Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 629 709 808
Rank change year-on-year +80 +99 +17
Contract jobs citing AWS Certification 223 105 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.12% 0.044%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.26% 0.60% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 70 22
England median daily rate £538 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.15% +4.76% +3.96%
10th Percentile £424 £330 £415
90th Percentile £700 £689 £575
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +3.96%
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 17,704 17,404 20,669
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.11% 20.42% 21.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,618 10,951 12,949
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 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 794 862 809
England median hourly rate £23.75 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.83% +9.09% +37.50%
10th Percentile £12.63 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.42 £51.50 £51.54
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £29.92 £29.00
% change year-on-year -19.79% +3.17% +45.00%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 +30 151 £550 - 21
Midlands +9 22 £550 +134.04% 1
South West +18 20 £488 -11.36% 1
South East -9 17 £525 +25.45% 3
East Midlands +10 10 £550 -
North of England -1 10 £470 -18.26% 12
West Midlands +6 7 £510 +117.02% 1
North West -13 7 £470 -20.00% 8
East of England -4 5 £550 -3.30% 2
Yorkshire -13 3 £458 +22.00% 4
AWS Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 216 (96.86%) Amazon AWS
2 150 (67.26%) DevOps
3 102 (45.74%) Linux
3 102 (45.74%) Python
4 95 (42.60%) Agile Software Development
5 85 (38.12%) Migration
6 81 (36.32%) Jenkins
7 72 (32.29%) Opscode Chef
8 71 (31.84%) Docker
9 66 (29.60%) Ansible
10 64 (28.70%) Terraform
11 60 (26.91%) Serverless
12 56 (25.11%) Git (software)
13 53 (23.77%) Configuration Management
14 52 (23.32%) Finance
15 49 (21.97%) AWS Lambda
16 47 (21.08%) Windows
16 47 (21.08%) Bash Shell
17 46 (20.63%) AWS CloudFormation
18 45 (20.18%) Amazon EC2
19 41 (18.39%) Java
20 39 (17.49%) Web Services
21 38 (17.04%) Ruby
22 36 (16.14%) JIRA
22 36 (16.14%) Security Cleared
22 36 (16.14%) Node.js
23 35 (15.70%) Amazon S3
24 33 (14.80%) SC Cleared
25 32 (14.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
25 32 (14.35%) Puppet

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 28 (12.56%) Confluence
2 6 (2.69%) OpenStack
3 4 (1.79%) ExpressionEngine
3 4 (1.79%) WordPress
4 3 (1.35%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.35%) CMS
5 2 (0.90%) Apache
5 2 (0.90%) Liferay
5 2 (0.90%) nginx
5 2 (0.90%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.45%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.45%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.45%) JBoss
6 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.45%) WildFly
Applications
1 8 (3.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 216 (96.86%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (26.91%) Serverless
3 49 (21.97%) AWS Lambda
4 46 (20.63%) AWS CloudFormation
5 45 (20.18%) Amazon EC2
6 35 (15.70%) Amazon S3
7 32 (14.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 30 (13.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 29 (13.00%) Route 53
10 28 (12.56%) GitHub
11 26 (11.66%) Microsoft Azure
12 25 (11.21%) CloudFront
13 13 (5.83%) Cloud Computing
14 10 (4.48%) PaaS
15 9 (4.04%) Amazon ELB
16 7 (3.14%) IaaS
17 6 (2.69%) AWS CloudTrail
18 5 (2.24%) Amazon SQS
18 5 (2.24%) OpenShift
19 4 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.59%) Internet
2 5 (2.24%) VPN
3 4 (1.79%) SAN
4 1 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.45%) DNS
4 1 (0.45%) Firewall
4 1 (0.45%) HTTP
4 1 (0.45%) IPsec
4 1 (0.45%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.45%) MQTT
4 1 (0.45%) NAS
4 1 (0.45%) Network Security
4 1 (0.45%) Skype
4 1 (0.45%) VLAN
4 1 (0.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.90%) Amazon RDS
2 12 (5.38%) MySQL
3 5 (2.24%) Big Data
3 5 (2.24%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.35%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (0.90%) Electronic Patient Records
6 2 (0.90%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.90%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.90%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.45%) Amazon Athena
7 1 (0.45%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.45%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 81 (36.32%) Jenkins
2 56 (25.11%) Git (software)
3 36 (16.14%) JIRA
4 6 (2.69%) Subversion
5 5 (2.24%) GoCD
5 5 (2.24%) Maven
6 4 (1.79%) git-flow
6 4 (1.79%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.35%) Artifactory
7 3 (1.35%) GitLab
7 3 (1.35%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.90%) CircleCI
8 2 (0.90%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.90%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.45%) Codeship
9 1 (0.45%) Hudson
9 1 (0.45%) Selenium
9 1 (0.45%) Spinnaker
9 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 52 (23.32%) Finance
2 14 (6.28%) Banking
3 6 (2.69%) Marketing
4 5 (2.24%) Front Office
5 4 (1.79%) Back Office
5 4 (1.79%) Retail
5 4 (1.79%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.90%) Billing
6 2 (0.90%) Games
7 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (39.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 74 (33.18%) AWS Engineer
3 69 (30.94%) AWS DevOps
4 58 (26.01%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 40 (17.94%) Architect
6 33 (14.80%) Cloud Engineer
7 25 (11.21%) AWS Architect
8 18 (8.07%) Cloud Architect
9 16 (7.17%) Linux Engineer
10 15 (6.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 14 (6.28%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 14 (6.28%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 10 (4.48%) Consultant
13 9 (4.04%) AWS Consultant
13 9 (4.04%) Build Engineer
13 9 (4.04%) Developer
14 8 (3.59%) Programme Manager
15 7 (3.14%) AWS Developer
15 7 (3.14%) DevOps Developer
15 7 (3.14%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (17.49%) Web Services
2 36 (16.14%) Node.js
3 9 (4.04%) JSON
4 8 (3.59%) React
5 6 (2.69%) AngularJS
6 5 (2.24%) HTML
6 5 (2.24%) J2EE
6 5 (2.24%) J2SE
7 4 (1.79%) .NET
7 4 (1.79%) CSS
7 4 (1.79%) CSS3
7 4 (1.79%) HTML5
7 4 (1.79%) LAMP
7 4 (1.79%) Laravel
7 4 (1.79%) SAML
7 4 (1.79%) Vue (Vue.js)
8 3 (1.35%) Kafka
9 2 (0.90%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (0.90%) Flask
9 2 (0.90%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.97%) Linux Command Line
2 17 (7.62%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (6.73%) Public Cloud
4 14 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (5.38%) Fintech
5 12 (5.38%) Hybrid Cloud
6 11 (4.93%) Data Centre
7 10 (4.48%) Cloud Native
8 7 (3.14%) Analytical Mindset
8 7 (3.14%) Computer Science
9 6 (2.69%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.90%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.90%) Media Streaming
10 2 (0.90%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.90%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.90%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.45%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.45%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 102 (45.74%) Linux
2 47 (21.08%) Windows
3 29 (13.00%) Unix
4 23 (10.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.69%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.35%) Android
6 3 (1.35%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.35%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.45%) CentOS
7 1 (0.45%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.45%) Debian
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (67.26%) DevOps
2 95 (42.60%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (38.12%) Migration
4 53 (23.77%) Configuration Management
5 30 (13.45%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (9.42%) Problem-Solving
7 18 (8.07%) Scrum
8 17 (7.62%) Deployment Automation
9 16 (7.17%) Continuous Delivery
9 16 (7.17%) ITIL
10 15 (6.73%) Open Source
11 14 (6.28%) Microservices
11 14 (6.28%) TOGAF
12 13 (5.83%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (4.93%) High Availability
13 11 (4.93%) Time Management
14 9 (4.04%) IT Strategy
14 9 (4.04%) Problem Management
14 9 (4.04%) Security Operations
14 9 (4.04%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 102 (45.74%) Python
2 47 (21.08%) Bash Shell
3 41 (18.39%) Java
4 38 (17.04%) Ruby
5 21 (9.42%) PowerShell
6 14 (6.28%) Perl
7 12 (5.38%) JavaScript
8 11 (4.93%) Shell Script
9 7 (3.14%) SQL
10 6 (2.69%) C
10 6 (2.69%) Go
10 6 (2.69%) Groovy
11 5 (2.24%) Bourne shell
11 5 (2.24%) Korn
12 3 (1.35%) C#
12 3 (1.35%) Scala
13 1 (0.45%) C++
13 1 (0.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 36 (16.14%) Security Cleared
2 33 (14.80%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.48%) Degree
4 9 (4.04%) TOGAF Certification
5 8 (3.59%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.24%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.79%) CISSP
7 4 (1.79%) Master's Degree
7 4 (1.79%) MCSE
8 3 (1.35%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 3 (1.35%) CCNP
9 2 (0.90%) CCIE
9 2 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.45%) CCDE
10 1 (0.45%) CCNA
10 1 (0.45%) CISM
10 1 (0.45%) MCSD
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.45%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.14%) QA
2 2 (0.90%) GCP
3 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.45%) PMO
3 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 71 (31.84%) Docker
2 9 (4.04%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.35%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 72 (32.29%) Opscode Chef
2 66 (29.60%) Ansible
3 64 (28.70%) Terraform
4 32 (14.35%) Puppet
5 20 (8.97%) Kubernetes
6 18 (8.07%) Packer
7 11 (4.93%) Salt
8 9 (4.04%) Suricata
9 7 (3.14%) PingFederate
10 6 (2.69%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (1.35%) Grafana
12 2 (0.90%) Consul
12 2 (0.90%) Rancher
12 2 (0.90%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 1 (0.45%) Graphite
13 1 (0.45%) Marathon
13 1 (0.45%) Mesos
13 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 1 (0.45%) Nagios
13 1 (0.45%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 20 (8.97%) Red Hat
2 19 (8.52%) Atlassian
3 18 (8.07%) Microsoft
4 13 (5.83%) Splunk
5 9 (4.04%) Qualys
6 8 (3.59%) VMware
7 7 (3.14%) Kaspersky
8 5 (2.24%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.79%) Google
9 4 (1.79%) Rackspace
10 3 (1.35%) AppDynamics
10 3 (1.35%) Oracle
10 3 (1.35%) SaltStack
11 2 (0.90%) F5
11 2 (0.90%) Juniper
11 2 (0.90%) Okta
12 1 (0.45%) Cisco
12 1 (0.45%) IBM
12 1 (0.45%) SAP
12 1 (0.45%) TOWER Software