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 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 218 215 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 24 27 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.31% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.52% 10.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 0
Average daily rate
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£334 £208 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.84% -
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
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
319 251 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.43% 2.87% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 152 54
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £31.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.61% +129.62%
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 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 21 August 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 21 August 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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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 +1 15 £344 -19.11% 2
Berkshire - 6 £318 - 1
Surrey -20 2 - -
West Sussex - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (68.42%) Web Services
2 24 (63.16%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (55.26%) Scrum
4 18 (47.37%) Java
4 18 (47.37%) Linux
4 18 (47.37%) Jenkins
5 17 (44.74%) Amazon S3
6 15 (39.47%) Puppet
6 15 (39.47%) Vagrant
6 15 (39.47%) DevOps
7 14 (36.84%) Open Source
8 13 (34.21%) VMware
8 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (34.21%) CentOS
9 12 (31.58%) Maven
10 11 (28.95%) .NET
10 11 (28.95%) Python
10 11 (28.95%) RSpec
10 11 (28.95%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (26.32%) C#
11 10 (26.32%) Apache
11 10 (26.32%) MVC
11 10 (26.32%) TDD
11 10 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (26.32%) vCloud
11 10 (26.32%) Amazon RDS
12 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
12 9 (23.68%) Windows
12 9 (23.68%) EMC
12 9 (23.68%) Red Hat

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 10 (26.32%) Apache
2 8 (21.05%) Tomcat
3 4 (10.53%) OpenStack
4 3 (7.89%) Node.js
4 3 (7.89%) nginx
5 2 (5.26%) Confluence
6 1 (2.63%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (63.16%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (44.74%) Amazon S3
3 6 (15.79%) SaaS
4 4 (10.53%) PaaS
4 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (10.53%) IaaS
5 3 (7.89%) Google App Engine
5 3 (7.89%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.63%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (2.63%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) Internet
2 4 (10.53%) SSL
3 1 (2.63%) Firewall
3 1 (2.63%) Network Security
3 1 (2.63%) LDAP
3 1 (2.63%) SMTP
3 1 (2.63%) HTTP
3 1 (2.63%) SNMP
3 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.63%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) Amazon RDS
2 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
3 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database
4 4 (10.53%) MySQL
5 3 (7.89%) MongoDB
5 3 (7.89%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.63%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 18 (47.37%) Jenkins
2 12 (31.58%) Maven
3 11 (28.95%) RSpec
4 8 (21.05%) Mockito
4 8 (21.05%) Cucumber
4 8 (21.05%) Selenium
5 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio
5 7 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (13.16%) JUnit
7 4 (10.53%) Ant
7 4 (10.53%) JIRA
7 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
8 3 (7.89%) Grunt
9 2 (5.26%) Subversion
9 2 (5.26%) Gradle
10 1 (2.63%) Trac
10 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
10 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
10 1 (2.63%) JMeter
General
1 4 (10.53%) Billing
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Publishing
3 1 (2.63%) Electronics
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Developer
2 8 (21.05%) Java Developer
2 8 (21.05%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Software Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (15.79%) C# Developer
4 5 (13.16%) .NET Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (7.89%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (7.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Agile C# Developer
7 2 (5.26%) DevOps Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.63%) Administrator
8 1 (2.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.63%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (68.42%) Web Services
2 11 (28.95%) .NET
3 9 (23.68%) WCF
3 9 (23.68%) JSON
3 9 (23.68%) RESTful
4 8 (21.05%) Spring MVC
4 8 (21.05%) JPA
4 8 (21.05%) WPF
4 8 (21.05%) LINQ
4 8 (21.05%) Hibernate
4 8 (21.05%) Spring
4 8 (21.05%) Ajax
4 8 (21.05%) CSS
5 6 (15.79%) jQuery
6 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
6 4 (10.53%) JTS
6 4 (10.53%) PostGIS
7 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Open Source
2 3 (7.89%) Linked Data
3 2 (5.26%) Xbox
3 2 (5.26%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (5.26%) Blog
4 1 (2.63%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 18 (47.37%) Linux
2 13 (34.21%) CentOS
3 9 (23.68%) Windows
4 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (10.53%) UNIX
6 1 (2.63%) Solaris
6 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.63%) FreeBSD
6 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) Scrum
2 15 (39.47%) DevOps
3 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (26.32%) TDD
4 10 (26.32%) MVC
4 10 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
6 7 (18.42%) BDD
6 7 (18.42%) Content Management
7 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
7 6 (15.79%) Kanban
7 6 (15.79%) Web Development
8 4 (10.53%) Identity Management
8 4 (10.53%) Test Automation
9 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
9 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
9 3 (7.89%) Automated Testing
10 2 (5.26%) Test-First Development
10 2 (5.26%) Pair Programming
10 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (47.37%) Java
2 11 (28.95%) Python
3 10 (26.32%) C#
4 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.89%) PHP
6 2 (5.26%) SQL
6 2 (5.26%) Ruby
6 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.63%) AWK
7 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) BC Cleared
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 10 (26.32%) vCloud
2 9 (23.68%) VirtualBox
3 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (13.16%) Docker
5 1 (2.63%) Varnish
5 1 (2.63%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (39.47%) Puppet
1 15 (39.47%) Vagrant
2 11 (28.95%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (10.53%) Nagios
4 3 (7.89%) Cacti
5 1 (2.63%) Munin
5 1 (2.63%) ZABBIX
5 1 (2.63%) HAProxy
5 1 (2.63%) Ansible
5 1 (2.63%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) VMware
2 9 (23.68%) EMC
2 9 (23.68%) Red Hat
3 7 (18.42%) Google
4 4 (10.53%) Oracle
4 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.89%) Tripwire
5 3 (7.89%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (5.26%) Atlassian
6 2 (5.26%) Percona
6 2 (5.26%) Twitter
7 1 (2.63%) SAP
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