Period
to 24 October 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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 26 5 9
Rank change year-on-year -21 +4 +12
Contract jobs citing AWS 39 45 112
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.57% 14.38% 9.47%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.31% 46.39% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 36 72
10th Percentile £380 £313 £350
25th Percentile £456 £321 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £525
75th Percentile £588 £602 £625
90th Percentile £625 £719 £650
East of England median daily rate £540 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +5.37% +2.50% -2.44%

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 192 97 280
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 27.43% 30.99% 23.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 62 177
10th Percentile £170 £313 £232
25th Percentile £325 £325 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £481 £425
Median % change year-on-year -6.49% +13.24% +1.70%
75th Percentile £563 £579 £538
90th Percentile £613 £654 £638
East of England median daily rate £450 £473 £450
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 7 5
10th Percentile " £16.35 £15.95
25th Percentile £12.25 £18.96 "
Median hourly rate £13.50 £20.00 £17.00
Median % change year-on-year -32.50% +17.65% -2.86%
75th Percentile £13.75 £22.38 £17.50
90th Percentile £30.21 £35.80 "
East of England median hourly rate £15.58 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -22.11% +21.21% -5.71%

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 October 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 24 October 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 -14 23 £525 -6.25% 83
Peterborough -31 3 £375 +11.94% 5
AWS
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 19 (48.72%) Python
2 18 (46.15%) Azure
3 17 (43.59%) Terraform
4 16 (41.03%) DevOps
5 14 (35.90%) Docker
5 14 (35.90%) Linux
6 11 (28.21%) AWS Lambda
7 10 (25.64%) Serverless
7 10 (25.64%) AWS CloudFormation
7 10 (25.64%) Kubernetes
7 10 (25.64%) React
7 10 (25.64%) Amazon S3
8 9 (23.08%) Social Skills
9 8 (20.51%) Amazon RDS
9 8 (20.51%) Node.js
10 7 (17.95%) SQL
10 7 (17.95%) DNS
10 7 (17.95%) Puppet
10 7 (17.95%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (17.95%) Google
10 7 (17.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 7 (17.95%) GCP
10 7 (17.95%) Lambda Expressions
10 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure as Code
11 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Automation
11 6 (15.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (15.38%) Ansible
11 6 (15.38%) Amazon SQS
11 6 (15.38%) AngularJS
11 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development

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 (10.26%) OpenStack
2 3 (7.69%) Apache
2 3 (7.69%) Drupal
2 3 (7.69%) IIS
2 3 (7.69%) Skype for Business
2 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.56%) Confluence
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 18 (46.15%) Azure
2 11 (28.21%) AWS Lambda
3 10 (25.64%) Amazon S3
3 10 (25.64%) AWS CloudFormation
3 10 (25.64%) Serverless
4 7 (17.95%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (17.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 7 (17.95%) GCP
5 6 (15.38%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (12.82%) Amazon Glacier
6 5 (12.82%) CloudFront
7 3 (7.69%) Microsoft 365
8 2 (5.13%) GitHub
8 2 (5.13%) OpenShift
9 1 (2.56%) Amazon Cognito
9 1 (2.56%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (2.56%) AWS CodePipeline
9 1 (2.56%) AWS Fargate
9 1 (2.56%) Route 53
9 1 (2.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) DNS
2 5 (12.82%) DHCP
3 3 (7.69%) Skype
3 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.13%) Firewall
4 2 (5.13%) LAN
4 2 (5.13%) SNMP
4 2 (5.13%) WAN
5 1 (2.56%) Intranet
5 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (15.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 6 (15.38%) MySQL
2 6 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.56%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.26%) GitLab
2 4 (10.26%) JIRA
3 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.56%) Gradle
4 1 (2.56%) Selenium
4 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (23.08%) Social Skills
2 6 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Documentation Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (23.08%) AWS Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) AWS DevOps
3 8 (20.51%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Cloud Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Python Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) AWS Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) AWS Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) React Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Cloud Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Senior DevOps
7 1 (2.56%) Vulnerability Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Vulnerability Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) React
2 8 (20.51%) Node.js
3 7 (17.95%) Lambda Expressions
4 6 (15.38%) AngularJS
4 6 (15.38%) Web Services
5 5 (12.82%) .NET
5 5 (12.82%) .NET Core
6 2 (5.13%) CSS
6 2 (5.13%) HTML
6 2 (5.13%) REST
6 2 (5.13%) Spring
6 2 (5.13%) Spring Boot
6 2 (5.13%) Swagger
7 1 (2.56%) Ajax
7 1 (2.56%) HTML5
7 1 (2.56%) jQuery
7 1 (2.56%) JSON
7 1 (2.56%) RESTful
7 1 (2.56%) XHR
7 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Public Cloud
2 4 (10.26%) User Experience
3 3 (7.69%) Life Science
3 3 (7.69%) Replication
4 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.13%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (2.56%) Legacy Systems
5 1 (2.56%) PKI
5 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Linux
2 6 (15.38%) Windows
3 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2016
3 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2019
4 3 (7.69%) Ubuntu
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) DevOps
2 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure as Code
3 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Automation
3 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 5 (12.82%) Full Stack Development
4 5 (12.82%) SDLC
4 5 (12.82%) Web Application Development
5 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
5 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
5 4 (10.26%) Workflow
6 3 (7.69%) Analytics
6 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (7.69%) Software Testing
6 3 (7.69%) Task Automation
6 3 (7.69%) TDD
6 3 (7.69%) Test Automation
6 3 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (7.69%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (48.72%) Python
2 7 (17.95%) SQL
3 6 (15.38%) Java
3 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 5 (12.82%) Bash Shell
4 5 (12.82%) Perl
5 3 (7.69%) C#
5 3 (7.69%) Go
5 3 (7.69%) Scala
6 1 (2.56%) C
6 1 (2.56%) Java 8
6 1 (2.56%) Ruby
6 1 (2.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (5.13%) CISSP
3 2 (5.13%) GIAC
3 2 (5.13%) SANS
4 1 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 14 (35.90%) Docker
2 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.13%) vSphere
5 1 (2.56%) RHEV
5 1 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (43.59%) Terraform
2 10 (25.64%) Kubernetes
3 7 (17.95%) Puppet
4 6 (15.38%) Ansible
5 3 (7.69%) Packer
6 1 (2.56%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.56%) Rancher
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Google
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.82%) VMware
4 2 (5.13%) Cisco
4 2 (5.13%) Netsparker
4 2 (5.13%) Qualys
5 1 (2.56%) CA
5 1 (2.56%) Citrix
5 1 (2.56%) CloudEndure
5 1 (2.56%) Meraki