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 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 194 222 243
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +21
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 56 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.59% 0.19% 0.084%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.85% 4.98% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 8 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £351 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £583 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
377 321 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.95% 3.74% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 201 64
Average daily rate £425 £420 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £298 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 0 6
Average hourly rate £14.38 - £19.38
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.68 - £12.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 - £33.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -41.66%

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 22 October 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 October 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 +8 32 £375 -31.81% 6
Buckinghamshire - 7 £350 - 5
Surrey -4 4 £405 -3.57% 12
Berkshire +14 3 £425 - 1
Middlesex +3 3 £500 -24.24%
Oxfordshire -10 3 £394 +21.15%
East Sussex - 2 £375 -
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Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 68 (68.00%) Web Services
2 56 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (49.00%) Internet
4 46 (46.00%) Apache
5 42 (42.00%) VMware
6 39 (39.00%) Scrum
7 38 (38.00%) Linux
7 38 (38.00%) Puppet
8 36 (36.00%) Jenkins
9 34 (34.00%) RESTful
10 32 (32.00%) Maven
10 32 (32.00%) Cucumber
11 29 (29.00%) Red Hat
12 28 (28.00%) J2EE
13 24 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 24 (24.00%) Open Source
13 24 (24.00%) JIRA
14 23 (23.00%) SaaS
14 23 (23.00%) Java
14 23 (23.00%) Windows
14 23 (23.00%) Microsoft
15 22 (22.00%) Eclipse
15 22 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (21.00%) Amazon EC2
16 21 (21.00%) Vagrant
17 20 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 20 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
17 20 (20.00%) FitNesse
17 20 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
18 18 (18.00%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 46 (46.00%) Apache
2 17 (17.00%) Tomcat
3 14 (14.00%) MS Exchange
4 13 (13.00%) Apache Solr
4 13 (13.00%) IIS
5 11 (11.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (11.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (11.00%) SharePoint
6 4 (4.00%) OpenStack
6 4 (4.00%) nginx
7 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (3.00%) Node.js
8 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.00%) Confluence
9 1 (1.00%) Resin
9 1 (1.00%) Lync
9 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (3.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 24 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (23.00%) SaaS
3 21 (21.00%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (15.00%) IaaS
5 13 (13.00%) Office 365
5 13 (13.00%) Amazon S3
6 4 (4.00%) PaaS
7 2 (2.00%) Route 53
7 2 (2.00%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 49 (49.00%) Internet
2 18 (18.00%) DNS
3 14 (14.00%) DHCP
4 11 (11.00%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (9.00%) Firewall
6 8 (8.00%) WAN
7 6 (6.00%) LAN
8 5 (5.00%) TCP/IP
8 5 (5.00%) SSL
9 3 (3.00%) Network Security
9 3 (3.00%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (2.00%) SAN
11 1 (1.00%) VPN
11 1 (1.00%) VoIP
11 1 (1.00%) IPv4
11 1 (1.00%) IPv6
11 1 (1.00%) MPLS
11 1 (1.00%) DMZ
11 1 (1.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (16.00%) Amazon RDS
3 11 (11.00%) MySQL
4 9 (9.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (5.00%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.00%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.00%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.00%) Hazelcast
9 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 36 (36.00%) Jenkins
2 32 (32.00%) Maven
2 32 (32.00%) Cucumber
3 24 (24.00%) JIRA
4 22 (22.00%) Eclipse
5 20 (20.00%) FitNesse
6 12 (12.00%) Selenium
6 12 (12.00%) Mockito
7 9 (9.00%) JUnit
8 8 (8.00%) RSpec
9 7 (7.00%) Subversion
10 6 (6.00%) Git (software)
11 3 (3.00%) Grunt
12 2 (2.00%) JMeter
13 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (5.00%) Finance
2 4 (4.00%) Billing
3 2 (2.00%) Retail
4 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (39.00%) Architect
2 30 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
3 17 (17.00%) Developer
3 17 (17.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (11.00%) Java Developer
5 7 (7.00%) Consultant
6 5 (5.00%) J2EE Solutions Architect
6 5 (5.00%) J2EE Architect
7 4 (4.00%) Enterprise Architect
7 4 (4.00%) C# Developer
8 3 (3.00%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (3.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (3.00%) Technical Design Consultant
8 3 (3.00%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.00%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.00%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (2.00%) Technical Architect
9 2 (2.00%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (2.00%) C++ Developer
9 2 (2.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (68.00%) Web Services
2 34 (34.00%) RESTful
3 28 (28.00%) J2EE
4 18 (18.00%) PostGIS
5 16 (16.00%) Spring
6 12 (12.00%) CSS
6 12 (12.00%) SOAP
6 12 (12.00%) JPA
6 12 (12.00%) Spring MVC
7 10 (10.00%) Hibernate
7 10 (10.00%) Ajax
7 10 (10.00%) JSON
8 7 (7.00%) LAMP
9 5 (5.00%) jQuery
9 5 (5.00%) .NET
9 5 (5.00%) JTS
10 3 (3.00%) Java EE
11 2 (2.00%) WSDL
11 2 (2.00%) HTML
11 2 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.00%) Open Source
2 11 (11.00%) PKI
3 4 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (3.00%) Linked Data
5 1 (1.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.00%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.00%) iPad
5 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 38 (38.00%) Linux
2 23 (23.00%) Windows
3 20 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (17.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (14.00%) CentOS
6 13 (13.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.00%) AIX
7 4 (4.00%) Solaris
8 3 (3.00%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.00%) Debian
9 2 (2.00%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (39.00%) Scrum
3 22 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (17.00%) ITIL
5 15 (15.00%) Configuration Management
6 12 (12.00%) MVC
6 12 (12.00%) TDD
6 12 (12.00%) Web Development
7 10 (10.00%) DevOps
8 9 (9.00%) BDD
8 9 (9.00%) Load Balancing
9 6 (6.00%) E-Commerce
9 6 (6.00%) Kanban
9 6 (6.00%) Test Automation
10 5 (5.00%) Software Engineering
10 5 (5.00%) Service Management
10 5 (5.00%) ITSM
11 4 (4.00%) Identity Management
12 3 (3.00%) Portfolio Management
12 3 (3.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.00%) Java
2 12 (12.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (11.00%) PHP
4 5 (5.00%) C#
5 4 (4.00%) Python
6 3 (3.00%) Ruby
6 3 (3.00%) C++
6 3 (3.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.00%) C
7 2 (2.00%) SQL
8 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (10.00%) MCSE
1 10 (10.00%) MCSA
1 10 (10.00%) MCP
1 10 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.00%) Degree
3 2 (2.00%) VCDX
4 1 (1.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.00%) CCIE
4 1 (1.00%) CCNA
4 1 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (12.00%) VirtualBox
4 10 (10.00%) UAG
5 8 (8.00%) Docker
6 5 (5.00%) XenApp
6 5 (5.00%) XenDesktop
6 5 (5.00%) vCloud
7 3 (3.00%) Varnish
7 3 (3.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.00%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (2.00%) Xen
9 1 (1.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 38 (38.00%) Puppet
2 21 (21.00%) Vagrant
3 15 (15.00%) SCCM
4 5 (5.00%) Nagios
5 3 (3.00%) Zenoss
5 3 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.00%) Plesk
7 1 (1.00%) Cacti
7 1 (1.00%) Munin
7 1 (1.00%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.00%) WSUS
7 1 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 42 (42.00%) VMware
2 29 (29.00%) Red Hat
3 23 (23.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (17.00%) Citrix
5 9 (9.00%) Cisco
5 9 (9.00%) Oracle
6 8 (8.00%) EMC
7 6 (6.00%) Tripwire
7 6 (6.00%) Google
8 5 (5.00%) HP
9 4 (4.00%) NetApp
9 4 (4.00%) IBM
9 4 (4.00%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.00%) Veeam
10 1 (1.00%) Percona
10 1 (1.00%) McAfee
10 1 (1.00%) Apple
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