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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 249 311 417
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +106
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 413 282 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.79% 0.58% 0.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.16% 23.70% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 210 112
Average daily rate
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£400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £125 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £500 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £363
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £190.00 - -
Amazon AWS
UK

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
1864 1190 685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.57% 2.47% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1168 800 404
Average daily rate £425 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £125 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 26 17
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -28.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.20 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £47.60 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -26.78%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +45 249 £425 +6.25% 86
South East +58 62 £375 -11.76% 21
East of England +15 37 £350 -17.64% 9
South West -27 20 £375 +15.38% 5
Yorkshire -17 19 £350 +44.32% 10
North West -8 14 £394 +23.04% 12
West Midlands -17 7 £325 +26.21% 1
East Midlands - 3 £400 -
Amazon AWS
UK

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 573 (71.18%) Web Services
2 353 (43.85%) Linux
3 303 (37.64%) DevOps
4 292 (36.27%) Puppet
5 274 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
6 233 (28.94%) Amazon EC2
7 231 (28.70%) Opscode Chef
8 195 (24.22%) Java
9 194 (24.10%) Python
10 186 (23.11%) Ruby
11 168 (20.87%) Apache
12 166 (20.62%) MySQL
13 154 (19.13%) UNIX
14 147 (18.26%) Windows
15 146 (18.14%) Red Hat
15 146 (18.14%) Configuration Management
16 144 (17.89%) PHP
17 143 (17.76%) Amazon S3
18 138 (17.14%) VMware
19 122 (15.16%) Jenkins
20 121 (15.03%) TDD
21 119 (14.78%) Scrum
22 113 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
23 112 (13.91%) Tomcat
24 107 (13.29%) LAMP
25 105 (13.04%) Open Source
26 102 (12.67%) NoSQL
27 101 (12.55%) CentOS
27 101 (12.55%) VMware Infrastructure
28 100 (12.42%) Amazon RDS

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 168 (20.87%) Apache
2 112 (13.91%) Tomcat
3 61 (7.58%) IIS
4 60 (7.45%) nginx
5 43 (5.34%) Node.js
5 43 (5.34%) WebSphere
6 42 (5.22%) WebLogic
7 27 (3.35%) OpenStack
7 27 (3.35%) Elasticsearch
8 24 (2.98%) Apache Solr
9 19 (2.36%) MS Exchange
10 18 (2.24%) Confluence
11 16 (1.99%) SharePoint
11 16 (1.99%) CMS
12 13 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
13 12 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
14 11 (1.37%) Cloud Foundry
14 11 (1.37%) Mule
15 9 (1.12%) CloudStack
15 9 (1.12%) Drupal
Applications
1 17 (2.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (2.73%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.62%) Magento
3 5 (0.62%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.12%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 233 (28.94%) Amazon EC2
2 143 (17.76%) Amazon S3
3 95 (11.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 58 (7.20%) Amazon ELB
5 53 (6.58%) SaaS
6 52 (6.46%) Cloud Computing
7 32 (3.98%) Route 53
8 31 (3.85%) IaaS
8 31 (3.85%) PaaS
9 23 (2.86%) Amazon SQS
10 18 (2.24%) Office 365
11 11 (1.37%) CloudFront
11 11 (1.37%) ElastiCache
11 11 (1.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 9 (1.12%) Amazon EMR
13 5 (0.62%) GitHub
13 5 (0.62%) Google App Engine
14 4 (0.50%) AWS Data Pipeline
14 4 (0.50%) Google Compute Engine
15 3 (0.37%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 74 (9.19%) DNS
2 67 (8.32%) Internet
3 60 (7.45%) Firewall
4 41 (5.09%) DHCP
5 38 (4.72%) TCP/IP
6 26 (3.23%) VPN
7 19 (2.36%) SSL
8 17 (2.11%) WAN
9 14 (1.74%) LAN
10 11 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (1.37%) SAN
11 10 (1.24%) HTTP
12 8 (0.99%) Network Security
12 8 (0.99%) Reverse Proxy
13 5 (0.62%) IPv4
13 5 (0.62%) IPv6
13 5 (0.62%) FTP
13 5 (0.62%) SSH
14 4 (0.50%) Intrusion Detection
14 4 (0.50%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (20.62%) MySQL
2 102 (12.67%) NoSQL
3 100 (12.42%) Amazon RDS
4 76 (9.44%) MongoDB
5 55 (6.83%) SQL Server
6 50 (6.21%) Big Data
7 44 (5.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 41 (5.09%) Apache Cassandra
8 41 (5.09%) Hadoop
8 41 (5.09%) CouchDB
9 35 (4.35%) Oracle Exadata
10 34 (4.22%) Redis
11 27 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
12 17 (2.11%) Riak
13 14 (1.74%) Relational Database
14 13 (1.61%) Couchbase
15 12 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (1.24%) SimpleDB
17 9 (1.12%) Amazon Redshift
17 9 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 122 (15.16%) Jenkins
2 90 (11.18%) Git (software)
3 87 (10.81%) JIRA
4 74 (9.19%) Maven
5 60 (7.45%) Cucumber
6 43 (5.34%) Hudson
6 43 (5.34%) Subversion
7 29 (3.60%) Eclipse
8 28 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
9 24 (2.98%) JUnit
10 19 (2.36%) FitNesse
11 17 (2.11%) Selenium
12 13 (1.61%) TeamCity
13 12 (1.49%) RSpec
13 12 (1.49%) Visual Studio
14 11 (1.37%) PHPUnit
14 11 (1.37%) NUnit
15 10 (1.24%) CruiseControl
15 10 (1.24%) JMeter
15 10 (1.24%) Mockito
General
1 66 (8.20%) Finance
2 28 (3.48%) Games
3 21 (2.61%) Marketing
4 20 (2.48%) Financial Institution
5 18 (2.24%) Telecoms
6 17 (2.11%) Publishing
7 12 (1.49%) Retail
7 12 (1.49%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.12%) Electronics
9 7 (0.87%) Advertising
9 7 (0.87%) Billing
10 3 (0.37%) Banking
10 3 (0.37%) Music Industry
11 2 (0.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 229 (28.45%) Developer
2 149 (18.51%) DevOps Engineer
3 112 (13.91%) Architect
4 59 (7.33%) Java Developer
5 49 (6.09%) Cloud Engineer
6 47 (5.84%) Software Engineer
7 40 (4.97%) Consultant
8 39 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 39 (4.84%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 38 (4.72%) Linux Engineer
10 37 (4.60%) Solutions Architect
11 28 (3.48%) Web Developer
12 23 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
12 23 (2.86%) Scala Developer
13 22 (2.73%) DBA
14 21 (2.61%) .NET Developer
15 18 (2.24%) MySQL DBA
15 18 (2.24%) Senior Developer
16 17 (2.11%) Administrator
16 17 (2.11%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 573 (71.18%) Web Services
2 107 (13.29%) LAMP
3 83 (10.31%) RESTful
4 67 (8.32%) HTML
4 67 (8.32%) .NET
5 65 (8.07%) CSS
6 63 (7.83%) Spring
7 53 (6.58%) J2EE
8 48 (5.96%) jQuery
9 45 (5.59%) HTML5
10 44 (5.47%) JSON
11 39 (4.84%) REST
12 35 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
13 34 (4.22%) ASP.NET
14 31 (3.85%) XML
15 27 (3.35%) Ruby on Rails
16 26 (3.23%) CSS3
16 26 (3.23%) Middleware
17 25 (3.11%) Play Framework
18 24 (2.98%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 105 (13.04%) Open Source
2 46 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (4.72%) Clustering
4 32 (3.98%) Mobile App
5 29 (3.60%) Replication
6 20 (2.48%) Hedge funds
7 17 (2.11%) Online Games
8 14 (1.74%) Client/Server
8 14 (1.74%) Digital Media
9 13 (1.61%) PKI
10 11 (1.37%) iPad
11 9 (1.12%) DTV
12 8 (0.99%) Computer Science
13 7 (0.87%) User Experience
13 7 (0.87%) Social Network
14 6 (0.75%) Social Media
15 4 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (0.50%) Enterprise Storage
16 3 (0.37%) Linked Data
16 3 (0.37%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 353 (43.85%) Linux
2 154 (19.13%) UNIX
3 147 (18.26%) Windows
4 101 (12.55%) CentOS
5 51 (6.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 45 (5.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 41 (5.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 38 (4.72%) Debian
9 36 (4.47%) SELinux
10 17 (2.11%) Android
11 15 (1.86%) Ubuntu
12 12 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (1.49%) Oracle Linux
13 11 (1.37%) Apple iOS
13 11 (1.37%) Solaris
14 7 (0.87%) Fedora
15 6 (0.75%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.50%) Windows 7
16 4 (0.50%) AIX
17 2 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 303 (37.64%) DevOps
2 274 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
3 146 (18.14%) Configuration Management
4 121 (15.03%) TDD
5 119 (14.78%) Scrum
6 113 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
7 89 (11.06%) BDD
8 76 (9.44%) Software Engineering
9 70 (8.70%) E-Commerce
10 65 (8.07%) MVC
11 48 (5.96%) SOA
12 46 (5.71%) OO
13 45 (5.59%) Web Development
14 42 (5.22%) Load Balancing
15 40 (4.97%) ITIL
16 37 (4.60%) Performance Tuning
17 36 (4.47%) High Availability
18 33 (4.10%) Migration
19 24 (2.98%) Process Management
20 22 (2.73%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 195 (24.22%) Java
2 194 (24.10%) Python
3 186 (23.11%) Ruby
4 144 (17.89%) PHP
5 96 (11.93%) JavaScript
6 93 (11.55%) Bash Shell
7 71 (8.82%) SQL
8 68 (8.45%) Perl
9 58 (7.20%) C#
10 52 (6.46%) PowerShell
11 46 (5.71%) Scala
12 27 (3.35%) C++
13 22 (2.73%) PHP5
13 22 (2.73%) Shell Script
14 10 (1.24%) Groovy
15 9 (1.12%) C
16 8 (0.99%) XQuery
17 7 (0.87%) VB
18 6 (0.75%) VBScript
19 5 (0.62%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 12 (1.49%) Degree
1 12 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (1.37%) MCSE
3 10 (1.24%) MCSA
3 10 (1.24%) MCP
4 9 (1.12%) CCNA
4 9 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (0.99%) JNCIA
5 8 (0.99%) CISSP
5 8 (0.99%) CCSA
5 8 (0.99%) CISM
6 5 (0.62%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.37%) ISEB
7 3 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (0.37%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.25%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.25%) VCDX
9 1 (0.12%) RHCE
9 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.35%) QA
2 9 (1.12%) SLA
3 4 (0.50%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 101 (12.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (5.47%) Active Directory
3 36 (4.47%) Oracle RAC
4 33 (4.10%) vCloud
5 15 (1.86%) VMware ESX
6 12 (1.49%) VirtualBox
7 11 (1.37%) vSphere
7 11 (1.37%) XenApp
7 11 (1.37%) XenDesktop
8 10 (1.24%) UAG
9 9 (1.12%) Varnish
9 9 (1.12%) Docker
10 6 (0.75%) Hyper-V
10 6 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.50%) Xen
11 4 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (0.50%) HDFS
12 2 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.25%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 292 (36.27%) Puppet
2 231 (28.70%) Opscode Chef
3 85 (10.56%) Nagios
4 51 (6.34%) Vagrant
5 45 (5.59%) Cacti
6 42 (5.22%) Salt
6 42 (5.22%) Ansible
7 26 (3.23%) SCCM
8 24 (2.98%) ZABBIX
9 10 (1.24%) Zenoss
9 10 (1.24%) Opsview
10 9 (1.12%) collectd
10 9 (1.12%) SCOM
11 5 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
11 5 (0.62%) Capistrano
11 5 (0.62%) HAProxy
11 5 (0.62%) Tivoli
11 5 (0.62%) WSUS
12 4 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 4 (0.50%) StatsD
Vendors
1 146 (18.14%) Red Hat
2 138 (17.14%) VMware
3 80 (9.94%) Oracle
4 70 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 46 (5.71%) Percona
6 45 (5.59%) IBM
7 31 (3.85%) Google
8 29 (3.60%) Citrix
9 27 (3.35%) Remedy
10 26 (3.23%) Rackspace
11 20 (2.48%) Zend
11 20 (2.48%) New Relic
12 18 (2.24%) RightScale
13 16 (1.99%) Cisco
13 16 (1.99%) Akamai
14 12 (1.49%) BMC
14 12 (1.49%) Apple
15 11 (1.37%) EMC
15 11 (1.37%) HP
15 11 (1.37%) Sun
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