The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex with a requirement for Amazon AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
South East / Middlesex
Rank 6 20 22
Rank change year-on-year +14 +2  
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 14 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 10.77% 1.90% 0.63%
As % of the Cloud Services category 50.00% 27.27% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Median daily rate £450 £513 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.19% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £30.00

Amazon AWS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 28 11 5
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 21.54% 6.96% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 3
Median daily rate £398 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.47% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £356 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex citing Amazon AWS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in Middlesex

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon AWS in Middlesex

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in Middlesex over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Middlesex

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Middlesex region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 10 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (40.00%) DevOps
3 7 (35.00%) Puppet
3 7 (35.00%) Java
3 7 (35.00%) Python
3 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) Virtual Team
4 6 (30.00%) Ruby
4 6 (30.00%) Web Services
4 6 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (25.00%) Ansible
5 5 (25.00%) GitHub
5 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 5 (25.00%) Kanban
5 5 (25.00%) Scrum
6 4 (20.00%) Maven
6 4 (20.00%) Ant
6 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (20.00%) ZABBIX
6 4 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (20.00%) Gradle
6 4 (20.00%) OpenStack
6 4 (20.00%) Rackspace
6 4 (20.00%) Sensu
6 4 (20.00%) logstash
6 4 (20.00%) StatsD

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (20.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (25.00%) GitHub
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) InfluxDB
2 2 (10.00%) Big Data
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (10.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (20.00%) Ant
2 4 (20.00%) Gradle
2 4 (20.00%) Maven
3 2 (10.00%) Bower
3 2 (10.00%) Grunt
3 2 (10.00%) gulp
3 2 (10.00%) webpack
4 1 (5.00%) Mockito
General
1 2 (10.00%) Retail
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) VMware Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Wintel Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (10.00%) Java Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Java Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) Web Services
2 4 (20.00%) Sensu
3 2 (10.00%) CSS
3 2 (10.00%) CSS3
3 2 (10.00%) HTML
3 2 (10.00%) HTML5
3 2 (10.00%) jQuery
3 2 (10.00%) JSON
3 2 (10.00%) React
3 2 (10.00%) REST
3 2 (10.00%) SAP Basis
3 2 (10.00%) Semantic HTML
3 2 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (5.00%) JMS
4 1 (5.00%) SOAP
4 1 (5.00%) Spring
4 1 (5.00%) Spring Boot
4 1 (5.00%) Spring MVC
4 1 (5.00%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Virtual Team
2 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.00%) User Experience
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) SUSE
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000
3 2 (10.00%) Windows NT
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) DevOps
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (25.00%) Kanban
3 5 (25.00%) Scrum
4 4 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (20.00%) Software Delivery
5 3 (15.00%) MVC
5 3 (15.00%) TDD
5 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Virtual Team Management
6 2 (10.00%) API Design
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL
6 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (10.00%) Microservices
6 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 2 (10.00%) Pair Programming
6 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Java
1 7 (35.00%) Python
2 6 (30.00%) Ruby
3 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) MCSE
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) Puppet
2 6 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (25.00%) Ansible
4 4 (20.00%) Fluentd
4 4 (20.00%) Graphite
4 4 (20.00%) logstash
4 4 (20.00%) Salt
4 4 (20.00%) StatsD
4 4 (20.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Rackspace
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) SAP
3 2 (10.00%) Sybase
4 1 (5.00%) HP