Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 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
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 32 72
Rank change year-on-year +26 +40 +39
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 141 68 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 13.76% 6.77% 3.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 47.64% 43.04% 20.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 54 27
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £475 £450 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -2.17% -8.00%
10th Percentile £293 £299 £258
90th Percentile £577 £665 £559
North East median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% -
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 296 158 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 28.88% 15.74% 16.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 123 168
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £225 £270 £225
90th Percentile £575 £648 £488
North East median daily rate £450 £400 £345
% change year-on-year +12.50% +15.94% -15.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £35.00 £10.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +250.00% -62.96% +28.27%
10th Percentile £13.60 £10.00 £15.81
90th Percentile £46.00 £10.00 £55.25
North East median hourly rate £16.00 £15.20 £28.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -45.71% +91.78%

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019. 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 +30 121 £482 +7.11% 10
Gateshead - 12 £450 -
Sunderland - 6 £295 - 1
Amazon AWS
North East

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 69 (48.94%) DevOps
2 57 (40.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (39.72%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (35.46%) Ansible
5 48 (34.04%) Puppet
6 45 (31.91%) Jenkins
7 44 (31.21%) Terraform
8 42 (29.79%) Docker
9 40 (28.37%) Linux
10 39 (27.66%) Python
11 36 (25.53%) Kubernetes
12 35 (24.82%) JIRA
13 34 (24.11%) Migration
14 33 (23.40%) GitLab
15 31 (21.99%) Git (software)
16 30 (21.28%) Microservices
17 26 (18.44%) Private Cloud
18 25 (17.73%) Bash Shell
18 25 (17.73%) Confluence
19 24 (17.02%) Configuration Management
19 24 (17.02%) Java
20 23 (16.31%) Microsoft
21 22 (15.60%) SQL
21 22 (15.60%) Web Services
21 22 (15.60%) MongoDB
21 22 (15.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 21 (14.89%) Opscode Chef
22 21 (14.89%) iPaaS
23 20 (14.18%) Windows
24 18 (12.77%) Firewall

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 25 (17.73%) Confluence
2 6 (4.26%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.13%) Documentum
3 3 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.42%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.71%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.71%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.71%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.71%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 57 (40.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (14.89%) iPaaS
3 16 (11.35%) Cloud Computing
3 16 (11.35%) Office 365
4 15 (10.64%) AWS CloudFormation
5 14 (9.93%) Amazon S3
6 13 (9.22%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (9.22%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (4.96%) IaaS
8 5 (3.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 5 (3.55%) Amazon ELB
8 5 (3.55%) PaaS
8 5 (3.55%) Route 53
8 5 (3.55%) SaaS
8 5 (3.55%) Slack
8 5 (3.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (2.84%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (2.13%) Datadog
10 3 (2.13%) Serverless
11 2 (1.42%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.77%) Firewall
2 12 (8.51%) HTTP
3 11 (7.80%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (7.80%) Cisco ISE
3 11 (7.80%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (7.80%) WAN
4 10 (7.09%) Network Security
5 7 (4.96%) OSPF
6 6 (4.26%) BIG-IP
6 6 (4.26%) EIGRP
6 6 (4.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 6 (4.26%) VPN
6 6 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (3.55%) ATM
7 5 (3.55%) Cisco Firepower
7 5 (3.55%) VSAT
8 4 (2.84%) DHCP
8 4 (2.84%) DNS
9 3 (2.13%) VLAN
10 1 (0.71%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.60%) MongoDB
2 18 (12.77%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (11.35%) MySQL
4 9 (6.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (5.67%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (5.67%) Oracle Database
6 6 (4.26%) Big Data
6 6 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (4.26%) NoSQL
6 6 (4.26%) SQL Server
7 5 (3.55%) Apache Hive
7 5 (3.55%) Hadoop
7 5 (3.55%) HBase
7 5 (3.55%) Sqoop
8 4 (2.84%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.84%) Spark SQL
9 3 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.42%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (1.42%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 45 (31.91%) Jenkins
2 35 (24.82%) JIRA
3 33 (23.40%) GitLab
4 31 (21.99%) Git (software)
5 15 (10.64%) Sonatype Nexus
6 13 (9.22%) Maven
7 12 (8.51%) SonarQube
8 4 (2.84%) Artifactory
8 4 (2.84%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.13%) Bitbucket
9 3 (2.13%) Selenium
9 3 (2.13%) Vagrant
10 2 (1.42%) Subversion
11 1 (0.71%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.71%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.71%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (2.84%) Retail
2 2 (1.42%) Finance
3 1 (0.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (34.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (18.44%) Developer
3 21 (14.89%) Architect
3 21 (14.89%) AWS DevOps
4 20 (14.18%) AWS Engineer
5 18 (12.77%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 13 (9.22%) Delivery Manager
7 8 (5.67%) .NET Developer
7 8 (5.67%) Java Developer
8 7 (4.96%) JIRA Engineer
8 7 (4.96%) Lead .NET Developer
8 7 (4.96%) Lead Developer
8 7 (4.96%) Network Engineer
9 6 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (4.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 6 (4.26%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (4.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 5 (3.55%) Senior Developer
11 4 (2.84%) Consultant
11 4 (2.84%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (15.60%) Web Services
2 14 (9.93%) Elastic Stack
3 13 (9.22%) AngularJS
4 11 (7.80%) React
5 9 (6.38%) .NET
5 9 (6.38%) .NET Framework
5 9 (6.38%) Node.js
6 8 (5.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (5.67%) RESTful
7 7 (4.96%) .NET Core
7 7 (4.96%) ASP.NET
7 7 (4.96%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (4.96%) YAML
8 6 (4.26%) 802.1X
8 6 (4.26%) Spring
9 5 (3.55%) HTML
9 5 (3.55%) Kafka
10 4 (2.84%) Spark Streaming
11 3 (2.13%) SOAP
11 3 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.44%) Private Cloud
2 17 (12.06%) Data Centre
3 14 (9.93%) Public Cloud
4 9 (6.38%) Hybrid Cloud
5 8 (5.67%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (4.96%) User Experience
7 4 (2.84%) NHS
8 2 (1.42%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.42%) Replication
9 1 (0.71%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.71%) Biotechnology
9 1 (0.71%) Life Science
9 1 (0.71%) PKI
9 1 (0.71%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (28.37%) Linux
2 22 (15.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (14.18%) Windows
4 17 (12.06%) CentOS
5 6 (4.26%) Unix
6 4 (2.84%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.13%) Windows 10
7 3 (2.13%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.42%) Debian
8 2 (1.42%) Fedora
8 2 (1.42%) SUSE
8 2 (1.42%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.71%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (48.94%) DevOps
2 56 (39.72%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (24.11%) Migration
4 30 (21.28%) Microservices
5 24 (17.02%) Configuration Management
6 17 (12.06%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (9.93%) Test Automation
8 13 (9.22%) Open Source
8 13 (9.22%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (9.22%) TDD
9 12 (8.51%) Scrum
9 12 (8.51%) Software Engineering
10 11 (7.80%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (7.80%) Kanban
11 10 (7.09%) Deployment Automation
11 10 (7.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 9 (6.38%) BDD
12 9 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (5.67%) Change Management
13 8 (5.67%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 39 (27.66%) Python
2 25 (17.73%) Bash Shell
3 24 (17.02%) Java
4 22 (15.60%) SQL
5 15 (10.64%) JavaScript
5 15 (10.64%) Perl
6 14 (9.93%) Ruby
7 11 (7.80%) C#
8 5 (3.55%) Scala
9 3 (2.13%) C++
10 2 (1.42%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.71%) C
11 1 (0.71%) COBOL
11 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (9.93%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (8.51%) SC Cleared
2 12 (8.51%) Security Cleared
3 11 (7.80%) CCNP
4 8 (5.67%) CCNA
5 5 (3.55%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (3.55%) TOGAF Certification
6 4 (2.84%) AWS Certification
7 3 (2.13%) MCSA
7 3 (2.13%) MCSE
7 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.71%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.71%) ISEB
8 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.67%) QA
2 3 (2.13%) GDPR
2 3 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.13%) PMO
System Software
1 42 (29.79%) Docker
2 15 (10.64%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.55%) Apache Flume
3 5 (3.55%) HDFS
4 4 (2.84%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.42%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 50 (35.46%) Ansible
2 48 (34.04%) Puppet
3 44 (31.21%) Terraform
4 36 (25.53%) Kubernetes
5 21 (14.89%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (6.38%) Packer
7 8 (5.67%) Nagios
8 7 (4.96%) Docker Swarm
8 7 (4.96%) ZABBIX
9 6 (4.26%) Cisco Prime
9 6 (4.26%) FortiGate
9 6 (4.26%) Grafana
9 6 (4.26%) Prometheus
9 6 (4.26%) TrustSec
10 5 (3.55%) Rancher
11 3 (2.13%) Consul
12 1 (0.71%) Oozie
12 1 (0.71%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 23 (16.31%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.64%) Cisco
2 15 (10.64%) Oracle
3 11 (7.80%) F5
4 10 (7.09%) Google
5 7 (4.96%) Red Hat
5 7 (4.96%) Riverbed
6 6 (4.26%) Fortinet
6 6 (4.26%) Juniper
6 6 (4.26%) Palo Alto
6 6 (4.26%) SolarWinds
7 5 (3.55%) Black Duck
7 5 (3.55%) CheckPoint
7 5 (3.55%) Gemalto
8 4 (2.84%) Cloudera
8 4 (2.84%) Dynatrace
8 4 (2.84%) VMware
9 3 (2.13%) EMC
9 3 (2.13%) Pega
10 2 (1.42%) Dell