Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 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 AWS Certification
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 206 205 221
Rank change year-on-year -1 +16 +29
Contract jobs citing AWS Certification 13 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.22% 0.053% 0.044%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.16% 0.30% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
North West median daily rate £415 £600 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.83% - -
England median daily rate £550 £513 £550
% change year-on-year +7.32% -6.82% +15.79%
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 1,123 998 1,273
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 18.80% 17.52% 18.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 663 574 755
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £238 £202 £234
90th Percentile £588 £550 £600
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 78 57
North West median hourly rate £29.00 £38.88 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.40% +41.36% -9.90%
10th Percentile £14.80 £14.62 £12.13
90th Percentile £56.05 £53.60 £53.20
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.12 £26.00
% change year-on-year -0.48% -3.38% +8.33%

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 20 November 2018.

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 20 November 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
Manchester -8 8 £415 -30.83% 2
Cheshire - 5 £490 -
AWS Certification
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, 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 9 (69.23%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) Puppet
3 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
4 5 (38.46%) DevOps
4 5 (38.46%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (38.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (30.77%) Ansible
5 4 (30.77%) Docker
5 4 (30.77%) Linux
5 4 (30.77%) Python
5 4 (30.77%) VPN
5 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (30.77%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (30.77%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (30.77%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
6 3 (23.08%) High Availability
6 3 (23.08%) Salt
6 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 3 (23.08%) IntelliJ
6 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
6 3 (23.08%) Scrum
6 3 (23.08%) Kubernetes
6 3 (23.08%) Dropwizard
6 3 (23.08%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (23.08%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 3 (23.08%) Java 8

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 2 (15.38%) Apache Pig
1 2 (15.38%) Apache Spark
1 2 (15.38%) nginx
2 1 (7.69%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 9 (69.23%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (38.46%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (38.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (30.77%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (30.77%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (15.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (15.38%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (15.38%) Amazon S3
4 2 (15.38%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (15.38%) AWS CloudTrail
4 2 (15.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (15.38%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (15.38%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) VPN
2 2 (15.38%) Internet
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (15.38%) Apache Hive
2 2 (15.38%) Big Data
2 2 (15.38%) Electronic Patient Records
2 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
2 2 (15.38%) HBase
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
2 3 (23.08%) IntelliJ
3 2 (15.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (15.38%) Hudson
3 2 (15.38%) Subversion
3 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (7.69%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) AWS Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) AWS Architect
3 2 (15.38%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Cloud Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps Developer
4 1 (7.69%) AWS Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) AWS Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Implementation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Dropwizard
1 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
2 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
2 2 (15.38%) Node.js
2 2 (15.38%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (15.38%) React
3 1 (7.69%) boto
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) JSON
3 1 (7.69%) Spring
3 1 (7.69%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) DevOps
3 3 (23.08%) High Availability
3 3 (23.08%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
4 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) Data Security
4 2 (15.38%) OO
4 2 (15.38%) Workflow
5 1 (7.69%) Deployment Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) Python
3 3 (23.08%) Java 8
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) Ruby
5 1 (7.69%) Perl
5 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Docker
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Puppet
2 4 (30.77%) Ansible
2 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (23.08%) Docker Swarm
3 3 (23.08%) Kubernetes
3 3 (23.08%) Salt
3 3 (23.08%) Terraform
4 2 (15.38%) Packer
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Meraki
2 1 (7.69%) Google