The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon AWS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 101 85 102
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +17
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 37 52 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.23% 1.78% 0.45%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.37% 41.27% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 46 6
Average daily rate
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£419 £450 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.94% +35.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £425 £275
% change year-on-year
-2.64% +54.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -7.57%
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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 West region.

Cloud Services Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
126 126 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.19% 4.31% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 106 25
Average daily rate £363 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £313
% change year-on-year
- +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £13.50 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+92.59% -50.45%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Amazon AWS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon AWS across the South West region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Amazon AWS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS across the South West region.

Amazon AWS Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 2 June 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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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
Bristol -19 19 £413 -8.33% 23
Gloucestershire +1 15 £425 +13.33% 2
Somerset +12 2 - - 1
Wiltshire +2 1 - - 3
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Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 42 (56.76%) Web Services
2 38 (51.35%) Linux
2 38 (51.35%) Java
3 34 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (44.59%) Puppet
5 29 (39.19%) DevOps
6 27 (36.49%) Opscode Chef
7 24 (32.43%) Finance
8 21 (28.38%) Scrum
8 21 (28.38%) Marketing
8 21 (28.38%) Jenkins
9 20 (27.03%) Digital Marketing
9 20 (27.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 20 (27.03%) Programme Management
9 20 (27.03%) Manufacturing
9 20 (27.03%) Electronics
9 20 (27.03%) Telecoms
9 20 (27.03%) Red Hat
9 20 (27.03%) DTV
9 20 (27.03%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (27.03%) SAP
10 19 (25.68%) VMware
11 18 (24.32%) Spring
11 18 (24.32%) JavaScript
12 17 (22.97%) SQL
12 17 (22.97%) Configuration Management
12 17 (22.97%) MVC
13 16 (21.62%) TDD
13 16 (21.62%) Ansible
14 15 (20.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 8 (10.81%) Mule
2 6 (8.11%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.05%) Eucalyptus
3 3 (4.05%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.70%) Apache
4 2 (2.70%) Node.js
5 1 (1.35%) nginx
5 1 (1.35%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.35%) DNN
5 1 (1.35%) Drupal
5 1 (1.35%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.35%) IIS
5 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.35%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.35%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (1.35%) CMS
Business Applications
1 20 (27.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (14.86%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (8.11%) Amazon S3
4 5 (6.76%) SaaS
5 4 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (1.35%) PaaS
7 1 (1.35%) Route 53
7 1 (1.35%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.46%) LAN
1 7 (9.46%) WAN
1 7 (9.46%) Firewall
2 6 (8.11%) DNS
3 3 (4.05%) Ethernet
3 3 (4.05%) HTTP
3 3 (4.05%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.05%) Internet
4 2 (2.70%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.70%) SSL
5 1 (1.35%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (1.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.16%) MySQL
2 8 (10.81%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (6.76%) MongoDB
4 5 (6.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (5.41%) Couchbase
5 4 (5.41%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.35%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.35%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.35%) MarkLogic
7 1 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.35%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 21 (28.38%) Jenkins
2 14 (18.92%) Git (software)
3 11 (14.86%) Maven
4 8 (10.81%) TeamCity
5 6 (8.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (6.76%) Hudson
7 4 (5.41%) NUnit
7 4 (5.41%) MSTest
8 3 (4.05%) Selenium
8 3 (4.05%) SpecFlow
9 2 (2.70%) Subversion
9 2 (2.70%) JUnit
9 2 (2.70%) Grunt
9 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.35%) GitLab
10 1 (1.35%) MSBuild
10 1 (1.35%) Ant
General
1 24 (32.43%) Finance
2 21 (28.38%) Marketing
3 20 (27.03%) Manufacturing
3 20 (27.03%) Electronics
3 20 (27.03%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (41.89%) Developer
2 25 (33.78%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (18.92%) Java Developer
4 11 (14.86%) Architect
5 10 (13.51%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 9 (12.16%) Senior Developer
7 8 (10.81%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (9.46%) .NET Developer
9 6 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (8.11%) Technical Architect
10 5 (6.76%) Linux Engineer
11 4 (5.41%) Agile .NET Developer
12 3 (4.05%) Software Developer
12 3 (4.05%) Systems Administrator
12 3 (4.05%) JavaScript Developer
12 3 (4.05%) Administrator
13 2 (2.70%) Infrastructure Architect
13 2 (2.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 2 (2.70%) Web Administrator
13 2 (2.70%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (56.76%) Web Services
2 18 (24.32%) Spring
3 15 (20.27%) .NET
4 14 (18.92%) HTML
5 13 (17.57%) CSS
6 11 (14.86%) JPA
6 11 (14.86%) ASP.NET
6 11 (14.86%) Hibernate
7 9 (12.16%) REST
8 8 (10.81%) Spring MVC
8 8 (10.81%) AngularJS
9 7 (9.46%) Castle Windsor
9 7 (9.46%) jQuery
9 7 (9.46%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (8.11%) .NET Framework
10 6 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (6.76%) Apache Camel
11 5 (6.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (6.76%) JSON
12 4 (5.41%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.03%) DTV
2 11 (14.86%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.41%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.05%) Private Cloud
4 3 (4.05%) Public Cloud
4 3 (4.05%) Replication
5 2 (2.70%) Derivative
6 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.35%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 38 (51.35%) Linux
2 15 (20.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (17.57%) Windows
4 8 (10.81%) UNIX
5 7 (9.46%) CentOS
5 7 (9.46%) Amazon Linux
6 5 (6.76%) Fedora
7 2 (2.70%) Windows Phone
7 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.70%) Android
8 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (39.19%) DevOps
3 21 (28.38%) Scrum
4 20 (27.03%) Digital Marketing
4 20 (27.03%) Programme Management
4 20 (27.03%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (22.97%) Configuration Management
5 17 (22.97%) MVC
6 16 (21.62%) TDD
7 13 (17.57%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (16.22%) E-Commerce
9 10 (13.51%) SOA
9 10 (13.51%) BDD
10 8 (10.81%) Integration Testing
10 8 (10.81%) Open Source
11 5 (6.76%) Software Engineering
11 5 (6.76%) Migration
12 4 (5.41%) UML
12 4 (5.41%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (5.41%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 38 (51.35%) Java
2 18 (24.32%) JavaScript
3 17 (22.97%) SQL
4 14 (18.92%) Ruby
5 12 (16.22%) C#
5 12 (16.22%) Bash Shell
6 11 (14.86%) PHP
7 10 (13.51%) Python
8 5 (6.76%) Perl
9 3 (4.05%) PHP5
9 3 (4.05%) Go
10 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.35%) Groovy
11 1 (1.35%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (6.76%) CCNA
1 5 (6.76%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.70%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (12.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.76%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.41%) XenServer
4 3 (4.05%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.05%) Varnish
5 1 (1.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 33 (44.59%) Puppet
2 27 (36.49%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (21.62%) Ansible
4 4 (5.41%) Salt
5 2 (2.70%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.35%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 20 (27.03%) Red Hat
1 20 (27.03%) SAP
2 19 (25.68%) VMware
3 6 (8.11%) Oracle
4 4 (5.41%) NetApp
4 4 (5.41%) Citrix
4 4 (5.41%) Cisco
5 3 (4.05%) Rackspace
6 2 (2.70%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.35%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (1.35%) Twitter
7 1 (1.35%) Lotus
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