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 3 months to 23 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)
England / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 91 138
Rank change year-on-year +51 +47  
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 362 219 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.68% 2.44% 1.54%
As % of the Cloud Services category 34.67% 26.29% 25.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 155 94
Median daily rate £475 £456 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.10% +11.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 12
Median hourly rate - - £37.00
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 the South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1044 833 569
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 13.48% 9.29% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 547 338
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 21
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.61 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.85% -43.97%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.80 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 £42.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.14 £26.75
% change year-on-year +79.64% -39.65%  

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire +4 85 £475 - 26
Buckinghamshire +39 78 £473 +11.17% 16
Surrey +6 64 £506 +12.50% 13
Berkshire +44 57 £438 -12.50% 26
Hampshire +28 46 £450 +12.50% 21
East Sussex +13 20 £450 +5.88% 1
West Sussex +25 19 £414 -8.05% 6
Kent -5 7 £525 -25.00% 2
Middlesex +12 5 £500 -13.04% 1
Amazon AWS
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 254 (41.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 220 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 177 (29.26%) DevOps
4 176 (29.09%) Linux
5 155 (25.62%) Java
6 134 (22.15%) Ansible
7 132 (21.82%) Web Services
8 129 (21.32%) TDD
9 116 (19.17%) Python
10 114 (18.84%) Jenkins
11 106 (17.52%) Docker
11 106 (17.52%) JavaScript
12 105 (17.36%) Continuous Integration
13 104 (17.19%) Windows
14 98 (16.20%) Migration
15 97 (16.03%) Puppet
16 96 (15.87%) Git (software)
17 86 (14.21%) VMware
18 85 (14.05%) Scrum
19 78 (12.89%) Configuration Management
20 77 (12.73%) Microsoft
20 77 (12.73%) OpenStack
21 73 (12.07%) Opscode Chef
22 71 (11.74%) BDD
23 70 (11.57%) Node.js
24 69 (11.40%) MySQL
24 69 (11.40%) Finance
25 68 (11.24%) Software Engineering
26 64 (10.58%) SQL
27 63 (10.41%) Microservices

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 77 (12.73%) OpenStack
2 27 (4.46%) WebSphere
3 26 (4.30%) JBoss
4 23 (3.80%) Confluence
5 22 (3.64%) Apache
5 22 (3.64%) Cloud Foundry
6 21 (3.47%) CMS
7 19 (3.14%) Tomcat
8 15 (2.48%) Apache Spark
9 13 (2.15%) WebSphere Application Server
9 13 (2.15%) WordPress
10 11 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
10 11 (1.82%) IIS
11 10 (1.65%) Drupal
11 10 (1.65%) NetWeaver
11 10 (1.65%) Skype for Business
11 10 (1.65%) WebLogic
12 9 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
13 6 (0.99%) MS Exchange
13 6 (0.99%) nginx
Applications
1 15 (2.48%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.65%) Magento
1 10 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (1.32%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.83%) Maximo
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Utilities
4 1 (0.17%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 254 (41.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (8.93%) AWS Lambda
3 40 (6.61%) AWS CloudFormation
4 36 (5.95%) PaaS
5 32 (5.29%) Amazon EC2
5 32 (5.29%) GitHub
6 31 (5.12%) Amazon S3
6 31 (5.12%) IaaS
7 26 (4.30%) Office 365
8 23 (3.80%) Cloud Computing
9 20 (3.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 17 (2.81%) SaaS
11 13 (2.15%) Amazon SQS
12 11 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
12 11 (1.82%) IBM Cloud
13 9 (1.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 9 (1.49%) OpenShift
14 8 (1.32%) CloudFront
15 6 (0.99%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 6 (0.99%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 56 (9.26%) DNS
2 54 (8.93%) Firewall
3 32 (5.29%) HTTP
4 30 (4.96%) WAN
5 27 (4.46%) LAN
6 18 (2.98%) VPN
7 16 (2.64%) TCP/IP
8 15 (2.48%) Network Security
9 13 (2.15%) DHCP
9 13 (2.15%) SSL
10 11 (1.82%) HTTPS
11 10 (1.65%) BGP
11 10 (1.65%) Internet
11 10 (1.65%) Skype
12 9 (1.49%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 9 (1.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 8 (1.32%) SAN
14 7 (1.16%) Intrusion Detection
15 6 (0.99%) IPsec
15 6 (0.99%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (11.40%) MySQL
2 57 (9.42%) SQL Server
3 41 (6.78%) MongoDB
4 40 (6.61%) NoSQL
5 34 (5.62%) Big Data
6 31 (5.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 22 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
8 20 (3.31%) Hadoop
9 18 (2.98%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (2.64%) SAP HANA
11 13 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (1.98%) Amazon RDS
12 12 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (1.49%) Oracle Database
14 7 (1.16%) Azure SQL Database
14 7 (1.16%) Redis
14 7 (1.16%) SQL Server 2016
15 6 (0.99%) Geospatial Data
16 5 (0.83%) IBM InfoSphere
16 5 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 114 (18.84%) Jenkins
2 96 (15.87%) Git (software)
3 54 (8.93%) JIRA
4 48 (7.93%) Maven
5 31 (5.12%) Bitbucket
6 29 (4.79%) Gradle
7 28 (4.63%) Selenium
8 21 (3.47%) JUnit
8 21 (3.47%) Mocha
9 17 (2.81%) WebDriver
10 16 (2.64%) Vagrant
11 15 (2.48%) GitLab
12 14 (2.31%) Ant
13 13 (2.15%) Cucumber
13 13 (2.15%) IntelliJ
13 13 (2.15%) Jasmine
14 12 (1.98%) Mockito
15 10 (1.65%) Grunt
15 10 (1.65%) gulp
16 9 (1.49%) Gatling
General
1 69 (11.40%) Finance
2 32 (5.29%) Publishing
3 14 (2.31%) Retail
3 14 (2.31%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.49%) Banking
4 9 (1.49%) Marketing
5 5 (0.83%) Financial Institution
5 5 (0.83%) Spanish Language
6 4 (0.66%) Games
6 4 (0.66%) Multimedia
7 3 (0.50%) Electronics
7 3 (0.50%) Law
7 3 (0.50%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.33%) Automotive
8 2 (0.33%) German Language
8 2 (0.33%) Legal
8 2 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.17%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 178 (29.42%) Developer
2 100 (16.53%) Architect
3 74 (12.23%) DevOps Engineer
4 59 (9.75%) Java Developer
5 57 (9.42%) Cloud Engineer
6 43 (7.11%) Cloud Architect
7 38 (6.28%) AWS Developer
8 34 (5.62%) Project Manager
9 33 (5.45%) AWS Engineer
9 33 (5.45%) Node.js Developer
10 26 (4.30%) Consultant
11 24 (3.97%) Administrator
12 23 (3.80%) AWS Architect
13 21 (3.47%) AWS DevOps
13 21 (3.47%) JavaScript Developer
13 21 (3.47%) Support Engineer
14 18 (2.98%) Linux Engineer
14 18 (2.98%) Network Engineer
14 18 (2.98%) Senior Developer
14 18 (2.98%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (21.82%) Web Services
2 70 (11.57%) Node.js
3 60 (9.92%) AngularJS
4 56 (9.26%) Spring
5 53 (8.76%) HTML
5 53 (8.76%) JSON
6 47 (7.77%) REST
7 39 (6.45%) .NET
8 37 (6.12%) CSS
9 35 (5.79%) XML
10 32 (5.29%) RESTful
11 30 (4.96%) React
12 29 (4.79%) SOAP
13 21 (3.47%) CSS3
13 21 (3.47%) HTML5
14 19 (3.14%) Elastic Stack
14 19 (3.14%) SAP Basis
14 19 (3.14%) Spring Boot
15 18 (2.98%) Java EE
16 17 (2.81%) Serverless Framework
Miscellaneous
1 40 (6.61%) Public Cloud
2 32 (5.29%) Hybrid Cloud
3 28 (4.63%) Data Centre
4 24 (3.97%) PMI
5 22 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (3.47%) Private Cloud
7 20 (3.31%) Computer Science
8 17 (2.81%) Clustering
9 16 (2.64%) Greenfield Project
10 14 (2.31%) Management Information System
11 13 (2.15%) Virtual Team
12 11 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (1.82%) Video on Demand
13 10 (1.65%) Linux Command Line
14 9 (1.49%) User Experience
15 8 (1.32%) Cloud Native
16 6 (0.99%) Smart Home
17 5 (0.83%) Algorithms
17 5 (0.83%) Driving Licence
17 5 (0.83%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 176 (29.09%) Linux
2 104 (17.19%) Windows
3 31 (5.12%) Unix
4 30 (4.96%) CentOS
4 30 (4.96%) Windows Server
5 22 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (2.98%) Solaris
7 18 (2.98%) Ubuntu
8 17 (2.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (2.15%) AIX
10 8 (1.32%) SUSE
10 8 (1.32%) Windows 10
10 8 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.99%) Android
11 6 (0.99%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.66%) Debian
12 4 (0.66%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.33%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (29.26%) DevOps
3 129 (21.32%) TDD
4 105 (17.36%) Continuous Integration
5 98 (16.20%) Migration
6 85 (14.05%) Scrum
7 78 (12.89%) Configuration Management
8 71 (11.74%) BDD
9 68 (11.24%) Software Engineering
10 63 (10.41%) Microservices
11 55 (9.09%) Test Automation
12 53 (8.76%) Project Management
13 51 (8.43%) ITIL
14 48 (7.93%) Kanban
14 48 (7.93%) Pair Programming
15 38 (6.28%) Open Source
16 36 (5.95%) Continuous Delivery
16 36 (5.95%) SOA
17 34 (5.62%) Mentoring
18 33 (5.45%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 155 (25.62%) Java
2 116 (19.17%) Python
3 106 (17.52%) JavaScript
4 64 (10.58%) SQL
5 53 (8.76%) PowerShell
6 49 (8.10%) Ruby
7 35 (5.79%) PHP
8 32 (5.29%) Perl
9 29 (4.79%) C#
10 28 (4.63%) Bash Shell
11 19 (3.14%) Scala
12 17 (2.81%) Groovy
13 14 (2.31%) Go
14 8 (1.32%) ABAP
15 6 (0.99%) Apple Swift
16 5 (0.83%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.66%) Objective-C
17 4 (0.66%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.66%) VB.NET
17 4 (0.66%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (5.62%) Degree
2 27 (4.46%) PMI Certification
2 27 (4.46%) PMP
3 22 (3.64%) SC Cleared
3 22 (3.64%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (1.65%) CISSP
5 10 (1.65%) MCSE
5 10 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.32%) CISM
7 6 (0.99%) CCNA
8 5 (0.83%) AWS Certification
8 5 (0.83%) SANS
8 5 (0.83%) SSCP
9 4 (0.66%) CCNP
9 4 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.50%) CCIE
10 3 (0.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.79%) QA
2 20 (3.31%) PCI DSS
3 15 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (2.48%) PMO
4 7 (1.16%) COBIT
5 5 (0.83%) GDPR
5 5 (0.83%) SLA
6 4 (0.66%) PA-DSS
7 3 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 106 (17.52%) Docker
2 47 (7.77%) Active Directory
3 36 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (2.64%) Xen
5 14 (2.31%) KVM
5 14 (2.31%) vSphere
6 11 (1.82%) Hyper-V
7 9 (1.49%) ProxySG
8 7 (1.16%) iptables
8 7 (1.16%) vCloud
9 5 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.50%) NFS
10 3 (0.50%) Samba
10 3 (0.50%) Squid
11 2 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.33%) LXC
11 2 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.33%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 134 (22.15%) Ansible
2 97 (16.03%) Puppet
3 73 (12.07%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (4.96%) Terraform
5 19 (3.14%) Kubernetes
6 17 (2.81%) logstash
7 14 (2.31%) Mesos
7 14 (2.31%) SCCM
8 13 (2.15%) Grafana
9 11 (1.82%) Nagios
9 11 (1.82%) Rundeck
10 9 (1.49%) HP Fortify
10 9 (1.49%) Salt
10 9 (1.49%) SCOM
11 6 (0.99%) Packer
11 6 (0.99%) Pingdom
12 5 (0.83%) SELinux
12 5 (0.83%) vRealize
13 4 (0.66%) Graphite
13 4 (0.66%) StatsD
Vendors
1 86 (14.21%) VMware
2 77 (12.73%) Microsoft
3 56 (9.26%) Oracle
4 36 (5.95%) SAP
5 33 (5.45%) Red Hat
6 31 (5.12%) Splunk
7 28 (4.63%) Cisco
8 19 (3.14%) IBM
9 18 (2.98%) Palo Alto
10 17 (2.81%) Juniper
11 16 (2.64%) HP
12 15 (2.48%) F5
13 14 (2.31%) Google
13 14 (2.31%) Sybase
14 13 (2.15%) CheckPoint
15 12 (1.98%) SaltStack
16 11 (1.82%) AppDynamics
16 11 (1.82%) ServiceNow
17 10 (1.65%) New Relic
17 10 (1.65%) Rackspace
Fareham, Hampshire
Cloud Computing International
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Roc Search
Posted: 22 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Explore Group
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: €70 - €75 per hour
Posted: 22 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Explore Group
Rate: £549 - £651 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Gibbs
Rate: £0 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £349 - £451 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £525 per day
Posted: 6 days ago