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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 99 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 3 0 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.19% - 2.97%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.23% - 59.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 25
Average daily rate
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£415 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £350 £225
% change year-on-year
+13.92% +55.55%
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
71 30 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.41% 2.88% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 20 37
Average daily rate £415 £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £303 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £443 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+45.16% -53.03%

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 4 August 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 30 (100.00%) Linux
1 30 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 30 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (96.67%) Apache
3 25 (83.33%) Puppet
4 24 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (70.00%) DevOps
6 19 (63.33%) nginx
6 19 (63.33%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (63.33%) Tomcat
7 17 (56.67%) Python
7 17 (56.67%) MySQL
7 17 (56.67%) Bash Shell
8 13 (43.33%) Java
9 12 (40.00%) .NET
9 12 (40.00%) J2EE
9 12 (40.00%) IIS
9 12 (40.00%) Servlets
9 12 (40.00%) DHCP
9 12 (40.00%) FTP
9 12 (40.00%) HTTP
9 12 (40.00%) TCP/IP
9 12 (40.00%) DNS
9 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
9 12 (40.00%) IPsec
9 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (40.00%) Jetty
9 12 (40.00%) WebSphere

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 29 (96.67%) Apache
2 19 (63.33%) Tomcat
2 19 (63.33%) nginx
3 12 (40.00%) IIS
3 12 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 12 (40.00%) Jetty
4 10 (33.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 30 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 12 (40.00%) Google App Engine
3 8 (26.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 8 (26.67%) Amazon S3
3 8 (26.67%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) DHCP
1 12 (40.00%) FTP
1 12 (40.00%) HTTP
1 12 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 12 (40.00%) DNS
1 12 (40.00%) IPsec
2 11 (36.67%) SSL
3 7 (23.33%) Internet
3 7 (23.33%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (56.67%) MySQL
2 8 (26.67%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (26.67%) MongoDB
2 8 (26.67%) NoSQL
2 8 (26.67%) Redis
3 7 (23.33%) Couchbase
3 7 (23.33%) Relational Database
3 7 (23.33%) RDBMS
3 7 (23.33%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 12 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 8 (26.67%) Cloud Engineer
4 7 (23.33%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 7 (23.33%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Web Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Release Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Build and Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (40.00%) .NET
1 12 (40.00%) J2EE
1 12 (40.00%) Servlets
2 8 (26.67%) Web Services
3 7 (23.33%) POSIX
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (23.33%) UNIX
2 7 (23.33%) Windows
3 1 (3.33%) SUSE
3 1 (3.33%) Debian
3 1 (3.33%) Fedora
3 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.33%) CentOS
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 21 (70.00%) DevOps
3 19 (63.33%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (26.67%) Automated Testing
5 8 (26.67%) Unit Testing
6 7 (23.33%) Kanban
6 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
6 7 (23.33%) Open Source
6 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
6 7 (23.33%) Performance Testing
6 7 (23.33%) Security Testing
6 7 (23.33%) TDD
6 7 (23.33%) Network Design
6 7 (23.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) Python
1 17 (56.67%) Bash Shell
2 13 (43.33%) Java
3 10 (33.33%) Ruby
4 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
1 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (40.00%) Xen
1 12 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (83.33%) Puppet
2 24 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (26.67%) Salt
4 7 (23.33%) HAProxy
4 7 (23.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (40.00%) VMware
1 12 (40.00%) Google
2 10 (33.33%) Rackspace
3 7 (23.33%) Oracle
3 7 (23.33%) hybris
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
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Mortimer Spinks
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