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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)
Rank 575 534 486
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -48
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 26 57 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.22% 0.51% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 52 53
Average daily rate
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£425 £416 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.10% +51.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £233 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £388 £275
% change year-on-year
+16.12% +40.90%
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
11874 11116 9909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.19% 21.26% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7795 7059 5961
Average daily rate £400 £395 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 178 216
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £14.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.52 £52.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +11.86%

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 1 June 2015.

Amazon RDS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Amazon RDS
Top 11 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 1 June 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 -46 26 £425 +1.19% 21
London -12 12 £425 -12.37% 7
West Yorkshire - 6 £415 - 2
Yorkshire - 6 £415 - 4
Leeds - 6 £415 -
North West -11 5 £613 - 6
City of London -1 4 £425 -5.55% 2
Cheshire - 4 £613 - 4
Hertfordshire - 3 £500 -
East of England - 3 £500 -
Wilmslow - 1 £500 -

Amazon RDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 61 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (78.69%) Amazon EC2
3 35 (57.38%) Amazon S3
3 35 (57.38%) Windows
4 31 (50.82%) DevOps
5 28 (45.90%) Linux
6 23 (37.70%) Web Services
6 23 (37.70%) Oracle
7 21 (34.43%) Configuration Management
7 21 (34.43%) AWS CloudFormation
8 20 (32.79%) Puppet
9 19 (31.15%) Route 53
9 19 (31.15%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (27.87%) Python
11 16 (26.23%) SQL
11 16 (26.23%) MySQL
11 16 (26.23%) Amazon ELB
12 15 (24.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 15 (24.59%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 15 (24.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 15 (24.59%) Opscode Chef
13 14 (22.95%) Git (software)
13 14 (22.95%) UNIX
13 14 (22.95%) Apache
14 13 (21.31%) Internet
14 13 (21.31%) SQL Server
14 13 (21.31%) MongoDB
14 13 (21.31%) Jenkins
14 13 (21.31%) Redis
15 12 (19.67%) Bash Shell

Amazon RDS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 (22.95%) Apache
2 12 (19.67%) IIS
2 12 (19.67%) Tomcat
3 11 (18.03%) nginx
4 6 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (9.84%) MS Exchange
5 5 (8.20%) SharePoint
5 5 (8.20%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (4.92%) Apache Solr
6 3 (4.92%) Confluence
7 2 (3.28%) Jetty
8 1 (1.64%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 61 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (78.69%) Amazon EC2
3 35 (57.38%) Amazon S3
4 21 (34.43%) AWS CloudFormation
5 19 (31.15%) Route 53
6 16 (26.23%) Amazon ELB
7 15 (24.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 15 (24.59%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 15 (24.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 12 (19.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (16.39%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (14.75%) CloudFront
11 7 (11.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 7 (11.48%) Amazon Glacier
12 6 (9.84%) Office 365
12 6 (9.84%) Amazon SQS
13 5 (8.20%) IaaS
14 2 (3.28%) Amazon EMR
14 2 (3.28%) GitHub
14 2 (3.28%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.31%) Internet
2 12 (19.67%) VPN
3 11 (18.03%) DNS
4 9 (14.75%) Firewall
5 8 (13.11%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (8.20%) DHCP
6 5 (8.20%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (3.28%) HTTP
7 2 (3.28%) LAN
7 2 (3.28%) WAN
7 2 (3.28%) SSH
8 1 (1.64%) LDAP
8 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.64%) SAN
8 1 (1.64%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.23%) MySQL
2 13 (21.31%) SQL Server
2 13 (21.31%) MongoDB
2 13 (21.31%) Redis
3 8 (13.11%) NoSQL
4 7 (11.48%) RDBMS
4 7 (11.48%) Relational Database
4 7 (11.48%) SimpleDB
4 7 (11.48%) Couchbase
4 7 (11.48%) Big Data
5 5 (8.20%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (4.92%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.64%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 14 (22.95%) Git (software)
2 13 (21.31%) Jenkins
3 7 (11.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (6.56%) Gradle
4 4 (6.56%) TeamCity
5 3 (4.92%) JIRA
5 3 (4.92%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (3.28%) Grunt
6 2 (3.28%) Gerrit
6 2 (3.28%) Maven
6 2 (3.28%) Selenium
7 1 (1.64%) Hudson
General
1 10 (16.39%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.28%) Finance
3 1 (1.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (29.51%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (22.95%) Architect
3 11 (18.03%) Software Engineer
4 9 (14.75%) Infrastructure Architect
5 8 (13.11%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) Cloud Architect
7 6 (9.84%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Integration Manager
9 3 (4.92%) Technical Manager
9 3 (4.92%) Data Architect
9 3 (4.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) AWS Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Windows Systems Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) Junior
11 1 (1.64%) Junior Systems Engineer
11 1 (1.64%) Web Engineer
11 1 (1.64%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (37.70%) Web Services
2 7 (11.48%) POSIX
3 4 (6.56%) RESTful
3 4 (6.56%) JSON
4 3 (4.92%) boto
4 3 (4.92%) Memcached
5 2 (3.28%) JDBC
5 2 (3.28%) SOAP
5 2 (3.28%) Spring
5 2 (3.28%) JPA
5 2 (3.28%) Spring Security
5 2 (3.28%) Spring Web Flow
6 1 (1.64%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.64%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.64%) .NET
6 1 (1.64%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) PKI
2 6 (9.84%) Mobile App
2 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.56%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.92%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (4.92%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.64%) Replication
5 1 (1.64%) Clustering
5 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.64%) User Experience
5 1 (1.64%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 35 (57.38%) Windows
2 28 (45.90%) Linux
3 14 (22.95%) UNIX
4 10 (16.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (9.84%) Apple iOS
6 6 (9.84%) Android
7 2 (3.28%) Fedora
7 2 (3.28%) CentOS
8 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.64%) SUSE
8 1 (1.64%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (50.82%) DevOps
2 21 (34.43%) Configuration Management
3 19 (31.15%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (19.67%) Auto-Scaling
4 12 (19.67%) Migration
4 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (19.67%) Software Engineering
5 9 (14.75%) Kanban
6 8 (13.11%) Test Automation
6 8 (13.11%) TDD
6 8 (13.11%) Security Testing
7 7 (11.48%) Performance Testing
7 7 (11.48%) Network Design
7 7 (11.48%) Service Management
7 7 (11.48%) Software Architecture
8 6 (9.84%) ITIL
9 5 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (8.20%) SDLC
9 5 (8.20%) Mobile Application Development
10 4 (6.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 17 (27.87%) Python
2 16 (26.23%) SQL
3 12 (19.67%) Bash Shell
4 8 (13.11%) Java
5 6 (9.84%) PHP
6 5 (8.20%) PowerShell
7 4 (6.56%) Perl
7 4 (6.56%) Ruby
8 3 (4.92%) Groovy
8 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.64%) PHP5
9 1 (1.64%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (9.84%) MCSA
2 5 (8.20%) SC Cleared
2 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.20%) MCP
2 5 (8.20%) MCSE
3 3 (4.92%) Degree
3 3 (4.92%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.64%) CCNP
4 1 (1.64%) CCNA
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) QA
System Software
1 11 (18.03%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.20%) UAG
3 4 (6.56%) Docker
4 1 (1.64%) vSphere
4 1 (1.64%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 20 (32.79%) Puppet
2 15 (24.59%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (16.39%) Ansible
4 8 (13.11%) Salt
4 8 (13.11%) HAProxy
5 5 (8.20%) SCCM
6 2 (3.28%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 23 (37.70%) Oracle
2 10 (16.39%) VMware
3 8 (13.11%) Akamai
4 7 (11.48%) Red Hat
4 7 (11.48%) hybris
5 6 (9.84%) Citrix
5 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.92%) Atlassian
6 3 (4.92%) New Relic
6 3 (4.92%) Vertica
6 3 (4.92%) Infobright
7 1 (1.64%) Dell
7 1 (1.64%) Percona
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