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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 134 154 195
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +41
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 147 99 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.48% 1.08% 0.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.22% 27.81% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 56 25
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£413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £424 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.06% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 £189.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-79.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £189.50 -
% change year-on-year
-79.41% -
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
607 356 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.13% 3.89% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 207 185
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 5 4
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -47.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.61 £24.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £120.20 £35.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -48.48%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Oxfordshire +21 52 £425 -5.55% 8
Surrey +30 38 £330 -19.51% 18
Hampshire -29 23 £413 +11.48% 4
Berkshire -2 14 £450 +33.33% 16
Kent - 8 - - 9
West Sussex -15 5 £374 +70.00% 3
Middlesex +1 3 £388 -22.50%
Sussex - 2 £400 -
Home Counties - 1 £475 -
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England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 121 (45.83%) Linux
2 110 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 94 (35.61%) Agile Software Development
4 92 (34.85%) Web Services
5 84 (31.82%) Puppet
6 80 (30.30%) DevOps
7 77 (29.17%) Windows
8 75 (28.41%) Python
9 74 (28.03%) Java
10 65 (24.62%) Git (software)
11 64 (24.24%) Oracle
12 62 (23.48%) Jenkins
13 56 (21.21%) Ruby
14 55 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
15 53 (20.08%) Opscode Chef
16 51 (19.32%) VMware
17 49 (18.56%) JavaScript
18 46 (17.42%) Configuration Management
19 45 (17.05%) SQL
20 44 (16.67%) Red Hat
21 41 (15.53%) Spring
21 41 (15.53%) VMware Infrastructure
21 41 (15.53%) Data Centre
22 40 (15.15%) AngularJS
23 39 (14.77%) TDD
23 39 (14.77%) UNIX
24 38 (14.39%) XML
24 38 (14.39%) Tomcat
24 38 (14.39%) PowerShell
24 38 (14.39%) JIRA

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 38 (14.39%) Tomcat
2 26 (9.85%) OpenStack
3 25 (9.47%) WebLogic
4 23 (8.71%) Node.js
5 21 (7.95%) JBoss
6 19 (7.20%) Confluence
7 16 (6.06%) WebSphere
7 16 (6.06%) IIS
8 15 (5.68%) Apache
9 11 (4.17%) MS Exchange
10 8 (3.03%) Cloud Foundry
11 7 (2.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
13 5 (1.89%) nginx
13 5 (1.89%) SharePoint
14 4 (1.52%) Apache Pig
15 3 (1.14%) Apache Spark
15 3 (1.14%) Lync
16 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
16 2 (0.76%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 11 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.14%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.76%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.76%) SPSS
3 2 (0.76%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.65%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.76%) Magento
3 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 110 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (9.85%) Amazon SQS
2 26 (9.85%) AWS CloudFormation
3 25 (9.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 21 (7.95%) IaaS
5 17 (6.44%) Amazon S3
6 14 (5.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 14 (5.30%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (4.92%) PaaS
8 11 (4.17%) Heroku
9 10 (3.79%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (3.79%) SaaS
10 9 (3.41%) SoftLayer
11 8 (3.03%) Sumo Logic
12 7 (2.65%) Office 365
13 4 (1.52%) Azure Active Directory
14 2 (0.76%) Amazon EMR
15 1 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
15 1 (0.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 32 (12.12%) Network Security
2 30 (11.36%) DNS
3 24 (9.09%) SAN
4 22 (8.33%) Firewall
5 21 (7.95%) VPN
5 21 (7.95%) WAN
6 16 (6.06%) SSL
7 15 (5.68%) DHCP
8 12 (4.55%) HTTP
9 11 (4.17%) LDAP
9 11 (4.17%) ADSL
10 10 (3.79%) LAN
10 10 (3.79%) Wireless
10 10 (3.79%) SSH
11 8 (3.03%) Internet
11 8 (3.03%) SNMP
12 5 (1.89%) Intranet
12 5 (1.89%) VLAN
13 4 (1.52%) Wireshark
13 4 (1.52%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.71%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.20%) Big Data
3 18 (6.82%) Hadoop
4 17 (6.44%) MySQL
5 15 (5.68%) MongoDB
5 15 (5.68%) NoSQL
6 14 (5.30%) Amazon RDS
7 13 (4.92%) Redis
8 7 (2.65%) Oracle Database
8 7 (2.65%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.65%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.52%) Apache Hive
10 4 (1.52%) HBase
11 3 (1.14%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.76%) DB2
12 2 (0.76%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 65 (24.62%) Git (software)
2 62 (23.48%) Jenkins
3 38 (14.39%) JIRA
4 23 (8.71%) Maven
5 22 (8.33%) Ant
6 21 (7.95%) Subversion
7 17 (6.44%) JUnit
8 14 (5.30%) Hudson
9 10 (3.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (3.03%) Mockito
11 7 (2.65%) Cucumber
11 7 (2.65%) Selenium
12 6 (2.27%) TeamCity
13 5 (1.89%) RSpec
14 4 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
15 3 (1.14%) Visual Studio
16 2 (0.76%) Gerrit
17 1 (0.38%) MSBuild
17 1 (0.38%) SonarQube
General
1 16 (6.06%) Finance
2 15 (5.68%) Publishing
3 10 (3.79%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.65%) Games
5 4 (1.52%) Billing
6 3 (1.14%) Marketing
7 2 (0.76%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.76%) Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Retail
8 1 (0.38%) Electronics
8 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 80 (30.30%) Developer
2 52 (19.70%) Architect
3 32 (12.12%) DevOps Engineer
4 26 (9.85%) Cloud Architect
4 26 (9.85%) Java Developer
5 22 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
6 16 (6.06%) Senior Developer
7 13 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (4.92%) Web Developer
8 12 (4.55%) Development Engineer
9 11 (4.17%) Consultant
10 10 (3.79%) Systems Administrator
10 10 (3.79%) Senior Java Developer
11 9 (3.41%) Linux Administrator
11 9 (3.41%) Administrator
11 9 (3.41%) Software Engineer
12 8 (3.03%) Network Engineer
12 8 (3.03%) Analyst
12 8 (3.03%) .NET Developer
12 8 (3.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (34.85%) Web Services
2 41 (15.53%) Spring
3 40 (15.15%) AngularJS
4 38 (14.39%) XML
5 35 (13.26%) JSON
6 27 (10.23%) HTML
7 24 (9.09%) HTML5
8 23 (8.71%) jQuery
8 23 (8.71%) REST
9 22 (8.33%) Java EE
10 20 (7.58%) .NET
11 18 (6.82%) CSS
12 17 (6.44%) J2EE
13 16 (6.06%) XSLT
13 16 (6.06%) Ruby on Rails
14 15 (5.68%) CSS3
15 13 (4.92%) RESTful
15 13 (4.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 11 (4.17%) boto
16 11 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.53%) Data Centre
2 25 (9.47%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.79%) PKI
5 10 (3.79%) Replication
6 9 (3.41%) Cryptography
6 9 (3.41%) Enterprise Cloud
7 8 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (3.03%) Algorithms
7 8 (3.03%) Enterprise Storage
7 8 (3.03%) Statistics
8 7 (2.65%) Semantic Web
9 6 (2.27%) Visualisation
9 6 (2.27%) Private Cloud
9 6 (2.27%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.89%) User Experience
11 4 (1.52%) Mobile App
12 3 (1.14%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.76%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 121 (45.83%) Linux
2 77 (29.17%) Windows
3 39 (14.77%) UNIX
4 23 (8.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (3.79%) Mac OS X
7 7 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.52%) VMS
9 3 (1.14%) Android
10 2 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.76%) CentOS
11 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.38%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (35.61%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (30.30%) DevOps
3 55 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
4 46 (17.42%) Configuration Management
5 39 (14.77%) TDD
6 37 (14.02%) Migration
7 33 (12.50%) Web Development
8 31 (11.74%) BDD
9 26 (9.85%) Scrum
10 25 (9.47%) E-Commerce
11 22 (8.33%) Software Deployment
12 19 (7.20%) Computer Security
13 17 (6.44%) Software Engineering
13 17 (6.44%) Continuous Delivery
14 16 (6.06%) Load Balancing
14 16 (6.06%) ITIL
15 15 (5.68%) Analytics
16 14 (5.30%) Auto-Scaling
16 14 (5.30%) Performance Tuning
16 14 (5.30%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 75 (28.41%) Python
2 74 (28.03%) Java
3 56 (21.21%) Ruby
4 49 (18.56%) JavaScript
5 45 (17.05%) SQL
6 38 (14.39%) PowerShell
7 21 (7.95%) PHP
8 19 (7.20%) C#
9 17 (6.44%) Shell Script
10 15 (5.68%) Perl
11 12 (4.55%) Bash Shell
12 9 (3.41%) XPath
13 7 (2.65%) XQuery
13 7 (2.65%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 7 (2.65%) Go
14 4 (1.52%) R
15 3 (1.14%) C++
16 2 (0.76%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.76%) CoffeeScript
17 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (4.55%) Degree
2 6 (2.27%) SC Cleared
2 6 (2.27%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.52%) MCSE
3 4 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.14%) RHCE
4 3 (1.14%) MCSA
4 3 (1.14%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (0.76%) MCP
5 2 (0.76%) CCNA
5 2 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.38%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.38%) CCNP
6 1 (0.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.14%) QA
2 2 (0.76%) SLA
3 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 41 (15.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (12.12%) Docker
3 22 (8.33%) Active Directory
4 9 (3.41%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.27%) vSphere
6 4 (1.52%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.52%) HDFS
6 4 (1.52%) XenApp
6 4 (1.52%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.14%) vCloud
8 2 (0.76%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.38%) KVM
9 1 (0.38%) SRDF
9 1 (0.38%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.38%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.38%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.38%) Firmware
9 1 (0.38%) XenServer
9 1 (0.38%) NFS
Systems Management
1 84 (31.82%) Puppet
2 53 (20.08%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (10.61%) Ansible
4 25 (9.47%) Nagios
5 9 (3.41%) Vagrant
6 8 (3.03%) Icinga
7 7 (2.65%) Oracle Identity Management
7 7 (2.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 7 (2.65%) Cacti
8 5 (1.89%) SCCM
9 4 (1.52%) SCOM
9 4 (1.52%) Zenoss
10 2 (0.76%) Mesos
10 2 (0.76%) SnapMirror
10 2 (0.76%) SnapVault
11 1 (0.38%) Kibana
11 1 (0.38%) Rundeck
11 1 (0.38%) EMC VPLEX
11 1 (0.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 64 (24.24%) Oracle
2 51 (19.32%) VMware
3 44 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 35 (13.26%) Microsoft
5 22 (8.33%) Splunk
6 16 (6.06%) Cisco
7 15 (5.68%) HP
8 12 (4.55%) Citrix
8 12 (4.55%) Juniper
9 11 (4.17%) Progress
10 10 (3.79%) 3PAR
11 9 (3.41%) Dell
11 9 (3.41%) SAP
12 5 (1.89%) Google
13 4 (1.52%) NetApp
13 4 (1.52%) AppSense
13 4 (1.52%) IBM
13 4 (1.52%) CommVault
13 4 (1.52%) SolarWinds
14 3 (1.14%) EMC
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