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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 240 330 435
Rank change year-on-year
+90 +105
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 435 258 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.84% 0.55% 0.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.54% 21.48% 16.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 170 68
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1930 1201 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.71% 2.57% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1298 772 410
Average daily rate £450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 23 16
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.62% -33.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £12.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.35 £43.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.23 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -37.36%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +40 255 £475 +18.75% 65
South East +33 72 £425 +17.24% 17
East of England - 38 £400 - 9
Yorkshire -21 22 £305 +1.66% 6
North West -14 18 £400 +10.34% 8
South West - 15 £325 - 3
East Midlands - 6 £450 - 1
West Midlands -11 5 £325 +23.80% 2
North East -31 1 £525 +61.53% 1
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Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 622 (73.44%) Web Services
2 396 (46.75%) Linux
3 338 (39.91%) DevOps
4 335 (39.55%) Puppet
5 263 (31.05%) Agile Software Development
6 247 (29.16%) Opscode Chef
7 230 (27.15%) Amazon EC2
8 223 (26.33%) Python
9 211 (24.91%) Java
10 197 (23.26%) Ruby
11 169 (19.95%) Apache
12 164 (19.36%) Red Hat
13 163 (19.24%) MySQL
14 162 (19.13%) Windows
15 159 (18.77%) Jenkins
16 153 (18.06%) VMware
17 146 (17.24%) UNIX
18 143 (16.88%) Amazon S3
19 137 (16.17%) Configuration Management
20 132 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
21 131 (15.47%) Bash Shell
22 130 (15.35%) PHP
23 128 (15.11%) Scrum
24 120 (14.17%) Microsoft Azure
25 115 (13.58%) NoSQL
26 114 (13.46%) CentOS
27 109 (12.87%) Tomcat
28 105 (12.40%) VMware Infrastructure
28 105 (12.40%) TDD
29 101 (11.92%) Open Source

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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
1 169 (19.95%) Apache
2 109 (12.87%) Tomcat
3 68 (8.03%) IIS
4 54 (6.38%) nginx
5 40 (4.72%) WebSphere
6 39 (4.60%) WebLogic
7 35 (4.13%) Node.js
8 33 (3.90%) Elasticsearch
9 31 (3.66%) OpenStack
10 24 (2.83%) Apache Solr
11 19 (2.24%) Confluence
12 18 (2.13%) Apache Spark
13 15 (1.77%) Cloud Foundry
14 10 (1.18%) CMS
15 9 (1.06%) Jetty
15 9 (1.06%) SharePoint
15 9 (1.06%) MS Exchange
16 8 (0.94%) JBoss
16 8 (0.94%) WordPress
17 7 (0.83%) Drupal
Applications
1 33 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.71%) MS Office
3 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (2.24%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.59%) Magento
2 5 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.24%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.12%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 230 (27.15%) Amazon EC2
2 143 (16.88%) Amazon S3
3 120 (14.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 60 (7.08%) Amazon ELB
5 40 (4.72%) SaaS
5 40 (4.72%) Route 53
6 32 (3.78%) PaaS
7 27 (3.19%) IaaS
8 25 (2.95%) Cloud Computing
9 20 (2.36%) Amazon SQS
10 16 (1.89%) Amazon EMR
11 13 (1.53%) Heroku
12 10 (1.18%) CloudFront
12 10 (1.18%) Engine Yard
13 9 (1.06%) Office 365
14 5 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
15 3 (0.35%) GitHub
15 3 (0.35%) AWS Data Pipeline
15 3 (0.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 3 (0.35%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 82 (9.68%) DNS
2 77 (9.09%) Firewall
3 65 (7.67%) Internet
4 60 (7.08%) TCP/IP
5 38 (4.49%) DHCP
6 29 (3.42%) SSL
7 28 (3.31%) VPN
8 25 (2.95%) Network Security
9 18 (2.13%) SAN
9 18 (2.13%) FTP
10 17 (2.01%) WAN
11 15 (1.77%) LAN
12 14 (1.65%) VLAN
13 12 (1.42%) HTTP
14 11 (1.30%) Reverse Proxy
15 8 (0.94%) SNMP
16 7 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
17 5 (0.59%) MPLS
17 5 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
17 5 (0.59%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (19.24%) MySQL
2 115 (13.58%) NoSQL
3 95 (11.22%) MongoDB
4 69 (8.15%) Amazon RDS
5 65 (7.67%) Hadoop
6 63 (7.44%) Big Data
7 55 (6.49%) Apache Cassandra
8 46 (5.43%) SQL Server
9 38 (4.49%) Oracle Exadata
10 37 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
11 34 (4.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 31 (3.66%) Redis
13 28 (3.31%) CouchDB
14 23 (2.72%) Relational Database
15 21 (2.48%) RDBMS
15 21 (2.48%) Riak
16 10 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
17 9 (1.06%) SimpleDB
18 8 (0.94%) Couchbase
19 7 (0.83%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 159 (18.77%) Jenkins
2 88 (10.39%) Git (software)
3 85 (10.04%) JIRA
4 78 (9.21%) Maven
5 64 (7.56%) Subversion
6 62 (7.32%) Cucumber
7 45 (5.31%) Hudson
8 29 (3.42%) JUnit
9 28 (3.31%) Eclipse
10 22 (2.60%) Selenium
11 21 (2.48%) RSpec
12 18 (2.13%) Mockito
13 17 (2.01%) FitNesse
14 16 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
14 16 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 11 (1.30%) NUnit
15 11 (1.30%) JMeter
16 10 (1.18%) PHPUnit
16 10 (1.18%) CruiseControl
17 9 (1.06%) TeamCity
General
1 61 (7.20%) Finance
2 27 (3.19%) Publishing
3 25 (2.95%) Games
4 20 (2.36%) Retail
4 20 (2.36%) Marketing
5 18 (2.13%) Financial Institution
6 16 (1.89%) Telecoms
7 8 (0.94%) Advertising
8 7 (0.83%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.59%) Electronics
10 4 (0.47%) Billing
11 2 (0.24%) Back Office
11 2 (0.24%) Banking
11 2 (0.24%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.12%) Automotive
12 1 (0.12%) Law
12 1 (0.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 239 (28.22%) Developer
2 155 (18.30%) DevOps Engineer
3 106 (12.51%) Architect
4 70 (8.26%) Java Developer
5 55 (6.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 55 (6.49%) Consultant
6 49 (5.79%) Cloud Engineer
7 38 (4.49%) Solutions Architect
8 35 (4.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 33 (3.90%) Linux Engineer
10 32 (3.78%) Web Developer
11 28 (3.31%) Systems Engineer
12 27 (3.19%) Senior Developer
12 27 (3.19%) Software Engineer
13 25 (2.95%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 24 (2.83%) Web Engineer
15 21 (2.48%) .NET Developer
15 21 (2.48%) DevOps Architect
16 18 (2.13%) PHP Developer
17 14 (1.65%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 622 (73.44%) Web Services
2 93 (10.98%) RESTful
3 88 (10.39%) LAMP
4 72 (8.50%) Spring
5 71 (8.38%) .NET
6 70 (8.26%) CSS
7 67 (7.91%) HTML
8 57 (6.73%) J2EE
9 48 (5.67%) JSON
10 45 (5.31%) jQuery
11 38 (4.49%) WebSphere MQ
11 38 (4.49%) REST
12 33 (3.90%) XML
13 32 (3.78%) HTML5
14 30 (3.54%) Hibernate
15 28 (3.31%) AngularJS
16 25 (2.95%) ASP.NET
17 24 (2.83%) Spring MVC
18 22 (2.60%) CSS3
19 20 (2.36%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 101 (11.92%) Open Source
2 49 (5.79%) Clustering
3 38 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (3.78%) Mobile App
5 20 (2.36%) Computer Science
6 19 (2.24%) Replication
7 18 (2.13%) Hedge funds
8 17 (2.01%) Client/Server
9 15 (1.77%) Online Games
10 13 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.42%) Digital Media
12 11 (1.30%) iPad
13 9 (1.06%) Device Driver
14 8 (0.94%) User Experience
15 6 (0.71%) PKI
15 6 (0.71%) Social Network
16 5 (0.59%) DTV
17 4 (0.47%) Data Structures
17 4 (0.47%) Algorithms
17 4 (0.47%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 396 (46.75%) Linux
2 162 (19.13%) Windows
3 146 (17.24%) UNIX
4 114 (13.46%) CentOS
5 55 (6.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 41 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 40 (4.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 38 (4.49%) SELinux
9 37 (4.37%) Ubuntu
10 32 (3.78%) Debian
11 17 (2.01%) Oracle Linux
12 14 (1.65%) Android
13 11 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (0.94%) Apple iOS
15 5 (0.59%) Fedora
16 4 (0.47%) AIX
16 4 (0.47%) Solaris
17 3 (0.35%) Windows 8
18 2 (0.24%) Mac OS X
18 2 (0.24%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (39.91%) DevOps
2 263 (31.05%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (16.17%) Configuration Management
4 132 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
5 128 (15.11%) Scrum
6 105 (12.40%) TDD
7 78 (9.21%) E-Commerce
8 73 (8.62%) BDD
9 65 (7.67%) MVC
10 64 (7.56%) Load Balancing
11 59 (6.97%) SOA
12 47 (5.55%) Software Engineering
13 44 (5.19%) ITIL
14 43 (5.08%) Web Development
15 32 (3.78%) OO
16 31 (3.66%) Performance Tuning
17 28 (3.31%) Kanban
18 25 (2.95%) Migration
19 24 (2.83%) High Availability
20 20 (2.36%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 223 (26.33%) Python
2 211 (24.91%) Java
3 197 (23.26%) Ruby
4 131 (15.47%) Bash Shell
5 130 (15.35%) PHP
6 96 (11.33%) JavaScript
7 90 (10.63%) SQL
8 85 (10.04%) Perl
9 64 (7.56%) PowerShell
10 49 (5.79%) C#
11 40 (4.72%) Shell Script
12 23 (2.72%) Scala
13 18 (2.13%) C++
14 17 (2.01%) PHP5
15 8 (0.94%) C
15 8 (0.94%) Korn
16 7 (0.83%) VBScript
17 6 (0.71%) Clojure
17 6 (0.71%) XQuery
17 6 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (2.60%) Degree
2 15 (1.77%) CCNA
2 15 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (1.42%) CISSP
3 12 (1.42%) CISM
3 12 (1.42%) CCSA
3 12 (1.42%) JNCIA
4 8 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (0.83%) MCSE
6 6 (0.71%) MCP
6 6 (0.71%) MCSA
7 5 (0.59%) Security Cleared
7 5 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.35%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.35%) ISEB
9 2 (0.24%) VCDX
9 2 (0.24%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.12%) LPIC
10 1 (0.12%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.49%) QA
2 13 (1.53%) SLA
3 3 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 105 (12.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (6.14%) Active Directory
3 40 (4.72%) Oracle RAC
4 30 (3.54%) vCloud
5 19 (2.24%) VMware ESX
6 17 (2.01%) VirtualBox
7 16 (1.89%) Docker
8 13 (1.53%) XenApp
9 12 (1.42%) Hyper-V
9 12 (1.42%) vSphere
10 11 (1.30%) XenDesktop
11 8 (0.94%) Varnish
12 6 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (0.59%) UAG
14 4 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
14 4 (0.47%) Xen
15 2 (0.24%) KVM
15 2 (0.24%) HDFS
15 2 (0.24%) Kerio MailServer
16 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 335 (39.55%) Puppet
2 247 (29.16%) Opscode Chef
3 94 (11.10%) Nagios
4 60 (7.08%) Ansible
5 49 (5.79%) Vagrant
6 43 (5.08%) Cacti
7 42 (4.96%) Salt
8 30 (3.54%) SCCM
9 28 (3.31%) ZABBIX
10 24 (2.83%) SCOM
11 13 (1.53%) collectd
12 11 (1.30%) HAProxy
13 9 (1.06%) Cobbler
14 8 (0.94%) Opsview
14 8 (0.94%) Zenoss
15 6 (0.71%) Capistrano
15 6 (0.71%) WSUS
16 5 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
17 4 (0.47%) Mesos
18 3 (0.35%) logstash
Vendors
1 164 (19.36%) Red Hat
2 153 (18.06%) VMware
3 95 (11.22%) Oracle
4 90 (10.63%) Microsoft
5 44 (5.19%) IBM
6 35 (4.13%) Rackspace
7 30 (3.54%) Akamai
7 30 (3.54%) Citrix
8 24 (2.83%) Percona
8 24 (2.83%) Remedy
9 21 (2.48%) Zend
10 19 (2.24%) HP
11 18 (2.13%) SaltStack
12 17 (2.01%) Google
13 16 (1.89%) Cisco
13 16 (1.89%) BMC
14 14 (1.65%) RightScale
14 14 (1.65%) Apple
15 13 (1.53%) New Relic
16 10 (1.18%) EMC
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