The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon AWS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 26 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.44% 2.48% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.08% 37.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £189.50 -
% change year-on-year
-79.41% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Cloud Services Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
13 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 6.22% 6.61% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 5
Average daily rate £406 £527 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.83% +40.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £425 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £530 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -48.48%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Amazon AWS Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (40.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (40.00%) IaaS
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) vSphere
3 2 (40.00%) Eucalyptus
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) SLA
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) CA
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) SAP
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Workflow

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 2 (40.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (40.00%) Eucalyptus
1 2 (40.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (40.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security
1 2 (40.00%) Software-Defined Networking
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Platform Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Head of Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Head of Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Cloud
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
1 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) EMC
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) CA
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) SaltStack