Period
to 25 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AWS over the 6 months to 25 October 2020 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)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
25 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 15 23 39
Rank change year-on-year +8 +16 -
Contract jobs citing AWS 1 4 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.25% 2.17% 0.71%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.88% 7.55% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Median daily rate - £563 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +40.63% -
West Midlands median daily rate £432 £488 £500
% change year-on-year -11.38% -2.50% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £114.25 -

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 17 53 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 21.25% 28.80% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 41 36
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +44.23%
10th Percentile £306 £244 £294
90th Percentile £544 £575 £416
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Median hourly rate £28.25 £13.89 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +103.38% -33.86% -53.33%
10th Percentile £16.73 £11.58 £14.10
90th Percentile £40.78 £17.18 £21.50
Median hourly rate £26.00 £35.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year -26.76% +118.46% +6.56%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing AWS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for AWS in Staffordshire

AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AWS in Staffordshire.

Daily rate trend for AWS in Staffordshire

AWS
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWS within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 25 October 2020. 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
Stoke-on-Trent +8 1 - - 5
AWS
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 October 2020, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for AWS.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) IBM XIV
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware