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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 142 213 215
Rank change year-on-year
+71 +2
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 130 35 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.29% 0.36% 0.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.95% 13.46% 10.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 25 9
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £328 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £435 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £320
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +32.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £19.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £19.75 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+64.55% -64.09%
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
420 260 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.17% 2.67% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 148 109
Average daily rate £410 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 7 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £10.25 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+143.90% -33.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £8.03 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.50 £17.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+92.30% -16.12%

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 17 April 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon AWS across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Amazon AWS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 17 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Oxfordshire - 73 £400 - 10
Berkshire +25 22 £400 - 9
Hampshire -4 17 £406 +4.83% 5
Surrey +5 14 £411 +3.13% 12
Buckinghamshire +3 4 £400 +20.30% 1
West Sussex - 2 £290 - 1
East Sussex - - - - 2
Kent - - - - 3
Amazon AWS
England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 149 (53.02%) Linux
2 144 (51.25%) Web Services
3 118 (41.99%) Agile Software Development
4 100 (35.59%) Puppet
5 92 (32.74%) Microsoft Azure
6 84 (29.89%) Windows
7 81 (28.83%) Java
8 74 (26.33%) DevOps
9 69 (24.56%) Jenkins
10 62 (22.06%) Python
11 61 (21.71%) AWS CloudFormation
11 61 (21.71%) Continuous Integration
12 55 (19.57%) Spring
13 52 (18.51%) TDD
13 52 (18.51%) PowerShell
14 50 (17.79%) Scrum
14 50 (17.79%) Configuration Management
15 48 (17.08%) Oracle
15 48 (17.08%) Network Security
16 47 (16.73%) UNIX
17 44 (15.66%) Ruby
18 43 (15.30%) Amazon EC2
19 41 (14.59%) Git (software)
19 41 (14.59%) Maven
19 41 (14.59%) Red Hat
20 37 (13.17%) Tomcat
21 36 (12.81%) VMware
21 36 (12.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 35 (12.46%) JavaScript
23 34 (12.10%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 37 (13.17%) Tomcat
2 21 (7.47%) WebLogic
3 17 (6.05%) IIS
4 16 (5.69%) JBoss
5 15 (5.34%) OpenStack
6 14 (4.98%) Confluence
7 13 (4.63%) WebSphere
8 9 (3.20%) Apache
8 9 (3.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (2.85%) WebSphere Application Server
10 7 (2.49%) CMS
11 6 (2.14%) MS Exchange
11 6 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (2.14%) Apache Pig
12 5 (1.78%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (1.78%) SharePoint
12 5 (1.78%) Alfresco
13 3 (1.07%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (1.07%) Node.js
14 2 (0.71%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (3.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.71%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (3.20%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (2.85%) assyst
3 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.36%) Magento
3 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 92 (32.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (21.71%) AWS CloudFormation
3 43 (15.30%) Amazon EC2
4 26 (9.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 25 (8.90%) Amazon S3
6 23 (8.19%) Cloud Computing
7 21 (7.47%) Heroku
8 18 (6.41%) IaaS
9 15 (5.34%) PaaS
10 14 (4.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 12 (4.27%) SaaS
12 10 (3.56%) Amazon SQS
13 9 (3.20%) Amazon ELB
14 6 (2.14%) Office 365
15 5 (1.78%) Route 53
16 4 (1.42%) Amazon EMR
17 2 (0.71%) AWS OpsWorks
17 2 (0.71%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 2 (0.71%) Mimecast
17 2 (0.71%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 48 (17.08%) Network Security
2 32 (11.39%) DNS
3 20 (7.12%) SAN
3 20 (7.12%) Firewall
4 19 (6.76%) Internet
5 16 (5.69%) WAN
6 13 (4.63%) DHCP
7 11 (3.91%) ADSL
8 9 (3.20%) SSL
9 7 (2.49%) NAS
10 6 (2.14%) VPN
11 5 (1.78%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (1.78%) DSL
12 4 (1.42%) LDAP
12 4 (1.42%) OpenLDAP
13 3 (1.07%) TCP/IP
13 3 (1.07%) IPv6
13 3 (1.07%) LAN
13 3 (1.07%) Wireless
13 3 (1.07%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.41%) Amazon RDS
2 15 (5.34%) NoSQL
3 14 (4.98%) MySQL
3 14 (4.98%) Big Data
4 10 (3.56%) SQL Server
4 10 (3.56%) Hadoop
5 8 (2.85%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (2.49%) MongoDB
6 7 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.14%) Apache Hive
7 6 (2.14%) Amazon Redshift
8 5 (1.78%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.78%) Hazelcast
8 5 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.42%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.71%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 69 (24.56%) Jenkins
2 41 (14.59%) Maven
2 41 (14.59%) Git (software)
3 34 (12.10%) JUnit
4 32 (11.39%) Cucumber
5 29 (10.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 23 (8.19%) JIRA
7 22 (7.83%) Mockito
8 20 (7.12%) Selenium
9 12 (4.27%) Ant
9 12 (4.27%) RSpec
10 11 (3.91%) Visual Studio
11 8 (2.85%) Subversion
12 6 (2.14%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (1.78%) TeamCity
14 3 (1.07%) DbUnit
14 3 (1.07%) jMock
14 3 (1.07%) SonarQube
15 2 (0.71%) Gerrit
15 2 (0.71%) Eclipse
General
1 22 (7.83%) Publishing
2 13 (4.63%) Marketing
3 11 (3.91%) Finance
4 9 (3.20%) Games
5 5 (1.78%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.07%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.07%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.36%) Banking
7 1 (0.36%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 113 (40.21%) Developer
2 46 (16.37%) DevOps Engineer
3 38 (13.52%) Java Developer
4 22 (7.83%) Architect
5 19 (6.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (6.05%) Analyst
7 15 (5.34%) Consultant
7 15 (5.34%) .NET Developer
8 13 (4.63%) Cloud Architect
9 11 (3.91%) Systems Engineer
9 11 (3.91%) Software Engineer
9 11 (3.91%) Support Analyst
10 10 (3.56%) Solutions Architect
10 10 (3.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 9 (3.20%) Development Engineer
11 9 (3.20%) Infrastructure Architect
12 8 (2.85%) Senior Developer
12 8 (2.85%) AWS Engineer
13 7 (2.49%) Linux Engineer
13 7 (2.49%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (51.25%) Web Services
2 55 (19.57%) Spring
3 34 (12.10%) HTML
4 33 (11.74%) CSS
4 33 (11.74%) XML
4 33 (11.74%) RESTful
5 32 (11.39%) JSON
6 26 (9.25%) Ajax
7 24 (8.54%) Hibernate
7 24 (8.54%) .NET
8 20 (7.12%) Ruby on Rails
9 19 (6.76%) AngularJS
10 17 (6.05%) HTML5
11 15 (5.34%) EJB
12 14 (4.98%) SOAP
12 14 (4.98%) Spring MVC
12 14 (4.98%) REST
12 14 (4.98%) JPA
13 13 (4.63%) Django
13 13 (4.63%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.10%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (5.34%) Open Source
3 12 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.49%) Private Cloud
4 7 (2.49%) User Experience
5 6 (2.14%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.14%) PKI
5 6 (2.14%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.42%) Grid Computing
6 4 (1.42%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.07%) Clustering
7 3 (1.07%) Streaming Video
8 2 (0.71%) Replication
8 2 (0.71%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.71%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.71%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.36%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.36%) DTV
9 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 149 (53.02%) Linux
2 84 (29.89%) Windows
3 47 (16.73%) UNIX
4 36 (12.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (9.61%) Mac OS X
6 13 (4.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (4.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.14%) CentOS
8 3 (1.07%) Android
9 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.36%) Debian
9 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (41.99%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (26.33%) DevOps
3 61 (21.71%) Continuous Integration
4 52 (18.51%) TDD
5 50 (17.79%) Scrum
5 50 (17.79%) Configuration Management
6 32 (11.39%) Web Development
7 29 (10.32%) BDD
8 25 (8.90%) Migration
9 22 (7.83%) Continuous Delivery
10 19 (6.76%) ITIL
11 18 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (6.41%) MVC
11 18 (6.41%) Kanban
12 17 (6.05%) Software Engineering
13 16 (5.69%) Load Balancing
14 12 (4.27%) Test Automation
15 11 (3.91%) Unit Testing
16 10 (3.56%) SOA
17 9 (3.20%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 81 (28.83%) Java
2 62 (22.06%) Python
3 52 (18.51%) PowerShell
4 44 (15.66%) Ruby
5 35 (12.46%) JavaScript
6 29 (10.32%) SQL
6 29 (10.32%) Shell Script
7 17 (6.05%) C#
7 17 (6.05%) Golang
8 16 (5.69%) PHP
9 10 (3.56%) Bash Shell
10 9 (3.20%) XPath
10 9 (3.20%) XQuery
11 8 (2.85%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 5 (1.78%) C
13 4 (1.42%) R
14 3 (1.07%) Perl
15 2 (0.71%) C++
15 2 (0.71%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.71%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 14 (4.98%) Security Cleared
2 13 (4.63%) Degree
2 13 (4.63%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.78%) MCP
3 5 (1.78%) MCSE
3 5 (1.78%) MCSA
3 5 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.71%) CCIE
4 2 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.71%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.36%) SLA
1 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (8.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (4.27%) VirtualBox
2 12 (4.27%) Docker
3 8 (2.85%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.49%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.14%) UAG
6 5 (1.78%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.07%) vSphere
8 2 (0.71%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.36%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.36%) Firmware
9 1 (0.36%) iptables
Systems Management
1 100 (35.59%) Puppet
2 25 (8.90%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (4.98%) Vagrant
4 10 (3.56%) SCCM
5 9 (3.20%) Oracle Identity Management
6 8 (2.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 8 (2.85%) Nagios
7 6 (2.14%) Icinga
8 5 (1.78%) SCOM
8 5 (1.78%) Ansible
9 3 (1.07%) logstash
9 3 (1.07%) Hyperic
9 3 (1.07%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.71%) SAP Afaria
10 2 (0.71%) OpenIDM
10 2 (0.71%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.36%) SELinux
11 1 (0.36%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 48 (17.08%) Oracle
2 41 (14.59%) Red Hat
3 36 (12.81%) VMware
4 20 (7.12%) Microsoft
5 17 (6.05%) Cisco
6 12 (4.27%) ForgeRock
7 11 (3.91%) Akamai
7 11 (3.91%) Juniper
8 10 (3.56%) Sitecore
9 9 (3.20%) Remedy
10 7 (2.49%) Google
11 6 (2.14%) HP
11 6 (2.14%) Citrix
12 4 (1.42%) Informatica
13 3 (1.07%) NetApp
13 3 (1.07%) Mashery
13 3 (1.07%) Rackspace
14 2 (0.71%) Xamarin
14 2 (0.71%) Tableau
14 2 (0.71%) Vertica
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 per annum
Posted: Yesterday