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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS)
Rank 538 550 532
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -18
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 34 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.039% 0.011%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.32% 0.17% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 3
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£450 £390 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +9.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £280 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £412 £367
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £250 -
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -
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
10566 10687 10060
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.32% 22.89% 21.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7113 6784 6172
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 236 263
Average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.81% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -15.38%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 -14 11 £463 +18.58% 7
South East - 11 £440 - 3
Yorkshire -7 6 £375 +50.00% 1
East of England - 4 £450 -
South West - 1 - -
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Amazon RDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 69 (90.79%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (64.47%) Web Services
3 48 (63.16%) Amazon EC2
4 45 (59.21%) Amazon S3
5 38 (50.00%) Linux
6 30 (39.47%) MySQL
7 27 (35.53%) Amazon ELB
8 26 (34.21%) DevOps
9 25 (32.89%) Tomcat
10 24 (31.58%) Puppet
11 23 (30.26%) SQL
12 22 (28.95%) Windows
13 21 (27.63%) Apache
14 19 (25.00%) Oracle
15 18 (23.68%) LAMP
15 18 (23.68%) Route 53
16 17 (22.37%) Ruby
16 17 (22.37%) Java
17 16 (21.05%) PHP
17 16 (21.05%) .NET
18 15 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
19 14 (18.42%) Red Hat
19 14 (18.42%) Opscode Chef
19 14 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 13 (17.11%) Python
20 13 (17.11%) MVC
21 12 (15.79%) Configuration Management
21 12 (15.79%) Bash Shell
21 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
22 11 (14.47%) PowerShell

Amazon RDS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 25 (32.89%) Tomcat
2 21 (27.63%) Apache
3 8 (10.53%) nginx
4 7 (9.21%) IIS
4 7 (9.21%) SharePoint
5 6 (7.89%) MS Exchange
6 5 (6.58%) Node.js
6 5 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (6.58%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (5.26%) CMS
8 3 (3.95%) WordPress
9 2 (2.63%) Kentico
9 2 (2.63%) Drupal
9 2 (2.63%) K2 blackpearl
10 1 (1.32%) Adobe CQ
10 1 (1.32%) Magnolia
10 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 69 (90.79%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (63.16%) Amazon EC2
3 45 (59.21%) Amazon S3
4 27 (35.53%) Amazon ELB
5 18 (23.68%) Route 53
6 9 (11.84%) Amazon SQS
7 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (7.89%) Office 365
9 5 (6.58%) CloudFront
9 5 (6.58%) IaaS
9 5 (6.58%) SaaS
10 3 (3.95%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 3 (3.95%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.16%) DHCP
1 10 (13.16%) DNS
2 8 (10.53%) SSL
3 6 (7.89%) Internet
3 6 (7.89%) Firewall
3 6 (7.89%) TCP/IP
4 5 (6.58%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (5.26%) Network Security
5 4 (5.26%) DSL
6 3 (3.95%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (2.63%) Kerberos
7 2 (2.63%) DAB
8 1 (1.32%) DMZ
8 1 (1.32%) HTTP
8 1 (1.32%) VPN
8 1 (1.32%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (39.47%) MySQL
2 10 (13.16%) MongoDB
3 9 (11.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 7 (9.21%) NoSQL
5 6 (7.89%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (7.89%) Relational Database
5 6 (7.89%) Oracle Database
6 5 (6.58%) RDBMS
6 5 (6.58%) Redis
7 4 (5.26%) SimpleDB
7 4 (5.26%) Oracle Exadata
7 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
7 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (3.95%) Couchbase
8 3 (3.95%) Hadoop
9 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (2.63%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (2.63%) Big Data
9 2 (2.63%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 9 (11.84%) Subversion
1 9 (11.84%) JIRA
2 6 (7.89%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.58%) Eclipse
3 5 (6.58%) NUnit
3 5 (6.58%) CruiseControl
3 5 (6.58%) MSBuild
4 4 (5.26%) RSpec
5 3 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.63%) LLBLGen Pro
6 2 (2.63%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (7.89%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.95%) Games
2 3 (3.95%) Retail
3 2 (2.63%) Music Industry
3 2 (2.63%) Finance
3 2 (2.63%) Advertising
4 1 (1.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (22.37%) Developer
2 14 (18.42%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (11.84%) Administrator
4 8 (10.53%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 8 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) DBA
5 7 (9.21%) Automation Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.58%) .NET Developer
7 5 (6.58%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (6.58%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (6.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Web Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
8 4 (5.26%) Consultant
9 3 (3.95%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.95%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (64.47%) Web Services
2 18 (23.68%) LAMP
3 16 (21.05%) .NET
4 10 (13.16%) ASP.NET
5 8 (10.53%) WCF
6 7 (9.21%) REST
6 7 (9.21%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (7.89%) JSON
8 5 (6.58%) HTML
8 5 (6.58%) CSS
9 4 (5.26%) jQuery
9 4 (5.26%) XML
10 3 (3.95%) RESTful
10 3 (3.95%) HTML5
11 2 (2.63%) Symfony
11 2 (2.63%) NHibernate
11 2 (2.63%) Dapper ORM
11 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (2.63%) Sencha Touch
11 2 (2.63%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Open Source
2 5 (6.58%) Client/Server
2 5 (6.58%) PKI
3 3 (3.95%) User Experience
3 3 (3.95%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.63%) iPhone
4 2 (2.63%) Online Games
4 2 (2.63%) Replication
5 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 38 (50.00%) Linux
2 22 (28.95%) Windows
3 14 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (14.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (13.16%) UNIX
7 9 (11.84%) CentOS
8 5 (6.58%) Android
9 3 (3.95%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.63%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (2.63%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.63%) Debian
10 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (34.21%) DevOps
2 15 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (17.11%) MVC
4 12 (15.79%) Configuration Management
5 8 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (9.21%) Software Engineering
7 6 (7.89%) Kanban
7 6 (7.89%) Web Development
7 6 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (7.89%) TDD
8 5 (6.58%) E-Commerce
8 5 (6.58%) ITIL
8 5 (6.58%) Release Management
9 4 (5.26%) Test Automation
9 4 (5.26%) Load Balancing
9 4 (5.26%) Scrum
10 3 (3.95%) OOP
10 3 (3.95%) Network Design
10 3 (3.95%) Security Testing
10 3 (3.95%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (30.26%) SQL
2 17 (22.37%) Ruby
2 17 (22.37%) Java
3 16 (21.05%) PHP
4 13 (17.11%) Python
5 12 (15.79%) Bash Shell
6 11 (14.47%) PowerShell
7 7 (9.21%) C#
8 6 (7.89%) JavaScript
9 5 (6.58%) C++
10 4 (5.26%) Perl
10 4 (5.26%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.63%) Groovy
11 2 (2.63%) PHP5
12 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (6.58%) MCSE
1 5 (6.58%) MCSA
1 5 (6.58%) MCP
2 3 (3.95%) Degree
3 2 (2.63%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) QA
2 2 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (7.89%) Oracle RAC
1 6 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.58%) UAG
3 4 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (3.95%) Varnish
5 1 (1.32%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 24 (31.58%) Puppet
2 14 (18.42%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (9.21%) Nagios
4 6 (7.89%) SCCM
5 4 (5.26%) Data Guard
5 4 (5.26%) HAProxy
5 4 (5.26%) Salt
5 4 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.32%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (25.00%) Oracle
2 14 (18.42%) Red Hat
3 7 (9.21%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.89%) New Relic
4 6 (7.89%) VMware
4 6 (7.89%) Sun
5 5 (6.58%) Citrix
6 2 (2.63%) Zend
6 2 (2.63%) Hortonworks
6 2 (2.63%) Appcelerator
6 2 (2.63%) Sencha
6 2 (2.63%) Sony
6 2 (2.63%) Mercator
7 1 (1.32%) Interwoven
7 1 (1.32%) Cisco
7 1 (1.32%) Percona
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