The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 413 389 455
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +66
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 158 166 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.35% 0.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.80% 14.02% 15.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 131 78
Average daily rate
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£404 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.58% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £238 £300
% change year-on-year
+44.73% -20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
Amazon EC2
UK

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

Cloud Services Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1795 1184 735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.53% 2.47% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1132 828 454
Average daily rate £413 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 25 8
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.70 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.21 £45.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-53.10% +39.42%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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
London +15 103 £435 +8.75% 28
South East -3 24 £334 +60.84% 6
South West -28 10 £375 -
North West +6 8 £400 +3.22% 2
East of England -20 7 £290 - 1
Yorkshire -26 4 £343 +52.22% 4
East Midlands - - - -
Amazon EC2
UK

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 219 (78.21%) Amazon AWS
2 163 (58.21%) Puppet
3 152 (54.29%) Linux
4 144 (51.43%) DevOps
5 132 (47.14%) Amazon S3
6 123 (43.93%) Web Services
7 118 (42.14%) Python
8 110 (39.29%) Ruby
9 97 (34.64%) Java
10 89 (31.79%) UNIX
11 87 (31.07%) Configuration Management
12 84 (30.00%) Red Hat
13 82 (29.29%) MySQL
14 81 (28.93%) VMware
15 80 (28.57%) Jenkins
16 79 (28.21%) Opscode Chef
17 77 (27.50%) Apache
17 77 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
17 77 (27.50%) Open Source
18 75 (26.79%) Tomcat
19 69 (24.64%) CentOS
20 68 (24.29%) Oracle
21 64 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
22 60 (21.43%) WebSphere
22 60 (21.43%) Amazon ELB
23 55 (19.64%) Scrum
23 55 (19.64%) Bash Shell
24 53 (18.93%) Vagrant
25 51 (18.21%) LAMP
25 51 (18.21%) Maven

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 77 (27.50%) Apache
2 75 (26.79%) Tomcat
3 60 (21.43%) WebSphere
4 46 (16.43%) WebLogic
5 45 (16.07%) nginx
6 19 (6.79%) OpenStack
7 17 (6.07%) Jetty
8 16 (5.71%) Node.js
9 11 (3.93%) IIS
10 8 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (1.43%) Apache Solr
12 3 (1.07%) MQSeries
12 3 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (1.07%) CMS
13 2 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (0.71%) Adobe CQ
13 2 (0.71%) WebLogic Portal
13 2 (0.71%) Oracle Coherence
13 2 (0.71%) Drupal
13 2 (0.71%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (0.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (7.86%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (2.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.36%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 219 (78.21%) Amazon AWS
2 132 (47.14%) Amazon S3
3 60 (21.43%) Amazon ELB
4 40 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
5 36 (12.86%) SaaS
6 35 (12.50%) Route 53
7 26 (9.29%) PaaS
8 19 (6.79%) Microsoft Azure
9 18 (6.43%) Google App Engine
10 14 (5.00%) Amazon SQS
11 10 (3.57%) CloudFront
11 10 (3.57%) ElastiCache
11 10 (3.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 5 (1.79%) IaaS
12 5 (1.79%) Heroku
13 3 (1.07%) Google Compute Engine
14 2 (0.71%) AWS Data Pipeline
14 2 (0.71%) Amazon EMR
14 2 (0.71%) Rackspace Cloud
15 1 (0.36%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 37 (13.21%) DNS
2 34 (12.14%) DHCP
3 27 (9.64%) Firewall
4 22 (7.86%) HTTP
5 15 (5.36%) TCP/IP
6 14 (5.00%) SSL
7 12 (4.29%) IPsec
7 12 (4.29%) FTP
8 10 (3.57%) Internet
9 6 (2.14%) Network Security
10 4 (1.43%) VPN
10 4 (1.43%) LDAP
11 2 (0.71%) LAN
11 2 (0.71%) WAN
12 1 (0.36%) SMTP
12 1 (0.36%) SNMP
12 1 (0.36%) NetScreen
12 1 (0.36%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (0.36%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (29.29%) MySQL
2 51 (18.21%) Amazon RDS
3 32 (11.43%) Oracle Exadata
4 27 (9.64%) NoSQL
5 24 (8.57%) SQL Server
6 23 (8.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 22 (7.86%) MongoDB
8 19 (6.79%) Big Data
9 17 (6.07%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (3.93%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (2.50%) Hadoop
12 7 (2.50%) Oracle Database
13 5 (1.79%) Redis
14 4 (1.43%) Relational Database
15 3 (1.07%) Apache Hive
15 3 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
16 2 (0.71%) JasperReports
16 2 (0.71%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 80 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 51 (18.21%) Maven
3 50 (17.86%) JIRA
4 35 (12.50%) Hudson
5 25 (8.93%) Subversion
5 25 (8.93%) Git (software)
6 24 (8.57%) Cucumber
7 18 (6.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (6.07%) Ant
9 13 (4.64%) JUnit
10 12 (4.29%) TeamCity
11 11 (3.93%) RSpec
12 10 (3.57%) Mercurial
12 10 (3.57%) AnthillPro
12 10 (3.57%) Gerrit
13 9 (3.21%) Selenium
14 8 (2.86%) Visual Studio
14 8 (2.86%) Mockito
15 7 (2.50%) NUnit
16 6 (2.14%) Eclipse
General
1 33 (11.79%) Finance
2 20 (7.14%) Financial Institution
3 10 (3.57%) Marketing
4 7 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.14%) Electronics
5 6 (2.14%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.14%) Billing
6 3 (1.07%) Publishing
6 3 (1.07%) Banking
7 2 (0.71%) Retail
7 2 (0.71%) Games
7 2 (0.71%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.71%) Advertising
8 1 (0.36%) Law
8 1 (0.36%) Front Office
8 1 (0.36%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 72 (25.71%) Developer
2 62 (22.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 29 (10.36%) Java Developer
4 26 (9.29%) Linux Engineer
5 21 (7.50%) Systems Engineer
6 16 (5.71%) Consultant
7 14 (5.00%) Software Engineer
8 12 (4.29%) C# Developer
8 12 (4.29%) C# .NET Developer
9 11 (3.93%) .NET Developer
10 10 (3.57%) Architect
10 10 (3.57%) DevOps Consultant
11 9 (3.21%) Cloud Engineer
11 9 (3.21%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 9 (3.21%) Senior Consultant
11 9 (3.21%) Development Engineer
11 9 (3.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (2.86%) Deployment Manager
13 7 (2.50%) ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (2.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (43.93%) Web Services
2 51 (18.21%) LAMP
3 40 (14.29%) .NET
4 34 (12.14%) CSS
5 32 (11.43%) WebSphere MQ
6 26 (9.29%) J2EE
7 25 (8.93%) Servlets
8 24 (8.57%) HTML
8 24 (8.57%) Spring
9 17 (6.07%) Middleware
9 17 (6.07%) RESTful
10 14 (5.00%) JSON
10 14 (5.00%) Spring MVC
10 14 (5.00%) WCF
11 13 (4.64%) Ajax
11 13 (4.64%) Ruby on Rails
11 13 (4.64%) jQuery
12 11 (3.93%) REST
12 11 (3.93%) Hibernate
12 11 (3.93%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 77 (27.50%) Open Source
2 33 (11.79%) Clustering
3 20 (7.14%) Hedge funds
4 6 (2.14%) DTV
5 5 (1.79%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (1.79%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.07%) Linked Data
6 3 (1.07%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.07%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.07%) Blog
7 2 (0.71%) Video on Demand
7 2 (0.71%) Streaming Video
7 2 (0.71%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.71%) Economics
7 2 (0.71%) Xbox
8 1 (0.36%) Statistics
8 1 (0.36%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.36%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.36%) MPEG
8 1 (0.36%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 152 (54.29%) Linux
2 89 (31.79%) UNIX
3 69 (24.64%) CentOS
4 33 (11.79%) SELinux
5 27 (9.64%) Windows
6 12 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (3.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (3.21%) Oracle Linux
9 8 (2.86%) Ubuntu
10 7 (2.50%) Fedora
10 7 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (2.14%) Android
12 5 (1.79%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.07%) Solaris
13 3 (1.07%) Debian
14 2 (0.71%) VMS
14 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.36%) SUSE
15 1 (0.36%) AIX
15 1 (0.36%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (51.43%) DevOps
2 87 (31.07%) Configuration Management
3 77 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
4 55 (19.64%) Scrum
5 49 (17.50%) SOA
6 48 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
7 44 (15.71%) TDD
8 37 (13.21%) Software Engineering
9 31 (11.07%) MVC
10 28 (10.00%) BDD
11 27 (9.64%) Load Balancing
12 23 (8.21%) Kanban
13 18 (6.43%) Unit Testing
14 17 (6.07%) E-Commerce
15 13 (4.64%) Automated Testing
16 12 (4.29%) Pair Programming
16 12 (4.29%) High Availability
17 11 (3.93%) Web Development
17 11 (3.93%) OO
18 10 (3.57%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 118 (42.14%) Python
2 110 (39.29%) Ruby
3 97 (34.64%) Java
4 55 (19.64%) Bash Shell
5 40 (14.29%) PHP
6 33 (11.79%) JavaScript
7 32 (11.43%) SQL
8 28 (10.00%) Perl
9 21 (7.50%) C#
10 12 (4.29%) PL/SQL
10 12 (4.29%) PowerShell
11 11 (3.93%) Scala
12 8 (2.86%) Shell Script
13 7 (2.50%) PHP5
13 7 (2.50%) Groovy
14 5 (1.79%) C++
15 3 (1.07%) Clojure
15 3 (1.07%) C
16 2 (0.71%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.36%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (1.43%) Degree
1 4 (1.43%) BC Cleared
1 4 (1.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.36%) PhD
2 1 (0.36%) RHCE
2 1 (0.36%) RHCT
2 1 (0.36%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.57%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 64 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (11.79%) Oracle RAC
2 33 (11.79%) vCloud
3 13 (4.64%) Xen
4 10 (3.57%) VMware ESX
5 9 (3.21%) VirtualBox
6 5 (1.79%) Docker
7 3 (1.07%) Varnish
8 2 (0.71%) KVM
9 1 (0.36%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.36%) Snort
9 1 (0.36%) Squid
9 1 (0.36%) qmail
9 1 (0.36%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.36%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 163 (58.21%) Puppet
2 79 (28.21%) Opscode Chef
3 53 (18.93%) Vagrant
4 41 (14.64%) Nagios
5 21 (7.50%) Cacti
6 11 (3.93%) Ansible
7 9 (3.21%) Salt
8 5 (1.79%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.71%) OpenSSO
9 2 (0.71%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.36%) YUM
10 1 (0.36%) Munin
10 1 (0.36%) Zenoss
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.36%) Nessus
10 1 (0.36%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 84 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 81 (28.93%) VMware
3 68 (24.29%) Oracle
4 36 (12.86%) IBM
5 26 (9.29%) Remedy
5 26 (9.29%) RightScale
6 22 (7.86%) Google
7 20 (7.14%) Percona
8 19 (6.79%) New Relic
9 17 (6.07%) Microsoft
10 13 (4.64%) Sun
11 9 (3.21%) EMC
12 8 (2.86%) Rackspace
13 6 (2.14%) SAP
14 5 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
15 4 (1.43%) JBoss
15 4 (1.43%) Tripwire
16 3 (1.07%) Atlassian
17 2 (0.71%) SaltStack
17 2 (0.71%) Twitter
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Middlesex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Harrow
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: Yesterday
East Riding of Yorkshire
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 15 days ago