The table below looks at the statistics for CloudFront skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CloudFront over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon CloudFront
Rank 571 553 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing CloudFront 6 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.010% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.31% 0.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
Average daily rate
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£525 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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 Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Cloud Services Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1913 1213 809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.76% 2.49% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1244 780 534
Average daily rate £435 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £394
% change year-on-year
- +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 24 19
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.62% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £43.75 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+30.62% -9.34%

CloudFront
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CloudFront within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

CloudFront Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CloudFront
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CloudFront within the UK.

CloudFront Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CloudFront
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CloudFront within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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
London -7 6 £525 +50.00% 3
England -20 6 £525 +50.00% 5
East of England - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Surrey - - - -
City of London - - - -
South East - - - -

CloudFront
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CloudFront 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 CloudFront.

1 11 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (81.82%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (81.82%) Oracle
2 9 (81.82%) Migration
3 7 (63.64%) Amazon S3
3 7 (63.64%) Amazon ELB
4 6 (54.55%) Firewall
5 5 (45.45%) VPN
5 5 (45.45%) Web Services
5 5 (45.45%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (36.36%) Route 53
6 4 (36.36%) Refactoring
6 4 (36.36%) Windows
6 4 (36.36%) J2EE
6 4 (36.36%) MySQL
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 4 (36.36%) Ant
6 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
6 4 (36.36%) Maven
6 4 (36.36%) SOA
7 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
7 3 (27.27%) ElastiCache
7 3 (27.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (9.09%) Change Management
8 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
8 1 (9.09%) Finance
8 1 (9.09%) Ruby
8 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (9.09%) CMS

CloudFront
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CloudFront 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 CloudFront. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 11 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (81.82%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (63.64%) Amazon S3
3 7 (63.64%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (36.36%) Route 53
5 3 (27.27%) ElastiCache
5 3 (27.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (9.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (36.36%) MySQL
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Ant
1 4 (36.36%) Maven
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Architect
1 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Cloud Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Release Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Build and Release Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
2 4 (36.36%) J2EE
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) Sass
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) Haml
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Solaris
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Refactoring
2 4 (36.36%) SOA
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Content Management
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Security
3 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Ruby
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe
2 1 (9.09%) Akamai
London
X4 Group
Rate: £550 - 600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £520 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
The People Network
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 8 days ago