Period
to 17 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 6 months to 17 June 2018 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 Web Services (AWS)
England > Midlands
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 53 107
Rank change year-on-year +21 +54 +102
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 468 246 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 5.94% 3.26% 1.84%
As % of the Cloud Services category 31.28% 28.77% 26.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 180 140
Midlands median daily rate £500 £475 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +14.46% -24.55%
10th Percentile £363 £356 £318
90th Percentile £613 £575 £604
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +8.75% - -

Amazon AWS 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 the Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,496 855 645
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 19.00% 11.35% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 972 548 422
Midlands median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £288
90th Percentile £582 £559 £575
England median daily rate £485 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +5.43% +2.22% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 21 9
Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -7.41% -25.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.75 £10.60
90th Percentile £25.50 £51.50 £26.25
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.11% -12.84%

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Amazon AWS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in the Midlands

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon AWS in the Midlands

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in the Midlands over the 6 months to 17 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in the Midlands

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 June 2018. 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
West Midlands +20 321 £525 +5.81% 66
East Midlands +27 139 £425 +6.25% 44
Amazon AWS
England

For the 6 months to 17 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 234 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 215 (45.94%) DevOps
3 193 (41.24%) Agile Software Development
4 137 (29.27%) Linux
5 134 (28.63%) Jenkins
6 125 (26.71%) Ansible
7 118 (25.21%) Puppet
8 104 (22.22%) Git (software)
9 98 (20.94%) Python
10 95 (20.30%) Java
11 90 (19.23%) Docker
12 84 (17.95%) Oracle
13 83 (17.74%) Windows
14 78 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
14 78 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
15 76 (16.24%) Security Cleared
15 76 (16.24%) Web Services
16 70 (14.96%) Terraform
17 69 (14.74%) Configuration Management
18 68 (14.53%) Scrum
19 67 (14.32%) VMware
20 64 (13.68%) TDD
21 62 (13.25%) Firewall
22 61 (13.03%) SC Cleared
23 57 (12.18%) Migration
24 56 (11.97%) Middleware
25 55 (11.75%) VMware Infrastructure
25 55 (11.75%) Amazon EC2
26 54 (11.54%) Data Centre
27 53 (11.32%) Cisco

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 19 (4.06%) Confluence
2 18 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (3.21%) IIS
3 15 (3.21%) Tomcat
4 11 (2.35%) OpenStack
5 9 (1.92%) Apache
6 8 (1.71%) Documentum
6 8 (1.71%) nginx
6 8 (1.71%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.28%) CMS
8 5 (1.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (1.07%) JBoss
8 5 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (1.07%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.85%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.85%) WildFly
10 3 (0.64%) Jetty
10 3 (0.64%) WordPress
11 2 (0.43%) Liferay
Applications
1 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.85%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (0.85%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.21%) Magento
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 234 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (11.75%) Amazon EC2
3 44 (9.40%) Cloud Computing
4 42 (8.97%) SaaS
5 40 (8.55%) PaaS
6 28 (5.98%) Amazon S3
6 28 (5.98%) IaaS
7 27 (5.77%) AWS CloudFormation
8 22 (4.70%) Route 53
9 21 (4.49%) Google Cloud Platform
10 20 (4.27%) Amazon ELB
10 20 (4.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 19 (4.06%) Serverless
12 17 (3.63%) AWS Lambda
13 13 (2.78%) GitHub
14 10 (2.14%) Office 365
15 9 (1.92%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 9 (1.92%) Amazon SQS
16 5 (1.07%) Google Analytics
16 5 (1.07%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 62 (13.25%) Firewall
2 40 (8.55%) WAN
3 38 (8.12%) VPN
4 37 (7.91%) Wireless
5 35 (7.48%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (1.92%) DNS
6 9 (1.92%) Internet
6 9 (1.92%) TCP/IP
7 7 (1.50%) DSL
7 7 (1.50%) SSL
8 6 (1.28%) HTTP
8 6 (1.28%) SNMP
9 5 (1.07%) DHCP
9 5 (1.07%) SMS
10 4 (0.85%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (0.85%) OpenFlow
10 4 (0.85%) SSH
11 3 (0.64%) Network Security
12 2 (0.43%) IPsec
12 2 (0.43%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 35 (7.48%) MySQL
3 31 (6.62%) MongoDB
4 25 (5.34%) NoSQL
5 24 (5.13%) Amazon RDS
6 19 (4.06%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 14 (2.99%) Relational Database
9 12 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (2.56%) Oracle Database
10 9 (1.92%) Hadoop
11 8 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (1.71%) Big Data
12 7 (1.50%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.07%) Redis
14 4 (0.85%) Couchbase
15 3 (0.64%) DB2
15 3 (0.64%) Hazelcast
15 3 (0.64%) Neo4j
15 3 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 134 (28.63%) Jenkins
2 104 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 49 (10.47%) Maven
4 39 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
5 35 (7.48%) Subversion
6 33 (7.05%) JIRA
7 19 (4.06%) JUnit
7 19 (4.06%) Mockito
7 19 (4.06%) SonarQube
8 18 (3.85%) DbUnit
8 18 (3.85%) jMock
9 12 (2.56%) GitLab
9 12 (2.56%) TeamCity
10 10 (2.14%) Jasmine
10 10 (2.14%) Selenium
11 9 (1.92%) Cucumber
12 8 (1.71%) gulp
13 7 (1.50%) Artifactory
13 7 (1.50%) Bitbucket
14 5 (1.07%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 27 (5.77%) Finance
2 12 (2.56%) Retail
3 7 (1.50%) Marketing
4 5 (1.07%) Advertising
4 5 (1.07%) Games
5 4 (0.85%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.43%) Automotive
6 2 (0.43%) Banking
6 2 (0.43%) Billing
7 1 (0.21%) Back Office
7 1 (0.21%) Digital Economy
7 1 (0.21%) Electronics
7 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 130 (27.78%) Architect
2 112 (23.93%) DevOps Engineer
3 75 (16.03%) Developer
4 55 (11.75%) AWS DevOps
5 49 (10.47%) AWS Engineer
6 48 (10.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 47 (10.04%) Cloud Architect
8 46 (9.83%) AWS Architect
9 42 (8.97%) Solutions Architect
10 38 (8.12%) Network Engineer
11 37 (7.91%) Cloud Engineer
12 35 (7.48%) Design Engineer
12 35 (7.48%) Implementation Engineer
12 35 (7.48%) Network Design Engineer
12 35 (7.48%) Network Implementation Engineer
13 32 (6.84%) Consultant
14 29 (6.20%) Java Developer
15 21 (4.49%) Cisco Engineer
15 21 (4.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
16 20 (4.27%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (16.24%) Web Services
2 56 (11.97%) Middleware
3 44 (9.40%) .NET
3 44 (9.40%) RESTful
4 32 (6.84%) Node.js
5 27 (5.77%) HTML
6 26 (5.56%) CSS
7 25 (5.34%) AngularJS
7 25 (5.34%) Spring
8 22 (4.70%) J2EE
8 22 (4.70%) SOAP
9 18 (3.85%) Apache Camel
9 18 (3.85%) PowerMock
10 17 (3.63%) REST
11 16 (3.42%) JSON
12 14 (2.99%) HTML5
13 13 (2.78%) CSS3
13 13 (2.78%) Elastic Stack
13 13 (2.78%) React
13 13 (2.78%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 54 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 33 (7.05%) Enterprise Software
3 30 (6.41%) Public Cloud
4 16 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
6 9 (1.92%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.92%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (1.71%) Smart Meter
8 7 (1.50%) NHS
9 6 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (1.28%) PKI
10 5 (1.07%) Cloud Native
10 5 (1.07%) User Experience
11 4 (0.85%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (0.85%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.85%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.64%) DataPower
12 3 (0.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 137 (29.27%) Linux
2 83 (17.74%) Windows
3 36 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (5.56%) Unix
5 16 (3.42%) Windows Server
6 8 (1.71%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.64%) AIX
7 3 (0.64%) Solaris
7 3 (0.64%) VMS
7 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.43%) CentOS
8 2 (0.43%) Debian
9 1 (0.21%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.21%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (45.94%) DevOps
2 193 (41.24%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 69 (14.74%) Configuration Management
5 68 (14.53%) Scrum
6 64 (13.68%) TDD
7 57 (12.18%) Migration
8 50 (10.68%) Deployment Automation
9 47 (10.04%) Microservices
9 47 (10.04%) Open Source
10 43 (9.19%) Test Automation
11 37 (7.91%) Network Design
11 37 (7.91%) Project Management
11 37 (7.91%) WAN Optimisation
12 35 (7.48%) OO
13 34 (7.26%) Kanban
14 32 (6.84%) Continuous Delivery
15 31 (6.62%) BDD
15 31 (6.62%) Problem-Solving
16 29 (6.20%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 98 (20.94%) Python
2 95 (20.30%) Java
3 49 (10.47%) JavaScript
4 41 (8.76%) Bash Shell
5 36 (7.69%) Perl
6 35 (7.48%) C#
6 35 (7.48%) SQL
7 30 (6.41%) PHP
8 16 (3.42%) PowerShell
9 15 (3.21%) Shell Script
10 11 (2.35%) Ruby
11 6 (1.28%) Scala
12 5 (1.07%) C++
12 5 (1.07%) Go
12 5 (1.07%) Groovy
12 5 (1.07%) Java 8
13 3 (0.64%) C
13 3 (0.64%) Clojure
13 3 (0.64%) F#
13 3 (0.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 76 (16.24%) Security Cleared
2 61 (13.03%) SC Cleared
3 23 (4.91%) AWS Certification
4 17 (3.63%) Degree
5 13 (2.78%) CISSP
6 12 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (2.56%) TOGAF Certification
7 10 (2.14%) CCNP
8 8 (1.71%) CCIE
9 7 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (1.07%) CISM
11 4 (0.85%) CEH
12 3 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.64%) Master's Degree
12 3 (0.64%) Oracle Certification
13 2 (0.43%) DBS Check
14 1 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
14 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.21%) PMP
14 1 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.56%) GDPR
2 11 (2.35%) QA
3 6 (1.28%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.85%) GCP
4 4 (0.85%) PMO
5 3 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.64%) SLA
6 2 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
System Software
1 90 (19.23%) Docker
2 55 (11.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (4.06%) vSphere
4 12 (2.56%) Active Directory
5 6 (1.28%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.85%) VMware NSX
8 3 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.64%) Xen
9 2 (0.43%) NFS
9 2 (0.43%) Samba
9 2 (0.43%) Squid
9 2 (0.43%) Varnish
9 2 (0.43%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.21%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.21%) etcd
10 1 (0.21%) HDFS
10 1 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.21%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 125 (26.71%) Ansible
2 118 (25.21%) Puppet
3 78 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
4 70 (14.96%) Terraform
5 37 (7.91%) FortiGate
6 29 (6.20%) Kubernetes
7 17 (3.63%) logstash
8 12 (2.56%) Kibana
9 9 (1.92%) Salt
10 7 (1.50%) Nagios
10 7 (1.50%) ZABBIX
11 6 (1.28%) Docker Swarm
12 5 (1.07%) collectd
12 5 (1.07%) Graylog
12 5 (1.07%) StatsD
13 4 (0.85%) Observium
13 4 (0.85%) Packer
14 3 (0.64%) HAProxy
14 3 (0.64%) NetBackup
14 3 (0.64%) Rancher
Vendors
1 84 (17.95%) Oracle
2 67 (14.32%) VMware
3 53 (11.32%) Cisco
4 47 (10.04%) CheckPoint
4 47 (10.04%) Microsoft
5 40 (8.55%) Fortinet
6 39 (8.33%) Red Hat
7 37 (7.91%) Aruba
7 37 (7.91%) McAfee
8 36 (7.69%) Google
9 35 (7.48%) Nokia
10 17 (3.63%) HP
11 9 (1.92%) IBM
12 8 (1.71%) Pega
12 8 (1.71%) Splunk
13 7 (1.50%) Atlassian
13 7 (1.50%) Rackspace
14 6 (1.28%) SaltStack
15 4 (0.85%) Dynatrace
15 4 (0.85%) MuleSoft