Period
to 27 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 27 July 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)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 22 4 14
Rank change year-on-year -18 +10 +9
Contract jobs citing AWS 35 74 102
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.86% 17.87% 8.84%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.88% 49.66% 34.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 61 68
10th Percentile £450 £313 £424
25th Percentile £470 £475 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £538 £549
Median % change year-on-year -2.33% -2.05% +18.65%
75th Percentile £606 £606 £638
90th Percentile £664 £725 £680
East of England median daily rate £533 £520 £500
% change year-on-year +2.40% +4.00% -

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 153 149 296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 25.63% 35.99% 25.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 106 178
10th Percentile £170 £313 £213
25th Percentile £325 £400 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £463 £500 £450
Median % change year-on-year -7.50% +11.11% +9.76%
75th Percentile £572 £588 £575
90th Percentile £624 £650 £650
East of England median daily rate £475 £475 £457
% change year-on-year - +3.94% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 2 6
10th Percentile £11.25 £14.64 £16.13
25th Percentile £12.25 £16.20 £17.00
Median hourly rate £13.50 £18.80 £17.25
Median % change year-on-year -28.19% +8.99% -1.43%
75th Percentile £15.00 £21.40 £17.50
90th Percentile £21.85 £22.96 £18.63
East of England median hourly rate £14.00 £22.82 £17.00
% change year-on-year -38.65% +34.24% -2.86%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS in Cambridgeshire

AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Daily rate trend for AWS in Cambridgeshire

AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for AWS in Cambridgeshire

AWS
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWS within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 27 July 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
Cambridge -11 23 £525 -4.55% 53
Peterborough -22 2 £400 +19.40% 3
AWS
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for AWS.

1 18 (51.43%) Python
1 18 (51.43%) Docker
2 15 (42.86%) DevOps
3 14 (40.00%) Terraform
4 12 (34.29%) Azure
4 12 (34.29%) Kubernetes
4 12 (34.29%) AWS Lambda
5 11 (31.43%) Serverless
6 8 (22.86%) Amazon S3
7 7 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (20.00%) SQL
7 7 (20.00%) Linux
7 7 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (17.14%) Lambda Expressions
8 6 (17.14%) React
8 6 (17.14%) GCP
8 6 (17.14%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (17.14%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (17.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 6 (17.14%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (17.14%) Node.js
9 5 (14.29%) CloudFront
9 5 (14.29%) Workflow
9 5 (14.29%) Google
9 5 (14.29%) Web Services
9 5 (14.29%) Java
9 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure as Code
10 4 (11.43%) Social Skills
10 4 (11.43%) GitLab
10 4 (11.43%) Ansible

AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 4 (11.43%) OpenStack
2 3 (8.57%) Apache
2 3 (8.57%) Drupal
2 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.71%) nginx
4 1 (2.86%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 12 (34.29%) AWS Lambda
1 12 (34.29%) Azure
2 11 (31.43%) Serverless
3 8 (22.86%) Amazon S3
4 7 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (17.14%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (17.14%) GCP
6 5 (14.29%) CloudFront
7 4 (11.43%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (11.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 4 (11.43%) GitHub
8 3 (8.57%) Amazon Glacier
9 2 (5.71%) Amazon Cognito
9 2 (5.71%) PaaS
9 2 (5.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (2.86%) Akamai
10 1 (2.86%) AWS CodeBuild
10 1 (2.86%) AWS CodeCommit
10 1 (2.86%) Microsoft 365
10 1 (2.86%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) DNS
2 1 (2.86%) DHCP
2 1 (2.86%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 6 (17.14%) Amazon RDS
1 6 (17.14%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (8.57%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.57%) MySQL
3 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon Athena
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (2.86%) BigQuery
4 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.86%) DataStage
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.86%) Power BI
4 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.86%) Redis
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.86%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
1 4 (11.43%) GitLab
1 4 (11.43%) JIRA
2 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.86%) Buildbot
3 1 (2.86%) CircleCI
3 1 (2.86%) Cypress.io
3 1 (2.86%) Gerrit
3 1 (2.86%) Gradle
3 1 (2.86%) Robot Framework
3 1 (2.86%) Selenium
3 1 (2.86%) SonarQube
3 1 (2.86%) Spinnaker
3 1 (2.86%) TestRail
3 1 (2.86%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 7 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (11.43%) Social Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (28.57%) AWS Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) AWS DevOps
3 7 (20.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Python Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Data Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Architect
6 3 (8.57%) AWS Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.71%) AWS Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Data Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior DevOps
7 2 (5.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (2.86%) React Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Vulnerability Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) Lambda Expressions
1 6 (17.14%) Node.js
1 6 (17.14%) React
2 5 (14.29%) Web Services
3 4 (11.43%) .NET
3 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
4 3 (8.57%) .NET Core
5 2 (5.71%) Kafka
5 2 (5.71%) RESTful
5 2 (5.71%) Swagger
6 1 (2.86%) Dask
6 1 (2.86%) Jest
6 1 (2.86%) OpenCV
6 1 (2.86%) Protocol Buffers
6 1 (2.86%) PyTorch
6 1 (2.86%) RAML
6 1 (2.86%) REST
6 1 (2.86%) Spring
6 1 (2.86%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Life Science
2 1 (2.86%) Cloud Native
2 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.86%) Legacy Systems
2 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.86%) PKI
2 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.86%) Replication
2 1 (2.86%) User Experience
2 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.86%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.86%) Unix
3 1 (2.86%) Windows
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) DevOps
2 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure as Code
2 5 (14.29%) Workflow
3 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.43%) Analytics
3 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (11.43%) Workflow Management
4 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
4 3 (8.57%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (8.57%) ETL
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Automation
4 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
4 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
4 3 (8.57%) Web Application Development
5 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.71%) Data Pipeline
5 2 (5.71%) Machine Learning
5 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.71%) Test Automation
5 2 (5.71%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) Python
2 7 (20.00%) SQL
3 5 (14.29%) Java
4 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.71%) C
5 2 (5.71%) C++
5 2 (5.71%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.86%) C#
6 1 (2.86%) Go
6 1 (2.86%) Java 8
6 1 (2.86%) Perl
6 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby
6 1 (2.86%) Scala
6 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) CISSP
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.86%) GIAC
2 1 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.86%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (2.86%) PhD
2 1 (2.86%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (51.43%) Docker
2 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (40.00%) Terraform
2 12 (34.29%) Kubernetes
3 4 (11.43%) Ansible
3 4 (11.43%) Packer
4 2 (5.71%) Puppet
5 1 (2.86%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 1 (2.86%) Grafana
5 1 (2.86%) Istio
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.86%) Prometheus
5 1 (2.86%) Scalr
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Google
2 2 (5.71%) Talend
3 1 (2.86%) CloudEndure
3 1 (2.86%) Informatica
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (2.86%) Netsparker
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) Qualys
3 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com