The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon AWS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 121 111 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 15 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.56% 0.41% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.00% 19.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 0
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £19.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+105.12% -64.54%
Amazon AWS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Cloud Services Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
100 52 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.74% 2.11% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 33 7
Average daily rate £355 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -35.13%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Amazon AWS Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Amazon AWS across the Yorkshire region.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon AWS across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
West Yorkshire -1 14 £325 +8.33% 2
South Yorkshire - 1 £250 -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
Amazon AWS
England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 28 (84.85%) Linux
2 27 (81.82%) Python
2 27 (81.82%) Bash Shell
3 26 (78.79%) DevOps
4 25 (75.76%) Ruby
5 24 (72.73%) Puppet
5 24 (72.73%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (69.70%) MySQL
7 22 (66.67%) Apache
8 21 (63.64%) Amazon EC2
9 20 (60.61%) Configuration Management
10 19 (57.58%) Web Services
11 14 (42.42%) Rackspace
11 14 (42.42%) OpenStack
12 12 (36.36%) MongoDB
12 12 (36.36%) NoSQL
13 11 (33.33%) PHP
13 11 (33.33%) Internet
14 10 (30.30%) Load Balancing
14 10 (30.30%) Redis
15 9 (27.27%) Node.js
15 9 (27.27%) C++
16 8 (24.24%) UNIX
16 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
16 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
16 8 (24.24%) Salt
17 7 (21.21%) Couchbase
17 7 (21.21%) SimpleDB
17 7 (21.21%) DNS
17 7 (21.21%) Client/Server

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 22 (66.67%) Apache
2 14 (42.42%) OpenStack
3 9 (27.27%) Node.js
4 5 (15.15%) nginx
5 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (63.64%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (18.18%) Amazon S3
2 6 (18.18%) Route 53
2 6 (18.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (6.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (6.06%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) Internet
2 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
3 7 (21.21%) DNS
4 6 (18.18%) SSL
5 4 (12.12%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (9.09%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (69.70%) MySQL
2 12 (36.36%) MongoDB
2 12 (36.36%) NoSQL
3 10 (30.30%) Redis
4 7 (21.21%) Couchbase
4 7 (21.21%) SimpleDB
5 6 (18.18%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
6 4 (12.12%) RDBMS
7 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (3.03%) RavenDB
7 1 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (42.42%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Software Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.03%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) UNIX Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) Python Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (57.58%) Web Services
2 2 (6.06%) POSIX
3 1 (3.03%) JSON
3 1 (3.03%) WCF
3 1 (3.03%) jQuery
3 1 (3.03%) CSS3
3 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.03%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Client/Server
2 4 (12.12%) Clustering
3 3 (9.09%) User Experience
4 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.03%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 28 (84.85%) Linux
2 8 (24.24%) UNIX
3 4 (12.12%) Windows
3 4 (12.12%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.03%) CentOS
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.03%) SUSE
4 1 (3.03%) Debian
4 1 (3.03%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (78.79%) DevOps
2 20 (60.61%) Configuration Management
3 10 (30.30%) Load Balancing
4 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
6 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (15.15%) Kanban
6 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
7 4 (12.12%) Security Testing
7 4 (12.12%) TDD
8 3 (9.09%) ITIL
8 3 (9.09%) Change Management
8 3 (9.09%) Network Design
9 2 (6.06%) Capacity Management
10 1 (3.03%) Unit Testing
10 1 (3.03%) Change Control
10 1 (3.03%) MVC
10 1 (3.03%) Migration
10 1 (3.03%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (81.82%) Python
1 27 (81.82%) Bash Shell
2 25 (75.76%) Ruby
3 11 (33.33%) PHP
4 9 (27.27%) C++
5 4 (12.12%) Perl
6 3 (9.09%) Java
6 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.09%) SQL
7 1 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (72.73%) Puppet
1 24 (72.73%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (24.24%) Salt
3 5 (15.15%) HAProxy
4 1 (3.03%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Rackspace
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) Percona
4 1 (3.03%) SAP
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.03%) hybris
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
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