Period
to 3 August 2020

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 3 August 2020 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
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 3 13 24
Rank change year-on-year +10 +11 +33
Contract jobs citing AWS 72 102 62
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 17.87% 8.84% 5.73%
As % of the Cloud Services category 52.17% 34.00% 28.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 73 31
Median daily rate £550 £575 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +21.05% +24.59%
10th Percentile £318 £425 £405
90th Percentile £875 £697 £588
East of England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.50
East of England median hourly rate - £25.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year - +35.14% -

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 138 300 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 34.24% 26.00% 20.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 180 102
Median daily rate £500 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +8.43% +0.61%
10th Percentile £313 £212 £240
90th Percentile £653 £650 £575
East of England median daily rate £475 £453 £450
% change year-on-year +4.97% +0.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 11
Median hourly rate £18.80 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.43% - -7.80%
10th Percentile £14.64 £16.30 £13.00
90th Percentile £22.96 £18.40 £20.25
Median hourly rate £22.82 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +30.40% -5.41% -50.00%

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 3 August 2020.

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 3 August 2020. 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 +6 59 £550 -4.35% 34
Peterborough +9 5 £335 -45.08% 4
AWS
East of England

For the 6 months to 3 August 2020, 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 22 (30.56%) Amazon S3
2 21 (29.17%) DevOps
3 20 (27.78%) Azure
4 19 (26.39%) ETL
4 19 (26.39%) Analytics
5 18 (25.00%) Talend
5 18 (25.00%) Amazon Redshift
6 17 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (20.83%) Microservices
7 15 (20.83%) Amazon SQS
8 13 (18.06%) Amazon Aurora
9 12 (16.67%) High Availability
9 12 (16.67%) Python
9 12 (16.67%) .NET
10 11 (15.28%) C#
10 11 (15.28%) Java
10 11 (15.28%) Windows
10 11 (15.28%) Jenkins
10 11 (15.28%) Amazon EMR
10 11 (15.28%) Terraform
11 10 (13.89%) AWS Lambda
11 10 (13.89%) Windows Server
11 10 (13.89%) Microsoft
11 10 (13.89%) TDD
11 10 (13.89%) Git (software)
12 9 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (12.50%) Data Analysis
12 9 (12.50%) Active Directory
12 9 (12.50%) SQL
12 9 (12.50%) MySQL

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 7 (9.72%) Apache Spark
2 6 (8.33%) Skype for Business
3 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.39%) Apache Airflow
Cloud Services
1 22 (30.56%) Amazon S3
2 20 (27.78%) Azure
3 15 (20.83%) Amazon SQS
4 11 (15.28%) Amazon EMR
5 10 (13.89%) AWS Lambda
6 9 (12.50%) Office 365
6 9 (12.50%) Power Platform
7 8 (11.11%) PowerApps
7 8 (11.11%) Serverless
8 6 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (8.33%) GCP
9 4 (5.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 4 (5.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (4.17%) OneDrive
10 3 (4.17%) Route 53
10 3 (4.17%) SaaS
11 2 (2.78%) PaaS
12 1 (1.39%) CloudFront
12 1 (1.39%) GitHub
12 1 (1.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.72%) DNS
2 6 (8.33%) DHCP
2 6 (8.33%) Skype
3 3 (4.17%) SAN
4 1 (1.39%) Firewall
4 1 (1.39%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 13 (18.06%) Amazon Aurora
3 9 (12.50%) MySQL
3 9 (12.50%) Power BI
3 9 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 8 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (9.72%) Apache Hive
5 7 (9.72%) Data Lake
5 7 (9.72%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (8.33%) Big Data
7 5 (6.94%) Star Schema
8 4 (5.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (4.17%) Cosmos DB
9 3 (4.17%) RDBMS
9 3 (4.17%) Snowflake Schema
9 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
10 1 (1.39%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (15.28%) Jenkins
2 10 (13.89%) Git (software)
3 7 (9.72%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.39%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.39%) GitLab
4 1 (1.39%) JIRA
4 1 (1.39%) Mocha
4 1 (1.39%) Selenium
4 1 (1.39%) Subversion
General
1 6 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (5.56%) Finance
3 2 (2.78%) Legal
3 2 (2.78%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.39%) Retail
4 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (27.78%) Developer
2 10 (13.89%) Data Engineer
3 9 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
3 9 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (9.72%) .NET Developer
4 7 (9.72%) Architect
4 7 (9.72%) Cloud Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
5 6 (8.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 5 (6.94%) React Developer
7 4 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Data Analytics Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Applications Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) AWS Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.17%) Technical Leader
9 2 (2.78%) Implementation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.67%) .NET
2 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET
2 7 (9.72%) Web Services
3 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET Core
4 3 (4.17%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.17%) CSS
4 3 (4.17%) HTML
4 3 (4.17%) REST
4 3 (4.17%) Spring
4 3 (4.17%) Spring Boot
5 2 (2.78%) HTML5
5 2 (2.78%) Play Framework
5 2 (2.78%) React
5 2 (2.78%) Redux
6 1 (1.39%) .NET Core
6 1 (1.39%) AWS Amplify
6 1 (1.39%) Pandas
6 1 (1.39%) React Native
6 1 (1.39%) scikit-learn
6 1 (1.39%) Seaborn
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Data Structures
1 7 (9.72%) Greenfield Project
1 7 (9.72%) Replication
2 5 (6.94%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.39%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.39%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.39%) User Experience
3 1 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.28%) Windows
2 10 (13.89%) Windows Server
3 7 (9.72%) Linux
4 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2016
4 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2019
5 3 (4.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.17%) DevOps
2 19 (26.39%) Analytics
2 19 (26.39%) ETL
3 17 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (20.83%) Microservices
5 12 (16.67%) High Availability
6 10 (13.89%) TDD
7 9 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (12.50%) Data Analysis
7 9 (12.50%) Data Modelling
8 8 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (11.11%) Scrum
8 8 (11.11%) Technical Leadership
8 8 (11.11%) Visualisation
9 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure as Code
9 5 (6.94%) OOP
9 5 (6.94%) Refactoring
9 5 (6.94%) SOLID
10 4 (5.56%) Change Management
10 4 (5.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.67%) Python
2 11 (15.28%) C#
2 11 (15.28%) Java
3 9 (12.50%) SQL
4 6 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 5 (6.94%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.78%) Scala
7 1 (1.39%) Perl
7 1 (1.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (5.56%) Degree
1 4 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.39%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.39%) MCSE
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.39%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) SLA
2 5 (6.94%) QA
3 2 (2.78%) GxP
3 2 (2.78%) ISO 13485
4 1 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.39%) GDPR
4 1 (1.39%) NIST
4 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 9 (12.50%) Docker
2 3 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (4.17%) vSphere
3 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (15.28%) Terraform
2 7 (9.72%) Kubernetes
3 3 (4.17%) Ansible
3 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.39%) Rancher
Vendors
1 18 (25.00%) Talend
2 10 (13.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.33%) VMware
4 5 (6.94%) Google
5 3 (4.17%) Citrix
5 3 (4.17%) CloudEndure
6 2 (2.78%) Informatica
6 2 (2.78%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (2.78%) Oracle
7 1 (1.39%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.39%) Databricks
7 1 (1.39%) Tableau