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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 218 207 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 20 23 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.27% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.52% 11.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 0
Average daily rate
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£344 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.87% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £250 £325
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -23.07%
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
266 207 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.90% 2.45% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 123 41
Average daily rate £360 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £33.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.57% +144.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £32.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-48.43% +137.03%
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
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 25 July 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 -12 10 £358 -15.88% 1
Berkshire - 6 £318 - 2
Surrey -15 4 - -
West Sussex - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 22 (59.46%) Web Services
1 22 (59.46%) Scrum
2 21 (56.76%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (45.95%) Linux
4 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (37.84%) .NET
5 14 (37.84%) Jenkins
6 13 (35.14%) DevOps
6 13 (35.14%) Amazon S3
6 13 (35.14%) Puppet
6 13 (35.14%) C#
6 13 (35.14%) Java
7 12 (32.43%) Open Source
8 11 (29.73%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (29.73%) Python
8 11 (29.73%) VMware
8 11 (29.73%) CentOS
9 10 (27.03%) TDD
9 10 (27.03%) MVC
9 10 (27.03%) Apache
9 10 (27.03%) Amazon RDS
9 10 (27.03%) Vagrant
10 9 (24.32%) SaaS
10 9 (24.32%) RSpec
10 9 (24.32%) Windows
10 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
10 9 (24.32%) Web Development
10 9 (24.32%) WCF
10 9 (24.32%) jQuery
10 9 (24.32%) Kanban

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (27.03%) Apache
2 7 (18.92%) Tomcat
3 4 (10.81%) OpenStack
4 3 (8.11%) Node.js
4 3 (8.11%) nginx
5 2 (5.41%) Confluence
6 1 (2.70%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (56.76%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (35.14%) Amazon S3
3 9 (24.32%) SaaS
4 4 (10.81%) PaaS
4 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (10.81%) IaaS
5 3 (8.11%) Google App Engine
5 3 (8.11%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.70%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (2.70%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) Internet
2 3 (8.11%) SSL
3 1 (2.70%) Firewall
3 1 (2.70%) Network Security
3 1 (2.70%) LDAP
3 1 (2.70%) SMTP
3 1 (2.70%) HTTP
3 1 (2.70%) SNMP
3 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) Amazon RDS
2 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
3 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (18.92%) MySQL
4 3 (8.11%) MongoDB
4 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
4 3 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.70%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 14 (37.84%) Jenkins
2 9 (24.32%) RSpec
3 8 (21.62%) Maven
4 7 (18.92%) Visual Studio
4 7 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
5 5 (13.51%) Mockito
5 5 (13.51%) Cucumber
5 5 (13.51%) Selenium
6 4 (10.81%) Ant
7 3 (8.11%) JIRA
7 3 (8.11%) Grunt
8 2 (5.41%) JUnit
8 2 (5.41%) Gradle
9 1 (2.70%) Trac
9 1 (2.70%) Subversion
9 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (10.81%) Billing
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Publishing
3 1 (2.70%) Electronics
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Developer
2 9 (24.32%) C# Developer
2 9 (24.32%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (16.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Software Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Agile C# Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Java Developer
4 5 (13.51%) .NET Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.41%) DevOps Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.70%) Administrator
8 1 (2.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.70%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (2.70%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (59.46%) Web Services
2 14 (37.84%) .NET
3 9 (24.32%) WCF
3 9 (24.32%) jQuery
4 8 (21.62%) WPF
4 8 (21.62%) LINQ
5 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET
6 6 (16.22%) JSON
6 6 (16.22%) RESTful
6 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 5 (13.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 5 (13.51%) Spring MVC
7 5 (13.51%) JPA
7 5 (13.51%) CSS
7 5 (13.51%) Hibernate
7 5 (13.51%) Spring
7 5 (13.51%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) Open Source
2 5 (13.51%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (13.51%) Blog
2 5 (13.51%) Xbox
3 3 (8.11%) Linked Data
4 1 (2.70%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 17 (45.95%) Linux
2 11 (29.73%) CentOS
3 9 (24.32%) Windows
4 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (10.81%) UNIX
6 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.70%) Solaris
6 1 (2.70%) FreeBSD
6 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) Scrum
2 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (35.14%) DevOps
4 10 (27.03%) TDD
4 10 (27.03%) MVC
5 9 (24.32%) Kanban
5 9 (24.32%) Web Development
6 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
7 7 (18.92%) Content Management
7 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (18.92%) BDD
8 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
9 5 (13.51%) Test-First Development
9 5 (13.51%) Pair Programming
10 4 (10.81%) Identity Management
10 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
11 3 (8.11%) Unit Testing
11 3 (8.11%) Automated Testing
12 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
12 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) C#
1 13 (35.14%) Java
2 11 (29.73%) Python
3 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.11%) PHP
4 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.41%) Ruby
5 2 (5.41%) SQL
5 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.70%) AWK
6 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.70%) Perl
6 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) vCloud
2 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.51%) VirtualBox
4 2 (5.41%) Docker
5 1 (2.70%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 13 (35.14%) Puppet
2 11 (29.73%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (27.03%) Vagrant
4 4 (10.81%) Nagios
5 3 (8.11%) Cacti
6 1 (2.70%) Munin
6 1 (2.70%) ZABBIX
6 1 (2.70%) HAProxy
6 1 (2.70%) Ansible
6 1 (2.70%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) VMware
2 8 (21.62%) EMC
3 7 (18.92%) Red Hat
3 7 (18.92%) Google
4 5 (13.51%) Twitter
5 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
6 3 (8.11%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (5.41%) Tripwire
7 2 (5.41%) Percona
7 2 (5.41%) Atlassian
8 1 (2.70%) hybris
8 1 (2.70%) Adobe
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle
8 1 (2.70%) SAP