Period
to 19 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 19 January 2019 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 32 38
Rank change year-on-year -12 +6 +21
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 47 78 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.28% 5.06% 4.58%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.36% 36.11% 49.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 42 43
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.81% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £300 £400 £388
90th Percentile £578 £588 £723
East of England median daily rate £500 £525 £508
% change year-on-year -4.76% +3.45% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 220 216 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 15.37% 14.02% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 125 80
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £159 £275 £205
90th Percentile £554 £550 £701
East of England median daily rate £428 £450 £410
% change year-on-year -5.00% +9.76% -1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £24.50 £155.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -84.19% +968.97% -23.68%
10th Percentile £15.65 £147.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £32.95 £162.50 £18.80
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £62.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year -72.00% +309.84% -50.41%

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Amazon AWS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in Hertfordshire

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon AWS in Hertfordshire

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Hertfordshire

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 January 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
Hatfield +11 8 - - 8
Hemel Hempstead +8 8 £388 -3.13% 2
Rickmansworth -3 8 £380 -36.67%
Watford -7 8 £318 -39.43% 4
St Albans +5 3 £300 -14.29% 6
Welwyn Garden City -12 3 £538 +2.38% 5
Amazon AWS
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 22 (46.81%) Web Services
2 19 (40.43%) Java
3 14 (29.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (25.53%) SQL
4 12 (25.53%) Linux
4 12 (25.53%) Migration
5 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (23.40%) Windows
5 11 (23.40%) T-SQL
5 11 (23.40%) Project Management
6 10 (21.28%) ITIL
6 10 (21.28%) Spring
6 10 (21.28%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (19.15%) DevOps
7 9 (19.15%) Retail
8 8 (17.02%) Sybase ASE
8 8 (17.02%) Finance
8 8 (17.02%) Sybase
8 8 (17.02%) Cisco
8 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
9 7 (14.89%) DNS
9 7 (14.89%) .NET
9 7 (14.89%) Firewall
9 7 (14.89%) Jenkins
9 7 (14.89%) Terraform
10 6 (12.77%) Data Centre
10 6 (12.77%) Palo Alto
10 6 (12.77%) Docker
10 6 (12.77%) Puppet
10 6 (12.77%) MVC

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 10 (21.28%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (6.38%) Apache
2 3 (6.38%) Confluence
2 3 (6.38%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.26%) nginx
3 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.13%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 14 (29.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 4 (8.51%) SaaS
3 3 (6.38%) Amazon S3
3 3 (6.38%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (4.26%) Akamai
4 2 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (4.26%) Amazon Glacier
4 2 (4.26%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (4.26%) AWS CloudTrail
4 2 (4.26%) GitHub
4 2 (4.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (4.26%) IaaS
4 2 (4.26%) Office 365
4 2 (4.26%) PaaS
4 2 (4.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (2.13%) Datadog
5 1 (2.13%) G Suite
5 1 (2.13%) Heroku
5 1 (2.13%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) DNS
1 7 (14.89%) Firewall
2 5 (10.64%) WAN
3 3 (6.38%) EIGRP
3 3 (6.38%) LAN
3 3 (6.38%) OSPF
3 3 (6.38%) RIP
3 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.26%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (4.26%) DHCP
4 2 (4.26%) DMZ
4 2 (4.26%) Network Security
4 2 (4.26%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.13%) FTP
5 1 (2.13%) HTTP
5 1 (2.13%) SAN
5 1 (2.13%) SSH
5 1 (2.13%) SSL
5 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) Sybase ASE
2 6 (12.77%) MySQL
3 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
4 4 (8.51%) MongoDB
5 3 (6.38%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.13%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.13%) Big Data
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.13%) Redis
6 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Jenkins
2 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.51%) JIRA
4 3 (6.38%) Bitbucket
4 3 (6.38%) gulp
4 3 (6.38%) Maven
4 3 (6.38%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.26%) Gradle
5 2 (4.26%) Grunt
5 2 (4.26%) IntelliJ
5 2 (4.26%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (2.13%) Artifactory
6 1 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.13%) Cobertura
6 1 (2.13%) Geb
6 1 (2.13%) jMock
6 1 (2.13%) Selenium
6 1 (2.13%) Spock
6 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (19.15%) Retail
2 8 (17.02%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
3 1 (2.13%) French Language
3 1 (2.13%) German Language
3 1 (2.13%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.13%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (31.91%) Developer
2 13 (27.66%) Architect
3 11 (23.40%) Java Developer
4 7 (14.89%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (10.64%) SQL Developer
6 4 (8.51%) .NET Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Angular Developer
6 4 (8.51%) AWS Developer
6 4 (8.51%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Elasticsearch Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Network Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.38%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Implementation Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Security Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) T-SQL Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Lead Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (46.81%) Web Services
2 10 (21.28%) Spring
3 7 (14.89%) .NET
4 5 (10.64%) HTML
5 4 (8.51%) 802.1X
5 4 (8.51%) AngularJS
5 4 (8.51%) CSS
5 4 (8.51%) HTML5
5 4 (8.51%) Spring MVC
6 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
6 3 (6.38%) Dropwizard
6 3 (6.38%) JSP
6 3 (6.38%) REST
6 3 (6.38%) SOAP
6 3 (6.38%) Spring Boot
7 2 (4.26%) J2EE
7 2 (4.26%) JSON
7 2 (4.26%) Play Framework
7 2 (4.26%) Scalatra
7 2 (4.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.38%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (6.38%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.26%) EMC VNX
4 2 (4.26%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.26%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 1 (2.13%) Cloud Native
5 1 (2.13%) Clustering
5 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.13%) HP Superdome
5 1 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Linux
2 11 (23.40%) Windows
3 2 (4.26%) Unix
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.13%) HPUX
4 1 (2.13%) Solaris
4 1 (2.13%) VMS
4 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Migration
2 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.40%) Project Management
3 10 (21.28%) ITIL
4 9 (19.15%) DevOps
5 6 (12.77%) MVC
5 6 (12.77%) TOGAF
5 6 (12.77%) UML
6 5 (10.64%) Decision-Making
6 5 (10.64%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (10.64%) PRINCE2
7 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.51%) High Availability
7 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
7 4 (8.51%) Microservices
7 4 (8.51%) Network Design
7 4 (8.51%) Presales
7 4 (8.51%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (40.43%) Java
2 12 (25.53%) SQL
3 11 (23.40%) T-SQL
4 6 (12.77%) C#
4 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
4 6 (12.77%) Python
5 5 (10.64%) PHP
5 5 (10.64%) PowerShell
6 4 (8.51%) Bash Shell
7 3 (6.38%) Java 8
7 3 (6.38%) Perl
8 2 (4.26%) Groovy
8 2 (4.26%) VBScript
9 1 (2.13%) ES6
9 1 (2.13%) Go
9 1 (2.13%) Ruby
9 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) AWS Certification
2 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.13%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.26%) QA
3 1 (2.13%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (12.77%) Docker
2 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.26%) Squid
4 2 (4.26%) Varnish
4 2 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) Terraform
2 6 (12.77%) Puppet
3 5 (10.64%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (8.51%) Ansible
4 4 (8.51%) Kubernetes
5 2 (4.26%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (4.26%) vCenter Server
6 1 (2.13%) HAProxy
6 1 (2.13%) Hyperic
6 1 (2.13%) Kibana
6 1 (2.13%) logstash
6 1 (2.13%) Mesos
6 1 (2.13%) Rancher
6 1 (2.13%) SCCM
6 1 (2.13%) SCOM
6 1 (2.13%) yum
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Cisco
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
1 8 (17.02%) Sybase
2 6 (12.77%) Palo Alto
2 6 (12.77%) VMware
3 5 (10.64%) Oracle
4 4 (8.51%) Arista
4 4 (8.51%) Blue Coat
4 4 (8.51%) F5
4 4 (8.51%) Riverbed
5 3 (6.38%) New Relic
5 3 (6.38%) Symantec
6 2 (4.26%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.26%) Citrix
6 2 (4.26%) EMC
6 2 (4.26%) HP
6 2 (4.26%) IBM
6 2 (4.26%) Juniper
6 2 (4.26%) McAfee
6 2 (4.26%) Unisys