The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon EC2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 71 68 71
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% 0.34% 0.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.39% 8.82% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate £450 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £310 £400
% change year-on-year
+39.51% -22.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Amazon EC2
South West

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

Cloud Services Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
72 34 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 8.18% 3.88% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 27 25
Average daily rate £388 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £200 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £23.75 £125.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +69.49%

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Amazon EC2 Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Amazon EC2
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Amazon EC2 Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Amazon EC2
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Octopus Deploy
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet