The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon AWS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 76 124 103
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -21
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 48 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.82% 0.71% 0.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.24% 18.03% 23.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 12 5
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£400 £388 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -29.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +41.66%
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%
Amazon AWS
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 East of England region.

Cloud Services Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
170 122 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.44% 3.91% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 68 19
Average daily rate £400 £400 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £334
% change year-on-year
- +19.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £21.25 £29.75 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -16.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £17.15 £28.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.75 £42.35 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £16.53
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -15.30%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Amazon AWS Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon AWS across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Hertfordshire +24 25 £425 -10.52% 8
Cambridgeshire +21 16 £375 -16.66% 9
Suffolk 0 4 £369 +5.42% 5
Essex +10 2 £330 -22.35%
Bedfordshire 0 1 £500 - 1
Amazon AWS
England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 63 (57.27%) Web Services
2 44 (40.00%) Windows
3 40 (36.36%) Linux
4 33 (30.00%) DevOps
5 31 (28.18%) Microsoft
6 30 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
7 27 (24.55%) Active Directory
7 27 (24.55%) IIS
8 26 (23.64%) VMware
9 25 (22.73%) E-Commerce
9 25 (22.73%) Puppet
10 24 (21.82%) .NET
11 23 (20.91%) Citrix
12 22 (20.00%) DNS
13 21 (19.09%) Opscode Chef
14 19 (17.27%) PowerShell
14 19 (17.27%) UNIX
15 18 (16.36%) SharePoint
16 17 (15.45%) SQL Server
16 17 (15.45%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (15.45%) SCOM
17 16 (14.55%) Oracle
18 15 (13.64%) SOAP
18 15 (13.64%) Java
18 15 (13.64%) SOA
18 15 (13.64%) Ruby
19 14 (12.73%) SCCM
19 14 (12.73%) FTP
19 14 (12.73%) Migration
20 13 (11.82%) Configuration Management

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 27 (24.55%) IIS
2 18 (16.36%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.64%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.73%) Apache
4 3 (2.73%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.73%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.73%) Lync
4 3 (2.73%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.82%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.91%) JBoss
6 1 (0.91%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.91%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.91%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.91%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.45%) Maximo
2 2 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (10.91%) AWS CloudFormation
3 10 (9.09%) PaaS
3 10 (9.09%) Amazon S3
4 8 (7.27%) Office 365
4 8 (7.27%) IaaS
5 7 (6.36%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (6.36%) SaaS
6 2 (1.82%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.82%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (0.91%) IBM SmartCloud
7 1 (0.91%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.91%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.91%) Route 53
7 1 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (20.00%) DNS
2 14 (12.73%) FTP
3 9 (8.18%) DHCP
4 7 (6.36%) TCP/IP
5 6 (5.45%) VPN
6 5 (4.55%) SAN
6 5 (4.55%) Reverse Proxy
7 4 (3.64%) SSH
7 4 (3.64%) Firewall
8 2 (1.82%) Internet
8 2 (1.82%) LDAP
9 1 (0.91%) LAN
9 1 (0.91%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.45%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.18%) NoSQL
3 7 (6.36%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.36%) MySQL
4 6 (5.45%) Hadoop
4 6 (5.45%) RDBMS
5 5 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (3.64%) Big Data
6 4 (3.64%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (2.73%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.91%) Impala
8 1 (0.91%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.91%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 8 (7.27%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.45%) JIRA
3 2 (1.82%) NUnit
3 2 (1.82%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.82%) Gradle
4 1 (0.91%) Subversion
4 1 (0.91%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.91%) Hudson
4 1 (0.91%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.91%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (4.55%) Finance
2 3 (2.73%) Legal
2 3 (2.73%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.82%) Marketing
3 2 (1.82%) Electronics
3 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.91%) Games
4 1 (0.91%) Retail
4 1 (0.91%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 35 (31.82%) Architect
2 22 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 21 (19.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (19.09%) Web Engineer
4 17 (15.45%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (12.73%) Developer
6 10 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
7 9 (8.18%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (8.18%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (8.18%) Administrator
8 8 (7.27%) Consultant
9 7 (6.36%) AWS Architect
9 7 (6.36%) Linux Administrator
9 7 (6.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 6 (5.45%) Technical Architect
10 6 (5.45%) AWS Consultant
10 6 (5.45%) AWS Developer
10 6 (5.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 5 (4.55%) Applications Architect
12 4 (3.64%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (57.27%) Web Services
2 24 (21.82%) .NET
3 15 (13.64%) SOAP
4 13 (11.82%) REST
5 11 (10.00%) XML
6 7 (6.36%) JSON
7 6 (5.45%) Apache CXF
7 6 (5.45%) jQuery
8 5 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (4.55%) RESTful
9 4 (3.64%) OSGi
9 4 (3.64%) ActiveMQ
9 4 (3.64%) Apache Camel
10 3 (2.73%) CSS
10 3 (2.73%) HTML
11 2 (1.82%) JPA
11 2 (1.82%) Spring
11 2 (1.82%) Hibernate
11 2 (1.82%) ASP.NET
11 2 (1.82%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.18%) Data Integration
2 6 (5.45%) GIS
3 5 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.64%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (3.64%) Replication
5 3 (2.73%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.73%) CMDB
5 3 (2.73%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.82%) Open Source
6 2 (1.82%) DataPower
6 2 (1.82%) PKI
6 2 (1.82%) DTV
6 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.91%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 44 (40.00%) Windows
2 40 (36.36%) Linux
3 19 (17.27%) UNIX
4 10 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (6.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.64%) CentOS
7 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.82%) Solaris
8 2 (1.82%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (30.00%) DevOps
2 25 (22.73%) E-Commerce
3 17 (15.45%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (13.64%) SOA
5 14 (12.73%) Migration
6 13 (11.82%) Configuration Management
6 13 (11.82%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (9.09%) TOGAF
8 9 (8.18%) ETL
8 9 (8.18%) Service Delivery
9 8 (7.27%) Content Management
9 8 (7.27%) ITIL
10 7 (6.36%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (6.36%) Project Management
11 4 (3.64%) Data Architecture
11 4 (3.64%) Data Migration
11 4 (3.64%) Data Protection
11 4 (3.64%) Data Management
11 4 (3.64%) Service Management
11 4 (3.64%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.27%) PowerShell
2 15 (13.64%) Java
2 15 (13.64%) Ruby
3 10 (9.09%) SQL
3 10 (9.09%) Python
4 9 (8.18%) Shell Script
5 7 (6.36%) Perl
6 6 (5.45%) Bash Shell
6 6 (5.45%) C#
7 3 (2.73%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.73%) PHP
8 2 (1.82%) Bourne shell
8 2 (1.82%) C-shell
8 2 (1.82%) C++
9 1 (0.91%) Go
9 1 (0.91%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (1.82%) AWS Certification
2 1 (0.91%) ISEB
2 1 (0.91%) PMP
2 1 (0.91%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.64%) SLA
2 1 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 27 (24.55%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.36%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.55%) vSphere
5 3 (2.73%) Docker
6 2 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.82%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.91%) KVM
7 1 (0.91%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 25 (22.73%) Puppet
2 21 (19.09%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (15.45%) SCOM
4 14 (12.73%) SCCM
5 5 (4.55%) OpenAM
5 5 (4.55%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (2.73%) OpenView
7 2 (1.82%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.82%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (1.82%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.82%) Ansible
8 1 (0.91%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.91%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 31 (28.18%) Microsoft
2 26 (23.64%) VMware
3 23 (20.91%) Citrix
4 16 (14.55%) Oracle
5 12 (10.91%) Red Hat
6 11 (10.00%) Akamai
7 9 (8.18%) IBM
8 8 (7.27%) HP
9 6 (5.45%) Veeam
9 6 (5.45%) ESRI
10 5 (4.55%) ForgeRock
10 5 (4.55%) SAP
11 3 (2.73%) Cisco
11 3 (2.73%) EMC
11 3 (2.73%) BMC
11 3 (2.73%) Vertica
11 3 (2.73%) Infobright
12 2 (1.82%) 3PAR
12 2 (1.82%) Rackspace
12 2 (1.82%) Brocade
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