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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 122 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.24% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.77% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +10.71%
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
104 65 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.16% 2.46% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 40 24
Average daily rate £501 £400 £510
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.31% -21.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £302 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £474 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 £26.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.19% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £12.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -33.33%

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
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 5 March 2015. 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
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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 - 1 £500 -
Essex - - - - 1
Norfolk - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - - 1
Amazon EC2
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 14 (93.33%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (53.33%) C#
3 8 (53.33%) .NET
3 8 (53.33%) SOA
3 8 (53.33%) E-Commerce
4 6 (40.00%) Web Services
4 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (40.00%) Amazon S3
5 4 (26.67%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) Citrix
5 4 (26.67%) Migration
6 3 (20.00%) VMware
6 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (13.33%) Project Management
7 2 (13.33%) Veeam
7 2 (13.33%) PaaS
7 2 (13.33%) vSphere
7 2 (13.33%) Office 365
7 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
7 2 (13.33%) HP
7 2 (13.33%) Juniper

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Lync
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (93.33%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (40.00%) Amazon S3
4 2 (13.33%) PaaS
4 2 (13.33%) Office 365
5 1 (6.67%) IaaS
5 1 (6.67%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) IPsec
1 1 (6.67%) BIG-IP
1 1 (6.67%) VLAN
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
1 1 (6.67%) Hudson
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (6.67%) Electronics
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.67%) Local Government
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Architect
2 6 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Web Architect
4 3 (20.00%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Data Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Data Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) WAP
3 1 (6.67%) JSON
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (6.67%) REST
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) E-Commerce
1 8 (53.33%) SOA
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) Ruby
2 1 (6.67%) Golang
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
1 1 (6.67%) PMP
1 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
1 1 (6.67%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (13.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) OpenView
1 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (6.67%) SCVMM
1 1 (6.67%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (26.67%) Citrix
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) Veeam
3 2 (13.33%) Juniper
3 2 (13.33%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) EMC
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) BMC
4 1 (6.67%) NetApp
4 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (6.67%) Infoblox
4 1 (6.67%) hybris
4 1 (6.67%) F5
4 1 (6.67%) KANA
4 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat