The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Middlesex region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.80% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £700 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £288 £280
% change year-on-year
+56.52% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year
-64.09% -
Cloud Services Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
12 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.80% 1.50% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
Average daily rate £492 - £455
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 - £443
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 - £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
Amazon AWS
South East

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 17 April 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
1 1 (33.33%) Route 53
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Sales Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Web Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Design Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
1 1 (33.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
1 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
1 1 (33.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) HAProxy
2 1 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) Nagios
2 1 (33.33%) ZABBIX
2 1 (33.33%) Cacti
2 1 (33.33%) Munin
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) NetApp
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) 3PAR
1 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow