Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 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
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 250 256 239
Rank change year-on-year +6 -17 +26
Contract jobs citing AWS Certification 21 38 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.25% 0.42% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.80% 2.93% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 35 8
Central London median daily rate £650 £588 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.64% +9.30% +7.50%
10th Percentile £538 £463 £330
90th Percentile £711 £660 £764
London median daily rate £600 £550 £563
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.22% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - - -

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 1,168 1,297 1,123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 13.87% 14.21% 15.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 768 933 759
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +8.70% +2.22%
10th Percentile £311 £298 £270
90th Percentile £675 £688 £644
London median daily rate £513 £500 £473
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.82% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 53 21
Central London median hourly rate £25.09 £18.70 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.17% +5.23% -18.41%
10th Percentile £12.25 £14.35 £12.75
90th Percentile £51.00 £52.65 £25.04
London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.50 £24.36
% change year-on-year +70.73% -15.85% +24.92%

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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 2019. 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 +8 16 £650 +8.33% 3
City of Westminster - 4 - -
AWS Certification
London

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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 19 (90.48%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (66.67%) DevOps
3 11 (52.38%) Docker
3 11 (52.38%) Unix
3 11 (52.38%) Linux
3 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (47.62%) OAuth
4 10 (47.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 10 (47.62%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (47.62%) Amazon S3
4 10 (47.62%) Jenkins
5 9 (42.86%) OAuth2
5 9 (42.86%) Amazon RDS
5 9 (42.86%) Route 53
5 9 (42.86%) Confluence
5 9 (42.86%) CloudFront
5 9 (42.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 9 (42.86%) AWS Lambda
5 9 (42.86%) Fintech
5 9 (42.86%) Serverless
5 9 (42.86%) JIRA
5 9 (42.86%) Atlassian
5 9 (42.86%) Amazon ECS
6 8 (38.10%) Python
6 8 (38.10%) Ansible
7 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (33.33%) Terraform
7 7 (33.33%) Bash Shell
8 6 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (28.57%) Security Architecture

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 9 (42.86%) Confluence
2 5 (23.81%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 19 (90.48%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (47.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 10 (47.62%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (47.62%) Amazon S3
3 9 (42.86%) Amazon ECS
3 9 (42.86%) AWS Lambda
3 9 (42.86%) CloudFront
3 9 (42.86%) Route 53
3 9 (42.86%) Serverless
3 9 (42.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 6 (28.57%) PaaS
5 5 (23.81%) GitHub
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (19.05%) IaaS
7 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (4.76%) Network Security
1 1 (4.76%) VLAN
1 1 (4.76%) VPN
1 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) KDB
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Jenkins
2 9 (42.86%) JIRA
3 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (23.81%) Games
2 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Law
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) AWS DevOps
2 9 (42.86%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) AWS Engineer
3 8 (38.10%) Architect
4 5 (23.81%) Cloud Architect
4 5 (23.81%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
4 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (19.05%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (19.05%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 4 (19.05%) Designer
5 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Designer
5 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 4 (19.05%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Data Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) OAuth
2 9 (42.86%) OAuth2
3 6 (28.57%) Web Services
4 5 (23.81%) Node.js
4 5 (23.81%) OpenID
5 1 (4.76%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (4.76%) JSON
5 1 (4.76%) LDAP
5 1 (4.76%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (23.81%) Analytical Mindset
2 5 (23.81%) Cloud Native
2 5 (23.81%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (23.81%) Private Cloud
3 4 (19.05%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.76%) BYOD
4 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.76%) Derivative
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (4.76%) Fixed Income
4 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Linux
1 11 (52.38%) Unix
2 5 (23.81%) Windows
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) DevOps
2 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (42.86%) Fintech
4 6 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (28.57%) Security Architecture
5 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
5 5 (23.81%) Identity Access Management
6 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
6 4 (19.05%) Network Virtualisation
6 4 (19.05%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (9.52%) Microservices
7 2 (9.52%) Migration
8 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
8 1 (4.76%) Electronic Trading
8 1 (4.76%) Information Security
8 1 (4.76%) ITIL
8 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
8 1 (4.76%) TDD
8 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) Python
2 7 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 6 (28.57%) Java
4 5 (23.81%) SQL
5 1 (4.76%) Perl
5 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) MCSE
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) CISSP
3 1 (4.76%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) MiFID
2 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) Docker
2 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
3 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
3 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) Ansible
2 7 (33.33%) Terraform
3 6 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (14.29%) Kubernetes
5 2 (9.52%) Packer
5 2 (9.52%) Puppet
6 1 (4.76%) CASB
6 1 (4.76%) Consul
6 1 (4.76%) Prometheus
6 1 (4.76%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Atlassian
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (19.05%) Ping Identity
3 4 (19.05%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) Bloomberg
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.76%) Splunk
4 1 (4.76%) Sun
4 1 (4.76%) Tradeweb