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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England / West Midlands
Rank 70 96 109
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +13
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 52 36 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.16% 1.38% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.97% 17.14% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 28 3
Median daily rate £489 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.25% +23.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £30.00

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
248 210 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.30% 8.02% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 129 27
Median daily rate £425 £410 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +21.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £543 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 12
Median hourly rate £11.25 £13.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -48.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -13.35%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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
Birmingham +9 18 £475 +46.15% 10
Shropshire +20 12 £481 +20.31% 3
Coventry +2 10 £525 +15.38% 2
Warwickshire +4 5 £425 -
Staffordshire - 3 £528 - 2
Herefordshire - 1 £400 -
Amazon AWS
England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 82 (60.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 63 (46.32%) Linux
3 57 (41.91%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (37.50%) DevOps
5 47 (34.56%) Ruby
6 46 (33.82%) Puppet
7 45 (33.09%) Python
8 44 (32.35%) Web Services
9 37 (27.21%) Opscode Chef
10 35 (25.74%) Ansible
11 34 (25.00%) Configuration Management
11 34 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
12 30 (22.06%) MongoDB
13 28 (20.59%) MySQL
13 28 (20.59%) Jenkins
14 27 (19.85%) Open Source
14 27 (19.85%) Git (software)
14 27 (19.85%) Continuous Integration
15 26 (19.12%) Terraform
16 24 (17.65%) Security Cleared
16 24 (17.65%) PHP
17 22 (16.18%) Microsoft
18 21 (15.44%) SC Cleared
19 20 (14.71%) Subversion
19 20 (14.71%) Docker
19 20 (14.71%) Web Operations
20 19 (13.97%) OpenStack
20 19 (13.97%) Salt
20 19 (13.97%) Windows
21 18 (13.24%) Oracle

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 19 (13.97%) OpenStack
2 14 (10.29%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (8.09%) Confluence
4 7 (5.15%) Apache
5 3 (2.21%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.21%) nginx
6 2 (1.47%) IIS
6 2 (1.47%) Mule
6 2 (1.47%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.74%) Documentum
7 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.74%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (3.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 82 (60.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (11.76%) IaaS
3 9 (6.62%) Office 365
4 5 (3.68%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (3.68%) PaaS
5 4 (2.94%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (2.94%) SaaS
6 3 (2.21%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (2.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (2.21%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (2.21%) Amazon S3
6 3 (2.21%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.21%) Route 53
6 3 (2.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (1.47%) GitHub
8 1 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.50%) Firewall
1 17 (12.50%) HTTP
1 17 (12.50%) SSL
1 17 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 10 (7.35%) WAN
3 7 (5.15%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (4.41%) BGP
4 6 (4.41%) Network Security
4 6 (4.41%) OSPF
5 3 (2.21%) LAN
6 2 (1.47%) Skype
7 1 (0.74%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (0.74%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.74%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (0.74%) DMVPN
7 1 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.74%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.74%) VoIP
7 1 (0.74%) Wireless
7 1 (0.74%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 30 (22.06%) MongoDB
3 28 (20.59%) MySQL
4 12 (8.82%) Apache Cassandra
4 12 (8.82%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.41%) Big Data
6 4 (2.94%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (2.21%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.21%) Pentaho
7 3 (2.21%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.47%) InfluxDB
9 1 (0.74%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.74%) HBase
9 1 (0.74%) Impala
9 1 (0.74%) Mahout
9 1 (0.74%) Redis
9 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.74%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 28 (20.59%) Jenkins
2 27 (19.85%) Git (software)
3 20 (14.71%) Subversion
4 14 (10.29%) JIRA
5 6 (4.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (3.68%) TeamCity
7 4 (2.94%) gulp
7 4 (2.94%) JSHint
7 4 (2.94%) Mocha
8 3 (2.21%) Hudson
8 3 (2.21%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (1.47%) GoCD
10 1 (0.74%) JMeter
10 1 (0.74%) Maven
10 1 (0.74%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.74%) MSTest
10 1 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.74%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.74%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (3.68%) Finance
2 3 (2.21%) Retail
3 2 (1.47%) Advertising
3 2 (1.47%) Billing
4 1 (0.74%) Local Government
4 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (31.62%) Architect
2 24 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 20 (14.71%) Developer
4 19 (13.97%) Cloud Architect
5 16 (11.76%) Technical Architect
6 11 (8.09%) Security Architect
6 11 (8.09%) Senior DevOps
7 10 (7.35%) AWS DevOps
7 10 (7.35%) AWS Engineer
8 8 (5.88%) AWS Developer
9 7 (5.15%) AWS Architect
9 7 (5.15%) Azure Architect
9 7 (5.15%) Cloud Developer
9 7 (5.15%) Digital Architect
9 7 (5.15%) Digital Technical Architect
10 6 (4.41%) Azure Developer
10 6 (4.41%) Design Engineer
10 6 (4.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 6 (4.41%) Network Design Engineer
10 6 (4.41%) Network Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (32.35%) Web Services
2 16 (11.76%) CSS
2 16 (11.76%) HTML
3 15 (11.03%) CSS3
3 15 (11.03%) HTML5
4 12 (8.82%) REST
5 11 (8.09%) Ajax
5 11 (8.09%) Django
5 11 (8.09%) JSON
5 11 (8.09%) Play Framework
5 11 (8.09%) Ruby on Rails
6 10 (7.35%) Elastic Stack
7 7 (5.15%) .NET
8 6 (4.41%) Express
8 6 (4.41%) Node.js
9 5 (3.68%) Sensu
10 3 (2.21%) ASP.NET
10 3 (2.21%) LEMP Stack
10 3 (2.21%) Mustache
10 3 (2.21%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.29%) User Experience
2 13 (9.56%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (2.94%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.21%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.74%) CMDB
7 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.74%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.74%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 63 (46.32%) Linux
2 19 (13.97%) Windows
3 9 (6.62%) Unix
4 7 (5.15%) CentOS
5 3 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.47%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.47%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.74%) Fedora
7 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (41.91%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (37.50%) DevOps
3 34 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 27 (19.85%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (19.85%) Open Source
5 20 (14.71%) Web Operations
6 11 (8.09%) Scrum
7 10 (7.35%) Mentoring
8 9 (6.62%) Microservices
8 9 (6.62%) Migration
9 8 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (5.15%) ITIL
10 7 (5.15%) Software Engineering
10 7 (5.15%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (4.41%) Network Design
12 5 (3.68%) Data Migration
12 5 (3.68%) Data Modelling
12 5 (3.68%) E-Commerce
12 5 (3.68%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (3.68%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 47 (34.56%) Ruby
2 45 (33.09%) Python
3 24 (17.65%) PHP
4 17 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 12 (8.82%) Java
6 11 (8.09%) Scala
7 10 (7.35%) PowerShell
8 9 (6.62%) JavaScript
9 8 (5.88%) C#
10 7 (5.15%) Perl
11 5 (3.68%) SQL
12 4 (2.94%) ECMAScript
12 4 (2.94%) Go
12 4 (2.94%) Shell Script
13 3 (2.21%) Korn
14 1 (0.74%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 21 (15.44%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.47%) CISSP
5 2 (1.47%) Degree
6 1 (0.74%) CCIE
6 1 (0.74%) CCNA
6 1 (0.74%) CCNP
6 1 (0.74%) ISSAP
6 1 (0.74%) MCITP
6 1 (0.74%) MCSA
6 1 (0.74%) MCSE
6 1 (0.74%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (14.71%) Docker
2 7 (5.15%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.41%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.47%) vSphere
5 1 (0.74%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.74%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 46 (33.82%) Puppet
2 37 (27.21%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (25.74%) Ansible
4 26 (19.12%) Terraform
5 19 (13.97%) Salt
6 7 (5.15%) logstash
7 6 (4.41%) Kibana
8 5 (3.68%) Kubernetes
8 5 (3.68%) Opsview
9 4 (2.94%) Graphite
9 4 (2.94%) Mesos
10 3 (2.21%) collectd
10 3 (2.21%) StatsD
11 2 (1.47%) Grafana
11 2 (1.47%) Marathon
11 2 (1.47%) Packer
11 2 (1.47%) SCCM
11 2 (1.47%) Uchiwa
12 1 (0.74%) Oozie
12 1 (0.74%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (16.18%) Microsoft
2 18 (13.24%) Oracle
2 18 (13.24%) Rackspace
2 18 (13.24%) VMware
3 12 (8.82%) Cisco
4 11 (8.09%) CheckPoint
5 7 (5.15%) Fortinet
5 7 (5.15%) Google
5 7 (5.15%) Splunk
6 6 (4.41%) Aruba
6 6 (4.41%) Blue Coat
7 3 (2.21%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.21%) Informatica
7 3 (2.21%) Intel Security
7 3 (2.21%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.21%) SaltStack
7 3 (2.21%) Talend
8 2 (1.47%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.47%) WSO2
9 1 (0.74%) F5
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