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 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 190 249 279
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +30
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 221 139 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.08% 0.65% 0.49%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.60% 23.32% 22.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 103 79
Average daily rate
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£425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
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
978 596 440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.76% 2.81% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 661 401 301
Average daily rate £450 £420 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 0
Average hourly rate £27.16 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £12.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+70.00% -33.33%

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 6 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 6 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 +38 42 £425 +8.97% 25
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £450 - 1
Hammersmith - 1 £625 -
Wimbledon - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Amazon AWS
England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 323 (68.58%) Web Services
2 234 (49.68%) Linux
3 195 (41.40%) DevOps
4 188 (39.92%) Python
5 165 (35.03%) Puppet
6 149 (31.63%) Ruby
7 148 (31.42%) Agile Software Development
8 130 (27.60%) Opscode Chef
9 129 (27.39%) Java
10 120 (25.48%) Amazon EC2
11 102 (21.66%) Windows
12 93 (19.75%) Apache
13 91 (19.32%) MySQL
13 91 (19.32%) Bash Shell
14 87 (18.47%) Jenkins
15 84 (17.83%) NoSQL
15 84 (17.83%) Red Hat
16 80 (16.99%) Continuous Integration
17 79 (16.77%) Nagios
18 78 (16.56%) Perl
19 76 (16.14%) Git (software)
20 75 (15.92%) MongoDB
21 74 (15.71%) VMware
22 73 (15.50%) UNIX
23 65 (13.80%) Amazon S3
24 63 (13.38%) Oracle
25 61 (12.95%) Configuration Management
26 60 (12.74%) SQL
27 59 (12.53%) Scrum
27 59 (12.53%) Microsoft Azure

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 93 (19.75%) Apache
2 51 (10.83%) nginx
3 46 (9.77%) Tomcat
4 29 (6.16%) Elasticsearch
5 26 (5.52%) Node.js
6 24 (5.10%) OpenStack
6 24 (5.10%) Apache Spark
7 20 (4.25%) IIS
8 19 (4.03%) Cloud Foundry
9 15 (3.18%) Apache Solr
10 11 (2.34%) WebLogic
11 10 (2.12%) WebSphere
12 9 (1.91%) MS Exchange
13 7 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
13 7 (1.49%) Jetty
14 5 (1.06%) CMS
14 5 (1.06%) JBoss
15 4 (0.85%) Confluence
16 3 (0.64%) WordPress
16 3 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (0.85%) MS Office
1 4 (0.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.42%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.21%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 4 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (0.85%) Magento
2 2 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.42%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.21%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 120 (25.48%) Amazon EC2
2 65 (13.80%) Amazon S3
3 59 (12.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 33 (7.01%) Amazon ELB
5 26 (5.52%) Heroku
6 21 (4.46%) PaaS
7 20 (4.25%) Cloud Computing
7 20 (4.25%) ElastiCache
7 20 (4.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 18 (3.82%) Amazon EMR
9 16 (3.40%) IaaS
9 16 (3.40%) Engine Yard
10 15 (3.18%) Amazon SQS
11 10 (2.12%) CloudFront
12 9 (1.91%) SaaS
13 8 (1.70%) Route 53
13 8 (1.70%) Google Cloud Platform
14 5 (1.06%) GitHub
15 4 (0.85%) Office 365
15 4 (0.85%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 49 (10.40%) Firewall
2 36 (7.64%) DNS
3 32 (6.79%) TCP/IP
4 23 (4.88%) Internet
5 19 (4.03%) VLAN
6 14 (2.97%) HTTP
7 12 (2.55%) VPN
7 12 (2.55%) SSL
8 7 (1.49%) Network Security
9 6 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (1.27%) DHCP
10 5 (1.06%) SAN
11 4 (0.85%) SNMP
12 3 (0.64%) FTP
12 3 (0.64%) BIG-IP
12 3 (0.64%) IPsec
12 3 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
13 2 (0.42%) HSRP
13 2 (0.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 2 (0.42%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (19.32%) MySQL
2 84 (17.83%) NoSQL
3 75 (15.92%) MongoDB
4 49 (10.40%) Apache Cassandra
4 49 (10.40%) Big Data
5 47 (9.98%) Hadoop
6 33 (7.01%) SQL Server
7 32 (6.79%) Redis
8 29 (6.16%) Amazon RDS
9 18 (3.82%) RDBMS
9 18 (3.82%) Relational Database
10 17 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
10 17 (3.61%) CouchDB
11 15 (3.18%) Riak
12 14 (2.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 10 (2.12%) Oracle Exadata
14 9 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (1.06%) Apache Hive
15 5 (1.06%) Amazon Redshift
16 4 (0.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 87 (18.47%) Jenkins
2 76 (16.14%) Git (software)
3 49 (10.40%) Subversion
4 37 (7.86%) Hudson
5 30 (6.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 23 (4.88%) Maven
7 21 (4.46%) JIRA
8 20 (4.25%) TeamCity
9 19 (4.03%) Cucumber
10 12 (2.55%) RSpec
11 10 (2.12%) Selenium
11 10 (2.12%) AnthillPro
12 9 (1.91%) Mercurial
13 6 (1.27%) JUnit
13 6 (1.27%) Grunt
14 5 (1.06%) JMeter
14 5 (1.06%) Gerrit
15 4 (0.85%) Mockito
15 4 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
15 4 (0.85%) Gradle
General
1 28 (5.94%) Finance
2 25 (5.31%) Games
3 18 (3.82%) Retail
4 16 (3.40%) Publishing
5 15 (3.18%) Marketing
6 6 (1.27%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.06%) Advertising
8 4 (0.85%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.64%) Law
9 3 (0.64%) Japanese Language
9 3 (0.64%) Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.21%) Legal
10 1 (0.21%) Back Office
10 1 (0.21%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 124 (26.33%) Developer
2 103 (21.87%) DevOps Engineer
3 50 (10.62%) Architect
4 42 (8.92%) Java Developer
5 29 (6.16%) Senior Developer
5 29 (6.16%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 28 (5.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 26 (5.52%) Linux Engineer
8 21 (4.46%) Consultant
8 21 (4.46%) Cloud Engineer
9 16 (3.40%) Systems Engineer
10 15 (3.18%) Administrator
10 15 (3.18%) Infrastructure Architect
11 13 (2.76%) Systems Administrator
11 13 (2.76%) DevOps Architect
11 13 (2.76%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 11 (2.34%) Cloud Architect
13 10 (2.12%) Software Engineer
13 10 (2.12%) Senior Java Developer
14 9 (1.91%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 323 (68.58%) Web Services
2 45 (9.55%) HTML
2 45 (9.55%) CSS
3 40 (8.49%) RESTful
4 38 (8.07%) LAMP
5 36 (7.64%) jQuery
6 32 (6.79%) REST
7 30 (6.37%) Ruby on Rails
8 28 (5.94%) Spring
8 28 (5.94%) XML
9 26 (5.52%) HTML5
10 23 (4.88%) AngularJS
10 23 (4.88%) JSON
11 21 (4.46%) CSS3
12 18 (3.82%) Sass
13 17 (3.61%) J2EE
14 16 (3.40%) Apache Camel
15 15 (3.18%) MCollective
16 14 (2.97%) Hibernate
17 13 (2.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (6.58%) Clustering
2 28 (5.94%) Open Source
3 26 (5.52%) Computer Science
4 22 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (4.46%) Mobile App
6 18 (3.82%) Online Games
7 17 (3.61%) Digital Media
8 15 (3.18%) Replication
8 15 (3.18%) Device Driver
9 8 (1.70%) Visualisation
10 5 (1.06%) Inversion of Control
10 5 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.06%) Data Integration
11 4 (0.85%) Statistics
11 4 (0.85%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.85%) Xbox
11 4 (0.85%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.85%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.85%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.64%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 234 (49.68%) Linux
2 102 (21.66%) Windows
3 73 (15.50%) UNIX
4 59 (12.53%) CentOS
5 47 (9.98%) Ubuntu
6 29 (6.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (4.46%) Debian
8 20 (4.25%) Android
8 20 (4.25%) Apple iOS
9 10 (2.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (1.49%) Solaris
11 6 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.42%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.42%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.21%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.21%) SUSE
14 1 (0.21%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (41.40%) DevOps
2 148 (31.42%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (16.99%) Continuous Integration
4 61 (12.95%) Configuration Management
5 59 (12.53%) Scrum
6 57 (12.10%) TDD
7 52 (11.04%) Load Balancing
8 41 (8.70%) BDD
9 31 (6.58%) E-Commerce
10 29 (6.16%) Software Engineering
11 27 (5.73%) SOA
12 23 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
13 22 (4.67%) Release Management
14 21 (4.46%) Kanban
15 19 (4.03%) MapReduce
16 18 (3.82%) OO
16 18 (3.82%) ITIL
17 17 (3.61%) Migration
17 17 (3.61%) Web Development
18 15 (3.18%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 188 (39.92%) Python
2 149 (31.63%) Ruby
3 129 (27.39%) Java
4 91 (19.32%) Bash Shell
5 78 (16.56%) Perl
6 60 (12.74%) SQL
7 57 (12.10%) JavaScript
8 49 (10.40%) PHP
9 30 (6.37%) PowerShell
10 28 (5.94%) Shell Script
11 19 (4.03%) Scala
12 16 (3.40%) C#
13 14 (2.97%) Korn
14 11 (2.34%) Groovy
15 8 (1.70%) Golang
16 6 (1.27%) Clojure
17 3 (0.64%) R
17 3 (0.64%) Haskell
17 3 (0.64%) Erlang
18 2 (0.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (5.10%) Degree
2 8 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (1.70%) CCNA
3 7 (1.49%) VCP4
4 6 (1.27%) CISSP
5 5 (1.06%) CISM
5 5 (1.06%) CCSA
5 5 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (1.06%) JNCIA
6 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.42%) PMP
7 2 (0.42%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.42%) MCP
7 2 (0.42%) MCSE
7 2 (0.42%) PhD
7 2 (0.42%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.42%) GCIA
7 2 (0.42%) GCIH
7 2 (0.42%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.73%) QA
2 6 (1.27%) SLA
3 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (8.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (5.52%) Active Directory
3 15 (3.18%) vCloud
4 14 (2.97%) Docker
5 12 (2.55%) Varnish
5 12 (2.55%) Oracle RAC
6 10 (2.12%) VirtualBox
6 10 (2.12%) vSphere
7 7 (1.49%) Hyper-V
8 6 (1.27%) Postfix
8 6 (1.27%) Sendmail
8 6 (1.27%) Xen
8 6 (1.27%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.85%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.64%) HDFS
10 3 (0.64%) XenApp
11 2 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.21%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 165 (35.03%) Puppet
2 130 (27.60%) Opscode Chef
3 79 (16.77%) Nagios
4 53 (11.25%) Ansible
5 26 (5.52%) Cacti
6 25 (5.31%) Salt
7 20 (4.25%) ZABBIX
8 16 (3.40%) collectd
9 15 (3.18%) Cobbler
10 12 (2.55%) Vagrant
11 10 (2.12%) SELinux
12 9 (1.91%) Capistrano
13 8 (1.70%) HAProxy
14 6 (1.27%) SCOM
14 6 (1.27%) Opsview
14 6 (1.27%) Graphite
15 5 (1.06%) Mesos
15 5 (1.06%) Red Hat Satellite
16 4 (0.85%) SCCM
16 4 (0.85%) Kibana
Vendors
1 84 (17.83%) Red Hat
2 74 (15.71%) VMware
3 63 (13.38%) Oracle
4 28 (5.94%) Microsoft
5 25 (5.31%) Rackspace
6 21 (4.46%) Cisco
7 18 (3.82%) Akamai
8 17 (3.61%) SaltStack
9 15 (3.18%) Google
10 13 (2.76%) Percona
11 11 (2.34%) IBM
11 11 (2.34%) Citrix
12 8 (1.70%) HP
12 8 (1.70%) Remedy
12 8 (1.70%) Jaspersoft
13 6 (1.27%) New Relic
13 6 (1.27%) F5
13 6 (1.27%) Splunk
13 6 (1.27%) Zend
13 6 (1.27%) NetApp
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