Period
to 23 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for AWS Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 January 2022 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
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 128 93 149
Rank change year-on-year -35 +56 +37
Contract jobs citing AWS Certification 15 3 10
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.62% 0.21% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.31% 0.74% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 8
10th Percentile - £445 £351
25th Percentile £413 £475 £527
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £550 £613
Median % change year-on-year -22.73% -10.20% +19.51%
75th Percentile £471 £856 £644
90th Percentile £525 £1,025 -
England median daily rate £589 £544 £600
% change year-on-year +8.28% -9.38% +9.09%

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 East of England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East of England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 650 403 845
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 26.72% 28.03% 23.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 237 480
10th Percentile £263 £166 £200
25th Percentile £400 £263 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £425 £425
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% - -
75th Percentile £564 £525 £538
90th Percentile £631 £654 £625
England median daily rate £525 £475 £465
% change year-on-year +10.53% +2.15% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 49 49
10th Percentile £12.25 £14.00 £14.68
25th Percentile £13.25 £17.91 £16.25
Median hourly rate £14.50 £40.00 £18.74
Median % change year-on-year -63.75% +113.45% +7.09%
75th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £42.75
90th Percentile £58.60 - £49.00
England median hourly rate £39.08 £40.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year -2.31% +24.03% +23.94%

AWS Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS Certification in the East of England

AWS Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Daily rate trend for AWS Certification in the East of England

AWS Certification
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 AWS Certification within the East of England region over the 6 months to 23 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Suffolk - 10 £425 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £500 - 8
Norfolk - 1 £435 -
AWS Certification
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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 East of England region with a requirement for AWS Certification.

1 15 (100.00%) AWS
2 11 (73.33%) Bash
2 11 (73.33%) PowerShell
2 11 (73.33%) Python
2 11 (73.33%) Artificial Intelligence
2 11 (73.33%) Machine Learning
2 11 (73.33%) DevOps
2 11 (73.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 10 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 10 (66.67%) Project Delivery
4 9 (60.00%) Serverless
4 9 (60.00%) AWS Lambda
4 9 (60.00%) Cloud Native
4 9 (60.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 9 (60.00%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (26.67%) GCP
5 4 (26.67%) Azure
5 4 (26.67%) Public Cloud
6 3 (20.00%) 5G
7 2 (13.33%) Amazon Athena
7 2 (13.33%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (6.67%) Ansible
8 1 (6.67%) Docker
8 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
8 1 (6.67%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (6.67%) OpenShift
8 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
8 1 (6.67%) Analytics
8 1 (6.67%) Jenkins

AWS Certification
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:

Cloud Services
1 15 (100.00%) AWS
2 11 (73.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (60.00%) Amazon SQS
3 9 (60.00%) AWS Lambda
3 9 (60.00%) Serverless
4 4 (26.67%) Azure
4 4 (26.67%) GCP
5 1 (6.67%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (6.67%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (6.67%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon Athena
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (6.67%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) AWS Engineer
1 11 (73.33%) Cloud Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Cloud Architect
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Cloud Native
2 4 (26.67%) Public Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Artificial Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) DevOps
1 11 (73.33%) Machine Learning
2 10 (66.67%) Project Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Analytics
3 1 (6.67%) CI/CD
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.67%) Data Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Data Science
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure as Code
3 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) Bash
1 11 (73.33%) PowerShell
1 11 (73.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) RHCA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Ansible
1 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
1 1 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Red Hat