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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS)
Rank 518 541 498
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -43
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 34 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.071% 0.015% 0.046%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.34% 0.068% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 1 19
Average daily rate
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£409 £310 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.85% -12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £310 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - £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
10097 10262 9281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.17% 22.25% 22.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6603 6378 5703
Average daily rate £403 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.20% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £256 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 172 208
Average hourly rate £32.50 £33.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £15.85 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +7 20 £510 +64.51% 9
South East -16 9 £290 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £409 - 3
South West - 1 £350 - 1
East of England - 1 £400 - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 2
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Amazon RDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 66 (95.65%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
3 37 (53.62%) Amazon S3
4 34 (49.28%) Web Services
5 31 (44.93%) Amazon ELB
6 29 (42.03%) Linux
7 28 (40.58%) DevOps
8 26 (37.68%) Puppet
9 24 (34.78%) Windows
10 23 (33.33%) Route 53
11 19 (27.54%) Oracle
11 19 (27.54%) SQL
12 16 (23.19%) Configuration Management
12 16 (23.19%) Bash Shell
13 15 (21.74%) Firewall
14 14 (20.29%) Apache
14 14 (20.29%) Tomcat
15 13 (18.84%) Python
15 13 (18.84%) PHP
15 13 (18.84%) Java
15 13 (18.84%) MySQL
15 13 (18.84%) Ruby
15 13 (18.84%) Opscode Chef
16 12 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 12 (17.39%) VPN
17 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
17 11 (15.94%) MongoDB
17 11 (15.94%) CentOS
18 10 (14.49%) Cloud Computing
18 10 (14.49%) IIS

Amazon RDS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (20.29%) Apache
1 14 (20.29%) Tomcat
2 10 (14.49%) IIS
3 9 (13.04%) nginx
4 7 (10.14%) SharePoint
5 5 (7.25%) MS Exchange
5 5 (7.25%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (7.25%) Node.js
6 3 (4.35%) CMS
7 2 (2.90%) K2 blackpearl
7 2 (2.90%) Kentico
8 1 (1.45%) WordPress
8 1 (1.45%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 66 (95.65%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
3 37 (53.62%) Amazon S3
4 31 (44.93%) Amazon ELB
5 23 (33.33%) Route 53
6 10 (14.49%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (13.04%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 9 (13.04%) ElastiCache
7 9 (13.04%) CloudFront
8 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (8.70%) Amazon SQS
9 6 (8.70%) SaaS
10 5 (7.25%) Office 365
10 5 (7.25%) IaaS
11 2 (2.90%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (2.90%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.74%) Firewall
2 12 (17.39%) VPN
3 10 (14.49%) DNS
4 8 (11.59%) Internet
4 8 (11.59%) SSL
4 8 (11.59%) DHCP
5 6 (8.70%) TCP/IP
6 5 (7.25%) DSL
6 5 (7.25%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (7.25%) Network Security
7 4 (5.80%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (2.90%) SSH
8 2 (2.90%) Kerberos
8 2 (2.90%) DAB
9 1 (1.45%) WAN
9 1 (1.45%) HTTP
9 1 (1.45%) HTTPS
9 1 (1.45%) LAN
9 1 (1.45%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.84%) MySQL
2 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.94%) MongoDB
3 7 (10.14%) NoSQL
3 7 (10.14%) Redis
4 5 (7.25%) RDBMS
4 5 (7.25%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.80%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (4.35%) SimpleDB
6 3 (4.35%) Couchbase
7 2 (2.90%) RavenDB
7 2 (2.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.90%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.90%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.25%) RSpec
2 5 (7.25%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.90%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 2 (2.90%) LLBLGen Pro
3 2 (2.90%) Gerrit
3 2 (2.90%) Gradle
3 2 (2.90%) Grunt
3 2 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.90%) Subversion
3 2 (2.90%) Selenium
3 2 (2.90%) Maven
4 1 (1.45%) JIRA
4 1 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 9 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.80%) Finance
3 2 (2.90%) Games
4 1 (1.45%) Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (17.39%) Architect
2 11 (15.94%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (13.04%) Infrastructure Architect
4 8 (11.59%) Cloud Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) Developer
5 7 (10.14%) Cloud Architect
6 6 (8.70%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (8.70%) Software Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Administrator
8 4 (5.80%) Consultant
9 3 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.35%) DBA
9 3 (4.35%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Applications Support
9 3 (4.35%) Integration Manager
9 3 (4.35%) Applications Support Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (49.28%) Web Services
2 6 (8.70%) LAMP
3 5 (7.25%) .NET
4 4 (5.80%) JSON
4 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET
4 4 (5.80%) SOAP
5 3 (4.35%) CSS
5 3 (4.35%) HTML
6 2 (2.90%) Sencha Touch
6 2 (2.90%) CSS3
6 2 (2.90%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (2.90%) Dapper ORM
6 2 (2.90%) RESTful
6 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.90%) HTML5
6 2 (2.90%) jQuery
6 2 (2.90%) NHibernate
6 2 (2.90%) WCF
6 2 (2.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (10.14%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.25%) Client/Server
2 5 (7.25%) PKI
3 3 (4.35%) User Experience
4 2 (2.90%) Open Source
4 2 (2.90%) Online Games
4 2 (2.90%) iPhone
4 2 (2.90%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (42.03%) Linux
2 24 (34.78%) Windows
3 12 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (15.94%) CentOS
5 8 (11.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (11.59%) Android
6 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (8.70%) Apple iOS
8 5 (7.25%) UNIX
9 3 (4.35%) Debian
10 2 (2.90%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (2.90%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.90%) Fedora
11 1 (1.45%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.58%) DevOps
2 16 (23.19%) Configuration Management
3 9 (13.04%) Migration
3 9 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (10.14%) E-Commerce
4 7 (10.14%) Software Engineering
4 7 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (10.14%) Software Architecture
5 6 (8.70%) Kanban
5 6 (8.70%) TDD
5 6 (8.70%) Web Development
6 5 (7.25%) ITIL
6 5 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (7.25%) MVC
6 5 (7.25%) Test Automation
6 5 (7.25%) Mobile Application Development
7 4 (5.80%) Security Testing
7 4 (5.80%) Scrum
8 3 (4.35%) Network Design
8 3 (4.35%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.54%) SQL
2 16 (23.19%) Bash Shell
3 13 (18.84%) Python
3 13 (18.84%) PHP
3 13 (18.84%) Java
3 13 (18.84%) Ruby
4 5 (7.25%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.25%) Perl
4 5 (7.25%) C++
5 4 (5.80%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.90%) C#
7 1 (1.45%) Groovy
7 1 (1.45%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (7.25%) MCSE
1 5 (7.25%) MCSA
1 5 (7.25%) MCP
1 5 (7.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.80%) Degree
3 2 (2.90%) VCP4
3 2 (2.90%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 10 (14.49%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.25%) UAG
3 4 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.90%) Varnish
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 26 (37.68%) Puppet
2 13 (18.84%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (7.25%) Nagios
3 5 (7.25%) SCCM
3 5 (7.25%) Salt
3 5 (7.25%) HAProxy
4 3 (4.35%) Ansible
5 1 (1.45%) Graphite
Vendors
1 19 (27.54%) Oracle
2 10 (14.49%) VMware
3 9 (13.04%) Red Hat
4 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
5 6 (8.70%) Akamai
5 6 (8.70%) Citrix
6 4 (5.80%) New Relic
7 2 (2.90%) Percona
7 2 (2.90%) Hortonworks
7 2 (2.90%) Appcelerator
7 2 (2.90%) Sencha
7 2 (2.90%) Mercator
8 1 (1.45%) Zend
8 1 (1.45%) hybris
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