Period
to 14 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AWS over the 6 months to 14 December 2019 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 > Slough
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 31 32
Rank change year-on-year +8 +1 +3
Contract jobs citing AWS 13 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 4.94% 3.16% 1.05%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.31% 25.58% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 3
Slough median daily rate £488 £550 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.36% -8.33% -
10th Percentile £324 £404 £391
90th Percentile £605 £634 £675
Berkshire median daily rate £510 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +2.00% +11.11% -1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Slough with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 64 43 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 24.33% 12.36% 24.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 31 50
Slough median daily rate £479 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.06% -8.33% +40.85%
10th Percentile £146 £225 £305
90th Percentile £572 £575 £526
Berkshire median daily rate £465 £464 £450
% change year-on-year +0.27% +3.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Slough median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +110.53% -50.00%
10th Percentile £18.80 £20.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £23.00 £20.00 £9.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £63.75 £20.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +218.75% +33.33% -21.05%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS in Slough

AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS in Slough

AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS in Slough over the 6 months to 14 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS in Slough

For the 6 months to 14 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Slough region with a requirement for AWS.

1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (53.85%) Azure
1 7 (53.85%) Microservices
2 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) RESTful
2 4 (30.77%) Docker
2 4 (30.77%) API Design
3 3 (23.08%) DevOps
3 3 (23.08%) Python
3 3 (23.08%) Web Services
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 3 (23.08%) HP
3 3 (23.08%) Firewall
3 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
3 3 (23.08%) TDD
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Spring
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (15.38%) JSON
4 2 (15.38%) JIRA
4 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) PowerShell

AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 2 (15.38%) CMS
1 2 (15.38%) Confluence
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP IBP
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) Azure
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon Kinesis
2 2 (15.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 2 (15.38%) GCP
2 2 (15.38%) IaaS
2 2 (15.38%) Kong
2 2 (15.38%) Office 365
3 1 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) OpenShift
3 1 (7.69%) Power Platform
3 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) DHCP
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) Skype
3 1 (7.69%) DMZ
3 1 (7.69%) HTTP
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) SSL
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
1 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
1 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) Power BI
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket
3 1 (7.69%) Gatling
3 1 (7.69%) Gradle
3 1 (7.69%) JMeter
3 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
3 1 (7.69%) Selenium
3 1 (7.69%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) IT Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) QA Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
1 4 (30.77%) RESTful
2 3 (23.08%) Spring
2 3 (23.08%) Web Services
3 2 (15.38%) JSON
3 2 (15.38%) Kafka
3 2 (15.38%) OAuth
3 2 (15.38%) React
3 2 (15.38%) React Native
3 2 (15.38%) REST
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Core
4 1 (7.69%) EDI
4 1 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (7.69%) Node.js
4 1 (7.69%) OAuth2
4 1 (7.69%) OpenID
4 1 (7.69%) SAML
4 1 (7.69%) Spring Boot
4 1 (7.69%) Spring MVC
4 1 (7.69%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Private Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Cyberattack
2 1 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (7.69%) DataPower
2 1 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) Industry 4.0
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) PKI
2 1 (7.69%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (53.85%) Microservices
2 4 (30.77%) API Design
3 3 (23.08%) DevOps
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) BDD
4 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security
4 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (15.38%) Security Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Software Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Smart Manufacturing
5 1 (7.69%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) Clojure
3 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 2 (15.38%) TypeScript
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) Java 8
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) VB
4 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CEH
1 1 (7.69%) CISA
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) GIAC
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (7.69%) OSCE
1 1 (7.69%) OSCP
1 1 (7.69%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) NIST
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Docker
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP ALM
1 2 (15.38%) Kubernetes
2 1 (7.69%) Ansible
2 1 (7.69%) Grafana
2 1 (7.69%) Graphite
2 1 (7.69%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) HP
1 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Atlassian
3 1 (7.69%) Axway
3 1 (7.69%) Black Duck
3 1 (7.69%) Google
3 1 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Micro Focus
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) MuleSoft
3 1 (7.69%) Okta
3 1 (7.69%) Qualys
3 1 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Sonatype
3 1 (7.69%) TIBCO