Period
to 20 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for AWS Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 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 AWS Certification
London > Central London
6 months to
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 210 278 265
Rank change year-on-year +68 -13 -13
Contract jobs citing AWS Certification 18 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.29% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.81% 1.29% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 10
Central London median daily rate £625 £575 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% +17.95% -23.53%
10th Percentile £529 £461 £375
90th Percentile £688 £639 £614
London median daily rate £625 £600 £550
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - £90.00 -

AWS Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Central London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 996 1,240 1,307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 15.93% 14.14% 15.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 844 901
Central London median daily rate £500 £480 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -1.54% +8.33%
10th Percentile £283 £238 £288
90th Percentile £676 £650 £673
London median daily rate £500 £500 £490
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +5.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 31 32
Central London median hourly rate £24.12 £18.70 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.98% -10.95% +14.44%
10th Percentile £15.04 £13.00 £16.63
90th Percentile £52.55 £35.00 £36.18
London median hourly rate £35.90 £25.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year +43.60% +20.48% +2.17%

AWS Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing AWS Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for AWS Certification in Central London

AWS Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS Certification in Central London

AWS Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Certification in Central London over the 6 months to 20 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS Certification in Central London

AWS Certification
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWS Certification within the Central London region over the 6 months to 20 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
City of London +56 17 £625 +8.70% 18
AWS Certification
London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2020, IT contractor jobs citing AWS Certification 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 Central London region with a requirement for AWS Certification.

1 17 (94.44%) AWS
2 13 (72.22%) DevOps
3 11 (61.11%) Kubernetes
3 11 (61.11%) Terraform
4 10 (55.56%) Docker
5 9 (50.00%) Ansible
5 9 (50.00%) Python
5 9 (50.00%) Ruby
5 9 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
5 9 (50.00%) Serverless
6 8 (44.44%) Travis CI
6 8 (44.44%) CircleCI
6 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (44.44%) Microservices
6 8 (44.44%) Node.js
6 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
7 7 (38.89%) Go
7 7 (38.89%) Java
7 7 (38.89%) Docker Swarm
7 7 (38.89%) Rancher
8 6 (33.33%) Software Delivery
8 6 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (33.33%) SaltStack
8 6 (33.33%) Puppet
9 5 (27.78%) Linux
10 4 (22.22%) Amazon S3
10 4 (22.22%) Web Services
10 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
11 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (16.67%) Amazon RDS

AWS Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 2 (11.11%) Confluence
1 2 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 17 (94.44%) AWS
2 9 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
2 9 (50.00%) Serverless
3 4 (22.22%) Amazon S3
4 3 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (16.67%) GitHub
4 3 (16.67%) Route 53
5 2 (11.11%) Amazon Glacier
5 2 (11.11%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (11.11%) AWS CodeDeploy
5 2 (11.11%) AWS CodePipeline
6 1 (5.56%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (5.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon Aurora
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) CircleCI
1 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
1 8 (44.44%) Travis CI
2 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) GitLab
General
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) AWS DevOps
3 4 (22.22%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) AWS Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) Node.js
2 4 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (11.11%) JSON
4 1 (5.56%) React
4 1 (5.56%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Cloud Native
1 2 (11.11%) Cyberthreat
1 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Debian
2 2 (11.11%) Unix
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) DevOps
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Microservices
3 6 (33.33%) Software Delivery
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (16.67%) Security Operations
5 2 (11.11%) Cyber Intelligence
5 2 (11.11%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Immutable Infrastructure
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure as Code
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 2 (11.11%) SIEM
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) Threat Intelligence
5 2 (11.11%) Threat Management
5 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) Python
1 9 (50.00%) Ruby
2 7 (38.89%) Go
2 7 (38.89%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 2 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (5.56%) Groovy
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 2 (11.11%) NIST
1 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (61.11%) Kubernetes
1 11 (61.11%) Terraform
2 9 (50.00%) Ansible
3 7 (38.89%) Docker Swarm
3 7 (38.89%) Rancher
4 6 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (33.33%) Puppet
5 2 (11.11%) Kibana
5 2 (11.11%) Packer
5 2 (11.11%) Prometheus
5 2 (11.11%) Suricata
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) SaltStack
2 2 (11.11%) Qualys
2 2 (11.11%) Splunk
3 1 (5.56%) Greenplum
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat