Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 68 75
Rank change year-on-year +46 +7 +11
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 131 34 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 12.77% 4.05% 0.58%
As % of the Cloud Services category 57.71% 25.56% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 25 1
Essex median daily rate £569 £550 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.41% +57.14% -23.29%
East of England median daily rate £510 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +2.00% +11.11% +8.43%
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 227 133 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 22.12% 15.85% 5.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 74 31
Essex median daily rate £505 £520 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.88% +73.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £333 £388 £225
90th Percentile £600 £618 £425
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £410
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 18 3
Essex median hourly rate £22.00 £62.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.80% +247.22% -48.94%
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £62.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year -72.00% +296.83% -55.32%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +32 65 £550 -6.46% 5
Basildon - 4 £325 -
Chelmsford - 1 - - 6
Amazon AWS
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 77 (58.78%) Ansible
2 76 (58.02%) DevOps
3 72 (54.96%) Linux
4 63 (48.09%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (47.33%) Jenkins
5 62 (47.33%) Configuration Management
6 53 (40.46%) Java
7 42 (32.06%) Git (software)
8 40 (30.53%) Continuous Integration
8 40 (30.53%) Web Services
8 40 (30.53%) Finance
8 40 (30.53%) Scrum
9 37 (28.24%) Business Intelligence
9 37 (28.24%) Docker
10 36 (27.48%) MySQL
11 33 (25.19%) Unix
11 33 (25.19%) Telecoms
11 33 (25.19%) Terraform
12 32 (24.43%) Marketing
12 32 (24.43%) Digital Marketing
12 32 (24.43%) SAP
12 32 (24.43%) Electronics
12 32 (24.43%) Manufacturing
12 32 (24.43%) Programme Management
13 31 (23.66%) Microsoft Azure
14 29 (22.14%) Oracle
15 28 (21.37%) Middleware
15 28 (21.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 27 (20.61%) Open Source
16 27 (20.61%) Microservices

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 21 (16.03%) Apache
1 21 (16.03%) Tomcat
2 20 (15.27%) Confluence
3 12 (9.16%) WebSphere
4 11 (8.40%) IIS
4 11 (8.40%) Jetty
4 11 (8.40%) Mongrel
4 11 (8.40%) nginx
5 6 (4.58%) WebLogic
6 4 (3.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (3.05%) MS Exchange
7 3 (2.29%) JBoss
8 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.76%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 31 (23.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (12.98%) Google Cloud Platform
3 11 (8.40%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (8.40%) Google App Engine
4 10 (7.63%) Office 365
5 4 (3.05%) GitHub
5 4 (3.05%) iTunes
6 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.76%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (18.32%) TCP/IP
2 22 (16.79%) HTTP
3 18 (13.74%) DNS
4 16 (12.21%) SSL
5 12 (9.16%) DHCP
5 12 (9.16%) SAN
6 11 (8.40%) FTP
6 11 (8.40%) IPsec
7 10 (7.63%) SSH
8 6 (4.58%) NAS
9 4 (3.05%) VPN
10 2 (1.53%) LAN
11 1 (0.76%) SMS
11 1 (0.76%) VLAN
11 1 (0.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (27.48%) MySQL
2 10 (7.63%) Hadoop
2 10 (7.63%) Ingres
3 6 (4.58%) MongoDB
3 6 (4.58%) Oracle Database
3 6 (4.58%) RDBMS
3 6 (4.58%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.82%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (2.29%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 62 (47.33%) Jenkins
2 42 (32.06%) Git (software)
3 25 (19.08%) JIRA
4 11 (8.40%) Maven
5 9 (6.87%) JUnit
5 9 (6.87%) Travis CI
6 8 (6.11%) SoapUI
7 7 (5.34%) Artifactory
7 7 (5.34%) Robot Framework
8 6 (4.58%) CA Gen
8 6 (4.58%) Checkstyle
8 6 (4.58%) Subversion
9 5 (3.82%) GitLab
9 5 (3.82%) JMeter
9 5 (3.82%) Selenium
9 5 (3.82%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (3.05%) LoadRunner
10 4 (3.05%) Vagrant
11 2 (1.53%) git-flow
12 1 (0.76%) NeoLoad
General
1 40 (30.53%) Finance
2 33 (25.19%) Telecoms
3 32 (24.43%) Electronics
3 32 (24.43%) Manufacturing
3 32 (24.43%) Marketing
4 4 (3.05%) Legal
Job Titles
1 45 (34.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (21.37%) Developer
3 16 (12.21%) Java Developer
3 16 (12.21%) Senior DevOps
3 16 (12.21%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 15 (11.45%) Architect
5 11 (8.40%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 9 (6.87%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 9 (6.87%) Linux Engineer
6 9 (6.87%) Unix Developer
7 8 (6.11%) Administrator
8 6 (4.58%) AWS DevOps
8 6 (4.58%) Azure Engineer
8 6 (4.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (4.58%) Infrastructure Support
8 6 (4.58%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 6 (4.58%) QA Tester
8 6 (4.58%) Security Manager
8 6 (4.58%) Support Engineer
8 6 (4.58%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (30.53%) Web Services
2 28 (21.37%) Middleware
3 26 (19.85%) J2EE
4 16 (12.21%) Spring
5 15 (11.45%) Spring Boot
6 11 (8.40%) Servlets
7 10 (7.63%) .NET
7 10 (7.63%) SOAP
8 8 (6.11%) REST
9 7 (5.34%) JMS
10 6 (4.58%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (4.58%) SAML
11 5 (3.82%) JSON
12 4 (3.05%) Spring Batch
12 4 (3.05%) XSLT
13 3 (2.29%) XML
14 1 (0.76%) CSS
14 1 (0.76%) Hibernate
14 1 (0.76%) HTML
14 1 (0.76%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.98%) Hybrid Cloud
2 9 (6.87%) Replication
3 8 (6.11%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (5.34%) Private Cloud
5 6 (4.58%) Clustering
6 5 (3.82%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (3.05%) Blackberry
7 4 (3.05%) Public Cloud
7 4 (3.05%) Smartphone
7 4 (3.05%) User Experience
8 1 (0.76%) CESG
8 1 (0.76%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.76%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 72 (54.96%) Linux
2 33 (25.19%) Unix
3 28 (21.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (14.50%) Windows
5 17 (12.98%) CentOS
6 9 (6.87%) AIX
6 9 (6.87%) Solaris
7 6 (4.58%) Windows Server
8 4 (3.05%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (58.02%) DevOps
2 63 (48.09%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (47.33%) Configuration Management
4 40 (30.53%) Continuous Integration
4 40 (30.53%) Scrum
5 37 (28.24%) Business Intelligence
6 32 (24.43%) Digital Marketing
6 32 (24.43%) Programme Management
7 27 (20.61%) Microservices
7 27 (20.61%) Open Source
8 24 (18.32%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 20 (15.27%) Deployment Automation
10 19 (14.50%) SOA
10 19 (14.50%) TDD
11 17 (12.98%) Kanban
12 16 (12.21%) Test Automation
13 15 (11.45%) Continuous Delivery
13 15 (11.45%) Test Strategy
14 14 (10.69%) Continuous Deployment
15 10 (7.63%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 53 (40.46%) Java
2 26 (19.85%) Shell Script
3 11 (8.40%) PL/SQL
3 11 (8.40%) SQL
4 10 (7.63%) Java 8
5 9 (6.87%) Perl
6 5 (3.82%) Python
7 4 (3.05%) C
8 3 (2.29%) Ruby
9 1 (0.76%) Dart
9 1 (0.76%) Go
9 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (15.27%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.40%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.05%) Degree
4 2 (1.53%) IRCA
4 2 (1.53%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.76%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (0.76%) CISSP
5 1 (0.76%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.76%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.76%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.11%) QA
2 6 (4.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 6 (4.58%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.53%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.76%) PMO
System Software
1 37 (28.24%) Docker
2 12 (9.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.40%) Xen
4 6 (4.58%) Active Directory
4 6 (4.58%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.58%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (4.58%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (4.58%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 77 (58.78%) Ansible
2 33 (25.19%) Terraform
3 26 (19.85%) Puppet
4 17 (12.98%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (7.63%) Opsview
6 6 (4.58%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (3.05%) SCCM
8 2 (1.53%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.53%) Salt
9 1 (0.76%) Kibana
9 1 (0.76%) logstash
9 1 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 32 (24.43%) SAP
2 29 (22.14%) Oracle
3 19 (14.50%) Microsoft
4 18 (13.74%) VMware
5 11 (8.40%) Google
5 11 (8.40%) Red Hat
6 6 (4.58%) BEA
6 6 (4.58%) Draytek
6 6 (4.58%) Informatica
6 6 (4.58%) Pega
6 6 (4.58%) SonicWALL
6 6 (4.58%) webMethods
7 4 (3.05%) Apple
7 4 (3.05%) Clearswift
7 4 (3.05%) Proofpoint
8 1 (0.76%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.76%) Cisco
8 1 (0.76%) Citrix
8 1 (0.76%) Huawei
8 1 (0.76%) Sun