux Command Line
2 13 (10.00%) Cloud Native
3 10 (7.69%) Public Cloud
4 9 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.85%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.31%) PKI
7 2 (1.54%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.54%) User Experience
8 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.77%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.77%) iPad
8 1 (0.77%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 48 (36.92%) Linux
2 25 (19.23%) Unix
3 9 (6.92%) Windows
4 3 (2.31%) Debian
4 3 (2.31%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.54%) Android
5 2 (1.54%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.77%) CentOS
6 1 (0.77%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (55.38%) DevOps
2 44 (33.85%) Continuous Integration
3 43 (33.08%) Infrastructure as Code
4 35 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (20.77%) Identity Access Management
5 27 (20.77%) Open Source
6 25 (19.23%) Configuration Management
6 25 (19.23%) Microservices
7 19 (14.62%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 17 (13.08%) Continuous Deployment
8 17 (13.08%) TDD
9 16 (12.31%) BDD
9 16 (12.31%) Project Planning
9 16 (12.31%) Security Architecture
9 16 (12.31%) Software Engineering
10 15 (11.54%) Test Automation
11 14 (10.77%) Data Ingestion
11 14 (10.77%) E-Commerce
11 14 (10.77%) Scrum
12 12 (9.23%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 76 (58.46%) Python
2 69 (53.08%) Java
3 32 (24.62%) Bash Shell
4 24 (18.46%) Go
5 21 (16.15%) Ruby
6 20 (15.38%) SQL
7 16 (12.31%) Java 8
8 14 (10.77%) Groovy
9 9 (6.92%) JavaScript
10 7 (5.38%) C++
10 7 (5.38%) Scala
11 4 (3.08%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.31%) C
12 3 (2.31%) C#
13 2 (1.54%) Apple Swift
13 2 (1.54%) ES6
13 2 (1.54%) Kotlin
13 2 (1.54%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.77%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (20.77%) Security Cleared
2 19 (14.62%) DV Cleared
3 11 (8.46%) AWS Certification
3 11 (8.46%) Degree
4 9 (6.92%) SC Cleared
5 8 (6.15%) CESG Certified Professional
5 8 (6.15%) CISM
5 8 (6.15%) CISSP
5 8 (6.15%) CRISC
6 6 (4.62%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (4.62%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (4.62%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.54%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.77%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.54%) QA
2 9 (6.92%) GDPR
3 6 (4.62%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.31%) Government Security Classifications
4 3 (2.31%) NCSC
5 1 (0.77%) PMO
5 1 (0.77%) PSD2
System Software
1 60 (46.15%) Docker
2 2 (1.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.54%) Apache Flume
2 2 (1.54%) HDFS
3 1 (0.77%) iptables
3 1 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 79 (60.77%) Terraform
2 36 (27.69%) Ansible
2 36 (27.69%) Kubernetes
3 26 (20.00%) Puppet
4 13 (10.00%) Packer
5 11 (8.46%) Nagios
6 10 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (6.92%) Prometheus
8 7 (5.38%) Single Sign-On
9 5 (3.85%) Grafana
10 4 (3.08%) Kibana
11 3 (2.31%) PingFederate
11 3 (2.31%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.77%) FortiGate
12 1 (0.77%) Nessus
Vendors
1 21 (16.15%) Splunk
2 14 (10.77%) Oracle
3 6 (4.62%) Adobe
3 6 (4.62%) New Relic
4 5 (3.85%) Zscaler
5 4 (3.08%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.31%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.31%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.54%) CA
7 2 (1.54%) Google
7 2 (1.54%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.54%) OutSystems
7 2 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.54%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.77%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.77%) Cadence
8 1 (0.77%) Capita
8 1 (0.77%) PagerDuty
8 1 (0.77%) Ping Identity
8 1 (0.77%) Twitter