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 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 Relational Database Service (RDS)
Rank 552 512 515
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +3
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 51 74 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.41% 0.65% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 66 54
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£425 £405 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +47.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £268 £275
% change year-on-year
+63.55% -2.72%
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
12384 11404 10577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.48% 21.23% 21.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8114 7101 6358
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 176 223
Average hourly rate £28.41 £28.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.32% +3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £13.25 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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 2 July 2015.

Amazon RDS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Amazon RDS
Top 16 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 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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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 -37 51 £425 +4.93% 20
London -23 19 £425 -5.55% 12
South East -35 13 £450 +45.16%
North West - 12 £500 - 1
Hampshire - 11 £458 -
Cheshire - 10 £500 -
City of London -6 6 £425 -5.55% 5
West Yorkshire - 6 £415 - 2
Yorkshire - 6 £415 - 2
Leeds - 6 £415 -
Macclesfield - 6 - -
Southampton - 6 £458 -
West Sussex -20 2 £220 -
East of England -9 1 £500 +150.00% 3
Wilmslow - 1 £500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £500 - 3

Amazon RDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 83 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (73.49%) Amazon EC2
3 41 (49.40%) Amazon S3
4 34 (40.96%) DevOps
4 34 (40.96%) Linux
5 32 (38.55%) Windows
5 32 (38.55%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (38.55%) AWS CloudFormation
6 27 (32.53%) Puppet
6 27 (32.53%) Amazon SQS
7 25 (30.12%) Opscode Chef
8 24 (28.92%) Amazon ELB
8 24 (28.92%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 24 (28.92%) Web Services
9 22 (26.51%) Oracle
10 21 (25.30%) Configuration Management
11 20 (24.10%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (24.10%) Docker
12 19 (22.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 19 (22.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 18 (21.69%) Java
14 17 (20.48%) Python
15 16 (19.28%) MySQL
16 15 (18.07%) UNIX
16 15 (18.07%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 14 (16.87%) Apache
18 13 (15.66%) SQL
18 13 (15.66%) SQL Server
18 13 (15.66%) Software Engineering
18 13 (15.66%) Firewall

Amazon RDS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 14 (16.87%) Apache
2 11 (13.25%) Tomcat
3 10 (12.05%) nginx
4 9 (10.84%) IIS
5 5 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (6.02%) MS Exchange
6 4 (4.82%) SharePoint
6 4 (4.82%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (3.61%) Apache Solr
7 3 (3.61%) Confluence
8 2 (2.41%) Drupal
8 2 (2.41%) Jetty
8 2 (2.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 83 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (73.49%) Amazon EC2
3 41 (49.40%) Amazon S3
4 32 (38.55%) AWS CloudFormation
5 27 (32.53%) Amazon SQS
6 24 (28.92%) Amazon ELB
6 24 (28.92%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 19 (22.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 19 (22.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 15 (18.07%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 13 (15.66%) Route 53
10 11 (13.25%) Microsoft Azure
11 10 (12.05%) Cloud Computing
12 9 (10.84%) Amazon EMR
12 9 (10.84%) CloudFront
13 7 (8.43%) Amazon Glacier
14 5 (6.02%) Office 365
14 5 (6.02%) AWS CloudTrail
15 4 (4.82%) IaaS
16 2 (2.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.66%) Firewall
2 12 (14.46%) VPN
2 12 (14.46%) DNS
3 11 (13.25%) Internet
4 7 (8.43%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (4.82%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (4.82%) DHCP
5 4 (4.82%) HTTP
6 2 (2.41%) LAN
6 2 (2.41%) WAN
6 2 (2.41%) HTTPS
6 2 (2.41%) SSH
7 1 (1.20%) LDAP
7 1 (1.20%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.20%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.28%) MySQL
2 13 (15.66%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.66%) MongoDB
3 11 (13.25%) Redis
4 8 (9.64%) NoSQL
5 7 (8.43%) Relational Database
5 7 (8.43%) Big Data
5 7 (8.43%) Couchbase
5 7 (8.43%) SimpleDB
5 7 (8.43%) RDBMS
6 5 (6.02%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (3.61%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.20%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 13 (15.66%) Jenkins
2 12 (14.46%) Git (software)
3 7 (8.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (4.82%) TeamCity
5 3 (3.61%) JIRA
5 3 (3.61%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (2.41%) Gradle
7 1 (1.20%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.20%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.20%) Selenium
General
1 9 (10.84%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.82%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.41%) Finance
4 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.20%) Banking
4 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (33.73%) Architect
2 22 (26.51%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (14.46%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (13.25%) Cloud Engineer
5 10 (12.05%) Software Engineer
6 9 (10.84%) Infrastructure Architect
7 8 (9.64%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (8.43%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 7 (8.43%) Cloud Architect
8 7 (8.43%) AWS Engineer
9 6 (7.23%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (3.61%) Integration Manager
11 3 (3.61%) Developer
11 3 (3.61%) Data Architect
11 3 (3.61%) Technical Manager
11 3 (3.61%) Operations Engineer
11 3 (3.61%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 3 (3.61%) AWS Architect
12 2 (2.41%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (28.92%) Web Services
2 11 (13.25%) Java EE
3 7 (8.43%) POSIX
4 4 (4.82%) JSON
4 4 (4.82%) RESTful
5 3 (3.61%) Memcached
5 3 (3.61%) boto
6 2 (2.41%) MCollective
6 2 (2.41%) Spring
6 2 (2.41%) Spring Security
6 2 (2.41%) Spring Web Flow
6 2 (2.41%) JPA
6 2 (2.41%) LAMP
6 2 (2.41%) HTML
6 2 (2.41%) .NET
6 2 (2.41%) CSS
6 2 (2.41%) JDBC
6 2 (2.41%) SOAP
7 1 (1.20%) J2EE
7 1 (1.20%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) PKI
2 6 (7.23%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.82%) Visualisation
5 3 (3.61%) Data Integration
5 3 (3.61%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.41%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.20%) Telematics
7 1 (1.20%) Replication
7 1 (1.20%) Clustering
7 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 34 (40.96%) Linux
2 32 (38.55%) Windows
3 15 (18.07%) UNIX
4 9 (10.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (7.23%) Apple iOS
5 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (7.23%) Android
5 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.82%) CentOS
7 3 (3.61%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.41%) Fedora
9 1 (1.20%) SUSE
9 1 (1.20%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (40.96%) DevOps
2 32 (38.55%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (25.30%) Configuration Management
4 20 (24.10%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (15.66%) Software Engineering
6 12 (14.46%) Migration
6 12 (14.46%) Microservices
7 10 (12.05%) Auto-Scaling
7 10 (12.05%) Scrum
8 9 (10.84%) Kanban
8 9 (10.84%) TDD
9 7 (8.43%) Network Design
9 7 (8.43%) Service Management
9 7 (8.43%) Test Automation
9 7 (8.43%) Performance Testing
9 7 (8.43%) Security Testing
10 5 (6.02%) Software Architecture
10 5 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (6.02%) ITIL
10 5 (6.02%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.69%) Java
2 17 (20.48%) Python
3 13 (15.66%) SQL
4 10 (12.05%) Bash Shell
5 7 (8.43%) PHP
6 6 (7.23%) Ruby
7 4 (4.82%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.82%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.61%) Groovy
9 2 (2.41%) Perl
10 1 (1.20%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 5 (6.02%) MCSA
1 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.82%) MCP
2 4 (4.82%) MCSE
3 3 (3.61%) AWS Certification
4 2 (2.41%) Degree
4 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.20%) CCNP
5 1 (1.20%) CCNA
5 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) QA
System Software
1 20 (24.10%) Docker
2 10 (12.05%) Active Directory
3 7 (8.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.41%) UAG
4 2 (2.41%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.20%) vCloud
5 1 (1.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (32.53%) Puppet
2 25 (30.12%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (14.46%) Ansible
4 8 (9.64%) Salt
5 7 (8.43%) HAProxy
6 5 (6.02%) Vagrant
7 4 (4.82%) SCCM
8 2 (2.41%) Mesos
9 1 (1.20%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (26.51%) Oracle
2 10 (12.05%) Akamai
3 9 (10.84%) VMware
4 8 (9.64%) Red Hat
5 7 (8.43%) hybris
6 5 (6.02%) Microsoft
7 4 (4.82%) New Relic
8 3 (3.61%) Vertica
8 3 (3.61%) Infobright
8 3 (3.61%) Citrix
8 3 (3.61%) Atlassian
9 2 (2.41%) HP
9 2 (2.41%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.20%) Dell Compellent
10 1 (1.20%) Dell
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