Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 74 126
Rank change year-on-year +48 +52 +24
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 327 155 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.32% 2.82% 1.54%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.37% 30.51% 28.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 114 80
South West median daily rate £475 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.75% -
10th Percentile £327 £308 £318
90th Percentile £625 £592 £538
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
South West median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £41.61 £46.25 £30.19
% change year-on-year -10.03% +53.20% -19.49%

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 899 508 331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.38% 9.25% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 574 368 249
South West median daily rate £425 £386 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.03% +3.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £225 £199 £225
90th Percentile £575 £575 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £434
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.75% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 14 5
South West median hourly rate £18.06 £34.25 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.26% +85.14% +60.87%
10th Percentile £10.74 £13.50 £14.85
90th Percentile £35.00 £50.00 £121.70
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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +21 99 £438 -10.26% 43
Devon +39 73 £500 -10.67% 15
Wiltshire +27 56 £538 +16.22% 15
Gloucestershire +36 46 £415 - 9
Somerset +21 38 £445 +7.88% 9
Dorset -6 3 £598 +59.51% 8
Cornwall -8 1 £225 -35.71% 3
Amazon AWS
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 174 (53.21%) DevOps
2 129 (39.45%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (31.50%) Docker
4 102 (31.19%) Python
5 96 (29.36%) Microsoft Azure
6 88 (26.91%) Ansible
7 81 (24.77%) Jenkins
7 81 (24.77%) Java
8 76 (23.24%) Continuous Integration
9 74 (22.63%) Linux
10 73 (22.32%) Web Services
11 63 (19.27%) Puppet
12 57 (17.43%) Git (software)
12 57 (17.43%) Ruby
13 53 (16.21%) C#
13 53 (16.21%) .NET
13 53 (16.21%) Kubernetes
14 52 (15.90%) Serverless
15 50 (15.29%) Amazon EC2
16 47 (14.37%) SQL Server
16 47 (14.37%) Windows
17 46 (14.07%) Scrum
18 45 (13.76%) AWS CloudFormation
18 45 (13.76%) AWS Lambda
19 43 (13.15%) E-Commerce
20 41 (12.54%) ASP.NET
20 41 (12.54%) JavaScript
20 41 (12.54%) Open Source
20 41 (12.54%) Groovy
21 40 (12.23%) Security Cleared

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 25 (7.65%) SAS
2 23 (7.03%) Confluence
3 19 (5.81%) nginx
4 16 (4.89%) Tomcat
4 16 (4.89%) WebSphere
5 13 (3.98%) Cloud Foundry
6 11 (3.36%) IIS
7 10 (3.06%) OpenStack
8 6 (1.83%) ArcGIS
9 5 (1.53%) Apache
9 5 (1.53%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.53%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.22%) Jetty
10 4 (1.22%) Mongrel
10 4 (1.22%) Mule
11 3 (0.92%) CloudStack
11 3 (0.92%) JBoss
11 3 (0.92%) Mule ESB
11 3 (0.92%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.14%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.92%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.31%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 96 (29.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (15.90%) Serverless
3 50 (15.29%) Amazon EC2
4 45 (13.76%) AWS CloudFormation
4 45 (13.76%) AWS Lambda
5 38 (11.62%) Amazon S3
6 24 (7.34%) PaaS
7 17 (5.20%) IaaS
8 15 (4.59%) GitHub
8 15 (4.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 13 (3.98%) Office 365
9 13 (3.98%) Route 53
10 12 (3.67%) Google Cloud Platform
10 12 (3.67%) OpenShift
11 10 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
12 8 (2.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 7 (2.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 7 (2.14%) Amazon ELB
13 7 (2.14%) Azure Active Directory
14 6 (1.83%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.34%) Firewall
2 12 (3.67%) DHCP
2 12 (3.67%) DNS
3 11 (3.36%) TCP/IP
4 8 (2.45%) SMS
5 7 (2.14%) IPsec
5 7 (2.14%) SSL
6 6 (1.83%) HTTP
7 5 (1.53%) FTP
7 5 (1.53%) VPN
8 3 (0.92%) SAN
8 3 (0.92%) Skype
9 2 (0.61%) Intranet
9 2 (0.61%) LAN
9 2 (0.61%) NAS
9 2 (0.61%) WAN
10 1 (0.31%) BGP
10 1 (0.31%) Extranet
10 1 (0.31%) Internet
10 1 (0.31%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (14.37%) SQL Server
2 38 (11.62%) Amazon RDS
3 27 (8.26%) Amazon Redshift
4 21 (6.42%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (6.42%) NoSQL
5 16 (4.89%) MySQL
6 15 (4.59%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 15 (4.59%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (4.59%) SAS EBI
7 14 (4.28%) Big Data
8 9 (2.75%) Relational Database
9 8 (2.45%) Apache Hive
9 8 (2.45%) Hadoop
9 8 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.83%) Amazon Aurora
10 6 (1.83%) GIS
10 6 (1.83%) Pentaho
11 5 (1.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.92%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 81 (24.77%) Jenkins
2 57 (17.43%) Git (software)
3 38 (11.62%) JIRA
4 21 (6.42%) Maven
5 18 (5.50%) Artifactory
6 15 (4.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (3.67%) Sonatype Nexus
7 12 (3.67%) Visual Studio
8 10 (3.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (2.14%) Gradle
9 7 (2.14%) NUnit
10 6 (1.83%) Travis CI
11 5 (1.53%) MSTest
11 5 (1.53%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (1.53%) TeamCity
12 4 (1.22%) Bitbucket
12 4 (1.22%) Cucumber
12 4 (1.22%) Vagrant
12 4 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
13 3 (0.92%) SonarQube
General
1 34 (10.40%) Finance
2 10 (3.06%) Banking
3 9 (2.75%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.53%) Marketing
5 4 (1.22%) Retail
6 2 (0.61%) Electronics
6 2 (0.61%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.31%) Advertising
7 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.31%) Law
Job Titles
1 92 (28.13%) Developer
2 78 (23.85%) DevOps Engineer
3 63 (19.27%) AWS Engineer
4 43 (13.15%) AWS DevOps
5 42 (12.84%) Architect
6 39 (11.93%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 22 (6.73%) AWS Developer
8 20 (6.12%) .NET Developer
8 20 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 18 (5.50%) .NET Architect
10 15 (4.59%) Consultant
11 14 (4.28%) Administrator
11 14 (4.28%) Java Developer
11 14 (4.28%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 13 (3.98%) Senior Developer
12 13 (3.98%) Systems Administrator
13 12 (3.67%) AWS Architect
14 10 (3.06%) Automation Engineer
14 10 (3.06%) Azure Engineer
14 10 (3.06%) DevOps Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (22.32%) Web Services
2 53 (16.21%) .NET
3 41 (12.54%) ASP.NET
4 37 (11.31%) ASP.NET Web API
5 25 (7.65%) Node.js
6 24 (7.34%) .NET Core
6 24 (7.34%) React
7 23 (7.03%) AngularJS
8 20 (6.12%) .NET Framework
9 17 (5.20%) HTML
10 15 (4.59%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (4.59%) CSS
11 13 (3.98%) Spring
12 12 (3.67%) Elastic Stack
13 10 (3.06%) HTML5
14 9 (2.75%) CSS3
15 8 (2.45%) JSON
15 8 (2.45%) RESTful
16 7 (2.14%) Flask
16 7 (2.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.17%) iPad
2 18 (5.50%) Public Cloud
3 12 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (3.36%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (1.83%) Blog
6 5 (1.53%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.53%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (1.53%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.53%) User Experience
7 4 (1.22%) Smart Meter
8 3 (0.92%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.92%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.61%) Clustering
9 2 (0.61%) Replication
10 1 (0.31%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.31%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.31%) Fintech
10 1 (0.31%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 74 (22.63%) Linux
2 47 (14.37%) Windows
3 20 (6.12%) Windows Server
4 17 (5.20%) Unix
5 10 (3.06%) CentOS
6 8 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (2.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.83%) VMS
8 5 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.92%) CoreOS
9 3 (0.92%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.92%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.92%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.61%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.31%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (53.21%) DevOps
2 129 (39.45%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (23.24%) Continuous Integration
4 46 (14.07%) Scrum
5 43 (13.15%) E-Commerce
6 41 (12.54%) Open Source
7 34 (10.40%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 33 (10.09%) ETL
8 33 (10.09%) TDD
9 32 (9.79%) Business Intelligence
10 28 (8.56%) Test Automation
11 27 (8.26%) Configuration Management
11 27 (8.26%) Microservices
12 26 (7.95%) Integration Testing
12 26 (7.95%) Migration
13 25 (7.65%) Continuous Delivery
14 24 (7.34%) MVC
15 23 (7.03%) Mentoring
16 18 (5.50%) Continuous Deployment
16 18 (5.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 102 (31.19%) Python
2 81 (24.77%) Java
3 57 (17.43%) Ruby
4 53 (16.21%) C#
5 41 (12.54%) Groovy
5 41 (12.54%) JavaScript
6 32 (9.79%) Bash Shell
7 26 (7.95%) Shell Script
8 19 (5.81%) PowerShell
8 19 (5.81%) SQL
9 8 (2.45%) Dart
10 6 (1.83%) C++
10 6 (1.83%) PHP
10 6 (1.83%) R
11 4 (1.22%) Perl
11 4 (1.22%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.92%) Apex Code
12 3 (0.92%) Scala
12 3 (0.92%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.31%) Go
Qualifications
1 40 (12.23%) Security Cleared
2 33 (10.09%) SC Cleared
3 16 (4.89%) AWS Certification
4 12 (3.67%) CISSP
5 10 (3.06%) Degree
6 7 (2.14%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (1.83%) CESG Certified Professional
7 6 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.83%) CLAS
8 5 (1.53%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 5 (1.53%) CEH
8 5 (1.53%) CISM
9 3 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.61%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.61%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.31%) CCIE
11 1 (0.31%) CCNP
11 1 (0.31%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.31%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.75%) QA
2 6 (1.83%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (1.83%) JSP 440
2 6 (1.83%) RMADS
3 5 (1.53%) PMO
4 4 (1.22%) GCP
5 2 (0.61%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.31%) GDPR
6 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 103 (31.50%) Docker
2 27 (8.26%) Active Directory
3 14 (4.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (2.75%) Hyper-V
5 8 (2.45%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (1.53%) Xen
7 4 (1.22%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.92%) OpenAM
8 3 (0.92%) Shibboleth
8 3 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.92%) XenApp
9 2 (0.61%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.31%) GlusterFS
10 1 (0.31%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.31%) vSphere
10 1 (0.31%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 88 (26.91%) Ansible
2 63 (19.27%) Puppet
3 53 (16.21%) Kubernetes
4 35 (10.70%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (7.34%) Terraform
6 11 (3.36%) Nagios
7 6 (1.83%) SCCM
8 5 (1.53%) Docker Swarm
8 5 (1.53%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.92%) Rancher
9 3 (0.92%) Salt
9 3 (0.92%) SCOM
9 3 (0.92%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.31%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.31%) Grafana
10 1 (0.31%) Kibana
10 1 (0.31%) OSSEC
10 1 (0.31%) Packer
10 1 (0.31%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.31%) SELinux
Vendors
1 39 (11.93%) Microsoft
2 28 (8.56%) Tableau
3 24 (7.34%) VMware
4 21 (6.42%) SAP
5 18 (5.50%) Atlassian
6 17 (5.20%) Google
6 17 (5.20%) MuleSoft
7 13 (3.98%) Red Hat
8 8 (2.45%) Oracle
9 7 (2.14%) Cisco
10 6 (1.83%) Citrix
10 6 (1.83%) ESRI
10 6 (1.83%) New Relic
11 5 (1.53%) WSO2
12 4 (1.22%) Cloudera
12 4 (1.22%) hybris
12 4 (1.22%) Rackspace
12 4 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.92%) HP
13 3 (0.92%) Sophos