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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 101 102 117
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +15
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 39 42 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.24% 1.30% 0.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.55% 37.84% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 29 10
Average daily rate
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£438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £400 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +41.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £19.75 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+51.89% -64.09%
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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
132 111 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.20% 3.44% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 77 36
Average daily rate £394 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £273 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £334
% change year-on-year
- +19.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £28.75 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £16.53
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -15.30%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Gloucestershire -5 21 £406 +8.33% 3
Bristol -5 14 £450 - 7
Wiltshire +15 4 - - 1
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Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 40 (59.70%) Linux
2 35 (52.24%) Web Services
3 33 (49.25%) Puppet
4 32 (47.76%) Java
5 28 (41.79%) Opscode Chef
6 27 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (38.81%) DevOps
8 23 (34.33%) Jenkins
9 19 (28.36%) Finance
10 18 (26.87%) Scrum
10 18 (26.87%) VMware
10 18 (26.87%) Red Hat
10 18 (26.87%) Configuration Management
11 17 (25.37%) Ruby
11 17 (25.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (23.88%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (22.39%) JavaScript
13 15 (22.39%) Windows
14 14 (20.90%) SQL
14 14 (20.90%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (20.90%) Maven
14 14 (20.90%) Marketing
14 14 (20.90%) TDD
14 14 (20.90%) Bash Shell
14 14 (20.90%) Ansible
15 13 (19.40%) Digital Marketing
15 13 (19.40%) Manufacturing
15 13 (19.40%) Electronics
15 13 (19.40%) Telecoms
15 13 (19.40%) Programme Management

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (11.94%) OpenStack
2 5 (7.46%) Tomcat
2 5 (7.46%) Eucalyptus
3 4 (5.97%) Mule
4 2 (2.99%) Node.js
4 2 (2.99%) Apache
5 1 (1.49%) DNN
5 1 (1.49%) Drupal
5 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.49%) nginx
Business Applications
1 13 (19.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.93%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (14.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.96%) Amazon S3
3 5 (7.46%) SaaS
4 4 (5.97%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.99%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.49%) Route 53
6 1 (1.49%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.43%) LAN
1 9 (13.43%) WAN
2 8 (11.94%) DNS
2 8 (11.94%) Firewall
3 5 (7.46%) Ethernet
4 4 (5.97%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.48%) Internet
5 3 (4.48%) HTTP
6 2 (2.99%) HTTPS
6 2 (2.99%) SSL
7 1 (1.49%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (1.49%) SAN
7 1 (1.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.43%) MySQL
2 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.96%) MongoDB
3 6 (8.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (5.97%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.97%) Couchbase
4 4 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.48%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.48%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.49%) Hazelcast
6 1 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (1.49%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 23 (34.33%) Jenkins
2 14 (20.90%) Maven
3 11 (16.42%) Git (software)
4 8 (11.94%) TeamCity
5 6 (8.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (7.46%) Hudson
7 4 (5.97%) MSTest
7 4 (5.97%) NUnit
8 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.99%) SpecFlow
8 2 (2.99%) JUnit
8 2 (2.99%) Selenium
9 1 (1.49%) Ant
9 1 (1.49%) MSBuild
9 1 (1.49%) GitLab
General
1 19 (28.36%) Finance
2 14 (20.90%) Marketing
3 13 (19.40%) Manufacturing
3 13 (19.40%) Electronics
3 13 (19.40%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.48%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (34.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (31.34%) Developer
3 14 (20.90%) Architect
4 10 (14.93%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 9 (13.43%) Technical Architect
6 8 (11.94%) Java Developer
7 6 (8.96%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (7.46%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (7.46%) .NET Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Agile .NET Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (4.48%) Project Manager
11 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
11 2 (2.99%) Software Developer
11 2 (2.99%) Support Engineer
11 2 (2.99%) Administrator
11 2 (2.99%) Systems Administrator
11 2 (2.99%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 2 (2.99%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (52.24%) Web Services
2 12 (17.91%) HTML
2 12 (17.91%) .NET
2 12 (17.91%) Spring
3 11 (16.42%) CSS
4 9 (13.43%) REST
5 8 (11.94%) JPA
5 8 (11.94%) ASP.NET
5 8 (11.94%) Hibernate
6 7 (10.45%) Java EE
7 6 (8.96%) Castle Windsor
7 6 (8.96%) jQuery
7 6 (8.96%) AngularJS
7 6 (8.96%) .NET Framework
8 5 (7.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (7.46%) RESTful
9 4 (5.97%) HTML5
9 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (5.97%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) DTV
2 8 (11.94%) Mobile App
3 7 (10.45%) Open Source
4 5 (7.46%) Replication
4 5 (7.46%) Private Cloud
4 5 (7.46%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.99%) Derivative
6 1 (1.49%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 40 (59.70%) Linux
2 17 (25.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (22.39%) Windows
4 10 (14.93%) UNIX
5 9 (13.43%) CentOS
6 7 (10.45%) Amazon Linux
7 4 (5.97%) Fedora
8 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (38.81%) DevOps
3 18 (26.87%) Scrum
3 18 (26.87%) Configuration Management
4 16 (23.88%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (20.90%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (20.90%) TDD
6 13 (19.40%) Digital Marketing
6 13 (19.40%) Programme Management
7 10 (14.93%) BDD
7 10 (14.93%) E-Commerce
7 10 (14.93%) MVC
8 7 (10.45%) SOA
9 5 (7.46%) Load Balancing
9 5 (7.46%) Service Management
9 5 (7.46%) Migration
9 5 (7.46%) Data Migration
10 4 (5.97%) Dependency Injection
10 4 (5.97%) Progressive Enhancement
10 4 (5.97%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (47.76%) Java
2 17 (25.37%) Ruby
3 15 (22.39%) JavaScript
4 14 (20.90%) SQL
4 14 (20.90%) Bash Shell
5 12 (17.91%) Python
6 11 (16.42%) PHP
7 10 (14.93%) C#
8 4 (5.97%) Perl
9 3 (4.48%) Go
9 3 (4.48%) PHP5
10 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.49%) C
10 1 (1.49%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.49%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) DV Cleared
1 7 (10.45%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.46%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (7.46%) CCNA
3 1 (1.49%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.96%) Active Directory
3 5 (7.46%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.97%) XenServer
5 3 (4.48%) vCloud
5 3 (4.48%) Varnish
6 1 (1.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 33 (49.25%) Puppet
2 28 (41.79%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (20.90%) Ansible
4 4 (5.97%) Salt
5 1 (1.49%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.49%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 18 (26.87%) VMware
1 18 (26.87%) Red Hat
2 13 (19.40%) SAP
3 6 (8.96%) Cisco
4 5 (7.46%) NetApp
4 5 (7.46%) Citrix
4 5 (7.46%) Oracle
5 3 (4.48%) Rackspace
6 2 (2.99%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.49%) Twitter
7 1 (1.49%) DigitalOcean