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 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 60 104
Rank change year-on-year +27 +44  
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 146 93 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.35% 3.12% 1.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 42.69% 34.32% 26.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 65 34
Median daily rate £413 £400 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% -1.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +2.56%  

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 342 271 150
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 12.52% 9.09% 4.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 184 105
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £323 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £700 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £390
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 3
Median hourly rate £47.50 £15.26 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +211.27% +22.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.87 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £32.50 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +75.75% -36.53%  

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 June 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 June 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 -15 40 £419 +4.68% 17
Devon +23 32 £400 +23.07% 6
Gloucestershire +21 21 £379 -2.25% 10
Wiltshire +6 21 £413 -1.49% 7
Somerset - 19 £550 - 4
Dorset +6 2 £413 - 3
Cornwall - 2 £394 -
Amazon AWS
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 92 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
1 92 (41.07%) DevOps
2 80 (35.71%) Java
3 71 (31.70%) Linux
4 69 (30.80%) Microsoft Azure
5 58 (25.89%) Web Services
6 48 (21.43%) Jenkins
7 43 (19.20%) Docker
8 41 (18.30%) Puppet
8 41 (18.30%) Finance
9 40 (17.86%) C#
9 40 (17.86%) SQL Server
10 39 (17.41%) Python
10 39 (17.41%) MVC
10 39 (17.41%) Security Cleared
11 37 (16.52%) Continuous Integration
11 37 (16.52%) Scrum
12 35 (15.63%) Microsoft
13 34 (15.18%) .NET
13 34 (15.18%) SQL
13 34 (15.18%) TDD
14 33 (14.73%) Amazon EC2
14 33 (14.73%) AngularJS
14 33 (14.73%) Ansible
15 32 (14.29%) SC Cleared
15 32 (14.29%) Windows
16 30 (13.39%) Git (software)
17 29 (12.95%) JavaScript
17 29 (12.95%) Firewall
18 27 (12.05%) Oracle

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 16 (7.14%) nginx
2 15 (6.70%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (6.70%) Tomcat
3 13 (5.80%) Apache
4 12 (5.36%) Mule
5 11 (4.91%) IIS
6 9 (4.02%) Mule ESB
7 7 (3.13%) Confluence
8 6 (2.68%) Apache Spark
8 6 (2.68%) ArcGIS
8 6 (2.68%) JBoss
8 6 (2.68%) Jetty
8 6 (2.68%) Mongrel
8 6 (2.68%) WebSphere
9 5 (2.23%) Apache Pig
9 5 (2.23%) CMS
9 5 (2.23%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.34%) Alfresco
10 3 (1.34%) SAS
11 2 (0.89%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 15 (6.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 69 (30.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (14.73%) Amazon EC2
3 22 (9.82%) Amazon S3
4 21 (9.38%) AWS CloudFormation
5 18 (8.04%) SaaS
6 17 (7.59%) IaaS
7 16 (7.14%) AWS Lambda
7 16 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
7 16 (7.14%) PaaS
8 12 (5.36%) GitHub
9 10 (4.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 9 (4.02%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (3.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 7 (3.13%) Amazon ELB
12 6 (2.68%) Amazon SQS
12 6 (2.68%) Google App Engine
12 6 (2.68%) Route 53
13 3 (1.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 3 (1.34%) Office 365
13 3 (1.34%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 29 (12.95%) Firewall
2 16 (7.14%) Internet
3 14 (6.25%) DNS
4 11 (4.91%) DHCP
5 10 (4.46%) LAN
6 9 (4.02%) VPN
6 9 (4.02%) WAN
7 8 (3.57%) HTTP
8 7 (3.13%) SSL
8 7 (3.13%) TCP/IP
9 6 (2.68%) FTP
9 6 (2.68%) IPsec
10 4 (1.79%) WebEx
11 3 (1.34%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (1.34%) Wireless
12 2 (0.89%) LDAP
12 2 (0.89%) NAS
12 2 (0.89%) SAN
13 1 (0.45%) MQTT
13 1 (0.45%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 25 (11.16%) Hadoop
3 19 (8.48%) Amazon RDS
3 19 (8.48%) Big Data
4 15 (6.70%) NoSQL
5 13 (5.80%) Apache Hive
6 11 (4.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 11 (4.91%) Amazon Redshift
6 11 (4.91%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (4.91%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (4.02%) MySQL
8 8 (3.57%) Oracle ODI
8 8 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (3.13%) GIS
9 7 (3.13%) MongoDB
9 7 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (2.23%) Apache Accumulo
10 5 (2.23%) HBase
11 4 (1.79%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 48 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 30 (13.39%) Git (software)
3 24 (10.71%) Maven
4 16 (7.14%) Vagrant
5 13 (5.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 11 (4.91%) Visual Studio
7 10 (4.46%) JIRA
8 7 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
8 7 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (2.68%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (2.68%) TeamCity
9 6 (2.68%) Travis CI
10 5 (2.23%) Bitbucket
10 5 (2.23%) JUnit
11 3 (1.34%) GoCD
12 2 (0.89%) Ant
12 2 (0.89%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.89%) Gradle
13 1 (0.45%) Calabash
13 1 (0.45%) Grunt
General
1 41 (18.30%) Finance
2 23 (10.27%) Marketing
3 16 (7.14%) Electronics
3 16 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 15 (6.70%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.34%) Banking
6 2 (0.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 90 (40.18%) Developer
2 42 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
3 34 (15.18%) Java Developer
4 25 (11.16%) .NET Developer
5 23 (10.27%) AWS Developer
5 23 (10.27%) AWS Engineer
6 20 (8.93%) Consultant
7 17 (7.59%) AWS DevOps
8 16 (7.14%) Architect
8 16 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
9 15 (6.70%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 14 (6.25%) C# Developer
10 14 (6.25%) IT Engineer
10 14 (6.25%) Security Engineer
11 12 (5.36%) IT Security Engineer
11 12 (5.36%) Java Engineer
11 12 (5.36%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 12 (5.36%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 11 (4.91%) Full Stack Developer
12 11 (4.91%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (25.89%) Web Services
2 34 (15.18%) .NET
3 33 (14.73%) AngularJS
4 24 (10.71%) ASP.NET
5 23 (10.27%) Spring
6 20 (8.93%) ASP.NET Web API
7 19 (8.48%) HTML
8 18 (8.04%) CSS
8 18 (8.04%) XML
9 15 (6.70%) Ember.js
9 15 (6.70%) JSON
9 15 (6.70%) Spring MVC
10 14 (6.25%) Hibernate
11 13 (5.80%) Node.js
12 12 (5.36%) JPA
12 12 (5.36%) KnockoutJS
12 12 (5.36%) REST
13 11 (4.91%) CSS3
13 11 (4.91%) Elastic Stack
13 11 (4.91%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.36%) Public Cloud
2 11 (4.91%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (4.02%) User Experience
4 6 (2.68%) Blog
5 5 (2.23%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.23%) PKI
6 4 (1.79%) Cloud Native
6 4 (1.79%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.34%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.34%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.34%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.89%) BYOD
8 2 (0.89%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.89%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 1 (0.45%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.45%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 71 (31.70%) Linux
2 32 (14.29%) Windows
3 22 (9.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (8.04%) Unix
5 16 (7.14%) CentOS
6 12 (5.36%) Windows Server
7 7 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (2.68%) Amazon Linux
8 6 (2.68%) Ubuntu
8 6 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.34%) Debian
9 3 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.89%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
1 92 (41.07%) DevOps
2 39 (17.41%) MVC
3 37 (16.52%) Continuous Integration
3 37 (16.52%) Scrum
4 34 (15.18%) TDD
5 24 (10.71%) Microservices
6 22 (9.82%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (9.38%) Open Source
8 20 (8.93%) Continuous Delivery
9 17 (7.59%) Kanban
9 17 (7.59%) Migration
10 16 (7.14%) Configuration Management
10 16 (7.14%) Software Engineering
11 15 (6.70%) Digital Marketing
11 15 (6.70%) Programme Management
12 14 (6.25%) Test Automation
13 13 (5.80%) Integration Testing
13 13 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (4.91%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (35.71%) Java
2 40 (17.86%) C#
3 39 (17.41%) Python
4 34 (15.18%) SQL
5 29 (12.95%) JavaScript
6 19 (8.48%) PowerShell
7 17 (7.59%) Ruby
8 15 (6.70%) Bash Shell
9 10 (4.46%) Perl
9 10 (4.46%) Scala
10 7 (3.13%) C++
10 7 (3.13%) Dart
11 6 (2.68%) PHP
12 5 (2.23%) C
12 5 (2.23%) Go
13 4 (1.79%) Groovy
13 4 (1.79%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.34%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.34%) VB
14 3 (1.34%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 39 (17.41%) Security Cleared
2 32 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.46%) AWS Certification
3 10 (4.46%) CISSP
4 7 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (3.13%) CESG Certified Professional
4 7 (3.13%) CLAS
4 7 (3.13%) Degree
4 7 (3.13%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.79%) CISMP
6 3 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.34%) GSEC
7 1 (0.45%) CCNA
7 1 (0.45%) CCNP
7 1 (0.45%) CCSA
7 1 (0.45%) EMCIE
7 1 (0.45%) ISEB
7 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.45%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.68%) JSP 440
2 5 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.23%) QA
3 4 (1.79%) COBIT
3 4 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 3 (1.34%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.34%) SLA
5 2 (0.89%) GCP
5 2 (0.89%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.45%) WCAG
System Software
1 43 (19.20%) Docker
2 17 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (6.25%) Active Directory
4 8 (3.57%) Xen
5 4 (1.79%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.79%) LXC
5 4 (1.79%) vSphere
6 1 (0.45%) HDFS
6 1 (0.45%) KVM
6 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 41 (18.30%) Puppet
2 33 (14.73%) Ansible
3 22 (9.82%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (5.36%) Terraform
5 8 (3.57%) Kibana
5 8 (3.57%) logstash
6 7 (3.13%) SCCM
7 6 (2.68%) Icinga
7 6 (2.68%) Kubernetes
7 6 (2.68%) Oozie
8 5 (2.23%) vCenter Server
9 3 (1.34%) Salt
10 2 (0.89%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.89%) WSUS
10 2 (0.89%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.45%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (0.45%) Graphite
11 1 (0.45%) Nessus
11 1 (0.45%) Netcool
11 1 (0.45%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 35 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 27 (12.05%) Oracle
3 24 (10.71%) Red Hat
4 21 (9.38%) VMware
5 19 (8.48%) Google
6 17 (7.59%) SAP
7 13 (5.80%) Cloudera
8 12 (5.36%) Cisco
9 7 (3.13%) Atlassian
10 6 (2.68%) Citrix
10 6 (2.68%) ESRI
10 6 (2.68%) IBM
11 3 (1.34%) MuleSoft
11 3 (1.34%) Rackspace
11 3 (1.34%) SaltStack
11 3 (1.34%) Tableau
12 2 (0.89%) arcserve
12 2 (0.89%) F5
12 2 (0.89%) Informatica
12 2 (0.89%) Juniper
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