The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon EC2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 85 93 85
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 12 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.99% 0.14% 0.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.34% 2.94% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Average daily rate £475 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £428 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.75% +42.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Amazon EC2
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Cloud Services Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
116 68 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 9.56% 4.79% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 44 21
Average daily rate £375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £262 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £561 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.86
% change year-on-year
-2.52% +18.60%

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Amazon EC2 Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Amazon EC2
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Amazon EC2 Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Amazon EC2
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 8 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
Staines +15 7 £450 +12.50% 2
Reigate - 4 £500 -
Amazon EC2
South East

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 17 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (64.71%) Linux
3 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (52.94%) Python
4 9 (52.94%) NoSQL
5 8 (47.06%) Route 53
5 8 (47.06%) Jenkins
5 8 (47.06%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (47.06%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (47.06%) Ansible
5 8 (47.06%) Docker
5 8 (47.06%) Web Services
5 8 (47.06%) Firewall
5 8 (47.06%) DevOps
5 8 (47.06%) Puppet
5 8 (47.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 7 (41.18%) Java
7 6 (35.29%) C#
7 6 (35.29%) CA
7 6 (35.29%) High Availability
7 6 (35.29%) Bash Shell
7 6 (35.29%) RESTful
7 6 (35.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 5 (29.41%) AWS OpsWorks
8 5 (29.41%) Amazon S3
8 5 (29.41%) CloudFront
8 5 (29.41%) OO
9 4 (23.53%) Unix
9 4 (23.53%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (17.65%) AWS CloudFormation

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 (17.65%) Apache
1 3 (17.65%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 17 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (47.06%) Route 53
2 8 (47.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 6 (35.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 5 (29.41%) Amazon S3
4 5 (29.41%) AWS OpsWorks
4 5 (29.41%) CloudFront
5 3 (17.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (17.65%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Firewall
2 3 (17.65%) LDAP
2 3 (17.65%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) NoSQL
2 8 (47.06%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (5.88%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Jenkins
2 3 (17.65%) Ant
2 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 3 (17.65%) Hudson
2 3 (17.65%) JIRA
2 3 (17.65%) Maven
2 3 (17.65%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.88%) Log4j
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) AWS Developer
2 4 (23.53%) DevOps Architect
2 4 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Developer
5 1 (5.88%) AWS Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) Web Services
2 6 (35.29%) RESTful
3 2 (11.76%) boto
3 2 (11.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.88%) Cryptography
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) DevOps
3 6 (35.29%) High Availability
4 5 (29.41%) OO
5 3 (17.65%) Auto-Scaling
5 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
5 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (17.65%) Software Deployment
6 2 (11.76%) API Development
6 2 (11.76%) Service Management
7 1 (5.88%) Analytics
7 1 (5.88%) Build Automation
7 1 (5.88%) CRM
7 1 (5.88%) Data Analytics
7 1 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (5.88%) Open Source
7 1 (5.88%) Scrum
7 1 (5.88%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Python
2 7 (41.18%) Java
3 6 (35.29%) Bash Shell
3 6 (35.29%) C#
4 3 (17.65%) Ruby
5 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.88%) C++
6 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) Ansible
1 8 (47.06%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (47.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) CA
2 3 (17.65%) Splunk
3 1 (5.88%) Dell