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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank - - 63
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category - - 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
95 51 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.75% 7.01% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 37 8
Median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £738 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.09% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £17.75 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +36.98%

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Amazon EC2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Amazon EC2 Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham