Period
to 4 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for AWS Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 4 April 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 168 236 239
Rank change year-on-year +68 +3 -15
Contract jobs citing AWS Certification 8 13 16
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.19% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.27% 1.35% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 15
Median daily rate £638 £600 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £554 £525 £460
90th Percentile £694 £639 £690
Central London median daily rate £625 £600 £588
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.13% +6.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central 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 the City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 629 966 974
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.09% 14.25% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 687 690
Median daily rate £500 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.72% +16.61%
10th Percentile £265 £241 £300
90th Percentile £675 £688 £713
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 33
Median hourly rate £30.00 £20.65 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.31% -1.69% +12.30%
10th Percentile £18.86 £15.78 £15.85
90th Percentile £52.25 £37.80 £38.49
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.18 £22.26
% change year-on-year +65.25% -4.84% +21.29%

AWS Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing AWS Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for AWS Certification in the City of London

AWS Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AWS Certification in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for AWS Certification in the City of London

AWS Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS Certification in the City of London over the 6 months to 4 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for AWS Certification in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 April 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 City of London region with a requirement for AWS Certification.

1 8 (100.00%) AWS
2 5 (62.50%) DevOps
2 5 (62.50%) Terraform
2 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Python
4 3 (37.50%) MySQL
4 3 (37.50%) Unix
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 3 (37.50%) Kubernetes
4 3 (37.50%) Public Sector
5 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Grafana
5 2 (25.00%) Ansible
5 2 (25.00%) Docker
5 2 (25.00%) Kibana
5 2 (25.00%) Line Management
5 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) GitLab
5 2 (25.00%) Celery
5 2 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (25.00%) GitHub
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) Azure
5 2 (25.00%) Puppet
5 2 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (25.00%) Linux

AWS Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 8 (100.00%) AWS
2 2 (25.00%) Azure
2 2 (25.00%) GitHub
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
3 1 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (12.50%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon Aurora
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (12.50%) Big Data
3 1 (12.50%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) GitLab
2 1 (12.50%) Ant
2 1 (12.50%) Bitbucket Server
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (37.50%) Public Sector
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Lead DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Architect
3 1 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Celery
1 2 (25.00%) LDAP
1 2 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) Node.js
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
3 2 (25.00%) Line Management
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 1 (12.50%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Fintech
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Go
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Terraform
2 3 (37.50%) Kubernetes
3 2 (25.00%) Ansible
3 2 (25.00%) Grafana
3 2 (25.00%) Kibana
3 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
1 1 (12.50%) Greenplum