Period
to 20 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 20 February 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
UK
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 681 754 848
Rank change year-on-year +73 +94 -41
Contract jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch 188 89 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.093% 0.029%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.02% 0.74% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 59 23
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% +3.45%
10th Percentile £430 £400 £357
90th Percentile £675 £625 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £475 £525
% change year-on-year +15.79% -9.52% +31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 18,499 12,065 7,883
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.22% 12.66% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,814 8,351 5,450
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £300 £281 £275
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 169 122
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £18.55 £19.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.85% -7.08% -11.30%
10th Percentile £11.20 £11.20 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.10 £55.55 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.06 £19.50
% change year-on-year -0.35% -12.49% -2.53%

Amazon CloudWatch
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Amazon CloudWatch as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon CloudWatch in the UK

Amazon CloudWatch
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon CloudWatch in the UK

Amazon CloudWatch
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon CloudWatch in the UK

Amazon CloudWatch
Top 14 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 20 February 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
England +55 186 £550 +10.00% 49
London +4 96 £600 +20.00% 29
UK excluding London +56 88 £550 +15.79% 23
South East +21 43 £450 -7.69% 10
North of England +44 19 £550 -8.33% 4
Midlands +18 16 £550 +89.66% 3
North West +17 12 £550 -8.33% 2
West Midlands +14 7 £625 +115.52% 3
South West +19 6 £594 +5.21% 2
Yorkshire +1 6 - - 2
East Midlands +6 4 £588 -
East of England -12 4 £550 +32.53% 1
Wales -6 1 £475 +11.76% 1
North East - 1 £550 -

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 with a requirement for Amazon CloudWatch.

1 185 (98.40%) Amazon AWS
2 144 (76.60%) DevOps
3 132 (70.21%) Linux
4 127 (67.55%) Amazon EC2
5 115 (61.17%) Agile Software Development
6 105 (55.85%) Amazon S3
7 103 (54.79%) Git (software)
7 103 (54.79%) Ansible
8 102 (54.26%) Terraform
9 97 (51.60%) Docker
10 93 (49.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 91 (48.40%) Jenkins
12 85 (45.21%) AWS Lambda
12 85 (45.21%) Serverless
12 85 (45.21%) Bash Shell
13 84 (44.68%) Python
14 81 (43.09%) Configuration Management
15 79 (42.02%) Java
16 78 (41.49%) Amazon RDS
17 76 (40.43%) Puppet
18 71 (37.77%) JIRA
19 64 (34.04%) Opscode Chef
20 60 (31.91%) Confluence
21 58 (30.85%) Elasticsearch
22 55 (29.26%) Continuous Integration
23 53 (28.19%) AWS CloudFormation
24 51 (27.13%) Node.js
25 49 (26.06%) Route 53
26 43 (22.87%) Scrum
27 41 (21.81%) CloudFront

Amazon CloudWatch
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 60 (31.91%) Confluence
2 58 (30.85%) Elasticsearch
3 27 (14.36%) Tomcat
4 25 (13.30%) Apache
5 15 (7.98%) nginx
6 13 (6.91%) WebLogic
7 9 (4.79%) JBoss
7 9 (4.79%) Mule
8 7 (3.72%) Apache Solr
8 7 (3.72%) Mule ESB
9 6 (3.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 6 (3.19%) Apache Spark
9 6 (3.19%) Jetty
10 4 (2.13%) CMS
10 4 (2.13%) SAS
11 2 (1.06%) IIS
11 2 (1.06%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.53%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.53%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 185 (98.40%) Amazon AWS
2 127 (67.55%) Amazon EC2
3 105 (55.85%) Amazon S3
4 93 (49.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 85 (45.21%) AWS Lambda
5 85 (45.21%) Serverless
6 53 (28.19%) AWS CloudFormation
7 49 (26.06%) Route 53
8 41 (21.81%) CloudFront
9 36 (19.15%) GitHub
10 31 (16.49%) Amazon ELB
11 24 (12.77%) AWS CloudTrail
12 20 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
13 15 (7.98%) Amazon Kinesis
14 13 (6.91%) Amazon SQS
15 12 (6.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 12 (6.38%) Google Cloud Platform
16 7 (3.72%) SaaS
17 6 (3.19%) OpenShift
18 5 (2.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.17%) HTTP
2 18 (9.57%) OpenLDAP
3 17 (9.04%) DNS
4 15 (7.98%) SSH
5 11 (5.85%) OpenVPN
6 9 (4.79%) SMS
6 9 (4.79%) SSL
7 8 (4.26%) Firewall
7 8 (4.26%) TCP/IP
8 4 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (2.13%) VPN
9 3 (1.60%) Network Security
9 3 (1.60%) SMTP
10 2 (1.06%) ZigBee
11 1 (0.53%) DSL
11 1 (0.53%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (41.49%) Amazon RDS
2 22 (11.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 22 (11.70%) NoSQL
3 21 (11.17%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (10.11%) Big Data
5 18 (9.57%) MongoDB
6 16 (8.51%) MySQL
7 15 (7.98%) Data Mining
8 14 (7.45%) Amazon Redshift
8 14 (7.45%) Hadoop
9 11 (5.85%) Hazelcast
10 9 (4.79%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (4.26%) SQL Server
12 6 (3.19%) RDBMS
12 6 (3.19%) Relational Database
13 4 (2.13%) Redis
14 3 (1.60%) Amazon Aurora
14 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database
15 2 (1.06%) MarkLogic
16 1 (0.53%) HBase
Development Applications
1 103 (54.79%) Git (software)
2 91 (48.40%) Jenkins
3 71 (37.77%) JIRA
4 37 (19.68%) Maven
4 37 (19.68%) Sonatype Nexus
5 33 (17.55%) Artifactory
6 21 (11.17%) Cucumber
7 18 (9.57%) Bitbucket
8 17 (9.04%) JUnit
8 17 (9.04%) SonarQube
9 13 (6.91%) Liquibase
10 12 (6.38%) TeamCity
11 11 (5.85%) Ant
12 7 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (3.72%) Vagrant
13 6 (3.19%) Eclipse
13 6 (3.19%) GitLab
13 6 (3.19%) Gradle
13 6 (3.19%) IntelliJ
13 6 (3.19%) Mercurial
General
1 19 (10.11%) Finance
2 9 (4.79%) Banking
3 7 (3.72%) Publishing
4 6 (3.19%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.60%) Retail
7 2 (1.06%) Back Office
7 2 (1.06%) Billing
7 2 (1.06%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.53%) Electronics
8 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 116 (61.70%) DevOps Engineer
2 48 (25.53%) AWS Engineer
3 44 (23.40%) AWS DevOps
4 41 (21.81%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 20 (10.64%) Architect
5 20 (10.64%) Developer
6 14 (7.45%) AWS Architect
7 12 (6.38%) AWS Solutions Architect
7 12 (6.38%) Cloud Engineer
7 12 (6.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 12 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (4.79%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 9 (4.79%) Linux Engineer
9 8 (4.26%) Consultant
9 8 (4.26%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.26%) Senior DevOps
10 7 (3.72%) Java Developer
10 7 (3.72%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 6 (3.19%) .NET Developer
11 6 (3.19%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (27.13%) Node.js
2 31 (16.49%) Elastic Stack
3 27 (14.36%) Web Services
4 21 (11.17%) REST
5 14 (7.45%) AngularJS
6 12 (6.38%) React
7 11 (5.85%) MCollective
8 10 (5.32%) Spring
9 9 (4.79%) ActiveMQ
9 9 (4.79%) Kafka
9 9 (4.79%) RESTful
10 8 (4.26%) .NET
10 8 (4.26%) Hystrix
11 7 (3.72%) LAMP
11 7 (3.72%) LEMP Stack
12 6 (3.19%) ASP.NET
12 6 (3.19%) J2EE
12 6 (3.19%) JSF
12 6 (3.19%) Middleware
12 6 (3.19%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.83%) Linux Command Line
2 15 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.98%) Cloud Native
3 13 (6.91%) Fintech
4 12 (6.38%) Analytical Mindset
5 11 (5.85%) Public Cloud
6 9 (4.79%) Cyberthreat
7 7 (3.72%) Virtual Team
8 5 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.66%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (1.60%) PKI
10 3 (1.60%) Social Media
11 2 (1.06%) Taxonomies
12 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 132 (70.21%) Linux
2 40 (21.28%) Unix
3 28 (14.89%) CentOS
4 23 (12.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (7.45%) Windows
6 8 (4.26%) Debian
7 7 (3.72%) Ubuntu
8 5 (2.66%) CoreOS
9 4 (2.13%) Windows 10
9 4 (2.13%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.06%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.53%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (76.60%) DevOps
2 115 (61.17%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (43.09%) Configuration Management
4 55 (29.26%) Continuous Integration
5 43 (22.87%) Scrum
6 29 (15.43%) Continuous Delivery
7 27 (14.36%) Stakeholder Management
8 24 (12.77%) Open Source
9 22 (11.70%) Kanban
9 22 (11.70%) TDD
10 19 (10.11%) BDD
11 16 (8.51%) Analytics
11 16 (8.51%) Auto-Scaling
11 16 (8.51%) SIEM
11 16 (8.51%) Test Automation
12 15 (7.98%) Big Data Analytics
12 15 (7.98%) Data Analytics
12 15 (7.98%) Load Balancing
12 15 (7.98%) Software Engineering
13 14 (7.45%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 85 (45.21%) Bash Shell
2 84 (44.68%) Python
3 79 (42.02%) Java
4 24 (12.77%) Ruby
5 12 (6.38%) Go
5 12 (6.38%) JavaScript
5 12 (6.38%) SQL
6 11 (5.85%) C#
6 11 (5.85%) Groovy
6 11 (5.85%) PowerShell
7 8 (4.26%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.66%) Perl
9 4 (2.13%) PHP
10 2 (1.06%) XQuery
11 1 (0.53%) C-shell
11 1 (0.53%) ES6
11 1 (0.53%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (13.30%) AWS Certification
2 24 (12.77%) Security Cleared
3 21 (11.17%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.13%) MCSE
4 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.06%) Degree
6 1 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.19%) GCP
2 5 (2.66%) QA
3 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 97 (51.60%) Docker
2 16 (8.51%) Squid
3 11 (5.85%) Postfix
3 11 (5.85%) vCloud
3 11 (5.85%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (4.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (2.66%) HDFS
6 4 (2.13%) Varnish
6 4 (2.13%) XenApp
6 4 (2.13%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.60%) Active Directory
8 2 (1.06%) Firmware
8 2 (1.06%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.53%) BIND 9
9 1 (0.53%) Xen
Systems Management
1 103 (54.79%) Ansible
2 102 (54.26%) Terraform
3 76 (40.43%) Puppet
4 64 (34.04%) Opscode Chef
5 32 (17.02%) Kubernetes
6 24 (12.77%) Kibana
6 24 (12.77%) logstash
7 23 (12.23%) ZABBIX
8 21 (11.17%) Nagios
9 18 (9.57%) Rancher
10 16 (8.51%) Sysdig
11 14 (7.45%) Rsyslog
12 13 (6.91%) Packer
13 12 (6.38%) Docker Swarm
14 11 (5.85%) Grafana
14 11 (5.85%) Prometheus
15 9 (4.79%) Icinga
16 6 (3.19%) Business Desktop Deployment
16 6 (3.19%) Consul
17 5 (2.66%) rkt
Vendors
1 31 (16.49%) Atlassian
1 31 (16.49%) Splunk
2 14 (7.45%) AlienVault
2 14 (7.45%) Oracle
3 11 (5.85%) New Relic
3 11 (5.85%) Sonatype
3 11 (5.85%) VMware
4 10 (5.32%) Red Hat
5 9 (4.79%) AppDynamics
5 9 (4.79%) Microsoft
6 6 (3.19%) Adobe
6 6 (3.19%) Google
7 5 (2.66%) ForgeRock
8 4 (2.13%) Citrix
9 2 (1.06%) Greenplum
9 2 (1.06%) IBM
9 2 (1.06%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.53%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.53%) Qualys
10 1 (0.53%) SolarWinds