Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 23 September 2018 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)
England > South West
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 202 172 213
Rank change year-on-year -30 +41 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 11 28 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.19% 0.51% 0.034%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.89% 2.61% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 1
South West median daily rate £463 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +38.46% -
10th Percentile £369 £336 £313
90th Percentile £526 £475 £338
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South West median hourly rate - - £40.00
England median hourly rate £32.00 £34.74 £40.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% -13.14% -

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 South West with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,230 1,074 1,212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 21.23% 19.70% 20.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 891 684 847
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £291 £288 £250
90th Percentile £556 £529 £517
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 31
South West median hourly rate £39.00 £39.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.27% +19.70% +1.54%
10th Percentile £17.83 £13.80 £12.00
90th Percentile £68.13 £57.00 £48.00
England median hourly rate £28.75 £30.00 £29.53
% change year-on-year -4.17% +1.61% +6.28%

Amazon RDS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Amazon RDS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon RDS in the South West

Amazon RDS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon RDS in the South West

Amazon RDS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon RDS in the South West over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon RDS in the South West

Amazon RDS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 6 months to 23 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Devon +1 5 £494 +12.86%
Wiltshire -1 2 £450 +23.29% 3
Dorset - 2 £388 - 1
Gloucestershire 0 1 £525 - 5
Bristol -24 1 £325 -27.78% 3
Amazon RDS
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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 South West region with a requirement for Amazon RDS.

1 9 (81.82%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (63.64%) Docker
3 6 (54.55%) DevOps
4 5 (45.45%) OpenVPN
4 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 5 (45.45%) Kubernetes
5 4 (36.36%) Grafana
5 4 (36.36%) Prometheus
5 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
5 4 (36.36%) FreeIPA
5 4 (36.36%) Splunk
5 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
6 3 (27.27%) PaaS
6 3 (27.27%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (27.27%) Windows
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 2 (18.18%) Serverless
7 2 (18.18%) Terraform
7 2 (18.18%) Black Duck
7 2 (18.18%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (18.18%) Slack
7 2 (18.18%) .NET Core
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
7 2 (18.18%) SonarQube
7 2 (18.18%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (18.18%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (18.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (18.18%) Auto-Scaling
7 2 (18.18%) Public Cloud

Amazon RDS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Cloud Services
1 9 (81.82%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (27.27%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (27.27%) PaaS
3 2 (18.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (18.18%) Amazon S3
3 2 (18.18%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (18.18%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (18.18%) IaaS
3 2 (18.18%) Route 53
3 2 (18.18%) Serverless
3 2 (18.18%) Slack
3 2 (18.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (9.09%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) OpenVPN
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
1 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) JUnit
2 2 (18.18%) SonarQube
2 2 (18.18%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Kubernetes Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) AWS DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Azure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Provisioning Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) .NET Core
1 2 (18.18%) JSON
2 1 (9.09%) Doctrine
2 1 (9.09%) Lambda Expressions
2 1 (9.09%) Node.js
2 1 (9.09%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Public Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) Auto-Scaling
2 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security
2 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
2 2 (18.18%) Workflow
2 2 (18.18%) Workflow Management
3 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (9.09%) Security Operations
3 1 (9.09%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) AWS Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Docker
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Kubernetes
2 4 (36.36%) FreeIPA
2 4 (36.36%) Grafana
2 4 (36.36%) Prometheus
3 2 (18.18%) Ansible
3 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (18.18%) Puppet
3 2 (18.18%) SCCM
3 2 (18.18%) SCOM
3 2 (18.18%) Terraform
3 2 (18.18%) WSUS
4 1 (9.09%) Icinga
4 1 (9.09%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Splunk
2 2 (18.18%) Black Duck
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Zend