The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon RDS 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 RDS over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS)
Rank 560 560 551
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 32 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.020% 0.021%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.28% 0.086% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 8
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£435 £310 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.32% -14.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £292 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £362 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11385 11624 10887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.99% 22.71% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7570 7136 6619
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 258 259
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -4.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.40 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £48.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

Amazon RDS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Amazon RDS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Amazon RDS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Amazon RDS
Daily Rate Trend

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

Amazon RDS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Amazon RDS
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon RDS within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Amazon RDS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Amazon RDS
Top 29 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon RDS within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 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 -7 31 £435 +40.32% 9
South East - 15 £415 - 2
London +14 10 £463 +49.19% 7
Hampshire - 6 £435 -
Southampton - 5 £435 -
Leeds - 4 - -
West Sussex - 4 £220 -
West Yorkshire - 4 - -
Yorkshire - 4 - -
City of London +3 3 - -
Milton Keynes - 3 £475 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £475 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £450 -
Staines - 2 £400 -
East of England - 2 £450 -
Surrey - 2 £400 -
Scotland - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Bracknell - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Poole - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Middlesex - - - - 2
Dorset - - - -
South West - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -

Amazon RDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Amazon RDS 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 RDS.

1 62 (91.18%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (61.76%) Web Services
3 39 (57.35%) Amazon EC2
4 38 (55.88%) Amazon S3
5 34 (50.00%) Linux
6 29 (42.65%) DevOps
7 27 (39.71%) Amazon ELB
7 27 (39.71%) Puppet
8 24 (35.29%) Route 53
8 24 (35.29%) MySQL
9 21 (30.88%) SQL
10 20 (29.41%) Windows
10 20 (29.41%) Tomcat
11 17 (25.00%) Apache
12 16 (23.53%) PHP
12 16 (23.53%) Ruby
13 15 (22.06%) Bash Shell
13 15 (22.06%) Oracle
13 15 (22.06%) LAMP
14 14 (20.59%) Opscode Chef
15 13 (19.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 13 (19.12%) Python
16 12 (17.65%) Java
16 12 (17.65%) Configuration Management
16 12 (17.65%) MongoDB
17 11 (16.18%) Red Hat
17 11 (16.18%) .NET
18 10 (14.71%) DNS
18 10 (14.71%) CentOS
19 9 (13.24%) PowerShell

Amazon RDS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Amazon RDS 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 RDS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (29.41%) Tomcat
2 17 (25.00%) Apache
3 8 (11.76%) IIS
3 8 (11.76%) nginx
4 6 (8.82%) SharePoint
4 6 (8.82%) Node.js
5 5 (7.35%) MS Exchange
6 4 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (4.41%) CMS
8 2 (2.94%) Kentico
8 2 (2.94%) K2 blackpearl
8 2 (2.94%) WordPress
9 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.47%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 62 (91.18%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (57.35%) Amazon EC2
3 38 (55.88%) Amazon S3
4 27 (39.71%) Amazon ELB
5 24 (35.29%) Route 53
6 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (10.29%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (7.35%) Office 365
7 5 (7.35%) SaaS
8 4 (5.88%) IaaS
8 4 (5.88%) ElastiCache
8 4 (5.88%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (4.41%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (1.47%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.71%) DNS
2 9 (13.24%) DHCP
2 9 (13.24%) SSL
3 7 (10.29%) TCP/IP
3 7 (10.29%) Firewall
4 6 (8.82%) Internet
5 5 (7.35%) DSL
5 5 (7.35%) Network Security
6 4 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (2.94%) Kerberos
7 2 (2.94%) DAB
8 1 (1.47%) VPN
8 1 (1.47%) HTTP
8 1 (1.47%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (35.29%) MySQL
2 12 (17.65%) MongoDB
3 7 (10.29%) NoSQL
3 7 (10.29%) Redis
4 6 (8.82%) Oracle Database
4 6 (8.82%) Relational Database
4 6 (8.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (7.35%) RDBMS
6 4 (5.88%) SimpleDB
6 4 (5.88%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (4.41%) Couchbase
7 3 (4.41%) Hadoop
7 3 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.35%) Subversion
2 5 (7.35%) RSpec
2 5 (7.35%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.41%) JIRA
4 2 (2.94%) Selenium
4 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.94%) Maven
4 2 (2.94%) Grunt
4 2 (2.94%) Gerrit
4 2 (2.94%) LLBLGen Pro
4 2 (2.94%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (2.94%) Gradle
5 1 (1.47%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.47%) Hudson
5 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.47%) NUnit
5 1 (1.47%) CruiseControl
General
1 7 (10.29%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.41%) Games
2 3 (4.41%) Retail
3 2 (2.94%) Music Industry
3 2 (2.94%) Finance
3 2 (2.94%) Advertising
4 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (20.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (17.65%) Developer
3 9 (13.24%) Administrator
4 8 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) DBA
5 7 (10.29%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
8 4 (5.88%) Consultant
8 4 (5.88%) Software Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Architect
9 3 (4.41%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.41%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Applications Support
9 3 (4.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.41%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (4.41%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (61.76%) Web Services
2 15 (22.06%) LAMP
3 11 (16.18%) .NET
4 6 (8.82%) JSON
5 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET
6 4 (5.88%) CSS
6 4 (5.88%) XML
6 4 (5.88%) HTML
7 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (4.41%) HTML5
7 3 (4.41%) REST
7 3 (4.41%) WCF
7 3 (4.41%) jQuery
8 2 (2.94%) RESTful
8 2 (2.94%) NHibernate
8 2 (2.94%) POSIX
8 2 (2.94%) SAML
8 2 (2.94%) SOAP
8 2 (2.94%) CSS3
8 2 (2.94%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Open Source
2 6 (8.82%) Client/Server
3 4 (5.88%) PKI
3 4 (5.88%) User Experience
4 3 (4.41%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.94%) Online Games
5 2 (2.94%) iPhone
5 2 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (50.00%) Linux
2 20 (29.41%) Windows
3 13 (19.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (14.71%) CentOS
5 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (7.35%) UNIX
8 4 (5.88%) Android
9 2 (2.94%) Debian
9 2 (2.94%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.94%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (42.65%) DevOps
2 12 (17.65%) Configuration Management
3 8 (11.76%) MVC
3 8 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (10.29%) E-Commerce
5 6 (8.82%) TDD
5 6 (8.82%) Kanban
5 6 (8.82%) Web Development
6 5 (7.35%) Software Engineering
6 5 (7.35%) Release Management
6 5 (7.35%) Test Automation
7 4 (5.88%) Security Testing
7 4 (5.88%) Load Balancing
7 4 (5.88%) Scrum
7 4 (5.88%) ITIL
8 3 (4.41%) Network Design
9 2 (2.94%) Data Management
9 2 (2.94%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.88%) SQL
2 16 (23.53%) PHP
2 16 (23.53%) Ruby
3 15 (22.06%) Bash Shell
4 13 (19.12%) Python
5 12 (17.65%) Java
6 9 (13.24%) PowerShell
7 6 (8.82%) JavaScript
7 6 (8.82%) Perl
7 6 (8.82%) C++
8 4 (5.88%) PL/SQL
9 3 (4.41%) C#
10 2 (2.94%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) MCP
1 4 (5.88%) MCSE
1 4 (5.88%) MCSA
1 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (5.88%) Degree
2 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.94%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) QA
2 2 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (8.82%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (7.35%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (5.88%) UAG
4 3 (4.41%) Varnish
5 1 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 27 (39.71%) Puppet
2 14 (20.59%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (8.82%) Nagios
4 5 (7.35%) SCCM
4 5 (7.35%) HAProxy
5 4 (5.88%) Salt
5 4 (5.88%) Data Guard
5 4 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.47%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.47%) Graphite
6 1 (1.47%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (22.06%) Oracle
2 11 (16.18%) Red Hat
3 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.35%) VMware
4 5 (7.35%) New Relic
5 4 (5.88%) Citrix
6 2 (2.94%) Mercator
6 2 (2.94%) Sony
6 2 (2.94%) Zend
6 2 (2.94%) Sencha
6 2 (2.94%) Appcelerator
6 2 (2.94%) Percona
6 2 (2.94%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.47%) Sun
7 1 (1.47%) Cisco