The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the City of London region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 203 187 218
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +31
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 12 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.29% 0.037%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.35% 17.14% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 3
Average daily rate £325 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
189 105 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.85% 1.66% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 86 74
Average daily rate £400 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £244 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
Amazon EC2
London

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the City of London region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Amazon EC2 Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 17 (77.27%) Linux
2 15 (68.18%) Git (software)
3 14 (63.64%) MySQL
3 14 (63.64%) SQL
4 13 (59.09%) Bash Shell
5 12 (54.55%) JIRA
6 11 (50.00%) Java
6 11 (50.00%) Puppet
6 11 (50.00%) Jenkins
7 10 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (45.45%) Oracle
7 10 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (45.45%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (40.91%) Subversion
8 9 (40.91%) VMware
8 9 (40.91%) WebSphere
8 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
8 9 (40.91%) Tomcat
8 9 (40.91%) WebLogic
8 9 (40.91%) PL/SQL
8 9 (40.91%) UNIX
8 9 (40.91%) SOA
8 9 (40.91%) vCloud
9 8 (36.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (36.36%) Gerrit
9 8 (36.36%) ETL
9 8 (36.36%) Python
9 8 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (36.36%) .NET
9 8 (36.36%) J2EE

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 9 (40.91%) WebLogic
1 9 (40.91%) Tomcat
1 9 (40.91%) WebSphere
2 8 (36.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (13.64%) Apache
4 2 (9.09%) Apache Solr
5 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (4.55%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (4.55%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 10 (45.45%) Cloud Computing
1 10 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon S3
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (4.55%) PaaS
3 1 (4.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) LDAP
1 1 (4.55%) VPN
1 1 (4.55%) SSL
1 1 (4.55%) NetScreen
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (63.64%) MySQL
2 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
3 8 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (27.27%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (18.18%) Redis
6 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (4.55%) KDB
7 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
7 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
7 1 (4.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (68.18%) Git (software)
2 12 (54.55%) JIRA
3 11 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 9 (40.91%) Subversion
5 8 (36.36%) Maven
5 8 (36.36%) AnthillPro
5 8 (36.36%) TeamCity
5 8 (36.36%) Ant
5 8 (36.36%) Gerrit
5 8 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (36.36%) Mercurial
6 4 (18.18%) FishEye
6 4 (18.18%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (4.55%) PhpStorm
7 1 (4.55%) Hudson
7 1 (4.55%) JUnit
7 1 (4.55%) IntelliJ
7 1 (4.55%) JMeter
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Publishing
3 1 (4.55%) Games
3 1 (4.55%) Billing
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Advertising
3 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Deployment Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Ruby Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Operations Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.55%) C++ Developer
5 1 (4.55%) UNIX Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.55%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.55%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Operations Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) .NET
1 8 (36.36%) J2EE
2 6 (27.27%) XML
2 6 (27.27%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (18.18%) jQuery
3 4 (18.18%) Memcached
3 4 (18.18%) Sinatra
4 3 (13.64%) Resque
4 3 (13.64%) Phusion Passenger
4 3 (13.64%) Web Services
5 2 (9.09%) LAMP
6 1 (4.55%) Xerces
6 1 (4.55%) Xalan
6 1 (4.55%) XSLT
6 1 (4.55%) CORBA
6 1 (4.55%) HTML
6 1 (4.55%) SOAP
6 1 (4.55%) wxWidgets
6 1 (4.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Online Games
1 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Linux
2 9 (40.91%) UNIX
3 7 (31.82%) Debian
4 3 (13.64%) Ubuntu
5 2 (9.09%) CentOS
5 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.55%) OpenSolaris
6 1 (4.55%) Windows
6 1 (4.55%) AIX
6 1 (4.55%) Solaris
6 1 (4.55%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (40.91%) SOA
3 8 (36.36%) ETL
4 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) TDD
6 1 (4.55%) Pair Programming
6 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
6 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.55%) Migration
6 1 (4.55%) Scrum
6 1 (4.55%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (4.55%) Information Security
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.55%) BDD
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.55%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) SQL
2 13 (59.09%) Bash Shell
3 11 (50.00%) Java
4 9 (40.91%) PL/SQL
5 8 (36.36%) Python
5 8 (36.36%) Ruby
6 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
7 3 (13.64%) Perl
7 3 (13.64%) PHP
8 2 (9.09%) C++
8 2 (9.09%) Golang
8 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
9 1 (4.55%) Lisp
9 1 (4.55%) Korn
9 1 (4.55%) XPath
9 1 (4.55%) C-shell
9 1 (4.55%) C
9 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) vCloud
2 1 (4.55%) KVM
2 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.55%) Snort
2 1 (4.55%) Squid
2 1 (4.55%) Xen
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) qmail
2 1 (4.55%) Sendmail
2 1 (4.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (4.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (4.55%) OpenSSH
2 1 (4.55%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (50.00%) Puppet
2 4 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (9.09%) Vagrant
4 1 (4.55%) Nagios
4 1 (4.55%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Oracle
2 9 (40.91%) VMware
3 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.55%) Symantec
4 1 (4.55%) Remedy
4 1 (4.55%) Tripwire
4 1 (4.55%) Google
4 1 (4.55%) Fortinet
4 1 (4.55%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.55%) Qualys
4 1 (4.55%) hybris
4 1 (4.55%) Akamai
4 1 (4.55%) Sybase
4 1 (4.55%) JBoss
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) Adobe
4 1 (4.55%) Nokia
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