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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 61 99 105
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +6
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 80 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.88% 0.87% 0.63%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.00% 18.64% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 14 12
Median daily rate £475 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £46.35 -
% change year-on-year
+7.88% -
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
320 118 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.54% 4.65% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 65 36
Median daily rate £438 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £410 £420
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 6
Median hourly rate £21.47 £13.20 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.61% -29.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-41.81% +52.77%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 - 23 £401 - 2
Birmingham +9 22 £500 +25.00% 3
Solihull +10 12 - -
Warwickshire -2 4 £425 +30.76% 7
Coventry -12 4 £488 +8.33%
Staffordshire -4 3 £400 +60.00% 1
Wolverhampton - 3 £450 -
Amazon AWS
England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 94 (67.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 70 (50.00%) DevOps
3 69 (49.29%) Puppet
4 56 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (39.29%) Linux
6 43 (30.71%) Opscode Chef
7 32 (22.86%) Ruby
8 31 (22.14%) Configuration Management
8 31 (22.14%) Web Services
8 31 (22.14%) Python
9 30 (21.43%) Terraform
10 29 (20.71%) Java
11 28 (20.00%) PHP
11 28 (20.00%) Open Source
12 27 (19.29%) VMware
12 27 (19.29%) OpenStack
13 26 (18.57%) Git (software)
14 25 (17.86%) IaaS
15 23 (16.43%) JIRA
16 22 (15.71%) Docker
17 21 (15.00%) MongoDB
18 20 (14.29%) Windows
18 20 (14.29%) Ansible
18 20 (14.29%) Jenkins
19 19 (13.57%) Oracle
19 19 (13.57%) Continuous Integration
20 18 (12.86%) Google
21 17 (12.14%) Microsoft
21 17 (12.14%) ELK Stack
22 16 (11.43%) PostgreSQL

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 27 (19.29%) OpenStack
2 13 (9.29%) Confluence
3 10 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (6.43%) Apache
5 6 (4.29%) WebLogic
6 5 (3.57%) Mule
7 4 (2.86%) WebLogic Portal
8 3 (2.14%) Apache Spark
8 3 (2.14%) nginx
9 2 (1.43%) IIS
9 2 (1.43%) JBoss
9 2 (1.43%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.43%) NServiceBus
9 2 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.43%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.43%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.71%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.71%) Documentum
10 1 (0.71%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.71%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 94 (67.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (17.86%) IaaS
3 12 (8.57%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (7.86%) Office 365
5 10 (7.14%) PaaS
6 8 (5.71%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (2.86%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (2.86%) Amazon EMR
7 4 (2.86%) Amazon S3
7 4 (2.86%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (2.86%) Google App Engine
7 4 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (2.86%) Route 53
7 4 (2.86%) SaaS
7 4 (2.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (2.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (2.14%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (1.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.00%) Firewall
1 14 (10.00%) HTTP
2 12 (8.57%) Network Security
2 12 (8.57%) TCP/IP
3 11 (7.86%) SSL
4 6 (4.29%) DNS
5 5 (3.57%) WAN
6 3 (2.14%) BGP
6 3 (2.14%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (2.14%) OSPF
7 2 (1.43%) LAN
7 2 (1.43%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.71%) ICMP
8 1 (0.71%) Internet
8 1 (0.71%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.71%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.71%) SSH
8 1 (0.71%) VPN
8 1 (0.71%) Wireless
8 1 (0.71%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.00%) MongoDB
2 16 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (10.00%) MySQL
4 10 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 7 (5.00%) Big Data
6 5 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (3.57%) Hadoop
6 5 (3.57%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (2.14%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.14%) Pentaho
8 2 (1.43%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.43%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.43%) Impala
8 2 (1.43%) InfluxDB
8 2 (1.43%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.71%) HBase
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.71%) Redis
Development Applications
1 26 (18.57%) Git (software)
2 23 (16.43%) JIRA
3 20 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 13 (9.29%) Subversion
5 6 (4.29%) Selenium
6 4 (2.86%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (2.14%) JUnit
7 3 (2.14%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (2.14%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.43%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.43%) FxCop
8 2 (1.43%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.43%) Maven
8 2 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.43%) StyleCop
8 2 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.71%) Ant
9 1 (0.71%) JMeter
9 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (2.86%) Finance
2 2 (1.43%) Advertising
2 2 (1.43%) Billing
3 1 (0.71%) Automotive
3 1 (0.71%) Games
3 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (27.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 37 (26.43%) Architect
3 17 (12.14%) Cloud Architect
3 17 (12.14%) Developer
4 13 (9.29%) AWS Engineer
5 12 (8.57%) AWS DevOps
6 11 (7.86%) Operations Engineer
6 11 (7.86%) Security Architect
7 9 (6.43%) Consultant
7 9 (6.43%) Senior DevOps
7 9 (6.43%) Technical Architect
8 7 (5.00%) DevOps Consultant
9 6 (4.29%) AWS Architect
9 6 (4.29%) Cloud Developer
9 6 (4.29%) Cloud Engineer
10 5 (3.57%) AWS Developer
10 5 (3.57%) Azure Developer
10 5 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.57%) Lead DevOps
10 5 (3.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (22.14%) Web Services
2 17 (12.14%) ELK Stack
3 13 (9.29%) JSON
3 13 (9.29%) REST
4 10 (7.14%) Play Framework
4 10 (7.14%) Sensu
5 9 (6.43%) .NET
6 8 (5.71%) J2EE
6 8 (5.71%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (4.29%) Hibernate
7 6 (4.29%) HTML
7 6 (4.29%) HTML5
7 6 (4.29%) J2SE
7 6 (4.29%) SOAP
7 6 (4.29%) Spring
7 6 (4.29%) XML
8 4 (2.86%) Ajax
8 4 (2.86%) CSS
8 4 (2.86%) Django
8 4 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.43%) CMDB
1 9 (6.43%) User Experience
2 8 (5.71%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.29%) Digital Media
4 4 (2.86%) Private Cloud
4 4 (2.86%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.14%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.14%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.14%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.43%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.71%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 55 (39.29%) Linux
2 20 (14.29%) Windows
3 11 (7.86%) Unix
4 5 (3.57%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (50.00%) DevOps
2 56 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (22.14%) Configuration Management
4 28 (20.00%) Open Source
5 19 (13.57%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (10.00%) Web Operations
7 12 (8.57%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (8.57%) Microservices
8 10 (7.14%) Scrum
9 8 (5.71%) CRM
10 7 (5.00%) Migration
10 7 (5.00%) Software Engineering
11 6 (4.29%) ERP
11 6 (4.29%) Web Development
12 5 (3.57%) Continuous Deployment
12 5 (3.57%) Data Migration
12 5 (3.57%) Data Modelling
12 5 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
12 5 (3.57%) ETL
12 5 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (22.86%) Ruby
2 31 (22.14%) Python
3 29 (20.71%) Java
4 28 (20.00%) PHP
5 15 (10.71%) PowerShell
6 11 (7.86%) SQL
7 10 (7.14%) Scala
7 10 (7.14%) Shell Script
8 9 (6.43%) Bash Shell
9 8 (5.71%) JavaScript
10 4 (2.86%) C
10 4 (2.86%) Perl
11 2 (1.43%) Go
12 1 (0.71%) C++
12 1 (0.71%) Groovy
12 1 (0.71%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.57%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.00%) ISEB
3 7 (5.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.14%) CISSP
5 2 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.43%) CCIE
6 1 (0.71%) CCNA
6 1 (0.71%) CCNP
6 1 (0.71%) Degree
6 1 (0.71%) GIAC
6 1 (0.71%) ISSAP
6 1 (0.71%) MCITP
6 1 (0.71%) MCSA
6 1 (0.71%) MCSE
6 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.71%) PhD
6 1 (0.71%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (15.71%) Docker
2 14 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 13 (9.29%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (7.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.43%) vCloud
5 2 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.71%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.71%) Postfix
6 1 (0.71%) Squid
6 1 (0.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 69 (49.29%) Puppet
2 43 (30.71%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (21.43%) Terraform
4 20 (14.29%) Ansible
5 13 (9.29%) Salt
6 10 (7.14%) Packer
7 9 (6.43%) Graphite
8 8 (5.71%) Kibana
8 8 (5.71%) logstash
9 7 (5.00%) Grafana
9 7 (5.00%) Kubernetes
9 7 (5.00%) Uchiwa
10 5 (3.57%) Opsview
11 4 (2.86%) Consul
11 4 (2.86%) Mesos
12 3 (2.14%) collectd
12 3 (2.14%) SCOM
12 3 (2.14%) StatsD
13 2 (1.43%) Rancher
13 2 (1.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (19.29%) VMware
2 19 (13.57%) Oracle
3 18 (12.86%) Google
4 17 (12.14%) Microsoft
5 12 (8.57%) Rackspace
6 9 (6.43%) Splunk
7 8 (5.71%) MuleSoft
8 7 (5.00%) Atlassian
8 7 (5.00%) CheckPoint
8 7 (5.00%) Cisco
9 6 (4.29%) webMethods
9 6 (4.29%) WSO2
10 5 (3.57%) SaltStack
11 4 (2.86%) Adobe
12 3 (2.14%) Blue Coat
12 3 (2.14%) Fortinet
12 3 (2.14%) Informatica
12 3 (2.14%) Intel Security
12 3 (2.14%) Red Hat
12 3 (2.14%) Talend