Period
to 27 November 2020

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 27 November 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
England > North West
6 months to
27 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 89 167 208
Rank change year-on-year +78 +41 -11
Contract jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch 37 37 8
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 1.68% 0.69% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.24% 2.63% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 30 5
Median daily rate £432 £500 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.70% -20.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £400 £420 £548
90th Percentile £494 £604 £645
England median daily rate £495 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -5.71% - -0.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 706 1,405 1,428
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 32.05% 26.02% 24.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 946 933
Median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £273 £268 £230
90th Percentile £596 £600 £600
England median daily rate £495 £500 £488
% change year-on-year -1.00% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 24 72
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.43 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.57% -0.40% -12.50%
10th Percentile £15.09 £13.65 £11.54
90th Percentile £57.75 £55.88 £42.50
Median hourly rate £27.01 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +22.75% +25.71% -13.58%

Amazon CloudWatch
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Amazon CloudWatch as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch in the North West.

Daily rate trend for Amazon CloudWatch in the North West

Amazon CloudWatch
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch in the North West over the 6 months to 27 November 2020.

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 27 November 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
Cheshire +58 26 £431 -31.04% 1
Manchester +36 11 £495 -1.00% 6
Amazon CloudWatch
England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 North West region with a requirement for Amazon CloudWatch.

1 37 (100.00%) AWS
2 30 (81.08%) AWS CloudFormation
3 26 (70.27%) AWS CloudTrail
4 25 (67.57%) Python
5 22 (59.46%) AWS Lambda
5 22 (59.46%) Serverless
6 20 (54.05%) Relational Database
7 19 (51.35%) Infrastructure as Code
8 18 (48.65%) DevOps
8 18 (48.65%) NoSQL
9 16 (43.24%) Test Automation
9 16 (43.24%) RDBMS
9 16 (43.24%) SonarQube
9 16 (43.24%) Canary Deployment
9 16 (43.24%) Blue-Green Deployment
9 16 (43.24%) Coveralls
10 15 (40.54%) Terraform
10 15 (40.54%) Java
11 13 (35.14%) Amazon EC2
11 13 (35.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 13 (35.14%) Docker
12 12 (32.43%) Flask
12 12 (32.43%) Amazon ECS
12 12 (32.43%) Django
13 11 (29.73%) TDD
14 10 (27.03%) Validation
14 10 (27.03%) Bash Shell
15 9 (24.32%) Linux
16 8 (21.62%) PostgreSQL
16 8 (21.62%) Finance

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 2 (5.41%) JBoss
1 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 37 (100.00%) AWS
2 30 (81.08%) AWS CloudFormation
3 26 (70.27%) AWS CloudTrail
4 22 (59.46%) AWS Lambda
4 22 (59.46%) Serverless
5 16 (43.24%) Coveralls
6 13 (35.14%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (35.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 12 (32.43%) Amazon ECS
8 8 (21.62%) Amazon EKS
8 8 (21.62%) Amazon S3
9 6 (16.22%) OpenShift
9 6 (16.22%) Route 53
10 3 (8.11%) Amazon Kinesis
10 3 (8.11%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (8.11%) AWS Fargate
10 3 (8.11%) Azure
10 3 (8.11%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (8.11%) CloudFront
11 2 (5.41%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) DNS
1 5 (13.51%) HTTP
2 3 (8.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (54.05%) Relational Database
2 18 (48.65%) NoSQL
3 16 (43.24%) RDBMS
4 8 (21.62%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (21.62%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database
5 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (10.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (5.41%) Amazon Aurora
7 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
7 2 (5.41%) MySQL
8 1 (2.70%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 16 (43.24%) SonarQube
2 7 (18.92%) Bitbucket Server
2 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
2 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
3 5 (13.51%) Gradle
3 5 (13.51%) JUnit
3 5 (13.51%) Maven
3 5 (13.51%) TeamCity
4 3 (8.11%) Hudson
5 2 (5.41%) CA Release Automation
5 2 (5.41%) JIRA
5 2 (5.41%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Law
4 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (75.68%) AWS Engineer
2 13 (35.14%) Cloud Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) AWS Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Architect
6 2 (5.41%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (5.41%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.70%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Azure Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) DevOps Developer
7 1 (2.70%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (32.43%) Django
1 12 (32.43%) Flask
2 7 (18.92%) OAuth
3 6 (16.22%) Elastic Stack
3 6 (16.22%) REST
4 5 (13.51%) JSON
4 5 (13.51%) OAuth2
4 5 (13.51%) SAML
4 5 (13.51%) YAML
5 1 (2.70%) Node.js
5 1 (2.70%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) PKI
2 5 (13.51%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (8.11%) Public Cloud
4 2 (5.41%) Cloud Native
4 2 (5.41%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Linux
2 5 (13.51%) Unix
3 4 (10.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Infrastructure as Code
2 18 (48.65%) DevOps
3 16 (43.24%) Blue-Green Deployment
3 16 (43.24%) Canary Deployment
3 16 (43.24%) Test Automation
4 11 (29.73%) TDD
5 10 (27.03%) Validation
6 8 (21.62%) Microservices
7 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
7 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (13.51%) Load Balancing
8 2 (5.41%) Decision-Making
8 2 (5.41%) Fintech
8 2 (5.41%) Runbook
8 2 (5.41%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 25 (67.57%) Python
2 15 (40.54%) Java
3 10 (27.03%) Bash Shell
4 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) QA
System Software
1 13 (35.14%) Docker
2 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (40.54%) Terraform
2 7 (18.92%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (16.22%) PingFederate
4 5 (13.51%) Puppet
4 5 (13.51%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (8.11%) FortiGate
6 2 (5.41%) Istio
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Splunk
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle
3 3 (8.11%) CommVault
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.41%) AppDynamics
4 2 (5.41%) MuleSoft