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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 110 118 135
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +17
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 36 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.14% 0.17% 0.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.03% 6.90% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 2 8
Average daily rate
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£363 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £425 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £189.50 - -
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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 East of England region.

Cloud Services Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
109 58 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.45% 2.42% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 27 20
Average daily rate £399 £410 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.68% +19.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £43.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.76% +65.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-53.10% +39.42%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 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
Cambridgeshire +3 13 £233 - 1
Suffolk -2 12 £400 -5.88% 2
Bedfordshire -13 8 £438 +2.94% 4
Hertfordshire - 2 £350 - 2
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England

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 44 (80.00%) Web Services
2 27 (49.09%) DevOps
3 26 (47.27%) Windows
4 24 (43.64%) PowerShell
4 24 (43.64%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (36.36%) Puppet
6 18 (32.73%) .NET
7 16 (29.09%) UNIX
8 15 (27.27%) SQL
9 14 (25.45%) Linux
10 13 (23.64%) C#
10 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET
10 13 (23.64%) Microsoft Azure
11 12 (21.82%) E-Commerce
12 11 (20.00%) IIS
12 11 (20.00%) XML
12 11 (20.00%) DNS
12 11 (20.00%) MVC
12 11 (20.00%) JSON
13 10 (18.18%) Configuration Management
13 10 (18.18%) JIRA
13 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (16.36%) TCP/IP
14 9 (16.36%) Shell Script
14 9 (16.36%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (14.55%) VPN
15 8 (14.55%) Active Directory
15 8 (14.55%) Firewall
15 8 (14.55%) Replication

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 11 (20.00%) IIS
2 5 (9.09%) Confluence
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle Service Bus
2 5 (9.09%) WebLogic
3 4 (7.27%) Node.js
3 4 (7.27%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.45%) Apache
5 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.82%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (23.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (14.55%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (9.09%) Amazon S3
4 4 (7.27%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (5.45%) CloudFront
6 2 (3.64%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.00%) DNS
2 9 (16.36%) TCP/IP
3 8 (14.55%) VPN
3 8 (14.55%) Firewall
3 8 (14.55%) Reverse Proxy
4 7 (12.73%) SAN
5 3 (5.45%) DHCP
5 3 (5.45%) FTP
6 2 (3.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) NoSQL
2 6 (10.91%) MySQL
3 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (5.45%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.64%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.64%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.82%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 10 (18.18%) JIRA
2 9 (16.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (14.55%) Git (software)
4 7 (12.73%) NUnit
4 7 (12.73%) Subversion
5 6 (10.91%) CruiseControl
5 6 (10.91%) TeamCity
6 5 (9.09%) MSBuild
6 5 (9.09%) Eclipse
7 4 (7.27%) Log4Net
8 3 (5.45%) Artifactory
9 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
9 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
9 2 (3.64%) Jasmine
9 2 (3.64%) FinalBuilder
10 1 (1.82%) Mockito
10 1 (1.82%) JUnit
10 1 (1.82%) Maven
General
1 7 (12.73%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Retail
3 2 (3.64%) Publishing
4 1 (1.82%) Games
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (56.36%) Developer
2 12 (21.82%) Web Developer
3 7 (12.73%) .NET Developer
3 7 (12.73%) Configuration Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Architect
5 5 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Technical Architect
5 5 (9.09%) Services Delivery Manager
5 5 (9.09%) Service Manager
5 5 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (7.27%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Software Configuration Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.45%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Delivery Project Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (80.00%) Web Services
2 18 (32.73%) .NET
3 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET
4 11 (20.00%) XML
4 11 (20.00%) JSON
5 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (12.73%) HTML
7 5 (9.09%) .NET Framework
7 5 (9.09%) HTML5
7 5 (9.09%) REST
7 5 (9.09%) CSS
7 5 (9.09%) WCF
7 5 (9.09%) jQuery
8 4 (7.27%) AngularJS
8 4 (7.27%) MSMQ
8 4 (7.27%) CSS3
9 2 (3.64%) LAMP
9 2 (3.64%) Backbone.js
9 2 (3.64%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (1.82%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Replication
2 3 (5.45%) CMDB
3 1 (1.82%) iPhone
3 1 (1.82%) Open Source
3 1 (1.82%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.82%) iPad
3 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.82%) MPEG
3 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 26 (47.27%) Windows
2 16 (29.09%) UNIX
3 14 (25.45%) Linux
4 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (9.09%) Solaris
7 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (49.09%) DevOps
2 12 (21.82%) E-Commerce
3 11 (20.00%) MVC
4 10 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 7 (12.73%) ITIL
5 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 5 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 5 (9.09%) Change Management
7 4 (7.27%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.45%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.64%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.64%) MVVM
9 2 (3.64%) ITIL V3
9 2 (3.64%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (3.64%) Web Development
9 2 (3.64%) Project Management
9 2 (3.64%) OOP
9 2 (3.64%) OO
Programming Languages
1 24 (43.64%) PowerShell
2 15 (27.27%) SQL
3 13 (23.64%) C#
4 9 (16.36%) Shell Script
5 7 (12.73%) Java
5 7 (12.73%) JavaScript
6 5 (9.09%) VB
6 5 (9.09%) Ruby
7 4 (7.27%) PHP
7 4 (7.27%) Python
8 2 (3.64%) Perl
9 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 8 (14.55%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.91%) Hyper-V
2 6 (10.91%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.64%) KVM
Systems Management
1 24 (43.64%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (36.36%) Puppet
3 5 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (9.09%) Tivoli
4 4 (7.27%) SCOM
5 3 (5.45%) SCCM
6 2 (3.64%) ZABBIX
6 2 (3.64%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle
2 5 (9.09%) IBM
3 3 (5.45%) Akamai
4 2 (3.64%) New Relic
5 1 (1.82%) Apple