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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 57 104 89
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -15
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 99 43 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.24% 1.34% 1.94%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.56% 27.74% 40.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 36 43
Median daily rate £450 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £414 £388
% change year-on-year
+8.76% +6.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £190.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £39.00 £189.00
% change year-on-year
-54.48% -79.36%
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
295 155 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.67% 4.83% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 109 111
Median daily rate £450 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £228 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 2
Median hourly rate £32.75 £11.25 £103.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+191.11% -89.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.83 £10.25 £34.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £12.25 £172.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £20.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-19.27% +22.05%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +22 61 £450 +15.75% 3
Gloucestershire +9 14 £394 -1.56% 3
Wiltshire +8 14 £438 +25.00% 2
Somerset +16 3 £368 - 1
Dorset - 2 - - 1
Devon - 1 - -
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Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 64 (40.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (29.11%) Linux
3 45 (28.48%) Windows
4 39 (24.68%) DevOps
5 37 (23.42%) MVC
6 34 (21.52%) Finance
6 34 (21.52%) C#
6 34 (21.52%) SQL
7 32 (20.25%) Java
7 32 (20.25%) Microsoft
8 31 (19.62%) JavaScript
8 31 (19.62%) SQL Server
8 31 (19.62%) Web Services
9 30 (18.99%) VMware
10 28 (17.72%) .NET
10 28 (17.72%) Active Directory
11 27 (17.09%) E-Commerce
11 27 (17.09%) Security Cleared
12 26 (16.46%) Amazon EC2
12 26 (16.46%) Ansible
13 25 (15.82%) ASP.NET
14 24 (15.19%) ASP.NET MVC
15 23 (14.56%) Firewall
16 22 (13.92%) Scrum
17 21 (13.29%) VMware Infrastructure
17 21 (13.29%) TDD
17 21 (13.29%) Marketing
17 21 (13.29%) Office 365
17 21 (13.29%) Opscode Chef

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 16 (10.13%) Elasticsearch
1 16 (10.13%) Mule
2 14 (8.86%) Apache
3 9 (5.70%) Apache Spark
3 9 (5.70%) Mule ESB
4 5 (3.16%) NServiceBus
5 4 (2.53%) nginx
6 3 (1.90%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.27%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.27%) Jetty
8 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.63%) Confluence
8 1 (0.63%) GemFire
8 1 (0.63%) IIS
8 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (9.49%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.43%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.90%) MS Project
4 2 (1.27%) MS Office
4 2 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (10.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.27%) Magento
3 1 (0.63%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 64 (40.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (16.46%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (13.29%) Office 365
4 18 (11.39%) Amazon S3
5 11 (6.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 10 (6.33%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (5.70%) GitHub
8 8 (5.06%) IaaS
8 8 (5.06%) SaaS
9 7 (4.43%) PaaS
10 3 (1.90%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (1.27%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.63%) AWS OpsWorks
12 1 (0.63%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 23 (14.56%) Firewall
2 15 (9.49%) Wireless
3 14 (8.86%) LAN
3 14 (8.86%) SSL
4 12 (7.59%) VPN
4 12 (7.59%) WAN
5 10 (6.33%) Cisco ISE
5 10 (6.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 10 (6.33%) Network Security
6 9 (5.70%) DNS
7 7 (4.43%) Internet
7 7 (4.43%) Remote Desktop
8 6 (3.80%) DSL
8 6 (3.80%) LDAP
8 6 (3.80%) SAN
9 5 (3.16%) FCAPS
9 5 (3.16%) HTTPS
9 5 (3.16%) TCP/IP
9 5 (3.16%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (1.90%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (19.62%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.39%) Hadoop
3 17 (10.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 14 (8.86%) MySQL
4 14 (8.86%) NoSQL
5 10 (6.33%) Big Data
6 7 (4.43%) HBase
6 7 (4.43%) MongoDB
6 7 (4.43%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (3.80%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (3.80%) CouchDB
7 6 (3.80%) Neo4j
7 6 (3.80%) Parquet
7 6 (3.80%) Redis
8 5 (3.16%) RavenDB
8 5 (3.16%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.27%) Apache Accumulo
10 2 (1.27%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 14 (8.86%) TeamCity
2 12 (7.59%) Octopus Deploy
3 11 (6.96%) Maven
4 10 (6.33%) Git (software)
5 7 (4.43%) Jenkins
5 7 (4.43%) Subversion
6 6 (3.80%) Cucumber
6 6 (3.80%) SpecFlow
7 4 (2.53%) LoadRunner
7 4 (2.53%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (2.53%) Travis CI
8 3 (1.90%) Artifactory
8 3 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.90%) NuGet
8 3 (1.90%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (1.27%) JIRA
9 2 (1.27%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.27%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.63%) JMeter
10 1 (0.63%) Selenium
General
1 34 (21.52%) Finance
2 21 (13.29%) Marketing
3 17 (10.76%) Electronics
3 17 (10.76%) Manufacturing
3 17 (10.76%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.90%) Advertising
4 3 (1.90%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 46 (29.11%) Developer
2 37 (23.42%) Architect
3 18 (11.39%) .NET Developer
3 18 (11.39%) Analyst
4 15 (9.49%) AWS Developer
5 14 (8.86%) AWS Engineer
5 14 (8.86%) C# Developer
5 14 (8.86%) DevOps Engineer
5 14 (8.86%) Java Developer
6 12 (7.59%) ASP.NET Developer
6 12 (7.59%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (7.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 12 (7.59%) Cloud Architect
7 11 (6.96%) Infrastructure Architect
7 11 (6.96%) Senior Developer
7 11 (6.96%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (6.33%) Integration Developer
8 10 (6.33%) Security Analyst
9 9 (5.70%) Senior Java Developer
10 7 (4.43%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (19.62%) Web Services
2 28 (17.72%) .NET
3 25 (15.82%) ASP.NET
4 24 (15.19%) ASP.NET MVC
5 20 (12.66%) AngularJS
6 18 (11.39%) CSS
6 18 (11.39%) HTML
7 15 (9.49%) Spring
8 14 (8.86%) Hibernate
8 14 (8.86%) XML
9 13 (8.23%) ASP.NET Web API
9 13 (8.23%) JSON
9 13 (8.23%) SOAP
10 12 (7.59%) Apache Camel
10 12 (7.59%) REST
11 11 (6.96%) JPA
11 11 (6.96%) Spring MVC
12 9 (5.70%) RabbitMQ
12 9 (5.70%) Spring Integration
13 8 (5.06%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.29%) Data Centre
2 19 (12.03%) Public Cloud
3 11 (6.96%) Management Information System
4 10 (6.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 8 (5.06%) PKI
5 8 (5.06%) User Experience
6 7 (4.43%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (4.43%) Private Cloud
7 6 (3.80%) Blog
7 6 (3.80%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.90%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.90%) iPhone
8 3 (1.90%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.90%) Physics
9 2 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.27%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.27%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.63%) CESG
10 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 46 (29.11%) Linux
2 45 (28.48%) Windows
3 11 (6.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (6.33%) Windows Server
5 7 (4.43%) Mesosphere
6 6 (3.80%) Mac OS X
7 4 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.90%) Android
8 3 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.90%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.63%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.63%) CentOS
9 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (24.68%) DevOps
3 37 (23.42%) MVC
4 27 (17.09%) E-Commerce
5 22 (13.92%) Scrum
6 21 (13.29%) TDD
7 20 (12.66%) High Availability
8 19 (12.03%) BDD
8 19 (12.03%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (12.03%) SIEM
9 17 (10.76%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (10.76%) Digital Marketing
9 17 (10.76%) Programme Management
9 17 (10.76%) TOGAF
10 14 (8.86%) Security Architecture
11 12 (7.59%) ITIL
12 11 (6.96%) Integration Testing
12 11 (6.96%) Technical Architecture
13 10 (6.33%) Content Management
13 10 (6.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 34 (21.52%) C#
1 34 (21.52%) SQL
2 32 (20.25%) Java
3 31 (19.62%) JavaScript
4 16 (10.13%) Ruby
5 13 (8.23%) Scala
6 9 (5.70%) C
7 8 (5.06%) C++
8 7 (4.43%) PHP
9 6 (3.80%) Objective-C
9 6 (3.80%) Python
9 6 (3.80%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.90%) Perl
10 3 (1.90%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.27%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (17.09%) Security Cleared
2 20 (12.66%) CISSP
3 14 (8.86%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.43%) Degree
4 7 (4.43%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.16%) ISSAP
6 4 (2.53%) CCNA
6 4 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.90%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.27%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (6.33%) PCI DSS
2 8 (5.06%) QA
3 3 (1.90%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 28 (17.72%) Active Directory
2 21 (13.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (8.23%) Docker
4 5 (3.16%) vSphere
5 3 (1.90%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.27%) Postfix
6 2 (1.27%) Sendmail
6 2 (1.27%) XenServer
7 1 (0.63%) LXC
7 1 (0.63%) Platform Symphony
7 1 (0.63%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 26 (16.46%) Ansible
2 21 (13.29%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (12.66%) Puppet
4 15 (9.49%) SCCM
5 10 (6.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 9 (5.70%) Kubernetes
7 8 (5.06%) ZABBIX
8 6 (3.80%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (1.90%) WSUS
10 2 (1.27%) HAProxy
10 2 (1.27%) Oozie
10 2 (1.27%) Salt
10 2 (1.27%) Terraform
11 1 (0.63%) Icinga
11 1 (0.63%) logstash
11 1 (0.63%) Mesos
11 1 (0.63%) Nagios
11 1 (0.63%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 32 (20.25%) Microsoft
2 30 (18.99%) VMware
3 17 (10.76%) SAP
4 16 (10.13%) Cisco
5 11 (6.96%) Google
6 10 (6.33%) ArcSight
6 10 (6.33%) Cyber-Ark
6 10 (6.33%) Forcepoint
7 6 (3.80%) Citrix
8 5 (3.16%) Nokia
8 5 (3.16%) Palo Alto
9 3 (1.90%) Oracle
9 3 (1.90%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.90%) Talend
10 1 (0.63%) IBM
10 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.63%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.63%) Veeam