Period
to 22 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AWS over the 6 months to 22 August 2019 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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 28 60
Rank change year-on-year +7 +32 +51
Contract jobs citing AWS 263 231 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 6.32% 5.92% 2.80%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.82% 28.00% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 146 91
Berkshire median daily rate £495 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.21% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £390 £325 £319
90th Percentile £625 £638 £575
South East median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £31.50 -

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 1,104 825 474
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 26.53% 21.13% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 449 264
Berkshire median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £325 £313 £295
90th Percentile £625 £631 £575
South East median daily rate £463 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +2.78% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 10 15
Berkshire median hourly rate £48.00 £20.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +140.00% +60.00% -36.26%
10th Percentile £16.48 £14.63 £11.25
90th Percentile £83.75 £38.03 £32.13
South East median hourly rate £35.25 £18.95 £16.50
% change year-on-year +86.06% +14.82% -18.52%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS in Berkshire

AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS in Berkshire

AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS in Berkshire

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 AWS within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 22 August 2019. 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 +12 85 £500 - 21
Bracknell +5 49 £475 -7.32% 9
Newbury +5 39 £505 +26.25% 12
Maidenhead -5 9 £413 -2.94% 7
Slough +2 8 £450 -6.49% 10
Ascot - 4 £400 -
Windsor -4 3 £475 - 2
Wokingham - 3 £600 - 1
AWS
South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing AWS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for AWS.

1 136 (51.71%) Azure
2 92 (34.98%) DevOps
3 90 (34.22%) Python
4 76 (28.90%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (27.38%) GCP
6 58 (22.05%) Docker
7 57 (21.67%) Ansible
8 55 (20.91%) Kubernetes
9 51 (19.39%) Linux
10 50 (19.01%) Jenkins
11 49 (18.63%) Continuous Integration
11 49 (18.63%) Google
12 47 (17.87%) Java
13 43 (16.35%) Microservices
14 40 (15.21%) IaaS
15 39 (14.83%) Serverless
16 36 (13.69%) Microsoft
16 36 (13.69%) JavaScript
16 36 (13.69%) Terraform
17 35 (13.31%) AWS Lambda
17 35 (13.31%) PaaS
17 35 (13.31%) Puppet
18 34 (12.93%) Web Services
19 33 (12.55%) Scrum
19 33 (12.55%) Opscode Chef
20 31 (11.79%) Node.js
21 30 (11.41%) SaaS
21 30 (11.41%) Telecoms
22 28 (10.65%) Public Cloud
22 28 (10.65%) Bash Shell

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 6 (2.28%) Confluence
1 6 (2.28%) OpenStack
1 6 (2.28%) Tomcat
1 6 (2.28%) WebLogic
2 4 (1.52%) Apache Spark
2 4 (1.52%) CMS
2 4 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (1.52%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.76%) Drupal
4 2 (0.76%) JBoss
4 2 (0.76%) nginx
4 2 (0.76%) SAS
5 1 (0.38%) Apache
5 1 (0.38%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.38%) IIS
5 1 (0.38%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.38%) Mule
5 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.38%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 136 (51.71%) Azure
2 72 (27.38%) GCP
3 40 (15.21%) IaaS
4 39 (14.83%) Serverless
5 35 (13.31%) AWS Lambda
5 35 (13.31%) PaaS
6 30 (11.41%) SaaS
7 20 (7.60%) AWS CloudFormation
8 18 (6.84%) Amazon S3
9 14 (5.32%) Amazon EC2
10 11 (4.18%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (3.42%) OpenShift
12 8 (3.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 7 (2.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 6 (2.28%) Apigee
14 6 (2.28%) iPaaS
15 5 (1.90%) Office 365
16 3 (1.14%) Amazon EMR
16 3 (1.14%) Amazon Kinesis
16 3 (1.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.18%) Internet
1 11 (4.18%) Network Security
2 10 (3.80%) Firewall
3 9 (3.42%) Software-Defined Networking
4 7 (2.66%) 3GPP
4 7 (2.66%) DNS
4 7 (2.66%) H.323
4 7 (2.66%) Skype
5 3 (1.14%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.76%) LAN
6 2 (0.76%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.76%) VLAN
6 2 (0.76%) VPN
6 2 (0.76%) WAN
7 1 (0.38%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.38%) SSH
7 1 (0.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.70%) Amazon Redshift
1 15 (5.70%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.18%) Amazon Athena
3 8 (3.04%) Big Data
3 8 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.66%) MongoDB
4 7 (2.66%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.28%) Data Lake
5 6 (2.28%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (2.28%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.90%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.90%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (1.52%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.14%) BigQuery
8 3 (1.14%) MySQL
8 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 50 (19.01%) Jenkins
2 22 (8.37%) Git (software)
3 13 (4.94%) JUnit
4 10 (3.80%) Maven
5 9 (3.42%) JIRA
5 9 (3.42%) Mockito
5 9 (3.42%) SonarQube
6 8 (3.04%) DbUnit
7 7 (2.66%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (2.28%) jMock
9 5 (1.90%) GitLab
9 5 (1.90%) Vagrant
10 4 (1.52%) Selenium
10 4 (1.52%) Subversion
10 4 (1.52%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.14%) Bitbucket
11 3 (1.14%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.76%) Gradle
12 2 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 30 (11.41%) Telecoms
2 12 (4.56%) Retail
3 8 (3.04%) Finance
4 5 (1.90%) Billing
5 4 (1.52%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.52%) Marketing
5 4 (1.52%) Public Sector
6 3 (1.14%) Electronics
6 3 (1.14%) Legal
7 2 (0.76%) Automotive
7 2 (0.76%) French Language
7 2 (0.76%) German Language
8 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 75 (28.52%) Developer
2 39 (14.83%) DevOps Engineer
3 38 (14.45%) Architect
4 32 (12.17%) AWS Developer
5 30 (11.41%) Cloud Engineer
6 29 (11.03%) AWS Engineer
7 18 (6.84%) Java Developer
8 16 (6.08%) DevSecOps Engineer
9 11 (4.18%) Consultant
9 11 (4.18%) Designer
10 10 (3.80%) Azure Engineer
11 9 (3.42%) AWS Architect
11 9 (3.42%) Cloud Architect
11 9 (3.42%) Python Developer
11 9 (3.42%) Security Architect
12 8 (3.04%) AWS DevOps
13 7 (2.66%) .NET Developer
13 7 (2.66%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 7 (2.66%) Integration Developer
13 7 (2.66%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (12.93%) Web Services
2 31 (11.79%) Node.js
3 26 (9.89%) Middleware
3 26 (9.89%) RESTful
4 25 (9.51%) RabbitMQ
5 21 (7.98%) JMS
6 13 (4.94%) .NET
7 12 (4.56%) AngularJS
8 11 (4.18%) Spring
9 10 (3.80%) HTML
10 9 (3.42%) Kafka
10 9 (3.42%) REST
11 8 (3.04%) React
12 7 (2.66%) .NET Framework
12 7 (2.66%) Hibernate
12 7 (2.66%) J2EE
12 7 (2.66%) Spring Boot
12 7 (2.66%) WebRTC
12 7 (2.66%) XML
13 6 (2.28%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.65%) Public Cloud
2 17 (6.46%) Data Centre
3 12 (4.56%) Cloud Native
4 7 (2.66%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.66%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (2.66%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (2.28%) DataPower
5 6 (2.28%) N-Tier
6 5 (1.90%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.14%) Clustering
7 3 (1.14%) iPad
7 3 (1.14%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.76%) BYOD
8 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.76%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.76%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.38%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 51 (19.39%) Linux
2 23 (8.75%) Windows
3 20 (7.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (5.70%) Unix
5 10 (3.80%) Windows Server
6 7 (2.66%) Android
6 7 (2.66%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.28%) AIX
8 2 (0.76%) CentOS
9 1 (0.38%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.38%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (34.98%) DevOps
2 76 (28.90%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (18.63%) Continuous Integration
4 43 (16.35%) Microservices
5 33 (12.55%) Scrum
6 27 (10.27%) DevSecOps
7 24 (9.13%) TDD
8 23 (8.75%) Configuration Management
9 19 (7.22%) Test Automation
10 16 (6.08%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (6.08%) Webhook
11 15 (5.70%) Migration
12 14 (5.32%) High Availability
12 14 (5.32%) Kanban
13 13 (4.94%) Cybersecurity
13 13 (4.94%) Data Protection
13 13 (4.94%) ITIL
13 13 (4.94%) Load Balancing
14 12 (4.56%) Service Management
14 12 (4.56%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 90 (34.22%) Python
2 47 (17.87%) Java
3 36 (13.69%) JavaScript
4 28 (10.65%) Bash Shell
5 25 (9.51%) SQL
6 20 (7.60%) C#
7 14 (5.32%) Ruby
8 11 (4.18%) TypeScript
9 10 (3.80%) Java 8
10 8 (3.04%) Scala
11 7 (2.66%) C
12 5 (1.90%) PHP
12 5 (1.90%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.14%) R
14 2 (0.76%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.38%) C++
15 1 (0.38%) Groovy
15 1 (0.38%) Korn
15 1 (0.38%) VB
15 1 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (4.18%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (4.18%) Degree
2 10 (3.80%) CCIE
2 10 (3.80%) CISM
2 10 (3.80%) CISSP
3 7 (2.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.66%) CRISC
4 5 (1.90%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.90%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.52%) ISEB
5 4 (1.52%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (1.52%) MCSE
5 4 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.14%) AWS Certification
6 3 (1.14%) CCNP
6 3 (1.14%) CEH
6 3 (1.14%) SANS
7 2 (0.76%) CCNA
7 2 (0.76%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.42%) PCI DSS
2 7 (2.66%) GDPR
2 7 (2.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.66%) NIST
3 1 (0.38%) COBIT
3 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 58 (22.05%) Docker
2 15 (5.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.28%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (2.28%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (2.28%) XenApp
4 5 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (1.90%) vSphere
5 3 (1.14%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.76%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.76%) LXC
6 2 (0.76%) vCloud
6 2 (0.76%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.38%) iptables
7 1 (0.38%) oVirt
7 1 (0.38%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 57 (21.67%) Ansible
2 55 (20.91%) Kubernetes
3 36 (13.69%) Terraform
4 35 (13.31%) Puppet
5 33 (12.55%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (3.04%) Salt
7 6 (2.28%) Data Guard
7 6 (2.28%) Marathon
8 5 (1.90%) Docker Swarm
8 5 (1.90%) Grafana
9 4 (1.52%) Kibana
10 3 (1.14%) Mesos
10 3 (1.14%) NetBackup
10 3 (1.14%) Packer
11 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Clustering
12 1 (0.38%) Graphite
12 1 (0.38%) HP ALM
12 1 (0.38%) logstash
12 1 (0.38%) Nagios
12 1 (0.38%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 49 (18.63%) Google
2 36 (13.69%) Microsoft
3 25 (9.51%) VMware
4 18 (6.84%) Red Hat
5 17 (6.46%) Oracle
6 11 (4.18%) CyberArk
6 11 (4.18%) Tableau
7 9 (3.42%) Informatica
8 8 (3.04%) SAP
9 7 (2.66%) Cisco
9 7 (2.66%) Citrix
9 7 (2.66%) IBM
9 7 (2.66%) SaltStack
9 7 (2.66%) Splunk
10 6 (2.28%) SnapLogic
10 6 (2.28%) TIBCO
11 5 (1.90%) ArcSight
11 5 (1.90%) CheckPoint
12 4 (1.52%) Qualys
12 4 (1.52%) Trend Micro