The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon EC2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank - 58 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.16% -
As % of the Cloud Services category - 6.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £394 £325
% change year-on-year
-21.26% +21.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Amazon EC2
West Midlands

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

Cloud Services Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
29 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.58% 2.60% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 3
Average daily rate £325 £450 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +260.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £334
% change year-on-year
- +19.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £16.53
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -15.30%

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Amazon EC2 Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham