Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 75 74
Rank change year-on-year +52 -1 +10
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 115 31 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 11.58% 3.56% 0.67%
As % of the Cloud Services category 55.56% 22.63% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 24 1
Essex median daily rate £588 £562 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.49% +60.64% -15.15%
East of England median daily rate £521 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +9.58% - +15.15%
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 207 137 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 20.85% 15.71% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 82 31
Essex median daily rate £500 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +42.86% +13.82%
10th Percentile £359 £275 £225
90th Percentile £655 £619 £425
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 1
Essex median hourly rate £70.00 £52.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% +188.89% -44.62%
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £39.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year -55.97% +156.45% -51.56%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +30 59 £575 -2.21% 4
Basildon - 3 £325 -
Chelmsford - 1 - - 2
Colchester - 1 - - 2
Amazon AWS
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 70 (60.87%) DevOps
2 66 (57.39%) Ansible
3 62 (53.91%) Linux
4 58 (50.43%) Configuration Management
5 52 (45.22%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (44.35%) Jenkins
7 47 (40.87%) Java
8 43 (37.39%) Continuous Integration
9 36 (31.30%) Docker
10 34 (29.57%) Git (software)
11 31 (26.96%) Web Services
11 31 (26.96%) Terraform
12 30 (26.09%) Finance
13 29 (25.22%) Scrum
13 29 (25.22%) HTTP
13 29 (25.22%) TCP/IP
14 28 (24.35%) MySQL
14 28 (24.35%) Microsoft Azure
15 26 (22.61%) Open Source
15 26 (22.61%) Puppet
15 26 (22.61%) Business Intelligence
16 25 (21.74%) Microservices
17 24 (20.87%) Telecoms
18 23 (20.00%) Electronics
18 23 (20.00%) Manufacturing
18 23 (20.00%) Programme Management
18 23 (20.00%) SSL
18 23 (20.00%) Middleware
18 23 (20.00%) SAP
18 23 (20.00%) Unix

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 20 (17.39%) Apache
1 20 (17.39%) Tomcat
2 13 (11.30%) Confluence
2 13 (11.30%) WebSphere
3 12 (10.43%) IIS
3 12 (10.43%) Jetty
3 12 (10.43%) Mongrel
3 12 (10.43%) nginx
4 6 (5.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (5.22%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (5.22%) MS Exchange
5 5 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (3.48%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.74%) JBoss
8 1 (0.87%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 28 (24.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (14.78%) Google Cloud Platform
3 12 (10.43%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (10.43%) Google App Engine
4 10 (8.70%) Office 365
5 7 (6.09%) GitHub
6 5 (4.35%) iTunes
7 2 (1.74%) G Suite
7 2 (1.74%) PaaS
8 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (25.22%) HTTP
1 29 (25.22%) TCP/IP
2 23 (20.00%) SSL
3 17 (14.78%) DNS
4 13 (11.30%) DHCP
5 12 (10.43%) FTP
5 12 (10.43%) IPsec
6 10 (8.70%) SAN
7 8 (6.96%) SSH
8 5 (4.35%) VPN
9 4 (3.48%) NAS
10 2 (1.74%) LAN
11 1 (0.87%) SMS
11 1 (0.87%) VLAN
11 1 (0.87%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (24.35%) MySQL
2 8 (6.96%) Hadoop
2 8 (6.96%) Ingres
3 6 (5.22%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (5.22%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.48%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.48%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.48%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.61%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.87%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 51 (44.35%) Jenkins
2 34 (29.57%) Git (software)
3 16 (13.91%) JIRA
4 13 (11.30%) Maven
5 10 (8.70%) Travis CI
6 7 (6.09%) Subversion
7 5 (4.35%) Artifactory
7 5 (4.35%) JUnit
7 5 (4.35%) Selenium
8 4 (3.48%) CA Gen
8 4 (3.48%) Checkstyle
8 4 (3.48%) JMeter
8 4 (3.48%) LoadRunner
8 4 (3.48%) Robot Framework
8 4 (3.48%) SoapUI
8 4 (3.48%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (3.48%) Vagrant
9 3 (2.61%) GitLab
10 2 (1.74%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.87%) Mocha
General
1 30 (26.09%) Finance
2 24 (20.87%) Telecoms
3 23 (20.00%) Electronics
3 23 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 23 (20.00%) Marketing
4 5 (4.35%) Legal
5 1 (0.87%) Law
Job Titles
1 41 (35.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (17.39%) Developer
3 16 (13.91%) Architect
4 13 (11.30%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 11 (9.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 11 (9.57%) Linux Engineer
5 11 (9.57%) Senior DevOps
5 11 (9.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 9 (7.83%) Java Developer
7 8 (6.96%) Administrator
7 8 (6.96%) AWS DevOps
8 7 (6.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 7 (6.09%) AWS Engineer
8 7 (6.09%) Unix Developer
9 6 (5.22%) Analyst
9 6 (5.22%) Azure Engineer
9 6 (5.22%) Technical Analyst
10 5 (4.35%) AWS Architect
10 5 (4.35%) Messaging Engineer
10 5 (4.35%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (26.96%) Web Services
2 23 (20.00%) Middleware
3 21 (18.26%) J2EE
4 17 (14.78%) Spring
5 12 (10.43%) Servlets
6 11 (9.57%) .NET
7 10 (8.70%) Spring Boot
8 6 (5.22%) SAML
9 5 (4.35%) JMS
10 4 (3.48%) JSON
10 4 (3.48%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (3.48%) REST
10 4 (3.48%) SOAP
10 4 (3.48%) Spring Batch
10 4 (3.48%) XSLT
11 2 (1.74%) Elastic Stack
12 1 (0.87%) Gherkin
12 1 (0.87%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.70%) Hybrid Cloud
1 10 (8.70%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (6.09%) Replication
3 6 (5.22%) Blackberry
3 6 (5.22%) Clustering
3 6 (5.22%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (5.22%) Private Cloud
4 5 (4.35%) Smartphone
5 4 (3.48%) Mobile Computing
5 4 (3.48%) User Experience
6 1 (0.87%) CESG
6 1 (0.87%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.87%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.87%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 62 (53.91%) Linux
2 23 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 23 (20.00%) Unix
3 17 (14.78%) Windows
4 13 (11.30%) CentOS
5 7 (6.09%) AIX
5 7 (6.09%) Solaris
6 6 (5.22%) Android
7 4 (3.48%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (60.87%) DevOps
2 58 (50.43%) Configuration Management
3 52 (45.22%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (37.39%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (25.22%) Scrum
6 26 (22.61%) Business Intelligence
6 26 (22.61%) Open Source
7 25 (21.74%) Microservices
8 23 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
8 23 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
8 23 (20.00%) Programme Management
9 16 (13.91%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 16 (13.91%) Test Automation
10 15 (13.04%) TDD
11 14 (12.17%) SOA
12 13 (11.30%) Kanban
13 12 (10.43%) Continuous Delivery
14 11 (9.57%) Test Strategy
15 9 (7.83%) Process Improvement
15 9 (7.83%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 47 (40.87%) Java
2 18 (15.65%) Shell Script
3 9 (7.83%) Python
4 8 (6.96%) Java 8
4 8 (6.96%) Perl
4 8 (6.96%) PL/SQL
4 8 (6.96%) SQL
5 7 (6.09%) Ruby
6 6 (5.22%) C
7 4 (3.48%) Go
8 2 (1.74%) Scala
9 1 (0.87%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 18 (15.65%) Security Cleared
2 13 (11.30%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (3.48%) Degree
5 2 (1.74%) IRCA
5 2 (1.74%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.87%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (0.87%) CISSP
6 1 (0.87%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.22%) QA
2 5 (4.35%) GCP
2 5 (4.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 5 (4.35%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.74%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.87%) PMO
System Software
1 36 (31.30%) Docker
2 13 (11.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (10.43%) Xen
4 6 (5.22%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (3.48%) Active Directory
5 4 (3.48%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.48%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 66 (57.39%) Ansible
2 31 (26.96%) Terraform
3 26 (22.61%) Puppet
4 17 (14.78%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (6.96%) Opsview
6 7 (6.09%) Consul
6 7 (6.09%) Kubernetes
7 6 (5.22%) SCCM
7 6 (5.22%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (1.74%) Salt
10 1 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (20.00%) SAP
2 20 (17.39%) Oracle
3 19 (16.52%) Microsoft
4 17 (14.78%) VMware
5 14 (12.17%) Google
6 6 (5.22%) Apple
6 6 (5.22%) Red Hat
7 5 (4.35%) Clearswift
7 5 (4.35%) Proofpoint
8 4 (3.48%) BEA
8 4 (3.48%) Draytek
8 4 (3.48%) Informatica
8 4 (3.48%) Pega
8 4 (3.48%) SonicWALL
8 4 (3.48%) webMethods
9 2 (1.74%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.87%) Cisco
10 1 (0.87%) Citrix
10 1 (0.87%) Huawei