Period
to 26 September 2018

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 26 September 2018 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 51 85
Rank change year-on-year +19 +34 +8
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 69 37 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.78% 2.95% 0.89%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.40% 18.88% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 28 13
Reading median daily rate £500 £509 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.72% +7.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £321 £319 £393
90th Percentile £638 £575 £650
Berkshire median daily rate £485 £425 £488
% change year-on-year +14.12% -12.82% +21.88%
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 308 196 234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 21.33% 15.63% 14.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 107 112
Reading median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £188
90th Percentile £638 £566 £501
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 5
Reading median hourly rate £16.25 £14.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.07% -28.61% +6.00%
10th Percentile £12.13 £11.25 £18.81
90th Percentile £19.38 £35.94 £20.42
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year +53.85% -33.71% +35.24%

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 26 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 32 (46.38%) DevOps
2 28 (40.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (28.99%) Linux
4 18 (26.09%) Python
4 18 (26.09%) Jenkins
5 17 (24.64%) Web Services
5 17 (24.64%) Java
6 16 (23.19%) Ansible
7 15 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (21.74%) Terraform
8 13 (18.84%) SaaS
9 12 (17.39%) Puppet
10 11 (15.94%) PaaS
10 11 (15.94%) Bash Shell
10 11 (15.94%) CentOS
10 11 (15.94%) Docker
10 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
10 11 (15.94%) Red Hat
11 10 (14.49%) Configuration Management
11 10 (14.49%) AngularJS
11 10 (14.49%) IaaS
11 10 (14.49%) Microservices
12 9 (13.04%) OpenStack
12 9 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
12 9 (13.04%) Git (software)
12 9 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (13.04%) .NET
12 9 (13.04%) Migration
13 8 (11.59%) Finance
13 8 (11.59%) Splunk

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 9 (13.04%) OpenStack
2 3 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.90%) Apache
3 2 (2.90%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.45%) CMS
4 1 (1.45%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.45%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Magento
1 1 (1.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 28 (40.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (18.84%) SaaS
3 11 (15.94%) PaaS
4 10 (14.49%) IaaS
5 5 (7.25%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (7.25%) GitHub
6 3 (4.35%) Amazon S3
6 3 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (4.35%) HP Helion
7 2 (2.90%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (2.90%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (2.90%) Route 53
7 2 (2.90%) Serverless
7 2 (2.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (1.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.45%) Datadog
8 1 (1.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) VPN
1 6 (8.70%) WAN
2 4 (5.80%) Firewall
2 4 (5.80%) Network Security
2 4 (5.80%) Software-Defined Networking
3 3 (4.35%) MPLS
4 2 (2.90%) BGP
4 2 (2.90%) EIGRP
4 2 (2.90%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.90%) Internet
4 2 (2.90%) IPsec
4 2 (2.90%) OpenVPN
4 2 (2.90%) OSPF
4 2 (2.90%) SSL
5 1 (1.45%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.45%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.45%) VoLTE
5 1 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.25%) MySQL
3 2 (2.90%) MariaDB
3 2 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.45%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.45%) Big Data
4 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.45%) Power BI
4 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 18 (26.09%) Jenkins
2 9 (13.04%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.25%) Maven
4 3 (4.35%) JMeter
4 3 (4.35%) JUnit
4 3 (4.35%) Mockito
4 3 (4.35%) Selenium
4 3 (4.35%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.90%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.90%) DbUnit
5 2 (2.90%) Hudson
5 2 (2.90%) JIRA
5 2 (2.90%) jMock
5 2 (2.90%) SonarQube
5 2 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.45%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.45%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (11.59%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Back Office
3 2 (2.90%) Law
3 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.45%) Billing
4 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (27.54%) Architect
2 18 (26.09%) Developer
2 18 (26.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (10.14%) AWS DevOps
3 7 (10.14%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 7 (10.14%) AWS Engineer
3 7 (10.14%) Network Architect
4 6 (8.70%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) .NET Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Technical Architect
6 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (5.80%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (5.80%) C# Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Consultant
6 4 (5.80%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (24.64%) Web Services
2 10 (14.49%) AngularJS
3 9 (13.04%) .NET
4 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET
4 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (7.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (5.80%) jQuery
6 3 (4.35%) LAMP
6 3 (4.35%) Node.js
6 3 (4.35%) RESTful
7 2 (2.90%) Akka
7 2 (2.90%) Apache Camel
7 2 (2.90%) CSS
7 2 (2.90%) HTML
7 2 (2.90%) J2EE
7 2 (2.90%) Play Framework
7 2 (2.90%) PowerMock
7 2 (2.90%) SOAP
7 2 (2.90%) Spring
7 2 (2.90%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (5.80%) Public Cloud
2 2 (2.90%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.90%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.45%) BBC
3 1 (1.45%) CMDB
3 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.45%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.45%) NHS
3 1 (1.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.99%) Linux
2 11 (15.94%) CentOS
3 6 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.35%) Windows
5 2 (2.90%) Fedora
6 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.45%) Unix
6 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (46.38%) DevOps
2 15 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (14.49%) Configuration Management
3 10 (14.49%) Microservices
4 9 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (13.04%) Migration
5 6 (8.70%) MVC
6 5 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (7.25%) ITIL
6 5 (7.25%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (7.25%) TDD
6 5 (7.25%) User Stories
6 5 (7.25%) Web Development
7 4 (5.80%) Bimodal
7 4 (5.80%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.80%) Scrum
7 4 (5.80%) Server Management
7 4 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (5.80%) TOGAF
8 3 (4.35%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.09%) Python
2 17 (24.64%) Java
3 11 (15.94%) Bash Shell
4 5 (7.25%) C#
4 5 (7.25%) PowerShell
5 4 (5.80%) C++
5 4 (5.80%) PHP
5 4 (5.80%) SQL
6 3 (4.35%) Go
6 3 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.35%) Perl
7 2 (2.90%) C
7 2 (2.90%) Groovy
7 2 (2.90%) Scala
8 1 (1.45%) Java 8
8 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.80%) TOGAF Certification
3 2 (2.90%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.45%) Degree
4 1 (1.45%) MCP
4 1 (1.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) GDPR
2 1 (1.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.45%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (15.94%) Docker
2 7 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.90%) Btrfs
3 2 (2.90%) vSphere
4 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.45%) KVM
4 1 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.45%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (23.19%) Ansible
2 15 (21.74%) Terraform
3 12 (17.39%) Puppet
4 9 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (11.59%) Kubernetes
6 5 (7.25%) Nagios
6 5 (7.25%) SCOM
7 2 (2.90%) Consul
7 2 (2.90%) HAProxy
7 2 (2.90%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (2.90%) Packer
8 1 (1.45%) Grafana
8 1 (1.45%) Kibana
8 1 (1.45%) Netcool
8 1 (1.45%) NSN NetAct
8 1 (1.45%) OpenView
8 1 (1.45%) Prometheus
8 1 (1.45%) Salt
8 1 (1.45%) TeMIP
8 1 (1.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (15.94%) Red Hat
2 8 (11.59%) Splunk
3 7 (10.14%) VMware
4 6 (8.70%) Cisco
4 6 (8.70%) Google
5 4 (5.80%) Mirantis
6 3 (4.35%) Juniper
6 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.35%) Oracle
7 2 (2.90%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.90%) F5
8 1 (1.45%) BMC
8 1 (1.45%) Mitel
8 1 (1.45%) MKS
8 1 (1.45%) New Relic
8 1 (1.45%) Nokia
8 1 (1.45%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.45%) Remedy
8 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.45%) Teradata