Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 660 727 811
Rank change year-on-year +67 +84 +28
Contract jobs citing AWS Certification 166 92 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.10% 0.039%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.97% 0.51% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 64 24
England median daily rate £544 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.14% +10.00% -0.99%
10th Percentile £450 £363 £404
90th Percentile £700 £675 £575
UK median daily rate £544 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -1.14% +10.00% -0.99%
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 17,202 18,059 20,259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.92% 20.24% 20.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,558 11,300 12,382
England median daily rate £440 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £231 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 756 794 957
England median hourly rate £23.88 £26.25 £26.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.05% -2.16% +41.21%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.13 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.83 £50.38
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -3.85% -5.45% +44.74%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +11 115 £550 - 44
South East -7 23 £513 +17.14% 4
Midlands +26 15 £550 - 3
East of England +3 12 £550 - 6
East Midlands +12 8 £550 - 1
North of England +39 5 £494 +17.56% 10
West Midlands - 3 £700 - 2
North East +47 2 £475 -
North West +8 2 £513 -14.58% 9
Yorkshire +7 1 £513 +40.41% 1
South West +5 1 - - 2
AWS Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing AWS Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for AWS Certification.

1 162 (97.59%) Amazon AWS
2 102 (61.45%) DevOps
3 76 (45.78%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (43.37%) Linux
5 69 (41.57%) Python
6 68 (40.96%) Jenkins
7 59 (35.54%) Terraform
8 58 (34.94%) Migration
9 57 (34.34%) Configuration Management
10 54 (32.53%) Finance
11 50 (30.12%) Opscode Chef
12 47 (28.31%) Docker
13 44 (26.51%) Ansible
14 43 (25.90%) Puppet
15 36 (21.69%) Bash Shell
16 33 (19.88%) Web Services
17 32 (19.28%) Git (software)
18 30 (18.07%) Ruby
19 26 (15.66%) Continuous Integration
20 25 (15.06%) Amazon EC2
21 24 (14.46%) Microsoft Azure
22 23 (13.86%) Amazon S3
22 23 (13.86%) SC Cleared
22 23 (13.86%) Security Cleared
23 22 (13.25%) Serverless
23 22 (13.25%) AWS Lambda
24 21 (12.65%) Java
25 20 (12.05%) JIRA
25 20 (12.05%) Amazon RDS
26 19 (11.45%) Perl

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 14 (8.43%) Confluence
2 4 (2.41%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.81%) Apache
3 3 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.81%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.20%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.20%) CMS
4 2 (1.20%) Liferay
4 2 (1.20%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.20%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.60%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.60%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.60%) IIS
5 1 (0.60%) JBoss
5 1 (0.60%) nginx
5 1 (0.60%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.60%) WildFly
Applications
1 8 (4.82%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 162 (97.59%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (15.06%) Amazon EC2
3 24 (14.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (13.86%) Amazon S3
5 22 (13.25%) AWS Lambda
5 22 (13.25%) Serverless
6 18 (10.84%) AWS CloudFormation
7 17 (10.24%) IaaS
8 16 (9.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 15 (9.04%) Route 53
10 14 (8.43%) GitHub
10 14 (8.43%) PaaS
11 13 (7.83%) CloudFront
12 12 (7.23%) Cloud Computing
12 12 (7.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 8 (4.82%) Amazon ELB
14 7 (4.22%) SaaS
15 4 (2.41%) Amazon SQS
15 4 (2.41%) Slack
15 4 (2.41%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.22%) Internet
2 3 (1.81%) Network Security
3 2 (1.20%) Firewall
3 2 (1.20%) SAN
3 2 (1.20%) VPN
4 1 (0.60%) ATM
4 1 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.60%) DNS
4 1 (0.60%) HTTP
4 1 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.60%) IPsec
4 1 (0.60%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.60%) NAS
4 1 (0.60%) SMTP
4 1 (0.60%) SSH
4 1 (0.60%) SSL
4 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.60%) VLAN
4 1 (0.60%) WAN
4 1 (0.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.05%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (4.82%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.22%) MySQL
4 5 (3.01%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.81%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.20%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (1.20%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.20%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.60%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 68 (40.96%) Jenkins
2 32 (19.28%) Git (software)
3 20 (12.05%) JIRA
4 3 (1.81%) Selenium
5 2 (1.20%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.20%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (1.20%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.20%) Subversion
5 2 (1.20%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.20%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.60%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.60%) Codeship
General
1 54 (32.53%) Finance
2 11 (6.63%) Banking
3 8 (4.82%) Front Office
4 6 (3.61%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.41%) Billing
5 4 (2.41%) Marketing
5 4 (2.41%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.81%) Retail
7 2 (1.20%) Publishing
8 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.60%) Law
8 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 64 (38.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 53 (31.93%) AWS Engineer
3 52 (31.33%) AWS DevOps
4 40 (24.10%) Cloud Engineer
5 39 (23.49%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 36 (21.69%) Architect
7 27 (16.27%) AWS Architect
8 23 (13.86%) Cloud Architect
9 20 (12.05%) Linux Engineer
10 19 (11.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 19 (11.45%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 10 (6.02%) DevOps Architect
12 9 (5.42%) Build Engineer
12 9 (5.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (5.42%) Systems Engineer
12 9 (5.42%) Web Architect
13 8 (4.82%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
13 8 (4.82%) DevOps Systems Engineer
13 8 (4.82%) Linux Systems Engineer
13 8 (4.82%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (19.88%) Web Services
2 15 (9.04%) Node.js
3 11 (6.63%) JSON
4 7 (4.22%) .NET
5 3 (1.81%) gRPC
5 3 (1.81%) SOAP
5 3 (1.81%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (1.20%) CSS
6 2 (1.20%) HTML
6 2 (1.20%) jQuery
6 2 (1.20%) Middleware
6 2 (1.20%) RESTful
6 2 (1.20%) XML
6 2 (1.20%) XSD
6 2 (1.20%) XSLT
7 1 (0.60%) .NET Core
7 1 (0.60%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.60%) J2EE
7 1 (0.60%) Kafka
7 1 (0.60%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.83%) Public Cloud
2 9 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.82%) Cloud Native
4 7 (4.22%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (3.61%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.01%) Analytical Mindset
6 5 (3.01%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (3.01%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.41%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (2.41%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.81%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.20%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.60%) Fintech
10 1 (0.60%) PKI
10 1 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 72 (43.37%) Linux
2 12 (7.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (6.02%) Unix
4 7 (4.22%) Windows
5 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.60%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (61.45%) DevOps
2 76 (45.78%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (34.94%) Migration
4 57 (34.34%) Configuration Management
5 26 (15.66%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (10.24%) Enterprise Architecture
6 17 (10.24%) Time Management
7 14 (8.43%) ITIL
8 13 (7.83%) Scrum
9 12 (7.23%) Asset Management
10 11 (6.63%) Continuous Delivery
10 11 (6.63%) Open Source
10 11 (6.63%) TOGAF
11 9 (5.42%) Waterfall
12 8 (4.82%) Service Delivery
13 7 (4.22%) Data Migration
13 7 (4.22%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (3.61%) IT Strategy
14 6 (3.61%) SEO
15 5 (3.01%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 69 (41.57%) Python
2 36 (21.69%) Bash Shell
3 30 (18.07%) Ruby
4 21 (12.65%) Java
5 19 (11.45%) Perl
6 8 (4.82%) Bourne shell
6 8 (4.82%) Korn
6 8 (4.82%) SQL
7 5 (3.01%) Groovy
7 5 (3.01%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.41%) C
9 3 (1.81%) C#
9 3 (1.81%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.60%) Go
10 1 (0.60%) Scala
10 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.60%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (13.86%) SC Cleared
1 23 (13.86%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.61%) Degree
3 5 (3.01%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.01%) MCSE
3 5 (3.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.81%) CISSP
4 3 (1.81%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.20%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 2 (1.20%) CCIE
5 2 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.60%) CCDE
6 1 (0.60%) CCNA
6 1 (0.60%) CCNP
6 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.60%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.01%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) GCP
2 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (28.31%) Docker
2 4 (2.41%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.20%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.60%) NFS
4 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 59 (35.54%) Terraform
2 50 (30.12%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (26.51%) Ansible
4 43 (25.90%) Puppet
5 17 (10.24%) Kubernetes
6 10 (6.02%) Packer
7 9 (5.42%) Suricata
8 8 (4.82%) Consul
9 4 (2.41%) Rancher
10 2 (1.20%) HP SiteScope
10 2 (1.20%) Nagios
10 2 (1.20%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 1 (0.60%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 1 (0.60%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 15 (9.04%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.63%) Red Hat
3 10 (6.02%) Splunk
4 9 (5.42%) Qualys
5 8 (4.82%) Atlassian
6 7 (4.22%) Kaspersky
7 4 (2.41%) SaltStack
7 4 (2.41%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.81%) AppDynamics
8 3 (1.81%) F5
8 3 (1.81%) Google
9 2 (1.20%) Juniper
9 2 (1.20%) OpenText
9 2 (1.20%) Oracle
9 2 (1.20%) VMware
10 1 (0.60%) Adobe
10 1 (0.60%) Cisco
10 1 (0.60%) IBM
10 1 (0.60%) Siemens
10 1 (0.60%) Veeam