The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon AWS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 38 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 11 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.60% 0.54% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 44.00% 8.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate
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£481 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Oxford region.

Cloud Services Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
25 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.91% 6.52% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 8
Average daily rate £450 £388 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +72.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.11 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -42.95%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Amazon AWS Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 11 (100.00%) Web Services
2 10 (90.91%) Linux
3 9 (81.82%) Red Hat
3 9 (81.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (81.82%) Puppet
3 9 (81.82%) DevOps
4 8 (72.73%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (72.73%) Migration
4 8 (72.73%) Oracle
5 7 (63.64%) Network Security
6 5 (45.45%) Confluence
6 5 (45.45%) JIRA
6 5 (45.45%) Big Data
7 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (27.27%) Publishing
8 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (18.18%) Java
9 2 (18.18%) PHP
9 2 (18.18%) LAMP
10 1 (9.09%) Scrum
10 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
10 1 (9.09%) Open Source
10 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (9.09%) Analytics
10 1 (9.09%) Apache Pig
10 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
10 1 (9.09%) Apache Hive
10 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (9.09%) NoSQL

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 5 (45.45%) Confluence
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Hive
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) JIRA
General
1 3 (27.27%) Publishing
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Big Data Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Platform Manager
2 1 (9.09%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) LAMP
3 1 (9.09%) J2EE
3 1 (9.09%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) DevOps
2 8 (72.73%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) MapReduce
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) PHP
Systems Management
1 9 (81.82%) Puppet
2 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Red Hat
2 8 (72.73%) Oracle