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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 248 326 420
Rank change year-on-year
+78 +94
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 437 250 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.88% 0.53% 0.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.76% 20.49% 16.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 184 86
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £300 £475
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -36.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
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
1839 1220 712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.71% 2.61% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1244 784 477
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 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 22 13
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.23 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -13.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.35 £11.80 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £44.25 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.23 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -13.87%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +48 238 £475 +18.75% 48
South East +31 80 £400 +6.66% 22
East of England - 47 £450 - 7
North West -4 20 £425 +16.43% 13
South West -10 19 £450 +14.28% 3
Yorkshire -28 18 £305 +1.66% 7
East Midlands +10 5 £375 -
West Midlands - 4 £325 - 3
North East - 3 £525 -
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Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 611 (72.22%) Web Services
2 400 (47.28%) Linux
3 340 (40.19%) DevOps
4 323 (38.18%) Puppet
5 259 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
6 240 (28.37%) Opscode Chef
7 235 (27.78%) Python
8 212 (25.06%) Amazon EC2
9 210 (24.82%) Java
10 208 (24.59%) Ruby
11 177 (20.92%) Windows
12 176 (20.80%) Jenkins
13 167 (19.74%) Red Hat
14 165 (19.50%) Apache
15 163 (19.27%) MySQL
16 147 (17.38%) VMware
17 146 (17.26%) Continuous Integration
18 144 (17.02%) Amazon S3
19 136 (16.08%) Microsoft Azure
20 132 (15.60%) Configuration Management
21 131 (15.48%) UNIX
22 129 (15.25%) PHP
22 129 (15.25%) Bash Shell
23 126 (14.89%) Scrum
24 116 (13.71%) CentOS
25 115 (13.59%) NoSQL
26 107 (12.65%) Tomcat
27 100 (11.82%) Open Source
28 98 (11.58%) MongoDB
29 96 (11.35%) Oracle

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 165 (19.50%) Apache
2 107 (12.65%) Tomcat
3 73 (8.63%) IIS
4 59 (6.97%) nginx
5 36 (4.26%) OpenStack
6 35 (4.14%) Elasticsearch
7 34 (4.02%) Node.js
8 28 (3.31%) WebSphere
9 27 (3.19%) WebLogic
9 27 (3.19%) Apache Solr
10 20 (2.36%) Apache Spark
11 17 (2.01%) Confluence
12 14 (1.65%) MS Exchange
12 14 (1.65%) Cloud Foundry
13 12 (1.42%) CMS
14 10 (1.18%) SharePoint
15 9 (1.06%) Jetty
16 8 (0.95%) WordPress
17 7 (0.83%) Drupal
17 7 (0.83%) JBoss
Applications
1 39 (4.61%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.06%) MS Office
3 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 12 (1.42%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (0.95%) assyst
4 4 (0.47%) Magento
5 2 (0.24%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.12%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 212 (25.06%) Amazon EC2
2 144 (17.02%) Amazon S3
3 136 (16.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 60 (7.09%) Amazon ELB
5 44 (5.20%) Route 53
6 39 (4.61%) SaaS
7 34 (4.02%) PaaS
8 32 (3.78%) Cloud Computing
9 24 (2.84%) IaaS
10 23 (2.72%) Heroku
11 18 (2.13%) Amazon SQS
12 17 (2.01%) Amazon EMR
13 12 (1.42%) Engine Yard
14 11 (1.30%) Office 365
15 8 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
16 7 (0.83%) CloudFront
17 5 (0.59%) GitHub
17 5 (0.59%) Google App Engine
18 4 (0.47%) ElastiCache
18 4 (0.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 83 (9.81%) DNS
2 75 (8.87%) Firewall
3 62 (7.33%) Internet
4 58 (6.86%) TCP/IP
5 40 (4.73%) DHCP
6 31 (3.66%) SSL
7 27 (3.19%) Network Security
8 20 (2.36%) FTP
9 19 (2.25%) VPN
10 15 (1.77%) VLAN
11 14 (1.65%) SAN
11 14 (1.65%) WAN
12 13 (1.54%) HTTP
13 12 (1.42%) LAN
14 9 (1.06%) Intrusion Detection
15 7 (0.83%) SNMP
15 7 (0.83%) Reverse Proxy
16 5 (0.59%) MPLS
16 5 (0.59%) DSL
17 4 (0.47%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (19.27%) MySQL
2 115 (13.59%) NoSQL
3 98 (11.58%) MongoDB
4 70 (8.27%) Hadoop
5 65 (7.68%) Big Data
6 61 (7.21%) Amazon RDS
7 53 (6.26%) Apache Cassandra
8 48 (5.67%) SQL Server
9 39 (4.61%) PostgreSQL
10 37 (4.37%) Redis
11 26 (3.07%) Oracle Exadata
12 25 (2.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 24 (2.84%) Relational Database
14 22 (2.60%) RDBMS
15 21 (2.48%) CouchDB
16 19 (2.25%) Riak
17 10 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
18 9 (1.06%) SimpleDB
18 9 (1.06%) Oracle Database
19 8 (0.95%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 176 (20.80%) Jenkins
2 92 (10.87%) Git (software)
3 83 (9.81%) Maven
4 71 (8.39%) JIRA
5 60 (7.09%) Subversion
6 58 (6.86%) Cucumber
7 48 (5.67%) Hudson
8 30 (3.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 29 (3.43%) JUnit
10 24 (2.84%) Eclipse
11 22 (2.60%) Selenium
12 19 (2.25%) RSpec
13 17 (2.01%) Mockito
13 17 (2.01%) FitNesse
14 15 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
15 14 (1.65%) TeamCity
16 13 (1.54%) Visual Studio
17 10 (1.18%) JMeter
17 10 (1.18%) PHPUnit
18 8 (0.95%) NUnit
General
1 50 (5.91%) Finance
2 27 (3.19%) Publishing
3 26 (3.07%) Games
4 25 (2.96%) Marketing
5 23 (2.72%) Retail
6 21 (2.48%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.42%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.18%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.06%) Electronics
10 5 (0.59%) Advertising
11 3 (0.35%) Banking
12 2 (0.24%) Billing
12 2 (0.24%) Music Industry
12 2 (0.24%) Back Office
12 2 (0.24%) Law
13 1 (0.12%) Legal
13 1 (0.12%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 224 (26.48%) Developer
2 156 (18.44%) DevOps Engineer
3 109 (12.88%) Architect
4 61 (7.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 60 (7.09%) Java Developer
6 55 (6.50%) Consultant
7 51 (6.03%) Cloud Engineer
8 45 (5.32%) Solutions Architect
9 44 (5.20%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 33 (3.90%) Linux Engineer
11 29 (3.43%) Software Engineer
12 28 (3.31%) Web Developer
12 28 (3.31%) Systems Engineer
12 28 (3.31%) Web Engineer
13 25 (2.96%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 25 (2.96%) Senior Developer
14 19 (2.25%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
15 18 (2.13%) PHP Developer
16 17 (2.01%) DevOps Architect
17 14 (1.65%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 611 (72.22%) Web Services
2 93 (10.99%) RESTful
3 86 (10.17%) .NET
4 80 (9.46%) LAMP
5 70 (8.27%) CSS
6 68 (8.04%) HTML
7 67 (7.92%) Spring
8 53 (6.26%) J2EE
9 47 (5.56%) jQuery
10 46 (5.44%) JSON
11 35 (4.14%) REST
12 34 (4.02%) HTML5
12 34 (4.02%) XML
13 32 (3.78%) AngularJS
14 31 (3.66%) Hibernate
15 26 (3.07%) WebSphere MQ
15 26 (3.07%) Ruby on Rails
16 23 (2.72%) SOAP
17 22 (2.60%) CSS3
18 21 (2.48%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 100 (11.82%) Open Source
2 42 (4.96%) Clustering
3 37 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (3.31%) Mobile App
5 23 (2.72%) Computer Science
6 17 (2.01%) Replication
6 17 (2.01%) Client/Server
7 15 (1.77%) Online Games
8 14 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (1.54%) Digital Media
10 12 (1.42%) Hedge funds
11 11 (1.30%) Device Driver
12 9 (1.06%) DTV
12 9 (1.06%) User Experience
13 7 (0.83%) iPad
13 7 (0.83%) Management Information System
14 6 (0.71%) Social Network
14 6 (0.71%) Visualisation
15 5 (0.59%) Social Media
15 5 (0.59%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 400 (47.28%) Linux
2 177 (20.92%) Windows
3 131 (15.48%) UNIX
4 116 (13.71%) CentOS
5 58 (6.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 45 (5.32%) Ubuntu
7 35 (4.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 34 (4.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 30 (3.55%) Debian
10 14 (1.65%) Oracle Linux
11 13 (1.54%) Android
11 13 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (0.95%) Mac OS X
12 8 (0.95%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.59%) Fedora
13 5 (0.59%) Solaris
14 4 (0.47%) AIX
14 4 (0.47%) Amazon Linux
15 3 (0.35%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.24%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 340 (40.19%) DevOps
2 259 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
3 146 (17.26%) Continuous Integration
4 132 (15.60%) Configuration Management
5 126 (14.89%) Scrum
6 90 (10.64%) TDD
7 85 (10.05%) E-Commerce
8 70 (8.27%) Load Balancing
9 63 (7.45%) BDD
10 54 (6.38%) MVC
11 49 (5.79%) SOA
12 42 (4.96%) Software Engineering
13 41 (4.85%) Web Development
14 38 (4.49%) ITIL
15 32 (3.78%) OO
16 29 (3.43%) Kanban
17 27 (3.19%) Performance Tuning
18 25 (2.96%) Migration
19 24 (2.84%) Release Management
20 20 (2.36%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 235 (27.78%) Python
2 210 (24.82%) Java
3 208 (24.59%) Ruby
4 129 (15.25%) Bash Shell
4 129 (15.25%) PHP
5 95 (11.23%) SQL
6 94 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 87 (10.28%) Perl
8 69 (8.16%) PowerShell
9 53 (6.26%) C#
10 42 (4.96%) Shell Script
11 25 (2.96%) C++
12 17 (2.01%) PHP5
13 15 (1.77%) Scala
14 11 (1.30%) Golang
15 9 (1.06%) Korn
16 8 (0.95%) C
17 7 (0.83%) Clojure
18 6 (0.71%) T-SQL
19 5 (0.59%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 25 (2.96%) Degree
2 15 (1.77%) CCNA
2 15 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (1.42%) CISM
3 12 (1.42%) CCSA
3 12 (1.42%) CISSP
3 12 (1.42%) JNCIA
4 7 (0.83%) Security Cleared
4 7 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.71%) MCSE
5 6 (0.71%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.59%) MCSA
6 5 (0.59%) MCP
6 5 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.24%) ISEB
7 2 (0.24%) VCDX
7 2 (0.24%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.12%) LPIC
8 1 (0.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.73%) QA
2 10 (1.18%) SLA
3 3 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 96 (11.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (6.97%) Active Directory
3 28 (3.31%) Oracle RAC
4 27 (3.19%) vCloud
5 23 (2.72%) Docker
6 19 (2.25%) VirtualBox
7 17 (2.01%) vSphere
8 15 (1.77%) VMware ESX
9 12 (1.42%) Varnish
9 12 (1.42%) XenApp
10 10 (1.18%) XenDesktop
11 9 (1.06%) Hyper-V
12 8 (0.95%) Xen
13 4 (0.47%) UAG
13 4 (0.47%) Postfix
13 4 (0.47%) Sendmail
13 4 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
15 2 (0.24%) Kerio MailServer
15 2 (0.24%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 323 (38.18%) Puppet
2 240 (28.37%) Opscode Chef
3 86 (10.17%) Nagios
4 60 (7.09%) Ansible
5 50 (5.91%) Vagrant
6 41 (4.85%) Salt
7 40 (4.73%) Cacti
8 35 (4.14%) SCCM
9 30 (3.55%) SCOM
10 26 (3.07%) SELinux
11 22 (2.60%) ZABBIX
12 13 (1.54%) HAProxy
13 11 (1.30%) Cobbler
13 11 (1.30%) collectd
14 8 (0.95%) Zenoss
15 6 (0.71%) Opsview
16 5 (0.59%) Mesos
16 5 (0.59%) Graphite
17 4 (0.47%) logstash
17 4 (0.47%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 167 (19.74%) Red Hat
2 147 (17.38%) VMware
3 96 (11.35%) Oracle
3 96 (11.35%) Microsoft
4 44 (5.20%) Akamai
5 39 (4.61%) Rackspace
6 34 (4.02%) IBM
7 27 (3.19%) Citrix
8 23 (2.72%) Percona
9 22 (2.60%) Remedy
10 21 (2.48%) HP
11 20 (2.36%) Cisco
12 19 (2.25%) Google
12 19 (2.25%) Zend
13 17 (2.01%) SaltStack
14 16 (1.89%) BMC
15 14 (1.65%) ForgeRock
15 14 (1.65%) RightScale
16 13 (1.54%) SAP
17 11 (1.30%) Sitecore
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