The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon AWS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 49 54 60
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 13 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.72% 0.42% 0.64%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.98% 6.25% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 1
Median daily rate £550 £775 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% +158.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £389
% change year-on-year
- +15.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.19 £190.00
% change year-on-year
+15.93% -84.11%
Amazon AWS
West Midlands

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

Cloud Services Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
93 48 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.32% 6.74% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 34 8
Median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £775 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.17% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £17.75 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +25.00%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham 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 Birmingham

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon AWS across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 17 (56.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (46.67%) Active Directory
3 12 (40.00%) Citrix
3 12 (40.00%) Windows
3 12 (40.00%) Migration
4 10 (33.33%) Web Services
4 10 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
5 9 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 9 (30.00%) Puppet
6 8 (26.67%) Python
6 8 (26.67%) Linux
7 7 (23.33%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (20.00%) Docker
8 6 (20.00%) DevOps
8 6 (20.00%) NetScaler
8 6 (20.00%) Rackspace
8 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (20.00%) XenServer
8 6 (20.00%) XenDesktop
8 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (20.00%) Java
8 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (20.00%) Project Management
8 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (20.00%) VMware
8 6 (20.00%) Kubernetes
9 5 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (16.67%) Terraform
9 5 (16.67%) Ruby
9 5 (16.67%) Ansible

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Pig
3 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (56.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (13.33%) IaaS
3 3 (10.00%) PaaS
3 3 (10.00%) SaaS
4 2 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (6.67%) Office 365
4 2 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (6.67%) LAN
2 2 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (3.33%) Firewall
3 1 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.33%) Network Security
3 1 (3.33%) Wireless
3 1 (3.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) InfluxDB
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Apache Hive
2 1 (3.33%) Big Data
2 1 (3.33%) Impala
2 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (6.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.33%) git-flow
3 1 (3.33%) Maven
General
1 1 (3.33%) Advertising
1 1 (3.33%) Games
1 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Architect
2 9 (30.00%) Cloud Architect
3 6 (20.00%) Migration Architect
4 5 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) AWS Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Cloud Specialist
7 2 (6.67%) Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) DevOps Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Migration Specialist
7 2 (6.67%) Security Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) Web Services
2 4 (13.33%) .NET
3 2 (6.67%) ELK Stack
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
3 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Windows
2 9 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (26.67%) Linux
4 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (13.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Migration
2 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.00%) DevOps
2 6 (20.00%) Project Management
3 5 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 4 (13.33%) Continuous Deployment
4 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) Microservices
5 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (10.00%) Web Operations
6 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.67%) High Availability
6 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.33%) Analytics
7 1 (3.33%) Big Data Analytics
7 1 (3.33%) Data Analytics
7 1 (3.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) Python
2 6 (20.00%) Java
3 5 (16.67%) Ruby
4 3 (10.00%) SQL
5 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.67%) Go
6 1 (3.33%) C
6 1 (3.33%) C#
6 1 (3.33%) C++
6 1 (3.33%) Groovy
6 1 (3.33%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) CISSP
2 1 (3.33%) PhD
System Software
1 14 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.00%) Docker
2 6 (20.00%) XenDesktop
2 6 (20.00%) XenServer
3 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.33%) vCloud
4 1 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) Puppet
2 7 (23.33%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (20.00%) Kubernetes
4 5 (16.67%) Ansible
4 5 (16.67%) Terraform
5 4 (13.33%) Mesos
6 2 (6.67%) Graphite
6 2 (6.67%) Marathon
7 1 (3.33%) Rancher
7 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Citrix
2 6 (20.00%) Rackspace
2 6 (20.00%) VMware
3 4 (13.33%) Google
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.00%) IBM
5 2 (6.67%) NetApp
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco