Period
to 25 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for Amazon AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon AWS over the 6 months to 25 May 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 Web Services (AWS)
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 72 76
Rank change year-on-year +25 +4 +5
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 34 20 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.89% 2.47% 0.44%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.31% 16.95% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 3
Essex median daily rate £594 £550 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.95% +25.71% +32.58%
10th Percentile £444 £464 £419
90th Percentile £688 £693 £466
East of England median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £18.50 - -

Amazon 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 Essex with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 116 118 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 16.67% 14.55% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 70 24
Essex median daily rate £475 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +16.13% +44.19%
10th Percentile £324 £274 £206
90th Percentile £652 £590 £517
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 0
Essex median hourly rate £70.00 £37.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +89.19% - -
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +18.06% +136.07% -28.24%

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Amazon AWS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in Essex

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon AWS in Essex

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in Essex over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Essex

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the Essex region over the 6 months to 25 May 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
Southend-on-Sea +22 15 £584 +7.36% 2
Basildon - 2 £625 -
Chelmsford - 1 - - 1
Colchester - 1 - - 2
Amazon AWS
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon 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 Essex region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 23 (67.65%) DevOps
2 17 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (47.06%) Ansible
4 14 (41.18%) Jenkins
5 13 (38.24%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (38.24%) Java
6 12 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (32.35%) Docker
8 10 (29.41%) Terraform
8 10 (29.41%) Deployment Automation
9 9 (26.47%) Microservices
9 9 (26.47%) Kubernetes
9 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
9 9 (26.47%) Puppet
9 9 (26.47%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (26.47%) Telecoms
9 9 (26.47%) Finance
10 8 (23.53%) Electronics
10 8 (23.53%) Manufacturing
10 8 (23.53%) Scrum
10 8 (23.53%) Programme Management
10 8 (23.53%) Middleware
10 8 (23.53%) SAP
10 8 (23.53%) Web Services
10 8 (23.53%) UML
10 8 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (23.53%) Digital Marketing
10 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
10 8 (23.53%) Maven

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 6 (17.65%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (14.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
3 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.88%) Confluence
4 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.94%) Apache
5 1 (2.94%) IIS
5 1 (2.94%) Jetty
5 1 (2.94%) Mongrel
5 1 (2.94%) nginx
5 1 (2.94%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 12 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (14.71%) Office 365
3 4 (11.76%) GitHub
3 4 (11.76%) iTunes
4 2 (5.88%) G Suite
5 1 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.94%) Google App Engine
5 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) HTTP
1 7 (20.59%) SSL
1 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
2 4 (11.76%) VPN
3 2 (5.88%) DHCP
3 2 (5.88%) DNS
4 1 (2.94%) FTP
4 1 (2.94%) IPsec
4 1 (2.94%) LAN
4 1 (2.94%) VLAN
4 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (8.82%) MySQL
3 1 (2.94%) Amazon Aurora
3 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (41.18%) Jenkins
2 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
3 8 (23.53%) Maven
4 3 (8.82%) JIRA
5 2 (5.88%) Subversion
6 1 (2.94%) Artifactory
6 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.94%) GitLab
6 1 (2.94%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.94%) Selenium
6 1 (2.94%) Travis CI
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
1 9 (26.47%) Telecoms
2 8 (23.53%) Electronics
2 8 (23.53%) Manufacturing
2 8 (23.53%) Marketing
3 4 (11.76%) Legal
4 1 (2.94%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Architect
2 6 (17.65%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Messaging Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Lead DevOps
4 4 (11.76%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) AWS Architect
5 3 (8.82%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (8.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Exchange Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) Middleware
1 8 (23.53%) Web Services
2 7 (20.59%) Spring
3 4 (11.76%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (2.94%) .NET
4 1 (2.94%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.94%) J2EE
4 1 (2.94%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (14.71%) Blackberry
2 5 (14.71%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (11.76%) Mobile Computing
3 4 (11.76%) Smartphone
4 2 (5.88%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Linux
2 5 (14.71%) Android
2 5 (14.71%) Windows
3 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) DevOps
2 17 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (38.24%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (29.41%) Deployment Automation
6 9 (26.47%) Microservices
7 8 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (23.53%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (23.53%) Programme Management
7 8 (23.53%) Scrum
7 8 (23.53%) UML
8 7 (20.59%) SOA
8 7 (20.59%) TDD
9 6 (17.65%) Load Balancing
9 6 (17.65%) Open Source
10 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
11 4 (11.76%) Supplier Management
11 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
12 3 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
12 3 (8.82%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) Java
2 4 (11.76%) Python
2 4 (11.76%) Ruby
3 3 (8.82%) Go
4 2 (5.88%) C
5 1 (2.94%) Groovy
5 1 (2.94%) Perl
5 1 (2.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 5 (14.71%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (32.35%) Docker
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (47.06%) Ansible
2 10 (29.41%) Terraform
3 9 (26.47%) Kubernetes
3 9 (26.47%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (26.47%) Puppet
4 7 (20.59%) Consul
5 5 (14.71%) SCCM
6 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (2.94%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) SAP
2 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.71%) Apple
4 4 (11.76%) Clearswift
4 4 (11.76%) Proofpoint
5 3 (8.82%) Google
6 2 (5.88%) VMware
7 1 (2.94%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco
7 1 (2.94%) Citrix
7 1 (2.94%) Huawei