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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 98 110 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 26 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.03% 0.14% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.77% 5.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 0
Average daily rate £375 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £405 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
176 59 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.99% 2.67% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 20 18
Average daily rate £415 £350 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +23.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £475 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £26.00 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.07% +121.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.66 £11.60 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £26.00 £11.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.86
% change year-on-year
-2.52% +18.60%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 13 £325 - 8
Shropshire - 6 £400 - 1
Coventry - 4 £455 - 4
Warwickshire - 1 - - 7
Amazon AWS
England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Amazon AWS.

1 27 (56.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (37.50%) Linux
4 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
5 15 (31.25%) SQL
5 15 (31.25%) DevOps
6 14 (29.17%) .NET
7 13 (27.08%) Puppet
8 11 (22.92%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
9 10 (20.83%) Shell Script
9 10 (20.83%) Google
10 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
10 9 (18.75%) HTML
10 9 (18.75%) Windows
10 9 (18.75%) IaaS
11 8 (16.67%) Git (software)
11 8 (16.67%) PaaS
11 8 (16.67%) Ruby
12 7 (14.58%) Web Development
12 7 (14.58%) Service Delivery
12 7 (14.58%) MVC
12 7 (14.58%) LAMP
12 7 (14.58%) Configuration Management
12 7 (14.58%) Unix
12 7 (14.58%) Web Services
12 7 (14.58%) C#
12 7 (14.58%) MySQL
12 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Amazon AWS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (14.58%) OpenStack
2 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.25%) Apache
3 3 (6.25%) Node.js
3 3 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 3 (6.25%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.08%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (56.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (22.92%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (18.75%) IaaS
4 8 (16.67%) PaaS
5 3 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (6.25%) Office 365
6 2 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (2.08%) Bluemix
7 1 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Firewall
2 3 (6.25%) SAN
3 1 (2.08%) ADSL
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (2.08%) DNS
3 1 (2.08%) HTTP
3 1 (2.08%) Internet
3 1 (2.08%) LAN
3 1 (2.08%) MPLS
3 1 (2.08%) Network Security
3 1 (2.08%) VLAN
3 1 (2.08%) VPN
3 1 (2.08%) WAN
3 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.58%) MySQL
3 4 (8.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (6.25%) MariaDB
4 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.17%) Couchbase
5 2 (4.17%) RavenDB
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (2.08%) CouchDB
6 1 (2.08%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (2.08%) Power BI
6 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.58%) Vagrant
3 6 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.25%) ClearCase
4 3 (6.25%) Eclipse
4 3 (6.25%) JUnit
4 3 (6.25%) Selenium
5 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.08%) FxCop
6 1 (2.08%) Grunt
6 1 (2.08%) gulp
6 1 (2.08%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.08%) Mocha
6 1 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.08%) Protractor
6 1 (2.08%) StyleCop
6 1 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Games
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (37.50%) Developer
2 8 (16.67%) Architect
3 7 (14.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) PHP Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) DevOps Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Technical Architect
6 3 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Applications Developer
6 3 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Software Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Administrator
7 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.17%) .NET
2 9 (18.75%) HTML
3 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET
3 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (14.58%) LAMP
3 7 (14.58%) Web Services
4 6 (12.50%) CSS
4 6 (12.50%) HTML5
5 5 (10.42%) XML
6 4 (8.33%) .NET Framework
6 4 (8.33%) Entity Framework
6 4 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (8.33%) REST
7 3 (6.25%) Hibernate
7 3 (6.25%) J2EE
7 3 (6.25%) J2SE
7 3 (6.25%) JSON
7 3 (6.25%) SOAP
7 3 (6.25%) Spring
7 3 (6.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) HP Storage
2 2 (4.17%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.08%) CESG
3 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (37.50%) Linux
2 9 (18.75%) Windows
3 7 (14.58%) Unix
4 5 (10.42%) Windows Server
5 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.25%) DevOps
3 11 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 7 (14.58%) Configuration Management
5 7 (14.58%) Infrastructure Management
5 7 (14.58%) Mentoring
5 7 (14.58%) MVC
5 7 (14.58%) Service Delivery
5 7 (14.58%) Web Development
6 5 (10.42%) Open Source
7 4 (8.33%) Integration Testing
7 4 (8.33%) Service Management
7 4 (8.33%) TDD
8 3 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (6.25%) ITIL
8 3 (6.25%) Release Management
9 2 (4.17%) High Availability
9 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.25%) SQL
2 10 (20.83%) Shell Script
3 8 (16.67%) Ruby
4 7 (14.58%) C#
5 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.42%) PHP
6 5 (10.42%) PowerShell
7 3 (6.25%) Java
8 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.08%) ECMAScript
9 1 (2.08%) ES6
9 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) MCITP
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (6.25%) NCIE
2 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) CCNP
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (27.08%) Puppet
2 7 (14.58%) Packer
3 6 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (12.50%) SCOM
3 6 (12.50%) Terraform
4 3 (6.25%) Graphite
4 3 (6.25%) Uchiwa
5 2 (4.17%) Grafana
6 1 (2.08%) QRadar
6 1 (2.08%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (2.08%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.83%) Google
3 4 (8.33%) Cisco
3 4 (8.33%) HP
4 3 (6.25%) Atlassian
4 3 (6.25%) Dell
4 3 (6.25%) ForgeRock
4 3 (6.25%) Informatica
4 3 (6.25%) MuleSoft
4 3 (6.25%) NetApp
4 3 (6.25%) SaltStack
4 3 (6.25%) Sophos
4 3 (6.25%) webMethods
5 2 (4.17%) Rackspace
5 2 (4.17%) VMware
6 1 (2.08%) F5
6 1 (2.08%) IBM
6 1 (2.08%) SAP
6 1 (2.08%) Tableau
6 1 (2.08%) Tripwire
West Midlands (County)
Jenrick IT
Rate: Highly Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago