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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for AWS Direct Connect skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AWS Direct Connect over the 6 months to 29 June 2022 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.

AWS Direct Connect
England > London
6 months to
29 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 557 487 370
Rank change year-on-year -70 -117 +152
Contract jobs citing AWS Direct Connect 28 27 30
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.071% 0.100% 0.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.19% 0.26% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 25 26
10th Percentile £506 £449 £411
25th Percentile £533 - £428
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £650 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +30.00% -4.76% -14.29%
75th Percentile £706 £575 £634
90th Percentile £745 £641 £692
England median daily rate £540 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +8.00% -4.76% -12.50%

AWS Direct Connect 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 London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 14,898 10,506 5,975
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.93% 38.87% 34.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,163 7,647 4,494
10th Percentile £399 £369 £350
25th Percentile £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £528 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.00% +0.48% -
75th Percentile £688 £638 £625
90th Percentile £775 £700 £713
England median daily rate £550 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 45 34
10th Percentile £19.97 £14.23 £13.60
25th Percentile £26.25 £21.25 £20.25
Median hourly rate £42.50 £32.85 £25.00
Median % change year-on-year +29.38% +31.40% +16.28%
75th Percentile £67.97 £54.00 £47.94
90th Percentile £82.75 £66.80 £61.18
England median hourly rate £20.76 £21.05 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.40% +5.25% -4.76%

AWS Direct Connect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS Direct Connect in London

AWS Direct Connect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for AWS Direct Connect in London

AWS Direct Connect
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS Direct Connect in London over the 6 months to 29 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for AWS Direct Connect in London

AWS Direct Connect
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 Direct Connect within the London region over the 6 months to 29 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -29 3 £540 -12.90%
South London - 3 £513 -
AWS Direct Connect
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2022, IT contractor jobs citing AWS Direct Connect 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 Direct Connect.

1 27 (96.43%) AWS
2 22 (78.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 22 (78.57%) Terraform
3 19 (67.86%) DevOps
4 18 (64.29%) Infrastructure as Code
4 18 (64.29%) CI/CD
5 16 (57.14%) Docker
6 15 (53.57%) Agile
6 15 (53.57%) DNS
7 14 (50.00%) Windows
7 14 (50.00%) Finance
7 14 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (50.00%) Amazon ELB
7 14 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
7 14 (50.00%) Auto-Scaling
7 14 (50.00%) AWS CloudTrail
7 14 (50.00%) Serverless
8 13 (46.43%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (46.43%) AWS Lambda
8 13 (46.43%) Jenkins
8 13 (46.43%) GitHub
9 9 (32.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 8 (28.57%) VPN
11 7 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
12 6 (21.43%) Kubernetes
12 6 (21.43%) Azure
12 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (17.86%) SaaS
13 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
13 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared

AWS Direct Connect
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 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 27 (96.43%) AWS
2 22 (78.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 14 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (50.00%) Amazon ELB
3 14 (50.00%) AWS CloudTrail
3 14 (50.00%) Serverless
4 13 (46.43%) AWS Lambda
4 13 (46.43%) GitHub
5 9 (32.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 6 (21.43%) Azure
7 5 (17.86%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (17.86%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (17.86%) SaaS
8 4 (14.29%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 4 (14.29%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (14.29%) Microsoft 365
8 4 (14.29%) OneDrive
9 3 (10.71%) GCP
10 1 (3.57%) IaaS
10 1 (3.57%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 15 (53.57%) DNS
2 8 (28.57%) VPN
3 4 (14.29%) Firewall
3 4 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.57%) BGP
4 1 (3.57%) DHCP
4 1 (3.57%) HTTP
4 1 (3.57%) HTTPS
4 1 (3.57%) IPsec
4 1 (3.57%) IPv6
4 1 (3.57%) Network Security
4 1 (3.57%) OpenVPN
4 1 (3.57%) SNMP
4 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
Development Applications
1 13 (46.43%) Jenkins
2 5 (17.86%) GitLab
3 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Public Sector
3 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.29%) Social Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Presentation Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) AWS DevOps
2 18 (64.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 18 (64.29%) AWS Engineer
2 18 (64.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft 365 Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Operations Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Operations Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Architect
5 2 (7.14%) AWS Architect
6 1 (3.57%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Azure Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) DevOps Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect - Amazon Web Services
6 1 (3.57%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) ARM Templates
1 1 (3.57%) Velocity
1 1 (3.57%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Cloud Native
1 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.71%) Data Structures
2 3 (10.71%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (3.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) DevOps
2 18 (64.29%) CI/CD
2 18 (64.29%) Infrastructure as Code
3 15 (53.57%) Agile
4 14 (50.00%) Auto-Scaling
5 13 (46.43%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (17.86%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (17.86%) Continuous Deployment
9 4 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (14.29%) Cost Control
9 4 (14.29%) Planning and Forecasting
9 4 (14.29%) Scrum
9 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
9 4 (14.29%) Service Management
9 4 (14.29%) Software Assurance
9 4 (14.29%) Tech Ops
9 4 (14.29%) Technology Roadmap
10 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) Java
1 5 (17.86%) Python
2 3 (10.71%) Go
3 2 (7.14%) C
4 1 (3.57%) C#
4 1 (3.57%) Perl
4 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
1 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (57.14%) Docker
2 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.57%) iptables
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (78.57%) Terraform
2 6 (21.43%) Kubernetes
3 4 (14.29%) Ansible
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (7.14%) Istio
4 2 (7.14%) Prometheus
5 1 (3.57%) Grafana
5 1 (3.57%) Icinga
5 1 (3.57%) Puppet
5 1 (3.57%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (3.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Citrix
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Google
3 1 (3.57%) CloudEndure
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) SAP