Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 13 December 2018 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)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 39 47
Rank change year-on-year +26 +8 -26
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 67 26 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 9.02% 3.70% 1.90%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.22% 27.66% 17.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 12 6
Cambridge median daily rate £500 £488 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +18.18% -1.79%
10th Percentile £375 £413 £369
90th Percentile £588 £574 £563
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £500 £500 £425
% change year-on-year - +17.65% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Cambridge with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 185 94 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 24.90% 13.37% 10.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 47 31
Cambridge median daily rate £425 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.00% +20.48%
10th Percentile £240 £200 £363
90th Percentile £588 £548 £550
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 0 3
Cambridge median hourly rate £17.50 - £11.25
10th Percentile £17.50 - £10.63
90th Percentile £20.13 - £14.58
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 - £11.25

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in Cambridge

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon AWS in Cambridge

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in Cambridge over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 38 (56.72%) DevOps
2 35 (52.24%) Linux
3 30 (44.78%) Python
3 30 (44.78%) Kubernetes
4 28 (41.79%) Docker
5 25 (37.31%) Jenkins
5 25 (37.31%) Puppet
6 24 (35.82%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (35.82%) MySQL
7 23 (34.33%) PostgreSQL
8 22 (32.84%) DNS
9 21 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (29.85%) Perl
10 20 (29.85%) Hadoop
10 20 (29.85%) Bash Shell
11 19 (28.36%) Firewall
12 18 (26.87%) Ruby
12 18 (26.87%) JavaScript
12 18 (26.87%) Red Hat
12 18 (26.87%) Ansible
12 18 (26.87%) Salt
12 18 (26.87%) Terraform
13 17 (25.37%) Windows
13 17 (25.37%) LAMP
14 16 (23.88%) VMware
14 16 (23.88%) MongoDB
15 15 (22.39%) OpenStack
15 15 (22.39%) Microsoft Azure
15 15 (22.39%) Apache
15 15 (22.39%) Nagios

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (22.39%) Apache
1 15 (22.39%) OpenStack
2 13 (19.40%) nginx
3 4 (5.97%) Apache Spark
3 4 (5.97%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.99%) Confluence
5 1 (1.49%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.49%) ColdFusion
5 1 (1.49%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (16.42%) Amazon EMR
2 11 (16.42%) Amazon S3
3 7 (10.45%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (10.45%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (8.96%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (8.96%) Serverless
5 5 (7.46%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (5.97%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (4.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (4.48%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (4.48%) AWS CloudTrail
7 3 (4.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (4.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (2.99%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (2.99%) Apigee
8 2 (2.99%) Office 365
8 2 (2.99%) OpenShift
8 2 (2.99%) PaaS
9 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (32.84%) DNS
2 19 (28.36%) Firewall
3 9 (13.43%) Unicast
3 9 (13.43%) VPN
4 8 (11.94%) HTTP
4 8 (11.94%) TCP/IP
5 5 (7.46%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (4.48%) SSL
7 2 (2.99%) BGP
7 2 (2.99%) DHCP
7 2 (2.99%) Internet
7 2 (2.99%) IPsec
7 2 (2.99%) L2TP
7 2 (2.99%) OpenVPN
7 2 (2.99%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (1.49%) Broadband
8 1 (1.49%) VLAN
8 1 (1.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (35.82%) MySQL
2 23 (34.33%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (29.85%) Hadoop
4 16 (23.88%) MongoDB
5 13 (19.40%) Amazon Redshift
6 11 (16.42%) Amazon Aurora
7 10 (14.93%) Apache Hive
8 8 (11.94%) NoSQL
9 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
10 4 (5.97%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (5.97%) Big Data
10 4 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (2.99%) Amazon Athena
11 2 (2.99%) Data Lake
11 2 (2.99%) Qlik Sense
11 2 (2.99%) Redis
11 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
11 2 (2.99%) Spotfire
12 1 (1.49%) Electronic Patient Records
12 1 (1.49%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 25 (37.31%) Jenkins
2 13 (19.40%) Vagrant
3 5 (7.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (7.46%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.97%) GitLab
4 4 (5.97%) JIRA
5 3 (4.48%) Subversion
6 2 (2.99%) git-flow
6 2 (2.99%) Hudson
6 2 (2.99%) Selenium
6 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.49%) GoCD
7 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (10.45%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.96%) Publishing
3 3 (4.48%) Finance
4 2 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (41.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (11.94%) AWS Engineer
3 7 (10.45%) Data Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Administrator
5 5 (7.46%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Senior DevOps
5 5 (7.46%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) AWS DevOps
6 4 (5.97%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Data Analytics Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Integration Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Python Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 3 (4.48%) Site Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.37%) LAMP
2 12 (17.91%) LAPP Stack
2 12 (17.91%) LEMP Stack
2 12 (17.91%) Web Services
3 9 (13.43%) REST
4 6 (8.96%) HTML
5 4 (5.97%) Apache Camel
5 4 (5.97%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (5.97%) Node.js
5 4 (5.97%) React
5 4 (5.97%) SOAP
6 3 (4.48%) .NET
6 3 (4.48%) boto
6 3 (4.48%) CSS
6 3 (4.48%) JSON
6 3 (4.48%) YAML
7 2 (2.99%) HTML5
7 2 (2.99%) Memcached
7 2 (2.99%) RESTful
7 2 (2.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) PKI
2 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.96%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.46%) Over-the-Top Content
4 3 (4.48%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.99%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.99%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.49%) Biotechnology
6 1 (1.49%) Fintech
6 1 (1.49%) New Media
6 1 (1.49%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.49%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 35 (52.24%) Linux
2 17 (25.37%) Windows
3 12 (17.91%) CentOS
4 9 (13.43%) Unix
5 7 (10.45%) Windows Server
6 4 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.97%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (56.72%) DevOps
2 21 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (14.93%) Analytics
3 10 (14.93%) Scrum
4 9 (13.43%) ETL
5 8 (11.94%) Computer Science
5 8 (11.94%) High Availability
6 7 (10.45%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (8.96%) Configuration Management
7 6 (8.96%) Microservices
7 6 (8.96%) Migration
7 6 (8.96%) Visualisation
8 5 (7.46%) Continuous Deployment
8 5 (7.46%) Data Integration
8 5 (7.46%) Kanban
8 5 (7.46%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (7.46%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 4 (5.97%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (5.97%) Data Analytics
9 4 (5.97%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 30 (44.78%) Python
2 20 (29.85%) Bash Shell
2 20 (29.85%) Perl
3 18 (26.87%) JavaScript
3 18 (26.87%) Ruby
4 10 (14.93%) SQL
5 9 (13.43%) Java
6 5 (7.46%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.99%) C#
7 2 (2.99%) PHP
8 1 (1.49%) Go
8 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) Degree
2 3 (4.48%) AWS Certification
3 2 (2.99%) CCNA
3 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.49%) MCSA
4 1 (1.49%) MCSE
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (41.79%) Docker
2 12 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 5 (7.46%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (5.97%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.49%) KVM
6 1 (1.49%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 30 (44.78%) Kubernetes
2 25 (37.31%) Puppet
3 24 (35.82%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (26.87%) Ansible
4 18 (26.87%) Salt
4 18 (26.87%) Terraform
5 15 (22.39%) Nagios
6 12 (17.91%) ZABBIX
7 5 (7.46%) Prometheus
8 4 (5.97%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (4.48%) Grafana
9 3 (4.48%) Pingdom
10 2 (2.99%) Rancher
11 1 (1.49%) Packer
11 1 (1.49%) SCCM
11 1 (1.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (26.87%) Red Hat
2 16 (23.88%) VMware
3 12 (17.91%) CheckPoint
3 12 (17.91%) NetApp
4 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
5 7 (10.45%) Talend
6 5 (7.46%) MicroStrategy
7 4 (5.97%) Google
8 3 (4.48%) Oracle
9 2 (2.99%) Atlassian
9 2 (2.99%) Cisco
9 2 (2.99%) MuleSoft
9 2 (2.99%) New Relic
9 2 (2.99%) Tableau
9 2 (2.99%) WSO2
10 1 (1.49%) Hyperion
10 1 (1.49%) Nokia
10 1 (1.49%) Vertica