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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 80 79 124
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +45
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 47 50 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.97% 1.95% 0.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.86% 36.23% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 38 4
Average daily rate £469 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £400 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.50
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
175 138 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.34% 5.39% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 95 35
Average daily rate £450 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £350 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £638 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 6
Average hourly rate £22.75 £12.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.58% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.55 £29.75 £27.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +30.62%

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 12 February 2016.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Amazon AWS
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Amazon AWS Hourly Rate Trend 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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +13 18 £475 -9.73% 18
Cambridgeshire +14 8 £450 -7.69% 16
Bedfordshire -6 8 £575 +35.29% 3
Norfolk - 7 £475 - 1
Essex - 4 £450 - 2
Suffolk -7 2 £375 -16.66%
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England

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 41 (39.42%) DevOps
2 38 (36.54%) Web Services
3 37 (35.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 36 (34.62%) Linux
5 33 (31.73%) Puppet
6 32 (30.77%) Windows
7 30 (28.85%) Opscode Chef
8 29 (27.88%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (26.92%) Amazon EC2
10 27 (25.96%) VMware
11 26 (25.00%) Git (software)
12 22 (21.15%) Java
13 21 (20.19%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (19.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 19 (18.27%) VMware Infrastructure
16 17 (16.35%) IaaS
17 16 (15.38%) Subversion
17 16 (15.38%) DNS
17 16 (15.38%) Nagios
18 15 (14.42%) SOA
18 15 (14.42%) Oracle
18 15 (14.42%) Google
19 14 (13.46%) TOGAF
19 14 (13.46%) SQL Server
19 14 (13.46%) SOAP
19 14 (13.46%) Configuration Management
19 14 (13.46%) Jenkins
19 14 (13.46%) Google Cloud Platform
20 13 (12.50%) Docker
20 13 (12.50%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 10 (9.62%) OpenStack
2 8 (7.69%) IIS
2 8 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.77%) MS Exchange
4 5 (4.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (3.85%) Apache
5 4 (3.85%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.88%) Apache Solr
6 3 (2.88%) nginx
7 2 (1.92%) Jetty
7 2 (1.92%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.96%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.96%) CMS
8 1 (0.96%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.88%) MS Office
3 2 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (12.50%) Maximo
2 5 (4.81%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 37 (35.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (26.92%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (16.35%) IaaS
4 14 (13.46%) Google Cloud Platform
5 11 (10.58%) PaaS
6 10 (9.62%) SaaS
7 8 (7.69%) Office 365
8 4 (3.85%) Google App Engine
9 3 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (2.88%) GitHub
10 2 (1.92%) Amazon S3
10 2 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.96%) Force.com
11 1 (0.96%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.38%) DNS
2 13 (12.50%) Firewall
3 12 (11.54%) TCP/IP
4 9 (8.65%) DHCP
4 9 (8.65%) FTP
5 8 (7.69%) SAN
6 6 (5.77%) iSCSI
6 6 (5.77%) LAN
6 6 (5.77%) NAS
6 6 (5.77%) VoIP
6 6 (5.77%) WAN
6 6 (5.77%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (4.81%) HTTP
8 4 (3.85%) SSL
9 3 (2.88%) IPsec
10 2 (1.92%) LDAP
11 1 (0.96%) Network Security
11 1 (0.96%) VLAN
11 1 (0.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.54%) MySQL
3 10 (9.62%) Relational Database
4 8 (7.69%) Amazon Redshift
5 6 (5.77%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (5.77%) GIS
5 6 (5.77%) NoSQL
5 6 (5.77%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.85%) Big Data
7 2 (1.92%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.96%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.96%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 26 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 20 (19.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 16 (15.38%) Subversion
4 14 (13.46%) Jenkins
5 6 (5.77%) Vagrant
6 5 (4.81%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (2.88%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.88%) JIRA
8 2 (1.92%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.92%) RSpec
8 2 (1.92%) Selenium
9 1 (0.96%) JUnit
9 1 (0.96%) Maven
General
1 10 (9.62%) Advertising
1 10 (9.62%) Finance
2 1 (0.96%) Legal
2 1 (0.96%) Publishing
2 1 (0.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (33.65%) Architect
2 16 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
3 14 (13.46%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (12.50%) Developer
5 12 (11.54%) DevOps Specialist
6 9 (8.65%) Infrastructure Architect
7 8 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 8 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (7.69%) Java Developer
8 7 (6.73%) Data Architect
9 6 (5.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 5 (4.81%) Analyst
10 5 (4.81%) AWS Architect
10 5 (4.81%) E-Commerce Architect
11 4 (3.85%) Consultant
11 4 (3.85%) Enterprise Architect
12 3 (2.88%) Applications Architect
12 3 (2.88%) IT Security Consultant
12 3 (2.88%) Server Analyst
12 3 (2.88%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (36.54%) Web Services
2 14 (13.46%) SOAP
3 9 (8.65%) REST
4 7 (6.73%) .NET
4 7 (6.73%) J2EE
4 7 (6.73%) RESTful
5 5 (4.81%) HTML
5 5 (4.81%) Spring
5 5 (4.81%) XML
6 4 (3.85%) CSS
6 4 (3.85%) jQuery
6 4 (3.85%) Middleware
7 2 (1.92%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (1.92%) Apache CXF
7 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.92%) JSON
7 2 (1.92%) LAMP
7 2 (1.92%) OAuth
7 2 (1.92%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (1.92%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.65%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
3 7 (6.73%) Data Integration
3 7 (6.73%) Public Cloud
4 6 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.81%) Cryptography
6 4 (3.85%) PKI
6 4 (3.85%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.88%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.92%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (1.92%) iPad
9 1 (0.96%) Biology
9 1 (0.96%) CMDB
9 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.96%) FMCG
9 1 (0.96%) Life Science
9 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.96%) Replication
9 1 (0.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 36 (34.62%) Linux
2 32 (30.77%) Windows
3 10 (9.62%) Unix
3 10 (9.62%) Windows Server
4 8 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (5.77%) Windows XP
6 4 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.92%) AIX
7 2 (1.92%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.92%) Solaris
7 2 (1.92%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.96%) Android
8 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.96%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (39.42%) DevOps
2 29 (27.88%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (20.19%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (14.42%) SOA
5 14 (13.46%) Configuration Management
5 14 (13.46%) TOGAF
6 10 (9.62%) E-Commerce
6 10 (9.62%) Scrum
7 9 (8.65%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (8.65%) High Availability
7 9 (8.65%) Load Balancing
7 9 (8.65%) Open Source
8 8 (7.69%) Data Protection
8 8 (7.69%) ETL
8 8 (7.69%) SDLC
9 7 (6.73%) TDD
10 6 (5.77%) ERP
10 6 (5.77%) Information Security
10 6 (5.77%) Project Management
10 6 (5.77%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 22 (21.15%) Java
2 8 (7.69%) SQL
3 6 (5.77%) Perl
4 5 (4.81%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.85%) Python
5 4 (3.85%) Ruby
6 3 (2.88%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.92%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.92%) C#
7 2 (1.92%) CoffeeScript
7 2 (1.92%) PHP
8 1 (0.96%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.96%) C
8 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.96%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.85%) CISA
1 4 (3.85%) CISM
1 4 (3.85%) CISSP
2 3 (2.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.92%) Degree
3 2 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.96%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (0.96%) CCSP
4 1 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.96%) CRISC
4 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.81%) QA
2 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.96%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (18.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (12.50%) Docker
3 11 (10.58%) Active Directory
4 5 (4.81%) XenApp
5 3 (2.88%) Xen
6 2 (1.92%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.92%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.96%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (31.73%) Puppet
2 30 (28.85%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (15.38%) Nagios
4 4 (3.85%) Bacula
4 4 (3.85%) Graphite
4 4 (3.85%) Kubernetes
5 3 (2.88%) SCCM
5 3 (2.88%) SCOM
5 3 (2.88%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.92%) Ansible
6 2 (1.92%) Capistrano
6 2 (1.92%) logstash
6 2 (1.92%) OpenAM
6 2 (1.92%) Riemann
7 1 (0.96%) Cacti
7 1 (0.96%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.96%) Mesos
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.96%) Packer
7 1 (0.96%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 27 (25.96%) VMware
2 15 (14.42%) Google
2 15 (14.42%) Oracle
3 13 (12.50%) IBM
4 11 (10.58%) Citrix
4 11 (10.58%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.77%) Cisco
5 6 (5.77%) ESRI
5 6 (5.77%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.85%) Dynatrace
6 4 (3.85%) Sitecore
7 3 (2.88%) Cognos
7 3 (2.88%) hybris
8 2 (1.92%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.92%) EMC
8 2 (1.92%) ForgeRock
8 2 (1.92%) HP
8 2 (1.92%) NetApp
8 2 (1.92%) SAP
8 2 (1.92%) Vertica
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