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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 4 July 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
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 444 503 465
Rank change year-on-year +59 -38 +51
Contract jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch 460 253 131
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.38% 0.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.43% 1.06% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 192 103
10th Percentile £425 £407 £425
25th Percentile £500 £457 £466
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £545 £550
Median % change year-on-year +10.09% -0.91% +4.76%
75th Percentile £700 £625 £675
90th Percentile £775 £706 £818
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £475 £550
% change year-on-year +21.05% -13.64% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
10th Percentile £67.25 £21.91 -
25th Percentile £70.63 £22.84 -
Median hourly rate £75.00 £25.07 -
Median % change year-on-year +199.22% - -
75th Percentile £78.38 £26.62 -
90th Percentile £79.95 £27.15 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £75.00 £25.07 -
% change year-on-year +199.22% - -

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 32,199 23,858 12,855
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 35.95% 35.96% 31.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,408 17,013 9,055
10th Percentile £345 £325 £308
25th Percentile £450 £413 £405
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £509 £500
Median % change year-on-year +8.16% +1.70% -
75th Percentile £650 £600 £595
90th Percentile £745 £679 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £463 £463
% change year-on-year +8.11% - +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 395 190
10th Percentile £13.88 £12.24 £12.75
25th Percentile £15.25 £14.75 £16.31
Median hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +2.33% +7.50% -2.44%
75th Percentile £50.39 £45.00 £32.88
90th Percentile £67.50 £65.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.00 £19.69
% change year-on-year -3.78% +1.57% +9.39%

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 4 July 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 4 July 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 +59 368 £625 +17.37% 53
Work from Home +26 279 £613 +11.36% 25
London +14 233 £625 +8.70% 27
UK excluding London -3 118 £575 +21.05% 27
North of England +10 72 £613 +48.48% 9
North West +19 55 £625 +51.52% 2
Yorkshire -8 21 £650 +67.74% 5
South East -35 15 £575 +21.05% 9
Scotland -12 14 £538 +19.44% 1
North East -1 12 £675 +42.11% 2
South West -9 9 £625 +47.06% 1
Midlands -31 7 £463 +11.45% 7
West Midlands - 5 £488 - 3
East Midlands -12 2 £450 +8.43% 4
East of England -17 1 - -
Wales -20 1 £475 -13.64%

For the 6 months to 4 July 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.

1 454 (98.70%) AWS
2 312 (67.83%) DevOps
3 278 (60.43%) Terraform
4 235 (51.09%) Serverless
5 230 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
6 207 (45.00%) Kubernetes
7 205 (44.57%) CI/CD
8 194 (42.17%) AWS CloudFormation
9 190 (41.30%) Amazon EC2
10 188 (40.87%) Python
11 164 (35.65%) Linux
12 158 (34.35%) Jenkins
13 152 (33.04%) Docker
14 151 (32.83%) Agile
15 142 (30.87%) Amazon S3
16 138 (30.00%) Microservices
16 138 (30.00%) Infrastructure as Code
17 131 (28.48%) Ansible
18 127 (27.61%) Git (software)
19 125 (27.17%) Amazon RDS
20 124 (26.96%) DynamoDB
21 121 (26.30%) Java
22 113 (24.57%) Bash
23 109 (23.70%) AWS CloudTrail
24 101 (21.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
25 96 (20.87%) Security Cleared
26 95 (20.65%) Continuous Integration
27 91 (19.78%) Azure
28 87 (18.91%) Prometheus
29 80 (17.39%) GitLab

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 47 (10.22%) nginx
2 32 (6.96%) Traefik
3 26 (5.65%) Confluence
4 13 (2.83%) Apache
5 12 (2.61%) IIS
6 5 (1.09%) Apache Pulsar
6 5 (1.09%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.87%) Apache Airflow
7 4 (0.87%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.43%) CMS
8 2 (0.43%) Luigi
8 2 (0.43%) uWSGI
9 1 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.22%) JBoss
9 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.22%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) SAP IBP
1 1 (0.22%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 454 (98.70%) AWS
2 235 (51.09%) Serverless
3 230 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
4 194 (42.17%) AWS CloudFormation
5 190 (41.30%) Amazon EC2
6 142 (30.87%) Amazon S3
7 109 (23.70%) AWS CloudTrail
8 101 (21.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 91 (19.78%) Azure
10 73 (15.87%) Amazon Kinesis
11 71 (15.43%) Route 53
12 69 (15.00%) Amazon SQS
13 64 (13.91%) GCP
14 57 (12.39%) GitHub
15 49 (10.65%) Amazon ELB
16 42 (9.13%) CloudFront
17 38 (8.26%) AWS KMS
17 38 (8.26%) IaaS
18 34 (7.39%) Amazon ECS
18 34 (7.39%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 80 (17.39%) DNS
2 49 (10.65%) TCP/IP
3 14 (3.04%) VPN
4 13 (2.83%) HTTP
5 12 (2.61%) Firewall
6 9 (1.96%) Network Security
7 6 (1.30%) Internet
7 6 (1.30%) SSH
7 6 (1.30%) tcpdump
8 3 (0.65%) DHCP
8 3 (0.65%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.65%) SMTP
9 2 (0.43%) FTP
10 1 (0.22%) BGP
10 1 (0.22%) EIGRP
10 1 (0.22%) MPLS
10 1 (0.22%) OSPF
10 1 (0.22%) RIP
10 1 (0.22%) SMS
10 1 (0.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (27.17%) Amazon RDS
2 124 (26.96%) DynamoDB
3 41 (8.91%) Amazon Redshift
4 35 (7.61%) MySQL
5 32 (6.96%) PostgreSQL
6 30 (6.52%) Relational Database
7 26 (5.65%) NoSQL
8 24 (5.22%) Amazon Athena
9 23 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
10 21 (4.57%) SQL Server
11 20 (4.35%) Amazon Aurora
12 18 (3.91%) RDBMS
13 16 (3.48%) MongoDB
14 13 (2.83%) Redis
15 10 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
15 10 (2.17%) Big Data
15 10 (2.17%) Data Lake
16 8 (1.74%) Hadoop
17 7 (1.52%) DocumentDB
18 6 (1.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 158 (34.35%) Jenkins
2 127 (27.61%) Git (software)
3 80 (17.39%) GitLab
4 58 (12.61%) JIRA
5 27 (5.87%) Sonatype Nexus
6 23 (5.00%) Bitbucket
7 20 (4.35%) SonarQube
8 17 (3.70%) Artifactory
9 14 (3.04%) Maven
10 13 (2.83%) JUnit
11 12 (2.61%) Gradle
12 11 (2.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 11 (2.39%) Cucumber
12 11 (2.39%) TeamCity
13 9 (1.96%) CircleCI
14 8 (1.74%) Terragrunt
15 7 (1.52%) Bitbucket Server
15 7 (1.52%) REST Assured
16 6 (1.30%) JMeter
16 6 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 63 (13.70%) Social Skills
2 49 (10.65%) Public Sector
3 44 (9.57%) Finance
4 37 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.17%) Presentation Skills
6 7 (1.52%) Retail
7 6 (1.30%) Documentation Skills
7 6 (1.30%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.09%) Law
9 4 (0.87%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.65%) Banking
10 3 (0.65%) Billing
10 3 (0.65%) Legal
11 2 (0.43%) Games
11 2 (0.43%) Marketing
12 1 (0.22%) Advertising
12 1 (0.22%) German Language
12 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.22%) Publishing
12 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 166 (36.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 157 (34.13%) AWS Engineer
3 73 (15.87%) AWS DevOps
4 66 (14.35%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 60 (13.04%) Developer
6 47 (10.22%) Cloud Engineer
7 37 (8.04%) Software Engineer
8 32 (6.96%) Architect
9 26 (5.65%) AWS Software Engineer
10 21 (4.57%) Site Reliability Engineer
11 20 (4.35%) AWS Developer
12 18 (3.91%) AWS Architect
12 18 (3.91%) Full Stack Developer
13 17 (3.70%) Data Engineer
13 17 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 15 (3.26%) Site Engineer
15 14 (3.04%) Operations Engineer
16 12 (2.61%) AWS Data Engineer
17 11 (2.39%) Technical Leader
18 10 (2.17%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (13.91%) Kafka
2 61 (13.26%) Node.js
3 47 (10.22%) .NET
4 40 (8.70%) REST
5 39 (8.48%) cloud-init
6 38 (8.26%) Elastic Stack
7 36 (7.83%) React
8 24 (5.22%) HTML
8 24 (5.22%) JSON
9 22 (4.78%) ADO
10 20 (4.35%) Spring Boot
11 17 (3.70%) Web Services
12 16 (3.48%) CSS
12 16 (3.48%) Spring
13 15 (3.26%) RESTful
14 13 (2.83%) PySpark
14 13 (2.83%) RabbitMQ
15 11 (2.39%) .NET Framework
16 10 (2.17%) ASP.NET
16 10 (2.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 53 (11.52%) Cloud Native
2 39 (8.48%) PKI
3 33 (7.17%) Clustering
4 25 (5.43%) Linux Command Line
5 22 (4.78%) Greenfield Project
6 15 (3.26%) Public Cloud
7 14 (3.04%) Data Protection Act
8 12 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (2.39%) Hybrid Cloud
10 10 (2.17%) Algorithms
10 10 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
11 7 (1.52%) Legacy Systems
12 6 (1.30%) Data Structures
12 6 (1.30%) IoT
12 6 (1.30%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.30%) Robotics
13 5 (1.09%) Data Centre
13 5 (1.09%) Management Information System
14 4 (0.87%) Legacy Code
15 3 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 164 (35.65%) Linux
2 70 (15.22%) Windows
3 57 (12.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 44 (9.57%) CentOS
5 19 (4.13%) Unix
6 15 (3.26%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.65%) VMS
8 2 (0.43%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.22%) AIX
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (67.83%) DevOps
2 205 (44.57%) CI/CD
3 151 (32.83%) Agile
4 138 (30.00%) Infrastructure as Code
4 138 (30.00%) Microservices
5 95 (20.65%) Continuous Integration
6 72 (15.65%) Software Engineering
7 67 (14.57%) Configuration Management
8 60 (13.04%) Test Automation
9 57 (12.39%) Migration
10 53 (11.52%) Unit Testing
11 52 (11.30%) Full Stack Development
12 48 (10.43%) Load Balancing
13 47 (10.22%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 41 (8.91%) Continuous Deployment
14 41 (8.91%) Event-Driven
15 36 (7.83%) Problem-Solving
16 35 (7.61%) Continuous Delivery
17 32 (6.96%) Scrum
18 26 (5.65%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 188 (40.87%) Python
2 121 (26.30%) Java
3 113 (24.57%) Bash
4 68 (14.78%) SQL
5 67 (14.57%) JavaScript
6 65 (14.13%) Ruby
7 56 (12.17%) Go
8 31 (6.74%) PowerShell
9 27 (5.87%) C#
10 24 (5.22%) TypeScript
11 15 (3.26%) Groovy
12 14 (3.04%) Perl
13 13 (2.83%) Shell Script
14 9 (1.96%) Scala
15 8 (1.74%) PHP
16 7 (1.52%) ES6
17 6 (1.30%) C++
17 6 (1.30%) T-SQL
18 4 (0.87%) C
19 2 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 96 (20.87%) Security Cleared
2 78 (16.96%) SC Cleared
3 39 (8.48%) AWS Certification
4 17 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (2.17%) Degree
6 4 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.65%) CISSP
7 3 (0.65%) HND
8 2 (0.43%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 2 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.22%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.22%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (0.22%) CSSLP
9 1 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.22%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.22%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (8.04%) NCSC
2 30 (6.52%) QA
3 6 (1.30%) Accessibility
3 6 (1.30%) NIST
4 5 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.87%) GDPR
6 3 (0.65%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.65%) MiFID
7 1 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.22%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 152 (33.04%) Docker
2 44 (9.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (4.13%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.22%) NFS
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.22%) pfSense
5 1 (0.22%) Squid
5 1 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 278 (60.43%) Terraform
2 207 (45.00%) Kubernetes
3 131 (28.48%) Ansible
4 87 (18.91%) Prometheus
5 59 (12.83%) Puppet
6 47 (10.22%) Packer
7 46 (10.00%) ZABBIX
8 40 (8.70%) Graphite
9 39 (8.48%) Istio
10 36 (7.83%) Grafana
11 34 (7.39%) Docker Swarm
12 33 (7.17%) HAProxy
13 32 (6.96%) Podman
14 31 (6.74%) Consul
14 31 (6.74%) linkerd
15 27 (5.87%) Opscode Chef
16 11 (2.39%) Kibana
17 10 (2.17%) Active Directory Federation Services
18 4 (0.87%) Nagios
18 4 (0.87%) Rancher
Vendors
1 71 (15.43%) Splunk
2 50 (10.87%) VMware
3 49 (10.65%) PagerDuty
4 29 (6.30%) New Relic
5 28 (6.09%) Oracle
6 17 (3.70%) Microsoft
7 10 (2.17%) IBM
7 10 (2.17%) ServiceNow
8 9 (1.96%) SolarWinds
9 8 (1.74%) Red Hat
10 7 (1.52%) Atlassian
10 7 (1.52%) Dynatrace
10 7 (1.52%) SAP
11 6 (1.30%) Okta
12 5 (1.09%) Alteryx
12 5 (1.09%) Gigya
12 5 (1.09%) LogRhythm
12 5 (1.09%) Snow
12 5 (1.09%) Trend Micro
13 4 (0.87%) AppDynamics