The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon AWS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.00% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £650 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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 Midlands region.

Cloud Services Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
8 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 5.33% 1.50% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate £650 £513 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.82% +294.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £16.86
% change year-on-year
+2.60% +12.67%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Amazon AWS Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (85.71%) IBM
2 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 6 (85.71%) Technical Architecture
2 6 (85.71%) Google
2 6 (85.71%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (85.71%) SoftLayer
2 6 (85.71%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (85.71%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (14.29%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
3 1 (14.29%) Java EE
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) IMAP
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Stress Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Jetty
3 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
3 1 (14.29%) CentOS
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) Cacti

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Jetty
1 1 (14.29%) nginx
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Google Cloud Platform
1 6 (85.71%) SoftLayer
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 6 (85.71%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) IMAP
3 1 (14.29%) IPsec
3 1 (14.29%) OpenVPN
3 1 (14.29%) SMTP
3 1 (14.29%) SNMP
3 1 (14.29%) SSL
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
1 1 (14.29%) Couchbase
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) JConsole
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) JMeter
1 1 (14.29%) JProfiler
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) VisualVM
1 1 (14.29%) YourKit
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Architect
1 6 (85.71%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (14.29%) Java EE
1 1 (14.29%) JMS
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
1 1 (14.29%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (14.29%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) CentOS
1 1 (14.29%) Debian
1 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Enterprise Architecture
1 6 (85.71%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
1 1 (14.29%) FreeRADIUS
1 1 (14.29%) NFS
1 1 (14.29%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cacti
1 1 (14.29%) logstash
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Google
1 6 (85.71%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Dell
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) SaltStack