Period
to 25 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an AWS Engineer was £493 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 172 226
Rank change year-on-year +6 +54 -10
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 54 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.91% 0.47% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.49% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 19 12
North West median daily rate £493 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.44% - +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £363 £378
90th Percentile £597 £560 £523
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +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 5,661 5,479 6,868
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.09% 94.55% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,512 3,347 4,321
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £564 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 332 249 262
North West median hourly rate £19.25 £19.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.24% -7.91%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.06 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £49.00 £47.39
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% -1.58% +7.04%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -6 32 £500 +14.29% 7
Cheshire -2 12 £363 -
Lancashire -6 7 £525 -4.55% 1
Merseyside +19 2 £293 -45.58%
AWS Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 41 (75.93%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (66.67%) DevOps
3 24 (44.44%) Puppet
3 24 (44.44%) Terraform
4 23 (42.59%) Linux
5 21 (38.89%) Jenkins
6 17 (31.48%) Python
6 17 (31.48%) Ansible
7 15 (27.78%) Docker
8 12 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (20.37%) Windows
9 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (18.52%) Configuration Management
10 10 (18.52%) Bash Shell
10 10 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (16.67%) Java
11 9 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 8 (14.81%) Git (software)
13 7 (12.96%) CentOS
13 7 (12.96%) SQL
13 7 (12.96%) HTTP
13 7 (12.96%) DNS
14 6 (11.11%) .NET
14 6 (11.11%) MySQL
14 6 (11.11%) Unix
14 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
14 6 (11.11%) Cloudera
14 6 (11.11%) Amazon ELB
14 6 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
14 6 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation

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 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (7.41%) MS Exchange
1 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
1 4 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (5.56%) Apache
2 3 (5.56%) Apache Spark
2 3 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.56%) nginx
3 2 (3.70%) CMS
3 2 (3.70%) Orchard CMS
4 1 (1.85%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 41 (75.93%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 6 (11.11%) Amazon ELB
4 6 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (9.26%) Amazon S3
6 4 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (7.41%) GitHub
7 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (5.56%) Office 365
7 3 (5.56%) Route 53
8 2 (3.70%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (3.70%) CloudFront
8 2 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (3.70%) Serverless
9 1 (1.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (1.85%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (1.85%) Amazon SageMaker
9 1 (1.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) DNS
1 7 (12.96%) HTTP
2 4 (7.41%) Firewall
2 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.56%) DHCP
4 2 (3.70%) FTP
4 2 (3.70%) Internet
4 2 (3.70%) IPsec
4 2 (3.70%) SSL
5 1 (1.85%) LAN
5 1 (1.85%) Skype
5 1 (1.85%) VPN
5 1 (1.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
1 6 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
1 6 (11.11%) MySQL
1 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) Big Data
2 5 (9.26%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.41%) Amazon Aurora
3 4 (7.41%) Hadoop
3 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.85%) Amazon Athena
6 1 (1.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.85%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.85%) Impala
6 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (38.89%) Jenkins
2 8 (14.81%) Git (software)
3 6 (11.11%) GitLab
4 3 (5.56%) SonarQube
5 2 (3.70%) Artifactory
5 2 (3.70%) RStudio
5 2 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 3 (5.56%) Finance
1 3 (5.56%) Retail
2 2 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.70%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) .NET
2 5 (9.26%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (7.41%) XML
4 3 (5.56%) Node.js
4 3 (5.56%) Web Services
5 2 (3.70%) .NET Core
5 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (3.70%) BREW
5 2 (3.70%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.85%) LAMP
6 1 (1.85%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Taxonomies
2 3 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (3.70%) NHS
3 2 (3.70%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (42.59%) Linux
2 11 (20.37%) Windows
3 10 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (12.96%) CentOS
5 6 (11.11%) Unix
6 4 (7.41%) VMS
7 2 (3.70%) Windows 10
7 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (66.67%) DevOps
2 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (18.52%) Configuration Management
4 6 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (9.26%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (9.26%) Data Analysis
5 5 (9.26%) ETL
5 5 (9.26%) Microservices
6 4 (7.41%) Business Analysis
6 4 (7.41%) Business Process Analysis
6 4 (7.41%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (7.41%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (7.41%) Migration
6 4 (7.41%) Project Management
6 4 (7.41%) Software Deployment
6 4 (7.41%) Software Engineering
6 4 (7.41%) Visualisation
7 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.56%) High Availability
7 3 (5.56%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 17 (31.48%) Python
2 10 (18.52%) Bash Shell
3 9 (16.67%) Java
4 7 (12.96%) SQL
5 5 (9.26%) Perl
5 5 (9.26%) PHP
5 5 (9.26%) Ruby
6 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.41%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.70%) C#
8 1 (1.85%) Java 8
8 1 (1.85%) PHP 7
8 1 (1.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) PMO
2 1 (1.85%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (27.78%) Docker
2 2 (3.70%) Varnish
3 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (44.44%) Puppet
1 24 (44.44%) Terraform
2 17 (31.48%) Ansible
3 6 (11.11%) Kubernetes
3 6 (11.11%) Packer
4 4 (7.41%) Kibana
5 3 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.70%) Grafana
6 2 (3.70%) HAProxy
6 2 (3.70%) logstash
6 2 (3.70%) Prometheus
6 2 (3.70%) Rancher
6 2 (3.70%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) Cloudera
2 5 (9.26%) Talend
3 4 (7.41%) Hyperion
3 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle
3 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.56%) Google
5 2 (3.70%) Black Duck
6 1 (1.85%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.85%) WatchGuard