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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 264 222 212
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -10
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 6 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.063% 0.23% 0.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.02% 6.54% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 13
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +75.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £310 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £403 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £350 £225
% change year-on-year
+13.92% +55.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
589 321 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.20% 3.50% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 180 149
Average daily rate £410 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.32% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.25% -63.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.68 £27.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £68.60 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+45.16% -53.03%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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
Surrey -5 3 £325 - 5
Hampshire -17 2 £388 +6.16%
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 15 (93.75%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Linux
3 8 (50.00%) Web Services
3 8 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 8 (50.00%) Puppet
4 7 (43.75%) UNIX
4 7 (43.75%) Python
5 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
5 6 (37.50%) DevOps
6 5 (31.25%) Ruby
6 5 (31.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
6 5 (31.25%) Amazon S3
6 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (31.25%) Mac OS X
6 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
7 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 4 (25.00%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (18.75%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
8 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (18.75%) RHCE
8 3 (18.75%) SQL
8 3 (18.75%) IIS
8 3 (18.75%) Cacti
8 3 (18.75%) Release Management
9 2 (12.50%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 (18.75%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) SAS
2 2 (12.50%) Apache Pig
3 1 (6.25%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (93.75%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (31.25%) Amazon S3
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (25.00%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (12.50%) Amazon Glacier
4 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (12.50%) GitHub
4 2 (12.50%) SaaS
5 1 (6.25%) PaaS
5 1 (6.25%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) SSH
2 1 (6.25%) PPP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) PPTP
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (12.50%) Triplestore
2 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 2 (12.50%) HBase
2 2 (12.50%) Mahout
2 2 (12.50%) Big Data
2 2 (12.50%) Sqoop
2 2 (12.50%) DB2
2 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 2 (12.50%) Apache Hive
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 5 (31.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1 (6.25%) Electronics
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Big Data Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Data Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Web Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Agile C# Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Android Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) iOS Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) SOAP
2 2 (12.50%) MLlib
2 2 (12.50%) RESTful
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (6.25%) REST
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (6.25%) MCollective
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) WCF
3 1 (6.25%) Silverlight
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) PlayStation
2 1 (6.25%) DTV
2 1 (6.25%) Blog
2 1 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) UNIX
3 5 (31.25%) Mac OS X
4 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (6.25%) Android
4 1 (6.25%) CentOS
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) DevOps
3 3 (18.75%) Release Management
3 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) ETL
4 2 (12.50%) MapReduce
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (12.50%) Data Transformation
5 1 (6.25%) Android Development
5 1 (6.25%) iOS Development
5 1 (6.25%) Test-First Development
5 1 (6.25%) Pair Programming
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
5 1 (6.25%) MVC
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Python
2 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
2 5 (31.25%) Ruby
2 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 2 (12.50%) R
5 1 (6.25%) C++
5 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) RHCE
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (12.50%) Apache Flume
2 1 (6.25%) Docker
2 1 (6.25%) VirtualBox
2 1 (6.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) Puppet
2 3 (18.75%) Cacti
2 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.25%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) Teradata
2 2 (12.50%) Netezza
2 2 (12.50%) Greenplum
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Vertica
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Juniper
3 1 (6.25%) F5
3 1 (6.25%) Twitter
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