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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 111 92 100
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +8
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 39 48 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.17% 1.52% 0.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.10% 34.29% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 29 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.64% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £524 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £424 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.06% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £190.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £189.50 -
% change year-on-year
-79.41% -
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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
134 140 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.01% 4.43% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 90 18
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 £164 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £103.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-83.09% +143.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £34.30 £21.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £172.70 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -48.48%

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 August 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 August 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 24 £525 +20.00% 8
Wiltshire -5 7 £350 +3.70% 4
Gloucestershire -9 5 £425 +13.33% 3
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Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 45 (59.21%) Web Services
2 40 (52.63%) Linux
3 38 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (48.68%) DevOps
5 36 (47.37%) Puppet
6 31 (40.79%) Opscode Chef
7 29 (38.16%) Red Hat
8 28 (36.84%) Java
9 26 (34.21%) VMware
10 25 (32.89%) Jenkins
10 25 (32.89%) Configuration Management
11 23 (30.26%) Ansible
11 23 (30.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 21 (27.63%) Scrum
13 19 (25.00%) MVC
14 18 (23.68%) Windows
15 17 (22.37%) Git (software)
15 17 (22.37%) Open Source
16 16 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
16 16 (21.05%) Finance
17 15 (19.74%) SQL
17 15 (19.74%) .NET
17 15 (19.74%) Mobile App
18 14 (18.42%) Digital Marketing
18 14 (18.42%) JavaScript
18 14 (18.42%) SQL Server
18 14 (18.42%) SAP
18 14 (18.42%) SOA
18 14 (18.42%) DTV
18 14 (18.42%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (11.84%) Tomcat
2 7 (9.21%) IIS
2 7 (9.21%) nginx
3 6 (7.89%) Mule
4 5 (6.58%) Node.js
4 5 (6.58%) Confluence
5 4 (5.26%) IBM Notes
5 4 (5.26%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (5.26%) Apache
6 2 (2.63%) Mule ESB
7 1 (1.32%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.32%) Eucalyptus
7 1 (1.32%) Lync
7 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.32%) ArcGIS
7 1 (1.32%) CMS
7 1 (1.32%) ArcSDE
7 1 (1.32%) DNN
7 1 (1.32%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 14 (18.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (9.21%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (6.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (3.95%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (2.63%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.63%) Route 53
5 2 (2.63%) SaaS
6 1 (1.32%) PaaS
6 1 (1.32%) CloudFront
6 1 (1.32%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.47%) DNS
2 5 (6.58%) DHCP
2 5 (6.58%) IPv6
2 5 (6.58%) OSPF
2 5 (6.58%) IPsec
2 5 (6.58%) SSH
2 5 (6.58%) OpenVPN
3 4 (5.26%) HTTP
4 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.63%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.63%) SSL
4 2 (2.63%) LAN
4 2 (2.63%) Firewall
4 2 (2.63%) SAN
4 2 (2.63%) Internet
4 2 (2.63%) MQTT
5 1 (1.32%) NAS
5 1 (1.32%) AMQP
5 1 (1.32%) WLAN
5 1 (1.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.42%) SQL Server
1 14 (18.42%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (14.47%) MongoDB
3 9 (11.84%) MySQL
4 5 (6.58%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.58%) MariaDB
4 5 (6.58%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.26%) MarkLogic
6 2 (2.63%) Couchbase
6 2 (2.63%) RavenDB
6 2 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.32%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.32%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 25 (32.89%) Jenkins
2 17 (22.37%) Git (software)
3 10 (13.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (10.53%) TeamCity
5 7 (9.21%) JIRA
6 6 (7.89%) Maven
7 5 (6.58%) RSpec
7 5 (6.58%) GitLab
8 3 (3.95%) SpecFlow
8 3 (3.95%) Selenium
9 2 (2.63%) NUnit
9 2 (2.63%) Subversion
9 2 (2.63%) Grunt
9 2 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (2.63%) MSTest
9 2 (2.63%) gulp
10 1 (1.32%) Hudson
10 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.32%) CruiseControl
General
1 16 (21.05%) Finance
2 14 (18.42%) Manufacturing
2 14 (18.42%) Electronics
2 14 (18.42%) Telecoms
2 14 (18.42%) Marketing
3 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (35.53%) Developer
2 26 (34.21%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (10.53%) Java Developer
3 8 (10.53%) Senior Developer
4 7 (9.21%) Administrator
4 7 (9.21%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (7.89%) .NET Developer
5 6 (7.89%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.58%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (6.58%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Architect
8 3 (3.95%) Agile .NET Developer
8 3 (3.95%) AWS Developer
9 2 (2.63%) Operations Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (59.21%) Web Services
2 15 (19.74%) .NET
3 12 (15.79%) ASP.NET
4 9 (11.84%) CSS
4 9 (11.84%) HTML
4 9 (11.84%) Spring
5 8 (10.53%) AngularJS
6 7 (9.21%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (9.21%) REST
6 7 (9.21%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (7.89%) .NET Framework
7 6 (7.89%) Hibernate
7 6 (7.89%) Spring MVC
7 6 (7.89%) JPA
8 5 (6.58%) MCollective
8 5 (6.58%) Castle Windsor
9 4 (5.26%) RESTful
10 3 (3.95%) JSON
10 3 (3.95%) Entity Framework
10 3 (3.95%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.74%) Mobile App
2 14 (18.42%) DTV
3 4 (5.26%) Public Cloud
3 4 (5.26%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.95%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.63%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.63%) Derivative
6 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.32%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.32%) GIS
6 1 (1.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 40 (52.63%) Linux
2 23 (30.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (23.68%) Windows
4 10 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (9.21%) CentOS
6 6 (7.89%) Amazon Linux
6 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (6.58%) Fedora
7 5 (6.58%) CoreOS
7 5 (6.58%) SmartOS
8 4 (5.26%) Apple iOS
8 4 (5.26%) Android
8 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (3.95%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.63%) Windows Phone
11 1 (1.32%) Debian
11 1 (1.32%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (48.68%) DevOps
3 25 (32.89%) Configuration Management
4 21 (27.63%) Scrum
5 19 (25.00%) MVC
6 17 (22.37%) Open Source
7 14 (18.42%) Programme Management
7 14 (18.42%) Digital Marketing
7 14 (18.42%) SOA
7 14 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (14.47%) TDD
9 9 (11.84%) Migration
10 8 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (9.21%) E-Commerce
11 7 (9.21%) BDD
12 6 (7.89%) Integration Testing
13 4 (5.26%) Unit Testing
13 4 (5.26%) Software Engineering
14 3 (3.95%) Load Balancing
14 3 (3.95%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (36.84%) Java
2 15 (19.74%) SQL
3 14 (18.42%) JavaScript
4 11 (14.47%) Python
4 11 (14.47%) Ruby
4 11 (14.47%) C#
5 10 (13.16%) Bash Shell
6 7 (9.21%) PowerShell
7 6 (7.89%) Perl
8 1 (1.32%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.32%) ISEB
2 1 (1.32%) Degree
2 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 9 (11.84%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.21%) Varnish
2 7 (9.21%) vCloud
3 6 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.58%) KVM
4 5 (6.58%) Docker
4 5 (6.58%) LXC
4 5 (6.58%) iptables
4 5 (6.58%) Btrfs
4 5 (6.58%) Snort
4 5 (6.58%) Squid
5 2 (2.63%) vSphere
6 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.32%) XenApp
6 1 (1.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 36 (47.37%) Puppet
2 31 (40.79%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (30.26%) Ansible
4 8 (10.53%) Vagrant
5 5 (6.58%) HAProxy
5 5 (6.58%) CFEngine
5 5 (6.58%) Nessus
5 5 (6.58%) systemd
5 5 (6.58%) Kubernetes
6 2 (2.63%) logstash
6 2 (2.63%) ZABBIX
6 2 (2.63%) Nagios
Vendors
1 29 (38.16%) Red Hat
2 26 (34.21%) VMware
3 14 (18.42%) SAP
4 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
5 8 (10.53%) Oracle
6 6 (7.89%) NetApp
7 5 (6.58%) SaltStack
8 4 (5.26%) Lotus
9 3 (3.95%) Rackspace
10 2 (2.63%) Xamarin
11 1 (1.32%) Twitter
11 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (1.32%) ESRI
11 1 (1.32%) Citrix
11 1 (1.32%) Cisco
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