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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 116 170 204
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +34
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 153 75 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.64% 0.84% 0.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 27.62% 23.96% 11.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 56 13
Average daily rate
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£414 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.77% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
Average hourly rate £34.50 £189.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.74% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £115.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-66.08% +248.48%
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
554 313 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.92% 3.49% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 198 129
Average daily rate £401 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £293
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +32.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 9
Average hourly rate £26.00 £9.84 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+164.22% -68.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £66.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £15.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+48.38% -53.03%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Oxfordshire +29 67 £414 +9.60% 7
Surrey +3 31 £416 -0.89% 13
Hampshire +9 24 £430 +10.96% 2
Berkshire +23 22 £375 +13.20% 10
Buckinghamshire +1 4 - - 2
West Sussex -21 2 £220 - 1
Middlesex - 2 - -
Home Counties - 1 £475 -
Amazon AWS
England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (52.94%) Linux
2 120 (44.12%) Web Services
3 102 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 100 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
5 86 (31.62%) Puppet
6 78 (28.68%) Java
6 78 (28.68%) Windows
7 73 (26.84%) DevOps
8 69 (25.37%) Oracle
9 68 (25.00%) Python
10 61 (22.43%) Git (software)
11 58 (21.32%) Jenkins
12 52 (19.12%) Configuration Management
13 49 (18.01%) PowerShell
14 48 (17.65%) TDD
15 47 (17.28%) Continuous Integration
16 46 (16.91%) Network Security
16 46 (16.91%) UNIX
17 45 (16.54%) VMware
18 44 (16.18%) Ruby
18 44 (16.18%) JSON
19 42 (15.44%) Red Hat
20 41 (15.07%) SQL
21 40 (14.71%) XML
22 38 (13.97%) Spring
22 38 (13.97%) AWS CloudFormation
22 38 (13.97%) Opscode Chef
23 37 (13.60%) Migration
23 37 (13.60%) JavaScript
23 37 (13.60%) Data Centre

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 36 (13.24%) Tomcat
2 27 (9.93%) JBoss
3 26 (9.56%) WebLogic
4 23 (8.46%) Confluence
5 21 (7.72%) OpenStack
6 17 (6.25%) WebSphere
6 17 (6.25%) Node.js
6 17 (6.25%) IIS
7 11 (4.04%) WebSphere Application Server
8 10 (3.68%) Apache
9 7 (2.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (2.21%) nginx
10 6 (2.21%) SharePoint
10 6 (2.21%) MS Exchange
11 4 (1.47%) Apache Pig
11 4 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (1.10%) Lync
13 2 (0.74%) Eucalyptus
13 2 (0.74%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (2.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.74%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.74%) SPSS
2 2 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.57%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.74%) Magento
2 2 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 102 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (13.97%) AWS CloudFormation
3 29 (10.66%) Amazon SQS
4 24 (8.82%) IaaS
4 24 (8.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 22 (8.09%) Amazon S3
6 17 (6.25%) Heroku
7 16 (5.88%) PaaS
7 16 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
8 14 (5.15%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (4.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 9 (3.31%) SaaS
11 5 (1.84%) Office 365
12 4 (1.47%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.74%) Amazon Glacier
13 2 (0.74%) GitHub
14 1 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
14 1 (0.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 1 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 46 (16.91%) Network Security
2 33 (12.13%) DNS
3 27 (9.93%) SAN
4 25 (9.19%) Firewall
5 21 (7.72%) WAN
6 15 (5.51%) DHCP
7 11 (4.04%) HTTP
7 11 (4.04%) ADSL
7 11 (4.04%) Internet
7 11 (4.04%) VPN
8 10 (3.68%) SSL
8 10 (3.68%) LAN
9 9 (3.31%) LDAP
10 7 (2.57%) SSH
10 7 (2.57%) NAS
11 5 (1.84%) Intranet
12 4 (1.47%) SMTP
12 4 (1.47%) NetScaler
12 4 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (1.47%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.72%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
3 16 (5.88%) MySQL
4 13 (4.78%) Hadoop
4 13 (4.78%) NoSQL
4 13 (4.78%) Redis
5 12 (4.41%) Big Data
6 9 (3.31%) MongoDB
7 7 (2.57%) RDBMS
7 7 (2.57%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.21%) Amazon Redshift
8 6 (2.21%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.47%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.10%) HBase
11 2 (0.74%) Mahout
11 2 (0.74%) DB2
11 2 (0.74%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 61 (22.43%) Git (software)
2 58 (21.32%) Jenkins
3 33 (12.13%) JIRA
4 23 (8.46%) JUnit
5 22 (8.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 17 (6.25%) Maven
7 16 (5.88%) Cucumber
8 14 (5.15%) Ant
8 14 (5.15%) Subversion
9 8 (2.94%) Mockito
10 7 (2.57%) Hudson
11 6 (2.21%) TeamCity
11 6 (2.21%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (1.47%) Selenium
12 4 (1.47%) Gerrit
12 4 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.74%) Visual Studio
14 1 (0.37%) Mercurial
14 1 (0.37%) RSpec
14 1 (0.37%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (6.25%) Publishing
2 10 (3.68%) Finance
3 9 (3.31%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.94%) Marketing
5 7 (2.57%) Games
6 3 (1.10%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.10%) Billing
7 2 (0.74%) Banking
7 2 (0.74%) Electronics
7 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 99 (36.40%) Developer
2 44 (16.18%) Architect
3 36 (13.24%) DevOps Engineer
4 33 (12.13%) Java Developer
5 22 (8.09%) Cloud Architect
6 18 (6.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
8 15 (5.51%) Consultant
9 13 (4.78%) Analyst
9 13 (4.78%) Senior Developer
10 12 (4.41%) Software Engineer
10 12 (4.41%) Development Engineer
11 10 (3.68%) Web Developer
11 10 (3.68%) Systems Engineer
11 10 (3.68%) .NET Developer
11 10 (3.68%) Infrastructure Architect
12 9 (3.31%) Senior Java Developer
13 8 (2.94%) Network Engineer
13 8 (2.94%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
14 7 (2.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (44.12%) Web Services
2 44 (16.18%) JSON
3 40 (14.71%) XML
4 38 (13.97%) Spring
5 32 (11.76%) AngularJS
6 29 (10.66%) HTML
7 25 (9.19%) REST
7 25 (9.19%) HTML5
8 22 (8.09%) .NET
9 21 (7.72%) Java EE
10 18 (6.62%) jQuery
11 16 (5.88%) RESTful
11 16 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
11 16 (5.88%) CSS
12 13 (4.78%) EJB
13 12 (4.41%) XSLT
14 11 (4.04%) Ajax
14 11 (4.04%) CSS3
14 11 (4.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 10 (3.68%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 37 (13.60%) Data Centre
2 34 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.57%) Private Cloud
5 6 (2.21%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (2.21%) User Experience
5 6 (2.21%) Semantic Web
5 6 (2.21%) Visualisation
5 6 (2.21%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.84%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.47%) PKI
8 3 (1.10%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.10%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.10%) Streaming Video
9 2 (0.74%) DTV
9 2 (0.74%) Grid Computing
9 2 (0.74%) Clustering
9 2 (0.74%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.74%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.37%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 144 (52.94%) Linux
2 78 (28.68%) Windows
3 46 (16.91%) UNIX
4 35 (12.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (8.09%) Mac OS X
6 12 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (3.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.84%) Android
9 2 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.74%) Amazon Linux
9 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.37%) CentOS
10 1 (0.37%) VMS
10 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (26.84%) DevOps
3 52 (19.12%) Configuration Management
4 48 (17.65%) TDD
5 47 (17.28%) Continuous Integration
6 37 (13.60%) Migration
7 36 (13.24%) Web Development
8 33 (12.13%) BDD
9 28 (10.29%) Scrum
10 26 (9.56%) Continuous Delivery
11 19 (6.99%) Software Engineering
12 17 (6.25%) ITIL
13 16 (5.88%) Load Balancing
14 13 (4.78%) Open Source
14 13 (4.78%) E-Commerce
14 13 (4.78%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (4.78%) Software Deployment
15 12 (4.41%) SOA
16 11 (4.04%) Capacity Management
17 10 (3.68%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 78 (28.68%) Java
2 68 (25.00%) Python
3 49 (18.01%) PowerShell
4 44 (16.18%) Ruby
5 41 (15.07%) SQL
6 37 (13.60%) JavaScript
7 29 (10.66%) Shell Script
8 24 (8.82%) PHP
9 17 (6.25%) C#
10 16 (5.88%) Perl
11 13 (4.78%) Go
12 7 (2.57%) XPath
12 7 (2.57%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 7 (2.57%) XQuery
13 6 (2.21%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.47%) R
15 3 (1.10%) C
16 2 (0.74%) C++
16 2 (0.74%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.74%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (1.84%) MCSE
1 5 (1.84%) MCSA
1 5 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (1.84%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.47%) MCP
2 4 (1.47%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.10%) Degree
4 2 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (0.74%) CCNA
4 2 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.37%) CCNP
5 1 (0.37%) MCITP
5 1 (0.37%) RHCE
5 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.37%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.74%) SLA
1 2 (0.74%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (12.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (10.29%) Docker
3 12 (4.41%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.57%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.21%) VMware ESX
6 5 (1.84%) vSphere
7 4 (1.47%) HDFS
7 4 (1.47%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.47%) XenApp
8 3 (1.10%) vCloud
9 2 (0.74%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.74%) UAG
10 1 (0.37%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.37%) KVM
10 1 (0.37%) XenServer
10 1 (0.37%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 86 (31.62%) Puppet
2 38 (13.97%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (7.35%) Nagios
4 16 (5.88%) Ansible
5 10 (3.68%) Icinga
6 7 (2.57%) Oracle Identity Management
6 7 (2.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (1.84%) Cacti
8 4 (1.47%) Zenoss
8 4 (1.47%) SCCM
9 3 (1.10%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.37%) Mesos
10 1 (0.37%) Rundeck
10 1 (0.37%) Kibana
10 1 (0.37%) SCOM
10 1 (0.37%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.37%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 69 (25.37%) Oracle
2 45 (16.54%) VMware
3 42 (15.44%) Red Hat
4 23 (8.46%) Microsoft
5 14 (5.15%) Cisco
6 11 (4.04%) Citrix
6 11 (4.04%) Juniper
7 10 (3.68%) Progress
8 9 (3.31%) SAP
9 7 (2.57%) HP
9 7 (2.57%) Google
9 7 (2.57%) Splunk
10 4 (1.47%) SolarWinds
10 4 (1.47%) Dell
10 4 (1.47%) CommVault
10 4 (1.47%) Informatica
10 4 (1.47%) AppSense
11 3 (1.10%) Rackspace
12 2 (0.74%) Tableau
12 2 (0.74%) 3PAR
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