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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 175 232 211
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -21
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 86 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.88% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.31% 4.92% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 9 4
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£375 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £323 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £435 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.06% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- -64.54%
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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
369 244 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.76% 2.71% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 141 93
Average daily rate £400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £295 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £535 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 8
Average hourly rate £19.50 £16.25 £14.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £45.00 £19.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £13.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+63.46% -30.66%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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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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 +12 33 £365 +2.09% 2
Oxfordshire - 25 £375 - 4
East Sussex - 10 £400 -
Surrey +2 7 £400 +10.34% 11
West Sussex - 6 £255 -
Berkshire +9 4 £425 -10.52% 2
Middlesex +5 1 - -
Kent - - - -
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Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (72.78%) Web Services
2 90 (56.96%) Linux
3 80 (50.63%) Puppet
4 76 (48.10%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (34.81%) DevOps
6 43 (27.22%) Jenkins
6 43 (27.22%) Java
7 36 (22.78%) Python
8 35 (22.15%) Windows
9 34 (21.52%) Red Hat
9 34 (21.52%) Microsoft Azure
10 32 (20.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 32 (20.25%) Network Security
11 31 (19.62%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (19.62%) Configuration Management
11 31 (19.62%) Ruby
12 30 (18.99%) Scrum
12 30 (18.99%) Amazon EC2
13 28 (17.72%) RESTful
13 28 (17.72%) Web Development
13 28 (17.72%) TDD
14 27 (17.09%) Tomcat
14 27 (17.09%) PowerShell
15 25 (15.82%) Amazon S3
15 25 (15.82%) Cucumber
16 24 (15.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 24 (15.19%) UNIX
17 23 (14.56%) Internet
17 23 (14.56%) Shell Script
17 23 (14.56%) Spring

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 27 (17.09%) Tomcat
2 14 (8.86%) Apache
3 12 (7.59%) Confluence
4 11 (6.96%) IIS
5 8 (5.06%) JBoss
5 8 (5.06%) WebLogic
5 8 (5.06%) WebSphere
6 6 (3.80%) Apache Solr
6 6 (3.80%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (3.16%) SharePoint
7 5 (3.16%) MS Exchange
7 5 (3.16%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.90%) nginx
9 2 (1.27%) Apache Pig
9 2 (1.27%) CMS
10 1 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (3.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (5.06%) assyst
2 1 (0.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 34 (21.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (18.99%) Amazon EC2
3 25 (15.82%) Amazon S3
4 15 (9.49%) Heroku
5 11 (6.96%) SaaS
5 11 (6.96%) Amazon ELB
6 10 (6.33%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (4.43%) Route 53
8 6 (3.80%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (3.16%) Office 365
9 5 (3.16%) IaaS
10 2 (1.27%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (1.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 32 (20.25%) Network Security
2 23 (14.56%) Internet
3 11 (6.96%) DNS
3 11 (6.96%) Firewall
4 9 (5.70%) SSL
5 6 (3.80%) DHCP
6 5 (3.16%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (3.16%) DSL
7 2 (1.27%) NAS
7 2 (1.27%) LDAP
7 2 (1.27%) SSH
7 2 (1.27%) SAN
8 1 (0.63%) FTP
8 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.66%) Amazon RDS
2 11 (6.96%) MySQL
3 10 (6.33%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.80%) Big Data
4 6 (3.80%) Hazelcast
5 4 (2.53%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.90%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.27%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.27%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.27%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.27%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 43 (27.22%) Jenkins
2 25 (15.82%) Cucumber
3 24 (15.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 22 (13.92%) Git (software)
5 20 (12.66%) JIRA
6 19 (12.03%) Maven
7 18 (11.39%) JUnit
8 15 (9.49%) RSpec
9 11 (6.96%) Mockito
9 11 (6.96%) Selenium
10 10 (6.33%) Visual Studio
10 10 (6.33%) Eclipse
11 7 (4.43%) FitNesse
12 6 (3.80%) Subversion
13 2 (1.27%) Gerrit
14 1 (0.63%) JMeter
General
1 11 (6.96%) Publishing
2 9 (5.70%) Finance
3 8 (5.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 61 (38.61%) Developer
2 40 (25.32%) DevOps Engineer
3 22 (13.92%) Java Developer
4 15 (9.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (8.23%) Solutions Architect
5 13 (8.23%) Architect
6 8 (5.06%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 8 (5.06%) Web Engineer
7 7 (4.43%) Analyst
7 7 (4.43%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (3.80%) Support Analyst
8 6 (3.80%) .NET Developer
9 5 (3.16%) Software Engineer
9 5 (3.16%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (3.16%) Consultant
9 5 (3.16%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (2.53%) Applications Support Analyst
10 4 (2.53%) Applications Support
10 4 (2.53%) PHP Developer
11 3 (1.90%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (72.78%) Web Services
2 28 (17.72%) RESTful
3 23 (14.56%) Spring
4 22 (13.92%) CSS
5 19 (12.03%) HTML
6 16 (10.13%) JSON
7 15 (9.49%) Ruby on Rails
8 13 (8.23%) AngularJS
8 13 (8.23%) J2EE
9 12 (7.59%) PostGIS
10 11 (6.96%) XML
10 11 (6.96%) LAMP
10 11 (6.96%) Spring MVC
10 11 (6.96%) JPA
11 10 (6.33%) SOAP
11 10 (6.33%) .NET
12 9 (5.70%) Hibernate
12 9 (5.70%) Ajax
13 7 (4.43%) Django
13 7 (4.43%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.29%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (10.76%) Open Source
3 5 (3.16%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.16%) PKI
4 1 (0.63%) Replication
4 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 90 (56.96%) Linux
2 35 (22.15%) Windows
3 32 (20.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (15.19%) UNIX
5 22 (13.92%) Mac OS X
6 8 (5.06%) CentOS
7 5 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.27%) Android
9 1 (0.63%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (48.10%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (34.81%) DevOps
3 31 (19.62%) Configuration Management
3 31 (19.62%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (18.99%) Scrum
5 28 (17.72%) Web Development
5 28 (17.72%) TDD
6 18 (11.39%) BDD
7 17 (10.76%) Migration
8 11 (6.96%) MVC
9 9 (5.70%) Kanban
9 9 (5.70%) Test Automation
10 6 (3.80%) Software Engineering
10 6 (3.80%) Content Management
10 6 (3.80%) ITIL
11 5 (3.16%) E-Commerce
11 5 (3.16%) Load Balancing
11 5 (3.16%) Cyber Security
12 4 (2.53%) Microservices
12 4 (2.53%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 43 (27.22%) Java
2 36 (22.78%) Python
3 31 (19.62%) Ruby
4 27 (17.09%) PowerShell
5 23 (14.56%) Shell Script
6 22 (13.92%) JavaScript
7 18 (11.39%) PHP
8 7 (4.43%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.53%) Golang
9 4 (2.53%) SQL
10 1 (0.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (4.43%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.80%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.16%) Degree
3 5 (3.16%) MCP
3 5 (3.16%) MCSE
3 5 (3.16%) MCSA
4 2 (1.27%) VCP4
5 1 (0.63%) ISEB
System Software
1 10 (6.33%) VirtualBox
1 10 (6.33%) Docker
2 6 (3.80%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.16%) UAG
4 1 (0.63%) Varnish
4 1 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.63%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 80 (50.63%) Puppet
2 15 (9.49%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (7.59%) Vagrant
4 6 (3.80%) SCCM
5 3 (1.90%) Nagios
6 2 (1.27%) OpenIDM
6 2 (1.27%) OpenAM
6 2 (1.27%) Ansible
7 1 (0.63%) SCOM
7 1 (0.63%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.63%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 34 (21.52%) Red Hat
2 22 (13.92%) Oracle
3 15 (9.49%) VMware
4 14 (8.86%) Microsoft
5 12 (7.59%) ForgeRock
6 11 (6.96%) Akamai
7 10 (6.33%) Sitecore
8 8 (5.06%) Remedy
9 5 (3.16%) Citrix
10 1 (0.63%) Tripwire