The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon EC2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 327 321 352
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +31
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 88 112 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.44% 0.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.67% 17.92% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 76 40
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £125 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £468 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £200
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
Amazon EC2
England

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

Cloud Services Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1015 625 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.18% 2.48% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 701 440 259
Average daily rate £430 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 3
Average hourly rate £34.50 £17.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.94% +25.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -41.66%

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Amazon EC2 Jobs Demand Trend in London

Amazon EC2
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Amazon EC2 Daily Rate Trend in London

Amazon EC2
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the London region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Amazon EC2 Daily Rate Histogram in London

Amazon EC2
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the London region.

Amazon EC2 Hourly Rate Trend in London

Amazon EC2
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 within the London region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +13 11 £390 - 5
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 137 (70.62%) Amazon AWS
2 117 (60.31%) Puppet
3 111 (57.22%) Linux
4 99 (51.03%) Python
4 99 (51.03%) DevOps
5 90 (46.39%) Ruby
6 84 (43.30%) UNIX
7 76 (39.18%) Web Services
8 66 (34.02%) VMware
9 64 (32.99%) Amazon S3
10 63 (32.47%) Opscode Chef
11 62 (31.96%) Oracle
12 58 (29.90%) MySQL
12 58 (29.90%) VMware Infrastructure
13 57 (29.38%) Configuration Management
14 55 (28.35%) Bash Shell
15 54 (27.84%) Java
16 53 (27.32%) Agile Software Development
17 51 (26.29%) SOA
18 48 (24.74%) WebSphere
19 47 (24.23%) WebLogic
19 47 (24.23%) LAMP
20 44 (22.68%) Apache
21 43 (22.16%) IBM
22 42 (21.65%) Tomcat
23 41 (21.13%) Clustering
23 41 (21.13%) SELinux
24 40 (20.62%) Oracle Exadata
24 40 (20.62%) WebSphere MQ
24 40 (20.62%) Oracle RAC

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 48 (24.74%) WebSphere
2 47 (24.23%) WebLogic
3 44 (22.68%) Apache
4 42 (21.65%) Tomcat
5 21 (10.82%) nginx
6 15 (7.73%) Apache Solr
6 15 (7.73%) Node.js
7 13 (6.70%) Drupal
8 11 (5.67%) OpenStack
9 8 (4.12%) IIS
10 6 (3.09%) CMS
11 3 (1.55%) JBoss
11 3 (1.55%) MQSeries
11 3 (1.55%) Jetty
11 3 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (1.55%) Adobe CQ
11 3 (1.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (1.03%) Oracle Coherence
12 2 (1.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (2.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (11.34%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.52%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 137 (70.62%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (32.99%) Amazon S3
3 20 (10.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (10.31%) Amazon ELB
4 11 (5.67%) ElastiCache
4 11 (5.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 11 (5.67%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (4.64%) Joyent
6 6 (3.09%) Amazon SQS
6 6 (3.09%) Heroku
7 4 (2.06%) SaaS
7 4 (2.06%) Google App Engine
8 3 (1.55%) Route 53
8 3 (1.55%) CloudFront
9 2 (1.03%) AWS Data Pipeline
9 2 (1.03%) PaaS
9 2 (1.03%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (1.03%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.52%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.61%) Firewall
2 6 (3.09%) IPsec
2 6 (3.09%) DNS
3 4 (2.06%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.55%) LAN
4 3 (1.55%) WAN
4 3 (1.55%) VPN
4 3 (1.55%) DHCP
4 3 (1.55%) FTP
4 3 (1.55%) HTTP
4 3 (1.55%) VLAN
4 3 (1.55%) BIG-IP
5 2 (1.03%) DAB
5 2 (1.03%) Internet
5 2 (1.03%) LDAP
6 1 (0.52%) SSL
6 1 (0.52%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (29.90%) MySQL
2 40 (20.62%) Oracle Exadata
3 32 (16.49%) Amazon RDS
4 24 (12.37%) MongoDB
5 18 (9.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 14 (7.22%) NoSQL
7 10 (5.15%) SQL Server
7 10 (5.15%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (4.64%) Big Data
9 8 (4.12%) Hadoop
10 7 (3.61%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (2.58%) Relational Database
11 5 (2.58%) Redis
12 3 (1.55%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (1.03%) Apache Hive
13 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database
13 2 (1.03%) Voldemort
13 2 (1.03%) JasperReports
13 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 35 (18.04%) JIRA
2 31 (15.98%) Git (software)
3 28 (14.43%) Jenkins
4 24 (12.37%) Subversion
5 12 (6.19%) PHPUnit
6 9 (4.64%) Maven
6 9 (4.64%) NUnit
7 7 (3.61%) Hudson
8 6 (3.09%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.58%) Ant
9 5 (2.58%) Mercurial
9 5 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (2.58%) AnthillPro
9 5 (2.58%) TeamCity
9 5 (2.58%) Gerrit
10 2 (1.03%) MSBuild
10 2 (1.03%) Apache Ivy
10 2 (1.03%) CruiseControl
10 2 (1.03%) Selenium
10 2 (1.03%) Eclipse
General
1 25 (12.89%) Finance
2 20 (10.31%) Financial Institution
3 8 (4.12%) Marketing
4 5 (2.58%) Advertising
5 3 (1.55%) Publishing
5 3 (1.55%) Banking
6 2 (1.03%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.03%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.52%) Front Office
7 1 (0.52%) Electronics
7 1 (0.52%) Law
7 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.52%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.52%) Billing
Job Titles
1 52 (26.80%) Developer
2 31 (15.98%) DevOps Engineer
3 26 (13.40%) Linux Engineer
4 20 (10.31%) Systems Engineer
5 15 (7.73%) Consultant
5 15 (7.73%) Cloud Engineer
6 13 (6.70%) Senior Consultant
7 12 (6.19%) Java Developer
8 11 (5.67%) DevOps Consultant
8 11 (5.67%) Drupal Developer
9 10 (5.15%) Senior Cloud Engineer
10 9 (4.64%) Development Engineer
11 8 (4.12%) Senior Developer
11 8 (4.12%) Systems Administrator
11 8 (4.12%) Software Engineer
12 7 (3.61%) Senior Systems Engineer
12 7 (3.61%) Automation Engineer
12 7 (3.61%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 6 (3.09%) Android Developer
13 6 (3.09%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (39.18%) Web Services
2 47 (24.23%) LAMP
3 40 (20.62%) WebSphere MQ
4 22 (11.34%) Middleware
4 22 (11.34%) HTML
5 18 (9.28%) CSS
6 12 (6.19%) ActiveMQ
6 12 (6.19%) J2EE
7 11 (5.67%) Memcached
8 10 (5.15%) Spring
8 10 (5.15%) .NET
9 9 (4.64%) REST
9 9 (4.64%) Ajax
10 8 (4.12%) RESTful
11 7 (3.61%) Django
12 6 (3.09%) Android SDK
12 6 (3.09%) JSON
12 6 (3.09%) JSF
13 5 (2.58%) Servlets
13 5 (2.58%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 41 (21.13%) Clustering
2 36 (18.56%) Open Source
3 31 (15.98%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (10.31%) Hedge funds
5 12 (6.19%) Taxonomies
6 6 (3.09%) Inversion of Control
6 6 (3.09%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.58%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.58%) Digital Media
8 4 (2.06%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.03%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.03%) Video on Demand
9 2 (1.03%) Economics
9 2 (1.03%) Blog
9 2 (1.03%) Streaming Video
9 2 (1.03%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.52%) DTV
10 1 (0.52%) Replication
10 1 (0.52%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 111 (57.22%) Linux
2 84 (43.30%) UNIX
3 41 (21.13%) SELinux
4 17 (8.76%) Oracle Linux
5 15 (7.73%) CentOS
6 11 (5.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (5.15%) Windows
8 8 (4.12%) Android
9 5 (2.58%) Ubuntu
9 5 (2.58%) Apple iOS
10 4 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.55%) Debian
12 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.03%) VMS
13 1 (0.52%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (51.03%) DevOps
2 57 (29.38%) Configuration Management
3 53 (27.32%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (26.29%) SOA
5 37 (19.07%) TDD
6 32 (16.49%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (16.49%) Scrum
7 27 (13.92%) BDD
8 24 (12.37%) Kanban
9 19 (9.79%) High Availability
9 19 (9.79%) Software Engineering
10 18 (9.28%) MVC
11 14 (7.22%) Automated Testing
12 13 (6.70%) E-Commerce
12 13 (6.70%) Load Balancing
13 12 (6.19%) OO
14 11 (5.67%) Unit Testing
15 8 (4.12%) Pair Programming
15 8 (4.12%) OOP
16 7 (3.61%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (51.03%) Python
2 90 (46.39%) Ruby
3 55 (28.35%) Bash Shell
4 54 (27.84%) Java
5 31 (15.98%) PHP
6 28 (14.43%) Perl
7 26 (13.40%) SQL
8 18 (9.28%) JavaScript
9 7 (3.61%) PL/SQL
9 7 (3.61%) C#
9 7 (3.61%) Scala
10 5 (2.58%) Groovy
11 4 (2.06%) Clojure
11 4 (2.06%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.06%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.06%) C++
12 3 (1.55%) C
13 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.52%) VBA
13 1 (0.52%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 7 (3.61%) Degree
2 1 (0.52%) PhD
2 1 (0.52%) RHCE
2 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.52%) LPIC
2 1 (0.52%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.03%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (29.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (20.62%) Oracle RAC
3 25 (12.89%) vCloud
4 17 (8.76%) VMware ESX
5 14 (7.22%) Varnish
6 3 (1.55%) Xen
7 1 (0.52%) XenServer
7 1 (0.52%) Docker
7 1 (0.52%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 117 (60.31%) Puppet
2 63 (32.47%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (16.49%) Nagios
4 14 (7.22%) Ansible
4 14 (7.22%) Vagrant
5 12 (6.19%) Salt
6 10 (5.15%) Cacti
7 2 (1.03%) OpenSSO
7 2 (1.03%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.52%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.52%) SmokePing
8 1 (0.52%) StatsD
8 1 (0.52%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 66 (34.02%) VMware
2 62 (31.96%) Oracle
3 43 (22.16%) IBM
4 39 (20.10%) Red Hat
5 26 (13.40%) Remedy
6 22 (11.34%) New Relic
7 17 (8.76%) Rackspace
8 14 (7.22%) Microsoft
9 12 (6.19%) Sun
10 9 (4.64%) Percona
11 6 (3.09%) Google
12 3 (1.55%) F5
13 2 (1.03%) BEA
13 2 (1.03%) Citrix
13 2 (1.03%) Cisco
13 2 (1.03%) Adobe
14 1 (0.52%) Dell
14 1 (0.52%) SAP
14 1 (0.52%) Interwoven
14 1 (0.52%) Juniper
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