Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 2022 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
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 452 422 602
Rank change year-on-year -30 +180 +45
Contract jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch 427 175 164
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.49% 0.42% 0.23%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.38% 1.24% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 129 115
10th Percentile £434 £404 £406
25th Percentile £513 £431 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £500 £550
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% -9.09% +4.76%
75th Percentile £663 £588 £638
90th Percentile £775 £638 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £450 £545
% change year-on-year +16.67% -17.43% +9.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 -
Median % change year-on-year +27.27% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.07 -

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 31,009 14,067 21,779
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 35.74% 33.71% 29.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,427 10,069 15,165
10th Percentile £336 £301 £275
25th Percentile £431 £400 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £530 £495 £488
Median % change year-on-year +7.07% +1.54% -1.52%
75th Percentile £638 £575 £575
90th Percentile £713 £650 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £445 £450
% change year-on-year +6.74% -1.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 280 334
10th Percentile £12.55 £12.50 £13.18
25th Percentile £15.04 £15.79 £16.01
Median hourly rate £21.00 £22.57 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year -6.94% +15.72% +11.43%
75th Percentile £40.00 £45.00 £33.75
90th Percentile £63.20 £60.00 £67.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% +8.11% +6.14%

Amazon CloudWatch
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon CloudWatch in the UK

Amazon CloudWatch
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for Amazon CloudWatch in the UK

Amazon CloudWatch
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch over the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon CloudWatch in the UK

Amazon CloudWatch
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch.

Hourly rate trend for Amazon CloudWatch in the UK

Amazon CloudWatch
Top 16 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 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -32 305 £575 +15.00% 76
London -35 212 £611 +15.88% 47
Work from Home -48 171 £575 +4.55% 20
UK excluding London -104 81 £525 +16.67% 31
North of England -60 28 £538 +19.44% 8
North West -47 18 £575 +27.78% 5
Midlands -51 13 £403 -5.29% 9
South East -76 13 £550 +14.29% 5
South West - 11 £550 - 2
Wales -25 9 £533 +25.29% 1
East Midlands -30 8 £400 -5.88% 3
Scotland -48 7 £475 +11.76% 2
Yorkshire -35 6 £455 -4.21% 3
West Midlands -44 5 £463 +2.78% 6
North East -1 4 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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.

1 419 (98.13%) AWS
2 258 (60.42%) DevOps
3 227 (53.16%) Serverless
4 220 (51.52%) Terraform
5 207 (48.48%) AWS Lambda
6 179 (41.92%) Kubernetes
7 160 (37.47%) CI/CD
8 155 (36.30%) Amazon S3
9 149 (34.89%) Python
10 142 (33.26%) Agile Software Development
11 136 (31.85%) Docker
12 127 (29.74%) AWS CloudFormation
12 127 (29.74%) Jenkins
13 123 (28.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 113 (26.46%) Amazon EC2
15 105 (24.59%) Security Cleared
16 92 (21.55%) Azure
17 91 (21.31%) Amazon RDS
18 87 (20.37%) Infrastructure as Code
19 86 (20.14%) Linux
20 85 (19.91%) Java
20 85 (19.91%) AWS CloudTrail
21 83 (19.44%) Git (software)
22 79 (18.50%) Continuous Integration
22 79 (18.50%) Microservices
23 77 (18.03%) Ansible
24 68 (15.93%) Migration
24 68 (15.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
25 67 (15.69%) Bash
26 62 (14.52%) SC Cleared

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 29 (6.79%) Confluence
2 16 (3.75%) nginx
2 16 (3.75%) Tomcat
3 14 (3.28%) Traefik
4 11 (2.58%) WebLogic
5 9 (2.11%) JBoss
5 9 (2.11%) WebSphere
6 8 (1.87%) Apache Spark
6 8 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (1.64%) CMS
8 6 (1.41%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.17%) Apache
10 2 (0.47%) Apache Pulsar
11 1 (0.23%) Apache Airflow
11 1 (0.23%) Headless CMS
11 1 (0.23%) Jupyter
Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.23%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 419 (98.13%) AWS
2 227 (53.16%) Serverless
3 207 (48.48%) AWS Lambda
4 155 (36.30%) Amazon S3
5 127 (29.74%) AWS CloudFormation
6 113 (26.46%) Amazon EC2
7 92 (21.55%) Azure
8 85 (19.91%) AWS CloudTrail
9 68 (15.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 57 (13.35%) Amazon Kinesis
11 52 (12.18%) Route 53
12 51 (11.94%) Amazon ECS
13 50 (11.71%) Amazon Cognito
14 47 (11.01%) Amazon SQS
15 46 (10.77%) Amazon EKS
16 43 (10.07%) GCP
17 38 (8.90%) IaaS
18 32 (7.49%) GitHub
19 31 (7.26%) AWS CodePipeline
20 30 (7.03%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.39%) DNS
2 22 (5.15%) VPN
3 21 (4.92%) Firewall
4 19 (4.45%) TCP/IP
5 9 (2.11%) LAN
5 9 (2.11%) WAN
6 7 (1.64%) OpenLDAP
7 6 (1.41%) SSL
8 5 (1.17%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (1.17%) HTTP
8 5 (1.17%) tcpdump
8 5 (1.17%) Wireshark
9 4 (0.94%) Internet
10 3 (0.70%) BGP
10 3 (0.70%) IPv4
11 2 (0.47%) DSL
11 2 (0.47%) MPLS
11 2 (0.47%) OSPF
12 1 (0.23%) EIGRP
12 1 (0.23%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (28.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 91 (21.31%) Amazon RDS
3 27 (6.32%) Amazon Redshift
4 23 (5.39%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (5.15%) MySQL
6 15 (3.51%) Amazon Athena
6 15 (3.51%) NoSQL
6 15 (3.51%) SQL Server
7 14 (3.28%) Big Data
8 10 (2.34%) Amazon Aurora
8 10 (2.34%) MongoDB
8 10 (2.34%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.64%) BigQuery
9 7 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.64%) Redshift Spectrum
10 6 (1.41%) InfluxDB
11 5 (1.17%) CouchDB
11 5 (1.17%) Data Lake
11 5 (1.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.17%) HBase
Development Applications
1 127 (29.74%) Jenkins
2 83 (19.44%) Git (software)
3 62 (14.52%) JIRA
4 38 (8.90%) SonarQube
5 37 (8.67%) GitLab
6 25 (5.85%) Maven
7 22 (5.15%) Sonatype Nexus
8 17 (3.98%) Artifactory
9 16 (3.75%) Bitbucket
9 16 (3.75%) JMeter
10 15 (3.51%) Terragrunt
11 13 (3.04%) Gatling
11 13 (3.04%) Postman
12 11 (2.58%) JUnit
13 8 (1.87%) Mocha
14 7 (1.64%) Sinon.JS
15 6 (1.41%) git-flow
15 6 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
16 5 (1.17%) Bitbucket Server
16 5 (1.17%) Gradle
General
1 43 (10.07%) Social Skills
2 34 (7.96%) Public Sector
3 32 (7.49%) Finance
4 22 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (3.28%) Banking
6 5 (1.17%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.94%) Law
8 3 (0.70%) Retail
9 2 (0.47%) Billing
9 2 (0.47%) Influencing Skills
9 2 (0.47%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.47%) Organisational Skills
9 2 (0.47%) Presentation Skills
10 1 (0.23%) Advertising
10 1 (0.23%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 1 (0.23%) Marketing
10 1 (0.23%) Publishing
10 1 (0.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 155 (36.30%) AWS Engineer
2 124 (29.04%) DevOps Engineer
3 80 (18.74%) AWS DevOps
4 76 (17.80%) Developer
5 75 (17.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 56 (13.11%) Cloud Engineer
7 50 (11.71%) Architect
8 34 (7.96%) AWS Architect
8 34 (7.96%) Java Developer
9 31 (7.26%) Software Engineer
10 28 (6.56%) Platform Engineer
11 22 (5.15%) Full Stack Developer
12 21 (4.92%) AWS Developer
12 21 (4.92%) AWS Software Engineer
13 15 (3.51%) Consultant
13 15 (3.51%) Data Engineer
14 13 (3.04%) Node.js Developer
15 12 (2.81%) Python Engineer
16 11 (2.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 10 (2.34%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (13.35%) Node.js
2 38 (8.90%) .NET
3 36 (8.43%) Spring Boot
4 33 (7.73%) Kafka
5 28 (6.56%) React
6 25 (5.85%) Spring
7 23 (5.39%) Elastic Stack
8 19 (4.45%) RESTful
9 18 (4.22%) Swagger
10 16 (3.75%) REST
11 14 (3.28%) cloud-init
11 14 (3.28%) XML
12 12 (2.81%) ADO
13 10 (2.34%) Vue.js
13 10 (2.34%) XSLT
14 9 (2.11%) ARM Templates
14 9 (2.11%) JSON
14 9 (2.11%) SOAP
15 8 (1.87%) .NET Framework
15 8 (1.87%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.49%) Cloud Native
2 23 (5.39%) Public Cloud
3 17 (3.98%) Data Centre
4 16 (3.75%) Linux Command Line
5 15 (3.51%) Clustering
5 15 (3.51%) Hybrid Cloud
6 14 (3.28%) PKI
7 11 (2.58%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (1.64%) Algorithms
8 7 (1.64%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.64%) User Experience
9 6 (1.41%) Legacy Applications
9 6 (1.41%) Video on Demand
10 5 (1.17%) Replication
11 4 (0.94%) Legacy Systems
11 4 (0.94%) NHS
11 4 (0.94%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
13 1 (0.23%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 86 (20.14%) Linux
2 42 (9.84%) Windows
3 39 (9.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (6.32%) CentOS
5 12 (2.81%) Unix
6 9 (2.11%) Amazon Linux
6 9 (2.11%) Debian
6 9 (2.11%) Oracle Linux
6 9 (2.11%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.41%) Windows 10
8 5 (1.17%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.70%) AIX
9 3 (0.70%) Mesosphere
10 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.23%) VMS
11 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (60.42%) DevOps
2 160 (37.47%) CI/CD
3 142 (33.26%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (20.37%) Infrastructure as Code
5 79 (18.50%) Continuous Integration
5 79 (18.50%) Microservices
6 68 (15.93%) Migration
7 58 (13.58%) Software Engineering
8 57 (13.35%) Continuous Delivery
9 48 (11.24%) Scrum
10 40 (9.37%) Full Stack Development
10 40 (9.37%) Test Automation
11 36 (8.43%) Analytics
11 36 (8.43%) Continuous Deployment
12 33 (7.73%) TDD
13 32 (7.49%) Configuration Management
14 31 (7.26%) BDD
15 25 (5.85%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 24 (5.62%) Event-Driven
17 23 (5.39%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 149 (34.89%) Python
2 85 (19.91%) Java
3 67 (15.69%) Bash
4 52 (12.18%) SQL
5 34 (7.96%) Groovy
6 33 (7.73%) JavaScript
6 33 (7.73%) PowerShell
7 31 (7.26%) Go
8 27 (6.32%) Ruby
9 22 (5.15%) Shell Script
10 17 (3.98%) C#
11 12 (2.81%) T-SQL
12 10 (2.34%) Scala
13 9 (2.11%) Java 11
13 9 (2.11%) PL/SQL
14 8 (1.87%) Java 8
15 7 (1.64%) XPath
16 6 (1.41%) VB.NET
17 5 (1.17%) Perl
17 5 (1.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 105 (24.59%) Security Cleared
2 62 (14.52%) SC Cleared
3 32 (7.49%) AWS Certification
4 18 (4.22%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (1.64%) RHCE
6 6 (1.41%) CISSP
7 4 (0.94%) Degree
8 2 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.47%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.23%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.23%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (0.23%) CSSLP
9 1 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.15%) QA
2 14 (3.28%) NCSC
3 13 (3.04%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.87%) NIST
5 5 (1.17%) NIST 800
6 4 (0.94%) SLA
7 3 (0.70%) Accessibility
7 3 (0.70%) GDPR
8 1 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 136 (31.85%) Docker
2 26 (6.09%) Active Directory
3 17 (3.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.70%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.23%) NFS
5 1 (0.23%) pfSense
5 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 220 (51.52%) Terraform
2 179 (41.92%) Kubernetes
3 77 (18.03%) Ansible
4 58 (13.58%) Prometheus
5 55 (12.88%) Grafana
6 25 (5.85%) Puppet
7 24 (5.62%) Docker Swarm
8 23 (5.39%) HAProxy
9 21 (4.92%) Opscode Chef
9 21 (4.92%) ZABBIX
10 20 (4.68%) Packer
11 17 (3.98%) Consul
12 16 (3.75%) Istio
13 14 (3.28%) Graphite
13 14 (3.28%) linkerd
13 14 (3.28%) Podman
14 12 (2.81%) Single Sign-On
15 11 (2.58%) Microsoft Intune
16 8 (1.87%) Kibana
17 5 (1.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 53 (12.41%) Splunk
2 30 (7.03%) Red Hat
3 28 (6.56%) VMware
4 22 (5.15%) Microsoft
5 20 (4.68%) Oracle
6 14 (3.28%) PagerDuty
7 12 (2.81%) New Relic
7 12 (2.81%) SolarWinds
8 11 (2.58%) ServiceNow
9 9 (2.11%) Cisco
9 9 (2.11%) TOWER Software
10 8 (1.87%) Dynatrace
10 8 (1.87%) Informatica
10 8 (1.87%) Meraki
11 6 (1.41%) Citrix
11 6 (1.41%) MuleSoft
12 5 (1.17%) McAfee
12 5 (1.17%) MobileIron
12 5 (1.17%) Sophos
12 5 (1.17%) Symantec