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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 112 99 126
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +27
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 36 27 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.21% 0.90% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.78% 34.62% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 3
Average daily rate £400 £400 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £375 £414
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £413 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +51.89%
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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
182 78 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.12% 2.61% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 46 8
Average daily rate £400 £400 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 5
Average hourly rate £36.00 £15.80 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.84% -1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £12.84 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £18.76 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £25.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-32.00% +69.49%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -9 20 £400 - 1
Glasgow +3 8 £370 +13.84% 10
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 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 33 (48.53%) Java
2 30 (44.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (41.18%) Web Services
3 28 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (38.24%) Linux
5 22 (32.35%) DevOps
6 18 (26.47%) Ansible
7 17 (25.00%) Python
8 16 (23.53%) Microservices
9 15 (22.06%) Windows
9 15 (22.06%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (20.59%) Finance
10 14 (20.59%) Docker
11 13 (19.12%) ETL
12 12 (17.65%) DNS
12 12 (17.65%) SOA
12 12 (17.65%) Puppet
12 12 (17.65%) Jenkins
12 12 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
12 12 (17.65%) Data Centre
13 11 (16.18%) NoSQL
13 11 (16.18%) Amazon EC2
13 11 (16.18%) TeamCity
13 11 (16.18%) Ruby
13 11 (16.18%) MS Excel
13 11 (16.18%) Oracle
14 10 (14.71%) Configuration Management
14 10 (14.71%) Splunk
14 10 (14.71%) Bash Shell
14 10 (14.71%) PaaS

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 8 (11.76%) Apache
1 8 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 6 (8.82%) Node.js
3 5 (7.35%) IIS
4 4 (5.88%) Confluence
4 4 (5.88%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.94%) Jetty
5 2 (2.94%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.94%) nginx
5 2 (2.94%) SAS
5 2 (2.94%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.47%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.47%) JBoss
Applications
1 11 (16.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 30 (44.12%) 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%) IaaS
8 2 (2.94%) Office 365
9 1 (1.47%) Heroku
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%) Firewall
5 4 (5.88%) Internet
6 3 (4.41%) DHCP
6 3 (4.41%) LDAP
6 3 (4.41%) Network Security
7 2 (2.94%) DDNS
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
7 2 (2.94%) SAN
7 2 (2.94%) WAN
8 1 (1.47%) OpenLDAP
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 Hive
8 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.47%) HBase
Development Applications
1 12 (17.65%) Jenkins
2 11 (16.18%) TeamCity
3 9 (13.24%) 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 14 (20.59%) Finance
2 8 (11.76%) Legal
3 3 (4.41%) Banking
4 2 (2.94%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (27.94%) 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%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (8.82%) AWS Architect
5 6 (8.82%) Java Developer
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
5 5 (7.35%) Middleware
5 5 (7.35%) Spring Boot
6 4 (5.88%) .NET
6 4 (5.88%) Servlets
7 3 (4.41%) CSS
7 3 (4.41%) REST
7 3 (4.41%) SOAP
8 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.94%) CSS3
8 2 (2.94%) HTML5
8 2 (2.94%) JDBC
8 2 (2.94%) jQuery
8 2 (2.94%) JSP
8 2 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.94%) Replication
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
Operating Systems
1 26 (38.24%) Linux
2 15 (22.06%) Windows
3 6 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (5.88%) Unix
5 3 (4.41%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.94%) AIX
6 2 (2.94%) CentOS
6 2 (2.94%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (32.35%) DevOps
3 16 (23.53%) Microservices
4 15 (22.06%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (19.12%) ETL
6 12 (17.65%) SOA
7 10 (14.71%) Configuration Management
8 9 (13.24%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (13.24%) Migration
9 7 (10.29%) Open Source
10 6 (8.82%) Business Continuity
10 6 (8.82%) Scrum
10 6 (8.82%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (7.35%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (7.35%) Project Management
11 5 (7.35%) SDLC
11 5 (7.35%) TDD
12 4 (5.88%) Analytics
12 4 (5.88%) High Availability
12 4 (5.88%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 33 (48.53%) Java
2 17 (25.00%) 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%) 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 6 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.41%) 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 11 (16.18%) Oracle
2 10 (14.71%) Splunk
3 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.24%) VMware
4 7 (10.29%) Red Hat
5 5 (7.35%) Cisco
6 4 (5.88%) Atlassian
6 4 (5.88%) Google
6 4 (5.88%) IBM
7 3 (4.41%) HP
8 2 (2.94%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.94%) EMC
8 2 (2.94%) F5
8 2 (2.94%) Fortinet
8 2 (2.94%) Juniper
8 2 (2.94%) Teradata
8 2 (2.94%) TippingPoint
9 1 (1.47%) Cloudera
9 1 (1.47%) Hortonworks
9 1 (1.47%) Percona
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