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 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 64 63
Rank change year-on-year +25 -1  
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 18 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.14% 0.70% 0.70%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.00% 4.44% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 5
Median daily rate £525 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +2.56%  

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 75 135 71
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 13.07% 15.81% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 80 37
Median daily rate £475 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £197 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £520 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £393
% change year-on-year - +14.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £12.50 £19.61 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.25% +6.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +75.75% -40.00%  

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 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 20 (52.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (47.37%) Linux
2 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 16 (42.11%) Python
3 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (34.21%) Scrum
4 13 (34.21%) Java
4 13 (34.21%) DNS
4 13 (34.21%) Ansible
5 11 (28.95%) Public Cloud
5 11 (28.95%) PowerShell
5 11 (28.95%) Web Services
6 10 (26.32%) Windows
6 10 (26.32%) Load Balancing
7 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
7 9 (23.68%) Mentoring
8 8 (21.05%) Docker
8 8 (21.05%) DevOps
8 8 (21.05%) Task Automation
8 8 (21.05%) Maven
8 8 (21.05%) Finance
9 7 (18.42%) Unix
9 7 (18.42%) Linux Command Line
10 6 (15.79%) Patch Management
10 6 (15.79%) Windows Server
10 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
10 6 (15.79%) HTTP
10 6 (15.79%) Tomcat
10 6 (15.79%) SMTP

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 (15.79%) Tomcat
2 4 (10.53%) nginx
3 3 (7.89%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.63%) Apache
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.63%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.63%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (52.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (13.16%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (10.53%) IaaS
3 4 (10.53%) SaaS
4 3 (7.89%) PaaS
5 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (5.26%) HP Helion
5 2 (5.26%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (5.26%) SoftLayer
6 1 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.63%) GitHub
6 1 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.63%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (34.21%) DNS
2 6 (15.79%) HTTP
2 6 (15.79%) SMTP
3 4 (10.53%) Firewall
4 3 (7.89%) SSH
5 2 (5.26%) Network Security
6 1 (2.63%) DHCP
6 1 (2.63%) Internet
6 1 (2.63%) LAN
6 1 (2.63%) LDAP
6 1 (2.63%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (2.63%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.63%) VPN
6 1 (2.63%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.63%) Big Data
4 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.63%) HBase
4 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.63%) OLAP
4 1 (2.63%) OLTP
4 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Maven
2 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.63%) DbUnit
3 1 (2.63%) Gerrit
3 1 (2.63%) GitLab
3 1 (2.63%) jMock
3 1 (2.63%) JUnit
3 1 (2.63%) Mockito
3 1 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.63%) SonarQube
3 1 (2.63%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.63%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Brand Awareness
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Developer
2 7 (18.42%) Java Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Applications Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Architect
3 6 (15.79%) Java Applications Developer
4 5 (13.16%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Lead Developer
7 2 (5.26%) AWS Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Cloud Specialist
7 2 (5.26%) Engagement Manager
7 2 (5.26%) ERP Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Security Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Data Centre Specialist
8 1 (2.63%) DevOps Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Payments Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) Web Services
2 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
3 5 (13.16%) .NET
3 5 (13.16%) J2EE
3 5 (13.16%) OAuth2
3 5 (13.16%) REST
3 5 (13.16%) SOAP
3 5 (13.16%) XML
4 4 (10.53%) JSON
4 4 (10.53%) Node.js
4 4 (10.53%) SAML
4 4 (10.53%) XSLT
5 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.63%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.63%) COM
6 1 (2.63%) HTML
6 1 (2.63%) MDX
6 1 (2.63%) Spring
6 1 (2.63%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Public Cloud
2 7 (18.42%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (7.89%) Private Cloud
5 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
5 2 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (5.26%) PMI
6 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.63%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 18 (47.37%) Linux
2 10 (26.32%) Windows
3 7 (18.42%) Unix
4 6 (15.79%) Windows Server
4 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.63%) AIX
6 1 (2.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (34.21%) Scrum
3 10 (26.32%) Load Balancing
4 9 (23.68%) Mentoring
5 8 (21.05%) DevOps
5 8 (21.05%) Task Automation
6 6 (15.79%) Patch Management
7 4 (10.53%) Project Management
7 4 (10.53%) SOA
7 4 (10.53%) Use Case
7 4 (10.53%) User Stories
8 3 (7.89%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.89%) Information Management
8 3 (7.89%) Problem Management
8 3 (7.89%) Product Management
8 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.26%) Matrix Organization
9 2 (5.26%) Presales
9 2 (5.26%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) Python
2 13 (34.21%) Java
3 11 (28.95%) PowerShell
4 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.26%) C#
5 2 (5.26%) Ruby
5 2 (5.26%) SQL
6 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.63%) C
6 1 (2.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (2.63%) Perl
6 1 (2.63%) PHP
6 1 (2.63%) Scala
6 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) Master's Degree
2 2 (5.26%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.26%) PMP
2 2 (5.26%) Postgraduate
2 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.63%) CISA
3 1 (2.63%) CISM
3 1 (2.63%) CISSP
3 1 (2.63%) SANS
3 1 (2.63%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) COBIT
2 1 (2.63%) GDPR
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
2 8 (21.05%) Docker
3 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.26%) vCloud
4 2 (5.26%) vSphere
5 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.63%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 13 (34.21%) Ansible
2 4 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (7.89%) Puppet
4 2 (5.26%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.63%) CloudForms
5 1 (2.63%) Kibana
5 1 (2.63%) logstash
5 1 (2.63%) Packer
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (2.63%) Salt
5 1 (2.63%) yum
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) VMware
3 4 (10.53%) Apigee
4 3 (7.89%) IBM
4 3 (7.89%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (5.26%) Rackspace
5 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.63%) Google
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle
6 1 (2.63%) RedGate
6 1 (2.63%) Sage