Period
to 11 December 2019

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 11 December 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 192 243 249
Rank change year-on-year +51 +6 -14
Contract jobs citing AWS Certification 23 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.41% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.70% 1.42% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 10
City of London median daily rate £625 £550 £531
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% +3.53% -7.61%
10th Percentile £519 £461 £375
90th Percentile £735 £625 £614
Central London median daily rate £625 £550 £531
% change year-on-year +13.64% +3.53% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London 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 851 985 1,044
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.20% 13.80% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 648 693 750
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £282 £238 £297
90th Percentile £689 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £483
% change year-on-year +5.26% -1.55% +7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 44 24
City of London median hourly rate £23.53 £18.70 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.80% - -1.58%
10th Percentile £10.65 £13.30 £13.31
90th Percentile £52.25 £25.50 £30.08
Central London median hourly rate £22.72 £18.70 £20.50
% change year-on-year +21.47% -8.78% +7.89%

AWS Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing AWS Certification as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS Certification in the City of London

AWS Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Certification in the City of London over the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS Certification in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 City of London region with a requirement for AWS Certification.

1 22 (95.65%) AWS
2 19 (82.61%) DevOps
3 13 (56.52%) Kubernetes
4 12 (52.17%) Terraform
4 12 (52.17%) Docker
4 12 (52.17%) Ruby
4 12 (52.17%) Python
5 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (43.48%) Ansible
5 10 (43.48%) Jenkins
5 10 (43.48%) AWS Lambda
5 10 (43.48%) Serverless
6 9 (39.13%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (39.13%) Microservices
7 8 (34.78%) Go
7 8 (34.78%) Travis CI
7 8 (34.78%) CircleCI
7 8 (34.78%) Java
7 8 (34.78%) Linux
7 8 (34.78%) Amazon S3
7 8 (34.78%) Node.js
8 7 (30.43%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (30.43%) Rancher
8 7 (30.43%) Docker Swarm
8 7 (30.43%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (30.43%) Puppet
9 6 (26.09%) SaltStack
9 6 (26.09%) Software Delivery
9 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (26.09%) Web Services

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 3 (13.04%) Confluence
2 2 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 22 (95.65%) AWS
2 10 (43.48%) AWS Lambda
2 10 (43.48%) Serverless
3 8 (34.78%) Amazon S3
4 7 (30.43%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (17.39%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (17.39%) Route 53
6 3 (13.04%) AWS CodePipeline
6 3 (13.04%) GitHub
6 3 (13.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (8.70%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (8.70%) Amazon Glacier
7 2 (8.70%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (8.70%) AWS CodeDeploy
8 1 (4.35%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (4.35%) Azure
8 1 (4.35%) CloudFront
8 1 (4.35%) Datadog
8 1 (4.35%) PaaS
8 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) VPN
2 1 (4.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (17.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (8.70%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (4.35%) Big Data
4 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
4 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Jenkins
2 8 (34.78%) CircleCI
2 8 (34.78%) Travis CI
3 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
3 3 (13.04%) JIRA
4 1 (4.35%) GitLab
4 1 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (8.70%) Banking
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Billing
2 1 (4.35%) Law
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) AWS DevOps
2 6 (26.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) AWS Architect
5 1 (4.35%) AWS Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) Node.js
2 6 (26.09%) Web Services
3 4 (17.39%) JSON
4 1 (4.35%) React
4 1 (4.35%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Cloud
2 2 (8.70%) Cloud Native
2 2 (8.70%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (8.70%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Unix
3 2 (8.70%) Debian
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) DevOps
2 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (39.13%) Microservices
4 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (26.09%) Software Delivery
5 5 (21.74%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure as Code
7 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
7 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Automation
7 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
7 3 (13.04%) Security Operations
8 2 (8.70%) Cyber Intelligence
8 2 (8.70%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
8 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 2 (8.70%) Migration
8 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
8 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.70%) Threat Intelligence
8 2 (8.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) Python
1 12 (52.17%) Ruby
2 8 (34.78%) Go
2 8 (34.78%) Java
3 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
3 4 (17.39%) Perl
4 2 (8.70%) Groovy
4 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) Scala
5 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) CISSP
3 2 (8.70%) RHCE
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (8.70%) NIST
2 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) Docker
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (56.52%) Kubernetes
2 12 (52.17%) Terraform
3 10 (43.48%) Ansible
4 9 (39.13%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (30.43%) Docker Swarm
5 7 (30.43%) Puppet
5 7 (30.43%) Rancher
6 3 (13.04%) Prometheus
6 3 (13.04%) Suricata
7 2 (8.70%) Kibana
7 2 (8.70%) Packer
8 1 (4.35%) CASB
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) SaltStack
2 4 (17.39%) Splunk
3 3 (13.04%) Qualys
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.35%) Cloudera
5 1 (4.35%) Greenplum
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.35%) Tableau