The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Berkshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 115 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.25% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.96% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£318 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £253 £325
% change year-on-year
+51.98% -22.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
67 63 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.75% 2.60% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 34 17
Average daily rate £383 £408 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.19% -7.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £317 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.98% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £31.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £33.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-48.48% +100.00%
Amazon EC2
South East

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
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 10 July 2014. 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
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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
Slough - 3 £325 - 1
Reading - 2 - -
Windsor - - - -
Amazon EC2
South East

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Ant
2 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (66.67%) DevOps
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Google
3 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (50.00%) Google App Engine
4 2 (33.33%) Apache
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) Gradle
4 2 (33.33%) Nagios
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon S3
4 2 (33.33%) Puppet
5 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (16.67%) Percona
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (16.67%) Trac
5 1 (16.67%) FreeBSD

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 2 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (50.00%) Google App Engine
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LDAP
1 1 (16.67%) SMTP
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) SNMP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Ant
2 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) Gradle
4 1 (16.67%) Trac
4 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (16.67%) Subversion
4 1 (16.67%) Maven
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) EDI
1 1 (16.67%) LAMP
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (16.67%) Java SE
1 1 (16.67%) WCF
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) RESTful
1 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) DTV
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) FreeBSD
3 1 (16.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) AWK
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Nagios
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) Cacti
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
1 3 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) Percona
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat