Period
to 9 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an AWS Engineer was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Engineer
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 93 -
Rank change year-on-year -8 - -
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 15 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.40% 0.52% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 0.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 0
Essex median daily rate £575 £524 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.73% - -
East of England median daily rate £550 £550 £438
% change year-on-year +0.05% +25.66% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Essex
Contract vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 1,025 740 831
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.35% 97.11% 96.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 624 499 497
Essex median daily rate £500 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +35.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £229 £217
90th Percentile £600 £600 £525
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 77 143
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £31.03 £32.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.83% -4.23% +8.00%
10th Percentile £10.92 £12.70 £15.75
90th Percentile £46.38 £63.75 £42.84
East of England median hourly rate £17.32 £18.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.63% -6.25% -4.76%

AWS Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings that featured AWS Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for AWS Engineer in Essex

AWS Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS Engineer in Essex

AWS Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Engineer in Essex over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS Engineer in Essex

AWS Engineer
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 AWS Engineer within the Essex region over the 6 months to 9 December 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 -15 5 £575 +9.73%
AWS Engineer
East of England

AWS Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, AWS Engineer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring AWS Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) DevOps
1 15 (100.00%) Ansible
2 12 (80.00%) Linux
3 7 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (46.67%) Terraform
4 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (33.33%) Web Services
5 5 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
6 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (26.67%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (26.67%) Marketing
6 4 (26.67%) SAP
6 4 (26.67%) Middleware
6 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
6 4 (26.67%) Electronics
6 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
6 4 (26.67%) Finance
6 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
6 4 (26.67%) Programme Management
7 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (20.00%) Java
8 2 (13.33%) JIRA
8 2 (13.33%) Confluence
8 2 (13.33%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (13.33%) Docker
8 2 (13.33%) Microservices
9 1 (6.67%) GitLab

AWS Engineer Skill Set
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 2 (13.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (13.33%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) git-flow
3 1 (6.67%) GitLab
General
1 4 (26.67%) Electronics
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
1 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
1 4 (26.67%) Marketing
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Web Services
2 4 (26.67%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) DevOps
2 5 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (26.67%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (26.67%) Programme Management
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Microservices
6 1 (6.67%) BDD
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 1 (6.67%) High Availability
6 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) Go
2 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (100.00%) Ansible
2 7 (46.67%) Terraform
3 2 (13.33%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
4 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat