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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)
Rank 562 524 461
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -63
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 29 43 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.086% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.26% 0.39% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 39 55
Average daily rate
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£415 £450 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% +63.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £309 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £542 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +45.45%
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
11241 10920 9247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.17% 21.97% 21.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7432 7054 5680
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.06% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 181 209
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.20 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.67% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.50 £15.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.55 £55.00 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +5 14 £413 -20.67% 8
Yorkshire - 5 £415 - 3
South East -39 4 £358 -10.62% 2
East of England - 4 £475 -
North West -14 2 £725 - 5
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Amazon RDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 58 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (77.59%) Amazon EC2
3 32 (55.17%) Amazon S3
3 32 (55.17%) Windows
4 29 (50.00%) DevOps
5 24 (41.38%) AWS CloudFormation
6 23 (39.66%) Linux
7 21 (36.21%) Oracle
8 19 (32.76%) Amazon ELB
8 19 (32.76%) Puppet
9 18 (31.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 18 (31.03%) Web Services
9 18 (31.03%) Configuration Management
10 14 (24.14%) SQL Server
10 14 (24.14%) SQL
10 14 (24.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 13 (22.41%) Route 53
11 13 (22.41%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (22.41%) Tomcat
12 12 (20.69%) VPN
12 12 (20.69%) Python
12 12 (20.69%) IIS
12 12 (20.69%) Firewall
12 12 (20.69%) Migration
12 12 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
12 12 (20.69%) Bash Shell
12 12 (20.69%) Opscode Chef
12 12 (20.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 12 (20.69%) Auto-Scaling

Amazon RDS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 13 (22.41%) Tomcat
2 12 (20.69%) IIS
3 11 (18.97%) Apache
4 8 (13.79%) nginx
5 6 (10.34%) MS Exchange
5 6 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (8.62%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (8.62%) SharePoint
7 3 (5.17%) Apache Solr
7 3 (5.17%) Confluence
8 2 (3.45%) Jetty
9 1 (1.72%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 58 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (77.59%) Amazon EC2
3 32 (55.17%) Amazon S3
4 24 (41.38%) AWS CloudFormation
5 19 (32.76%) Amazon ELB
6 18 (31.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 14 (24.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 13 (22.41%) Route 53
9 12 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (20.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 10 (17.24%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (15.52%) CloudFront
12 6 (10.34%) Office 365
13 5 (8.62%) IaaS
13 5 (8.62%) Amazon SQS
14 4 (6.90%) Amazon Glacier
14 4 (6.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 2 (3.45%) Amazon EMR
15 2 (3.45%) GitHub
15 2 (3.45%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.69%) VPN
1 12 (20.69%) Firewall
2 10 (17.24%) Internet
2 10 (17.24%) DNS
3 5 (8.62%) DHCP
3 5 (8.62%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (8.62%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (5.17%) Network Security
4 3 (5.17%) DSL
4 3 (5.17%) SSL
4 3 (5.17%) HTTP
5 2 (3.45%) SSH
5 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.45%) LAN
5 2 (3.45%) WAN
6 1 (1.72%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.72%) LDAP
6 1 (1.72%) SAN
6 1 (1.72%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.97%) MySQL
3 10 (17.24%) MongoDB
4 9 (15.52%) Redis
5 5 (8.62%) Amazon Redshift
5 5 (8.62%) NoSQL
6 4 (6.90%) RDBMS
6 4 (6.90%) SimpleDB
6 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
6 4 (6.90%) Couchbase
6 4 (6.90%) Big Data
7 3 (5.17%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.72%) Hazelcast
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (18.97%) Git (software)
2 10 (17.24%) Jenkins
3 7 (12.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (6.90%) TeamCity
4 4 (6.90%) Gradle
5 3 (5.17%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (5.17%) RSpec
5 3 (5.17%) JIRA
6 2 (3.45%) Maven
6 2 (3.45%) Selenium
6 2 (3.45%) Gerrit
6 2 (3.45%) Grunt
General
1 7 (12.07%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.17%) Finance
3 1 (1.72%) Games
3 1 (1.72%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (31.03%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (22.41%) Architect
3 9 (15.52%) Infrastructure Architect
4 8 (13.79%) Software Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) Cloud Architect
6 6 (10.34%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (8.62%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Developer
8 4 (6.90%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) AWS Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Windows Systems Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Data Architect
9 3 (5.17%) Administrator
9 3 (5.17%) Integration Manager
9 3 (5.17%) Technical Manager
10 2 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
10 2 (3.45%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.03%) Web Services
2 4 (6.90%) POSIX
2 4 (6.90%) RESTful
3 3 (5.17%) boto
3 3 (5.17%) Memcached
4 2 (3.45%) Spring
4 2 (3.45%) JDBC
4 2 (3.45%) SOAP
4 2 (3.45%) JPA
4 2 (3.45%) Spring Security
4 2 (3.45%) Spring Web Flow
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (1.72%) .NET
5 1 (1.72%) JSON
5 1 (1.72%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.72%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) PKI
2 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.62%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.17%) Data Integration
4 3 (5.17%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.72%) User Experience
5 1 (1.72%) Online Games
5 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.72%) Replication
5 1 (1.72%) Clustering
5 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (55.17%) Windows
2 23 (39.66%) Linux
3 11 (18.97%) UNIX
4 10 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (10.34%) CentOS
7 5 (8.62%) Android
7 5 (8.62%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.45%) Fedora
8 2 (3.45%) Debian
9 1 (1.72%) SUSE
9 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.00%) DevOps
2 18 (31.03%) Configuration Management
3 13 (22.41%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (20.69%) Migration
4 12 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (20.69%) Auto-Scaling
5 9 (15.52%) Software Engineering
6 7 (12.07%) Software Architecture
7 6 (10.34%) ITIL
7 6 (10.34%) E-Commerce
7 6 (10.34%) Kanban
8 5 (8.62%) Mobile Application Development
8 5 (8.62%) Security Testing
8 5 (8.62%) Test Automation
8 5 (8.62%) Scrum
8 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (8.62%) TDD
9 4 (6.90%) Service Management
9 4 (6.90%) Performance Testing
9 4 (6.90%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.14%) SQL
2 12 (20.69%) Python
2 12 (20.69%) Bash Shell
3 10 (17.24%) Java
4 6 (10.34%) Ruby
5 5 (8.62%) PowerShell
5 5 (8.62%) PHP
6 4 (6.90%) Perl
7 3 (5.17%) Groovy
7 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.72%) PHP5
8 1 (1.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (10.34%) MCSA
2 5 (8.62%) SC Cleared
2 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.62%) MCSE
2 5 (8.62%) MCP
3 3 (5.17%) AWS Certification
3 3 (5.17%) Degree
4 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.72%) CCNP
4 1 (1.72%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) QA
System Software
1 11 (18.97%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.62%) UAG
3 2 (3.45%) Docker
4 1 (1.72%) vCloud
4 1 (1.72%) vSphere
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 19 (32.76%) Puppet
2 12 (20.69%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (13.79%) Ansible
4 5 (8.62%) Salt
4 5 (8.62%) HAProxy
4 5 (8.62%) SCCM
5 2 (3.45%) Nagios
6 1 (1.72%) Graphite
6 1 (1.72%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 21 (36.21%) Oracle
2 11 (18.97%) VMware
3 8 (13.79%) Akamai
4 7 (12.07%) Red Hat
5 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
5 6 (10.34%) Citrix
6 4 (6.90%) hybris
6 4 (6.90%) New Relic
7 3 (5.17%) Vertica
7 3 (5.17%) Infobright
7 3 (5.17%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.72%) WorldPay
8 1 (1.72%) Percona
8 1 (1.72%) Dell
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