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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 124 121 111
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.11% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.05% 1.79% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
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£425 £308 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.21% -48.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £300 £475
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -36.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
74 168 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.81% 6.50% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 94 29
Average daily rate £488 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £525 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.23 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -13.87%

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
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 24 December 2014. 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 -2 3 £425 +38.21%
Windsor - - - -
Bracknell - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Reading - - - -
Amazon AWS
South East

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) IIS
4 2 (33.33%) Xen
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) PHP
4 2 (33.33%) MySQL
4 2 (33.33%) Apache
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (33.33%) LAMP
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Plesk
5 1 (16.67%) Office 365
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) SCCM
5 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 3 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Web Hosting Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Web Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Web Hosting Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
1 2 (33.33%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Xen
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Plesk
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco