Period
to 25 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AWS over the 6 months to 25 September 2021 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 25 30 16
Rank change year-on-year +5 -14 +13
Contract jobs citing AWS 83 30 170
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 6.22% 5.67% 8.45%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.89% 19.11% 34.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 19 98
10th Percentile £357 £266 £380
25th Percentile £405 £341 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £493 £393 £500
Median % change year-on-year +25.48% -21.50% +21.21%
75th Percentile £589 £455 £538
90th Percentile £675 £680 £596
England median daily rate £550 £550 £550

AWS is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 464 157 495
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 34.78% 29.68% 24.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 89 313
10th Percentile £140 £183 £178
25th Percentile £300 £293 £339
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £350 £425
Median % change year-on-year +21.43% -17.65% +6.25%
75th Percentile £525 £413 £519
90th Percentile £600 £496 £563
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 14
10th Percentile £12.50 " £10.73
25th Percentile £13.00 £13.25 £13.81
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.50
Median % change year-on-year -6.25% +3.23% +24.00%
75th Percentile £22.29 £18.00 £17.00
90th Percentile £31.00 £38.40 £20.59
England median hourly rate £20.51 £20.92 £21.00
% change year-on-year -1.95% -0.39% +20.00%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing AWS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for AWS in the East Midlands

AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AWS in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for AWS in the East Midlands

AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for AWS in the East Midlands

AWS
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 within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 September 2021. 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 +5 37 £550 +46.67% 40
Northamptonshire +12 29 £425 +57.41% 18
Derbyshire -7 8 £300 -57.14% 6
Leicestershire -23 6 £500 +26.18% 34
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, IT contractor jobs citing AWS 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for AWS.

1 47 (56.63%) Azure
2 34 (40.96%) DevOps
3 23 (27.71%) Linux
4 20 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (21.69%) Microsoft
6 17 (20.48%) Migration
7 15 (18.07%) Data Centre
8 13 (15.66%) Git (software)
9 12 (14.46%) Jenkins
9 12 (14.46%) SQL
9 12 (14.46%) Serverless
10 11 (13.25%) GCP
10 11 (13.25%) Opscode Chef
10 11 (13.25%) Finance
10 11 (13.25%) JIRA
11 10 (12.05%) Banking
11 10 (12.05%) Active Directory
11 10 (12.05%) Python
12 9 (10.84%) Windows
12 9 (10.84%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (10.84%) Cisco
12 9 (10.84%) Kubernetes
12 9 (10.84%) Data Lake
13 8 (9.64%) Unix
13 8 (9.64%) .NET
14 7 (8.43%) JavaScript
14 7 (8.43%) VMware
14 7 (8.43%) Retail
14 7 (8.43%) Software Engineering
14 7 (8.43%) Microsoft 365

AWS
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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.02%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.41%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.41%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.20%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.20%) Chatbot
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 47 (56.63%) Azure
2 12 (14.46%) Serverless
3 11 (13.25%) GCP
4 7 (8.43%) AWS Lambda
4 7 (8.43%) Microsoft 365
5 6 (7.23%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (6.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 5 (6.02%) AWS CloudTrail
6 5 (6.02%) AWS CodePipeline
6 5 (6.02%) IaaS
6 5 (6.02%) SaaS
7 4 (4.82%) AWS CodeDeploy
7 4 (4.82%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (4.82%) Azure Pipelines
8 3 (3.61%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (3.61%) Amazon EKS
8 3 (3.61%) Amazon S3
8 3 (3.61%) AWS Step Functions
8 3 (3.61%) OpenShift
8 3 (3.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.23%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (6.02%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (6.02%) Firewall
2 5 (6.02%) PBX
2 5 (6.02%) SAN
3 4 (4.82%) Network Security
4 3 (3.61%) LAN
4 3 (3.61%) SD-WAN
4 3 (3.61%) WAN
5 2 (2.41%) HTTP
6 1 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.20%) DNS
6 1 (1.20%) Internet
6 1 (1.20%) IPv4
6 1 (1.20%) MPLS
6 1 (1.20%) MQTT
6 1 (1.20%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.84%) Data Lake
2 6 (7.23%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (4.82%) MySQL
5 3 (3.61%) Event Store
5 3 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.61%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.41%) Big Data
6 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.20%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.20%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.20%) Power BI
7 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (15.66%) Git (software)
2 12 (14.46%) Jenkins
3 11 (13.25%) JIRA
4 3 (3.61%) git-flow
5 2 (2.41%) Android Studio
5 2 (2.41%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.20%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.20%) GitLab
6 1 (1.20%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.20%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.20%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (13.25%) Finance
2 10 (12.05%) Banking
3 7 (8.43%) Retail
3 7 (8.43%) Social Skills
4 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.61%) Documentation Skills
5 2 (2.41%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.41%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 26 (31.33%) Architect
2 15 (18.07%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (13.25%) Developer
4 7 (8.43%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) Analyst
6 5 (6.02%) AWS Architect
6 5 (6.02%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.02%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) Support Manager
7 4 (4.82%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (4.82%) 1st Line Support Manager
7 4 (4.82%) AWS Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (4.82%) Data Business Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Enterprise Architect
7 4 (4.82%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.64%) .NET
2 5 (6.02%) Node.js
2 5 (6.02%) React
3 4 (4.82%) ARM Templates
3 4 (4.82%) Kafka
3 4 (4.82%) REST
4 3 (3.61%) Django
5 2 (2.41%) Akka
5 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.41%) CSS
5 2 (2.41%) Flask
5 2 (2.41%) GatsbyJS
5 2 (2.41%) HTML
5 2 (2.41%) Play Framework
5 2 (2.41%) React Native
5 2 (2.41%) Redux
5 2 (2.41%) RESTful
5 2 (2.41%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.20%) SOAP
6 1 (1.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.07%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.61%) Cloud Native
2 3 (3.61%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (3.61%) User Experience
3 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.41%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.20%) EPoS
4 1 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.20%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.20%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.71%) Linux
2 9 (10.84%) Windows
3 8 (9.64%) Unix
4 7 (8.43%) Windows Server
5 6 (7.23%) Android
6 5 (6.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (4.82%) Windows 10
8 3 (3.61%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (40.96%) DevOps
2 20 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (20.48%) Migration
4 7 (8.43%) Architectural Design
4 7 (8.43%) Microservices
4 7 (8.43%) Software Engineering
5 6 (7.23%) High Availability
5 6 (7.23%) Infrastructure as Code
5 6 (7.23%) Project Management
5 6 (7.23%) Scrum
5 6 (7.23%) TOGAF
5 6 (7.23%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (6.02%) Analytics
6 5 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (6.02%) E-Commerce
6 5 (6.02%) ITIL
7 4 (4.82%) Configuration Management
7 4 (4.82%) Incident Management
7 4 (4.82%) Open Source
7 4 (4.82%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.46%) SQL
2 10 (12.05%) Python
3 7 (8.43%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.23%) Java
5 5 (6.02%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.82%) Groovy
7 3 (3.61%) C#
8 2 (2.41%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.41%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.41%) PHP
8 2 (2.41%) Ruby
8 2 (2.41%) Scala
8 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.41%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.20%) C++
9 1 (1.20%) Jython
9 1 (1.20%) Perl
9 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (3.61%) TOGAF Certification
2 2 (2.41%) CISSP
2 2 (2.41%) Degree
3 1 (1.20%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.20%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.20%) PMP
3 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (2.41%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 2 (2.41%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (12.05%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.23%) Docker
2 6 (7.23%) vSphere
3 2 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.20%) Firmware
4 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (13.25%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (10.84%) Kubernetes
3 6 (7.23%) SCCM
3 6 (7.23%) Terraform
4 5 (6.02%) Ansible
5 4 (4.82%) Nessus
6 3 (3.61%) Prometheus
7 2 (2.41%) Grafana
7 2 (2.41%) Puppet
7 2 (2.41%) ZABBIX
8 1 (1.20%) BladeLogic
8 1 (1.20%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (1.20%) FortiGate
8 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (1.20%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.20%) SCOM
8 1 (1.20%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (1.20%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (21.69%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.84%) Cisco
2 9 (10.84%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (8.43%) VMware
4 6 (7.23%) Red Hat
5 5 (6.02%) Cognos
5 5 (6.02%) HP
5 5 (6.02%) Veeam
6 3 (3.61%) Juniper
6 3 (3.61%) Oracle
7 2 (2.41%) IBM
7 2 (2.41%) Splunk
8 1 (1.20%) Alibaba
8 1 (1.20%) Citrix
8 1 (1.20%) Databricks
8 1 (1.20%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.20%) Google
8 1 (1.20%) McAfee
8 1 (1.20%) SAP