Period
to 24 January 2021

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 24 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.

Amazon CloudWatch
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 411 582 605
Rank change year-on-year +171 +23 +72
Contract jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch 127 146 248
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.37% 0.22% 0.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.12% 0.74% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 108 173
Median daily rate £500 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £406 £413 £425
90th Percentile £688 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £517 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -6.00% +4.76% -2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £27.50 - -

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 11,345 19,858 23,571
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.03% 30.23% 25.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,088 13,989 16,737
Median daily rate £488 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £303 £280 £306
90th Percentile £660 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £495 £490 £500
% change year-on-year +1.02% -1.90% +5.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 288 269
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +14.29% -2.78%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £60.00 £74.65 £42.10
Median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +15.38% +11.43% -3.34%

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 24 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram 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 24 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
London +98 65 £550 - 21
North of England +98 31 £450 -17.43% 10
North West +68 25 £450 -16.28% 5
South East +125 20 £475 -13.64% 5
Midlands +54 7 £425 -15.84% 5
East Midlands +46 6 £425 -15.84% 1
East of England +54 5 £400 -34.69% 4
North East +40 4 £500 -45.95% 2
Yorkshire +50 2 £475 -8.70% 3
West Midlands +44 1 £450 +38.46% 3
Amazon CloudWatch
UK

For the 6 months to 24 January 2021, 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.

1 122 (96.06%) AWS
2 75 (59.06%) AWS Lambda
2 75 (59.06%) Serverless
3 70 (55.12%) Python
4 66 (51.97%) Amazon S3
5 47 (37.01%) DevOps
6 46 (36.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 45 (35.43%) Terraform
8 43 (33.86%) AWS CloudFormation
9 40 (31.50%) Amazon EC2
10 36 (28.35%) Amazon RDS
11 35 (27.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 33 (25.98%) Amazon SQS
13 32 (25.20%) Linux
14 31 (24.41%) Microservices
14 31 (24.41%) Jenkins
15 30 (23.62%) AWS CloudTrail
16 29 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
17 28 (22.05%) Route 53
18 27 (21.26%) Kubernetes
18 27 (21.26%) Java
19 26 (20.47%) MySQL
19 26 (20.47%) Git (software)
19 26 (20.47%) Ansible
19 26 (20.47%) Docker
19 26 (20.47%) Amazon ECS
20 25 (19.69%) SC Cleared
20 25 (19.69%) Security Cleared
21 24 (18.90%) Infrastructure as Code
22 21 (16.54%) Amazon EKS

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 10 (7.87%) Tomcat
2 9 (7.09%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (4.72%) JBoss
4 4 (3.15%) Confluence
5 3 (2.36%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.36%) IIS
6 2 (1.57%) IBM Domino
6 2 (1.57%) nginx
7 1 (0.79%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.79%) Drupal
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.79%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 122 (96.06%) AWS
2 75 (59.06%) AWS Lambda
2 75 (59.06%) Serverless
3 66 (51.97%) Amazon S3
4 43 (33.86%) AWS CloudFormation
5 40 (31.50%) Amazon EC2
6 35 (27.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 33 (25.98%) Amazon SQS
8 30 (23.62%) AWS CloudTrail
9 28 (22.05%) Route 53
10 26 (20.47%) Amazon ECS
11 21 (16.54%) Amazon EKS
11 21 (16.54%) Amazon Kinesis
12 19 (14.96%) AWS Step Functions
12 19 (14.96%) Azure
13 16 (12.60%) Amazon Cognito
14 13 (10.24%) AWS CodePipeline
14 13 (10.24%) CloudFront
15 12 (9.45%) SaaS
16 11 (8.66%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.09%) Firewall
2 8 (6.30%) VPN
3 7 (5.51%) Network Security
4 5 (3.94%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (3.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 5 (3.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (3.94%) WAN
5 4 (3.15%) HTTP
6 3 (2.36%) DNS
7 2 (1.57%) DHCP
7 2 (1.57%) FTP
7 2 (1.57%) Internet
7 2 (1.57%) SMTP
7 2 (1.57%) SSH
7 2 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.79%) DSL
8 1 (0.79%) LAN
8 1 (0.79%) OpenVPN
8 1 (0.79%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (36.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 36 (28.35%) Amazon RDS
3 26 (20.47%) MySQL
4 18 (14.17%) Relational Database
5 16 (12.60%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (11.81%) NoSQL
7 12 (9.45%) Amazon Aurora
8 10 (7.87%) Big Data
9 9 (7.09%) RDBMS
10 8 (6.30%) Redis
11 6 (4.72%) Amazon Redshift
12 5 (3.94%) MongoDB
13 4 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (3.15%) Neo4j
13 4 (3.15%) Oracle Database
13 4 (3.15%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (3.15%) Oracle Database 12c
14 3 (2.36%) Amazon Athena
14 3 (2.36%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (2.36%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 31 (24.41%) Jenkins
2 26 (20.47%) Git (software)
3 15 (11.81%) SonarQube
4 11 (8.66%) JIRA
5 6 (4.72%) Subversion
6 5 (3.94%) Maven
6 5 (3.94%) Selenium
7 4 (3.15%) GitLab
7 4 (3.15%) IntelliJ
7 4 (3.15%) JUnit
7 4 (3.15%) Mockito
7 4 (3.15%) Sublime Text
8 3 (2.36%) Hudson
8 3 (2.36%) Mocha
8 3 (2.36%) Postman
8 3 (2.36%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.57%) JMeter
9 2 (1.57%) REST Assured
9 2 (1.57%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (7.87%) Finance
2 5 (3.94%) Public Sector
3 4 (3.15%) Banking
4 3 (2.36%) Law
5 2 (1.57%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.79%) Advertising
6 1 (0.79%) Billing
6 1 (0.79%) Electronics
6 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.79%) Marketing
6 1 (0.79%) Police
6 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (28.35%) AWS Engineer
2 31 (24.41%) Developer
3 22 (17.32%) Architect
4 21 (16.54%) AWS Developer
4 21 (16.54%) DevOps Engineer
5 16 (12.60%) Cloud Engineer
6 14 (11.02%) AWS DevOps
7 11 (8.66%) Python Developer
8 10 (7.87%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 7 (5.51%) Python Engineer
10 6 (4.72%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (3.94%) Applications Engineer
11 5 (3.94%) Applications Support
11 5 (3.94%) Applications Support Engineer
11 5 (3.94%) Java Developer
11 5 (3.94%) Support Engineer
12 4 (3.15%) Network Architect
12 4 (3.15%) Operations Engineer
12 4 (3.15%) Server Engineer
12 4 (3.15%) Serverless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.60%) Node.js
2 15 (11.81%) Web Services
3 14 (11.02%) JSON
4 13 (10.24%) Elastic Stack
4 13 (10.24%) RESTful
5 10 (7.87%) .NET
5 10 (7.87%) Django
5 10 (7.87%) Flask
6 9 (7.09%) REST
7 8 (6.30%) React
8 7 (5.51%) XML
8 7 (5.51%) YAML
9 6 (4.72%) Lambda Expressions
10 5 (3.94%) JMS
10 5 (3.94%) LAMP
10 5 (3.94%) OAuth
10 5 (3.94%) Sensu
11 4 (3.15%) HTML
11 4 (3.15%) Spring
11 4 (3.15%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.66%) Linux Command Line
2 10 (7.87%) User Experience
3 8 (6.30%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.94%) Cloud Native
5 5 (3.94%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.36%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.36%) PKI
7 2 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.57%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.57%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.57%) Robotics
7 2 (1.57%) Social Media
8 1 (0.79%) BYOD
8 1 (0.79%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.79%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.79%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (0.79%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 32 (25.20%) Linux
2 10 (7.87%) Unix
3 8 (6.30%) Windows
4 4 (3.15%) Amazon Linux
5 3 (2.36%) HPUX
5 3 (2.36%) Solaris
5 3 (2.36%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.57%) Android
6 2 (1.57%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.57%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.79%) AIX
7 1 (0.79%) CentOS
7 1 (0.79%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (37.01%) DevOps
2 31 (24.41%) Microservices
3 29 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (18.90%) Infrastructure as Code
5 17 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (13.39%) Test Automation
6 16 (12.60%) Scrum
6 16 (12.60%) TDD
7 12 (9.45%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (8.66%) Configuration Management
8 11 (8.66%) Migration
9 9 (7.09%) Blue-Green Deployment
9 9 (7.09%) Canary Deployment
9 9 (7.09%) Open Source
9 9 (7.09%) Validation
10 8 (6.30%) API Design
10 8 (6.30%) ETL
11 7 (5.51%) Auto-Scaling
11 7 (5.51%) Service Management
11 7 (5.51%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (55.12%) Python
2 27 (21.26%) Java
3 14 (11.02%) Bash Shell
4 10 (7.87%) JavaScript
4 10 (7.87%) SQL
5 8 (6.30%) Java 8
6 7 (5.51%) Ruby
7 6 (4.72%) TypeScript
8 5 (3.94%) C++
9 4 (3.15%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.36%) Go
10 3 (2.36%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.57%) C#
11 2 (1.57%) ES6
11 2 (1.57%) PHP
12 1 (0.79%) Groovy
12 1 (0.79%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.79%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.79%) Perl
12 1 (0.79%) R
Qualifications
1 25 (19.69%) SC Cleared
1 25 (19.69%) Security Cleared
2 18 (14.17%) AWS Certification
3 4 (3.15%) Degree
4 3 (2.36%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.36%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.45%) QA
2 4 (3.15%) GDPR
3 3 (2.36%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.57%) NIST
5 1 (0.79%) HIPAA
System Software
1 26 (20.47%) Docker
2 4 (3.15%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.36%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.57%) HDFS
5 1 (0.79%) iptables
Systems Management
1 45 (35.43%) Terraform
2 27 (21.26%) Kubernetes
3 26 (20.47%) Ansible
4 14 (11.02%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (11.02%) Puppet
5 9 (7.09%) Prometheus
6 7 (5.51%) Grafana
6 7 (5.51%) Kibana
6 7 (5.51%) Nagios
7 3 (2.36%) FortiGate
7 3 (2.36%) PingFederate
8 2 (1.57%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (1.57%) Istio
8 2 (1.57%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.79%) Consul
9 1 (0.79%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.79%) logstash
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle Statspack
9 1 (0.79%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (13.39%) Splunk
2 12 (9.45%) Oracle
3 8 (6.30%) CheckPoint
4 6 (4.72%) Cisco
4 6 (4.72%) VMware
5 5 (3.94%) F5
5 5 (3.94%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.94%) Palo Alto
6 4 (3.15%) AppDynamics
6 4 (3.15%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.36%) 3PAR
7 3 (2.36%) CommVault
7 3 (2.36%) NetApp
8 2 (1.57%) Databricks
8 2 (1.57%) HP
8 2 (1.57%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.57%) Xerox
9 1 (0.79%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.79%) ForeScout
9 1 (0.79%) Okta