The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon EC2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 117 118 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 8 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.34% 0.20% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.55% 3.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Average daily rate £444 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.31% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +41.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Amazon EC2
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Cloud Services Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
176 136 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.40% 5.42% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 92 33
Average daily rate £450 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £638 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Average hourly rate £15.50 £12.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -17.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +30.62%

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Amazon EC2 Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Amazon EC2
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Amazon EC2 Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Amazon EC2
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the East of England region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Amazon EC2 Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Amazon EC2
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 within the East of England region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +10 3 £505 +1.00% 2
Essex - 3 £438 -
Hertfordshire +4 2 £325 -40.90% 4
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 28 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (89.29%) DevOps
3 24 (85.71%) Puppet
4 21 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (60.71%) Git (software)
7 16 (57.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 15 (53.57%) Subversion
8 15 (53.57%) Nagios
9 14 (50.00%) Google
9 14 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
10 10 (35.71%) Configuration Management
11 9 (32.14%) OpenStack
12 8 (28.57%) Jenkins
13 7 (25.00%) Docker
14 6 (21.43%) Linux
14 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
14 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
15 5 (17.86%) DNS
15 5 (17.86%) Java
15 5 (17.86%) HTTP
15 5 (17.86%) VMware
15 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
16 4 (14.29%) Kubernetes
16 4 (14.29%) Google App Engine
16 4 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
16 4 (14.29%) Vagrant
16 4 (14.29%) Perl
16 4 (14.29%) SSL

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (32.14%) OpenStack
2 3 (10.71%) Apache
3 2 (7.14%) IIS
3 2 (7.14%) Jetty
3 2 (7.14%) nginx
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (14.29%) Google App Engine
5 2 (7.14%) Amazon S3
5 2 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (17.86%) DNS
2 5 (17.86%) HTTP
3 4 (14.29%) SSL
4 3 (10.71%) DHCP
4 3 (10.71%) FTP
4 3 (10.71%) IPsec
5 2 (7.14%) Firewall
5 2 (7.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (60.71%) Git (software)
2 16 (57.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 15 (53.57%) Subversion
4 8 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 4 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (14.29%) Vagrant
6 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
6 2 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 2 (7.14%) Advertising
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) DevOps Specialist
2 10 (35.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Digital Transformation
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) IT Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) .NET
1 3 (10.71%) J2EE
1 3 (10.71%) Web Services
2 2 (7.14%) Servlets
3 1 (3.57%) CSS
3 1 (3.57%) HTML
3 1 (3.57%) LAMP
3 1 (3.57%) mod_perl
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Biology
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Life Science
2 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (89.29%) DevOps
2 20 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (35.71%) Configuration Management
4 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.71%) Open Source
4 3 (10.71%) Scrum
5 2 (7.14%) BDD
5 2 (7.14%) Coaching
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL
5 2 (7.14%) Kanban
5 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.14%) Project Management
5 2 (7.14%) TDD
6 1 (3.57%) Bioinformatics
6 1 (3.57%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (3.57%) Microservices
6 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (3.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) Java
2 4 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.57%) C
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) PHP
3 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Docker
2 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.71%) Xen
4 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
4 2 (7.14%) XenApp
4 2 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (85.71%) Puppet
2 21 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (53.57%) Nagios
4 4 (14.29%) Kubernetes
5 3 (10.71%) Graphite
6 2 (7.14%) logstash
6 2 (7.14%) Riemann
6 2 (7.14%) SCCM
6 2 (7.14%) SCOM
7 1 (3.57%) Ansible
7 1 (3.57%) Bacula
7 1 (3.57%) Cacti
7 1 (3.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Google
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.86%) VMware
4 3 (10.71%) Dynatrace
5 2 (7.14%) 3PAR
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco
5 2 (7.14%) Citrix
5 2 (7.14%) EMC
5 2 (7.14%) NetApp