The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon EC2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 187 210 215
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +5
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 12 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.49% 7.64% 10.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £308 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £548 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £243 £300
% change year-on-year
+44.32% -19.16%
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 City of London region.

Cloud Services Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
185 157 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.18% 2.13% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 124 74
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.98% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-52.41% +39.42%

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Amazon EC2 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Amazon EC2
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Amazon EC2 Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 20 (68.97%) Python
2 18 (62.07%) Oracle
2 18 (62.07%) Linux
2 18 (62.07%) VMware
2 18 (62.07%) DevOps
3 17 (58.62%) Puppet
3 17 (58.62%) UNIX
4 16 (55.17%) Java
4 16 (55.17%) SOA
4 16 (55.17%) JIRA
4 16 (55.17%) Bash Shell
5 15 (51.72%) WebLogic
6 14 (48.28%) SQL
6 14 (48.28%) WebSphere
6 14 (48.28%) Tomcat
7 13 (44.83%) Subversion
7 13 (44.83%) MySQL
7 13 (44.83%) vCloud
7 13 (44.83%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (41.38%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (41.38%) Git (software)
8 12 (41.38%) J2EE
9 11 (37.93%) PL/SQL
9 11 (37.93%) Maven
9 11 (37.93%) Jenkins
10 10 (34.48%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
11 9 (31.03%) .NET
11 9 (31.03%) Web Services
11 9 (31.03%) Ant

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 15 (51.72%) WebLogic
2 14 (48.28%) Tomcat
2 14 (48.28%) WebSphere
3 8 (27.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (6.90%) MQSeries
4 2 (6.90%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (6.90%) Apache
5 1 (3.45%) Jetty
5 1 (3.45%) nginx
5 1 (3.45%) Node.js
5 1 (3.45%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (3.45%) TorqueBox
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (41.38%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (34.48%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (10.34%) Amazon S3
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (6.90%) Google App Engine
4 2 (6.90%) Heroku
5 1 (3.45%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (3.45%) ElastiCache
5 1 (3.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) LDAP
2 2 (6.90%) DHCP
2 2 (6.90%) FTP
2 2 (6.90%) HTTP
2 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.90%) DNS
2 2 (6.90%) SSL
2 2 (6.90%) IPsec
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (3.45%) Internet
3 1 (3.45%) NetScreen
3 1 (3.45%) Firewall
3 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) MySQL
2 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
3 9 (31.03%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (10.34%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (6.90%) Big Data
6 2 (6.90%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
6 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
6 2 (6.90%) JasperReports
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (3.45%) KDB
7 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
7 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
7 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
7 1 (3.45%) Redis
7 1 (3.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (55.17%) JIRA
2 13 (44.83%) Subversion
3 12 (41.38%) Git (software)
4 11 (37.93%) Maven
4 11 (37.93%) Jenkins
5 9 (31.03%) AnthillPro
5 9 (31.03%) TeamCity
5 9 (31.03%) Gerrit
5 9 (31.03%) Ant
5 9 (31.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (31.03%) Mercurial
6 2 (6.90%) Hudson
6 2 (6.90%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (3.45%) JUnit
7 1 (3.45%) JMeter
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Front Office
3 1 (3.45%) Billing
3 1 (3.45%) Law
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Deployment Manager
2 7 (24.14%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Configuration Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Portal Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) UNIX Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Manager
6 1 (3.45%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Operations Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Data Scientist
6 1 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Ruby Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) J2EE
2 9 (31.03%) .NET
2 9 (31.03%) Web Services
3 4 (13.79%) Middleware
3 4 (13.79%) HTML
3 4 (13.79%) JSF
4 3 (10.34%) Servlets
4 3 (10.34%) SOAP
4 3 (10.34%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (6.90%) JMS
5 2 (6.90%) LAMP
5 2 (6.90%) Hibernate
5 2 (6.90%) Struts
5 2 (6.90%) EJB
5 2 (6.90%) CSS
5 2 (6.90%) JSP
5 2 (6.90%) Ajax
5 2 (6.90%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (6.90%) Spring MVC
5 2 (6.90%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Clustering
2 3 (10.34%) Open Source
3 2 (6.90%) Economics
4 1 (3.45%) Statistics
4 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Linux
2 17 (58.62%) UNIX
3 4 (13.79%) SELinux
4 3 (10.34%) Ubuntu
5 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.90%) Debian
6 1 (3.45%) SUSE
6 1 (3.45%) OpenSolaris
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (3.45%) SmartOS
6 1 (3.45%) Windows
6 1 (3.45%) AIX
6 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) DevOps
2 16 (55.17%) SOA
3 13 (44.83%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (31.03%) ETL
5 4 (13.79%) OO
5 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
5 4 (13.79%) MVC
6 3 (10.34%) Scrum
6 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
6 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Multithreading
7 2 (6.90%) High Availability
7 2 (6.90%) Analytics
7 2 (6.90%) BCP
7 2 (6.90%) Web Development
8 1 (3.45%) Release Management
8 1 (3.45%) Project Management
8 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.45%) Information Security
8 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) Python
2 16 (55.17%) Bash Shell
2 16 (55.17%) Java
3 14 (48.28%) SQL
4 11 (37.93%) PL/SQL
5 9 (31.03%) Ruby
6 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
6 5 (17.24%) Perl
7 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
8 3 (10.34%) C++
9 1 (3.45%) PHP
9 1 (3.45%) C
9 1 (3.45%) C#
9 1 (3.45%) Lisp
9 1 (3.45%) Korn
9 1 (3.45%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) PhD
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (44.83%) vCloud
2 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.34%) Xen
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.45%) Snort
5 1 (3.45%) Squid
5 1 (3.45%) qmail
5 1 (3.45%) Sendmail
5 1 (3.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (3.45%) OpenSSH
5 1 (3.45%) KVM
Systems Management
1 17 (58.62%) Puppet
2 6 (20.69%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.90%) Nagios
3 2 (6.90%) OpenSSO
4 1 (3.45%) Nessus
4 1 (3.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) Oracle
1 18 (62.07%) VMware
2 6 (20.69%) IBM
3 5 (17.24%) Remedy
4 3 (10.34%) JBoss
4 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.90%) Google
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.90%) Sun
5 2 (6.90%) BEA
5 2 (6.90%) Rackspace
6 1 (3.45%) New Relic
6 1 (3.45%) Tripwire
6 1 (3.45%) Nokia
6 1 (3.45%) Veritas
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco
6 1 (3.45%) Sybase
6 1 (3.45%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.45%) Atlassian
6 1 (3.45%) Qualys
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