Period
to 1 December 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Amazon RDS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon RDS over the 6 months to 1 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
1 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 105 193 247
Rank change year-on-year +88 +54 -17
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 17 31 15
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.86% 0.54% 0.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.53% 2.17% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 29 13
Median daily rate £431 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.59% +15.79% -6.63%
10th Percentile £336 £463 £428
90th Percentile £627 £740 £623
Central London median daily rate £431 £563 £500
% change year-on-year -23.33% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £105.00 -
Central London median hourly rate - £105.00 -

Amazon RDS is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 481 1,426 1,764
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 24.32% 24.96% 25.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 1,124 1,408
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £341 £388 £375
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £520 £525
% change year-on-year +0.96% -0.95% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 11
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.17 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.83% +6.19% +27.27%
10th Percentile £20.80 £21.19 £19.50
90th Percentile £38.85 £91.90 £42.19
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00

Amazon RDS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Amazon RDS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon RDS in the City of London

Amazon RDS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Amazon RDS in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Amazon RDS in the City of London

Amazon RDS
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Amazon RDS in the City of London over the 6 months to 1 December 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon RDS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 December 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon RDS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Amazon RDS.

1 16 (94.12%) AWS
2 11 (64.71%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (58.82%) Linux
4 9 (52.94%) MySQL
4 9 (52.94%) Amazon S3
4 9 (52.94%) DevOps
4 9 (52.94%) AWS Lambda
5 8 (47.06%) Serverless
5 8 (47.06%) Python
5 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
5 8 (47.06%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (41.18%) Migration
6 7 (41.18%) SQL
7 6 (35.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (35.29%) Bash Shell
7 6 (35.29%) High Availability
7 6 (35.29%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (35.29%) Amazon Aurora
8 5 (29.41%) Terraform
8 5 (29.41%) Finance
8 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (23.53%) Banking
9 4 (23.53%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (23.53%) Foglight
9 4 (23.53%) Replication
9 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
9 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
9 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
9 4 (23.53%) Oracle

Amazon RDS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) Confluence
1 2 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.88%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (94.12%) AWS
2 11 (64.71%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (52.94%) Amazon S3
3 9 (52.94%) AWS Lambda
4 8 (47.06%) Serverless
5 6 (35.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (23.53%) Amazon ECS
7 3 (17.65%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (17.65%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (17.65%) Azure
7 3 (17.65%) Route 53
8 2 (11.76%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (11.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (11.76%) CloudFront
8 2 (11.76%) GitHub
8 2 (11.76%) Office 365
9 1 (5.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (5.88%) Amazon Glacier
9 1 (5.88%) AWS OpsWorks
9 1 (5.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) MySQL
2 8 (47.06%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
3 6 (35.29%) Amazon Aurora
3 6 (35.29%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (11.76%) Redis
5 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
6 1 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (5.88%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.88%) CircleCI
3 1 (5.88%) GoCD
3 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) DBA
3 5 (29.41%) Administrator
4 4 (23.53%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (23.53%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (11.76%) Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
5 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL DBA
5 2 (11.76%) SQL DBA
6 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) IT Support
6 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) Kafka
2 1 (5.88%) LAMP
2 1 (5.88%) Laravel
2 1 (5.88%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Replication
2 2 (11.76%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.88%) PKI
3 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) DevOps
2 7 (41.18%) Migration
3 6 (35.29%) High Availability
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
5 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
5 4 (23.53%) Database Tuning
5 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (23.53%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (23.53%) Physical Data Model
5 4 (23.53%) Proactive Monitoring
5 4 (23.53%) SDLC
5 4 (23.53%) Task Automation
6 2 (11.76%) Change Management
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
6 2 (11.76%) Database Mirroring
6 2 (11.76%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) Python
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) Bash Shell
4 3 (17.65%) Ruby
5 1 (5.88%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) PHP
5 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) GDPR
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Docker
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Terraform
2 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 4 (23.53%) Foglight
3 3 (17.65%) Ansible
3 3 (17.65%) Kubernetes
4 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (11.76%) Puppet
5 1 (5.88%) Salt
5 1 (5.88%) SCCM
5 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Aerohive Networks
2 1 (5.88%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Juniper
2 1 (5.88%) NetApp
2 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto
2 1 (5.88%) VirtaMove