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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
England / South East
Rank 233 228 243
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 6 35 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.078% 0.40% 0.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.72% 5.16% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 22 10
Median daily rate £450 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
832 678 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.87% 7.75% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 458 228
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 13
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.05% +44.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £60.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -8.25%

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 22 February 2017. 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 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
Hampshire +11 3 £450 -
Berkshire - 2 £475 - 3
Oxfordshire -20 1 £500 +19.04%
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 9 (81.82%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) CSS
4 5 (45.45%) Web Services
4 5 (45.45%) HTML
4 5 (45.45%) Amazon S3
4 5 (45.45%) HTML5
4 5 (45.45%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (36.36%) nginx
5 4 (36.36%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (36.36%) DevOps
5 4 (36.36%) Java
5 4 (36.36%) .NET
5 4 (36.36%) Python
5 4 (36.36%) TDD
5 4 (36.36%) Ruby
5 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (27.27%) Spring
6 3 (27.27%) Maven
6 3 (27.27%) Subversion
6 3 (27.27%) Lucene
6 3 (27.27%) Apache
6 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
6 3 (27.27%) Scrum
6 3 (27.27%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (27.27%) Code Coverage
6 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 3 (27.27%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef

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 4 (36.36%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (36.36%) nginx
2 3 (27.27%) Apache
2 3 (27.27%) Apache Solr
2 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
3 2 (18.18%) Jetty
4 1 (9.09%) CMS
4 1 (9.09%) JBoss
4 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (81.82%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (45.45%) Amazon S3
3 3 (27.27%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (27.27%) Slack
4 2 (18.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (18.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (9.09%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (9.09%) Amazon Glacier
5 1 (9.09%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (9.09%) CloudFront
5 1 (9.09%) G Suite
5 1 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (9.09%) Office 365
5 1 (9.09%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) IPsec
1 1 (9.09%) Kerberos
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) LDAP
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
2 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
3 2 (18.18%) Big Data
4 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (9.09%) MySQL
4 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 3 (27.27%) Gradle
1 3 (27.27%) Maven
1 3 (27.27%) Selenium
1 3 (27.27%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (18.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Lead Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Lead Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Salesforce Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) AWS Architect
4 1 (9.09%) AWS Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (9.09%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Architect
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) CSS
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
1 5 (45.45%) HTML5
1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
3 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
3 3 (27.27%) CSS3
3 3 (27.27%) Lucene
3 3 (27.27%) RESTful
3 3 (27.27%) Spring
3 3 (27.27%) Visualforce
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 1 (9.09%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (9.09%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
3 1 (9.09%) CentOS
3 1 (9.09%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (36.36%) DevOps
2 4 (36.36%) TDD
3 3 (27.27%) Build Automation
3 3 (27.27%) Code Coverage
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Deployment
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (27.27%) Open Source
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) ERP
5 1 (9.09%) High Availability
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Release Management
5 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
1 4 (36.36%) Python
1 4 (36.36%) Ruby
2 3 (27.27%) Apex Code
2 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) C++
3 2 (18.18%) Scala
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) AWK
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) sed
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) AWS Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) CISA
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CISM
2 1 (9.09%) CISSP
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
1 1 (9.09%) iptables
1 1 (9.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Ansible
1 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (27.27%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) HAProxy
2 1 (9.09%) Kubernetes
2 1 (9.09%) Nagios
2 1 (9.09%) SELinux
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Assembla
1 3 (27.27%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Google
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) SAP