Period
to 16 January 2019

The median contractor rate for an AWS Engineer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 47 60 77
Rank change year-on-year +13 +17 +18
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 37 43 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.82% 3.54% 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.92% 3.65% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 40 24
Oxfordshire median daily rate £500 £500 £471
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.27% -0.95%
10th Percentile £387 £425 £431
90th Percentile £625 £628 £525
South East median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 945 1,179 1,178
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.62% 96.96% 97.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 680 921 840
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +12.58%
10th Percentile £250 £230 £200
90th Percentile £575 £600 £563
South East median daily rate £433 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.97% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 27 48
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +3.03% -5.71%
10th Percentile £14.00 £10.18 £10.75
90th Percentile £50.75 £59.50 £37.25
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +13.89% +2.86% -7.89%

AWS Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS Engineer in Oxfordshire

AWS Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing AWS Engineer in Oxfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS Engineer in Oxfordshire

AWS Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Engineer in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS Engineer in Oxfordshire

AWS Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 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
Oxford +21 30 £500 - 9
Kidlington +8 3 £488 +30.00% 2
Faringdon - 1 - -
AWS Engineer
South East

AWS Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 Oxfordshire region featuring AWS Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (62.16%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (43.24%) DevOps
3 15 (40.54%) Java
4 14 (37.84%) Python
4 14 (37.84%) Docker
5 13 (35.14%) Ansible
5 13 (35.14%) AWS CloudFormation
5 13 (35.14%) Puppet
6 11 (29.73%) Oracle
6 11 (29.73%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (29.73%) Software Engineering
7 10 (27.03%) PowerShell
7 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (27.03%) Jenkins
7 10 (27.03%) Terraform
8 9 (24.32%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (24.32%) Windows
9 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
9 8 (21.62%) Oracle EBS R12
9 8 (21.62%) Kubernetes
9 8 (21.62%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (18.92%) Amazon S3
10 7 (18.92%) Linux
11 6 (16.22%) SQL
11 6 (16.22%) IaaS
11 6 (16.22%) Serverless
12 5 (13.51%) Java 8
12 5 (13.51%) AWS Certification
12 5 (13.51%) CRM

AWS Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Business Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 23 (62.16%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (35.14%) AWS CloudFormation
3 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (18.92%) Amazon S3
5 6 (16.22%) IaaS
5 6 (16.22%) Serverless
6 4 (10.81%) PaaS
6 4 (10.81%) SaaS
7 3 (8.11%) Office 365
8 2 (5.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (5.41%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (5.41%) GitHub
9 1 (2.70%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (2.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) Firewall
2 3 (8.11%) DNS
2 3 (8.11%) VPN
3 2 (5.41%) LAN
3 2 (5.41%) WAN
4 1 (2.70%) MPLS
4 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (8.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (8.11%) MongoDB
2 3 (8.11%) MySQL
3 1 (2.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.41%) Artifactory
2 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.41%) Maven
2 2 (5.41%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (5.41%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.70%) GoCD
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
1 5 (13.51%) Marketing
2 3 (8.11%) Back Office
2 3 (8.11%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) JSON
1 4 (10.81%) Web Services
2 3 (8.11%) Kafka
3 1 (2.70%) OAuth
3 1 (2.70%) OpenID
3 1 (2.70%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.70%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Windows
2 7 (18.92%) Linux
3 2 (5.41%) CentOS
3 2 (5.41%) Debian
3 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) DevOps
2 11 (29.73%) Software Engineering
3 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (21.62%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (13.51%) B2B
5 5 (13.51%) CRM
5 5 (13.51%) Data Protection
5 5 (13.51%) Migration
6 4 (10.81%) Build Automation
6 4 (10.81%) Cryptography
6 4 (10.81%) Data Encryption
6 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (10.81%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
7 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.11%) Microservices
7 3 (8.11%) Quote-to-Cash
7 3 (8.11%) Software Delivery
8 2 (5.41%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) Java
2 14 (37.84%) Python
3 10 (27.03%) PowerShell
4 6 (16.22%) SQL
5 5 (13.51%) Java 8
6 2 (5.41%) Perl
7 1 (2.70%) Go
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.70%) CCNA
2 1 (2.70%) CCNP
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.70%) CISSP
2 1 (2.70%) MCSE
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.70%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) Docker
2 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (35.14%) Ansible
1 13 (35.14%) Puppet
2 10 (27.03%) Terraform
3 9 (24.32%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (21.62%) Kubernetes
5 2 (5.41%) Packer
6 1 (2.70%) SCCM
6 1 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Oracle
1 11 (29.73%) Salesforce.com
2 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.11%) Adyen
3 3 (8.11%) WorldPay
4 2 (5.41%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco