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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 203 241 292
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +51
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 253 197 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.03% 0.80% 0.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.12% 31.57% 28.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 155 84
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £125 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £363
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £190.00 - -
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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
1007 624 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.12% 2.52% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 666 466 284
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £125 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £18.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -26.78%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 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
City of London +22 31 £400 -11.11% 13
Bromley - 1 £450 -
Croydon - 1 - - 2
Edgware - - - -
Harrow - - - - 2
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
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England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

1 334 (69.73%) Web Services
2 239 (49.90%) Linux
3 197 (41.13%) DevOps
4 179 (37.37%) Puppet
5 162 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
6 156 (32.57%) Opscode Chef
7 141 (29.44%) Ruby
7 141 (29.44%) Amazon EC2
8 139 (29.02%) Python
9 124 (25.89%) UNIX
9 124 (25.89%) Java
10 123 (25.68%) MySQL
11 100 (20.88%) Apache
12 89 (18.58%) PHP
13 81 (16.91%) VMware
14 78 (16.28%) NoSQL
15 77 (16.08%) Bash Shell
16 76 (15.87%) Amazon S3
16 76 (15.87%) LAMP
17 75 (15.66%) Tomcat
18 71 (14.82%) JavaScript
18 71 (14.82%) Configuration Management
19 70 (14.61%) VMware Infrastructure
20 68 (14.20%) Git (software)
21 65 (13.57%) Nagios
21 65 (13.57%) TDD
22 63 (13.15%) Red Hat
23 62 (12.94%) MongoDB
24 61 (12.73%) Windows
24 61 (12.73%) Scrum

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 (20.88%) Apache
2 75 (15.66%) Tomcat
3 38 (7.93%) nginx
4 37 (7.72%) WebLogic
5 36 (7.52%) WebSphere
6 31 (6.47%) IIS
7 27 (5.64%) Elasticsearch
8 23 (4.80%) Node.js
9 13 (2.71%) CMS
10 12 (2.51%) Apache Solr
11 11 (2.30%) Confluence
11 11 (2.30%) Cloud Foundry
12 10 (2.09%) OpenStack
13 9 (1.88%) CloudStack
13 9 (1.88%) Drupal
13 9 (1.88%) WordPress
14 6 (1.25%) Mule
15 4 (0.84%) Jetty
15 4 (0.84%) SharePoint
15 4 (0.84%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 12 (2.51%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.84%) MS Office
3 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (4.59%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.04%) Magento
3 2 (0.42%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.21%) Summit
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 141 (29.44%) Amazon EC2
2 76 (15.87%) Amazon S3
3 43 (8.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (4.80%) Amazon ELB
5 18 (3.76%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (3.13%) Amazon SQS
7 13 (2.71%) IaaS
8 11 (2.30%) PaaS
8 11 (2.30%) ElastiCache
8 11 (2.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 10 (2.09%) SaaS
10 9 (1.88%) Amazon EMR
11 5 (1.04%) Route 53
11 5 (1.04%) GitHub
11 5 (1.04%) Google App Engine
12 4 (0.84%) CloudFront
12 4 (0.84%) Google Compute Engine
12 4 (0.84%) AWS Data Pipeline
13 3 (0.63%) Heroku
14 2 (0.42%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.76%) DNS
2 13 (2.71%) Firewall
3 8 (1.67%) Internet
3 8 (1.67%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.46%) VPN
5 6 (1.25%) SSL
6 4 (0.84%) HTTP
6 4 (0.84%) SNMP
7 3 (0.63%) SAN
7 3 (0.63%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.42%) DAB
8 2 (0.42%) MPLS
8 2 (0.42%) DMZ
8 2 (0.42%) LDAP
8 2 (0.42%) LAN
8 2 (0.42%) WAN
8 2 (0.42%) AMQP
8 2 (0.42%) Network Security
9 1 (0.21%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.21%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (25.68%) MySQL
2 78 (16.28%) NoSQL
3 62 (12.94%) MongoDB
4 57 (11.90%) Amazon RDS
5 42 (8.77%) Big Data
6 40 (8.35%) Apache Cassandra
7 37 (7.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 37 (7.72%) Hadoop
8 35 (7.31%) Oracle Exadata
9 26 (5.43%) Redis
10 22 (4.59%) SQL Server
11 18 (3.76%) CouchDB
12 17 (3.55%) Riak
13 9 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (1.67%) Relational Database
15 7 (1.46%) Amazon Redshift
16 6 (1.25%) Apache Hive
16 6 (1.25%) Couchbase
17 4 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
17 4 (0.84%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 68 (14.20%) Git (software)
2 61 (12.73%) Jenkins
3 51 (10.65%) JIRA
4 30 (6.26%) Subversion
5 24 (5.01%) Cucumber
5 24 (5.01%) Hudson
6 22 (4.59%) Maven
7 11 (2.30%) PHPUnit
8 10 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (2.09%) JUnit
9 8 (1.67%) JMeter
10 7 (1.46%) TeamCity
11 5 (1.04%) RSpec
11 5 (1.04%) Selenium
11 5 (1.04%) IntelliJ
12 4 (0.84%) NUnit
12 4 (0.84%) CruiseControl
12 4 (0.84%) Mercurial
12 4 (0.84%) Capybara
12 4 (0.84%) Grunt
General
1 43 (8.98%) Finance
2 26 (5.43%) Games
3 20 (4.18%) Financial Institution
4 13 (2.71%) Publishing
5 8 (1.67%) Marketing
6 7 (1.46%) Advertising
7 3 (0.63%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.63%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.63%) Billing
7 3 (0.63%) Music Industry
8 2 (0.42%) Retail
8 2 (0.42%) Back Office
9 1 (0.21%) Banking
Job Titles
1 140 (29.23%) Developer
2 104 (21.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 50 (10.44%) Architect
4 38 (7.93%) Java Developer
5 33 (6.89%) Linux Engineer
6 31 (6.47%) Cloud Engineer
7 23 (4.80%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 23 (4.80%) Systems Engineer
8 21 (4.38%) Consultant
9 20 (4.18%) DBA
10 19 (3.97%) Software Engineer
11 18 (3.76%) MySQL DBA
12 16 (3.34%) DevOps Architect
13 15 (3.13%) Web Developer
14 14 (2.92%) Senior Developer
14 14 (2.92%) Cloud Architect
14 14 (2.92%) Ruby on Rails Developer
15 13 (2.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 12 (2.51%) Administrator
16 12 (2.51%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 334 (69.73%) Web Services
2 76 (15.87%) LAMP
3 54 (11.27%) RESTful
4 52 (10.86%) HTML
5 42 (8.77%) Spring
6 40 (8.35%) CSS
7 35 (7.31%) WebSphere MQ
8 32 (6.68%) HTML5
9 30 (6.26%) jQuery
10 25 (5.22%) REST
10 25 (5.22%) Ruby on Rails
11 22 (4.59%) XML
12 21 (4.38%) Middleware
12 21 (4.38%) JSON
13 20 (4.18%) J2EE
14 19 (3.97%) CSS3
15 16 (3.34%) Java EE
15 16 (3.34%) .NET
16 15 (3.13%) Zend Framework
17 14 (2.92%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 50 (10.44%) Open Source
2 36 (7.52%) Clustering
3 30 (6.26%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (4.59%) Replication
5 20 (4.18%) Hedge funds
6 19 (3.97%) Mobile App
7 17 (3.55%) Online Games
8 12 (2.51%) Digital Media
9 8 (1.67%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.46%) Social Network
11 5 (1.04%) User Experience
12 4 (0.84%) Social Media
12 4 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.42%) Video on Demand
13 2 (0.42%) Smartphone
13 2 (0.42%) Derivative
13 2 (0.42%) Streaming Video
13 2 (0.42%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.42%) W3C
13 2 (0.42%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 239 (49.90%) Linux
2 124 (25.89%) UNIX
3 61 (12.73%) Windows
4 49 (10.23%) CentOS
5 36 (7.52%) SELinux
6 35 (7.31%) Debian
7 18 (3.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (2.92%) Ubuntu
9 12 (2.51%) Oracle Linux
10 10 (2.09%) Android
11 7 (1.46%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.42%) VMS
16 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.21%) Solaris
16 1 (0.21%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (41.13%) DevOps
2 162 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (14.82%) Configuration Management
4 65 (13.57%) TDD
5 61 (12.73%) Scrum
6 59 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
7 54 (11.27%) BDD
8 42 (8.77%) SOA
9 38 (7.93%) Software Engineering
10 37 (7.72%) MVC
11 36 (7.52%) E-Commerce
12 34 (7.10%) High Availability
13 27 (5.64%) Performance Tuning
14 26 (5.43%) Migration
15 21 (4.38%) OO
16 16 (3.34%) Load Balancing
16 16 (3.34%) Kanban
17 13 (2.71%) Unit Testing
17 13 (2.71%) Web Development
17 13 (2.71%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 141 (29.44%) Ruby
2 139 (29.02%) Python
3 124 (25.89%) Java
4 89 (18.58%) PHP
5 77 (16.08%) Bash Shell
6 71 (14.82%) JavaScript
7 58 (12.11%) Perl
8 39 (8.14%) SQL
9 24 (5.01%) C#
10 23 (4.80%) Scala
11 19 (3.97%) PowerShell
12 15 (3.13%) PHP5
13 10 (2.09%) Shell Script
14 9 (1.88%) Groovy
15 8 (1.67%) XQuery
16 7 (1.46%) C
17 5 (1.04%) XPath
17 5 (1.04%) C++
17 5 (1.04%) T-SQL
17 5 (1.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (1.67%) CCNA
1 8 (1.67%) CISSP
1 8 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (1.67%) CISM
1 8 (1.67%) CCSA
1 8 (1.67%) JNCIA
1 8 (1.67%) Degree
2 2 (0.42%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.42%) Security Cleared
2 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.21%) RHCE
3 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.21%) RHCT
3 1 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.21%) LPIC
3 1 (0.21%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.21%) MCSE
3 1 (0.21%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.88%) QA
2 4 (0.84%) SLA
3 3 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.21%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 70 (14.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (7.52%) Oracle RAC
3 23 (4.80%) vCloud
4 14 (2.92%) VMware ESX
5 12 (2.51%) Active Directory
6 6 (1.25%) Varnish
7 5 (1.04%) vSphere
8 4 (0.84%) HDFS
8 4 (0.84%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.63%) Docker
10 2 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.42%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.42%) Xen
11 1 (0.21%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 179 (37.37%) Puppet
2 156 (32.57%) Opscode Chef
3 65 (13.57%) Nagios
4 32 (6.68%) Cacti
5 28 (5.85%) Ansible
6 27 (5.64%) Salt
7 22 (4.59%) ZABBIX
8 10 (2.09%) Vagrant
8 10 (2.09%) Opsview
9 9 (1.88%) collectd
10 7 (1.46%) Zenoss
11 5 (1.04%) Capistrano
12 4 (0.84%) StatsD
13 3 (0.63%) logstash
13 3 (0.63%) HAProxy
13 3 (0.63%) Ganglia
14 2 (0.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 2 (0.42%) Oozie
14 2 (0.42%) Chukwa
14 2 (0.42%) Kibana
Vendors
1 81 (16.91%) VMware
2 63 (13.15%) Red Hat
3 58 (12.11%) Oracle
4 37 (7.72%) IBM
5 33 (6.89%) Percona
6 32 (6.68%) Microsoft
7 27 (5.64%) Remedy
8 23 (4.80%) Rackspace
9 19 (3.97%) Google
9 19 (3.97%) Zend
10 17 (3.55%) New Relic
11 12 (2.51%) BMC
12 10 (2.09%) Sun
12 10 (2.09%) Akamai
13 9 (1.88%) Atlassian
14 7 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (1.46%) Facebook
15 6 (1.25%) Twitter
15 6 (1.25%) SaltStack
15 6 (1.25%) HP
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