The table below looks at the statistics 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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 42 69 75
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +6
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 34 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.45% 0.34% 0.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.69% 9.38% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 2 2
Average daily rate £448 £456 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.91% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £441 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £471 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.50
Amazon AWS
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Cloud Services Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
104 32 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.56% 3.65% 5.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 11 23
Average daily rate £425 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +30.62%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon AWS across the Reading region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 31 (79.49%) Web Services
2 30 (76.92%) Linux
3 29 (74.36%) Python
3 29 (74.36%) Puppet
4 27 (69.23%) Configuration Management
5 26 (66.67%) logstash
5 26 (66.67%) Graphite
6 20 (51.28%) DevOps
6 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (43.59%) VMware
8 15 (38.46%) Java
8 15 (38.46%) OpenStack
8 15 (38.46%) Ansible
9 14 (35.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
10 13 (33.33%) Perl
10 13 (33.33%) MySQL
10 13 (33.33%) WebLogic
10 13 (33.33%) LDAP
10 13 (33.33%) JBoss
10 13 (33.33%) Apache
10 13 (33.33%) Tomcat
10 13 (33.33%) LAMP
10 13 (33.33%) SMTP
10 13 (33.33%) HTTP
10 13 (33.33%) DNS
10 13 (33.33%) SSL
10 13 (33.33%) Nagios
10 13 (33.33%) ZABBIX
10 13 (33.33%) Cacti

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 15 (38.46%) OpenStack
2 13 (33.33%) Apache
2 13 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (33.33%) JBoss
2 13 (33.33%) nginx
2 13 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 13 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.13%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (33.33%) DNS
1 13 (33.33%) HTTP
1 13 (33.33%) LDAP
1 13 (33.33%) SMTP
1 13 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (2.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) LAN
2 1 (2.56%) SAN
2 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) MySQL
2 9 (23.08%) Big Data
3 1 (2.56%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Linux Engineer
2 18 (46.15%) AWS Engineer
3 15 (38.46%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (35.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 13 (33.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 12 (30.77%) Support Engineer
6 12 (30.77%) VMware Engineer
6 12 (30.77%) VMware Support Engineer
7 7 (17.95%) Applications Engineer
7 7 (17.95%) Applications Support
7 7 (17.95%) Applications Support Engineer
7 7 (17.95%) Linux Scripter
7 7 (17.95%) Linux Support
7 7 (17.95%) Linux Support Engineer
7 7 (17.95%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 7 (17.95%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 6 (15.38%) Elasticsearch Engineer
9 5 (12.82%) Automation Engineer
9 5 (12.82%) Cloud Automation Engineer
10 3 (7.69%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (79.49%) Web Services
2 13 (33.33%) ELK Stack
2 13 (33.33%) LAMP
2 13 (33.33%) LEMP Stack
2 13 (33.33%) MCollective
2 13 (33.33%) RESTful
2 13 (33.33%) Sensu
3 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (2.56%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.26%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.13%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.56%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 30 (76.92%) Linux
2 14 (35.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (33.33%) CentOS
3 13 (33.33%) Ubuntu
4 2 (5.13%) Windows
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (69.23%) Configuration Management
2 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (51.28%) DevOps
3 13 (33.33%) High Availability
4 6 (15.38%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.69%) Open Source
6 2 (5.13%) Migration
6 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.13%) Product Management
6 2 (5.13%) SDLC
7 1 (2.56%) Analytics
7 1 (2.56%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (2.56%) Information Management
7 1 (2.56%) Presales
7 1 (2.56%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (2.56%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.56%) TOGAF
7 1 (2.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (74.36%) Python
2 15 (38.46%) Java
3 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
4 13 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 13 (33.33%) Perl
5 6 (15.38%) Shell Script
6 4 (10.26%) Ruby
7 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
8 2 (5.13%) SQL
9 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) MCSE
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (33.33%) qmail
1 13 (33.33%) Squid
2 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.13%) vSphere
3 1 (2.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 29 (74.36%) Puppet
2 26 (66.67%) Graphite
2 26 (66.67%) logstash
3 15 (38.46%) Ansible
4 13 (33.33%) Cacti
4 13 (33.33%) collectd
4 13 (33.33%) Ganglia
4 13 (33.33%) Nagios
4 13 (33.33%) Terraform
4 13 (33.33%) ZABBIX
5 1 (2.56%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.56%) Mesos
5 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.56%) SCCM
5 1 (2.56%) SCOM
5 1 (2.56%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) VMware
2 13 (33.33%) Splunk
3 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.26%) IBM
4 4 (10.26%) Oracle
5 2 (5.13%) HP
5 2 (5.13%) SAP
6 1 (2.56%) CA
6 1 (2.56%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.56%) RightScale