Period
to 20 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an AWS Architect was £588 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Architect
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 192 -
Rank change year-on-year +26 - -
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Architect 9 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.091% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.097% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
West Midlands median daily rate £588 £513 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.63% - -
England median daily rate £588 £596 £525
% change year-on-year -1.47% +13.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
West Midlands
Contract vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 4,412 5,180 4,682
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.56% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,767 3,101 2,632
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £212 £219 £220
90th Percentile £538 £550 £537
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 228 235
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £15.92 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.92% -6.35% +5.72%
10th Percentile £10.46 £10.60 £10.40
90th Percentile £47.75 £38.08 £37.00
England median hourly rate £18.38 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.68% - +12.12%

AWS Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured AWS Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for AWS Architect in the West Midlands

AWS Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS Architect in the West Midlands

AWS Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Architect in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS Architect in the West Midlands

AWS Architect
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 AWS Architect within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 January 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 0 4 £588 - 2
Shropshire +13 3 £600 +33.33%
Warwickshire - 2 £500 - 1
AWS Architect
England

AWS Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, AWS Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region featuring AWS Architect in the job title.

1 7 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (55.56%) Ansible
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Management
2 5 (55.56%) Public Cloud
3 3 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Unix
4 2 (22.22%) Tivoli
4 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 2 (22.22%) Nagios
4 2 (22.22%) JSON
4 2 (22.22%) Subversion
4 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
4 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (22.22%) MuleSoft
4 2 (22.22%) logstash
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) Graylog
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) Microservices
4 2 (22.22%) GitLab
4 2 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) High Availability
4 2 (22.22%) Splunk

AWS Architect Skill Set
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 2 (22.22%) Anypoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (11.11%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (11.11%) SaaS
4 1 (11.11%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) MPLS
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
1 1 (11.11%) SNMP
1 1 (11.11%) VLAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) GitLab
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
1 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
2 1 (11.11%) JMeter
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) JSON
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Core
2 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 1 (11.11%) React
2 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Public Cloud
2 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (22.22%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) High Availability
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Microservices
4 1 (11.11%) Data Loss Prevention
4 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 1 (11.11%) Identity Management
4 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 1 (11.11%) Network Design
4 1 (11.11%) Release Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) SIEM
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Ansible
2 2 (22.22%) Graylog
2 2 (22.22%) logstash
2 2 (22.22%) Nagios
2 2 (22.22%) Tivoli
3 1 (11.11%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) MuleSoft
1 2 (22.22%) Splunk
2 1 (11.11%) CA
2 1 (11.11%) Micro Focus
2 1 (11.11%) Serena