Period
to 31 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for Amazon SQS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon SQS over the 6 months to 31 March 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 Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 89 153 149
Rank change year-on-year +64 -4 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 7 3 6
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Surrey 0.51% 0.10% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.46% 0.35% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Median daily rate £525 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -2.70% -
10th Percentile £423 £450 £416
90th Percentile £543 £450 £509
South East median daily rate £550 £488 £506
% change year-on-year +12.82% -3.70% -1.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
South East median hourly rate - - £35.00

Amazon SQS 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 Surrey with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 480 852 651
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 34.83% 29.50% 22.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 628 445
Median daily rate £450 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £254 £284 £319
90th Percentile £623 £613 £600
South East median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 9
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -16.28% +43.33%
10th Percentile £13.65 £14.00 £13.80
90th Percentile £30.50 £22.00 £48.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.38 £18.11
% change year-on-year +8.84% +1.46% +20.73%

Amazon SQS
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Amazon SQS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon SQS in Surrey

Amazon SQS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Amazon SQS in Surrey.

Daily rate trend for Amazon SQS in Surrey

Amazon SQS
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Amazon SQS in Surrey over the 6 months to 31 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon SQS in Surrey

Amazon SQS
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon SQS within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 31 March 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
Leatherhead - 4 £525 -
Guildford - 2 £450 -
Woking - 1 £450 -
Amazon SQS
South East

For the 6 months to 31 March 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon SQS 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Amazon SQS.

1 7 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 7 (100.00%) AWS
2 6 (85.71%) Python
2 6 (85.71%) AWS Lambda
2 6 (85.71%) Serverless
3 5 (71.43%) Web Services
4 4 (57.14%) System Testing
4 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (57.14%) Java
4 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) Project Delivery
4 4 (57.14%) Amazon Cognito
5 3 (42.86%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (42.86%) Cryptography
5 3 (42.86%) Information Management
6 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) RESTful
6 2 (28.57%) Node.js
6 2 (28.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (28.57%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (28.57%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (14.29%) Kali Linux
7 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (14.29%) Go
7 1 (14.29%) logstash
7 1 (14.29%) Kibana
7 1 (14.29%) Elastic Stack

Amazon SQS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (14.29%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 7 (100.00%) AWS
2 6 (85.71%) AWS Lambda
2 6 (85.71%) Serverless
3 4 (57.14%) Amazon Cognito
3 4 (57.14%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (28.57%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (14.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon Aurora
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) AWS Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Python Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) Node.js
2 2 (28.57%) RESTful
3 1 (14.29%) Ajax
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) Laravel
3 1 (14.29%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (14.29%) Memcached
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Kali Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Project Delivery
1 4 (57.14%) System Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Cryptography
2 3 (42.86%) Identity Access Management
2 3 (42.86%) Information Management
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (14.29%) Forensic Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) OWASP
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Go
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) CEH
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Kibana
1 1 (14.29%) logstash