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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 86 125 187
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +62
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 214 154 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.43% 1.63% 0.73%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.39% 27.65% 21.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 100 52
Median daily rate £450 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £490 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 1
Median hourly rate - £37.00 £189.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -80.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -4.87%
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
811 557 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.21% 5.90% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 335 191
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £264 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £393 £388
% change year-on-year
+14.64% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 9
Median hourly rate £19.61 £35.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.97% +218.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.14 £12.00 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.79 £27.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-42.60% +83.33%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +23 61 £450 +5.88% 16
Oxfordshire 0 54 £475 +15.15% 20
Berkshire +8 33 £500 +33.33% 13
Hampshire +2 25 £413 -4.06% 16
Buckinghamshire +21 12 £425 +21.42% 1
West Sussex -12 9 £450 +104.54% 5
Kent - 9 £725 - 1
East Sussex - 7 £425 - 5
Middlesex -7 4 £575 -
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
Amazon AWS
England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 153 (40.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 141 (37.60%) Web Services
3 137 (36.53%) Linux
4 129 (34.40%) Agile Software Development
5 125 (33.33%) Java
6 114 (30.40%) DevOps
7 98 (26.13%) Puppet
8 86 (22.93%) VMware
9 83 (22.13%) Python
10 82 (21.87%) Ruby
11 81 (21.60%) TDD
12 80 (21.33%) JavaScript
13 75 (20.00%) Jenkins
14 71 (18.93%) OpenStack
15 68 (18.13%) Git (software)
16 64 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
17 63 (16.80%) Windows
18 61 (16.27%) HTML
19 60 (16.00%) PHP
19 60 (16.00%) SQL
19 60 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
20 59 (15.73%) Configuration Management
20 59 (15.73%) Scrum
21 58 (15.47%) PaaS
22 57 (15.20%) Microsoft
22 57 (15.20%) Tomcat
23 56 (14.93%) Open Source
24 54 (14.40%) Bash Shell
24 54 (14.40%) Migration
25 50 (13.33%) CSS

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 71 (18.93%) OpenStack
2 57 (15.20%) Tomcat
3 37 (9.87%) WebLogic
4 33 (8.80%) Cloud Foundry
5 31 (8.27%) Apache
6 26 (6.93%) Elasticsearch
7 25 (6.67%) WebSphere
8 23 (6.13%) IIS
8 23 (6.13%) JBoss
9 16 (4.27%) nginx
10 13 (3.47%) Confluence
11 10 (2.67%) Apache Solr
12 9 (2.40%) SharePoint
13 8 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
14 5 (1.33%) Drupal
15 3 (0.80%) Apache Spark
15 3 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
15 3 (0.80%) MS Exchange
15 3 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
16 2 (0.53%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 13 (3.47%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.53%) Weka
3 1 (0.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (4.00%) Magento
2 6 (1.60%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.27%) OpenText Process Suite
4 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 153 (40.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (15.47%) PaaS
3 43 (11.47%) Amazon EC2
4 37 (9.87%) IaaS
5 26 (6.93%) Heroku
6 24 (6.40%) Amazon S3
7 19 (5.07%) Amazon Kinesis
7 19 (5.07%) Cloud Computing
7 19 (5.07%) SaaS
8 14 (3.73%) Azure Active Directory
8 14 (3.73%) GitHub
9 11 (2.93%) Amazon SQS
9 11 (2.93%) AWS CloudFormation
9 11 (2.93%) Office 365
10 9 (2.40%) CloudFront
11 8 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 7 (1.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 6 (1.60%) AWS OpsWorks
14 5 (1.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 5 (1.33%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 43 (11.47%) Firewall
2 30 (8.00%) DNS
3 21 (5.60%) VPN
4 16 (4.27%) DHCP
4 16 (4.27%) Network Security
5 14 (3.73%) LAN
5 14 (3.73%) LDAP
5 14 (3.73%) WAN
6 13 (3.47%) HTTP
7 12 (3.20%) Internet
8 11 (2.93%) SMTP
8 11 (2.93%) SSL
9 6 (1.60%) Intranet
9 6 (1.60%) IPv6
9 6 (1.60%) MPLS
9 6 (1.60%) VLAN
10 5 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (1.33%) IPv4
10 5 (1.33%) SAN
10 5 (1.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (13.33%) NoSQL
2 39 (10.40%) MySQL
3 38 (10.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 30 (8.00%) SQL Server
5 23 (6.13%) Redis
6 21 (5.60%) Big Data
7 17 (4.53%) Relational Database
8 15 (4.00%) Hadoop
9 14 (3.73%) MongoDB
10 10 (2.67%) Neo4j
10 10 (2.67%) Oracle Database
11 8 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
12 7 (1.87%) Azure SQL Database
12 7 (1.87%) MariaDB
12 7 (1.87%) RDBMS
13 6 (1.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 5 (1.33%) OrientDB
14 5 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
15 3 (0.80%) Apache Hive
16 2 (0.53%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 75 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 68 (18.13%) Git (software)
3 32 (8.53%) JIRA
4 28 (7.47%) Subversion
5 24 (6.40%) JUnit
6 23 (6.13%) Maven
7 11 (2.93%) Talend Open Studio
8 10 (2.67%) Ant
8 10 (2.67%) SoapUI
9 9 (2.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (2.40%) Cucumber
9 9 (2.40%) Travis CI
10 7 (1.87%) Hudson
10 7 (1.87%) RSpec
11 6 (1.60%) Vagrant
12 4 (1.07%) Bitbucket
12 4 (1.07%) TeamCity
13 3 (0.80%) GitLab
13 3 (0.80%) Jasmine
13 3 (0.80%) Selenium
General
1 44 (11.73%) Finance
2 35 (9.33%) Publishing
3 11 (2.93%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.87%) Back Office
4 7 (1.87%) Banking
5 5 (1.33%) Billing
5 5 (1.33%) Retail
6 3 (0.80%) Games
7 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 102 (27.20%) Developer
2 69 (18.40%) Architect
3 50 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 38 (10.13%) Cloud Architect
5 35 (9.33%) AWS Developer
6 33 (8.80%) Java Developer
7 28 (7.47%) Agile Developer
7 28 (7.47%) AWS Architect
7 28 (7.47%) Cloud Engineer
8 27 (7.20%) Administrator
9 26 (6.93%) Software Engineer
10 24 (6.40%) JavaScript Developer
11 21 (5.60%) AWS Engineer
11 21 (5.60%) Node.js Developer
11 21 (5.60%) PHP Developer
12 20 (5.33%) Web Developer
13 18 (4.80%) Java Engineer
14 16 (4.27%) E-Commerce Developer
14 16 (4.27%) HTML Developer
14 16 (4.27%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (37.60%) Web Services
2 61 (16.27%) HTML
3 50 (13.33%) CSS
4 38 (10.13%) RabbitMQ
5 36 (9.60%) JSON
6 35 (9.33%) HTML5
7 30 (8.00%) AngularJS
7 30 (8.00%) RESTful
7 30 (8.00%) SOAP
8 29 (7.73%) Spring
9 28 (7.47%) Node.js
9 28 (7.47%) REST
10 25 (6.67%) XML
11 17 (4.53%) Middleware
12 16 (4.27%) Sass
13 14 (3.73%) CSS3
13 14 (3.73%) LAMP
14 13 (3.47%) .NET
14 13 (3.47%) jQuery
15 12 (3.20%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 48 (12.80%) Data Centre
2 33 (8.80%) Computer Science
3 12 (3.20%) Management Information System
3 12 (3.20%) Public Cloud
4 9 (2.40%) Hybrid Cloud
5 8 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.13%) Private Cloud
5 8 (2.13%) User Experience
6 7 (1.87%) Replication
7 5 (1.33%) Cloud Native
7 5 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (1.07%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.07%) CMDB
8 4 (1.07%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.07%) PKI
9 3 (0.80%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.80%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.80%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.53%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.53%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 137 (36.53%) Linux
2 63 (16.80%) Windows
3 34 (9.07%) Windows Server
4 31 (8.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (7.47%) Unix
6 21 (5.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (3.20%) VMS
7 12 (3.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (2.67%) Android
8 10 (2.67%) CentOS
9 9 (2.40%) Apple iOS
10 8 (2.13%) Ubuntu
11 6 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (1.07%) Solaris
13 2 (0.53%) CoreOS
13 2 (0.53%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.27%) Debian
14 1 (0.27%) Fedora
14 1 (0.27%) SmartOS
14 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (34.40%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (30.40%) DevOps
3 81 (21.60%) TDD
4 64 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
5 59 (15.73%) Configuration Management
5 59 (15.73%) Scrum
6 56 (14.93%) Open Source
7 54 (14.40%) Migration
8 49 (13.07%) Software Engineering
9 31 (8.27%) Web Development
10 30 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 28 (7.47%) Kanban
12 24 (6.40%) Pair Programming
13 23 (6.13%) E-Commerce
14 22 (5.87%) Use Case
15 21 (5.60%) High Availability
16 20 (5.33%) API Development
17 19 (5.07%) OO
18 18 (4.80%) Change Management
19 17 (4.53%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 125 (33.33%) Java
2 83 (22.13%) Python
3 82 (21.87%) Ruby
4 80 (21.33%) JavaScript
5 60 (16.00%) PHP
5 60 (16.00%) SQL
6 54 (14.40%) Bash Shell
7 34 (9.07%) Perl
7 34 (9.07%) PowerShell
8 24 (6.40%) C#
9 22 (5.87%) Go
10 12 (3.20%) C++
11 6 (1.60%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.33%) Scala
13 4 (1.07%) Apple Swift
14 3 (0.80%) C
14 3 (0.80%) R
15 1 (0.27%) Delphi
15 1 (0.27%) Korn
15 1 (0.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (9.60%) Degree
2 17 (4.53%) Security Cleared
3 16 (4.27%) SC Cleared
4 13 (3.47%) MCSE
4 13 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.87%) CISSP
6 6 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (1.07%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.80%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.80%) ISEB
8 3 (0.80%) MCP
8 3 (0.80%) MCSA
9 2 (0.53%) CCNA
9 2 (0.53%) CCSA
9 2 (0.53%) CISM
9 2 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.53%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.27%) RHCT
10 1 (0.27%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.27%) Disclosure Scotland
2 13 (3.47%) QA
3 7 (1.87%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.80%) SLA
5 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 49 (13.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (10.40%) vSphere
3 30 (8.00%) Docker
4 19 (5.07%) Active Directory
5 11 (2.93%) Hyper-V
6 9 (2.40%) qmail
6 9 (2.40%) Squid
7 8 (2.13%) KVM
7 8 (2.13%) VMware ESX
8 7 (1.87%) vCloud
8 7 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (1.33%) XenServer
10 4 (1.07%) Varnish
10 4 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (1.07%) Xen
11 2 (0.53%) Firmware
11 2 (0.53%) GridGain
11 2 (0.53%) Postfix
11 2 (0.53%) XenApp
11 2 (0.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 98 (26.13%) Puppet
2 60 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
3 45 (12.00%) Ansible
4 14 (3.73%) logstash
4 14 (3.73%) Nagios
5 12 (3.20%) Graphite
5 12 (3.20%) SCOM
6 11 (2.93%) Kubernetes
6 11 (2.93%) ZABBIX
7 9 (2.40%) Cacti
7 9 (2.40%) SCCM
8 8 (2.13%) collectd
8 8 (2.13%) Ganglia
8 8 (2.13%) Tivoli
9 7 (1.87%) HP SiteScope
9 7 (1.87%) Terraform
10 5 (1.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 5 (1.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 4 (1.07%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 4 (1.07%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 86 (22.93%) VMware
2 57 (15.20%) Microsoft
3 40 (10.67%) Oracle
4 35 (9.33%) Red Hat
5 25 (6.67%) Splunk
6 19 (5.07%) Cisco
7 18 (4.80%) Rackspace
8 14 (3.73%) HP
9 13 (3.47%) Citrix
10 12 (3.20%) Barracuda Networks
10 12 (3.20%) Dell
11 11 (2.93%) CheckPoint
11 11 (2.93%) Talend
12 10 (2.67%) Google
13 8 (2.13%) EMC
14 7 (1.87%) IBM
14 7 (1.87%) Juniper
15 6 (1.60%) F5
15 6 (1.60%) Intel
16 5 (1.33%) Zend
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