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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 249 299 462
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +163
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 409 298 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.79% 0.62% 0.23%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.11% 24.71% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 211 82
Average daily rate
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£400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £163 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
1850 1206 618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.56% 2.51% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1167 800 372
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £125 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £345 £388
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -10.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 26 18
Average hourly rate £21.56 £18.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.54% -28.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £12.80 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.30 £47.60 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -36.66%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +26 242 £450 +12.50% 97
South East +33 59 £375 -23.07% 20
East of England +7 31 £350 -17.64% 6
South West -8 23 £330 +1.53% 2
North West -8 22 £400 +25.00% 12
Yorkshire -22 16 £350 +16.66% 7
West Midlands -13 8 £325 +25.00% 1
East Midlands - 5 £425 -
Amazon AWS
UK

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 574 (70.69%) Web Services
2 364 (44.83%) Linux
3 304 (37.44%) DevOps
4 293 (36.08%) Puppet
5 272 (33.50%) Agile Software Development
6 236 (29.06%) Amazon EC2
7 230 (28.33%) Opscode Chef
8 195 (24.01%) Python
9 188 (23.15%) Java
10 178 (21.92%) Ruby
11 162 (19.95%) MySQL
11 162 (19.95%) Apache
12 157 (19.33%) Windows
13 156 (19.21%) UNIX
14 146 (17.98%) Configuration Management
15 143 (17.61%) Amazon S3
16 142 (17.49%) PHP
16 142 (17.49%) Red Hat
17 140 (17.24%) VMware
18 127 (15.64%) Jenkins
19 123 (15.15%) Scrum
20 117 (14.41%) Continuous Integration
20 117 (14.41%) TDD
21 111 (13.67%) Tomcat
22 105 (12.93%) LAMP
23 104 (12.81%) Microsoft Azure
24 103 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
25 102 (12.56%) Open Source
26 101 (12.44%) Amazon RDS
27 100 (12.32%) NoSQL

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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
1 162 (19.95%) Apache
2 111 (13.67%) Tomcat
3 67 (8.25%) IIS
4 55 (6.77%) nginx
5 41 (5.05%) Node.js
5 41 (5.05%) WebSphere
6 38 (4.68%) WebLogic
7 27 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
8 24 (2.96%) OpenStack
8 24 (2.96%) Apache Solr
9 19 (2.34%) MS Exchange
10 17 (2.09%) Confluence
11 16 (1.97%) SharePoint
12 15 (1.85%) CMS
13 13 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
14 12 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
15 10 (1.23%) Mule
16 9 (1.11%) WordPress
16 9 (1.11%) Jetty
17 8 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 21 (2.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.62%) MS Office
3 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (2.71%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.62%) Google Analytics
3 5 (0.62%) Magento
4 3 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.12%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 236 (29.06%) Amazon EC2
2 143 (17.61%) Amazon S3
3 104 (12.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 61 (7.51%) Amazon ELB
5 52 (6.40%) SaaS
6 49 (6.03%) Cloud Computing
7 37 (4.56%) IaaS
8 34 (4.19%) PaaS
9 33 (4.06%) Route 53
10 24 (2.96%) Amazon SQS
11 18 (2.22%) Office 365
12 12 (1.48%) ElastiCache
12 12 (1.48%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 11 (1.35%) CloudFront
14 7 (0.86%) Amazon EMR
15 5 (0.62%) Google App Engine
16 4 (0.49%) AWS Data Pipeline
16 4 (0.49%) Google Compute Engine
17 3 (0.37%) Heroku
17 3 (0.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 76 (9.36%) DNS
2 70 (8.62%) Internet
3 61 (7.51%) Firewall
4 43 (5.30%) DHCP
5 39 (4.80%) TCP/IP
6 27 (3.33%) VPN
7 19 (2.34%) SSL
8 18 (2.22%) WAN
9 15 (1.85%) LAN
10 12 (1.48%) SAN
11 11 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (1.23%) FTP
13 9 (1.11%) HTTP
13 9 (1.11%) Network Security
14 8 (0.99%) Reverse Proxy
14 8 (0.99%) SNMP
15 5 (0.62%) IPv4
15 5 (0.62%) IPv6
15 5 (0.62%) SSH
16 4 (0.49%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (19.95%) MySQL
2 101 (12.44%) Amazon RDS
3 100 (12.32%) NoSQL
4 74 (9.11%) MongoDB
5 56 (6.90%) SQL Server
6 47 (5.79%) Big Data
7 42 (5.17%) Hadoop
8 41 (5.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 39 (4.80%) Apache Cassandra
10 37 (4.56%) Oracle Exadata
10 37 (4.56%) CouchDB
11 33 (4.06%) Redis
12 27 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
13 16 (1.97%) Riak
14 15 (1.85%) Relational Database
15 11 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
15 11 (1.35%) Couchbase
16 10 (1.23%) SimpleDB
17 9 (1.11%) RDBMS
17 9 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 127 (15.64%) Jenkins
2 93 (11.45%) Git (software)
3 85 (10.47%) JIRA
4 72 (8.87%) Maven
5 58 (7.14%) Cucumber
6 46 (5.67%) Subversion
7 41 (5.05%) Hudson
8 29 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 29 (3.57%) Eclipse
9 25 (3.08%) JUnit
10 19 (2.34%) FitNesse
11 18 (2.22%) Selenium
12 13 (1.60%) TeamCity
12 13 (1.60%) RSpec
13 12 (1.48%) Mockito
14 11 (1.35%) NUnit
14 11 (1.35%) PHPUnit
15 10 (1.23%) CruiseControl
15 10 (1.23%) Visual Studio
16 9 (1.11%) JMeter
General
1 64 (7.88%) Finance
2 25 (3.08%) Games
3 22 (2.71%) Marketing
4 20 (2.46%) Financial Institution
4 20 (2.46%) Telecoms
5 18 (2.22%) Publishing
6 14 (1.72%) Retail
7 13 (1.60%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.23%) Electronics
9 7 (0.86%) Advertising
9 7 (0.86%) Billing
10 3 (0.37%) Music Industry
10 3 (0.37%) Banking
11 2 (0.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 226 (27.83%) Developer
2 145 (17.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 111 (13.67%) Architect
4 59 (7.27%) Java Developer
5 49 (6.03%) Cloud Engineer
6 47 (5.79%) Software Engineer
7 45 (5.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 42 (5.17%) Consultant
9 37 (4.56%) Solutions Architect
10 36 (4.43%) Linux Engineer
11 35 (4.31%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 27 (3.33%) Web Developer
13 25 (3.08%) Systems Engineer
14 23 (2.83%) .NET Developer
15 22 (2.71%) DBA
16 18 (2.22%) DevOps Architect
16 18 (2.22%) Scala Developer
16 18 (2.22%) MySQL DBA
17 17 (2.09%) C# Developer
18 16 (1.97%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 574 (70.69%) Web Services
2 105 (12.93%) LAMP
3 84 (10.34%) RESTful
4 72 (8.87%) .NET
5 65 (8.00%) HTML
5 65 (8.00%) Spring
6 64 (7.88%) CSS
7 54 (6.65%) J2EE
8 47 (5.79%) jQuery
9 45 (5.54%) JSON
10 42 (5.17%) HTML5
11 40 (4.93%) REST
12 37 (4.56%) WebSphere MQ
13 34 (4.19%) ASP.NET
14 29 (3.57%) XML
15 27 (3.33%) Middleware
16 26 (3.20%) Ruby on Rails
17 25 (3.08%) Hibernate
17 25 (3.08%) CSS3
18 22 (2.71%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 102 (12.56%) Open Source
2 45 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (4.93%) Clustering
4 29 (3.57%) Replication
5 28 (3.45%) Mobile App
6 20 (2.46%) Hedge funds
7 15 (1.85%) Client/Server
8 14 (1.72%) Online Games
9 13 (1.60%) Digital Media
10 12 (1.48%) PKI
11 11 (1.35%) iPad
12 10 (1.23%) DTV
13 8 (0.99%) Computer Science
14 7 (0.86%) User Experience
15 6 (0.74%) Social Network
16 4 (0.49%) Social Media
16 4 (0.49%) Enterprise Storage
16 4 (0.49%) Derivative
17 3 (0.37%) N-Tier
17 3 (0.37%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 364 (44.83%) Linux
2 157 (19.33%) Windows
3 156 (19.21%) UNIX
4 100 (12.32%) CentOS
5 53 (6.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 44 (5.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 43 (5.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 38 (4.68%) Debian
8 38 (4.68%) SELinux
9 17 (2.09%) Android
10 15 (1.85%) Ubuntu
11 14 (1.72%) Oracle Linux
12 13 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (1.35%) Apple iOS
14 8 (0.99%) Fedora
15 7 (0.86%) Solaris
16 6 (0.74%) Windows 8
17 4 (0.49%) Windows 7
17 4 (0.49%) AIX
18 2 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (37.44%) DevOps
2 272 (33.50%) Agile Software Development
3 146 (17.98%) Configuration Management
4 123 (15.15%) Scrum
5 117 (14.41%) Continuous Integration
5 117 (14.41%) TDD
6 83 (10.22%) BDD
7 75 (9.24%) Software Engineering
8 71 (8.74%) E-Commerce
9 67 (8.25%) MVC
10 50 (6.16%) SOA
11 46 (5.67%) Load Balancing
12 45 (5.54%) Web Development
13 42 (5.17%) OO
13 42 (5.17%) ITIL
13 42 (5.17%) Performance Tuning
14 38 (4.68%) High Availability
15 34 (4.19%) Migration
16 25 (3.08%) Kanban
17 24 (2.96%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 195 (24.01%) Python
2 188 (23.15%) Java
3 178 (21.92%) Ruby
4 142 (17.49%) PHP
5 97 (11.95%) Bash Shell
6 93 (11.45%) JavaScript
7 79 (9.73%) SQL
8 72 (8.87%) Perl
9 59 (7.27%) C#
10 54 (6.65%) PowerShell
11 37 (4.56%) Scala
12 27 (3.33%) C++
13 22 (2.71%) Shell Script
13 22 (2.71%) PHP5
14 9 (1.11%) C
14 9 (1.11%) Groovy
15 7 (0.86%) VB
15 7 (0.86%) XQuery
16 6 (0.74%) VBScript
17 5 (0.62%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (1.60%) Degree
2 12 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (1.35%) MCSE
3 11 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (1.35%) CCNA
4 10 (1.23%) JNCIA
4 10 (1.23%) CCSA
4 10 (1.23%) CISM
4 10 (1.23%) CISSP
4 10 (1.23%) MCSA
4 10 (1.23%) MCP
5 5 (0.62%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.49%) ISEB
7 3 (0.37%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.25%) VCDX
8 2 (0.25%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.12%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.12%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.96%) QA
2 9 (1.11%) SLA
3 4 (0.49%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 103 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (6.16%) Active Directory
3 37 (4.56%) Oracle RAC
4 31 (3.82%) vCloud
5 17 (2.09%) VMware ESX
6 13 (1.60%) VirtualBox
7 11 (1.35%) XenApp
7 11 (1.35%) XenDesktop
7 11 (1.35%) vSphere
8 10 (1.23%) Docker
8 10 (1.23%) UAG
9 9 (1.11%) Varnish
10 6 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (0.62%) Hyper-V
11 5 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.49%) Xen
12 4 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.37%) HDFS
14 1 (0.12%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 293 (36.08%) Puppet
2 230 (28.33%) Opscode Chef
3 85 (10.47%) Nagios
4 52 (6.40%) Vagrant
5 44 (5.42%) Cacti
6 42 (5.17%) Salt
7 41 (5.05%) Ansible
8 30 (3.69%) SCCM
9 24 (2.96%) ZABBIX
10 13 (1.60%) SCOM
11 10 (1.23%) Zenoss
12 9 (1.11%) Opsview
13 7 (0.86%) collectd
14 5 (0.62%) WSUS
14 5 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
14 5 (0.62%) Capistrano
14 5 (0.62%) HAProxy
15 4 (0.49%) StatsD
16 3 (0.37%) Ganglia
16 3 (0.37%) logstash
Vendors
1 142 (17.49%) Red Hat
2 140 (17.24%) VMware
3 80 (9.85%) Microsoft
4 76 (9.36%) Oracle
5 45 (5.54%) Percona
6 43 (5.30%) IBM
7 30 (3.69%) Citrix
7 30 (3.69%) Google
8 27 (3.33%) Rackspace
8 27 (3.33%) Remedy
9 21 (2.59%) Zend
10 20 (2.46%) Akamai
11 19 (2.34%) New Relic
12 18 (2.22%) RightScale
13 16 (1.97%) Cisco
13 16 (1.97%) HP
14 14 (1.72%) BMC
15 13 (1.60%) Apple
16 11 (1.35%) SAP
16 11 (1.35%) Sun
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