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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon CloudFront
Rank - 592 552
Contract jobs citing CloudFront 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.006% 0.004%
As % of the Cloud Services category - 0.15% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £375 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +200.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 £125
% change year-on-year
- +220.00%
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
2857 1950 1120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 5.36% 3.68% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1845 1247 732
Average daily rate £413 £418 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.19% +19.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 37 32
Average hourly rate £30.00 £16.25 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.61% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £8.72 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+92.30% -52.29%

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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 10 (100.00%) Firewall
1 10 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (90.00%) Migration
2 9 (90.00%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (90.00%) Oracle
2 9 (90.00%) VPN
2 9 (90.00%) Amazon RDS
2 9 (90.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 9 (90.00%) Auto-Scaling
3 8 (80.00%) Windows
3 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (50.00%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (50.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 5 (50.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) Amazon S3
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) Banking
6 1 (10.00%) Subversion
6 1 (10.00%) Content Management
6 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (10.00%) Computer Security
6 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (10.00%) CMS
6 1 (10.00%) VMware
6 1 (10.00%) Akamai
6 1 (10.00%) Puppet

CloudFront
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 10 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (90.00%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (90.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (50.00%) Amazon ELB
3 5 (50.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 5 (50.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 5 (50.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (90.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
1 1 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 9 (90.00%) Architect
2 7 (70.00%) Cloud Architect
3 6 (60.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Release Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) AWS Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Build and Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Migration
1 9 (90.00%) Auto-Scaling
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Content Management
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Security
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Akamai
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe