Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 25 November 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)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 34 84
Rank change year-on-year +3 +50 +7
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 47 61 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 5.05% 5.40% 1.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 43.12% 58.65% 21.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 43 13
South Wales median daily rate £475 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +42.86% -33.33%
10th Percentile £383 £381 £305
90th Percentile £600 £575 £380
Wales median daily rate £490 £500 £375
% change year-on-year -2.00% +33.33% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 South Wales with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 109 104 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 11.72% 9.21% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 71 58
South Wales median daily rate £425 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +35.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £325 £296
90th Percentile £516 £575 £450
Wales median daily rate £450 £500 £363
% change year-on-year -10.00% +37.93% -5.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
South Wales median hourly rate £16.25 £11.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.30% -51.58% -
Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year +25.00% -49.47% -

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in South Wales

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon AWS in South Wales

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in South Wales over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in South Wales

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. 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
Cardiff +14 26 £450 - 3
Newport -2 4 £600 +14.29%
Glamorgan - 1 - -
Caerphilly - 1 £375 -
Amazon AWS
Wales

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 Wales region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 19 (40.43%) Web Services
2 16 (34.04%) Security Cleared
2 16 (34.04%) Ansible
3 14 (29.79%) MongoDB
3 14 (29.79%) Terraform
3 14 (29.79%) SC Cleared
3 14 (29.79%) Linux
4 12 (25.53%) DevOps
5 11 (23.40%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (21.28%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (21.28%) Marathon
7 9 (19.15%) Jenkins
7 9 (19.15%) Java
7 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (17.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
8 8 (17.02%) SLA
8 8 (17.02%) Kafka
9 7 (14.89%) Data Centre
9 7 (14.89%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (14.89%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (14.89%) Migration
9 7 (14.89%) Windows
10 6 (12.77%) Python
10 6 (12.77%) VMware
11 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
11 5 (10.64%) Oracle
11 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
11 5 (10.64%) SQL

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 10 (21.28%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (6.38%) Apache
2 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.26%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (4.26%) Confluence
3 2 (4.26%) IBM Notes
3 2 (4.26%) IIS
3 2 (4.26%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon Alexa
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.40%) AWS CloudFormation
2 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.51%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (6.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (6.38%) PaaS
4 3 (6.38%) Serverless
5 2 (4.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (4.26%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (4.26%) Amazon S3
5 2 (4.26%) Office 365
5 2 (4.26%) Route 53
5 2 (4.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (2.13%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (2.13%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (2.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) VPN
2 2 (4.26%) BIG-IP
2 2 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (4.26%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (4.26%) DHCP
2 2 (4.26%) DNS
2 2 (4.26%) DSL
2 2 (4.26%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.13%) BGP
3 1 (2.13%) Firewall
3 1 (2.13%) IPsec
3 1 (2.13%) Junos
3 1 (2.13%) MPLS
3 1 (2.13%) OSPF
3 1 (2.13%) SMS
3 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.79%) MongoDB
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.51%) MySQL
3 4 (8.51%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (8.51%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (6.38%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.13%) Event Store
6 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Jenkins
2 8 (17.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.38%) JIRA
4 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.26%) NuGet
4 2 (4.26%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.26%) TeamCity
4 2 (4.26%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.13%) Ant
5 1 (2.13%) Hudson
5 1 (2.13%) Maven
5 1 (2.13%) Selenium
5 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (6.38%) Local Government
2 2 (4.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Back Office
3 1 (2.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Developer
2 10 (21.28%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) AWS Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) DBA
5 5 (10.64%) Administrator
5 5 (10.64%) Architect
5 5 (10.64%) AWS DevOps
5 5 (10.64%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Java Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) MongoDB DBA
6 3 (6.38%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Database Specialist
6 3 (6.38%) Python Developer
7 2 (4.26%) DevOps Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Network Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (40.43%) Web Services
2 8 (17.02%) Kafka
3 4 (8.51%) Node.js
4 3 (6.38%) CSS
4 3 (6.38%) Dropwizard
4 3 (6.38%) Flask
4 3 (6.38%) HTML
4 3 (6.38%) RESTful
4 3 (6.38%) SOAP
4 3 (6.38%) Spring
5 2 (4.26%) .NET
5 2 (4.26%) REST
6 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.13%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.13%) J2EE
6 1 (2.13%) Play Framework
6 1 (2.13%) React
6 1 (2.13%) Spring Boot
6 1 (2.13%) Swagger
6 1 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.26%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Clustering
3 1 (2.13%) Fintech
3 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.79%) Linux
2 7 (14.89%) Windows
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.26%) CentOS
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.13%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) DevOps
2 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.89%) Migration
3 7 (14.89%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (14.89%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (10.64%) Mentoring
4 5 (10.64%) Microservices
4 5 (10.64%) Open Source
5 4 (8.51%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 3 (6.38%) Coaching
6 3 (6.38%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.38%) CQRS
6 3 (6.38%) ITIL
6 3 (6.38%) Software Delivery
6 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.26%) Change Management
7 2 (4.26%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.26%) Scrum
7 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.15%) Java
2 6 (12.77%) Python
3 5 (10.64%) SQL
4 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.13%) Groovy
6 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (34.04%) Security Cleared
2 14 (29.79%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.64%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.13%) CCDA
4 1 (2.13%) CCDP
4 1 (2.13%) CCIE
4 1 (2.13%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 1 (2.13%) CCIE Service Provider
4 1 (2.13%) CCNA
4 1 (2.13%) CCNP
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.13%) JNCIA
4 1 (2.13%) JNCIP
4 1 (2.13%) JNCIS
4 1 (2.13%) MCSA
4 1 (2.13%) MCSE
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.02%) SLA
2 5 (10.64%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.13%) GDPR
3 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.13%) PSD2
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.26%) Docker
3 2 (4.26%) iptables
3 2 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.26%) XenApp
4 1 (2.13%) KVM
Systems Management
1 16 (34.04%) Ansible
2 14 (29.79%) Terraform
3 10 (21.28%) Marathon
4 3 (6.38%) Puppet
5 2 (4.26%) Grafana
5 2 (4.26%) Kibana
5 2 (4.26%) Mesos
5 2 (4.26%) Prometheus
5 2 (4.26%) Rundeck
6 1 (2.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) VMware
2 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle
3 2 (4.26%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco
3 2 (4.26%) Citrix
3 2 (4.26%) F5
3 2 (4.26%) Lotus
3 2 (4.26%) NetApp
4 1 (2.13%) Google
4 1 (2.13%) Juniper