Period
to 17 July 2018

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 17 July 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 AWS Certification
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 601 727 830
Rank change year-on-year +126 +103 +26
Contract jobs citing AWS Certification 258 97 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.11% 0.054%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.45% 0.56% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 67 34
England median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% +75.73%
10th Percentile £422 £390 £456
90th Percentile £675 £663 £568
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +75.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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 17,768 17,351 21,727
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.79% 19.83% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,572 10,663 13,731
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £260 £250
90th Percentile £638 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 850 882 741
England median hourly rate £25.00 £29.92 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.44% +8.80% +23.99%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £12.17
90th Percentile £50.25 £52.50 £50.68
UK median hourly rate £24.68 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year -17.73% +5.26% +26.67%

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 17 July 2018.

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 17 July 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
London +55 160 £550 -1.12% 31
South West +17 28 £488 -11.36% 3
Midlands +11 25 £550 +134.04% 5
North of England -4 18 £405 -29.57% 10
South East -25 15 £500 +7.53% 3
North West -6 13 £433 -24.78% 5
West Midlands -10 13 £511 +117.55% 3
East of England +18 10 £550 -3.30% 1
East Midlands +9 8 £550 - 2
Yorkshire -13 3 £403 -17.86% 3
North East - 2 £400 - 2
AWS Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, 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.

1 238 (92.25%) Amazon AWS
2 182 (70.54%) DevOps
3 108 (41.86%) Linux
4 103 (39.92%) Python
5 97 (37.60%) Agile Software Development
6 93 (36.05%) Terraform
7 92 (35.66%) Jenkins
8 84 (32.56%) Ansible
9 79 (30.62%) AWS CloudFormation
10 78 (30.23%) Opscode Chef
11 76 (29.46%) Docker
12 70 (27.13%) Windows
13 69 (26.74%) Serverless
14 67 (25.97%) Migration
15 64 (24.81%) Configuration Management
16 62 (24.03%) Git (software)
17 59 (22.87%) Bash Shell
18 58 (22.48%) AWS Lambda
19 57 (22.09%) Puppet
20 53 (20.54%) Amazon EC2
21 49 (18.99%) Java
22 45 (17.44%) Continuous Integration
23 41 (15.89%) Web Services
24 40 (15.50%) Security Cleared
24 40 (15.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
25 39 (15.12%) Amazon RDS
25 39 (15.12%) Microsoft Azure
25 39 (15.12%) Unix
26 35 (13.57%) Finance
26 35 (13.57%) Amazon S3

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 21 (8.14%) Confluence
2 5 (1.94%) nginx
2 5 (1.94%) OpenStack
3 4 (1.55%) ExpressionEngine
3 4 (1.55%) WordPress
4 3 (1.16%) Apache Pig
4 3 (1.16%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.16%) CMS
5 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.78%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 238 (92.25%) Amazon AWS
2 79 (30.62%) AWS CloudFormation
3 69 (26.74%) Serverless
4 58 (22.48%) AWS Lambda
5 53 (20.54%) Amazon EC2
6 40 (15.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 39 (15.12%) Microsoft Azure
8 35 (13.57%) Amazon S3
9 31 (12.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 26 (10.08%) Route 53
11 20 (7.75%) GitHub
12 17 (6.59%) Amazon ELB
12 17 (6.59%) CloudFront
13 13 (5.04%) PaaS
14 10 (3.88%) Google Cloud Platform
15 6 (2.33%) AWS CloudTrail
16 5 (1.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 5 (1.94%) Office 365
16 5 (1.94%) OpenShift
16 5 (1.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.26%) VPN
2 8 (3.10%) Firewall
3 6 (2.33%) SSH
4 5 (1.94%) Internet
5 4 (1.55%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.16%) DNS
6 3 (1.16%) SAN
7 2 (0.78%) SMS
7 2 (0.78%) SNMP
7 2 (0.78%) SSL
8 1 (0.39%) DMZ
8 1 (0.39%) HTTP
8 1 (0.39%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.39%) IPsec
8 1 (0.39%) LAN
8 1 (0.39%) MQTT
8 1 (0.39%) VLAN
8 1 (0.39%) VoIP
8 1 (0.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (15.12%) Amazon RDS
2 17 (6.59%) Big Data
3 11 (4.26%) MySQL
4 6 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (1.94%) SQL Server
6 4 (1.55%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.16%) Apache Hive
7 3 (1.16%) HBase
8 2 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.78%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (0.78%) DB2
8 2 (0.78%) Electronic Patient Records
8 2 (0.78%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.39%) Amazon Athena
9 1 (0.39%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 92 (35.66%) Jenkins
2 62 (24.03%) Git (software)
3 30 (11.63%) JIRA
4 12 (4.65%) Subversion
5 8 (3.10%) TeamCity
6 7 (2.71%) Maven
6 7 (2.71%) Vagrant
7 6 (2.33%) Travis CI
8 5 (1.94%) GoCD
8 5 (1.94%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (1.55%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.55%) git-flow
9 4 (1.55%) GitLab
9 4 (1.55%) IntelliJ
9 4 (1.55%) Selenium
9 4 (1.55%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.16%) Hudson
10 3 (1.16%) JUnit
10 3 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (13.57%) Finance
2 13 (5.04%) Banking
3 6 (2.33%) Financial Institution
3 6 (2.33%) Retail
4 5 (1.94%) Front Office
5 4 (1.55%) Back Office
6 2 (0.78%) Games
6 2 (0.78%) Marketing
6 2 (0.78%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 108 (41.86%) AWS Engineer
1 108 (41.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 96 (37.21%) AWS DevOps
3 84 (32.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 50 (19.38%) Architect
5 33 (12.79%) Cloud Engineer
6 31 (12.02%) AWS Architect
7 23 (8.91%) Developer
8 17 (6.59%) Cloud Architect
9 14 (5.43%) Java Developer
10 13 (5.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (5.04%) Security Engineer
11 12 (4.65%) AWS Developer
11 12 (4.65%) Consultant
11 12 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
12 11 (4.26%) Administrator
12 11 (4.26%) Linux Engineer
13 10 (3.88%) AWS Consultant
13 10 (3.88%) DevOps Architect
13 10 (3.88%) DevOps Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (15.89%) Web Services
2 34 (13.18%) Node.js
3 10 (3.88%) React
3 10 (3.88%) REST
4 9 (3.49%) JSON
5 8 (3.10%) AngularJS
6 7 (2.71%) Middleware
7 6 (2.33%) SailPoint
8 5 (1.94%) HTML
8 5 (1.94%) J2EE
8 5 (1.94%) J2SE
9 4 (1.55%) .NET
9 4 (1.55%) CSS
9 4 (1.55%) CSS3
9 4 (1.55%) HTML5
9 4 (1.55%) LAMP
9 4 (1.55%) Laravel
9 4 (1.55%) RESTful
9 4 (1.55%) SAML
9 4 (1.55%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.14%) Data Centre
2 18 (6.98%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (6.98%) Linux Command Line
3 14 (5.43%) Fintech
3 14 (5.43%) Hybrid Cloud
4 13 (5.04%) Public Cloud
5 9 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.49%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.33%) Virtual Team
7 5 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (1.94%) Smart Meter
8 4 (1.55%) NHS
9 3 (1.16%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.78%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (0.78%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.78%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.78%) Media Streaming
10 2 (0.78%) Wiki
11 1 (0.39%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.39%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 108 (41.86%) Linux
2 70 (27.13%) Windows
3 39 (15.12%) Unix
4 34 (13.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (3.88%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.55%) CentOS
7 3 (1.16%) Android
7 3 (1.16%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.78%) DC/OS
8 2 (0.78%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.78%) VMS
9 1 (0.39%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.39%) Debian
9 1 (0.39%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (70.54%) DevOps
2 97 (37.60%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (25.97%) Migration
4 64 (24.81%) Configuration Management
5 45 (17.44%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (8.14%) Microservices
7 20 (7.75%) Deployment Automation
8 18 (6.98%) Problem-Solving
9 17 (6.59%) Continuous Delivery
9 17 (6.59%) Scrum
10 14 (5.43%) Test Automation
11 13 (5.04%) Analytics
11 13 (5.04%) TOGAF
12 12 (4.65%) Information Security
12 12 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (4.26%) High Availability
13 11 (4.26%) IT Strategy
13 11 (4.26%) Open Source
13 11 (4.26%) Project Management
14 10 (3.88%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 103 (39.92%) Python
2 59 (22.87%) Bash Shell
3 49 (18.99%) Java
4 30 (11.63%) Ruby
5 22 (8.53%) PowerShell
6 16 (6.20%) JavaScript
6 16 (6.20%) Shell Script
7 11 (4.26%) Groovy
8 10 (3.88%) C
8 10 (3.88%) Perl
9 6 (2.33%) Go
10 5 (1.94%) Bourne shell
10 5 (1.94%) Korn
10 5 (1.94%) SQL
11 4 (1.55%) C#
12 3 (1.16%) Java 8
12 3 (1.16%) Scala
13 2 (0.78%) C++
13 2 (0.78%) PHP
14 1 (0.39%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 40 (15.50%) Security Cleared
2 32 (12.40%) SC Cleared
3 16 (6.20%) CISSP
4 14 (5.43%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (5.43%) CISM
4 14 (5.43%) Degree
5 10 (3.88%) TOGAF Certification
6 9 (3.49%) CCSA
7 8 (3.10%) CCNA
7 8 (3.10%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (2.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (2.33%) MCSE
10 4 (1.55%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 4 (1.55%) Master's Degree
11 3 (1.16%) MCSA
12 2 (0.78%) CCNP
13 1 (0.39%) CISA
13 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
13 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.10%) GCP
2 4 (1.55%) PMO
3 3 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.78%) GDPR
4 2 (0.78%) QA
5 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 76 (29.46%) Docker
2 16 (6.20%) Active Directory
3 15 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.71%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (2.71%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 93 (36.05%) Terraform
2 84 (32.56%) Ansible
3 78 (30.23%) Opscode Chef
4 57 (22.09%) Puppet
5 29 (11.24%) Packer
6 28 (10.85%) Kubernetes
7 18 (6.98%) Salt
8 7 (2.71%) Docker Swarm
9 6 (2.33%) PingFederate
10 5 (1.94%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 3 (1.16%) Grafana
11 3 (1.16%) Nagios
11 3 (1.16%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 2 (0.78%) Consul
13 1 (0.39%) CSIRT
13 1 (0.39%) Graphite
13 1 (0.39%) Kibana
13 1 (0.39%) Marathon
13 1 (0.39%) RSA Archer
13 1 (0.39%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 24 (9.30%) Red Hat
2 19 (7.36%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.36%) VMware
3 14 (5.43%) Atlassian
4 12 (4.65%) Splunk
5 11 (4.26%) Oracle
6 10 (3.88%) ServiceNow
7 7 (2.71%) CyberArk
8 6 (2.33%) CA
8 6 (2.33%) ForgeRock
8 6 (2.33%) IBM
9 5 (1.94%) Dynatrace
9 5 (1.94%) Google
10 4 (1.55%) Rackspace
10 4 (1.55%) SaltStack
11 3 (1.16%) AlienVault
12 2 (0.78%) Meraki
12 2 (0.78%) Okta
13 1 (0.39%) Cloudera
13 1 (0.39%) Xamarin