Period
to 6 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AWS over the 6 months to 6 August 2020 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)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 45 12 54
Rank change year-on-year -33 +42 +19
Contract jobs citing AWS 21 160 81
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.40% 10.70% 4.62%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.00% 37.21% 22.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 106 54
Median daily rate £453 £500 £441
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.50% +13.44% +3.71%
10th Percentile £396 £363 £325
90th Percentile £575 £581 £621
Scotland median daily rate £463 £500 £432
% change year-on-year -7.50% +15.87% -5.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year +57.14% - -

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 Glasgow with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 175 430 354
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 28.32% 28.74% 20.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 254 223
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £302 £313 £300
90th Percentile £575 £571 £558
Scotland median daily rate £425 £450 £413
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 2
Median hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.86% +53.85% +57.00%
10th Percentile £15.13 £16.25 £14.83
90th Percentile £35.00 £35.00 £31.68
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.90 £16.76
% change year-on-year +11.73% +6.80% -1.41%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing AWS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for AWS in Glasgow

AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AWS in Glasgow.

Daily rate trend for AWS in Glasgow

AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS in Glasgow over the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for AWS in Glasgow

AWS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing AWS in Glasgow.

Hourly rate trend for AWS in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 6 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for AWS.

1 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) DevOps
2 9 (42.86%) Public Sector
3 7 (33.33%) Terraform
4 6 (28.57%) IaaS
4 6 (28.57%) Ansible
4 6 (28.57%) JIRA
4 6 (28.57%) Azure
4 6 (28.57%) SaaS
4 6 (28.57%) PaaS
5 5 (23.81%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (23.81%) Amazon S3
5 5 (23.81%) Confluence
5 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure as Code
6 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (19.05%) SimpleDB
6 4 (19.05%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
6 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
6 4 (19.05%) Linux
7 3 (14.29%) Python
7 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 3 (14.29%) Citrix
7 3 (14.29%) Windows
7 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (9.52%) Technical Leadership
8 2 (9.52%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (9.52%) Windows Server

AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 5 (23.81%) Confluence
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Azure
1 6 (28.57%) IaaS
1 6 (28.57%) PaaS
1 6 (28.57%) SaaS
2 5 (23.81%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (23.81%) Amazon S3
3 4 (19.05%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (4.76%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (4.76%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (4.76%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (4.76%) AWS CodeBuild
5 1 (4.76%) AWS CodeDeploy
5 1 (4.76%) AWS CodePipeline
5 1 (4.76%) GCP
5 1 (4.76%) GitHub
5 1 (4.76%) Office 365
5 1 (4.76%) Serverless
5 1 (4.76%) Slack
5 1 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SimpleDB
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon Aurora
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (4.76%) MariaDB
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) JIRA
2 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.76%) Bitbucket
3 1 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (42.86%) Public Sector
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Analyst
1 4 (19.05%) Business Analyst
1 4 (19.05%) DevOps Engineer
1 4 (19.05%) Technical Analyst
1 4 (19.05%) Technical Business Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Cloud Technical Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Integration Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Designer
4 1 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Tester
4 1 (4.76%) IT Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Splunk Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
4 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (9.52%) Kafka
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Unix
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) DevOps
3 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure as Code
4 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.52%) Analytics
6 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (9.52%) Programme Delivery
6 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
6 2 (9.52%) Supplier Management
6 2 (9.52%) Technical Leadership
6 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
6 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.76%) Data Science
7 1 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (4.76%) Project Delivery
7 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Python
2 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) Ruby
2 2 (9.52%) VBScript
3 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) Scala
3 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Docker
2 2 (9.52%) Firmware
2 2 (9.52%) Terminal Services
2 2 (9.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) Terraform
2 6 (28.57%) Ansible
3 2 (9.52%) logstash
3 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.76%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (4.76%) Fluentd
4 1 (4.76%) Kubernetes
4 1 (4.76%) Packer
4 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Citrix
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Google
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.76%) Splunk