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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 130 141 120
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -21
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 15 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.48% 0.22% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.58% 5.15% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 0
Average daily rate
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£438 £290 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.86% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £456 £350 £243
% change year-on-year
+30.35% +44.32%
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
269 136 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.62% 4.34% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 101 29
Average daily rate £400 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 7
Average hourly rate £30.00 £13.00 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% -69.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £12.60 £28.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £13.40 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -48.48%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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 11 £475 +137.50% 1
Suffolk +2 3 £425 +2.40% 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £350 - 2
Amazon EC2
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (50.00%) OpenStack
3 8 (50.00%) Google
3 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (43.75%) DevOps
4 7 (43.75%) Puppet
5 6 (37.50%) TDD
5 6 (37.50%) PHP
5 6 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (31.25%) HTML
6 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
6 5 (31.25%) Nagios
6 5 (31.25%) LAMP
7 4 (25.00%) jQuery
7 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (25.00%) FFmpeg
7 4 (25.00%) Rackspace Cloud
7 4 (25.00%) Rackspace
7 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 4 (25.00%) HTML5
7 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 4 (25.00%) Java
7 4 (25.00%) .NET
7 4 (25.00%) MySQL
7 4 (25.00%) MPEG
7 4 (25.00%) HTTP
7 4 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (18.75%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 2 (12.50%) CMS
2 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.25%) Drupal
3 1 (6.25%) SilverStripe
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (25.00%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) HTTP
2 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 3 (18.75%) DNS
2 3 (18.75%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (18.75%) Subversion
2 3 (18.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (12.50%) Selenium
3 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Software Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) HTML
1 5 (31.25%) LAMP
2 4 (25.00%) jQuery
2 4 (25.00%) HTML5
2 4 (25.00%) FFmpeg
2 4 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) J2EE
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.25%) CSS
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) MPEG
2 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) DevOps
3 6 (37.50%) TDD
4 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
5 3 (18.75%) Open Source
5 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
6 2 (12.50%) BDD
6 2 (12.50%) Kanban
6 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (12.50%) Scrum
7 1 (6.25%) Content Management
7 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) PHP
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (18.75%) C#
5 2 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) Puppet
2 6 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (31.25%) Nagios
4 3 (18.75%) Vagrant
4 3 (18.75%) logstash
4 3 (18.75%) Graphite
4 3 (18.75%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Google
2 4 (25.00%) Rackspace
3 2 (12.50%) Sitecore
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) IBM
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Adobe