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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 62 98 131
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +33
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 82 55 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.03% 1.73% 0.72%
As % of the Cloud Services category 34.02% 35.48% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 47 14
Median daily rate £488 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £333 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £46.35 -
% change year-on-year
+7.88% -
Amazon AWS
England

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
241 155 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.90% 4.86% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 118 73
Median daily rate £438 £360 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.52% -24.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £300 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.48% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 2
Median hourly rate £25.75 £18.50 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.18% +72.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £18.50 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.45 £18.50 £10.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-40.90% +52.77%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Amazon AWS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the South West region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +10 38 £494 +23.43% 14
Wiltshire +15 22 £488 +39.28% 4
Gloucestershire +3 5 £500 +42.85% 15
Cornwall - 5 £350 -
Somerset +29 4 £425 - 2
Dorset - 2 £375 - 1
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Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 69 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
1 69 (41.07%) DevOps
2 65 (38.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (32.14%) Linux
4 53 (31.55%) C#
5 51 (30.36%) .NET
6 48 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 47 (27.98%) JavaScript
8 41 (24.40%) E-Commerce
8 41 (24.40%) MVC
8 41 (24.40%) TDD
8 41 (24.40%) Ansible
9 40 (23.81%) Java
10 39 (23.21%) AngularJS
11 37 (22.02%) SQL
11 37 (22.02%) ASP.NET
12 33 (19.64%) Hadoop
13 32 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
13 32 (19.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 31 (18.45%) Big Data
15 30 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
15 30 (17.86%) Elasticsearch
15 30 (17.86%) Docker
16 29 (17.26%) Scala
16 29 (17.26%) Windows
17 28 (16.67%) Ruby
18 27 (16.07%) HTML
18 27 (16.07%) NoSQL
19 26 (15.48%) Amazon S3
19 26 (15.48%) High Availability

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (17.86%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (10.71%) Apache
3 17 (10.12%) Apache Spark
4 8 (4.76%) Mule
5 7 (4.17%) NServiceBus
6 6 (3.57%) Confluence
6 6 (3.57%) K2 blackpearl
6 6 (3.57%) nginx
6 6 (3.57%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.98%) IIS
8 2 (1.19%) Apache Pig
8 2 (1.19%) Jetty
8 2 (1.19%) Mule ESB
8 2 (1.19%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 7 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) HipChat
2 1 (0.60%) MS Office
2 1 (0.60%) MS Project
2 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.60%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 65 (38.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (15.48%) Amazon S3
3 24 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
4 19 (11.31%) GitHub
5 10 (5.95%) Office 365
6 9 (5.36%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (5.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (3.57%) Amazon Kinesis
7 6 (3.57%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (2.98%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 5 (2.98%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 5 (2.98%) Route 53
9 4 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.60%) BlueKai
10 1 (0.60%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.60%) IaaS
10 1 (0.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.12%) DNS
2 16 (9.52%) SSL
3 11 (6.55%) Firewall
3 11 (6.55%) VPN
3 11 (6.55%) Wireless
4 8 (4.76%) DSL
4 8 (4.76%) LDAP
4 8 (4.76%) Network Security
4 8 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 7 (4.17%) FCAPS
5 7 (4.17%) HTTP
5 7 (4.17%) LAN
5 7 (4.17%) WAN
6 5 (2.98%) SAN
7 4 (2.38%) SMTP
7 4 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.19%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (1.19%) Internet
8 2 (1.19%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.60%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 33 (19.64%) Hadoop
3 32 (19.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 31 (18.45%) Big Data
5 27 (16.07%) NoSQL
6 15 (8.93%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (7.74%) Apache Cassandra
7 13 (7.74%) MySQL
8 10 (5.95%) CouchDB
8 10 (5.95%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (5.36%) HBase
10 8 (4.76%) MongoDB
10 8 (4.76%) Neo4j
10 8 (4.76%) Parquet
10 8 (4.76%) Redis
11 6 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (2.98%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (1.19%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (1.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (14.88%) Jenkins
2 16 (9.52%) TeamCity
3 15 (8.93%) Octopus Deploy
4 13 (7.74%) Git (software)
5 9 (5.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (5.36%) Vagrant
6 7 (4.17%) JIRA
7 6 (3.57%) Cucumber
7 6 (3.57%) SpecFlow
7 6 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (3.57%) Visual Studio
8 5 (2.98%) Artifactory
8 5 (2.98%) Hudson
8 5 (2.98%) SonarQube
8 5 (2.98%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (2.98%) Subversion
9 4 (2.38%) Maven
9 4 (2.38%) Rational DOORS
9 4 (2.38%) Talend Open Studio
10 3 (1.79%) GoCD
General
1 15 (8.93%) Finance
2 11 (6.55%) Marketing
3 8 (4.76%) Electronics
3 8 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 8 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.38%) Advertising
4 4 (2.38%) Games
5 2 (1.19%) Automotive
6 1 (0.60%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 64 (38.10%) Developer
2 31 (18.45%) .NET Developer
3 21 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 20 (11.90%) Architect
4 20 (11.90%) C# Developer
5 17 (10.12%) AWS Developer
6 16 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (9.52%) Senior Developer
7 15 (8.93%) AWS Engineer
8 13 (7.74%) ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (7.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (5.36%) Azure Developer
9 9 (5.36%) Java Developer
10 8 (4.76%) Security Architect
11 7 (4.17%) Big Data Developer
11 7 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
11 7 (4.17%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (4.17%) Senior Big Data Developer
11 7 (4.17%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 7 (4.17%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (30.36%) .NET
2 39 (23.21%) AngularJS
3 37 (22.02%) ASP.NET
4 30 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 27 (16.07%) HTML
6 26 (15.48%) ASP.NET Web API
7 25 (14.88%) CSS
8 23 (13.69%) Web Services
9 18 (10.71%) Node.js
9 18 (10.71%) RabbitMQ
10 15 (8.93%) REST
11 12 (7.14%) SOAP
12 11 (6.55%) Ember.js
13 8 (4.76%) Akka
13 8 (4.76%) Apache Avro
13 8 (4.76%) CSS3
13 8 (4.76%) GraphX
13 8 (4.76%) ODBC
13 8 (4.76%) WebSockets
13 8 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.93%) Public Cloud
2 12 (7.14%) User Experience
3 11 (6.55%) Blog
4 9 (5.36%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.57%) Mathematics
5 6 (3.57%) Physics
5 6 (3.57%) PKI
6 4 (2.38%) Clustering
6 4 (2.38%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.38%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.19%) CESG
7 2 (1.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.60%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.60%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.60%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 54 (32.14%) Linux
2 29 (17.26%) Windows
3 17 (10.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (7.74%) CentOS
5 8 (4.76%) Mesosphere
6 7 (4.17%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.38%) Android
7 4 (2.38%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.38%) CoreOS
7 4 (2.38%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.79%) Debian
8 3 (1.79%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.79%) Unix
9 2 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.60%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
1 69 (41.07%) DevOps
2 41 (24.40%) E-Commerce
2 41 (24.40%) MVC
2 41 (24.40%) TDD
3 32 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (15.48%) High Availability
5 25 (14.88%) BDD
6 23 (13.69%) Scrum
7 20 (11.90%) Microservices
8 18 (10.71%) Kanban
9 16 (9.52%) Unit Testing
10 14 (8.33%) ITIL
11 13 (7.74%) Migration
12 12 (7.14%) Automated Testing
12 12 (7.14%) CQRS
12 12 (7.14%) Load Balancing
12 12 (7.14%) Open Source
13 11 (6.55%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (6.55%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 53 (31.55%) C#
2 47 (27.98%) JavaScript
3 40 (23.81%) Java
4 37 (22.02%) SQL
5 29 (17.26%) Scala
6 28 (16.67%) Ruby
7 26 (15.48%) Python
8 12 (7.14%) C
9 11 (6.55%) Bash Shell
10 10 (5.95%) C++
11 9 (5.36%) TypeScript
12 6 (3.57%) Objective-C
12 6 (3.57%) Perl
12 6 (3.57%) PL/SQL
13 4 (2.38%) AWK
14 3 (1.79%) Go
15 2 (1.19%) PHP
16 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 16 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.95%) CISSP
3 10 (5.95%) Degree
3 10 (5.95%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.38%) ISSAP
4 4 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.79%) CISMP
6 2 (1.19%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.12%) QA
2 3 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.19%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (17.86%) Docker
2 17 (10.12%) Active Directory
3 10 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.17%) LXC
5 5 (2.98%) vSphere
6 4 (2.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (2.38%) VirtualBox
6 4 (2.38%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.19%) Postfix
7 2 (1.19%) Sendmail
7 2 (1.19%) XenServer
8 1 (0.60%) HDFS
8 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 41 (24.40%) Ansible
2 24 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (11.90%) Puppet
4 9 (5.36%) Kubernetes
5 8 (4.76%) Terraform
6 6 (3.57%) Nagios
7 5 (2.98%) OSSEC
7 5 (2.98%) Salt
8 4 (2.38%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (2.38%) NetBackup
8 4 (2.38%) SCCM
8 4 (2.38%) vRealize
8 4 (2.38%) Zenoss
9 2 (1.19%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.19%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 1 (0.60%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.60%) Icinga
10 1 (0.60%) Oozie
10 1 (0.60%) Pingdom
10 1 (0.60%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (8.33%) Red Hat
1 14 (8.33%) VMware
2 11 (6.55%) Cisco
2 11 (6.55%) Google
3 10 (5.95%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.76%) SAP
5 7 (4.17%) Nokia
5 7 (4.17%) Oracle
5 7 (4.17%) SaltStack
5 7 (4.17%) Xamarin
6 5 (2.98%) New Relic
7 4 (2.38%) Brocade
7 4 (2.38%) Dell
7 4 (2.38%) EMC
7 4 (2.38%) HP
7 4 (2.38%) Palo Alto
7 4 (2.38%) Symantec
7 4 (2.38%) Talend
7 4 (2.38%) Veritas
8 3 (1.79%) Splunk
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