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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 76 103 106
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +3
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 62 36 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.14% 1.17% 1.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.81% 27.69% 35.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 31 30
Median daily rate £400 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £363 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £405 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +51.89%
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
208 130 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.18% 4.23% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 90 79
Median daily rate £385 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 1
Median hourly rate £16.50 £30.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +8 25 £400 -20.00% 6
Wiltshire +16 19 £475 - 1
Gloucestershire -7 12 £375 -9.09% 7
Dorset - 2 - -
Devon - 1 £325 - 2
Amazon AWS
England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 40 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 39 (36.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (35.19%) SQL
4 36 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 35 (32.41%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (31.48%) Windows
7 31 (28.70%) Web Services
8 30 (27.78%) Finance
9 29 (26.85%) MVC
10 24 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (21.30%) .NET
11 23 (21.30%) JavaScript
11 23 (21.30%) C#
12 22 (20.37%) Security Cleared
13 21 (19.44%) Linux
13 21 (19.44%) VMware
13 21 (19.44%) Programme Management
14 20 (18.52%) Active Directory
14 20 (18.52%) Amazon EC2
15 18 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
15 18 (16.67%) ASP.NET
16 17 (15.74%) SCCM
16 17 (15.74%) TDD
16 17 (15.74%) Data Centre
17 16 (14.81%) BDD
17 16 (14.81%) Marketing
17 16 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
17 16 (14.81%) CSS
17 16 (14.81%) HTML
17 16 (14.81%) E-Commerce

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 11 (10.19%) Node.js
2 7 (6.48%) Mule
2 7 (6.48%) Mule ESB
3 6 (5.56%) Apache
4 3 (2.78%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.85%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.85%) nginx
5 2 (1.85%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.93%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.93%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.93%) Confluence
6 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.93%) Eucalyptus
6 1 (0.93%) GemFire
6 1 (0.93%) IIS
6 1 (0.93%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.93%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 11 (10.19%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.85%) MS Project
4 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (13.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.78%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.93%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 39 (36.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (18.52%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (11.11%) Amazon S3
4 10 (9.26%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (7.41%) IaaS
5 8 (7.41%) PaaS
6 7 (6.48%) Amazon Kinesis
6 7 (6.48%) SaaS
6 7 (6.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (2.78%) Office 365
8 2 (1.85%) GitHub
9 1 (0.93%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.93%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.93%) AWS OpsWorks
9 1 (0.93%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.26%) Firewall
2 9 (8.33%) SSL
3 7 (6.48%) LAN
3 7 (6.48%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (4.63%) Internet
4 5 (4.63%) VPN
4 5 (4.63%) WAN
5 4 (3.70%) HTTPS
5 4 (3.70%) Network Security
5 4 (3.70%) SAN
6 3 (2.78%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (2.78%) DNS
6 3 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (2.78%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.78%) VLAN
7 2 (1.85%) HTTP
7 2 (1.85%) Wireless
8 1 (0.93%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (12.96%) SQL Server 2014
4 12 (11.11%) MySQL
5 8 (7.41%) Amazon Redshift
6 7 (6.48%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (5.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (4.63%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (3.70%) Big Data
9 4 (3.70%) MongoDB
10 3 (2.78%) NoSQL
10 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.85%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.85%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.93%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.93%) Impala
12 1 (0.93%) QGIS
12 1 (0.93%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 7 (6.48%) Maven
2 6 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.70%) LoadRunner
3 4 (3.70%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.78%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.78%) JIRA
4 3 (2.78%) Moq
4 3 (2.78%) NUnit
4 3 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (2.78%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (2.78%) SpecFlow
4 3 (2.78%) Subversion
5 2 (1.85%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.85%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.93%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.93%) NuGet
6 1 (0.93%) Selenium
6 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.93%) WebDriver
General
1 30 (27.78%) Finance
2 16 (14.81%) Marketing
3 15 (13.89%) Electronics
3 15 (13.89%) Manufacturing
3 15 (13.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (42.59%) Developer
2 25 (23.15%) Architect
3 15 (13.89%) .NET Developer
4 12 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
4 12 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 10 (9.26%) Analyst
5 10 (9.26%) Cloud Architect
6 9 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 9 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 9 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 8 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 8 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (7.41%) C# Developer
8 7 (6.48%) Business Intelligence Lead
8 7 (6.48%) Enterprise Architect
8 7 (6.48%) Lead Developer
9 6 (5.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (28.70%) Web Services
2 23 (21.30%) .NET
3 18 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 16 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (14.81%) CSS
4 16 (14.81%) HTML
5 13 (12.04%) AngularJS
6 11 (10.19%) JSON
6 11 (10.19%) RESTful
7 9 (8.33%) XML
8 8 (7.41%) Apache Camel
8 8 (7.41%) Spring
9 7 (6.48%) Hibernate
9 7 (6.48%) JPA
9 7 (6.48%) Spring Integration
9 7 (6.48%) Spring MVC
10 6 (5.56%) React
11 5 (4.63%) Express
11 5 (4.63%) HTML5
11 5 (4.63%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.74%) Data Centre
2 11 (10.19%) Public Cloud
3 8 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.41%) Private Cloud
4 7 (6.48%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (4.63%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.70%) PKI
7 3 (2.78%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.93%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.93%) iPhone
9 1 (0.93%) Replication
9 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (31.48%) Windows
2 21 (19.44%) Linux
3 14 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (7.41%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.85%) CentOS
5 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.93%) Android
6 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.93%) Unix
6 1 (0.93%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (32.41%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (26.85%) MVC
3 24 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (19.44%) Programme Management
5 17 (15.74%) TDD
6 16 (14.81%) BDD
6 16 (14.81%) E-Commerce
7 15 (13.89%) Digital Marketing
7 15 (13.89%) Scrum
8 11 (10.19%) OO
8 11 (10.19%) Open Source
9 10 (9.26%) High Availability
10 9 (8.33%) TOGAF
11 8 (7.41%) Analytics
11 8 (7.41%) Data Analytics
11 8 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (7.41%) ETL
12 7 (6.48%) Integration Testing
12 7 (6.48%) SIEM
12 7 (6.48%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 38 (35.19%) SQL
2 23 (21.30%) C#
2 23 (21.30%) JavaScript
3 14 (12.96%) Java
4 9 (8.33%) Ruby
5 8 (7.41%) Python
6 4 (3.70%) Perl
7 3 (2.78%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.78%) VB
8 2 (1.85%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.85%) PHP
9 1 (0.93%) C
9 1 (0.93%) C++
9 1 (0.93%) Scala
9 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (20.37%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.63%) CISSP
4 4 (3.70%) CCNA
4 4 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.85%) Degree
6 1 (0.93%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.93%) GWAPT
6 1 (0.93%) ISSAP
6 1 (0.93%) OSCE
6 1 (0.93%) OSCP
6 1 (0.93%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (2.78%) PCI DSS
1 3 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 20 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 18 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.78%) vCloud
3 3 (2.78%) vSphere
4 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.93%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 17 (15.74%) SCCM
2 11 (10.19%) Puppet
3 8 (7.41%) ZABBIX
4 7 (6.48%) Ansible
4 7 (6.48%) WSUS
5 6 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.78%) Nagios
7 2 (1.85%) logstash
8 1 (0.93%) Oozie
8 1 (0.93%) Salt
Vendors
1 40 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 21 (19.44%) VMware
3 15 (13.89%) SAP
4 7 (6.48%) Tableau
5 5 (4.63%) Cisco
5 5 (4.63%) Citrix
6 3 (2.78%) ArcSight
6 3 (2.78%) Cyber-Ark
6 3 (2.78%) Forcepoint
7 2 (1.85%) Google
7 2 (1.85%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.93%) Adobe
8 1 (0.93%) IBM
8 1 (0.93%) NetApp
8 1 (0.93%) New Relic
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle
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