The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 235 227 247
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +20
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 15 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.12% 0.009%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.98% 5.52% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 0
Average daily rate £388 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+21.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
251 181 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.59% 2.16% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 101 58
Average daily rate £420 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 1
Average hourly rate £10.25 £15.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.87% -61.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
Amazon EC2
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -12 6 £420 - 6
Hampshire - 6 £388 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £333 -
Berkshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (70.00%) C#
1 14 (70.00%) .NET
1 14 (70.00%) Scrum
2 10 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (45.00%) Web Services
3 9 (45.00%) Python
4 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 8 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (35.00%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (30.00%) WCF
6 6 (30.00%) WPF
6 6 (30.00%) LINQ
6 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (30.00%) MySQL
7 5 (25.00%) Windows
7 5 (25.00%) MVC
7 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
7 5 (25.00%) jQuery
7 5 (25.00%) Web Development
7 5 (25.00%) Blog
7 5 (25.00%) Content Management
7 5 (25.00%) TDD
7 5 (25.00%) Test-First Development
7 5 (25.00%) Pair Programming
7 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 5 (25.00%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (15.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 10 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (25.00%) SaaS
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (5.00%) Route 53
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) MySQL
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) JMeter
3 1 (5.00%) JUnit
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) FitNesse
3 1 (5.00%) Maven
3 1 (5.00%) RSpec
3 1 (5.00%) Mockito
3 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (15.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 7 (35.00%) C# Developer
3 6 (30.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Agile C# Developer
5 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) Web Team Leader
6 1 (5.00%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (70.00%) .NET
2 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (45.00%) Web Services
3 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 6 (30.00%) WCF
4 6 (30.00%) WPF
4 6 (30.00%) LINQ
5 5 (25.00%) jQuery
5 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 5 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (15.00%) RESTful
7 1 (5.00%) LAMP
7 1 (5.00%) JSON
7 1 (5.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Blog
1 5 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
1 5 (25.00%) Xbox
2 3 (15.00%) Online Games
3 2 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
1 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) CentOS
4 1 (5.00%) UNIX
4 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Scrum
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (25.00%) MVC
4 5 (25.00%) Web Development
4 5 (25.00%) Content Management
4 5 (25.00%) TDD
4 5 (25.00%) Test-First Development
4 5 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 5 (25.00%) BDD
4 5 (25.00%) Kanban
5 2 (10.00%) Release Management
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.00%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) C#
2 9 (45.00%) Python
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.00%) Ruby
4 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.00%) Perl
5 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (15.00%) Puppet
3 2 (10.00%) Cacti
3 2 (10.00%) SCOM
3 2 (10.00%) Nagios
4 1 (5.00%) HAProxy
4 1 (5.00%) Ansible
4 1 (5.00%) ZABBIX
4 1 (5.00%) Munin
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Twitter
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) hybris
3 1 (5.00%) Percona
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