Period
to 12 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for AWS Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 12 July 2020 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 AWS Certification
England > North West
6 months to
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 123 188 211
Rank change year-on-year +65 +23 -8
Contract jobs citing AWS Certification 16 22 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 0.62% 0.41% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.26% 2.35% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 7
Median daily rate £550 £525 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +19.32% -23.48%
10th Percentile £435 £500 £370
90th Percentile £575 £600 £555
England median daily rate £550 £575 £545
% change year-on-year -4.35% +5.50% -0.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - -

AWS Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North West
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 709 936 1,129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 27.62% 17.48% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 554 664
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +6.06% -
10th Percentile £188 £191 £208
90th Percentile £650 £600 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 73 73
Median hourly rate £39.00 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +2.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £16.96 £17.18 £12.40
90th Percentile £70.75 £57.75 £67.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year - +40.00% -16.67%

AWS Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing AWS Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for AWS Certification in the North West

AWS Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AWS Certification in the North West.

Daily rate trend for AWS Certification in the North West

AWS Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS Certification in the North West over the 6 months to 12 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for AWS Certification in the North West

AWS Certification
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWS Certification within the North West region over the 6 months to 12 July 2020. 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
Cheshire +23 6 £545 +2.35% 1
Merseyside - 6 £550 -
Manchester +52 3 £425 -18.27% 7
AWS Certification
England

For the 6 months to 12 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing AWS Certification 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 North West region with a requirement for AWS Certification.

1 16 (100.00%) AWS
2 11 (68.75%) Amazon S3
2 11 (68.75%) CloudFront
3 10 (62.50%) DevOps
4 9 (56.25%) Python
5 7 (43.75%) Serverless
5 7 (43.75%) AWS Lambda
5 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
6 6 (37.50%) Scrum
6 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (37.50%) IBM Sterling
6 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
6 6 (37.50%) SAP
6 6 (37.50%) Windows
6 6 (37.50%) Linux
6 6 (37.50%) OOP
6 6 (37.50%) OO
6 6 (37.50%) Informatica
6 6 (37.50%) IBM
6 6 (37.50%) Kafka
6 6 (37.50%) Apache Spark
6 6 (37.50%) Amazon Kinesis
6 6 (37.50%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (31.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (31.25%) Route 53
7 5 (31.25%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (31.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 5 (31.25%) User Experience
7 5 (31.25%) YAML
7 5 (31.25%) Asset Management

AWS Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (37.50%) Apache Spark
2 5 (31.25%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 16 (100.00%) AWS
2 11 (68.75%) Amazon S3
2 11 (68.75%) CloudFront
3 7 (43.75%) AWS Lambda
3 7 (43.75%) Serverless
4 6 (37.50%) Amazon Kinesis
4 6 (37.50%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (31.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 5 (31.25%) Route 53
5 5 (31.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (12.50%) IaaS
7 1 (6.25%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (6.25%) AWS CodeBuild
7 1 (6.25%) AWS CodeCommit
7 1 (6.25%) OpenShift
7 1 (6.25%) PaaS
7 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon Athena
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon Redshift
1 2 (12.50%) Data Lake
1 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (12.50%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) AWS Engineer
2 9 (56.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (56.25%) Platform Engineer
3 8 (50.00%) AWS DevOps
3 8 (50.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Architect
4 4 (25.00%) AWS Architect
5 3 (18.75%) AWS Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Data Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) SaaS Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) Kafka
2 5 (31.25%) YAML
3 1 (6.25%) Node.js
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) DevOps
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 6 (37.50%) OO
2 6 (37.50%) OOP
2 6 (37.50%) Scrum
3 5 (31.25%) Asset Management
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) ETL
5 2 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (6.25%) High Availability
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure as Code
6 1 (6.25%) Open Source
6 1 (6.25%) Vendor Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) IBM
1 6 (37.50%) IBM Sterling
1 6 (37.50%) Informatica
1 6 (37.50%) SAP