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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS)
Rank 553 546 525
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -21
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 30 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.015% 0.031%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.28% 0.066% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 1 14
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£428 £310 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.90% -12.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £310 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - £325
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
10750 10606 10176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.07% 22.02% 22.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 7006 6472 6156
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 £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 202 226
Average hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -6.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.69 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.85 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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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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 +4 29 £428 +37.90% 29
London +6 18 £525 +69.35% 12
South East - 9 £400 - 2
City of London +16 7 £383 +23.38% 2
West Sussex - 3 £220 -
Hampshire - 3 £435 -
Southampton - 3 £435 -
Staines - 2 £400 -
Surrey - 2 £400 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £475 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 4
Yorkshire - 1 - - 5
Scotland - 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £475 -
Glasgow - 1 - - 1
Leeds - 1 - - 2
Bristol - 1 £350 - 1
South West - 1 £350 - 3
Chelmsford - - - - 1
Crawley - - - -
Dewsbury - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Poole - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 4
Hammersmith - - - -
North West - - - - 2

Amazon RDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (95.31%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (67.19%) Amazon EC2
3 36 (56.25%) Amazon S3
4 32 (50.00%) Web Services
5 31 (48.44%) Amazon ELB
6 29 (45.31%) DevOps
7 26 (40.63%) Linux
8 23 (35.94%) Puppet
9 22 (34.38%) Route 53
9 22 (34.38%) Windows
10 18 (28.13%) SQL
11 17 (26.56%) Oracle
12 15 (23.44%) Ruby
12 15 (23.44%) Bash Shell
13 14 (21.88%) Firewall
13 14 (21.88%) Tomcat
14 13 (20.31%) Apache
14 13 (20.31%) PHP
14 13 (20.31%) Configuration Management
15 12 (18.75%) Java
15 12 (18.75%) MySQL
16 11 (17.19%) MongoDB
16 11 (17.19%) Python
17 10 (15.63%) SQL Server
17 10 (15.63%) CentOS
17 10 (15.63%) Opscode Chef
18 9 (14.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 9 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
18 9 (14.06%) DNS
18 9 (14.06%) SSL

Amazon RDS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (20.31%) Apache
3 8 (12.50%) nginx
4 7 (10.94%) IIS
5 6 (9.38%) Node.js
6 5 (7.81%) SharePoint
7 4 (6.25%) MS Exchange
8 3 (4.69%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (4.69%) CMS
9 2 (3.13%) K2 blackpearl
9 2 (3.13%) Kentico
10 1 (1.56%) Drupal
10 1 (1.56%) WordPress
10 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 61 (95.31%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (67.19%) Amazon EC2
3 36 (56.25%) Amazon S3
4 31 (48.44%) Amazon ELB
5 22 (34.38%) Route 53
6 8 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (10.94%) CloudFront
8 6 (9.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 6 (9.38%) ElastiCache
8 6 (9.38%) SaaS
8 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (7.81%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (6.25%) Office 365
11 3 (4.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.88%) Firewall
2 9 (14.06%) DNS
2 9 (14.06%) SSL
3 8 (12.50%) VPN
3 8 (12.50%) DHCP
4 7 (10.94%) TCP/IP
5 5 (7.81%) Network Security
5 5 (7.81%) DSL
5 5 (7.81%) Internet
6 4 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (4.69%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (3.13%) Kerberos
8 2 (3.13%) DAB
9 1 (1.56%) LDAP
9 1 (1.56%) HTTP
9 1 (1.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.75%) MySQL
2 11 (17.19%) MongoDB
3 10 (15.63%) SQL Server
4 6 (9.38%) Redis
4 6 (9.38%) NoSQL
5 5 (7.81%) Relational Database
5 5 (7.81%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.69%) SimpleDB
6 3 (4.69%) Couchbase
7 2 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.13%) RavenDB
7 2 (3.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.13%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (3.13%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) RSpec
1 5 (7.81%) Git (software)
1 5 (7.81%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.13%) LLBLGen Pro
2 2 (3.13%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 2 (3.13%) Gerrit
2 2 (3.13%) Gradle
2 2 (3.13%) Grunt
2 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.13%) Maven
2 2 (3.13%) Subversion
2 2 (3.13%) Selenium
3 1 (1.56%) Hudson
3 1 (1.56%) JIRA
General
1 8 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.25%) Finance
3 2 (3.13%) Games
3 2 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (15.63%) Architect
3 8 (12.50%) Developer
4 7 (10.94%) Cloud Engineer
4 7 (10.94%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (9.38%) Cloud Architect
5 6 (9.38%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (7.81%) Administrator
6 5 (7.81%) Consultant
7 4 (6.25%) Software Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Cloud Consultant
8 3 (4.69%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (4.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.69%) Technical Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Applications Support Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Integration Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (50.00%) Web Services
2 8 (12.50%) .NET
3 6 (9.38%) LAMP
4 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 4 (6.25%) JSON
5 3 (4.69%) CSS
5 3 (4.69%) HTML
6 2 (3.13%) SAML
6 2 (3.13%) POSIX
6 2 (3.13%) XML
6 2 (3.13%) SOAP
6 2 (3.13%) NHibernate
6 2 (3.13%) CSS3
6 2 (3.13%) Sencha Touch
6 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (3.13%) Dapper ORM
6 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.13%) HTML5
6 2 (3.13%) jQuery
6 2 (3.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Mobile App
1 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.38%) Client/Server
3 4 (6.25%) User Experience
4 3 (4.69%) PKI
5 2 (3.13%) Replication
5 2 (3.13%) Open Source
5 2 (3.13%) iPhone
5 2 (3.13%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 26 (40.63%) Linux
2 22 (34.38%) Windows
3 10 (15.63%) CentOS
4 9 (14.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (12.50%) Android
6 6 (9.38%) Apple iOS
7 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (4.69%) UNIX
10 2 (3.13%) Debian
10 2 (3.13%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.56%) Fedora
11 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (45.31%) DevOps
2 13 (20.31%) Configuration Management
3 9 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 7 (10.94%) Software Architecture
5 7 (10.94%) Migration
6 6 (9.38%) Web Development
6 6 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (9.38%) TDD
6 6 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (9.38%) Kanban
7 5 (7.81%) Test Automation
7 5 (7.81%) Mobile Application Development
7 5 (7.81%) Software Engineering
7 5 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (7.81%) MVC
8 4 (6.25%) Scrum
8 4 (6.25%) Security Testing
8 4 (6.25%) Load Balancing
8 4 (6.25%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.13%) SQL
2 15 (23.44%) Ruby
2 15 (23.44%) Bash Shell
3 13 (20.31%) PHP
4 12 (18.75%) Java
5 11 (17.19%) Python
6 6 (9.38%) JavaScript
6 6 (9.38%) C++
6 6 (9.38%) PowerShell
7 4 (6.25%) Perl
8 2 (3.13%) C#
9 1 (1.56%) PHP5
9 1 (1.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) Degree
2 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.69%) MCP
2 3 (4.69%) MCSE
2 3 (4.69%) MCSA
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.13%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (10.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.69%) UAG
3 2 (3.13%) Varnish
3 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 23 (35.94%) Puppet
2 10 (15.63%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (7.81%) HAProxy
3 5 (7.81%) Nagios
4 4 (6.25%) Salt
4 4 (6.25%) SCCM
5 1 (1.56%) Graphite
5 1 (1.56%) Ansible
5 1 (1.56%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 17 (26.56%) Oracle
2 6 (9.38%) Red Hat
2 6 (9.38%) VMware
3 5 (7.81%) Akamai
3 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.25%) New Relic
5 3 (4.69%) Citrix
6 2 (3.13%) Mercator
6 2 (3.13%) Appcelerator
6 2 (3.13%) Percona
6 2 (3.13%) Hortonworks
6 2 (3.13%) Sencha
7 1 (1.56%) Zend
7 1 (1.56%) Cisco
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