The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon EC2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 42 33 33
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.26% 0.41% 0.81%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.86% 25.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £469 £350 £243
% change year-on-year
+33.92% +44.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Amazon EC2
North West

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

Cloud Services Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
35 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 8.95% 1.66% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 1
Average daily rate £300 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -48.48%

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Amazon EC2 Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Amazon EC2
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Liverpool -3 1 £375 -
Amazon EC2
North West

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Servlets
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Jetty
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
1 1 (100.00%) Google App Engine
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Jetty
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (100.00%) Google App Engine
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Servlets
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Google