Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 73 70
Rank change year-on-year +23 -3 +37
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 41 25 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.38% 1.75% 2.01%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.36% 13.97% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 35
Reading median daily rate £475 £450 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +0.56% -1.92%
10th Percentile £343 £393 £331
90th Percentile £575 £650 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £436
% change year-on-year - +3.15% +2.65%
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 267 179 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 22.01% 12.54% 10.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 78 118
Reading median daily rate £403 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% - -15.00%
10th Percentile £323 £200 £293
90th Percentile £600 £538 £529
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 4
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -35.63% +14.47%
10th Percentile £12.48 £10.70 £14.25
90th Percentile £20.50 £17.14 £28.53
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £17.06 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.68% +10.06% -58.67%

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 24 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 16 (39.02%) Linux
1 16 (39.02%) DevOps
2 12 (29.27%) Ansible
2 12 (29.27%) Docker
2 12 (29.27%) Jenkins
2 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (26.83%) Web Services
4 9 (21.95%) Python
4 9 (21.95%) Windows
4 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
5 8 (19.51%) PHP
6 7 (17.07%) MySQL
6 7 (17.07%) LAMP
6 7 (17.07%) Puppet
6 7 (17.07%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (17.07%) Kubernetes
7 6 (14.63%) Public Cloud
7 6 (14.63%) PaaS
7 6 (14.63%) IaaS
7 6 (14.63%) VMware
7 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
7 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
7 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
7 6 (14.63%) Apache
7 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
8 5 (12.20%) DNS
8 5 (12.20%) SQL
8 5 (12.20%) Java

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 (14.63%) Apache
2 4 (9.76%) IIS
2 4 (9.76%) OpenStack
3 3 (7.32%) nginx
3 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.32%) WordPress
4 2 (4.88%) CMS
4 2 (4.88%) JBoss
4 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.44%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.44%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (2.44%) GlassFish
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (14.63%) IaaS
2 6 (14.63%) PaaS
3 5 (12.20%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (12.20%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (12.20%) GitHub
4 3 (7.32%) SaaS
5 2 (4.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (4.88%) Amazon S3
5 2 (4.88%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (4.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (4.88%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (4.88%) OpenShift
5 2 (4.88%) Route 53
5 2 (4.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (2.44%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.44%) Heroku
6 1 (2.44%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) DNS
2 3 (7.32%) iSCSI
2 3 (7.32%) Network Security
2 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.88%) DHCP
3 2 (4.88%) LAN
3 2 (4.88%) WAN
4 1 (2.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) MySQL
2 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.76%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.44%) InfluxDB
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (29.27%) Jenkins
2 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.32%) JIRA
4 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.88%) Vagrant
4 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.44%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.44%) Gerrit
5 1 (2.44%) Maven
5 1 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.44%) Subversion
5 1 (2.44%) Visual Composer
General
1 3 (7.32%) Billing
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Marketing
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Developer
3 6 (14.63%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) AWS Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) Windows Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) WordPress Developer
6 2 (4.88%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (4.88%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.88%) PHP Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior DevOps
6 2 (4.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.83%) Web Services
2 7 (17.07%) LAMP
3 4 (9.76%) CodeIgniter
3 4 (9.76%) CSS
3 4 (9.76%) HTML
3 4 (9.76%) JSON
3 4 (9.76%) REST
4 3 (7.32%) Ajax
5 2 (4.88%) CSS3
5 2 (4.88%) Google Maps API
5 2 (4.88%) jQuery
5 2 (4.88%) Laravel
5 2 (4.88%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (4.88%) RESTful
5 2 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (4.88%) XHTML
5 2 (4.88%) XML
6 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.44%) Spring
6 1 (2.44%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Public Cloud
2 3 (7.32%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.88%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.88%) PKI
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.44%) FMCG
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (39.02%) Linux
2 9 (21.95%) Windows
3 3 (7.32%) CentOS
3 3 (7.32%) Unix
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.44%) Amazon Linux
5 1 (2.44%) Debian
5 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) DevOps
2 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (9.76%) ITIL
4 4 (9.76%) Microservices
4 4 (9.76%) Migration
4 4 (9.76%) MVC
5 3 (7.32%) API Integration
5 3 (7.32%) Change Management
5 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.32%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 3 (7.32%) Project Management
5 3 (7.32%) Web Application Development
6 2 (4.88%) Analytics
6 2 (4.88%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (4.88%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (4.88%) Functional Testing
6 2 (4.88%) IT Strategy
6 2 (4.88%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) Python
2 8 (19.51%) PHP
3 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
4 5 (12.20%) Java
4 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.20%) SQL
5 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
5 3 (7.32%) Perl
5 3 (7.32%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.88%) PHP 7
7 1 (2.44%) C#
7 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) A+ Certification
1 3 (7.32%) CompTIA Security+
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (7.32%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (4.88%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) GCP
System Software
1 12 (29.27%) Docker
2 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.44%) LXC
4 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (29.27%) Ansible
2 7 (17.07%) Kubernetes
2 7 (17.07%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (17.07%) Puppet
3 5 (12.20%) Terraform
4 2 (4.88%) Mesos
4 2 (4.88%) SELinux
5 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.44%) CFEngine
5 1 (2.44%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (2.44%) Graphite
5 1 (2.44%) Nagios
5 1 (2.44%) Rancher
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.63%) VMware
3 4 (9.76%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.32%) Google
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle
5 2 (4.88%) Twitter
5 2 (4.88%) Zend
6 1 (2.44%) AppDynamics
6 1 (2.44%) Mercator
6 1 (2.44%) New Relic
6 1 (2.44%) Splunk
6 1 (2.44%) TIBCO