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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - -
As % of the Cloud Services category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +41.66%
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
16 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.89% 4.21% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 3
Average daily rate £375 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £145.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £16.86
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +33.43%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 9 February 2016, 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%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Jetty
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (100.00%) Google App Engine
1 1 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Senior 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%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware