Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 16 28
Rank change year-on-year +9 +12 +15
Contract jobs citing AWS 111 78 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 10.54% 7.33% 5.66%
As % of the Cloud Services category 43.87% 34.82% 45.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 44 27
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £500 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +17.65%
10th Percentile £350 £408 £342
90th Percentile £625 £618 £575
East of England median daily rate £500 £500 £525
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £65.00 - -
East of England median hourly rate £65.00 - -

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 253 224 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 24.03% 21.05% 12.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 120 67
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £434 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.02% -8.68% -1.81%
10th Percentile £233 £197 £213
90th Percentile £610 £588 £579
East of England median daily rate £425 £433 £425
% change year-on-year -1.73% +1.76% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.29% - -
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £62.50
% change year-on-year - -72.00% +309.84%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS in Cambridgeshire

AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS in Cambridgeshire

AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 18 January 2020.

Contractor 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 18 January 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 +8 82 £525 +10.53% 98
Peterborough -3 9 £375 -28.57% 9
AWS
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 49 (44.14%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (34.23%) DevOps
3 36 (32.43%) Azure
4 30 (27.03%) Amazon S3
5 25 (22.52%) Git (software)
6 24 (21.62%) Docker
7 23 (20.72%) Scrum
7 23 (20.72%) Windows
7 23 (20.72%) Python
8 22 (19.82%) Active Directory
8 22 (19.82%) Analytics
9 21 (18.92%) Jenkins
10 20 (18.02%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (18.02%) Windows Server
11 19 (17.12%) Skype
11 19 (17.12%) Serverless
11 19 (17.12%) Skype for Business
11 19 (17.12%) Office 365
11 19 (17.12%) Exchange Server 2013
11 19 (17.12%) Microservices
11 19 (17.12%) SQL Server
11 19 (17.12%) VMware
12 18 (16.22%) SLA
12 18 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (16.22%) SCCM
12 18 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (16.22%) Test Automation
13 17 (15.32%) PowerShell
13 17 (15.32%) Kubernetes
13 17 (15.32%) DNS

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 19 (17.12%) Exchange Server 2013
1 19 (17.12%) Skype for Business
2 10 (9.01%) Apache Spark
3 6 (5.41%) Jupyter
4 4 (3.60%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.80%) Confluence
6 2 (1.80%) nginx
6 2 (1.80%) SAS
7 1 (0.90%) Apache
7 1 (0.90%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.90%) CMS
7 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.90%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.90%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 36 (32.43%) Azure
2 30 (27.03%) Amazon S3
3 19 (17.12%) Office 365
3 19 (17.12%) Serverless
4 16 (14.41%) AWS Lambda
5 15 (13.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 13 (11.71%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (10.81%) Amazon SQS
8 10 (9.01%) CloudFront
8 10 (9.01%) GCP
9 7 (6.31%) Amazon EMR
9 7 (6.31%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (6.31%) SaaS
10 6 (5.41%) Amazon SageMaker
10 6 (5.41%) AWS Step Functions
10 6 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (3.60%) Amazon ECS
12 3 (2.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (1.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (1.80%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.12%) Skype
2 17 (15.32%) DHCP
2 17 (15.32%) DNS
3 6 (5.41%) HTTP
4 2 (1.80%) VPN
5 1 (0.90%) Firewall
5 1 (0.90%) Network Security
5 1 (0.90%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.12%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.51%) Amazon Redshift
3 12 (10.81%) Amazon RDS
3 12 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (7.21%) Hadoop
5 7 (6.31%) Amazon Athena
6 5 (4.50%) Apache Hive
6 5 (4.50%) MySQL
6 5 (4.50%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.50%) Star Schema
7 4 (3.60%) Amazon Aurora
7 4 (3.60%) Big Data
7 4 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.60%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (2.70%) Electronic Patient Records
8 3 (2.70%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.70%) Snowflake Schema
9 2 (1.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.80%) BigQuery
9 2 (1.80%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 25 (22.52%) Git (software)
2 21 (18.92%) Jenkins
3 9 (8.11%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (3.60%) Bitbucket
4 4 (3.60%) GitLab
5 3 (2.70%) ER Studio
5 3 (2.70%) JIRA
6 2 (1.80%) Mocha
6 2 (1.80%) Selenium
6 2 (1.80%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.80%) Travis CI
6 2 (1.80%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.80%) webpack
7 1 (0.90%) CircleCI
7 1 (0.90%) GoCD
7 1 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5 (4.50%) Finance
2 4 (3.60%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (2.70%) Publishing
4 2 (1.80%) Retail
5 1 (0.90%) Billing
5 1 (0.90%) Law
5 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (20.72%) Developer
2 17 (15.32%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (13.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 14 (12.61%) AWS Engineer
5 12 (10.81%) Data Engineer
6 11 (9.91%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 11 (9.91%) Active Directory Engineer
6 11 (9.91%) Server Engineer
6 11 (9.91%) Windows Engineer
6 11 (9.91%) Windows Server Engineer
7 10 (9.01%) Architect
7 10 (9.01%) React Developer
8 7 (6.31%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.50%) Automation Tester
9 5 (4.50%) Data Analytics Engineer
9 5 (4.50%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (4.50%) Senior Automation Tester
9 5 (4.50%) Senior Tester
9 5 (4.50%) Tester
10 4 (3.60%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.41%) Web Services
2 15 (13.51%) Node.js
3 10 (9.01%) React
3 10 (9.01%) Redux
4 9 (8.11%) .NET
5 7 (6.31%) HTML
5 7 (6.31%) React Native
6 6 (5.41%) ASP.NET
6 6 (5.41%) Spring
6 6 (5.41%) Spring Boot
7 5 (4.50%) CSS
7 5 (4.50%) CSS3
7 5 (4.50%) HTML5
7 5 (4.50%) REST
8 4 (3.60%) Flask
8 4 (3.60%) Pandas
9 3 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (2.70%) JSON
9 3 (2.70%) WCF
9 3 (2.70%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.32%) Replication
2 8 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.31%) Data Structures
4 6 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (4.50%) User Experience
6 4 (3.60%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.70%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.80%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.80%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.80%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.90%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.90%) Life Science
9 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.90%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.90%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.90%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.72%) Windows
2 20 (18.02%) Windows Server
3 18 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (10.81%) Linux
5 4 (3.60%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.70%) Android
6 3 (2.70%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.70%) Debian
7 1 (0.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (44.14%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (34.23%) DevOps
3 23 (20.72%) Scrum
4 22 (19.82%) Analytics
5 20 (18.02%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (17.12%) Microservices
7 18 (16.22%) Test Automation
8 17 (15.32%) Infrastructure as Code
9 13 (11.71%) Data Science
10 12 (10.81%) Migration
11 11 (9.91%) High Availability
12 10 (9.01%) Machine Learning
13 9 (8.11%) Data Modelling
13 9 (8.11%) Software Engineering
14 8 (7.21%) Artificial Intelligence
14 8 (7.21%) Continuous Delivery
14 8 (7.21%) Data Analysis
14 8 (7.21%) ETL
15 7 (6.31%) Auto-Scaling
15 7 (6.31%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (20.72%) Python
2 17 (15.32%) JavaScript
2 17 (15.32%) PowerShell
3 16 (14.41%) SQL
4 15 (13.51%) Java
5 8 (7.21%) C#
5 8 (7.21%) R
6 5 (4.50%) Bash Shell
6 5 (4.50%) Perl
7 3 (2.70%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.90%) C
8 1 (0.90%) Groovy
8 1 (0.90%) PHP
8 1 (0.90%) Scala
8 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (4.50%) Degree
2 4 (3.60%) AWS Certification
2 4 (3.60%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.70%) PhD
4 2 (1.80%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.80%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.90%) CISSP
5 1 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.90%) ISSAP
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (16.22%) SLA
2 4 (3.60%) GxP
2 4 (3.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.90%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 24 (21.62%) Docker
2 22 (19.82%) Active Directory
3 16 (14.41%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (3.60%) vSphere
6 2 (1.80%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.90%) Firmware
7 1 (0.90%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 18 (16.22%) SCCM
2 17 (15.32%) Kubernetes
3 14 (12.61%) Terraform
4 9 (8.11%) Ansible
5 5 (4.50%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (4.50%) Puppet
6 3 (2.70%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.80%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.90%) Knative
8 1 (0.90%) Rancher
8 1 (0.90%) vRealize
Vendors
1 19 (17.12%) VMware
2 10 (9.01%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.11%) Google
4 5 (4.50%) Oracle
4 5 (4.50%) Talend
5 4 (3.60%) MicroStrategy
5 4 (3.60%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.80%) New Relic
7 1 (0.90%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.90%) Splunk