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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 190 238 233
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -5
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 56 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.60% 0.079% 0.071%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.50% 2.72% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 5 6
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£375 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £425 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £189.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £189.50 - -
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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
320 257 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.45% 2.90% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 155 54
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £31.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.61% +129.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-53.10% +39.42%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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
Hampshire +17 30 £370 -12.94% 5
West Sussex - 6 £220 -
Surrey +6 5 £410 - 4
Middlesex - 4 £500 -
Berkshire - 4 £338 - 4
Buckinghamshire - 3 £350 - 4
East Sussex - 2 £375 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £525 - 3
Kent - - - -
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Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 61 (68.54%) Web Services
2 35 (39.33%) Internet
3 34 (38.20%) Linux
4 32 (35.96%) Windows
4 32 (35.96%) VMware
5 31 (34.83%) Scrum
5 31 (34.83%) Apache
6 28 (31.46%) Red Hat
6 28 (31.46%) Puppet
7 27 (30.34%) Microsoft Azure
8 26 (29.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (28.09%) Amazon RDS
10 24 (26.97%) Amazon EC2
11 22 (24.72%) Jenkins
11 22 (24.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 20 (22.47%) Microsoft
12 20 (22.47%) SQL Server
13 19 (21.35%) DNS
13 19 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (21.35%) Maven
13 19 (21.35%) RESTful
14 18 (20.22%) Open Source
14 18 (20.22%) Cucumber
14 18 (20.22%) SCCM
14 18 (20.22%) Configuration Management
14 18 (20.22%) Active Directory
14 18 (20.22%) Java
14 18 (20.22%) ITIL
15 17 (19.10%) Citrix
15 17 (19.10%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (34.83%) Apache
2 17 (19.10%) MS Exchange
3 11 (12.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (12.36%) SharePoint 2013
3 11 (12.36%) IIS
3 11 (12.36%) Tomcat
3 11 (12.36%) SharePoint
4 6 (6.74%) nginx
4 6 (6.74%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (5.62%) Apache Solr
6 4 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (4.49%) OpenStack
7 3 (3.37%) Node.js
8 2 (2.25%) Confluence
9 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.12%) Lync
9 1 (1.12%) Resin
9 1 (1.12%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 27 (30.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (26.97%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (17.98%) IaaS
3 16 (17.98%) Office 365
4 12 (13.48%) SaaS
5 10 (11.24%) Amazon S3
6 5 (5.62%) PaaS
7 1 (1.12%) Route 53
7 1 (1.12%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (39.33%) Internet
2 19 (21.35%) DNS
3 17 (19.10%) DHCP
4 11 (12.36%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (10.11%) Firewall
6 8 (8.99%) WAN
7 6 (6.74%) LAN
7 6 (6.74%) TCP/IP
8 3 (3.37%) Network Security
8 3 (3.37%) SSL
9 2 (2.25%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (2.25%) SAN
10 1 (1.12%) DMZ
10 1 (1.12%) VPN
10 1 (1.12%) IPv4
10 1 (1.12%) IPv6
10 1 (1.12%) VoIP
10 1 (1.12%) MPLS
10 1 (1.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (28.09%) Amazon RDS
2 20 (22.47%) SQL Server
3 9 (10.11%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (8.99%) MySQL
5 7 (7.87%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (6.74%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (5.62%) Oracle Database
8 4 (4.49%) NoSQL
8 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (3.37%) Big Data
9 3 (3.37%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.12%) Hazelcast
10 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (24.72%) Jenkins
2 19 (21.35%) Maven
3 18 (20.22%) Cucumber
4 13 (14.61%) JIRA
5 11 (12.36%) Eclipse
6 10 (11.24%) FitNesse
7 8 (8.99%) Mockito
7 8 (8.99%) Selenium
8 7 (7.87%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (7.87%) Visual Studio
9 5 (5.62%) RSpec
9 5 (5.62%) JUnit
10 4 (4.49%) Git (software)
11 3 (3.37%) Grunt
11 3 (3.37%) Subversion
12 2 (2.25%) JMeter
General
1 6 (6.74%) Finance
2 4 (4.49%) Billing
3 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.25%) Retail
4 1 (1.12%) Legal
4 1 (1.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (28.09%) Architect
2 19 (21.35%) Developer
3 15 (16.85%) Solutions Architect
3 15 (16.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (10.11%) Software Engineer
5 8 (8.99%) Java Developer
5 8 (8.99%) C# Developer
6 7 (7.87%) Consultant
7 6 (6.74%) .NET Developer
8 5 (5.62%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (5.62%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Enterprise Architect
10 3 (3.37%) Technical Design Consultant
10 3 (3.37%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 3 (3.37%) J2EE Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.37%) J2EE Architect
10 3 (3.37%) Technical Consultant
11 2 (2.25%) Software Developer
11 2 (2.25%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (68.54%) Web Services
2 19 (21.35%) RESTful
3 16 (17.98%) J2EE
4 13 (14.61%) .NET
5 10 (11.24%) WCF
5 10 (11.24%) WPF
5 10 (11.24%) JSON
5 10 (11.24%) LINQ
6 9 (10.11%) PostGIS
7 8 (8.99%) Hibernate
7 8 (8.99%) CSS
7 8 (8.99%) Spring MVC
7 8 (8.99%) JPA
7 8 (8.99%) Spring
7 8 (8.99%) Ajax
8 7 (7.87%) LAMP
9 4 (4.49%) JTS
10 3 (3.37%) jQuery
10 3 (3.37%) SOAP
11 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.22%) Open Source
2 11 (12.36%) PKI
3 4 (4.49%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (3.37%) Linked Data
4 3 (3.37%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.25%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.12%) iPad
6 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.12%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 34 (38.20%) Linux
2 32 (35.96%) Windows
3 26 (29.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (24.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (15.73%) CentOS
6 13 (14.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (7.87%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (6.74%) Windows 8
9 5 (5.62%) Solaris
10 4 (4.49%) AIX
10 4 (4.49%) Windows 7
11 2 (2.25%) Debian
11 2 (2.25%) UNIX
11 2 (2.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (34.83%) Scrum
2 19 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (20.22%) Configuration Management
3 18 (20.22%) ITIL
4 15 (16.85%) DevOps
5 13 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (14.61%) Software Engineering
6 8 (8.99%) Content Management
6 8 (8.99%) MVC
6 8 (8.99%) TDD
7 6 (6.74%) Load Balancing
8 5 (5.62%) BDD
8 5 (5.62%) ITSM
8 5 (5.62%) Service Management
9 4 (4.49%) Identity Management
9 4 (4.49%) E-Commerce
9 4 (4.49%) Test Automation
9 4 (4.49%) Kanban
9 4 (4.49%) Web Development
10 3 (3.37%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.22%) Java
2 13 (14.61%) C#
2 13 (14.61%) PHP
3 11 (12.36%) Python
4 8 (8.99%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.37%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.37%) Ruby
5 3 (3.37%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.37%) Perl
5 3 (3.37%) C++
6 2 (2.25%) C
7 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (11.24%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (11.24%) MCSE
1 10 (11.24%) MCSA
1 10 (11.24%) MCP
2 3 (3.37%) Degree
2 3 (3.37%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.25%) VCDX
4 1 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.12%) CCIE
4 1 (1.12%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (20.22%) Active Directory
2 16 (17.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (11.24%) UAG
4 9 (10.11%) VirtualBox
5 6 (6.74%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (5.62%) XenApp
6 5 (5.62%) XenDesktop
6 5 (5.62%) Docker
7 4 (4.49%) Varnish
7 4 (4.49%) vCloud
8 2 (2.25%) Xen
9 1 (1.12%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 28 (31.46%) Puppet
2 18 (20.22%) SCCM
3 16 (17.98%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (16.85%) Vagrant
5 6 (6.74%) Nagios
6 3 (3.37%) Cacti
7 2 (2.25%) Munin
7 2 (2.25%) Zenoss
7 2 (2.25%) ZABBIX
7 2 (2.25%) Plesk
7 2 (2.25%) Ansible
7 2 (2.25%) HAProxy
7 2 (2.25%) Salt
8 1 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.12%) WSUS
8 1 (1.12%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 32 (35.96%) VMware
2 28 (31.46%) Red Hat
3 20 (22.47%) Microsoft
4 17 (19.10%) Citrix
5 11 (12.36%) Cisco
6 10 (11.24%) Oracle
7 7 (7.87%) EMC
8 6 (6.74%) Google
9 5 (5.62%) HP
10 4 (4.49%) Tripwire
10 4 (4.49%) IBM
10 4 (4.49%) NetApp
10 4 (4.49%) 3PAR
11 2 (2.25%) Percona
12 1 (1.12%) ServiceNow
12 1 (1.12%) Veeam
12 1 (1.12%) Apple
12 1 (1.12%) JBoss
12 1 (1.12%) McAfee
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