The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon EC2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire 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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 130 113 89
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -24
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 19 7 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.60% 0.30% 1.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.97% 14.89% 50.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 33
Average daily rate
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£500 £343 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.98% +44.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £337 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £349 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £456 £350 £243
% change year-on-year
+30.35% +44.32%
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 Yorkshire region.

Cloud Services Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
136 47 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.30% 1.99% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 25 53
Average daily rate £418 £335 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.77% +41.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £283 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £360 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -48.48%

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Amazon EC2 Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Amazon EC2
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Amazon EC2 Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Amazon EC2
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Amazon EC2 Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Amazon EC2
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
South Yorkshire - 10 £390 -
West Yorkshire -18 8 £516 - 1
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 43 (100.00%) Linux
1 43 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (88.37%) Apache
2 38 (88.37%) Configuration Management
3 35 (81.40%) Puppet
3 35 (81.40%) Opscode Chef
4 33 (76.74%) DevOps
4 33 (76.74%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (74.42%) nginx
5 32 (74.42%) Tomcat
6 31 (72.09%) Google
6 31 (72.09%) Google App Engine
6 31 (72.09%) Google Cloud Platform
7 30 (69.77%) VMware Infrastructure
7 30 (69.77%) VMware
8 29 (67.44%) Java
8 29 (67.44%) Jenkins
9 28 (65.12%) HTTP
9 28 (65.12%) TCP/IP
9 28 (65.12%) Cloud Computing
10 27 (62.79%) Xen
10 27 (62.79%) IPsec
10 27 (62.79%) DNS
10 27 (62.79%) DHCP
10 27 (62.79%) FTP
11 26 (60.47%) Microsoft
11 26 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (60.47%) .NET
11 26 (60.47%) J2EE
11 26 (60.47%) IIS

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 38 (88.37%) Apache
2 32 (74.42%) Tomcat
2 32 (74.42%) nginx
3 26 (60.47%) IIS
3 26 (60.47%) WebSphere
3 26 (60.47%) Jetty
4 6 (13.95%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 43 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (72.09%) Google Cloud Platform
2 31 (72.09%) Google App Engine
3 28 (65.12%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (13.95%) Amazon S3
4 6 (13.95%) Route 53
4 6 (13.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (65.12%) HTTP
1 28 (65.12%) TCP/IP
2 27 (62.79%) DNS
2 27 (62.79%) DHCP
2 27 (62.79%) FTP
2 27 (62.79%) IPsec
3 25 (58.14%) SSL
4 6 (13.95%) Internet
4 6 (13.95%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.91%) MySQL
2 6 (13.95%) RDBMS
2 6 (13.95%) SimpleDB
2 6 (13.95%) MongoDB
2 6 (13.95%) NoSQL
2 6 (13.95%) Redis
2 6 (13.95%) Couchbase
2 6 (13.95%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (67.44%) Jenkins
2 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.98%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (20.93%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Cloud Software Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Cloud Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) DevOps Consultant
3 6 (13.95%) Software Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Consultant
4 3 (6.98%) Web Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Senior Web Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Release Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Build and Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (60.47%) .NET
1 26 (60.47%) J2EE
1 26 (60.47%) Servlets
2 6 (13.95%) Web Services
2 6 (13.95%) POSIX
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (20.93%) Windows
3 6 (13.95%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (88.37%) Configuration Management
2 33 (76.74%) Continuous Integration
2 33 (76.74%) DevOps
3 26 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (44.19%) Open Source
5 17 (39.53%) Unit Testing
5 17 (39.53%) Automated Testing
6 6 (13.95%) Software Engineering
6 6 (13.95%) Performance Testing
6 6 (13.95%) Security Testing
6 6 (13.95%) TDD
6 6 (13.95%) Network Design
6 6 (13.95%) Service Management
6 6 (13.95%) Kanban
6 6 (13.95%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 29 (67.44%) Java
2 15 (34.88%) Python
2 15 (34.88%) Bash Shell
3 10 (23.26%) Ruby
4 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.98%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 30 (69.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (62.79%) Xen
3 3 (6.98%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (81.40%) Puppet
1 35 (81.40%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (20.93%) Ansible
3 6 (13.95%) Salt
3 6 (13.95%) HAProxy
4 3 (6.98%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 31 (72.09%) Google
2 30 (69.77%) VMware
3 26 (60.47%) Microsoft
4 9 (20.93%) Rackspace
5 6 (13.95%) Oracle
5 6 (13.95%) hybris
6 3 (6.98%) SaltStack