The first table below looks at the demand for Amazon AWS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 246 344 402
Rank change year-on-year
+98 +58
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 415 236 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.79% 0.47% 0.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.16% 21.45% 26.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 194 143
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £136 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £189.00 £37.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+400.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £189.00 £33.00 -
% change year-on-year
+472.72% -
Cloud Services Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1718 1100 685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.26% 2.20% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1114 751 450
Average daily rate £418 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.38% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £148 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.98% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 31 5
Average hourly rate £17.13 £33.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.10% +65.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £12.50 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.60 £50.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £33.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-48.48% +100.00%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Amazon AWS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Amazon AWS within the UK.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the UK over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Amazon AWS
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS within the UK.

Amazon AWS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Amazon AWS
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the UK over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

Amazon AWS Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 10 July 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
England +85 393 £404 +24.23% 135
London +83 234 £435 +11.53% 85
South East +36 48 £365 -14.11% 17
South West +7 44 £400 +18.51% 2
City of London +31 28 £450 +28.57% 18
Yorkshire -31 27 £350 +40.00% 2
East of England +1 26 £363 -14.70% 14
West Yorkshire -34 26 £350 +40.00%
Bristol - 26 £450 -
Leeds -29 25 £350 +40.00%
Wales - 19 £525 - 1
Surrey +16 15 £413 - 3
Hampshire 0 13 £400 -5.88% 4
Cardiff - 13 £525 - 1
South Wales - 13 £525 - 1
Cambridge +2 12 £233 - 7
Cambridgeshire +2 12 £233 - 8
West Sussex - 12 £220 -
North West +6 11 £400 +35.59% 14
Suffolk - 11 £403 - 4
Southampton - 9 £400 - 4
Gloucestershire -13 8 £375 +11.11%
Ipswich - 8 £403 - 4
Berkshire +7 6 £338 -10.00% 3
Cheshire - 6 £338 - 3
Chester - 6 £338 -
Somerset - 5 £300 -
Maidenhead - 5 £338 -
Scotland -1 4 £350 -15.15%
Edinburgh -17 4 £350 -30.00%

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 496 (71.16%) Web Services
2 307 (44.05%) Linux
3 265 (38.02%) DevOps
4 243 (34.86%) Puppet
5 197 (28.26%) Opscode Chef
6 187 (26.83%) Java
6 187 (26.83%) Amazon EC2
7 186 (26.69%) Ruby
8 176 (25.25%) Python
9 131 (18.79%) Apache
10 130 (18.65%) UNIX
11 129 (18.51%) MySQL
12 124 (17.79%) PHP
13 122 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
14 121 (17.36%) Configuration Management
15 117 (16.79%) Windows
15 117 (16.79%) Red Hat
16 115 (16.50%) TDD
17 108 (15.49%) Amazon S3
18 96 (13.77%) JavaScript
18 96 (13.77%) NoSQL
19 91 (13.06%) Open Source
20 90 (12.91%) Continuous Integration
21 88 (12.63%) CentOS
21 88 (12.63%) LAMP
22 87 (12.48%) BDD
23 86 (12.34%) Jenkins
23 86 (12.34%) VMware
24 84 (12.05%) Amazon RDS
25 81 (11.62%) Tomcat

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 131 (18.79%) Apache
2 81 (11.62%) Tomcat
3 53 (7.60%) nginx
4 44 (6.31%) IIS
5 43 (6.17%) Node.js
6 38 (5.45%) WebSphere
7 34 (4.88%) WebLogic
8 29 (4.16%) Elasticsearch
9 22 (3.16%) OpenStack
10 21 (3.01%) SharePoint
11 20 (2.87%) MS Exchange
12 19 (2.73%) Cloud Foundry
13 18 (2.58%) SharePoint 2013
14 17 (2.44%) Apache Solr
15 15 (2.15%) CloudStack
16 14 (2.01%) Drupal
16 14 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2010
17 13 (1.87%) CMS
18 12 (1.72%) Confluence
19 9 (1.29%) Mule
Applications
1 15 (2.15%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.72%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.14%) MS Office
3 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.14%) SPSS
3 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.14%) CINEMA 4D
3 1 (0.14%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 19 (2.73%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (1.58%) Magento
3 9 (1.29%) Google Analytics
4 8 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 187 (26.83%) Amazon EC2
2 108 (15.49%) Amazon S3
3 78 (11.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 68 (9.76%) Cloud Computing
5 53 (7.60%) Amazon ELB
6 42 (6.03%) SaaS
7 36 (5.16%) Route 53
8 33 (4.73%) PaaS
9 28 (4.02%) IaaS
10 17 (2.44%) Office 365
10 17 (2.44%) Amazon SQS
11 11 (1.58%) ElastiCache
12 8 (1.15%) CloudFront
13 7 (1.00%) Amazon EMR
14 4 (0.57%) GitHub
14 4 (0.57%) Google Compute Engine
15 3 (0.43%) Joyent
15 3 (0.43%) Google Apps
15 3 (0.43%) Google App Engine
16 2 (0.29%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 80 (11.48%) DNS
2 59 (8.46%) Firewall
3 46 (6.60%) Internet
4 42 (6.03%) DHCP
5 35 (5.02%) TCP/IP
6 26 (3.73%) VPN
7 19 (2.73%) SSL
8 17 (2.44%) HTTP
9 12 (1.72%) WAN
9 12 (1.72%) SAN
9 12 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (1.58%) LAN
11 9 (1.29%) Reverse Proxy
12 8 (1.15%) Network Security
12 8 (1.15%) SSH
13 5 (0.72%) SMTP
13 5 (0.72%) SNMP
13 5 (0.72%) IPv4
13 5 (0.72%) IPv6
14 4 (0.57%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (18.51%) MySQL
2 96 (13.77%) NoSQL
3 84 (12.05%) Amazon RDS
4 68 (9.76%) MongoDB
5 61 (8.75%) CouchDB
6 56 (8.03%) Big Data
7 55 (7.89%) SQL Server
8 48 (6.89%) Apache Cassandra
9 42 (6.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 37 (5.31%) Hadoop
11 25 (3.59%) Oracle Exadata
11 25 (3.59%) Redis
12 20 (2.87%) Riak
13 19 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
14 18 (2.58%) Relational Database
15 13 (1.87%) Couchbase
16 11 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
17 10 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
18 9 (1.29%) RDBMS
19 7 (1.00%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 86 (12.34%) Jenkins
2 78 (11.19%) Git (software)
3 60 (8.61%) JIRA
4 50 (7.17%) Hudson
5 47 (6.74%) Subversion
6 45 (6.46%) Maven
7 35 (5.02%) Cucumber
8 20 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (2.15%) Eclipse
10 14 (2.01%) JUnit
11 13 (1.87%) Visual Studio
12 10 (1.43%) CruiseControl
12 10 (1.43%) Selenium
13 9 (1.29%) TeamCity
14 8 (1.15%) NUnit
14 8 (1.15%) JMeter
15 7 (1.00%) Trac
16 6 (0.86%) MSBuild
16 6 (0.86%) RSpec
16 6 (0.86%) FitNesse
General
1 65 (9.33%) Finance
2 23 (3.30%) Marketing
3 21 (3.01%) Games
4 17 (2.44%) Financial Institution
5 13 (1.87%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.58%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.58%) Publishing
7 8 (1.15%) Advertising
7 8 (1.15%) Electronics
8 6 (0.86%) Billing
9 4 (0.57%) Back Office
10 3 (0.43%) Retail
11 2 (0.29%) Music Industry
11 2 (0.29%) Banking
11 2 (0.29%) Legal
12 1 (0.14%) Law
12 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 218 (31.28%) Developer
2 147 (21.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 91 (13.06%) Architect
4 56 (8.03%) Java Developer
5 44 (6.31%) Scala Developer
6 42 (6.03%) Software Engineer
7 34 (4.88%) Cloud Engineer
8 30 (4.30%) Linux Engineer
9 29 (4.16%) .NET Developer
10 23 (3.30%) Consultant
10 23 (3.30%) DBA
11 21 (3.01%) PHP Developer
12 20 (2.87%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 19 (2.73%) Web Developer
13 19 (2.73%) Systems Engineer
13 19 (2.73%) Administrator
14 18 (2.58%) MySQL DBA
14 18 (2.58%) Cloud Architect
15 17 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
15 17 (2.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 496 (71.16%) Web Services
2 88 (12.63%) LAMP
3 76 (10.90%) HTML
4 72 (10.33%) CSS
5 56 (8.03%) .NET
6 50 (7.17%) XML
6 50 (7.17%) jQuery
7 49 (7.03%) RESTful
8 44 (6.31%) SVG
8 44 (6.31%) JSON
8 44 (6.31%) Play Framework
9 42 (6.03%) Spring
10 41 (5.88%) Batik
10 41 (5.88%) Akka
11 38 (5.45%) REST
12 37 (5.31%) HTML5
13 26 (3.73%) CSS3
13 26 (3.73%) Ruby on Rails
14 25 (3.59%) WebSphere MQ
15 24 (3.44%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 91 (13.06%) Open Source
2 34 (4.88%) Replication
3 30 (4.30%) Clustering
4 25 (3.59%) Mobile App
5 17 (2.44%) Hedge funds
6 16 (2.30%) Online Games
7 14 (2.01%) Digital Media
7 14 (2.01%) PKI
8 13 (1.87%) Client/Server
9 11 (1.58%) iPad
10 8 (1.15%) DTV
11 6 (0.86%) Social Media
12 5 (0.72%) Computer Science
13 4 (0.57%) Social Network
14 3 (0.43%) Blackberry
14 3 (0.43%) Linked Data
15 2 (0.29%) Data Integration
15 2 (0.29%) Smartphone
15 2 (0.29%) Statistics
15 2 (0.29%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 307 (44.05%) Linux
2 130 (18.65%) UNIX
3 117 (16.79%) Windows
4 88 (12.63%) CentOS
5 43 (6.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (5.74%) Debian
7 36 (5.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 33 (4.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (3.73%) SELinux
10 22 (3.16%) Ubuntu
11 17 (2.44%) Android
12 12 (1.72%) Apple iOS
13 9 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (1.29%) Solaris
14 6 (0.86%) Fedora
14 6 (0.86%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.72%) Oracle Linux
16 4 (0.57%) Windows 7
17 2 (0.29%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.29%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (38.02%) DevOps
2 122 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (17.36%) Configuration Management
4 115 (16.50%) TDD
5 90 (12.91%) Continuous Integration
6 87 (12.48%) BDD
7 75 (10.76%) Software Engineering
8 73 (10.47%) Scrum
9 62 (8.90%) OO
10 53 (7.60%) E-Commerce
11 51 (7.32%) MVC
11 51 (7.32%) Web Development
12 43 (6.17%) Process Management
13 36 (5.16%) SOA
13 36 (5.16%) Performance Tuning
14 30 (4.30%) High Availability
15 29 (4.16%) ITIL
15 29 (4.16%) Migration
15 29 (4.16%) Pair Programming
16 28 (4.02%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 187 (26.83%) Java
2 186 (26.69%) Ruby
3 176 (25.25%) Python
4 124 (17.79%) PHP
5 96 (13.77%) JavaScript
6 80 (11.48%) Bash Shell
7 70 (10.04%) Perl
8 67 (9.61%) Scala
9 44 (6.31%) SQL
10 42 (6.03%) C#
11 41 (5.88%) PowerShell
12 34 (4.88%) Shell Script
13 33 (4.73%) C++
14 16 (2.30%) PHP5
15 11 (1.58%) VBScript
16 10 (1.43%) XQuery
17 9 (1.29%) XPath
17 9 (1.29%) Groovy
18 7 (1.00%) C
19 5 (0.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (2.15%) Degree
2 12 (1.72%) MCSE
2 12 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (1.43%) MCSA
3 10 (1.43%) MCP
4 4 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.43%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.43%) CCNA
5 3 (0.43%) ISEB
6 2 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.29%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.29%) MCTS
6 2 (0.29%) MCITP
7 1 (0.14%) CCIE
7 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.14%) RHCE
7 1 (0.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.45%) QA
2 7 (1.00%) SLA
3 3 (0.43%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 57 (8.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 27 (3.87%) Oracle RAC
4 20 (2.87%) vCloud
5 11 (1.58%) UAG
6 10 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (1.43%) Hyper-V
7 9 (1.29%) VMware ESX
8 8 (1.15%) vSphere
9 6 (0.86%) Varnish
10 5 (0.72%) XenApp
10 5 (0.72%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.57%) Apache Flume
12 3 (0.43%) KVM
12 3 (0.43%) NFS
12 3 (0.43%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.29%) HDFS
14 1 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 243 (34.86%) Puppet
2 197 (28.26%) Opscode Chef
3 78 (11.19%) Nagios
4 43 (6.17%) Vagrant
5 41 (5.88%) Cacti
6 38 (5.45%) Salt
7 31 (4.45%) Ansible
8 27 (3.87%) ZABBIX
9 20 (2.87%) SCCM
10 15 (2.15%) Opsview
10 15 (2.15%) collectd
11 6 (0.86%) HAProxy
11 6 (0.86%) Ganglia
11 6 (0.86%) WSUS
11 6 (0.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 5 (0.72%) Tivoli
12 5 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
13 4 (0.57%) StatsD
14 3 (0.43%) Capistrano
14 3 (0.43%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 117 (16.79%) Red Hat
2 86 (12.34%) VMware
3 62 (8.90%) Oracle
4 53 (7.60%) Microsoft
5 39 (5.60%) Percona
6 38 (5.45%) Google
7 33 (4.73%) IBM
8 28 (4.02%) Rackspace
9 26 (3.73%) RightScale
10 24 (3.44%) Citrix
10 24 (3.44%) Remedy
11 19 (2.73%) Akamai
12 18 (2.58%) New Relic
13 13 (1.87%) Apple
14 12 (1.72%) Foundry
14 12 (1.72%) Zend
15 11 (1.58%) Facebook
15 11 (1.58%) Twitter
15 11 (1.58%) Sun
15 11 (1.58%) Cisco
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Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Ifftner Solutions
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 20 hours ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 350-400
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £400 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day - dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Sega Europe
Rate: Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Competitive day rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Thebes IT
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
North East England
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Ipswich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £600.00 per day
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City of London
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Rate: Remote
Posted: 23 days ago