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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 125 121 121
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 18 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.58% 0.59% 0.37%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.79% 21.79% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £428 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £19.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+105.12% -64.54%
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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
114 78 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.66% 2.70% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 47 33
Average daily rate £400 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £279 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -35.13%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -5 8 £388 -13.88% 9
Gloucestershire -13 7 £425 - 3
Wiltshire - 3 - -
Somerset - - - -
Devon - - - -
Dorset - - - - 1
Amazon AWS
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Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 25 (71.43%) Web Services
2 23 (65.71%) Linux
2 23 (65.71%) Java
3 19 (54.29%) Puppet
3 19 (54.29%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (51.43%) DevOps
5 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (45.71%) Red Hat
6 13 (37.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (37.14%) Jenkins
7 11 (31.43%) Ruby
7 11 (31.43%) Finance
7 11 (31.43%) Scrum
8 10 (28.57%) E-Commerce
8 10 (28.57%) Marketing
8 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
9 9 (25.71%) MySQL
9 9 (25.71%) SAP
9 9 (25.71%) Configuration Management
9 9 (25.71%) Ansible
10 8 (22.86%) Amazon Linux
10 8 (22.86%) DTV
10 8 (22.86%) Programme Management
10 8 (22.86%) Manufacturing
10 8 (22.86%) Electronics
10 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
10 8 (22.86%) PHP
10 8 (22.86%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (17.14%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.57%) Apache
3 2 (5.71%) Drupal
4 1 (2.86%) nginx
4 1 (2.86%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (22.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.86%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 10 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (20.00%) Amazon S3
3 4 (11.43%) SaaS
4 2 (5.71%) PaaS
4 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (5.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.86%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (2.86%) Route 53
5 1 (2.86%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) Internet
2 4 (11.43%) Firewall
2 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.57%) DNS
3 3 (8.57%) HTTP
4 2 (5.71%) HTTPS
4 2 (5.71%) SSL
5 1 (2.86%) SAN
5 1 (2.86%) VPN
5 1 (2.86%) LDAP
5 1 (2.86%) DHCP
5 1 (2.86%) FTP
5 1 (2.86%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (2.86%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) MySQL
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.71%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (5.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.86%) Hazelcast
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 13 (37.14%) Jenkins
2 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
3 6 (17.14%) Maven
3 6 (17.14%) TeamCity
4 5 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (5.71%) JUnit
6 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.86%) Hudson
6 1 (2.86%) GitLab
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 10 (28.57%) Marketing
3 8 (22.86%) Manufacturing
3 8 (22.86%) Electronics
3 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Technical Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Java Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Web Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Java Technical Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Java Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Web Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Support Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 1 (2.86%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (71.43%) Web Services
2 7 (20.00%) Spring
3 4 (11.43%) JSON
3 4 (11.43%) JPA
3 4 (11.43%) Hibernate
3 4 (11.43%) REST
4 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
4 3 (8.57%) WebCenter
4 3 (8.57%) HTML5
4 3 (8.57%) XML
4 3 (8.57%) HTML
5 2 (5.71%) J2EE
5 2 (5.71%) CSS
5 2 (5.71%) Servlets
5 2 (5.71%) LAMP
5 2 (5.71%) RESTful
5 2 (5.71%) jQuery
5 2 (5.71%) Memcached
5 2 (5.71%) Java EE
6 1 (2.86%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) DTV
2 6 (17.14%) Mobile App
3 5 (14.29%) Open Source
4 2 (5.71%) Derivative
5 1 (2.86%) EPoS
5 1 (2.86%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 23 (65.71%) Linux
2 13 (37.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (22.86%) Amazon Linux
4 7 (20.00%) CentOS
5 4 (11.43%) Fedora
6 2 (5.71%) Windows
7 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (2.86%) Android
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) DevOps
2 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (31.43%) Scrum
4 10 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (25.71%) Configuration Management
6 8 (22.86%) Programme Management
6 8 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (22.86%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (11.43%) TDD
8 3 (8.57%) Project Management
8 3 (8.57%) UML
8 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (5.71%) Kanban
9 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (5.71%) OO
9 2 (5.71%) ERP
9 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
9 2 (5.71%) Content Management
9 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) Java
2 11 (31.43%) Ruby
3 8 (22.86%) PHP
4 7 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 6 (17.14%) Python
6 5 (14.29%) SQL
7 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
8 3 (8.57%) PHP5
8 3 (8.57%) Golang
9 1 (2.86%) Groovy
9 1 (2.86%) C#
9 1 (2.86%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Varnish
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) Kerio MailServer
Systems Management
1 19 (54.29%) Puppet
1 19 (54.29%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (25.71%) Ansible
3 1 (2.86%) Nagios
3 1 (2.86%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.86%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Red Hat
2 9 (25.71%) SAP
3 6 (17.14%) VMware
4 4 (11.43%) Oracle
5 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.86%) HP
6 1 (2.86%) Citrix
6 1 (2.86%) Apple
6 1 (2.86%) NEC
6 1 (2.86%) Mitel
6 1 (2.86%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.86%) ProCurve
6 1 (2.86%) Infor
6 1 (2.86%) Kerio
6 1 (2.86%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.86%) DigitalOcean
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