Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 220 240 245
Rank change year-on-year +20 +5 -15
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Architect 23 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.29% 0.081% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.085% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 0
Midlands median daily rate £575 £476 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.73% - -
England median daily rate £600 £600 £525
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 7,570 8,226 8,175
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.22% 95.05% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,692 5,017 4,657
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £225
90th Percentile £550 £547 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 354 361 362
Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.73% -6.77%
10th Percentile £9.75 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £38.75 £36.20
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.08% - +11.16%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +18 18 £575 +20.73%
East Midlands - 4 £581 -
AWS Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 21 (91.30%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (60.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (43.48%) Ansible
4 8 (34.78%) Public Cloud
5 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Management
5 7 (30.43%) SaaS
6 6 (26.09%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (26.09%) DevOps
7 5 (21.74%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
7 5 (21.74%) Windows
7 5 (21.74%) Linux
8 4 (17.39%) .NET
8 4 (17.39%) TOGAF
8 4 (17.39%) Google
8 4 (17.39%) PaaS
8 4 (17.39%) IaaS
8 4 (17.39%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (17.39%) Serverless
9 3 (13.04%) .NET Core
9 3 (13.04%) Terraform
9 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
9 3 (13.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (13.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (13.04%) Puppet
9 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
9 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
9 3 (13.04%) High Availability

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 2 (8.70%) Anypoint
Cloud Services
1 21 (91.30%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (60.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (30.43%) SaaS
4 5 (21.74%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (17.39%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (17.39%) IaaS
5 4 (17.39%) PaaS
5 4 (17.39%) Serverless
6 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (4.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) LAN
2 2 (8.70%) MPLS
2 2 (8.70%) Network Security
2 2 (8.70%) SNMP
2 2 (8.70%) VLAN
2 2 (8.70%) WAN
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
1 3 (13.04%) MySQL
1 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
1 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) GitLab
2 2 (8.70%) Subversion
2 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.35%) JMeter
3 1 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) .NET Core
2 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
2 3 (13.04%) React
2 3 (13.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (13.04%) Web Services
3 2 (8.70%) JSON
4 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Public Cloud
2 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (8.70%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.35%) PKI
5 1 (4.35%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Linux
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Management
2 6 (26.09%) DevOps
2 6 (26.09%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (17.39%) TOGAF
4 3 (13.04%) Business Continuity
4 3 (13.04%) High Availability
4 3 (13.04%) Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.70%) Data Loss Prevention
5 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
5 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) Identity Management
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.70%) Microservices
5 2 (8.70%) Network Design
5 2 (8.70%) Security Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) SIEM
6 1 (4.35%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.35%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) CCNA
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.70%) CISSP
2 1 (4.35%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Docker
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (43.48%) Ansible
2 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (13.04%) Puppet
2 3 (13.04%) Terraform
3 2 (8.70%) Graylog
3 2 (8.70%) logstash
3 2 (8.70%) Nagios
3 2 (8.70%) Tivoli
4 1 (4.35%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Google
2 2 (8.70%) MuleSoft
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Splunk
3 1 (4.35%) CA
3 1 (4.35%) Micro Focus
3 1 (4.35%) Serena
3 1 (4.35%) Siemens