Period
to 17 October 2019

The median contractor rate for an AWS DevOps was £545 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 DevOps
England > South East
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 290 280 308
Rank change year-on-year -10 +28 +46
Contract jobs requiring an AWS DevOps 59 100 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.43% 0.61% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.64% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 73 49
South East median daily rate £545 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.81% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £413 £400 £400
90th Percentile £677 £655 £588
England median daily rate £575 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 13,000 15,556 15,402
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.81% 94.44% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,692 9,333 9,123
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £225 £253 £241
90th Percentile £600 £579 £570
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 604 651 636
South East median hourly rate £23.88 £20.17 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.37% +12.06% -5.26%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £51.00 £48.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.35 £18.70
% change year-on-year +8.99% -1.87% +1.08%

AWS DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured AWS DevOps in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for AWS DevOps in the South East

AWS DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS DevOps in the South East

AWS DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS DevOps in the South East over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS DevOps in the South East

AWS DevOps
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 AWS DevOps within the South East region over the 6 months to 17 October 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 -4 29 £550 +12.82% 9
Berkshire -7 18 £600 +33.33% 5
Hampshire +7 11 £425 -15.00% 1
Oxfordshire +19 8 £500 -9.09% 4
Surrey +32 6 £640 +4.92% 1
East Sussex +4 6 £500 -16.67%
West Sussex +1 5 £538 -2.27%
Buckinghamshire +21 3 £525 -17.65%
AWS DevOps
England

AWS DevOps Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, AWS DevOps contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring AWS DevOps in the job title.

1 59 (100.00%) DevOps
2 46 (77.97%) AWS
3 32 (54.24%) Ansible
3 32 (54.24%) Linux
4 30 (50.85%) Terraform
5 26 (44.07%) Kubernetes
6 23 (38.98%) Jenkins
7 20 (33.90%) Docker
8 16 (27.12%) Puppet
8 16 (27.12%) Python
9 15 (25.42%) Windows
9 15 (25.42%) Azure
10 14 (23.73%) Git (software)
10 14 (23.73%) Configuration Management
11 11 (18.64%) Opscode Chef
12 10 (16.95%) GCP
12 10 (16.95%) AWS CloudFormation
12 10 (16.95%) Bash Shell
12 10 (16.95%) Web Services
12 10 (16.95%) Java
13 8 (13.56%) Migration
13 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (11.86%) Infrastructure Automation
15 6 (10.17%) Infrastructure as Code
15 6 (10.17%) Continuous Delivery
15 6 (10.17%) Oracle
15 6 (10.17%) REST
16 5 (8.47%) TeamCity
16 5 (8.47%) Oracle Database
16 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012

AWS DevOps Skill Set
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 3 (5.08%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.39%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.69%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.69%) IIS
3 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 46 (77.97%) AWS
2 15 (25.42%) Azure
3 10 (16.95%) AWS CloudFormation
3 10 (16.95%) GCP
4 5 (8.47%) AWS CodePipeline
4 5 (8.47%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (8.47%) Serverless
5 4 (6.78%) Amazon S3
5 4 (6.78%) OpenShift
6 3 (5.08%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (5.08%) CloudFront
6 3 (5.08%) Route 53
7 2 (3.39%) Amazon ECS
7 2 (3.39%) Amazon EKS
7 2 (3.39%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (3.39%) AWS Fargate
7 2 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (3.39%) GitHub
7 2 (3.39%) PaaS
7 2 (3.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) DNS
1 1 (1.69%) Firewall
1 1 (1.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.78%) Big Data
3 3 (5.08%) MySQL
3 3 (5.08%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.39%) Redis
4 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.69%) Amazon Athena
5 1 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.69%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.69%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.69%) DB2
5 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.69%) Power BI
5 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (38.98%) Jenkins
2 14 (23.73%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.47%) TeamCity
4 3 (5.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (5.08%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (5.08%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.39%) Artifactory
5 2 (3.39%) Bitbucket
5 2 (3.39%) GitLab
5 2 (3.39%) Gradle
5 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.69%) git-flow
6 1 (1.69%) JUnit
General
1 3 (5.08%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Billing
3 1 (1.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.95%) Web Services
2 6 (10.17%) REST
3 4 (6.78%) Node.js
4 1 (1.69%) .NET
4 1 (1.69%) Kafka
4 1 (1.69%) Middleware
4 1 (1.69%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Clustering
2 3 (5.08%) Cloud Native
2 3 (5.08%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (3.39%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.69%) Life Science
4 1 (1.69%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (54.24%) Linux
2 15 (25.42%) Windows
3 5 (8.47%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.69%) AIX
5 1 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (100.00%) DevOps
2 14 (23.73%) Configuration Management
3 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (13.56%) Migration
4 7 (11.86%) Infrastructure Automation
5 6 (10.17%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (10.17%) Infrastructure as Code
6 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.47%) Data Science
7 4 (6.78%) Analytics
7 4 (6.78%) Data Engineering
7 4 (6.78%) Scrum
8 3 (5.08%) Deployment Automation
8 3 (5.08%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.08%) Kanban
8 3 (5.08%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 3 (5.08%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.39%) Data Analytics
9 2 (3.39%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (3.39%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.12%) Python
2 10 (16.95%) Bash Shell
2 10 (16.95%) Java
3 5 (8.47%) Ruby
4 4 (6.78%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.08%) SQL
6 2 (3.39%) Go
6 2 (3.39%) Groovy
6 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.69%) Java 8
7 1 (1.69%) Perl
7 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.69%) AWS Certification
1 1 (1.69%) Degree
System Software
1 20 (33.90%) Docker
2 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.69%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 32 (54.24%) Ansible
2 30 (50.85%) Terraform
3 26 (44.07%) Kubernetes
4 16 (27.12%) Puppet
5 11 (18.64%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (6.78%) Packer
7 1 (1.69%) Grafana
7 1 (1.69%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (1.69%) Kibana
7 1 (1.69%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.69%) OpenView
Vendors
1 6 (10.17%) Oracle
2 3 (5.08%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.39%) Google
3 2 (3.39%) New Relic
3 2 (3.39%) Splunk
3 2 (3.39%) VMware
4 1 (1.69%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.69%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.69%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.69%) HP
4 1 (1.69%) Mercator
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.69%) SaltStack