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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 218 235 236
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +1
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 28 28 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.29% 0.082%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.52% 7.14% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 7
Average daily rate £420 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £333 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £440 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £308
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +38.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
619 392 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.23% 4.11% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 221 151
Average daily rate £425 £400 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £262 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 6
Average hourly rate £19.50 £11.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.91% -39.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £8.97 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £20.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +30.62%

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 within the South East region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Oxfordshire - 13 £420 - 6
Surrey +1 11 £475 +18.75% 2
Hampshire -14 3 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 40 (97.56%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (65.85%) Linux
3 25 (60.98%) Java
4 24 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (53.66%) NoSQL
6 20 (48.78%) RESTful
7 18 (43.90%) Git (software)
8 15 (36.59%) Subversion
9 14 (34.15%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
9 14 (34.15%) Windows
9 14 (34.15%) Jenkins
9 14 (34.15%) Amazon RDS
9 14 (34.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 13 (31.71%) Web Services
10 13 (31.71%) Python
11 12 (29.27%) Tomcat
11 12 (29.27%) HTML
11 12 (29.27%) CSS
11 12 (29.27%) Firewall
11 12 (29.27%) HTML5
11 12 (29.27%) TDD
11 12 (29.27%) Docker
12 11 (26.83%) Windows Server
12 11 (26.83%) Spring
12 11 (26.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (26.83%) Red Hat
12 11 (26.83%) IIS
13 10 (24.39%) Middleware
13 10 (24.39%) Puppet

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 12 (29.27%) Tomcat
2 11 (26.83%) IIS
3 8 (19.51%) Apache Solr
3 8 (19.51%) Node.js
4 3 (7.32%) Apache
4 3 (7.32%) OpenStack
5 2 (4.88%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 40 (97.56%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (34.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 10 (24.39%) Route 53
4 8 (19.51%) Adobe Analytics
4 8 (19.51%) Google Analytics
4 8 (19.51%) Google Tag Manager
5 7 (17.07%) Amazon S3
6 6 (14.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 5 (12.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 5 (12.20%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (12.20%) AWS OpsWorks
7 5 (12.20%) CloudFront
7 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (7.32%) IaaS
8 3 (7.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (29.27%) Firewall
2 9 (21.95%) Intranet
3 5 (12.20%) SSH
4 3 (7.32%) LDAP
4 3 (7.32%) PPP
4 3 (7.32%) PPTP
5 2 (4.88%) AMQP
5 2 (4.88%) DNS
5 2 (4.88%) NAS
5 2 (4.88%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (4.88%) SSL
5 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.88%) VLAN
5 2 (4.88%) VPN
6 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (53.66%) NoSQL
2 14 (34.15%) Amazon RDS
3 10 (24.39%) Relational Database
4 5 (12.20%) MongoDB
5 3 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.44%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 18 (43.90%) Git (software)
2 15 (36.59%) Subversion
3 14 (34.15%) Jenkins
4 5 (12.20%) JIRA
5 4 (9.76%) Maven
6 3 (7.32%) Ant
6 3 (7.32%) Hudson
7 2 (4.88%) Gerrit
8 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.44%) Gradle
8 1 (2.44%) JUnit
8 1 (2.44%) Log4j
8 1 (2.44%) Mockito
General
1 6 (14.63%) Publishing
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (65.85%) Developer
2 8 (19.51%) JavaScript Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Architect
3 7 (17.07%) AWS Developer
3 7 (17.07%) HTML CSS Developer
3 7 (17.07%) HTML Developer
3 7 (17.07%) PHP Developer
4 6 (14.63%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Java Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Analyst Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Angular Developer
5 5 (12.20%) AWS Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Node.js Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Agile Developer
6 4 (9.76%) DevOps Architect
6 4 (9.76%) Web Developer
7 3 (7.32%) iOS Android Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (48.78%) RESTful
2 13 (31.71%) Web Services
3 12 (29.27%) CSS
3 12 (29.27%) HTML
3 12 (29.27%) HTML5
4 11 (26.83%) Spring
5 10 (24.39%) Middleware
6 8 (19.51%) AngularJS
7 5 (12.20%) Classic ASP
7 5 (12.20%) REST
8 3 (7.32%) GWT
8 3 (7.32%) Java EE
8 3 (7.32%) Smart GWT
9 2 (4.88%) boto
9 2 (4.88%) ServiceStack
10 1 (2.44%) JPA
10 1 (2.44%) JSON
10 1 (2.44%) Spring Boot
10 1 (2.44%) Spring MVC
10 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.44%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 27 (65.85%) Linux
2 14 (34.15%) Windows
3 11 (26.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (26.83%) Windows Server
4 4 (9.76%) Unix
5 3 (7.32%) Android
5 3 (7.32%) Apple iOS
5 3 (7.32%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (4.88%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (34.15%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (29.27%) TDD
4 10 (24.39%) DevOps
5 9 (21.95%) Analytics
6 8 (19.51%) High Availability
6 8 (19.51%) SEO
6 8 (19.51%) Tag Management
7 7 (17.07%) Web Application Development
8 5 (12.20%) Front End Development
8 5 (12.20%) OO
9 4 (9.76%) Mobile Application Development
10 3 (7.32%) Android Development
10 3 (7.32%) API Development
10 3 (7.32%) Auto-Scaling
10 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
10 3 (7.32%) iOS Development
10 3 (7.32%) Scrum
10 3 (7.32%) Software Deployment
10 3 (7.32%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 25 (60.98%) Java
2 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
3 13 (31.71%) Python
4 9 (21.95%) PHP
5 8 (19.51%) Bash Shell
5 8 (19.51%) C#
6 4 (9.76%) C++
7 3 (7.32%) Ruby
8 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) DV Cleared
1 3 (7.32%) ISEB
1 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (29.27%) Docker
2 3 (7.32%) Firmware
2 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.88%) VirtualBox
3 2 (4.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (24.39%) Ansible
1 10 (24.39%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (24.39%) Puppet
2 3 (7.32%) SCVMM
3 2 (4.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Red Hat
2 8 (19.51%) Adobe
2 8 (19.51%) CA
2 8 (19.51%) Google
3 5 (12.20%) Splunk
4 3 (7.32%) BMC
4 3 (7.32%) CheckPoint
4 3 (7.32%) Cisco
4 3 (7.32%) Citrix
4 3 (7.32%) EMC
4 3 (7.32%) HP
4 3 (7.32%) Juniper
4 3 (7.32%) NetApp
4 3 (7.32%) VMware
5 1 (2.44%) Dell
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