The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for Amazon AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 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)
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 22 19
Rank change year-on-year +12 -3  
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 7 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 9.21% 0.82% 6.08%
As % of the Cloud Services category 63.64% 50.00% 69.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 9
Median daily rate £360 £413 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.72% -17.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £413 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £413 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £453 £413
% change year-on-year -0.55% +9.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +2.56%  

Amazon AWS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 11 2 13
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 14.47% 1.64% 8.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 12
Median daily rate £353 £413 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.54% -17.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £351 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £17.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year +70.58% -36.44%  

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham citing Amazon AWS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in Cheltenham

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon AWS in Cheltenham

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in Cheltenham over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (42.86%) SAS
2 3 (42.86%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (42.86%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) Tableau
2 3 (42.86%) MuleSoft
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 2 (28.57%) User Experience
3 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (28.57%) SAS EBI
3 2 (28.57%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) ETL
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) Amazon S3
3 2 (28.57%) CSS3

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 3 (42.86%) SAS
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon S3
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon Redshift
1 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) SAS EBI
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
1 2 (28.57%) AWS Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Redshift Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) CSS3
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) HTML5
1 2 (28.57%) jQuery
1 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (14.29%) OpenVZ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) ETL
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) MuleSoft
1 3 (42.86%) Tableau
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) VMware