The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the South West region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 122 112 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 12 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.39% 0.093% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.52% 8.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £225 £325
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
126 25 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.11% 1.17% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 13 2
Average daily rate £375 £350 £199
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +76.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £210
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+28.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £103.50 £45.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.00% +125.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £34.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-51.47% +151.85%
Amazon EC2
England

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 30 July 2014. 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 - 11 £350 -
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (93.33%) PHP
2 14 (93.33%) MySQL
2 14 (93.33%) Linux
2 14 (93.33%) LAMP
3 13 (86.67%) Red Hat
3 13 (86.67%) Python
3 13 (86.67%) CentOS
3 13 (86.67%) Ruby
4 10 (66.67%) Amazon S3
5 9 (60.00%) UNIX
6 8 (53.33%) Apache
6 8 (53.33%) Nagios
6 8 (53.33%) Configuration Management
6 8 (53.33%) Cacti
6 8 (53.33%) nginx
6 8 (53.33%) Open Source
6 8 (53.33%) Puppet
6 8 (53.33%) Load Balancing
6 8 (53.33%) Web Services
6 8 (53.33%) Percona
6 8 (53.33%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (53.33%) DevOps
7 6 (40.00%) CSS
8 5 (33.33%) Servlets
8 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
8 5 (33.33%) Java
8 5 (33.33%) Tomcat
8 5 (33.33%) Scrum
8 5 (33.33%) Fedora

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 8 (53.33%) Apache
1 8 (53.33%) nginx
2 5 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (66.67%) Amazon S3
3 5 (33.33%) SaaS
3 5 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (93.33%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (20.00%) Marketing
1 3 (20.00%) Electronics
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
1 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) DBA
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (6.67%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) LAMP
2 8 (53.33%) Web Services
3 6 (40.00%) CSS
4 5 (33.33%) Servlets
4 5 (33.33%) Spring
4 5 (33.33%) jQuery
5 1 (6.67%) HTML
5 1 (6.67%) Ajax
5 1 (6.67%) Symfony
5 1 (6.67%) Zend Framework
5 1 (6.67%) HTML5
5 1 (6.67%) REST
5 1 (6.67%) Backbone.js
5 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Open Source
2 3 (20.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Linux
2 13 (86.67%) CentOS
3 9 (60.00%) UNIX
4 5 (33.33%) Fedora
5 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Configuration Management
1 8 (53.33%) Load Balancing
1 8 (53.33%) DevOps
2 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 5 (33.33%) Scrum
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) TDD
2 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) High Availability
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) PHP
2 13 (86.67%) Python
2 13 (86.67%) Ruby
3 5 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) PHP5
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) Nagios
1 8 (53.33%) Cacti
1 8 (53.33%) Puppet
1 8 (53.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Red Hat
2 8 (53.33%) Percona
3 3 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Zend
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