The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon AWS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 22 20 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 9 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.21% 2.70% 2.67%
As % of the Cloud Services category 90.00% 37.50% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 2
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£500 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £425 £290
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +46.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £19.75 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+51.89% -64.09%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Cloud Services Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
10 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.90% 7.21% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 2
Average daily rate £500 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £16.02
% change year-on-year
+85.18% -15.70%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Amazon AWS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon AWS across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 11 (68.75%) Web Services
2 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (56.25%) Puppet
4 6 (37.50%) DevOps
5 5 (31.25%) OpenStack
5 5 (31.25%) Windows
5 5 (31.25%) Linux
6 4 (25.00%) Java
6 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
6 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
7 3 (18.75%) Castle Windsor
7 3 (18.75%) Change Control
7 3 (18.75%) vCloud
7 3 (18.75%) SpecFlow
7 3 (18.75%) RESTful
7 3 (18.75%) CentOS
7 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (18.75%) Maven
7 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
7 3 (18.75%) Ruby
7 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
7 3 (18.75%) Selenium
7 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 5 (31.25%) OpenStack
2 2 (12.50%) Eucalyptus
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) LAN
1 2 (12.50%) WAN
1 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (18.75%) SpecFlow
2 3 (18.75%) Maven
2 3 (18.75%) Selenium
3 2 (12.50%) JUnit
4 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
4 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Software Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) AWS Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) Web Services
2 3 (18.75%) Castle Windsor
2 3 (18.75%) RESTful
2 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
2 3 (18.75%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 2 (12.50%) J2EE
3 2 (12.50%) Java EE
3 2 (12.50%) Spring
3 2 (12.50%) JPA
4 1 (6.25%) JBoss Seam
4 1 (6.25%) JSF
4 1 (6.25%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Replication
1 2 (12.50%) Private Cloud
1 2 (12.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) CentOS
2 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) DevOps
3 3 (18.75%) Change Control
3 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
3 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
3 3 (18.75%) MVC
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) UML
4 2 (12.50%) OO
4 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) Service Management
4 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Java
1 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (18.75%) Ruby
2 3 (18.75%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) vCloud
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) Puppet
2 4 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) VMware
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco
1 2 (12.50%) NetApp