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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 55 91 122
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +31
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 102 57 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.32% 1.87% 0.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.80% 45.24% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 40 1
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£413 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -8.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £384 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.49% +27.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 £41.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £189.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-79.36% +472.72%
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
250 126 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.13% 4.14% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 96 28
Average daily rate £400 £388 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +9.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £453 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £27.25 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.78% -26.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £16.25 £24.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £38.25 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £16.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+42.18% -51.51%

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 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
Cambridgeshire +32 75 £400 +21.21% 17
Hertfordshire +6 13 £455 +13.75% 7
Suffolk -10 5 £500 +25.00% 1
Bedfordshire +7 4 £575 +35.29%
Norfolk +1 4 £500 - 2
Essex -11 1 £413 +17.85%
Amazon AWS
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 99 (65.56%) Linux
2 88 (58.28%) DevOps
3 86 (56.95%) Puppet
4 82 (54.30%) Web Services
5 72 (47.68%) Opscode Chef
6 64 (42.38%) Ruby
7 48 (31.79%) Ansible
8 37 (24.50%) Configuration Management
9 34 (22.52%) VMware
10 33 (21.85%) Python
11 32 (21.19%) Java
11 32 (21.19%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (16.56%) Citrix
13 24 (15.89%) Perl
13 24 (15.89%) PHP
14 22 (14.57%) Oracle
14 22 (14.57%) Bash Shell
15 19 (12.58%) SQL Server
15 19 (12.58%) UNIX
15 19 (12.58%) SharePoint
16 18 (11.92%) Windows
16 18 (11.92%) Microsoft Azure
17 16 (10.60%) Migration
17 16 (10.60%) SOA
17 16 (10.60%) ETL
18 15 (9.93%) Red Hat
18 15 (9.93%) Data Integration
19 14 (9.27%) SOAP
20 13 (8.61%) IBM
21 12 (7.95%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 19 (12.58%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.31%) WebLogic
2 5 (3.31%) IIS
2 5 (3.31%) Tomcat
2 5 (3.31%) OpenStack
3 4 (2.65%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (2.65%) Apache Solr
3 4 (2.65%) Apache
3 4 (2.65%) CMS
4 3 (1.99%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.66%) Drupal
5 1 (0.66%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.66%) JBoss
5 1 (0.66%) Confluence
5 1 (0.66%) SilverStripe
5 1 (0.66%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (1.32%) MS Office
2 1 (0.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.66%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (6.62%) Maximo
2 2 (1.32%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.66%) Magento
3 1 (0.66%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (7.95%) AWS CloudFormation
3 11 (7.28%) SaaS
3 11 (7.28%) IaaS
4 10 (6.62%) PaaS
5 8 (5.30%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (2.65%) Rackspace Cloud
6 4 (2.65%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (1.32%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.66%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.62%) FTP
2 5 (3.31%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.31%) DNS
2 5 (3.31%) Firewall
3 4 (2.65%) SAN
4 2 (1.32%) LDAP
4 2 (1.32%) SSH
4 2 (1.32%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.66%) 4G
5 1 (0.66%) LAN
5 1 (0.66%) WAN
5 1 (0.66%) DHCP
5 1 (0.66%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.58%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.28%) Relational Database
3 10 (6.62%) RDBMS
4 8 (5.30%) Hadoop
5 7 (4.64%) MySQL
6 6 (3.97%) Amazon Redshift
6 6 (3.97%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.97%) Big Data
6 6 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (3.31%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (2.65%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.32%) OLAP
9 2 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.66%) Impala
10 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.66%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 10 (6.62%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.30%) Subversion
2 8 (5.30%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.31%) JIRA
4 4 (2.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.99%) Gradle
6 1 (0.66%) GitLab
6 1 (0.66%) gulp
6 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (4.64%) Finance
2 2 (1.32%) Legal
2 2 (1.32%) Banking
3 1 (0.66%) Retail
3 1 (0.66%) Advertising
3 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (39.74%) DevOps Engineer
2 48 (31.79%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 32 (21.19%) Architect
4 23 (15.23%) Solutions Architect
5 18 (11.92%) Systems Administrator
5 18 (11.92%) Administrator
6 17 (11.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 17 (11.26%) Linux Administrator
7 10 (6.62%) Developer
8 9 (5.96%) Technical Architect
9 8 (5.30%) Project Manager
10 6 (3.97%) Applications Architect
11 5 (3.31%) Infrastructure Architect
11 5 (3.31%) Consultant
11 5 (3.31%) Linux Engineer
12 4 (2.65%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
12 4 (2.65%) Analyst
12 4 (2.65%) Data Architect
13 3 (1.99%) Security Consultant
13 3 (1.99%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (54.30%) Web Services
2 14 (9.27%) SOAP
3 10 (6.62%) REST
4 7 (4.64%) .NET
5 6 (3.97%) jQuery
6 5 (3.31%) RESTful
6 5 (3.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (2.65%) Apache CXF
7 4 (2.65%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (2.65%) XML
8 3 (1.99%) HTML
8 3 (1.99%) CSS
9 2 (1.32%) J2EE
9 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.32%) LAMP
9 2 (1.32%) HTML5
10 1 (0.66%) Spring
10 1 (0.66%) Ajax
10 1 (0.66%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.66%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.93%) Data Integration
2 10 (6.62%) GIS
3 6 (3.97%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.31%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (1.99%) CMDB
6 2 (1.32%) PKI
6 2 (1.32%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.66%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.66%) PMI
7 1 (0.66%) Replication
7 1 (0.66%) Clustering
7 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.66%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.66%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 99 (65.56%) Linux
2 19 (12.58%) UNIX
3 18 (11.92%) Windows
4 7 (4.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (4.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (3.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.99%) CentOS
7 2 (1.32%) HPUX
7 2 (1.32%) Solaris
8 1 (0.66%) AIX
8 1 (0.66%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.66%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (58.28%) DevOps
2 37 (24.50%) Configuration Management
3 32 (21.19%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (10.60%) Migration
4 16 (10.60%) SOA
4 16 (10.60%) ETL
5 12 (7.95%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (7.28%) TOGAF
7 9 (5.96%) Content Management
7 9 (5.96%) Service Delivery
8 5 (3.31%) Data Migration
8 5 (3.31%) Data Protection
8 5 (3.31%) Data Architecture
8 5 (3.31%) E-Commerce
8 5 (3.31%) Open Source
8 5 (3.31%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (3.31%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (2.65%) Change Control
9 4 (2.65%) PRINCE2
9 4 (2.65%) UML
Programming Languages
1 64 (42.38%) Ruby
2 33 (21.85%) Python
3 32 (21.19%) Java
4 24 (15.89%) Perl
4 24 (15.89%) PHP
5 22 (14.57%) Bash Shell
6 8 (5.30%) SQL
7 5 (3.31%) C#
8 4 (2.65%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.99%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.32%) C
10 2 (1.32%) VB
10 2 (1.32%) Bourne shell
10 2 (1.32%) C-shell
10 2 (1.32%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.66%) Korn
11 1 (0.66%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (1.32%) MCSE
1 2 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.66%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.66%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.66%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.31%) Docker
3 4 (2.65%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.65%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.99%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.99%) vSphere
4 3 (1.99%) vCloud
5 2 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.66%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 86 (56.95%) Puppet
2 72 (47.68%) Opscode Chef
3 48 (31.79%) Ansible
4 6 (3.97%) Vagrant
5 4 (2.65%) OpenAM
6 2 (1.32%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (1.32%) Nagios
6 2 (1.32%) Nessus
6 2 (1.32%) SCOM
6 2 (1.32%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.66%) logstash
7 1 (0.66%) Opsview
7 1 (0.66%) Graphite
7 1 (0.66%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.66%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 34 (22.52%) VMware
2 25 (16.56%) Citrix
3 22 (14.57%) Oracle
4 15 (9.93%) Red Hat
5 13 (8.61%) IBM
6 10 (6.62%) ESRI
7 8 (5.30%) Microsoft
8 6 (3.97%) HP
9 4 (2.65%) Google
9 4 (2.65%) Sitecore
9 4 (2.65%) Vertica
9 4 (2.65%) Infobright
9 4 (2.65%) Rackspace
9 4 (2.65%) ForgeRock
10 3 (1.99%) Imperva
10 3 (1.99%) Cisco
11 2 (1.32%) Sun
11 2 (1.32%) Dell
11 2 (1.32%) EMC
11 2 (1.32%) SAP
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