The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon EC2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 126 140 115
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -25
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 4 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.094% 0.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.10% 2.75% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +23.07%
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 West region.

Cloud Services Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
129 109 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.17% 3.42% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 75 35
Average daily rate £400 £401 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% -11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £28.75 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £17.52
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -20.06%

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Amazon EC2 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Amazon EC2
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the South West region.

Amazon EC2 Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Amazon EC2
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the South West region.

Amazon EC2 Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Amazon EC2
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 April 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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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
Bristol +3 3 £375 -11.76%
Gloucestershire -11 1 £325 -
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 10 (90.91%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (72.73%) Linux
3 7 (63.64%) PHP
4 6 (54.55%) Java
4 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
4 6 (54.55%) Finance
4 6 (54.55%) Ruby
4 6 (54.55%) Marketing
4 6 (54.55%) Amazon S3
4 6 (54.55%) Puppet
4 6 (54.55%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (45.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (45.45%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (45.45%) CentOS
5 5 (45.45%) Manufacturing
5 5 (45.45%) Programme Management
5 5 (45.45%) Spring
5 5 (45.45%) Python
5 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (45.45%) DTV
5 5 (45.45%) Electronics
5 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
5 5 (45.45%) HTML
5 5 (45.45%) MySQL
5 5 (45.45%) SAP
6 4 (36.36%) CSS
6 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
6 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (36.36%) PHP5

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (27.27%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) Drupal
2 1 (9.09%) nginx
2 1 (9.09%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 5 (45.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (90.91%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (54.55%) Amazon S3
3 4 (36.36%) SaaS
4 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (9.09%) PaaS
5 1 (9.09%) Route 53
5 1 (9.09%) GitHub
5 1 (9.09%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (9.09%) Hazelcast
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) GitLab
2 1 (9.09%) Hudson
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
1 6 (54.55%) Marketing
2 5 (45.45%) Manufacturing
2 5 (45.45%) Electronics
2 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Web Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
1 5 (45.45%) Spring
2 4 (36.36%) JSON
2 4 (36.36%) CSS
2 4 (36.36%) REST
2 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
3 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) XML
3 3 (27.27%) HTML5
4 2 (18.18%) Memcached
4 2 (18.18%) LAMP
4 2 (18.18%) Servlets
4 2 (18.18%) jQuery
5 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (9.09%) LESS
5 1 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 1 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) DTV
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) CentOS
3 3 (27.27%) Fedora
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Amazon Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
2 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (45.45%) Programme Management
2 5 (45.45%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) DevOps
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
6 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 1 (9.09%) ERP
6 1 (9.09%) OO
6 1 (9.09%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) PHP
2 6 (54.55%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 6 (54.55%) Ruby
3 5 (45.45%) Python
4 4 (36.36%) PHP5
5 3 (27.27%) Go
6 1 (9.09%) TypeScript
6 1 (9.09%) C#
6 1 (9.09%) Groovy
6 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
6 1 (9.09%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Puppet
1 6 (54.55%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (9.09%) HAProxy
2 1 (9.09%) Ansible
2 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) SAP
2 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Twitter
3 1 (9.09%) DigitalOcean
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft