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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 24 May 2022 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
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 13 28 2
Rank change year-on-year +15 -26 +9
Contract jobs citing AWS 91 23 103
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 10.92% 4.65% 17.64%
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.45% 19.01% 50.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 20 81
10th Percentile - £313 £400
25th Percentile £313 £397 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £533 £525
Median % change year-on-year -20.19% +1.43% +5.00%
75th Percentile £488 £616 £600
90th Percentile £573 £669 £650
East of England median daily rate £495 £508 £513
% change year-on-year -2.46% -0.98% +2.50%

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 243 121 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 29.17% 24.44% 34.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 60 140
10th Percentile £263 £228 £313
25th Percentile £313 £325 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £450 £500
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% -10.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £538 £566 £575
90th Percentile £688 £626 £650
East of England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 33 2
10th Percentile £13.25 £11.25 £14.64
25th Percentile £13.41 £12.25 £16.20
Median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £18.80
Median % change year-on-year +10.71% -25.53% +7.43%
75th Percentile £15.75 £15.00 £21.40
90th Percentile - £21.30 £22.96
East of England median hourly rate £15.50 £14.06 £26.25
% change year-on-year +10.28% -46.46% +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 24 May 2022.

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 24 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Peterborough +13 55 £425 +9.68% 4
Cambridge +2 32 £525 -6.67% 63
AWS
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, 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 61 (67.03%) Azure
2 53 (58.24%) Microsoft
3 51 (56.04%) Windows
4 50 (54.95%) Active Directory
4 50 (54.95%) Change Management
4 50 (54.95%) VMware
4 50 (54.95%) Microsoft 365
5 49 (53.85%) SLA
6 47 (51.65%) Incident Management
6 47 (51.65%) VMware Infrastructure
7 42 (46.15%) SCCM
8 41 (45.05%) Azure Active Directory
9 31 (34.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 30 (32.97%) Windows Server
11 29 (31.87%) SQL
12 28 (30.77%) DNS
13 27 (29.67%) SharePoint
13 27 (29.67%) DHCP
13 27 (29.67%) Replication
13 27 (29.67%) Skype
13 27 (29.67%) Microsoft Intune
13 27 (29.67%) Skype for Business
14 26 (28.57%) Identity Management
15 22 (24.18%) SQL Server
15 22 (24.18%) vSphere
15 22 (24.18%) PaaS
15 22 (24.18%) Hyper-V
15 22 (24.18%) IaaS
15 22 (24.18%) Remote Desktop
16 21 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013

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 27 (29.67%) SharePoint
1 27 (29.67%) Skype for Business
2 21 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (6.59%) Apache Spark
4 5 (5.49%) Jupyter
5 2 (2.20%) CMS
5 2 (2.20%) Confluence
5 2 (2.20%) Drupal
5 2 (2.20%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 61 (67.03%) Azure
2 50 (54.95%) Microsoft 365
3 41 (45.05%) Azure Active Directory
4 22 (24.18%) IaaS
4 22 (24.18%) PaaS
5 17 (18.68%) AWS Lambda
6 12 (13.19%) Serverless
7 10 (10.99%) Amazon S3
8 7 (7.69%) GCP
9 6 (6.59%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (6.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 6 (6.59%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 6 (6.59%) OneDrive
9 6 (6.59%) Route 53
9 6 (6.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (5.49%) Amazon EMR
10 5 (5.49%) Amazon SageMaker
10 5 (5.49%) Snowflake
11 4 (4.40%) Akamai
12 3 (3.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 28 (30.77%) DNS
2 27 (29.67%) DHCP
2 27 (29.67%) Skype
3 22 (24.18%) Remote Desktop
4 6 (6.59%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.30%) Firewall
5 3 (3.30%) LAN
5 3 (3.30%) WAN
6 2 (2.20%) BGP
6 2 (2.20%) Internet
6 2 (2.20%) Intranet
6 2 (2.20%) OSPF
6 2 (2.20%) VoIP
6 2 (2.20%) VPN
7 1 (1.10%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (24.18%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.99%) NoSQL
3 6 (6.59%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.49%) Triplestore
5 4 (4.40%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.20%) MySQL
6 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.10%) Amazon Athena
7 1 (1.10%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.10%) Data Lake
7 1 (1.10%) Metadata
7 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.49%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.40%) GitLab
4 2 (2.20%) JIRA
5 1 (1.10%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.10%) Gerrit
5 1 (1.10%) MLflow
General
1 19 (20.88%) Social Skills
2 9 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.20%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.20%) Presentation Skills
3 2 (2.20%) Retail
4 1 (1.10%) Finance
4 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.10%) Legal
4 1 (1.10%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 52 (57.14%) Cloud Engineer
2 42 (46.15%) Applications Engineer
3 27 (29.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 21 (23.08%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 7 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Data Scientist
7 5 (5.49%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Architect
8 4 (4.40%) Developer
8 4 (4.40%) Python Engineer
9 3 (3.30%) AWS DevOps
9 3 (3.30%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.30%) AWS Engineer
9 3 (3.30%) Azure Engineer
9 3 (3.30%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (2.20%) AWS Developer
10 2 (2.20%) Cloud Software Engineer
10 2 (2.20%) E-Commerce Architect
10 2 (2.20%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.79%) React
2 6 (6.59%) Pandas
3 5 (5.49%) Kafka
3 5 (5.49%) NLTK
3 5 (5.49%) NumPy
3 5 (5.49%) REST
3 5 (5.49%) SciPy
3 5 (5.49%) Shiny
3 5 (5.49%) TensorFlow
4 4 (4.40%) Node.js
5 3 (3.30%) CSS
5 3 (3.30%) HTML
6 2 (2.20%) Ajax
6 2 (2.20%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.20%) jQuery
6 2 (2.20%) JSON
6 2 (2.20%) Middleware
6 2 (2.20%) Velocity
6 2 (2.20%) Web Services
6 2 (2.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (29.67%) Replication
2 20 (21.98%) PKI
3 4 (4.40%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (3.30%) IoT
4 3 (3.30%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.30%) User Experience
5 2 (2.20%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.20%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.20%) iPad
5 2 (2.20%) Legacy Systems
5 2 (2.20%) Life Science
5 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.10%) Biotechnology
6 1 (1.10%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.10%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.10%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.10%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 51 (56.04%) Windows
2 31 (34.07%) Windows Server 2012
3 30 (32.97%) Windows Server
4 12 (13.19%) Linux
5 11 (12.09%) Windows Server 2016
6 9 (9.89%) Windows Server 2019
7 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.10%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (54.95%) Change Management
2 47 (51.65%) Incident Management
3 26 (28.57%) Identity Management
4 17 (18.68%) DevOps
5 16 (17.58%) ITIL
6 13 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 12 (13.19%) Agile
8 10 (10.99%) Analytics
9 9 (9.89%) Mentoring
10 8 (8.79%) CI/CD
10 8 (8.79%) Machine Learning
11 7 (7.69%) Data Analysis
11 7 (7.69%) Data Science
11 7 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
11 7 (7.69%) Migration
11 7 (7.69%) Software Engineering
12 6 (6.59%) Data Engineering
12 6 (6.59%) Data Management
12 6 (6.59%) Data Modelling
12 6 (6.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (31.87%) SQL
2 20 (21.98%) Python
3 11 (12.09%) PowerShell
4 7 (7.69%) Java
4 7 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.69%) TypeScript
5 5 (5.49%) C#
5 5 (5.49%) R
6 3 (3.30%) Bash
7 2 (2.20%) C
7 2 (2.20%) Kotlin
7 2 (2.20%) Scala
8 1 (1.10%) C++
8 1 (1.10%) ES6
8 1 (1.10%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 10 (10.99%) SC Cleared
2 10 (10.99%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.49%) Degree
4 4 (4.40%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.20%) CCNP
5 2 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.10%) CCA
6 1 (1.10%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.10%) MCITP
6 1 (1.10%) MCSE
6 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.10%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (53.85%) SLA
2 1 (1.10%) DICOM
2 1 (1.10%) GDPR
2 1 (1.10%) GxP
2 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 50 (54.95%) Active Directory
2 47 (51.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (24.18%) Hyper-V
3 22 (24.18%) vSphere
4 6 (6.59%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (5.49%) Docker
6 1 (1.10%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (1.10%) RHEV
6 1 (1.10%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.10%) XenApp
6 1 (1.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 42 (46.15%) SCCM
2 27 (29.67%) Microsoft Intune
3 20 (21.98%) SCVMM
4 11 (12.09%) Terraform
5 8 (8.79%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 6 (6.59%) Kubernetes
7 3 (3.30%) Ansible
7 3 (3.30%) NetBackup
7 3 (3.30%) Puppet
8 1 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 53 (58.24%) Microsoft
2 50 (54.95%) VMware
3 6 (6.59%) CloudEndure
4 4 (4.40%) Google
5 3 (3.30%) Cisco
5 3 (3.30%) Veritas
6 2 (2.20%) Coveo
6 2 (2.20%) Elastic Path
6 2 (2.20%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.10%) Citrix
7 1 (1.10%) Databricks
7 1 (1.10%) Ivanti
7 1 (1.10%) Red Hat