The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Edinburgh 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 85 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.16% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.25% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£418 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £225 £325
% change year-on-year
+58.88% -30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
32 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.53% 0.88% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 1
Average daily rate £385 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £34.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-54.41% +151.85%
Amazon EC2
Scotland

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 1 August 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) HTTP
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 4 (100.00%) Heroku
1 4 (100.00%) PaaS
2 3 (75.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (75.00%) Release Management
2 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Nagios
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Ganglia
3 1 (25.00%) DSDM
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Puppet
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Heroku
1 4 (100.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) REST
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (75.00%) Release Management
1 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) DSDM
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
1 1 (25.00%) Ganglia
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) StatsD