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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 20 20 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.13% 1.18% 0.95%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.00% 15.38% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £563 - £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £410 £424
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -1.63%
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
20 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 12.50% 7.65% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 4
Median daily rate £488 £348 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.18% -33.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £286 £510
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +92.30%

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 26 May 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 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) CISSP
3 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Ruby
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Network Security
3 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (37.50%) Puppet
3 3 (37.50%) OpenStack
3 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) Ansible
4 2 (25.00%) Docker
4 2 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Software Deployment
4 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (25.00%) Splunk
4 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (25.00%) Hudson
4 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (25.00%) RESTful
4 2 (25.00%) SCCM

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 3 (37.50%) OpenStack
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (12.50%) Engine Yard
3 1 (12.50%) GitHub
3 1 (12.50%) Heroku
3 1 (12.50%) Route 53
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) Ant
2 2 (25.00%) Hudson
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Maven
2 2 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Cloud Architect
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Network Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Network Security Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Security Architect
3 2 (25.00%) AWS Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Azure Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) MCollective
3 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) VMS
2 1 (12.50%) CentOS
2 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) Software Deployment
3 2 (25.00%) Use Case
4 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 1 (12.50%) High Availability
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) Ruby
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CISSP
2 2 (25.00%) MCSE
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) Docker
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Ansible
1 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet
2 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (12.50%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (12.50%) Cobbler
3 1 (12.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Dell
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Splunk
2 1 (12.50%) BMC
2 1 (12.50%) CA
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) VMware