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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England / West Midlands
Rank 74 93 106
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +13
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 49 23 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.05% 0.95% 0.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.92% 14.74% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 6
Median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £458 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £431 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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
246 156 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.28% 6.47% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 87 22
Median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £570 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 13
Median hourly rate £21.47 £13.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.00% -48.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +22.22%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Solihull +6 12 - - 1
Shropshire - 10 £425 - 3
Coventry -14 7 £488 +8.33% 4
Warwickshire +1 6 £425 +30.76% 1
Birmingham -4 4 £489 +34.89% 10
Staffordshire - 4 £440 -
Wolverhampton - 3 £450 -
Amazon AWS
England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 73 (60.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (46.67%) Linux
2 56 (46.67%) DevOps
3 49 (40.83%) Puppet
4 45 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
6 34 (28.33%) Python
6 34 (28.33%) Ruby
7 31 (25.83%) Web Services
7 31 (25.83%) Configuration Management
8 28 (23.33%) OpenStack
9 25 (20.83%) Terraform
9 25 (20.83%) Git (software)
10 24 (20.00%) Ansible
11 23 (19.17%) Jenkins
12 21 (17.50%) Open Source
12 21 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (17.50%) VMware
12 21 (17.50%) PHP
13 20 (16.67%) Docker
14 19 (15.83%) IaaS
15 18 (15.00%) ELK Stack
16 16 (13.33%) Java
16 16 (13.33%) Oracle
16 16 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
16 16 (13.33%) Security Cleared
17 15 (12.50%) MongoDB
17 15 (12.50%) Firewall
17 15 (12.50%) MySQL
18 14 (11.67%) Web Operations

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 28 (23.33%) OpenStack
2 9 (7.50%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (6.67%) Apache
4 6 (5.00%) Confluence
5 5 (4.17%) Mule
6 3 (2.50%) Apache Spark
6 3 (2.50%) nginx
6 3 (2.50%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.67%) IIS
7 2 (1.67%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.83%) Documentum
8 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 73 (60.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (15.83%) IaaS
3 11 (9.17%) Office 365
4 8 (6.67%) PaaS
5 6 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (3.33%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (3.33%) Amazon EMR
6 4 (3.33%) Amazon S3
6 4 (3.33%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (3.33%) Route 53
6 4 (3.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (2.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.67%) GitHub
8 2 (1.67%) SaaS
9 1 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.50%) Firewall
2 14 (11.67%) HTTP
3 11 (9.17%) SSL
3 11 (9.17%) TCP/IP
4 8 (6.67%) WAN
5 7 (5.83%) Network Security
6 5 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (4.17%) DNS
7 4 (3.33%) BGP
7 4 (3.33%) OSPF
8 3 (2.50%) LAN
8 3 (2.50%) Skype
9 2 (1.67%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (0.83%) MPLS
10 1 (0.83%) OpenVPN
10 1 (0.83%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.83%) SSH
10 1 (0.83%) VoIP
10 1 (0.83%) Wireless
10 1 (0.83%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 15 (12.50%) MySQL
3 9 (7.50%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.00%) Big Data
5 5 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (4.17%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.50%) Pentaho
7 2 (1.67%) InfluxDB
7 2 (1.67%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.67%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.83%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.83%) HBase
8 1 (0.83%) Mahout
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.83%) Redis
8 1 (0.83%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 25 (20.83%) Git (software)
2 23 (19.17%) Jenkins
3 14 (11.67%) Subversion
4 10 (8.33%) JIRA
5 6 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (4.17%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.50%) Hudson
7 3 (2.50%) Maven
7 3 (2.50%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (1.67%) GoCD
8 2 (1.67%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.67%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.83%) git-flow
9 1 (0.83%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (0.83%) JMeter
9 1 (0.83%) Liquibase
9 1 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.83%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 4 (3.33%) Finance
2 3 (2.50%) Retail
3 2 (1.67%) Advertising
3 2 (1.67%) Billing
4 1 (0.83%) Local Government
4 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (24.17%) Architect
2 28 (23.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (13.33%) Developer
4 15 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
5 12 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
6 11 (9.17%) AWS Engineer
6 11 (9.17%) Security Architect
7 9 (7.50%) Consultant
7 9 (7.50%) Technical Architect
8 7 (5.83%) AWS Developer
8 7 (5.83%) DevOps Consultant
8 7 (5.83%) Senior DevOps
9 6 (5.00%) Cloud Developer
9 6 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
10 5 (4.17%) AWS Architect
10 5 (4.17%) Azure Developer
10 5 (4.17%) Implementation Engineer
10 5 (4.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 5 (4.17%) Security Engineer
11 4 (3.33%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (25.83%) Web Services
2 18 (15.00%) ELK Stack
3 10 (8.33%) Sensu
4 8 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (5.83%) JSON
5 7 (5.83%) REST
6 5 (4.17%) .NET
7 4 (3.33%) Ajax
7 4 (3.33%) CSS
7 4 (3.33%) CSS3
7 4 (3.33%) Django
7 4 (3.33%) HTML
7 4 (3.33%) HTML5
7 4 (3.33%) Play Framework
7 4 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (2.50%) LEMP Stack
9 2 (1.67%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.83%) J2EE
10 1 (0.83%) LAMP
10 1 (0.83%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.17%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.67%) User Experience
3 5 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.33%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.50%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.50%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.50%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.67%) CMDB
6 2 (1.67%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.67%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.83%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 56 (46.67%) Linux
2 14 (11.67%) Windows
3 7 (5.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (4.17%) Unix
5 2 (1.67%) CentOS
5 2 (1.67%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.67%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.83%) Fedora
6 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (46.67%) DevOps
2 45 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (25.83%) Configuration Management
4 21 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (17.50%) Open Source
5 14 (11.67%) Web Operations
6 12 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (9.17%) Scrum
8 8 (6.67%) Migration
9 7 (5.83%) ITIL
9 7 (5.83%) Mentoring
9 7 (5.83%) Microservices
10 6 (5.00%) Service Management
11 5 (4.17%) Data Migration
11 5 (4.17%) Data Modelling
11 5 (4.17%) Software Engineering
11 5 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (3.33%) Enterprise Architecture
12 4 (3.33%) ETL
12 4 (3.33%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 34 (28.33%) Python
1 34 (28.33%) Ruby
2 21 (17.50%) PHP
3 16 (13.33%) Java
4 12 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 12 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 11 (9.17%) Shell Script
6 8 (6.67%) Perl
7 5 (4.17%) SQL
8 4 (3.33%) Go
8 4 (3.33%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.33%) Scala
9 3 (2.50%) Korn
10 1 (0.83%) C
10 1 (0.83%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 16 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 14 (11.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.67%) CISSP
3 2 (1.67%) Degree
4 1 (0.83%) CCIE
4 1 (0.83%) CCNA
4 1 (0.83%) CCNP
4 1 (0.83%) ISEB
4 1 (0.83%) ISSAP
4 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.83%) MCITP
4 1 (0.83%) MCSA
4 1 (0.83%) MCSE
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.83%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (16.67%) Docker
2 11 (9.17%) Active Directory
3 7 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.67%) vCloud
5 2 (1.67%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.83%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.83%) Postfix
6 1 (0.83%) Squid
6 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 49 (40.83%) Puppet
2 36 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (20.83%) Terraform
4 24 (20.00%) Ansible
5 13 (10.83%) Salt
6 10 (8.33%) logstash
7 9 (7.50%) Graphite
7 9 (7.50%) Kibana
7 9 (7.50%) Packer
8 7 (5.83%) Grafana
8 7 (5.83%) Kubernetes
8 7 (5.83%) Uchiwa
9 5 (4.17%) Opsview
10 4 (3.33%) Consul
10 4 (3.33%) Mesos
11 3 (2.50%) collectd
11 3 (2.50%) StatsD
12 2 (1.67%) Marathon
12 2 (1.67%) Rancher
12 2 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (17.50%) VMware
2 16 (13.33%) Oracle
3 14 (11.67%) Microsoft
4 13 (10.83%) Google
5 12 (10.00%) Rackspace
6 9 (7.50%) CheckPoint
6 9 (7.50%) Cisco
6 9 (7.50%) Splunk
7 8 (6.67%) MuleSoft
8 7 (5.83%) Atlassian
9 6 (5.00%) Red Hat
9 6 (5.00%) WSO2
10 5 (4.17%) Fortinet
11 4 (3.33%) Aruba
11 4 (3.33%) Blue Coat
12 3 (2.50%) Informatica
12 3 (2.50%) Intel Security
12 3 (2.50%) SaltStack
12 3 (2.50%) Talend
13 2 (1.67%) ForgeRock
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