Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 57 127
Rank change year-on-year +43 +70 -35
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 105 35 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 10.94% 3.77% 1.07%
As % of the Cloud Services category 46.46% 29.17% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 31 17
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £500 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% +3.13% -17.53%
10th Percentile £268 £313 £263
90th Percentile £600 £665 £575
North East median daily rate £500 £404 £413
% change year-on-year +23.76% -2.06% -15.38%
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 226 120 269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 23.54% 12.92% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 102 208
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £465 £409 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.76% +12.76% -19.44%
10th Percentile £290 £271 £279
90th Percentile £588 £638 £527
North East median daily rate £458 £405 £363
% change year-on-year +12.96% +11.72% -23.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 9
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £30.50 - £28.00
10th Percentile £16.10 - £19.44
90th Percentile £45.30 - £55.25
North East median hourly rate £15.50 £45.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -65.56% +60.71% -6.67%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 +37 96 £500 +21.21% 46
Gateshead - 5 £413 - 3
Sunderland - 3 - -
Amazon AWS
North East

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 77 (73.33%) DevOps
2 66 (62.86%) Jenkins
2 66 (62.86%) Puppet
3 62 (59.05%) Ansible
4 59 (56.19%) Linux
5 55 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (51.43%) Python
7 50 (47.62%) Docker
8 46 (43.81%) Terraform
9 41 (39.05%) Microsoft Azure
9 41 (39.05%) Configuration Management
10 35 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
10 35 (33.33%) Git (software)
11 33 (31.43%) Kubernetes
12 31 (29.52%) Opscode Chef
13 30 (28.57%) Windows
14 29 (27.62%) JIRA
14 29 (27.62%) Bash Shell
14 29 (27.62%) Elastic Stack
15 25 (23.81%) GitLab
16 24 (22.86%) Test Automation
16 24 (22.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 23 (21.90%) MongoDB
17 23 (21.90%) AWS CloudFormation
17 23 (21.90%) Sonatype Nexus
18 22 (20.95%) Confluence
19 21 (20.00%) Open Source
19 21 (20.00%) Maven
19 21 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
20 20 (19.05%) JavaScript

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 22 (20.95%) Confluence
2 7 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (5.71%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.90%) JBoss
4 2 (1.90%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.95%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.95%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.95%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 41 (39.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (21.90%) AWS CloudFormation
3 18 (17.14%) Amazon S3
4 17 (16.19%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (16.19%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (10.48%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (7.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 8 (7.62%) Datadog
6 8 (7.62%) Office 365
7 6 (5.71%) Slack
8 5 (4.76%) Amazon ELB
8 5 (4.76%) Route 53
8 5 (4.76%) SaaS
8 5 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (3.81%) PaaS
10 3 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (2.86%) IaaS
11 2 (1.90%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (1.90%) Heroku
11 2 (1.90%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.38%) Firewall
2 7 (6.67%) VLAN
3 6 (5.71%) HTTP
4 5 (4.76%) Network Security
4 5 (4.76%) WAN
5 3 (2.86%) BIG-IP
5 3 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (2.86%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (2.86%) EIGRP
5 3 (2.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (2.86%) OSPF
5 3 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.95%) DHCP
6 1 (0.95%) DNS
6 1 (0.95%) Internet
6 1 (0.95%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (21.90%) MongoDB
2 15 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 13 (12.38%) MySQL
4 11 (10.48%) Oracle Database
5 9 (8.57%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (5.71%) Amazon Redshift
6 6 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (4.76%) Apache Hive
7 5 (4.76%) Big Data
7 5 (4.76%) HBase
7 5 (4.76%) Sqoop
8 4 (3.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (3.81%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (3.81%) Hadoop
8 4 (3.81%) Spark SQL
8 4 (3.81%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.90%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.95%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 66 (62.86%) Jenkins
2 35 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 29 (27.62%) JIRA
4 25 (23.81%) GitLab
5 23 (21.90%) Sonatype Nexus
6 21 (20.00%) Maven
7 7 (6.67%) SonarQube
8 6 (5.71%) TeamCity
9 4 (3.81%) Subversion
10 3 (2.86%) Bitbucket
11 2 (1.90%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.95%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.95%) DbUnit
12 1 (0.95%) jMock
12 1 (0.95%) JUnit
12 1 (0.95%) Mockito
12 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (0.95%) Marketing
2 1 (0.95%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (58.10%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (15.24%) AWS DevOps
3 12 (11.43%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 12 (11.43%) AWS Engineer
4 11 (10.48%) Developer
5 9 (8.57%) Senior DevOps
6 7 (6.67%) Architect
7 5 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Big Data Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (3.81%) DevOps Developer
8 4 (3.81%) JIRA Engineer
9 3 (2.86%) Big Data Architect
9 3 (2.86%) Java Developer
9 3 (2.86%) Junior
9 3 (2.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 3 (2.86%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (2.86%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 3 (2.86%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (27.62%) Elastic Stack
2 13 (12.38%) Web Services
3 11 (10.48%) YAML
4 8 (7.62%) HTML
4 8 (7.62%) Node.js
5 6 (5.71%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (5.71%) Spring Boot
5 6 (5.71%) Zuul
6 5 (4.76%) J2EE
6 5 (4.76%) Kafka
7 4 (3.81%) RESTful
7 4 (3.81%) Spark Streaming
8 3 (2.86%) 802.1X
8 3 (2.86%) AngularJS
8 3 (2.86%) React
9 2 (1.90%) jBPM
9 2 (1.90%) JDBC
9 2 (1.90%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (1.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (1.90%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 12 (11.43%) Hybrid Cloud
3 10 (9.52%) User Experience
4 8 (7.62%) Private Cloud
5 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.81%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.86%) Replication
7 1 (0.95%) Biotechnology
7 1 (0.95%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.95%) Clustering
7 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.95%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.95%) Life Science
7 1 (0.95%) NHS
7 1 (0.95%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 59 (56.19%) Linux
2 30 (28.57%) Windows
3 24 (22.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (15.24%) CentOS
5 10 (9.52%) Unix
6 4 (3.81%) Debian
7 3 (2.86%) VMS
8 2 (1.90%) DC/OS
8 2 (1.90%) Mesosphere
9 1 (0.95%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.95%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.95%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.95%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (73.33%) DevOps
2 55 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (39.05%) Configuration Management
4 35 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (22.86%) Test Automation
6 21 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 21 (20.00%) Open Source
7 18 (17.14%) Problem-Solving
8 16 (15.24%) Scrum
9 15 (14.29%) Kanban
10 13 (12.38%) Deployment Automation
11 11 (10.48%) Migration
11 11 (10.48%) Technical Architecture
12 10 (9.52%) Application Performance Monitoring
12 10 (9.52%) BDD
12 10 (9.52%) Change Management
12 10 (9.52%) Infrastructure Management
12 10 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
12 10 (9.52%) Release Automation
12 10 (9.52%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 54 (51.43%) Python
2 29 (27.62%) Bash Shell
3 20 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 18 (17.14%) Java
4 18 (17.14%) Perl
5 16 (15.24%) Ruby
6 14 (13.33%) SQL
7 13 (12.38%) PowerShell
8 12 (11.43%) C++
9 9 (8.57%) C#
10 5 (4.76%) Scala
11 4 (3.81%) C
12 2 (1.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.62%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.76%) AWS Certification
4 4 (3.81%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.81%) Degree
5 3 (2.86%) CCNP
6 1 (0.95%) CCNA
6 1 (0.95%) ISEB
6 1 (0.95%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.95%) MCSA
6 1 (0.95%) MCSE
6 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.48%) QA
2 2 (1.90%) GDPR
2 2 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 50 (47.62%) Docker
2 5 (4.76%) Apache Flume
2 5 (4.76%) HDFS
3 4 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.86%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.95%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.95%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 66 (62.86%) Puppet
2 62 (59.05%) Ansible
3 46 (43.81%) Terraform
4 33 (31.43%) Kubernetes
5 31 (29.52%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (16.19%) Nagios
7 13 (12.38%) Docker Swarm
8 11 (10.48%) Packer
9 10 (9.52%) ZABBIX
10 8 (7.62%) Grafana
10 8 (7.62%) Prometheus
11 6 (5.71%) Consul
12 5 (4.76%) Rancher
13 3 (2.86%) Cisco Prime
13 3 (2.86%) FortiGate
13 3 (2.86%) TrustSec
14 1 (0.95%) Oozie
14 1 (0.95%) Rundeck
14 1 (0.95%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (12.38%) Google
1 13 (12.38%) Oracle
2 11 (10.48%) Microsoft
3 10 (9.52%) Red Hat
3 10 (9.52%) Riverbed
4 8 (7.62%) Splunk
5 7 (6.67%) Dynatrace
6 6 (5.71%) Black Duck
6 6 (5.71%) New Relic
7 5 (4.76%) VMware
8 4 (3.81%) Cloudera
9 3 (2.86%) Cisco
9 3 (2.86%) F5
9 3 (2.86%) Fortinet
9 3 (2.86%) Palo Alto
9 3 (2.86%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.90%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.90%) Informatica
11 1 (0.95%) Foundry
11 1 (0.95%) Talend