The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for AWS OpsWorks skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AWS OpsWorks over the 3 months to 26 April 2017 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 AWS OpsWorks
UK
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 595 645 -
Rank change year-on-year +50 -  
Contract jobs citing AWS OpsWorks 5 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.018% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.083% 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Median daily rate £550 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

AWS OpsWorks is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 6033 4840 2970
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.98% 8.67% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4177 3341 1879
Median daily rate £475 £450 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +7.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £430 £400
% change year-on-year +1.74% +7.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 83 113
Median hourly rate £21.16 £23.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.92% -8.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.25 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.31% -18.00%  

AWS OpsWorks
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing AWS OpsWorks as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for AWS OpsWorks in the UK

AWS OpsWorks
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing AWS OpsWorks.

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS OpsWorks in the UK

AWS OpsWorks
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS OpsWorks over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS OpsWorks in the UK

AWS OpsWorks
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWS OpsWorks within the UK over the 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +46 5 £550 +4.76% 3
London +10 2 £631 +20.23% 2
Oxford - 2 £475 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £475 -
South East - 2 £475 - 1
South West 0 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing AWS OpsWorks also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for AWS OpsWorks.

1 7 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (77.78%) Puppet
1 7 (77.78%) AWS CloudFormation
2 6 (66.67%) DevOps
3 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
5 3 (33.33%) IaaS
5 3 (33.33%) Salt
5 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (33.33%) Ansible
5 3 (33.33%) Public Cloud
5 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Cloud
5 3 (33.33%) Virtual Team Management
5 3 (33.33%) Virtual Team
5 3 (33.33%) Python
5 3 (33.33%) Amazon S3
5 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
6 2 (22.22%) SCCM
6 2 (22.22%) MCITP
6 2 (22.22%) PKI
6 2 (22.22%) Qualys
6 2 (22.22%) UAG

AWS OpsWorks
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 2 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (22.22%) IIS
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (11.11%) Confluence
2 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 7 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (77.78%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (33.33%) Amazon S3
2 3 (33.33%) IaaS
3 2 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (22.22%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (22.22%) Office 365
4 1 (11.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (11.11%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (11.11%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (11.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (11.11%) PaaS
4 1 (11.11%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DHCP
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
1 2 (22.22%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (11.11%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 1 (11.11%) Ant
3 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (11.11%) Bitbucket
3 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 1 (11.11%) Geb
3 1 (11.11%) Gradle
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) JUnit
3 1 (11.11%) Maven
3 1 (11.11%) Spock
3 1 (11.11%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) AWS Architect
2 2 (22.22%) AWS DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Cloud Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Senior DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Wintel Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Azure DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) POSIX
2 1 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (11.11%) Grails
2 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
2 1 (11.11%) JRuby
2 1 (11.11%) Node.js
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) RxJava
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Cloud
1 3 (33.33%) Public Cloud
1 3 (33.33%) Virtual Team
2 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 2 (22.22%) PKI
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 1 (11.11%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (11.11%) Private Cloud
3 1 (11.11%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) DevOps
2 3 (33.33%) Virtual Team Management
3 2 (22.22%) Coaching
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
3 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
4 1 (11.11%) Auto-Scaling
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Kanban
4 1 (11.11%) Microservices
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) System Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 3 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) Groovy
3 2 (22.22%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) Clojure
4 1 (11.11%) Erlang
4 1 (11.11%) Go
4 1 (11.11%) Jython
4 1 (11.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) MCITP
2 2 (22.22%) MCP
2 2 (22.22%) MCSA
2 2 (22.22%) MCSE
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) Docker
1 2 (22.22%) iptables
1 2 (22.22%) UAG
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) Puppet
2 3 (33.33%) Ansible
2 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (33.33%) Salt
3 2 (22.22%) SCCM
3 2 (22.22%) SELinux
4 1 (11.11%) Grafana
4 1 (11.11%) Graphite
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) Qualys
1 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Atlassian
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat