The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon AWS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 96 108 120
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +12
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 20 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.81% 0.35% 0.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.15% 11.69% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £310 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £425 £275
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +54.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -7.57%
Amazon AWS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Cloud Services Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
132 77 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.35% 3.02% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 42 35
Average daily rate £400 £363 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £199 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £311
% change year-on-year
- +28.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £13.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+92.59% -52.63%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Amazon AWS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Amazon AWS across the Berkshire region.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon AWS across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough +13 12 £375 -3.84% 1
Reading +7 4 £400 - 4
Newbury - 1 £475 -
Amazon AWS
South East

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Amazon AWS.

1 16 (55.17%) Web Services
2 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (34.48%) Python
4 8 (27.59%) VMware
4 8 (27.59%) OpenStack
4 8 (27.59%) Data Centre
5 7 (24.14%) DevOps
5 7 (24.14%) Linux
5 7 (24.14%) SaaS
5 7 (24.14%) PaaS
6 6 (20.69%) Puppet
6 6 (20.69%) Web Development
6 6 (20.69%) Django
6 6 (20.69%) Time Management
6 6 (20.69%) Windows
6 6 (20.69%) User Experience
7 5 (17.24%) Data Transformation
7 5 (17.24%) IaaS
7 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
7 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (17.24%) Oracle
7 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (17.24%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (13.79%) Network Security
8 4 (13.79%) Hadoop
8 4 (13.79%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (13.79%) SQL
8 4 (13.79%) UNIX
8 4 (13.79%) Opscode Chef

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Amazon AWS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (27.59%) OpenStack
2 2 (6.90%) Apache Pig
2 2 (6.90%) SAS
3 1 (3.45%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (24.14%) SaaS
2 7 (24.14%) PaaS
3 5 (17.24%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (17.24%) IaaS
4 4 (13.79%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (13.79%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (10.34%) Heroku
6 2 (6.90%) GitHub
6 2 (6.90%) Amazon S3
6 2 (6.90%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Network Security
2 3 (10.34%) IPv6
3 2 (6.90%) Broadband
3 2 (6.90%) Firewall
3 2 (6.90%) SSH
3 2 (6.90%) DNS
4 1 (3.45%) OpenFlow
4 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.45%) SAN
4 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Hadoop
2 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
2 3 (10.34%) Big Data
3 2 (6.90%) Sqoop
3 2 (6.90%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (6.90%) Triplestore
3 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.90%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (6.90%) HBase
3 2 (6.90%) Mahout
3 2 (6.90%) DB2
3 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.90%) Apache Hive
3 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.90%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.90%) Subversion
2 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.45%) Selenium
3 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.45%) Hudson
3 1 (3.45%) MSBuild
General
1 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.34%) Games
2 3 (10.34%) Multimedia
2 3 (10.34%) Marketing
3 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) Consultant
3 6 (20.69%) Architect
3 6 (20.69%) Python Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Django Developer
3 6 (20.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Python/Django Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Python Web Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Web Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Business Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Cloud Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Solutions Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) Web Services
2 6 (20.69%) Django
3 3 (10.34%) .NET
3 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.90%) MLlib
4 2 (6.90%) D3.js
4 2 (6.90%) SOAP
4 2 (6.90%) RESTful
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.45%) HTML5
5 1 (3.45%) CSS3
5 1 (3.45%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (3.45%) HTML
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.45%) CSS
5 1 (3.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Data Centre
2 6 (20.69%) User Experience
3 3 (10.34%) Streaming Video
4 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.45%) Private Cloud
5 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
2 6 (20.69%) Windows
3 4 (13.79%) UNIX
4 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) DevOps
2 6 (20.69%) Web Development
2 6 (20.69%) Time Management
3 5 (17.24%) Data Transformation
3 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.34%) Scrum
4 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
4 3 (10.34%) Project Management
4 3 (10.34%) Migration
4 3 (10.34%) Marketing Strategy
4 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (10.34%) Predictive Modelling
4 3 (10.34%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (10.34%) Business Development
4 3 (10.34%) Quantitative Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) ETL
5 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.90%) MapReduce
5 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) Python
2 4 (13.79%) SQL
3 3 (10.34%) Java
3 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.90%) R
4 2 (6.90%) Ruby
4 2 (6.90%) C#
5 1 (3.45%) C
5 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) Perl
5 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
1 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) Apache Flume
3 1 (3.45%) Docker
3 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.45%) vSphere
3 1 (3.45%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Puppet
2 4 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) VMware
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle
3 3 (10.34%) Google
4 2 (6.90%) Netezza
4 2 (6.90%) Greenplum
4 2 (6.90%) Vertica
4 2 (6.90%) Rackspace
4 2 (6.90%) Teradata
4 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.45%) NetApp