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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 103 88 97
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +9
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 38 54 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.23% 1.84% 0.59%
As % of the Cloud Services category 27.74% 39.13% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 42 8
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£401 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.58% +21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £105.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £115.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-66.08% +248.48%
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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
137 138 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.44% 4.69% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 109 19
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £275
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +40.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £15.25 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+50.81% -52.34%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 -1 25 £403 -10.55% 13
Gloucestershire -1 9 £425 +13.33% 4
Somerset +7 2 - -
Wiltshire -6 2 £350 +16.66% 4
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Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 46 (59.74%) Web Services
2 40 (51.95%) Linux
2 40 (51.95%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (49.35%) Java
4 36 (46.75%) Puppet
5 29 (37.66%) DevOps
6 27 (35.06%) Opscode Chef
7 26 (33.77%) Red Hat
8 25 (32.47%) VMware
9 23 (29.87%) Ansible
10 22 (28.57%) Scrum
10 22 (28.57%) Configuration Management
11 21 (27.27%) Finance
12 20 (25.97%) MVC
12 20 (25.97%) SQL
12 20 (25.97%) Jenkins
13 19 (24.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 18 (23.38%) Digital Marketing
14 18 (23.38%) JavaScript
14 18 (23.38%) SAP
14 18 (23.38%) DTV
14 18 (23.38%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (23.38%) Electronics
14 18 (23.38%) Telecoms
14 18 (23.38%) Manufacturing
14 18 (23.38%) Programme Management
14 18 (23.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 18 (23.38%) Marketing
15 17 (22.08%) TDD
15 17 (22.08%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 11 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 9 (11.69%) Mule
3 4 (5.19%) Node.js
3 4 (5.19%) IIS
3 4 (5.19%) IBM Notes
3 4 (5.19%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (5.19%) Apache
4 2 (2.60%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.60%) Mule ESB
4 2 (2.60%) Eucalyptus
5 1 (1.30%) nginx
5 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.30%) CMS
5 1 (1.30%) DNN
5 1 (1.30%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 18 (23.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (10.39%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (5.19%) SaaS
4 3 (3.90%) Amazon S3
4 3 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (2.60%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.30%) PaaS
6 1 (1.30%) Route 53
6 1 (1.30%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.69%) Firewall
2 7 (9.09%) DNS
3 6 (7.79%) LAN
3 6 (7.79%) WAN
4 5 (6.49%) HTTP
4 5 (6.49%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.19%) HTTPS
5 4 (5.19%) SSL
6 2 (2.60%) SAN
6 2 (2.60%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.88%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.99%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (12.99%) MySQL
3 6 (7.79%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.49%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.19%) MarkLogic
5 4 (5.19%) Couchbase
5 4 (5.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.60%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.30%) RavenDB
7 1 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.30%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 20 (25.97%) Jenkins
2 14 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 9 (11.69%) Maven
4 5 (6.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (6.49%) TeamCity
4 5 (6.49%) Hudson
5 4 (5.19%) MSTest
5 4 (5.19%) NUnit
6 3 (3.90%) Selenium
6 3 (3.90%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.60%) Grunt
7 2 (2.60%) JUnit
7 2 (2.60%) gulp
7 2 (2.60%) Subversion
8 1 (1.30%) GitLab
General
1 21 (27.27%) Finance
2 18 (23.38%) Manufacturing
2 18 (23.38%) Electronics
2 18 (23.38%) Telecoms
2 18 (23.38%) Marketing
3 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (42.86%) Developer
2 23 (29.87%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 10 (12.99%) Senior Developer
5 9 (11.69%) Administrator
5 9 (11.69%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (11.69%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (10.39%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 7 (9.09%) .NET Developer
7 7 (9.09%) Architect
8 5 (6.49%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (6.49%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (5.19%) Web Administrator
9 4 (5.19%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Agile .NET Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.90%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Technical Architect
11 2 (2.60%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (59.74%) Web Services
2 16 (20.78%) Spring
3 14 (18.18%) .NET
4 13 (16.88%) HTML
4 13 (16.88%) CSS
5 12 (15.58%) ASP.NET
6 11 (14.29%) Hibernate
6 11 (14.29%) JPA
7 9 (11.69%) Spring MVC
8 8 (10.39%) AngularJS
8 8 (10.39%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (9.09%) Castle Windsor
9 7 (9.09%) REST
9 7 (9.09%) .NET Framework
9 7 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (7.79%) jQuery
10 6 (7.79%) Apache Camel
11 5 (6.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (6.49%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (6.49%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.38%) DTV
2 14 (18.18%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.19%) Derivative
3 4 (5.19%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.90%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.60%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.60%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.60%) Replication
6 1 (1.30%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 40 (51.95%) Linux
2 19 (24.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (22.08%) Windows
4 9 (11.69%) CentOS
5 7 (9.09%) Fedora
5 7 (9.09%) UNIX
5 7 (9.09%) Amazon Linux
6 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.90%) Android
7 3 (3.90%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.60%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.30%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (51.95%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (37.66%) DevOps
3 22 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 22 (28.57%) Scrum
4 20 (25.97%) MVC
5 18 (23.38%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (23.38%) Programme Management
5 18 (23.38%) Digital Marketing
6 17 (22.08%) TDD
7 13 (16.88%) SOA
8 11 (14.29%) BDD
9 10 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (12.99%) E-Commerce
9 10 (12.99%) Open Source
10 9 (11.69%) Integration Testing
10 9 (11.69%) Migration
11 5 (6.49%) Content Management
12 4 (5.19%) Software Engineering
12 4 (5.19%) Service Delivery
12 4 (5.19%) UML
Programming Languages
1 38 (49.35%) Java
2 20 (25.97%) SQL
3 18 (23.38%) JavaScript
4 14 (18.18%) Bash Shell
5 11 (14.29%) C#
6 10 (12.99%) Python
6 10 (12.99%) Ruby
7 8 (10.39%) Perl
7 8 (10.39%) PHP
8 4 (5.19%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.60%) PHP5
10 1 (1.30%) Groovy
10 1 (1.30%) Go
10 1 (1.30%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (6.49%) CCNA
1 5 (6.49%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.60%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (12.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.39%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.19%) XenServer
3 4 (5.19%) Varnish
4 2 (2.60%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 36 (46.75%) Puppet
2 27 (35.06%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (29.87%) Ansible
4 6 (7.79%) Vagrant
5 4 (5.19%) Salt
6 1 (1.30%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 26 (33.77%) Red Hat
2 25 (32.47%) VMware
3 18 (23.38%) SAP
4 11 (14.29%) Oracle
5 7 (9.09%) NetApp
6 5 (6.49%) Rackspace
7 4 (5.19%) Lotus
7 4 (5.19%) Citrix
8 3 (3.90%) Cisco
9 2 (2.60%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.30%) Twitter
10 1 (1.30%) Xamarin
10 1 (1.30%) DigitalOcean
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