Period
to 22 February 2019

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 22 February 2019 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
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 191 202 206
Rank change year-on-year +11 +4 +34
Contract jobs citing AWS Certification 31 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.54% 0.074% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.90% 0.43% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 4
North West median daily rate £552 £500 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.45% -16.67% +20.00%
England median daily rate £575 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £90.00 - -

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 1,070 938 1,130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 18.64% 17.42% 19.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 557 682
North West median daily rate £425 £420 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% -2.33% +7.50%
10th Percentile £213 £200 £233
90th Percentile £613 £588 £631
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 72 80
North West median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £39.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £16.32 £13.07 £13.00
90th Percentile £51.25 £67.05 £53.00
England median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% +2.32%

AWS Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing AWS Certification as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing AWS Certification in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS Certification in the North West

AWS Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Certification in the North West over the 6 months to 22 February 2019.

Contractor 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 22 February 2019. 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
Lancashire - 23 £520 -
Manchester -5 4 £675 +45.95% 2
Cheshire - 4 £575 -
AWS Certification
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, 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 29 (93.55%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (70.97%) Oracle
2 22 (70.97%) Linux
2 22 (70.97%) Hybrid Cloud
2 22 (70.97%) Systems Engineering
3 21 (67.74%) Windows
4 20 (64.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (64.52%) Serverless
5 19 (61.29%) Docker
5 19 (61.29%) Kubernetes
5 19 (61.29%) Red Hat
5 19 (61.29%) SQL Server
6 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (58.06%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (58.06%) DevOps
7 17 (54.84%) Security Management
7 17 (54.84%) OpenShift
8 16 (51.61%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (48.39%) Finance
10 6 (19.35%) Migration
11 5 (16.13%) Terraform
11 5 (16.13%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (9.68%) Project Management
12 3 (9.68%) Python
12 3 (9.68%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (9.68%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (9.68%) Amazon S3
12 3 (9.68%) Puppet
13 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
13 2 (6.45%) Amazon RDS

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 1 (3.23%) Apache Spark
1 1 (3.23%) Confluence
1 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 29 (93.55%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (64.52%) Serverless
3 18 (58.06%) Cloud Computing
4 17 (54.84%) OpenShift
5 3 (9.68%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (9.68%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (9.68%) Amazon S3
6 2 (6.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (6.45%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (6.45%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (6.45%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (6.45%) AWS CloudTrail
6 2 (6.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (6.45%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (6.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (3.23%) IaaS
7 1 (3.23%) PaaS
7 1 (3.23%) Route 53
7 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) VPN
2 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (61.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (6.45%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.23%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (3.23%) Big Data
3 1 (3.23%) Data Lake
3 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.23%) Impala
3 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.23%) GitLab
2 1 (3.23%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) SonarQube
General
1 15 (48.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) AWS Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Architect
3 6 (19.35%) AWS Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Platform Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (9.68%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (9.68%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Technical Manager
7 2 (6.45%) AWS Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Senior DevOps
7 2 (6.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Migration Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) boto
1 1 (3.23%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (3.23%) HTML
1 1 (3.23%) JSON
1 1 (3.23%) REST
1 1 (3.23%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (70.97%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.23%) Cloud Native
2 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 22 (70.97%) Linux
2 21 (67.74%) Windows
3 20 (64.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.23%) CentOS
4 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) Systems Engineering
2 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (58.06%) DevOps
3 17 (54.84%) Security Management
4 16 (51.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (19.35%) Migration
6 3 (9.68%) Project Management
7 2 (6.45%) Data Security
8 1 (3.23%) Deployment Automation
8 1 (3.23%) High Availability
8 1 (3.23%) Information Security
8 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 1 (3.23%) Microservices
8 1 (3.23%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 1 (3.23%) Scrum
8 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.23%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) Python
2 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.23%) Perl
2 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (3.23%) CISM
1 1 (3.23%) CISSP
1 1 (3.23%) TOGAF Certification
System Software
1 19 (61.29%) Docker
2 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) HDFS
3 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (61.29%) Kubernetes
2 5 (16.13%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (16.13%) Terraform
3 3 (9.68%) Puppet
4 1 (3.23%) Ansible
4 1 (3.23%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (3.23%) Grafana
4 1 (3.23%) Packer
4 1 (3.23%) Prometheus
4 1 (3.23%) Rancher
4 1 (3.23%) Salt
Vendors
1 22 (70.97%) Oracle
2 19 (61.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.23%) Black Duck
3 1 (3.23%) Cloudera
3 1 (3.23%) Google