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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 266 264 234
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -30
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 5 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.055% 0.084% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.63% 1.65% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 11
Median daily rate £463 £569 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.68% +38.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £344 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £750 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
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
788 486 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.65% 5.09% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 292 167
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £229 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £525 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 31 9
Median hourly rate £20.06 £26.00 £8.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.86% +199.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.39 £14.10 £8.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.56 £25.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-25.78% +96.07%

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
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 29 May 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
Oxfordshire +10 2 £475 +46.15%
Hampshire -2 1 £500 +29.03%
Berkshire -9 1 £500 -33.33% 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 £425 - 1
Surrey - 1 £425 - 3
West Sussex - 1 - -
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 42 (97.67%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (74.42%) Linux
3 25 (58.14%) Git (software)
4 24 (55.81%) NoSQL
5 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (51.16%) Java
6 22 (51.16%) Windows
7 21 (48.84%) CSS
7 21 (48.84%) HTML
7 21 (48.84%) IIS
7 21 (48.84%) JavaScript
7 21 (48.84%) Tomcat
7 21 (48.84%) Red Hat
7 21 (48.84%) Subversion
7 21 (48.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (48.84%) HTML5
7 21 (48.84%) Windows Server
8 19 (44.19%) RESTful
9 18 (41.86%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (37.21%) Jenkins
11 15 (34.88%) Relational Database
11 15 (34.88%) Spring
11 15 (34.88%) TDD
11 15 (34.88%) Middleware
12 14 (32.56%) Intranet
13 13 (30.23%) Google
13 13 (30.23%) Apache Solr
14 12 (27.91%) Web Development
14 12 (27.91%) SEO
15 11 (25.58%) DevOps

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 21 (48.84%) IIS
1 21 (48.84%) Tomcat
2 13 (30.23%) Apache Solr
3 5 (11.63%) Node.js
4 3 (6.98%) Apache
5 1 (2.33%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (2.33%) CloudStack
5 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.33%) Jetty
5 1 (2.33%) nginx
5 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 42 (97.67%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (20.93%) Amazon S3
3 8 (18.60%) Adobe Analytics
3 8 (18.60%) Google Analytics
3 8 (18.60%) Google Tag Manager
4 7 (16.28%) Route 53
4 7 (16.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 6 (13.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 6 (13.95%) AWS OpsWorks
6 5 (11.63%) CloudFront
6 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (6.98%) IaaS
7 3 (6.98%) PaaS
8 2 (4.65%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (4.65%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (2.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (2.33%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (2.33%) CloudBees
9 1 (2.33%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 14 (32.56%) Intranet
2 7 (16.28%) Firewall
3 2 (4.65%) DNS
4 1 (2.33%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.33%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.33%) NAS
4 1 (2.33%) SAN
4 1 (2.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (55.81%) NoSQL
2 15 (34.88%) Relational Database
3 8 (18.60%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database
4 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.65%) MySQL
5 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.33%) Couchbase
6 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 25 (58.14%) Git (software)
2 21 (48.84%) Subversion
3 16 (37.21%) Jenkins
4 6 (13.95%) Travis CI
5 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (18.60%) Publishing
2 3 (6.98%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (53.49%) Developer
2 11 (25.58%) JavaScript Developer
3 8 (18.60%) AWS Developer
3 8 (18.60%) Java Developer
4 7 (16.28%) Architect
4 7 (16.28%) HTML CSS Developer
4 7 (16.28%) HTML Developer
4 7 (16.28%) PHP Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Web Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Angular Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Node.js Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Analyst Developer
7 4 (9.30%) DevOps Architect
8 3 (6.98%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Network Architect
8 3 (6.98%) NoSQL Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.98%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (48.84%) CSS
1 21 (48.84%) HTML
1 21 (48.84%) HTML5
2 19 (44.19%) RESTful
3 15 (34.88%) Middleware
3 15 (34.88%) Spring
4 10 (23.26%) Classic ASP
5 8 (18.60%) Java EE
5 8 (18.60%) Web Services
6 7 (16.28%) GWT
6 7 (16.28%) Smart GWT
7 5 (11.63%) AngularJS
8 2 (4.65%) .NET
9 1 (2.33%) Akka
9 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
9 1 (2.33%) ELK Stack
9 1 (2.33%) Kafka
9 1 (2.33%) LAMP
9 1 (2.33%) Play Framework
9 1 (2.33%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 32 (74.42%) Linux
2 22 (51.16%) Windows
3 21 (48.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (48.84%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.65%) CentOS
5 1 (2.33%) CoreOS
5 1 (2.33%) Debian
5 1 (2.33%) Fedora
5 1 (2.33%) Solaris
5 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.33%) Unix
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (41.86%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (34.88%) TDD
4 12 (27.91%) SEO
4 12 (27.91%) Web Development
5 11 (25.58%) DevOps
6 8 (18.60%) Analytics
6 8 (18.60%) Tag Management
7 7 (16.28%) Web Application Development
8 5 (11.63%) Front End Development
8 5 (11.63%) High Availability
8 5 (11.63%) OO
9 3 (6.98%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (6.98%) TOGAF
9 3 (6.98%) Zachman Framework
10 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
10 1 (2.33%) Data Security
10 1 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (2.33%) Quality Management
10 1 (2.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (51.16%) Java
2 21 (48.84%) JavaScript
3 10 (23.26%) PHP
4 6 (13.95%) Bash Shell
4 6 (13.95%) C#
4 6 (13.95%) Python
4 6 (13.95%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) DV Cleared
1 3 (6.98%) ISEB
1 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) Docker
2 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.65%) Postfix
4 1 (2.33%) Dovecot
4 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.33%) KVM
4 1 (2.33%) NFS
4 1 (2.33%) OpenSSH
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.33%) qmail
4 1 (2.33%) Sendmail
4 1 (2.33%) SpamAssassin
4 1 (2.33%) Varnish
4 1 (2.33%) vSphere
4 1 (2.33%) Xen
4 1 (2.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (23.26%) Puppet
2 8 (18.60%) Ansible
3 7 (16.28%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (6.98%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.33%) Bacula
5 1 (2.33%) Cacti
5 1 (2.33%) cPanel
5 1 (2.33%) Icinga
5 1 (2.33%) Kibana
5 1 (2.33%) logstash
5 1 (2.33%) Mesos
5 1 (2.33%) Nagios
5 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.33%) Plesk
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (2.33%) Salt
5 1 (2.33%) SCOM
5 1 (2.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (48.84%) Red Hat
2 13 (30.23%) Google
3 8 (18.60%) Adobe
4 6 (13.95%) Oracle
4 6 (13.95%) VMware
5 5 (11.63%) CA
5 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
6 4 (9.30%) Citrix
6 4 (9.30%) NetApp
7 3 (6.98%) BMC
7 3 (6.98%) CheckPoint
7 3 (6.98%) Cisco
7 3 (6.98%) EMC
7 3 (6.98%) HP
7 3 (6.98%) Juniper
8 1 (2.33%) CommVault
8 1 (2.33%) Hitachi
8 1 (2.33%) IBM
8 1 (2.33%) Rackspace
8 1 (2.33%) Symantec