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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 47 46 41
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 9 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.83% 0.84% 0.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.47% 20.00% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+137.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £338 £249
% change year-on-year
+40.74% +35.67%
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
86 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.44% 4.22% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 14 6
Average daily rate £414 £200 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+106.87% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £17.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+38.23% -44.71%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Amazon EC2 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (88.89%) Puppet
2 8 (88.89%) DevOps
3 7 (77.78%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (66.67%) Nagios
5 5 (55.56%) OpenStack
5 5 (55.56%) Google
5 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
5 5 (55.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (44.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
6 4 (44.44%) Subversion
7 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 3 (33.33%) DNS
7 3 (33.33%) Firewall
7 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
7 3 (33.33%) Graphite
7 3 (33.33%) Kubernetes
7 3 (33.33%) Vagrant
7 3 (33.33%) logstash
8 2 (22.22%) Docker
8 2 (22.22%) Selenium
8 2 (22.22%) Kanban
8 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
8 2 (22.22%) BDD
8 2 (22.22%) TDD
8 2 (22.22%) Scrum

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 5 (55.56%) OpenStack
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (55.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (11.11%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 4 (44.44%) Subversion
2 4 (44.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (22.22%) Selenium
3 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
4 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 1 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 1 (11.11%) N-Tier
1 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) DevOps
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) Kanban
5 2 (22.22%) BDD
5 2 (22.22%) TDD
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) Puppet
2 7 (77.78%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (66.67%) Nagios
4 3 (33.33%) Vagrant
4 3 (33.33%) logstash
4 3 (33.33%) Graphite
4 3 (33.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) Rackspace
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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