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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 95 104 112
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 36 19 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.41% 0.72% 0.088%
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.80% 29.69% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 2
Average daily rate £431 £338 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -11.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £249 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £388 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Amazon AWS
UK

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
125 64 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.91% 2.42% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 28 12
Average daily rate £375 £310 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -20.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £213 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £14.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -0.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £16.86
% change year-on-year
+2.60% +12.67%

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 +4 29 £431 +18.96% 5
Glasgow +5 4 £333 +33.66% 5
Stirling - 1 - -
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Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 28 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (50.94%) Web Services
3 21 (39.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (37.74%) Java
5 18 (33.96%) Linux
6 14 (26.42%) ETL
6 14 (26.42%) Data Centre
7 12 (22.64%) DNS
7 12 (22.64%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (22.64%) Microservices
8 11 (20.75%) HTTP
8 11 (20.75%) SOA
8 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
8 11 (20.75%) Windows
9 9 (16.98%) IIS
9 9 (16.98%) TCP/IP
9 9 (16.98%) Finance
9 9 (16.98%) Relational Database
9 9 (16.98%) DevOps
9 9 (16.98%) Unit Testing
10 8 (15.09%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (15.09%) Reverse Proxy
10 8 (15.09%) AngularJS
10 8 (15.09%) VMware
11 7 (13.21%) SSL
11 7 (13.21%) HTML
11 7 (13.21%) CSS
11 7 (13.21%) JavaScript
11 7 (13.21%) .NET
11 7 (13.21%) Oracle

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 9 (16.98%) IIS
2 7 (13.21%) Tomcat
3 5 (9.43%) Apache
3 5 (9.43%) Node.js
4 4 (7.55%) nginx
4 4 (7.55%) WebSphere
5 3 (5.66%) Confluence
5 3 (5.66%) JBoss
6 2 (3.77%) CMS
6 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.77%) MS Exchange
6 2 (3.77%) OpenStack
6 2 (3.77%) SAS
7 1 (1.89%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (39.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (13.21%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (13.21%) Amazon ELB
2 7 (13.21%) Amazon S3
3 6 (11.32%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (7.55%) IaaS
5 2 (3.77%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (3.77%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (1.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.89%) Office 365
6 1 (1.89%) PaaS
6 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.64%) DNS
2 11 (20.75%) HTTP
3 9 (16.98%) TCP/IP
4 8 (15.09%) Reverse Proxy
5 7 (13.21%) SSL
6 4 (7.55%) DHCP
6 4 (7.55%) Firewall
6 4 (7.55%) FTP
6 4 (7.55%) IPsec
7 2 (3.77%) DDNS
7 2 (3.77%) Internet
7 2 (3.77%) Network Security
7 2 (3.77%) SAN
7 2 (3.77%) WAN
8 1 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.89%) LDAP
8 1 (1.89%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (1.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) Relational Database
2 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.43%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.66%) MySQL
4 3 (5.66%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.66%) Pentaho
5 2 (3.77%) Big Data
5 2 (3.77%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.89%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.89%) HBase
6 1 (1.89%) Mahout
6 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) JIRA
1 5 (9.43%) TeamCity
1 5 (9.43%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.55%) NUnit
3 3 (5.66%) ReSharper
3 3 (5.66%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (3.77%) Grunt
4 2 (3.77%) gulp
5 1 (1.89%) Boxen
5 1 (1.89%) WebStorm
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Banking
2 2 (3.77%) Law
3 1 (1.89%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Architect
2 11 (20.75%) Developer
3 9 (16.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (15.09%) Consultant
4 8 (15.09%) Integration Architect
4 8 (15.09%) Web Developer
5 7 (13.21%) Technical Architect
6 5 (9.43%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.55%) DevOps Consultant
7 4 (7.55%) Senior Web Developer
8 3 (5.66%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (5.66%) MySQL Consultant
8 3 (5.66%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.66%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (5.66%) WebSphere Consultant
9 2 (3.77%) Administrator
9 2 (3.77%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (50.94%) Web Services
2 8 (15.09%) AngularJS
3 7 (13.21%) .NET
3 7 (13.21%) CSS
3 7 (13.21%) HTML
4 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET
5 5 (9.43%) .NET Framework
5 5 (9.43%) Entity Framework
5 5 (9.43%) LINQ
5 5 (9.43%) LINQ to SQL
5 5 (9.43%) Middleware
5 5 (9.43%) RESTful
6 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (7.55%) Servlets
6 4 (7.55%) Spring
6 4 (7.55%) WCF
7 3 (5.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (3.77%) OAuth
8 2 (3.77%) REST
8 2 (3.77%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.77%) EMC VNX
2 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.77%) Replication
2 2 (3.77%) User Experience
3 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.89%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (1.89%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.96%) Linux
2 11 (20.75%) Windows
3 4 (7.55%) Unix
3 4 (7.55%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.77%) Android
5 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X Server
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (26.42%) ETL
3 12 (22.64%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (22.64%) Microservices
4 11 (20.75%) SOA
5 9 (16.98%) DevOps
5 9 (16.98%) Unit Testing
6 8 (15.09%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (13.21%) SDLC
8 6 (11.32%) Business Continuity
8 6 (11.32%) MVC
8 6 (11.32%) Scrum
8 6 (11.32%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (9.43%) Automated Testing
10 4 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (7.55%) Mentoring
10 4 (7.55%) Release Management
10 4 (7.55%) TDD
10 4 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (7.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.74%) Java
2 7 (13.21%) JavaScript
3 6 (11.32%) C#
4 3 (5.66%) Python
5 2 (3.77%) SQL
6 1 (1.89%) C
6 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) IISP
1 3 (5.66%) ISEB
2 1 (1.89%) BC Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (7.55%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.55%) Docker
2 4 (7.55%) Xen
3 3 (5.66%) vSphere
4 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.77%) Varnish
5 1 (1.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) Ansible
2 3 (5.66%) Puppet
3 2 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.89%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.09%) VMware
3 7 (13.21%) Oracle
4 6 (11.32%) IBM
5 5 (9.43%) Cisco
6 4 (7.55%) Atlassian
6 4 (7.55%) EMC
6 4 (7.55%) Google
7 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.77%) Teradata
7 2 (3.77%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.89%) Apple
8 1 (1.89%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (1.89%) HP
8 1 (1.89%) Informatica
8 1 (1.89%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.89%) Netezza
8 1 (1.89%) Percona
8 1 (1.89%) Symantec
8 1 (1.89%) Veeam
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