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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 73 47 70
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +23
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 5 27 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.50% 3.04% 1.56%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.23% 60.00% 60.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 27 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £243 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.63% -19.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+20.83% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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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
26 45 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.59% 5.07% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 37 16
Average daily rate £350 £243 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.32% -19.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £300 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-4.87% -26.78%

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 22 September 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) SSL
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) nginx
2 4 (80.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (60.00%) Servlets
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) J2EE
3 3 (60.00%) FTP
3 3 (60.00%) HTTP
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) IPsec
3 3 (60.00%) Google App Engine
3 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (60.00%) Jetty
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (60.00%) Google
3 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (60.00%) Xen
4 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (40.00%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (40.00%) Node.js
4 2 (40.00%) Route 53

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (80.00%) nginx
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Jetty
3 2 (40.00%) Node.js
4 1 (20.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (60.00%) Google App Engine
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (40.00%) Route 53
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) SSL
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) FTP
2 3 (60.00%) HTTP
2 3 (60.00%) IPsec
3 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (20.00%) SimpleDB
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (20.00%) Redis
2 1 (20.00%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Cloud Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Head of Operations
2 1 (20.00%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) J2EE
1 3 (60.00%) Servlets
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Xen
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (40.00%) Salt
2 1 (20.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
1 3 (60.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
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