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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England / South East
Rank 65 104 146
Rank change year-on-year +39 +42  
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 245 178 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.17% 1.93% 1.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 27.56% 23.00% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 125 73
Median daily rate £475 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £618 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £30.00

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 889 774 437
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 11.50% 8.39% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 495 265
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 28
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.56% -16.01%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.40 £47.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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
Berkshire +61 58 £450 +24.13% 18
Oxfordshire +9 58 £475 +11.76% 20
Surrey +9 48 £475 +43.93% 13
Hampshire +8 28 £450 - 13
Buckinghamshire +9 21 £463 -7.50% 5
Middlesex +14 14 £450 -12.19%
West Sussex +8 10 £500 +11.11% 3
East Sussex +5 5 £450 +42.85% 3
Kent -11 3 £401 -33.25% 2
Amazon AWS
England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 198 (45.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 133 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (29.26%) Java
4 111 (25.58%) DevOps
5 109 (25.12%) Web Services
6 101 (23.27%) Linux
7 89 (20.51%) Python
8 79 (18.20%) Docker
9 76 (17.51%) Jenkins
9 76 (17.51%) Windows
10 74 (17.05%) JavaScript
11 72 (16.59%) TDD
12 68 (15.67%) Puppet
13 64 (14.75%) Ansible
14 63 (14.52%) Microsoft
15 60 (13.82%) Scrum
16 59 (13.59%) SQL
17 58 (13.36%) Continuous Integration
18 55 (12.67%) Git (software)
18 55 (12.67%) Migration
19 51 (11.75%) Opscode Chef
20 50 (11.52%) PowerShell
21 49 (11.29%) Oracle
22 46 (10.60%) Active Directory
23 44 (10.14%) HTML
23 44 (10.14%) Maven
23 44 (10.14%) Ruby
23 44 (10.14%) BDD
24 42 (9.68%) VMware
25 41 (9.45%) JIRA

Amazon AWS
Top Related 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 30 (6.91%) OpenStack
2 19 (4.38%) Tomcat
3 18 (4.15%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (3.92%) CMS
5 16 (3.69%) Confluence
6 14 (3.23%) JBoss
6 14 (3.23%) WebSphere
7 13 (3.00%) Apache Spark
7 13 (3.00%) Cloud Foundry
8 10 (2.30%) Apache
8 10 (2.30%) Drupal
8 10 (2.30%) nginx
9 9 (2.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (1.84%) WordPress
11 7 (1.61%) Skype for Business
11 7 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.92%) IIS
13 4 (0.92%) NetWeaver
14 3 (0.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (2.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.46%) MS Office
2 2 (0.46%) MS Project
2 2 (0.46%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.23%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 8 (1.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.69%) Magento
3 3 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 198 (45.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (7.37%) PaaS
3 29 (6.68%) IaaS
4 24 (5.53%) AWS Lambda
4 24 (5.53%) SaaS
5 23 (5.30%) Amazon S3
5 23 (5.30%) GitHub
6 21 (4.84%) AWS CloudFormation
6 21 (4.84%) Office 365
7 18 (4.15%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (2.76%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (2.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 7 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (1.61%) IBM Cloud
9 7 (1.61%) SoftLayer
10 6 (1.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 6 (1.38%) Boomi
11 4 (0.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (0.92%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.69%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 34 (7.83%) DNS
2 32 (7.37%) Firewall
3 24 (5.53%) WAN
4 21 (4.84%) HTTP
5 20 (4.61%) LAN
6 19 (4.38%) VPN
7 12 (2.76%) Internet
7 12 (2.76%) Intrusion Detection
8 11 (2.53%) DHCP
9 10 (2.30%) SMTP
10 9 (2.07%) Network Security
11 7 (1.61%) Skype
12 6 (1.38%) BGP
13 5 (1.15%) Intranet
14 4 (0.92%) Ethernet
14 4 (0.92%) MPLS
14 4 (0.92%) VSAN
15 3 (0.69%) IPsec
15 3 (0.69%) TCP/IP
15 3 (0.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (8.76%) SQL Server
2 30 (6.91%) MySQL
3 26 (5.99%) Big Data
3 26 (5.99%) NoSQL
4 20 (4.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 18 (4.15%) Hadoop
6 15 (3.46%) Amazon RDS
7 14 (3.23%) Oracle Database
8 13 (3.00%) MongoDB
9 12 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (2.30%) SAP HANA
11 9 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.61%) Azure SQL Database
13 6 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (1.38%) Geospatial Data
14 5 (1.15%) IBM InfoSphere
14 5 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (1.15%) Power BI
14 5 (1.15%) Relational Database
15 4 (0.92%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 76 (17.51%) Jenkins
2 55 (12.67%) Git (software)
3 44 (10.14%) Maven
4 41 (9.45%) JIRA
5 24 (5.53%) Selenium
6 19 (4.38%) JUnit
7 16 (3.69%) Vagrant
8 15 (3.46%) Bitbucket
9 14 (3.23%) Cucumber
10 13 (3.00%) Ant
10 13 (3.00%) Gradle
10 13 (3.00%) WebDriver
11 12 (2.76%) Mockito
12 10 (2.30%) TeamCity
13 9 (2.07%) Sonatype Nexus
14 8 (1.84%) Gatling
15 7 (1.61%) Talend Open Studio
16 6 (1.38%) JMeter
16 6 (1.38%) SoapUI
16 6 (1.38%) Subversion
General
1 33 (7.60%) Publishing
2 24 (5.53%) Finance
3 16 (3.69%) Retail
4 10 (2.30%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.07%) Games
6 6 (1.38%) Marketing
7 5 (1.15%) Back Office
8 4 (0.92%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.92%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.69%) Banking
9 3 (0.69%) Electronics
10 2 (0.46%) Automotive
10 2 (0.46%) German Language
11 1 (0.23%) Advertising
11 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.23%) Legal
11 1 (0.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 116 (26.73%) Developer
2 98 (22.58%) Architect
3 48 (11.06%) DevOps Engineer
4 46 (10.60%) Java Developer
5 42 (9.68%) Cloud Architect
6 38 (8.76%) Cloud Engineer
7 30 (6.91%) AWS Engineer
8 28 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
9 23 (5.30%) AWS Architect
9 23 (5.30%) Project Manager
10 18 (4.15%) AWS Developer
11 17 (3.92%) Azure Architect
11 17 (3.92%) Technical Architect
12 16 (3.69%) Administrator
12 16 (3.69%) AWS DevOps
13 15 (3.46%) Software Engineer
14 14 (3.23%) .NET Developer
15 12 (2.76%) Consultant
15 12 (2.76%) Data Architect
15 12 (2.76%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (25.12%) Web Services
2 44 (10.14%) HTML
3 38 (8.76%) AngularJS
4 35 (8.06%) .NET
5 33 (7.60%) JSON
5 33 (7.60%) Node.js
5 33 (7.60%) REST
5 33 (7.60%) RESTful
6 32 (7.37%) Spring
6 32 (7.37%) XML
7 24 (5.53%) CSS
7 24 (5.53%) HTML5
7 24 (5.53%) Java EE
8 23 (5.30%) React
8 23 (5.30%) SOAP
9 18 (4.15%) CSS3
10 14 (3.23%) ASP.NET
10 14 (3.23%) JMS
11 12 (2.76%) J2EE
11 12 (2.76%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.99%) Data Centre
2 33 (7.60%) Public Cloud
3 18 (4.15%) Management Information System
4 17 (3.92%) PMI
5 16 (3.69%) Computer Science
6 15 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (3.46%) Hybrid Cloud
6 15 (3.46%) User Experience
7 11 (2.53%) Virtual Team
8 8 (1.84%) Private Cloud
8 8 (1.84%) Replication
9 5 (1.15%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.15%) FlexPod
9 5 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (0.92%) BBC
10 4 (0.92%) BYOD
10 4 (0.92%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.92%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.92%) New Media
10 4 (0.92%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 101 (23.27%) Linux
2 76 (17.51%) Windows
3 34 (7.83%) Windows Server
4 33 (7.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (6.45%) Unix
6 25 (5.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (2.76%) Ubuntu
8 11 (2.53%) CentOS
8 11 (2.53%) Windows 10
9 7 (1.61%) Android
9 7 (1.61%) SUSE
10 4 (0.92%) Debian
10 4 (0.92%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.92%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.46%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.46%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.46%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.23%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (25.58%) DevOps
3 72 (16.59%) TDD
4 60 (13.82%) Scrum
5 58 (13.36%) Continuous Integration
6 55 (12.67%) Migration
7 44 (10.14%) BDD
8 38 (8.76%) Project Management
9 34 (7.83%) ITIL
9 34 (7.83%) Software Engineering
10 33 (7.60%) Microservices
11 32 (7.37%) MVC
12 30 (6.91%) Configuration Management
12 30 (6.91%) Unit Testing
13 29 (6.68%) Mentoring
14 26 (5.99%) Kanban
14 26 (5.99%) SOA
15 23 (5.30%) Pair Programming
16 22 (5.07%) Continuous Delivery
16 22 (5.07%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 127 (29.26%) Java
2 89 (20.51%) Python
3 74 (17.05%) JavaScript
4 59 (13.59%) SQL
5 50 (11.52%) PowerShell
6 44 (10.14%) Ruby
7 33 (7.60%) Bash Shell
8 29 (6.68%) C#
9 23 (5.30%) Perl
10 17 (3.92%) PHP
11 10 (2.30%) Scala
12 9 (2.07%) C++
12 9 (2.07%) Groovy
13 6 (1.38%) C
14 5 (1.15%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.92%) Go
15 4 (0.92%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.92%) VBA
15 4 (0.92%) XPath
16 3 (0.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 28 (6.45%) Degree
2 19 (4.38%) PMI Certification
2 19 (4.38%) PMP
3 15 (3.46%) SC Cleared
3 15 (3.46%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.53%) MCSE
4 11 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.38%) AWS Certification
6 5 (1.15%) CISSP
6 5 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.92%) VCDX
7 4 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.69%) CCNA
8 3 (0.69%) CISM
8 3 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.46%) CCNP
9 2 (0.46%) CISA
9 2 (0.46%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.23%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.84%) QA
2 14 (3.23%) PCI DSS
3 12 (2.76%) PMO
4 7 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.92%) GDPR
5 4 (0.92%) SLA
6 2 (0.46%) PA-DSS
6 2 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.23%) COBIT
7 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.23%) RMADS
System Software
1 79 (18.20%) Docker
2 46 (10.60%) Active Directory
3 22 (5.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (5.07%) vSphere
4 12 (2.76%) Hyper-V
5 11 (2.53%) vCloud
6 6 (1.38%) Virtual Desktop
6 6 (1.38%) XenApp
7 5 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (1.15%) Xen
7 5 (1.15%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.92%) HDFS
9 3 (0.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.69%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.46%) NFS
10 2 (0.46%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.46%) Samba
10 2 (0.46%) Squid
10 2 (0.46%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 68 (15.67%) Puppet
2 64 (14.75%) Ansible
3 51 (11.75%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (3.00%) Nagios
5 12 (2.76%) SCCM
6 11 (2.53%) Terraform
7 10 (2.30%) logstash
7 10 (2.30%) Mesos
8 8 (1.84%) SCOM
9 7 (1.61%) vRealize
10 5 (1.15%) HP Fortify
10 5 (1.15%) Pingdom
10 5 (1.15%) Salt
10 5 (1.15%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.92%) AppDNA
11 4 (0.92%) EdgeSight
11 4 (0.92%) Fluentd
11 4 (0.92%) Graphite
11 4 (0.92%) Kubernetes
11 4 (0.92%) StatsD
Vendors
1 63 (14.52%) Microsoft
2 49 (11.29%) Oracle
3 42 (9.68%) VMware
4 28 (6.45%) SAP
5 21 (4.84%) Cisco
6 12 (2.76%) Google
6 12 (2.76%) Splunk
7 10 (2.30%) IBM
7 10 (2.30%) Palo Alto
8 9 (2.07%) AppDynamics
8 9 (2.07%) HP
9 8 (1.84%) Atlassian
9 8 (1.84%) Citrix
9 8 (1.84%) Dell
9 8 (1.84%) F5
9 8 (1.84%) Juniper
9 8 (1.84%) Red Hat
9 8 (1.84%) Sybase
10 7 (1.61%) Rackspace
10 7 (1.61%) Talend
Camberley, Surrey
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £475 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Montash
Rate: £575 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Montash
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £275 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Icore Tech
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
FT Select
Rate: From £475 to £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Intrinsic Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
TIMES Resources Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite
Rate: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday (pro rata)
Posted: 25 days ago
Slough
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 16 days ago