The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 3 months to 25 April 2017 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)
UK / England
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 517 535 592
Rank change year-on-year +18 +57  
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 64 84 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.16% 0.062%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.65% 0.74% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 60 27
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £380 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Amazon RDS is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 9774 11296 11773
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 22.86% 21.96% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6574 7697 7715
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 138 165
Median hourly rate £29.00 £29.50 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.69% -8.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.65 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.91% -6.15%  

Amazon RDS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Amazon RDS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon RDS in England

Amazon RDS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Amazon RDS in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon RDS in England

Amazon RDS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon RDS in England over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon RDS in England

Amazon RDS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon RDS within the England region over the 3 months to 25 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +15 47 £500 +5.26% 18
South West - 5 £325 -
North West +18 4 £463 +5.71% 2
East of England -11 4 £550 +12.82% 9
South East +23 3 £450 +28.57% 5
East Midlands - 1 £363 -
Amazon RDS
UK

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon RDS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Amazon RDS.

1 182 (95.29%) Amazon AWS
2 148 (77.49%) Amazon EC2
3 113 (59.16%) DevOps
4 107 (56.02%) Amazon S3
5 86 (45.03%) Linux
6 84 (43.98%) Agile Software Development
6 84 (43.98%) AWS CloudFormation
7 76 (39.79%) Puppet
8 71 (37.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 61 (31.94%) Docker
10 56 (29.32%) Jenkins
11 54 (28.27%) Python
12 52 (27.23%) Terraform
12 52 (27.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 51 (26.70%) Java
14 48 (25.13%) Windows
15 45 (23.56%) High Availability
16 44 (23.04%) Web Services
16 44 (23.04%) Continuous Integration
17 42 (21.99%) CloudFront
17 42 (21.99%) Ansible
18 40 (20.94%) Auto-Scaling
18 40 (20.94%) Configuration Management
19 39 (20.42%) VPN
19 39 (20.42%) nginx
19 39 (20.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 39 (20.42%) Amazon ELB
20 38 (19.90%) Bash Shell
21 37 (19.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
22 36 (18.85%) Microsoft Azure

Amazon RDS
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 39 (20.42%) nginx
2 30 (15.71%) Elasticsearch
3 23 (12.04%) Confluence
4 18 (9.42%) Apache
5 14 (7.33%) Tomcat
6 13 (6.81%) IIS
7 7 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (3.66%) MS Exchange
8 6 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (2.62%) Skype for Business
10 4 (2.09%) Apache Pig
11 2 (1.05%) Apache Qpid
11 2 (1.05%) Apache Spark
11 2 (1.05%) Lightstreamer
11 2 (1.05%) SharePoint
11 2 (1.05%) WebORB
12 1 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.52%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.05%) SAP MDG
2 2 (1.05%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.52%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 182 (95.29%) Amazon AWS
2 148 (77.49%) Amazon EC2
3 107 (56.02%) Amazon S3
4 84 (43.98%) AWS CloudFormation
5 71 (37.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 52 (27.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 42 (21.99%) CloudFront
8 39 (20.42%) Amazon ELB
8 39 (20.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 36 (18.85%) Microsoft Azure
9 36 (18.85%) Route 53
10 30 (15.71%) Amazon SQS
11 28 (14.66%) AWS CloudTrail
11 28 (14.66%) PaaS
12 22 (11.52%) AWS Lambda
13 20 (10.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 9 (4.71%) Azure Active Directory
14 9 (4.71%) GitHub
15 6 (3.14%) Amazon Kinesis
15 6 (3.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (20.42%) VPN
2 22 (11.52%) HTTP
3 19 (9.95%) Firewall
4 15 (7.85%) DNS
5 13 (6.81%) TCP/IP
6 9 (4.71%) Internet
7 8 (4.19%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (4.19%) Remote Desktop
7 8 (4.19%) SSH
7 8 (4.19%) SSL
7 8 (4.19%) WAN
8 7 (3.66%) OpenLDAP
8 7 (3.66%) OpenVPN
8 7 (3.66%) VLAN
9 6 (3.14%) MPLS
10 4 (2.09%) DHCP
10 4 (2.09%) Network Security
10 4 (2.09%) Skype
11 3 (1.57%) Kerberos
11 3 (1.57%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (19.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 20 (10.47%) Amazon Redshift
2 20 (10.47%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (9.95%) SQL Server
4 13 (6.81%) MySQL
5 8 (4.19%) Big Data
5 8 (4.19%) Redis
6 7 (3.66%) NoSQL
6 7 (3.66%) RDBMS
6 7 (3.66%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.14%) Apache Hive
7 6 (3.14%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.09%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.05%) InfluxDB
10 2 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (1.05%) PowerCenter
10 2 (1.05%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 56 (29.32%) Jenkins
2 31 (16.23%) Git (software)
3 23 (12.04%) JIRA
4 16 (8.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 15 (7.85%) TeamCity
6 12 (6.28%) Maven
6 12 (6.28%) Octopus Deploy
6 12 (6.28%) Vagrant
7 8 (4.19%) Ant
7 8 (4.19%) Bitbucket
7 8 (4.19%) JUnit
7 8 (4.19%) Liquibase
7 8 (4.19%) SonarQube
7 8 (4.19%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (2.62%) Visual Studio
9 4 (2.09%) Eclipse
9 4 (2.09%) GitLab
10 3 (1.57%) Subversion
11 2 (1.05%) Gatling
11 2 (1.05%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 28 (14.66%) Finance
2 7 (3.66%) Financial Institution
3 4 (2.09%) Front Office
3 4 (2.09%) Marketing
3 4 (2.09%) Publishing
3 4 (2.09%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.57%) Electronics
4 3 (1.57%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.57%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.05%) Retail
6 1 (0.52%) Advertising
6 1 (0.52%) Back Office
6 1 (0.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (46.07%) DevOps Engineer
2 61 (31.94%) AWS Engineer
3 59 (30.89%) AWS DevOps
4 48 (25.13%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 27 (14.14%) Developer
6 26 (13.61%) Architect
7 15 (7.85%) AWS Architect
7 15 (7.85%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 14 (7.33%) Cloud Engineer
9 12 (6.28%) Linux Engineer
10 11 (5.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 11 (5.76%) Operations Engineer
10 11 (5.76%) Technical Architect
11 10 (5.24%) Consultant
12 9 (4.71%) Cloud Architect
12 9 (4.71%) Senior DevOps
12 9 (4.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 7 (3.66%) AWS Developer
14 6 (3.14%) Active Directory Architect
14 6 (3.14%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (23.04%) Web Services
2 30 (15.71%) Elastic Stack
3 27 (14.14%) HTML
4 17 (8.90%) .NET
4 17 (8.90%) Node.js
5 16 (8.38%) REST
6 14 (7.33%) CSS
6 14 (7.33%) JSON
7 11 (5.76%) HTML5
8 10 (5.24%) boto
8 10 (5.24%) Django
9 7 (3.66%) Kafka
9 7 (3.66%) MCollective
9 7 (3.66%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (3.14%) XML
11 5 (2.62%) CSS3
11 5 (2.62%) jQuery
12 4 (2.09%) AngularJS
12 4 (2.09%) Entity Framework
12 4 (2.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.04%) Linux Command Line
2 13 (6.81%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (4.71%) Clustering
4 7 (3.66%) Public Cloud
5 6 (3.14%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.14%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.14%) PKI
5 6 (3.14%) Replication
6 5 (2.62%) User Experience
7 4 (2.09%) BYOD
7 4 (2.09%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.09%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.05%) AS400
8 2 (1.05%) iSeries
9 1 (0.52%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.52%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.52%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 86 (45.03%) Linux
2 48 (25.13%) Windows
3 17 (8.90%) CentOS
4 13 (6.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (6.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (6.28%) Unix
5 12 (6.28%) Windows Server
6 6 (3.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.09%) Windows 10
7 4 (2.09%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.05%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.52%) SUSE
10 1 (0.52%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (59.16%) DevOps
2 84 (43.98%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (23.56%) High Availability
4 44 (23.04%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (20.94%) Auto-Scaling
5 40 (20.94%) Configuration Management
6 34 (17.80%) Microservices
7 25 (13.09%) Continuous Delivery
7 25 (13.09%) Load Balancing
7 25 (13.09%) Scrum
8 21 (10.99%) Migration
9 14 (7.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (7.33%) E-Commerce
9 14 (7.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 13 (6.81%) Automated Testing
11 12 (6.28%) Kanban
11 12 (6.28%) SOA
12 11 (5.76%) Coaching
12 11 (5.76%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (4.19%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 54 (28.27%) Python
2 51 (26.70%) Java
3 38 (19.90%) Bash Shell
4 30 (15.71%) PowerShell
5 25 (13.09%) SQL
6 18 (9.42%) C#
7 17 (8.90%) JavaScript
8 14 (7.33%) Ruby
9 12 (6.28%) Perl
10 11 (5.76%) PHP
11 9 (4.71%) Groovy
12 4 (2.09%) C
13 3 (1.57%) Apex Code
13 3 (1.57%) ES6
13 3 (1.57%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.57%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.05%) C++
14 2 (1.05%) Go
14 2 (1.05%) Scala
15 1 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (17.28%) AWS Certification
2 26 (13.61%) Security Cleared
3 20 (10.47%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.14%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.62%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (2.62%) CCNA
5 5 (2.62%) CCNP
5 5 (2.62%) MCSE
5 5 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.09%) CCIE
6 4 (2.09%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (2.09%) Degree
6 4 (2.09%) MCITP
6 4 (2.09%) MCP
7 2 (1.05%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.52%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (0.52%) CISA
8 1 (0.52%) CISM
8 1 (0.52%) CISSP
8 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.33%) QA
2 5 (2.62%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.57%) SLA
4 2 (1.05%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.05%) ISO20022
5 1 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 61 (31.94%) Docker
2 23 (12.04%) Active Directory
3 13 (6.81%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (4.71%) vCloud
5 7 (3.66%) Postfix
5 7 (3.66%) Squid
6 6 (3.14%) Terminal Services
6 6 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (3.14%) vSphere
7 5 (2.62%) Hyper-V
8 4 (2.09%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (2.09%) XenApp
8 4 (2.09%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.57%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (1.05%) Corosync
11 1 (0.52%) LXC
11 1 (0.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 76 (39.79%) Puppet
2 52 (27.23%) Terraform
3 42 (21.99%) Ansible
4 31 (16.23%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (12.04%) Kibana
6 20 (10.47%) Kubernetes
7 19 (9.95%) logstash
8 13 (6.81%) Graphite
9 12 (6.28%) Docker Swarm
10 8 (4.19%) Rancher
11 7 (3.66%) Grafana
11 7 (3.66%) Rsyslog
11 7 (3.66%) Sysdig
11 7 (3.66%) ZABBIX
12 5 (2.62%) Salt
12 5 (2.62%) SCCM
12 5 (2.62%) SCOM
13 4 (2.09%) AppDNA
13 4 (2.09%) EdgeSight
13 4 (2.09%) Packer
Vendors
1 30 (15.71%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.42%) VMware
3 12 (6.28%) Atlassian
3 12 (6.28%) SaltStack
4 11 (5.76%) New Relic
5 9 (4.71%) Cisco
5 9 (4.71%) Oracle
6 8 (4.19%) Sonatype
7 6 (3.14%) Citrix
7 6 (3.14%) Red Hat
7 6 (3.14%) SAP
8 4 (2.09%) Cloudera
9 3 (1.57%) Assembla
9 3 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.57%) Trend Micro
10 2 (1.05%) Adobe
10 2 (1.05%) Embarcadero
10 2 (1.05%) Informatica
10 2 (1.05%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (1.05%) Rackspace
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