The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon EC2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 86 77 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.49% 0.15% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.86% 6.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £308
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +38.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Amazon EC2
Scotland

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

Cloud Services Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
79 33 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.57% 2.43% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 16 5
Average daily rate £400 £325 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -14.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +30.62%

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Amazon EC2 Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Amazon EC2
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Amazon EC2 Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 8 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) Web Services
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Amazon S3
2 7 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (87.50%) Amazon ELB
3 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (75.00%) Data Centre
3 6 (75.00%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (75.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 6 (75.00%) Business Continuity
4 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (62.50%) HTTP
4 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
4 5 (62.50%) DNS
4 5 (62.50%) SSL
5 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (37.50%) Release Management
6 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (37.50%) System Testing
6 3 (37.50%) Project Management
6 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
6 3 (37.50%) ISEB
6 3 (37.50%) ITIL
6 3 (37.50%) IIS
6 3 (37.50%) SDLC
6 3 (37.50%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (37.50%) IISP
6 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (25.00%) Web Filtering

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 3 (37.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 7 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (87.50%) Amazon ELB
1 7 (87.50%) Amazon S3
2 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 5 (62.50%) HTTP
2 5 (62.50%) SSL
2 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Web Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) TIBCO Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Business Continuity
1 6 (75.00%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) Release Management
4 3 (37.50%) SDLC
4 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 3 (37.50%) System Testing
4 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) High Availability
5 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (25.00%) Web Filtering
6 1 (12.50%) Coaching
6 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 1 (12.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) IISP
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) TIBCO