The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 27 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.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England / South West
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 102 114
Rank change year-on-year +41 +12  
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 78 39 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.03% 1.34% 1.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 27.96% 21.91% 25.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 34 29
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £322 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £509 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 279 178 136
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 10.84% 6.13% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 133 97
Median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £481 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 6
Median hourly rate £31.00 £17.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.14% +45.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £15.75 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £101.75 £68.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -17.92% -13.35%  

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 West

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon AWS in the South West

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in the South West over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in the South West

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Bristol +13 21 £375 - 20
Gloucestershire +12 15 £375 - 6
Wiltshire +2 15 £355 -25.26% 4
Devon - 13 £550 - 8
Somerset - 7 £400 - 7
Amazon AWS
England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 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 West region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 71 (41.04%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (38.15%) Java
3 64 (36.99%) Linux
3 64 (36.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 61 (35.26%) DevOps
5 44 (25.43%) SQL
6 39 (22.54%) .NET
7 38 (21.97%) MVC
8 37 (21.39%) SQL Server
8 37 (21.39%) Jenkins
9 36 (20.81%) Windows
9 36 (20.81%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (19.65%) C#
11 31 (17.92%) Web Services
11 31 (17.92%) Python
12 30 (17.34%) Ansible
12 30 (17.34%) Docker
12 30 (17.34%) Amazon EC2
13 29 (16.76%) Security Cleared
14 28 (16.18%) Big Data
14 28 (16.18%) AngularJS
15 27 (15.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 26 (15.03%) ASP.NET
16 26 (15.03%) Puppet
17 25 (14.45%) JavaScript
17 25 (14.45%) TDD
18 23 (13.29%) Microsoft
18 23 (13.29%) Finance
18 23 (13.29%) Git (software)
19 22 (12.72%) NoSQL

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 17 (9.83%) Apache
2 16 (9.25%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (7.51%) Mule
3 13 (7.51%) Mule ESB
4 12 (6.94%) Confluence
4 12 (6.94%) nginx
5 10 (5.78%) Tomcat
6 9 (5.20%) Apache Spark
7 7 (4.05%) IIS
8 6 (3.47%) JBoss
9 5 (2.89%) Jetty
9 5 (2.89%) Mongrel
9 5 (2.89%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.73%) SharePoint
11 2 (1.16%) CMS
11 2 (1.16%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.58%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.58%) K2 blackpearl
12 1 (0.58%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 10 (5.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (8.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 64 (36.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (17.34%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (12.14%) Amazon S3
4 19 (10.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 14 (8.09%) Google Cloud Platform
6 11 (6.36%) GitHub
7 8 (4.62%) Route 53
8 7 (4.05%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (3.47%) Amazon Kinesis
9 6 (3.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 6 (3.47%) IaaS
10 5 (2.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 5 (2.89%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (2.89%) Google App Engine
11 4 (2.31%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (1.73%) Office 365
12 3 (1.73%) SaaS
13 2 (1.16%) PaaS
14 1 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.14%) DNS
2 19 (10.98%) SSL
3 17 (9.83%) Firewall
4 12 (6.94%) TCP/IP
5 11 (6.36%) HTTP
6 9 (5.20%) VPN
7 8 (4.62%) LAN
7 8 (4.62%) WAN
8 6 (3.47%) Wireless
9 5 (2.89%) DHCP
9 5 (2.89%) FTP
9 5 (2.89%) IPsec
9 5 (2.89%) Network Security
10 4 (2.31%) SAN
10 4 (2.31%) SMTP
11 3 (1.73%) Internet
11 3 (1.73%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (1.16%) WebEx
13 1 (0.58%) BIG-IP
13 1 (0.58%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (21.39%) SQL Server
2 28 (16.18%) Big Data
3 22 (12.72%) NoSQL
4 21 (12.14%) Hadoop
5 18 (10.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 17 (9.83%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (7.51%) MySQL
7 13 (7.51%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (6.94%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (5.78%) Amazon RDS
9 10 (5.78%) MongoDB
10 4 (2.31%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.73%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.73%) Relational Database
12 2 (1.16%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (1.16%) CouchDB
12 2 (1.16%) QGIS
12 2 (1.16%) Riak
12 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 37 (21.39%) Jenkins
2 23 (13.29%) Git (software)
3 14 (8.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 14 (8.09%) JIRA
4 12 (6.94%) Vagrant
5 9 (5.20%) Visual Studio
6 6 (3.47%) Maven
7 5 (2.89%) Artifactory
7 5 (2.89%) SonarQube
7 5 (2.89%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (2.89%) Travis CI
8 4 (2.31%) GoCD
8 4 (2.31%) Hudson
8 4 (2.31%) JUnit
8 4 (2.31%) Mockito
9 3 (1.73%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (1.73%) Subversion
9 3 (1.73%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.58%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.58%) Protractor
General
1 23 (13.29%) Finance
2 18 (10.40%) Marketing
3 15 (8.67%) Electronics
3 15 (8.67%) Manufacturing
3 15 (8.67%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.31%) Games
5 1 (0.58%) Advertising
5 1 (0.58%) Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (37.57%) Developer
2 35 (20.23%) DevOps Engineer
3 26 (15.03%) .NET Developer
4 25 (14.45%) Java Developer
5 16 (9.25%) C# Developer
5 16 (9.25%) Senior Developer
6 15 (8.67%) AWS Developer
7 12 (6.94%) Consultant
8 11 (6.36%) C# .NET Developer
9 10 (5.78%) Architect
9 10 (5.78%) ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (5.78%) AWS Engineer
9 10 (5.78%) Azure Developer
9 10 (5.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (5.78%) Senior .NET Developer
9 10 (5.78%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (5.78%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 10 (5.78%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (5.78%) Senior C# Developer
10 9 (5.20%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (22.54%) .NET
2 31 (17.92%) Web Services
3 28 (16.18%) AngularJS
4 26 (15.03%) ASP.NET
5 19 (10.98%) HTML
6 17 (9.83%) CSS
6 17 (9.83%) XML
7 15 (8.67%) Apache Camel
8 14 (8.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (8.09%) ASP.NET Web API
8 14 (8.09%) JSON
8 14 (8.09%) Spring
9 13 (7.51%) Hibernate
9 13 (7.51%) JPA
9 13 (7.51%) Spring Integration
9 13 (7.51%) Spring MVC
10 12 (6.94%) Elastic Stack
10 12 (6.94%) Ember.js
11 10 (5.78%) J2EE
11 10 (5.78%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.78%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.20%) Mobile App
2 9 (5.20%) PKI
3 5 (2.89%) Clustering
3 5 (2.89%) User Experience
4 4 (2.31%) EMC VNX
5 3 (1.73%) Blog
5 3 (1.73%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.73%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 2 (1.16%) CESG
7 1 (0.58%) BYOD
7 1 (0.58%) CMDB
7 1 (0.58%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.58%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 64 (36.99%) Linux
2 36 (20.81%) Windows
3 27 (15.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (10.40%) Windows Server
5 14 (8.09%) CentOS
6 7 (4.05%) Amazon Linux
6 7 (4.05%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.31%) CoreOS
8 4 (2.31%) Debian
8 4 (2.31%) Unix
9 3 (1.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.58%) Android
10 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.58%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (41.04%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (35.26%) DevOps
3 38 (21.97%) MVC
4 36 (20.81%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (14.45%) TDD
6 20 (11.56%) ITIL
7 19 (10.98%) E-Commerce
8 18 (10.40%) Open Source
9 16 (9.25%) Configuration Management
9 16 (9.25%) High Availability
9 16 (9.25%) Load Balancing
10 15 (8.67%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (8.67%) Digital Marketing
10 15 (8.67%) Integration Testing
10 15 (8.67%) Programme Management
10 15 (8.67%) Scrum
11 14 (8.09%) Microservices
11 14 (8.09%) Migration
12 13 (7.51%) Software Engineering
13 11 (6.36%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (38.15%) Java
2 44 (25.43%) SQL
3 34 (19.65%) C#
4 31 (17.92%) Python
5 25 (14.45%) JavaScript
6 19 (10.98%) Bash Shell
7 18 (10.40%) Ruby
8 14 (8.09%) PowerShell
9 12 (6.94%) Scala
10 10 (5.78%) C++
11 9 (5.20%) C
11 9 (5.20%) Perl
12 8 (4.62%) PL/SQL
13 5 (2.89%) Go
14 4 (2.31%) AWK
15 2 (1.16%) VB
15 2 (1.16%) VB6
16 1 (0.58%) PHP
16 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (16.76%) Security Cleared
2 20 (11.56%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.78%) Degree
4 8 (4.62%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.89%) CISMP
5 5 (2.89%) CISSP
6 4 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.73%) AWS Certification
7 3 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.73%) ISSAP
8 2 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.16%) CCNP
8 2 (1.16%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (1.16%) GSEC
8 2 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.58%) CCNA
9 1 (0.58%) EMCIE
9 1 (0.58%) ISEB
9 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.58%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.62%) QA
2 4 (2.31%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.73%) SLA
4 2 (1.16%) COBIT
4 2 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.16%) ISO27002
System Software
1 30 (17.34%) Docker
2 22 (12.72%) Active Directory
3 18 (10.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.62%) LXC
5 6 (3.47%) vSphere
6 5 (2.89%) Xen
7 4 (2.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (2.31%) VirtualBox
7 4 (2.31%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.16%) HDFS
9 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 30 (17.34%) Ansible
2 26 (15.03%) Puppet
3 14 (8.09%) Terraform
4 13 (7.51%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (4.05%) Icinga
5 7 (4.05%) Kibana
5 7 (4.05%) logstash
5 7 (4.05%) Salt
6 6 (3.47%) Nagios
7 5 (2.89%) OSSEC
7 5 (2.89%) SCCM
8 4 (2.31%) NetBackup
8 4 (2.31%) vRealize
8 4 (2.31%) Zenoss
9 2 (1.16%) Oozie
9 2 (1.16%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.58%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.58%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.58%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.58%) Netcool
Vendors
1 23 (13.29%) Microsoft
2 21 (12.14%) VMware
3 19 (10.98%) Red Hat
4 16 (9.25%) Oracle
5 15 (8.67%) Cisco
5 15 (8.67%) SAP
6 11 (6.36%) Google
7 9 (5.20%) Xamarin
8 8 (4.62%) SaltStack
9 7 (4.05%) Atlassian
10 6 (3.47%) Citrix
11 5 (2.89%) EMC
11 5 (2.89%) IBM
11 5 (2.89%) New Relic
12 4 (2.31%) Brocade
12 4 (2.31%) Dell
12 4 (2.31%) HP
12 4 (2.31%) Symantec
12 4 (2.31%) Veritas
13 3 (1.73%) F5
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Posted: 15 hours ago
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