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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 104 126
Rank change year-on-year +60 +22  
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 58 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.20% 0.89% 0.44%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.53% 9.73% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 21 8
Median daily rate £450 £363 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.13% -44.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £500 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £30.00

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 190 226 141
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 10.49% 9.18% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 131 84
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.77% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £350 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 £95.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -84.29% +558.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -17.92% -13.35%  

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +22 20 £450 +28.57% 8
Bracknell +8 10 £500 -
Slough - 8 £438 - 5
Newbury - 3 £345 - 2
Maidenhead - 2 - - 4
Windsor - 1 - -
Amazon AWS
South East

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (32.73%) Docker
3 34 (30.91%) Java
3 34 (30.91%) Web Services
4 30 (27.27%) DevOps
4 30 (27.27%) Ansible
5 29 (26.36%) Linux
5 29 (26.36%) Python
6 26 (23.64%) Windows
7 25 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (21.82%) Active Directory
9 23 (20.91%) PowerShell
10 22 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 22 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
10 22 (20.00%) Puppet
11 20 (18.18%) Maven
11 20 (18.18%) Jenkins
11 20 (18.18%) Public Cloud
12 18 (16.36%) DNS
13 17 (15.45%) Project Management
13 17 (15.45%) Windows Server 2008
14 16 (14.55%) JIRA
14 16 (14.55%) VMware
15 15 (13.64%) HTTP
15 15 (13.64%) Git (software)
15 15 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (13.64%) OpenStack
16 14 (12.73%) Mentoring
16 14 (12.73%) Load Balancing
16 14 (12.73%) Ruby

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 15 (13.64%) OpenStack
2 12 (10.91%) Confluence
2 12 (10.91%) Tomcat
3 8 (7.27%) CMS
4 5 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (3.64%) nginx
5 4 (3.64%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.73%) Apache
6 3 (2.73%) Drupal
6 3 (2.73%) WordPress
7 2 (1.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.82%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.82%) CloudStack
7 2 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.91%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.91%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.91%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.91%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (6.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.91%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 44 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
2 10 (9.09%) AWS Lambda
3 7 (6.36%) IBM Cloud
3 7 (6.36%) SoftLayer
4 6 (5.45%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (2.73%) Amazon Kinesis
6 3 (2.73%) Amazon S3
6 3 (2.73%) CloudFront
6 3 (2.73%) Office 365
7 2 (1.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (1.82%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (1.82%) IaaS
7 2 (1.82%) PaaS
7 2 (1.82%) SaaS
7 2 (1.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.91%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.36%) DNS
2 15 (13.64%) HTTP
3 10 (9.09%) SMTP
4 9 (8.18%) Firewall
5 4 (3.64%) VSAN
6 3 (2.73%) SSH
7 2 (1.82%) BGP
7 2 (1.82%) LAN
7 2 (1.82%) SAN
7 2 (1.82%) WAN
8 1 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.91%) IPsec
8 1 (0.91%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.91%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 10 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.27%) MySQL
4 4 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.73%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.82%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.82%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.91%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.91%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.91%) Big Data
7 1 (0.91%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.91%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.91%) HBase
7 1 (0.91%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.91%) Riak
Development Applications
1 20 (18.18%) Jenkins
1 20 (18.18%) Maven
2 16 (14.55%) JIRA
3 15 (13.64%) Git (software)
4 12 (10.91%) Vagrant
5 10 (9.09%) Bitbucket
6 8 (7.27%) Gatling
6 8 (7.27%) Gradle
7 7 (6.36%) Selenium
7 7 (6.36%) WebDriver
8 6 (5.45%) JMeter
9 5 (4.55%) Ant
9 5 (4.55%) Apache Ivy
9 5 (4.55%) eggPlant
9 5 (4.55%) NeoLoad
9 5 (4.55%) TeamCity
10 4 (3.64%) JUnit
11 3 (2.73%) Eclipse
11 3 (2.73%) IntelliJ
11 3 (2.73%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (6.36%) Retail
2 6 (5.45%) Finance
3 5 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.73%) Electronics
4 3 (2.73%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.73%) Marketing
5 1 (0.91%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (28.18%) Architect
2 21 (19.09%) Developer
3 20 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
4 19 (17.27%) Cloud Architect
5 17 (15.45%) Cloud Engineer
6 16 (14.55%) Java Developer
7 9 (8.18%) AWS Engineer
8 8 (7.27%) Azure Architect
9 7 (6.36%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 7 (6.36%) Security Architect
10 6 (5.45%) AWS DevOps
11 5 (4.55%) Applications Developer
11 5 (4.55%) AWS Architect
11 5 (4.55%) Java Applications Developer
11 5 (4.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 5 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
11 5 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
12 4 (3.64%) Consultant
12 4 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (3.64%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (30.91%) Web Services
2 10 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 9 (8.18%) REST
4 8 (7.27%) JSON
4 8 (7.27%) React
5 7 (6.36%) XML
6 5 (4.55%) LAMP
6 5 (4.55%) RESTful
7 4 (3.64%) .NET
7 4 (3.64%) Node.js
7 4 (3.64%) Spring
8 3 (2.73%) CSS
8 3 (2.73%) CSS3
8 3 (2.73%) HTML
8 3 (2.73%) HTML5
8 3 (2.73%) JSF
8 3 (2.73%) LESS
8 3 (2.73%) Sass
8 3 (2.73%) Struts
8 3 (2.73%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.18%) Public Cloud
2 8 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.27%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (5.45%) Private Cloud
4 5 (4.55%) FlexPod
5 4 (3.64%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.64%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 3 (2.73%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.82%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.82%) PMI
7 2 (1.82%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.91%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.91%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.91%) Life Science
8 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.91%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.91%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (26.36%) Linux
2 26 (23.64%) Windows
3 17 (15.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (10.91%) Windows Server
5 9 (8.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (8.18%) Unix
6 8 (7.27%) Ubuntu
7 7 (6.36%) CentOS
8 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.82%) Android
9 2 (1.82%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.82%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.27%) DevOps
2 25 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (15.45%) Project Management
4 15 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (12.73%) Load Balancing
5 14 (12.73%) Mentoring
5 14 (12.73%) Scrum
6 12 (10.91%) BDD
6 12 (10.91%) TDD
7 10 (9.09%) Patch Management
8 9 (8.18%) Migration
9 8 (7.27%) OOP
9 8 (7.27%) Problem Management
9 8 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (6.36%) Configuration Management
10 7 (6.36%) Content Management
10 7 (6.36%) High Availability
10 7 (6.36%) Microservices
10 7 (6.36%) Product Management
11 6 (5.45%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 34 (30.91%) Java
2 29 (26.36%) Python
3 23 (20.91%) PowerShell
4 14 (12.73%) Ruby
5 11 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 10 (9.09%) Bash Shell
6 10 (9.09%) SQL
7 8 (7.27%) Perl
8 5 (4.55%) Groovy
8 5 (4.55%) PHP
9 2 (1.82%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.91%) C#
10 1 (0.91%) Scala
10 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 5 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.64%) AWS Certification
2 4 (3.64%) CISSP
2 4 (3.64%) VCDX
3 3 (2.73%) CISM
3 3 (2.73%) Degree
4 2 (1.82%) CCNP
4 2 (1.82%) CISA
4 2 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.82%) MCSE
4 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.82%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.82%) PMP
4 2 (1.82%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.91%) CCNA
5 1 (0.91%) CISMP
5 1 (0.91%) CRISC
5 1 (0.91%) MCSD
5 1 (0.91%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.18%) QA
2 7 (6.36%) PCI DSS
3 5 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (3.64%) SLA
5 2 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.91%) COBIT
6 1 (0.91%) GDPR
6 1 (0.91%) RMADS
System Software
1 36 (32.73%) Docker
2 24 (21.82%) Active Directory
3 10 (9.09%) vSphere
4 8 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (6.36%) Hyper-V
6 5 (4.55%) vCloud
7 2 (1.82%) NFS
7 2 (1.82%) Samba
7 2 (1.82%) Squid
7 2 (1.82%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.82%) Xen
8 1 (0.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.91%) KVM
8 1 (0.91%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (27.27%) Ansible
2 22 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (20.00%) Puppet
3 7 (6.36%) vRealize
4 5 (4.55%) HP Fortify
4 5 (4.55%) Pingdom
5 4 (3.64%) Nagios
5 4 (3.64%) Terraform
6 3 (2.73%) Consul
7 2 (1.82%) WSUS
8 1 (0.91%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.91%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.91%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.91%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.91%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.91%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.91%) PowerCLI
8 1 (0.91%) Salt
8 1 (0.91%) vMotion
Vendors
1 22 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.55%) VMware
3 7 (6.36%) AppDynamics
4 6 (5.45%) Atlassian
4 6 (5.45%) Cisco
5 5 (4.55%) HP
5 5 (4.55%) Nimsoft
5 5 (4.55%) PagerDuty
5 5 (4.55%) SAP
5 5 (4.55%) Sitecore
5 5 (4.55%) Splunk
6 3 (2.73%) Google
6 3 (2.73%) Oracle
7 2 (1.82%) Adobe
7 2 (1.82%) Genesys
7 2 (1.82%) IBM
7 2 (1.82%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.82%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.91%) F5
8 1 (0.91%) New Relic
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