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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 231 217 252
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +35
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 19 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.17% 0.032%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.97% 4.64% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £425 £198
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +115.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £208 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £550 £260
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 South East region.

Cloud Services Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
382 323 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.93% 3.76% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 198 59
Average daily rate £425 £423 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +20.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £297 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 0 6
Average hourly rate £14.25 - £19.38
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.68 - £12.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 - £33.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.85% -41.66%

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Hampshire -2 12 £300 -45.45% 2
Middlesex +5 2 £313 -
Berkshire - 2 £288 - 1
Surrey -14 1 £350 +20.17% 2
Oxfordshire -15 1 £425 -5.55%
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 26 (65.00%) Java
2 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 23 (57.50%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (57.50%) Amazon S3
4 22 (55.00%) Linux
5 21 (52.50%) Web Services
6 19 (47.50%) Puppet
6 19 (47.50%) Vagrant
7 18 (45.00%) DevOps
7 18 (45.00%) Scrum
8 17 (42.50%) VMware
8 17 (42.50%) RSpec
9 16 (40.00%) Open Source
10 15 (37.50%) Maven
10 15 (37.50%) CentOS
11 13 (32.50%) TDD
11 13 (32.50%) MVC
11 13 (32.50%) Tomcat
12 12 (30.00%) Spring
12 12 (30.00%) JPA
12 12 (30.00%) RESTful
12 12 (30.00%) Spring MVC
12 12 (30.00%) Selenium
12 12 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (30.00%) Mockito
12 12 (30.00%) Cucumber
12 12 (30.00%) VirtualBox
12 12 (30.00%) vCloud
13 11 (27.50%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 13 (32.50%) Tomcat
2 9 (22.50%) Apache
3 4 (10.00%) OpenStack
4 3 (7.50%) Node.js
5 2 (5.00%) Confluence
6 1 (2.50%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (57.50%) Amazon AWS
1 23 (57.50%) Amazon S3
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (12.50%) Google App Engine
2 5 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (10.00%) SaaS
3 4 (10.00%) PaaS
3 4 (10.00%) IaaS
4 2 (5.00%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) Internet
2 7 (17.50%) SSL
3 2 (5.00%) DSL
3 2 (5.00%) Firewall
3 2 (5.00%) Network Security
4 1 (2.50%) LDAP
4 1 (2.50%) SMTP
4 1 (2.50%) HTTP
4 1 (2.50%) SNMP
4 1 (2.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.50%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.00%) Hazelcast
5 1 (2.50%) MySQL
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.50%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 24 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 17 (42.50%) RSpec
3 15 (37.50%) Maven
4 12 (30.00%) Mockito
4 12 (30.00%) Cucumber
4 12 (30.00%) Selenium
5 9 (22.50%) JUnit
6 6 (15.00%) Ant
7 5 (12.50%) JIRA
7 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
8 4 (10.00%) Gradle
9 3 (7.50%) Subversion
9 3 (7.50%) Grunt
10 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
10 2 (5.00%) JMeter
11 1 (2.50%) NUnit
11 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
11 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
11 1 (2.50%) Trac
General
1 4 (10.00%) Billing
2 3 (7.50%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Electronics
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Developer
2 12 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 11 (27.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Architect
4 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (7.50%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Android Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) DevOps Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.50%) Administrator
7 1 (2.50%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.50%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Junior
7 1 (2.50%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Business Developer
7 1 (2.50%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (52.50%) Web Services
2 12 (30.00%) Spring
2 12 (30.00%) Spring MVC
2 12 (30.00%) JPA
2 12 (30.00%) RESTful
3 11 (27.50%) Ajax
3 11 (27.50%) CSS
4 10 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 10 (25.00%) JSON
5 5 (12.50%) JTS
5 5 (12.50%) PostGIS
6 4 (10.00%) jQuery
7 3 (7.50%) .NET
8 2 (5.00%) WCF
8 2 (5.00%) Android SDK
8 2 (5.00%) LINQ
9 1 (2.50%) Django
9 1 (2.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (2.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (40.00%) Open Source
2 3 (7.50%) Linked Data
3 1 (2.50%) DTV
3 1 (2.50%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 22 (55.00%) Linux
2 15 (37.50%) CentOS
3 5 (12.50%) Windows
4 3 (7.50%) UNIX
5 2 (5.00%) Android
6 1 (2.50%) Solaris
6 1 (2.50%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (45.00%) Scrum
2 18 (45.00%) DevOps
3 13 (32.50%) MVC
3 13 (32.50%) TDD
4 12 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (22.50%) BDD
6 8 (20.00%) Web Development
7 6 (15.00%) Kanban
7 6 (15.00%) Test Automation
7 6 (15.00%) Configuration Management
8 5 (12.50%) Automated Testing
8 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 4 (10.00%) Identity Management
10 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
11 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
11 2 (5.00%) Load Testing
11 2 (5.00%) Android Development
11 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (5.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 26 (65.00%) Java
2 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.00%) Python
4 3 (7.50%) Ruby
4 3 (7.50%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.50%) SQL
5 2 (5.00%) C#
6 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.50%) PHP
6 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.50%) AWK
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) BC Cleared
1 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 12 (30.00%) VirtualBox
1 12 (30.00%) vCloud
2 11 (27.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (20.00%) Docker
4 2 (5.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 19 (47.50%) Puppet
1 19 (47.50%) Vagrant
2 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.00%) Nagios
3 1 (2.50%) Cacti
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) VMware
2 10 (25.00%) EMC
2 10 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 9 (22.50%) Google
4 5 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.00%) Oracle
5 4 (10.00%) Tripwire
6 2 (5.00%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.50%) Percona
7 1 (2.50%) SAP
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