The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Amazon AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 86 92
Rank change year-on-year +42 +6  
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 56 33 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.05% 1.42% 0.90%
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.28% 12.55% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 16 17
Median daily rate £450 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £375 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £550 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +2.56%  

Amazon AWS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 198 263 154
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 10.78% 11.31% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 159 81
Median daily rate £450 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £230 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £390
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Median hourly rate £12.50 £19.61 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.25% +6.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year +75.75% -38.31%  

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Amazon AWS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in Berkshire

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Amazon AWS in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon AWS in Berkshire

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in Berkshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Berkshire

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Reading +28 18 £525 +16.66% 10
Bracknell +14 10 £488 -2.50%
Newbury +5 9 £370 -32.72% 5
Slough +6 3 £375 -25.00% 4
Maidenhead -8 2 £500 +25.00% 1
Amazon AWS
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 44 (38.60%) Web Services
1 44 (38.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (34.21%) Java
3 38 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (33.33%) DevOps
4 35 (30.70%) Python
5 33 (28.95%) Linux
6 30 (26.32%) JavaScript
7 29 (25.44%) Docker
8 28 (24.56%) Ansible
9 24 (21.05%) PowerShell
10 23 (20.18%) Maven
10 23 (20.18%) Microsoft
10 23 (20.18%) REST
11 22 (19.30%) Scrum
12 21 (18.42%) Active Directory
12 21 (18.42%) Puppet
13 20 (17.54%) JSON
14 19 (16.67%) TDD
14 19 (16.67%) Windows
14 19 (16.67%) DNS
14 19 (16.67%) BDD
14 19 (16.67%) Jenkins
14 19 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
15 18 (15.79%) Git (software)
15 18 (15.79%) Project Management
15 18 (15.79%) Ruby
16 17 (14.91%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (14.91%) VMware
17 16 (14.04%) Amazon EC2

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 12 (10.53%) CMS
2 9 (7.89%) Sitecore CMS
3 8 (7.02%) OpenStack
4 7 (6.14%) WordPress
5 6 (5.26%) Confluence
5 6 (5.26%) Tomcat
6 5 (4.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (3.51%) nginx
8 3 (2.63%) Apache Solr
8 3 (2.63%) Drupal
9 2 (1.75%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.88%) Apache
10 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.88%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.88%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.88%) IIS
10 1 (0.88%) JBoss
10 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.88%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.88%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 44 (38.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (14.04%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (10.53%) Amazon S3
3 12 (10.53%) AWS Lambda
4 8 (7.02%) CloudFront
4 8 (7.02%) IaaS
5 7 (6.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 7 (6.14%) Amazon SQS
5 7 (6.14%) PaaS
6 6 (5.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 5 (4.39%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (4.39%) IBM Cloud
7 5 (4.39%) SaaS
7 5 (4.39%) SoftLayer
8 4 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (3.51%) GitHub
9 3 (2.63%) Office 365
9 3 (2.63%) Rackspace Cloud
10 2 (1.75%) HP Helion
10 2 (1.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.67%) DNS
2 15 (13.16%) HTTP
3 6 (5.26%) SMTP
4 5 (4.39%) Firewall
5 4 (3.51%) VPN
6 3 (2.63%) BGP
6 3 (2.63%) SAN
6 3 (2.63%) SSH
7 2 (1.75%) LAN
7 2 (1.75%) Network Security
7 2 (1.75%) VSAN
8 1 (0.88%) AMQP
8 1 (0.88%) DHCP
8 1 (0.88%) Intranet
8 1 (0.88%) LDAP
8 1 (0.88%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.88%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.88%) WAN
8 1 (0.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 12 (10.53%) MySQL
3 9 (7.89%) SQL Server
4 8 (7.02%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (6.14%) MongoDB
6 6 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.51%) MariaDB
7 4 (3.51%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.88%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.88%) Big Data
9 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.88%) HBase
9 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (20.18%) Maven
2 19 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 18 (15.79%) Git (software)
4 15 (13.16%) Gradle
5 13 (11.40%) Bitbucket
6 10 (8.77%) JIRA
6 10 (8.77%) Selenium
6 10 (8.77%) WebDriver
7 9 (7.89%) Ant
7 9 (7.89%) Apache Ivy
7 9 (7.89%) eggPlant
7 9 (7.89%) Gatling
7 9 (7.89%) JMeter
7 9 (7.89%) NeoLoad
8 8 (7.02%) JUnit
9 6 (5.26%) Eclipse
9 6 (5.26%) IntelliJ
9 6 (5.26%) Mercurial
10 5 (4.39%) SonarQube
11 4 (3.51%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (11.40%) Finance
2 8 (7.02%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.63%) Electronics
3 3 (2.63%) Law
3 3 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.63%) Marketing
3 3 (2.63%) Retail
4 2 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.88%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 35 (30.70%) Developer
2 25 (21.93%) Architect
3 16 (14.04%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (14.04%) Java Developer
4 11 (9.65%) Cloud Architect
5 10 (8.77%) AWS Developer
5 10 (8.77%) Cloud Engineer
5 10 (8.77%) Node.js Developer
6 6 (5.26%) Applications Developer
6 6 (5.26%) Java Applications Developer
6 6 (5.26%) Performance Engineer
6 6 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (4.39%) AWS Architect
7 5 (4.39%) Azure Consultant
7 5 (4.39%) Cloud Consultant
7 5 (4.39%) Consultant
7 5 (4.39%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (4.39%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 5 (4.39%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (4.39%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (38.60%) Web Services
2 23 (20.18%) REST
3 20 (17.54%) JSON
4 15 (13.16%) XML
5 14 (12.28%) Node.js
6 13 (11.40%) React
7 11 (9.65%) AngularJS
8 9 (7.89%) Spring
9 8 (7.02%) .NET
10 6 (5.26%) JSF
10 6 (5.26%) Spring MVC
10 6 (5.26%) Struts
11 5 (4.39%) J2EE
11 5 (4.39%) OAuth2
11 5 (4.39%) SAML
11 5 (4.39%) SOAP
12 4 (3.51%) HTML
12 4 (3.51%) MEAN Stack
12 4 (3.51%) Serverless Framework
12 4 (3.51%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (11.40%) Hybrid Cloud
2 12 (10.53%) Public Cloud
3 9 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (6.14%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (4.39%) Data Centre
5 5 (4.39%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.63%) FlexPod
6 3 (2.63%) Life Science
6 3 (2.63%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.75%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.75%) LIMS
7 2 (1.75%) PMI
7 2 (1.75%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.88%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (0.88%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 33 (28.95%) Linux
2 19 (16.67%) Windows
3 12 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (9.65%) Windows Server
5 10 (8.77%) Unix
6 5 (4.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.51%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.75%) CentOS
9 2 (1.75%) Solaris
10 1 (0.88%) AIX
10 1 (0.88%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.88%) SUSE
10 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 38 (33.33%) DevOps
2 22 (19.30%) Scrum
3 19 (16.67%) BDD
3 19 (16.67%) TDD
4 18 (15.79%) Project Management
5 17 (14.91%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (11.40%) Content Management
6 13 (11.40%) Load Balancing
7 11 (9.65%) OO
8 10 (8.77%) OOP
8 10 (8.77%) SOA
8 10 (8.77%) Test Automation
8 10 (8.77%) User Stories
9 9 (7.89%) Mentoring
9 9 (7.89%) Migration
10 8 (7.02%) Microservices
10 8 (7.02%) Task Automation
11 7 (6.14%) High Availability
11 7 (6.14%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (34.21%) Java
2 35 (30.70%) Python
3 30 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 24 (21.05%) PowerShell
5 18 (15.79%) Ruby
6 10 (8.77%) SQL
7 9 (7.89%) Bash Shell
7 9 (7.89%) Groovy
8 8 (7.02%) PHP
9 5 (4.39%) Perl
10 3 (2.63%) C#
11 2 (1.75%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.88%) C
12 1 (0.88%) C++
12 1 (0.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.88%) PHP 7
12 1 (0.88%) Scala
12 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.51%) AWS Certification
1 4 (3.51%) Degree
1 4 (3.51%) SC Cleared
1 4 (3.51%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.63%) CISM
2 3 (2.63%) CISSP
2 3 (2.63%) PMI Certification
2 3 (2.63%) PMP
3 2 (1.75%) CCNP
3 2 (1.75%) CISA
3 2 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.75%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.75%) Postgraduate
3 2 (1.75%) VCDX
4 1 (0.88%) CCNA
4 1 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.88%) MCSE
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.88%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.02%) PCI DSS
2 6 (5.26%) QA
3 5 (4.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.75%) SLA
6 1 (0.88%) COBIT
6 1 (0.88%) GDPR
System Software
1 29 (25.44%) Docker
2 21 (18.42%) Active Directory
3 8 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.02%) vSphere
4 6 (5.26%) vCloud
5 5 (4.39%) Hyper-V
6 4 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.63%) NFS
7 3 (2.63%) Samba
7 3 (2.63%) Squid
8 1 (0.88%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (24.56%) Ansible
2 21 (18.42%) Puppet
3 19 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (7.89%) HP Fortify
5 5 (4.39%) Nagios
5 5 (4.39%) vRealize
6 2 (1.75%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.75%) Salt
6 2 (1.75%) WSUS
7 1 (0.88%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.88%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.88%) CloudForms
7 1 (0.88%) Kibana
7 1 (0.88%) logstash
7 1 (0.88%) Packer
7 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.88%) SCCM
7 1 (0.88%) SCOM
7 1 (0.88%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.88%) yum
Vendors
1 23 (20.18%) Microsoft
2 17 (14.91%) VMware
3 10 (8.77%) HP
4 9 (7.89%) Sitecore
4 9 (7.89%) Splunk
5 6 (5.26%) Rackspace
6 5 (4.39%) Adobe
6 5 (4.39%) SAP
7 4 (3.51%) Apigee
7 4 (3.51%) IBM
7 4 (3.51%) Nimsoft
7 4 (3.51%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.63%) Genesys
8 3 (2.63%) Oracle
9 2 (1.75%) CA
9 2 (1.75%) Cisco
9 2 (1.75%) Google
10 1 (0.88%) Sun
10 1 (0.88%) SunGard