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 31 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 24 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.97% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £380 £288
% change year-on-year
+8.55% +32.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £189.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-79.36% +472.72%
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 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.86% - 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £463 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £376 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.31% +25.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -50.00%

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Google
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) Docker
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) SaltStack
3 1 (33.33%) YourKit
3 1 (33.33%) SoftLayer
3 1 (33.33%) LXC
3 1 (33.33%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (33.33%) logstash
3 1 (33.33%) JConsole
3 1 (33.33%) VisualVM
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Java EE
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) IMAP

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) Jetty
1 1 (33.33%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (33.33%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (33.33%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) IMAP
3 1 (33.33%) OpenVPN
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) SMTP
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
1 1 (33.33%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) JProfiler
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) Juju
1 1 (33.33%) JConsole
1 1 (33.33%) VisualVM
1 1 (33.33%) YourKit
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) JMS
2 1 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (33.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Debian
1 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
1 1 (33.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Stress Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Data Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
2 1 (33.33%) LXC
2 1 (33.33%) NFS
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Varnish
2 1 (33.33%) FreeRADIUS
2 1 (33.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) logstash
2 1 (33.33%) Vagrant
2 1 (33.33%) OpenView
2 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (33.33%) Nagios
2 1 (33.33%) Cacti
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) SaltStack
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) VMware