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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 413 456 456
Rank change year-on-year
+43 0
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 144 83 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.12% 7.28% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 62 54
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£450 £384 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.26% -0.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £310 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+42.50% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £29.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
1773 1140 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.89% 2.56% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1167 739 524
Average daily rate £438 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.70% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 23 19
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.62% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £44.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+30.62% -9.34%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 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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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 +23 86 £450 +12.50% 26
South East +9 27 £413 +37.50% 7
South West - 7 £438 - 7
North West - 7 £375 - 3
Yorkshire - 6 - - 4
East of England - 5 £550 - 8
North East - - - -
Amazon EC2
UK

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 229 (70.25%) Amazon AWS
2 172 (52.76%) Puppet
3 146 (44.79%) DevOps
4 142 (43.56%) Amazon S3
5 140 (42.94%) Web Services
6 132 (40.49%) Linux
7 121 (37.12%) Java
8 116 (35.58%) Python
8 116 (35.58%) Ruby
9 106 (32.52%) Configuration Management
10 104 (31.90%) Opscode Chef
11 98 (30.06%) Agile Software Development
12 93 (28.53%) MySQL
13 91 (27.91%) Jenkins
14 81 (24.85%) Continuous Integration
14 81 (24.85%) Apache
15 76 (23.31%) TDD
16 73 (22.39%) Open Source
17 69 (21.17%) UNIX
18 68 (20.86%) Red Hat
19 65 (19.94%) VMware
20 64 (19.63%) PHP
21 60 (18.40%) Vagrant
22 59 (18.10%) VMware Infrastructure
23 58 (17.79%) CentOS
23 58 (17.79%) Tomcat
24 57 (17.48%) nginx
25 55 (16.87%) JavaScript
26 54 (16.56%) Scrum
26 54 (16.56%) LAMP

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 81 (24.85%) Apache
2 58 (17.79%) Tomcat
3 57 (17.48%) nginx
4 32 (9.82%) Node.js
5 31 (9.51%) OpenStack
6 26 (7.98%) WebSphere
7 24 (7.36%) Apache Solr
7 24 (7.36%) Drupal
8 19 (5.83%) IIS
9 17 (5.21%) Apache Spark
10 14 (4.29%) WebLogic
11 12 (3.68%) Jetty
12 8 (2.45%) CMS
13 6 (1.84%) MS Exchange
13 6 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (1.23%) JBoss
14 4 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
15 2 (0.61%) SharePoint
15 2 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
15 2 (0.61%) Kentico
Applications
1 18 (5.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 229 (70.25%) Amazon AWS
2 142 (43.56%) Amazon S3
3 46 (14.11%) Amazon ELB
4 43 (13.19%) Microsoft Azure
5 31 (9.51%) Route 53
6 25 (7.67%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (5.52%) SaaS
8 15 (4.60%) Amazon EMR
9 14 (4.29%) Google App Engine
9 14 (4.29%) Google Cloud Platform
10 13 (3.99%) Heroku
10 13 (3.99%) PaaS
11 11 (3.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 11 (3.37%) ElastiCache
11 11 (3.37%) Amazon SQS
11 11 (3.37%) Joyent
12 10 (3.07%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.61%) Office 365
13 2 (0.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (9.51%) Firewall
2 30 (9.20%) DNS
3 22 (6.75%) DHCP
3 22 (6.75%) TCP/IP
4 19 (5.83%) SSL
5 18 (5.52%) HTTP
5 18 (5.52%) Internet
6 14 (4.29%) IPsec
7 10 (3.07%) FTP
8 8 (2.45%) Network Security
9 6 (1.84%) VPN
10 5 (1.53%) DSL
11 4 (1.23%) VLAN
11 4 (1.23%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (1.23%) BIG-IP
12 3 (0.92%) OpenLDAP
13 2 (0.61%) DAB
13 2 (0.61%) Cisco Nexus
13 2 (0.61%) MRTG
14 1 (0.31%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (28.53%) MySQL
2 42 (12.88%) Amazon RDS
3 37 (11.35%) MongoDB
4 27 (8.28%) NoSQL
5 25 (7.67%) Hadoop
6 21 (6.44%) Big Data
6 21 (6.44%) SQL Server
7 16 (4.91%) Redis
8 14 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (4.29%) Oracle Exadata
9 11 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (2.45%) Relational Database
11 7 (2.15%) Hazelcast
12 5 (1.53%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.53%) Apache Hive
12 5 (1.53%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.23%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 91 (27.91%) Jenkins
2 48 (14.72%) Maven
3 45 (13.80%) Git (software)
4 27 (8.28%) Cucumber
4 27 (8.28%) JUnit
5 26 (7.98%) RSpec
6 25 (7.67%) Mockito
7 22 (6.75%) Subversion
7 22 (6.75%) Selenium
8 16 (4.91%) Hudson
9 12 (3.68%) PHPUnit
10 9 (2.76%) JIRA
11 8 (2.45%) NUnit
12 6 (1.84%) Ant
13 5 (1.53%) TeamCity
14 4 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 3 (0.92%) jMock
15 3 (0.92%) DbUnit
15 3 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
16 2 (0.61%) Eclipse
General
1 22 (6.75%) Marketing
2 20 (6.13%) Finance
3 17 (5.21%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.76%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.45%) Electronics
6 4 (1.23%) Advertising
6 4 (1.23%) Publishing
6 4 (1.23%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.92%) Games
7 3 (0.92%) Law
7 3 (0.92%) Retail
8 2 (0.61%) Banking
8 2 (0.61%) German Language
8 2 (0.61%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.61%) Turkish Language
9 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Local Government
9 1 (0.31%) Legal
9 1 (0.31%) Billing
Job Titles
1 119 (36.50%) Developer
2 44 (13.50%) Java Developer
3 43 (13.19%) DevOps Engineer
4 35 (10.74%) Consultant
5 25 (7.67%) DevOps Consultant
5 25 (7.67%) Architect
6 22 (6.75%) Senior Consultant
7 21 (6.44%) Cloud Engineer
8 14 (4.29%) Linux Engineer
8 14 (4.29%) Drupal Developer
9 13 (3.99%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 13 (3.99%) Senior Developer
10 12 (3.68%) Systems Engineer
11 11 (3.37%) Systems Administrator
11 11 (3.37%) Administrator
11 11 (3.37%) Software Engineer
12 9 (2.76%) Senior Cloud Engineer
13 8 (2.45%) Solutions Architect
13 8 (2.45%) Ruby on Rails Developer
13 8 (2.45%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (42.94%) Web Services
2 54 (16.56%) LAMP
3 51 (15.64%) CSS
4 43 (13.19%) Spring
5 34 (10.43%) HTML
6 32 (9.82%) Ajax
7 30 (9.20%) RESTful
8 27 (8.28%) .NET
9 26 (7.98%) JSON
9 26 (7.98%) jQuery
10 23 (7.06%) Hibernate
11 22 (6.75%) Memcached
12 21 (6.44%) Spring MVC
12 21 (6.44%) JPA
12 21 (6.44%) REST
13 20 (6.13%) XML
14 18 (5.52%) ActiveMQ
15 16 (4.91%) J2EE
16 14 (4.29%) Servlets
16 14 (4.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 73 (22.39%) Open Source
2 34 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (6.75%) Taxonomies
4 18 (5.52%) Clustering
4 18 (5.52%) Mobile App
5 15 (4.60%) Computer Science
6 12 (3.68%) Inversion of Control
6 12 (3.68%) Social Media
6 12 (3.68%) User Experience
7 11 (3.37%) Blog
8 10 (3.07%) Digital Media
9 8 (2.45%) DTV
10 7 (2.15%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.53%) Data Integration
12 4 (1.23%) Statistics
12 4 (1.23%) Hedge funds
13 3 (0.92%) Replication
13 3 (0.92%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.92%) Algorithms
14 2 (0.61%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 132 (40.49%) Linux
2 69 (21.17%) UNIX
3 58 (17.79%) CentOS
4 41 (12.58%) Windows
5 17 (5.21%) Android
6 16 (4.91%) Ubuntu
7 10 (3.07%) Apple iOS
7 10 (3.07%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.53%) Fedora
10 4 (1.23%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.23%) Debian
11 2 (0.61%) VMS
11 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.31%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (44.79%) DevOps
2 106 (32.52%) Configuration Management
3 98 (30.06%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (24.85%) Continuous Integration
5 76 (23.31%) TDD
6 54 (16.56%) Scrum
6 54 (16.56%) BDD
7 47 (14.42%) MVC
8 40 (12.27%) Load Balancing
8 40 (12.27%) Kanban
9 38 (11.66%) SOA
10 36 (11.04%) E-Commerce
11 25 (7.67%) Software Engineering
12 19 (5.83%) Automated Testing
13 16 (4.91%) Web Development
14 15 (4.60%) Migration
15 14 (4.29%) OO
15 14 (4.29%) Unit Testing
15 14 (4.29%) Test Automation
15 14 (4.29%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 121 (37.12%) Java
2 116 (35.58%) Python
2 116 (35.58%) Ruby
3 64 (19.63%) PHP
4 55 (16.87%) JavaScript
5 45 (13.80%) Bash Shell
6 43 (13.19%) SQL
7 20 (6.13%) Perl
8 18 (5.52%) C#
9 15 (4.60%) PowerShell
10 14 (4.29%) PHP5
11 8 (2.45%) Shell Script
12 7 (2.15%) Scala
12 7 (2.15%) C++
13 4 (1.23%) Clojure
13 4 (1.23%) Golang
14 2 (0.61%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.61%) VBA
15 1 (0.31%) Groovy
15 1 (0.31%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (6.44%) Degree
2 6 (1.84%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.23%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.61%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.31%) RHCT
5 1 (0.31%) LPIC
5 1 (0.31%) ISEB
5 1 (0.31%) RHCE
5 1 (0.31%) PMP
5 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.31%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.52%) QA
2 3 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (18.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (6.44%) Docker
3 20 (6.13%) Xen
3 20 (6.13%) VirtualBox
4 16 (4.91%) Oracle RAC
4 16 (4.91%) Varnish
5 14 (4.29%) vCloud
6 10 (3.07%) VMware ESX
7 6 (1.84%) Postfix
7 6 (1.84%) Sendmail
8 5 (1.53%) vSphere
8 5 (1.53%) Active Directory
9 2 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.31%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 172 (52.76%) Puppet
2 104 (31.90%) Opscode Chef
3 60 (18.40%) Vagrant
4 51 (15.64%) Nagios
5 32 (9.82%) Salt
6 29 (8.90%) Ansible
7 22 (6.75%) Cacti
8 14 (4.29%) SELinux
9 6 (1.84%) Capistrano
10 5 (1.53%) HAProxy
10 5 (1.53%) logstash
11 3 (0.92%) Hyperic
11 3 (0.92%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.92%) Mesos
12 2 (0.61%) Graphite
12 2 (0.61%) Opsview
13 1 (0.31%) StatsD
13 1 (0.31%) SmokePing
13 1 (0.31%) CFEngine
13 1 (0.31%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 68 (20.86%) Red Hat
2 65 (19.94%) VMware
3 47 (14.42%) Oracle
4 31 (9.51%) Microsoft
5 26 (7.98%) New Relic
6 24 (7.36%) Rackspace
7 23 (7.06%) Percona
8 17 (5.21%) Google
9 14 (4.29%) IBM
10 13 (3.99%) RightScale
11 10 (3.07%) Cisco
11 10 (3.07%) SAP
12 9 (2.76%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (1.84%) Akamai
14 5 (1.53%) Citrix
14 5 (1.53%) Remedy
15 4 (1.23%) F5
16 3 (0.92%) EMC
16 3 (0.92%) Juniper
17 2 (0.61%) HP
Southampton, Hampshire
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Rate: Market
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: From £500 to £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: From £600 to £800 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £375 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
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Posted: 24 days ago