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 July 2015 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 114 156 263
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +107
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 984 684 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.90% 1.39% 0.74%
As % of the Cloud Services category 31.81% 33.00% 26.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 703 456 266
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £300 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £388 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.77% +40.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £39.00 £189.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-79.36% +472.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £189.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-79.36% +472.72%
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
3093 2073 1286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.99% 4.20% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2077 1341 893
Average daily rate £415 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £528 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 52 34
Average hourly rate £23.50 £17.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.28% -33.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £23.90 £48.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+30.30% -48.43%

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 July 2015.

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 July 2015. 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 +32 574 £450 +5.88% 219
South East +35 132 £425 +18.88% 38
East of England +39 101 £413 +6.45% 25
North West +31 68 £400 -3.03% 29
South West -13 43 £390 +4.00% 16
Yorkshire -26 35 £475 +35.71% 9
West Midlands +11 13 £418 +28.46% 9
East Midlands -1 8 £575 +43.75% 6
North East -23 3 £331 +1.92%
Amazon AWS
UK

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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.

1 753 (40.59%) Linux
2 724 (39.03%) DevOps
3 690 (37.20%) Web Services
3 690 (37.20%) Agile Software Development
4 623 (33.58%) Puppet
5 614 (33.10%) Java
6 541 (29.16%) Opscode Chef
7 453 (24.42%) Python
8 445 (23.99%) Microsoft Azure
9 414 (22.32%) Ruby
10 377 (20.32%) Continuous Integration
11 376 (20.27%) Jenkins
12 356 (19.19%) Windows
13 340 (18.33%) Configuration Management
14 334 (18.01%) VMware
14 334 (18.01%) Git (software)
15 325 (17.52%) JavaScript
16 317 (17.09%) TDD
17 269 (14.50%) Ansible
18 256 (13.80%) MongoDB
19 250 (13.48%) Scrum
20 249 (13.42%) MySQL
21 246 (13.26%) SQL
22 243 (13.10%) Oracle
23 242 (13.05%) Amazon EC2
24 220 (11.86%) Apache
25 209 (11.27%) Red Hat
26 202 (10.89%) UNIX
27 200 (10.78%) VMware Infrastructure
28 199 (10.73%) Tomcat

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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
1 220 (11.86%) Apache
2 199 (10.73%) Tomcat
3 183 (9.87%) Node.js
4 162 (8.73%) OpenStack
5 150 (8.09%) IIS
6 101 (5.44%) nginx
7 66 (3.56%) JBoss
8 57 (3.07%) Jetty
9 49 (2.64%) WebSphere
9 49 (2.64%) SharePoint
10 45 (2.43%) Elasticsearch
11 44 (2.37%) Confluence
12 43 (2.32%) WebLogic
13 29 (1.56%) Apache Solr
13 29 (1.56%) Cloud Foundry
14 19 (1.02%) MS Exchange
14 19 (1.02%) CMS
15 18 (0.97%) SAS
15 18 (0.97%) Apache Spark
16 16 (0.86%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 37 (1.99%) MS Excel
2 16 (0.86%) MS Office
3 6 (0.32%) SPSS
4 5 (0.27%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.16%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.11%) HipChat
6 2 (0.11%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.054%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.054%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.054%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (0.70%) Magento
3 10 (0.54%) Maximo
4 7 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
5 6 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.11%) Tridion
8 2 (0.11%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.11%) Unica
9 1 (0.054%) AWD
9 1 (0.054%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 445 (23.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 242 (13.05%) Amazon EC2
3 135 (7.28%) Cloud Computing
4 130 (7.01%) AWS CloudFormation
5 129 (6.95%) Amazon S3
6 116 (6.25%) IaaS
7 91 (4.91%) Google Cloud Platform
8 81 (4.37%) PaaS
9 69 (3.72%) SaaS
10 65 (3.50%) Amazon SQS
11 59 (3.18%) Amazon ELB
12 52 (2.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 50 (2.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 47 (2.53%) Heroku
15 44 (2.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 34 (1.83%) Route 53
17 31 (1.67%) Google App Engine
18 30 (1.62%) Office 365
19 22 (1.19%) GitHub
19 22 (1.19%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 148 (7.98%) DNS
2 125 (6.74%) Firewall
3 106 (5.71%) HTTP
4 94 (5.07%) TCP/IP
5 81 (4.37%) DHCP
6 79 (4.26%) Network Security
7 73 (3.94%) Internet
8 72 (3.88%) SAN
9 63 (3.40%) SSL
10 57 (3.07%) VPN
11 47 (2.53%) WAN
12 39 (2.10%) LAN
13 36 (1.94%) FTP
14 29 (1.56%) LDAP
15 28 (1.51%) NAS
16 26 (1.40%) IPsec
17 23 (1.24%) VLAN
18 17 (0.92%) SSH
19 15 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
20 14 (0.75%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 256 (13.80%) MongoDB
2 249 (13.42%) MySQL
3 182 (9.81%) SQL Server
4 180 (9.70%) NoSQL
5 148 (7.98%) Big Data
6 132 (7.12%) Hadoop
7 129 (6.95%) Apache Cassandra
8 112 (6.04%) PostgreSQL
9 94 (5.07%) Redis
10 83 (4.47%) Amazon RDS
11 69 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
12 58 (3.13%) Relational Database
13 36 (1.94%) RDBMS
14 34 (1.83%) Amazon Redshift
15 27 (1.46%) CouchDB
16 23 (1.24%) Oracle Database
16 23 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
17 20 (1.08%) HBase
18 17 (0.92%) DB2
18 17 (0.92%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 376 (20.27%) Jenkins
2 334 (18.01%) Git (software)
3 134 (7.22%) Subversion
4 110 (5.93%) Maven
5 109 (5.88%) JIRA
6 70 (3.77%) Hudson
7 53 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 49 (2.64%) Selenium
9 48 (2.59%) TeamCity
10 45 (2.43%) JUnit
11 42 (2.26%) Cucumber
11 42 (2.26%) Jasmine
12 36 (1.94%) Mercurial
13 32 (1.73%) Gerrit
14 31 (1.67%) Gradle
15 30 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
15 30 (1.62%) Ant
16 27 (1.46%) Artifactory
17 26 (1.40%) Grunt
18 22 (1.19%) Eclipse
General
1 132 (7.12%) Finance
2 62 (3.34%) Retail
3 52 (2.80%) Marketing
4 47 (2.53%) Telecoms
5 41 (2.21%) Publishing
6 40 (2.16%) Games
7 23 (1.24%) Banking
8 19 (1.02%) Manufacturing
9 18 (0.97%) Electronics
10 11 (0.59%) Legal
11 10 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (0.49%) Advertising
13 8 (0.43%) Law
14 4 (0.22%) Automotive
14 4 (0.22%) Billing
15 3 (0.16%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.16%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.16%) Japanese Language
16 1 (0.054%) Online Betting
16 1 (0.054%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 459 (24.74%) Developer
2 400 (21.56%) DevOps Engineer
3 315 (16.98%) Architect
4 165 (8.89%) Java Developer
5 123 (6.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 92 (4.96%) Technical Architect
7 83 (4.47%) Solutions Architect
8 77 (4.15%) Consultant
8 77 (4.15%) Administrator
9 75 (4.04%) Cloud Architect
10 65 (3.50%) Systems Administrator
11 63 (3.40%) Senior Developer
12 60 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
13 59 (3.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 57 (3.07%) Software Engineer
15 49 (2.64%) Project Manager
16 47 (2.53%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 46 (2.48%) Analyst
18 41 (2.21%) Linux Administrator
19 38 (2.05%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 690 (37.20%) Web Services
2 195 (10.51%) HTML
3 186 (10.03%) .NET
4 182 (9.81%) AngularJS
5 170 (9.16%) Spring
6 144 (7.76%) CSS
7 131 (7.06%) RESTful
8 127 (6.85%) REST
9 119 (6.42%) HTML5
10 114 (6.15%) J2EE
10 114 (6.15%) JSON
11 103 (5.55%) jQuery
12 100 (5.39%) XML
13 92 (4.96%) Hibernate
14 79 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 77 (4.15%) LAMP
16 63 (3.40%) Ruby on Rails
17 59 (3.18%) Spring MVC
18 56 (3.02%) CSS3
19 55 (2.96%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 117 (6.31%) Data Centre
2 74 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (3.07%) Public Cloud
4 56 (3.02%) Mobile App
5 55 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
6 54 (2.91%) Visualisation
7 51 (2.75%) User Experience
8 46 (2.48%) Computer Science
9 44 (2.37%) Hybrid Cloud
10 39 (2.10%) Digital Media
11 30 (1.62%) Private Cloud
12 27 (1.46%) Clustering
13 26 (1.40%) Data Integration
14 21 (1.13%) PKI
15 20 (1.08%) Replication
16 18 (0.97%) Statistics
17 17 (0.92%) DTV
18 16 (0.86%) Social Media
19 15 (0.81%) Online Games
20 14 (0.75%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 753 (40.59%) Linux
2 356 (19.19%) Windows
3 202 (10.89%) UNIX
4 130 (7.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 104 (5.61%) CentOS
6 85 (4.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 73 (3.94%) Ubuntu
8 64 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 38 (2.05%) Android
10 28 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
10 28 (1.51%) Apple iOS
11 21 (1.13%) Mac OS X
12 10 (0.54%) Debian
13 8 (0.43%) Amazon Linux
14 7 (0.38%) Fedora
14 7 (0.38%) Solaris
15 6 (0.32%) Data ONTAP
15 6 (0.32%) Windows 7
16 5 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
17 4 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 724 (39.03%) DevOps
2 690 (37.20%) Agile Software Development
3 377 (20.32%) Continuous Integration
4 340 (18.33%) Configuration Management
5 317 (17.09%) TDD
6 250 (13.48%) Scrum
7 180 (9.70%) Open Source
8 171 (9.22%) Migration
9 161 (8.68%) BDD
10 152 (8.19%) Continuous Delivery
11 148 (7.98%) E-Commerce
12 126 (6.79%) SOA
13 124 (6.68%) MVC
14 110 (5.93%) Software Engineering
15 88 (4.74%) Pair Programming
16 87 (4.69%) Load Balancing
17 81 (4.37%) Web Development
18 78 (4.20%) ITIL
19 76 (4.10%) OO
20 68 (3.67%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 614 (33.10%) Java
2 453 (24.42%) Python
3 414 (22.32%) Ruby
4 325 (17.52%) JavaScript
5 246 (13.26%) SQL
6 189 (10.19%) PHP
7 188 (10.13%) Bash Shell
8 182 (9.81%) Perl
9 152 (8.19%) PowerShell
10 104 (5.61%) Scala
11 97 (5.23%) C#
12 64 (3.45%) R
13 57 (3.07%) Groovy
14 55 (2.96%) Shell Script
15 40 (2.16%) Go
16 29 (1.56%) C++
17 10 (0.54%) T-SQL
18 9 (0.49%) C
19 8 (0.43%) XPath
19 8 (0.43%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 58 (3.13%) Degree
2 45 (2.43%) Security Cleared
3 25 (1.35%) SC Cleared
4 22 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (1.02%) CCNA
6 13 (0.70%) MCP
7 12 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (0.54%) Citrix Certification
9 8 (0.43%) MCSE
10 7 (0.38%) RHCE
10 7 (0.38%) CCNP
11 6 (0.32%) CCEA
11 6 (0.32%) CISSP
11 6 (0.32%) MCSA
11 6 (0.32%) IBM Certification
11 6 (0.32%) CCEE
11 6 (0.32%) AWS Certification
12 5 (0.27%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.27%) PhD
13 4 (0.22%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (5.07%) QA
2 18 (0.97%) SLA
3 13 (0.70%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 200 (10.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 134 (7.22%) Docker
3 102 (5.50%) Active Directory
4 57 (3.07%) vCloud
5 39 (2.10%) Hyper-V
6 36 (1.94%) vSphere
7 21 (1.13%) XenApp
8 20 (1.08%) Xen
9 18 (0.97%) NFS
9 18 (0.97%) Varnish
10 17 (0.92%) VMware ESX
11 14 (0.75%) HDFS
12 11 (0.59%) XenServer
13 10 (0.54%) VirtualBox
13 10 (0.54%) KVM
14 8 (0.43%) XenDesktop
15 7 (0.38%) Apache Flume
16 6 (0.32%) SRDF
16 6 (0.32%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 6 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 623 (33.58%) Puppet
2 541 (29.16%) Opscode Chef
3 269 (14.50%) Ansible
4 106 (5.71%) Vagrant
5 96 (5.18%) Nagios
6 87 (4.69%) Salt
7 54 (2.91%) StatsD
8 48 (2.59%) ZABBIX
9 41 (2.21%) HAProxy
10 27 (1.46%) Kibana
11 26 (1.40%) Graphite
12 23 (1.24%) SCCM
13 22 (1.19%) logstash
14 21 (1.13%) Rundeck
15 18 (0.97%) Cacti
16 16 (0.86%) Mesos
17 12 (0.65%) SCOM
18 11 (0.59%) Zenoss
19 10 (0.54%) Icinga
20 9 (0.49%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 334 (18.01%) VMware
2 243 (13.10%) Oracle
3 209 (11.27%) Red Hat
4 179 (9.65%) Microsoft
5 129 (6.95%) Google
6 108 (5.82%) Citrix
7 74 (3.99%) Rackspace
8 60 (3.23%) HP
9 57 (3.07%) Tableau
10 50 (2.70%) Teradata
10 50 (2.70%) Cisco
11 49 (2.64%) New Relic
12 43 (2.32%) Apigee
12 43 (2.32%) Mashery
12 43 (2.32%) IBM
13 38 (2.05%) SAP
14 33 (1.78%) Splunk
15 31 (1.67%) SaltStack
16 28 (1.51%) NetApp
17 27 (1.46%) AppDynamics
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