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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 96 110 118
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +8
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 48 37 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.60% 1.16% 0.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.97% 29.37% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 27 3
Average daily rate £400 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £335 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £520 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
178 126 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.92% 3.94% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 92 42
Average daily rate £360 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £250 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £18.50 £10.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.19% -47.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £16.86
% change year-on-year
+2.60% +12.67%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +6 25 £375 -15.49% 23
Wiltshire +10 15 £500 +11.11% 1
Gloucestershire -1 3 £419 +10.92% 3
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Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 53 (54.64%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (45.36%) SQL Server
2 44 (45.36%) Web Services
3 37 (38.14%) .NET
3 37 (38.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 36 (37.11%) JavaScript
4 36 (37.11%) Linux
5 32 (32.99%) C#
5 32 (32.99%) MVC
6 30 (30.93%) TDD
7 29 (29.90%) ASP.NET
8 27 (27.84%) ASP.NET MVC
8 27 (27.84%) Ruby
9 26 (26.80%) PostgreSQL
9 26 (26.80%) Scrum
10 25 (25.77%) Windows
10 25 (25.77%) Microsoft
10 25 (25.77%) Open Source
10 25 (25.77%) BDD
11 24 (24.74%) E-Commerce
11 24 (24.74%) Business Intelligence
11 24 (24.74%) Finance
12 23 (23.71%) VMware
12 23 (23.71%) SQL
13 22 (22.68%) Puppet
14 21 (21.65%) HTML
14 21 (21.65%) CSS
14 21 (21.65%) OO
15 20 (20.62%) Programme Management
15 20 (20.62%) DevOps

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 15 (15.46%) Node.js
2 12 (12.37%) OpenStack
3 11 (11.34%) nginx
4 8 (8.25%) Apache
5 7 (7.22%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (5.15%) Tomcat
7 4 (4.12%) IIS
8 3 (3.09%) Apache Solr
8 3 (3.09%) Confluence
8 3 (3.09%) Eucalyptus
8 3 (3.09%) Jetty
8 3 (3.09%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.03%) Apache Pig
9 1 (1.03%) Apache Spark
9 1 (1.03%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (6.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (12.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (8.25%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (5.15%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 37 (38.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (13.40%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (10.31%) Amazon Kinesis
3 10 (10.31%) Amazon S3
4 3 (3.09%) Google Apps
5 2 (2.06%) Google App Engine
5 2 (2.06%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.06%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.03%) GitHub
6 1 (1.03%) IaaS
6 1 (1.03%) PaaS
6 1 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.34%) Internet
2 10 (10.31%) DNS
3 9 (9.28%) TCP/IP
4 8 (8.25%) SSL
5 5 (5.15%) DHCP
5 5 (5.15%) HTTPS
5 5 (5.15%) IPsec
6 4 (4.12%) HTTP
7 3 (3.09%) Ethernet
7 3 (3.09%) IPv6
7 3 (3.09%) LAN
7 3 (3.09%) OpenVPN
7 3 (3.09%) OSPF
7 3 (3.09%) SSH
7 3 (3.09%) WAN
8 2 (2.06%) Firewall
8 2 (2.06%) FTP
9 1 (1.03%) MQTT
9 1 (1.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (45.36%) SQL Server
2 26 (26.80%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (14.43%) SQL Server 2014
4 11 (11.34%) Amazon Redshift
4 11 (11.34%) MySQL
5 10 (10.31%) BusinessObjects
5 10 (10.31%) MongoDB
6 8 (8.25%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (8.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (8.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (6.19%) Big Data
8 5 (5.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (5.15%) NoSQL
9 4 (4.12%) Redis
10 3 (3.09%) GIS
10 3 (3.09%) Hadoop
10 3 (3.09%) MariaDB
10 3 (3.09%) QGIS
11 2 (2.06%) RDBMS
11 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (16.49%) Jenkins
2 8 (8.25%) Cucumber
2 8 (8.25%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.25%) Moq
2 8 (8.25%) NUnit
2 8 (8.25%) Rhino Mocks
2 8 (8.25%) SpecFlow
2 8 (8.25%) Visual Studio
3 6 (6.19%) JIRA
4 5 (5.15%) Subversion
4 5 (5.15%) TeamCity
5 4 (4.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (3.09%) GitLab
6 3 (3.09%) RSpec
7 2 (2.06%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (2.06%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.03%) CruiseControl
8 1 (1.03%) Maven
8 1 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (24.74%) Finance
2 13 (13.40%) Marketing
3 12 (12.37%) Electronics
3 12 (12.37%) Manufacturing
3 12 (12.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (48.45%) Developer
2 17 (17.53%) .NET Developer
3 14 (14.43%) AWS Engineer
4 12 (12.37%) ASP.NET Developer
5 11 (11.34%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 11 (11.34%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 11 (11.34%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (11.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 11 (11.34%) C# Developer
5 11 (11.34%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (10.31%) Lead Developer
6 10 (10.31%) Senior .NET Developer
6 10 (10.31%) Senior Developer
7 9 (9.28%) JavaScript Developer
7 9 (9.28%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (9.28%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 9 (9.28%) Software Developer
8 8 (8.25%) AWS Software Engineer
8 8 (8.25%) E-Commerce Engineer
8 8 (8.25%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (45.36%) Web Services
2 37 (38.14%) .NET
3 29 (29.90%) ASP.NET
4 27 (27.84%) ASP.NET MVC
5 21 (21.65%) CSS
5 21 (21.65%) HTML
6 17 (17.53%) AngularJS
7 16 (16.49%) RESTful
8 14 (14.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 12 (12.37%) .NET Framework
10 11 (11.34%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 10 (10.31%) jQuery
12 9 (9.28%) Entity Framework
12 9 (9.28%) WCF
13 8 (8.25%) Gherkin
13 8 (8.25%) JSON
13 8 (8.25%) MSMQ
14 7 (7.22%) Middleware
15 6 (6.19%) HTML5
15 6 (6.19%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.25%) Client/Server
2 8 (8.25%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.22%) Private Cloud
4 5 (5.15%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.15%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.09%) Replication
6 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.03%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 36 (37.11%) Linux
2 25 (25.77%) Windows
3 9 (9.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (8.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (6.19%) Unix
6 5 (5.15%) CentOS
6 5 (5.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (4.12%) Fedora
8 3 (3.09%) Android
8 3 (3.09%) Apple iOS
8 3 (3.09%) CoreOS
8 3 (3.09%) SmartOS
8 3 (3.09%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.03%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (1.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (54.64%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (32.99%) MVC
3 30 (30.93%) TDD
4 26 (26.80%) Scrum
5 25 (25.77%) BDD
5 25 (25.77%) Open Source
6 24 (24.74%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (24.74%) E-Commerce
7 21 (21.65%) OO
8 20 (20.62%) DevOps
8 20 (20.62%) Programme Management
9 15 (15.46%) Configuration Management
9 15 (15.46%) High Availability
10 13 (13.40%) Analytics
10 13 (13.40%) ETL
11 12 (12.37%) Digital Marketing
11 12 (12.37%) Use Case
12 11 (11.34%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (11.34%) Data Analytics
13 9 (9.28%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 36 (37.11%) JavaScript
2 32 (32.99%) C#
3 27 (27.84%) Ruby
4 23 (23.71%) SQL
5 18 (18.56%) Python
6 13 (13.40%) Java
7 9 (9.28%) Perl
8 4 (4.12%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.09%) VB
10 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.03%) C
11 1 (1.03%) PHP
11 1 (1.03%) Scala
11 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (12.37%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.19%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.09%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.06%) CISSP
4 2 (2.06%) Degree
5 1 (1.03%) CREST Certified
5 1 (1.03%) GWAPT
5 1 (1.03%) OSCE
5 1 (1.03%) OSCP
5 1 (1.03%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 17 (17.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (11.34%) Active Directory
3 8 (8.25%) KVM
3 8 (8.25%) vCloud
4 5 (5.15%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.09%) Btrfs
5 3 (3.09%) Docker
5 3 (3.09%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.09%) iptables
5 3 (3.09%) LXC
5 3 (3.09%) Snort
5 3 (3.09%) Squid
5 3 (3.09%) Varnish
6 2 (2.06%) vSphere
6 2 (2.06%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (22.68%) Puppet
2 15 (15.46%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (10.31%) Ansible
4 8 (8.25%) Nagios
4 8 (8.25%) SCCM
5 5 (5.15%) Ganglia
5 5 (5.15%) Graphite
5 5 (5.15%) Kibana
5 5 (5.15%) Riemann
6 4 (4.12%) WSUS
7 3 (3.09%) CFEngine
7 3 (3.09%) HAProxy
7 3 (3.09%) Kubernetes
7 3 (3.09%) Nessus
7 3 (3.09%) systemd
8 2 (2.06%) logstash
8 2 (2.06%) ZABBIX
9 1 (1.03%) Oozie
Vendors
1 25 (25.77%) Microsoft
2 23 (23.71%) VMware
3 12 (12.37%) SAP
4 10 (10.31%) Tableau
5 9 (9.28%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.15%) Google
6 5 (5.15%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (4.12%) Cisco
8 3 (3.09%) NetApp
8 3 (3.09%) SaltStack
8 3 (3.09%) Xamarin
9 1 (1.03%) Adobe
9 1 (1.03%) Citrix
9 1 (1.03%) New Relic
9 1 (1.03%) Oracle
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