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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 181 239 243
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +4
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 62 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.67% 0.10% 0.080%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.32% 3.26% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 5 7
Average daily rate
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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 £300 £365 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £363
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £190.00 - -
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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
358 276 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.86% 3.16% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 173 58
Average daily rate £416 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £237 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 7
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.03% +125.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.54 £30.50 £12.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £30.50 £31.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -26.78%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +24 40 £375 -23.07% 6
Buckinghamshire - 5 £350 - 3
Surrey -1 4 £410 - 6
Middlesex - 4 £500 -
Berkshire +10 3 £338 - 2
West Sussex - 2 £285 -
East Sussex - 2 £375 - 1
Oxfordshire -5 1 £525 +61.53% 3
Kent - - - -
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Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 72 (70.59%) Web Services
2 59 (57.84%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (46.08%) Internet
4 44 (43.14%) Apache
5 43 (42.16%) Scrum
6 41 (40.20%) VMware
7 37 (36.27%) Puppet
8 34 (33.33%) Jenkins
8 34 (33.33%) Linux
9 32 (31.37%) Windows
10 30 (29.41%) Red Hat
10 30 (29.41%) Maven
11 29 (28.43%) Cucumber
11 29 (28.43%) RESTful
12 28 (27.45%) J2EE
13 26 (25.49%) Microsoft Azure
13 26 (25.49%) Windows Server 2012
14 25 (24.51%) Amazon RDS
14 25 (24.51%) Amazon EC2
15 23 (22.55%) Open Source
15 23 (22.55%) JIRA
16 21 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (20.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 21 (20.59%) Java
16 21 (20.59%) Eclipse
17 20 (19.61%) Microsoft
17 20 (19.61%) SQL Server
17 20 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
17 20 (19.61%) SaaS
17 20 (19.61%) Vagrant

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 44 (43.14%) Apache
2 17 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 15 (14.71%) Tomcat
4 12 (11.76%) Apache Solr
5 11 (10.78%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (10.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (10.78%) IIS
5 11 (10.78%) SharePoint
6 6 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (3.92%) OpenStack
7 4 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (3.92%) nginx
8 3 (2.94%) Node.js
9 2 (1.96%) Confluence
10 1 (0.98%) CMS
10 1 (0.98%) Resin
10 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.98%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (1.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 26 (25.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (24.51%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (19.61%) SaaS
4 16 (15.69%) Office 365
5 15 (14.71%) IaaS
6 11 (10.78%) Amazon S3
7 4 (3.92%) PaaS
8 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.98%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.98%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 47 (46.08%) Internet
2 19 (18.63%) DNS
3 17 (16.67%) DHCP
4 11 (10.78%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (8.82%) Firewall
6 8 (7.84%) WAN
7 6 (5.88%) LAN
8 5 (4.90%) TCP/IP
8 5 (4.90%) SSL
9 3 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (2.94%) Network Security
10 2 (1.96%) SAN
11 1 (0.98%) Wireless
11 1 (0.98%) DMZ
11 1 (0.98%) MPLS
11 1 (0.98%) VoIP
11 1 (0.98%) VPN
11 1 (0.98%) IPv4
11 1 (0.98%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (24.51%) Amazon RDS
2 20 (19.61%) SQL Server
3 18 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (8.82%) MySQL
5 7 (6.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (4.90%) Oracle Database
8 4 (3.92%) NoSQL
8 4 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (2.94%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.96%) Big Data
10 2 (1.96%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 30 (29.41%) Maven
3 29 (28.43%) Cucumber
4 23 (22.55%) JIRA
5 21 (20.59%) Eclipse
6 19 (18.63%) FitNesse
7 10 (9.80%) Mockito
7 10 (9.80%) Selenium
8 7 (6.86%) JUnit
8 7 (6.86%) Visual Studio
8 7 (6.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (6.86%) RSpec
9 5 (4.90%) Subversion
10 4 (3.92%) Git (software)
11 3 (2.94%) Grunt
12 2 (1.96%) JMeter
General
1 5 (4.90%) Finance
2 4 (3.92%) Billing
3 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.96%) Retail
4 1 (0.98%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (36.27%) Architect
2 28 (27.45%) Solutions Architect
3 20 (19.61%) Developer
4 16 (15.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (8.82%) Java Developer
5 9 (8.82%) Software Engineer
6 8 (7.84%) C# Developer
7 7 (6.86%) Consultant
8 6 (5.88%) .NET Developer
9 5 (4.90%) J2EE Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.90%) J2EE Architect
9 5 (4.90%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Enterprise Architect
11 3 (2.94%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 3 (2.94%) Technical Consultant
11 3 (2.94%) Technical Design Consultant
11 3 (2.94%) Linux Engineer
11 3 (2.94%) JavaScript Developer
12 2 (1.96%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (70.59%) Web Services
2 29 (28.43%) RESTful
3 28 (27.45%) J2EE
4 17 (16.67%) PostGIS
5 13 (12.75%) .NET
6 11 (10.78%) Spring
7 10 (9.80%) WCF
7 10 (9.80%) WPF
7 10 (9.80%) Spring MVC
7 10 (9.80%) LINQ
7 10 (9.80%) JPA
8 9 (8.82%) Ajax
8 9 (8.82%) JSON
8 9 (8.82%) Hibernate
8 9 (8.82%) CSS
8 9 (8.82%) SOAP
9 6 (5.88%) LAMP
10 5 (4.90%) JTS
11 3 (2.94%) jQuery
12 2 (1.96%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.55%) Open Source
2 11 (10.78%) PKI
3 4 (3.92%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (2.94%) Linked Data
5 2 (1.96%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.96%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.98%) Clustering
6 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.98%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.98%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 34 (33.33%) Linux
2 32 (31.37%) Windows
3 26 (25.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (20.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (13.73%) CentOS
6 13 (12.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (6.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (5.88%) Windows 8
9 5 (4.90%) Solaris
10 4 (3.92%) Windows 7
10 4 (3.92%) AIX
11 3 (2.94%) Debian
12 1 (0.98%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (57.84%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (42.16%) Scrum
3 21 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (17.65%) ITIL
5 16 (15.69%) Configuration Management
6 14 (13.73%) DevOps
7 13 (12.75%) Software Engineering
8 10 (9.80%) MVC
8 10 (9.80%) TDD
9 8 (7.84%) Content Management
10 7 (6.86%) Web Development
10 7 (6.86%) Load Balancing
10 7 (6.86%) BDD
11 5 (4.90%) ITSM
11 5 (4.90%) Service Management
11 5 (4.90%) Kanban
11 5 (4.90%) Test Automation
12 4 (3.92%) E-Commerce
12 4 (3.92%) Identity Management
13 3 (2.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.59%) Java
2 13 (12.75%) C#
3 11 (10.78%) PHP
4 10 (9.80%) Python
5 9 (8.82%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.92%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.94%) C++
8 2 (1.96%) Ruby
8 2 (1.96%) SQL
8 2 (1.96%) C
9 1 (0.98%) Perl
9 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (9.80%) MCSE
1 10 (9.80%) MCSA
1 10 (9.80%) MCP
2 3 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.96%) Degree
3 2 (1.96%) VCDX
3 2 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.98%) CCIE
4 1 (0.98%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (17.65%) Active Directory
3 11 (10.78%) VirtualBox
4 10 (9.80%) UAG
5 6 (5.88%) Docker
5 6 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (4.90%) XenApp
6 5 (4.90%) XenDesktop
6 5 (4.90%) vCloud
7 3 (2.94%) Varnish
8 2 (1.96%) Xen
8 2 (1.96%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.98%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 37 (36.27%) Puppet
2 20 (19.61%) Vagrant
3 18 (17.65%) SCCM
4 11 (10.78%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (4.90%) Nagios
6 3 (2.94%) Zenoss
7 2 (1.96%) Plesk
8 1 (0.98%) Cacti
8 1 (0.98%) Munin
8 1 (0.98%) WSUS
8 1 (0.98%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 41 (40.20%) VMware
2 30 (29.41%) Red Hat
3 20 (19.61%) Microsoft
4 17 (16.67%) Citrix
5 11 (10.78%) Cisco
6 10 (9.80%) Oracle
7 8 (7.84%) EMC
8 6 (5.88%) Google
8 6 (5.88%) Tripwire
9 5 (4.90%) HP
10 4 (3.92%) 3PAR
10 4 (3.92%) NetApp
10 4 (3.92%) IBM
11 1 (0.98%) Apple
11 1 (0.98%) McAfee
11 1 (0.98%) JBoss
11 1 (0.98%) Veeam
11 1 (0.98%) Percona
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