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 22 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 31 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.39% 0.81% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.00% 66.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £238 £300
% change year-on-year
+44.73% -20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
Amazon EC2
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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
4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.57% 1.21% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate £325 £275 £454
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -39.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £448
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £275 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-53.10% +39.42%

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 12 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon ELB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell