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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 179 210 234
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +24
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 80 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.81% 0.21% 0.061%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.32% 6.00% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 11 3
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£400 £375 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £300 £475
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -36.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
343 300 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.49% 3.52% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 173 108
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 £253 £300 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 7
Average hourly rate £9.75 £30.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.76% +68.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.71 £18.45 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.03 £42.05 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.23 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -13.87%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 £370 +17.46% 3
Oxfordshire - 22 £475 - 6
East Sussex +5 9 £400 - 2
Surrey -9 6 £350 -16.66% 4
Middlesex +2 4 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - 4 £475 -
Berkshire -3 3 £425 +38.21% 1
Kent - 1 - -
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Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 109 (76.76%) Web Services
2 74 (52.11%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (43.66%) Puppet
4 55 (38.73%) Linux
5 44 (30.99%) Scrum
6 43 (30.28%) Jenkins
7 40 (28.17%) Java
8 38 (26.76%) Apache
8 38 (26.76%) DevOps
9 37 (26.06%) RESTful
10 36 (25.35%) Internet
11 34 (23.94%) Red Hat
12 33 (23.24%) Maven
13 31 (21.83%) VMware
13 31 (21.83%) Cucumber
14 29 (20.42%) Continuous Integration
15 28 (19.72%) JIRA
16 27 (19.01%) J2EE
16 27 (19.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 26 (18.31%) Amazon EC2
18 25 (17.61%) Open Source
18 25 (17.61%) Tomcat
18 25 (17.61%) Windows
19 23 (16.20%) CSS
19 23 (16.20%) JavaScript
19 23 (16.20%) Microsoft Azure
20 22 (15.49%) Vagrant
21 21 (14.79%) Eclipse
22 20 (14.08%) PostgreSQL
22 20 (14.08%) Amazon S3

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 38 (26.76%) Apache
2 25 (17.61%) Tomcat
3 13 (9.15%) Apache Solr
4 10 (7.04%) IIS
5 9 (6.34%) Confluence
6 5 (3.52%) MS Exchange
7 4 (2.82%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.11%) nginx
9 2 (1.41%) CMS
9 2 (1.41%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.70%) Node.js
10 1 (0.70%) Lync
10 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (4.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (4.93%) assyst
2 1 (0.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 26 (18.31%) Amazon EC2
2 23 (16.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (14.08%) Amazon S3
4 19 (13.38%) SaaS
5 11 (7.75%) Amazon ELB
6 8 (5.63%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (4.93%) Route 53
8 5 (3.52%) Heroku
8 5 (3.52%) Office 365
9 4 (2.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (25.35%) Internet
2 20 (14.08%) Network Security
3 13 (9.15%) Firewall
4 10 (7.04%) DNS
4 10 (7.04%) SSL
5 7 (4.93%) WAN
6 6 (4.23%) DHCP
7 5 (3.52%) LAN
7 5 (3.52%) DSL
8 4 (2.82%) TCP/IP
8 4 (2.82%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (2.11%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (1.41%) SAN
11 1 (0.70%) MPLS
11 1 (0.70%) VoIP
11 1 (0.70%) FTP
11 1 (0.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.08%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (12.68%) Amazon RDS
3 15 (10.56%) MySQL
4 7 (4.93%) SQL Server
5 6 (4.23%) Big Data
6 4 (2.82%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.82%) Hazelcast
6 4 (2.82%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.41%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.41%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.41%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 43 (30.28%) Jenkins
2 33 (23.24%) Maven
3 31 (21.83%) Cucumber
4 28 (19.72%) JIRA
5 21 (14.79%) Eclipse
6 17 (11.97%) FitNesse
7 15 (10.56%) RSpec
8 14 (9.86%) Mockito
8 14 (9.86%) Selenium
9 13 (9.15%) JUnit
10 12 (8.45%) Git (software)
11 9 (6.34%) Visual Studio
12 8 (5.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (5.63%) Subversion
13 2 (1.41%) JMeter
14 1 (0.70%) Grunt
General
1 6 (4.23%) Finance
2 5 (3.52%) Publishing
3 4 (2.82%) Marketing
4 2 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (29.58%) Developer
2 32 (22.54%) Architect
3 28 (19.72%) Solutions Architect
4 23 (16.20%) DevOps Engineer
5 16 (11.27%) Java Developer
6 11 (7.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (6.34%) Consultant
8 7 (4.93%) Analyst
9 6 (4.23%) Support Analyst
9 6 (4.23%) Web Engineer
10 5 (3.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 4 (2.82%) Front-End Developer
11 4 (2.82%) Applications Support
11 4 (2.82%) .NET Developer
11 4 (2.82%) J2EE Solutions Architect
11 4 (2.82%) Applications Support Analyst
11 4 (2.82%) J2EE Architect
12 3 (2.11%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
12 3 (2.11%) C# Developer
12 3 (2.11%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (76.76%) Web Services
2 37 (26.06%) RESTful
3 27 (19.01%) J2EE
4 23 (16.20%) CSS
5 19 (13.38%) Spring
6 18 (12.68%) PostGIS
7 14 (9.86%) JPA
7 14 (9.86%) Spring MVC
8 12 (8.45%) Hibernate
8 12 (8.45%) JSON
8 12 (8.45%) Ajax
8 12 (8.45%) SOAP
9 11 (7.75%) HTML
10 10 (7.04%) .NET
11 9 (6.34%) LAMP
12 8 (5.63%) jQuery
13 7 (4.93%) AngularJS
14 6 (4.23%) Ruby on Rails
15 5 (3.52%) Django
15 5 (3.52%) JTS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.61%) Open Source
2 9 (6.34%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.82%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (2.82%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.82%) PKI
4 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.70%) Replication
4 1 (0.70%) Linked Data
4 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 55 (38.73%) Linux
2 27 (19.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 25 (17.61%) Windows
4 16 (11.27%) CentOS
5 6 (4.23%) UNIX
5 6 (4.23%) Mac OS X
5 6 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.82%) AIX
7 4 (2.82%) Solaris
8 3 (2.11%) Debian
9 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (52.11%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (30.99%) Scrum
3 38 (26.76%) DevOps
4 29 (20.42%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (13.38%) Web Development
6 18 (12.68%) TDD
7 14 (9.86%) Configuration Management
7 14 (9.86%) MVC
8 13 (9.15%) ITIL
8 13 (9.15%) BDD
9 9 (6.34%) E-Commerce
9 9 (6.34%) Migration
10 8 (5.63%) Load Balancing
10 8 (5.63%) Kanban
10 8 (5.63%) Test Automation
11 5 (3.52%) Content Management
11 5 (3.52%) ITSM
11 5 (3.52%) Service Management
12 4 (2.82%) CRM
12 4 (2.82%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 40 (28.17%) Java
2 23 (16.20%) JavaScript
3 18 (12.68%) PHP
4 15 (10.56%) Ruby
5 13 (9.15%) Python
6 12 (8.45%) PowerShell
7 9 (6.34%) Shell Script
8 5 (3.52%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.82%) C#
9 4 (2.82%) SQL
10 3 (2.11%) C++
11 2 (1.41%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (3.52%) MCP
1 5 (3.52%) MCSE
1 5 (3.52%) MCSA
1 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (3.52%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.82%) Degree
2 4 (2.82%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (1.41%) VCDX
4 1 (0.70%) CCIE
4 1 (0.70%) CCNA
4 1 (0.70%) ISEB
4 1 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (9.86%) VirtualBox
3 12 (8.45%) Docker
4 7 (4.93%) Active Directory
5 5 (3.52%) XenApp
5 5 (3.52%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.82%) UAG
7 3 (2.11%) Varnish
7 3 (2.11%) vCloud
8 2 (1.41%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (1.41%) Xen
9 1 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 62 (43.66%) Puppet
2 22 (15.49%) Vagrant
3 7 (4.93%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (4.93%) SCCM
4 3 (2.11%) Nagios
4 3 (2.11%) Zenoss
5 2 (1.41%) Plesk
5 2 (1.41%) OpenIDM
5 2 (1.41%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.70%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.70%) SCOM
6 1 (0.70%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 34 (23.94%) Red Hat
2 31 (21.83%) VMware
3 18 (12.68%) Microsoft
4 17 (11.97%) Oracle
5 11 (7.75%) ForgeRock
6 10 (7.04%) Akamai
7 9 (6.34%) Sitecore
7 9 (6.34%) Citrix
8 8 (5.63%) Cisco
9 7 (4.93%) Remedy
10 6 (4.23%) Tripwire
10 6 (4.23%) EMC
11 5 (3.52%) HP
12 4 (2.82%) IBM
12 4 (2.82%) NetApp
12 4 (2.82%) 3PAR
13 2 (1.41%) Google
14 1 (0.70%) Veeam
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