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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 56 47 37
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -10
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.20% 0.64% 0.80%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.06% 9.68% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £200 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £350 £225
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +55.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
94 31 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.76% 6.58% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 24 5
Average daily rate £400 £233 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.04% -15.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £200 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £376 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.31% +25.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -50.00%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Rackspace Cloud
1 1 (100.00%) Rackspace

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Rackspace Cloud
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (100.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Rackspace
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