Period
to 17 January 2021

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 17 January 2021 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
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 32 36 24
Rank change year-on-year +4 -12 +21
Contract jobs citing AWS 60 173 251
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.93% 5.15% 6.06%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.52% 18.91% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 109 189
Median daily rate £550 £500 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -3.85% +15.56%
10th Percentile £413 £313 £348
90th Percentile £665 £638 £678
South East median daily rate £475 £500 £525
% change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £58.00 £16.00 £44.95
% change year-on-year +262.50% -64.40% -0.11%

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 324 915 983
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 26.64% 27.26% 23.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 567 573
Median daily rate £508 £465 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.14% -2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £213 £308
90th Percentile £675 £619 £619
South East median daily rate £459 £462 £474
% change year-on-year -0.73% -2.50% +8.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 47 18
Median hourly rate £38.03 £29.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.12% +45.00% +15.59%
10th Percentile £9.99 £16.25 £13.20
90th Percentile £64.95 £82.50 £46.50
Median hourly rate £21.78 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.13% +27.14% +12.90%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS in Berkshire

AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AWS in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for AWS in Berkshire

AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS in Berkshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2021.

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 17 January 2021. 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 +27 32 £525 +5.00% 29
Newbury +14 7 £514 +17.49% 4
Bracknell -6 3 - - 10
Thatcham - 2 - -
Slough -2 1 £575 +21.05%
Windsor - 1 £663 -
AWS
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2021, 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 32 (53.33%) Azure
2 20 (33.33%) DevOps
3 17 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (28.33%) GCP
3 17 (28.33%) Terraform
4 14 (23.33%) Python
5 13 (21.67%) Kubernetes
6 10 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (16.67%) Serverless
6 10 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 10 (16.67%) Scrum
6 10 (16.67%) Security Architecture
7 9 (15.00%) PowerShell
7 9 (15.00%) Migration
7 9 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (15.00%) Microservices
8 8 (13.33%) VMware
8 8 (13.33%) Firewall
8 8 (13.33%) Artificial Intelligence
8 8 (13.33%) Linux
8 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 8 (13.33%) SaaS
8 8 (13.33%) Bash Shell
8 8 (13.33%) Google
8 8 (13.33%) Ansible
9 7 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (11.67%) Windows
9 7 (11.67%) JavaScript
9 7 (11.67%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 7 (11.67%) DevSecOps

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 (10.00%) OpenStack
2 3 (5.00%) Apache
2 3 (5.00%) Confluence
3 2 (3.33%) nginx
3 2 (3.33%) Predix
3 2 (3.33%) ThingWorx
4 1 (1.67%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.67%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 32 (53.33%) Azure
2 17 (28.33%) GCP
3 10 (16.67%) Serverless
4 8 (13.33%) SaaS
5 6 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (8.33%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (6.67%) PaaS
8 3 (5.00%) IaaS
9 2 (3.33%) Amazon EKS
9 2 (3.33%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (3.33%) Amazon S3
9 2 (3.33%) Apigee
9 2 (3.33%) Azure Functions
9 2 (3.33%) Office 365
9 2 (3.33%) Power Platform
9 2 (3.33%) PowerApps
10 1 (1.67%) Amazon Cognito
10 1 (1.67%) AWS IoT
10 1 (1.67%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.33%) Firewall
2 5 (8.33%) DNS
2 5 (8.33%) WAN
3 4 (6.67%) Network Security
3 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.00%) Internet
5 2 (3.33%) HTTP
5 2 (3.33%) LAN
5 2 (3.33%) SSL
6 1 (1.67%) 3G
6 1 (1.67%) BGP
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.67%) DMZ
6 1 (1.67%) MPLS
6 1 (1.67%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.67%) SAN
6 1 (1.67%) VoIP
6 1 (1.67%) VPN
6 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (8.33%) MySQL
3 4 (6.67%) Data Lake
4 2 (3.33%) Big Data
4 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.67%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 5 (8.33%) JIRA
2 4 (6.67%) GitLab
2 4 (6.67%) Terragrunt
3 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.67%) Ant
4 1 (1.67%) CircleCI
4 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.67%) Cypress.io
4 1 (1.67%) JMeter
4 1 (1.67%) JUnit
4 1 (1.67%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.67%) Maven
4 1 (1.67%) Postman
4 1 (1.67%) ProC
4 1 (1.67%) Protractor
4 1 (1.67%) Selenium
4 1 (1.67%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.67%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.33%) Billing
2 2 (3.33%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.67%) Automotive
3 1 (1.67%) Back Office
3 1 (1.67%) French Language
3 1 (1.67%) Japanese Language
3 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (16.67%) Architect
2 9 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (13.33%) Developer
4 7 (11.67%) Consultant
5 6 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Cloud Consultant
6 5 (8.33%) Security Architect
7 4 (6.67%) Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Data Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (6.67%) React Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (5.00%) Node.js Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Agile Business Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Cloud Architect
9 2 (3.33%) Cloud Software Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) DevOps Architect
9 2 (3.33%) Platform Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.00%) Node.js
1 6 (10.00%) React
2 4 (6.67%) CSS
2 4 (6.67%) Middleware
3 3 (5.00%) REST
3 3 (5.00%) Spring
4 2 (3.33%) HTML
4 2 (3.33%) RESTful
4 2 (3.33%) Sass
4 2 (3.33%) Swagger
4 2 (3.33%) Web Services
5 1 (1.67%) Django
5 1 (1.67%) GraphQL
5 1 (1.67%) J2EE
5 1 (1.67%) jQuery
5 1 (1.67%) Kafka
5 1 (1.67%) LDAP
5 1 (1.67%) Puppeteer
5 1 (1.67%) SOAP
5 1 (1.67%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.33%) Cloud Native
2 5 (8.33%) Industry 4.0
2 5 (8.33%) Private Cloud
2 5 (8.33%) Robotics
3 3 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (5.00%) Internet of Things
4 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (3.33%) Industrial Internet of Things
4 2 (3.33%) TM Forum
5 1 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.67%) IVR
5 1 (1.67%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.67%) PKI
5 1 (1.67%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.33%) Linux
2 7 (11.67%) Windows
3 5 (8.33%) Unix
4 1 (1.67%) CentOS
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (1.67%) Solaris
4 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.33%) DevOps
2 17 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (16.67%) Scrum
3 10 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 9 (15.00%) Microservices
4 9 (15.00%) Migration
4 9 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (13.33%) Artificial Intelligence
6 7 (11.67%) DevSecOps
6 7 (11.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 7 (11.67%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 6 (10.00%) Computer Science
7 6 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (10.00%) Information Security
8 5 (8.33%) Business Case
8 5 (8.33%) Risk Management
8 5 (8.33%) Software Engineering
9 4 (6.67%) Presales
9 4 (6.67%) Security Testing
10 3 (5.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 14 (23.33%) Python
2 9 (15.00%) PowerShell
3 8 (13.33%) Bash Shell
4 7 (11.67%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.33%) Java
5 5 (8.33%) SQL
6 4 (6.67%) TypeScript
7 3 (5.00%) Perl
8 2 (3.33%) C++
8 2 (3.33%) Go
8 2 (3.33%) Scala
9 1 (1.67%) C
9 1 (1.67%) ES6
9 1 (1.67%) ES7
9 1 (1.67%) PHP
9 1 (1.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) Degree
1 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.67%) CCNP
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.67%) CISM
4 1 (1.67%) CISSP
4 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.67%) PMP
4 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (6.67%) NIST
2 3 (5.00%) QA
3 1 (1.67%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (1.67%) GDPR
3 1 (1.67%) NIST 800
3 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.00%) Docker
3 3 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.67%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 17 (28.33%) Terraform
2 13 (21.67%) Kubernetes
3 8 (13.33%) Ansible
4 5 (8.33%) Puppet
5 4 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.33%) HP ALM
6 2 (3.33%) HP Fortify
6 2 (3.33%) WebInspect
7 1 (1.67%) CASB
7 1 (1.67%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.67%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (1.67%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.67%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (13.33%) Google
1 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 8 (13.33%) VMware
2 4 (6.67%) Cisco
3 3 (5.00%) Rackspace
3 3 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (5.00%) SAP
4 2 (3.33%) Alibaba
4 2 (3.33%) Amdocs
4 2 (3.33%) ArcSight
4 2 (3.33%) Black Duck
4 2 (3.33%) F5
4 2 (3.33%) HP
4 2 (3.33%) Micro Focus
4 2 (3.33%) MuleSoft
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle
4 2 (3.33%) Qualys
4 2 (3.33%) Sonatype
4 2 (3.33%) Splunk
4 2 (3.33%) Tripwire