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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 112 118 127
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 22 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.85% 0.63% 0.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.64% 24.10% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 6
Median daily rate £400 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £316 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £494 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £414 £380
% change year-on-year
+8.76% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £189.00
% change year-on-year
- -79.36%
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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
118 83 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.55% 2.60% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 40 21
Median daily rate £375 £363 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.51% -9.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £185 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £22.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-29.54% +29.41%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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
Glasgow +5 10 £444 -7.55% 6
Edinburgh -3 10 £388 +10.78% 3
Stirling - 2 - -
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Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 36 (64.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (37.50%) Java
3 20 (35.71%) Ansible
4 19 (33.93%) Docker
5 18 (32.14%) DevOps
5 18 (32.14%) Linux
5 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (32.14%) Jenkins
6 17 (30.36%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (30.36%) Puppet
6 17 (30.36%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (30.36%) Finance
7 16 (28.57%) Web Services
7 16 (28.57%) Python
8 13 (23.21%) MS Excel
9 12 (21.43%) Windows
10 11 (19.64%) Ruby
10 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
10 11 (19.64%) Migration
11 10 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (17.86%) VMware
11 10 (17.86%) TeamCity
11 10 (17.86%) Splunk
11 10 (17.86%) PaaS
11 10 (17.86%) Bash Shell
12 9 (16.07%) Private Cloud
12 9 (16.07%) NoSQL
12 9 (16.07%) PowerShell
12 9 (16.07%) Perl
13 8 (14.29%) SQL

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 7 (12.50%) Apache
2 4 (7.14%) IIS
2 4 (7.14%) OpenStack
2 4 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.36%) Confluence
4 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.57%) Jetty
4 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.79%) nginx
5 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (23.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 36 (64.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (17.86%) PaaS
3 6 (10.71%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (7.14%) Amazon S3
5 2 (3.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (3.57%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (3.57%) Bluemix
5 2 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (3.57%) Office 365
5 2 (3.57%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.79%) Heroku
6 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) DNS
2 5 (8.93%) HTTP
3 4 (7.14%) DHCP
3 4 (7.14%) SAN
3 4 (7.14%) SSL
4 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (3.57%) Firewall
5 2 (3.57%) Internet
5 2 (3.57%) LDAP
5 2 (3.57%) NAS
5 2 (3.57%) Network Security
6 1 (1.79%) FTP
6 1 (1.79%) IPsec
6 1 (1.79%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) NoSQL
2 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.93%) MySQL
4 4 (7.14%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.36%) MS Access
5 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.57%) Data Mining
6 2 (3.57%) DB2
6 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.57%) SQLite
7 1 (1.79%) Power BI
7 1 (1.79%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 18 (32.14%) Jenkins
2 10 (17.86%) TeamCity
3 8 (14.29%) Maven
3 8 (14.29%) MSBuild
3 8 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
3 8 (14.29%) Subversion
4 7 (12.50%) JIRA
5 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 4 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.57%) Ant
7 2 (3.57%) Artifactory
7 2 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (3.57%) ClearCase
7 2 (3.57%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.57%) Gradle
7 2 (3.57%) Grunt
7 2 (3.57%) Hudson
7 2 (3.57%) Selenium
7 2 (3.57%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (30.36%) Finance
2 8 (14.29%) Legal
3 5 (8.93%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Architect
2 12 (21.43%) Cloud Architect
3 10 (17.86%) AWS Architect
3 10 (17.86%) Developer
4 8 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
4 8 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Cloud Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (8.93%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (7.14%) Azure Architect
7 4 (7.14%) Azure DevOps
7 4 (7.14%) DevOps Architect
7 4 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Consultant
8 3 (5.36%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 2 (3.57%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.57%) Web Services
2 8 (14.29%) HTML
3 6 (10.71%) .NET
3 6 (10.71%) AngularJS
4 5 (8.93%) RESTful
4 5 (8.93%) Spring
4 5 (8.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (7.14%) CSS
5 4 (7.14%) Node.js
5 4 (7.14%) Spring Boot
6 3 (5.36%) jQuery
6 3 (5.36%) Middleware
6 3 (5.36%) Servlets
6 3 (5.36%) SOAP
7 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.57%) CSS3
7 2 (3.57%) Java EE
7 2 (3.57%) JDBC
7 2 (3.57%) JSP
7 2 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Private Cloud
2 3 (5.36%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.36%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.79%) Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.79%) Statistics
4 1 (1.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (32.14%) Linux
2 12 (21.43%) Windows
3 6 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (10.71%) Windows Server
4 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.36%) Unix
5 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.57%) AIX
6 2 (3.57%) CentOS
6 2 (3.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (32.14%) DevOps
2 17 (30.36%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (19.64%) Migration
4 10 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 6 (10.71%) Microservices
6 6 (10.71%) Open Source
7 5 (8.93%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (8.93%) Scrum
7 5 (8.93%) SDLC
8 4 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (7.14%) SOA
8 4 (7.14%) TDD
9 3 (5.36%) Analytics
9 3 (5.36%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.36%) High Availability
9 3 (5.36%) Prototyping
9 3 (5.36%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (37.50%) Java
2 16 (28.57%) Python
3 11 (19.64%) Ruby
4 10 (17.86%) Bash Shell
5 9 (16.07%) Perl
5 9 (16.07%) PowerShell
6 8 (14.29%) Bourne shell
6 8 (14.29%) C++
6 8 (14.29%) Korn
6 8 (14.29%) SQL
7 6 (10.71%) Shell Script
8 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
9 3 (5.36%) C#
9 3 (5.36%) VBA
9 3 (5.36%) VBScript
10 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
10 2 (3.57%) VB
11 1 (1.79%) C
11 1 (1.79%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) CCNA
3 2 (3.57%) CCNP
3 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.57%) Degree
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.79%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) IISP
4 1 (1.79%) ISEB
4 1 (1.79%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 19 (33.93%) Docker
2 7 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.57%) Dovecot
4 2 (3.57%) SpamAssassin
4 2 (3.57%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (35.71%) Ansible
2 17 (30.36%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (30.36%) Puppet
3 2 (3.57%) CA Wily
3 2 (3.57%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.57%) logstash
3 2 (3.57%) Mesos
3 2 (3.57%) rkt
3 2 (3.57%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.57%) Zenoss
4 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.79%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) SCCM
4 1 (1.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.86%) Splunk
2 10 (17.86%) VMware
3 8 (14.29%) Oracle
4 6 (10.71%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.36%) Atlassian
5 3 (5.36%) Cisco
5 3 (5.36%) HP
6 2 (3.57%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.57%) Citrix
6 2 (3.57%) F5
6 2 (3.57%) Fortinet
6 2 (3.57%) Google
6 2 (3.57%) Juniper
6 2 (3.57%) TippingPoint
7 1 (1.79%) IBM
7 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.79%) Symantec
7 1 (1.79%) Telerik
7 1 (1.79%) TIBCO