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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 188 219 250
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +31
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 70 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.72% 0.20% 0.076%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.54% 5.50% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 9 6
Average daily rate
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£420 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.86% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
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
399 309 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.13% 3.60% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 193 63
Average daily rate £425 £423 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +29.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £300 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 6
Average hourly rate £14.25 £15.50 £19.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.06% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.81 £15.50 £12.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £15.50 £33.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.85% -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 31 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 31 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 +13 37 £375 - 4
Oxfordshire -9 12 £475 +46.15% 7
Buckinghamshire - 8 £375 - 3
Surrey -10 4 £405 -3.57% 7
Middlesex +7 3 £525 -20.45%
Berkshire +6 3 £425 +38.21%
East Sussex - 1 £375 - 1
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Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 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 82 (71.30%) Web Services
2 59 (51.30%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (44.35%) Internet
4 49 (42.61%) Puppet
5 47 (40.87%) Linux
6 46 (40.00%) Apache
7 42 (36.52%) VMware
8 39 (33.91%) Scrum
9 37 (32.17%) Jenkins
10 36 (31.30%) Red Hat
11 35 (30.43%) Maven
11 35 (30.43%) RESTful
12 33 (28.70%) Cucumber
13 32 (27.83%) J2EE
14 31 (26.96%) Java
15 27 (23.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 27 (23.48%) JIRA
16 25 (21.74%) Open Source
16 25 (21.74%) SaaS
17 24 (20.87%) Amazon EC2
17 24 (20.87%) Continuous Integration
17 24 (20.87%) Eclipse
18 23 (20.00%) Microsoft
19 22 (19.13%) Microsoft Azure
19 22 (19.13%) Vagrant
20 21 (18.26%) Tomcat
20 21 (18.26%) Windows
20 21 (18.26%) PostgreSQL
21 20 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
21 20 (17.39%) FitNesse

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 (40.00%) Apache
2 21 (18.26%) Tomcat
3 14 (12.17%) Apache Solr
4 13 (11.30%) IIS
5 12 (10.43%) MS Exchange
6 11 (9.57%) SharePoint
6 11 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (9.57%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (4.35%) Confluence
8 4 (3.48%) OpenStack
8 4 (3.48%) nginx
9 3 (2.61%) Node.js
10 2 (1.74%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.87%) Lync
11 1 (0.87%) JBoss
11 1 (0.87%) CMS
11 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.87%) Resin
11 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (2.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 25 (21.74%) SaaS
2 24 (20.87%) Amazon EC2
3 22 (19.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (14.78%) Amazon S3
5 15 (13.04%) IaaS
6 12 (10.43%) Office 365
7 5 (4.35%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (3.48%) Route 53
8 4 (3.48%) PaaS
9 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 51 (44.35%) Internet
2 16 (13.91%) DNS
3 12 (10.43%) DHCP
4 11 (9.57%) Wi-Fi
4 11 (9.57%) Network Security
5 10 (8.70%) Firewall
6 8 (6.96%) WAN
7 7 (6.09%) SSL
8 6 (5.22%) LAN
9 5 (4.35%) TCP/IP
10 3 (2.61%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (1.74%) DSL
11 2 (1.74%) SAN
12 1 (0.87%) DMZ
12 1 (0.87%) MPLS
12 1 (0.87%) Wireless
12 1 (0.87%) VPN
12 1 (0.87%) VoIP
12 1 (0.87%) IPv4
12 1 (0.87%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.26%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (15.65%) Amazon RDS
3 13 (11.30%) MySQL
4 7 (6.09%) SQL Server
5 6 (5.22%) NoSQL
6 5 (4.35%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.48%) Big Data
7 4 (3.48%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.74%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.74%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.74%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 37 (32.17%) Jenkins
2 35 (30.43%) Maven
3 33 (28.70%) Cucumber
4 27 (23.48%) JIRA
5 24 (20.87%) Eclipse
6 20 (17.39%) FitNesse
7 13 (11.30%) Selenium
7 13 (11.30%) Mockito
8 11 (9.57%) RSpec
9 10 (8.70%) JUnit
10 7 (6.09%) Subversion
11 6 (5.22%) Git (software)
12 3 (2.61%) Grunt
13 2 (1.74%) JMeter
14 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio
14 1 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (4.35%) Finance
2 4 (3.48%) Billing
3 3 (2.61%) Publishing
4 2 (1.74%) Retail
5 1 (0.87%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (35.65%) Architect
2 32 (27.83%) Solutions Architect
3 21 (18.26%) Developer
4 16 (13.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (12.17%) Java Developer
6 11 (9.57%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (6.96%) Consultant
8 5 (4.35%) J2EE Architect
8 5 (4.35%) J2EE Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.48%) Enterprise Architect
10 3 (2.61%) Technical Design Consultant
10 3 (2.61%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 3 (2.61%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (2.61%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (2.61%) Technical Consultant
10 3 (2.61%) C# Developer
11 2 (1.74%) Infrastructure Architect
11 2 (1.74%) C++ Developer
11 2 (1.74%) Software Engineer
11 2 (1.74%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (71.30%) Web Services
2 35 (30.43%) RESTful
3 32 (27.83%) J2EE
4 19 (16.52%) PostGIS
5 17 (14.78%) Spring
6 13 (11.30%) CSS
6 13 (11.30%) JPA
6 13 (11.30%) Spring MVC
7 12 (10.43%) SOAP
8 11 (9.57%) Ajax
8 11 (9.57%) Hibernate
8 11 (9.57%) JSON
9 8 (6.96%) LAMP
10 5 (4.35%) JTS
10 5 (4.35%) jQuery
11 4 (3.48%) .NET
12 3 (2.61%) Java EE
13 2 (1.74%) HTML
13 2 (1.74%) XML
13 2 (1.74%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.74%) Open Source
2 11 (9.57%) PKI
3 6 (5.22%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.48%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (2.61%) Linked Data
6 1 (0.87%) iPad
6 1 (0.87%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.87%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.87%) Clustering
6 1 (0.87%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 47 (40.87%) Linux
2 27 (23.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (18.26%) Windows
4 17 (14.78%) CentOS
5 15 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (11.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.48%) AIX
7 4 (3.48%) Solaris
8 3 (2.61%) Debian
9 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.87%) UNIX
10 1 (0.87%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.87%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (51.30%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (33.91%) Scrum
3 24 (20.87%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (16.52%) DevOps
5 17 (14.78%) ITIL
6 15 (13.04%) Configuration Management
7 14 (12.17%) TDD
8 13 (11.30%) MVC
8 13 (11.30%) Web Development
9 10 (8.70%) BDD
10 9 (7.83%) Load Balancing
11 7 (6.09%) Kanban
11 7 (6.09%) Test Automation
12 6 (5.22%) Migration
12 6 (5.22%) E-Commerce
13 5 (4.35%) Service Management
13 5 (4.35%) ITSM
13 5 (4.35%) Identity Management
14 4 (3.48%) Software Engineering
15 3 (2.61%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 31 (26.96%) Java
2 14 (12.17%) PHP
3 13 (11.30%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.35%) Ruby
5 4 (3.48%) C#
6 3 (2.61%) C++
6 3 (2.61%) Python
6 3 (2.61%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.61%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.74%) C
7 2 (1.74%) SQL
8 1 (0.87%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (8.70%) MCP
1 10 (8.70%) MCSE
1 10 (8.70%) MCSA
1 10 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.48%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.74%) VCDX
3 2 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (1.74%) Degree
4 1 (0.87%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.87%) CCIE
4 1 (0.87%) CCNA
4 1 (0.87%) ISEB
4 1 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.87%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (11.30%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.30%) VirtualBox
3 10 (8.70%) UAG
4 9 (7.83%) Docker
5 5 (4.35%) vCloud
5 5 (4.35%) XenApp
5 5 (4.35%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.61%) Varnish
7 2 (1.74%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (1.74%) Xen
8 1 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.87%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 49 (42.61%) Puppet
2 22 (19.13%) Vagrant
3 13 (11.30%) SCCM
4 5 (4.35%) Nagios
5 4 (3.48%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.61%) Zenoss
7 2 (1.74%) Plesk
8 1 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.87%) OpenIDM
8 1 (0.87%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.87%) WSUS
8 1 (0.87%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.87%) Cacti
8 1 (0.87%) Munin
Vendors
1 42 (36.52%) VMware
2 36 (31.30%) Red Hat
3 23 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (14.78%) Citrix
5 14 (12.17%) Oracle
6 8 (6.96%) Cisco
6 8 (6.96%) EMC
7 6 (5.22%) Tripwire
7 6 (5.22%) Google
8 5 (4.35%) HP
9 4 (3.48%) IBM
9 4 (3.48%) NetApp
9 4 (3.48%) 3PAR
10 1 (0.87%) Percona
10 1 (0.87%) ForgeRock
10 1 (0.87%) Veeam
10 1 (0.87%) Apple
10 1 (0.87%) McAfee
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