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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 241 260 246
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -14
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 5 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.065% 0.14% 0.23%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.55% 1.99% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 14
Median daily rate £475 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
901 653 483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.62% 6.84% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 393 279
Median daily rate £463 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £269 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £413 £420
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 19
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £10.67 £8.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £49.00 £34.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +52.77%

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
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 2 December 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
Oxfordshire -4 4 £500 +53.84% 1
Surrey +13 1 £450 -12.19% 1
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 29 (87.88%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (63.64%) Linux
2 21 (63.64%) Python
3 20 (60.61%) Ruby
4 18 (54.55%) Amazon S3
5 17 (51.52%) Tomcat
5 17 (51.52%) DevOps
6 16 (48.48%) Apache
6 16 (48.48%) Java
6 16 (48.48%) WebLogic
6 16 (48.48%) Git (software)
6 16 (48.48%) Open Source
7 15 (45.45%) Subversion
7 15 (45.45%) Finance
8 14 (42.42%) Puppet
8 14 (42.42%) Load Balancing
8 14 (42.42%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (42.42%) AWS CloudFormation
9 12 (36.36%) Ansible
10 11 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
10 11 (33.33%) WebSphere
10 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (30.30%) Degree
12 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (21.21%) TDD
13 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
14 6 (18.18%) Web Services
14 6 (18.18%) .NET
14 6 (18.18%) Windows
14 6 (18.18%) Spring

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 (51.52%) Tomcat
2 16 (48.48%) Apache
2 16 (48.48%) WebLogic
3 11 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 5 (15.15%) Apache Solr
4 5 (15.15%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (12.12%) nginx
6 3 (9.09%) IIS
6 3 (9.09%) Jetty
7 2 (6.06%) OpenStack
8 1 (3.03%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (3.03%) CMS
8 1 (3.03%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 29 (87.88%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (54.55%) Amazon S3
3 14 (42.42%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (12.12%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (12.12%) CloudFront
4 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (3.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (3.03%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (3.03%) Amazon Glacier
5 1 (3.03%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (3.03%) Google App Engine
5 1 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (3.03%) Heroku
5 1 (3.03%) IaaS
5 1 (3.03%) Route 53
5 1 (3.03%) SaaS
5 1 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Kerberos
2 4 (12.12%) VPN
3 3 (9.09%) Firewall
3 3 (9.09%) Internet
4 1 (3.03%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 5 (15.15%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.06%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (6.06%) Big Data
3 2 (6.06%) MySQL
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (48.48%) Git (software)
2 15 (45.45%) Subversion
3 5 (15.15%) Gradle
3 5 (15.15%) Maven
3 5 (15.15%) Selenium
4 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
5 3 (9.09%) TeamCity
6 2 (6.06%) Travis CI
6 2 (6.06%) Vagrant
7 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (3.03%) JIRA
7 1 (3.03%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 15 (45.45%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Administrator
1 13 (39.39%) Systems Administrator
2 12 (36.36%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (30.30%) Developer
3 10 (30.30%) DevOps Administrator
4 9 (27.27%) Java Developer
4 9 (27.27%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 8 (24.24%) Senior DevOps
6 7 (21.21%) DevOps Systems Engineer
7 5 (15.15%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 5 (15.15%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 4 (12.12%) Agile Developer
8 4 (12.12%) Agile Java Developer
8 4 (12.12%) AWS Developer
8 4 (12.12%) Cloud Developer
8 4 (12.12%) Lead Developer
8 4 (12.12%) Lead Java Developer
8 4 (12.12%) WebLogic Developer
9 3 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
10 2 (6.06%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) .NET
1 6 (18.18%) AngularJS
1 6 (18.18%) Spring
1 6 (18.18%) Web Services
2 5 (15.15%) Lucene
2 5 (15.15%) RESTful
3 4 (12.12%) CSS
3 4 (12.12%) HTML
3 4 (12.12%) HTML5
4 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.03%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.03%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.03%) J2EE
4 1 (3.03%) Java EE
4 1 (3.03%) jQuery
4 1 (3.03%) Node.js
4 1 (3.03%) POSIX
4 1 (3.03%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
1 1 (3.03%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 21 (63.64%) Linux
2 6 (18.18%) Windows
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.03%) Android
5 1 (3.03%) CentOS
5 1 (3.03%) Debian
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (3.03%) Solaris
5 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) DevOps
2 16 (48.48%) Open Source
3 14 (42.42%) Load Balancing
4 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (21.21%) TDD
7 5 (15.15%) Build Automation
7 5 (15.15%) Code Coverage
7 5 (15.15%) Continuous Deployment
7 5 (15.15%) Scrum
8 4 (12.12%) Automation Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Migration
8 4 (12.12%) OWASP
9 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
9 2 (6.06%) High Availability
10 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
10 1 (3.03%) MVC
10 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (63.64%) Python
2 20 (60.61%) Ruby
3 16 (48.48%) Java
4 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
5 5 (15.15%) Bash Shell
6 3 (9.09%) C++
6 3 (9.09%) Scala
7 2 (6.06%) C#
8 1 (3.03%) AWK
8 1 (3.03%) C
8 1 (3.03%) Perl
8 1 (3.03%) PHP
8 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.03%) sed
8 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
1 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.09%) Docker
3 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.03%) iptables
3 1 (3.03%) vCloud
3 1 (3.03%) VirtualBox
3 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (42.42%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (42.42%) Puppet
2 12 (36.36%) Ansible
3 2 (6.06%) HAProxy
4 1 (3.03%) Salt
4 1 (3.03%) SELinux
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) VMware
2 4 (12.12%) Juniper
3 1 (3.03%) Dynatrace
3 1 (3.03%) Google
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) OpenText
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Rackspace
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.03%) SaltStack