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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 74 69 74
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 11 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.95% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 35.48% 6.25% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £325 £198
% change year-on-year
+29.23% +64.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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
31 48 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.68% 5.03% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 34 0
Average daily rate £375 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.23 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -33.75%

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 25 November 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 12 (92.31%) Linux
1 12 (92.31%) DevOps
2 10 (76.92%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (69.23%) Bash Shell
3 9 (69.23%) Puppet
3 9 (69.23%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (69.23%) Python
3 9 (69.23%) Configuration Management
3 9 (69.23%) Ruby
4 8 (61.54%) Apache
4 8 (61.54%) MySQL
5 7 (53.85%) SSL
5 7 (53.85%) DHCP
5 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
5 7 (53.85%) DNS
5 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (53.85%) nginx
6 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
6 6 (46.15%) Web Services
6 6 (46.15%) Tomcat
7 5 (38.46%) C++
7 5 (38.46%) PHP
7 5 (38.46%) Client/Server
7 5 (38.46%) Amazon S3
7 5 (38.46%) Node.js
7 5 (38.46%) Route 53
7 5 (38.46%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (30.77%) OpenStack
8 4 (30.77%) Rackspace
8 4 (30.77%) Test Automation

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 8 (61.54%) Apache
2 7 (53.85%) nginx
3 6 (46.15%) Tomcat
4 5 (38.46%) Node.js
5 4 (30.77%) OpenStack
6 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
6 3 (23.08%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (76.92%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (38.46%) Amazon S3
2 5 (38.46%) Route 53
3 3 (23.08%) Google App Engine
3 3 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (23.08%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) SSL
1 7 (53.85%) DHCP
1 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
1 7 (53.85%) DNS
2 3 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (23.08%) FTP
2 3 (23.08%) HTTP
2 3 (23.08%) IPsec
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) MySQL
2 5 (38.46%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (30.77%) Redis
3 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
4 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
4 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
4 3 (23.08%) SimpleDB
4 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
4 3 (23.08%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Law
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Cloud Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Head of Operations
5 1 (7.69%) Python Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) Web Services
2 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) J2EE
2 3 (23.08%) Servlets
3 2 (15.38%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Client/Server
2 3 (23.08%) User Experience
3 1 (7.69%) DTV
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) DevOps
2 9 (69.23%) Configuration Management
3 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
4 4 (30.77%) TDD
4 4 (30.77%) Kanban
4 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
5 3 (23.08%) Security Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Network Design
5 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
7 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
7 1 (7.69%) Refactoring
7 1 (7.69%) Release Management
7 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.69%) Pair Programming
7 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Bash Shell
1 9 (69.23%) Python
1 9 (69.23%) Ruby
2 5 (38.46%) C++
2 5 (38.46%) PHP
3 4 (30.77%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Xen
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) Puppet
1 9 (69.23%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (30.77%) HAProxy
2 4 (30.77%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Rackspace
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Google
3 1 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Percona