The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon EC2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 233 269 224
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -45
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 30 7 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.072% 0.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.90% 1.15% 6.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 6 15
Median daily rate £475 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £519 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
- +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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 South East region.

Cloud Services Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1033 608 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.92% 6.26% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 694 363 210
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 5
Median hourly rate £20.88 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.51% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £10.00 £9.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.98 £39.00 £120.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £23.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.82% +31.42%

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Amazon EC2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Amazon EC2 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Amazon EC2
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Amazon EC2 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Amazon EC2
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Amazon EC2 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Amazon EC2
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +13 14 £475 +46.15% 1
Oxfordshire - 7 £500 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £275 -
Berkshire +3 1 £475 +2.70% 1
Hampshire - 1 £550 - 1
West Sussex - 1 - -
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 33 (94.29%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (62.86%) DevOps
3 21 (60.00%) Amazon S3
3 21 (60.00%) Linux
4 19 (54.29%) Python
5 18 (51.43%) Ruby
5 18 (51.43%) Puppet
6 17 (48.57%) Git (software)
6 17 (48.57%) WebLogic
7 16 (45.71%) Apache
7 16 (45.71%) Finance
8 15 (42.86%) Tomcat
8 15 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
8 15 (42.86%) AWS CloudFormation
9 14 (40.00%) Java
9 14 (40.00%) Load Balancing
10 13 (37.14%) Ansible
10 13 (37.14%) Open Source
11 12 (34.29%) Continuous Delivery
11 12 (34.29%) WebSphere
11 12 (34.29%) Subversion
12 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (28.57%) Degree
13 9 (25.71%) Jenkins
13 9 (25.71%) VMware
13 9 (25.71%) Windows
14 8 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
15 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
15 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
16 5 (14.29%) NoSQL

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (48.57%) WebLogic
2 16 (45.71%) Apache
3 15 (42.86%) Tomcat
4 12 (34.29%) WebSphere
5 4 (11.43%) IIS
6 3 (8.57%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (8.57%) OpenStack
7 2 (5.71%) Apache Solr
7 2 (5.71%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (5.71%) Jetty
7 2 (5.71%) nginx
8 1 (2.86%) CloudStack
8 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 33 (94.29%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (60.00%) Amazon S3
3 15 (42.86%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (14.29%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (11.43%) CloudFront
7 2 (5.71%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (5.71%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (5.71%) Google App Engine
7 2 (5.71%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (5.71%) Heroku
8 1 (2.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (2.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (2.86%) AWS OpsWorks
8 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (2.86%) CloudBees
8 1 (2.86%) IaaS
8 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Kerberos
1 4 (11.43%) VPN
2 3 (8.57%) Firewall
2 3 (8.57%) Internet
3 2 (5.71%) DNS
4 1 (2.86%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.86%) NAS
4 1 (2.86%) Network Security
4 1 (2.86%) SAN
4 1 (2.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 4 (11.43%) MySQL
3 3 (8.57%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (5.71%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.86%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (48.57%) Git (software)
2 12 (34.29%) Subversion
3 9 (25.71%) Jenkins
4 4 (11.43%) TeamCity
4 4 (11.43%) Travis CI
5 3 (8.57%) Vagrant
6 2 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (5.71%) Gradle
6 2 (5.71%) Maven
6 2 (5.71%) Selenium
7 1 (2.86%) CircleCI
7 1 (2.86%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 16 (45.71%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Publishing
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Administrator
1 13 (37.14%) DevOps Engineer
1 13 (37.14%) Systems Administrator
2 10 (28.57%) DevOps Administrator
3 9 (25.71%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 8 (22.86%) Senior DevOps
5 7 (20.00%) Developer
5 7 (20.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
6 6 (17.14%) Java Developer
7 5 (14.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 5 (14.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 4 (11.43%) Agile Developer
8 4 (11.43%) Agile Java Developer
8 4 (11.43%) AWS Developer
8 4 (11.43%) Cloud Developer
8 4 (11.43%) WebLogic Developer
9 3 (8.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 3 (8.57%) Windows Engineer
10 2 (5.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 2 (5.71%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) .NET
2 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
2 3 (8.57%) Spring
2 3 (8.57%) Web Services
3 2 (5.71%) CSS
3 2 (5.71%) HTML
3 2 (5.71%) HTML5
3 2 (5.71%) Lucene
3 2 (5.71%) RESTful
4 1 (2.86%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (2.86%) Akka
4 1 (2.86%) ELK Stack
4 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.86%) J2EE
4 1 (2.86%) LAMP
4 1 (2.86%) Middleware
4 1 (2.86%) Node.js
4 1 (2.86%) Play Framework
4 1 (2.86%) spray
4 1 (2.86%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
1 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
1 1 (2.86%) PKI
1 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (60.00%) Linux
2 9 (25.71%) Windows
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.71%) CentOS
5 2 (5.71%) Solaris
5 2 (5.71%) Unix
6 1 (2.86%) Android
6 1 (2.86%) CoreOS
6 1 (2.86%) Debian
6 1 (2.86%) Fedora
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) DevOps
2 14 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 13 (37.14%) Open Source
4 12 (34.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (11.43%) Migration
7 4 (11.43%) OWASP
8 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
8 3 (8.57%) Continuous Deployment
8 3 (8.57%) Scrum
8 3 (8.57%) TDD
9 2 (5.71%) Automation Testing
9 2 (5.71%) Build Automation
9 2 (5.71%) Code Coverage
9 2 (5.71%) Quality Management
9 2 (5.71%) Web Operations
10 1 (2.86%) Data Security
10 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) Python
2 18 (51.43%) Ruby
3 14 (40.00%) Java
4 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.43%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.71%) C#
6 2 (5.71%) Perl
6 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.86%) C
7 1 (2.86%) C++
7 1 (2.86%) PHP
7 1 (2.86%) Scala
7 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.86%) CCIE
2 1 (2.86%) CCNP
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (14.29%) Docker
3 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
4 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.57%) vSphere
5 2 (5.71%) Postfix
6 1 (2.86%) Dovecot
6 1 (2.86%) KVM
6 1 (2.86%) NFS
6 1 (2.86%) OpenSSH
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.86%) qmail
6 1 (2.86%) Sendmail
6 1 (2.86%) SpamAssassin
6 1 (2.86%) Varnish
6 1 (2.86%) vCloud
6 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.86%) VirtualBox
6 1 (2.86%) Xen
6 1 (2.86%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (51.43%) Puppet
2 15 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (37.14%) Ansible
4 2 (5.71%) Salt
5 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.86%) Bacula
5 1 (2.86%) Cacti
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (2.86%) cPanel
5 1 (2.86%) Grafana
5 1 (2.86%) Graphite
5 1 (2.86%) Icinga
5 1 (2.86%) Kibana
5 1 (2.86%) Mesos
5 1 (2.86%) Nagios
5 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.86%) Plesk
5 1 (2.86%) SCOM
5 1 (2.86%) Terraform
5 1 (2.86%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) VMware
2 4 (11.43%) Juniper
3 3 (8.57%) Rackspace
4 2 (5.71%) Google
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle
4 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.71%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix
5 1 (2.86%) CommVault
5 1 (2.86%) Dynatrace
5 1 (2.86%) Hitachi
5 1 (2.86%) IBM
5 1 (2.86%) NetApp
5 1 (2.86%) OpenText
5 1 (2.86%) Symantec