The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon AWS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.19% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 42.86% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £190.00 - -
Amazon AWS
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Cloud Services Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
7 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 5.11% 6.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £450 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £48.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.95% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -21.15%

Amazon AWS
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region citing Amazon AWS 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 AWS.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 2 (66.67%) Hortonworks
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) Infoblox
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) WAP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) F5

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region citing Amazon AWS 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 AWS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) IPsec
1 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Network Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) WAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Hortonworks
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) Infoblox
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) F5