Period
to 23 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Amazon RDS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon RDS over the 6 months to 23 July 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 Relational Database Service (RDS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 184 172 206
Rank change year-on-year -12 +34 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 19 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.16% 0.033%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.06% 0.78% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 0
West Midlands median daily rate £438 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% - -
England median daily rate £530 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +8.72% +2.63% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £32.00 £24.49 £40.00
% change year-on-year +30.69% -38.79% -

Amazon RDS is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 922 900 1,341
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.90% 20.43% 22.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 558 799
West Midlands median daily rate £410 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.81% -3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £281 £260 £280
90th Percentile £538 £532 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 15
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.00 £31.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.26% +51.22% +13.01%
10th Percentile £12.07 £23.00 £11.70
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.25 £32.55
England median hourly rate £32.50 £29.81 £28.50
% change year-on-year +9.02% +4.60% +14.00%

Amazon RDS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Amazon RDS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon RDS in the West Midlands

Amazon RDS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Amazon RDS in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon RDS in the West Midlands

Amazon RDS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon RDS in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon RDS in the West Midlands

Amazon RDS
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon RDS within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 July 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
Birmingham -17 9 £450 - 6
Coventry -17 7 £450 - 2
Solihull - 2 - -
Shropshire - 1 £401 -
Amazon RDS
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon RDS 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Amazon RDS.

1 18 (94.74%) Amazon EC2
1 18 (94.74%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (89.47%) Linux
3 15 (78.95%) Amazon S3
4 14 (73.68%) Amazon ELB
5 13 (68.42%) Puppet
5 13 (68.42%) DevOps
5 13 (68.42%) Terraform
6 12 (63.16%) Route 53
7 10 (52.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (52.63%) SC Cleared
7 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
8 8 (42.11%) Docker
9 7 (36.84%) AWS Certification
9 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
9 7 (36.84%) Migration
10 6 (31.58%) Web Services
10 6 (31.58%) Windows
11 4 (21.05%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (15.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (15.79%) Auto-Scaling
12 3 (15.79%) Serverless
12 3 (15.79%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (15.79%) IT Strategy
12 3 (15.79%) VMware
12 3 (15.79%) Firewall
12 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
12 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
13 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef

Amazon RDS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.26%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 18 (94.74%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (94.74%) Amazon EC2
2 15 (78.95%) Amazon S3
3 14 (73.68%) Amazon ELB
4 12 (63.16%) Route 53
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (21.05%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (15.79%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (15.79%) Serverless
7 3 (15.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) DB2
2 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) AWS DevOps
1 11 (57.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (52.63%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 10 (52.63%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) AWS Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) DevOps Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Technical Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) AWS Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Platform Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) NHS
2 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (31.58%) Windows
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) DevOps
2 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
2 7 (36.84%) Migration
3 3 (15.79%) Auto-Scaling
3 3 (15.79%) IT Strategy
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.26%) Decision-Making
5 1 (5.26%) OO
5 1 (5.26%) OOD
5 1 (5.26%) SDLC
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.26%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Python
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) Perl
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) Ruby
2 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) SC Cleared
1 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 7 (36.84%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) PMO
2 1 (5.26%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Docker
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (68.42%) Puppet
1 13 (68.42%) Terraform
2 2 (10.53%) Ansible
2 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
3 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.26%) SCOM
3 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) VMware
2 1 (5.26%) Google