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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS)
Rank 563 550 595
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +45
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 43 42 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.080% 0.024%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.36% 0.36% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 36 13
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£330 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £231 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-26.66% -
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
11908 11827 12278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.71% 22.39% 20.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7507 7332 7010
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 £273 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 197 322
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.02 £15.45 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £50.00 £44.27
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%

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 16 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon RDS within the UK over the 3 months to 16 September 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 -1 43 £330 +10.00% 11
London +22 23 £340 -14.93% 4
North West +2 6 - -
East of England - 5 £200 -
South East -4 4 £279 -49.31% 2
West Yorkshire -17 3 - - 2
Yorkshire -19 3 - - 3
Cambridgeshire - 3 £200 -
Cambridge - 3 £200 -
Watford - 2 £450 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £450 -
West Sussex - 2 £220 -
City of London +19 1 £330 -14.28% 1
South West - 1 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 £375 - 2
Croydon - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £375 - 1
Southampton - - - -
Staines - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Bristol - - - - 2
Wilmslow - - - -
York - - - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -

Amazon RDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 100 (94.34%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (50.94%) Amazon EC2
3 51 (48.11%) MySQL
4 49 (46.23%) Web Services
5 48 (45.28%) Amazon S3
6 40 (37.74%) Linux
7 39 (36.79%) Windows
8 32 (30.19%) UNIX
9 29 (27.36%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (27.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 26 (24.53%) Apache
10 26 (24.53%) Tomcat
11 25 (23.58%) DevOps
12 23 (21.70%) Migration
12 23 (21.70%) Python
13 22 (20.75%) .NET
14 21 (19.81%) LAMP
15 20 (18.87%) Red Hat
15 20 (18.87%) Amazon ELB
15 20 (18.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 19 (17.92%) Microsoft Azure
16 19 (17.92%) Performance Tuning
16 19 (17.92%) DNS
17 18 (16.98%) DHCP
17 18 (16.98%) Oracle
17 18 (16.98%) SQL
17 18 (16.98%) Percona
18 17 (16.04%) Windows Server 2008
18 17 (16.04%) SCCM
18 17 (16.04%) Opscode Chef

Amazon RDS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 26 (24.53%) Apache
1 26 (24.53%) Tomcat
2 17 (16.04%) MS Exchange
3 11 (10.38%) SharePoint
3 11 (10.38%) IIS
3 11 (10.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (10.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (4.72%) nginx
6 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.77%) CMS
7 3 (2.83%) WordPress
8 2 (1.89%) Kentico
9 1 (0.94%) Drupal
9 1 (0.94%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.94%) Magnolia
9 1 (0.94%) Confluence
9 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.94%) Node.js
9 1 (0.94%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (0.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 100 (94.34%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (50.94%) Amazon EC2
3 48 (45.28%) Amazon S3
4 20 (18.87%) Amazon ELB
5 19 (17.92%) Microsoft Azure
6 15 (14.15%) Office 365
7 11 (10.38%) IaaS
8 9 (8.49%) Amazon SQS
9 7 (6.60%) ElastiCache
9 7 (6.60%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 6 (5.66%) CloudFront
11 5 (4.72%) Route 53
12 2 (1.89%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.92%) DNS
2 18 (16.98%) DHCP
3 11 (10.38%) Internet
3 11 (10.38%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (5.66%) Firewall
5 4 (3.77%) VPN
6 2 (1.89%) DAB
6 2 (1.89%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.94%) SSL
7 1 (0.94%) DMZ
7 1 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (48.11%) MySQL
2 17 (16.04%) SQL Server
3 15 (14.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 8 (7.55%) Relational Database
5 7 (6.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (6.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (4.72%) MongoDB
6 5 (4.72%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.77%) Oracle Exadata
7 4 (3.77%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (3.77%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.77%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (3.77%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (3.77%) Big Data
8 3 (2.83%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.83%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.89%) SimpleDB
9 2 (1.89%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 10 (9.43%) JIRA
2 9 (8.49%) Subversion
2 9 (8.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (6.60%) Visual Studio
4 6 (5.66%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.72%) Eclipse
5 5 (4.72%) NUnit
5 5 (4.72%) CruiseControl
5 5 (4.72%) MSBuild
6 2 (1.89%) LLBLGen Pro
6 2 (1.89%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.94%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (3.77%) Publishing
2 3 (2.83%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.89%) Advertising
3 2 (1.89%) Music Industry
3 2 (1.89%) Games
3 2 (1.89%) Retail
4 1 (0.94%) Billing
4 1 (0.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (23.58%) DBA
2 18 (16.98%) Developer
2 18 (16.98%) MySQL DBA
2 18 (16.98%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (12.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (9.43%) .NET Developer
4 10 (9.43%) Administrator
5 9 (8.49%) Software Engineer
5 9 (8.49%) C# Developer
5 9 (8.49%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (7.55%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (6.60%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 7 (6.60%) Automation Engineer
8 6 (5.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (5.66%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (4.72%) Web Engineer
10 4 (3.77%) Senior Developer
11 3 (2.83%) Consultant
12 2 (1.89%) Network Consultant
12 2 (1.89%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (46.23%) Web Services
2 22 (20.75%) .NET
3 21 (19.81%) LAMP
4 16 (15.09%) WCF
5 9 (8.49%) ASP.NET
6 8 (7.55%) WPF
6 8 (7.55%) LINQ
7 6 (5.66%) REST
8 5 (4.72%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (3.77%) jQuery
9 4 (3.77%) HTML
9 4 (3.77%) JSON
9 4 (3.77%) CSS
10 3 (2.83%) XML
10 3 (2.83%) RESTful
10 3 (2.83%) HTML5
11 2 (1.89%) NHibernate
11 2 (1.89%) CSS3
11 2 (1.89%) Sencha Touch
11 2 (1.89%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.15%) Replication
2 11 (10.38%) PKI
3 9 (8.49%) Open Source
4 4 (3.77%) Digital Media
4 4 (3.77%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.89%) Social Media
5 2 (1.89%) iPhone
5 2 (1.89%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.94%) Online Games
6 1 (0.94%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (37.74%) Linux
2 39 (36.79%) Windows
3 32 (30.19%) UNIX
4 29 (27.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (18.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (16.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (15.09%) Debian
8 7 (6.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (5.66%) Windows 8
10 5 (4.72%) Android
11 4 (3.77%) Windows 7
12 3 (2.83%) Apple iOS
12 3 (2.83%) CentOS
13 2 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.36%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (23.58%) DevOps
3 23 (21.70%) Migration
4 19 (17.92%) Performance Tuning
5 17 (16.04%) High Availability
6 16 (15.09%) Software Engineering
6 16 (15.09%) Scrum
7 14 (13.21%) Configuration Management
8 10 (9.43%) MVC
9 9 (8.49%) ITIL
9 9 (8.49%) Content Management
10 8 (7.55%) Release Management
10 8 (7.55%) Kanban
11 7 (6.60%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (3.77%) TDD
13 3 (2.83%) OO
13 3 (2.83%) E-Commerce
13 3 (2.83%) Network Monitoring
13 3 (2.83%) Continuous Integration
14 2 (1.89%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.70%) Python
2 18 (16.98%) SQL
3 16 (15.09%) C#
4 13 (12.26%) Ruby
5 12 (11.32%) PowerShell
5 12 (11.32%) Java
6 10 (9.43%) PHP
7 8 (7.55%) Perl
8 4 (3.77%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.77%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.83%) Groovy
9 3 (2.83%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.89%) Scala
10 2 (1.89%) PHP5
11 1 (0.94%) XQuery
11 1 (0.94%) C++
11 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (8.49%) MCP
1 9 (8.49%) MCSE
1 9 (8.49%) MCSA
1 9 (8.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.94%) Degree
2 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 17 (16.04%) Active Directory
2 11 (10.38%) UAG
3 6 (5.66%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (3.77%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (3.77%) Varnish
4 4 (3.77%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.94%) vCloud
5 1 (0.94%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (16.04%) SCCM
1 17 (16.04%) Puppet
1 17 (16.04%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (8.49%) Nagios
3 4 (3.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (3.77%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.94%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.94%) Salt
Vendors
1 20 (18.87%) Red Hat
2 18 (16.98%) Oracle
2 18 (16.98%) Percona
3 11 (10.38%) VMware
3 11 (10.38%) Microsoft
3 11 (10.38%) Sun
3 11 (10.38%) Citrix
4 9 (8.49%) New Relic
5 4 (3.77%) Cisco
6 2 (1.89%) Sony
6 2 (1.89%) Hortonworks
6 2 (1.89%) Sencha
6 2 (1.89%) Tableau
6 2 (1.89%) Appcelerator
7 1 (0.94%) Zend
7 1 (0.94%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.94%) Remedy
7 1 (0.94%) Interwoven
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