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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England / South East
Rank 93 86 124
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +38
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 155 196 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.13% 2.35% 1.53%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.10% 31.16% 33.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 138 95
Median daily rate £475 £448 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.14% +11.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £330 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £595 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
771 629 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.62% 7.53% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 489 411 248
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 9
Median hourly rate £15.00 £28.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.42% +194.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £14.40 £8.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.56 £60.00 £14.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +22.22%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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
Berkshire +5 49 £475 +6.14% 20
Oxfordshire -20 32 £520 +4.00% 22
Surrey -8 20 £520 +57.57% 23
Hampshire +19 19 £450 -14.28% 16
West Sussex +14 12 £450 - 4
East Sussex - 11 £325 - 3
Buckinghamshire +5 6 £438 - 3
Middlesex -4 2 - - 3
Kent -9 1 £450 -21.73% 4
Amazon AWS
England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 220 (48.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 169 (37.22%) Java
3 160 (35.24%) Agile Software Development
4 131 (28.85%) Web Services
5 124 (27.31%) Linux
6 109 (24.01%) DevOps
7 104 (22.91%) JavaScript
8 92 (20.26%) Jenkins
9 87 (19.16%) Scrum
10 79 (17.40%) SQL
11 77 (16.96%) TDD
12 75 (16.52%) HTML
12 75 (16.52%) Python
12 75 (16.52%) Microsoft
12 75 (16.52%) AngularJS
13 74 (16.30%) Git (software)
14 71 (15.64%) Continuous Integration
14 71 (15.64%) JSON
14 71 (15.64%) Puppet
15 70 (15.42%) RESTful
15 70 (15.42%) Tomcat
16 69 (15.20%) Windows
17 62 (13.66%) Spring
18 59 (13.00%) Open Source
19 55 (12.11%) Docker
19 55 (12.11%) Kanban
20 54 (11.89%) Maven
20 54 (11.89%) Ruby
21 53 (11.67%) Cloud Computing
21 53 (11.67%) Migration

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 70 (15.42%) Tomcat
2 40 (8.81%) Elasticsearch
3 34 (7.49%) OpenStack
4 32 (7.05%) WebLogic
5 31 (6.83%) JBoss
6 30 (6.61%) Apache
7 29 (6.39%) WebSphere
8 18 (3.96%) Cloud Foundry
8 18 (3.96%) nginx
9 16 (3.52%) Apache Pig
9 16 (3.52%) Confluence
9 16 (3.52%) WebSphere Application Server
10 14 (3.08%) Apache Spark
11 12 (2.64%) Apache Solr
12 9 (1.98%) IIS
13 8 (1.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.88%) Skype for Business
15 2 (0.44%) Drupal
15 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
15 2 (0.44%) Jetty
Applications
1 14 (3.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.22%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (2.42%) Magento
2 6 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.22%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 220 (48.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (11.67%) Cloud Computing
3 36 (7.93%) PaaS
4 31 (6.83%) Amazon S3
5 30 (6.61%) GitHub
6 27 (5.95%) AWS CloudFormation
6 27 (5.95%) IaaS
7 23 (5.07%) SaaS
8 22 (4.85%) AWS Lambda
9 21 (4.63%) Office 365
10 15 (3.30%) Amazon SQS
11 13 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
11 13 (2.86%) Heroku
12 10 (2.20%) Amazon Kinesis
13 6 (1.32%) Amazon EMR
13 6 (1.32%) IBM Cloud
13 6 (1.32%) SoftLayer
14 4 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 4 (0.88%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 4 (0.88%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 39 (8.59%) DNS
2 26 (5.73%) Firewall
3 22 (4.85%) DHCP
3 22 (4.85%) Kerberos
4 21 (4.63%) LAN
4 21 (4.63%) WAN
5 13 (2.86%) LDAP
6 12 (2.64%) VPN
7 11 (2.42%) HTTP
8 10 (2.20%) Internet
9 7 (1.54%) TCP/IP
10 6 (1.32%) iSCSI
11 5 (1.10%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (1.10%) MPLS
11 5 (1.10%) SAN
11 5 (1.10%) Skype
11 5 (1.10%) SMTP
12 4 (0.88%) FTP
12 4 (0.88%) SSH
12 4 (0.88%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (10.13%) SQL Server
2 40 (8.81%) MongoDB
3 36 (7.93%) NoSQL
4 31 (6.83%) Big Data
4 31 (6.83%) MySQL
5 25 (5.51%) Hadoop
6 23 (5.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 21 (4.63%) Apache Cassandra
7 21 (4.63%) Couchbase
8 17 (3.74%) Apache Hive
9 15 (3.30%) Sqoop
10 12 (2.64%) Amazon RDS
10 12 (2.64%) HBase
11 11 (2.42%) Oracle Database
11 11 (2.42%) Redis
12 9 (1.98%) Oracle Exadata
12 9 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (1.98%) Relational Database
13 8 (1.76%) Apache Zeppelin
14 6 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 92 (20.26%) Jenkins
2 74 (16.30%) Git (software)
3 54 (11.89%) Maven
4 50 (11.01%) JUnit
5 45 (9.91%) JIRA
6 43 (9.47%) Cucumber
7 26 (5.73%) Mockito
8 22 (4.85%) Spock
9 19 (4.19%) Team Foundation Server
10 17 (3.74%) Vagrant
11 16 (3.52%) Selenium
12 15 (3.30%) Subversion
13 10 (2.20%) Gatling
14 8 (1.76%) Grunt
14 8 (1.76%) gulp
15 7 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
15 7 (1.54%) SpecFlow
15 7 (1.54%) Talend Open Studio
15 7 (1.54%) TeamCity
16 6 (1.32%) Bitbucket
General
1 44 (9.69%) Finance
1 44 (9.69%) Publishing
2 12 (2.64%) Back Office
3 10 (2.20%) Games
3 10 (2.20%) Retail
4 8 (1.76%) Banking
5 7 (1.54%) Marketing
6 6 (1.32%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.10%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.88%) Billing
8 4 (0.88%) Electronics
9 3 (0.66%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.66%) Legal
10 1 (0.22%) Advertising
10 1 (0.22%) Automotive
10 1 (0.22%) German Language
10 1 (0.22%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.22%) Military
10 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 174 (38.33%) Developer
2 87 (19.16%) Architect
3 77 (16.96%) Java Developer
4 56 (12.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 46 (10.13%) Cloud Architect
6 42 (9.25%) AWS Developer
7 41 (9.03%) AWS Engineer
8 30 (6.61%) Agile Developer
9 29 (6.39%) AWS Architect
10 26 (5.73%) Solutions Architect
11 25 (5.51%) Cloud Engineer
12 24 (5.29%) Administrator
13 23 (5.07%) Software Engineer
14 20 (4.41%) .NET Developer
14 20 (4.41%) AWS DevOps
15 19 (4.19%) Agile Java Developer
15 19 (4.19%) Java Engineer
15 19 (4.19%) JavaScript Developer
16 18 (3.96%) Azure Architect
16 18 (3.96%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (28.85%) Web Services
2 75 (16.52%) AngularJS
2 75 (16.52%) HTML
3 71 (15.64%) JSON
4 70 (15.42%) RESTful
5 62 (13.66%) Spring
6 49 (10.79%) CSS
7 48 (10.57%) .NET
8 44 (9.69%) HTML5
8 44 (9.69%) XML
9 43 (9.47%) Node.js
10 42 (9.25%) J2EE
11 38 (8.37%) REST
12 31 (6.83%) JMS
13 28 (6.17%) CSS3
14 22 (4.85%) Sass
15 19 (4.19%) React
16 17 (3.74%) Java EE
17 16 (3.52%) EJB
17 16 (3.52%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.15%) Data Centre
2 28 (6.17%) Public Cloud
3 18 (3.96%) Computer Science
4 16 (3.52%) Hybrid Cloud
5 14 (3.08%) BYOD
5 14 (3.08%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.42%) PKI
7 9 (1.98%) Grid Computing
7 9 (1.98%) Replication
7 9 (1.98%) User Experience
8 7 (1.54%) Private Cloud
9 6 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (1.32%) Online Games
10 5 (1.10%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.10%) FlexPod
10 5 (1.10%) iPhone
11 4 (0.88%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.88%) VCE vBlock
12 3 (0.66%) Clustering
12 3 (0.66%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 124 (27.31%) Linux
2 69 (15.20%) Windows
3 40 (8.81%) Windows Server
4 30 (6.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (6.39%) Unix
6 18 (3.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (3.30%) Mac OS X
8 12 (2.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (2.64%) Ubuntu
9 11 (2.42%) CentOS
10 7 (1.54%) Android
11 5 (1.10%) Debian
11 5 (1.10%) Windows 10
11 5 (1.10%) Windows 7
11 5 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.44%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.22%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.22%) SUSE
13 1 (0.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (35.24%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (24.01%) DevOps
3 87 (19.16%) Scrum
4 77 (16.96%) TDD
5 71 (15.64%) Continuous Integration
6 59 (13.00%) Open Source
7 55 (12.11%) Kanban
8 53 (11.67%) Configuration Management
8 53 (11.67%) Migration
9 43 (9.47%) BDD
10 42 (9.25%) Software Engineering
11 34 (7.49%) Web Development
12 29 (6.39%) MVC
13 28 (6.17%) ITIL
14 27 (5.95%) High Availability
15 25 (5.51%) Continuous Delivery
16 23 (5.07%) Service Design
17 22 (4.85%) SOA
18 21 (4.63%) Pair Programming
19 19 (4.19%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 169 (37.22%) Java
2 104 (22.91%) JavaScript
3 79 (17.40%) SQL
4 75 (16.52%) Python
5 54 (11.89%) Ruby
6 43 (9.47%) C#
7 42 (9.25%) PowerShell
8 35 (7.71%) Bash Shell
9 28 (6.17%) PHP
10 23 (5.07%) Perl
11 22 (4.85%) C++
12 15 (3.30%) C
13 11 (2.42%) Go
14 6 (1.32%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.10%) Groovy
16 4 (0.88%) Scala
16 4 (0.88%) VBA
16 4 (0.88%) XPath
17 3 (0.66%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.66%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (5.07%) Degree
2 16 (3.52%) Security Cleared
3 14 (3.08%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.98%) AWS Certification
5 5 (1.10%) CISSP
5 5 (1.10%) ISEB
5 5 (1.10%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.88%) MCSE
6 4 (0.88%) SAP Certification
6 4 (0.88%) VCDX
7 3 (0.66%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.66%) PMP
7 3 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.44%) MCP
9 1 (0.22%) MCSD
9 1 (0.22%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.52%) QA
2 13 (2.86%) PCI DSS
3 12 (2.64%) Disclosure Scotland
4 11 (2.42%) SLA
5 6 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.88%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.88%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.22%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.22%) RMADS
7 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 55 (12.11%) Docker
2 40 (8.81%) Active Directory
3 35 (7.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (6.83%) vSphere
5 28 (6.17%) Hyper-V
6 17 (3.74%) Microsoft App-V
7 15 (3.30%) HDFS
8 13 (2.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 13 (2.86%) Virtual Desktop
9 12 (2.64%) vCloud
10 9 (1.98%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (1.76%) Apache Flume
11 8 (1.76%) XenApp
12 5 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (1.10%) Xen
13 4 (0.88%) VMware ESX
13 4 (0.88%) XenDesktop
14 2 (0.44%) Gluster
14 2 (0.44%) iptables
14 2 (0.44%) KVM
Systems Management
1 71 (15.64%) Puppet
2 53 (11.67%) Ansible
3 49 (10.79%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (3.30%) SCCM
4 15 (3.30%) SCOM
5 11 (2.42%) Ambari
5 11 (2.42%) Hadoop YARN
5 11 (2.42%) Oozie
5 11 (2.42%) vRealize
6 10 (2.20%) Terraform
7 8 (1.76%) Packer
8 7 (1.54%) Kubernetes
8 7 (1.54%) logstash
9 5 (1.10%) Pingdom
10 4 (0.88%) AppDNA
10 4 (0.88%) Consul
10 4 (0.88%) EdgeSight
10 4 (0.88%) Nagios
11 3 (0.66%) Marathon
11 3 (0.66%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 75 (16.52%) Microsoft
2 48 (10.57%) VMware
3 46 (10.13%) Oracle
4 19 (4.19%) Cisco
5 16 (3.52%) SAP
6 15 (3.30%) HP
7 12 (2.64%) Citrix
8 10 (2.20%) Teradata
9 9 (1.98%) Hortonworks
10 8 (1.76%) AppDynamics
10 8 (1.76%) Atlassian
10 8 (1.76%) Google
10 8 (1.76%) Red Hat
11 7 (1.54%) Talend
12 6 (1.32%) Dell
13 5 (1.10%) IBM
13 5 (1.10%) Nimsoft
13 5 (1.10%) PagerDuty
13 5 (1.10%) Splunk
14 4 (0.88%) F5
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