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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 245 325 375
Rank change year-on-year
+80 +50
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 394 238 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.80% 0.51% 0.37%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.58% 21.60% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 190 152
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £275 £315
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -12.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £189.50 £37.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+401.98% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £189.50 £33.00 -
% change year-on-year
+474.24% -
Cloud Services Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1671 1102 665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.38% 2.37% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1069 758 421
Average daily rate £410 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 31 5
Average hourly rate £16.63 £31.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.37% +129.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £13.71 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £50.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £32.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-48.43% +137.03%
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 25 July 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
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 25 July 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
London +60 237 £425 +6.25% 81
South East +28 44 £350 -17.64% 19
South West +6 40 £375 +15.38% 2
East of England +3 31 £380 -10.58% 10
Yorkshire -5 27 £350 +47.36% 5
North West +3 9 £356 +13.09% 10
East Midlands -1 2 £400 +60.00% 2
West Midlands -18 1 £325 +26.21% 1
Amazon AWS
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Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 489 (70.87%) Web Services
2 304 (44.06%) Linux
3 263 (38.12%) DevOps
4 247 (35.80%) Puppet
5 200 (28.99%) Opscode Chef
6 194 (28.12%) Amazon EC2
7 176 (25.51%) Java
8 174 (25.22%) Ruby
9 172 (24.93%) Python
10 138 (20.00%) Apache
11 136 (19.71%) MySQL
12 132 (19.13%) UNIX
13 129 (18.70%) PHP
14 124 (17.97%) Red Hat
15 121 (17.54%) Configuration Management
16 118 (17.10%) Agile Software Development
17 114 (16.52%) Windows
18 113 (16.38%) Amazon S3
19 106 (15.36%) TDD
20 98 (14.20%) NoSQL
21 97 (14.06%) Jenkins
22 95 (13.77%) JavaScript
22 95 (13.77%) LAMP
23 93 (13.48%) VMware
23 93 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
24 91 (13.19%) Tomcat
25 88 (12.75%) Amazon RDS
26 87 (12.61%) CentOS
27 86 (12.46%) Open Source
28 84 (12.17%) Bash Shell

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 138 (20.00%) Apache
2 91 (13.19%) Tomcat
3 51 (7.39%) nginx
4 43 (6.23%) IIS
5 42 (6.09%) WebSphere
6 41 (5.94%) Node.js
7 38 (5.51%) WebLogic
8 28 (4.06%) Elasticsearch
9 23 (3.33%) OpenStack
10 17 (2.46%) Confluence
10 17 (2.46%) Cloud Foundry
10 17 (2.46%) MS Exchange
11 15 (2.17%) SharePoint
12 13 (1.88%) SharePoint 2013
12 13 (1.88%) CloudStack
13 12 (1.74%) Apache Solr
13 12 (1.74%) CMS
13 12 (1.74%) Drupal
14 11 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
15 9 (1.30%) Mule
Applications
1 8 (1.16%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.58%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.14%) MS Office
3 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.14%) SPSS
3 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.14%) CINEMA 4D
3 1 (0.14%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 22 (3.19%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (1.45%) Magento
3 8 (1.16%) Google Analytics
3 8 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 194 (28.12%) Amazon EC2
2 113 (16.38%) Amazon S3
3 79 (11.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 55 (7.97%) Cloud Computing
5 54 (7.83%) Amazon ELB
6 44 (6.38%) SaaS
7 35 (5.07%) PaaS
7 35 (5.07%) Route 53
8 28 (4.06%) IaaS
9 17 (2.46%) Amazon SQS
10 16 (2.32%) Office 365
11 12 (1.74%) ElastiCache
12 7 (1.01%) Amazon EMR
12 7 (1.01%) CloudFront
13 4 (0.58%) GitHub
13 4 (0.58%) Google Compute Engine
14 3 (0.43%) IBM SmartCloud
14 3 (0.43%) Google Apps
14 3 (0.43%) Google App Engine
15 2 (0.29%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 70 (10.14%) DNS
2 59 (8.55%) Firewall
3 49 (7.10%) Internet
4 41 (5.94%) DHCP
5 30 (4.35%) TCP/IP
6 25 (3.62%) VPN
7 16 (2.32%) SSL
8 15 (2.17%) HTTP
9 13 (1.88%) WAN
10 11 (1.59%) LAN
10 11 (1.59%) SAN
10 11 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (1.30%) Network Security
12 8 (1.16%) Reverse Proxy
13 7 (1.01%) SSH
14 6 (0.87%) SNMP
15 5 (0.72%) IPv4
15 5 (0.72%) IPv6
15 5 (0.72%) MPLS
16 4 (0.58%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (19.71%) MySQL
2 98 (14.20%) NoSQL
3 88 (12.75%) Amazon RDS
4 65 (9.42%) MongoDB
5 56 (8.12%) Big Data
6 50 (7.25%) CouchDB
7 49 (7.10%) SQL Server
8 45 (6.52%) Apache Cassandra
9 43 (6.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 39 (5.65%) Hadoop
11 29 (4.20%) Oracle Exadata
12 26 (3.77%) Redis
13 20 (2.90%) Riak
14 14 (2.03%) Relational Database
15 13 (1.88%) Couchbase
16 11 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
17 10 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
17 10 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
18 8 (1.16%) RDBMS
19 7 (1.01%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 97 (14.06%) Jenkins
2 81 (11.74%) Git (software)
3 70 (10.14%) JIRA
4 53 (7.68%) Maven
5 51 (7.39%) Hudson
6 49 (7.10%) Subversion
7 40 (5.80%) Cucumber
8 24 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
9 17 (2.46%) JUnit
9 17 (2.46%) Eclipse
10 13 (1.88%) Visual Studio
11 12 (1.74%) TeamCity
12 11 (1.59%) CruiseControl
12 11 (1.59%) Selenium
13 9 (1.30%) NUnit
14 7 (1.01%) JMeter
14 7 (1.01%) FitNesse
14 7 (1.01%) RSpec
14 7 (1.01%) MSBuild
14 7 (1.01%) Trac
General
1 69 (10.00%) Finance
2 22 (3.19%) Games
3 20 (2.90%) Financial Institution
4 19 (2.75%) Marketing
5 13 (1.88%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.59%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.16%) Electronics
7 8 (1.16%) Publishing
8 6 (0.87%) Retail
8 6 (0.87%) Billing
9 5 (0.72%) Advertising
10 3 (0.43%) Music Industry
11 2 (0.29%) Legal
11 2 (0.29%) Back Office
12 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 210 (30.43%) Developer
2 145 (21.01%) DevOps Engineer
3 95 (13.77%) Architect
4 48 (6.96%) Java Developer
5 36 (5.22%) Software Engineer
6 33 (4.78%) Scala Developer
6 33 (4.78%) Cloud Engineer
7 31 (4.49%) Linux Engineer
8 27 (3.91%) Consultant
9 24 (3.48%) Web Developer
10 23 (3.33%) DBA
11 22 (3.19%) PHP Developer
12 21 (3.04%) .NET Developer
12 21 (3.04%) Systems Engineer
13 20 (2.90%) Solutions Architect
14 18 (2.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 18 (2.61%) MySQL DBA
14 18 (2.61%) Cloud Architect
15 17 (2.46%) Administrator
16 16 (2.32%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 489 (70.87%) Web Services
2 95 (13.77%) LAMP
3 73 (10.58%) CSS
4 70 (10.14%) HTML
5 59 (8.55%) RESTful
6 51 (7.39%) .NET
7 48 (6.96%) jQuery
8 46 (6.67%) Spring
9 45 (6.52%) XML
10 41 (5.94%) JSON
11 40 (5.80%) HTML5
12 34 (4.93%) REST
13 33 (4.78%) SVG
13 33 (4.78%) Play Framework
14 30 (4.35%) Akka
14 30 (4.35%) ASP.NET
14 30 (4.35%) Batik
15 29 (4.20%) WebSphere MQ
16 26 (3.77%) CSS3
17 24 (3.48%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 86 (12.46%) Open Source
2 33 (4.78%) Clustering
3 32 (4.64%) Replication
4 29 (4.20%) Mobile App
5 20 (2.90%) Hedge funds
6 16 (2.32%) Online Games
7 14 (2.03%) Digital Media
8 13 (1.88%) PKI
9 12 (1.74%) iPad
10 11 (1.59%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.16%) DTV
12 6 (0.87%) Social Network
13 5 (0.72%) Social Media
13 5 (0.72%) Computer Science
14 3 (0.43%) CMDB
14 3 (0.43%) Blackberry
14 3 (0.43%) Linked Data
15 2 (0.29%) Enterprise Storage
15 2 (0.29%) W3C
15 2 (0.29%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 304 (44.06%) Linux
2 132 (19.13%) UNIX
3 114 (16.52%) Windows
4 87 (12.61%) CentOS
5 48 (6.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 39 (5.65%) Debian
8 36 (5.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (4.35%) SELinux
10 17 (2.46%) Android
11 16 (2.32%) Ubuntu
12 11 (1.59%) Solaris
12 11 (1.59%) Apple iOS
13 8 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.87%) Fedora
14 6 (0.87%) Oracle Linux
14 6 (0.87%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.58%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.29%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (38.12%) DevOps
2 121 (17.54%) Configuration Management
3 118 (17.10%) Agile Software Development
4 106 (15.36%) TDD
5 93 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
6 82 (11.88%) Scrum
7 79 (11.45%) BDD
8 66 (9.57%) Software Engineering
9 61 (8.84%) MVC
10 55 (7.97%) E-Commerce
11 53 (7.68%) OO
12 41 (5.94%) Web Development
13 39 (5.65%) SOA
14 37 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
15 32 (4.64%) Process Management
16 31 (4.49%) High Availability
17 30 (4.35%) ITIL
18 29 (4.20%) Migration
19 26 (3.77%) Load Balancing
20 20 (2.90%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 176 (25.51%) Java
2 174 (25.22%) Ruby
3 172 (24.93%) Python
4 129 (18.70%) PHP
5 95 (13.77%) JavaScript
6 84 (12.17%) Bash Shell
7 62 (8.99%) Perl
8 53 (7.68%) Scala
9 48 (6.96%) SQL
10 46 (6.67%) C#
11 40 (5.80%) PowerShell
12 26 (3.77%) C++
13 24 (3.48%) Shell Script
14 19 (2.75%) PHP5
15 12 (1.74%) XQuery
16 9 (1.30%) Groovy
17 6 (0.87%) VB
17 6 (0.87%) XPath
18 3 (0.43%) C
18 3 (0.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (1.59%) Degree
2 10 (1.45%) MCP
2 10 (1.45%) MCSE
2 10 (1.45%) MCSA
2 10 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.43%) ISEB
3 3 (0.43%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.14%) VCDX
5 1 (0.14%) RHCE
5 1 (0.14%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.14%) CCIE
5 1 (0.14%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.35%) QA
2 7 (1.01%) SLA
3 3 (0.43%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 65 (9.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (4.78%) Active Directory
3 31 (4.49%) Oracle RAC
4 21 (3.04%) vCloud
5 10 (1.45%) vSphere
5 10 (1.45%) UAG
6 9 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (1.16%) Hyper-V
7 8 (1.16%) XenApp
7 8 (1.16%) XenDesktop
7 8 (1.16%) VMware ESX
8 7 (1.01%) Varnish
9 5 (0.72%) VirtualBox
9 5 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.43%) Xen
10 3 (0.43%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.29%) KVM
11 2 (0.29%) Docker
11 2 (0.29%) HDFS
11 2 (0.29%) NFS
Systems Management
1 247 (35.80%) Puppet
2 200 (28.99%) Opscode Chef
3 77 (11.16%) Nagios
4 46 (6.67%) Vagrant
5 41 (5.94%) Cacti
6 39 (5.65%) Salt
7 34 (4.93%) Ansible
8 27 (3.91%) ZABBIX
9 19 (2.75%) SCCM
10 13 (1.88%) collectd
10 13 (1.88%) Opsview
11 6 (0.87%) HAProxy
11 6 (0.87%) Ganglia
11 6 (0.87%) WSUS
11 6 (0.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 5 (0.72%) Tivoli
12 5 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
13 4 (0.58%) Zenoss
13 4 (0.58%) StatsD
14 3 (0.43%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 124 (17.97%) Red Hat
2 93 (13.48%) VMware
3 65 (9.42%) Oracle
4 50 (7.25%) Microsoft
5 39 (5.65%) IBM
5 39 (5.65%) Percona
6 36 (5.22%) Google
7 27 (3.91%) Citrix
7 27 (3.91%) Remedy
7 27 (3.91%) Rackspace
8 26 (3.77%) RightScale
9 19 (2.75%) New Relic
10 17 (2.46%) Akamai
11 16 (2.32%) Zend
12 14 (2.03%) Apple
12 14 (2.03%) Cisco
13 13 (1.88%) Facebook
14 12 (1.74%) Twitter
15 11 (1.59%) Sun
16 8 (1.16%) SAP
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