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 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 137 141 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 7 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.23% 0.25% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.95% 6.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 0
Average daily rate £380 £406 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.46% -
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 West region.

Cloud Services Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
177 131 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.94% 4.06% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 96 46
Average daily rate £360 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £18.50 £11.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.44% -43.75%
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 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 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
Wiltshire - 6 - -
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (84.62%) Open Source
4 10 (76.92%) Tableau
4 10 (76.92%) Data Analytics
4 10 (76.92%) Analytics
4 10 (76.92%) Amazon Redshift
4 10 (76.92%) Amazon S3
4 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
4 10 (76.92%) SQL
4 10 (76.92%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (76.92%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (76.92%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (76.92%) Amazon Kinesis
5 9 (69.23%) Data Modelling
5 9 (69.23%) ETL
5 9 (69.23%) Use Case
5 9 (69.23%) Data Transformation
6 8 (61.54%) Customer Insight
6 8 (61.54%) Programme Management
6 8 (61.54%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (53.85%) Database Optimisation
7 7 (53.85%) Finance
7 7 (53.85%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (23.08%) Linux
8 3 (23.08%) IIS
8 3 (23.08%) DNS
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 3 (23.08%) DevOps
9 2 (15.38%) Jenkins

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (23.08%) IIS
2 2 (15.38%) Apache
2 2 (15.38%) Jetty
2 2 (15.38%) nginx
2 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
2 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 13 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (76.92%) Amazon Kinesis
2 10 (76.92%) Amazon S3
3 2 (15.38%) Google App Engine
3 2 (15.38%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (7.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) DHCP
2 2 (15.38%) FTP
2 2 (15.38%) HTTP
2 2 (15.38%) IPsec
2 2 (15.38%) SSL
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) Amazon Redshift
1 10 (76.92%) BusinessObjects
1 10 (76.92%) PostgreSQL
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
4 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
4 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
1 10 (76.92%) Lead Developer
2 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) J2EE
1 2 (15.38%) Servlets
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) Open Source
3 10 (76.92%) Analytics
3 10 (76.92%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (76.92%) Data Analytics
4 9 (69.23%) Data Modelling
4 9 (69.23%) Data Transformation
4 9 (69.23%) ETL
4 9 (69.23%) Use Case
5 8 (61.54%) Customer Insight
5 8 (61.54%) Programme Management
6 7 (53.85%) Database Optimisation
7 3 (23.08%) DevOps
8 2 (15.38%) Coaching
8 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
8 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
9 1 (7.69%) Change Management
9 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Java
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (15.38%) Xen
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Tableau
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Google
3 2 (15.38%) VMware