The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon AWS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 83 110 -
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 56 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.85% 0.34% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.11% 7.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 49 5 0
Median daily rate £415 £410 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -4.87%
Amazon AWS
England

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

Cloud Services Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
223 113 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.36% 4.85% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 59 33
Median daily rate £415 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Median hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.79 £26.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-39.28% +73.33%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon AWS across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Shropshire -13 18 £415 +1.21% 3
Birmingham - 17 £465 - 1
Coventry +2 10 £375 -6.25%
Halesowen - 1 £240 -
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England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 81 (74.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 63 (57.80%) Puppet
3 56 (51.38%) DevOps
4 55 (50.46%) Google
5 53 (48.62%) Linux
6 52 (47.71%) Cloud Computing
7 51 (46.79%) Software Engineering
8 47 (43.12%) Ruby
9 46 (42.20%) OpenStack
9 46 (42.20%) Packer
10 44 (40.37%) Shell Script
11 40 (36.70%) Vagrant
12 34 (31.19%) Agile Software Development
13 33 (30.28%) Terraform
14 32 (29.36%) Git (software)
15 30 (27.52%) Consul
16 26 (23.85%) ELK Stack
17 25 (22.94%) Uchiwa
17 25 (22.94%) Atlassian
17 25 (22.94%) ForgeRock
17 25 (22.94%) Sensu
17 25 (22.94%) MuleSoft
17 25 (22.94%) Graphite
17 25 (22.94%) Service Management
18 24 (22.02%) Windows
19 20 (18.35%) Active Directory
20 19 (17.43%) Windows Server
21 18 (16.51%) IaaS
22 17 (15.60%) Open Source
22 17 (15.60%) Unix

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 46 (42.20%) OpenStack
2 9 (8.26%) WebLogic
3 8 (7.34%) WebLogic Portal
4 4 (3.67%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.67%) NServiceBus
4 4 (3.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.83%) Apache
5 2 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.83%) IIS
6 1 (0.92%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.92%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (8.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 81 (74.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (47.71%) Cloud Computing
3 18 (16.51%) IaaS
4 11 (10.09%) PaaS
5 9 (8.26%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (8.26%) Google App Engine
5 9 (8.26%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (6.42%) Office 365
7 4 (3.67%) SaaS
8 2 (1.83%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.92%) GitHub
9 1 (0.92%) Heroku
9 1 (0.92%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.50%) NetScaler
2 4 (3.67%) Network Security
3 3 (2.75%) Firewall
3 3 (2.75%) LAN
3 3 (2.75%) WAN
4 2 (1.83%) DNS
4 2 (1.83%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.83%) ICMP
4 2 (1.83%) Internet
4 2 (1.83%) IPv4
4 2 (1.83%) SSL
4 2 (1.83%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.83%) VPN
4 2 (1.83%) Wireless
5 1 (0.92%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.93%) MariaDB
2 10 (9.17%) MongoDB
3 9 (8.26%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.59%) MySQL
5 4 (3.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (3.67%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.92%) Big Data
6 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 40 (36.70%) Vagrant
2 32 (29.36%) Git (software)
3 9 (8.26%) Selenium
4 7 (6.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (4.59%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.67%) FxCop
6 4 (3.67%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (3.67%) StyleCop
7 2 (1.83%) GoCD
7 2 (1.83%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.92%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.92%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.92%) JUnit
8 1 (0.92%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (1.83%) Finance
2 1 (0.92%) Electronics
2 1 (0.92%) Games
2 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (47.71%) Developer
2 25 (22.94%) Applications Developer
3 23 (21.10%) DevOps Engineer
4 16 (14.68%) Architect
5 15 (13.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (11.93%) Cloud Developer
6 13 (11.93%) Cloud Engineer
6 13 (11.93%) Senior Developer
7 9 (8.26%) AWS Engineer
8 8 (7.34%) Cloud Architect
8 8 (7.34%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 8 (7.34%) Java Developer
8 8 (7.34%) Java Engineer
8 8 (7.34%) Java Software Engineer
8 8 (7.34%) Lead Developer
8 8 (7.34%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 8 (7.34%) Lead Software Developer
8 8 (7.34%) Scala Developer
8 8 (7.34%) Scala Software Engineer
8 8 (7.34%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (23.85%) ELK Stack
2 25 (22.94%) Sensu
3 15 (13.76%) .NET
4 13 (11.93%) Web Services
5 11 (10.09%) RabbitMQ
6 9 (8.26%) Hibernate
6 9 (8.26%) J2EE
6 9 (8.26%) J2SE
6 9 (8.26%) JSON
6 9 (8.26%) Play Framework
6 9 (8.26%) REST
6 9 (8.26%) SOAP
6 9 (8.26%) Spring
6 9 (8.26%) XML
7 5 (4.59%) LAMP
8 3 (2.75%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.75%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (1.83%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.92%) HTML5
10 1 (0.92%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.09%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (4.59%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.67%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.83%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.92%) FMCG
5 1 (0.92%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.92%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 53 (48.62%) Linux
2 24 (22.02%) Windows
3 19 (17.43%) Windows Server
4 17 (15.60%) Unix
5 10 (9.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (7.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (7.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.83%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.83%) Windows Vista
7 2 (1.83%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.92%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (51.38%) DevOps
2 51 (46.79%) Software Engineering
3 34 (31.19%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (22.94%) Service Management
5 17 (15.60%) Open Source
6 15 (13.76%) Identity Access Management
7 13 (11.93%) Microservices
7 13 (11.93%) Migration
8 9 (8.26%) Configuration Management
9 8 (7.34%) Virtual Environments
10 7 (6.42%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (5.50%) High Availability
11 6 (5.50%) Project Management
12 5 (4.59%) Mentoring
12 5 (4.59%) Service Delivery
13 4 (3.67%) Application Packaging
13 4 (3.67%) CRM
13 4 (3.67%) Disaster Recovery
14 3 (2.75%) Scrum
14 3 (2.75%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 47 (43.12%) Ruby
2 44 (40.37%) Shell Script
3 17 (15.60%) SQL
4 12 (11.01%) PowerShell
5 10 (9.17%) Java
6 9 (8.26%) Scala
7 5 (4.59%) Python
8 4 (3.67%) PHP
9 3 (2.75%) C
9 3 (2.75%) C#
10 2 (1.83%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.92%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (13.76%) Security Cleared
2 14 (12.84%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.92%) CCIE
3 1 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.92%) CISSP
3 1 (0.92%) Degree
3 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 20 (18.35%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.17%) Docker
3 7 (6.42%) XenDesktop
4 6 (5.50%) XenServer
5 4 (3.67%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.67%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 63 (57.80%) Puppet
2 46 (42.20%) Packer
3 33 (30.28%) Terraform
4 30 (27.52%) Consul
5 25 (22.94%) Graphite
5 25 (22.94%) Uchiwa
6 13 (11.93%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (10.09%) Grafana
8 9 (8.26%) SCOM
9 2 (1.83%) Ansible
10 1 (0.92%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 55 (50.46%) Google
2 25 (22.94%) Atlassian
2 25 (22.94%) ForgeRock
2 25 (22.94%) MuleSoft
3 14 (12.84%) Microsoft
4 13 (11.93%) Citrix
5 11 (10.09%) Rackspace
6 9 (8.26%) webMethods
7 8 (7.34%) Adobe
7 8 (7.34%) WSO2
8 5 (4.59%) SaltStack
9 4 (3.67%) IBM
10 3 (2.75%) VMware
11 2 (1.83%) Cisco
11 2 (1.83%) NetApp
11 2 (1.83%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.83%) Splunk
12 1 (0.92%) Dell
12 1 (0.92%) New Relic
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