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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 88 150 221
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +71
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 196 121 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.28% 1.28% 0.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 31.31% 31.27% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 79 16
Average daily rate £448 £378 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.54% -4.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £289 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £476 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.50
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
626 387 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.29% 4.11% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 216 142
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 7
Average hourly rate £19.50 £11.75 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.91% -27.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £8.97 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £20.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +30.62%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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 +26 57 £450 +9.75% 22
Berkshire +54 55 £448 -5.78% 15
Surrey +21 52 £330 -17.50% 24
Hampshire -20 12 £575 +57.53% 13
Kent +2 9 £595 - 2
Middlesex 0 4 £425 - 1
West Sussex +4 3 £450 +76.47% 3
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +11 1 - - 1
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Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 133 (38.55%) Linux
1 133 (38.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 128 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (36.52%) Web Services
4 112 (32.46%) Java
5 111 (32.17%) Python
6 109 (31.59%) Puppet
7 105 (30.43%) DevOps
8 95 (27.54%) JavaScript
9 79 (22.90%) VMware
10 72 (20.87%) NoSQL
11 70 (20.29%) Microsoft
12 67 (19.42%) Ruby
13 66 (19.13%) Windows
14 63 (18.26%) Node.js
15 61 (17.68%) Git (software)
16 60 (17.39%) Docker
17 58 (16.81%) Jenkins
18 54 (15.65%) WebLogic
18 54 (15.65%) Configuration Management
18 54 (15.65%) Publishing
19 53 (15.36%) Active Directory
20 51 (14.78%) Red Hat
20 51 (14.78%) Analytics
20 51 (14.78%) Ansible
20 51 (14.78%) Opscode Chef
21 50 (14.49%) OpenStack
21 50 (14.49%) Degree
22 49 (14.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 48 (13.91%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 63 (18.26%) Node.js
2 54 (15.65%) WebLogic
3 50 (14.49%) OpenStack
4 47 (13.62%) Tomcat
5 38 (11.01%) WebSphere
6 25 (7.25%) JBoss
7 21 (6.09%) Cloud Foundry
8 20 (5.80%) Apache
8 20 (5.80%) Elasticsearch
8 20 (5.80%) IIS
9 17 (4.93%) nginx
10 13 (3.77%) Apache Solr
11 11 (3.19%) MS Exchange
12 5 (1.45%) Drupal
13 4 (1.16%) Apache Pig
13 4 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (1.16%) SharePoint
14 3 (0.87%) CMS
14 3 (0.87%) Mule
14 3 (0.87%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 11 (3.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.58%) Fireworks
2 2 (0.58%) MS Office
2 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.58%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.29%) Weka
Business Applications
1 26 (7.54%) Magento
2 3 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.58%) SAP BRIM
3 2 (0.58%) SAP Convergent Charging
3 2 (0.58%) SAP hybris
4 1 (0.29%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.29%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 133 (38.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (12.17%) Amazon EC2
3 23 (6.67%) GitHub
4 22 (6.38%) IaaS
4 22 (6.38%) PaaS
5 21 (6.09%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (4.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 16 (4.64%) SaaS
8 15 (4.35%) Amazon S3
9 14 (4.06%) Azure Active Directory
10 10 (2.90%) Heroku
10 10 (2.90%) Office 365
10 10 (2.90%) Route 53
11 9 (2.61%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (2.32%) Adobe Analytics
12 8 (2.32%) Amazon SQS
12 8 (2.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 8 (2.32%) Google Analytics
12 8 (2.32%) Google Tag Manager
13 6 (1.74%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 42 (12.17%) Firewall
2 31 (8.99%) DNS
3 20 (5.80%) HTTP
4 19 (5.51%) SSL
5 18 (5.22%) LAN
5 18 (5.22%) WAN
6 17 (4.93%) LDAP
7 14 (4.06%) DHCP
8 13 (3.77%) SMTP
9 10 (2.90%) VPN
10 9 (2.61%) Intranet
11 7 (2.03%) Internet
11 7 (2.03%) SSH
11 7 (2.03%) TCP/IP
12 6 (1.74%) Network Security
12 6 (1.74%) SAN
13 4 (1.16%) SNMP
13 4 (1.16%) Wireless
14 3 (0.87%) PPTP
14 3 (0.87%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (20.87%) NoSQL
2 48 (13.91%) Big Data
3 41 (11.88%) Hadoop
4 39 (11.30%) MongoDB
5 22 (6.38%) MySQL
6 16 (4.64%) Amazon RDS
6 16 (4.64%) Relational Database
7 15 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
7 15 (4.35%) Oracle Database
8 13 (3.77%) Azure SQL Database
9 12 (3.48%) SQL Server
10 8 (2.32%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (1.74%) Redis
12 4 (1.16%) Couchbase
13 3 (0.87%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.87%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.58%) Data Mining
14 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 61 (17.68%) Git (software)
2 58 (16.81%) Jenkins
3 38 (11.01%) Subversion
4 35 (10.14%) Selenium
5 28 (8.12%) JIRA
6 26 (7.54%) Cucumber
7 21 (6.09%) Maven
8 20 (5.80%) Ant
9 19 (5.51%) Hudson
10 17 (4.93%) WebDriver
11 11 (3.19%) RSpec
12 9 (2.61%) JUnit
13 8 (2.32%) Mockito
14 5 (1.45%) Vagrant
15 3 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 3 (0.87%) FishEye
16 2 (0.58%) Gerrit
16 2 (0.58%) GitLab
16 2 (0.58%) Redmine
16 2 (0.58%) TeamCity
General
1 54 (15.65%) Publishing
2 29 (8.41%) Finance
3 10 (2.90%) Billing
4 5 (1.45%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.16%) Games
5 4 (1.16%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.16%) Retail
6 3 (0.87%) Electronics
6 3 (0.87%) Marketing
7 2 (0.58%) Banking
8 1 (0.29%) Advertising
8 1 (0.29%) Legal
8 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 78 (22.61%) Architect
2 72 (20.87%) Developer
3 57 (16.52%) DevOps Engineer
4 40 (11.59%) Solutions Architect
5 33 (9.57%) Analyst
5 33 (9.57%) AWS Engineer
6 25 (7.25%) Cloud Engineer
6 25 (7.25%) Support Engineer
7 23 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
8 21 (6.09%) Administrator
8 21 (6.09%) AWS Developer
8 21 (6.09%) Java Developer
8 21 (6.09%) Linux Engineer
9 20 (5.80%) Test Engineer
10 19 (5.51%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 18 (5.22%) Big Data Architect
11 18 (5.22%) Data Architect
11 18 (5.22%) JavaScript Developer
12 17 (4.93%) Cloud Solutions Architect
12 17 (4.93%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (36.52%) Web Services
2 48 (13.91%) AngularJS
3 40 (11.59%) HTML
3 40 (11.59%) RESTful
4 34 (9.86%) J2EE
4 34 (9.86%) Middleware
5 31 (8.99%) Spring
6 30 (8.70%) CSS
6 30 (8.70%) HTML5
7 27 (7.83%) Natural Language Processing
8 19 (5.51%) REST
9 17 (4.93%) ELK Stack
9 17 (4.93%) JSON
10 16 (4.64%) LAMP
11 14 (4.06%) LEMP Stack
11 14 (4.06%) MCollective
12 13 (3.77%) Sensu
12 13 (3.77%) XML
13 7 (2.03%) Java EE
14 6 (1.74%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (8.99%) Data Centre
3 30 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 27 (7.83%) Algorithms
5 19 (5.51%) Public Cloud
6 16 (4.64%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (3.19%) Hybrid Cloud
8 10 (2.90%) Replication
9 9 (2.61%) Enterprise Storage
10 8 (2.32%) Enterprise Cloud
11 7 (2.03%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.74%) PKI
12 6 (1.74%) Private Cloud
13 5 (1.45%) CMDB
13 5 (1.45%) Cryptography
14 4 (1.16%) Data Integration
14 4 (1.16%) Internet of Things
14 4 (1.16%) Management Information System
14 4 (1.16%) Statistics
15 3 (0.87%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 133 (38.55%) Linux
2 66 (19.13%) Windows
3 49 (14.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 37 (10.72%) Windows Server
5 25 (7.25%) Unix
6 23 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (5.51%) CentOS
8 15 (4.35%) Ubuntu
9 13 (3.77%) VMS
10 11 (3.19%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (2.03%) Android
11 7 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.87%) AIX
12 3 (0.87%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.87%) SUSE
12 3 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.58%) Debian
13 2 (0.58%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.29%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.29%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (30.43%) DevOps
3 54 (15.65%) Configuration Management
4 51 (14.78%) Analytics
5 48 (13.91%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (11.88%) TDD
7 40 (11.59%) Migration
7 40 (11.59%) Open Source
8 37 (10.72%) TOGAF
9 36 (10.43%) E-Commerce
10 35 (10.14%) Content Enrichment
10 35 (10.14%) Data Analysis
10 35 (10.14%) Data Modelling
11 34 (9.86%) BDD
12 32 (9.28%) Zachman Framework
13 30 (8.70%) Data Analytics
13 30 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
14 29 (8.41%) Machine Learning
15 28 (8.12%) Content Management
15 28 (8.12%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 112 (32.46%) Java
2 111 (32.17%) Python
3 95 (27.54%) JavaScript
4 67 (19.42%) Ruby
5 42 (12.17%) PowerShell
6 38 (11.01%) SQL
7 35 (10.14%) Bash Shell
8 22 (6.38%) PHP
9 19 (5.51%) Perl
10 10 (2.90%) C#
11 8 (2.32%) Shell Script
12 7 (2.03%) C++
13 4 (1.16%) C
13 4 (1.16%) Go
13 4 (1.16%) R
13 4 (1.16%) Scala
13 4 (1.16%) VB
14 2 (0.58%) XPath
15 1 (0.29%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.29%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 50 (14.49%) Degree
2 22 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 20 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (5.22%) SC Cleared
5 16 (4.64%) MCSE
6 10 (2.90%) MCSA
7 6 (1.74%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.74%) MCP
8 4 (1.16%) CISSP
9 3 (0.87%) ISEB
9 3 (0.87%) MCSD
10 2 (0.58%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.58%) CCNA
10 2 (0.58%) CCSA
10 2 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.58%) CISM
10 2 (0.58%) JNCIA
10 2 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.32%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (2.03%) SLA
3 6 (1.74%) QA
4 5 (1.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 60 (17.39%) Docker
2 53 (15.36%) Active Directory
3 48 (13.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (6.38%) vSphere
5 21 (6.09%) Hyper-V
6 14 (4.06%) Squid
7 13 (3.77%) qmail
8 7 (2.03%) XenServer
9 6 (1.74%) KVM
10 5 (1.45%) vCloud
11 4 (1.16%) UAG
11 4 (1.16%) Xen
11 4 (1.16%) XenApp
12 3 (0.87%) Firmware
12 3 (0.87%) Varnish
12 3 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.58%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.58%) XenDesktop
14 1 (0.29%) GridGain
14 1 (0.29%) LXC
Systems Management
1 109 (31.59%) Puppet
2 51 (14.78%) Ansible
2 51 (14.78%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (8.41%) SCCM
4 26 (7.54%) Graphite
4 26 (7.54%) logstash
5 25 (7.25%) SCOM
6 24 (6.96%) Nagios
7 17 (4.93%) Cacti
8 15 (4.35%) SCVMM
9 13 (3.77%) collectd
9 13 (3.77%) Ganglia
9 13 (3.77%) Terraform
9 13 (3.77%) ZABBIX
10 12 (3.48%) Windows Intune
11 8 (2.32%) Kubernetes
12 7 (2.03%) HP SiteScope
12 7 (2.03%) WSUS
13 5 (1.45%) HP Operations Orchestration
14 4 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 79 (22.90%) VMware
2 70 (20.29%) Microsoft
3 51 (14.78%) Red Hat
4 39 (11.30%) Splunk
5 38 (11.01%) Oracle
6 26 (7.54%) HP
7 20 (5.80%) Citrix
8 18 (5.22%) Google
9 15 (4.35%) Dell
10 13 (3.77%) CA
11 12 (3.48%) RightScale
12 11 (3.19%) IBM
12 11 (3.19%) SAP
13 10 (2.90%) Rackspace
14 9 (2.61%) 3PAR
14 9 (2.61%) NetApp
15 8 (2.32%) Adobe
16 5 (1.45%) EMC
16 5 (1.45%) hybris
17 4 (1.16%) Cisco
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