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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 112 146 210
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +64
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 184 125 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.91% 1.26% 0.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.94% 28.47% 15.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 78 36
Median daily rate £475 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £316 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £493 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £405 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 17 1
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +53.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +51.89%
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
802 439 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.32% 4.41% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 261 165
Median daily rate £450 £400 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £270 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 36 8
Median hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% +163.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £14.50 £8.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £40.00 £19.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 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 4 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 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
Surrey +24 48 £413 +0.30% 20
Oxfordshire -7 42 £453 +13.83% 23
Kent - 27 £650 - 2
Berkshire +7 21 £450 +12.50% 8
Hampshire +6 20 £463 +5.71% 11
West Sussex -12 9 £400 +37.93% 1
Buckinghamshire +12 8 £500 +25.00% 7
East Sussex - 6 £315 - 6
M4 Corridor - 3 - -
Middlesex -3 1 £513 - 1
Amazon AWS
England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 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 South East region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 157 (42.20%) Web Services
2 149 (40.05%) Linux
3 132 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (35.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 122 (32.80%) DevOps
5 120 (32.26%) Java
6 106 (28.49%) Puppet
7 93 (25.00%) VMware
8 89 (23.92%) JavaScript
9 84 (22.58%) Python
10 78 (20.97%) Windows
11 77 (20.70%) Microsoft
12 73 (19.62%) Ruby
13 70 (18.82%) Configuration Management
14 67 (18.01%) OpenStack
15 63 (16.94%) Git (software)
16 61 (16.40%) TDD
17 59 (15.86%) Jenkins
17 59 (15.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 56 (15.05%) VMware Infrastructure
19 55 (14.78%) NoSQL
19 55 (14.78%) Migration
19 55 (14.78%) Windows Server
20 54 (14.52%) PHP
20 54 (14.52%) HTML
21 53 (14.25%) Red Hat
21 53 (14.25%) Bash Shell
22 50 (13.44%) Continuous Integration
22 50 (13.44%) Oracle
22 50 (13.44%) Docker

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 67 (18.01%) OpenStack
2 45 (12.10%) Node.js
2 45 (12.10%) Tomcat
3 34 (9.14%) Cloud Foundry
3 34 (9.14%) IIS
4 31 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
5 27 (7.26%) WebLogic
6 21 (5.65%) Apache
7 20 (5.38%) Apache Solr
8 19 (5.11%) nginx
9 17 (4.57%) JBoss
10 13 (3.49%) WebSphere
11 12 (3.23%) SharePoint
12 8 (2.15%) Confluence
13 6 (1.61%) Drupal
14 5 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (1.34%) MS Exchange
14 5 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
15 4 (1.08%) Apache Pig
16 3 (0.81%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (3.49%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.54%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.54%) Weka
3 1 (0.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 26 (6.99%) Magento
2 6 (1.61%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.54%) SAP BRIM
4 2 (0.54%) SAP Convergent Charging
4 2 (0.54%) SAP hybris
5 1 (0.27%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.27%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 132 (35.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (12.63%) PaaS
3 44 (11.83%) Amazon EC2
4 29 (7.80%) IaaS
5 28 (7.53%) GitHub
6 24 (6.45%) Heroku
7 21 (5.65%) Cloud Computing
8 18 (4.84%) SaaS
9 14 (3.76%) Azure Active Directory
10 12 (3.23%) Amazon Kinesis
10 12 (3.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 9 (2.42%) Route 53
12 8 (2.15%) Adobe Analytics
12 8 (2.15%) Google Analytics
12 8 (2.15%) Google Tag Manager
13 7 (1.88%) Amazon S3
13 7 (1.88%) AWS CloudFormation
13 7 (1.88%) Office 365
14 6 (1.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 5 (1.34%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 49 (13.17%) Firewall
2 40 (10.75%) DNS
3 22 (5.91%) LAN
3 22 (5.91%) WAN
4 20 (5.38%) DHCP
5 19 (5.11%) HTTP
6 17 (4.57%) LDAP
7 16 (4.30%) SMTP
7 16 (4.30%) SSL
8 14 (3.76%) Intranet
9 13 (3.49%) VPN
10 11 (2.96%) Internet
11 9 (2.42%) Network Security
12 7 (1.88%) SAN
13 5 (1.34%) Skype
13 5 (1.34%) TCP/IP
13 5 (1.34%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (1.08%) Fibre Channel
14 4 (1.08%) MPLS
14 4 (1.08%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (14.78%) NoSQL
2 38 (10.22%) Apache Cassandra
3 35 (9.41%) MySQL
4 31 (8.33%) Big Data
5 26 (6.99%) Relational Database
5 26 (6.99%) SQL Server
6 24 (6.45%) Redis
7 23 (6.18%) Hadoop
8 19 (5.11%) Oracle Database
9 15 (4.03%) Amazon RDS
10 14 (3.76%) MongoDB
11 9 (2.42%) Neo4j
11 9 (2.42%) RDBMS
12 8 (2.15%) Azure SQL Database
13 5 (1.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (1.34%) OrientDB
14 4 (1.08%) Apache Hive
14 4 (1.08%) Couchbase
14 4 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 63 (16.94%) Git (software)
2 59 (15.86%) Jenkins
3 33 (8.87%) Subversion
4 21 (5.65%) JIRA
5 20 (5.38%) Travis CI
6 19 (5.11%) Maven
7 15 (4.03%) Selenium
8 14 (3.76%) Cucumber
9 13 (3.49%) Ant
9 13 (3.49%) WebDriver
10 11 (2.96%) Hudson
11 10 (2.69%) RSpec
12 9 (2.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (1.08%) JUnit
13 4 (1.08%) SoapUI
13 4 (1.08%) Talend Open Studio
14 3 (0.81%) FishEye
14 3 (0.81%) GitLab
15 2 (0.54%) Jasmine
15 2 (0.54%) Redmine
General
1 39 (10.48%) Publishing
2 35 (9.41%) Finance
3 10 (2.69%) Billing
4 7 (1.88%) Back Office
4 7 (1.88%) Banking
5 6 (1.61%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.08%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.08%) Retail
7 3 (0.81%) Electronics
7 3 (0.81%) Games
7 3 (0.81%) Marketing
8 1 (0.27%) Advertising
8 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 87 (23.39%) Developer
2 72 (19.35%) Architect
3 60 (16.13%) DevOps Engineer
4 36 (9.68%) Cloud Engineer
5 35 (9.41%) Cloud Architect
6 34 (9.14%) Analyst
7 28 (7.53%) AWS Engineer
8 27 (7.26%) AWS Developer
9 24 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
9 24 (6.45%) Support Engineer
10 22 (5.91%) Administrator
10 22 (5.91%) Linux Engineer
11 21 (5.65%) Java Developer
12 20 (5.38%) PHP Developer
13 19 (5.11%) Agile Developer
13 19 (5.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 19 (5.11%) Node.js Developer
14 18 (4.84%) AWS Architect
15 17 (4.57%) Test Analyst
15 17 (4.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (42.20%) Web Services
2 54 (14.52%) HTML
3 45 (12.10%) CSS
4 44 (11.83%) RESTful
5 37 (9.95%) HTML5
6 36 (9.68%) Middleware
7 34 (9.14%) RabbitMQ
8 29 (7.80%) AngularJS
9 22 (5.91%) Spring
10 21 (5.65%) SOAP
11 18 (4.84%) ELK Stack
12 17 (4.57%) LAMP
13 15 (4.03%) LEMP Stack
14 14 (3.76%) JSON
14 14 (3.76%) MCollective
15 13 (3.49%) .NET
15 13 (3.49%) Sensu
16 12 (3.23%) J2EE
17 11 (2.96%) Java EE
17 11 (2.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 50 (13.44%) Data Centre
2 34 (9.14%) Computer Science
3 18 (4.84%) Public Cloud
4 14 (3.76%) Hybrid Cloud
5 13 (3.49%) Management Information System
6 12 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.15%) Private Cloud
8 7 (1.88%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.61%) CMDB
9 6 (1.61%) Data Integration
9 6 (1.61%) PKI
9 6 (1.61%) User Experience
10 5 (1.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (1.34%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.08%) Replication
12 3 (0.81%) Mainframe
13 2 (0.54%) Internet of Things
13 2 (0.54%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 149 (40.05%) Linux
2 78 (20.97%) Windows
3 59 (15.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 55 (14.78%) Windows Server
5 33 (8.87%) Unix
6 26 (6.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (5.38%) CentOS
8 15 (4.03%) Ubuntu
9 12 (3.23%) VMS
9 12 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (2.69%) Android
12 9 (2.42%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.81%) AIX
13 3 (0.81%) SUSE
14 2 (0.54%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.54%) Solaris
15 1 (0.27%) Debian
15 1 (0.27%) Fedora
15 1 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (32.80%) DevOps
3 70 (18.82%) Configuration Management
4 61 (16.40%) TDD
5 55 (14.78%) Migration
6 50 (13.44%) Continuous Integration
7 48 (12.90%) Open Source
8 38 (10.22%) Scrum
9 34 (9.14%) Software Engineering
10 32 (8.60%) E-Commerce
10 32 (8.60%) Web Development
11 29 (7.80%) Analytics
12 28 (7.53%) Continuous Delivery
13 25 (6.72%) BDD
13 25 (6.72%) High Availability
14 19 (5.11%) Use Case
15 18 (4.84%) User Stories
16 17 (4.57%) Data Analysis
17 16 (4.30%) Automation Testing
17 16 (4.30%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 120 (32.26%) Java
2 89 (23.92%) JavaScript
3 84 (22.58%) Python
4 73 (19.62%) Ruby
5 54 (14.52%) PHP
6 53 (14.25%) Bash Shell
7 47 (12.63%) SQL
8 43 (11.56%) PowerShell
9 26 (6.99%) Perl
10 24 (6.45%) C#
11 22 (5.91%) Go
12 14 (3.76%) C++
13 10 (2.69%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.34%) Scala
14 5 (1.34%) VB
15 3 (0.81%) Apple Swift
15 3 (0.81%) C
15 3 (0.81%) R
16 1 (0.27%) Apex Code
16 1 (0.27%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 40 (10.75%) Degree
2 20 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (4.57%) Security Cleared
4 16 (4.30%) MCSE
5 14 (3.76%) SC Cleared
6 13 (3.49%) MCSA
7 9 (2.42%) MCP
8 5 (1.34%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.81%) ISEB
11 2 (0.54%) CCNA
11 2 (0.54%) CCSA
11 2 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.54%) CISM
11 2 (0.54%) CISSP
11 2 (0.54%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.27%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.27%) CCA
12 1 (0.27%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.27%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.42%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (2.15%) QA
3 7 (1.88%) SLA
4 5 (1.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 56 (15.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (13.44%) Docker
3 46 (12.37%) vSphere
4 34 (9.14%) Active Directory
5 18 (4.84%) Hyper-V
6 14 (3.76%) qmail
6 14 (3.76%) Squid
7 8 (2.15%) KVM
8 7 (1.88%) vCloud
8 7 (1.88%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (1.88%) XenServer
9 5 (1.34%) VMware ESX
10 4 (1.08%) Varnish
11 3 (0.81%) Xen
12 2 (0.54%) GridGain
12 2 (0.54%) Postfix
12 2 (0.54%) UAG
12 2 (0.54%) XenApp
12 2 (0.54%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.27%) LXC
Systems Management
1 106 (28.49%) Puppet
2 48 (12.90%) Ansible
3 43 (11.56%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (7.26%) Graphite
4 27 (7.26%) logstash
4 27 (7.26%) SCCM
5 25 (6.72%) SCOM
6 20 (5.38%) Nagios
7 18 (4.84%) Cacti
8 14 (3.76%) SCVMM
8 14 (3.76%) ZABBIX
9 13 (3.49%) collectd
9 13 (3.49%) Ganglia
9 13 (3.49%) Terraform
10 12 (3.23%) Windows Intune
11 10 (2.69%) Kubernetes
12 9 (2.42%) HP SiteScope
13 7 (1.88%) Tivoli
14 6 (1.61%) HP Operations Orchestration
14 6 (1.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 93 (25.00%) VMware
2 77 (20.70%) Microsoft
3 53 (14.25%) Red Hat
4 50 (13.44%) Oracle
5 33 (8.87%) Splunk
6 18 (4.84%) Google
6 18 (4.84%) HP
7 17 (4.57%) Citrix
8 16 (4.30%) Rackspace
9 14 (3.76%) Dell
10 13 (3.49%) IBM
10 13 (3.49%) SAP
11 11 (2.96%) CA
11 11 (2.96%) Cisco
11 11 (2.96%) RightScale
12 9 (2.42%) Adobe
12 9 (2.42%) Barracuda Networks
13 7 (1.88%) EMC
14 6 (1.61%) WSO2
15 5 (1.34%) Intel
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