The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon AWS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 202 260 291
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +31
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 222 148 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.01% 0.64% 0.41%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.98% 21.33% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 106 70
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £28.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £19.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+105.12% -64.54%
Amazon AWS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Cloud Services Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1058 694 454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.83% 3.02% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 481 321
Average daily rate £438 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £414
% change year-on-year
- -3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 7 3
Average hourly rate £22.25 £18.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.61% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.46 £21.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £32.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -35.13%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Amazon AWS Jobs Demand Trend in London

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Amazon AWS across the London region.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Trend in London

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon AWS across the London region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Histogram in London

Amazon AWS
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS across the London region.

Amazon AWS Hourly Rate Trend in London

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the London region over the 3 months to 31 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
City of London +30 37 £419 +13.17% 21
Hammersmith - 1 £625 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £450 - 1
Wimbledon - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Amazon AWS
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Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Amazon AWS 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 AWS.

1 314 (68.26%) Web Services
2 218 (47.39%) Linux
3 187 (40.65%) DevOps
4 180 (39.13%) Python
5 155 (33.70%) Ruby
6 153 (33.26%) Puppet
7 145 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
8 133 (28.91%) Java
9 127 (27.61%) Opscode Chef
10 121 (26.30%) Amazon EC2
11 102 (22.17%) Windows
12 100 (21.74%) Apache
13 99 (21.52%) Bash Shell
14 95 (20.65%) MySQL
15 87 (18.91%) Red Hat
15 87 (18.91%) Jenkins
16 84 (18.26%) Perl
16 84 (18.26%) MongoDB
16 84 (18.26%) NoSQL
17 83 (18.04%) Continuous Integration
18 80 (17.39%) Git (software)
19 75 (16.30%) VMware
20 70 (15.22%) Nagios
21 67 (14.57%) JavaScript
22 66 (14.35%) UNIX
23 64 (13.91%) Oracle
23 64 (13.91%) Amazon S3
24 62 (13.48%) TDD
25 61 (13.26%) Microsoft Azure
26 59 (12.83%) CentOS

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Amazon AWS 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 AWS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 100 (21.74%) Apache
2 55 (11.96%) nginx
3 46 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 33 (7.17%) Node.js
5 30 (6.52%) Elasticsearch
6 24 (5.22%) Apache Spark
7 23 (5.00%) OpenStack
8 22 (4.78%) IIS
9 19 (4.13%) Cloud Foundry
10 16 (3.48%) Apache Solr
11 10 (2.17%) WebLogic
12 9 (1.96%) MS Exchange
12 9 (1.96%) WebSphere
13 7 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
13 7 (1.52%) JBoss
14 5 (1.09%) Confluence
15 4 (0.87%) CMS
16 3 (0.65%) Jetty
16 3 (0.65%) WordPress
17 2 (0.43%) Liferay
Applications
1 4 (0.87%) MS Office
2 3 (0.65%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.43%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.22%) SPSS
4 1 (0.22%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 4 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (0.87%) Magento
2 2 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.43%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.22%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 121 (26.30%) Amazon EC2
2 64 (13.91%) Amazon S3
3 61 (13.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 42 (9.13%) AWS CloudFormation
5 33 (7.17%) Amazon ELB
6 27 (5.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 26 (5.65%) Heroku
8 21 (4.57%) Cloud Computing
9 20 (4.35%) PaaS
9 20 (4.35%) ElastiCache
9 20 (4.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 19 (4.13%) Amazon EMR
11 16 (3.48%) Engine Yard
12 15 (3.26%) Amazon SQS
13 13 (2.83%) SaaS
13 13 (2.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 11 (2.39%) Google Cloud Platform
15 10 (2.17%) IaaS
15 10 (2.17%) CloudFront
16 9 (1.96%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 51 (11.09%) Firewall
2 33 (7.17%) DNS
3 32 (6.96%) TCP/IP
4 25 (5.43%) Internet
5 17 (3.70%) VLAN
6 15 (3.26%) VPN
7 13 (2.83%) HTTP
8 11 (2.39%) SSL
9 7 (1.52%) DHCP
9 7 (1.52%) Network Security
10 6 (1.30%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (1.30%) SAN
11 5 (1.09%) DMZ
12 4 (0.87%) Reverse Proxy
13 3 (0.65%) Wireshark
13 3 (0.65%) FTP
14 2 (0.43%) LDAP
14 2 (0.43%) LAN
14 2 (0.43%) DWDM
14 2 (0.43%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (20.65%) MySQL
2 84 (18.26%) MongoDB
2 84 (18.26%) NoSQL
3 47 (10.22%) Big Data
4 44 (9.57%) Hadoop
5 42 (9.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 36 (7.83%) SQL Server
7 35 (7.61%) Redis
8 29 (6.30%) Amazon RDS
9 25 (5.43%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (4.13%) RDBMS
10 19 (4.13%) Relational Database
11 15 (3.26%) CouchDB
12 14 (3.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 13 (2.83%) Riak
14 10 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (1.74%) Oracle Exadata
16 6 (1.30%) Apache Hive
17 5 (1.09%) DB2
18 4 (0.87%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 87 (18.91%) Jenkins
2 80 (17.39%) Git (software)
3 43 (9.35%) Subversion
4 36 (7.83%) Hudson
5 31 (6.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 26 (5.65%) Maven
7 25 (5.43%) JIRA
8 20 (4.35%) TeamCity
8 20 (4.35%) Cucumber
9 12 (2.61%) Mercurial
9 12 (2.61%) RSpec
10 11 (2.39%) Selenium
11 10 (2.17%) AnthillPro
12 7 (1.52%) Gerrit
13 6 (1.30%) JUnit
13 6 (1.30%) Artifactory
13 6 (1.30%) SonarQube
14 5 (1.09%) Gradle
14 5 (1.09%) Grunt
14 5 (1.09%) JMeter
General
1 30 (6.52%) Finance
2 27 (5.87%) Games
3 19 (4.13%) Retail
4 18 (3.91%) Marketing
5 17 (3.70%) Publishing
6 4 (0.87%) Financial Institution
6 4 (0.87%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.87%) Advertising
7 3 (0.65%) Law
7 3 (0.65%) Japanese Language
7 3 (0.65%) Banking
8 1 (0.22%) Billing
8 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.22%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.22%) Legal
8 1 (0.22%) Back Office
8 1 (0.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 119 (25.87%) Developer
2 102 (22.17%) DevOps Engineer
3 44 (9.57%) Java Developer
4 41 (8.91%) Architect
5 29 (6.30%) Senior Developer
5 29 (6.30%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 28 (6.09%) Linux Engineer
7 24 (5.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 19 (4.13%) Systems Engineer
9 18 (3.91%) Consultant
10 17 (3.70%) Cloud Engineer
11 14 (3.04%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 14 (3.04%) Administrator
12 13 (2.83%) Infrastructure Architect
13 12 (2.61%) Systems Administrator
14 11 (2.39%) Web Developer
14 11 (2.39%) Project Manager
14 11 (2.39%) Senior Java Developer
14 11 (2.39%) Cloud Architect
14 11 (2.39%) DevOps Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 314 (68.26%) Web Services
2 49 (10.65%) HTML
3 48 (10.43%) CSS
4 38 (8.26%) RESTful
5 37 (8.04%) jQuery
6 36 (7.83%) LAMP
7 32 (6.96%) Ruby on Rails
7 32 (6.96%) XML
8 30 (6.52%) REST
9 29 (6.30%) Spring
10 27 (5.87%) JSON
11 26 (5.65%) AngularJS
12 25 (5.43%) HTML5
13 22 (4.78%) J2EE
14 20 (4.35%) CSS3
15 19 (4.13%) React
16 17 (3.70%) .NET
17 16 (3.48%) Sass
17 16 (3.48%) Apache Camel
18 15 (3.26%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.30%) Clustering
1 29 (6.30%) Public Cloud
2 27 (5.87%) Open Source
3 26 (5.65%) Computer Science
4 25 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (5.00%) Mobile App
6 20 (4.35%) Digital Media
6 20 (4.35%) Online Games
7 15 (3.26%) Device Driver
8 14 (3.04%) Replication
9 9 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
10 8 (1.74%) Visualisation
11 6 (1.30%) Private Cloud
12 5 (1.09%) Data Integration
12 5 (1.09%) Inversion of Control
12 5 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.87%) Xbox
13 4 (0.87%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.87%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.87%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 218 (47.39%) Linux
2 102 (22.17%) Windows
3 66 (14.35%) UNIX
4 59 (12.83%) CentOS
5 57 (12.39%) Ubuntu
6 32 (6.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (4.57%) Apple iOS
7 21 (4.57%) Android
8 20 (4.35%) Debian
9 14 (3.04%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (1.74%) Solaris
12 5 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.87%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.43%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.43%) CoreOS
15 1 (0.22%) Amazon Linux
15 1 (0.22%) SUSE
15 1 (0.22%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (40.65%) DevOps
2 145 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (18.04%) Continuous Integration
4 62 (13.48%) TDD
5 58 (12.61%) Scrum
6 56 (12.17%) Configuration Management
7 46 (10.00%) BDD
8 45 (9.78%) Load Balancing
9 33 (7.17%) E-Commerce
10 30 (6.52%) Software Engineering
11 27 (5.87%) SOA
12 25 (5.43%) Continuous Delivery
13 23 (5.00%) Release Management
14 21 (4.57%) Kanban
15 20 (4.35%) MapReduce
15 20 (4.35%) Auto-Scaling
15 20 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
15 20 (4.35%) Migration
16 19 (4.13%) OO
16 19 (4.13%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 180 (39.13%) Python
2 155 (33.70%) Ruby
3 133 (28.91%) Java
4 99 (21.52%) Bash Shell
5 84 (18.26%) Perl
6 67 (14.57%) JavaScript
7 52 (11.30%) SQL
8 49 (10.65%) PHP
9 29 (6.30%) PowerShell
10 28 (6.09%) Shell Script
11 21 (4.57%) Scala
12 14 (3.04%) Korn
12 14 (3.04%) C#
13 12 (2.61%) Groovy
14 9 (1.96%) Golang
15 7 (1.52%) Clojure
16 4 (0.87%) R
17 3 (0.65%) Haskell
17 3 (0.65%) Erlang
18 2 (0.43%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 19 (4.13%) Degree
2 6 (1.30%) CCNA
2 6 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (0.87%) CISSP
5 3 (0.65%) JNCIA
5 3 (0.65%) CCSA
5 3 (0.65%) CISM
5 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.43%) ISEB
6 2 (0.43%) MCP
6 2 (0.43%) MCSE
6 2 (0.43%) PhD
6 2 (0.43%) GIAC
6 2 (0.43%) PMP
6 2 (0.43%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.43%) GCIA
6 2 (0.43%) GCIH
6 2 (0.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.74%) QA
2 6 (1.30%) SLA
3 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (6.52%) Active Directory
3 20 (4.35%) Docker
4 16 (3.48%) vCloud
5 10 (2.17%) vSphere
5 10 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
6 9 (1.96%) Varnish
6 9 (1.96%) VirtualBox
7 6 (1.30%) Xen
7 6 (1.30%) Hyper-V
7 6 (1.30%) Postfix
7 6 (1.30%) Sendmail
8 5 (1.09%) VMware ESX
8 5 (1.09%) Apache Flume
8 5 (1.09%) OCFS2
8 5 (1.09%) GlusterFS
8 5 (1.09%) GFS2
9 3 (0.65%) HDFS
9 3 (0.65%) XenApp
10 1 (0.22%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 153 (33.26%) Puppet
2 127 (27.61%) Opscode Chef
3 70 (15.22%) Nagios
4 49 (10.65%) Ansible
5 26 (5.65%) Salt
6 22 (4.78%) ZABBIX
6 22 (4.78%) Cacti
7 15 (3.26%) HAProxy
7 15 (3.26%) collectd
7 15 (3.26%) Cobbler
7 15 (3.26%) Vagrant
8 9 (1.96%) SELinux
9 8 (1.74%) Kibana
9 8 (1.74%) Capistrano
10 7 (1.52%) logstash
11 6 (1.30%) Red Hat Satellite
11 6 (1.30%) SCOM
12 5 (1.09%) Mesos
13 4 (0.87%) Graphite
13 4 (0.87%) Opsview
Vendors
1 87 (18.91%) Red Hat
2 75 (16.30%) VMware
3 64 (13.91%) Oracle
4 26 (5.65%) Microsoft
5 23 (5.00%) Rackspace
6 22 (4.78%) Cisco
7 18 (3.91%) Akamai
8 17 (3.70%) Google
9 12 (2.61%) Citrix
10 11 (2.39%) Percona
10 11 (2.39%) SaltStack
11 10 (2.17%) IBM
12 8 (1.74%) NetApp
12 8 (1.74%) Remedy
13 7 (1.52%) Sun
13 7 (1.52%) Splunk
14 6 (1.30%) EMC
14 6 (1.30%) Zend
15 5 (1.09%) MicroStrategy
15 5 (1.09%) Netezza
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