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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 44 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.24% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £200
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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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
10 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.41% 3.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 0
Average daily rate £356 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £345 £388
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -10.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -36.66%

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 1 October 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon SQS
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) CloudFront
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) MSBuild
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon S3
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) NUnit
2 3 (75.00%) CruiseControl
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon SQS
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) CloudFront
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MSBuild
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
1 3 (75.00%) NUnit
1 3 (75.00%) CruiseControl
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
1 3 (75.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA