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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS)
Rank 551 567 500
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -67
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 32 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.016% 0.037%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.30% 0.074% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 2 16
Average daily rate
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£425 £475 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +38.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 - £325
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
10767 10789 9491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.31% 21.88% 22.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7081 6851 5918
Average daily rate £408 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 172 199
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.54 £15.65 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.08 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +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 1 April 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 1 April 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 21 £450 -5.26% 6
South East -17 4 £358 - 1
East of England - 3 £450 - 2
Yorkshire - 2 £409 - 2
South West +1 1 £350 - 1
North West -16 1 £725 -
West Midlands - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
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Amazon RDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 59 (95.16%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (67.74%) Amazon EC2
3 31 (50.00%) Amazon S3
4 28 (45.16%) AWS CloudFormation
5 27 (43.55%) Web Services
6 26 (41.94%) Amazon ELB
6 26 (41.94%) DevOps
7 25 (40.32%) Linux
8 24 (38.71%) Windows
9 23 (37.10%) Puppet
10 22 (35.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 20 (32.26%) Route 53
12 19 (30.65%) Oracle
13 17 (27.42%) Auto-Scaling
14 16 (25.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 16 (25.81%) SQL
15 15 (24.19%) Bash Shell
16 14 (22.58%) Tomcat
16 14 (22.58%) Configuration Management
16 14 (22.58%) Firewall
17 13 (20.97%) Java
17 13 (20.97%) SQL Server
18 12 (19.35%) Ruby
18 12 (19.35%) Opscode Chef
19 11 (17.74%) VMware
19 11 (17.74%) Migration
19 11 (17.74%) Python
19 11 (17.74%) VPN
19 11 (17.74%) Active Directory
20 10 (16.13%) DNS

Amazon RDS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (22.58%) Tomcat
2 10 (16.13%) Apache
2 10 (16.13%) IIS
3 7 (11.29%) nginx
3 7 (11.29%) SharePoint
4 6 (9.68%) MS Exchange
4 6 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (8.06%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (6.45%) Node.js
7 2 (3.23%) K2 blackpearl
7 2 (3.23%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.61%) WordPress
8 1 (1.61%) Drupal
8 1 (1.61%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 59 (95.16%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (67.74%) Amazon EC2
3 31 (50.00%) Amazon S3
4 28 (45.16%) AWS CloudFormation
5 26 (41.94%) Amazon ELB
6 22 (35.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 20 (32.26%) Route 53
8 16 (25.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 10 (16.13%) ElastiCache
9 10 (16.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 10 (16.13%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (14.52%) CloudFront
11 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (12.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 6 (9.68%) Office 365
13 5 (8.06%) IaaS
14 4 (6.45%) SaaS
14 4 (6.45%) Amazon Glacier
15 3 (4.84%) Amazon SQS
16 2 (3.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.58%) Firewall
2 11 (17.74%) VPN
3 10 (16.13%) DNS
4 8 (12.90%) Internet
5 7 (11.29%) DHCP
5 7 (11.29%) SSL
6 5 (8.06%) Network Security
6 5 (8.06%) DSL
6 5 (8.06%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (6.45%) TCP/IP
7 4 (6.45%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (3.23%) Kerberos
8 2 (3.23%) LAN
8 2 (3.23%) WAN
8 2 (3.23%) SSH
9 1 (1.61%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.61%) HTTP
9 1 (1.61%) HTTPS
9 1 (1.61%) SAN
9 1 (1.61%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.97%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.13%) MySQL
2 10 (16.13%) MongoDB
3 7 (11.29%) Redis
4 4 (6.45%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (6.45%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.84%) SimpleDB
5 3 (4.84%) Big Data
5 3 (4.84%) Couchbase
5 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.84%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.23%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.61%) Hazelcast
7 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Git (software)
1 5 (8.06%) RSpec
1 5 (8.06%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.23%) Grunt
2 2 (3.23%) Gradle
2 2 (3.23%) Gerrit
2 2 (3.23%) Selenium
2 2 (3.23%) Maven
3 1 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.61%) JIRA
General
1 7 (11.29%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.45%) Finance
3 2 (3.23%) Games
4 1 (1.61%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (22.58%) Architect
2 10 (16.13%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (14.52%) Infrastructure Architect
4 8 (12.90%) AWS Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) Cloud Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) Cloud Architect
6 6 (9.68%) Developer
6 6 (9.68%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (8.06%) Software Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Administrator
7 5 (8.06%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Consultant
9 3 (4.84%) AWS Consultant
9 3 (4.84%) Windows Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Cloud Consultant
9 3 (4.84%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.84%) Technical Manager
9 3 (4.84%) Integration Manager
9 3 (4.84%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (43.55%) Web Services
2 4 (6.45%) SOAP
3 3 (4.84%) JSON
4 2 (3.23%) LAMP
4 2 (3.23%) .NET
4 2 (3.23%) XML
4 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.23%) SAML
4 2 (3.23%) POSIX
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.23%) RESTful
5 1 (1.61%) Symfony
5 1 (1.61%) Zend Framework
5 1 (1.61%) Memcached
5 1 (1.61%) Laravel
5 1 (1.61%) boto
5 1 (1.61%) CSS
5 1 (1.61%) HTML
5 1 (1.61%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.06%) Mobile App
2 5 (8.06%) PKI
3 4 (6.45%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.84%) User Experience
5 2 (3.23%) Replication
5 2 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (3.23%) Online Games
5 2 (3.23%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.61%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (40.32%) Linux
2 24 (38.71%) Windows
3 10 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (14.52%) CentOS
5 8 (12.90%) UNIX
6 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (9.68%) Apple iOS
7 6 (9.68%) Android
8 3 (4.84%) Debian
9 2 (3.23%) Fedora
9 2 (3.23%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.61%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.94%) DevOps
2 17 (27.42%) Auto-Scaling
3 14 (22.58%) Configuration Management
4 11 (17.74%) Migration
5 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (11.29%) Software Architecture
6 7 (11.29%) E-Commerce
7 6 (9.68%) Software Engineering
7 6 (9.68%) ITIL
7 6 (9.68%) Kanban
8 5 (8.06%) Test Automation
8 5 (8.06%) Mobile Application Development
8 5 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (8.06%) Scrum
9 4 (6.45%) TDD
9 4 (6.45%) Security Testing
9 4 (6.45%) Release Management
10 3 (4.84%) Web Development
10 3 (4.84%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.81%) SQL
2 15 (24.19%) Bash Shell
3 13 (20.97%) Java
4 12 (19.35%) Ruby
5 11 (17.74%) Python
6 8 (12.90%) PHP
7 5 (8.06%) Perl
8 4 (6.45%) C++
8 4 (6.45%) PowerShell
9 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.61%) Groovy
10 1 (1.61%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) MCSA
1 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.06%) Degree
2 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
2 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.06%) MCP
2 5 (8.06%) MCSE
3 2 (3.23%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (1.61%) CCNP
4 1 (1.61%) CCNA
4 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
System Software
1 11 (17.74%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.06%) UAG
3 2 (3.23%) Docker
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.61%) vSphere
4 1 (1.61%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 23 (37.10%) Puppet
2 12 (19.35%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (8.06%) SCCM
3 5 (8.06%) HAProxy
4 4 (6.45%) Salt
5 3 (4.84%) Ansible
5 3 (4.84%) Nagios
6 1 (1.61%) Graphite
6 1 (1.61%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 19 (30.65%) Oracle
2 11 (17.74%) VMware
3 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
4 7 (11.29%) Red Hat
5 6 (9.68%) Citrix
5 6 (9.68%) Akamai
6 2 (3.23%) Mercator
6 2 (3.23%) New Relic
6 2 (3.23%) Percona
6 2 (3.23%) Vertica
6 2 (3.23%) Infobright
7 1 (1.61%) Zend
7 1 (1.61%) hybris
7 1 (1.61%) Dell
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