Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 192 230
Rank change year-on-year -12 +38 -16
Contract jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch 11 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.19% 0.11% 0.039%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.14% 0.97% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
North West median daily rate £600 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - -
England median daily rate £600 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +20.00% +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £75.00 - -

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 962 619 477
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.47% 11.34% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 417 320
North West median daily rate £438 £425 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.58% +2.65%
10th Percentile £275 £225 £305
90th Percentile £600 £588 £563
England median daily rate £485 £458 £450
% change year-on-year +5.90% +1.67% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 18 12
North West median hourly rate £15.00 £20.20 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.74% +36.95% -34.44%
10th Percentile £12.50 £9.78 £12.38
90th Percentile £53.00 £65.68 £37.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.55
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.83% -13.10%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch in the North West over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 19 June 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 -19 8 £575 +15.00% 5
Cheshire - 3 £630 -
Amazon CloudWatch
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 11 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (63.64%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (63.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 6 (54.55%) AWS CloudTrail
3 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
3 6 (54.55%) Linux
4 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) DevOps
5 4 (36.36%) Visualisation
5 4 (36.36%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 4 (36.36%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (36.36%) Serverless
5 4 (36.36%) JIRA
5 4 (36.36%) Python
5 4 (36.36%) Data Mining
5 4 (36.36%) SIEM
5 4 (36.36%) Analytics
5 4 (36.36%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (36.36%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (36.36%) Amazon S3
5 4 (36.36%) Release Management
5 4 (36.36%) Open Source
5 4 (36.36%) Big Data
5 4 (36.36%) Big Data Analytics
5 4 (36.36%) Data Analytics
6 3 (27.27%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (27.27%) Node.js
6 3 (27.27%) Process Architecture
6 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity

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 4 (36.36%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (18.18%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 11 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (63.64%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (63.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 6 (54.55%) AWS CloudTrail
4 4 (36.36%) Amazon S3
4 4 (36.36%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (36.36%) Serverless
5 3 (27.27%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (18.18%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (18.18%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (18.18%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (18.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (18.18%) CloudFront
6 2 (18.18%) Route 53
7 1 (9.09%) GitHub
7 1 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SMS
2 2 (18.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon RDS
1 4 (36.36%) Big Data
1 4 (36.36%) Data Mining
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (9.09%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
2 4 (36.36%) JIRA
3 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
1 4 (36.36%) Technical Architect
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (9.09%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Security Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Security Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Node.js
2 2 (18.18%) boto
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) JSON
2 2 (18.18%) React
2 2 (18.18%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) DevOps
2 4 (36.36%) Analytics
2 4 (36.36%) Big Data Analytics
2 4 (36.36%) Data Analytics
2 4 (36.36%) Open Source
2 4 (36.36%) Release Management
2 4 (36.36%) SIEM
2 4 (36.36%) Visualisation
2 4 (36.36%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Business Process Mapping
3 3 (27.27%) Change Control
3 3 (27.27%) Change Management
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
3 3 (27.27%) Process Architecture
3 3 (27.27%) Protective Monitoring
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) GCP
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Docker
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (18.18%) Docker Swarm
1 2 (18.18%) Kubernetes
1 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (9.09%) Ansible
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) AlienVault