Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for AWS Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 16 January 2019 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
UK > England
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 598 679 736
Rank change year-on-year +81 +57 +92
Contract jobs citing AWS Certification 259 163 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.28% 0.18% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.48% 0.93% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 107 65
England median daily rate £550 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £407 £440 £365
90th Percentile £775 £720 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
England median hourly rate £90.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £90.00 - -

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 England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 17,487 17,575 18,274
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.19% 19.03% 20.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,427 10,784 11,430
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +4.29%
10th Percentile £263 £231 £250
90th Percentile £625 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 786 773 780
England median hourly rate £27.96 £23.38 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.61% -8.33% -0.62%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £12.07
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £47.79
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +14.58% -5.88% -5.56%

AWS Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing AWS Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for AWS Certification in England

AWS Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS Certification in England

AWS Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Certification in England over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS Certification in England

AWS Certification
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 16 January 2019. 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
London +56 160 £588 +6.82% 35
North of England +43 51 £525 +6.33% 9
North West +28 34 £538 +4.88% 4
South East -9 16 £475 -7.32% 4
South West -14 16 £525 - 1
Yorkshire +1 12 £491 -4.15% 4
East of England -5 9 £500 -9.09% 4
Midlands -10 6 £525 -4.55% 1
North East 0 5 £250 -47.37% 1
West Midlands -18 3 £625 -10.71% 1
East Midlands +12 1 £425 -22.73%
AWS Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 England region with a requirement for AWS Certification.

1 228 (88.03%) Amazon AWS
2 167 (64.48%) DevOps
3 140 (54.05%) Python
4 136 (52.51%) Linux
5 117 (45.17%) Agile Software Development
6 97 (37.45%) Terraform
7 94 (36.29%) Finance
8 93 (35.91%) Jenkins
9 76 (29.34%) Ansible
10 73 (28.19%) Docker
10 73 (28.19%) Windows
11 72 (27.80%) AWS CloudFormation
12 62 (23.94%) Puppet
12 62 (23.94%) Java
13 60 (23.17%) Web Services
14 49 (18.92%) MongoDB
15 48 (18.53%) Kubernetes
15 48 (18.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 47 (18.15%) Git (software)
16 47 (18.15%) Opscode Chef
17 45 (17.37%) Serverless
18 44 (16.99%) Hadoop
19 41 (15.83%) PowerShell
19 41 (15.83%) Security Cleared
19 41 (15.83%) Banking
20 40 (15.44%) Red Hat
20 40 (15.44%) Migration
20 40 (15.44%) React
21 39 (15.06%) Microservices
21 39 (15.06%) Greenfield Project

AWS Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 15 (5.79%) Confluence
2 4 (1.54%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (1.16%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.16%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.77%) Apache
4 2 (0.77%) CMS
4 2 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.77%) IIS
4 2 (0.77%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.39%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 228 (88.03%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (27.80%) AWS CloudFormation
3 45 (17.37%) Serverless
4 37 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 37 (14.29%) PaaS
5 33 (12.74%) Amazon EC2
6 31 (11.97%) Amazon S3
6 31 (11.97%) IaaS
7 27 (10.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 26 (10.04%) Datadog
9 25 (9.65%) AWS Lambda
10 24 (9.27%) Google Cloud Platform
11 20 (7.72%) Cloud Computing
11 20 (7.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 18 (6.95%) OpenShift
13 14 (5.41%) SaaS
14 10 (3.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 10 (3.86%) Office 365
14 10 (3.86%) Route 53
15 9 (3.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.56%) VPN
2 12 (4.63%) DNS
3 8 (3.09%) Firewall
4 6 (2.32%) DHCP
4 6 (2.32%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.16%) Ethernet
5 3 (1.16%) HTTP
6 2 (0.77%) Internet
6 2 (0.77%) LAN
6 2 (0.77%) Network Security
6 2 (0.77%) SAN
6 2 (0.77%) WAN
7 1 (0.39%) BGP
7 1 (0.39%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.39%) OSPF
7 1 (0.39%) SMTP
7 1 (0.39%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (0.39%) VLAN
7 1 (0.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (18.92%) MongoDB
2 44 (16.99%) Hadoop
3 32 (12.36%) SQL Server
4 30 (11.58%) Amazon RDS
5 16 (6.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 13 (5.02%) MySQL
7 8 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (2.32%) Amazon Redshift
8 6 (2.32%) Big Data
9 4 (1.54%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (1.16%) Data Lake
10 3 (1.16%) Electronic Patient Records
10 3 (1.16%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.16%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.16%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.77%) Amazon Athena
11 2 (0.77%) Amazon Aurora
11 2 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.77%) Pentaho
11 2 (0.77%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 93 (35.91%) Jenkins
2 47 (18.15%) Git (software)
3 37 (14.29%) Artifactory
3 37 (14.29%) Maven
4 36 (13.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 35 (13.51%) Hudson
6 24 (9.27%) JIRA
7 20 (7.72%) Sonatype Nexus
8 9 (3.47%) Bitbucket
8 9 (3.47%) GitLab
9 5 (1.93%) Subversion
10 4 (1.54%) Vagrant
11 3 (1.16%) CF BOSH
11 3 (1.16%) SonarQube
11 3 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (1.16%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (0.77%) ClearCase
12 2 (0.77%) JBehave
12 2 (0.77%) JUnit
General
1 94 (36.29%) Finance
2 41 (15.83%) Banking
3 36 (13.90%) Front Office
4 12 (4.63%) Advertising
5 8 (3.09%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.16%) Retail
7 2 (0.77%) Billing
7 2 (0.77%) Law
8 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 102 (39.38%) AWS Engineer
2 73 (28.19%) Architect
3 70 (27.03%) DevOps Engineer
4 60 (23.17%) AWS Architect
5 36 (13.90%) AWS DevOps
6 34 (13.13%) Software Engineer
7 33 (12.74%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 32 (12.36%) AWS Software Engineer
8 32 (12.36%) Lead Software Engineer
9 27 (10.42%) Developer
10 26 (10.04%) Cloud Engineer
10 26 (10.04%) Lead Architect
11 23 (8.88%) Lead Software Architect
12 19 (7.34%) Java Engineer
13 18 (6.95%) Java Software Engineer
13 18 (6.95%) Python Engineer
14 15 (5.79%) Solutions Architect
15 14 (5.41%) Consultant
15 14 (5.41%) Java Developer
15 14 (5.41%) Python Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (23.17%) Web Services
2 40 (15.44%) React
3 38 (14.67%) AngularJS
4 35 (13.51%) NumPy
4 35 (13.51%) SciPy
5 22 (8.49%) JSON
6 18 (6.95%) J2EE
6 18 (6.95%) J2SE
7 12 (4.63%) Node.js
8 8 (3.09%) YAML
9 7 (2.70%) REST
10 5 (1.93%) .NET
10 5 (1.93%) OAuth
10 5 (1.93%) OAuth2
10 5 (1.93%) OpenID
11 4 (1.54%) HTML
11 4 (1.54%) Middleware
11 4 (1.54%) SAML
12 3 (1.16%) boto
12 3 (1.16%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 39 (15.06%) Greenfield Project
2 29 (11.20%) Hybrid Cloud
3 11 (4.25%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.86%) Enterprise Cloud
5 9 (3.47%) Cyberthreat
5 9 (3.47%) Public Cloud
6 8 (3.09%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (2.70%) Data Centre
8 6 (2.32%) Cloud Native
9 5 (1.93%) Fintech
9 5 (1.93%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.54%) Virtual Team
11 3 (1.16%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.16%) Replication
12 2 (0.77%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.39%) Clustering
13 1 (0.39%) NHS
13 1 (0.39%) PKI
13 1 (0.39%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 136 (52.51%) Linux
2 73 (28.19%) Windows
3 48 (18.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (8.49%) Unix
5 8 (3.09%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.93%) Android
6 5 (1.93%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.16%) CentOS
8 2 (0.77%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.39%) VMS
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (64.48%) DevOps
2 117 (45.17%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (15.44%) Migration
4 39 (15.06%) Microservices
5 38 (14.67%) Software Engineering
6 36 (13.90%) Asset Management
7 30 (11.58%) Configuration Management
8 28 (10.81%) Security Operations
9 27 (10.42%) Systems Engineering
10 26 (10.04%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (10.04%) ITIL
11 19 (7.34%) Continuous Delivery
12 17 (6.56%) High Availability
12 17 (6.56%) Security Management
13 16 (6.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 16 (6.18%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (5.41%) Security Hardening
15 13 (5.02%) Incident Management
15 13 (5.02%) Test Automation
16 12 (4.63%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 140 (54.05%) Python
2 62 (23.94%) Java
3 41 (15.83%) PowerShell
4 37 (14.29%) Ruby
5 35 (13.51%) C++
6 33 (12.74%) Bash Shell
7 23 (8.88%) Perl
8 19 (7.34%) SQL
9 18 (6.95%) JavaScript
10 7 (2.70%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.54%) C#
12 2 (0.77%) Groovy
12 2 (0.77%) Java 8
12 2 (0.77%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.77%) VBScript
13 1 (0.39%) C
13 1 (0.39%) PHP
13 1 (0.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 41 (15.83%) Security Cleared
2 28 (10.81%) SC Cleared
3 17 (6.56%) RHCE
4 14 (5.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 11 (4.25%) Degree
6 7 (2.70%) CISM
6 7 (2.70%) CISSP
7 6 (2.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.93%) MCSE
9 4 (1.54%) MCSA
10 3 (1.16%) CCSA
11 2 (0.77%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.39%) CCNA
12 1 (0.39%) CCNP
12 1 (0.39%) CISA
12 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.39%) CISMP
12 1 (0.39%) ISSMP
12 1 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 8 (3.09%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.77%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.39%) GDPR
System Software
1 73 (28.19%) Docker
2 17 (6.56%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.93%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.77%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.39%) HDFS
6 1 (0.39%) LXC
6 1 (0.39%) vCloud
6 1 (0.39%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 97 (37.45%) Terraform
2 76 (29.34%) Ansible
3 62 (23.94%) Puppet
4 48 (18.53%) Kubernetes
5 47 (18.15%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (6.18%) SELinux
7 11 (4.25%) Suricata
8 7 (2.70%) Kibana
8 7 (2.70%) Packer
8 7 (2.70%) Salt
8 7 (2.70%) Sysdig
9 6 (2.32%) Docker Swarm
9 6 (2.32%) Grafana
10 5 (1.93%) logstash
11 4 (1.54%) Prometheus
11 4 (1.54%) SCOM
12 3 (1.16%) Mesos
12 3 (1.16%) Nagios
12 3 (1.16%) Rancher
12 3 (1.16%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 40 (15.44%) Red Hat
2 32 (12.36%) Microsoft
2 32 (12.36%) Splunk
3 31 (11.97%) Oracle
4 24 (9.27%) Qualys
5 15 (5.79%) Google
6 8 (3.09%) VMware
7 6 (2.32%) Atlassian
8 5 (1.93%) Ping Identity
9 3 (1.16%) NetApp
9 3 (1.16%) New Relic
10 2 (0.77%) Adobe
10 2 (0.77%) Black Duck
10 2 (0.77%) Citrix
10 2 (0.77%) IBM
10 2 (0.77%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.77%) Sony
11 1 (0.39%) AlienVault
11 1 (0.39%) Dynatrace
11 1 (0.39%) MuleSoft