Period
to 20 June 2018

The median contractor rate for an AWS Engineer was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 20 June 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 Engineer
England > North West
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 180 220
Rank change year-on-year +30 +40 -11
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 68 24 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.16% 0.44% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 0.46% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 18 8
North West median daily rate £513 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.89% -5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £450 £351 £373
90th Percentile £625 £566 £508
England median daily rate £530 £520 £500
% change year-on-year +1.92% +4.00% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West 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 North West. 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
North West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5,569 5,173 7,325
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.25% 94.52% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,457 3,132 4,422
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £225 £244
90th Percentile £575 £550 £544
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 311 286 309
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £18.84 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.11% -8.10% +13.07%
10th Percentile £11.28 £11.00 £11.32
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.50 £47.39
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £19.99
% change year-on-year -1.07% -6.46% +14.24%

AWS Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured AWS Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for AWS Engineer in the North West

AWS Engineer
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 Engineer in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS Engineer in the North West

AWS Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Engineer in the North West over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS Engineer in the North West

AWS Engineer
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 Engineer within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 June 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 +11 48 £500 +11.11% 13
Cheshire -5 7 £556 +58.93% 2
Merseyside +25 5 £560 -
Lancashire - 5 £538 -
AWS Engineer
England

AWS Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, AWS Engineer 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 North West region featuring AWS Engineer in the job title.

1 52 (76.47%) DevOps
2 48 (70.59%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (60.29%) Puppet
4 33 (48.53%) Linux
5 30 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (39.71%) Python
7 22 (32.35%) Ruby
7 22 (32.35%) Bash Shell
7 22 (32.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (32.35%) Terraform
8 21 (30.88%) Deployment Automation
8 21 (30.88%) Jenkins
9 20 (29.41%) Ansible
10 19 (27.94%) PHP
11 14 (20.59%) Docker
12 13 (19.12%) Java
13 12 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
14 11 (16.18%) Greenfield Project
14 11 (16.18%) Configuration Management
14 11 (16.18%) Software Engineering
15 10 (14.71%) Kubernetes
16 9 (13.24%) Git (software)
16 9 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
17 8 (11.76%) Security Cleared
17 8 (11.76%) Google
17 8 (11.76%) DNS
18 7 (10.29%) TDD
18 7 (10.29%) GitHub
18 7 (10.29%) Big Data
18 7 (10.29%) Continuous Delivery

AWS Engineer Skill Set
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 4 (5.88%) Amazon Alexa
1 4 (5.88%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (4.41%) Apache
3 2 (2.94%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.94%) CMS
3 2 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.94%) nginx
3 2 (2.94%) Orchard CMS
4 1 (1.47%) Confluence
4 1 (1.47%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 48 (70.59%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.29%) GitHub
3 6 (8.82%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (8.82%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (5.88%) Datadog
4 4 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (5.88%) Serverless
5 3 (4.41%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (4.41%) PaaS
5 3 (4.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (2.94%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.47%) CloudFront
7 1 (1.47%) IaaS
7 1 (1.47%) Office 365
7 1 (1.47%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.76%) DNS
2 6 (8.82%) HTTP
3 3 (4.41%) DHCP
3 3 (4.41%) Firewall
3 3 (4.41%) SMS
3 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.94%) Internet
4 2 (2.94%) SSL
5 1 (1.47%) FTP
5 1 (1.47%) IPsec
5 1 (1.47%) LAN
5 1 (1.47%) Skype
5 1 (1.47%) VPN
5 1 (1.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) Big Data
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.94%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.94%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (30.88%) Jenkins
2 9 (13.24%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.82%) Artifactory
4 5 (7.35%) Bitbucket
4 5 (7.35%) SonarQube
5 4 (5.88%) Cucumber
5 4 (5.88%) Gradle
5 4 (5.88%) JMeter
5 4 (5.88%) Maven
5 4 (5.88%) Selenium
5 4 (5.88%) Spock
6 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio Code
7 2 (2.94%) RStudio
7 2 (2.94%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.47%) FishEye
8 1 (1.47%) GoCD
8 1 (1.47%) JIRA
8 1 (1.47%) Subversion
General
1 3 (4.41%) Electronics
1 3 (4.41%) Finance
1 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
1 3 (4.41%) Marketing
1 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.94%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.82%) Node.js
2 4 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (4.41%) .NET
3 3 (4.41%) Web Services
4 2 (2.94%) .NET Core
4 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (2.94%) BREW
4 2 (2.94%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (2.94%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.47%) BBC
4 1 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.47%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (48.53%) Linux
2 22 (32.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (5.88%) Windows
4 3 (4.41%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.94%) Unix
5 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.47%) CentOS
6 1 (1.47%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (76.47%) DevOps
2 30 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (30.88%) Deployment Automation
4 11 (16.18%) Configuration Management
4 11 (16.18%) Software Engineering
5 9 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (10.29%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (10.29%) TDD
7 5 (7.35%) High Availability
7 5 (7.35%) Open Source
7 5 (7.35%) Test Automation
8 3 (4.41%) BDD
8 3 (4.41%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (4.41%) Machine Learning
8 3 (4.41%) Performance Management
8 3 (4.41%) Performance Testing
8 3 (4.41%) Programme Management
8 3 (4.41%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (4.41%) Scrum
8 3 (4.41%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 27 (39.71%) Python
2 22 (32.35%) Bash Shell
2 22 (32.35%) Ruby
3 19 (27.94%) PHP
4 13 (19.12%) Java
5 4 (5.88%) Go
6 2 (2.94%) C#
7 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.47%) SQL
7 1 (1.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) GCP
System Software
1 14 (20.59%) Docker
2 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.94%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 41 (60.29%) Puppet
2 22 (32.35%) Terraform
3 20 (29.41%) Ansible
4 12 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (14.71%) Kubernetes
6 4 (5.88%) Kibana
7 2 (2.94%) HAProxy
7 2 (2.94%) logstash
7 2 (2.94%) Packer
7 2 (2.94%) Rancher
8 1 (1.47%) Consul
8 1 (1.47%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (1.47%) FlexNet
8 1 (1.47%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (11.76%) Google
2 4 (5.88%) Cloudera
3 3 (4.41%) SAP
4 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.94%) Splunk
5 1 (1.47%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.47%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle
5 1 (1.47%) VMware
5 1 (1.47%) WatchGuard