The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for Amazon AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 43 61 76
Rank change year-on-year +18 +15  
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 20 22 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.99% 2.18% 0.10%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.10% 15.83% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 0
Median daily rate £450 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £448 £400
% change year-on-year +6.14% +11.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £30.00

Amazon AWS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 83 139 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 12.41% 13.79% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 85 18
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £350 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £539 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +10.34%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing Amazon AWS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in Reading

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon AWS in Reading

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in Reading over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Reading

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 15 (48.39%) Windows
2 15 (48.39%) Public Cloud
3 13 (41.94%) Linux
4 12 (38.71%) Mentoring
5 11 (35.48%) Python
5 11 (35.48%) Web Services
5 11 (35.48%) Load Balancing
5 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (32.26%) PowerShell
6 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (32.26%) SMTP
6 10 (32.26%) HTTP
6 10 (32.26%) DNS
6 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (32.26%) Patch Management
7 9 (29.03%) Ansible
7 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
8 8 (25.81%) Java
8 8 (25.81%) Problem Management
8 8 (25.81%) Docker
9 7 (22.58%) DevOps
9 7 (22.58%) Windows Server
9 7 (22.58%) QA
9 7 (22.58%) Product Management
9 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
9 7 (22.58%) Project Management
9 7 (22.58%) Scrum
10 6 (19.35%) Unix
11 5 (16.13%) AngularJS

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.68%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.23%) CloudStack
3 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.23%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.45%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (6.45%) SoftLayer
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.23%) HP Helion
3 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) DNS
1 10 (32.26%) HTTP
1 10 (32.26%) SMTP
2 3 (9.68%) SSH
3 1 (3.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.23%) Apache Hive
2 1 (3.23%) Big Data
2 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.23%) HBase
2 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Maven
2 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.45%) Bugzilla
3 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.45%) JIRA
3 2 (6.45%) LoadRunner
3 2 (6.45%) Selenium
3 2 (6.45%) SoapUI
3 2 (6.45%) Subversion
3 2 (6.45%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.23%) Appium
4 1 (3.23%) Gerrit
4 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.23%) JMeter
4 1 (3.23%) JUnit
4 1 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Cloud Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Applications Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Java Applications Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Java Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Platform Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Automation Test Lead
7 2 (6.45%) AWS DevOps
7 2 (6.45%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Security Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) Web Services
2 5 (16.13%) AngularJS
3 2 (6.45%) .NET
4 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.23%) Entity Framework
4 1 (3.23%) OAuth2
4 1 (3.23%) OpenID
4 1 (3.23%) OpenRasta
4 1 (3.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (48.39%) Public Cloud
2 4 (12.90%) Client/Server
3 3 (9.68%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (9.68%) Private Cloud
4 2 (6.45%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (6.45%) PMI
5 1 (3.23%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) Linux
3 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (22.58%) Windows Server
5 6 (19.35%) Unix
6 2 (6.45%) Android
6 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Mentoring
2 11 (35.48%) Load Balancing
3 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (32.26%) Patch Management
4 8 (25.81%) Problem Management
5 7 (22.58%) DevOps
5 7 (22.58%) Product Management
5 7 (22.58%) Project Management
5 7 (22.58%) Scrum
6 5 (16.13%) Service Management
7 3 (9.68%) Information Management
7 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
8 2 (6.45%) BDD
8 2 (6.45%) CMMI
8 2 (6.45%) ERP
8 2 (6.45%) Information Security
8 2 (6.45%) ITIL
8 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
8 2 (6.45%) Programme Management
8 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) Python
2 10 (32.26%) PowerShell
3 8 (25.81%) Java
4 3 (9.68%) Ruby
5 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.23%) C#
6 1 (3.23%) Perl
6 1 (3.23%) PHP
6 1 (3.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) PMI Certification
2 2 (6.45%) PMP
2 2 (6.45%) Postgraduate
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) CISA
3 1 (3.23%) CISM
3 1 (3.23%) CISSP
3 1 (3.23%) SANS
3 1 (3.23%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) COBIT
2 1 (3.23%) GDPR
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.81%) Docker
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) vSphere
3 1 (3.23%) Xen
3 1 (3.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) Ansible
2 3 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.45%) Puppet
4 1 (3.23%) Cobbler
4 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.23%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) IBM
2 2 (6.45%) Rackspace
3 1 (3.23%) VMware
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