Period
to 24 June 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 24 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
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 661 746 790
Rank change year-on-year +85 +44 +23
Contract jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch 225 95 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.10% 0.097%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.10% 0.77% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 58 72
UK median daily rate £600 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +8.11% +11.45%
10th Percentile £450 £413 £358
90th Percentile £675 £603 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £500 £510
% change year-on-year +10.00% -1.96% +39.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £75.00 - -
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 20,427 12,391 9,683
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.37% 13.53% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,917 8,536 6,742
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +10.43%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £288
90th Percentile £638 £619 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 176 155
UK median hourly rate £18.95 £19.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.29% -3.11% -12.84%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.88 £11.70
90th Percentile £56.25 £60.50 £46.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year -2.86% +7.69% -18.75%

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 24 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon CloudWatch in the UK

Amazon CloudWatch
Top 12 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 24 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
England +82 224 £600 +20.00% 55
London +42 159 £600 +20.00% 34
UK excluding London +5 65 £550 +10.00% 22
South East -5 30 £583 +16.50% 8
North of England -6 20 £500 -0.10% 5
South West +16 11 £550 -2.65% 2
North West -15 11 £600 +20.00% 1
Yorkshire - 5 £450 - 1
Midlands - 4 £625 - 5
North East - 4 £512 - 3
West Midlands - 2 £625 - 3
East Midlands - 1 £625 - 2

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for Amazon CloudWatch.

1 220 (97.78%) Amazon AWS
2 163 (72.44%) DevOps
3 159 (70.67%) Jenkins
4 153 (68.00%) Linux
5 142 (63.11%) Python
6 139 (61.78%) Amazon EC2
7 129 (57.33%) Amazon S3
7 129 (57.33%) Agile Software Development
8 122 (54.22%) Terraform
9 117 (52.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 117 (52.00%) Ansible
10 116 (51.56%) Docker
11 104 (46.22%) Amazon RDS
11 104 (46.22%) Configuration Management
11 104 (46.22%) Serverless
12 103 (45.78%) Java
13 102 (45.33%) AWS Lambda
14 96 (42.67%) Git (software)
15 88 (39.11%) Opscode Chef
16 80 (35.56%) JIRA
17 78 (34.67%) Bash Shell
17 78 (34.67%) Puppet
18 73 (32.44%) Continuous Integration
19 69 (30.67%) AWS CloudFormation
20 68 (30.22%) CloudFront
21 67 (29.78%) Confluence
22 66 (29.33%) Route 53
23 57 (25.33%) GitHub
23 57 (25.33%) Node.js
24 56 (24.89%) Kubernetes

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 67 (29.78%) Confluence
2 36 (16.00%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (7.11%) Apache
4 13 (5.78%) nginx
5 12 (5.33%) Tomcat
6 11 (4.89%) WebLogic
7 10 (4.44%) JBoss
8 9 (4.00%) WebSphere
9 8 (3.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 8 (3.56%) Apache Solr
10 6 (2.67%) Apache Spark
11 5 (2.22%) Mule
12 3 (1.33%) CMS
12 3 (1.33%) Mule ESB
13 1 (0.44%) Jetty
13 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.44%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 220 (97.78%) Amazon AWS
2 139 (61.78%) Amazon EC2
3 129 (57.33%) Amazon S3
4 117 (52.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 104 (46.22%) Serverless
6 102 (45.33%) AWS Lambda
7 69 (30.67%) AWS CloudFormation
8 68 (30.22%) CloudFront
9 66 (29.33%) Route 53
10 57 (25.33%) GitHub
11 49 (21.78%) Amazon ELB
12 38 (16.89%) AWS CloudTrail
13 33 (14.67%) Microsoft Azure
14 26 (11.56%) Datadog
15 23 (10.22%) Amazon SQS
16 22 (9.78%) OpenShift
17 20 (8.89%) Google Cloud Platform
18 16 (7.11%) Slack
19 14 (6.22%) PaaS
20 13 (5.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.33%) SMS
2 10 (4.44%) OpenLDAP
3 8 (3.56%) DNS
3 8 (3.56%) HTTP
3 8 (3.56%) VPN
4 5 (2.22%) SSH
5 4 (1.78%) Firewall
6 3 (1.33%) DHCP
6 3 (1.33%) LAN
6 3 (1.33%) MPLS
6 3 (1.33%) Network Security
6 3 (1.33%) OpenVPN
6 3 (1.33%) VLAN
6 3 (1.33%) WAN
7 2 (0.89%) Internet
7 2 (0.89%) SMTP
7 2 (0.89%) SNMP
8 1 (0.44%) DVB
8 1 (0.44%) SSL
8 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (46.22%) Amazon RDS
2 29 (12.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 17 (7.56%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (7.11%) Big Data
5 12 (5.33%) Data Mining
5 12 (5.33%) MySQL
5 12 (5.33%) NoSQL
6 11 (4.89%) MongoDB
7 10 (4.44%) Hadoop
8 9 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (2.67%) Amazon Redshift
9 6 (2.67%) Hazelcast
10 5 (2.22%) Redis
11 4 (1.78%) Amazon Aurora
12 2 (0.89%) Amazon Athena
12 2 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.89%) MarkLogic
12 2 (0.89%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.89%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 159 (70.67%) Jenkins
2 96 (42.67%) Git (software)
3 80 (35.56%) JIRA
4 22 (9.78%) Sonatype Nexus
5 19 (8.44%) Vagrant
6 17 (7.56%) SonarQube
6 17 (7.56%) TeamCity
7 16 (7.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 16 (7.11%) Maven
7 16 (7.11%) Travis CI
8 13 (5.78%) Artifactory
9 11 (4.89%) JUnit
10 10 (4.44%) Selenium
11 9 (4.00%) JMeter
12 8 (3.56%) GitLab
12 8 (3.56%) Visual Studio
13 7 (3.11%) Bitbucket
14 6 (2.67%) Cucumber
14 6 (2.67%) Gradle
14 6 (2.67%) Zephyr
General
1 47 (20.89%) Finance
2 15 (6.67%) Banking
3 13 (5.78%) Back Office
4 8 (3.56%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.22%) Publishing
6 3 (1.33%) Legal
7 2 (0.89%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.89%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.44%) French Language
8 1 (0.44%) Games
8 1 (0.44%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.44%) Marketing
8 1 (0.44%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 124 (55.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 57 (25.33%) AWS DevOps
3 54 (24.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 54 (24.00%) AWS Engineer
4 29 (12.89%) Developer
5 28 (12.44%) Cloud Engineer
6 17 (7.56%) Architect
7 15 (6.67%) Platform Engineer
8 12 (5.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 11 (4.89%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 11 (4.89%) Linux Engineer
9 11 (4.89%) Operations Engineer
10 9 (4.00%) Java Engineer
11 8 (3.56%) Technical Architect
12 7 (3.11%) Java Developer
13 6 (2.67%) Lead DevOps
13 6 (2.67%) Security Architect
13 6 (2.67%) Senior DevOps
13 6 (2.67%) Unix Engineer
13 6 (2.67%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (25.33%) Node.js
2 35 (15.56%) Web Services
3 33 (14.67%) Elastic Stack
4 22 (9.78%) REST
5 17 (7.56%) JSON
6 14 (6.22%) SAML
7 13 (5.78%) AngularJS
7 13 (5.78%) RESTful
8 12 (5.33%) React
9 10 (4.44%) Kafka
9 10 (4.44%) Middleware
10 8 (3.56%) HTML
10 8 (3.56%) LAPP Stack
11 7 (3.11%) LAMP
11 7 (3.11%) LDAP
11 7 (3.11%) Ruby on Rails
11 7 (3.11%) Spring
11 7 (3.11%) YAML
12 6 (2.67%) JSF
12 6 (2.67%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.78%) Linux Command Line
2 29 (12.89%) Fintech
3 25 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (8.00%) Cloud Native
5 11 (4.89%) Virtual Team
6 8 (3.56%) Analytical Mindset
6 8 (3.56%) Hedge funds
7 6 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (2.67%) PKI
8 5 (2.22%) Equities
8 5 (2.22%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.78%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.78%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.78%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.78%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.78%) User Experience
10 3 (1.33%) Fixed Income
10 3 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.33%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 153 (68.00%) Linux
2 51 (22.67%) Unix
3 39 (17.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 35 (15.56%) Windows
5 33 (14.67%) CentOS
6 18 (8.00%) Ubuntu
7 16 (7.11%) DC/OS
8 14 (6.22%) Windows Server
8 14 (6.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (3.56%) CoreOS
9 8 (3.56%) Debian
10 1 (0.44%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.44%) Android
10 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (72.44%) DevOps
2 129 (57.33%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (46.22%) Configuration Management
4 73 (32.44%) Continuous Integration
5 38 (16.89%) Scrum
6 32 (14.22%) Deployment Automation
6 32 (14.22%) Microservices
7 30 (13.33%) Open Source
7 30 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
8 28 (12.44%) TDD
9 23 (10.22%) Continuous Delivery
9 23 (10.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (10.22%) Test Automation
10 19 (8.44%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 18 (8.00%) Software Engineering
12 17 (7.56%) Analytics
12 17 (7.56%) Kanban
12 17 (7.56%) Pair Programming
13 16 (7.11%) MVC
13 16 (7.11%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 142 (63.11%) Python
2 103 (45.78%) Java
3 78 (34.67%) Bash Shell
4 36 (16.00%) Ruby
5 20 (8.89%) JavaScript
6 19 (8.44%) C#
7 11 (4.89%) Shell Script
8 9 (4.00%) Perl
8 9 (4.00%) Scala
9 7 (3.11%) Go
10 6 (2.67%) Apex Code
10 6 (2.67%) Groovy
10 6 (2.67%) Java 8
10 6 (2.67%) PHP
10 6 (2.67%) PyPy
10 6 (2.67%) SQL
11 5 (2.22%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.33%) C
12 3 (1.33%) F#
12 3 (1.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 33 (14.67%) Security Cleared
2 31 (13.78%) SC Cleared
3 30 (13.33%) AWS Certification
4 7 (3.11%) Degree
5 6 (2.67%) CCNA
5 6 (2.67%) CCNP
5 6 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.78%) ISEB
6 4 (1.78%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.89%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (0.44%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.44%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.44%) MCSD
8 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.78%) QA
2 7 (3.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.89%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.89%) MiFID
3 2 (0.89%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.44%) COBIT
4 1 (0.44%) GCP
4 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 116 (51.56%) Docker
2 20 (8.89%) Virtual Machines
3 18 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (7.11%) Hyper-V
4 16 (7.11%) VirtualBox
5 8 (3.56%) Squid
6 5 (2.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (2.22%) HDFS
7 4 (1.78%) Active Directory
8 3 (1.33%) Postfix
8 3 (1.33%) vCloud
9 2 (0.89%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 122 (54.22%) Terraform
2 117 (52.00%) Ansible
3 88 (39.11%) Opscode Chef
4 78 (34.67%) Puppet
5 56 (24.89%) Kubernetes
6 25 (11.11%) Packer
7 22 (9.78%) Docker Swarm
8 20 (8.89%) Nagios
9 17 (7.56%) Sysdig
10 12 (5.33%) Rancher
11 11 (4.89%) Kibana
11 11 (4.89%) ZABBIX
12 10 (4.44%) Grafana
12 10 (4.44%) logstash
13 7 (3.11%) Consul
14 6 (2.67%) PingFederate
15 5 (2.22%) Hadoop YARN
15 5 (2.22%) Icinga
15 5 (2.22%) Prometheus
15 5 (2.22%) rkt
Vendors
1 50 (22.22%) Splunk
2 45 (20.00%) New Relic
3 37 (16.44%) Atlassian
4 21 (9.33%) VMware
5 19 (8.44%) Google
6 15 (6.67%) AppDynamics
7 11 (4.89%) Dynatrace
7 11 (4.89%) Oracle
8 9 (4.00%) AlienVault
8 9 (4.00%) IBM
8 9 (4.00%) Red Hat
9 8 (3.56%) Adobe
9 8 (3.56%) PagerDuty
9 8 (3.56%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (3.11%) Rollbar
11 6 (2.67%) Cisco
12 5 (2.22%) ForgeRock
12 5 (2.22%) Qualys
13 4 (1.78%) Microsoft
14 3 (1.33%) Ivanti