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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 147 131 115
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -16
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 3 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.090% 0.33% 0.045%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.17% 7.75% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £344 £249
% change year-on-year
+38.18% +38.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
138 142 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.15% 4.32% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 91 17
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £572 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £103.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-83.09% +143.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £34.30 £21.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £172.70 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £17.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+38.23% -44.71%

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 3 September 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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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 - 2 - -
Bristol -11 1 - -
Amazon EC2
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Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 7 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (62.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
3 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) MQTT
4 2 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (25.00%) Auto-Scaling
4 2 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (25.00%) Public Cloud
4 2 (25.00%) Mule ESB
4 2 (25.00%) Security Patching
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (25.00%) Apache Camel
4 2 (25.00%) Spring MVC
4 2 (25.00%) Spring
4 2 (25.00%) Maven
4 2 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (25.00%) Marketing
4 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (25.00%) Time Management
4 2 (25.00%) Mule

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 2 (25.00%) IIS
1 2 (25.00%) Mule
1 2 (25.00%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (62.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (25.00%) Amazon S3
4 2 (25.00%) Route 53
4 2 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (12.50%) GitHub
5 1 (12.50%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (12.50%) SaaS
5 1 (12.50%) PaaS
5 1 (12.50%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
1 2 (25.00%) MQTT
2 1 (12.50%) AMQP
2 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Hudson
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (25.00%) Electronics
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
1 2 (25.00%) XML
1 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (25.00%) Spring
1 2 (25.00%) JSON
1 2 (25.00%) Spring MVC
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) JPA
1 2 (25.00%) Spring Integration
1 2 (25.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (12.50%) LESS
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) DTV
1 2 (25.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Auto-Scaling
2 2 (25.00%) Security Patching
2 2 (25.00%) SDLC
2 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Time Management
2 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) PHP5
3 1 (12.50%) TypeScript
3 1 (12.50%) C#
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
1 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) Twitter