Period
to 20 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an AWS Engineer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Engineer
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 134 136
Rank change year-on-year +27 +2 -4
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 35 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.28% 0.42% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 0.44% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 10 10
East Midlands median daily rate £500 £369 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.59% -4.84% -32.61%
10th Percentile £400 £318 £325
90th Percentile £553 £435 £575
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
East Midlands
Contract vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 2,583 2,934 3,136
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.82% 94.83% 96.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,641 1,799 1,982
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% -1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £225 £245
90th Percentile £538 £538 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 165 121
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.20 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.15% +9.23% -
10th Percentile £10.31 £9.75 £8.69
90th Percentile £33.50 £45.00 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -3.74% +1.08% +3.93%

AWS Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured AWS Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for AWS Engineer in the East Midlands

AWS Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing AWS Engineer in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS Engineer in the East Midlands

AWS Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Engineer in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS Engineer in the East Midlands

AWS Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWS Engineer within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 October 2018. 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
Nottinghamshire +17 18 £507 +30.71% 5
Northamptonshire -9 8 £418 +23.70% 2
Leicestershire +16 5 £418 +18.44%
Rutland - 2 £388 - 1
AWS Engineer
England

AWS Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, AWS Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region featuring AWS Engineer in the job title.

1 29 (82.86%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (77.14%) Ansible
3 26 (74.29%) DevOps
4 25 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (54.29%) Python
6 18 (51.43%) SQL
7 17 (48.57%) Open Source
7 17 (48.57%) Splunk
8 16 (45.71%) ETL
9 15 (42.86%) Web Services
9 15 (42.86%) Data Analytics
9 15 (42.86%) Analytics
9 15 (42.86%) Amazon Aurora
10 14 (40.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 14 (40.00%) Amazon Glacier
10 14 (40.00%) Amazon EMR
10 14 (40.00%) NoSQL
10 14 (40.00%) Relational Database
10 14 (40.00%) Amazon Redshift
10 14 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
10 14 (40.00%) Amazon S3
11 11 (31.43%) Linux
11 11 (31.43%) Terraform
12 10 (28.57%) Task Automation
12 10 (28.57%) Unix
13 9 (25.71%) Business Continuity
13 9 (25.71%) Docker
14 7 (20.00%) Puppet

AWS Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 29 (82.86%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
2 14 (40.00%) Amazon EMR
2 14 (40.00%) Amazon Glacier
2 14 (40.00%) Amazon S3
2 14 (40.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 6 (17.14%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (5.71%) Google App Engine
5 2 (5.71%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) DSL
1 1 (2.86%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (42.86%) Amazon Aurora
2 14 (40.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 14 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 14 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (8.57%) MySQL
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.57%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (5.71%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Publishing
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) Web Services
2 2 (5.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Linux
2 10 (28.57%) Unix
3 3 (8.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) DevOps
2 17 (48.57%) Open Source
3 16 (45.71%) ETL
4 15 (42.86%) Analytics
4 15 (42.86%) Data Analytics
5 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (28.57%) Task Automation
7 9 (25.71%) Business Continuity
8 5 (14.29%) Configuration Management
9 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (5.71%) Continuous Deployment
10 2 (5.71%) Deployment Automation
10 2 (5.71%) High Availability
10 2 (5.71%) Scrum
11 1 (2.86%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 1 (2.86%) Fraud Detection
11 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 1 (2.86%) Machine Learning
11 1 (2.86%) Migration
11 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) Python
2 18 (51.43%) SQL
3 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.71%) Java
3 2 (5.71%) PHP
4 1 (2.86%) Go
4 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 27 (77.14%) Ansible
2 25 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (31.43%) Terraform
4 7 (20.00%) Kubernetes
4 7 (20.00%) Puppet
5 5 (14.29%) Consul
6 1 (2.86%) Grafana
6 1 (2.86%) Packer
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Splunk
2 1 (2.86%) Citrix
2 1 (2.86%) Rackspace