Period
to 19 July 2019

The median contractor rate for an AWS Engineer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 19 July 2019.

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
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 80 101
Rank change year-on-year -6 +21 -
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 8 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.97% 1.61% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 1.71% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 3
Essex median daily rate £550 £606 £524
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.28% +15.70% -
10th Percentile £460 £475 £457
90th Percentile £616 £662 £559
East of England median daily rate £531 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +6.25% -9.09% +12.82%
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 794 760 826
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 94.29% 95.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 463 546
Essex median daily rate £450 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +28.57%
10th Percentile £225 £220 £259
90th Percentile £575 £600 £581
East of England median daily rate £445 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +4.71% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 66
Essex median hourly rate £26.00 £31.03 £32.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.21% -5.25% +72.37%
10th Percentile £10.28 £14.60 £12.13
90th Percentile £47.05 £60.94 £62.38
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.03% -5.71% -13.88%

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 19 July 2019.

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 19 July 2019. 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 -12 3 £550 -10.20% 1
Colchester - 1 £513 -
AWS Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, 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 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) DevOps
2 6 (75.00%) Ansible
3 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
3 5 (62.50%) Terraform
4 4 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (25.00%) Unix
6 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) Microservices
7 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
7 1 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (12.50%) Programme Delivery
7 1 (12.50%) Network Virtualisation
7 1 (12.50%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 1 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
7 1 (12.50%) TDD
7 1 (12.50%) Ruby
7 1 (12.50%) JIRA
7 1 (12.50%) Robotics
7 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
7 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 1 (12.50%) Scrum
7 1 (12.50%) MySQL

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 1 (12.50%) Confluence
1 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
1 1 (12.50%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Artifactory
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (12.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Network Virtualisation
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Ansible
2 5 (62.50%) Terraform
3 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle