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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 97 84 100
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +16
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 43 59 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.34% 1.95% 0.60%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.86% 41.26% 36.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 43 9
Average daily rate
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£390 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £388 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.77% +40.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £190.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £189.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-79.36% +472.72%
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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
144 143 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.49% 4.71% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 108 21
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £11.25 £103.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-89.13% +130.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+30.30% -48.43%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -2 29 £389 -13.61% 8
Gloucestershire -6 7 £400 +6.66% 3
Wiltshire -6 5 £350 +12.90% 1
Somerset 0 2 - -
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Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 47 (59.49%) Web Services
2 41 (51.90%) Linux
3 39 (49.37%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (48.10%) Puppet
5 35 (44.30%) Java
6 32 (40.51%) DevOps
7 28 (35.44%) Opscode Chef
8 26 (32.91%) Red Hat
8 26 (32.91%) VMware
9 25 (31.65%) Configuration Management
9 25 (31.65%) Ansible
10 23 (29.11%) MVC
11 22 (27.85%) Scrum
11 22 (27.85%) Jenkins
12 20 (25.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 20 (25.32%) JavaScript
13 19 (24.05%) SQL
14 18 (22.78%) Windows
14 18 (22.78%) Finance
15 16 (20.25%) Manufacturing
15 16 (20.25%) Programme Management
15 16 (20.25%) Electronics
15 16 (20.25%) Telecoms
15 16 (20.25%) TDD
15 16 (20.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 16 (20.25%) Marketing
15 16 (20.25%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (20.25%) DTV
15 16 (20.25%) SAP
15 16 (20.25%) Digital Marketing

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 10 (12.66%) Mule
2 9 (11.39%) Tomcat
3 6 (7.59%) Node.js
4 5 (6.33%) IIS
5 4 (5.06%) IBM Notes
5 4 (5.06%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (5.06%) Apache
6 2 (2.53%) Mule ESB
6 2 (2.53%) nginx
7 1 (1.27%) Confluence
7 1 (1.27%) Eucalyptus
7 1 (1.27%) Lync
7 1 (1.27%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.27%) ArcGIS
7 1 (1.27%) CMS
7 1 (1.27%) ArcSDE
7 1 (1.27%) DNN
7 1 (1.27%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 16 (20.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (8.86%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (5.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.53%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.53%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.53%) Route 53
4 2 (2.53%) SaaS
5 1 (1.27%) PaaS
5 1 (1.27%) CloudFront
5 1 (1.27%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.13%) Firewall
2 7 (8.86%) DNS
3 6 (7.59%) LAN
4 5 (6.33%) WAN
4 5 (6.33%) HTTP
5 4 (5.06%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.06%) HTTPS
5 4 (5.06%) SSL
6 2 (2.53%) SAN
7 1 (1.27%) Internet
7 1 (1.27%) OSPF
7 1 (1.27%) IPsec
7 1 (1.27%) SSH
7 1 (1.27%) NAS
7 1 (1.27%) AMQP
7 1 (1.27%) OpenVPN
7 1 (1.27%) MQTT
7 1 (1.27%) IPv6
7 1 (1.27%) DHCP
7 1 (1.27%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.72%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.19%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (8.86%) MongoDB
4 6 (7.59%) MySQL
4 6 (7.59%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database
5 4 (5.06%) MarkLogic
5 4 (5.06%) Couchbase
5 4 (5.06%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.53%) RavenDB
7 1 (1.27%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 22 (27.85%) Jenkins
2 15 (18.99%) Git (software)
3 9 (11.39%) Maven
4 5 (6.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (6.33%) TeamCity
4 5 (6.33%) Hudson
5 4 (5.06%) NUnit
5 4 (5.06%) MSTest
6 3 (3.80%) Selenium
6 3 (3.80%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.53%) Grunt
7 2 (2.53%) GitLab
7 2 (2.53%) gulp
7 2 (2.53%) Subversion
8 1 (1.27%) CruiseControl
8 1 (1.27%) JIRA
8 1 (1.27%) RSpec
General
1 18 (22.78%) Finance
2 16 (20.25%) Manufacturing
2 16 (20.25%) Electronics
2 16 (20.25%) Telecoms
2 16 (20.25%) Marketing
3 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (40.51%) Developer
2 25 (31.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (15.19%) Java Developer
4 11 (13.92%) Senior Developer
5 10 (12.66%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (11.39%) Administrator
6 9 (11.39%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (8.86%) .NET Developer
8 6 (7.59%) Architect
8 6 (7.59%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (6.33%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (6.33%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (5.06%) Agile .NET Developer
10 4 (5.06%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (5.06%) Web Administrator
11 3 (3.80%) Software Developer
11 3 (3.80%) AWS Developer
12 2 (2.53%) Operations Engineer
12 2 (2.53%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (59.49%) Web Services
2 15 (18.99%) .NET
3 13 (16.46%) ASP.NET
3 13 (16.46%) CSS
3 13 (16.46%) HTML
3 13 (16.46%) Spring
4 10 (12.66%) Spring MVC
4 10 (12.66%) JPA
4 10 (12.66%) Hibernate
5 9 (11.39%) AngularJS
5 9 (11.39%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (10.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (10.13%) .NET Framework
7 7 (8.86%) Castle Windsor
7 7 (8.86%) REST
8 6 (7.59%) KnockoutJS
8 6 (7.59%) Apache Camel
8 6 (7.59%) RESTful
9 5 (6.33%) jQuery
9 5 (6.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.25%) DTV
1 16 (20.25%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.06%) Client/Server
2 4 (5.06%) Derivative
3 2 (2.53%) Private Cloud
3 2 (2.53%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.27%) EPoS
4 1 (1.27%) GIS
4 1 (1.27%) Replication
4 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 41 (51.90%) Linux
2 20 (25.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (22.78%) Windows
4 7 (8.86%) Amazon Linux
4 7 (8.86%) CentOS
5 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (6.33%) UNIX
6 5 (6.33%) Fedora
7 4 (5.06%) Android
7 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.06%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.53%) Windows Phone
8 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.53%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.27%) Debian
9 1 (1.27%) SmartOS
9 1 (1.27%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (49.37%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (40.51%) DevOps
3 25 (31.65%) Configuration Management
4 23 (29.11%) MVC
5 22 (27.85%) Scrum
6 16 (20.25%) Programme Management
6 16 (20.25%) Digital Marketing
6 16 (20.25%) TDD
6 16 (20.25%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (18.99%) SOA
8 13 (16.46%) Open Source
9 12 (15.19%) BDD
10 10 (12.66%) Integration Testing
11 9 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (11.39%) Migration
12 7 (8.86%) E-Commerce
13 5 (6.33%) Content Management
14 4 (5.06%) Dependency Injection
14 4 (5.06%) Project Management
14 4 (5.06%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 35 (44.30%) Java
2 20 (25.32%) JavaScript
3 19 (24.05%) SQL
4 13 (16.46%) Bash Shell
5 12 (15.19%) C#
6 9 (11.39%) Python
6 9 (11.39%) Ruby
6 9 (11.39%) Perl
7 5 (6.33%) PowerShell
8 4 (5.06%) PHP
9 1 (1.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.06%) CCNA
1 4 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) Degree
3 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) QA
System Software
1 10 (12.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.86%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.33%) Varnish
4 4 (5.06%) XenServer
5 2 (2.53%) vSphere
6 1 (1.27%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.27%) vCloud
6 1 (1.27%) KVM
6 1 (1.27%) Docker
6 1 (1.27%) LXC
6 1 (1.27%) iptables
6 1 (1.27%) Btrfs
6 1 (1.27%) Snort
6 1 (1.27%) Squid
6 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 38 (48.10%) Puppet
2 28 (35.44%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (31.65%) Ansible
4 6 (7.59%) Vagrant
5 4 (5.06%) Salt
6 2 (2.53%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.27%) systemd
7 1 (1.27%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.27%) Nessus
7 1 (1.27%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 26 (32.91%) Red Hat
1 26 (32.91%) VMware
2 16 (20.25%) SAP
3 11 (13.92%) Oracle
4 6 (7.59%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.59%) NetApp
5 5 (6.33%) Citrix
6 4 (5.06%) Lotus
6 4 (5.06%) Rackspace
7 2 (2.53%) Xamarin
8 1 (1.27%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.27%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (1.27%) Twitter
8 1 (1.27%) ESRI
8 1 (1.27%) Cisco