Period
to 24 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for AWS Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 May 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 AWS Certification
England > London
6 months to
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 373 397 486
Rank change year-on-year +24 +89 +53
Contract jobs citing AWS Certification 53 198 160
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.27% 0.49% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.37% 3.06% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 128 114
Median daily rate £600 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £519 £498 £454
90th Percentile £713 £775 £675
England median daily rate £575 £600 £542
% change year-on-year -4.17% +10.71% -1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - -

AWS Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3,878 6,474 7,769
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.51% 15.97% 17.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,440 4,157 5,009
Median daily rate £500 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +7.53%
10th Percentile £300 £310 £275
90th Percentile £650 £688 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 122 219
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +62.79% -14.00%
10th Percentile £20.31 £15.06 £14.00
90th Percentile £51.80 £59.79 £47.83
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.40 £25.00
% change year-on-year +4.79% +33.60% -16.67%

AWS Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS Certification in London

AWS Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for AWS Certification in London

AWS Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS Certification in London over the 6 months to 24 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for AWS Certification in London

AWS Certification
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 Certification within the London region over the 6 months to 24 May 2020. 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 +99 12 £589 -5.80% 1
West London +29 2 £525 -
South London +28 1 £700 +27.27% 1
AWS Certification
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing AWS Certification 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 London region with a requirement for AWS Certification.

1 49 (92.45%) AWS
2 29 (54.72%) DevOps
3 23 (43.40%) Terraform
4 17 (32.08%) Security Cleared
5 16 (30.19%) SC Cleared
5 16 (30.19%) Python
6 15 (28.30%) Jenkins
6 15 (28.30%) Ansible
6 15 (28.30%) Infrastructure as Code
7 14 (26.42%) AWS CloudFormation
7 14 (26.42%) Linux
8 13 (24.53%) Big Data
9 11 (20.75%) Web Services
10 10 (18.87%) Docker
11 9 (16.98%) Kubernetes
11 9 (16.98%) Hybrid Cloud
11 9 (16.98%) Analytics
11 9 (16.98%) Public Sector
11 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (16.98%) JIRA
11 9 (16.98%) Finance
11 9 (16.98%) Security Architecture
12 8 (15.09%) Confluence
12 8 (15.09%) Amazon S3
12 8 (15.09%) Unix
12 8 (15.09%) Java
12 8 (15.09%) Serverless
12 8 (15.09%) Data Engineering
13 7 (13.21%) Mentoring
13 7 (13.21%) Amazon EC2

AWS Certification
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 8 (15.09%) Confluence
2 2 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.89%) Apache
3 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Fuse
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 49 (92.45%) AWS
2 14 (26.42%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (15.09%) Amazon S3
3 8 (15.09%) Serverless
4 7 (13.21%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (11.32%) GitHub
5 6 (11.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (9.43%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (9.43%) Azure
7 4 (7.55%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (7.55%) OpenShift
8 3 (5.66%) Route 53
9 2 (3.77%) Amazon ECS
9 2 (3.77%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (3.77%) IaaS
9 2 (3.77%) npm
9 2 (3.77%) PaaS
9 2 (3.77%) SaaS
10 1 (1.89%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) Firewall
2 2 (3.77%) Softswitch
2 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.77%) VoIP
3 1 (1.89%) BGP
3 1 (1.89%) DNS
3 1 (1.89%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.89%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.53%) Big Data
2 5 (9.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (7.55%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (5.66%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.77%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (3.77%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.77%) MySQL
5 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.89%) Amazon QuickSight
6 1 (1.89%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.89%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.89%) OLAP
6 1 (1.89%) OLTP
6 1 (1.89%) Power BI
6 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (28.30%) Jenkins
2 9 (16.98%) JIRA
3 6 (11.32%) GitLab
4 4 (7.55%) Artifactory
4 4 (7.55%) Bitbucket
4 4 (7.55%) Git (software)
4 4 (7.55%) Selenium
4 4 (7.55%) SonarQube
5 3 (5.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (3.77%) Ant
6 2 (3.77%) Bitbucket Server
6 2 (3.77%) ERwin
7 1 (1.89%) JUnit
7 1 (1.89%) Maven
7 1 (1.89%) PowerDesigner
7 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.89%) Travis CI
7 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
1 9 (16.98%) Public Sector
2 3 (5.66%) Police
3 1 (1.89%) Advertising
3 1 (1.89%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (33.96%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (26.42%) Architect
3 13 (24.53%) AWS Engineer
4 10 (18.87%) Cloud Engineer
5 8 (15.09%) AWS Architect
6 7 (13.21%) AWS DevOps
6 7 (13.21%) Senior DevOps
7 5 (9.43%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 5 (9.43%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (7.55%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) Data Architect
8 4 (7.55%) Security Architect
8 4 (7.55%) Security Engineer
9 3 (5.66%) Lead DevOps
9 3 (5.66%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 3 (5.66%) Platform Engineer
10 2 (3.77%) Big Data Architect
10 2 (3.77%) Chief Security Architect
10 2 (3.77%) Lead DevOps Engineer
10 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.75%) Web Services
2 3 (5.66%) Node.js
3 2 (3.77%) Celery
3 2 (3.77%) LDAP
3 2 (3.77%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (3.77%) SAML
3 2 (3.77%) Serverless Framework
4 1 (1.89%) ADO
4 1 (1.89%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.89%) GraphQL
4 1 (1.89%) JSON
4 1 (1.89%) Kafka
4 1 (1.89%) Middleware
4 1 (1.89%) OAuth
4 1 (1.89%) OpenID
4 1 (1.89%) PySpark
4 1 (1.89%) React
4 1 (1.89%) RESTful
4 1 (1.89%) Vue.js
4 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.66%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.77%) Blog
4 2 (3.77%) Cloud Native
4 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.77%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.89%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.42%) Linux
2 8 (15.09%) Unix
3 4 (7.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.77%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (54.72%) DevOps
2 15 (28.30%) Infrastructure as Code
3 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (16.98%) Analytics
3 9 (16.98%) Security Architecture
4 8 (15.09%) Data Engineering
5 7 (13.21%) Configuration Management
5 7 (13.21%) Mentoring
5 7 (13.21%) Migration
6 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (11.32%) Scrum
6 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (11.32%) Test Automation
7 5 (9.43%) Big Data Analytics
7 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
8 4 (7.55%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (7.55%) Service Design
9 3 (5.66%) Decision-Making
9 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.19%) Python
2 8 (15.09%) Java
3 4 (7.55%) Perl
3 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.89%) Go
Qualifications
1 17 (32.08%) Security Cleared
2 16 (30.19%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (5.66%) Degree
4 1 (1.89%) CISM
4 1 (1.89%) CISSP
4 1 (1.89%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 10 (18.87%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (43.40%) Terraform
2 15 (28.30%) Ansible
3 9 (16.98%) Kubernetes
4 6 (11.32%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (11.32%) Puppet
5 4 (7.55%) Consul
6 2 (3.77%) Grafana
6 2 (3.77%) Kibana
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) Atlassian
1 5 (9.43%) Red Hat
2 4 (7.55%) Sparx
2 4 (7.55%) Splunk
3 2 (3.77%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco
4 1 (1.89%) Foundry
4 1 (1.89%) Google
4 1 (1.89%) Murex
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle
4 1 (1.89%) Palantir
4 1 (1.89%) Palo Alto