The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon AWS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 17 55 64
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +9
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 74 20 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 9.05% 2.47% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 61.67% 46.51% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 13 0
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£400 £330 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £380 £288
% change year-on-year
+8.55% +32.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £189.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-79.36% +472.72%
Amazon AWS
East of England

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

Cloud Services Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
120 43 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.67% 5.30% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 36 8
Average daily rate £400 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £376 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.31% +25.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -50.00%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Amazon AWS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon AWS across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Cambridge +22 63 £400 +21.21% 18
Amazon AWS
East of England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 79 (86.81%) Linux
2 78 (85.71%) Puppet
2 78 (85.71%) DevOps
3 64 (70.33%) Opscode Chef
3 64 (70.33%) Ruby
4 51 (56.04%) Web Services
5 48 (52.75%) Ansible
6 34 (37.36%) Configuration Management
7 31 (34.07%) Python
8 25 (27.47%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (26.37%) Java
10 22 (24.18%) PHP
11 21 (23.08%) Perl
11 21 (23.08%) Bash Shell
12 11 (12.09%) IaaS
13 10 (10.99%) VMware
13 10 (10.99%) UNIX
14 9 (9.89%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (8.79%) Microsoft Azure
15 8 (8.79%) Git (software)
16 7 (7.69%) Subversion
16 7 (7.69%) Red Hat
17 6 (6.59%) .NET
17 6 (6.59%) PostgreSQL
17 6 (6.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 6 (6.59%) AWS CloudFormation
18 5 (5.49%) Vagrant
18 5 (5.49%) C#
18 5 (5.49%) Oracle
19 4 (4.40%) SQL Server

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 4 (4.40%) Tomcat
1 4 (4.40%) CMS
1 4 (4.40%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (3.30%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.20%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.20%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.20%) IIS
3 2 (2.20%) Apache
4 1 (1.10%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.09%) IaaS
2 8 (8.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.59%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (4.40%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (4.40%) Rackspace Cloud
5 3 (3.30%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.20%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.59%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (4.40%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.20%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.10%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.10%) Big Data
4 1 (1.10%) Impala
4 1 (1.10%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (8.79%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.69%) Subversion
3 3 (3.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (3.30%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.10%) GitLab
4 1 (1.10%) Gradle
General
1 2 (2.20%) Finance
1 2 (2.20%) Legal
1 2 (2.20%) Banking
2 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (62.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 47 (51.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 16 (17.58%) Systems Administrator
3 16 (17.58%) Administrator
3 16 (17.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 16 (17.58%) Linux Administrator
4 7 (7.69%) Architect
5 5 (5.49%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (4.40%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (3.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.30%) Developer
8 2 (2.20%) .NET Developer
8 2 (2.20%) Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (1.10%) Deployment Engineer
9 1 (1.10%) Wintel Specialist
9 1 (1.10%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 1 (1.10%) Hadoop Developer
9 1 (1.10%) Technical Architect
9 1 (1.10%) Applications Specialist
9 1 (1.10%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (56.04%) Web Services
2 6 (6.59%) .NET
3 2 (2.20%) J2EE
4 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.10%) LAMP
4 1 (1.10%) Spring
4 1 (1.10%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.10%) RESTful
4 1 (1.10%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.20%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.10%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.10%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 79 (86.81%) Linux
2 10 (10.99%) UNIX
3 6 (6.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.30%) CentOS
5 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.20%) Windows
6 1 (1.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (85.71%) DevOps
2 34 (37.36%) Configuration Management
3 25 (27.47%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (9.89%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (4.40%) Migration
6 3 (3.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (3.30%) Open Source
7 2 (2.20%) MVVM
7 2 (2.20%) MVC
7 2 (2.20%) ERP
7 2 (2.20%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.10%) Auto-Scaling
8 1 (1.10%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.10%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 64 (70.33%) Ruby
2 31 (34.07%) Python
3 24 (26.37%) Java
4 22 (24.18%) PHP
5 21 (23.08%) Perl
5 21 (23.08%) Bash Shell
6 5 (5.49%) C#
7 2 (2.20%) VB
8 1 (1.10%) SQL
8 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.20%) MCSE
1 2 (2.20%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.10%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (2.20%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.20%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 78 (85.71%) Puppet
2 64 (70.33%) Opscode Chef
3 48 (52.75%) Ansible
4 5 (5.49%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.20%) SCOM
6 1 (1.10%) Opsview
Vendors
1 10 (10.99%) VMware
2 7 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 5 (5.49%) Oracle
4 4 (4.40%) Sitecore
4 4 (4.40%) Rackspace
5 3 (3.30%) Google
6 2 (2.20%) Symantec
6 2 (2.20%) SAP
6 2 (2.20%) IBM
6 2 (2.20%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.20%) HP
6 2 (2.20%) Dell
6 2 (2.20%) Citrix
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