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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 75 106 112
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +6
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 72 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.22% 0.64% 0.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.36% 13.45% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 6 5
Median daily rate £415 £381 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.85% +12.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £225 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £825 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £451 £450 £394
% change year-on-year
+0.27% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.19 £190.00
% change year-on-year
+15.93% -84.11%
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
322 119 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.94% 4.77% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 75 41
Median daily rate £400 £370 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -12.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 7
Median hourly rate £16.00 - £21.35
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.94 - £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 - £33.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +25.00%

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 September 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 September 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 +7 35 £401 -5.76% 6
Birmingham +3 13 £550 -29.03% 5
Coventry -11 8 £536 +138.42% 1
Warwickshire -3 3 £463 - 2
Staffordshire - 2 £404 - 2
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Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 95 (74.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 68 (53.13%) Puppet
3 66 (51.56%) DevOps
4 49 (38.28%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (30.47%) Linux
6 33 (25.78%) Google
7 32 (25.00%) Windows
8 31 (24.22%) Java
9 30 (23.44%) Opscode Chef
10 27 (21.09%) IaaS
10 27 (21.09%) Active Directory
11 26 (20.31%) Terraform
12 24 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
13 23 (17.97%) Ruby
13 23 (17.97%) OpenStack
13 23 (17.97%) Docker
14 22 (17.19%) Git (software)
15 20 (15.63%) Unix
15 20 (15.63%) ELK Stack
16 19 (14.84%) Microservices
16 19 (14.84%) Web Services
16 19 (14.84%) SQL
16 19 (14.84%) Software Engineering
16 19 (14.84%) JIRA
17 18 (14.06%) Packer
18 17 (13.28%) Microsoft
18 17 (13.28%) Configuration Management
18 17 (13.28%) Migration
18 17 (13.28%) VMware
19 16 (12.50%) Shell Script

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 23 (17.97%) OpenStack
2 12 (9.38%) WebLogic
3 11 (8.59%) Confluence
4 10 (7.81%) WebLogic Portal
5 6 (4.69%) Apache
5 6 (4.69%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (3.91%) MS Exchange
6 5 (3.91%) Mule
7 3 (2.34%) NServiceBus
7 3 (2.34%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.56%) JBoss
8 2 (1.56%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.78%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.78%) Documentum
9 1 (0.78%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.78%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (7.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 95 (74.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (21.09%) IaaS
3 24 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (10.94%) PaaS
5 12 (9.38%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (8.59%) Google App Engine
6 11 (8.59%) Google Cloud Platform
6 11 (8.59%) Office 365
7 7 (5.47%) SaaS
8 3 (2.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.78%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.78%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.78%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.78%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.59%) Network Security
2 7 (5.47%) DNS
3 6 (4.69%) NetScaler
4 5 (3.91%) Firewall
4 5 (3.91%) LAN
4 5 (3.91%) WAN
5 3 (2.34%) HTTP
6 2 (1.56%) ICMP
6 2 (1.56%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.56%) VPN
7 1 (0.78%) Internet
7 1 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.78%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.78%) OpenVPN
7 1 (0.78%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.78%) SAN
7 1 (0.78%) Skype
7 1 (0.78%) SSH
7 1 (0.78%) Wireless
7 1 (0.78%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.16%) MongoDB
2 8 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.91%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.34%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (2.34%) Big Data
5 2 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.56%) InfluxDB
5 2 (1.56%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.78%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.78%) Impala
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (17.19%) Git (software)
2 19 (14.84%) JIRA
3 12 (9.38%) Selenium
3 12 (9.38%) Vagrant
4 9 (7.03%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (3.13%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (2.34%) FxCop
7 3 (2.34%) JUnit
7 3 (2.34%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (2.34%) StyleCop
8 2 (1.56%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.56%) GoCD
8 2 (1.56%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.56%) Maven
9 1 (0.78%) Ant
9 1 (0.78%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.78%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (1.56%) Finance
2 1 (0.78%) Advertising
2 1 (0.78%) Automotive
2 1 (0.78%) Games
2 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (30.47%) DevOps Engineer
2 33 (25.78%) Architect
3 21 (16.41%) Developer
4 18 (14.06%) Cloud Architect
5 13 (10.16%) AWS Engineer
6 11 (8.59%) Cloud Engineer
6 11 (8.59%) Lead DevOps
7 10 (7.81%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 10 (7.81%) Java Developer
7 10 (7.81%) Java Scala Developer
7 10 (7.81%) Java Scala Software Engineer
7 10 (7.81%) Java Software Developer
7 10 (7.81%) Java Software Engineer
7 10 (7.81%) Lead Developer
7 10 (7.81%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 10 (7.81%) Lead Software Developer
7 10 (7.81%) Lead Software Engineer
7 10 (7.81%) Scala Developer
7 10 (7.81%) Scala Software Engineer
7 10 (7.81%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (15.63%) ELK Stack
2 19 (14.84%) Web Services
3 15 (11.72%) JSON
3 15 (11.72%) REST
4 14 (10.94%) .NET
4 14 (10.94%) J2EE
4 14 (10.94%) Sensu
5 12 (9.38%) Hibernate
5 12 (9.38%) J2SE
5 12 (9.38%) Play Framework
5 12 (9.38%) SOAP
5 12 (9.38%) Spring
5 12 (9.38%) XML
6 8 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (1.56%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.56%) EJB
7 2 (1.56%) HTML
7 2 (1.56%) HTML5
7 2 (1.56%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.16%) Hybrid Cloud
2 9 (7.03%) CMDB
3 8 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.25%) Private Cloud
4 5 (3.91%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.56%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.78%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.78%) FMCG
6 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.78%) NHS
6 1 (0.78%) User Experience
6 1 (0.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 39 (30.47%) Linux
2 32 (25.00%) Windows
3 20 (15.63%) Unix
4 16 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 11 (8.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.78%) CentOS
8 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (51.56%) DevOps
2 49 (38.28%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (14.84%) Microservices
3 19 (14.84%) Software Engineering
4 17 (13.28%) Configuration Management
4 17 (13.28%) Migration
5 14 (10.94%) Open Source
6 11 (8.59%) Continuous Delivery
6 11 (8.59%) Continuous Deployment
7 10 (7.81%) Service Management
8 9 (7.03%) Identity Access Management
9 8 (6.25%) CRM
10 7 (5.47%) Project Management
10 7 (5.47%) Scrum
11 6 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (4.69%) High Availability
12 5 (3.91%) Enterprise Architecture
12 5 (3.91%) ERP
12 5 (3.91%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (3.91%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (24.22%) Java
2 23 (17.97%) Ruby
3 19 (14.84%) SQL
4 16 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 12 (9.38%) PowerShell
5 12 (9.38%) Python
5 12 (9.38%) Scala
6 11 (8.59%) PHP
7 7 (5.47%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.91%) C
9 4 (3.13%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.56%) C#
10 2 (1.56%) Go
10 2 (1.56%) Perl
11 1 (0.78%) C++
11 1 (0.78%) Groovy
11 1 (0.78%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.59%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.47%) ISEB
3 7 (5.47%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.13%) CISSP
5 2 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.78%) CCIE
6 1 (0.78%) CCNA
6 1 (0.78%) CCNP
6 1 (0.78%) Degree
6 1 (0.78%) GIAC
6 1 (0.78%) ISSAP
6 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.78%) PhD
6 1 (0.78%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (21.09%) Active Directory
2 23 (17.97%) Docker
3 11 (8.59%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (5.47%) XenDesktop
6 6 (4.69%) XenServer
7 2 (1.56%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.56%) vCloud
7 2 (1.56%) vSphere
8 1 (0.78%) Postfix
8 1 (0.78%) Squid
8 1 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 68 (53.13%) Puppet
2 30 (23.44%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (20.31%) Terraform
4 18 (14.06%) Packer
5 16 (12.50%) Graphite
6 14 (10.94%) Uchiwa
7 8 (6.25%) Ansible
8 7 (5.47%) Grafana
8 7 (5.47%) Kubernetes
8 7 (5.47%) SCOM
9 4 (3.13%) Consul
9 4 (3.13%) Mesos
10 3 (2.34%) Kibana
10 3 (2.34%) logstash
11 2 (1.56%) Marathon
11 2 (1.56%) Opsview
11 2 (1.56%) Rancher
11 2 (1.56%) SCCM
12 1 (0.78%) Backup Exec
12 1 (0.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 33 (25.78%) Google
2 17 (13.28%) Microsoft
2 17 (13.28%) VMware
3 15 (11.72%) MuleSoft
4 14 (10.94%) Atlassian
4 14 (10.94%) Citrix
4 14 (10.94%) Oracle
5 12 (9.38%) webMethods
6 10 (7.81%) Adobe
6 10 (7.81%) Rackspace
7 9 (7.03%) ForgeRock
8 6 (4.69%) Splunk
8 6 (4.69%) WSO2
9 5 (3.91%) Red Hat
10 4 (3.13%) IBM
10 4 (3.13%) SaltStack
11 3 (2.34%) Cisco
11 3 (2.34%) Intel Security
12 2 (1.56%) NetApp
13 1 (0.78%) Dell
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