The first table below looks at the demand for Amazon EC2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 17 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 Gloucestershire 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 44 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 1 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.26% 1.80% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.26% 85.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Average daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
19 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.85% 2.10% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 1
Average daily rate £325 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
Amazon EC2
South West

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Amazon EC2 Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Amazon EC2
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Amazon EC2 Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Amazon EC2
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (100.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle