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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 125 121 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 20 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.61% 0.085% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.62% 6.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 0
Average daily rate
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£444 £394 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -14.28%
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 West region.

Cloud Services Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
97 33 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.95% 1.40% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 21 16
Average daily rate £438 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £623 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £10.75 £17.23 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.59% -1.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -9.93%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
Bristol - 9 £450 - 2
Somerset - 2 £250 -
Devon - - - - 1
Dorset - - - -
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Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 27 (67.50%) Web Services
2 21 (52.50%) Linux
3 16 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (37.50%) Windows
4 15 (37.50%) Firewall
5 14 (35.00%) Red Hat
5 14 (35.00%) Java
5 14 (35.00%) DevOps
5 14 (35.00%) Puppet
6 13 (32.50%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (32.50%) Ruby
6 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (30.00%) PHP
8 11 (27.50%) Python
8 11 (27.50%) CentOS
9 10 (25.00%) VPN
9 10 (25.00%) Finance
9 10 (25.00%) Amazon S3
10 9 (22.50%) Citrix
10 9 (22.50%) Configuration Management
10 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
10 9 (22.50%) MySQL
10 9 (22.50%) LAMP
11 8 (20.00%) Scrum
11 8 (20.00%) VMware
11 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (20.00%) Marketing
11 8 (20.00%) SAP
11 8 (20.00%) Apple

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 6 (15.00%) Apache
2 5 (12.50%) nginx
3 4 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.00%) Drupal
5 1 (2.50%) Mule
5 1 (2.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (15.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (5.00%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 13 (32.50%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (25.00%) Amazon S3
3 3 (7.50%) SaaS
3 3 (7.50%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (5.00%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (2.50%) PaaS
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (37.50%) Firewall
2 10 (25.00%) VPN
3 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
4 5 (12.50%) LAN
4 5 (12.50%) WAN
4 5 (12.50%) Internet
5 2 (5.00%) IPv4
5 2 (5.00%) IPv6
5 2 (5.00%) SAN
5 2 (5.00%) DNS
5 2 (5.00%) DHCP
5 2 (5.00%) FTP
5 2 (5.00%) LDAP
5 2 (5.00%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (2.50%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) MySQL
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.00%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Jenkins
2 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.00%) Maven
4 3 (7.50%) TeamCity
5 2 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.50%) Selenium
6 1 (2.50%) JUnit
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Marketing
3 6 (15.00%) Manufacturing
3 6 (15.00%) Electronics
3 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (12.50%) Developer
3 4 (10.00%) Consultant
3 4 (10.00%) Architect
3 4 (10.00%) Citrix Consultant
3 4 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Server Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Java Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Windows Server Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.00%) IT Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Web Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Java Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) Java Technical Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (67.50%) Web Services
2 9 (22.50%) LAMP
3 5 (12.50%) Spring
4 4 (10.00%) CSS
5 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
5 3 (7.50%) REST
5 3 (7.50%) HTML5
5 3 (7.50%) jQuery
5 3 (7.50%) Servlets
5 3 (7.50%) HTML
6 2 (5.00%) .NET
6 2 (5.00%) XML
6 2 (5.00%) JPA
6 2 (5.00%) Java EE
6 2 (5.00%) JSON
6 2 (5.00%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.50%) Doctrine
7 1 (2.50%) Memcached
7 1 (2.50%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Open Source
2 6 (15.00%) DTV
2 6 (15.00%) iPad
3 5 (12.50%) Client/Server
4 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
5 2 (5.00%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 21 (52.50%) Linux
2 15 (37.50%) Windows
3 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (27.50%) CentOS
5 6 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (12.50%) UNIX
7 4 (10.00%) Fedora
7 4 (10.00%) Amazon Linux
8 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (5.00%) Mac OS X
8 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
8 2 (5.00%) Android
8 2 (5.00%) Mac OS X Server
8 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) DevOps
2 9 (22.50%) Configuration Management
3 8 (20.00%) Scrum
3 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (15.00%) E-Commerce
4 6 (15.00%) Programme Management
4 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (15.00%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (12.50%) Load Balancing
6 4 (10.00%) TDD
7 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.00%) Project Management
8 2 (5.00%) ERP
8 2 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (5.00%) Software Licensing
9 1 (2.50%) High Availability
9 1 (2.50%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) Java
2 13 (32.50%) Ruby
3 12 (30.00%) PHP
4 11 (27.50%) Python
5 6 (15.00%) SQL
6 3 (7.50%) Bash Shell
6 3 (7.50%) PHP5
6 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.50%) C#
7 2 (5.00%) Golang
8 1 (2.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) vSphere
1 5 (12.50%) XenApp
1 5 (12.50%) XenDesktop
1 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.00%) Kerio MailServer
3 1 (2.50%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 16 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (35.00%) Puppet
3 7 (17.50%) Nagios
4 5 (12.50%) Ansible
4 5 (12.50%) Cacti
5 2 (5.00%) WSUS
5 2 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) Red Hat
2 9 (22.50%) Citrix
3 8 (20.00%) VMware
3 8 (20.00%) SAP
3 8 (20.00%) Apple
4 5 (12.50%) Percona
4 5 (12.50%) AppSense
5 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.00%) HP
6 2 (5.00%) McAfee
6 2 (5.00%) NEC
6 2 (5.00%) SonicWALL
6 2 (5.00%) ProCurve
6 2 (5.00%) Infor
6 2 (5.00%) Mitel
6 2 (5.00%) Kerio
7 1 (2.50%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.50%) Zend
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle
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