The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon AWS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 61 71 129
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +58
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 47 49 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.36% 1.98% 0.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.56% 21.03% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 43 5
Median daily rate £450 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £338 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £500 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £30.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Cloud Services Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
218 233 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.94% 9.42% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 153 57
Median daily rate £469 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £338 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £10.25 £95.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-89.26% +402.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -13.35%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Amazon AWS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Amazon AWS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Amazon AWS across the Berkshire region.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon AWS across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -4 14 £438 -2.23% 7
Slough +9 6 £450 +32.35% 1
Bracknell +6 5 £500 -
Maidenhead -3 3 £525 +37.07% 1
Windsor - 3 £500 -
Newbury 0 2 £345 -23.33% 1
Amazon AWS
South East

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 45 (40.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (32.43%) Web Services
3 34 (30.63%) Docker
4 32 (28.83%) DevOps
4 32 (28.83%) Java
5 30 (27.03%) Linux
6 26 (23.42%) Windows
7 25 (22.52%) Python
7 25 (22.52%) Ansible
8 24 (21.62%) Jenkins
9 23 (20.72%) Active Directory
10 22 (19.82%) Opscode Chef
10 22 (19.82%) Puppet
11 21 (18.92%) VMware
11 21 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (18.02%) PowerShell
12 20 (18.02%) Microsoft
13 19 (17.12%) DNS
14 18 (16.22%) JIRA
14 18 (16.22%) Git (software)
14 18 (16.22%) Public Cloud
15 17 (15.32%) Maven
16 16 (14.41%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (14.41%) JavaScript
17 15 (13.51%) HTTP
17 15 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
17 15 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
17 15 (13.51%) AWS CloudFormation
18 14 (12.61%) OpenStack
18 14 (12.61%) Confluence

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 14 (12.61%) Confluence
1 14 (12.61%) OpenStack
2 13 (11.71%) Tomcat
3 7 (6.31%) CMS
4 6 (5.41%) Apache
5 5 (4.50%) nginx
5 5 (4.50%) WebSphere
6 4 (3.60%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (2.70%) Drupal
7 3 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.70%) IIS
7 3 (2.70%) WordPress
8 2 (1.80%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.90%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.90%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.90%) JBoss
9 1 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.90%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.80%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.90%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 45 (40.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (13.51%) AWS CloudFormation
3 11 (9.91%) AWS Lambda
4 7 (6.31%) Amazon Kinesis
4 7 (6.31%) IBM Cloud
4 7 (6.31%) SoftLayer
5 5 (4.50%) Office 365
5 5 (4.50%) PaaS
6 3 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.70%) IaaS
7 2 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.80%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.80%) SaaS
7 2 (1.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.90%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.90%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.90%) GitHub
8 1 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.12%) DNS
2 15 (13.51%) HTTP
3 11 (9.91%) Firewall
4 7 (6.31%) SMTP
5 5 (4.50%) SSH
6 4 (3.60%) LAN
6 4 (3.60%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.60%) VSAN
6 4 (3.60%) WAN
7 3 (2.70%) FTP
7 3 (2.70%) HTTPS
7 3 (2.70%) Internet
7 3 (2.70%) SSL
7 3 (2.70%) Telnet
8 2 (1.80%) BGP
8 2 (1.80%) SAN
9 1 (0.90%) IPsec
9 1 (0.90%) Network Security
9 1 (0.90%) Wireless
9 1 (0.90%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 12 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.11%) MySQL
3 3 (2.70%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.80%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.80%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.90%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.90%) Big Data
5 1 (0.90%) CouchDB
5 1 (0.90%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.90%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.90%) Riak
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (21.62%) Jenkins
2 18 (16.22%) Git (software)
2 18 (16.22%) JIRA
3 17 (15.32%) Maven
4 12 (10.81%) Vagrant
5 11 (9.91%) Gatling
6 9 (8.11%) Bitbucket
7 6 (5.41%) Selenium
7 6 (5.41%) TeamCity
7 6 (5.41%) WebDriver
8 5 (4.50%) Gradle
8 5 (4.50%) JMeter
9 4 (3.60%) Ant
9 4 (3.60%) Apache Ivy
9 4 (3.60%) eggPlant
9 4 (3.60%) JUnit
9 4 (3.60%) NeoLoad
10 3 (2.70%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.80%) LoadRunner
11 2 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (6.31%) Retail
2 6 (5.41%) Finance
3 5 (4.50%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.60%) Electronics
4 4 (3.60%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.60%) Marketing
5 1 (0.90%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (27.93%) Architect
2 23 (20.72%) DevOps Engineer
3 22 (19.82%) Developer
4 18 (16.22%) Cloud Architect
5 17 (15.32%) Cloud Engineer
6 14 (12.61%) Java Developer
7 10 (9.01%) AWS Engineer
8 8 (7.21%) AWS DevOps
8 8 (7.21%) Azure Architect
8 8 (7.21%) Security Architect
9 5 (4.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 5 (4.50%) Windows Engineer
10 4 (3.60%) Applications Developer
10 4 (3.60%) Automation Architect
10 4 (3.60%) AWS Architect
10 4 (3.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 4 (3.60%) Java Applications Developer
10 4 (3.60%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (2.70%) Consultant
11 3 (2.70%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (32.43%) Web Services
2 12 (10.81%) AngularJS
2 12 (10.81%) HTML
3 10 (9.01%) CSS
4 9 (8.11%) RESTful
5 8 (7.21%) HTML5
5 8 (7.21%) JSON
5 8 (7.21%) React
6 7 (6.31%) CSS3
6 7 (6.31%) LESS
6 7 (6.31%) Sass
6 7 (6.31%) XML
7 6 (5.41%) LAMP
7 6 (5.41%) Node.js
7 6 (5.41%) REST
8 4 (3.60%) .NET
9 3 (2.70%) Spring
9 3 (2.70%) YAML
10 2 (1.80%) Elastic Stack
10 2 (1.80%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.22%) Public Cloud
2 9 (8.11%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.41%) Private Cloud
5 5 (4.50%) FlexPod
6 4 (3.60%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.60%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 2 (1.80%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (1.80%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.80%) PMI
7 2 (1.80%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.90%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.90%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.90%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.90%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (27.03%) Linux
2 26 (23.42%) Windows
3 15 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (9.01%) Windows Server
6 9 (8.11%) Unix
7 8 (7.21%) Ubuntu
8 7 (6.31%) CentOS
9 3 (2.70%) Debian
9 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.80%) Android
10 2 (1.80%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.90%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.90%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.90%) SUSE
11 1 (0.90%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (28.83%) DevOps
2 21 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (14.41%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (12.61%) Project Management
4 14 (12.61%) Scrum
5 13 (11.71%) TDD
6 12 (10.81%) Migration
7 11 (9.91%) Load Balancing
7 11 (9.91%) OOP
7 11 (9.91%) Performance Testing
8 10 (9.01%) BDD
8 10 (9.01%) Mentoring
9 9 (8.11%) Configuration Management
9 9 (8.11%) User Stories
10 7 (6.31%) High Availability
10 7 (6.31%) Kanban
10 7 (6.31%) Patch Management
10 7 (6.31%) Problem Management
10 7 (6.31%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (5.41%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (28.83%) Java
2 25 (22.52%) Python
3 20 (18.02%) PowerShell
4 16 (14.41%) JavaScript
5 13 (11.71%) SQL
6 12 (10.81%) Bash Shell
6 12 (10.81%) Ruby
7 8 (7.21%) Perl
8 6 (5.41%) PHP
9 4 (3.60%) Groovy
10 2 (1.80%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.90%) C
11 1 (0.90%) C#
11 1 (0.90%) C++
11 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (5.41%) CISSP
1 6 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.60%) Degree
3 4 (3.60%) VCDX
4 3 (2.70%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.80%) CCNP
5 2 (1.80%) CISA
5 2 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.80%) CISM
5 2 (1.80%) MCSE
5 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.80%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.80%) PMP
5 2 (1.80%) Postgraduate
5 2 (1.80%) SANS
6 1 (0.90%) CCSP
6 1 (0.90%) CISMP
6 1 (0.90%) GXPN
6 1 (0.90%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.21%) PCI DSS
2 7 (6.31%) QA
3 5 (4.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (4.50%) SLA
4 3 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.90%) COBIT
5 1 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.90%) GDPR
5 1 (0.90%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.90%) RMADS
System Software
1 34 (30.63%) Docker
2 23 (20.72%) Active Directory
3 15 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (9.91%) vSphere
5 9 (8.11%) Hyper-V
6 5 (4.50%) vCloud
7 4 (3.60%) VMware ESX
7 4 (3.60%) Xen
8 1 (0.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.90%) KVM
8 1 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.90%) XenApp
8 1 (0.90%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (22.52%) Ansible
2 22 (19.82%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (19.82%) Puppet
3 7 (6.31%) vRealize
4 6 (5.41%) Terraform
5 5 (4.50%) HP Fortify
5 5 (4.50%) Pingdom
6 3 (2.70%) Consul
7 2 (1.80%) WSUS
8 1 (0.90%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.90%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.90%) Core Impact
8 1 (0.90%) Kibana
8 1 (0.90%) logstash
8 1 (0.90%) Nagios
8 1 (0.90%) Nessus
8 1 (0.90%) Nmap
8 1 (0.90%) PowerCLI
8 1 (0.90%) Salt
8 1 (0.90%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 21 (18.92%) VMware
2 20 (18.02%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.31%) AppDynamics
3 7 (6.31%) Atlassian
3 7 (6.31%) Cisco
4 5 (4.50%) Nimsoft
4 5 (4.50%) PagerDuty
4 5 (4.50%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.50%) SAP
5 4 (3.60%) HP
5 4 (3.60%) Sitecore
5 4 (3.60%) Splunk
6 3 (2.70%) Google
6 3 (2.70%) Oracle
7 2 (1.80%) EMC
7 2 (1.80%) Genesys
7 2 (1.80%) IBM
7 2 (1.80%) NetApp
7 2 (1.80%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.90%) New Relic