Period
to 28 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for AWS KMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AWS KMS over the 6 months to 28 January 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 Key Management Service (KMS)
England > London
6 months to
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 542 388 498
Rank change year-on-year -154 +110 +119
Contract jobs citing AWS KMS 41 23 16
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.13% 0.053%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.28% 0.34% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 12
10th Percentile £488 £451 £475
25th Percentile £575 £478 £480
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £700 £550 £513
Median % change year-on-year +27.27% +7.32% -16.33%
75th Percentile £775 £638 £586
90th Percentile £863 £649 £645
England median daily rate £663 £493 £500
% change year-on-year +34.52% -1.50% -4.76%

AWS KMS 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 14,576 6,810 10,271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.75% 37.84% 34.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,847 5,068 7,515
10th Percentile £390 £338 £313
25th Percentile £475 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% -
75th Percentile £675 £600 £613
90th Percentile £750 £688 £700
England median daily rate £540 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +10.77% -2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 25 76
10th Percentile £13.88 £20.40 £15.88
25th Percentile £20.89 £22.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate £26.00 £26.00 £21.50
Median % change year-on-year - +20.93% +14.94%
75th Percentile £55.00 £61.00 £38.78
90th Percentile £71.59 £68.00 £78.75
England median hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +14.29%

AWS KMS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS KMS in London

AWS KMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for AWS KMS in London

AWS KMS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS KMS in London over the 6 months to 28 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for AWS KMS in London

AWS KMS
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 KMS within the London region over the 6 months to 28 January 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 -55 7 £700 +12.00%
South London - 6 £750 - 1
AWS KMS
England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, IT contractor jobs citing AWS KMS 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 KMS.

1 41 (100.00%) AWS
2 27 (65.85%) DevOps
3 25 (60.98%) Serverless
4 24 (58.54%) AWS Lambda
5 21 (51.22%) AWS CloudTrail
5 21 (51.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 19 (46.34%) Amazon S3
7 17 (41.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (41.46%) Amazon Kinesis
7 17 (41.46%) Amazon Cognito
8 16 (39.02%) Amazon RDS
8 16 (39.02%) Amazon EC2
9 14 (34.15%) QA
9 14 (34.15%) AWS CloudFormation
9 14 (34.15%) Terraform
10 13 (31.71%) Microservices
11 12 (29.27%) Kubernetes
11 12 (29.27%) Event-Driven
11 12 (29.27%) .NET
11 12 (29.27%) ADO
11 12 (29.27%) Node.js
11 12 (29.27%) Kafka
12 11 (26.83%) React
12 11 (26.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 10 (24.39%) CI/CD
13 10 (24.39%) Route 53
13 10 (24.39%) Azure
14 9 (21.95%) Python
15 8 (19.51%) GitLab

AWS KMS
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 2 (4.88%) Apache Airflow
2 1 (2.44%) Apache
2 1 (2.44%) IIS
2 1 (2.44%) nginx
2 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 41 (100.00%) AWS
2 25 (60.98%) Serverless
3 24 (58.54%) AWS Lambda
4 21 (51.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 21 (51.22%) AWS CloudTrail
5 19 (46.34%) Amazon S3
6 17 (41.46%) Amazon Cognito
6 17 (41.46%) Amazon Kinesis
7 16 (39.02%) Amazon EC2
8 14 (34.15%) AWS CloudFormation
9 11 (26.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 10 (24.39%) Azure
10 10 (24.39%) Route 53
11 8 (19.51%) Amazon ELB
12 7 (17.07%) Amazon EMR
13 6 (14.63%) AWS Fargate
13 6 (14.63%) GCP
14 4 (9.76%) Azure Key Vault
15 3 (7.32%) Amazon ECS
15 3 (7.32%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) Firewall
1 5 (12.20%) VPN
2 1 (2.44%) DNS
2 1 (2.44%) FTP
2 1 (2.44%) HTTP
2 1 (2.44%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (2.44%) SMTP
2 1 (2.44%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (41.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 16 (39.02%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (12.20%) Amazon Athena
4 4 (9.76%) Big Data
5 3 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (4.88%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (4.88%) Tableau
7 1 (2.44%) Blockchain
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) GitLab
2 6 (14.63%) Jenkins
3 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.32%) DbUnit
4 3 (7.32%) jMock
4 3 (7.32%) JUnit
4 3 (7.32%) Maven
4 3 (7.32%) Mockito
4 3 (7.32%) SonarQube
5 2 (4.88%) Bitbucket
5 2 (4.88%) Gradle
5 2 (4.88%) JIRA
6 1 (2.44%) Subversion
6 1 (2.44%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) Social Skills
3 2 (4.88%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Law
4 1 (2.44%) Organisational Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Presentation Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Architect
2 10 (24.39%) AWS Engineer
3 9 (21.95%) AWS Architect
4 8 (19.51%) Developer
4 8 (19.51%) Security Architect
5 7 (17.07%) AWS Software Engineer
5 7 (17.07%) Software Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Lead Architect
7 4 (9.76%) Lead Security Architect
8 3 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Java Developer
8 3 (7.32%) React Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Azure Architect
9 2 (4.88%) Data Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Senior React Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) .NET
1 12 (29.27%) ADO
1 12 (29.27%) Kafka
1 12 (29.27%) Node.js
2 11 (26.83%) React
3 3 (7.32%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (7.32%) Hibernate
3 3 (7.32%) JPA
3 3 (7.32%) OAuth
3 3 (7.32%) PowerMock
3 3 (7.32%) REST
3 3 (7.32%) RESTful
3 3 (7.32%) SOAP
3 3 (7.32%) Spring
3 3 (7.32%) Web Services
4 2 (4.88%) Spring Cloud
5 1 (2.44%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Algorithms
1 6 (14.63%) Data Structures
2 4 (9.76%) Cloud Native
3 3 (7.32%) Life Science
3 3 (7.32%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.88%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.88%) PKI
5 1 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) VMS
2 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (65.85%) DevOps
2 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (31.71%) Microservices
4 12 (29.27%) Event-Driven
5 10 (24.39%) CI/CD
6 8 (19.51%) Test Automation
7 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering
8 6 (14.63%) Analytical Thinking
8 6 (14.63%) Full Stack Development
8 6 (14.63%) Key Management
8 6 (14.63%) OO
8 6 (14.63%) SDET
8 6 (14.63%) Security Architecture
9 5 (12.20%) Application Security
9 5 (12.20%) Architecture Governance
9 5 (12.20%) Dynamic Application Security Testing
9 5 (12.20%) Interactive Application Security Testing
9 5 (12.20%) SABSA
9 5 (12.20%) Secrets Management
9 5 (12.20%) Static Application Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) Python
2 6 (14.63%) Java
3 3 (7.32%) Ruby
3 3 (7.32%) SQL
4 2 (4.88%) Java 11
4 2 (4.88%) Java 8
4 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.44%) C#
5 1 (2.44%) Groovy
5 1 (2.44%) Perl
5 1 (2.44%) Solidity
5 1 (2.44%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) CISSP
2 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) CISA
3 2 (4.88%) CISM
3 2 (4.88%) CRISC
3 2 (4.88%) ISEB
4 1 (2.44%) AWS Certification
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.44%) Degree
4 1 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (34.15%) QA
2 5 (12.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (12.20%) NIST
2 5 (12.20%) NIST 800
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Docker
1 2 (4.88%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 14 (34.15%) Terraform
2 12 (29.27%) Kubernetes
3 5 (12.20%) Ansible
4 3 (7.32%) Salt
5 1 (2.44%) Nagios
5 1 (2.44%) Puppet
5 1 (2.44%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Google
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) Red Hat