Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 29 61
Rank change year-on-year +7 +32 +39
Contract jobs citing AWS 257 236 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 6.26% 6.10% 2.74%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.05% 29.35% 20.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 150 91
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £486 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.83% +14.41% -15.00%
10th Percentile £400 £325 £319
90th Percentile £666 £638 £575
South East median daily rate £500 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £28.00 -

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 1,115 804 537
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 27.14% 20.76% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 429 304
Berkshire median daily rate £465 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £306 £313 £306
90th Percentile £625 £625 £575
South East median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 10 13
Berkshire median hourly rate £66.25 £20.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +231.25% +60.00% -36.26%
10th Percentile £17.38 £14.63 £11.25
90th Percentile £83.75 £38.03 £35.94
South East median hourly rate £36.00 £19.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +89.47% +15.15% -17.50%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +1 79 £513 +5.13% 26
Bracknell 0 47 £475 -13.64% 6
Newbury +11 37 £538 +34.38% 4
Slough +5 11 £475 -1.30% 11
Maidenhead -7 8 £425 -8.60% 7
Ascot - 3 £400 - 1
Wokingham - 3 £600 - 2
Windsor -6 1 £500 +5.26%
AWS
South East

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 127 (49.42%) Azure
2 96 (37.35%) DevOps
3 88 (34.24%) Python
4 79 (30.74%) Agile Software Development
5 71 (27.63%) GCP
6 59 (22.96%) Docker
7 56 (21.79%) Kubernetes
8 53 (20.62%) Ansible
9 48 (18.68%) Microservices
10 46 (17.90%) Jenkins
11 45 (17.51%) Java
12 43 (16.73%) Continuous Integration
13 40 (15.56%) Linux
13 40 (15.56%) Google
14 39 (15.18%) Terraform
15 38 (14.79%) Serverless
16 34 (13.23%) AWS Lambda
17 32 (12.45%) JavaScript
17 32 (12.45%) Puppet
18 31 (12.06%) Node.js
19 30 (11.67%) Web Services
19 30 (11.67%) Scrum
20 29 (11.28%) Telecoms
20 29 (11.28%) IaaS
21 28 (10.89%) Opscode Chef
21 28 (10.89%) Bash Shell
22 27 (10.51%) VMware
22 27 (10.51%) Microsoft
22 27 (10.51%) DevSecOps
23 25 (9.73%) RESTful

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 8 (3.11%) OpenStack
2 7 (2.72%) CMS
3 6 (2.33%) Confluence
4 4 (1.56%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.78%) Drupal
6 2 (0.78%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.39%) Apache
7 1 (0.39%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.39%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.39%) IIS
7 1 (0.39%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.39%) Mule
7 1 (0.39%) SAS
7 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.39%) ThingWorx
7 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.39%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 127 (49.42%) Azure
2 71 (27.63%) GCP
3 38 (14.79%) Serverless
4 34 (13.23%) AWS Lambda
5 29 (11.28%) IaaS
6 24 (9.34%) PaaS
7 23 (8.95%) SaaS
8 21 (8.17%) AWS CloudFormation
9 19 (7.39%) Amazon S3
10 10 (3.89%) Amazon EC2
11 9 (3.50%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (3.50%) OpenShift
12 7 (2.72%) Apigee
12 7 (2.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 6 (2.33%) iPaaS
14 5 (1.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 4 (1.56%) Amazon EMR
15 4 (1.56%) Amazon Kinesis
15 4 (1.56%) Power Platform
16 3 (1.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.89%) Internet
1 10 (3.89%) Network Security
2 9 (3.50%) Software-Defined Networking
3 7 (2.72%) DNS
3 7 (2.72%) Firewall
4 6 (2.33%) 3GPP
4 6 (2.33%) Skype
5 5 (1.95%) H.323
6 3 (1.17%) VPN
6 3 (1.17%) WAN
7 2 (0.78%) LAN
8 1 (0.39%) 5G
8 1 (0.39%) ADSL
8 1 (0.39%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.39%) ISDN
8 1 (0.39%) MPLS
8 1 (0.39%) PSTN
8 1 (0.39%) SAN
8 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.84%) Amazon Redshift
2 13 (5.06%) SQL Server
3 10 (3.89%) Amazon Athena
3 10 (3.89%) Big Data
4 9 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (3.11%) Data Lake
6 7 (2.72%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.33%) Hadoop
7 6 (2.33%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.56%) BigQuery
9 4 (1.56%) Power BI
9 4 (1.56%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.17%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (1.17%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (0.78%) DB2
11 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 46 (17.90%) Jenkins
2 18 (7.00%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.50%) JUnit
4 8 (3.11%) JIRA
5 7 (2.72%) Maven
6 6 (2.33%) DbUnit
6 6 (2.33%) SonarQube
6 6 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.95%) Mockito
7 5 (1.95%) Selenium
8 4 (1.56%) GitLab
8 4 (1.56%) Subversion
8 4 (1.56%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.17%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.17%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.17%) jMock
9 3 (1.17%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (1.17%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.17%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.78%) Bitbucket
General
1 29 (11.28%) Telecoms
2 12 (4.67%) Retail
3 9 (3.50%) Finance
4 3 (1.17%) Billing
4 3 (1.17%) Public Sector
5 2 (0.78%) Automotive
5 2 (0.78%) French Language
5 2 (0.78%) German Language
5 2 (0.78%) Legal
5 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.78%) Marketing
6 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.39%) Banking
6 1 (0.39%) Electronics
6 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 74 (28.79%) Developer
2 38 (14.79%) DevOps Engineer
3 34 (13.23%) Architect
4 30 (11.67%) AWS Developer
5 28 (10.89%) AWS Engineer
6 27 (10.51%) Cloud Engineer
7 16 (6.23%) DevSecOps Engineer
8 15 (5.84%) Java Developer
9 12 (4.67%) AWS Architect
10 11 (4.28%) AWS DevOps
10 11 (4.28%) Cloud Architect
10 11 (4.28%) Designer
11 9 (3.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 8 (3.11%) .NET Developer
12 8 (3.11%) Python Developer
12 8 (3.11%) Security Architect
13 7 (2.72%) Consultant
13 7 (2.72%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 7 (2.72%) Project Manager
13 7 (2.72%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (12.06%) Node.js
2 30 (11.67%) Web Services
3 25 (9.73%) RESTful
4 23 (8.95%) RabbitMQ
5 19 (7.39%) JMS
5 19 (7.39%) Middleware
6 15 (5.84%) .NET
7 11 (4.28%) AngularJS
7 11 (4.28%) React
8 10 (3.89%) HTML
8 10 (3.89%) Spring
9 8 (3.11%) .NET Core
9 8 (3.11%) .NET Framework
9 8 (3.11%) Kafka
9 8 (3.11%) REST
10 7 (2.72%) ASP.NET
10 7 (2.72%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (2.72%) Spring Boot
11 6 (2.33%) CSS
12 5 (1.95%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.17%) Public Cloud
2 18 (7.00%) Data Centre
3 11 (4.28%) Cloud Native
4 6 (2.33%) N-Tier
5 5 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.95%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (1.56%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.17%) Clustering
7 3 (1.17%) iPad
7 3 (1.17%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.78%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.39%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.39%) PKI
9 1 (0.39%) Replication
9 1 (0.39%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 40 (15.56%) Linux
2 15 (5.84%) Windows
3 13 (5.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (3.11%) Unix
5 6 (2.33%) Android
5 6 (2.33%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.78%) CentOS
7 1 (0.39%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (0.39%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (37.35%) DevOps
2 79 (30.74%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (18.68%) Microservices
4 43 (16.73%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (11.67%) Scrum
6 27 (10.51%) DevSecOps
7 21 (8.17%) Configuration Management
7 21 (8.17%) TDD
8 16 (6.23%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (6.23%) Test Automation
9 15 (5.84%) Migration
9 15 (5.84%) Webhook
10 13 (5.06%) Cybersecurity
11 11 (4.28%) E-Commerce
11 11 (4.28%) High Availability
11 11 (4.28%) SIEM
11 11 (4.28%) Software Engineering
12 10 (3.89%) BDD
12 10 (3.89%) Kanban
12 10 (3.89%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 88 (34.24%) Python
2 45 (17.51%) Java
3 32 (12.45%) JavaScript
4 28 (10.89%) Bash Shell
5 19 (7.39%) C#
6 18 (7.00%) SQL
7 11 (4.28%) Ruby
7 11 (4.28%) TypeScript
8 9 (3.50%) Java 8
9 8 (3.11%) Scala
10 6 (2.33%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.95%) C
11 5 (1.95%) PHP
12 3 (1.17%) R
13 2 (0.78%) Clojure
14 1 (0.39%) C++
14 1 (0.39%) Groovy
14 1 (0.39%) Korn
14 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (4.28%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (3.89%) Degree
3 9 (3.50%) CCIE
3 9 (3.50%) CISM
3 9 (3.50%) CISSP
4 6 (2.33%) CRISC
5 5 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.95%) ISEB
5 5 (1.95%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.56%) AWS Certification
6 4 (1.56%) CCNP
6 4 (1.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (1.17%) CCNA
7 3 (1.17%) CEH
7 3 (1.17%) SANS
7 3 (1.17%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.17%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.78%) MCP
8 2 (0.78%) MCSE
8 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.11%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.33%) GDPR
2 6 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.33%) NIST
3 2 (0.78%) COBIT
4 1 (0.39%) QA
4 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 59 (22.96%) Docker
2 14 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.56%) vSphere
4 3 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.78%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.78%) vCloud
6 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.39%) iptables
6 1 (0.39%) oVirt
6 1 (0.39%) RHEV
6 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 56 (21.79%) Kubernetes
2 53 (20.62%) Ansible
3 39 (15.18%) Terraform
4 32 (12.45%) Puppet
5 28 (10.89%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (2.72%) Salt
7 5 (1.95%) Marathon
8 4 (1.56%) Grafana
9 3 (1.17%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (1.17%) Kibana
9 3 (1.17%) Mesos
10 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.39%) Graphite
11 1 (0.39%) HP ALM
11 1 (0.39%) logstash
11 1 (0.39%) Nagios
11 1 (0.39%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.39%) Packer
11 1 (0.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (15.56%) Google
2 27 (10.51%) Microsoft
2 27 (10.51%) VMware
3 15 (5.84%) CyberArk
4 12 (4.67%) Red Hat
4 12 (4.67%) Tableau
5 9 (3.50%) Informatica
5 9 (3.50%) Oracle
6 8 (3.11%) Cisco
7 6 (2.33%) SaltStack
7 6 (2.33%) SnapLogic
7 6 (2.33%) TIBCO
8 5 (1.95%) ArcSight
8 5 (1.95%) CheckPoint
8 5 (1.95%) Splunk
9 4 (1.56%) Barracuda Networks
9 4 (1.56%) Qualys
9 4 (1.56%) Sitecore
9 4 (1.56%) Symantec
9 4 (1.56%) Trend Micro