The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon RDS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon RDS over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)
UK
Rank 494 552 592
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +40
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 108 75 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.14% 0.067%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.08% 0.65% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 45 29
Median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
10011 11624 11657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.36% 22.35% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6802 7829 7509
Median daily rate £439 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.23% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 199 169
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £60.62 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

Amazon RDS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Amazon RDS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

Amazon RDS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Amazon RDS
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon RDS within the UK over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +68 106 £500 +5.26% 34
London +46 81 £508 +6.84% 19
City of London +23 13 £588 +34.28% 8
North West +31 9 £600 - 1
Croydon - 6 - -
South East +16 5 £450 - 3
East of England +1 5 £530 +11.57% 5
Cheshire - 5 £600 -
South West - 3 - -
Hampshire - 3 £450 -
Bristol - 3 - -
Maidenhead - 2 - -
Macclesfield - 2 £600 -
Cambridge - 2 £505 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 2 £505 - 2
Berkshire - 2 - -
Yorkshire +18 1 £425 -26.08% 2
West Yorkshire +12 1 £425 -26.08% 2
Manchester +12 1 £450 - 1
Hertfordshire -5 1 - - 1
Merseyside - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £363 - 1
Suffolk - 1 £550 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £363 -
Norfolk - 1 £550 - 1
Pudsey - 1 £425 -
Norwich - 1 £550 -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 £550 -
Edinburgh - 1 £450 - 1

Amazon RDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon RDS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Amazon RDS.

1 232 (96.67%) Amazon AWS
2 199 (82.92%) Amazon EC2
3 143 (59.58%) Amazon S3
4 139 (57.92%) DevOps
5 122 (50.83%) Linux
6 116 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
7 108 (45.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 100 (41.67%) AWS CloudFormation
9 98 (40.83%) Puppet
10 96 (40.00%) Python
11 92 (38.33%) Docker
12 75 (31.25%) Jenkins
13 69 (28.75%) Route 53
14 64 (26.67%) Terraform
15 61 (25.42%) Bash Shell
16 60 (25.00%) Java
17 59 (24.58%) Web Services
18 58 (24.17%) High Availability
19 55 (22.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 55 (22.92%) Ansible
20 52 (21.67%) VPN
21 50 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
21 50 (20.83%) Amazon ELB
22 49 (20.42%) Elastic Stack
23 48 (20.00%) nginx
24 46 (19.17%) Microsoft Azure
24 46 (19.17%) Ruby
24 46 (19.17%) Windows
24 46 (19.17%) Configuration Management
25 45 (18.75%) Load Balancing

Amazon RDS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 48 (20.00%) nginx
2 43 (17.92%) Elasticsearch
3 28 (11.67%) Confluence
4 16 (6.67%) Apache
4 16 (6.67%) IIS
5 15 (6.25%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.92%) MS Exchange
7 6 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (2.08%) Skype for Business
9 4 (1.67%) Apache Spark
10 3 (1.25%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.83%) Apache Qpid
11 2 (0.83%) Lightstreamer
11 2 (0.83%) WebORB
12 1 (0.42%) JBoss
12 1 (0.42%) SAS
12 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.42%) SPSS
3 1 (0.42%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.83%) SAP MDG
2 2 (0.83%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.42%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 232 (96.67%) Amazon AWS
2 199 (82.92%) Amazon EC2
3 143 (59.58%) Amazon S3
4 108 (45.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 100 (41.67%) AWS CloudFormation
6 69 (28.75%) Route 53
7 55 (22.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 50 (20.83%) Amazon ELB
9 46 (19.17%) Microsoft Azure
10 45 (18.75%) CloudFront
11 42 (17.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 39 (16.25%) Amazon SQS
13 35 (14.58%) AWS CloudTrail
14 32 (13.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 28 (11.67%) AWS Lambda
16 27 (11.25%) PaaS
17 13 (5.42%) Azure Active Directory
18 9 (3.75%) GitHub
19 8 (3.33%) Amazon Kinesis
20 7 (2.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (21.67%) VPN
2 35 (14.58%) Firewall
3 26 (10.83%) TCP/IP
4 24 (10.00%) HTTP
5 21 (8.75%) SSL
6 9 (3.75%) DNS
6 9 (3.75%) WAN
7 8 (3.33%) Internet
7 8 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
8 7 (2.92%) Kerberos
8 7 (2.92%) LDAP
8 7 (2.92%) MPLS
8 7 (2.92%) VLAN
9 5 (2.08%) Network Security
10 4 (1.67%) DHCP
10 4 (1.67%) Skype
11 3 (1.25%) LAN
12 2 (0.83%) Reverse Proxy
12 2 (0.83%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (18.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 21 (8.75%) MySQL
2 21 (8.75%) SQL Server
3 20 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (7.50%) MongoDB
5 17 (7.08%) Amazon Redshift
6 14 (5.83%) NoSQL
7 9 (3.75%) Relational Database
8 8 (3.33%) Big Data
8 8 (3.33%) Redis
9 7 (2.92%) RDBMS
10 6 (2.50%) Apache Hive
10 6 (2.50%) Hadoop
11 5 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.83%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.83%) HBase
12 2 (0.83%) Impala
12 2 (0.83%) PowerCenter
12 2 (0.83%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 75 (31.25%) Jenkins
2 37 (15.42%) Git (software)
3 28 (11.67%) JIRA
4 22 (9.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 19 (7.92%) Vagrant
6 15 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
7 12 (5.00%) TeamCity
8 6 (2.50%) Artifactory
8 6 (2.50%) Subversion
9 5 (2.08%) GitLab
9 5 (2.08%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.67%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.67%) Maven
10 4 (1.67%) SonarQube
10 4 (1.67%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (0.83%) GoCD
11 2 (0.83%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.83%) Talend Open Studio
12 1 (0.42%) Bazaar
12 1 (0.42%) Hudson
General
1 36 (15.00%) Finance
2 7 (2.92%) Financial Institution
3 4 (1.67%) Electronics
3 4 (1.67%) Front Office
3 4 (1.67%) Manufacturing
3 4 (1.67%) Marketing
3 4 (1.67%) Multimedia
3 4 (1.67%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.25%) Publishing
5 2 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.83%) Retail
6 1 (0.42%) Advertising
6 1 (0.42%) Back Office
6 1 (0.42%) Banking
6 1 (0.42%) Games
Job Titles
1 95 (39.58%) DevOps Engineer
2 70 (29.17%) AWS DevOps
3 64 (26.67%) AWS Engineer
4 34 (14.17%) Architect
5 33 (13.75%) Developer
6 21 (8.75%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 18 (7.50%) AWS Architect
8 15 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
9 14 (5.83%) Operations Engineer
10 13 (5.42%) Cloud Engineer
10 13 (5.42%) Consultant
10 13 (5.42%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 13 (5.42%) Web Specialist
11 12 (5.00%) AWS Developer
11 12 (5.00%) Cloud Architect
11 12 (5.00%) WebOps Engineer
12 11 (4.58%) Technical Architect
13 10 (4.17%) Senior DevOps
14 9 (3.75%) Web Engineer
15 8 (3.33%) AWS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (24.58%) Web Services
2 49 (20.42%) Elastic Stack
3 30 (12.50%) HTML
4 26 (10.83%) Django
5 23 (9.58%) boto
6 16 (6.67%) .NET
7 14 (5.83%) CSS
7 14 (5.83%) JSON
8 12 (5.00%) HTML5
8 12 (5.00%) Node.js
9 11 (4.58%) REST
10 8 (3.33%) Kafka
10 8 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
11 7 (2.92%) LEMP Stack
11 7 (2.92%) Sensu
12 6 (2.50%) XML
13 5 (2.08%) AngularJS
13 5 (2.08%) Java EE
13 5 (2.08%) RESTful
14 4 (1.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.33%) Linux Command Line
2 25 (10.42%) Public Cloud
3 9 (3.75%) PKI
4 7 (2.92%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.50%) Clustering
5 6 (2.50%) Replication
6 5 (2.08%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.67%) BYOD
8 3 (1.25%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.25%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.25%) User Experience
9 2 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.83%) CESG
9 2 (0.83%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.42%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.42%) PMI
10 1 (0.42%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.42%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 122 (50.83%) Linux
2 46 (19.17%) Windows
3 28 (11.67%) CentOS
4 15 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (5.42%) Unix
6 11 (4.58%) Windows Server
7 10 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.67%) CoreOS
9 4 (1.67%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.67%) Windows 10
9 4 (1.67%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.42%) Debian
10 1 (0.42%) SUSE
10 1 (0.42%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (57.92%) DevOps
2 116 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (24.17%) High Availability
4 50 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
5 46 (19.17%) Configuration Management
6 45 (18.75%) Load Balancing
7 44 (18.33%) Auto-Scaling
8 39 (16.25%) Migration
9 35 (14.58%) Microservices
10 30 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
11 22 (9.17%) Web Operations
12 21 (8.75%) Scrum
13 20 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
14 15 (6.25%) E-Commerce
14 15 (6.25%) Mentoring
14 15 (6.25%) Open Source
15 14 (5.83%) SOA
16 13 (5.42%) Business Intelligence
16 13 (5.42%) Infrastructure Monitoring
17 11 (4.58%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 96 (40.00%) Python
2 61 (25.42%) Bash Shell
3 60 (25.00%) Java
4 46 (19.17%) Ruby
5 33 (13.75%) SQL
6 27 (11.25%) PowerShell
7 23 (9.58%) JavaScript
7 23 (9.58%) PHP
8 21 (8.75%) Perl
9 20 (8.33%) C#
10 7 (2.92%) C
11 5 (2.08%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.67%) Apex Code
12 4 (1.67%) Scala
13 3 (1.25%) Go
13 3 (1.25%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.25%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.83%) C++
14 2 (0.83%) ES6
15 1 (0.42%) sed
Qualifications
1 40 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 33 (13.75%) AWS Certification
3 30 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 11 (4.58%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (2.50%) CCNA
5 6 (2.50%) CCNP
5 6 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.50%) CTC Cleared
6 5 (2.08%) CCIE
6 5 (2.08%) Degree
6 5 (2.08%) MCSE
6 5 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.67%) MCITP
7 4 (1.67%) MCP
8 2 (0.83%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (0.83%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.42%) CISA
9 1 (0.42%) CISM
9 1 (0.42%) CISSP
9 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.42%) QA
2 5 (2.08%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.83%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.83%) ISO20022
5 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 92 (38.33%) Docker
2 26 (10.83%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.50%) Terminal Services
4 6 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.67%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.67%) LXC
5 4 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (1.67%) VirtualBox
5 4 (1.67%) vSphere
5 4 (1.67%) XenApp
5 4 (1.67%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.25%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.42%) HDFS
7 1 (0.42%) iptables
7 1 (0.42%) Varnish
7 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.42%) Xen
Systems Management
1 98 (40.83%) Puppet
2 64 (26.67%) Terraform
3 55 (22.92%) Ansible
4 45 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (12.08%) Kibana
5 29 (12.08%) logstash
6 25 (10.42%) Kubernetes
7 10 (4.17%) Salt
8 8 (3.33%) Graphite
9 7 (2.92%) SELinux
9 7 (2.92%) StatsD
10 6 (2.50%) Nagios
10 6 (2.50%) Packer
11 5 (2.08%) collectd
11 5 (2.08%) OSSEC
12 4 (1.67%) AppDNA
12 4 (1.67%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (1.67%) EdgeSight
12 4 (1.67%) SCCM
12 4 (1.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (14.17%) SaltStack
2 27 (11.25%) Microsoft
3 21 (8.75%) New Relic
4 18 (7.50%) Atlassian
5 13 (5.42%) Oracle
5 13 (5.42%) VMware
6 11 (4.58%) Red Hat
7 8 (3.33%) Cisco
8 7 (2.92%) SAP
9 6 (2.50%) Citrix
9 6 (2.50%) Rackspace
9 6 (2.50%) Trend Micro
10 5 (2.08%) Assembla
10 5 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.67%) Cloudera
12 3 (1.25%) Adobe
12 3 (1.25%) Google
13 2 (0.83%) Embarcadero
13 2 (0.83%) Informatica
13 2 (0.83%) MicroStrategy
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