Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 12 December 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.

Amazon CloudWatch
England > North West
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 214 189 221
Rank change year-on-year -25 +32 +24
Contract jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch 6 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.100% 0.23% 0.061%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.43% 1.69% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 3
North West median daily rate £575 £550 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% -8.33% +64.38%
England median daily rate £525 £525 £510
% change year-on-year - +2.94% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 the North West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,403 769 668
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 23.33% 13.53% 10.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 927 506 422
North West median daily rate £450 £431 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +1.47% +6.25%
10th Percentile £236 £257 £290
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 5 8
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +56.86% -57.77%
10th Percentile £11.41 £12.75 £10.88
90th Percentile £42.50 £113.05 £15.40
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -11.63%

Amazon CloudWatch
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Amazon CloudWatch as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon CloudWatch in the North West

Amazon CloudWatch
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon CloudWatch in the North West

Amazon CloudWatch
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 12 December 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
Manchester -16 3 £575 +4.55% 2
Cheshire -1 2 £575 +9.52%
Amazon CloudWatch
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for Amazon CloudWatch.

1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (66.67%) AWS CloudTrail
4 3 (50.00%) DevOps
4 3 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (50.00%) Serverless
4 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) VPN
4 3 (50.00%) Open Source
4 3 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (50.00%) Amazon S3
4 3 (50.00%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
5 2 (33.33%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (33.33%) Business Process Mapping
5 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (33.33%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (33.33%) SIEM
5 2 (33.33%) Change Control
5 2 (33.33%) Analytics
5 2 (33.33%) Puppet
5 2 (33.33%) Big Data
5 2 (33.33%) Big Data Analytics

Amazon CloudWatch
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (33.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (66.67%) AWS CloudTrail
2 4 (66.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (50.00%) Amazon S3
3 3 (50.00%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (50.00%) Serverless
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (33.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (16.67%) IaaS
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (16.67%) PaaS
5 1 (16.67%) Route 53
5 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) ICMP
2 1 (16.67%) SMS
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (33.33%) Big Data
2 2 (33.33%) Data Mining
2 2 (33.33%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) GitLab
3 1 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) AWS Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Security Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) boto
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
1 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps
1 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Big Data Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Business Process Mapping
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) Data Security
2 2 (33.33%) Process Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) Release Management
2 2 (33.33%) SIEM
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (16.67%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (16.67%) Ansible
3 1 (16.67%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (16.67%) Grafana
3 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes
3 1 (16.67%) Prometheus
3 1 (16.67%) Rundeck
3 1 (16.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) AlienVault
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft