The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the England region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 302 388 492
Rank change year-on-year
+86 +104
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 295 142 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.56% 0.32% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.33% 16.73% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 118 60
Average daily rate £425 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £225 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £288 £280
% change year-on-year
+56.52% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.75 - £120.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year
-64.09% -
Cloud Services Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1451 849 685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.77% 1.93% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 908 553 458
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 17
Average hourly rate £16.26 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.38% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.14 £12.15 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.05 £31.65 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
Amazon AWS
UK

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 16 April 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon AWS across the England region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Amazon AWS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +41 179 £425 +8.97% 78
North West - 42 £400 - 6
South West +4 27 £475 +5.55% 4
East of England -15 20 £388 - 11
South East +1 18 £400 +6.66% 19
Yorkshire -41 6 £350 +40.00% 5
West Midlands - 2 £310 -
East Midlands - 1 £313 - 1
North East - - - - 1
Amazon AWS
UK

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

1 382 (74.46%) Web Services
2 254 (49.51%) Linux
3 175 (34.11%) Puppet
4 158 (30.80%) Opscode Chef
5 157 (30.60%) Ruby
6 122 (23.78%) Java
6 122 (23.78%) Amazon EC2
7 113 (22.03%) PHP
8 108 (21.05%) Python
9 105 (20.47%) Red Hat
10 98 (19.10%) MySQL
11 97 (18.91%) Apache
12 87 (16.96%) DNS
13 84 (16.37%) UNIX
14 83 (16.18%) Amazon S3
15 71 (13.84%) CentOS
16 70 (13.65%) JavaScript
16 70 (13.65%) Nagios
17 68 (13.26%) TDD
18 65 (12.67%) Continuous Integration
18 65 (12.67%) Jenkins
19 63 (12.28%) Bash Shell
20 59 (11.50%) TCP/IP
21 58 (11.31%) NoSQL
22 57 (11.11%) Configuration Management
23 56 (10.92%) Agile Software Development
24 55 (10.72%) HTML
24 55 (10.72%) BDD
24 55 (10.72%) Open Source
24 55 (10.72%) Git (software)

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 97 (18.91%) Apache
2 51 (9.94%) Node.js
3 50 (9.75%) Tomcat
4 45 (8.77%) nginx
5 21 (4.09%) Cloud Foundry
6 19 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
7 18 (3.51%) OpenStack
7 18 (3.51%) Drupal
8 17 (3.31%) CloudStack
9 14 (2.73%) WebSphere
10 13 (2.53%) IIS
11 12 (2.34%) CMS
12 9 (1.75%) WordPress
13 8 (1.56%) Apache Pig
13 8 (1.56%) WebLogic
14 7 (1.36%) MS Exchange
14 7 (1.36%) Jetty
15 5 (0.97%) Confluence
15 5 (0.97%) Oracle Service Bus
16 4 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (0.97%) MS Excel
1 5 (0.97%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.39%) SPSS
3 1 (0.19%) CINEMA 4D
3 1 (0.19%) Vectorworks
3 1 (0.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (1.95%) Google Analytics
2 8 (1.56%) Magento
3 5 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.19%) Cognos Planning
6 1 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 122 (23.78%) Amazon EC2
2 83 (16.18%) Amazon S3
3 44 (8.58%) Cloud Computing
4 39 (7.60%) Amazon ELB
5 33 (6.43%) Route 53
6 27 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
7 21 (4.09%) SaaS
7 21 (4.09%) PaaS
8 11 (2.14%) Amazon SQS
9 10 (1.95%) IaaS
10 8 (1.56%) Amazon EMR
11 6 (1.17%) CloudFront
12 3 (0.58%) GitHub
12 3 (0.58%) Google Apps
12 3 (0.58%) IBM SmartCloud
13 2 (0.39%) Joyent
13 2 (0.39%) Rackspace Cloud
14 1 (0.19%) Heroku
14 1 (0.19%) Google App Engine
14 1 (0.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 87 (16.96%) DNS
2 59 (11.50%) TCP/IP
3 41 (7.99%) SSL
4 38 (7.41%) Firewall
5 30 (5.85%) Internet
6 21 (4.09%) HTTP
7 20 (3.90%) DHCP
7 20 (3.90%) SAN
8 12 (2.34%) NAS
9 11 (2.14%) LAN
9 11 (2.14%) WAN
10 9 (1.75%) VPN
11 7 (1.36%) SMTP
12 6 (1.17%) SNMP
12 6 (1.17%) Network Security
13 5 (0.97%) SSH
13 5 (0.97%) LDAP
14 3 (0.58%) Wireshark
14 3 (0.58%) iSCSI
14 3 (0.58%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (19.10%) MySQL
2 58 (11.31%) NoSQL
3 49 (9.55%) MongoDB
4 48 (9.36%) Apache Cassandra
5 41 (7.99%) CouchDB
6 39 (7.60%) Big Data
7 38 (7.41%) SQL Server
8 31 (6.04%) Hadoop
9 27 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
10 20 (3.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 17 (3.31%) Relational Database
11 17 (3.31%) Riak
12 13 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (1.95%) Oracle Database
14 9 (1.75%) Apache Hive
15 8 (1.56%) Redis
16 6 (1.17%) HBase
16 6 (1.17%) RDBMS
16 6 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
17 5 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 65 (12.67%) Jenkins
2 55 (10.72%) Git (software)
3 43 (8.38%) Hudson
4 37 (7.21%) Subversion
5 26 (5.07%) Maven
6 24 (4.68%) Cucumber
7 19 (3.70%) JIRA
8 10 (1.95%) Selenium
8 10 (1.95%) JMeter
9 9 (1.75%) JUnit
10 7 (1.36%) Visual Studio
10 7 (1.36%) Trac
11 5 (0.97%) Bitbucket
11 5 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (0.58%) SpecFlow
12 3 (0.58%) Behat
12 3 (0.58%) WebDriver
12 3 (0.58%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.58%) NUnit
12 3 (0.58%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (6.24%) Finance
2 13 (2.53%) Publishing
2 13 (2.53%) Marketing
3 10 (1.95%) Games
4 9 (1.75%) Advertising
5 5 (0.97%) Retail
6 4 (0.78%) Law
6 4 (0.78%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.58%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.58%) Billing
8 2 (0.39%) Music Industry
8 2 (0.39%) Legal
8 2 (0.39%) Back Office
9 1 (0.19%) Electronics
9 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 153 (29.82%) Developer
2 94 (18.32%) DevOps Engineer
3 68 (13.26%) Architect
4 44 (8.58%) Administrator
5 33 (6.43%) Scala Developer
6 32 (6.24%) Consultant
7 30 (5.85%) Software Engineer
8 28 (5.46%) Cloud Engineer
9 27 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
10 23 (4.48%) PHP Developer
11 17 (3.31%) UNIX Administrator
12 16 (3.12%) Linux Engineer
13 15 (2.92%) Python Developer
13 15 (2.92%) Solutions Architect
13 15 (2.92%) Cloud Software Engineer
14 14 (2.73%) Senior Developer
14 14 (2.73%) Java Developer
15 13 (2.53%) Cloud Architect
16 12 (2.34%) Linux Administrator
16 12 (2.34%) Senior UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 382 (74.46%) Web Services
2 55 (10.72%) HTML
3 54 (10.53%) CSS
4 52 (10.14%) XML
5 50 (9.75%) LAMP
6 43 (8.38%) jQuery
7 37 (7.21%) JSON
8 30 (5.85%) RESTful
9 27 (5.26%) .NET
9 27 (5.26%) SVG
10 26 (5.07%) Play Framework
11 24 (4.68%) Batik
11 24 (4.68%) Ruby on Rails
12 23 (4.48%) HTML5
12 23 (4.48%) REST
13 22 (4.29%) Akka
14 18 (3.51%) ASP.NET
15 17 (3.31%) ASP.NET MVC
16 16 (3.12%) Symfony
17 15 (2.92%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 55 (10.72%) Open Source
2 32 (6.24%) Client/Server
3 22 (4.29%) Clustering
4 16 (3.12%) Mobile App
5 14 (2.73%) Replication
6 11 (2.14%) Digital Media
7 7 (1.36%) Social Media
7 7 (1.36%) Online Games
8 6 (1.17%) Data Integration
9 4 (0.78%) Machine Learning
9 4 (0.78%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.58%) W3C
10 3 (0.58%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.39%) iPad
11 2 (0.39%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.39%) Cryptography
11 2 (0.39%) Social Network
11 2 (0.39%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.19%) Statistics
12 1 (0.19%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 254 (49.51%) Linux
2 84 (16.37%) UNIX
3 71 (13.84%) CentOS
4 53 (10.33%) Windows
5 37 (7.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 33 (6.43%) Debian
7 31 (6.04%) Ubuntu
8 24 (4.68%) Solaris
9 17 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (3.12%) Android
11 12 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (2.34%) Apple iOS
12 9 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.58%) AIX
14 2 (0.39%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.19%) Fedora
15 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.19%) OpenWrt
15 1 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (13.26%) TDD
2 65 (12.67%) Continuous Integration
3 57 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 56 (10.92%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (10.72%) Software Engineering
5 55 (10.72%) BDD
6 41 (7.99%) MVC
6 41 (7.99%) OO
7 40 (7.80%) Load Balancing
8 39 (7.60%) Scrum
9 33 (6.43%) Web Development
10 28 (5.46%) E-Commerce
11 25 (4.87%) Process Management
12 21 (4.09%) Analytics
13 19 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
14 18 (3.51%) Content Management
15 17 (3.31%) Pair Programming
16 15 (2.92%) OOP
17 14 (2.73%) Project Management
17 14 (2.73%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 157 (30.60%) Ruby
2 122 (23.78%) Java
3 113 (22.03%) PHP
4 108 (21.05%) Python
5 70 (13.65%) JavaScript
6 63 (12.28%) Bash Shell
7 51 (9.94%) Perl
8 49 (9.55%) Scala
9 41 (7.99%) C++
10 36 (7.02%) SQL
11 23 (4.48%) C#
12 21 (4.09%) Shell Script
13 13 (2.53%) PowerShell
14 12 (2.34%) XPath
15 7 (1.36%) PHP5
15 7 (1.36%) XQuery
16 6 (1.17%) Groovy
16 6 (1.17%) C
17 4 (0.78%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.78%) Golang
Qualifications
1 36 (7.02%) Degree
2 5 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (0.78%) MCSE
3 4 (0.78%) CCNA
3 4 (0.78%) MCTS
3 4 (0.78%) MCITP
4 3 (0.58%) RHCE
5 2 (0.39%) RHCT
5 2 (0.39%) LPIC
5 2 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.07%) QA
2 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (4.09%) Active Directory
2 20 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (3.12%) NFS
4 11 (2.14%) Samba
4 11 (2.14%) Sendmail
5 9 (1.75%) vSphere
6 8 (1.56%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.56%) vCloud
7 7 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (1.36%) VMware ESX
8 5 (0.97%) XenApp
8 5 (0.97%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.97%) Varnish
9 4 (0.78%) Shibboleth
10 3 (0.58%) XenServer
10 3 (0.58%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.39%) KVM
11 2 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.19%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 175 (34.11%) Puppet
2 158 (30.80%) Opscode Chef
3 70 (13.65%) Nagios
4 32 (6.24%) Vagrant
5 23 (4.48%) Cacti
6 19 (3.70%) Ganglia
6 19 (3.70%) ZABBIX
6 19 (3.70%) Ansible
7 17 (3.31%) collectd
8 6 (1.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (0.97%) Tivoli
9 5 (0.97%) Capistrano
10 4 (0.78%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.58%) Oozie
12 1 (0.19%) CFEngine
12 1 (0.19%) Munin
12 1 (0.19%) YUM
12 1 (0.19%) WSUS
12 1 (0.19%) SCCM
12 1 (0.19%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 105 (20.47%) Red Hat
2 42 (8.19%) Oracle
3 34 (6.63%) VMware
4 30 (5.85%) Google
5 29 (5.65%) Microsoft
6 28 (5.46%) Rackspace
7 22 (4.29%) RightScale
8 21 (4.09%) Akamai
9 18 (3.51%) EMC
10 14 (2.73%) Percona
11 12 (2.34%) IBM
12 11 (2.14%) Foundry
12 11 (2.14%) Splunk
13 10 (1.95%) Sun
14 9 (1.75%) Cisco
14 9 (1.75%) Facebook
14 9 (1.75%) Twitter
15 8 (1.56%) Vyatta
15 8 (1.56%) Citrix
15 8 (1.56%) NetApp
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Excellent market rate paid weekly
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £375.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £0 to £520 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £300 to £370 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Colston Consulting
Rate: £200 - 280 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £410 - £430 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Square One Resources
Rate: From £0 to £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Mercator IT Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £440 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £375 - £425 Per Day
Posted: 9 days ago