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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 249 312 365
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +53
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 410 276 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.80% 0.57% 0.42%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.87% 22.98% 30.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 222 173
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 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £499 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £189.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £189.50 - -
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
1793 1201 736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.52% 2.47% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1132 838 455
Average daily rate £413 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 25 8
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.70 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.21 £45.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-53.10% +39.42%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +42 254 £425 +6.25% 82
South East +48 56 £375 -11.76% 26
East of England +3 36 £363 -14.70% 15
South West -5 31 £330 +1.53% 6
Yorkshire -20 13 £350 +47.36% 14
North West +5 12 £394 +23.04% 6
East Midlands +4 3 £400 +60.00% 2
West Midlands -24 3 £325 +27.45% 2
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UK

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 549 (71.48%) Web Services
2 329 (42.84%) Linux
3 291 (37.89%) DevOps
4 282 (36.72%) Puppet
5 230 (29.95%) Opscode Chef
6 220 (28.65%) Amazon EC2
7 195 (25.39%) Java
8 185 (24.09%) Ruby
9 181 (23.57%) Python
10 157 (20.44%) MySQL
11 148 (19.27%) Apache
12 144 (18.75%) PHP
12 144 (18.75%) Red Hat
13 141 (18.36%) UNIX
14 137 (17.84%) Configuration Management
15 133 (17.32%) Amazon S3
16 132 (17.19%) Windows
17 129 (16.80%) Agile Software Development
18 121 (15.76%) Jenkins
19 118 (15.36%) VMware
20 113 (14.71%) TDD
21 110 (14.32%) Continuous Integration
22 105 (13.67%) Tomcat
22 105 (13.67%) NoSQL
23 103 (13.41%) Scrum
24 101 (13.15%) LAMP
25 100 (13.02%) Open Source
25 100 (13.02%) CentOS
26 98 (12.76%) JavaScript
27 92 (11.98%) Amazon RDS

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 148 (19.27%) Apache
2 105 (13.67%) Tomcat
3 53 (6.90%) IIS
3 53 (6.90%) nginx
4 45 (5.86%) WebSphere
5 41 (5.34%) WebLogic
6 37 (4.82%) Node.js
7 29 (3.78%) OpenStack
7 29 (3.78%) Elasticsearch
8 18 (2.34%) Confluence
8 18 (2.34%) MS Exchange
9 16 (2.08%) SharePoint
10 15 (1.95%) Apache Solr
11 13 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
11 13 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
12 11 (1.43%) CMS
12 11 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (1.17%) Drupal
13 9 (1.17%) WordPress
13 9 (1.17%) Mule
Applications
1 17 (2.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.39%) MS Office
3 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.13%) SPSS
3 1 (0.13%) Vectorworks
3 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.13%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 22 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.65%) Google Analytics
3 5 (0.65%) Magento
4 4 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.13%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 220 (28.65%) Amazon EC2
2 133 (17.32%) Amazon S3
3 87 (11.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 61 (7.94%) Amazon ELB
5 55 (7.16%) Cloud Computing
6 51 (6.64%) SaaS
7 39 (5.08%) PaaS
8 38 (4.95%) Route 53
9 29 (3.78%) IaaS
10 20 (2.60%) Amazon SQS
11 17 (2.21%) Office 365
12 11 (1.43%) CloudFront
12 11 (1.43%) ElastiCache
12 11 (1.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 9 (1.17%) Amazon EMR
14 6 (0.78%) GitHub
15 5 (0.65%) Google App Engine
16 4 (0.52%) AWS Data Pipeline
16 4 (0.52%) Google Compute Engine
16 4 (0.52%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 71 (9.24%) DNS
2 65 (8.46%) Firewall
3 54 (7.03%) Internet
4 43 (5.60%) DHCP
5 36 (4.69%) TCP/IP
6 28 (3.65%) VPN
7 18 (2.34%) SSL
8 17 (2.21%) WAN
9 15 (1.95%) HTTP
10 14 (1.82%) LAN
10 14 (1.82%) SAN
11 12 (1.56%) Network Security
12 11 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (1.17%) Reverse Proxy
14 6 (0.78%) MPLS
15 5 (0.65%) IPv4
15 5 (0.65%) IPv6
15 5 (0.65%) SNMP
15 5 (0.65%) SSH
16 3 (0.39%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (20.44%) MySQL
2 105 (13.67%) NoSQL
3 92 (11.98%) Amazon RDS
4 71 (9.24%) MongoDB
5 55 (7.16%) Big Data
6 52 (6.77%) SQL Server
7 46 (5.99%) CouchDB
8 43 (5.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 43 (5.60%) Apache Cassandra
9 39 (5.08%) Hadoop
10 32 (4.17%) Oracle Exadata
11 28 (3.65%) Redis
12 19 (2.47%) Riak
13 14 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
14 13 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (1.69%) Relational Database
15 12 (1.56%) Couchbase
15 12 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
16 9 (1.17%) SimpleDB
17 8 (1.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 121 (15.76%) Jenkins
2 86 (11.20%) Git (software)
3 76 (9.90%) JIRA
4 71 (9.24%) Maven
5 55 (7.16%) Hudson
6 52 (6.77%) Cucumber
7 44 (5.73%) Subversion
8 26 (3.39%) JUnit
8 26 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
9 21 (2.73%) Eclipse
10 15 (1.95%) Selenium
11 14 (1.82%) TeamCity
12 12 (1.56%) Visual Studio
13 11 (1.43%) PHPUnit
13 11 (1.43%) CruiseControl
14 10 (1.30%) NUnit
14 10 (1.30%) FitNesse
15 9 (1.17%) Mockito
16 8 (1.04%) RSpec
16 8 (1.04%) JMeter
General
1 68 (8.85%) Finance
2 27 (3.52%) Games
3 20 (2.60%) Financial Institution
4 19 (2.47%) Marketing
5 16 (2.08%) Publishing
6 14 (1.82%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.56%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.43%) Retail
9 9 (1.17%) Electronics
10 8 (1.04%) Billing
11 5 (0.65%) Advertising
12 3 (0.39%) Music Industry
13 2 (0.26%) Back Office
14 1 (0.13%) Legal
14 1 (0.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 227 (29.56%) Developer
2 149 (19.40%) DevOps Engineer
3 108 (14.06%) Architect
4 57 (7.42%) Java Developer
5 46 (5.99%) Software Engineer
6 43 (5.60%) Cloud Engineer
7 37 (4.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 36 (4.69%) Linux Engineer
9 34 (4.43%) Consultant
10 29 (3.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 29 (3.78%) Web Developer
11 27 (3.52%) Solutions Architect
11 27 (3.52%) Scala Developer
12 23 (2.99%) Systems Engineer
12 23 (2.99%) DBA
13 22 (2.86%) PHP Developer
14 21 (2.73%) .NET Developer
15 20 (2.60%) Cloud Architect
16 18 (2.34%) MySQL DBA
17 17 (2.21%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 549 (71.48%) Web Services
2 101 (13.15%) LAMP
3 73 (9.51%) RESTful
4 71 (9.24%) CSS
5 69 (8.98%) HTML
6 61 (7.94%) .NET
7 60 (7.81%) Spring
8 51 (6.64%) jQuery
9 48 (6.25%) JSON
10 43 (5.60%) XML
10 43 (5.60%) HTML5
11 41 (5.34%) REST
12 38 (4.95%) J2EE
13 32 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
13 32 (4.17%) ASP.NET
14 28 (3.65%) Play Framework
15 27 (3.52%) SVG
15 27 (3.52%) Akka
16 26 (3.39%) CSS3
16 26 (3.39%) Batik
Miscellaneous
1 100 (13.02%) Open Source
2 35 (4.56%) Clustering
3 33 (4.30%) Mobile App
4 29 (3.78%) Replication
5 20 (2.60%) Hedge funds
6 17 (2.21%) Online Games
7 15 (1.95%) Digital Media
8 13 (1.69%) Client/Server
8 13 (1.69%) PKI
9 12 (1.56%) iPad
10 9 (1.17%) DTV
11 7 (0.91%) Computer Science
12 6 (0.78%) Social Media
12 6 (0.78%) Social Network
13 4 (0.52%) Enterprise Storage
14 3 (0.39%) CMDB
14 3 (0.39%) Linked Data
14 3 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
15 2 (0.26%) Video on Demand
15 2 (0.26%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 329 (42.84%) Linux
2 141 (18.36%) UNIX
3 132 (17.19%) Windows
4 100 (13.02%) CentOS
5 50 (6.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (5.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 39 (5.08%) Debian
8 38 (4.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 33 (4.30%) SELinux
10 18 (2.34%) Android
11 16 (2.08%) Ubuntu
12 13 (1.69%) Solaris
13 12 (1.56%) Apple iOS
14 10 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (1.17%) Oracle Linux
16 7 (0.91%) Fedora
17 6 (0.78%) Windows 8
18 4 (0.52%) Windows 7
18 4 (0.52%) AIX
19 2 (0.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (37.89%) DevOps
2 137 (17.84%) Configuration Management
3 129 (16.80%) Agile Software Development
4 113 (14.71%) TDD
5 110 (14.32%) Continuous Integration
6 103 (13.41%) Scrum
7 88 (11.46%) BDD
8 74 (9.64%) Software Engineering
9 72 (9.38%) MVC
10 63 (8.20%) E-Commerce
11 58 (7.55%) OO
12 44 (5.73%) SOA
13 43 (5.60%) Web Development
14 37 (4.82%) Performance Tuning
15 36 (4.69%) ITIL
16 35 (4.56%) Load Balancing
17 33 (4.30%) High Availability
18 32 (4.17%) Migration
19 28 (3.65%) Process Management
20 20 (2.60%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 195 (25.39%) Java
2 185 (24.09%) Ruby
3 181 (23.57%) Python
4 144 (18.75%) PHP
5 98 (12.76%) JavaScript
6 90 (11.72%) Bash Shell
7 68 (8.85%) Perl
8 60 (7.81%) SQL
9 55 (7.16%) C#
10 53 (6.90%) PowerShell
11 52 (6.77%) Scala
12 31 (4.04%) C++
13 27 (3.52%) PHP5
14 25 (3.26%) Shell Script
15 11 (1.43%) Groovy
16 10 (1.30%) XQuery
17 9 (1.17%) C
18 7 (0.91%) VB
19 5 (0.65%) T-SQL
19 5 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (1.56%) Degree
2 11 (1.43%) MCSE
2 11 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (1.30%) MCSA
3 10 (1.30%) MCP
4 6 (0.78%) CCNA
4 6 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (0.65%) CISM
5 5 (0.65%) CCSA
5 5 (0.65%) CISSP
5 5 (0.65%) JNCIA
6 3 (0.39%) ISEB
6 3 (0.39%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.39%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.26%) VCDX
7 2 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.13%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.13%) PhD
8 1 (0.13%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.91%) QA
2 8 (1.04%) SLA
3 4 (0.52%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 88 (11.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (5.60%) Active Directory
3 34 (4.43%) Oracle RAC
4 29 (3.78%) vCloud
5 14 (1.82%) vSphere
6 12 (1.56%) XenApp
6 12 (1.56%) XenDesktop
6 12 (1.56%) VMware ESX
7 10 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (1.30%) UAG
8 9 (1.17%) Hyper-V
8 9 (1.17%) VirtualBox
9 7 (0.91%) Varnish
9 7 (0.91%) Docker
10 6 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.52%) Xen
12 3 (0.39%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.26%) HDFS
13 2 (0.26%) KVM
13 2 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 282 (36.72%) Puppet
2 230 (29.95%) Opscode Chef
3 74 (9.64%) Nagios
4 55 (7.16%) Vagrant
5 44 (5.73%) Cacti
6 43 (5.60%) Salt
7 38 (4.95%) Ansible
8 28 (3.65%) ZABBIX
9 21 (2.73%) SCCM
10 8 (1.04%) Opsview
10 8 (1.04%) collectd
10 8 (1.04%) Zenoss
11 6 (0.78%) HAProxy
11 6 (0.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 6 (0.78%) Tivoli
12 5 (0.65%) WSUS
12 5 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
13 4 (0.52%) Capistrano
13 4 (0.52%) SCOM
14 3 (0.39%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 144 (18.75%) Red Hat
2 118 (15.36%) VMware
3 75 (9.77%) Oracle
4 62 (8.07%) Microsoft
5 45 (5.86%) IBM
6 42 (5.47%) Percona
7 36 (4.69%) Google
8 32 (4.17%) Citrix
9 27 (3.52%) Remedy
10 26 (3.39%) Rackspace
10 26 (3.39%) RightScale
11 21 (2.73%) Zend
12 19 (2.47%) New Relic
13 17 (2.21%) Cisco
14 14 (1.82%) Facebook
14 14 (1.82%) Akamai
15 13 (1.69%) Apple
15 13 (1.69%) Twitter
16 11 (1.43%) Sun
17 10 (1.30%) HP
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Rate: Market Rate
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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People Source Consulting
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Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 420-500
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
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South West London
Reed Business Information Ltd
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Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Oxbridge Answers
Rate: Excellent market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
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ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
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Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
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ARM Technology
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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London
Linux Recruit
Rate: £450 per day
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London
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £430 per day + Negotiable
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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London
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