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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 227 261 239
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -22
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 23 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.062% 0.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.14% 1.05% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 14
Median daily rate £483 £400 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.62% +30.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £325 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
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
1076 574 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.72% 5.89% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 344 231
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £520 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 11
Median hourly rate £27.50 £16.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.87% -36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £11.40 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £26.50 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +25.00%

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
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 26 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
Surrey +16 11 £475 +46.15% 1
Oxfordshire - 10 £500 - 1
Hampshire - 1 £550 - 3
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 33 (89.19%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (62.16%) Linux
3 21 (56.76%) Python
3 21 (56.76%) DevOps
4 20 (54.05%) Ruby
5 19 (51.35%) Amazon S3
6 18 (48.65%) Git (software)
7 17 (45.95%) Puppet
7 17 (45.95%) Apache
7 17 (45.95%) Tomcat
7 17 (45.95%) Java
8 16 (43.24%) WebLogic
8 16 (43.24%) Finance
8 16 (43.24%) Open Source
9 15 (40.54%) Subversion
9 15 (40.54%) Opscode Chef
10 14 (37.84%) AWS CloudFormation
10 14 (37.84%) Load Balancing
11 13 (35.14%) Ansible
12 12 (32.43%) Continuous Delivery
12 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (29.73%) WebSphere
14 10 (27.03%) Degree
15 9 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
16 8 (21.62%) NoSQL
16 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
17 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
17 7 (18.92%) Windows
17 7 (18.92%) VMware
17 7 (18.92%) TDD

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 17 (45.95%) Apache
1 17 (45.95%) Tomcat
2 16 (43.24%) WebLogic
3 11 (29.73%) WebSphere
4 5 (13.51%) Apache Solr
4 5 (13.51%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (10.81%) Jetty
5 4 (10.81%) nginx
6 3 (8.11%) IIS
7 2 (5.41%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (5.41%) OpenStack
8 1 (2.70%) CloudStack
8 1 (2.70%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 33 (89.19%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (51.35%) Amazon S3
3 14 (37.84%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (10.81%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (10.81%) CloudFront
6 2 (5.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (5.41%) Google App Engine
6 2 (5.41%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (5.41%) Heroku
7 1 (2.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (2.70%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (2.70%) AWS OpsWorks
7 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (2.70%) IaaS
7 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) Kerberos
1 4 (10.81%) VPN
2 3 (8.11%) Firewall
2 3 (8.11%) Internet
3 1 (2.70%) DNS
3 1 (2.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) NoSQL
2 6 (16.22%) MongoDB
3 3 (8.11%) MySQL
4 2 (5.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (5.41%) Big Data
4 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.70%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (48.65%) Git (software)
2 15 (40.54%) Subversion
3 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
4 5 (13.51%) Gradle
4 5 (13.51%) Maven
4 5 (13.51%) Selenium
5 4 (10.81%) TeamCity
5 4 (10.81%) Travis CI
6 3 (8.11%) Vagrant
7 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.70%) CircleCI
7 1 (2.70%) JIRA
7 1 (2.70%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Publishing
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Administrator
1 13 (35.14%) DevOps Engineer
1 13 (35.14%) Systems Administrator
2 10 (27.03%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) DevOps Administrator
3 9 (24.32%) Java Developer
3 9 (24.32%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 8 (21.62%) Senior DevOps
5 7 (18.92%) DevOps Systems Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Agile Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (10.81%) AWS Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Cloud Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Lead Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Lead Java Developer
7 4 (10.81%) WebLogic Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (8.11%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) .NET
1 6 (16.22%) AngularJS
1 6 (16.22%) Spring
1 6 (16.22%) Web Services
2 5 (13.51%) Lucene
2 5 (13.51%) RESTful
3 4 (10.81%) CSS
3 4 (10.81%) HTML
3 4 (10.81%) HTML5
4 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.70%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.70%) J2EE
4 1 (2.70%) Java EE
4 1 (2.70%) jQuery
4 1 (2.70%) Kafka
4 1 (2.70%) Node.js
4 1 (2.70%) Spring MVC
4 1 (2.70%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
1 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
1 1 (2.70%) Semantic Web
1 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (62.16%) Linux
2 7 (18.92%) Windows
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.70%) Android
5 1 (2.70%) CentOS
5 1 (2.70%) CoreOS
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (2.70%) Solaris
5 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) DevOps
2 16 (43.24%) Open Source
3 14 (37.84%) Load Balancing
4 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (32.43%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (18.92%) TDD
7 6 (16.22%) Continuous Deployment
8 5 (13.51%) Build Automation
8 5 (13.51%) Code Coverage
8 5 (13.51%) Scrum
9 4 (10.81%) Automation Testing
9 4 (10.81%) Migration
9 4 (10.81%) OWASP
10 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
11 2 (5.41%) Quality Management
11 2 (5.41%) Web Operations
12 1 (2.70%) High Availability
12 1 (2.70%) Line Management
12 1 (2.70%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 21 (56.76%) Python
2 20 (54.05%) Ruby
3 17 (45.95%) Java
4 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
5 6 (16.22%) Bash Shell
6 3 (8.11%) C++
6 3 (8.11%) Scala
7 2 (5.41%) C#
7 2 (5.41%) Perl
7 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.41%) SQL
8 1 (2.70%) C
8 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.70%) CCIE
2 1 (2.70%) CCNP
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.81%) Docker
3 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.41%) vSphere
4 1 (2.70%) Dovecot
4 1 (2.70%) OpenSSH
4 1 (2.70%) Postfix
4 1 (2.70%) SpamAssassin
4 1 (2.70%) vCloud
4 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.70%) VirtualBox
4 1 (2.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (45.95%) Puppet
2 15 (40.54%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (35.14%) Ansible
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (2.70%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.70%) Icinga
4 1 (2.70%) Mesos
4 1 (2.70%) Salt
4 1 (2.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) VMware
2 4 (10.81%) Juniper
3 2 (5.41%) Google
3 2 (5.41%) Rackspace
3 2 (5.41%) SaltStack
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco
4 1 (2.70%) Dynatrace
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) OpenText
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat