The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon EC2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 77 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.65% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+42.50% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Amazon EC2
West Yorkshire

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

Cloud Services Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
50 59 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.63% 6.17% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 43 1
Average daily rate £400 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -29.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £394
% change year-on-year
- +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Leeds

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

Amazon EC2 Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Amazon EC2
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Amazon EC2 Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 16 (94.12%) Linux
1 16 (94.12%) DevOps
2 14 (82.35%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (76.47%) Bash Shell
3 13 (76.47%) Puppet
3 13 (76.47%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (76.47%) Python
3 13 (76.47%) Configuration Management
3 13 (76.47%) Ruby
4 12 (70.59%) Apache
4 12 (70.59%) MySQL
5 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
5 8 (47.06%) DNS
5 8 (47.06%) nginx
6 7 (41.18%) OpenStack
6 7 (41.18%) Rackspace
6 7 (41.18%) DHCP
6 7 (41.18%) SSL
6 7 (41.18%) Web Services
6 7 (41.18%) PHP
6 7 (41.18%) Telecoms
6 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (35.29%) C++
7 6 (35.29%) Tomcat
7 6 (35.29%) Client/Server
7 6 (35.29%) Route 53
7 6 (35.29%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (35.29%) Amazon S3
7 6 (35.29%) Node.js
8 5 (29.41%) Redis

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 12 (70.59%) Apache
2 8 (47.06%) nginx
3 7 (41.18%) OpenStack
4 6 (35.29%) Tomcat
4 6 (35.29%) Node.js
5 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
5 3 (17.65%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (82.35%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (35.29%) Route 53
2 6 (35.29%) Amazon S3
3 3 (17.65%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (17.65%) Google App Engine
3 3 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
1 8 (47.06%) DNS
2 7 (41.18%) DHCP
2 7 (41.18%) SSL
3 4 (23.53%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (17.65%) FTP
4 3 (17.65%) HTTP
4 3 (17.65%) IPsec
5 2 (11.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) MySQL
2 6 (35.29%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (29.41%) Redis
3 5 (29.41%) MongoDB
4 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
4 3 (17.65%) Couchbase
4 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
4 3 (17.65%) SimpleDB
4 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (41.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Law
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
1 7 (41.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Cloud Software Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Head of Development
4 1 (5.88%) Python Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Head of Operations
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) Web Services
2 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) J2EE
2 3 (17.65%) Servlets
3 2 (11.76%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Client/Server
2 4 (23.53%) User Experience
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) UNIX
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) DevOps
2 13 (76.47%) Configuration Management
3 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
4 5 (29.41%) Kanban
5 4 (23.53%) Security Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
5 4 (23.53%) TDD
6 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 3 (17.65%) Network Design
6 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
7 2 (11.76%) Release Management
7 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
7 2 (11.76%) Change Control
8 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
8 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (5.88%) Pair Programming
8 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) Bash Shell
1 13 (76.47%) Python
1 13 (76.47%) Ruby
2 7 (41.18%) PHP
3 6 (35.29%) C++
4 5 (29.41%) Java
5 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 3 (17.65%) Perl
5 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (17.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (76.47%) Puppet
1 13 (76.47%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (29.41%) HAProxy
3 4 (23.53%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Rackspace
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle
3 3 (17.65%) Google
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) Percona
5 1 (5.88%) SAP
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