Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 September 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)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 59 150
Rank change year-on-year +45 +91 -76
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 108 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 11.86% 3.06% 0.78%
As % of the Cloud Services category 57.45% 29.03% 9.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 23 16
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £420 £404 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.96% -19.20% +61.29%
10th Percentile £285 £313 £269
90th Percentile £600 £488 £575
North East median daily rate £420 £413 £484
% change year-on-year +1.76% -14.72% +56.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate - - -

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 188 93 203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 20.64% 10.56% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 78 151
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £420 £370 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.51% -4.52% -
10th Percentile £270 £208 £285
90th Percentile £598 £579 £530
North East median daily rate £420 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +20.00% -12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.50 - £28.00
10th Percentile £12.75 - £14.12
90th Percentile £14.25 - £31.40
North East median hourly rate £15.20 - £18.00

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Amazon AWS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in Tyne and Wear

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Amazon AWS in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon AWS in Tyne and Wear

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Tyne and Wear

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 24 September 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +42 105 £420 +3.96% 25
Sunderland - 3 - - 2
Amazon AWS
North East

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 85 (78.70%) DevOps
2 78 (72.22%) Ansible
2 78 (72.22%) Puppet
2 78 (72.22%) Linux
3 71 (65.74%) Jenkins
4 65 (60.19%) Configuration Management
5 61 (56.48%) Terraform
6 59 (54.63%) Microsoft Azure
7 56 (51.85%) Python
8 53 (49.07%) Docker
9 52 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
10 48 (44.44%) Java
10 48 (44.44%) Open Source
11 47 (43.52%) Bash Shell
11 47 (43.52%) Windows
12 44 (40.74%) Elastic Stack
13 43 (39.81%) BDD
13 43 (39.81%) Data Centre
14 42 (38.89%) Kubernetes
15 41 (37.96%) C++
16 40 (37.04%) High Availability
17 39 (36.11%) Splunk
17 39 (36.11%) Nagios
18 38 (35.19%) Perl
18 38 (35.19%) PowerShell
19 37 (34.26%) New Relic
19 37 (34.26%) Ruby
20 35 (32.41%) Datadog
21 34 (31.48%) TeamCity
21 34 (31.48%) Test Automation

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 5 (4.63%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.70%) nginx
3 3 (2.78%) Apache
3 3 (2.78%) Confluence
3 3 (2.78%) Jetty
4 2 (1.85%) CICS
4 2 (1.85%) JBoss
4 2 (1.85%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.85%) WildFly
5 1 (0.93%) CMS
5 1 (0.93%) IIS
5 1 (0.93%) Mongrel
5 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 59 (54.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (32.41%) Datadog
3 14 (12.96%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (12.04%) AWS CloudFormation
5 12 (11.11%) Amazon S3
6 9 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (7.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 5 (4.63%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (4.63%) PaaS
9 3 (2.78%) IaaS
9 3 (2.78%) Office 365
9 3 (2.78%) Slack
10 2 (1.85%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (1.85%) Serverless
11 1 (0.93%) AWS Data Pipeline
11 1 (0.93%) DigitalOcean
11 1 (0.93%) GitHub
11 1 (0.93%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.93%) Linode
11 1 (0.93%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.63%) Firewall
2 3 (2.78%) BIG-IP
2 3 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (2.78%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (2.78%) EIGRP
2 3 (2.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (2.78%) HTTP
2 3 (2.78%) OSPF
2 3 (2.78%) WAN
2 3 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.85%) DNS
3 2 (1.85%) SSL
3 2 (1.85%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.93%) DHCP
4 1 (0.93%) FTP
4 1 (0.93%) Internet
4 1 (0.93%) IPsec
4 1 (0.93%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (26.85%) Amazon Redshift
2 12 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 10 (9.26%) NoSQL
3 10 (9.26%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (6.48%) MySQL
5 4 (3.70%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.78%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.78%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.85%) Big Data
7 2 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.93%) DataStage
8 1 (0.93%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 71 (65.74%) Jenkins
2 34 (31.48%) TeamCity
3 23 (21.30%) Git (software)
4 15 (13.89%) Maven
5 13 (12.04%) Sonatype Nexus
6 12 (11.11%) GitLab
7 8 (7.41%) JIRA
8 3 (2.78%) SonarQube
8 3 (2.78%) Subversion
9 2 (1.85%) DbUnit
9 2 (1.85%) jMock
9 2 (1.85%) JUnit
9 2 (1.85%) Mockito
10 1 (0.93%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.93%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.93%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 72 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (15.74%) Developer
3 11 (10.19%) AWS DevOps
4 10 (9.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 10 (9.26%) AWS Engineer
4 10 (9.26%) Java Developer
4 10 (9.26%) Senior DevOps
5 7 (6.48%) Junior
6 6 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
6 6 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (5.56%) Junior DevOps
6 6 (5.56%) Junior DevOps Engineer
6 6 (5.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 4 (3.70%) Architect
8 3 (2.78%) Cloud Automation Engineer
8 3 (2.78%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (2.78%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (2.78%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (2.78%) Network Engineer
8 3 (2.78%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (40.74%) Elastic Stack
2 12 (11.11%) RESTful
3 11 (10.19%) HTML
4 10 (9.26%) J2EE
5 7 (6.48%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (5.56%) SOAP
6 6 (5.56%) Spring Boot
6 6 (5.56%) Web Services
6 6 (5.56%) Zuul
7 5 (4.63%) Ajax
7 5 (4.63%) JDBC
7 5 (4.63%) Node.js
8 3 (2.78%) 802.1X
8 3 (2.78%) CSS
8 3 (2.78%) jQuery
8 3 (2.78%) JSP
8 3 (2.78%) Swing
9 2 (1.85%) jBPM
9 2 (1.85%) React
9 2 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (39.81%) Data Centre
2 13 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (10.19%) Private Cloud
4 6 (5.56%) User Experience
5 5 (4.63%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.70%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.85%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.85%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.93%) Clustering
8 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.93%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 78 (72.22%) Linux
2 47 (43.52%) Windows
3 21 (19.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (13.89%) Unix
5 11 (10.19%) CentOS
6 4 (3.70%) Debian
7 3 (2.78%) AIX
7 3 (2.78%) VMS
8 2 (1.85%) DC/OS
8 2 (1.85%) Mesosphere
9 1 (0.93%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (78.70%) DevOps
2 65 (60.19%) Configuration Management
3 52 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (44.44%) Open Source
5 43 (39.81%) BDD
6 40 (37.04%) High Availability
7 34 (31.48%) Test Automation
8 23 (21.30%) Technical Architecture
9 21 (19.44%) Continuous Improvement
9 21 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (17.59%) Continuous Delivery
11 15 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
12 14 (12.96%) Continuous Deployment
13 13 (12.04%) TDD
14 10 (9.26%) Software Delivery
15 9 (8.33%) ITIL
15 9 (8.33%) Migration
16 7 (6.48%) Front End Development
16 7 (6.48%) Scrum
17 6 (5.56%) Creative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 56 (51.85%) Python
2 48 (44.44%) Java
3 47 (43.52%) Bash Shell
4 41 (37.96%) C++
5 38 (35.19%) Perl
5 38 (35.19%) PowerShell
6 37 (34.26%) Ruby
7 33 (30.56%) C
8 16 (14.81%) JavaScript
9 13 (12.04%) SQL
10 9 (8.33%) C#
11 7 (6.48%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.85%) PHP
12 2 (1.85%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.93%) Groovy
13 1 (0.93%) Jython
Qualifications
1 22 (20.37%) Security Cleared
2 17 (15.74%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.26%) Degree
4 3 (2.78%) CCNP
4 3 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.93%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.48%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) PMO
System Software
1 53 (49.07%) Docker
2 7 (6.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.85%) vSphere
3 2 (1.85%) Xen
4 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.93%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 78 (72.22%) Ansible
1 78 (72.22%) Puppet
2 61 (56.48%) Terraform
3 42 (38.89%) Kubernetes
4 39 (36.11%) Nagios
5 34 (31.48%) Packer
6 28 (25.93%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (5.56%) Consul
8 3 (2.78%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (2.78%) FortiGate
8 3 (2.78%) TrustSec
9 2 (1.85%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (1.85%) Grafana
9 2 (1.85%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.85%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.93%) Kibana
10 1 (0.93%) logstash
10 1 (0.93%) OpenNMS
10 1 (0.93%) Salt
10 1 (0.93%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 39 (36.11%) Splunk
2 37 (34.26%) New Relic
3 10 (9.26%) Google
3 10 (9.26%) Red Hat
4 8 (7.41%) Dynatrace
5 7 (6.48%) VMware
6 5 (4.63%) Microsoft
7 4 (3.70%) Oracle
8 3 (2.78%) Cisco
8 3 (2.78%) F5
8 3 (2.78%) Fortinet
8 3 (2.78%) IBM
8 3 (2.78%) Palo Alto
8 3 (2.78%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.85%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.85%) Cloudera
9 2 (1.85%) Informatica
10 1 (0.93%) OpenText
10 1 (0.93%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.93%) SaltStack