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 August 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 114 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.24% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.12% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£318 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £243 £300
% change year-on-year
+44.32% -19.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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
98 83 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.98% 3.27% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 47 20
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £275 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £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 1
Average hourly rate - £31.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +129.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-52.41% +39.42%

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 29 August 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
(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
Slough - 3 £325 -
Windsor - - - -
Amazon EC2
South East

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 29 August 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%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Ant
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) Gradle
4 1 (16.67%) Trac
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%) Team Foundation Server
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%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
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%) Linux Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (16.67%) EDI
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
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
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%) FreeBSD
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (16.67%) AWK
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
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%) VMware
1 3 (50.00%) Google
1 3 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (16.67%) Percona
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) SAP