Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 76 92
Rank change year-on-year +24 +16 +8
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 36 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.80% 1.28% 0.72%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.65% 9.95% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 17 9
Reading median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £315 £398 £400
90th Percentile £573 £650 £528
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £463 £450
% change year-on-year -2.70% +2.78% +22.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £35.00 -

Amazon AWS is in the Cloud Services category. The following 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.

All Cloud Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 230 191 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 17.88% 12.83% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 74 69
Reading median daily rate £403 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.33% -11.76% -10.53%
10th Percentile £315 £195 £253
90th Percentile £583 £538 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 3
Reading median hourly rate £14.50 £19.61 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.06% -28.69% -
10th Percentile £11.25 £14.74 £16.05
90th Percentile £34.03 £20.42 £28.60
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £18.03 £14.50
% change year-on-year -19.58% +24.34% -63.75%

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Amazon AWS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 (47.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (30.56%) DevOps
3 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 9 (25.00%) Python
4 9 (25.00%) Ansible
5 8 (22.22%) Web Services
5 8 (22.22%) Windows
5 8 (22.22%) Linux
5 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 8 (22.22%) PowerShell
6 7 (19.44%) VMware
6 7 (19.44%) Docker
6 7 (19.44%) Kubernetes
7 6 (16.67%) Jenkins
7 6 (16.67%) OpenStack
7 6 (16.67%) IaaS
7 6 (16.67%) PaaS
7 6 (16.67%) SQL
8 5 (13.89%) Java
8 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
8 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
8 5 (13.89%) DNS
8 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (13.89%) Migration
8 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (11.11%) Puppet
9 4 (11.11%) Opscode Chef

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring 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 6 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 3 (8.33%) IIS
3 2 (5.56%) Apache
3 2 (5.56%) JBoss
3 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.78%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (47.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (16.67%) IaaS
2 6 (16.67%) PaaS
3 4 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (8.33%) GitHub
4 3 (8.33%) SaaS
5 2 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (5.56%) HP Helion
5 2 (5.56%) Serverless
6 1 (2.78%) Amazon S3
6 1 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.78%) Heroku
6 1 (2.78%) OpenShift
6 1 (2.78%) Route 53
6 1 (2.78%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) DNS
1 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.33%) iSCSI
2 3 (8.33%) LAN
2 3 (8.33%) Network Security
2 3 (8.33%) WAN
3 2 (5.56%) DHCP
4 1 (2.78%) Firewall
4 1 (2.78%) VoIP
4 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (5.56%) MySQL
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.56%) Redis
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.78%) HBase
6 1 (2.78%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (2.78%) InfluxDB
6 1 (2.78%) OLAP
6 1 (2.78%) OLTP
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.78%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.78%) Gerrit
4 1 (2.78%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.78%) JIRA
4 1 (2.78%) Maven
4 1 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.78%) Visual Composer
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (16.67%) Developer
1 6 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Architect
2 5 (13.89%) Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) Administrator
3 4 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 3 (8.33%) AWS Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support
5 2 (5.56%) IT Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Java Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Server Support
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) Web Services
2 3 (8.33%) .NET
2 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (8.33%) CSS
2 3 (8.33%) HTML
2 3 (8.33%) JSON
2 3 (8.33%) REST
3 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 2 (5.56%) CSS3
3 2 (5.56%) HTML5
3 2 (5.56%) jQuery
3 2 (5.56%) LAMP
3 2 (5.56%) Spring
3 2 (5.56%) Spring Boot
3 2 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.78%) Ajax
4 1 (2.78%) COM
4 1 (2.78%) MDX
4 1 (2.78%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
1 2 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (5.56%) PKI
1 2 (5.56%) Private Cloud
1 2 (5.56%) Public Cloud
1 2 (5.56%) User Experience
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Linux
1 8 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.56%) Unix
3 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.78%) CentOS
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) DevOps
2 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (13.89%) Migration
3 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (8.33%) Microservices
4 3 (8.33%) MVC
4 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.56%) Change Management
5 2 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (5.56%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (5.56%) Data Analysis
5 2 (5.56%) Information Security
5 2 (5.56%) ITIL
5 2 (5.56%) Operations Management
5 2 (5.56%) Project Management
5 2 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.56%) Test Automation
5 2 (5.56%) Workflow
6 1 (2.78%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) Python
2 8 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 6 (16.67%) SQL
4 5 (13.89%) Java
4 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.33%) C#
5 3 (8.33%) Perl
6 2 (5.56%) C++
6 2 (5.56%) PHP
6 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.56%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.78%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.33%) A+ Certification
2 3 (8.33%) CompTIA Security+
2 3 (8.33%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) MCP
2 3 (8.33%) Network+ Certification
2 3 (8.33%) Security+ Certification
3 2 (5.56%) MCDST
3 2 (5.56%) MCSA
3 2 (5.56%) MCSE
4 1 (2.78%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.78%) CISSP
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.78%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 7 (19.44%) Docker
3 3 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.78%) LXC
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) Ansible
2 7 (19.44%) Kubernetes
3 4 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (11.11%) Puppet
4 2 (5.56%) Mesos
4 2 (5.56%) SELinux
5 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.78%) CFEngine
5 1 (2.78%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (2.78%) Graphite
5 1 (2.78%) Nagios
5 1 (2.78%) Rancher
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) VMware
3 3 (8.33%) Cisco
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle
4 2 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.78%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.78%) F5
5 1 (2.78%) Google
5 1 (2.78%) New Relic
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.78%) Splunk