The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon EC2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow 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 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 63 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.27% 0.16% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.67% 16.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£213 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £300 £318
% change year-on-year
+45.83% -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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 Glasgow region.

Cloud Services Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
30 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.11% 0.97% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 4
Average daily rate £310 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.48% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £345 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.23 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -13.87%

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Amazon EC2 Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Amazon EC2
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Amazon EC2 Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Amazon EC2
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Route 53
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) SaltStack
2 1 (50.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (50.00%) logstash
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Hudson
2 1 (50.00%) Redis
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon S3

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Route 53
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) Redis
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Hudson
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (50.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) SaltStack
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Cathcart Associates
Rate: £175 - £250 per day
Posted: 27 days ago