Period
to 21 September 2017

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 21 September 2017 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
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 720 790 853
Rank change year-on-year +70 +63 -18
Contract jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch 129 101 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.094% 0.039%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.88% 0.87% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 72 15
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +36.99% +8.55%
10th Percentile £375 £375 £204
90th Percentile £600 £631 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £493 £366
% change year-on-year +1.52% +34.47% +8.92%
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 14634 11569 6972
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.82% 10.75% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10029 8035 4592
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +9.76% -
10th Percentile £269 £275 £250
90th Percentile £620 £604 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 179 131
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £18.55 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.85% -17.58% +28.57%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £63.75 £48.45 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.98 £17.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +11.65% -26.09% +31.43%

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 21 September 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon CloudWatch in the UK

Amazon CloudWatch
Top 11 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 21 September 2017. 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 +81 123 £500 - 10
London +65 89 £500 - 6
UK excluding London +31 39 £500 +1.52% 6
South East +35 16 £500 -20.00% 2
North of England +63 8 £500 +17.65% 2
North West +36 8 £500 - 1
Wales -2 6 £475 +5.56% 1
Midlands - 5 - -
East of England -20 4 £500 -4.31%
West Midlands - 4 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 September 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Amazon CloudWatch.

1 129 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 100 (77.52%) DevOps
3 92 (71.32%) Linux
4 90 (69.77%) Amazon EC2
5 82 (63.57%) Amazon S3
6 81 (62.79%) Jenkins
7 76 (58.91%) Puppet
8 74 (57.36%) Git (software)
9 73 (56.59%) Agile Software Development
10 70 (54.26%) Ansible
11 68 (52.71%) Terraform
12 65 (50.39%) Configuration Management
13 61 (47.29%) Bash Shell
14 60 (46.51%) Docker
15 54 (41.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 52 (40.31%) Amazon RDS
17 49 (37.98%) Python
18 48 (37.21%) Scrum
19 44 (34.11%) AWS CloudFormation
20 38 (29.46%) Continuous Delivery
20 38 (29.46%) HTTP
21 37 (28.68%) Java
21 37 (28.68%) JIRA
21 37 (28.68%) Continuous Integration
21 37 (28.68%) AWS Lambda
22 36 (27.91%) Elastic Stack
23 35 (27.13%) Elasticsearch
24 34 (26.36%) REST
25 31 (24.03%) Kanban
26 30 (23.26%) Amazon ELB

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 35 (27.13%) Elasticsearch
2 29 (22.48%) Confluence
3 22 (17.05%) Tomcat
4 20 (15.50%) Apache
5 6 (4.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 6 (4.65%) Apache Solr
5 6 (4.65%) SAS
6 5 (3.88%) JBoss
6 5 (3.88%) nginx
7 4 (3.10%) CMS
7 4 (3.10%) WebLogic
8 3 (2.33%) Apache Spark
9 2 (1.55%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 129 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 90 (69.77%) Amazon EC2
3 82 (63.57%) Amazon S3
4 54 (41.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 44 (34.11%) AWS CloudFormation
6 37 (28.68%) AWS Lambda
7 30 (23.26%) Amazon ELB
8 19 (14.73%) Route 53
9 18 (13.95%) CloudFront
10 15 (11.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 11 (8.53%) Amazon SQS
12 10 (7.75%) SaaS
13 7 (5.43%) Datadog
13 7 (5.43%) Fastly
14 6 (4.65%) AWS CloudTrail
14 6 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
15 5 (3.88%) GitHub
16 4 (3.10%) Amazon Glacier
16 4 (3.10%) PaaS
17 2 (1.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 38 (29.46%) HTTP
2 30 (23.26%) DNS
3 19 (14.73%) OpenLDAP
4 16 (12.40%) DSL
4 16 (12.40%) OpenVPN
4 16 (12.40%) SSH
4 16 (12.40%) SSL
5 14 (10.85%) TCP/IP
6 7 (5.43%) SMS
7 5 (3.88%) Firewall
7 5 (3.88%) SMTP
8 3 (2.33%) Network Security
8 3 (2.33%) VPN
9 2 (1.55%) DHCP
10 1 (0.78%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.78%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.78%) LDAP
10 1 (0.78%) SAN
10 1 (0.78%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (40.31%) Amazon RDS
2 29 (22.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 20 (15.50%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (12.40%) Big Data
5 15 (11.63%) MySQL
6 14 (10.85%) Hadoop
7 13 (10.08%) MongoDB
8 9 (6.98%) HBase
9 7 (5.43%) NoSQL
10 4 (3.10%) RDBMS
10 4 (3.10%) Relational Database
11 3 (2.33%) SQL Server
12 2 (1.55%) InfluxDB
12 2 (1.55%) Redis
13 1 (0.78%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.78%) Hazelcast
13 1 (0.78%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 81 (62.79%) Jenkins
2 74 (57.36%) Git (software)
3 37 (28.68%) JIRA
4 30 (23.26%) Sonatype Nexus
5 29 (22.48%) Maven
6 22 (17.05%) JUnit
7 20 (15.50%) SonarQube
8 18 (13.95%) Artifactory
9 16 (12.40%) Ant
9 16 (12.40%) Bitbucket
9 16 (12.40%) Liquibase
10 12 (9.30%) Cucumber
11 9 (6.98%) GitLab
12 6 (4.65%) Eclipse
12 6 (4.65%) Gradle
12 6 (4.65%) IntelliJ
12 6 (4.65%) Mercurial
12 6 (4.65%) Mocha
13 5 (3.88%) TeamCity
14 4 (3.10%) Checkstyle
General
1 10 (7.75%) Finance
2 9 (6.98%) Publishing
3 6 (4.65%) Banking
4 5 (3.88%) Retail
5 3 (2.33%) Marketing
6 2 (1.55%) Advertising
6 2 (1.55%) Games
7 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 79 (61.24%) DevOps Engineer
2 40 (31.01%) AWS Engineer
3 37 (28.68%) AWS DevOps
4 35 (27.13%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 16 (12.40%) Developer
6 9 (6.98%) Architect
7 8 (6.20%) Consultant
7 8 (6.20%) Java Developer
8 7 (5.43%) AWS Architect
8 7 (5.43%) AWS Developer
8 7 (5.43%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (5.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 7 (5.43%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (5.43%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 6 (4.65%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (3.88%) DevOps Consultant
10 5 (3.88%) Full Stack Developer
10 5 (3.88%) Node.js Developer
11 4 (3.10%) AWS Consultant
11 4 (3.10%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (27.91%) Elastic Stack
2 34 (26.36%) REST
3 19 (14.73%) Web Services
4 18 (13.95%) Node.js
5 16 (12.40%) MCollective
5 16 (12.40%) React
6 13 (10.08%) RESTful
7 11 (8.53%) CSS
8 10 (7.75%) HTML
9 7 (5.43%) AngularJS
9 7 (5.43%) Sass
9 7 (5.43%) Spring
10 6 (4.65%) Express
10 6 (4.65%) JSF
10 6 (4.65%) Spring MVC
10 6 (4.65%) Struts
11 5 (3.88%) Software Packaging
12 4 (3.10%) Hystrix
13 3 (2.33%) LAPP Stack
13 3 (2.33%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.50%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (3.88%) PKI
2 5 (3.88%) Semantic Web
3 4 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.10%) Cloud Native
3 4 (3.10%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.55%) Fintech
4 2 (1.55%) Social Network
5 1 (0.78%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.78%) Clustering
5 1 (0.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 92 (71.32%) Linux
2 28 (21.71%) CentOS
3 10 (7.75%) Unix
4 9 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (6.98%) Windows
5 5 (3.88%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.33%) CoreOS
7 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.78%) AIX
8 1 (0.78%) Android
8 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.78%) Debian
8 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.78%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (77.52%) DevOps
2 73 (56.59%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (50.39%) Configuration Management
4 48 (37.21%) Scrum
5 38 (29.46%) Continuous Delivery
6 37 (28.68%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (24.03%) Kanban
8 25 (19.38%) Load Balancing
8 25 (19.38%) Microservices
9 16 (12.40%) Coaching
9 16 (12.40%) Service Management
9 16 (12.40%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (11.63%) TDD
11 13 (10.08%) Auto-Scaling
12 12 (9.30%) Migration
12 12 (9.30%) Pair Programming
13 9 (6.98%) Content Management
14 8 (6.20%) BDD
14 8 (6.20%) SOA
14 8 (6.20%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 61 (47.29%) Bash Shell
2 49 (37.98%) Python
3 37 (28.68%) Java
4 19 (14.73%) JavaScript
5 17 (13.18%) Groovy
6 12 (9.30%) Go
7 10 (7.75%) Ruby
8 7 (5.43%) SQL
9 6 (4.65%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.10%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.33%) Perl
12 2 (1.55%) C#
12 2 (1.55%) Clojure
12 2 (1.55%) PHP
12 2 (1.55%) Scala
13 1 (0.78%) AWK
13 1 (0.78%) C-shell
13 1 (0.78%) R
13 1 (0.78%) sed
13 1 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (13.95%) Security Cleared
2 17 (13.18%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.53%) AWS Certification
4 5 (3.88%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.78%) MCP
6 1 (0.78%) MCSA
6 1 (0.78%) MCSE
6 1 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.55%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) GCP
2 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (46.51%) Docker
2 19 (14.73%) Squid
3 16 (12.40%) Postfix
3 16 (12.40%) vCloud
3 16 (12.40%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (6.98%) Active Directory
5 7 (5.43%) Varnish
6 3 (2.33%) HDFS
7 2 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.78%) iptables
8 1 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.78%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.78%) vSphere
8 1 (0.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 76 (58.91%) Puppet
2 70 (54.26%) Ansible
3 68 (52.71%) Terraform
4 27 (20.93%) Kibana
5 25 (19.38%) ZABBIX
6 22 (17.05%) Kubernetes
7 21 (16.28%) logstash
7 21 (16.28%) Opscode Chef
7 21 (16.28%) Rsyslog
8 19 (14.73%) Sysdig
9 17 (13.18%) Docker Swarm
10 16 (12.40%) Rancher
11 11 (8.53%) Graphite
12 9 (6.98%) Nagios
12 9 (6.98%) Packer
13 8 (6.20%) Prometheus
13 8 (6.20%) Rundeck
14 6 (4.65%) Business Desktop Deployment
15 5 (3.88%) Grafana
15 5 (3.88%) Marathon
Vendors
1 19 (14.73%) VMware
2 18 (13.95%) Splunk
3 16 (12.40%) Sonatype
4 9 (6.98%) Cloudera
4 9 (6.98%) Oracle
4 9 (6.98%) Red Hat
5 6 (4.65%) Adobe
6 4 (3.10%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.33%) AppDynamics
7 3 (2.33%) ForgeRock
8 2 (1.55%) Google
8 2 (1.55%) IBM
8 2 (1.55%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.78%) Apple
9 1 (0.78%) BMC
9 1 (0.78%) Citrix
9 1 (0.78%) HP
9 1 (0.78%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.78%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.78%) Veritas