The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon RDS 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 RDS over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS)
Rank 543 515 570
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +55
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 36 45 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.069% 0.093% 0.019%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.33% 0.41% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 37 9
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£351 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £243 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £425 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
10790 10891 11300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.57% 22.61% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6921 6911 6565
Average daily rate £400 £395 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 180 314
Average hourly rate £29.75 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.83% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.44 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £46.90 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.05 £30.00 £32.30
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -7.12%

Amazon RDS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Amazon RDS across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Amazon RDS Jobs Demand Trend in England

Amazon RDS
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Amazon RDS across the England region.

Amazon RDS Daily Rate Trend in England

Amazon RDS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon RDS across the England region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Amazon RDS Daily Rate Histogram in England

Amazon RDS
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 RDS within the England region over the 3 months to 23 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 +11 17 £330 -16.45% 5
North West +5 6 - -
South East -6 4 £356 -35.22% 5
Yorkshire -15 4 £375 +25.00%
East of England - 3 £325 -
South West - 1 - -
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Amazon RDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Amazon RDS 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 RDS.

1 100 (94.34%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (50.94%) Amazon EC2
3 52 (49.06%) MySQL
4 50 (47.17%) Web Services
5 48 (45.28%) Amazon S3
6 41 (38.68%) Linux
7 38 (35.85%) Windows
8 32 (30.19%) UNIX
9 29 (27.36%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (26.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 27 (25.47%) Apache
12 26 (24.53%) Tomcat
12 26 (24.53%) DevOps
13 24 (22.64%) Python
14 23 (21.70%) Migration
15 22 (20.75%) LAMP
15 22 (20.75%) .NET
16 21 (19.81%) Amazon ELB
17 19 (17.92%) Performance Tuning
17 19 (17.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 19 (17.92%) SQL
17 19 (17.92%) DNS
17 19 (17.92%) Red Hat
18 18 (16.98%) DHCP
18 18 (16.98%) Oracle
18 18 (16.98%) Microsoft Azure
18 18 (16.98%) Opscode Chef
18 18 (16.98%) Percona
18 18 (16.98%) Puppet
19 17 (16.04%) High Availability

Amazon RDS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Amazon RDS 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 RDS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (25.47%) Apache
2 26 (24.53%) Tomcat
3 16 (15.09%) MS Exchange
4 10 (9.43%) SharePoint
4 10 (9.43%) IIS
4 10 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (9.43%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (4.72%) nginx
7 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (3.77%) CMS
8 3 (2.83%) WordPress
9 2 (1.89%) Node.js
9 2 (1.89%) Kentico
10 1 (0.94%) Adobe CQ
10 1 (0.94%) Confluence
10 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.94%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.94%) Magnolia
10 1 (0.94%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (0.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 100 (94.34%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (50.94%) Amazon EC2
3 48 (45.28%) Amazon S3
4 21 (19.81%) Amazon ELB
5 18 (16.98%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (13.21%) Office 365
7 10 (9.43%) IaaS
8 9 (8.49%) Amazon SQS
9 7 (6.60%) ElastiCache
9 7 (6.60%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 6 (5.66%) CloudFront
10 6 (5.66%) Route 53
11 2 (1.89%) SaaS
11 2 (1.89%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.92%) DNS
2 18 (16.98%) DHCP
3 10 (9.43%) Internet
3 10 (9.43%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (5.66%) Firewall
5 4 (3.77%) VPN
6 3 (2.83%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.89%) SSL
7 2 (1.89%) DAB
8 1 (0.94%) DMZ
8 1 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (49.06%) MySQL
2 17 (16.04%) SQL Server
3 14 (13.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 8 (7.55%) Relational Database
5 7 (6.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (6.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (4.72%) MongoDB
6 5 (4.72%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.77%) Oracle Exadata
7 4 (3.77%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (3.77%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.77%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (3.77%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (3.77%) Big Data
8 3 (2.83%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.83%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.89%) SimpleDB
9 2 (1.89%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 10 (9.43%) JIRA
2 9 (8.49%) Subversion
2 9 (8.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (6.60%) Visual Studio
4 6 (5.66%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.72%) Eclipse
5 5 (4.72%) NUnit
5 5 (4.72%) CruiseControl
5 5 (4.72%) MSBuild
6 2 (1.89%) LLBLGen Pro
6 2 (1.89%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.94%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (3.77%) Publishing
1 4 (3.77%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.89%) Advertising
2 2 (1.89%) Music Industry
2 2 (1.89%) Games
2 2 (1.89%) Retail
3 1 (0.94%) Billing
3 1 (0.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (23.58%) DBA
2 18 (16.98%) Developer
2 18 (16.98%) MySQL DBA
2 18 (16.98%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (11.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (9.43%) .NET Developer
4 10 (9.43%) Administrator
5 9 (8.49%) Software Engineer
5 9 (8.49%) C# Developer
5 9 (8.49%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (7.55%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (6.60%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 7 (6.60%) Automation Engineer
8 6 (5.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (5.66%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (3.77%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.77%) Web Engineer
10 3 (2.83%) Consultant
11 2 (1.89%) Network Consultant
11 2 (1.89%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (47.17%) Web Services
2 22 (20.75%) .NET
2 22 (20.75%) LAMP
3 16 (15.09%) WCF
4 9 (8.49%) ASP.NET
5 8 (7.55%) WPF
5 8 (7.55%) LINQ
6 6 (5.66%) REST
7 5 (4.72%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (3.77%) jQuery
8 4 (3.77%) HTML
8 4 (3.77%) JSON
8 4 (3.77%) CSS
9 3 (2.83%) XML
9 3 (2.83%) RESTful
9 3 (2.83%) HTML5
10 2 (1.89%) NHibernate
10 2 (1.89%) CSS3
10 2 (1.89%) Sencha Touch
10 2 (1.89%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.15%) Replication
2 10 (9.43%) PKI
3 9 (8.49%) Open Source
4 4 (3.77%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.83%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.89%) Social Media
6 2 (1.89%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.89%) iPhone
6 2 (1.89%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.94%) Online Games
7 1 (0.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (38.68%) Linux
2 38 (35.85%) Windows
3 32 (30.19%) UNIX
4 28 (26.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (17.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (15.09%) Debian
7 7 (6.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (5.66%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.77%) Windows 7
9 4 (3.77%) Android
10 3 (2.83%) CentOS
11 2 (1.89%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.36%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (24.53%) DevOps
3 23 (21.70%) Migration
4 19 (17.92%) Performance Tuning
5 17 (16.04%) High Availability
6 16 (15.09%) Software Engineering
6 16 (15.09%) Scrum
7 14 (13.21%) Configuration Management
8 10 (9.43%) MVC
9 9 (8.49%) ITIL
9 9 (8.49%) Content Management
10 8 (7.55%) Release Management
10 8 (7.55%) Kanban
11 7 (6.60%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (4.72%) TDD
13 4 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
14 3 (2.83%) OO
14 3 (2.83%) E-Commerce
14 3 (2.83%) Network Monitoring
15 2 (1.89%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 24 (22.64%) Python
2 19 (17.92%) SQL
3 16 (15.09%) C#
4 14 (13.21%) Ruby
5 12 (11.32%) PowerShell
5 12 (11.32%) Java
5 12 (11.32%) PHP
6 8 (7.55%) Perl
7 4 (3.77%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.77%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.77%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.83%) Groovy
9 2 (1.89%) Scala
9 2 (1.89%) PHP5
9 2 (1.89%) C++
10 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.94%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (8.49%) MCP
1 9 (8.49%) MCSE
1 9 (8.49%) MCSA
1 9 (8.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.94%) Degree
2 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 16 (15.09%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.43%) UAG
3 6 (5.66%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (3.77%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (3.77%) Varnish
4 4 (3.77%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.94%) vCloud
5 1 (0.94%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (16.98%) Puppet
1 18 (16.98%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (15.09%) SCCM
3 9 (8.49%) Nagios
4 4 (3.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (3.77%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.89%) Salt
6 1 (0.94%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 19 (17.92%) Red Hat
2 18 (16.98%) Oracle
2 18 (16.98%) Percona
3 11 (10.38%) Sun
4 10 (9.43%) Citrix
4 10 (9.43%) Microsoft
4 10 (9.43%) VMware
5 9 (8.49%) New Relic
6 4 (3.77%) Cisco
7 2 (1.89%) Sony
7 2 (1.89%) Hortonworks
7 2 (1.89%) Sencha
7 2 (1.89%) Tableau
7 2 (1.89%) Appcelerator
8 1 (0.94%) Zend
8 1 (0.94%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.94%) Remedy
8 1 (0.94%) Interwoven
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