The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon AWS skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 113 152 237
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +85
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 1034 763 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.92% 1.52% 0.85%
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.18% 34.65% 28.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 731 502 324
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £322 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 £113.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.56% +466.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £189.50 -
% change year-on-year
-79.41% -
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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 England region.

Cloud Services Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
3213 2202 1419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.96% 4.37% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2141 1390 1005
Average daily rate £425 £406 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 47 28
Average hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £37.50 £46.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -48.48%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Amazon AWS Jobs Demand Trend in England

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Trend in England

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon AWS across the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Histogram in England

Amazon AWS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Amazon AWS Hourly Rate Trend in England

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 31 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
London +13 566 £450 +5.88% 188
South East +10 148 £413 +10.00% 65
East of England +39 106 £415 +3.75% 33
North West +21 71 £475 +18.75% 25
Yorkshire -2 48 £478 +36.42% 18
South West -13 39 £425 +15.64% 23
North East -1 25 £488 +50.00% 8
West Midlands +8 18 £405 +24.61% 20
Midlands - 5 £588 -
East Midlands -18 4 £463 +15.62% 11
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Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 797 (41.27%) Linux
2 777 (40.24%) DevOps
3 757 (39.20%) Agile Software Development
4 687 (35.58%) Web Services
5 673 (34.85%) Java
6 639 (33.09%) Puppet
7 594 (30.76%) Opscode Chef
8 476 (24.65%) Microsoft Azure
9 465 (24.08%) Python
10 447 (23.15%) Jenkins
11 440 (22.79%) Ruby
12 432 (22.37%) Continuous Integration
13 377 (19.52%) VMware
14 374 (19.37%) Configuration Management
14 374 (19.37%) Git (software)
15 353 (18.28%) Windows
16 342 (17.71%) JavaScript
17 341 (17.66%) TDD
18 292 (15.12%) Ansible
19 277 (14.34%) Scrum
20 271 (14.03%) Amazon EC2
21 266 (13.78%) MongoDB
22 254 (13.15%) SQL
23 253 (13.10%) MySQL
23 253 (13.10%) Tomcat
24 246 (12.74%) VMware Infrastructure
25 242 (12.53%) Apache
26 238 (12.33%) Oracle
27 229 (11.86%) Microsoft
28 218 (11.29%) Open Source

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 253 (13.10%) Tomcat
2 242 (12.53%) Apache
3 199 (10.31%) Node.js
4 171 (8.86%) IIS
5 164 (8.49%) OpenStack
6 139 (7.20%) nginx
7 99 (5.13%) Jetty
8 85 (4.40%) WebSphere
9 67 (3.47%) JBoss
10 53 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
11 49 (2.54%) SharePoint
12 48 (2.49%) WebLogic
12 48 (2.49%) Confluence
13 32 (1.66%) Cloud Foundry
14 28 (1.45%) Apache Solr
15 27 (1.40%) CMS
16 22 (1.14%) MQSeries
16 22 (1.14%) MS Exchange
16 22 (1.14%) Apache Spark
17 17 (0.88%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 43 (2.23%) MS Excel
2 18 (0.93%) MS Office
3 6 (0.31%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.21%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.16%) SPSS
6 2 (0.10%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.10%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.10%) HipChat
7 1 (0.052%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 15 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (0.73%) Magento
3 13 (0.67%) Maximo
4 7 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
5 6 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.10%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.10%) Unica
7 2 (0.10%) Tridion
7 2 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.10%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.052%) BigMachines
8 1 (0.052%) Summit
8 1 (0.052%) AWD
8 1 (0.052%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.052%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 476 (24.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 271 (14.03%) Amazon EC2
3 171 (8.86%) Cloud Computing
4 138 (7.15%) Google Cloud Platform
5 127 (6.58%) IaaS
6 121 (6.27%) Amazon S3
7 119 (6.16%) AWS CloudFormation
8 91 (4.71%) PaaS
9 73 (3.78%) SaaS
10 68 (3.52%) Google App Engine
11 61 (3.16%) Amazon SQS
12 60 (3.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 55 (2.85%) Amazon ELB
14 49 (2.54%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 43 (2.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 40 (2.07%) Heroku
17 31 (1.61%) Office 365
18 29 (1.50%) Route 53
18 29 (1.50%) GitHub
19 16 (0.83%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 175 (9.06%) DNS
2 147 (7.61%) HTTP
3 131 (6.78%) TCP/IP
4 122 (6.32%) Firewall
5 108 (5.59%) DHCP
6 90 (4.66%) SSL
7 68 (3.52%) SAN
7 68 (3.52%) Internet
8 67 (3.47%) VPN
9 66 (3.42%) FTP
10 63 (3.26%) IPsec
11 60 (3.11%) Network Security
12 43 (2.23%) WAN
13 35 (1.81%) LAN
14 33 (1.71%) LDAP
15 28 (1.45%) VLAN
15 28 (1.45%) NAS
16 23 (1.19%) SSH
17 16 (0.83%) DMZ
17 16 (0.83%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (13.78%) MongoDB
2 253 (13.10%) MySQL
3 182 (9.43%) SQL Server
4 175 (9.06%) NoSQL
5 159 (8.23%) Big Data
6 142 (7.35%) Hadoop
7 133 (6.89%) Apache Cassandra
8 127 (6.58%) PostgreSQL
9 87 (4.51%) Redis
10 78 (4.04%) Amazon RDS
10 78 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
11 55 (2.85%) Relational Database
12 33 (1.71%) Amazon Redshift
12 33 (1.71%) RDBMS
13 24 (1.24%) Oracle Database
13 24 (1.24%) HBase
14 22 (1.14%) CouchDB
15 19 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
16 17 (0.88%) DB2
17 16 (0.83%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 447 (23.15%) Jenkins
2 374 (19.37%) Git (software)
3 140 (7.25%) Subversion
4 129 (6.68%) JIRA
5 120 (6.21%) Maven
6 69 (3.57%) Hudson
7 66 (3.42%) Selenium
8 57 (2.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 57 (2.95%) TeamCity
9 53 (2.74%) JUnit
10 51 (2.64%) Cucumber
11 42 (2.18%) Ant
12 41 (2.12%) Mercurial
13 36 (1.86%) Jasmine
13 36 (1.86%) Gerrit
14 34 (1.76%) Gradle
15 30 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
16 29 (1.50%) JMeter
16 29 (1.50%) Artifactory
17 27 (1.40%) RSpec
General
1 150 (7.77%) Finance
2 60 (3.11%) Retail
3 45 (2.33%) Marketing
4 44 (2.28%) Telecoms
5 41 (2.12%) Publishing
6 35 (1.81%) Games
7 25 (1.29%) Banking
8 17 (0.88%) Manufacturing
9 16 (0.83%) Electronics
10 11 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (0.47%) Advertising
12 8 (0.41%) Law
12 8 (0.41%) Legal
13 5 (0.26%) Automotive
13 5 (0.26%) Billing
14 3 (0.16%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.16%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.10%) Dutch Language
15 2 (0.10%) French Language
15 2 (0.10%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 463 (23.98%) Developer
2 405 (20.97%) DevOps Engineer
3 327 (16.93%) Architect
4 177 (9.17%) Java Developer
5 113 (5.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 91 (4.71%) Technical Architect
7 89 (4.61%) Consultant
8 83 (4.30%) Solutions Architect
9 80 (4.14%) Cloud Architect
10 74 (3.83%) Administrator
11 62 (3.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 62 (3.21%) Senior Developer
12 61 (3.16%) Systems Administrator
13 59 (3.06%) Systems Engineer
14 49 (2.54%) Analyst
14 49 (2.54%) DevOps Consultant
15 47 (2.43%) Software Engineer
15 47 (2.43%) Linux Administrator
16 46 (2.38%) Project Manager
17 42 (2.18%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 687 (35.58%) Web Services
2 216 (11.19%) .NET
3 195 (10.10%) HTML
4 190 (9.84%) Spring
5 183 (9.48%) AngularJS
6 162 (8.39%) J2EE
7 147 (7.61%) REST
8 138 (7.15%) CSS
9 131 (6.78%) RESTful
10 113 (5.85%) HTML5
11 104 (5.39%) JSON
12 95 (4.92%) Hibernate
13 93 (4.82%) jQuery
14 89 (4.61%) XML
15 83 (4.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 77 (3.99%) LAMP
17 64 (3.31%) Ruby on Rails
18 63 (3.26%) Spring MVC
19 61 (3.16%) SOAP
20 58 (3.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 135 (6.99%) Data Centre
2 80 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (3.26%) Mobile App
4 61 (3.16%) Public Cloud
5 58 (3.00%) Visualisation
6 49 (2.54%) Computer Science
7 48 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
8 41 (2.12%) User Experience
9 38 (1.97%) Hybrid Cloud
10 33 (1.71%) Digital Media
11 32 (1.66%) Private Cloud
12 31 (1.61%) Data Integration
13 25 (1.29%) PKI
13 25 (1.29%) Replication
14 19 (0.98%) Enterprise Cloud
15 17 (0.88%) Algorithms
15 17 (0.88%) Clustering
16 16 (0.83%) GIS
16 16 (0.83%) Management Information System
16 16 (0.83%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 797 (41.27%) Linux
2 353 (18.28%) Windows
3 216 (11.19%) UNIX
4 127 (6.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 100 (5.18%) CentOS
6 80 (4.14%) Ubuntu
7 74 (3.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 59 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 33 (1.71%) Android
10 27 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 27 (1.40%) Apple iOS
11 19 (0.98%) Mac OS X
12 11 (0.57%) Debian
12 11 (0.57%) Solaris
13 8 (0.41%) Fedora
14 6 (0.31%) Windows 7
14 6 (0.31%) Amazon Linux
14 6 (0.31%) CoreOS
14 6 (0.31%) Data ONTAP
15 5 (0.26%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 777 (40.24%) DevOps
2 757 (39.20%) Agile Software Development
3 432 (22.37%) Continuous Integration
4 374 (19.37%) Configuration Management
5 341 (17.66%) TDD
6 277 (14.34%) Scrum
7 218 (11.29%) Open Source
8 197 (10.20%) BDD
9 169 (8.75%) E-Commerce
10 165 (8.54%) Migration
11 163 (8.44%) Continuous Delivery
12 139 (7.20%) MVC
13 131 (6.78%) SOA
14 100 (5.18%) Software Engineering
15 89 (4.61%) Load Balancing
16 85 (4.40%) Web Development
16 85 (4.40%) Kanban
16 85 (4.40%) ITIL
17 81 (4.19%) Pair Programming
18 80 (4.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 673 (34.85%) Java
2 465 (24.08%) Python
3 440 (22.79%) Ruby
4 342 (17.71%) JavaScript
5 254 (13.15%) SQL
6 188 (9.74%) Bash Shell
7 183 (9.48%) Perl
8 175 (9.06%) PHP
9 163 (8.44%) PowerShell
10 105 (5.44%) C#
11 104 (5.39%) Scala
12 68 (3.52%) R
13 63 (3.26%) Groovy
14 57 (2.95%) Shell Script
15 36 (1.86%) C++
15 36 (1.86%) Go
16 16 (0.83%) T-SQL
17 10 (0.52%) PL/SQL
18 9 (0.47%) C
18 9 (0.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 61 (3.16%) Security Cleared
2 56 (2.90%) Degree
3 34 (1.76%) SC Cleared
4 19 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (0.62%) MCP
6 12 (0.62%) CCNP
7 11 (0.57%) CCNA
7 11 (0.57%) MCSE
7 11 (0.57%) Citrix Certification
8 10 (0.52%) RHCE
9 8 (0.41%) CISSP
10 7 (0.36%) CCIE
10 7 (0.36%) CCEA
10 7 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (0.36%) CCEE
10 7 (0.36%) AWS Certification
11 6 (0.31%) IBM Certification
12 5 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.26%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (5.54%) QA
2 21 (1.09%) PCI DSS
3 17 (0.88%) SLA
4 6 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 246 (12.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 170 (8.80%) Docker
3 110 (5.70%) Active Directory
4 60 (3.11%) vCloud
5 44 (2.28%) Xen
6 42 (2.18%) Hyper-V
7 41 (2.12%) vSphere
8 23 (1.19%) Varnish
9 20 (1.04%) NFS
9 20 (1.04%) XenApp
10 15 (0.78%) VMware ESX
11 14 (0.73%) KVM
12 12 (0.62%) VirtualBox
13 10 (0.52%) XenDesktop
14 9 (0.47%) LXC
15 7 (0.36%) HDFS
15 7 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
16 6 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
16 6 (0.31%) SRDF
16 6 (0.31%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 639 (33.09%) Puppet
2 594 (30.76%) Opscode Chef
3 292 (15.12%) Ansible
4 124 (6.42%) Vagrant
5 103 (5.33%) Nagios
6 66 (3.42%) Salt
7 59 (3.06%) StatsD
8 46 (2.38%) HAProxy
9 42 (2.18%) ZABBIX
10 37 (1.92%) logstash
11 34 (1.76%) Graphite
12 24 (1.24%) Kibana
13 21 (1.09%) SCOM
14 20 (1.04%) Mesos
14 20 (1.04%) Rundeck
15 18 (0.93%) Cacti
15 18 (0.93%) SCCM
16 17 (0.88%) Kubernetes
17 12 (0.62%) Capistrano
18 9 (0.47%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 377 (19.52%) VMware
2 238 (12.33%) Oracle
3 229 (11.86%) Microsoft
4 213 (11.03%) Red Hat
5 182 (9.43%) Google
6 106 (5.49%) Citrix
7 73 (3.78%) HP
8 71 (3.68%) Rackspace
9 59 (3.06%) Tableau
9 59 (3.06%) Cisco
10 57 (2.95%) Teradata
11 51 (2.64%) SaltStack
12 49 (2.54%) Apigee
13 48 (2.49%) Mashery
13 48 (2.49%) IBM
14 43 (2.23%) Splunk
15 40 (2.07%) New Relic
16 35 (1.81%) SAP
17 29 (1.50%) NetApp
18 25 (1.29%) AppDynamics
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