Period
to 4 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Amazon Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon Linux over the 6 months to 4 December 2021 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 Linux AMI
UK
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 820 571 759
Rank change year-on-year -249 +188 +141
Contract jobs citing Amazon Linux 21 7 45
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.019% 0.055%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.15% 0.10% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 21
10th Percentile £450 £538 £475
25th Percentile £519 £586 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £637 £550
Median % change year-on-year -13.59% +15.73% +22.22%
75th Percentile £588 £648 £588
90th Percentile £600 " £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £513 £544
% change year-on-year +7.32% -5.75% +23.58%

Amazon Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 13,839 6,890 17,346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.58% 18.35% 21.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,554 4,456 10,928
10th Percentile £163 £163 £140
25th Percentile £338 £313 £250
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £489 £435 £413
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% +5.45% -2.94%
75th Percentile £588 £538 £525
90th Percentile £675 £613 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +3.23% - -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 724 402 1,253
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.17 £11.25
25th Percentile £14.25 £13.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year -2.70% +5.71% +2.94%
75th Percentile £46.18 £40.56 £30.00
90th Percentile £62.43 £52.50 £47.97
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year -2.16% +5.30% -

Amazon Linux
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Amazon Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon Linux in the UK

Amazon Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for Amazon Linux in the UK

Amazon Linux
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Amazon Linux over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon Linux in the UK

Amazon Linux
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon Linux within the UK over the 6 months to 4 December 2021. 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
England -225 17 £563 -13.19% 2
London -184 12 £550 -15.12% 1
UK excluding London -138 8 £550 +7.32% 3
Scotland -60 4 £550 +7.32% 2
Yorkshire - 4 £575 -
North of England - 4 £575 -

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon Linux 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 with a requirement for Amazon Linux.

1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (95.24%) Terraform
3 19 (90.48%) DevOps
4 17 (80.95%) CentOS
4 17 (80.95%) Kubernetes
4 17 (80.95%) Amazon EKS
5 15 (71.43%) AWS
5 15 (71.43%) Red Hat
5 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (61.90%) Python
7 12 (57.14%) Infrastructure as Code
8 11 (52.38%) Docker
9 9 (42.86%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (42.86%) Amazon Redshift
9 9 (42.86%) Ansible
9 9 (42.86%) Bash Shell
9 9 (42.86%) Akamai
9 9 (42.86%) Amazon SQS
9 9 (42.86%) CloudFront
9 9 (42.86%) Oracle Linux
9 9 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (42.86%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (42.86%) Amazon S3
9 9 (42.86%) JBoss
9 9 (42.86%) Tomcat
9 9 (42.86%) Oracle
9 9 (42.86%) WebLogic
9 9 (42.86%) Debian
9 9 (42.86%) WebSphere
9 9 (42.86%) Ubuntu

Amazon Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 9 (42.86%) JBoss
1 9 (42.86%) Tomcat
1 9 (42.86%) WebLogic
1 9 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 4 (19.05%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 17 (80.95%) Amazon EKS
2 15 (71.43%) AWS
3 9 (42.86%) Akamai
3 9 (42.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 9 (42.86%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (42.86%) Amazon ECS
3 9 (42.86%) Amazon S3
3 9 (42.86%) Amazon SQS
3 9 (42.86%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (42.86%) AWS Fargate
3 9 (42.86%) CloudFront
4 7 (33.33%) AWS Direct Connect
4 7 (33.33%) IaaS
4 7 (33.33%) PaaS
5 6 (28.57%) GitHub
6 4 (19.05%) Slack
7 1 (4.76%) Miro
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) Amazon Redshift
2 7 (33.33%) MySQL
2 7 (33.33%) Redshift Spectrum
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Bitbucket
1 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 4 (19.05%) GitLab
2 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
2 4 (19.05%) JIRA
3 1 (4.76%) Terragrunt
General
1 5 (23.81%) Public Sector
2 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.52%) Electronics
3 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Cloud Engineer
1 9 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) DevOps Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Incident Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) LAMP
2 2 (9.52%) Sensu
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Public Cloud
2 6 (28.57%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (80.95%) CentOS
3 9 (42.86%) Debian
3 9 (42.86%) Oracle Linux
3 9 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (42.86%) Ubuntu
4 7 (33.33%) Unix
4 7 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) DevOps
2 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (57.14%) Infrastructure as Code
4 7 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 7 (33.33%) ITIL
4 7 (33.33%) Migration
4 7 (33.33%) Thought Leadership
5 6 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 6 (28.57%) Task Automation
6 4 (19.05%) Coaching
6 4 (19.05%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (14.29%) Decision-Making
7 3 (14.29%) TDD
8 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
8 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
9 1 (4.76%) GitOps
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) Python
2 9 (42.86%) Bash Shell
3 7 (33.33%) Java
3 7 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (19.05%) Groovy
4 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) Docker
2 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (95.24%) Terraform
2 17 (80.95%) Kubernetes
3 9 (42.86%) Ansible
3 9 (42.86%) Docker Swarm
4 7 (33.33%) HAProxy
5 5 (23.81%) Istio
6 4 (19.05%) Packer
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 9 (42.86%) Oracle
3 4 (19.05%) Actifio
4 2 (9.52%) SAP