Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 6 months to 25 September 2018 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 of England
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 54 60
Rank change year-on-year +40 +6 +8
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 388 203 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 7.70% 4.15% 3.00%
As % of the Cloud Services category 42.22% 28.12% 28.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 152 88
East of England median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +14.46%
10th Percentile £363 £331 £369
90th Percentile £602 £617 £588
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
East of England median hourly rate £18.50 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -

Amazon 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 of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 919 722 517
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.24% 14.76% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 424 296
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £207 £200 £205
90th Percentile £600 £588 £563
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 24 14
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £40.75 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.06% +158.73% -52.63%
10th Percentile £13.59 £15.39 £11.95
90th Percentile £56.25 £63.75 £19.40
England median hourly rate £18.70 £20.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year -7.65% +6.58% -21.21%

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Amazon AWS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in the East of England

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon AWS in the East of England

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in the East of England over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in the East of England

Amazon AWS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Amazon AWS in the East of England

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the East of England region over the 6 months to 25 September 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
Essex +46 122 £575 +1.77% 20
Bedfordshire +19 75 £475 - 18
Cambridgeshire +26 74 £525 +10.53% 40
Hertfordshire +4 56 £488 +3.72% 43
Suffolk +12 44 £413 +37.50%
Norfolk +10 16 £550 +4.76% 5
Amazon AWS
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon 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 of England region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 155 (39.95%) DevOps
2 150 (38.66%) Linux
2 150 (38.66%) Agile Software Development
3 144 (37.11%) Java
4 125 (32.22%) Ansible
5 112 (28.87%) Microsoft Azure
6 104 (26.80%) Jenkins
7 96 (24.74%) Docker
8 92 (23.71%) Continuous Integration
9 91 (23.45%) Web Services
10 81 (20.88%) Python
11 78 (20.10%) Configuration Management
12 68 (17.53%) Terraform
13 67 (17.27%) Hadoop
14 63 (16.24%) Git (software)
14 63 (16.24%) TDD
14 63 (16.24%) MySQL
15 61 (15.72%) Finance
16 58 (14.95%) Scrum
16 58 (14.95%) Windows
17 56 (14.43%) Unix
18 54 (13.92%) Oracle
18 54 (13.92%) SQL
18 54 (13.92%) Microsoft
19 52 (13.40%) DNS
19 52 (13.40%) Puppet
20 51 (13.14%) Big Data
21 50 (12.89%) VMware
22 49 (12.63%) Apache
23 46 (11.86%) JavaScript

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 49 (12.63%) Apache
2 41 (10.57%) Apache Spark
3 28 (7.22%) Confluence
3 28 (7.22%) Tomcat
4 24 (6.19%) nginx
5 18 (4.64%) OpenStack
6 15 (3.87%) Elasticsearch
6 15 (3.87%) IIS
7 12 (3.09%) WebSphere
8 11 (2.84%) Jetty
8 11 (2.84%) Mongrel
9 8 (2.06%) Apache Airflow
9 8 (2.06%) Luigi
9 8 (2.06%) Oracle Workflow
10 7 (1.80%) Cloud Foundry
10 7 (1.80%) MS Exchange
11 6 (1.55%) SharePoint
11 6 (1.55%) WebLogic
12 5 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.55%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.26%) HipChat
4 1 (0.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.29%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.26%) SAP MDG
3 1 (0.26%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 112 (28.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (10.57%) Amazon EC2
3 38 (9.79%) Amazon EMR
4 28 (7.22%) Google Cloud Platform
5 26 (6.70%) Amazon Kinesis
6 17 (4.38%) Office 365
7 16 (4.12%) IaaS
8 13 (3.35%) PaaS
9 12 (3.09%) Amazon S3
10 11 (2.84%) Google App Engine
10 11 (2.84%) SaaS
11 8 (2.06%) GitHub
12 7 (1.80%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (1.55%) Amazon SQS
13 6 (1.55%) Serverless
14 5 (1.29%) AWS Lambda
15 4 (1.03%) Akamai
15 4 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
15 4 (1.03%) iTunes
16 3 (0.77%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 52 (13.40%) DNS
2 40 (10.31%) HTTP
3 39 (10.05%) TCP/IP
4 33 (8.51%) Firewall
5 23 (5.93%) SSL
6 19 (4.90%) VPN
7 17 (4.38%) Software-Defined Networking
8 16 (4.12%) DHCP
8 16 (4.12%) SAN
9 14 (3.61%) FTP
10 13 (3.35%) IPsec
11 12 (3.09%) SSH
12 10 (2.58%) LAN
13 9 (2.32%) Broadband
13 9 (2.32%) WAN
14 8 (2.06%) Unicast
14 8 (2.06%) VLAN
15 7 (1.80%) Wireless
16 6 (1.55%) NAS
16 6 (1.55%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (17.27%) Hadoop
2 63 (16.24%) MySQL
3 51 (13.14%) Big Data
4 38 (9.79%) PostgreSQL
5 35 (9.02%) Amazon Redshift
6 28 (7.22%) MongoDB
7 27 (6.96%) Amazon RDS
8 25 (6.44%) Amazon Athena
9 23 (5.93%) Relational Database
9 23 (5.93%) SQL Server
10 19 (4.90%) Apache Hive
11 17 (4.38%) NoSQL
12 13 (3.35%) Apache Cassandra
13 12 (3.09%) RDBMS
14 11 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (2.58%) Amazon Aurora
15 10 (2.58%) Ingres
16 9 (2.32%) Impala
17 8 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
18 7 (1.80%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 104 (26.80%) Jenkins
2 63 (16.24%) Git (software)
3 37 (9.54%) JIRA
4 15 (3.87%) Vagrant
5 12 (3.09%) Artifactory
5 12 (3.09%) Maven
5 12 (3.09%) Subversion
6 9 (2.32%) Selenium
6 9 (2.32%) TeamCity
6 9 (2.32%) Travis CI
7 8 (2.06%) GitLab
7 8 (2.06%) JUnit
7 8 (2.06%) Sonatype Nexus
7 8 (2.06%) Visual Studio
7 8 (2.06%) webpack
8 7 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (1.80%) gulp
8 7 (1.80%) SoapUI
9 6 (1.55%) Checkstyle
9 6 (1.55%) JMeter
General
1 61 (15.72%) Finance
2 40 (10.31%) Telecoms
3 33 (8.51%) Marketing
4 30 (7.73%) Manufacturing
5 28 (7.22%) Electronics
6 22 (5.67%) Retail
7 6 (1.55%) Legal
8 2 (0.52%) Publishing
9 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 87 (22.42%) DevOps Engineer
2 85 (21.91%) Developer
3 67 (17.27%) Architect
4 53 (13.66%) AWS Engineer
5 41 (10.57%) Java Developer
6 33 (8.51%) Data Engineer
7 22 (5.67%) Big Data Engineer
8 21 (5.41%) AWS Architect
8 21 (5.41%) AWS DevOps
9 20 (5.15%) Senior DevOps
9 20 (5.15%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 20 (5.15%) Solutions Architect
10 19 (4.90%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 17 (4.38%) Cloud Architect
12 16 (4.12%) Administrator
13 15 (3.87%) Cloud Engineer
13 15 (3.87%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 14 (3.61%) Linux Engineer
14 14 (3.61%) Senior Developer
15 13 (3.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (23.45%) Web Services
2 44 (11.34%) .NET
3 38 (9.79%) Spring
4 36 (9.28%) REST
5 32 (8.25%) J2EE
6 28 (7.22%) Middleware
7 23 (5.93%) Spring Boot
8 22 (5.67%) AngularJS
9 20 (5.15%) SOAP
10 19 (4.90%) HTML
11 18 (4.64%) LAMP
12 17 (4.38%) CSS
13 16 (4.12%) HTML5
14 14 (3.61%) Servlets
15 12 (3.09%) LEMP Stack
15 12 (3.09%) Node.js
16 11 (2.84%) LAPP Stack
17 10 (2.58%) MLlib
18 9 (2.32%) Kafka
18 9 (2.32%) React
Miscellaneous
1 18 (4.64%) Hybrid Cloud
2 17 (4.38%) Data Centre
3 16 (4.12%) Greenfield Project
4 15 (3.87%) Private Cloud
5 11 (2.84%) PKI
6 10 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (2.58%) Public Cloud
6 10 (2.58%) Replication
6 10 (2.58%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (1.55%) Clustering
7 6 (1.55%) Over-the-Top Content
7 6 (1.55%) User Experience
8 5 (1.29%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.03%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.03%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.77%) BBC
10 3 (0.77%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.77%) Fintech
11 2 (0.52%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 150 (38.66%) Linux
2 58 (14.95%) Windows
3 56 (14.43%) Unix
4 41 (10.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (7.22%) CentOS
6 25 (6.44%) Windows Server
7 10 (2.58%) Solaris
8 9 (2.32%) AIX
9 8 (2.06%) Android
10 6 (1.55%) Ubuntu
11 5 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (1.03%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.03%) VMS
13 3 (0.77%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.52%) DC/OS
14 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (39.95%) DevOps
2 150 (38.66%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (23.71%) Continuous Integration
4 78 (20.10%) Configuration Management
5 63 (16.24%) TDD
6 58 (14.95%) Scrum
7 45 (11.60%) Business Intelligence
7 45 (11.60%) Microservices
8 43 (11.08%) Analytics
9 40 (10.31%) Deployment Automation
10 39 (10.05%) Continuous Deployment
11 36 (9.28%) Migration
12 34 (8.76%) Software Engineering
13 33 (8.51%) Data Science
13 33 (8.51%) Open Source
14 32 (8.25%) OO
15 28 (7.22%) Digital Marketing
15 28 (7.22%) Programme Management
16 27 (6.96%) Continuous Delivery
17 26 (6.70%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 144 (37.11%) Java
2 81 (20.88%) Python
3 54 (13.92%) SQL
4 46 (11.86%) JavaScript
5 41 (10.57%) Ruby
6 38 (9.79%) Perl
7 31 (7.99%) Shell Script
8 28 (7.22%) Scala
9 27 (6.96%) Bash Shell
10 24 (6.19%) Java 8
11 23 (5.93%) C++
12 22 (5.67%) C#
13 17 (4.38%) Go
13 17 (4.38%) PowerShell
14 12 (3.09%) PHP
14 12 (3.09%) PL/SQL
15 11 (2.84%) ES6
15 11 (2.84%) TypeScript
16 7 (1.80%) Groovy
17 6 (1.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 11 (2.84%) AWS Certification
2 11 (2.84%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.32%) Degree
4 8 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.55%) CCNP
5 6 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.55%) MCSE
6 3 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.77%) CCNA
7 2 (0.52%) CISSP
7 2 (0.52%) IRCA
7 2 (0.52%) MCSA
7 2 (0.52%) SANS
7 2 (0.52%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.26%) MCITP
8 1 (0.26%) OCPJP
8 1 (0.26%) PhD
8 1 (0.26%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.87%) QA
2 8 (2.06%) SLA
3 6 (1.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 6 (1.55%) JSP 440
4 5 (1.29%) PMO
5 3 (0.77%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.52%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.26%) GDPR
System Software
1 96 (24.74%) Docker
2 32 (8.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (6.96%) Active Directory
4 13 (3.35%) Hyper-V
5 11 (2.84%) Xen
6 9 (2.32%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (2.32%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (1.80%) Apache Flume
8 6 (1.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 6 (1.55%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (1.55%) vSphere
9 5 (1.29%) HDFS
10 4 (1.03%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 125 (32.22%) Ansible
2 68 (17.53%) Terraform
3 52 (13.40%) Puppet
4 38 (9.79%) Opscode Chef
5 35 (9.02%) Kubernetes
6 14 (3.61%) Salt
7 13 (3.35%) Nagios
8 11 (2.84%) ZABBIX
9 10 (2.58%) Opsview
10 6 (1.55%) Oozie
10 6 (1.55%) Single Sign-On
11 5 (1.29%) Kibana
11 5 (1.29%) SCCM
12 4 (1.03%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
12 4 (1.03%) Rancher
13 3 (0.77%) Mesos
13 3 (0.77%) Packer
14 2 (0.52%) FortiGate
14 2 (0.52%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 54 (13.92%) Microsoft
1 54 (13.92%) Oracle
2 50 (12.89%) VMware
3 40 (10.31%) Red Hat
4 39 (10.05%) SAP
5 22 (5.67%) Google
6 12 (3.09%) CheckPoint
6 12 (3.09%) Cisco
7 11 (2.84%) NetApp
8 8 (2.06%) Informatica
8 8 (2.06%) MicroStrategy
9 7 (1.80%) Citrix
9 7 (1.80%) Cloudera
9 7 (1.80%) hybris
9 7 (1.80%) New Relic
10 6 (1.55%) Draytek
10 6 (1.55%) IBM
10 6 (1.55%) SonicWALL
10 6 (1.55%) webMethods
11 5 (1.29%) BEA