Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 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 Relational Database Service (RDS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 191 158 190
Rank change year-on-year -33 +32 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 10 25 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.53% 0.055%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.07% 2.96% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 2
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.11% +2.78% -
10th Percentile £396 £400 £425
90th Percentile £488 £550 £475
England median daily rate £525 £525 £520
% change year-on-year - +0.96% +15.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £45.00 -
England median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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 935 844 1,024
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.12% 17.90% 18.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 542 610
West Midlands median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £306 £269 £250
90th Percentile £550 £525 £538
England median daily rate £480 £470 £428
% change year-on-year +2.13% +9.94% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 24
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £30.91 £16.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.61% +86.62% -19.22%
10th Percentile £17.20 £18.28 £13.90
90th Percentile £61.75 £53.38 £23.70
England median hourly rate £35.00 £31.23 £27.50
% change year-on-year +12.07% +13.56% -8.33%

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
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 16 January 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
Birmingham +1 7 £425 -15.00% 7
Coventry -3 3 £419 -
Amazon RDS
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 10 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (40.00%) SCCM
4 4 (40.00%) SCOM
4 4 (40.00%) SaaS
4 4 (40.00%) PaaS
4 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (40.00%) Office 365
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (40.00%) IaaS
4 4 (40.00%) Technical Leadership
4 4 (40.00%) OneDrive
4 4 (40.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (30.00%) Terraform
5 3 (30.00%) Serverless
5 3 (30.00%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (30.00%) Amazon S3
5 3 (30.00%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (30.00%) DevOps
5 3 (30.00%) Identity Management
5 3 (30.00%) Linux

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:

Cloud Services
1 10 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (40.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) IaaS
3 4 (40.00%) Office 365
3 4 (40.00%) OneDrive
3 4 (40.00%) PaaS
3 4 (40.00%) SaaS
4 3 (30.00%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (30.00%) Amazon S3
4 3 (30.00%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (30.00%) Serverless
5 2 (20.00%) Route 53
6 1 (10.00%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (10.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
1 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory Team Leader
1 3 (30.00%) AWS Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
1 3 (30.00%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
1 3 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
1 3 (30.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) AWS DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Data Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Office 365 Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Platform Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (40.00%) Technical Leadership
3 3 (30.00%) DevOps
3 3 (30.00%) Identity Management
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Auto-Scaling
5 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Change Control
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) Python
1 1 (10.00%) Ruby
1 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM
1 4 (40.00%) SCOM
2 3 (30.00%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (30.00%) Terraform
3 2 (20.00%) Ansible
3 2 (20.00%) Puppet
4 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes
4 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (10.00%) Packer
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) AppDynamics
2 1 (10.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds