The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon EC2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.08% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.43% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £478 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £428 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.75% +42.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Amazon EC2
Cambridgeshire

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

Cloud Services Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
35 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 9.41% 6.03% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 5
Average daily rate £444 £425 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% +123.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £11.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £16.86
% change year-on-year
+2.60% +12.67%

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Amazon EC2 Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Amazon EC2
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Amazon EC2 Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 22 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (95.45%) DevOps
2 21 (95.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (90.91%) Puppet
4 19 (86.36%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (77.27%) Git (software)
6 16 (72.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 16 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (68.18%) Subversion
8 14 (63.64%) Nagios
9 10 (45.45%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (45.45%) Google
10 9 (40.91%) OpenStack
11 7 (31.82%) Docker
12 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
13 4 (18.18%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (18.18%) Kubernetes
13 4 (18.18%) Vagrant
13 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
14 3 (13.64%) Graphite
14 3 (13.64%) Dynatrace
14 3 (13.64%) Scrum
14 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
15 2 (9.09%) TDD
15 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
15 2 (9.09%) DNS
15 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
15 2 (9.09%) Firewall
15 2 (9.09%) Selenium
15 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 9 (40.91%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 22 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (95.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (45.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) DNS
1 2 (9.09%) Firewall
1 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (77.27%) Git (software)
2 16 (72.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 15 (68.18%) Subversion
4 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
4 4 (18.18%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (18.18%) Vagrant
5 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
5 2 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) DevOps Specialist
2 7 (31.82%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) CSS
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
1 1 (4.55%) LAMP
1 1 (4.55%) mod_perl
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Biology
1 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.55%) Life Science
1 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) DevOps
2 16 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) Scrum
5 2 (9.09%) BDD
5 2 (9.09%) Kanban
5 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 2 (9.09%) TDD
6 1 (4.55%) Bioinformatics
6 1 (4.55%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) Perl
2 1 (4.55%) PHP
2 1 (4.55%) Python
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (90.91%) Puppet
2 19 (86.36%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (63.64%) Nagios
4 4 (18.18%) Kubernetes
5 3 (13.64%) Graphite
6 2 (9.09%) logstash
6 2 (9.09%) Riemann
7 1 (4.55%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Google
2 3 (13.64%) Dynatrace
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft