The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 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 East of England 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 131 122 143
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +21
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.21% 0.17% 0.035%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.67% 9.09% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£200 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £253 £325
% change year-on-year
+53.46% -22.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
90 44 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.14% 1.87% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 14 16
Average daily rate £400 £365 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +9.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £428 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Average hourly rate - £38.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £33.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-47.72% +100.00%
Amazon EC2
England

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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 -10 3 £200 - 3
Suffolk - 3 £415 - 2
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Amazon EC2
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (83.33%) Amazon S3
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
3 4 (66.67%) MySQL
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) MVC
4 3 (50.00%) NUnit
4 3 (50.00%) CruiseControl
4 3 (50.00%) Subversion
4 3 (50.00%) JIRA
4 3 (50.00%) WCF
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) .NET
4 3 (50.00%) C#
4 3 (50.00%) Java
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) Eclipse
4 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (50.00%) CloudFront
4 3 (50.00%) REST
4 3 (50.00%) MSBuild
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (33.33%) New Relic
5 2 (33.33%) DevOps

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 (33.33%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (83.33%) Amazon S3
3 3 (50.00%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (50.00%) CloudFront
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
2 3 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (50.00%) NUnit
1 3 (50.00%) CruiseControl
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
1 3 (50.00%) MSBuild
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) WCF
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (50.00%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Nagios
1 2 (33.33%) ZABBIX
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
1 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) New Relic