The first table below looks at the demand for Amazon EC2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 18 April 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 488 406 527
Rank change year-on-year
-82 +121
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 102 97 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.23% 0.090%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.09% 11.55% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 75 35
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £238 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+21.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1438 840 692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.80% 1.95% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 898 551 467
Average daily rate £420 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 17
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.14 £12.15 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £31.65 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
Amazon EC2
UK

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Amazon EC2 Jobs Demand Trend in England

Amazon EC2
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Amazon EC2 Daily Rate Trend in England

Amazon EC2
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Amazon EC2 Daily Rate Histogram in England

Amazon EC2
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the England region.

Amazon EC2 Hourly Rate Trend in England

Amazon EC2
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -21 54 £425 +8.97% 27
North West - 29 £400 - 3
South East -8 15 £388 +10.71% 9
South West -24 3 £425 -5.55% 1
East of England - - - - 3
Yorkshire - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
Amazon EC2
UK

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 121 (64.71%) Amazon AWS
2 101 (54.01%) Puppet
3 87 (46.52%) Linux
4 78 (41.71%) Amazon S3
5 69 (36.90%) Opscode Chef
6 65 (34.76%) MySQL
7 63 (33.69%) Configuration Management
8 60 (32.09%) Red Hat
9 58 (31.02%) Continuous Integration
10 56 (29.95%) Ruby
10 56 (29.95%) Java
11 54 (28.88%) Web Services
12 52 (27.81%) Jenkins
13 49 (26.20%) Open Source
14 48 (25.67%) Apache
14 48 (25.67%) DNS
15 44 (23.53%) Scrum
16 42 (22.46%) CentOS
16 42 (22.46%) Git (software)
17 41 (21.93%) UNIX
18 40 (21.39%) Python
19 39 (20.86%) Agile Software Development
20 38 (20.32%) Amazon ELB
21 34 (18.18%) Vagrant
21 34 (18.18%) Tomcat
22 33 (17.65%) PHP
22 33 (17.65%) TDD
22 33 (17.65%) Route 53
23 30 (16.04%) Nagios
24 29 (15.51%) Maven

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 48 (25.67%) Apache
2 34 (18.18%) Tomcat
3 29 (15.51%) nginx
4 21 (11.23%) Drupal
5 20 (10.70%) WebSphere
6 13 (6.95%) Apache Solr
7 11 (5.88%) OpenStack
7 11 (5.88%) Jetty
8 10 (5.35%) WebLogic
9 9 (4.81%) IIS
10 8 (4.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (3.74%) CMS
12 5 (2.67%) Node.js
12 5 (2.67%) WordPress
13 4 (2.14%) Joomla!
13 4 (2.14%) Apache Pig
14 3 (1.60%) Adobe CQ
14 3 (1.60%) Magnolia
15 2 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
15 2 (1.07%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 121 (64.71%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (41.71%) Amazon S3
3 38 (20.32%) Amazon ELB
4 33 (17.65%) Route 53
5 27 (14.44%) Cloud Computing
6 24 (12.83%) SaaS
7 16 (8.56%) PaaS
8 11 (5.88%) Joyent
8 11 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (5.35%) Amazon SQS
10 9 (4.81%) Google App Engine
11 6 (3.21%) CloudFront
12 4 (2.14%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (1.07%) IaaS
14 1 (0.53%) Heroku
14 1 (0.53%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 48 (25.67%) DNS
2 26 (13.90%) DHCP
2 26 (13.90%) TCP/IP
3 25 (13.37%) Firewall
4 20 (10.70%) HTTP
5 12 (6.42%) SAN
6 10 (5.35%) SSL
7 9 (4.81%) NAS
7 9 (4.81%) FTP
8 6 (3.21%) Network Security
8 6 (3.21%) IPsec
9 1 (0.53%) VPN
9 1 (0.53%) SMTP
9 1 (0.53%) LDAP
9 1 (0.53%) NetScreen
9 1 (0.53%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (0.53%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (34.76%) MySQL
2 21 (11.23%) NoSQL
3 20 (10.70%) Amazon RDS
4 19 (10.16%) MongoDB
5 16 (8.56%) SQL Server
6 15 (8.02%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (6.42%) Big Data
8 9 (4.81%) Redis
9 6 (3.21%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (2.67%) Apache Hive
10 5 (2.67%) Hadoop
10 5 (2.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (2.14%) HBase
12 3 (1.60%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.60%) RDBMS
13 2 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (1.07%) Oracle Database
13 2 (1.07%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 52 (27.81%) Jenkins
2 42 (22.46%) Git (software)
3 29 (15.51%) Maven
4 26 (13.90%) Subversion
4 26 (13.90%) Hudson
5 18 (9.63%) Cucumber
6 17 (9.09%) JIRA
7 13 (6.95%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (5.35%) PHPUnit
9 9 (4.81%) JUnit
10 8 (4.28%) AnthillPro
10 8 (4.28%) TeamCity
10 8 (4.28%) Ant
10 8 (4.28%) JMeter
10 8 (4.28%) Mercurial
10 8 (4.28%) Gerrit
11 6 (3.21%) Visual Studio
12 4 (2.14%) FishEye
12 4 (2.14%) Apache Ivy
13 3 (1.60%) Behat
General
1 5 (2.67%) Finance
2 4 (2.14%) Games
3 3 (1.60%) Advertising
3 3 (1.60%) Publishing
4 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.53%) Back Office
4 1 (0.53%) Marketing
4 1 (0.53%) Retail
4 1 (0.53%) Billing
Job Titles
1 56 (29.95%) Developer
2 29 (15.51%) Administrator
3 26 (13.90%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 14 (7.49%) Consultant
6 12 (6.42%) Software Engineer
7 11 (5.88%) UNIX Administrator
8 10 (5.35%) Linux Administrator
8 10 (5.35%) Senior UNIX Administrator
8 10 (5.35%) Architect
8 10 (5.35%) Drupal Developer
9 9 (4.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 9 (4.81%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 8 (4.28%) C# Developer
10 8 (4.28%) Deployment Manager
10 8 (4.28%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (3.74%) Java Developer
11 7 (3.74%) Senior Consultant
11 7 (3.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (3.21%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (28.88%) Web Services
2 28 (14.97%) .NET
3 21 (11.23%) Ruby on Rails
4 20 (10.70%) J2EE
4 20 (10.70%) LAMP
5 16 (8.56%) HTML
5 16 (8.56%) CSS
6 14 (7.49%) jQuery
6 14 (7.49%) Memcached
7 12 (6.42%) ASP.NET
8 11 (5.88%) Servlets
9 10 (5.35%) ActiveMQ
9 10 (5.35%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (4.28%) WCF
10 8 (4.28%) XML
10 8 (4.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 7 (3.74%) RESTful
11 7 (3.74%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 7 (3.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (3.74%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 49 (26.20%) Open Source
2 17 (9.09%) Clustering
3 10 (5.35%) Taxonomies
4 5 (2.67%) Inversion of Control
4 5 (2.67%) Xbox
4 5 (2.67%) Replication
4 5 (2.67%) Blog
5 4 (2.14%) Online Games
6 2 (1.07%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.07%) Streaming Video
6 2 (1.07%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.07%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.07%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.53%) Social Media
7 1 (0.53%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 87 (46.52%) Linux
2 42 (22.46%) CentOS
3 41 (21.93%) UNIX
4 20 (10.70%) Ubuntu
5 16 (8.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (7.49%) Solaris
6 14 (7.49%) Debian
7 13 (6.95%) Windows
8 6 (3.21%) Android
8 6 (3.21%) Apple iOS
9 5 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.53%) OpenSolaris
11 1 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.53%) AIX
11 1 (0.53%) SUSE
11 1 (0.53%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (33.69%) Configuration Management
2 58 (31.02%) Continuous Integration
3 44 (23.53%) Scrum
4 39 (20.86%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (17.65%) TDD
6 29 (15.51%) BDD
7 23 (12.30%) Kanban
8 17 (9.09%) Software Engineering
9 14 (7.49%) Load Balancing
9 14 (7.49%) Automated Testing
10 13 (6.95%) MVC
11 11 (5.88%) E-Commerce
11 11 (5.88%) Pair Programming
12 9 (4.81%) SOA
12 9 (4.81%) ETL
12 9 (4.81%) Problem Management
13 8 (4.28%) Performance Testing
13 8 (4.28%) Unit Testing
14 7 (3.74%) JVM Tuning
14 7 (3.74%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 56 (29.95%) Ruby
1 56 (29.95%) Java
2 40 (21.39%) Python
3 33 (17.65%) PHP
4 23 (12.30%) SQL
5 22 (11.76%) Perl
6 20 (10.70%) JavaScript
7 19 (10.16%) Bash Shell
8 16 (8.56%) C#
9 14 (7.49%) Shell Script
10 11 (5.88%) Scala
11 9 (4.81%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.67%) Groovy
13 3 (1.60%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.07%) C++
14 2 (1.07%) Golang
15 1 (0.53%) C-shell
15 1 (0.53%) Clojure
15 1 (0.53%) Lisp
15 1 (0.53%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (1.07%) Degree
2 1 (0.53%) RHCE
2 1 (0.53%) LPIC
2 1 (0.53%) RHCT
2 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.23%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (8.56%) Varnish
2 15 (8.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (6.42%) NFS
3 12 (6.42%) Sendmail
4 11 (5.88%) Samba
5 10 (5.35%) Xen
6 9 (4.81%) vCloud
7 4 (2.14%) VirtualBox
8 3 (1.60%) KVM
8 3 (1.60%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.53%) qmail
9 1 (0.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.53%) OpenSSH
9 1 (0.53%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.53%) Snort
9 1 (0.53%) Squid
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 101 (54.01%) Puppet
2 69 (36.90%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (18.18%) Vagrant
4 30 (16.04%) Nagios
5 15 (8.02%) Ganglia
6 6 (3.21%) Cacti
6 6 (3.21%) Ansible
7 5 (2.67%) Capistrano
8 3 (1.60%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.07%) SCOM
10 1 (0.53%) Munin
10 1 (0.53%) YUM
10 1 (0.53%) Oozie
10 1 (0.53%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.53%) Nessus
10 1 (0.53%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.53%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 60 (32.09%) Red Hat
2 26 (13.90%) VMware
3 22 (11.76%) Oracle
3 22 (11.76%) RightScale
4 14 (7.49%) Rackspace
5 11 (5.88%) Splunk
5 11 (5.88%) Sun
5 11 (5.88%) EMC
5 11 (5.88%) Google
6 8 (4.28%) Microsoft
7 5 (2.67%) Twitter
7 5 (2.67%) Percona
8 4 (2.14%) Adobe
8 4 (2.14%) hybris
9 3 (1.60%) New Relic
9 3 (1.60%) Interwoven
10 2 (1.07%) Greenplum
10 2 (1.07%) Netezza
10 2 (1.07%) Teradata
10 2 (1.07%) JBoss
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