The first table below looks at the demand for Amazon AWS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 23 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 Reading 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 73 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.094% 0.38% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.55% 13.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £475 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £275 £280
% change year-on-year
+63.63% -1.78%
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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
22 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.06% 2.78% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 0
Average daily rate £400 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £22.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-42.69% -11.00%
Amazon AWS
Berkshire

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Amazon AWS Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Siebel
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) IPTV
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Development Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Development Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Development Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (50.00%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
1 1 (50.00%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (50.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Siebel