Period
to 20 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an AWS Architect was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Architect
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 203 233 258
Rank change year-on-year +30 +25 -
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Architect 55 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.68% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 7 7
Midlands median daily rate £575 £550 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% -12.00% -
10th Percentile £523 £459 £556
90th Percentile £645 £615 £688
England median daily rate £590 £575 £550
% change year-on-year +2.61% +4.55% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Midlands
Contract vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 7,593 7,464 9,287
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.43% 94.68% 95.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,633 4,619 5,620
Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +8.47%
10th Percentile £231 £225 £234
90th Percentile £556 £544 £565
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 384 364 326
Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -10.71%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £44.78 £38.88
England median hourly rate £18.25 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.41% -1.58% +6.92%

AWS Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings that featured AWS Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for AWS Architect in the Midlands

AWS Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS Architect in the Midlands

AWS Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Architect in the Midlands over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS Architect in the Midlands

AWS Architect
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 AWS Architect within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 September 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 +9 46 £575 +4.55% 6
East Midlands +12 5 £575 +4.55% 5
AWS Architect
England

AWS Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, AWS Architect contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring AWS Architect in the job title.

1 53 (96.36%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (56.36%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (52.73%) VMware
4 26 (47.27%) Technical Architecture
5 25 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (45.45%) Project Management
5 25 (45.45%) Middleware
6 23 (41.82%) Service Delivery
6 23 (41.82%) Business Analysis
6 23 (41.82%) Virtual Environments
7 22 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 18 (32.73%) DevOps
9 13 (23.64%) TOGAF
10 11 (20.00%) Web Services
11 10 (18.18%) Linux
12 9 (16.36%) Puppet
12 9 (16.36%) Migration
12 9 (16.36%) Case Management
13 8 (14.55%) IT Strategy
13 8 (14.55%) Zachman Framework
13 8 (14.55%) Documentum
13 8 (14.55%) Configuration Management
13 8 (14.55%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (14.55%) Ansible
14 7 (12.73%) Docker
14 7 (12.73%) Opscode Chef
14 7 (12.73%) Capacity Planning
14 7 (12.73%) Pega
15 6 (10.91%) TDD
15 6 (10.91%) Workflow

AWS Architect Skill Set
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 8 (14.55%) Documentum
2 1 (1.82%) Appian
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 53 (96.36%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (14.55%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (3.64%) Office 365
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (1.82%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.82%) Route 53
5 1 (1.82%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.82%) MySQL
1 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (7.27%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (45.45%) Middleware
2 11 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.64%) DataPower
1 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
1 2 (3.64%) Public Cloud
1 2 (3.64%) User Experience
2 1 (1.82%) FMCG
2 1 (1.82%) NHS
2 1 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (1.82%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (3.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (56.36%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (47.27%) Technical Architecture
3 25 (45.45%) Project Management
4 23 (41.82%) Business Analysis
4 23 (41.82%) Service Delivery
4 23 (41.82%) Virtual Environments
5 18 (32.73%) DevOps
6 13 (23.64%) TOGAF
7 9 (16.36%) Case Management
7 9 (16.36%) Migration
8 8 (14.55%) Configuration Management
8 8 (14.55%) IT Strategy
8 8 (14.55%) Zachman Framework
9 7 (12.73%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (10.91%) ITIL
10 6 (10.91%) PRINCE2
10 6 (10.91%) RUP
10 6 (10.91%) TDD
10 6 (10.91%) Waterfall
10 6 (10.91%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.82%) Python
2 1 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) AWS Certification
2 2 (3.64%) CITP
3 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) GDPR
1 1 (1.82%) PMO
System Software
1 25 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (16.36%) Puppet
2 8 (14.55%) Ansible
3 7 (12.73%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (10.91%) Kubernetes
5 2 (3.64%) Nagios
5 2 (3.64%) SCOM
5 2 (3.64%) Terraform
Vendors
1 29 (52.73%) VMware
2 7 (12.73%) Pega
3 2 (3.64%) IBM
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.64%) NetApp
3 2 (3.64%) SAP
3 2 (3.64%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.82%) Capita
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco
4 1 (1.82%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle