The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon AWS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 57 51 43
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.09% 0.58% 0.49%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.09% 8.57% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Average daily rate £363 £275 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -37.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £275 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £355 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £405 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Amazon AWS
Wales

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 Wales region.

Cloud Services Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
23 35 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.17% 6.73% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 11
Average daily rate £363 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £23.75 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.43% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.86
% change year-on-year
-2.52% +18.60%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Amazon AWS Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Amazon AWS across the South Wales region.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Newport - 3 £380 - 2
Amazon AWS
Wales

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 16 (88.89%) Linux
1 16 (88.89%) Continuous Integration
1 16 (88.89%) Jenkins
2 15 (83.33%) DevOps
2 15 (83.33%) Configuration Management
3 12 (66.67%) Java
4 11 (61.11%) Apache
4 11 (61.11%) Tomcat
4 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
4 11 (61.11%) HTTP
4 11 (61.11%) Jetty
4 11 (61.11%) WebSphere
4 11 (61.11%) Puppet
5 10 (55.56%) Google
5 10 (55.56%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (55.56%) Google App Engine
5 10 (55.56%) Open Source
5 10 (55.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (55.56%) Xen
5 10 (55.56%) IPsec
5 10 (55.56%) VMware
5 10 (55.56%) nginx
5 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
5 10 (55.56%) DNS
5 10 (55.56%) SSL
5 10 (55.56%) DHCP
5 10 (55.56%) FTP
5 10 (55.56%) Servlets
5 10 (55.56%) .NET
5 10 (55.56%) J2EE

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 11 (61.11%) Apache
1 11 (61.11%) Jetty
1 11 (61.11%) Tomcat
1 11 (61.11%) WebSphere
2 10 (55.56%) IIS
2 10 (55.56%) nginx
3 6 (33.33%) OpenStack
4 2 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (11.11%) FileNet
4 2 (11.11%) JBoss
4 2 (11.11%) Mule
5 1 (5.56%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 10 (55.56%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (55.56%) Google App Engine
1 10 (55.56%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (27.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) HTTP
2 10 (55.56%) DHCP
2 10 (55.56%) DNS
2 10 (55.56%) FTP
2 10 (55.56%) IPsec
2 10 (55.56%) SSL
2 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 16 (88.89%) Jenkins
2 6 (33.33%) JIRA
3 5 (27.78%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (27.78%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.56%) Jasmine
4 1 (5.56%) QUnit
4 1 (5.56%) Sinon.JS
4 1 (5.56%) Subversion
4 1 (5.56%) Trac
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Project Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (5.56%) PHP Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Python Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Python Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Ruby Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) .NET
1 10 (55.56%) J2EE
1 10 (55.56%) Servlets
2 3 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) Ajax
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) CSS3
3 1 (5.56%) Gherkin
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) jQuery
3 1 (5.56%) RequireJS
3 1 (5.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
1 1 (5.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Android
3 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (83.33%) Configuration Management
2 15 (83.33%) DevOps
3 10 (55.56%) Open Source
4 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (33.33%) Scrum
5 5 (27.78%) ITIL
5 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.56%) Analytics
6 1 (5.56%) BDD
6 1 (5.56%) CRM
6 1 (5.56%) Kanban
6 1 (5.56%) MVC
6 1 (5.56%) OO
6 1 (5.56%) OOP
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) SOA
6 1 (5.56%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) PHP
3 1 (5.56%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Xen
2 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (61.11%) Puppet
2 6 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (27.78%) Ansible
4 1 (5.56%) Nagios
4 1 (5.56%) yum
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) Google
2 10 (55.56%) VMware
3 5 (27.78%) AppDynamics
3 5 (27.78%) Atlassian
3 5 (27.78%) New Relic
3 5 (27.78%) Rackspace