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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 28 May 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 Web Services (AWS)
England > East of England
6 months to
28 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 10 17 11
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6 +6
Contract jobs citing AWS 256 139 228
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 10.01% 7.69% 9.53%
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.90% 28.90% 36.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 100 159
10th Percentile £313 £400 £400
25th Percentile £413 £456 £461
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £508 £513
Median % change year-on-year -1.48% -0.98% +2.50%
75th Percentile £625 £572 £578
90th Percentile £669 £625 £640
England median daily rate £600 £530 £550
% change year-on-year +13.21% -3.64% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
10th Percentile £54.98 - -
25th Percentile £58.71 - -
Median hourly rate £66.16 £50.00 -
Median % change year-on-year +32.32% - -
75th Percentile £72.37 - -
90th Percentile £75.34 - -
England median hourly rate £72.00 £62.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year +15.20% +19.05% +8.47%

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 778 481 621
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 30.41% 26.62% 25.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 315 416
10th Percentile £185 £200 £213
25th Percentile £325 £322 £352
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
75th Percentile £612 £548 £538
90th Percentile £675 £625 £600
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 46 12
10th Percentile £13.41 £11.75 £17.93
25th Percentile £15.00 £12.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate £15.50 £14.06 £26.25
Median % change year-on-year +10.28% -46.46% +50.00%
75th Percentile £23.00 £22.97 £39.31
90th Percentile £48.00 £31.88 £61.98
England median hourly rate £21.50 £21.05 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.14% +5.25% -

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS in the East of England

AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Daily rate trend for AWS in the East of England

AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS in the East of England over the 6 months to 28 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for AWS in the East of England

AWS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing AWS in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for AWS in the East of England

AWS
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing AWS in the East of England over the 6 months to 28 May 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for AWS in the East of England

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 AWS within the East of England region over the 6 months to 28 May 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
Cambridgeshire +13 91 £425 -20.19% 58
Essex +4 87 £524 +7.50% 7
Hertfordshire -3 48 £600 +14.29% 58
Suffolk +7 15 £525 +40.00% 3
Bedfordshire -10 11 £625 +25.00% 4
Norfolk -11 3 £713 +40.39% 1
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2022, 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 of England region with a requirement for AWS.

1 131 (51.17%) Azure
2 92 (35.94%) DevOps
3 87 (33.98%) Agile
4 83 (32.42%) Python
5 69 (26.95%) Microsoft
6 68 (26.56%) Jenkins
7 66 (25.78%) SQL
8 64 (25.00%) Ansible
9 62 (24.22%) Windows
10 60 (23.44%) Social Skills
11 59 (23.05%) CI/CD
12 57 (22.27%) Terraform
13 56 (21.88%) Docker
14 55 (21.48%) Active Directory
14 55 (21.48%) Change Management
15 54 (21.09%) VMware
16 53 (20.70%) JIRA
16 53 (20.70%) GCP
17 50 (19.53%) VMware Infrastructure
17 50 (19.53%) Microsoft 365
17 50 (19.53%) Linux
18 49 (19.14%) SLA
19 48 (18.75%) Migration
20 47 (18.36%) Incident Management
21 46 (17.97%) Java
21 46 (17.97%) Confluence
22 44 (17.19%) Scrum
23 43 (16.80%) SCCM
23 43 (16.80%) Azure Active Directory
24 40 (15.63%) Kubernetes

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 46 (17.97%) Confluence
2 27 (10.55%) Skype for Business
3 26 (10.16%) SharePoint
4 22 (8.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (5.47%) Apache Spark
6 13 (5.08%) SAS
7 8 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.95%) Jupyter
9 4 (1.56%) Apache
9 4 (1.56%) Apache Airflow
10 3 (1.17%) IIS
10 3 (1.17%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.78%) CMS
11 2 (0.78%) Drupal
11 2 (0.78%) JBoss
11 2 (0.78%) Red Hat Fuse
11 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.39%) nginx
12 1 (0.39%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.39%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.17%) Shopify
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 131 (51.17%) Azure
2 53 (20.70%) GCP
3 50 (19.53%) Microsoft 365
4 43 (16.80%) Azure Active Directory
5 35 (13.67%) IaaS
6 32 (12.50%) PaaS
7 29 (11.33%) AWS Lambda
8 28 (10.94%) Amazon EKS
8 28 (10.94%) Serverless
9 24 (9.38%) Amazon S3
10 20 (7.81%) Amazon ECS
11 16 (6.25%) Power Platform
12 15 (5.86%) Amazon EC2
13 11 (4.30%) Tricentis Tosca
14 10 (3.91%) Cloud Computing
15 7 (2.73%) Snowflake
15 7 (2.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 6 (2.34%) Amazon SageMaker
16 6 (2.34%) AWS CloudFormation
17 5 (1.95%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 33 (12.89%) DNS
2 30 (11.72%) DHCP
3 27 (10.55%) Skype
4 22 (8.59%) Remote Desktop
5 8 (3.13%) TCP/IP
6 7 (2.73%) HTTP
7 5 (1.95%) Firewall
8 4 (1.56%) VoIP
9 3 (1.17%) BGP
9 3 (1.17%) FTP
9 3 (1.17%) LAN
9 3 (1.17%) OSPF
9 3 (1.17%) VPN
9 3 (1.17%) WAN
10 2 (0.78%) Internet
10 2 (0.78%) Intranet
10 2 (0.78%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.78%) SSH
11 1 (0.39%) Network Security
11 1 (0.39%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (11.33%) Data Warehouse
2 26 (10.16%) SQL Server
3 19 (7.42%) MySQL
4 18 (7.03%) Amazon RDS
4 18 (7.03%) Amazon Redshift
5 17 (6.64%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (6.25%) Power BI
7 15 (5.86%) Pentaho
8 14 (5.47%) Relational Database
9 12 (4.69%) BusinessObjects
9 12 (4.69%) NoSQL
10 9 (3.52%) Impala
11 8 (3.13%) Oracle Database
12 7 (2.73%) Big Data
12 7 (2.73%) MongoDB
12 7 (2.73%) Presto
13 6 (2.34%) Azure SQL Database
14 5 (1.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 5 (1.95%) Data Lake
14 5 (1.95%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 68 (26.56%) Jenkins
2 53 (20.70%) JIRA
3 27 (10.55%) GitLab
4 23 (8.98%) Artifactory
5 19 (7.42%) Git (software)
6 13 (5.08%) Bitbucket
7 11 (4.30%) Zephyr
8 9 (3.52%) JUnit
9 8 (3.13%) JMeter
9 8 (3.13%) Selenium
9 8 (3.13%) SoapUI
10 7 (2.73%) LoadRunner
11 3 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (1.17%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.17%) JDeveloper
11 3 (1.17%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (1.17%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (1.17%) SonarQube
12 2 (0.78%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.78%) Postman
General
1 60 (23.44%) Social Skills
2 28 (10.94%) Public Sector
3 11 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.30%) Finance
4 7 (2.73%) Retail
5 6 (2.34%) Marketing
5 6 (2.34%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.95%) Organisational Skills
6 5 (1.95%) Presentation Skills
7 4 (1.56%) Automotive
8 3 (1.17%) Legal
9 2 (0.78%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (0.39%) Aviation
10 1 (0.39%) Banking
10 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.39%) Publishing
10 1 (0.39%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 56 (21.88%) Cloud Engineer
2 43 (16.80%) Applications Engineer
3 32 (12.50%) Developer
4 27 (10.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 25 (9.77%) Architect
6 21 (8.20%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 20 (7.81%) DevOps Engineer
8 19 (7.42%) Java Developer
9 17 (6.64%) Data Engineer
9 17 (6.64%) Platform Engineer
10 13 (5.08%) Senior Developer
11 12 (4.69%) Analyst
12 11 (4.30%) AWS DevOps
13 10 (3.91%) Senior Java Developer
14 9 (3.52%) AWS Engineer
14 9 (3.52%) Python Engineer
14 9 (3.52%) QA Analyst
14 9 (3.52%) QA Test Analyst
14 9 (3.52%) Solutions Architect
14 9 (3.52%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.55%) REST
1 27 (10.55%) Spring
2 18 (7.03%) JSON
2 18 (7.03%) Spring Boot
3 17 (6.64%) Django
3 17 (6.64%) Flask
3 17 (6.64%) RabbitMQ
4 16 (6.25%) FastAPI
4 16 (6.25%) Web Services
5 15 (5.86%) React
6 13 (5.08%) Kafka
7 11 (4.30%) JMS
7 11 (4.30%) Node.js
8 9 (3.52%) SOAP
9 8 (3.13%) Spring Batch
9 8 (3.13%) Swagger
9 8 (3.13%) XML
10 7 (2.73%) CSS
10 7 (2.73%) Elastic Stack
10 7 (2.73%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.11%) Replication
2 21 (8.20%) PKI
3 16 (6.25%) Public Cloud
4 15 (5.86%) User Experience
5 7 (2.73%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.73%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (2.34%) Cloud Native
6 6 (2.34%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.34%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (1.95%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.56%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.56%) Data Fabric
8 4 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.17%) Enterprise Cloud
9 3 (1.17%) IoT
9 3 (1.17%) iPad
9 3 (1.17%) Wiki
10 2 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.78%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 62 (24.22%) Windows
2 50 (19.53%) Linux
3 32 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 31 (12.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (7.42%) Unix
6 10 (3.91%) Windows Server 2016
7 8 (3.13%) Windows Server 2019
8 4 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.17%) AIX
9 3 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.78%) Debian
10 2 (0.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (35.94%) DevOps
2 87 (33.98%) Agile
3 59 (23.05%) CI/CD
4 55 (21.48%) Change Management
5 48 (18.75%) Migration
6 47 (18.36%) Incident Management
7 44 (17.19%) Scrum
8 35 (13.67%) Infrastructure as Code
8 35 (13.67%) Platform Engineering
9 33 (12.89%) Microservices
10 32 (12.50%) Analytics
10 32 (12.50%) Software Engineering
11 26 (10.16%) Identity Management
12 24 (9.38%) ETL
12 24 (9.38%) Test Automation
13 23 (8.98%) Problem-Solving
14 21 (8.20%) OO
15 20 (7.81%) E-Commerce
16 19 (7.42%) Data Analytics
16 19 (7.42%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 83 (32.42%) Python
2 66 (25.78%) SQL
3 46 (17.97%) Java
4 21 (8.20%) Groovy
4 21 (8.20%) PowerShell
5 19 (7.42%) Go
6 16 (6.25%) PL/SQL
7 15 (5.86%) JavaScript
8 11 (4.30%) Scala
9 9 (3.52%) Bash
9 9 (3.52%) C#
10 8 (3.13%) C++
10 8 (3.13%) Perl
11 7 (2.73%) TypeScript
12 5 (1.95%) R
13 3 (1.17%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.78%) AWK
14 2 (0.78%) Kotlin
14 2 (0.78%) sed
14 2 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (10.94%) Security Cleared
2 25 (9.77%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 12 (4.69%) ISTQB
4 12 (4.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (4.30%) Degree
6 10 (3.91%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (1.95%) AWS Certification
7 5 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.56%) CCNP
8 4 (1.56%) PhD
9 3 (1.17%) Master's Degree
9 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.78%) CCNA
11 1 (0.39%) CCA
11 1 (0.39%) CCSP
11 1 (0.39%) CISSP
11 1 (0.39%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.39%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (19.14%) SLA
2 25 (9.77%) QA
3 2 (0.78%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.39%) DICOM
4 1 (0.39%) GDPR
4 1 (0.39%) GxP
4 1 (0.39%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.39%) NIST
4 1 (0.39%) NIST 800
4 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.39%) PMO
4 1 (0.39%) SOC 2
System Software
1 56 (21.88%) Docker
2 55 (21.48%) Active Directory
3 50 (19.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (8.98%) Hyper-V
4 23 (8.98%) vSphere
5 5 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.39%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (0.39%) RHEV
6 1 (0.39%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.39%) XenApp
6 1 (0.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 64 (25.00%) Ansible
2 57 (22.27%) Terraform
3 43 (16.80%) SCCM
4 40 (15.63%) Kubernetes
5 26 (10.16%) Microsoft Intune
6 21 (8.20%) SCVMM
7 15 (5.86%) Docker Swarm
7 15 (5.86%) Puppet
8 7 (2.73%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 7 (2.73%) Packer
9 3 (1.17%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.39%) Control-M
10 1 (0.39%) Grafana
10 1 (0.39%) HP NNM
10 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle Statspack
10 1 (0.39%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 69 (26.95%) Microsoft
2 54 (21.09%) VMware
3 28 (10.94%) Oracle
4 18 (7.03%) AppDynamics
5 14 (5.47%) Talend
6 13 (5.08%) Informatica
7 10 (3.91%) IBM
7 10 (3.91%) Red Hat
8 9 (3.52%) Google
9 8 (3.13%) Atlassian
9 8 (3.13%) CheckPoint
10 6 (2.34%) Cisco
10 6 (2.34%) Databricks
11 5 (1.95%) CloudEndure
12 4 (1.56%) Splunk
13 3 (1.17%) Dynatrace
13 3 (1.17%) Veritas
14 2 (0.78%) Coveo
14 2 (0.78%) Juniper
14 2 (0.78%) ServiceNow