The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon AWS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 139 169 208
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +39
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 132 79 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.39% 0.86% 0.34%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.49% 25.16% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 46 16
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£424 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.16% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £220 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £384 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.49% +27.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 £189.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-79.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £189.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-79.36% +472.72%
Amazon AWS
England

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

Cloud Services Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
587 314 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.17% 3.41% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 179 149
Average daily rate £408 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.19% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.25% -63.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.68 £27.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £68.60 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £16.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+42.18% -51.51%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Amazon AWS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon AWS across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Amazon AWS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS across the South East region.

Amazon AWS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. 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
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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
Oxfordshire +15 50 £424 +5.66% 9
Surrey +25 34 £325 -22.38% 13
Hampshire -12 20 £430 +17.80% 4
Berkshire +5 17 £450 +38.46% 12
Kent - 4 - - 4
Middlesex +3 2 - -
West Sussex -19 2 £220 - 3
Home Counties - 1 £475 -
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England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 134 (52.34%) Linux
2 105 (41.02%) Web Services
3 97 (37.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 91 (35.55%) Puppet
5 88 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
6 86 (33.59%) DevOps
7 74 (28.91%) Oracle
8 73 (28.52%) Windows
9 68 (26.56%) Java
10 66 (25.78%) Python
11 58 (22.66%) Git (software)
12 54 (21.09%) Jenkins
13 48 (18.75%) Red Hat
14 47 (18.36%) Ruby
14 47 (18.36%) Opscode Chef
15 46 (17.97%) Continuous Integration
15 46 (17.97%) Network Security
15 46 (17.97%) VMware
15 46 (17.97%) Configuration Management
16 43 (16.80%) SQL
17 41 (16.02%) UNIX
18 40 (15.63%) AWS CloudFormation
18 40 (15.63%) PowerShell
19 39 (15.23%) JavaScript
19 39 (15.23%) Data Centre
20 37 (14.45%) Migration
20 37 (14.45%) TDD
21 36 (14.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 36 (14.06%) JIRA
22 34 (13.28%) JSON

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 31 (12.11%) Tomcat
2 23 (8.98%) Confluence
3 22 (8.59%) OpenStack
4 20 (7.81%) WebLogic
4 20 (7.81%) JBoss
5 19 (7.42%) IIS
6 18 (7.03%) Node.js
7 12 (4.69%) Apache
8 11 (4.30%) WebSphere
9 7 (2.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 7 (2.73%) SharePoint
10 6 (2.34%) MS Exchange
10 6 (2.34%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (1.95%) nginx
12 4 (1.56%) Apache Pig
12 4 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (1.56%) Cloud Foundry
12 4 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (1.17%) Lync
14 2 (0.78%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 8 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.78%) SPSS
2 2 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.39%) MS Office
3 1 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (2.73%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.78%) Magento
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 97 (37.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (15.63%) AWS CloudFormation
3 26 (10.16%) Amazon SQS
4 24 (9.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 22 (8.59%) IaaS
6 19 (7.42%) Amazon S3
7 16 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
8 14 (5.47%) PaaS
9 13 (5.08%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (4.69%) Heroku
10 12 (4.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 7 (2.73%) SaaS
12 5 (1.95%) Office 365
13 4 (1.56%) Sumo Logic
13 4 (1.56%) Amazon EMR
13 4 (1.56%) SoftLayer
14 2 (0.78%) Amazon Glacier
14 2 (0.78%) GitHub
15 1 (0.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 1 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 46 (17.97%) Network Security
2 33 (12.89%) DNS
3 24 (9.38%) SAN
3 24 (9.38%) Firewall
4 21 (8.20%) WAN
5 16 (6.25%) DHCP
5 16 (6.25%) VPN
6 13 (5.08%) SSL
7 11 (4.30%) HTTP
7 11 (4.30%) ADSL
8 10 (3.91%) LDAP
8 10 (3.91%) LAN
8 10 (3.91%) Internet
8 10 (3.91%) SSH
9 7 (2.73%) Wireless
10 5 (1.95%) Intranet
11 4 (1.56%) SNMP
11 4 (1.56%) SMTP
11 4 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (1.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.03%) Amazon RDS
3 15 (5.86%) MySQL
3 15 (5.86%) Big Data
4 14 (5.47%) Hadoop
5 13 (5.08%) Redis
5 13 (5.08%) NoSQL
6 9 (3.52%) MongoDB
7 7 (2.73%) RDBMS
7 7 (2.73%) Oracle Database
7 7 (2.73%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.56%) Apache Hive
8 4 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.56%) HBase
9 2 (0.78%) Mahout
9 2 (0.78%) DB2
9 2 (0.78%) OLAP
9 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 58 (22.66%) Git (software)
2 54 (21.09%) Jenkins
3 36 (14.06%) JIRA
4 17 (6.64%) Ant
4 17 (6.64%) Subversion
4 17 (6.64%) Maven
5 16 (6.25%) JUnit
6 14 (5.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (3.91%) Hudson
8 7 (2.73%) Mockito
8 7 (2.73%) Cucumber
9 6 (2.34%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (1.95%) TeamCity
11 4 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (1.17%) RSpec
12 3 (1.17%) Gerrit
13 2 (0.78%) Selenium
13 2 (0.78%) Visual Studio
14 1 (0.39%) MSBuild
14 1 (0.39%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (5.08%) Publishing
2 11 (4.30%) Telecoms
2 11 (4.30%) Finance
3 7 (2.73%) Games
4 4 (1.56%) Marketing
5 3 (1.17%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.17%) Billing
6 2 (0.78%) Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.39%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 79 (30.86%) Developer
2 46 (17.97%) Architect
3 41 (16.02%) DevOps Engineer
4 25 (9.77%) Cloud Architect
4 25 (9.77%) Java Developer
5 17 (6.64%) Solutions Architect
6 15 (5.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (4.69%) Consultant
7 12 (4.69%) Development Engineer
8 11 (4.30%) Software Engineer
8 11 (4.30%) Web Developer
8 11 (4.30%) Senior Developer
9 10 (3.91%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (3.52%) Systems Administrator
10 9 (3.52%) Analyst
11 8 (3.13%) Network Engineer
11 8 (3.13%) .NET Developer
11 8 (3.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 7 (2.73%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
12 7 (2.73%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (41.02%) Web Services
2 34 (13.28%) XML
2 34 (13.28%) Spring
2 34 (13.28%) JSON
3 30 (11.72%) AngularJS
4 23 (8.98%) HTML
5 21 (8.20%) jQuery
5 21 (8.20%) Java EE
5 21 (8.20%) REST
6 20 (7.81%) HTML5
6 20 (7.81%) .NET
7 14 (5.47%) CSS
7 14 (5.47%) XSLT
8 13 (5.08%) Ruby on Rails
9 12 (4.69%) RESTful
10 11 (4.30%) CSS3
10 11 (4.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (4.30%) J2EE
11 10 (3.91%) JDBC
11 10 (3.91%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 39 (15.23%) Data Centre
2 34 (13.28%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.52%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.13%) PKI
6 7 (2.73%) Private Cloud
6 7 (2.73%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (2.34%) Public Cloud
7 6 (2.34%) User Experience
7 6 (2.34%) Semantic Web
7 6 (2.34%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.56%) Cryptography
8 4 (1.56%) Statistics
9 3 (1.17%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.17%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.17%) Streaming Video
9 3 (1.17%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (0.78%) Replication
10 2 (0.78%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 134 (52.34%) Linux
2 73 (28.52%) Windows
3 41 (16.02%) UNIX
4 36 (14.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (5.47%) Mac OS X
6 13 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (4.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.56%) Android
9 2 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.78%) CentOS
9 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.39%) VMS
10 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.39%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (33.59%) DevOps
3 46 (17.97%) Configuration Management
3 46 (17.97%) Continuous Integration
4 37 (14.45%) TDD
4 37 (14.45%) Migration
5 31 (12.11%) Web Development
6 29 (11.33%) BDD
7 26 (10.16%) Scrum
8 19 (7.42%) Software Engineering
8 19 (7.42%) Continuous Delivery
9 17 (6.64%) Software Deployment
9 17 (6.64%) ITIL
9 17 (6.64%) E-Commerce
10 16 (6.25%) Load Balancing
11 14 (5.47%) Computer Security
12 13 (5.08%) Open Source
13 12 (4.69%) Capacity Management
13 12 (4.69%) SOA
13 12 (4.69%) Auto-Scaling
Programming Languages
1 68 (26.56%) Java
2 66 (25.78%) Python
3 47 (18.36%) Ruby
4 43 (16.80%) SQL
5 40 (15.63%) PowerShell
6 39 (15.23%) JavaScript
7 21 (8.20%) Shell Script
8 20 (7.81%) PHP
9 18 (7.03%) C#
10 16 (6.25%) Perl
11 10 (3.91%) Bash Shell
12 7 (2.73%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 7 (2.73%) XPath
12 7 (2.73%) Go
12 7 (2.73%) XQuery
13 4 (1.56%) R
14 2 (0.78%) CoffeeScript
14 2 (0.78%) C++
14 2 (0.78%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (2.34%) Degree
2 5 (1.95%) MCSE
2 5 (1.95%) MCSA
2 5 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.56%) MCP
4 3 (1.17%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.17%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.17%) RHCE
5 2 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.78%) CCNA
5 2 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.78%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.39%) MCITP
6 1 (0.39%) CCNP
6 1 (0.39%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.78%) SLA
1 2 (0.78%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (13.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (10.94%) Docker
3 13 (5.08%) Active Directory
4 9 (3.52%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.34%) VMware ESX
6 5 (1.95%) vSphere
7 4 (1.56%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.56%) HDFS
7 4 (1.56%) XenApp
8 3 (1.17%) vCloud
9 2 (0.78%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.78%) UAG
10 1 (0.39%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.39%) SRDF
10 1 (0.39%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.39%) KVM
10 1 (0.39%) XenServer
10 1 (0.39%) NFS
10 1 (0.39%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 91 (35.55%) Puppet
2 47 (18.36%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (8.98%) Nagios
4 21 (8.20%) Ansible
5 10 (3.91%) Icinga
6 7 (2.73%) Oracle Identity Management
6 7 (2.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 7 (2.73%) Cacti
7 5 (1.95%) Vagrant
8 4 (1.56%) Zenoss
8 4 (1.56%) SCCM
9 2 (0.78%) Mesos
10 1 (0.39%) Rundeck
10 1 (0.39%) EMC VPLEX
10 1 (0.39%) SnapMirror
10 1 (0.39%) SnapVault
10 1 (0.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.39%) SCOM
10 1 (0.39%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 74 (28.91%) Oracle
2 48 (18.75%) Red Hat
3 46 (17.97%) VMware
4 27 (10.55%) Microsoft
5 16 (6.25%) Cisco
6 14 (5.47%) Splunk
7 12 (4.69%) Juniper
8 11 (4.30%) Citrix
9 10 (3.91%) Progress
10 9 (3.52%) SAP
11 5 (1.95%) HP
11 5 (1.95%) Dell
11 5 (1.95%) Google
12 4 (1.56%) AppSense
12 4 (1.56%) CommVault
12 4 (1.56%) SolarWinds
13 3 (1.17%) EMC
13 3 (1.17%) IBM
14 2 (0.78%) CA
14 2 (0.78%) 3PAR
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