Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 203 166 201
Rank change year-on-year -37 +35 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 22 36 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.35% 0.64% 0.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.57% 3.28% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 4
South West median daily rate £500 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £405 £336 £439
90th Percentile £730 £475 £553
England median daily rate £525 £500 £513
% change year-on-year +5.00% -2.44% +13.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South West median hourly rate - - £40.00
England median hourly rate - £34.74 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -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 1,398 1,096 1,248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 22.18% 19.34% 21.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 955 699 863
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% -2.67%
10th Percentile £306 £281 £256
90th Percentile £575 £526 £516
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 25
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +27.27% -17.29%
10th Percentile £19.08 £14.70 £12.00
90th Percentile £64.06 £58.75 £47.80
England median hourly rate £33.50 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +4.69% +14.29% +0.79%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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
Wiltshire -10 14 £688 +88.36%
Devon -18 5 £494 +12.86%
Dorset - 2 £388 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £525 - 4
Amazon RDS
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 20 (90.91%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (81.82%) Docker
3 16 (72.73%) Kubernetes
4 12 (54.55%) SQL
5 11 (50.00%) Redux
6 10 (45.45%) Finance
6 10 (45.45%) Banking
7 9 (40.91%) Scrum
8 8 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (36.36%) .NET
8 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
8 8 (36.36%) .NET Core
9 6 (27.27%) DevOps
9 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (27.27%) C#
10 5 (22.73%) OpenVPN
10 5 (22.73%) REST
10 5 (22.73%) .NET Framework
10 5 (22.73%) Web Services
10 5 (22.73%) OO
10 5 (22.73%) Microservices
10 5 (22.73%) Apigee
11 4 (18.18%) Grafana
11 4 (18.18%) FreeIPA
11 4 (18.18%) Prometheus
11 4 (18.18%) Linux
11 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
11 4 (18.18%) Splunk
11 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
12 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure

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 20 (90.91%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (22.73%) Apigee
3 3 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (13.64%) PaaS
4 2 (9.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (9.09%) Amazon S3
4 2 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (9.09%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (9.09%) IaaS
4 2 (9.09%) Route 53
4 2 (9.09%) Serverless
4 2 (9.09%) Slack
4 2 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) OpenVPN
2 2 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) FTP
3 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
3 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.09%) JIRA
2 2 (9.09%) JUnit
2 2 (9.09%) SonarQube
2 2 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (45.45%) Banking
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Architect
2 6 (27.27%) .NET Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Digital Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (9.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) C# Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Web Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Provisioning Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) Redux
2 8 (36.36%) .NET
2 8 (36.36%) .NET Core
3 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (22.73%) .NET Framework
4 5 (22.73%) REST
4 5 (22.73%) Web Services
5 2 (9.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Scrum
2 8 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (27.27%) DevOps
4 5 (22.73%) Microservices
4 5 (22.73%) OO
5 2 (9.09%) Auto-Scaling
5 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.09%) Information Security
5 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 2 (9.09%) Workflow
5 2 (9.09%) Workflow Management
6 1 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.55%) High Availability
6 1 (4.55%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (4.55%) Security Operations
6 1 (4.55%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) C#
3 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) AWS Certification
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 18 (81.82%) Docker
2 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.55%) Squid
Systems Management
1 16 (72.73%) Kubernetes
2 4 (18.18%) FreeIPA
2 4 (18.18%) Grafana
2 4 (18.18%) Prometheus
3 3 (13.64%) WSUS
4 2 (9.09%) Ansible
4 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (9.09%) Puppet
4 2 (9.09%) SCCM
4 2 (9.09%) SCOM
4 2 (9.09%) Terraform
5 1 (4.55%) Icinga
5 1 (4.55%) Nagios
5 1 (4.55%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Splunk
2 2 (9.09%) Black Duck
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix
3 1 (4.55%) Gemalto
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle