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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England / South West
Rank 63 108 109
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +1
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 79 33 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.93% 1.12% 1.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.64% 20.25% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 27 30
Median daily rate £415 £425 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £543 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £429 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.78% +7.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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
242 163 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.98% 5.52% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 121 98
Median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £234 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 7
Median hourly rate £47.50 £18.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+156.75% +54.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.70 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £147.70 £58.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -8.25%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Amazon AWS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the South West region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +8 22 £325 -13.33% 9
Wiltshire +5 18 £355 -29.00% 3
Gloucestershire +16 16 £415 -19.02% 6
Devon - 10 £560 - 2
Somerset - 6 £400 - 5
Dorset - 4 £363 -
Amazon AWS
England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 65 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (38.06%) Java
2 59 (38.06%) Linux
3 58 (37.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (37.42%) DevOps
4 42 (27.10%) SQL
5 38 (24.52%) .NET
6 36 (23.23%) MVC
7 34 (21.94%) Jenkins
8 32 (20.65%) Ansible
8 32 (20.65%) SQL Server
8 32 (20.65%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (19.35%) C#
9 30 (19.35%) Big Data
10 29 (18.71%) AngularJS
10 29 (18.71%) Docker
10 29 (18.71%) Windows
10 29 (18.71%) Web Services
11 28 (18.06%) Python
11 28 (18.06%) Amazon EC2
12 27 (17.42%) JavaScript
13 26 (16.77%) Security Cleared
14 25 (16.13%) TDD
14 25 (16.13%) ASP.NET
15 23 (14.84%) Puppet
16 22 (14.19%) NoSQL
17 21 (13.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 21 (13.55%) Hadoop
17 21 (13.55%) E-Commerce
18 20 (12.90%) HTML

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (10.97%) Apache
1 17 (10.97%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (7.74%) Confluence
2 12 (7.74%) Mule
2 12 (7.74%) Mule ESB
3 11 (7.10%) nginx
4 10 (6.45%) Apache Spark
4 10 (6.45%) Tomcat
5 7 (4.52%) IIS
6 6 (3.87%) JBoss
7 5 (3.23%) Jetty
7 5 (3.23%) Mongrel
7 5 (3.23%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.29%) CMS
8 2 (1.29%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.29%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.65%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.65%) K2 blackpearl
9 1 (0.65%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 9 (5.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (9.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 58 (37.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (18.06%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (12.90%) Amazon S3
4 18 (11.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 15 (9.68%) Google Cloud Platform
6 12 (7.74%) GitHub
7 8 (5.16%) Route 53
8 7 (4.52%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (3.87%) Amazon Kinesis
9 6 (3.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 5 (3.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 5 (3.23%) Google App Engine
10 5 (3.23%) IaaS
11 4 (2.58%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (2.58%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.65%) BlueKai
13 1 (0.65%) PaaS
13 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.26%) SSL
2 18 (11.61%) DNS
3 12 (7.74%) TCP/IP
4 11 (7.10%) HTTP
5 10 (6.45%) Firewall
6 6 (3.87%) VPN
7 5 (3.23%) DHCP
7 5 (3.23%) FTP
7 5 (3.23%) IPsec
7 5 (3.23%) LAN
7 5 (3.23%) Network Security
7 5 (3.23%) WAN
8 4 (2.58%) SAN
8 4 (2.58%) SMTP
8 4 (2.58%) Wireless
9 3 (1.94%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (1.29%) Internet
10 2 (1.29%) WebEx
11 1 (0.65%) LDAP
11 1 (0.65%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (20.65%) SQL Server
2 30 (19.35%) Big Data
3 22 (14.19%) NoSQL
4 21 (13.55%) Hadoop
5 18 (11.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 17 (10.97%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (8.39%) MySQL
8 10 (6.45%) MongoDB
8 10 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (5.81%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (5.16%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (1.94%) Apache Hive
12 3 (1.94%) CouchDB
12 3 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.94%) Relational Database
13 2 (1.29%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (1.29%) QGIS
13 2 (1.29%) Riak
14 1 (0.65%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 34 (21.94%) Jenkins
2 18 (11.61%) Git (software)
3 14 (9.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 13 (8.39%) JIRA
5 11 (7.10%) Vagrant
6 8 (5.16%) Visual Studio
7 5 (3.23%) Artifactory
7 5 (3.23%) Hudson
7 5 (3.23%) SonarQube
7 5 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (3.23%) Travis CI
8 4 (2.58%) JUnit
8 4 (2.58%) Maven
8 4 (2.58%) Mockito
8 4 (2.58%) Subversion
9 3 (1.94%) GoCD
9 3 (1.94%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (1.94%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.65%) Grunt
10 1 (0.65%) Protractor
General
1 19 (12.26%) Finance
2 17 (10.97%) Marketing
3 14 (9.03%) Electronics
3 14 (9.03%) Manufacturing
3 14 (9.03%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.58%) Games
5 1 (0.65%) Advertising
5 1 (0.65%) Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (39.35%) Developer
2 33 (21.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 24 (15.48%) .NET Developer
4 22 (14.19%) Java Developer
5 19 (12.26%) Senior Developer
6 13 (8.39%) AWS Developer
7 12 (7.74%) C# Developer
7 12 (7.74%) Consultant
8 10 (6.45%) Architect
8 10 (6.45%) ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (6.45%) AWS Engineer
8 10 (6.45%) Azure Developer
8 10 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (6.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (6.45%) Senior .NET Developer
8 10 (6.45%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (6.45%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 10 (6.45%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (6.45%) Senior C# Developer
9 9 (5.81%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (24.52%) .NET
2 29 (18.71%) AngularJS
2 29 (18.71%) Web Services
3 25 (16.13%) ASP.NET
4 20 (12.90%) HTML
5 18 (11.61%) CSS
6 15 (9.68%) XML
7 14 (9.03%) Apache Camel
7 14 (9.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (9.03%) ASP.NET Web API
8 13 (8.39%) JSON
8 13 (8.39%) Spring
9 12 (7.74%) Elastic Stack
9 12 (7.74%) Hibernate
9 12 (7.74%) JPA
9 12 (7.74%) Spring Integration
9 12 (7.74%) Spring MVC
10 11 (7.10%) Ember.js
11 10 (6.45%) J2EE
12 9 (5.81%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.81%) Mobile App
1 9 (5.81%) PKI
2 6 (3.87%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.23%) Clustering
3 5 (3.23%) User Experience
4 4 (2.58%) EMC VNX
5 3 (1.94%) Blog
5 3 (1.94%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.29%) CESG
6 2 (1.29%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 1 (0.65%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.65%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 59 (38.06%) Linux
2 29 (18.71%) Windows
3 21 (13.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (10.32%) Windows Server
5 13 (8.39%) CentOS
6 7 (4.52%) Amazon Linux
7 4 (2.58%) Android
7 4 (2.58%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.58%) CoreOS
7 4 (2.58%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.94%) Debian
8 3 (1.94%) Unix
9 1 (0.65%) Mesosphere
9 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (37.42%) DevOps
3 36 (23.23%) MVC
4 32 (20.65%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (16.13%) TDD
6 21 (13.55%) E-Commerce
7 17 (10.97%) Open Source
8 16 (10.32%) High Availability
9 14 (9.03%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (9.03%) Digital Marketing
9 14 (9.03%) Integration Testing
9 14 (9.03%) ITIL
9 14 (9.03%) Load Balancing
9 14 (9.03%) Microservices
9 14 (9.03%) Programme Management
10 13 (8.39%) Configuration Management
10 13 (8.39%) Software Engineering
11 12 (7.74%) Unit Testing
12 11 (7.10%) Migration
13 10 (6.45%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 59 (38.06%) Java
2 42 (27.10%) SQL
3 30 (19.35%) C#
4 28 (18.06%) Python
5 27 (17.42%) JavaScript
6 17 (10.97%) Bash Shell
7 16 (10.32%) Ruby
8 12 (7.74%) Scala
9 9 (5.81%) C
9 9 (5.81%) PowerShell
10 8 (5.16%) C++
10 8 (5.16%) Perl
10 8 (5.16%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.58%) AWK
11 4 (2.58%) Go
12 2 (1.29%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.65%) PHP
13 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (16.77%) Security Cleared
2 17 (10.97%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.16%) Degree
3 8 (5.16%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.23%) CISMP
4 5 (3.23%) CISSP
5 4 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.94%) AWS Certification
6 3 (1.94%) ISSAP
7 2 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.29%) CCNP
7 2 (1.29%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.29%) GSEC
7 2 (1.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.52%) QA
2 2 (1.29%) COBIT
2 2 (1.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.29%) ISO27002
System Software
1 29 (18.71%) Docker
2 18 (11.61%) Active Directory
3 13 (8.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.52%) LXC
5 6 (3.87%) vSphere
6 5 (3.23%) Xen
7 4 (2.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (2.58%) VirtualBox
7 4 (2.58%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.29%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 32 (20.65%) Ansible
2 23 (14.84%) Puppet
3 13 (8.39%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (7.74%) Terraform
5 7 (4.52%) Icinga
5 7 (4.52%) Kibana
5 7 (4.52%) logstash
6 6 (3.87%) Nagios
6 6 (3.87%) Salt
7 5 (3.23%) OSSEC
7 5 (3.23%) SCCM
8 4 (2.58%) NetBackup
8 4 (2.58%) vRealize
8 4 (2.58%) Zenoss
9 2 (1.29%) Kubernetes
9 2 (1.29%) Oozie
10 1 (0.65%) Galera Cluster
10 1 (0.65%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 19 (12.26%) Red Hat
2 17 (10.97%) Microsoft
3 16 (10.32%) Oracle
4 14 (9.03%) SAP
4 14 (9.03%) VMware
5 12 (7.74%) Google
6 9 (5.81%) Xamarin
7 8 (5.16%) Cisco
7 8 (5.16%) SaltStack
8 7 (4.52%) Atlassian
9 6 (3.87%) Citrix
10 5 (3.23%) IBM
10 5 (3.23%) New Relic
11 4 (2.58%) Brocade
11 4 (2.58%) Dell
11 4 (2.58%) EMC
11 4 (2.58%) HP
11 4 (2.58%) Symantec
11 4 (2.58%) Veritas
12 3 (1.94%) Splunk
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