The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the South East region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 198 227 239
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +12
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 42 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 0.083% 0.020%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.54% 3.54% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 6 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £469
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £400 £454
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £189.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £189.50 £33.00 -
% change year-on-year
+474.24% -
Cloud Services Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
254 198 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.85% 2.36% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 116 38
Average daily rate £350 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £33.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.57% +144.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £34.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-52.94% +151.85%
Amazon AWS
England

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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 +3 16 £388 -8.82% 5
West Sussex - 12 £220 -
Surrey -2 6 £431 - 3
Berkshire +5 5 £324 -13.66% 3
Middlesex - 1 £500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £525 - 3
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 2
Kent - - - -
Amazon AWS
England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 45 (67.16%) Web Services
2 31 (46.27%) Internet
3 29 (43.28%) Windows
4 27 (40.30%) Linux
5 25 (37.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (35.82%) VMware
6 24 (35.82%) Amazon RDS
7 23 (34.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 22 (32.84%) Scrum
8 22 (32.84%) Puppet
9 21 (31.34%) Apache
9 21 (31.34%) Red Hat
10 19 (28.36%) DNS
10 19 (28.36%) Amazon EC2
11 18 (26.87%) Microsoft
11 18 (26.87%) SCCM
11 18 (26.87%) Opscode Chef
12 17 (25.37%) Active Directory
12 17 (25.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (23.88%) SQL Server
13 16 (23.88%) MS Exchange
13 16 (23.88%) DHCP
13 16 (23.88%) Configuration Management
13 16 (23.88%) IaaS
14 15 (22.39%) ITIL
14 15 (22.39%) Open Source
14 15 (22.39%) Office 365
15 14 (20.90%) DevOps
16 13 (19.40%) Citrix
16 13 (19.40%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 21 (31.34%) Apache
2 16 (23.88%) MS Exchange
3 11 (16.42%) IIS
3 11 (16.42%) SharePoint
3 11 (16.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (16.42%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (8.96%) Tomcat
5 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (5.97%) OpenStack
6 4 (5.97%) nginx
6 4 (5.97%) Apache Solr
7 3 (4.48%) Node.js
7 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.49%) Resin
8 1 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.49%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (34.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (28.36%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (23.88%) IaaS
4 15 (22.39%) Office 365
5 11 (16.42%) SaaS
6 5 (7.46%) PaaS
6 5 (7.46%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.49%) Route 53
7 1 (1.49%) Google Apps
7 1 (1.49%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (46.27%) Internet
2 19 (28.36%) DNS
3 16 (23.88%) DHCP
4 11 (16.42%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (11.94%) Firewall
6 5 (7.46%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.48%) LAN
7 3 (4.48%) SAN
7 3 (4.48%) WAN
8 2 (2.99%) Wireless
8 2 (2.99%) VPN
9 1 (1.49%) VoIP
9 1 (1.49%) DMZ
9 1 (1.49%) IPv4
9 1 (1.49%) IPv6
9 1 (1.49%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (1.49%) Network Security
9 1 (1.49%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (35.82%) Amazon RDS
2 16 (23.88%) SQL Server
3 7 (10.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (8.96%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (8.96%) MySQL
5 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (5.97%) Big Data
7 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (4.48%) MongoDB
7 3 (4.48%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (17.91%) Jenkins
2 10 (14.93%) Cucumber
2 10 (14.93%) Maven
3 7 (10.45%) JIRA
3 7 (10.45%) Visual Studio
3 7 (10.45%) Eclipse
3 7 (10.45%) FitNesse
3 7 (10.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.48%) RSpec
4 3 (4.48%) Mockito
4 3 (4.48%) Selenium
4 3 (4.48%) Grunt
5 1 (1.49%) JMeter
5 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (5.97%) Finance
1 4 (5.97%) Billing
2 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.49%) Legal
3 1 (1.49%) Publishing
3 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (25.37%) Architect
2 12 (17.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (16.42%) Developer
4 9 (13.43%) Software Engineer
4 9 (13.43%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (8.96%) .NET Developer
6 5 (7.46%) C# Developer
6 5 (7.46%) Consultant
6 5 (7.46%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (7.46%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Java Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Network Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Network Consultant
9 2 (2.99%) .NET Software Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (2.99%) Team Leader
9 2 (2.99%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (67.16%) Web Services
2 11 (16.42%) RESTful
3 10 (14.93%) WCF
3 10 (14.93%) WPF
3 10 (14.93%) LINQ
3 10 (14.93%) .NET
3 10 (14.93%) J2EE
4 8 (11.94%) LAMP
5 7 (10.45%) PostGIS
6 5 (7.46%) JSON
7 3 (4.48%) Spring MVC
7 3 (4.48%) JTS
7 3 (4.48%) jQuery
7 3 (4.48%) JPA
7 3 (4.48%) Hibernate
7 3 (4.48%) Spring
7 3 (4.48%) Ajax
7 3 (4.48%) CSS
8 2 (2.99%) Middleware
9 1 (1.49%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.39%) Open Source
2 11 (16.42%) PKI
3 4 (5.97%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.48%) Linked Data
5 2 (2.99%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.49%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.49%) iPad
6 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.49%) Firmware
6 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.49%) Replication
6 1 (1.49%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 29 (43.28%) Windows
2 27 (40.30%) Linux
3 25 (37.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (25.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (19.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (14.93%) CentOS
7 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (8.96%) Windows 8
9 4 (5.97%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.99%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.99%) UNIX
10 2 (2.99%) Solaris
11 1 (1.49%) AIX
11 1 (1.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.84%) Scrum
2 16 (23.88%) Configuration Management
3 15 (22.39%) ITIL
4 14 (20.90%) DevOps
5 13 (19.40%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (17.91%) Software Engineering
7 8 (11.94%) Content Management
8 5 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (5.97%) Identity Management
10 3 (4.48%) MVC
10 3 (4.48%) Migration
10 3 (4.48%) TDD
10 3 (4.48%) Service Management
10 3 (4.48%) Kanban
10 3 (4.48%) Test Automation
10 3 (4.48%) Web Development
10 3 (4.48%) Load Balancing
11 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Architecture
11 2 (2.99%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (2.99%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.91%) Java
2 11 (16.42%) PHP
2 11 (16.42%) Python
3 10 (14.93%) C#
4 3 (4.48%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.48%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.48%) Perl
5 2 (2.99%) Ruby
6 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (14.93%) MCP
1 10 (14.93%) MCSE
1 10 (14.93%) MCSA
1 10 (14.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.48%) Degree
3 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.49%) CCIE
4 1 (1.49%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (25.37%) Active Directory
2 10 (14.93%) UAG
3 8 (11.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.46%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (4.48%) VirtualBox
5 3 (4.48%) vCloud
6 2 (2.99%) Varnish
6 2 (2.99%) Xen
7 1 (1.49%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.49%) XenApp
7 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.49%) vSphere
7 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.49%) KVM
Systems Management
1 22 (32.84%) Puppet
2 18 (26.87%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (26.87%) SCCM
3 6 (8.96%) Vagrant
4 4 (5.97%) Nagios
5 3 (4.48%) Cacti
6 2 (2.99%) Munin
6 2 (2.99%) Plesk
6 2 (2.99%) WSUS
6 2 (2.99%) ZABBIX
6 2 (2.99%) HAProxy
6 2 (2.99%) Ansible
6 2 (2.99%) Salt
7 1 (1.49%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 24 (35.82%) VMware
2 21 (31.34%) Red Hat
3 18 (26.87%) Microsoft
4 13 (19.40%) Citrix
5 6 (8.96%) EMC
5 6 (8.96%) Cisco
6 5 (7.46%) Google
7 4 (5.97%) Oracle
8 3 (4.48%) HP
9 2 (2.99%) Apple
9 2 (2.99%) Tripwire
9 2 (2.99%) Percona
10 1 (1.49%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.49%) McAfee
10 1 (1.49%) NetApp
10 1 (1.49%) NETGEAR
10 1 (1.49%) Veeam
10 1 (1.49%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.49%) Nortel
10 1 (1.49%) JBoss
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