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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)
Rank 564 573 512
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -61
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 30 27 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.049% 0.097%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.25% 0.22% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 42
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +63.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £389 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £549 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £410 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +49.09%
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
12153 12063 10426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.81% 21.85% 21.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7883 7600 6299
Average daily rate £400 £388 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £263 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 195 209
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.32 £16.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.55 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 24 April 2015.

Amazon RDS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Amazon RDS
Top 13 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 April 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 +2 30 £425 -5.55% 22
London +8 17 £425 -18.26% 14
City of London +17 4 £425 -17.87% 4
South East -14 4 £358 -12.80% 1
East of England - 4 £475 - 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £475 - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £413 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £413 - 1
Leeds - 3 £413 -
Berkshire -6 2 £425 +6.25%
North West -18 2 £725 - 4
West Sussex - 2 £290 -
Cheshire - 1 £725 - 1

Amazon RDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 64 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (73.44%) Amazon EC2
3 34 (53.13%) Amazon S3
4 30 (46.88%) DevOps
4 30 (46.88%) Windows
5 29 (45.31%) AWS CloudFormation
6 24 (37.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 24 (37.50%) Amazon ELB
7 22 (34.38%) Linux
7 22 (34.38%) Web Services
8 21 (32.81%) Puppet
9 20 (31.25%) Oracle
10 16 (25.00%) Configuration Management
10 16 (25.00%) Route 53
11 15 (23.44%) SQL
11 15 (23.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 15 (23.44%) Auto-Scaling
12 14 (21.88%) SQL Server
12 14 (21.88%) Tomcat
12 14 (21.88%) Firewall
13 13 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (20.31%) Java
13 13 (20.31%) Bash Shell
14 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
14 12 (18.75%) IIS
14 12 (18.75%) Migration
15 11 (17.19%) VMware
15 11 (17.19%) VPN
15 11 (17.19%) Active Directory
15 11 (17.19%) Continuous Integration

Amazon RDS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (21.88%) Tomcat
2 12 (18.75%) IIS
3 8 (12.50%) Apache
4 6 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (9.38%) MS Exchange
5 5 (7.81%) SharePoint
5 5 (7.81%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (7.81%) nginx
6 3 (4.69%) Apache Solr
6 3 (4.69%) Confluence
7 2 (3.13%) Jetty
8 1 (1.56%) CMS
8 1 (1.56%) Node.js
8 1 (1.56%) Drupal
8 1 (1.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 64 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (73.44%) Amazon EC2
3 34 (53.13%) Amazon S3
4 29 (45.31%) AWS CloudFormation
5 24 (37.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 24 (37.50%) Amazon ELB
6 16 (25.00%) Route 53
7 15 (23.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (17.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 10 (15.63%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (14.06%) CloudFront
12 7 (10.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 6 (9.38%) Office 365
14 5 (7.81%) IaaS
15 4 (6.25%) SaaS
15 4 (6.25%) Amazon Glacier
16 3 (4.69%) Amazon SQS
17 2 (3.13%) GitHub
17 2 (3.13%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.88%) Firewall
2 11 (17.19%) VPN
3 8 (12.50%) DNS
3 8 (12.50%) Internet
4 5 (7.81%) SSL
4 5 (7.81%) DSL
4 5 (7.81%) DHCP
4 5 (7.81%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (7.81%) Network Security
5 3 (4.69%) HTTP
5 3 (4.69%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (3.13%) SSH
6 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.13%) LAN
6 2 (3.13%) WAN
7 1 (1.56%) LDAP
7 1 (1.56%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.56%) SAN
7 1 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.63%) MongoDB
3 8 (12.50%) MySQL
4 6 (9.38%) Redis
5 5 (7.81%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (6.25%) Big Data
7 3 (4.69%) NoSQL
7 3 (4.69%) Hadoop
8 2 (3.13%) SimpleDB
8 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
8 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.13%) Couchbase
8 2 (3.13%) RDBMS
8 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.56%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 10 (15.63%) Git (software)
2 9 (14.06%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (7.81%) RSpec
4 4 (6.25%) TeamCity
4 4 (6.25%) JIRA
4 4 (6.25%) Gradle
5 3 (4.69%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (3.13%) Selenium
6 2 (3.13%) Grunt
6 2 (3.13%) Gerrit
6 2 (3.13%) Maven
7 1 (1.56%) Hudson
General
1 5 (7.81%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.25%) Finance
3 2 (3.13%) Games
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (20.31%) Architect
3 9 (14.06%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (10.94%) Cloud Architect
5 6 (9.38%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Cloud Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (9.38%) Software Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Developer
5 6 (9.38%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Consultant
7 4 (6.25%) Administrator
8 3 (4.69%) AWS Consultant
8 3 (4.69%) DBA
8 3 (4.69%) Integration Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Technical Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Cloud Consultant
8 3 (4.69%) Data Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (34.38%) Web Services
2 4 (6.25%) RESTful
3 2 (3.13%) JPA
3 2 (3.13%) Spring Security
3 2 (3.13%) Spring Web Flow
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (3.13%) Spring
3 2 (3.13%) LAMP
3 2 (3.13%) POSIX
3 2 (3.13%) JDBC
3 2 (3.13%) SOAP
4 1 (1.56%) CSS
4 1 (1.56%) HTML
4 1 (1.56%) .NET
4 1 (1.56%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.56%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.56%) Laravel
4 1 (1.56%) boto
4 1 (1.56%) Symfony
4 1 (1.56%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) PKI
2 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.81%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.69%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (4.69%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.13%) Online Games
5 2 (3.13%) Replication
5 2 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.56%) Clustering
6 1 (1.56%) User Experience
6 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (46.88%) Windows
2 22 (34.38%) Linux
3 10 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (14.06%) UNIX
4 9 (14.06%) CentOS
5 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (9.38%) Android
6 6 (9.38%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.13%) Fedora
7 2 (3.13%) Debian
8 1 (1.56%) SUSE
8 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.88%) DevOps
2 16 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 15 (23.44%) Auto-Scaling
4 13 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (18.75%) Migration
6 11 (17.19%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (10.94%) E-Commerce
7 7 (10.94%) Software Engineering
7 7 (10.94%) Software Architecture
8 6 (9.38%) ITIL
9 5 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (7.81%) Scrum
9 5 (7.81%) Mobile Application Development
10 4 (6.25%) Kanban
11 3 (4.69%) ETL
11 3 (4.69%) Service Delivery
11 3 (4.69%) TDD
11 3 (4.69%) Data Management
11 3 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (4.69%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.44%) SQL
2 13 (20.31%) Java
2 13 (20.31%) Bash Shell
3 10 (15.63%) Python
3 10 (15.63%) Ruby
4 5 (7.81%) PHP
4 5 (7.81%) PowerShell
5 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.25%) Perl
6 3 (4.69%) Groovy
7 1 (1.56%) C++
7 1 (1.56%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (9.38%) MCSA
2 5 (7.81%) MCSE
2 5 (7.81%) MCP
2 5 (7.81%) SC Cleared
2 5 (7.81%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.69%) AWS Certification
3 3 (4.69%) Degree
4 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.56%) CCNP
4 1 (1.56%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 11 (17.19%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.81%) UAG
2 5 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (3.13%) Docker
4 1 (1.56%) vCloud
4 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (32.81%) Puppet
2 10 (15.63%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (7.81%) SCCM
4 4 (6.25%) Ansible
5 3 (4.69%) Nagios
5 3 (4.69%) HAProxy
5 3 (4.69%) Salt
6 2 (3.13%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.56%) Graphite
Vendors
1 20 (31.25%) Oracle
2 11 (17.19%) VMware
3 7 (10.94%) Red Hat
4 6 (9.38%) Akamai
4 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 6 (9.38%) Citrix
5 5 (7.81%) New Relic
6 3 (4.69%) Vertica
6 3 (4.69%) Infobright
6 3 (4.69%) Atlassian
7 2 (3.13%) hybris
7 2 (3.13%) WorldPay
8 1 (1.56%) Dell
8 1 (1.56%) Percona
8 1 (1.56%) Zend
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