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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 138 190 222
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +32
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 119 50 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.28% 0.56% 0.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.62% 17.86% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 40 8
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£408 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £221 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £425 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £425 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +54.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -7.57%
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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
447 280 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.79% 3.13% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 157 121
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 6 6
Average hourly rate £26.00 £8.47 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+207.14% -68.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £7.88 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £11.25 £48.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £12.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -51.92%

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 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon AWS across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Amazon AWS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 May 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 +25 56 £410 - 7
Berkshire +6 20 £375 -3.84% 7
Surrey +2 19 £416 -0.89% 9
Hampshire +5 17 £430 +10.96% 10
Buckinghamshire +6 6 £375 -
Middlesex +7 2 - -
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England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 144 (58.78%) Linux
2 112 (45.71%) Web Services
3 102 (41.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 96 (39.18%) Windows
5 91 (37.14%) Puppet
6 90 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
7 73 (29.80%) Python
8 65 (26.53%) DevOps
9 62 (25.31%) PowerShell
10 58 (23.67%) Jenkins
10 58 (23.67%) Configuration Management
11 54 (22.04%) UNIX
12 52 (21.22%) Java
13 50 (20.41%) Ruby
14 45 (18.37%) Oracle
14 45 (18.37%) AWS CloudFormation
15 43 (17.55%) Network Security
16 42 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
17 39 (15.92%) Git (software)
17 39 (15.92%) Shell Script
17 39 (15.92%) VMware
18 37 (15.10%) DNS
19 34 (13.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 33 (13.47%) Opscode Chef
20 33 (13.47%) Scrum
20 33 (13.47%) TDD
21 32 (13.06%) Spring
21 32 (13.06%) Red Hat
21 32 (13.06%) Mac OS X
21 32 (13.06%) Enterprise Software

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (11.02%) Tomcat
2 23 (9.39%) WebLogic
3 19 (7.76%) IIS
4 17 (6.94%) OpenStack
5 13 (5.31%) Confluence
5 13 (5.31%) JBoss
5 13 (5.31%) WebSphere
6 8 (3.27%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (3.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (2.86%) Apache
8 6 (2.45%) SharePoint
8 6 (2.45%) MS Exchange
8 6 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.63%) Node.js
10 4 (1.63%) Apache Pig
11 3 (1.22%) Lync
11 3 (1.22%) nginx
12 2 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.82%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.82%) SPSS
2 2 (0.82%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.27%) assyst
1 8 (3.27%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 102 (41.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (18.37%) AWS CloudFormation
3 25 (10.20%) Heroku
4 24 (9.80%) Amazon EC2
4 24 (9.80%) IaaS
5 20 (8.16%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (7.76%) Amazon S3
7 18 (7.35%) PaaS
7 18 (7.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 11 (4.49%) Amazon SQS
9 9 (3.67%) SaaS
10 8 (3.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 6 (2.45%) Office 365
12 4 (1.63%) Amazon EMR
12 4 (1.63%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.82%) Route 53
13 2 (0.82%) GitHub
13 2 (0.82%) Amazon Glacier
13 2 (0.82%) Mimecast
14 1 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 43 (17.55%) Network Security
2 37 (15.10%) DNS
3 26 (10.61%) SAN
4 24 (9.80%) Firewall
5 23 (9.39%) WAN
6 18 (7.35%) DHCP
7 15 (6.12%) Internet
8 13 (5.31%) VPN
9 11 (4.49%) SSL
9 11 (4.49%) ADSL
10 10 (4.08%) LAN
11 8 (3.27%) NAS
12 6 (2.45%) LDAP
13 5 (2.04%) NetScaler
13 5 (2.04%) MPLS
13 5 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (2.04%) SSH
14 4 (1.63%) TCP/IP
14 4 (1.63%) SMTP
14 4 (1.63%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.90%) Hadoop
2 11 (4.49%) Amazon RDS
2 11 (4.49%) NoSQL
3 10 (4.08%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.45%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.45%) Amazon Redshift
5 5 (2.04%) Big Data
6 4 (1.63%) MySQL
6 4 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (1.63%) Apache Hive
6 4 (1.63%) Hazelcast
7 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.82%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.82%) DB2
8 2 (0.82%) OLAP
8 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.82%) HBase
Development Applications
1 58 (23.67%) Jenkins
2 39 (15.92%) Git (software)
3 34 (13.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 21 (8.57%) JUnit
5 20 (8.16%) Cucumber
5 20 (8.16%) Maven
6 19 (7.76%) JIRA
7 12 (4.90%) Ant
8 11 (4.49%) Visual Studio
9 9 (3.67%) Mockito
9 9 (3.67%) Selenium
10 7 (2.86%) Subversion
11 6 (2.45%) RSpec
11 6 (2.45%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (1.63%) TeamCity
13 3 (1.22%) Gerrit
13 3 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
14 1 (0.41%) MSBuild
14 1 (0.41%) WebDriver
14 1 (0.41%) Mercurial
General
1 13 (5.31%) Publishing
2 11 (4.49%) Finance
3 9 (3.67%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.67%) Marketing
4 8 (3.27%) Games
5 4 (1.63%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.22%) Billing
6 3 (1.22%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.82%) Banking
7 2 (0.82%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 88 (35.92%) Developer
2 34 (13.88%) DevOps Engineer
3 20 (8.16%) Architect
3 20 (8.16%) Analyst
3 20 (8.16%) Java Developer
4 18 (7.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (5.71%) Consultant
6 13 (5.31%) .NET Developer
7 12 (4.90%) Infrastructure Architect
7 12 (4.90%) Software Engineer
7 12 (4.90%) Cloud Architect
8 11 (4.49%) Systems Engineer
8 11 (4.49%) Support Analyst
9 9 (3.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 9 (3.67%) Development Engineer
9 9 (3.67%) Senior Developer
10 8 (3.27%) ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (3.27%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 7 (2.86%) Systems Support
11 7 (2.86%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (45.71%) Web Services
2 32 (13.06%) Spring
3 25 (10.20%) .NET
3 25 (10.20%) XML
4 24 (9.80%) JSON
4 24 (9.80%) Ruby on Rails
5 19 (7.76%) Ajax
5 19 (7.76%) HTML
6 17 (6.94%) REST
7 14 (5.71%) RESTful
8 13 (5.31%) CSS
9 12 (4.90%) ASP.NET
9 12 (4.90%) AngularJS
10 11 (4.49%) HTML5
10 11 (4.49%) WCF
11 10 (4.08%) EJB
11 10 (4.08%) XSLT
11 10 (4.08%) Middleware
12 9 (3.67%) Django
12 9 (3.67%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.06%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.71%) Open Source
3 7 (2.86%) User Experience
4 6 (2.45%) PKI
4 6 (2.45%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.04%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.63%) Clustering
6 4 (1.63%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.22%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.22%) Streaming Video
8 2 (0.82%) Grid Computing
8 2 (0.82%) Replication
8 2 (0.82%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.82%) DTV
8 2 (0.82%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.82%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.41%) Xbox
9 1 (0.41%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 144 (58.78%) Linux
2 96 (39.18%) Windows
3 54 (22.04%) UNIX
4 32 (13.06%) Mac OS X
5 28 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (5.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.63%) Android
9 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.82%) CentOS
9 2 (0.82%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.82%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.41%) VMS
10 1 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (26.53%) DevOps
3 58 (23.67%) Configuration Management
4 42 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (13.47%) Scrum
5 33 (13.47%) TDD
6 26 (10.61%) Migration
7 24 (9.80%) Continuous Delivery
8 23 (9.39%) Web Development
9 21 (8.57%) ITIL
10 17 (6.94%) BDD
11 15 (6.12%) Software Engineering
12 14 (5.71%) Load Balancing
13 13 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (4.90%) SOA
14 12 (4.90%) Software Deployment
15 11 (4.49%) Capacity Management
16 10 (4.08%) MVC
16 10 (4.08%) Problem Management
17 9 (3.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 73 (29.80%) Python
2 62 (25.31%) PowerShell
3 52 (21.22%) Java
4 50 (20.41%) Ruby
5 39 (15.92%) Shell Script
6 27 (11.02%) SQL
7 21 (8.57%) Go
8 19 (7.76%) JavaScript
8 19 (7.76%) C#
9 8 (3.27%) XQuery
9 8 (3.27%) XPath
9 8 (3.27%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 7 (2.86%) Bash Shell
10 7 (2.86%) PHP
11 6 (2.45%) Perl
12 4 (1.63%) C
12 4 (1.63%) R
13 2 (0.82%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.82%) C++
13 2 (0.82%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (3.67%) Degree
2 8 (3.27%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.45%) MCSE
4 6 (2.45%) MCSA
5 5 (2.04%) MCP
6 3 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.82%) CCIE
8 1 (0.41%) CCNP
8 1 (0.41%) CCNA
8 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.41%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (5.71%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.67%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.45%) VMware ESX
4 6 (2.45%) UAG
4 6 (2.45%) Docker
5 4 (1.63%) XenApp
5 4 (1.63%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.63%) VirtualBox
5 4 (1.63%) HDFS
6 2 (0.82%) vSphere
6 2 (0.82%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.41%) vCloud
7 1 (0.41%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.41%) XenServer
7 1 (0.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 91 (37.14%) Puppet
2 33 (13.47%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (5.31%) Nagios
4 9 (3.67%) SCCM
5 8 (3.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 8 (3.27%) Oracle Identity Management
6 6 (2.45%) Vagrant
6 6 (2.45%) Icinga
6 6 (2.45%) Ansible
7 5 (2.04%) SCOM
8 4 (1.63%) Zenoss
9 2 (0.82%) SAP Afaria
10 1 (0.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.41%) WSUS
10 1 (0.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 45 (18.37%) Oracle
2 39 (15.92%) VMware
3 32 (13.06%) Red Hat
4 18 (7.35%) Microsoft
5 15 (6.12%) Cisco
6 11 (4.49%) Juniper
6 11 (4.49%) Citrix
7 10 (4.08%) Sitecore
7 10 (4.08%) Akamai
7 10 (4.08%) ForgeRock
8 9 (3.67%) Remedy
9 8 (3.27%) Google
10 6 (2.45%) HP
11 4 (1.63%) AppSense
11 4 (1.63%) Informatica
11 4 (1.63%) Splunk
12 3 (1.22%) Rackspace
13 2 (0.82%) Netezza
13 2 (0.82%) Teradata
13 2 (0.82%) SAP
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