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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 90 99 117
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +18
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 59 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.83% 0.72% 0.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.15% 15.65% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 10 3
Median daily rate £410 £405 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.23% +24.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £39.00 £189.50
% change year-on-year
-54.48% -79.41%
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
279 115 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.64% 4.63% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 73 42
Median daily rate £408 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.41% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 8
Median hourly rate £14.00 £23.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.13% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £23.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £23.00 £33.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-21.11% +28.57%

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 August 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 August 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 +1 28 £405 -2.99% 3
Coventry -10 10 £375 +36.36% 1
Birmingham -10 7 £563 -27.41% 6
Warwickshire - 2 £463 - 3
Staffordshire - 1 £400 -
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Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 91 (75.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 73 (60.83%) Puppet
3 68 (56.67%) DevOps
4 44 (36.67%) Google
5 43 (35.83%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (32.50%) Linux
7 35 (29.17%) Cloud Computing
8 33 (27.50%) OpenStack
9 32 (26.67%) Software Engineering
10 31 (25.83%) Ruby
10 31 (25.83%) Packer
11 29 (24.17%) Terraform
11 29 (24.17%) Shell Script
12 28 (23.33%) Windows
13 27 (22.50%) Git (software)
14 26 (21.67%) Opscode Chef
15 25 (20.83%) IaaS
15 25 (20.83%) Java
16 24 (20.00%) Active Directory
17 23 (19.17%) ELK Stack
18 22 (18.33%) Vagrant
19 20 (16.67%) SQL
19 20 (16.67%) MuleSoft
20 19 (15.83%) Sensu
20 19 (15.83%) Docker
20 19 (15.83%) Graphite
20 19 (15.83%) Uchiwa
20 19 (15.83%) Atlassian
21 18 (15.00%) Windows Server
22 17 (14.17%) Unix

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 33 (27.50%) OpenStack
2 12 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 10 (8.33%) WebLogic Portal
4 9 (7.50%) Confluence
5 6 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (3.33%) Apache
6 4 (3.33%) MS Exchange
6 4 (3.33%) Mule
7 3 (2.50%) NServiceBus
7 3 (2.50%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.67%) IIS
8 2 (1.67%) JBoss
9 1 (0.83%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.83%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.83%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 91 (75.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (29.17%) Cloud Computing
3 25 (20.83%) IaaS
4 13 (10.83%) PaaS
5 12 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (9.17%) Google App Engine
6 11 (9.17%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (6.67%) Office 365
8 6 (5.00%) SaaS
9 3 (2.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.83%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.83%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.83%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.83%) GitHub
11 1 (0.83%) Heroku
11 1 (0.83%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.83%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.50%) Network Security
2 7 (5.83%) DNS
3 6 (5.00%) NetScaler
4 3 (2.50%) Firewall
4 3 (2.50%) HTTP
4 3 (2.50%) LAN
4 3 (2.50%) WAN
5 2 (1.67%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.67%) ICMP
5 2 (1.67%) Internet
5 2 (1.67%) IPv4
5 2 (1.67%) SSL
5 2 (1.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.67%) VPN
5 2 (1.67%) Wireless
6 1 (0.83%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.83%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.83%) SAN
6 1 (0.83%) Skype
6 1 (0.83%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.83%) MongoDB
2 8 (6.67%) MariaDB
2 8 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.50%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.67%) Big Data
6 1 (0.83%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.83%) Impala
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (22.50%) Git (software)
2 22 (18.33%) Vagrant
3 16 (13.33%) JIRA
4 12 (10.00%) Selenium
5 7 (5.83%) Jenkins
6 5 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.50%) FxCop
7 3 (2.50%) JUnit
7 3 (2.50%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (2.50%) StyleCop
8 2 (1.67%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.67%) GoCD
8 2 (1.67%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.67%) Maven
8 2 (1.67%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.83%) git-flow
9 1 (0.83%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (0.83%) Liquibase
9 1 (0.83%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 2 (1.67%) Finance
1 2 (1.67%) Games
2 1 (0.83%) Advertising
2 1 (0.83%) Automotive
2 1 (0.83%) Electronics
2 1 (0.83%) Marketing
2 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (31.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 32 (26.67%) Developer
3 22 (18.33%) Architect
4 15 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
5 13 (10.83%) Applications Developer
5 13 (10.83%) AWS Engineer
6 12 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (9.17%) Cloud Developer
7 11 (9.17%) Lead DevOps
8 10 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
8 10 (8.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (8.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 10 (8.33%) Java Engineer
8 10 (8.33%) Java Scala Developer
8 10 (8.33%) Java Scala Software Engineer
8 10 (8.33%) Lead Developer
8 10 (8.33%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 10 (8.33%) Lead Software Developer
8 10 (8.33%) Scala Developer
8 10 (8.33%) Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (19.17%) ELK Stack
2 19 (15.83%) Sensu
3 17 (14.17%) Web Services
4 15 (12.50%) .NET
4 15 (12.50%) JSON
4 15 (12.50%) REST
5 14 (11.67%) J2EE
6 12 (10.00%) Hibernate
6 12 (10.00%) J2SE
6 12 (10.00%) Play Framework
6 12 (10.00%) SOAP
6 12 (10.00%) Spring
6 12 (10.00%) XML
7 9 (7.50%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (2.50%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (1.67%) EJB
9 2 (1.67%) HTML
9 2 (1.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 8 (6.67%) CMDB
2 8 (6.67%) Private Cloud
3 6 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.17%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.67%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.83%) FMCG
6 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.83%) NHS
6 1 (0.83%) User Experience
6 1 (0.83%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 39 (32.50%) Linux
2 28 (23.33%) Windows
3 18 (15.00%) Windows Server
4 17 (14.17%) Unix
5 11 (9.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.67%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.67%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.67%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.83%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (56.67%) DevOps
2 43 (35.83%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 16 (13.33%) Microservices
4 16 (13.33%) Open Source
4 16 (13.33%) Service Management
5 14 (11.67%) Configuration Management
5 14 (11.67%) Migration
6 13 (10.83%) Identity Access Management
7 8 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
7 8 (6.67%) CRM
8 6 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (5.00%) High Availability
8 6 (5.00%) Project Management
8 6 (5.00%) Scrum
9 5 (4.17%) ERP
9 5 (4.17%) Web Development
10 4 (3.33%) Automated Testing
10 4 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 31 (25.83%) Ruby
2 29 (24.17%) Shell Script
3 25 (20.83%) Java
4 20 (16.67%) SQL
5 14 (11.67%) PowerShell
6 12 (10.00%) Scala
7 11 (9.17%) PHP
8 8 (6.67%) JavaScript
9 7 (5.83%) Python
10 4 (3.33%) C
11 3 (2.50%) C#
12 2 (1.67%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.67%) Perl
13 1 (0.83%) C++
13 1 (0.83%) Groovy
13 1 (0.83%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (9.17%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.83%) ISEB
3 7 (5.83%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.50%) CISSP
5 2 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.67%) Degree
6 1 (0.83%) CCIE
6 1 (0.83%) CCNA
6 1 (0.83%) CCNP
6 1 (0.83%) GIAC
6 1 (0.83%) ISSAP
6 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.83%) PhD
6 1 (0.83%) SANS
System Software
1 24 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (15.83%) Docker
3 9 (7.50%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (5.83%) XenDesktop
6 6 (5.00%) XenServer
7 4 (3.33%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.67%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.83%) Postfix
9 1 (0.83%) Squid
9 1 (0.83%) vCloud
9 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 73 (60.83%) Puppet
2 31 (25.83%) Packer
3 29 (24.17%) Terraform
4 26 (21.67%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (15.83%) Graphite
5 19 (15.83%) Uchiwa
6 14 (11.67%) Consul
7 8 (6.67%) Grafana
8 7 (5.83%) SCOM
9 4 (3.33%) Ansible
10 3 (2.50%) Kibana
10 3 (2.50%) logstash
11 2 (1.67%) Kubernetes
11 2 (1.67%) Rancher
12 1 (0.83%) Backup Exec
12 1 (0.83%) SCCM
12 1 (0.83%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 44 (36.67%) Google
2 20 (16.67%) MuleSoft
3 19 (15.83%) Atlassian
4 15 (12.50%) ForgeRock
4 15 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 15 (12.50%) VMware
5 14 (11.67%) Citrix
6 12 (10.00%) webMethods
7 11 (9.17%) Rackspace
8 10 (8.33%) Adobe
8 10 (8.33%) Oracle
9 7 (5.83%) WSO2
10 5 (4.17%) Red Hat
11 4 (3.33%) IBM
11 4 (3.33%) SaltStack
11 4 (3.33%) Splunk
12 3 (2.50%) Cisco
13 2 (1.67%) NetApp
14 1 (0.83%) Dell
14 1 (0.83%) New Relic
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