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 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS)
Rank 580 533 585
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +52
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 33 44 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.084% 0.006%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.28% 0.37% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 32 2
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£400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £243 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £425 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £300 -
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -
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
11965 11995 11409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.50% 22.87% 20.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7822 7372 6646
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 241 298
Average hourly rate £31.00 £28.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.12 £14.50 £15.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.75 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +1.65%

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 October 2014.

Amazon RDS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Amazon RDS
Top 26 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 October 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 -38 33 £400 +6.66% 14
London -25 10 £388 -3.06% 6
Yorkshire -8 7 £375 +36.36% 1
West Yorkshire -15 7 £375 +36.36% 1
South East -13 6 £375 -31.81% 6
North West -4 5 - - 1
Leeds -13 5 £375 +36.36%
Hertfordshire - 4 £450 -
East of England - 4 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £375 - 3
Milton Keynes - 3 £375 - 3
City of London +8 2 £453 +16.02% 2
Hampshire -12 2 - - 2
Southampton - 2 - - 1
South West - 1 - -
Staines - - - - 1
Wilmslow - - - -
York - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1

Amazon RDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 92 (93.88%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (55.10%) Amazon EC2
3 52 (53.06%) Amazon S3
4 51 (52.04%) Linux
5 50 (51.02%) Web Services
6 44 (44.90%) MySQL
7 31 (31.63%) Windows
7 31 (31.63%) Apache
7 31 (31.63%) Tomcat
8 29 (29.59%) Amazon ELB
8 29 (29.59%) DevOps
9 25 (25.51%) Puppet
10 24 (24.49%) UNIX
11 22 (22.45%) Oracle
11 22 (22.45%) LAMP
11 22 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (21.43%) Ruby
13 20 (20.41%) SQL
13 20 (20.41%) Python
13 20 (20.41%) Red Hat
13 20 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
13 20 (20.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 19 (19.39%) DNS
15 18 (18.37%) DHCP
15 18 (18.37%) Configuration Management
16 17 (17.35%) Windows Server 2008
17 16 (16.33%) PHP
17 16 (16.33%) Microsoft Azure
18 15 (15.31%) Opscode Chef
18 15 (15.31%) Route 53

Amazon RDS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 31 (31.63%) Apache
1 31 (31.63%) Tomcat
2 14 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 11 (11.22%) SharePoint
3 11 (11.22%) IIS
3 11 (11.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (11.22%) SharePoint 2013
4 9 (9.18%) nginx
5 5 (5.10%) Node.js
6 4 (4.08%) WordPress
6 4 (4.08%) CMS
7 3 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.04%) Drupal
8 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.04%) Kentico
9 1 (1.02%) Magnolia
9 1 (1.02%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (1.02%) Confluence
9 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.02%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 92 (93.88%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (55.10%) Amazon EC2
3 52 (53.06%) Amazon S3
4 29 (29.59%) Amazon ELB
5 16 (16.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 15 (15.31%) Route 53
7 13 (13.27%) Office 365
8 11 (11.22%) IaaS
9 9 (9.18%) Amazon SQS
10 8 (8.16%) ElastiCache
10 8 (8.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 6 (6.12%) CloudFront
12 3 (3.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (19.39%) DNS
2 18 (18.37%) DHCP
3 12 (12.24%) Internet
4 11 (11.22%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (6.12%) SSL
5 6 (6.12%) Firewall
6 5 (5.10%) TCP/IP
7 4 (4.08%) VPN
8 3 (3.06%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (2.04%) Network Security
9 2 (2.04%) DSL
9 2 (2.04%) DAB
10 1 (1.02%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (44.90%) MySQL
2 14 (14.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 8 (8.16%) Relational Database
3 8 (8.16%) MongoDB
4 7 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 7 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 5 (5.10%) RDBMS
5 5 (5.10%) Redis
6 4 (4.08%) Big Data
6 4 (4.08%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (4.08%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (4.08%) SimpleDB
6 4 (4.08%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (4.08%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.06%) Hadoop
7 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.06%) Couchbase
8 2 (2.04%) RavenDB
8 2 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (10.20%) JIRA
2 9 (9.18%) Subversion
3 7 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.10%) Eclipse
4 5 (5.10%) NUnit
4 5 (5.10%) CruiseControl
4 5 (5.10%) MSBuild
5 3 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.04%) RSpec
6 2 (2.04%) LLBLGen Pro
6 2 (2.04%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 2 (2.04%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.02%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.06%) Publishing
2 3 (3.06%) Retail
3 2 (2.04%) Music Industry
3 2 (2.04%) Advertising
4 1 (1.02%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (18.37%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (17.35%) Developer
3 16 (16.33%) DBA
4 13 (13.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (9.18%) Administrator
5 9 (9.18%) MySQL DBA
6 8 (8.16%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 7 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
8 6 (6.12%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Software Engineer
8 6 (6.12%) .NET Developer
8 6 (6.12%) C# Developer
9 5 (5.10%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Cloud Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) Web Engineer
11 3 (3.06%) Cloud Software Engineer
11 3 (3.06%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (51.02%) Web Services
2 22 (22.45%) LAMP
3 15 (15.31%) .NET
4 9 (9.18%) WCF
5 8 (8.16%) ASP.NET
6 7 (7.14%) REST
7 5 (5.10%) CSS
7 5 (5.10%) HTML
7 5 (5.10%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (4.08%) jQuery
8 4 (4.08%) JSON
9 3 (3.06%) RESTful
9 3 (3.06%) HTML5
9 3 (3.06%) XML
10 2 (2.04%) POSIX
10 2 (2.04%) NHibernate
10 2 (2.04%) Symfony
10 2 (2.04%) Dapper ORM
10 2 (2.04%) CSS3
10 2 (2.04%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.22%) PKI
2 9 (9.18%) Open Source
3 8 (8.16%) Replication
4 5 (5.10%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.06%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.06%) User Experience
6 2 (2.04%) iPhone
7 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.02%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 51 (52.04%) Linux
2 31 (31.63%) Windows
3 24 (24.49%) UNIX
4 20 (20.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (17.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (10.20%) Debian
7 5 (5.10%) CentOS
7 5 (5.10%) Android
8 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (3.06%) Apple iOS
9 3 (3.06%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.04%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.04%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.59%) DevOps
2 22 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (18.37%) Configuration Management
4 12 (12.24%) Migration
5 11 (11.22%) MVC
5 11 (11.22%) Software Engineering
5 11 (11.22%) Kanban
6 10 (10.20%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (9.18%) Scrum
7 9 (9.18%) ITIL
8 8 (8.16%) Release Management
8 8 (8.16%) High Availability
9 6 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (6.12%) Web Development
9 6 (6.12%) TDD
9 6 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (4.08%) Load Balancing
10 4 (4.08%) Test Automation
11 3 (3.06%) Security Testing
11 3 (3.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.43%) Ruby
2 20 (20.41%) Python
2 20 (20.41%) SQL
3 16 (16.33%) PHP
4 15 (15.31%) Java
5 12 (12.24%) PowerShell
6 10 (10.20%) Bash Shell
7 9 (9.18%) Perl
7 9 (9.18%) C#
8 6 (6.12%) JavaScript
9 5 (5.10%) C++
10 4 (4.08%) PL/SQL
11 3 (3.06%) Groovy
12 2 (2.04%) PHP5
13 1 (1.02%) XQuery
13 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (9.18%) MCP
1 9 (9.18%) MCSE
1 9 (9.18%) MCSA
1 9 (9.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.06%) Degree
3 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (2.04%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 14 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.22%) UAG
3 4 (4.08%) Varnish
3 4 (4.08%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (4.08%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (3.06%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.02%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 25 (25.51%) Puppet
2 15 (15.31%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (14.29%) SCCM
4 9 (9.18%) Nagios
5 4 (4.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (4.08%) Data Guard
5 4 (4.08%) HAProxy
5 4 (4.08%) Salt
Vendors
1 22 (22.45%) Oracle
2 20 (20.41%) Red Hat
3 11 (11.22%) Microsoft
3 11 (11.22%) Sun
3 11 (11.22%) Citrix
3 11 (11.22%) VMware
4 10 (10.20%) Percona
5 9 (9.18%) New Relic
6 2 (2.04%) Hortonworks
6 2 (2.04%) Zend
6 2 (2.04%) Sencha
6 2 (2.04%) Appcelerator
6 2 (2.04%) Sony
6 2 (2.04%) Cisco
7 1 (1.02%) Interwoven
7 1 (1.02%) Atlassian
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