Period
to 15 December 2017

The median contractor rate for an AWS Architect was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

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 Architect
England > London
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 453 472 578
Rank change year-on-year +19 +106 +5
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Architect 168 152 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.35% 0.34% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.36% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 113 25
London median daily rate £600 £600 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £475 £475 £438
90th Percentile £765 £698 £938
England median daily rate £588 £575 £520
% change year-on-year +2.17% +10.58% -0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
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 London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 45044 42282 44042
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 94.90% 95.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 32714 30029 31071
London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £299 £269
90th Percentile £669 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 553 569 671
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.38 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

AWS Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS Architect in London

AWS Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS Architect in London

AWS Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Architect in London over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS Architect in London

AWS Architect
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWS Architect within the London region over the 6 months to 15 December 2017. 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
Central London -15 20 £613 +6.52% 11
South London -17 17 £694 +28.47% 1
West London -18 3 £525 -16.00% 1
AWS Architect
England

AWS Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, AWS Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring AWS Architect in the job title.

1 147 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (35.71%) DevOps
3 56 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (30.95%) Finance
5 48 (28.57%) Web Services
6 45 (26.79%) Migration
7 44 (26.19%) Microsoft Azure
8 39 (23.21%) Python
8 39 (23.21%) Docker
9 37 (22.02%) Linux
10 36 (21.43%) Jenkins
11 35 (20.83%) Ansible
11 35 (20.83%) Terraform
12 33 (19.64%) Java
12 33 (19.64%) Puppet
13 26 (15.48%) Security Cleared
13 26 (15.48%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (14.88%) Configuration Management
15 24 (14.29%) Open Source
16 23 (13.69%) SC Cleared
16 23 (13.69%) Enterprise Architecture
16 23 (13.69%) Ruby
16 23 (13.69%) AWS Certification
17 22 (13.10%) Opscode Chef
17 22 (13.10%) Big Data
18 21 (12.50%) Bash Shell
18 21 (12.50%) IaaS
18 21 (12.50%) Kubernetes
19 20 (11.90%) Public Cloud
19 20 (11.90%) Asset Management

AWS Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 9 (5.36%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (4.17%) Apache Spark
3 6 (3.57%) nginx
4 5 (2.98%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.79%) Confluence
5 3 (1.79%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.19%) CICS
6 2 (1.19%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (1.19%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.60%) Documentum
7 1 (0.60%) Drupal
7 1 (0.60%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.60%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 147 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (26.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (12.50%) IaaS
4 15 (8.93%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (8.33%) PaaS
6 13 (7.74%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (6.55%) Amazon Kinesis
8 9 (5.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 8 (4.76%) AWS CloudTrail
9 8 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 7 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (3.57%) SaaS
12 5 (2.98%) GitHub
12 5 (2.98%) Slack
13 4 (2.38%) Amazon S3
14 3 (1.79%) Amazon ELB
14 3 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
14 3 (1.79%) Office 365
14 3 (1.79%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.74%) Firewall
2 6 (3.57%) VPN
3 4 (2.38%) LDAP
3 4 (2.38%) SSL
3 4 (2.38%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.79%) DNS
4 3 (1.79%) SMS
5 2 (1.19%) FTP
5 2 (1.19%) Internet
5 2 (1.19%) WAN
5 2 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.60%) IPsec
6 1 (0.60%) LAN
6 1 (0.60%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.10%) Big Data
2 14 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
3 11 (6.55%) Amazon Redshift
4 10 (5.95%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.76%) Data Mining
6 7 (4.17%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.38%) Apache Hive
7 4 (2.38%) BigQuery
7 4 (2.38%) Bigtable
7 4 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.38%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.38%) Impala
7 4 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.38%) Sqoop
8 3 (1.79%) MySQL
8 3 (1.79%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.79%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.19%) DB2
10 1 (0.60%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 36 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (1.79%) Artifactory
4 3 (1.79%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (1.79%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.19%) GoCD
5 2 (1.19%) JIRA
5 2 (1.19%) Maven
5 2 (1.19%) Subversion
5 2 (1.19%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.60%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.60%) CircleCI
6 1 (0.60%) Codeship
6 1 (0.60%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.60%) JMeter
6 1 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.60%) Selenium
General
1 52 (30.95%) Finance
2 17 (10.12%) Banking
3 15 (8.93%) Front Office
4 10 (5.95%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.57%) Electronics
5 6 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.57%) Marketing
6 5 (2.98%) Legal
6 5 (2.98%) Retail
7 3 (1.79%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.79%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.19%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (28.57%) Web Services
2 10 (5.95%) gRPC
3 7 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (2.98%) AngularJS
5 5 (2.98%) Node.js
5 5 (2.98%) React
5 5 (2.98%) REST
5 5 (2.98%) Spring
6 4 (2.38%) J2EE
6 4 (2.38%) Middleware
6 4 (2.38%) RESTful
7 3 (1.79%) Hibernate
7 3 (1.79%) Java EE
7 3 (1.79%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (1.19%) .NET
8 2 (1.19%) HTML
8 2 (1.19%) HTML5
8 2 (1.19%) Kafka
9 1 (0.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.90%) Public Cloud
2 17 (10.12%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.76%) Cyberthreat
4 7 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.17%) PKI
4 7 (4.17%) Replication
5 5 (2.98%) Cloud Native
5 5 (2.98%) Private Cloud
6 4 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (2.38%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.79%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.19%) BYOD
8 2 (1.19%) Clustering
8 2 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.19%) EPoS
8 2 (1.19%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.19%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.60%) Infotainment
9 1 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (22.02%) Linux
2 17 (10.12%) Windows
3 5 (2.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (2.98%) Unix
4 3 (1.79%) Solaris
5 2 (1.19%) AIX
5 2 (1.19%) SUSE
5 2 (1.19%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.19%) zOS
6 1 (0.60%) Android
6 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.60%) CentOS
6 1 (0.60%) Fedora
6 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (35.71%) DevOps
2 56 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (26.79%) Migration
4 26 (15.48%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (14.88%) Configuration Management
6 24 (14.29%) Open Source
7 23 (13.69%) Enterprise Architecture
8 20 (11.90%) Asset Management
9 19 (11.31%) Analytics
10 16 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (9.52%) TOGAF
11 12 (7.14%) Protective Monitoring
12 11 (6.55%) Data Analytics
12 11 (6.55%) Microservices
12 11 (6.55%) SIEM
13 9 (5.36%) Big Data Analytics
13 9 (5.36%) High Availability
14 8 (4.76%) Load Balancing
14 8 (4.76%) Programme Management
14 8 (4.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 39 (23.21%) Python
2 33 (19.64%) Java
3 23 (13.69%) Ruby
4 21 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 15 (8.93%) Perl
6 13 (7.74%) Bourne shell
6 13 (7.74%) Korn
7 12 (7.14%) SQL
8 10 (5.95%) PowerShell
9 7 (4.17%) JavaScript
10 6 (3.57%) C#
11 3 (1.79%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.79%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.19%) C
12 2 (1.19%) Scala
12 2 (1.19%) VB
12 2 (1.19%) VBScript
13 1 (0.60%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (15.48%) Security Cleared
2 23 (13.69%) AWS Certification
2 23 (13.69%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.79%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 3 (1.79%) CCSP
4 3 (1.79%) CISM
4 3 (1.79%) CISSP
4 3 (1.79%) Degree
5 1 (0.60%) CCIE
5 1 (0.60%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.60%) JNCIE
5 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.17%) QA
2 5 (2.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.38%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.19%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.19%) GCP
4 2 (1.19%) GDPR
5 1 (0.60%) HMG Infosec
5 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.60%) NIST 800
System Software
1 39 (23.21%) Docker
2 15 (8.93%) Active Directory
3 10 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.60%) vCloud
4 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (20.83%) Ansible
1 35 (20.83%) Terraform
2 33 (19.64%) Puppet
3 22 (13.10%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (12.50%) Kubernetes
5 18 (10.71%) Packer
6 14 (8.33%) Consul
7 3 (1.79%) Kibana
7 3 (1.79%) logstash
7 3 (1.79%) Nessus
7 3 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.79%) OSSEC
7 3 (1.79%) Salt
8 2 (1.19%) Rancher
9 1 (0.60%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.60%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.60%) Grafana
9 1 (0.60%) Mesos
9 1 (0.60%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.93%) VMware
3 9 (5.36%) Google
4 8 (4.76%) AlienVault
5 7 (4.17%) SAP
6 6 (3.57%) ServiceNow
7 5 (2.98%) Intel
8 4 (2.38%) Oracle
9 3 (1.79%) Cisco
9 3 (1.79%) McAfee
9 3 (1.79%) MuleSoft
9 3 (1.79%) Qualys
9 3 (1.79%) Sourcefire
9 3 (1.79%) Symantec
9 3 (1.79%) Trend Micro
9 3 (1.79%) Tripwire
10 2 (1.19%) Facebook
10 2 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.19%) Tableau
11 1 (0.60%) IBM