Period
to 24 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 June 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)
England > South East
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 25 35 50
Rank change year-on-year +10 +15 +57
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 1,012 966 603
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 6.88% 5.82% 3.89%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.98% 29.08% 29.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 664 595 434
South East median daily rate £500 £500 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.76% +5.06%
10th Percentile £381 £338 £338
90th Percentile £625 £625 £575
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
South East median hourly rate £48.40 £31.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.65% -25.88% -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% -

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 the South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 3,895 3,322 2,017
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.47% 20.03% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,512 2,032 1,272
South East median daily rate £460 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £290 £263
90th Percentile £610 £595 £580
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 39 24
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £18.75 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.67% +19.05% -19.21%
10th Percentile £15.08 £12.37 £11.25
90th Percentile £83.75 £51.25 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% +5.26% -3.11%

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Amazon AWS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in the South East

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon AWS in the South East

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in the South East over the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in the South East

Amazon AWS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Amazon AWS in the South East

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the South East region over the 6 months to 24 June 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +1 404 £475 - 69
Berkshire +3 259 £493 +9.44% 19
Surrey +9 232 £528 -4.00% 17
Hampshire +42 219 £450 -8.16% 11
Buckinghamshire +8 80 £475 -5.00% 10
East Sussex +8 66 £500 +11.11% 3
Oxfordshire -9 66 £438 -12.50% 40
West Sussex +13 45 £525 +5.00% 5
Kent +9 21 £600 +14.29% 3
Middlesex +4 7 £450 -18.18% 1
Sussex +8 5 £500 -24.81%
M4 Corridor -1 1 - -
Amazon AWS
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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 South East region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 505 (49.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 420 (41.50%) DevOps
3 357 (35.28%) Agile Software Development
4 271 (26.78%) Linux
5 239 (23.62%) Docker
6 232 (22.92%) Python
7 226 (22.33%) Ansible
8 222 (21.94%) Java
9 195 (19.27%) Jenkins
10 174 (17.19%) Kubernetes
11 172 (17.00%) Microsoft
12 169 (16.70%) SQL
13 162 (16.01%) Windows
14 160 (15.81%) Scrum
15 158 (15.61%) Continuous Integration
16 152 (15.02%) Git (software)
17 142 (14.03%) Terraform
18 141 (13.93%) JavaScript
18 141 (13.93%) VMware
19 137 (13.54%) PaaS
20 133 (13.14%) Microservices
21 124 (12.25%) Puppet
22 123 (12.15%) Web Services
23 119 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform
24 115 (11.36%) TDD
25 114 (11.26%) Finance
25 114 (11.26%) Serverless
26 111 (10.97%) Oracle
27 108 (10.67%) IaaS
28 105 (10.38%) JIRA

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 61 (6.03%) Apache Spark
2 49 (4.84%) Confluence
3 27 (2.67%) Cloud Foundry
3 27 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
4 25 (2.47%) SharePoint
5 23 (2.27%) OpenStack
6 21 (2.08%) WebLogic
7 20 (1.98%) WebSphere
8 17 (1.68%) Apache
8 17 (1.68%) MS Exchange
9 15 (1.48%) Apache Airflow
10 14 (1.38%) CMS
10 14 (1.38%) IIS
10 14 (1.38%) JBoss
10 14 (1.38%) Luigi
11 13 (1.28%) Tomcat
12 10 (0.99%) Drupal
13 9 (0.89%) ColdFusion
13 9 (0.89%) nginx
13 9 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 17 (1.68%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.20%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.099%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.099%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.099%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.099%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.099%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 505 (49.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 137 (13.54%) PaaS
3 119 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform
4 114 (11.26%) Serverless
5 108 (10.67%) IaaS
6 103 (10.18%) AWS Lambda
7 90 (8.89%) AWS CloudFormation
8 85 (8.40%) Amazon S3
9 84 (8.30%) Amazon EC2
10 71 (7.02%) SaaS
11 58 (5.73%) OpenShift
12 52 (5.14%) Amazon Kinesis
13 50 (4.94%) Office 365
14 45 (4.45%) Amazon EMR
15 42 (4.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 35 (3.46%) Amazon SQS
17 34 (3.36%) GitHub
18 33 (3.26%) Route 53
19 30 (2.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 25 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 66 (6.52%) Firewall
2 41 (4.05%) DNS
3 34 (3.36%) VPN
4 32 (3.16%) VLAN
5 29 (2.87%) WAN
6 26 (2.57%) LAN
7 24 (2.37%) Network Security
8 19 (1.88%) Internet
9 17 (1.68%) HTTP
10 16 (1.58%) iSCSI
11 14 (1.38%) DSL
11 14 (1.38%) Skype
12 13 (1.28%) SAN
12 13 (1.28%) TCP/IP
12 13 (1.28%) VSAN
13 12 (1.19%) Fibre Channel
13 12 (1.19%) MQTT
13 12 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (0.99%) SSL
14 10 (0.99%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (8.50%) Big Data
1 86 (8.50%) SQL Server
2 75 (7.41%) NoSQL
3 63 (6.23%) Hadoop
3 63 (6.23%) MySQL
4 59 (5.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 57 (5.63%) Amazon Redshift
5 57 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
6 50 (4.94%) Amazon RDS
7 47 (4.64%) Amazon Athena
8 43 (4.25%) Data Warehouse
9 39 (3.85%) MongoDB
10 38 (3.75%) Relational Database
11 35 (3.46%) Oracle Database
12 18 (1.78%) Apache Cassandra
13 17 (1.68%) Amazon Aurora
13 17 (1.68%) MariaDB
13 17 (1.68%) RDBMS
14 14 (1.38%) Azkaban
15 12 (1.19%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 195 (19.27%) Jenkins
2 152 (15.02%) Git (software)
3 105 (10.38%) JIRA
4 37 (3.66%) Maven
5 33 (3.26%) Selenium
6 32 (3.16%) JUnit
7 31 (3.06%) Subversion
8 29 (2.87%) TeamCity
9 28 (2.77%) Visual Studio Team System
10 27 (2.67%) Visual Studio
11 25 (2.47%) Bitbucket
11 25 (2.47%) Mockito
12 24 (2.37%) GitLab
12 24 (2.37%) Sonatype Nexus
13 23 (2.27%) Vagrant
14 21 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
15 19 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 16 (1.58%) SonarQube
17 14 (1.38%) Cucumber
18 12 (1.19%) DbUnit
General
1 114 (11.26%) Finance
2 40 (3.95%) Telecoms
3 34 (3.36%) Retail
4 19 (1.88%) Marketing
5 14 (1.38%) Manufacturing
6 13 (1.28%) Billing
7 11 (1.09%) Legal
8 10 (0.99%) Banking
9 9 (0.89%) Electronics
10 6 (0.59%) Automotive
10 6 (0.59%) Law
11 4 (0.40%) Advertising
11 4 (0.40%) Back Office
11 4 (0.40%) German Language
12 3 (0.30%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.30%) Games
13 2 (0.20%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.20%) French Language
13 2 (0.20%) Publishing
14 1 (0.099%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 255 (25.20%) Developer
2 164 (16.21%) DevOps Engineer
3 155 (15.32%) Architect
4 119 (11.76%) AWS Engineer
5 87 (8.60%) Java Developer
6 70 (6.92%) Cloud Engineer
7 59 (5.83%) Consultant
8 58 (5.73%) AWS DevOps
9 56 (5.53%) AWS Developer
10 45 (4.45%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 40 (3.95%) Senior Developer
11 40 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
12 37 (3.66%) Data Engineer
13 34 (3.36%) Cloud Architect
13 34 (3.36%) Project Manager
14 33 (3.26%) Azure Engineer
15 30 (2.96%) .NET Developer
15 30 (2.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 30 (2.96%) Senior DevOps
15 30 (2.96%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (12.15%) Web Services
2 84 (8.30%) Kafka
3 80 (7.91%) Node.js
4 78 (7.71%) Spring
5 70 (6.92%) AngularJS
6 67 (6.62%) .NET
7 66 (6.52%) RESTful
8 52 (5.14%) HTML
9 51 (5.04%) REST
10 47 (4.64%) Middleware
11 40 (3.95%) React
12 39 (3.85%) Spring Boot
13 37 (3.66%) CSS
14 35 (3.46%) RabbitMQ
15 32 (3.16%) JMS
16 31 (3.06%) Hibernate
17 29 (2.87%) .NET Core
18 27 (2.67%) HTML5
18 27 (2.67%) JSON
18 27 (2.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 96 (9.49%) Public Cloud
2 48 (4.74%) Data Centre
3 35 (3.46%) Cloud Native
4 34 (3.36%) Greenfield Project
5 32 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (2.57%) Management Information System
7 23 (2.27%) User Experience
8 19 (1.88%) Clustering
9 18 (1.78%) Hybrid Cloud
10 17 (1.68%) Private Cloud
11 16 (1.58%) Linux Command Line
12 15 (1.48%) Self-Motivation
13 12 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
13 12 (1.19%) Mainframe
14 10 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
15 9 (0.89%) Data Structures
15 9 (0.89%) DataPower
16 7 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
16 7 (0.69%) Replication
16 7 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 271 (26.78%) Linux
2 162 (16.01%) Windows
3 80 (7.91%) Windows Server
4 55 (5.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 46 (4.55%) Unix
6 21 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (1.38%) Android
8 12 (1.19%) AIX
8 12 (1.19%) VMS
9 10 (0.99%) Apple iOS
10 9 (0.89%) Windows 10
11 8 (0.79%) CentOS
12 7 (0.69%) Solaris
13 6 (0.59%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
15 4 (0.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 4 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.30%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.20%) Debian
17 2 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 420 (41.50%) DevOps
2 357 (35.28%) Agile Software Development
3 160 (15.81%) Scrum
4 158 (15.61%) Continuous Integration
5 133 (13.14%) Microservices
6 115 (11.36%) TDD
7 104 (10.28%) Test Automation
8 81 (8.00%) Migration
9 79 (7.81%) Configuration Management
9 79 (7.81%) ITIL
10 69 (6.82%) Kanban
11 62 (6.13%) Open Source
12 53 (5.24%) BDD
12 53 (5.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 53 (5.24%) Software Engineering
13 52 (5.14%) Computer Science
13 52 (5.14%) Problem-Solving
13 52 (5.14%) TOGAF
14 51 (5.04%) Analytics
15 47 (4.64%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 232 (22.92%) Python
2 222 (21.94%) Java
3 169 (16.70%) SQL
4 141 (13.93%) JavaScript
5 86 (8.50%) C#
6 81 (8.00%) Bash Shell
7 70 (6.92%) Java 8
8 52 (5.14%) PowerShell
9 39 (3.85%) Ruby
10 36 (3.56%) Scala
11 20 (1.98%) TypeScript
12 19 (1.88%) C
13 17 (1.68%) PHP
14 16 (1.58%) Perl
15 15 (1.48%) Groovy
16 14 (1.38%) Kotlin
17 13 (1.28%) ES6
17 13 (1.28%) Go
18 8 (0.79%) C++
18 8 (0.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 74 (7.31%) Security Cleared
2 64 (6.32%) SC Cleared
3 58 (5.73%) Degree
4 42 (4.15%) Cisco Certification
5 38 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 37 (3.66%) MCSE
7 29 (2.87%) CISSP
8 25 (2.47%) CCNA
9 24 (2.37%) TOGAF Certification
10 19 (1.88%) CCNP
11 17 (1.68%) AWS Certification
12 16 (1.58%) CISM
12 16 (1.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 15 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
14 8 (0.79%) CCIE
14 8 (0.79%) CREST Certified
15 7 (0.69%) MCITP
16 6 (0.59%) CISA
16 6 (0.59%) DV Cleared
16 6 (0.59%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.37%) QA
2 21 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (1.78%) PCI DSS
4 17 (1.68%) NIST
5 15 (1.48%) GDPR
6 9 (0.89%) SLA
7 6 (0.59%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.40%) ISAE 3402
8 4 (0.40%) ISO 22301
8 4 (0.40%) ISO 31000
8 4 (0.40%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 2 (0.20%) COBIT
9 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.20%) NCSC
10 1 (0.099%) GAMP
10 1 (0.099%) GLBA
10 1 (0.099%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.099%) WAI
System Software
1 239 (23.62%) Docker
2 82 (8.10%) Active Directory
3 77 (7.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 43 (4.25%) Hyper-V
5 30 (2.96%) XenApp
6 25 (2.47%) vSphere
7 24 (2.37%) NFS
8 16 (1.58%) VMware NSX
9 15 (1.48%) Microsoft App-V
9 15 (1.48%) XenDesktop
10 14 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
11 12 (1.19%) Apache Flume
12 9 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
13 8 (0.79%) HDFS
13 8 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
14 6 (0.59%) vCloud
15 5 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 4 (0.40%) ISA Server
17 3 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
17 3 (0.30%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 226 (22.33%) Ansible
2 174 (17.19%) Kubernetes
3 142 (14.03%) Terraform
4 124 (12.25%) Puppet
5 104 (10.28%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (2.17%) Docker Swarm
7 17 (1.68%) SCCM
8 16 (1.58%) Kibana
9 15 (1.48%) Failover Clustering
9 15 (1.48%) vCenter Server
10 12 (1.19%) SCOM
10 12 (1.19%) vRealize
10 12 (1.19%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 10 (0.99%) Grafana
11 10 (0.99%) NetBackup
12 9 (0.89%) Data Guard
12 9 (0.89%) Nagios
12 9 (0.89%) Nessus
13 8 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
13 8 (0.79%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 172 (17.00%) Microsoft
2 141 (13.93%) VMware
3 111 (10.97%) Oracle
4 100 (9.88%) Google
5 61 (6.03%) Cisco
6 57 (5.63%) Citrix
7 50 (4.94%) Red Hat
8 43 (4.25%) IBM
9 33 (3.26%) SAP
10 30 (2.96%) EMC
11 28 (2.77%) Dell
12 26 (2.57%) Splunk
13 23 (2.27%) Atlassian
14 22 (2.17%) NetApp
14 22 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
15 20 (1.98%) Tableau
16 17 (1.68%) Informatica
16 17 (1.68%) New Relic
17 15 (1.48%) AppDynamics
18 14 (1.38%) Juniper