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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 111 102 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 31 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.98% 0.14% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.60% 11.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 0
Average daily rate
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£330 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £190.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £189.50 - -
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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
126 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.98% 1.18% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 13 5
Average daily rate £375 £438 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +118.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £207 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £246
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £103.50 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+143.52% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £21.30 £38.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £172.70 £44.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-53.10% +39.42%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014. 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 - 13 £500 - 3
Gloucestershire -16 8 £353 +8.46% 1
Devon - 1 £400 -
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Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 58 (81.69%) Web Services
2 35 (49.30%) Java
3 33 (46.48%) Cloud Computing
4 32 (45.07%) TDD
5 28 (39.44%) OO
6 26 (36.62%) SVG
6 26 (36.62%) Process Management
6 26 (36.62%) Web Development
6 26 (36.62%) Batik
6 26 (36.62%) Scala
6 26 (36.62%) CouchDB
6 26 (36.62%) BDD
6 26 (36.62%) Akka
6 26 (36.62%) Play Framework
7 19 (26.76%) PHP
7 19 (26.76%) MySQL
8 18 (25.35%) Linux
8 18 (25.35%) Python
8 18 (25.35%) Ruby
8 18 (25.35%) Amazon EC2
9 17 (23.94%) LAMP
10 16 (22.54%) Red Hat
10 16 (22.54%) CentOS
11 12 (16.90%) Windows
11 12 (16.90%) Configuration Management
11 12 (16.90%) Finance
11 12 (16.90%) Amazon S3
11 12 (16.90%) Puppet
11 12 (16.90%) Opscode Chef
11 12 (16.90%) DevOps

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 (14.08%) Apache
1 10 (14.08%) nginx
2 6 (8.45%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.63%) Mule
4 3 (4.23%) IIS
5 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 9 (12.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (4.23%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (46.48%) Cloud Computing
2 18 (25.35%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (16.90%) Amazon S3
4 6 (8.45%) SaaS
5 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.41%) Google Apps
6 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.49%) VPN
1 11 (15.49%) Firewall
2 10 (14.08%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.04%) WAN
4 4 (5.63%) LAN
4 4 (5.63%) IPv4
4 4 (5.63%) IPv6
5 1 (1.41%) SAN
5 1 (1.41%) VoIP
5 1 (1.41%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (36.62%) CouchDB
2 19 (26.76%) MySQL
3 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) JUnit
1 3 (4.23%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.82%) Selenium
2 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.82%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle APEX
General
1 12 (16.90%) Finance
2 11 (15.49%) Marketing
3 9 (12.68%) Manufacturing
3 9 (12.68%) Electronics
3 9 (12.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (35.21%) Developer
2 19 (26.76%) Architect
3 14 (19.72%) Scala Developer
4 12 (16.90%) Java Architect
5 10 (14.08%) Java Developer
6 6 (8.45%) Consultant
7 5 (7.04%) Citrix Consultant
8 4 (5.63%) Junior
8 4 (5.63%) Junior Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Junior Java Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Windows Server Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Digital Architect
9 3 (4.23%) Automated Tester
9 3 (4.23%) Server Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) PHP Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Tester
10 2 (2.82%) Web Developer
10 2 (2.82%) Citrix Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) JavaScript Developer
11 1 (1.41%) Storage Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (81.69%) Web Services
2 26 (36.62%) SVG
2 26 (36.62%) Batik
2 26 (36.62%) Akka
2 26 (36.62%) Play Framework
3 17 (23.94%) LAMP
4 9 (12.68%) CSS
5 8 (11.27%) jQuery
6 6 (8.45%) Servlets
6 6 (8.45%) HTML
6 6 (8.45%) Spring
7 5 (7.04%) .NET
7 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET
8 4 (5.63%) HTML5
8 4 (5.63%) REST
9 3 (4.23%) WebSockets
9 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (4.23%) AngularJS
9 3 (4.23%) SOAP
9 3 (4.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Open Source
1 10 (14.08%) iPad
2 9 (12.68%) DTV
3 7 (9.86%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.63%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.35%) Linux
2 16 (22.54%) CentOS
3 12 (16.90%) Windows
4 11 (15.49%) UNIX
4 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (8.45%) Fedora
6 3 (4.23%) Android
6 3 (4.23%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (45.07%) TDD
2 28 (39.44%) OO
3 26 (36.62%) Process Management
3 26 (36.62%) Web Development
3 26 (36.62%) BDD
4 12 (16.90%) DevOps
4 12 (16.90%) Configuration Management
5 11 (15.49%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (15.49%) Performance Monitoring
6 10 (14.08%) Digital Marketing
6 10 (14.08%) Load Balancing
6 10 (14.08%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (12.68%) Programme Management
8 8 (11.27%) Scrum
9 7 (9.86%) E-Commerce
10 6 (8.45%) Software Engineering
11 5 (7.04%) MVC
12 4 (5.63%) Pair Programming
13 3 (4.23%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (49.30%) Java
2 26 (36.62%) Scala
3 19 (26.76%) PHP
4 18 (25.35%) Python
4 18 (25.35%) Ruby
5 8 (11.27%) PHP5
6 5 (7.04%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.63%) SQL
8 2 (2.82%) C++
9 1 (1.41%) C#
9 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (4.23%) ISEB
1 3 (4.23%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.82%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (9.86%) XenApp
1 7 (9.86%) XenDesktop
1 7 (9.86%) vSphere
2 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.41%) Terminal Server
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (16.90%) Puppet
1 12 (16.90%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (14.08%) Nagios
2 10 (14.08%) Cacti
3 4 (5.63%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (5.63%) WSUS
4 2 (2.82%) Ansible
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.41%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 16 (22.54%) Red Hat
2 11 (15.49%) Citrix
3 10 (14.08%) Apple
3 10 (14.08%) Percona
4 9 (12.68%) SAP
5 8 (11.27%) VMware
6 7 (9.86%) AppSense
7 6 (8.45%) Google
8 4 (5.63%) JBoss
8 4 (5.63%) Facebook
8 4 (5.63%) Twitter
8 4 (5.63%) McAfee
9 3 (4.23%) TIBCO
9 3 (4.23%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.41%) Oracle
10 1 (1.41%) Zend
10 1 (1.41%) Sitecore