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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)
Rank 557 528 555
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +27
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 54 65 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.12% 0.059%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.42% 0.56% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 52 28
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£450 £364 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.71% +32.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £211 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £518 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £220 £275
% change year-on-year
+113.63% -20.00%
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
12736 11692 11133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.32% 21.37% 21.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8330 7230 6791
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 180 228
Average hourly rate £28.31 £28.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.65% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 28 July 2015.

Amazon RDS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Amazon RDS
Top 17 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 28 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 -36 54 £450 +22.44% 20
London -24 19 £425 +4.93% 10
North West -5 16 £500 - 2
South East -17 14 £458 +107.95% 1
Cheshire - 14 £500 - 1
Hampshire - 11 £458 -
Macclesfield - 9 £475 -
Southampton - 6 £458 -
City of London -8 5 £465 +9.41% 2
West Yorkshire - 4 £415 - 1
Yorkshire - 4 £415 - 1
Leeds - 4 £415 -
West Sussex -19 2 £220 -
East of England -4 1 £500 +150.00% 1
Alderley Edge - 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £500 -
Wilmslow - 1 £500 -

Amazon RDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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%) Linux
4 39 (46.99%) Amazon S3
4 39 (46.99%) DevOps
5 38 (45.78%) AWS CloudFormation
6 35 (42.17%) Puppet
6 35 (42.17%) Amazon SQS
7 34 (40.96%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (38.55%) Opscode Chef
9 30 (36.14%) Windows
10 28 (33.73%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 26 (31.33%) Web Services
12 24 (28.92%) Amazon ELB
13 23 (27.71%) Docker
14 22 (26.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 22 (26.51%) Configuration Management
15 21 (25.30%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (24.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 19 (22.89%) Python
18 18 (21.69%) Oracle
19 17 (20.48%) MySQL
19 17 (20.48%) Jenkins
20 16 (19.28%) UNIX
20 16 (19.28%) Java
20 16 (19.28%) Apache
21 15 (18.07%) DNS
21 15 (18.07%) MongoDB
22 14 (16.87%) Amazon ElastiCache
22 14 (16.87%) Software Engineering

Amazon RDS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 16 (19.28%) Apache
2 12 (14.46%) 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%) Drupal
6 4 (4.82%) Apache Solr
6 4 (4.82%) SharePoint
6 4 (4.82%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (3.61%) Confluence
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 39 (46.99%) Amazon S3
4 38 (45.78%) AWS CloudFormation
5 35 (42.17%) Amazon SQS
6 28 (33.73%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 24 (28.92%) Amazon ELB
8 22 (26.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 20 (24.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 14 (16.87%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 13 (15.66%) Route 53
11 13 (15.66%) Amazon EMR
12 12 (14.46%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (10.84%) AWS CloudTrail
14 6 (7.23%) Cloud Computing
14 6 (7.23%) Amazon Glacier
15 5 (6.02%) Office 365
16 4 (4.82%) CloudFront
16 4 (4.82%) IaaS
17 2 (2.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.07%) DNS
2 11 (13.25%) Internet
2 11 (13.25%) Firewall
3 7 (8.43%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (8.43%) VPN
4 4 (4.82%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (4.82%) DHCP
4 4 (4.82%) HTTP
5 2 (2.41%) LAN
5 2 (2.41%) WAN
5 2 (2.41%) SSH
5 2 (2.41%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.20%) SAN
6 1 (1.20%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.48%) MySQL
2 15 (18.07%) MongoDB
3 11 (13.25%) Redis
4 9 (10.84%) SQL Server
5 8 (9.64%) Big Data
5 8 (9.64%) NoSQL
6 7 (8.43%) SimpleDB
6 7 (8.43%) Couchbase
6 7 (8.43%) Relational Database
6 7 (8.43%) RDBMS
7 6 (7.23%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (4.82%) Hadoop
9 2 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.20%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 17 (20.48%) 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%) Selenium
7 1 (1.20%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.20%) Hudson
7 1 (1.20%) Jasmine
General
1 8 (9.64%) Telecoms
2 7 (8.43%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.41%) Retail
4 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (32.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (28.92%) Architect
3 14 (16.87%) Cloud Engineer
4 12 (14.46%) AWS Engineer
4 12 (14.46%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (12.05%) Software Engineer
5 10 (12.05%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Operations Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Data Architect
8 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (3.61%) Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Cloud Architect
9 3 (3.61%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) AWS Architect
10 2 (2.41%) DevOps Specialist
10 2 (2.41%) WordPress Developer
10 2 (2.41%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
10 2 (2.41%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (31.33%) Web Services
2 11 (13.25%) Java EE
3 7 (8.43%) POSIX
4 5 (6.02%) LAMP
4 5 (6.02%) MCollective
5 4 (4.82%) RESTful
5 4 (4.82%) JSON
6 3 (3.61%) Memcached
6 3 (3.61%) boto
6 3 (3.61%) .NET
7 2 (2.41%) CSS
7 2 (2.41%) JDBC
7 2 (2.41%) SOAP
7 2 (2.41%) Spring
7 2 (2.41%) Spring Security
7 2 (2.41%) Spring Web Flow
7 2 (2.41%) JPA
7 2 (2.41%) HTML
8 1 (1.20%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (1.20%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) PKI
2 4 (4.82%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (4.82%) Data Integration
2 4 (4.82%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.20%) Replication
4 1 (1.20%) Clustering
4 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.20%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.20%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 41 (49.40%) Linux
2 30 (36.14%) Windows
3 16 (19.28%) UNIX
4 10 (12.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (7.23%) CentOS
5 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (7.23%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.20%) Android
6 1 (1.20%) SUSE
6 1 (1.20%) Debian
6 1 (1.20%) Fedora
6 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (46.99%) DevOps
2 34 (40.96%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (26.51%) Configuration Management
4 21 (25.30%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (16.87%) Scrum
5 14 (16.87%) Software Engineering
6 12 (14.46%) Microservices
7 9 (10.84%) TDD
7 9 (10.84%) Migration
7 9 (10.84%) Kanban
8 7 (8.43%) Test Automation
8 7 (8.43%) Performance Testing
8 7 (8.43%) Security Testing
8 7 (8.43%) Service Management
8 7 (8.43%) Network Design
9 5 (6.02%) ITIL
9 5 (6.02%) Release Management
9 5 (6.02%) Auto-Scaling
10 4 (4.82%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (4.82%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.89%) Python
2 16 (19.28%) Java
3 12 (14.46%) SQL
4 9 (10.84%) Bash Shell
5 7 (8.43%) Ruby
6 6 (7.23%) PHP
7 5 (6.02%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.82%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.61%) Perl
10 2 (2.41%) Groovy
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 7 (8.43%) QA
System Software
1 23 (27.71%) Docker
2 7 (8.43%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.02%) VirtualBox
4 2 (2.41%) UAG
5 1 (1.20%) vCloud
5 1 (1.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (42.17%) Puppet
2 32 (38.55%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (14.46%) Ansible
4 8 (9.64%) Salt
4 8 (9.64%) Vagrant
5 7 (8.43%) HAProxy
6 4 (4.82%) SCCM
7 2 (2.41%) Nagios
7 2 (2.41%) Mesos
Vendors
1 18 (21.69%) Oracle
2 10 (12.05%) Red Hat
3 7 (8.43%) VMware
3 7 (8.43%) hybris
4 5 (6.02%) Akamai
4 5 (6.02%) New Relic
4 5 (6.02%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.82%) Vertica
5 4 (4.82%) Infobright
6 3 (3.61%) Atlassian
6 3 (3.61%) Citrix
7 2 (2.41%) HP
7 2 (2.41%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.20%) F5
8 1 (1.20%) Dell Compellent
8 1 (1.20%) Dell
8 1 (1.20%) Cisco
8 1 (1.20%) Juniper
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