Period
to 21 November 2019

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 21 November 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 AWS Certification
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 377 458 556
Rank change year-on-year +81 +98 +5
Contract jobs citing AWS Certification 162 167 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.45% 0.36% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.69% 2.24% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 90 64
London median daily rate £600 £575 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% -4.55%
10th Percentile £517 £430 £425
90th Percentile £741 £855 £638
England median daily rate £600 £550 £513
% change year-on-year +9.09% +7.32% -6.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £90.00 -
England median hourly rate - £90.00 -

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 6,030 7,442 7,914
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.93% 16.02% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,042 4,793 5,266
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £308 £275 £263
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 189 171
London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.83% +14.29% +9.20%
10th Percentile £16.00 £13.00 £13.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £54.95 £48.75
England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% - -1.96%

AWS Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS Certification in London

AWS Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS Certification in London

AWS Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Certification in London over the 6 months to 21 November 2019.

Contractor 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 21 November 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
Central London +51 25 £650 +10.64% 10
East London +43 14 £575 +4.55% 1
South London +42 12 £638 +4.51% 1
West London - 5 £650 - 3
North London +5 2 £601 +9.32% 1
AWS Certification
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, 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.

1 156 (96.30%) AWS
2 131 (80.86%) DevOps
3 85 (52.47%) Python
4 78 (48.15%) Linux
4 78 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
5 74 (45.68%) Amazon S3
6 73 (45.06%) Terraform
7 67 (41.36%) Serverless
8 63 (38.89%) AWS Lambda
9 62 (38.27%) Kubernetes
10 60 (37.04%) Docker
11 59 (36.42%) AWS CloudFormation
12 58 (35.80%) Amazon EC2
13 52 (32.10%) Amazon RDS
14 46 (28.40%) Jenkins
15 43 (26.54%) Java
16 42 (25.93%) Finance
17 40 (24.69%) Opscode Chef
18 39 (24.07%) Security Cleared
19 38 (23.46%) Ruby
20 36 (22.22%) Web Services
20 36 (22.22%) Ansible
21 33 (20.37%) Unix
22 31 (19.14%) JIRA
22 31 (19.14%) SC Cleared
23 30 (18.52%) Bash Shell
23 30 (18.52%) Puppet
23 30 (18.52%) Artifactory
24 29 (17.90%) Microservices
24 29 (17.90%) Splunk

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 28 (17.28%) Confluence
2 13 (8.02%) IIS
2 13 (8.02%) OpenStack
3 12 (7.41%) Apache Spark
4 6 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.47%) Apache
5 4 (2.47%) nginx
6 2 (1.23%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.62%) Moodle
7 1 (0.62%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.62%) Totara
Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (4.94%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 156 (96.30%) AWS
2 74 (45.68%) Amazon S3
3 67 (41.36%) Serverless
4 63 (38.89%) AWS Lambda
5 59 (36.42%) AWS CloudFormation
6 58 (35.80%) Amazon EC2
7 29 (17.90%) Route 53
8 28 (17.28%) Amazon ECS
9 27 (16.67%) Amazon SQS
10 24 (14.81%) Azure
10 24 (14.81%) CloudFront
11 20 (12.35%) PaaS
12 19 (11.73%) SaaS
12 19 (11.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 17 (10.49%) Amazon ELB
14 15 (9.26%) GitHub
15 14 (8.64%) Amazon Kinesis
16 11 (6.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 11 (6.79%) AWS CodePipeline
16 11 (6.79%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 23 (14.20%) VPN
2 13 (8.02%) VLAN
3 10 (6.17%) Firewall
4 3 (1.85%) Multicast
5 2 (1.23%) Network Security
6 1 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.62%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (32.10%) Amazon RDS
2 14 (8.64%) Amazon Redshift
3 12 (7.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 9 (5.56%) Big Data
4 9 (5.56%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.94%) Amazon Athena
6 4 (2.47%) Amazon Aurora
7 3 (1.85%) MySQL
7 3 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.85%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.62%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.62%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.62%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.62%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 46 (28.40%) Jenkins
2 31 (19.14%) JIRA
3 30 (18.52%) Artifactory
4 27 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 20 (12.35%) GitLab
6 11 (6.79%) RStudio
7 9 (5.56%) CircleCI
7 9 (5.56%) Selenium
7 9 (5.56%) SonarQube
8 8 (4.94%) Travis CI
9 4 (2.47%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.23%) Maven
10 2 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 42 (25.93%) Finance
2 13 (8.02%) Law
2 13 (8.02%) Legal
3 11 (6.79%) Front Office
4 8 (4.94%) Banking
5 5 (3.09%) Billing
5 5 (3.09%) Police
5 5 (3.09%) Public Sector
6 4 (2.47%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.85%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.62%) Electronics
8 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.62%) Games
8 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.62%) Marketing
8 1 (0.62%) Retail
8 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 83 (51.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 52 (32.10%) AWS Engineer
3 40 (24.69%) AWS DevOps
4 37 (22.84%) Architect
5 36 (22.22%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 24 (14.81%) Cloud Architect
7 18 (11.11%) AWS Architect
7 18 (11.11%) Developer
8 17 (10.49%) AWS Developer
8 17 (10.49%) Cloud Engineer
9 15 (9.26%) Security Architect
10 11 (6.79%) Lead Developer
10 11 (6.79%) React Developer
11 9 (5.56%) Senior DevOps
12 8 (4.94%) Data Engineer
12 8 (4.94%) Platform Engineer
12 8 (4.94%) Python Engineer
12 8 (4.94%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 5 (3.09%) AWS Consultant
13 5 (3.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (22.22%) Web Services
2 21 (12.96%) JSON
3 20 (12.35%) Node.js
4 14 (8.64%) React
5 13 (8.02%) Kafka
6 8 (4.94%) J2EE
6 8 (4.94%) Pandas
6 8 (4.94%) PySpark
6 8 (4.94%) pytest
7 6 (3.70%) AngularJS
8 5 (3.09%) Vue.js
9 3 (1.85%) Middleware
10 2 (1.23%) OAuth
10 2 (1.23%) REST
11 1 (0.62%) Express
11 1 (0.62%) JPA
11 1 (0.62%) OAuth2
11 1 (0.62%) OpenID
11 1 (0.62%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (0.62%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.49%) PKI
2 16 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (9.26%) Enterprise Cloud
4 12 (7.41%) Cloud Native
4 12 (7.41%) Data Centre
5 11 (6.79%) Fixed Income
6 6 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (2.47%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.85%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.23%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.23%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.62%) BYOD
10 1 (0.62%) Derivative
10 1 (0.62%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.62%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.62%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.62%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 78 (48.15%) Linux
2 33 (20.37%) Unix
3 25 (15.43%) Windows
4 22 (13.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.09%) Debian
6 3 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (80.86%) DevOps
2 78 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (17.90%) Microservices
4 27 (16.67%) Migration
5 25 (15.43%) Configuration Management
6 24 (14.81%) Software Engineering
7 23 (14.20%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (14.20%) Risk Management
8 22 (13.58%) Infrastructure as Code
9 21 (12.96%) Open Source
10 19 (11.73%) Security Architecture
11 18 (11.11%) Infrastructure Automation
12 15 (9.26%) Problem-Solving
12 15 (9.26%) Scrum
12 15 (9.26%) TOGAF
13 14 (8.64%) Information Security
14 13 (8.02%) Computer Science
14 13 (8.02%) Data Protection
14 13 (8.02%) OOP
14 13 (8.02%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 85 (52.47%) Python
2 43 (26.54%) Java
3 38 (23.46%) Ruby
4 30 (18.52%) Bash Shell
5 23 (14.20%) Perl
6 11 (6.79%) Go
7 7 (4.32%) JavaScript
8 6 (3.70%) SQL
9 5 (3.09%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.85%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.23%) Groovy
11 2 (1.23%) Scala
12 1 (0.62%) Korn
12 1 (0.62%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.62%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 39 (24.07%) Security Cleared
2 31 (19.14%) SC Cleared
3 16 (9.88%) CISSP
4 13 (8.02%) IISP
4 13 (8.02%) RHCE
5 9 (5.56%) Degree
6 2 (1.23%) CISA
6 2 (1.23%) CISM
6 2 (1.23%) CISMP
6 2 (1.23%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 2 (1.23%) ISSMP
6 2 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.62%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.62%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.88%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.47%) HIPAA
2 4 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 4 (2.47%) NIST
2 4 (2.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (2.47%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (37.04%) Docker
2 14 (8.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 73 (45.06%) Terraform
2 62 (38.27%) Kubernetes
3 40 (24.69%) Opscode Chef
4 36 (22.22%) Ansible
5 30 (18.52%) Puppet
6 15 (9.26%) Packer
7 13 (8.02%) CASB
8 12 (7.41%) Consul
9 10 (6.17%) Suricata
10 7 (4.32%) Docker Swarm
10 7 (4.32%) Rancher
11 6 (3.70%) Prometheus
12 5 (3.09%) Kibana
Vendors
1 29 (17.90%) Splunk
2 22 (13.58%) Microsoft
3 15 (9.26%) IBM
3 15 (9.26%) SAP
4 12 (7.41%) IBM Sterling
4 12 (7.41%) Informatica
5 11 (6.79%) Qualys
6 9 (5.56%) Sparx
7 7 (4.32%) Google
7 7 (4.32%) SaltStack
8 6 (3.70%) Atlassian
8 6 (3.70%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.47%) Ping Identity
10 3 (1.85%) Greenplum
10 3 (1.85%) Oracle
11 2 (1.23%) HP
11 2 (1.23%) Mercator
12 1 (0.62%) Cisco
12 1 (0.62%) Citrix
12 1 (0.62%) Murex