The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon AWS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 121 105 119
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +14
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 26 25 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.89% 0.84% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.35% 31.65% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 4
Median daily rate £400 £400 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.19%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -1.63%
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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 Scotland region.

Cloud Services Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
159 79 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.42% 2.67% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 47 16
Median daily rate £350 £400 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -4.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
Median hourly rate £36.00 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.76% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £14.60 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.40 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +92.30%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Amazon AWS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Amazon AWS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon AWS across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -8 14 £400 - 4
Glasgow +5 5 £383 - 6
Stirling - 2 - -
Renfrewshire - 2 - -
West Lothian - 1 - -
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Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 34 (50.00%) Java
2 31 (45.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (42.65%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (41.18%) Web Services
4 28 (41.18%) Linux
5 22 (32.35%) DevOps
6 18 (26.47%) Ansible
6 18 (26.47%) Python
7 16 (23.53%) Windows
8 15 (22.06%) Finance
8 15 (22.06%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (22.06%) Microservices
9 14 (20.59%) Docker
10 13 (19.12%) ETL
11 12 (17.65%) DNS
11 12 (17.65%) Puppet
11 12 (17.65%) Jenkins
11 12 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
12 11 (16.18%) Amazon EC2
12 11 (16.18%) NoSQL
12 11 (16.18%) TeamCity
12 11 (16.18%) Ruby
12 11 (16.18%) SOA
13 10 (14.71%) MS Excel
13 10 (14.71%) Oracle
13 10 (14.71%) VMware
13 10 (14.71%) Configuration Management
13 10 (14.71%) JIRA
13 10 (14.71%) Splunk
13 10 (14.71%) Bash Shell

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (11.76%) Apache
1 8 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 6 (8.82%) IIS
2 6 (8.82%) Node.js
3 4 (5.88%) Confluence
3 4 (5.88%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.94%) Jetty
4 2 (2.94%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.94%) nginx
4 2 (2.94%) SAS
4 2 (2.94%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.47%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.47%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (14.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 31 (45.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (16.18%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (14.71%) PaaS
4 9 (13.24%) Amazon S3
5 7 (10.29%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (4.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (2.94%) Office 365
9 1 (1.47%) Bluemix
9 1 (1.47%) Heroku
9 1 (1.47%) IaaS
9 1 (1.47%) OpenShift
9 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.65%) DNS
2 9 (13.24%) HTTP
3 7 (10.29%) SSL
3 7 (10.29%) TCP/IP
4 6 (8.82%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (5.88%) DHCP
6 3 (4.41%) Firewall
6 3 (4.41%) Internet
6 3 (4.41%) LDAP
6 3 (4.41%) Network Security
6 3 (4.41%) SAN
7 2 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (2.94%) FTP
7 2 (2.94%) IPsec
8 1 (1.47%) DDNS
8 1 (1.47%) NAS
8 1 (1.47%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (1.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.18%) NoSQL
2 8 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
4 5 (7.35%) MongoDB
4 5 (7.35%) MySQL
5 4 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.41%) Pentaho
6 3 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.94%) Data Mining
7 2 (2.94%) DB2
7 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.47%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (17.65%) Jenkins
2 11 (16.18%) TeamCity
3 10 (14.71%) JIRA
4 8 (11.76%) MSBuild
4 8 (11.76%) Octopus Deploy
5 7 (10.29%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (5.88%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.94%) Ant
7 2 (2.94%) Artifactory
7 2 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.94%) ClearCase
7 2 (2.94%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.94%) Gradle
7 2 (2.94%) Grunt
7 2 (2.94%) gulp
7 2 (2.94%) Hudson
7 2 (2.94%) Maven
7 2 (2.94%) Selenium
7 2 (2.94%) Subversion
7 2 (2.94%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (22.06%) Finance
2 8 (11.76%) Legal
3 3 (4.41%) Banking
4 2 (2.94%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (26.47%) Architect
2 12 (17.65%) Developer
2 12 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (11.76%) Integration Architect
3 8 (11.76%) Technical Architect
4 7 (10.29%) Cloud Engineer
4 7 (10.29%) Java Developer
5 6 (8.82%) AWS Architect
5 6 (8.82%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (7.35%) Cloud Architect
6 5 (7.35%) Consultant
6 5 (7.35%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Azure Architect
7 4 (5.88%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (5.88%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) DevOps Architect
7 4 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (41.18%) Web Services
2 8 (11.76%) AngularJS
2 8 (11.76%) Spring
3 7 (10.29%) RESTful
3 7 (10.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (8.82%) HTML
4 6 (8.82%) Spring Boot
5 4 (5.88%) .NET
5 4 (5.88%) Middleware
5 4 (5.88%) Servlets
6 3 (4.41%) CSS
6 3 (4.41%) SOAP
7 2 (2.94%) HTML5
7 2 (2.94%) Java EE
7 2 (2.94%) JDBC
7 2 (2.94%) jQuery
7 2 (2.94%) JSP
7 2 (2.94%) REST
7 2 (2.94%) WCF
7 2 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.94%) User Experience
3 2 (2.94%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.47%) Clustering
4 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.47%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (41.18%) Linux
2 16 (23.53%) Windows
3 7 (10.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (5.88%) Unix
4 4 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.94%) AIX
6 2 (2.94%) CentOS
6 2 (2.94%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (42.65%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (32.35%) DevOps
3 15 (22.06%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (22.06%) Microservices
4 13 (19.12%) ETL
5 11 (16.18%) SOA
6 10 (14.71%) Configuration Management
7 9 (13.24%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (13.24%) Migration
7 9 (13.24%) Open Source
8 7 (10.29%) Scrum
9 6 (8.82%) Business Continuity
9 6 (8.82%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (7.35%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (7.35%) Project Management
10 5 (7.35%) SDLC
10 5 (7.35%) TDD
11 4 (5.88%) Analytics
11 4 (5.88%) Automated Testing
11 4 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 34 (50.00%) Java
2 18 (26.47%) Python
3 11 (16.18%) Ruby
4 10 (14.71%) Bash Shell
5 9 (13.24%) Perl
5 9 (13.24%) PowerShell
6 8 (11.76%) Bourne shell
6 8 (11.76%) C++
6 8 (11.76%) Korn
7 5 (7.35%) SQL
8 4 (5.88%) JavaScript
9 3 (4.41%) C#
9 3 (4.41%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.47%) C
11 1 (1.47%) Groovy
11 1 (1.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.41%) IISP
2 3 (4.41%) ISEB
2 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.94%) CCNA
3 2 (2.94%) CCNP
3 2 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.94%) Degree
4 1 (1.47%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 14 (20.59%) Docker
2 7 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.88%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.94%) Dovecot
4 2 (2.94%) SpamAssassin
4 2 (2.94%) VirtualBox
4 2 (2.94%) Xen
5 1 (1.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (26.47%) Ansible
2 12 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (17.65%) Puppet
3 2 (2.94%) CA Wily
3 2 (2.94%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.94%) logstash
3 2 (2.94%) Mesos
3 2 (2.94%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.94%) Zenoss
4 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.47%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (1.47%) SCCM
4 1 (1.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (14.71%) Oracle
1 10 (14.71%) Splunk
1 10 (14.71%) VMware
2 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.29%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.88%) Atlassian
4 4 (5.88%) Cisco
5 3 (4.41%) Google
5 3 (4.41%) HP
5 3 (4.41%) IBM
6 2 (2.94%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.94%) F5
6 2 (2.94%) Fortinet
6 2 (2.94%) Juniper
6 2 (2.94%) TippingPoint
7 1 (1.47%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (1.47%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.47%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.47%) Percona
7 1 (1.47%) Veeam