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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS)
Rank 541 526 549
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +23
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 42 39 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.082% 0.081% 0.041%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.38% 0.37% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 35 18
Average daily rate
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£310 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
-26.66% -7.69%
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
10950 10682 11234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.39% 22.20% 21.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6901 6740 6620
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 190 275
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.77 £17.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.40 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +27 25 £373 -6.81% 6
South East -11 7 £220 -60.00% 2
North West -7 5 - -
East of England - 3 £200 -
Yorkshire -18 1 - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
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Amazon RDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 92 (93.88%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (52.04%) Amazon EC2
3 49 (50.00%) MySQL
4 45 (45.92%) Amazon S3
5 44 (44.90%) Web Services
6 38 (38.78%) Linux
7 35 (35.71%) Windows
8 33 (33.67%) UNIX
9 27 (27.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 26 (26.53%) Tomcat
11 23 (23.47%) Migration
11 23 (23.47%) Python
11 23 (23.47%) Apache
11 23 (23.47%) DevOps
12 20 (20.41%) Performance Tuning
13 19 (19.39%) .NET
14 18 (18.37%) DNS
14 18 (18.37%) LAMP
14 18 (18.37%) Opscode Chef
14 18 (18.37%) Amazon ELB
14 18 (18.37%) Percona
14 18 (18.37%) High Availability
15 17 (17.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 17 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (17.35%) DHCP
15 17 (17.35%) Red Hat
15 17 (17.35%) Oracle
16 16 (16.33%) SQL Server
16 16 (16.33%) Active Directory
16 16 (16.33%) MS Exchange

Amazon RDS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 26 (26.53%) Tomcat
2 23 (23.47%) Apache
3 16 (16.33%) MS Exchange
4 10 (10.20%) SharePoint
4 10 (10.20%) IIS
4 10 (10.20%) SharePoint 2013
4 10 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (3.06%) WordPress
7 3 (3.06%) nginx
8 2 (2.04%) CMS
9 1 (1.02%) Drupal
9 1 (1.02%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.02%) Confluence
9 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.02%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (1.02%) Magnolia
9 1 (1.02%) Node.js
9 1 (1.02%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (1.02%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 92 (93.88%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (52.04%) Amazon EC2
3 45 (45.92%) Amazon S3
4 18 (18.37%) Amazon ELB
5 16 (16.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (14.29%) Office 365
7 10 (10.20%) IaaS
8 7 (7.14%) ElastiCache
8 7 (7.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 7 (7.14%) CloudFront
9 6 (6.12%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (4.08%) Route 53
11 2 (2.04%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.37%) DNS
2 17 (17.35%) DHCP
3 10 (10.20%) Internet
3 10 (10.20%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (5.10%) Firewall
5 3 (3.06%) VPN
6 1 (1.02%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.02%) SSL
6 1 (1.02%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (50.00%) MySQL
2 16 (16.33%) SQL Server
3 13 (13.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 7 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 7 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (5.10%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (5.10%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.08%) Big Data
6 4 (4.08%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (4.08%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (2.04%) Redis
7 2 (2.04%) SimpleDB
7 2 (2.04%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.04%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.04%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.04%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (2.04%) Azkaban
Development Applications
1 10 (10.20%) JIRA
2 8 (8.16%) Subversion
3 7 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 7 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (5.10%) MSBuild
4 5 (5.10%) Eclipse
4 5 (5.10%) NUnit
4 5 (5.10%) CruiseControl
5 4 (4.08%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.02%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (4.08%) Publishing
2 3 (3.06%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.04%) Advertising
3 2 (2.04%) Music Industry
3 2 (2.04%) Games
3 2 (2.04%) Retail
4 1 (1.02%) Billing
4 1 (1.02%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (26.53%) DBA
2 18 (18.37%) MySQL DBA
3 17 (17.35%) DevOps Engineer
4 16 (16.33%) Developer
5 12 (12.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (10.20%) .NET Developer
7 9 (9.18%) C# Developer
7 9 (9.18%) Administrator
7 9 (9.18%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (8.16%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (8.16%) Software Engineer
9 7 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 7 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
10 6 (6.12%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (6.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (5.10%) Web Engineer
12 3 (3.06%) Oracle DBA
12 3 (3.06%) Consultant
13 2 (2.04%) Network Engineer
13 2 (2.04%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (44.90%) Web Services
2 19 (19.39%) .NET
3 18 (18.37%) LAMP
4 14 (14.29%) WCF
5 8 (8.16%) WPF
5 8 (8.16%) LINQ
6 7 (7.14%) ASP.NET
7 6 (6.12%) REST
8 5 (5.10%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (4.08%) RESTful
10 3 (3.06%) JSON
10 3 (3.06%) XML
11 2 (2.04%) CSS
11 2 (2.04%) HTML
11 2 (2.04%) jQuery
11 2 (2.04%) Kafka
12 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET Web API
12 1 (1.02%) HTML5
12 1 (1.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 1 (1.02%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.31%) Replication
2 10 (10.20%) PKI
3 7 (7.14%) Open Source
4 4 (4.08%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.04%) Social Media
5 2 (2.04%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.02%) Online Games
6 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 38 (38.78%) Linux
2 35 (35.71%) Windows
3 33 (33.67%) UNIX
4 27 (27.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (17.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (16.33%) Debian
7 15 (15.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (6.12%) Windows 8
10 4 (4.08%) Windows 7
11 3 (3.06%) Apple iOS
11 3 (3.06%) Android
12 1 (1.02%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.02%) Solaris
12 1 (1.02%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.47%) Migration
1 23 (23.47%) DevOps
2 20 (20.41%) Performance Tuning
3 18 (18.37%) High Availability
4 17 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (16.33%) Scrum
6 15 (15.31%) Software Engineering
7 11 (11.22%) Configuration Management
8 9 (9.18%) ITIL
8 9 (9.18%) Release Management
9 8 (8.16%) MVC
9 8 (8.16%) Kanban
10 7 (7.14%) Content Management
11 6 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (3.06%) OO
12 3 (3.06%) E-Commerce
12 3 (3.06%) Network Monitoring
13 2 (2.04%) Business Intelligence
13 2 (2.04%) OOP
13 2 (2.04%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.47%) Python
2 14 (14.29%) C#
3 13 (13.27%) SQL
3 13 (13.27%) Ruby
4 12 (12.24%) PowerShell
4 12 (12.24%) Java
5 8 (8.16%) Perl
6 7 (7.14%) PHP
7 4 (4.08%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.08%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.06%) Groovy
9 2 (2.04%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.04%) Scala
9 2 (2.04%) PHP5
9 2 (2.04%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.02%) C++
10 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.02%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (9.18%) MCP
1 9 (9.18%) MCSE
1 9 (9.18%) MCSA
1 9 (9.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.02%) Degree
2 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 16 (16.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.20%) UAG
3 6 (6.12%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (5.10%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (5.10%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (2.04%) Varnish
6 1 (1.02%) vCloud
6 1 (1.02%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (18.37%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (16.33%) Puppet
2 16 (16.33%) SCCM
3 7 (7.14%) Nagios
4 5 (5.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (5.10%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.02%) YUM
5 1 (1.02%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.02%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (18.37%) Percona
2 17 (17.35%) Oracle
2 17 (17.35%) Red Hat
3 11 (11.22%) Sun
4 10 (10.20%) Citrix
4 10 (10.20%) Microsoft
4 10 (10.20%) VMware
5 7 (7.14%) New Relic
6 4 (4.08%) Cisco
7 2 (2.04%) Sony
7 2 (2.04%) Tableau
8 1 (1.02%) Zend
8 1 (1.02%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.02%) Remedy
8 1 (1.02%) Interwoven