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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 78 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 22 0 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.63% - 6.69%
As % of the Cloud Services category 31.43% - 70.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 44
Average daily rate
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£300 - £275
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 - £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £394 £275
% change year-on-year
-17.46% +43.18%
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
70 35 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.19% 2.86% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 21 59
Average daily rate £361 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+92.30% -52.29%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Amazon EC2 Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 34 (100.00%) Linux
1 34 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 34 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (97.06%) Apache
3 29 (85.29%) Puppet
4 28 (82.35%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (73.53%) DevOps
6 21 (61.76%) Bash Shell
6 21 (61.76%) Python
6 21 (61.76%) MySQL
7 20 (58.82%) nginx
8 19 (55.88%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (55.88%) Tomcat
9 14 (41.18%) Java
9 14 (41.18%) Ruby
10 13 (38.24%) TCP/IP
10 13 (38.24%) DNS
10 13 (38.24%) OpenStack
10 13 (38.24%) Rackspace
11 12 (35.29%) Google App Engine
11 12 (35.29%) Google Cloud Platform
11 12 (35.29%) Jenkins
11 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
11 12 (35.29%) DHCP
11 12 (35.29%) FTP
11 12 (35.29%) HTTP
11 12 (35.29%) IPsec
11 12 (35.29%) .NET
11 12 (35.29%) J2EE
11 12 (35.29%) IIS

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 33 (97.06%) Apache
2 20 (58.82%) nginx
3 19 (55.88%) Tomcat
4 13 (38.24%) OpenStack
5 12 (35.29%) IIS
5 12 (35.29%) WebSphere
5 12 (35.29%) Jetty
6 1 (2.94%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 34 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (35.29%) Google App Engine
2 12 (35.29%) Google Cloud Platform
2 12 (35.29%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (26.47%) Amazon S3
3 9 (26.47%) Route 53
3 9 (26.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 13 (38.24%) TCP/IP
1 13 (38.24%) DNS
2 12 (35.29%) DHCP
2 12 (35.29%) FTP
2 12 (35.29%) HTTP
2 12 (35.29%) IPsec
3 11 (32.35%) SSL
4 8 (23.53%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (23.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (61.76%) MySQL
2 9 (26.47%) Amazon RDS
2 9 (26.47%) MongoDB
2 9 (26.47%) Redis
3 8 (23.53%) NoSQL
4 7 (20.59%) RDBMS
4 7 (20.59%) SimpleDB
4 7 (20.59%) Relational Database
4 7 (20.59%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 12 (35.29%) Jenkins
2 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (26.47%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (38.24%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Cloud Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) Software Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Web Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Release Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Build and Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (35.29%) .NET
1 12 (35.29%) J2EE
1 12 (35.29%) Servlets
2 9 (26.47%) Web Services
3 7 (20.59%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
1 1 (2.94%) User Experience
1 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (23.53%) UNIX
2 8 (23.53%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.94%) Fedora
3 1 (2.94%) CentOS
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.94%) SUSE
3 1 (2.94%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 25 (73.53%) DevOps
3 19 (55.88%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (23.53%) Test Automation
5 8 (23.53%) Security Testing
5 8 (23.53%) Unit Testing
5 8 (23.53%) Kanban
5 8 (23.53%) Automated Testing
6 7 (20.59%) Software Engineering
6 7 (20.59%) Service Management
6 7 (20.59%) Network Design
6 7 (20.59%) TDD
6 7 (20.59%) Performance Testing
6 7 (20.59%) Open Source
7 1 (2.94%) Release Management
7 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.94%) Change Control
7 1 (2.94%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (61.76%) Bash Shell
1 21 (61.76%) Python
2 14 (41.18%) Java
2 14 (41.18%) Ruby
3 3 (8.82%) Perl
4 2 (5.88%) PHP
5 1 (2.94%) SQL
5 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 12 (35.29%) Xen
1 12 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (85.29%) Puppet
2 28 (82.35%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (23.53%) Salt
3 8 (23.53%) HAProxy
4 7 (20.59%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Rackspace
2 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 12 (35.29%) Google
2 12 (35.29%) VMware
3 8 (23.53%) Oracle
4 7 (20.59%) hybris
5 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.94%) Percona