The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon AWS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 28 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 4 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.79% 1.47% 2.47%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.05% 23.08% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Median daily rate £500 £388 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -22.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.38 £39.00 £189.50
% change year-on-year
-32.37% -79.41%
Amazon AWS
South East

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

Cloud Services Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
19 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 8.48% 6.37% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 15
Median daily rate £450 £406 £528
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -23.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £23.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.82% +31.42%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Middlesex 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 Middlesex

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (50.00%) CISSP
3 3 (37.50%) Network Security
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (25.00%) Puppet
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Ruby
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
5 1 (12.50%) VLAN
5 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
5 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Xen
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) JIRA
5 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 1 (12.50%) Drupal

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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 1 (12.50%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (12.50%) Drupal
1 1 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (12.50%) Engine Yard
2 1 (12.50%) GitHub
2 1 (12.50%) Heroku
2 1 (12.50%) PaaS
2 1 (12.50%) SaaS
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Network Security
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) LDAP
3 1 (12.50%) VLAN
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) TestNG
2 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Architect
2 4 (50.00%) Security Architect
3 3 (37.50%) Network Architect
3 3 (37.50%) Network Security Architect
4 2 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) AWS Architect
5 1 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Azure Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Big Data Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) MCollective
2 1 (12.50%) RESTful
2 1 (12.50%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) CentOS
2 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (25.00%) DevOps
1 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (12.50%) Build Automation
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (12.50%) Data Security
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) SDLC
2 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
2 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) AWS Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Docker
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) KVM
2 1 (12.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (25.00%) Puppet
3 1 (12.50%) Ansible
3 1 (12.50%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (12.50%) Cobbler
3 1 (12.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) BMC
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat