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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)
Rank 550 511 462
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -49
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 31 57 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.28% 0.55% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 51 52
Average daily rate
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£425 £420 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +52.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £305 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £388 £275
% change year-on-year
+22.58% +40.90%
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
11016 10397 8934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.28% 21.47% 21.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7351 6698 5488
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 167 210
Average hourly rate £25.33 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.84% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.38 £14.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.95 £52.50 £50.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £32.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +10.16%

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 3 June 2015.

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 3 June 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 -24 12 £425 -12.37% 7
North West -7 10 £500 - 6
Yorkshire - 6 £415 - 3
East of England - 3 £500 -
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Amazon RDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 65 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (80.00%) Amazon EC2
3 39 (60.00%) Amazon S3
4 35 (53.85%) Windows
5 32 (49.23%) Linux
6 30 (46.15%) DevOps
7 26 (40.00%) AWS CloudFormation
8 24 (36.92%) Puppet
9 23 (35.38%) Web Services
9 23 (35.38%) Oracle
10 21 (32.31%) Configuration Management
10 21 (32.31%) Amazon ELB
11 20 (30.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 20 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
12 19 (29.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 19 (29.23%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (27.69%) Route 53
14 17 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (24.62%) SQL
15 16 (24.62%) MySQL
15 16 (24.62%) Python
16 14 (21.54%) UNIX
16 14 (21.54%) Apache
16 14 (21.54%) Git (software)
16 14 (21.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 13 (20.00%) SQL Server
17 13 (20.00%) Internet
18 12 (18.46%) Migration
18 12 (18.46%) IIS
18 12 (18.46%) Tomcat

Amazon RDS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 14 (21.54%) Apache
2 12 (18.46%) Tomcat
2 12 (18.46%) IIS
3 11 (16.92%) nginx
4 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (9.23%) MS Exchange
5 5 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 5 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (4.62%) Apache Solr
6 3 (4.62%) Confluence
7 2 (3.08%) Jetty
8 1 (1.54%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 65 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (80.00%) Amazon EC2
3 39 (60.00%) Amazon S3
4 26 (40.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 21 (32.31%) Amazon ELB
6 20 (30.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 19 (29.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 18 (27.69%) Route 53
9 14 (21.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 12 (18.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 12 (18.46%) Microsoft Azure
11 11 (16.92%) Amazon SQS
12 10 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
13 9 (13.85%) CloudFront
14 7 (10.77%) Amazon Glacier
14 7 (10.77%) Amazon EMR
15 6 (9.23%) Office 365
16 5 (7.69%) AWS CloudTrail
16 5 (7.69%) IaaS
17 2 (3.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.00%) Internet
2 12 (18.46%) VPN
3 11 (16.92%) DNS
4 9 (13.85%) Firewall
5 8 (12.31%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (7.69%) DHCP
7 2 (3.08%) HTTP
7 2 (3.08%) LAN
7 2 (3.08%) WAN
7 2 (3.08%) SSH
8 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.54%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.54%) SAN
8 1 (1.54%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.62%) MySQL
2 13 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (18.46%) Redis
3 12 (18.46%) MongoDB
4 8 (12.31%) NoSQL
5 7 (10.77%) Relational Database
5 7 (10.77%) SimpleDB
5 7 (10.77%) Big Data
5 7 (10.77%) Couchbase
5 7 (10.77%) RDBMS
6 5 (7.69%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (4.62%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.54%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 14 (21.54%) Git (software)
2 12 (18.46%) Jenkins
3 7 (10.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (6.15%) TeamCity
4 4 (6.15%) Gradle
5 3 (4.62%) JIRA
5 3 (4.62%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (3.08%) Grunt
6 2 (3.08%) Selenium
6 2 (3.08%) Maven
6 2 (3.08%) Gerrit
General
1 10 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.08%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (26.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (23.08%) Architect
3 11 (16.92%) Software Engineer
4 9 (13.85%) Infrastructure Architect
5 8 (12.31%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (12.31%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (10.77%) AWS Engineer
6 7 (10.77%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 7 (10.77%) Cloud Architect
7 6 (9.23%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Integration Manager
9 3 (4.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Data Architect
9 3 (4.62%) Operations Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Windows Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Technical Manager
10 2 (3.08%) AWS Architect
10 2 (3.08%) Junior
11 1 (1.54%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (35.38%) Web Services
2 7 (10.77%) POSIX
3 4 (6.15%) JSON
3 4 (6.15%) RESTful
4 3 (4.62%) Memcached
4 3 (4.62%) boto
5 2 (3.08%) Spring Security
5 2 (3.08%) Spring Web Flow
5 2 (3.08%) JPA
5 2 (3.08%) Spring
5 2 (3.08%) JDBC
5 2 (3.08%) SOAP
6 1 (1.54%) .NET
6 1 (1.54%) J2EE
6 1 (1.54%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.54%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) PKI
2 6 (9.23%) Mobile App
2 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.15%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.62%) Data Integration
4 3 (4.62%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.54%) Replication
5 1 (1.54%) Clustering
5 1 (1.54%) Telematics
5 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (53.85%) Windows
2 32 (49.23%) Linux
3 14 (21.54%) UNIX
4 10 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (9.23%) Apple iOS
6 6 (9.23%) Android
7 2 (3.08%) Fedora
7 2 (3.08%) CentOS
8 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.54%) SUSE
8 1 (1.54%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.15%) DevOps
2 21 (32.31%) Configuration Management
3 19 (29.23%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (18.46%) Software Engineering
5 12 (18.46%) Migration
5 12 (18.46%) Auto-Scaling
6 9 (13.85%) Kanban
7 8 (12.31%) Security Testing
7 8 (12.31%) Test Automation
7 8 (12.31%) TDD
8 7 (10.77%) Service Management
8 7 (10.77%) Performance Testing
8 7 (10.77%) Network Design
8 7 (10.77%) Scrum
8 7 (10.77%) Software Architecture
9 6 (9.23%) ITIL
10 5 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
10 5 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 16 (24.62%) SQL
1 16 (24.62%) Python
2 11 (16.92%) Bash Shell
3 8 (12.31%) Java
4 6 (9.23%) PHP
5 5 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 4 (6.15%) Perl
7 3 (4.62%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.62%) Ruby
7 3 (4.62%) Groovy
8 1 (1.54%) PHP5
8 1 (1.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (9.23%) MCSA
1 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.69%) MCP
2 5 (7.69%) MCSE
2 5 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.62%) AWS Certification
3 3 (4.62%) Degree
4 1 (1.54%) CCNP
4 1 (1.54%) CCNA
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) QA
System Software
1 11 (16.92%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.69%) UAG
3 4 (6.15%) Docker
4 1 (1.54%) vCloud
4 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (36.92%) Puppet
2 20 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (15.38%) Ansible
4 8 (12.31%) Salt
4 8 (12.31%) HAProxy
5 5 (7.69%) SCCM
6 1 (1.54%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 23 (35.38%) Oracle
2 10 (15.38%) VMware
3 8 (12.31%) Akamai
4 7 (10.77%) Red Hat
4 7 (10.77%) hybris
5 6 (9.23%) Citrix
5 6 (9.23%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.62%) Atlassian
6 3 (4.62%) Vertica
6 3 (4.62%) Infobright
6 3 (4.62%) New Relic
7 1 (1.54%) Percona
7 1 (1.54%) Dell
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