Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 75 150
Rank change year-on-year +21 +75 +13
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 133 100 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.23% 2.33% 0.63%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.01% 19.72% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 65 14
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +2.78% +22.03%
10th Percentile £305 £351 £358
90th Percentile £575 £583 £534
South East median daily rate £484 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +7.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £35.00 -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +28.57% -10.26% -79.37%

Amazon AWS is in the Cloud Services category. The following 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.

All Cloud Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 633 507 347
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 15.38% 11.79% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 262 166
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
10th Percentile £313 £250 £216
90th Percentile £588 £605 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £438 £420
% change year-on-year -2.86% +4.17% +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 8
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £18.03 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.58% +24.34% -63.75%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.73 £11.00
90th Percentile £38.18 £22.12 £27.65
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £18.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year -9.59% +14.06% +11.30%

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Amazon AWS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +29 36 £450 - 16
Bracknell +12 21 £431 -6.76% 1
Newbury +8 21 £375 -31.82% 2
Maidenhead 0 13 £525 +13.51% 2
Slough +2 4 £500 -16.67% 3
Thatcham - 3 £315 -
Amazon AWS
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 68 (51.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 63 (47.37%) DevOps
3 52 (39.10%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (34.59%) Linux
5 39 (29.32%) Docker
6 37 (27.82%) Windows
7 36 (27.07%) Jenkins
8 30 (22.56%) Scrum
8 30 (22.56%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (21.80%) Web Services
9 29 (21.80%) Git (software)
10 28 (21.05%) JavaScript
11 25 (18.80%) PHP
11 25 (18.80%) Ansible
12 24 (18.05%) Puppet
12 24 (18.05%) SQL Server
13 22 (16.54%) SQL
13 22 (16.54%) Python
14 21 (15.79%) Test Automation
14 21 (15.79%) Kubernetes
15 20 (15.04%) Unix
15 20 (15.04%) Microsoft
16 19 (14.29%) Java
17 18 (13.53%) .NET
17 18 (13.53%) MySQL
17 18 (13.53%) TDD
17 18 (13.53%) Opscode Chef
18 17 (12.78%) IaaS
18 17 (12.78%) REST
19 16 (12.03%) OpenStack

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 16 (12.03%) OpenStack
2 13 (9.77%) IIS
3 10 (7.52%) Confluence
4 8 (6.02%) WordPress
5 4 (3.01%) Apache Solr
5 4 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (3.01%) nginx
6 3 (2.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (2.26%) Apache
6 3 (2.26%) Apache Spark
6 3 (2.26%) CMS
6 3 (2.26%) Drupal
6 3 (2.26%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.50%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.50%) IBM Domino
7 2 (1.50%) JBoss
7 2 (1.50%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.75%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 68 (51.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (12.78%) IaaS
3 14 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (7.52%) GitHub
5 9 (6.77%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (6.77%) PaaS
5 9 (6.77%) Trello
6 8 (6.02%) Amazon S3
6 8 (6.02%) Slack
7 7 (5.26%) SaaS
8 6 (4.51%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (4.51%) AWS Lambda
8 6 (4.51%) Serverless
8 6 (4.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (3.76%) IBM Cloud
10 4 (3.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (3.01%) Bluemix
10 4 (3.01%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (3.01%) npm
11 3 (2.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.52%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.51%) DNS
3 4 (3.01%) Firewall
3 4 (3.01%) iSCSI
3 4 (3.01%) LAN
3 4 (3.01%) Network Security
3 4 (3.01%) WAN
4 3 (2.26%) DHCP
5 2 (1.50%) HTTP
5 2 (1.50%) VPN
6 1 (0.75%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.75%) AMQP
6 1 (0.75%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.75%) LDAP
6 1 (0.75%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.75%) SMPP
6 1 (0.75%) SS7
6 1 (0.75%) VLAN
6 1 (0.75%) VoIP
6 1 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.05%) SQL Server
2 18 (13.53%) MySQL
3 12 (9.02%) NoSQL
4 10 (7.52%) Redis
5 6 (4.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.76%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (3.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (3.01%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (3.01%) Hadoop
7 4 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (3.01%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (2.26%) Apache Hive
8 3 (2.26%) Big Data
8 3 (2.26%) HBase
8 3 (2.26%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.75%) InfluxDB
10 1 (0.75%) MonetDB
Development Applications
1 36 (27.07%) Jenkins
2 29 (21.80%) Git (software)
3 13 (9.77%) TeamCity
4 12 (9.02%) Maven
5 10 (7.52%) Bitbucket
6 9 (6.77%) JIRA
7 7 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (4.51%) JUnit
9 5 (3.76%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (3.01%) git-flow
10 4 (3.01%) Gradle
10 4 (3.01%) IntelliJ
11 3 (2.26%) Cucumber
11 3 (2.26%) Grunt
11 3 (2.26%) Mercurial
11 3 (2.26%) Selenium
11 3 (2.26%) Subversion
11 3 (2.26%) WebDriver
12 2 (1.50%) Apache Ivy
12 2 (1.50%) eggPlant
General
1 15 (11.28%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.51%) Finance
3 4 (3.01%) Billing
3 4 (3.01%) Retail
4 2 (1.50%) Banking
4 2 (1.50%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.50%) Marketing
4 2 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.50%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Electronics
5 1 (0.75%) Law
5 1 (0.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (21.05%) Developer
3 25 (18.80%) Architect
4 15 (11.28%) AWS Engineer
4 15 (11.28%) Cloud Architect
5 12 (9.02%) Cloud Engineer
5 12 (9.02%) Project Manager
6 10 (7.52%) AWS DevOps
6 10 (7.52%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 9 (6.77%) Linux Engineer
8 8 (6.02%) .NET Developer
8 8 (6.02%) AWS Architect
8 8 (6.02%) Consultant
9 7 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 7 (5.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 7 (5.26%) Senior DevOps
9 7 (5.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 7 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (4.51%) Java Developer
11 5 (3.76%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (21.80%) Web Services
2 18 (13.53%) .NET
3 17 (12.78%) REST
4 11 (8.27%) HTML
5 10 (7.52%) LAMP
5 10 (7.52%) Node.js
6 9 (6.77%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (6.02%) AngularJS
7 8 (6.02%) React
7 8 (6.02%) Spring
8 7 (5.26%) CSS
8 7 (5.26%) JSON
9 5 (3.76%) RESTful
10 4 (3.01%) HTML5
10 4 (3.01%) pytest
11 3 (2.26%) ASP.NET
11 3 (2.26%) jQuery
11 3 (2.26%) Sass
11 3 (2.26%) XML
12 2 (1.50%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.77%) Public Cloud
3 10 (7.52%) Hybrid Cloud
4 8 (6.02%) Life Science
5 5 (3.76%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.76%) Private Cloud
6 4 (3.01%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.50%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.50%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (1.50%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.50%) LIMS
8 2 (1.50%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.50%) PKI
8 2 (1.50%) User Experience
9 1 (0.75%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.75%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.75%) Replication
9 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.75%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 46 (34.59%) Linux
2 37 (27.82%) Windows
3 20 (15.04%) Unix
4 6 (4.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (4.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.76%) Windows 7
5 5 (3.76%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.01%) CentOS
6 4 (3.01%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.26%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.50%) Solaris
8 2 (1.50%) SUSE
8 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.75%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (47.37%) DevOps
2 52 (39.10%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (22.56%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (22.56%) Scrum
4 21 (15.79%) Test Automation
5 18 (13.53%) TDD
6 15 (11.28%) Mentoring
6 15 (11.28%) Microservices
7 14 (10.53%) Migration
7 14 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (8.27%) SOA
9 10 (7.52%) Configuration Management
9 10 (7.52%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (6.77%) BDD
10 9 (6.77%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (6.77%) MVC
10 9 (6.77%) Project Management
10 9 (6.77%) Software Engineering
10 9 (6.77%) Unit Testing
11 8 (6.02%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 28 (21.05%) JavaScript
2 25 (18.80%) PHP
3 22 (16.54%) Python
3 22 (16.54%) SQL
4 19 (14.29%) Java
5 16 (12.03%) Groovy
6 15 (11.28%) Bash Shell
7 12 (9.02%) PowerShell
8 8 (6.02%) Ruby
9 4 (3.01%) C#
9 4 (3.01%) Perl
10 3 (2.26%) C++
10 3 (2.26%) Scala
11 2 (1.50%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.50%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.75%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (6.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.76%) Degree
2 5 (3.76%) MCSE
3 4 (3.01%) A+ Certification
3 4 (3.01%) CompTIA Security+
3 4 (3.01%) Network+ Certification
3 4 (3.01%) Security+ Certification
4 3 (2.26%) AWS Certification
4 3 (2.26%) MCP
5 2 (1.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 2 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.50%) CISSP
5 2 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.50%) MCDST
5 2 (1.50%) MCSA
6 1 (0.75%) CCSP
6 1 (0.75%) CISM
6 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.75%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.75%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.50%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) COBIT
2 1 (0.75%) GCP
2 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (29.32%) Docker
2 9 (6.77%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.02%) oVirt
3 8 (6.02%) RHEV
4 7 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (4.51%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.26%) XenApp
6 3 (2.26%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.50%) HDFS
7 2 (1.50%) vCloud
8 1 (0.75%) LXC
8 1 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.75%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (18.80%) Ansible
2 24 (18.05%) Puppet
3 21 (15.79%) Kubernetes
4 18 (13.53%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (10.53%) Terraform
6 7 (5.26%) Salt
7 5 (3.76%) Rancher
8 3 (2.26%) CFEngine
9 2 (1.50%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.50%) HP Fortify
9 2 (1.50%) Mesos
9 2 (1.50%) SCCM
9 2 (1.50%) SCOM
9 2 (1.50%) SCOrch
9 2 (1.50%) SCVMM
9 2 (1.50%) SELinux
9 2 (1.50%) Unicenter
9 2 (1.50%) vRealize
10 1 (0.75%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.75%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 20 (15.04%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.28%) VMware
3 6 (4.51%) ServiceNow
4 4 (3.01%) Google
4 4 (3.01%) HP
4 4 (3.01%) Oracle
4 4 (3.01%) Rackspace
4 4 (3.01%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.26%) Adobe
5 3 (2.26%) Cisco
5 3 (2.26%) Citrix
5 3 (2.26%) Dell
5 3 (2.26%) IBM
5 3 (2.26%) Splunk
6 2 (1.50%) CA
6 2 (1.50%) Infoblox
6 2 (1.50%) Lotus
6 2 (1.50%) NetApp
6 2 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.50%) Sitecore