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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 65 - 52
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.41% - 0.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.68% - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £450 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
112 54 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.49% 8.35% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 32 6
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £271 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £410 £420
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £16.50 £12.90 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.90% -35.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-41.81% +52.77%

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

Amazon EC2
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Amazon EC2 Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) nginx
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon SQS
1 3 (100.00%) Route 53
1 3 (100.00%) Rackspace
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon DynamoDB

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (100.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon ELB
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon SQS
1 3 (100.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (100.00%) Route 53
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Senior WebOps Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) WebOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) ELK Stack
1 3 (100.00%) LEMP Stack
1 3 (100.00%) Sensu
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Ansible
1 3 (100.00%) collectd
1 3 (100.00%) Kibana
1 3 (100.00%) logstash
1 3 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) Salt
1 3 (100.00%) StatsD
1 3 (100.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Rackspace
1 3 (100.00%) SaltStack