Period
to 24 November 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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 733 800 853
Rank change year-on-year +67 +53 -43
Contract jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch 163 86 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.082% 0.036%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.97% 0.69% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 62 18
UK median daily rate £525 £508 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +16.67% +17.57%
10th Percentile £379 £400 £315
90th Percentile £638 £638 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £508 £409
% change year-on-year -1.48% +24.16% +14.34%
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 16831 12463 7511
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.33% 11.87% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 11659 8581 5073
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £275 £275 £263
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 188 114
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £18.27 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.98% -14.01% +18.06%
10th Percentile £11.05 £11.72 £10.50
90th Percentile £58.75 £56.75 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year +2.76% -24.31% +28.57%

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 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon CloudWatch in the UK

Amazon CloudWatch
Top 13 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 November 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 +68 159 £525 +2.94% 15
London +32 99 £530 +4.43% 9
UK excluding London +65 60 £500 -1.48% 6
South East +24 26 £450 -26.53% 2
North of England +68 16 £550 +29.41% 2
North West +39 12 £550 -8.33% 1
Midlands +38 10 £550 +89.66%
West Midlands +25 7 - -
East of England -8 5 £550 +7.84% 2
Yorkshire +26 3 - - 1
Wales +13 3 £475 +5.26%
East Midlands -1 1 - -
North East - 1 £550 -

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 160 (98.16%) Amazon AWS
2 127 (77.91%) DevOps
3 120 (73.62%) Linux
4 113 (69.33%) Amazon EC2
5 103 (63.19%) Amazon S3
6 98 (60.12%) Agile Software Development
7 96 (58.90%) Git (software)
8 94 (57.67%) Terraform
9 92 (56.44%) Configuration Management
10 91 (55.83%) Puppet
11 88 (53.99%) Ansible
12 87 (53.37%) Jenkins
13 86 (52.76%) Docker
14 80 (49.08%) Bash Shell
15 69 (42.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 67 (41.10%) Amazon RDS
17 66 (40.49%) Python
18 55 (33.74%) AWS CloudFormation
18 55 (33.74%) AWS Lambda
18 55 (33.74%) Serverless
19 53 (32.52%) JIRA
20 51 (31.29%) Java
20 51 (31.29%) Scrum
21 46 (28.22%) Continuous Integration
22 42 (25.77%) Confluence
23 41 (25.15%) Maven
24 40 (24.54%) HTTP
24 40 (24.54%) Sonatype Nexus
24 40 (24.54%) Continuous Delivery
25 39 (23.93%) Opscode Chef

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 42 (25.77%) Confluence
2 32 (19.63%) Elasticsearch
3 23 (14.11%) Tomcat
4 21 (12.88%) Apache
5 8 (4.91%) JBoss
6 7 (4.29%) SAS
7 6 (3.68%) WebLogic
8 5 (3.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (3.07%) Apache Solr
8 5 (3.07%) CMS
9 4 (2.45%) nginx
10 3 (1.84%) OpenStack
11 2 (1.23%) Jetty
11 2 (1.23%) Mule
11 2 (1.23%) Mule ESB
12 1 (0.61%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.61%) IIS
12 1 (0.61%) Oracle Coherence
12 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.61%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 160 (98.16%) Amazon AWS
2 113 (69.33%) Amazon EC2
3 103 (63.19%) Amazon S3
4 69 (42.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 55 (33.74%) AWS CloudFormation
5 55 (33.74%) AWS Lambda
5 55 (33.74%) Serverless
6 34 (20.86%) Route 53
7 27 (16.56%) Amazon ELB
8 25 (15.34%) CloudFront
9 20 (12.27%) GitHub
10 13 (7.98%) Microsoft Azure
10 13 (7.98%) SaaS
11 10 (6.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 8 (4.91%) Amazon SQS
13 7 (4.29%) Fastly
14 6 (3.68%) Google Cloud Platform
14 6 (3.68%) PaaS
15 5 (3.07%) AWS CloudTrail
16 4 (2.45%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 40 (24.54%) HTTP
2 28 (17.18%) DNS
3 20 (12.27%) SSH
4 17 (10.43%) SSL
5 16 (9.82%) OpenLDAP
5 16 (9.82%) OpenVPN
6 14 (8.59%) DSL
6 14 (8.59%) TCP/IP
7 10 (6.13%) Firewall
8 9 (5.52%) SMS
9 6 (3.68%) Network Security
9 6 (3.68%) SMTP
10 5 (3.07%) VPN
11 4 (2.45%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (1.84%) LDAP
13 2 (1.23%) ZigBee
14 1 (0.61%) DHCP
14 1 (0.61%) Fibre Channel
14 1 (0.61%) Kerberos
14 1 (0.61%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (41.10%) Amazon RDS
2 20 (12.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 20 (12.27%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (11.04%) Big Data
4 17 (10.43%) MySQL
5 16 (9.82%) MongoDB
6 14 (8.59%) NoSQL
7 13 (7.98%) Hadoop
8 10 (6.13%) HBase
9 6 (3.68%) RDBMS
9 6 (3.68%) Relational Database
9 6 (3.68%) SQL Server
10 4 (2.45%) Hazelcast
11 3 (1.84%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.84%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.61%) Amazon Redshift
12 1 (0.61%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.61%) Redis
Development Applications
1 96 (58.90%) Git (software)
2 87 (53.37%) Jenkins
3 53 (32.52%) JIRA
4 41 (25.15%) Maven
5 40 (24.54%) Sonatype Nexus
6 32 (19.63%) Artifactory
7 24 (14.72%) Cucumber
8 20 (12.27%) JUnit
9 19 (11.66%) Bitbucket
9 19 (11.66%) SonarQube
10 16 (9.82%) Ant
10 16 (9.82%) Liquibase
11 9 (5.52%) GitLab
12 8 (4.91%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (3.68%) Mocha
13 6 (3.68%) Subversion
13 6 (3.68%) TeamCity
14 4 (2.45%) Eclipse
14 4 (2.45%) Gradle
14 4 (2.45%) IntelliJ
General
1 18 (11.04%) Finance
2 10 (6.13%) Banking
2 10 (6.13%) Publishing
3 9 (5.52%) Retail Banking
4 6 (3.68%) Retail
5 4 (2.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.61%) Advertising
6 1 (0.61%) Billing
6 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 107 (65.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 55 (33.74%) AWS Engineer
3 47 (28.83%) AWS DevOps
4 45 (27.61%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 17 (10.43%) Developer
6 11 (6.75%) Cloud Engineer
7 9 (5.52%) Architect
7 9 (5.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 9 (5.52%) Linux Engineer
7 9 (5.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 7 (4.29%) AWS Architect
8 7 (4.29%) Consultant
8 7 (4.29%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (3.68%) Full Stack Developer
9 6 (3.68%) Node.js Developer
10 5 (3.07%) AWS Developer
10 5 (3.07%) Cloud Architect
10 5 (3.07%) DevOps Consultant
11 4 (2.45%) Cloud Automation Engineer
11 4 (2.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (22.70%) Elastic Stack
2 33 (20.25%) REST
3 29 (17.79%) Node.js
4 21 (12.88%) Web Services
5 16 (9.82%) MCollective
5 16 (9.82%) React
6 15 (9.20%) RESTful
7 10 (6.13%) CSS
8 9 (5.52%) HTML
9 8 (4.91%) Hystrix
10 7 (4.29%) AngularJS
10 7 (4.29%) Sass
10 7 (4.29%) Spring
11 6 (3.68%) Express
11 6 (3.68%) Software Packaging
12 4 (2.45%) .NET
12 4 (2.45%) JSF
12 4 (2.45%) OAuth
12 4 (2.45%) Spring MVC
12 4 (2.45%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.95%) Linux Command Line
2 9 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.52%) Public Cloud
3 8 (4.91%) Cloud Native
4 7 (4.29%) Fintech
5 6 (3.68%) Analytical Mindset
5 6 (3.68%) PKI
6 5 (3.07%) Semantic Web
7 4 (2.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.61%) Social Media
8 1 (0.61%) Social Network
8 1 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 120 (73.62%) Linux
2 25 (15.34%) CentOS
2 25 (15.34%) Unix
3 11 (6.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (5.52%) Windows
5 5 (3.07%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.84%) Debian
6 3 (1.84%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.84%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.84%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.23%) DC/OS
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (77.91%) DevOps
2 98 (60.12%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (56.44%) Configuration Management
4 51 (31.29%) Scrum
5 46 (28.22%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (24.54%) Continuous Delivery
7 32 (19.63%) Kanban
8 25 (15.34%) Load Balancing
9 21 (12.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (12.27%) Microservices
11 18 (11.04%) Auto-Scaling
12 17 (10.43%) Service Management
13 16 (9.82%) Coaching
13 16 (9.82%) TDD
14 14 (8.59%) Task Automation
15 12 (7.36%) Pair Programming
15 12 (7.36%) Test Automation
16 11 (6.75%) Collaborative Working
17 10 (6.13%) Software Engineering
18 9 (5.52%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 80 (49.08%) Bash Shell
2 66 (40.49%) Python
3 51 (31.29%) Java
4 17 (10.43%) Groovy
5 16 (9.82%) JavaScript
6 15 (9.20%) Ruby
7 14 (8.59%) SQL
8 9 (5.52%) Go
8 9 (5.52%) Shell Script
9 7 (4.29%) PowerShell
10 6 (3.68%) Perl
11 4 (2.45%) C#
12 2 (1.23%) PHP
13 1 (0.61%) AWK
13 1 (0.61%) Clojure
13 1 (0.61%) C-shell
13 1 (0.61%) R
13 1 (0.61%) Scala
13 1 (0.61%) sed
13 1 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (10.43%) AWS Certification
2 16 (9.82%) Security Cleared
3 15 (9.20%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.45%) MCSE
6 3 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.23%) Degree
7 2 (1.23%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.61%) MCP
8 1 (0.61%) MCSA
8 1 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.45%) GCP
2 2 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 86 (52.76%) Docker
2 16 (9.82%) Postfix
2 16 (9.82%) Squid
2 16 (9.82%) vCloud
2 16 (9.82%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (4.91%) Active Directory
4 7 (4.29%) Varnish
5 4 (2.45%) XenApp
6 3 (1.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (1.84%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.23%) Firmware
7 2 (1.23%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.61%) BIND 9
8 1 (0.61%) iptables
8 1 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.61%) vSphere
8 1 (0.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 94 (57.67%) Terraform
2 91 (55.83%) Puppet
3 88 (53.99%) Ansible
4 39 (23.93%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (14.72%) ZABBIX
6 22 (13.50%) Kibana
6 22 (13.50%) Kubernetes
6 22 (13.50%) Rsyslog
7 19 (11.66%) logstash
8 17 (10.43%) Docker Swarm
8 17 (10.43%) Rancher
9 16 (9.82%) Sysdig
10 13 (7.98%) Graphite
11 11 (6.75%) Nagios
12 8 (4.91%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 8 (4.91%) Grafana
13 7 (4.29%) Packer
14 6 (3.68%) Rundeck
15 5 (3.07%) Prometheus
16 4 (2.45%) Marathon
Vendors
1 25 (15.34%) Splunk
2 18 (11.04%) VMware
3 16 (9.82%) Sonatype
4 15 (9.20%) Atlassian
5 10 (6.13%) Cloudera
6 7 (4.29%) Oracle
6 7 (4.29%) Red Hat
7 6 (3.68%) Microsoft
8 5 (3.07%) Adobe
9 4 (2.45%) Citrix
9 4 (2.45%) New Relic
10 3 (1.84%) AppDynamics
10 3 (1.84%) Google
11 2 (1.23%) Rackspace
12 1 (0.61%) HP
12 1 (0.61%) MicroStrategy
12 1 (0.61%) Qualys
12 1 (0.61%) SolarWinds
12 1 (0.61%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.61%) Tripwire