Period
to 27 May 2018

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 6 months to 27 May 2018 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
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 54 100
Rank change year-on-year +29 +46 +43
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 336 197 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.65% 3.75% 1.93%
As % of the Cloud Services category 34.60% 34.56% 26.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 144 87
South West median daily rate £475 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% +3.13% -3.03%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £313
90th Percentile £625 £575 £574
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South West median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.03% +135.71% -41.67%

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 the South West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 971 570 424
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 19.20% 10.86% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 396 306
South West median daily rate £438 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £268 £248 £263
90th Percentile £595 £538 £574
England median daily rate £484 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +5.22% +2.22% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 16 8
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £47.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.16% +171.43% +45.83%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.88 £10.48
90th Percentile £31.50 £51.25 £80.63
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -11.11%

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in the South West

Amazon AWS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 6 months to 27 May 2018. 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
Bristol +27 107 £450 +12.50% 45
Devon +23 71 £495 +23.75% 11
Wiltshire +29 59 £588 +46.88% 4
Gloucestershire +14 47 £415 +0.61% 27
Somerset +10 33 £405 -4.71% 5
Dorset -8 7 £475 +26.67% 13
Cornwall -2 2 £363 -9.94% 2
Amazon AWS
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following 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 West region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 191 (56.85%) DevOps
2 153 (45.54%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (36.61%) Docker
4 122 (36.31%) Microsoft Azure
5 111 (33.04%) Ansible
6 104 (30.95%) Linux
7 86 (25.60%) Python
8 83 (24.70%) Kubernetes
9 80 (23.81%) Jenkins
10 79 (23.51%) Java
11 75 (22.32%) Puppet
11 75 (22.32%) Continuous Integration
12 70 (20.83%) Git (software)
13 68 (20.24%) .NET
14 66 (19.64%) C#
15 63 (18.75%) SQL Server
16 56 (16.67%) Windows
17 52 (15.48%) ASP.NET
18 50 (14.88%) Web Services
19 49 (14.58%) Ruby
20 46 (13.69%) Finance
21 45 (13.39%) Microservices
21 45 (13.39%) Security Cleared
22 43 (12.80%) ASP.NET Web API
22 43 (12.80%) E-Commerce
22 43 (12.80%) Digital Transformation Programme
23 42 (12.50%) Microsoft
23 42 (12.50%) JIRA
24 41 (12.20%) Configuration Management
24 41 (12.20%) Opscode Chef

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 29 (8.63%) Confluence
2 21 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 20 (5.95%) SAS
4 15 (4.46%) nginx
5 13 (3.87%) WebSphere
6 12 (3.57%) Cloud Foundry
7 10 (2.98%) Apache
7 10 (2.98%) OpenStack
8 9 (2.68%) JBoss
8 9 (2.68%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.79%) ArcGIS
9 6 (1.79%) IIS
10 4 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.89%) CloudStack
11 3 (0.89%) WordPress
12 2 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.60%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.60%) Mule
12 2 (0.60%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.60%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Magento
2 1 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 122 (36.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (11.90%) Serverless
3 36 (10.71%) AWS CloudFormation
4 31 (9.23%) Amazon EC2
5 30 (8.93%) AWS Lambda
6 27 (8.04%) Amazon S3
7 19 (5.65%) Google Cloud Platform
7 19 (5.65%) PaaS
8 17 (5.06%) IaaS
9 15 (4.46%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (3.57%) OpenShift
11 11 (3.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 9 (2.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 8 (2.38%) Amazon ELB
13 8 (2.38%) Office 365
13 8 (2.38%) Route 53
14 7 (2.08%) SaaS
15 6 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
15 6 (1.79%) GitHub
16 4 (1.19%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.85%) Firewall
2 7 (2.08%) DNS
3 6 (1.79%) DHCP
4 5 (1.49%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.89%) eduroam
5 3 (0.89%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (0.60%) HTTP
6 2 (0.60%) NAS
6 2 (0.60%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.60%) SAN
6 2 (0.60%) Skype
6 2 (0.60%) SMS
6 2 (0.60%) Wireless
7 1 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.30%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.30%) Internet
7 1 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.30%) IPsec
7 1 (0.30%) Network Security
7 1 (0.30%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.95%) Amazon RDS
2 20 (5.95%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (5.95%) MySQL
3 16 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (3.87%) Amazon Redshift
5 10 (2.98%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 10 (2.98%) SAS EBI
6 9 (2.68%) NoSQL
7 8 (2.38%) Apache Hive
7 8 (2.38%) Big Data
7 8 (2.38%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.08%) Hadoop
8 7 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.79%) GIS
9 6 (1.79%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.49%) Amazon Aurora
10 5 (1.49%) Pentaho
10 5 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 80 (23.81%) Jenkins
2 70 (20.83%) Git (software)
3 42 (12.50%) JIRA
4 23 (6.85%) Maven
5 22 (6.55%) Artifactory
6 18 (5.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 16 (4.76%) Selenium
8 14 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (3.87%) Cucumber
9 13 (3.87%) Sonatype Nexus
9 13 (3.87%) Visual Studio
10 11 (3.27%) NUnit
10 11 (3.27%) Travis CI
11 10 (2.98%) GitLab
12 8 (2.38%) Ant
12 8 (2.38%) Bitbucket
12 8 (2.38%) Gradle
12 8 (2.38%) Vagrant
13 5 (1.49%) MSTest
14 4 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 46 (13.69%) Finance
2 13 (3.87%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.98%) Banking
4 8 (2.38%) Retail
5 5 (1.49%) Back Office
6 3 (0.89%) Marketing
7 2 (0.60%) Electronics
7 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.30%) Billing
8 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 83 (24.70%) DevOps Engineer
2 82 (24.40%) Developer
3 53 (15.77%) AWS Engineer
4 47 (13.99%) Architect
5 33 (9.82%) AWS DevOps
6 31 (9.23%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 29 (8.63%) .NET Architect
8 19 (5.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 18 (5.36%) Administrator
10 16 (4.76%) .NET Developer
10 16 (4.76%) Java Developer
10 16 (4.76%) Technical Architect
11 15 (4.46%) AWS Developer
11 15 (4.46%) Cloud Engineer
11 15 (4.46%) Systems Administrator
11 15 (4.46%) Systems Engineer
12 12 (3.57%) Consultant
12 12 (3.57%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 12 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
13 10 (2.98%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (20.24%) .NET
2 52 (15.48%) ASP.NET
3 50 (14.88%) Web Services
4 43 (12.80%) ASP.NET Web API
5 33 (9.82%) .NET Framework
6 30 (8.93%) .NET Core
7 28 (8.33%) AngularJS
8 25 (7.44%) React
9 20 (5.95%) REST
10 18 (5.36%) HTML
11 17 (5.06%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (4.17%) Spring
13 13 (3.87%) CSS
13 13 (3.87%) Elastic Stack
13 13 (3.87%) Node.js
14 12 (3.57%) JSON
14 12 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 10 (2.98%) HTML5
16 8 (2.38%) JSP
16 8 (2.38%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.52%) iPad
2 14 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (3.27%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (2.98%) Hybrid Cloud
6 8 (2.38%) Public Cloud
7 7 (2.08%) User Experience
8 6 (1.79%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.79%) Fat Client
8 6 (1.79%) Thin Client
9 5 (1.49%) Digital Media
9 5 (1.49%) NHS
10 4 (1.19%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.19%) Replication
10 4 (1.19%) Robotics
11 3 (0.89%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.60%) Clustering
12 2 (0.60%) Fintech
13 1 (0.30%) Computer Science
13 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 104 (30.95%) Linux
2 56 (16.67%) Windows
3 21 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 20 (5.95%) Unix
5 15 (4.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (2.38%) CentOS
6 8 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (1.79%) VMS
8 5 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.60%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.30%) Android
10 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.30%) Solaris
10 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (56.85%) DevOps
2 153 (45.54%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (22.32%) Continuous Integration
4 45 (13.39%) Microservices
5 43 (12.80%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 43 (12.80%) E-Commerce
6 41 (12.20%) Configuration Management
7 37 (11.01%) Open Source
8 36 (10.71%) Migration
9 33 (9.82%) Scrum
9 33 (9.82%) Test Automation
10 31 (9.23%) MVC
11 30 (8.93%) TDD
12 29 (8.63%) Integration Testing
13 27 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (7.74%) Web Development
15 24 (7.14%) Mentoring
15 24 (7.14%) OO
16 23 (6.85%) Problem-Solving
17 20 (5.95%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 86 (25.60%) Python
2 79 (23.51%) Java
3 66 (19.64%) C#
4 49 (14.58%) Ruby
5 35 (10.42%) JavaScript
6 34 (10.12%) Groovy
7 30 (8.93%) Bash Shell
8 25 (7.44%) Shell Script
9 23 (6.85%) PowerShell
10 18 (5.36%) PHP
11 16 (4.76%) Java 8
12 13 (3.87%) SQL
13 10 (2.98%) Scala
14 8 (2.38%) Dart
15 7 (2.08%) TypeScript
16 6 (1.79%) R
17 5 (1.49%) C++
18 4 (1.19%) Korn
18 4 (1.19%) Perl
18 4 (1.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (13.39%) Security Cleared
2 37 (11.01%) SC Cleared
3 21 (6.25%) AWS Certification
4 6 (1.79%) CESG Certified Professional
4 6 (1.79%) CISSP
4 6 (1.79%) CLAS
5 5 (1.49%) Degree
6 3 (0.89%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.60%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.30%) CCIE
8 1 (0.30%) CCNP
8 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.30%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.30%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.98%) QA
2 8 (2.38%) GCP
3 6 (1.79%) JSP 440
3 6 (1.79%) RMADS
4 5 (1.49%) PMO
5 4 (1.19%) GDPR
6 2 (0.60%) SLA
7 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 123 (36.61%) Docker
2 22 (6.55%) Active Directory
3 16 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (3.27%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.19%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.89%) OpenAM
6 3 (0.89%) Shibboleth
6 3 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.60%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.60%) XenApp
8 1 (0.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 111 (33.04%) Ansible
2 83 (24.70%) Kubernetes
3 75 (22.32%) Puppet
4 41 (12.20%) Opscode Chef
5 38 (11.31%) Terraform
6 11 (3.27%) Nagios
6 11 (3.27%) Packer
7 4 (1.19%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (1.19%) Salt
7 4 (1.19%) SCCM
7 4 (1.19%) SCVMM
8 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.89%) Rancher
8 3 (0.89%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (0.89%) systemd
9 2 (0.60%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.60%) Grafana
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.30%) Consul
10 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 42 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 29 (8.63%) Atlassian
3 28 (8.33%) Google
4 26 (7.74%) VMware
5 17 (5.06%) MuleSoft
6 16 (4.76%) Tableau
7 15 (4.46%) Oracle
7 15 (4.46%) Red Hat
8 14 (4.17%) SAP
9 8 (2.38%) Citrix
10 6 (1.79%) ESRI
10 6 (1.79%) MKS
10 6 (1.79%) Sitecore
11 5 (1.49%) Cisco
11 5 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.19%) Cloudera
12 4 (1.19%) Guidewire
13 3 (0.89%) SaltStack
13 3 (0.89%) SolarWinds
13 3 (0.89%) Splunk