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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 155 219 211
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -8
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 100 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.08% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 27.86% 4.62% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 8 4
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£400 £325 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £290 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £403 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+31.14% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
359 260 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.89% 3.09% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 143 108
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £292 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 9
Average hourly rate £10.50 £14.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.90 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £45.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+30.62% -11.66%

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 23 January 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
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 23 January 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
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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 +16 38 £365 +15.87% 4
Oxfordshire - 30 £450 - 7
East Sussex +7 10 £400 -
Surrey +2 8 £325 -10.34% 11
Middlesex +5 4 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £475 -
Berkshire -1 1 £425 +38.21%
Kent - 1 - -
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Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 115 (73.72%) Web Services
2 84 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (44.87%) Linux
4 67 (42.95%) Puppet
5 49 (31.41%) Java
6 47 (30.13%) Jenkins
7 39 (25.00%) Scrum
8 37 (23.72%) DevOps
9 35 (22.44%) Continuous Integration
9 35 (22.44%) RESTful
10 34 (21.79%) Cucumber
11 33 (21.15%) Tomcat
12 32 (20.51%) Windows
13 31 (19.87%) TDD
14 30 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
15 29 (18.59%) Amazon EC2
15 29 (18.59%) Maven
15 29 (18.59%) Internet
16 28 (17.95%) Apache
16 28 (17.95%) Web Development
17 27 (17.31%) Spring
17 27 (17.31%) Red Hat
18 26 (16.67%) Amazon S3
19 25 (16.03%) Ruby
19 25 (16.03%) Python
19 25 (16.03%) CSS
19 25 (16.03%) JavaScript
20 24 (15.38%) JIRA
21 23 (14.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 23 (14.74%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 33 (21.15%) Tomcat
2 28 (17.95%) Apache
3 10 (6.41%) Apache Solr
4 9 (5.77%) Confluence
4 9 (5.77%) IIS
5 8 (5.13%) JBoss
5 8 (5.13%) WebLogic
5 8 (5.13%) WebSphere
6 6 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (2.56%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.92%) nginx
8 3 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.92%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.28%) CMS
9 2 (1.28%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.64%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (5.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (5.13%) assyst
2 1 (0.64%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 30 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (18.59%) Amazon EC2
3 26 (16.67%) Amazon S3
4 15 (9.62%) SaaS
5 12 (7.69%) Heroku
6 11 (7.05%) Amazon ELB
7 8 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (4.49%) Route 53
9 6 (3.85%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (2.56%) Office 365
11 3 (1.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (18.59%) Internet
2 20 (12.82%) Network Security
3 12 (7.69%) Firewall
4 10 (6.41%) SSL
5 8 (5.13%) DNS
6 5 (3.21%) DSL
6 5 (3.21%) WAN
6 5 (3.21%) DHCP
7 3 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.92%) LAN
7 3 (1.92%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.64%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.90%) Amazon RDS
2 15 (9.62%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (8.33%) MySQL
4 6 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 6 (3.85%) Big Data
4 6 (3.85%) Hazelcast
5 3 (1.92%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.28%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.28%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.64%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 47 (30.13%) Jenkins
2 34 (21.79%) Cucumber
3 29 (18.59%) Maven
4 24 (15.38%) JIRA
5 21 (13.46%) JUnit
6 19 (12.18%) Git (software)
7 18 (11.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 17 (10.90%) Eclipse
9 16 (10.26%) RSpec
10 14 (8.97%) Mockito
10 14 (8.97%) Selenium
11 13 (8.33%) FitNesse
12 10 (6.41%) Visual Studio
13 8 (5.13%) Subversion
14 2 (1.28%) JMeter
General
1 10 (6.41%) Finance
2 8 (5.13%) Publishing
2 8 (5.13%) Marketing
3 2 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (40.38%) Developer
2 26 (16.67%) Architect
3 25 (16.03%) Java Developer
4 23 (14.74%) DevOps Engineer
4 23 (14.74%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (8.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (5.13%) Consultant
6 8 (5.13%) Web Engineer
7 7 (4.49%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (4.49%) Analyst
8 6 (3.85%) Support Analyst
8 6 (3.85%) .NET Developer
9 5 (3.21%) Front-End Developer
9 5 (3.21%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 4 (2.56%) Applications Support
10 4 (2.56%) J2EE Solutions Architect
10 4 (2.56%) Applications Support Analyst
10 4 (2.56%) PHP Developer
10 4 (2.56%) J2EE Architect
11 3 (1.92%) Web Hosting Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (73.72%) Web Services
2 35 (22.44%) RESTful
3 27 (17.31%) Spring
4 25 (16.03%) CSS
5 22 (14.10%) J2EE
6 19 (12.18%) JSON
6 19 (12.18%) HTML
7 16 (10.26%) PostGIS
8 14 (8.97%) Spring MVC
8 14 (8.97%) JPA
9 13 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
9 13 (8.33%) AngularJS
10 12 (7.69%) .NET
10 12 (7.69%) SOAP
10 12 (7.69%) Hibernate
10 12 (7.69%) Ajax
11 11 (7.05%) LAMP
11 11 (7.05%) XML
12 9 (5.77%) REST
13 7 (4.49%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.74%) Open Source
2 9 (5.77%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.21%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.92%) PKI
4 3 (1.92%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.64%) Replication
5 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 70 (44.87%) Linux
2 32 (20.51%) Windows
3 23 (14.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (10.26%) UNIX
4 16 (10.26%) Mac OS X
5 13 (8.33%) CentOS
6 5 (3.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.92%) Debian
8 3 (1.92%) AIX
8 3 (1.92%) Solaris
9 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.64%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (25.00%) Scrum
3 37 (23.72%) DevOps
4 35 (22.44%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (19.87%) TDD
6 28 (17.95%) Web Development
7 23 (14.74%) Configuration Management
8 21 (13.46%) BDD
9 14 (8.97%) MVC
10 9 (5.77%) Test Automation
10 9 (5.77%) Kanban
10 9 (5.77%) Migration
10 9 (5.77%) ITIL
11 8 (5.13%) E-Commerce
11 8 (5.13%) Load Balancing
12 6 (3.85%) Content Management
13 5 (3.21%) Cyber Security
13 5 (3.21%) Software Engineering
14 4 (2.56%) Microservices
14 4 (2.56%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 49 (31.41%) Java
2 25 (16.03%) Ruby
2 25 (16.03%) Python
2 25 (16.03%) JavaScript
3 22 (14.10%) PowerShell
4 20 (12.82%) PHP
5 19 (12.18%) Shell Script
6 5 (3.21%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.56%) C#
7 4 (2.56%) SQL
7 4 (2.56%) Golang
8 3 (1.92%) C++
9 2 (1.28%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.21%) Degree
3 4 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.92%) MCSE
4 3 (1.92%) MCSA
4 3 (1.92%) MCP
4 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.28%) VCDX
6 1 (0.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (8.97%) VirtualBox
2 13 (8.33%) Docker
3 12 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.21%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.56%) XenApp
5 4 (2.56%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.92%) UAG
6 3 (1.92%) Varnish
7 2 (1.28%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (1.28%) vCloud
8 1 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 67 (42.95%) Puppet
2 20 (12.82%) Vagrant
3 10 (6.41%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.21%) SCCM
5 3 (1.92%) Zenoss
5 3 (1.92%) Nagios
6 2 (1.28%) OpenIDM
6 2 (1.28%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.64%) SCOM
7 1 (0.64%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 27 (17.31%) Red Hat
2 22 (14.10%) VMware
3 15 (9.62%) Microsoft
3 15 (9.62%) Oracle
4 12 (7.69%) ForgeRock
5 11 (7.05%) Akamai
6 10 (6.41%) Sitecore
7 8 (5.13%) Remedy
8 7 (4.49%) Citrix
9 6 (3.85%) Cisco
10 4 (2.56%) Tripwire
11 3 (1.92%) 3PAR
11 3 (1.92%) HP
11 3 (1.92%) IBM
11 3 (1.92%) NetApp
12 2 (1.28%) EMC
12 2 (1.28%) Google
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