The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon EC2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 126 132 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.080% 0.14% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.69% 2.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate £500 £588 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £310 £400
% change year-on-year
+39.51% -22.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Amazon EC2
South East

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

Cloud Services Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
290 142 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.61% 5.03% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 88 37
Average daily rate £450 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £238 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £625 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £19.61 £14.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.24% +52.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +69.49%

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Amazon EC2 Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Amazon EC2
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the Berkshire region.

Amazon EC2 Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Amazon EC2
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Amazon EC2 Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Amazon EC2
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Reading - 2 £438 - 1
Bracknell - 1 £500 -
Amazon EC2
South East

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Amazon EC2 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 EC2.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) logstash
2 1 (50.00%) Plesk
2 1 (50.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Varnish
2 1 (50.00%) Salt
2 1 (50.00%) Kibana
2 1 (50.00%) Bacula
2 1 (50.00%) cPanel
2 1 (50.00%) CloudBees
2 1 (50.00%) Graphite
2 1 (50.00%) ELK Stack
2 1 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Grafana
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (50.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon ELB

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Amazon EC2 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 EC2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (50.00%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) ELK Stack
1 1 (50.00%) LAMP
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) Fedora
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
1 1 (50.00%) KVM
1 1 (50.00%) NFS
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (50.00%) Postfix
1 1 (50.00%) qmail
1 1 (50.00%) Sendmail
1 1 (50.00%) Varnish
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
1 1 (50.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) Bacula
2 1 (50.00%) Cacti
2 1 (50.00%) cPanel
2 1 (50.00%) Grafana
2 1 (50.00%) Graphite
2 1 (50.00%) Kibana
2 1 (50.00%) logstash
2 1 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Plesk
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (50.00%) Salt
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) CommVault
1 1 (50.00%) Hitachi
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Rackspace
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec
1 1 (50.00%) VMware