The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS)
Rank 529 542 564
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +22
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 59 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.041% 0.043%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.51% 0.19% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 20 19
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £225 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £550 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
-26.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11544 11043 11993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.13% 21.60% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7152 6738 7069
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 214 308
Average hourly rate £28.99 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.36% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £51.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +7 58 £350 +16.66% 12
London +51 40 £400 -5.88% 8
South East -2 12 £220 -60.00% 1
West Sussex - 10 £220 -
City of London +18 4 £425 +78.94% 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £200 -
Cambridge - 3 £200 -
East of England - 3 £200 - 2
North West - 2 - -
Gatwick - 2 £215 -
Berkshire - 2 £310 -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 2
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Ipswich - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Staines - - - -
Watford - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Windsor - - - -

Amazon RDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 90 (93.75%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (51.04%) Amazon EC2
3 48 (50.00%) MySQL
4 42 (43.75%) Web Services
5 41 (42.71%) Amazon S3
6 39 (40.63%) Linux
7 32 (33.33%) UNIX
8 31 (32.29%) Windows
9 27 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 25 (26.04%) Tomcat
11 24 (25.00%) Apache
12 23 (23.96%) Python
12 23 (23.96%) Migration
13 20 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
14 19 (19.79%) DevOps
14 19 (19.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 18 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
15 18 (18.75%) High Availability
15 18 (18.75%) Percona
15 18 (18.75%) LAMP
15 18 (18.75%) Red Hat
16 17 (17.71%) DNS
16 17 (17.71%) Agile Software Development
17 16 (16.67%) Debian
17 16 (16.67%) Scrum
17 16 (16.67%) MS Exchange
17 16 (16.67%) DHCP
17 16 (16.67%) Active Directory
17 16 (16.67%) .NET
17 16 (16.67%) Oracle

Amazon RDS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 25 (26.04%) Tomcat
2 24 (25.00%) Apache
3 16 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 11 (11.46%) IIS
4 11 (11.46%) SharePoint
4 11 (11.46%) SharePoint 2013
4 11 (11.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (4.17%) WordPress
6 4 (4.17%) nginx
7 3 (3.13%) CMS
7 3 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.08%) Magnolia
8 2 (2.08%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (2.08%) Drupal
9 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.04%) Confluence
9 1 (1.04%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 1 (1.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 90 (93.75%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (51.04%) Amazon EC2
3 41 (42.71%) Amazon S3
4 16 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
4 16 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (14.58%) Office 365
6 11 (11.46%) IaaS
7 7 (7.29%) CloudFront
7 7 (7.29%) ElastiCache
8 6 (6.25%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (4.17%) Route 53
10 2 (2.08%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.71%) DNS
2 16 (16.67%) DHCP
3 11 (11.46%) Internet
3 11 (11.46%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (5.21%) Firewall
5 3 (3.13%) VPN
6 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.04%) DMZ
6 1 (1.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (50.00%) MySQL
2 15 (15.63%) SQL Server
3 13 (13.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 7 (7.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 6 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (5.21%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (5.21%) Oracle Database
7 4 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (4.17%) Big Data
7 4 (4.17%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (2.08%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.04%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.04%) SimpleDB
9 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 11 (11.46%) JIRA
2 8 (8.33%) Subversion
3 7 (7.29%) Visual Studio
3 7 (7.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 5 (5.21%) NUnit
5 5 (5.21%) CruiseControl
5 5 (5.21%) Eclipse
5 5 (5.21%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.04%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (4.17%) Publishing
2 2 (2.08%) Music Industry
2 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.08%) Games
2 2 (2.08%) Advertising
3 1 (1.04%) Finance
3 1 (1.04%) Billing
3 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (27.08%) DBA
2 18 (18.75%) MySQL DBA
3 17 (17.71%) Developer
4 15 (15.63%) DevOps Engineer
5 12 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (10.42%) .NET Developer
7 9 (9.38%) C# Developer
7 9 (9.38%) Administrator
7 9 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (8.33%) Software Engineer
8 8 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (7.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 7 (7.29%) Automation Engineer
10 6 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (5.21%) Web Engineer
12 3 (3.13%) Senior Developer
12 3 (3.13%) Oracle DBA
13 2 (2.08%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 2 (2.08%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (43.75%) Web Services
2 18 (18.75%) LAMP
3 16 (16.67%) .NET
4 14 (14.58%) WCF
5 8 (8.33%) WPF
5 8 (8.33%) LINQ
6 7 (7.29%) ASP.NET
7 6 (6.25%) REST
8 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (4.17%) JSON
9 4 (4.17%) RESTful
10 3 (3.13%) HTML
10 3 (3.13%) CSS
10 3 (3.13%) XML
11 2 (2.08%) Kafka
11 2 (2.08%) jQuery
11 2 (2.08%) Symfony
12 1 (1.04%) EDI
12 1 (1.04%) HTML5
12 1 (1.04%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.63%) Replication
2 11 (11.46%) PKI
3 8 (8.33%) Open Source
4 4 (4.17%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.08%) Social Media
5 2 (2.08%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.04%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 39 (40.63%) Linux
2 32 (33.33%) UNIX
3 31 (32.29%) Windows
4 27 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (19.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (16.67%) Debian
6 16 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (5.21%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.17%) Android
9 4 (4.17%) Apple iOS
10 3 (3.13%) Windows 7
11 2 (2.08%) CentOS
11 2 (2.08%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.96%) Migration
2 20 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
3 19 (19.79%) DevOps
4 18 (18.75%) High Availability
5 17 (17.71%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (16.67%) Scrum
7 15 (15.63%) Software Engineering
8 12 (12.50%) Configuration Management
9 9 (9.38%) MVC
9 9 (9.38%) ITIL
10 8 (8.33%) Release Management
11 7 (7.29%) Content Management
11 7 (7.29%) Kanban
12 3 (3.13%) OOP
12 3 (3.13%) OO
12 3 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
13 2 (2.08%) Automation Testing
13 2 (2.08%) Analytics
13 2 (2.08%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.96%) Python
2 14 (14.58%) C#
3 13 (13.54%) Java
3 13 (13.54%) Ruby
4 12 (12.50%) SQL
5 9 (9.38%) Perl
5 9 (9.38%) PowerShell
6 8 (8.33%) PHP
7 4 (4.17%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.17%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.13%) Groovy
9 2 (2.08%) PHP5
9 2 (2.08%) Scala
9 2 (2.08%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.08%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.04%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (9.38%) MCSE
1 9 (9.38%) MCSA
1 9 (9.38%) MCP
1 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.04%) Degree
2 1 (1.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.46%) UAG
3 5 (5.21%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (5.21%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (5.21%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (3.13%) Varnish
5 1 (1.04%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.04%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 18 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (16.67%) Puppet
2 16 (16.67%) SCCM
3 8 (8.33%) Nagios
4 5 (5.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (5.21%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.04%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.04%) Cacti
5 1 (1.04%) Munin
5 1 (1.04%) YUM
5 1 (1.04%) Ansible
5 1 (1.04%) Salt
5 1 (1.04%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 18 (18.75%) Percona
1 18 (18.75%) Red Hat
2 16 (16.67%) Oracle
3 11 (11.46%) Sun
3 11 (11.46%) Citrix
3 11 (11.46%) Microsoft
3 11 (11.46%) VMware
4 7 (7.29%) New Relic
5 3 (3.13%) Cisco
6 2 (2.08%) Tableau
6 2 (2.08%) Interwoven
6 2 (2.08%) Sony
7 1 (1.04%) Remedy
7 1 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.04%) Zend
7 1 (1.04%) Atlassian
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