The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Amazon EC2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 127 131
Rank change year-on-year +33 +4  
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 13 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.68% 0.080% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.22% 0.68% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 4
Median daily rate £525 £500 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -14.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £400 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £433 £310
% change year-on-year +4.04% +39.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Amazon EC2 is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 209 292 149
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 10.97% 11.70% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 186 89
Median daily rate £450 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £325 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £528 £623
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £435 £400
% change year-on-year +0.74% +8.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.61 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.50% +35.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £19.61 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.61 £20.32 £21.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.31% -18.00%  

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Amazon EC2 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EC2 in Berkshire

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon EC2 in Berkshire

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 in Berkshire over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon EC2 in Berkshire

Amazon EC2
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +22 5 £525 +20.00% 1
Bracknell +7 4 £513 +2.50%
Slough - 3 £340 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Amazon EC2
South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 14 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (64.29%) Scrum
3 9 (64.29%) Java
3 9 (64.29%) DevOps
4 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 8 (57.14%) Linux
4 8 (57.14%) SOA
4 8 (57.14%) REST
4 8 (57.14%) User Stories
5 7 (50.00%) Web Services
6 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (35.71%) Kanban
7 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
7 5 (35.71%) Spring
7 5 (35.71%) Maven
7 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
7 5 (35.71%) CloudFront
7 5 (35.71%) Amazon S3
7 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (35.71%) nginx
7 5 (35.71%) BDD
7 5 (35.71%) JUnit
7 5 (35.71%) SOAP
7 5 (35.71%) J2EE
7 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 5 (35.71%) Firewall
7 5 (35.71%) VMware
7 5 (35.71%) TDD

Amazon EC2
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (35.71%) nginx
2 4 (28.57%) Confluence
3 3 (21.43%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (14.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Apache Solr
5 1 (7.14%) JBoss
5 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
5 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (7.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (35.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 5 (35.71%) Amazon S3
2 5 (35.71%) CloudFront
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (28.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 4 (28.57%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (28.57%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (7.14%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (7.14%) G Suite
5 1 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (7.14%) Office 365
5 1 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) IPsec
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (28.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (28.57%) MySQL
3 3 (21.43%) MariaDB
4 1 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
1 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
1 5 (35.71%) JUnit
1 5 (35.71%) Maven
2 4 (28.57%) Eclipse
2 4 (28.57%) Gradle
2 4 (28.57%) IntelliJ
2 4 (28.57%) JIRA
2 4 (28.57%) Mercurial
3 3 (21.43%) SonarQube
4 2 (14.29%) Checkstyle
5 1 (7.14%) DbUnit
5 1 (7.14%) jMock
5 1 (7.14%) Mockito
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Electronics
2 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Lead Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) AWS Developer
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) AWS Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Azure Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Cloud Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) REST
2 7 (50.00%) Web Services
3 5 (35.71%) J2EE
3 5 (35.71%) SOAP
3 5 (35.71%) Spring
4 4 (28.57%) .NET
4 4 (28.57%) JSF
4 4 (28.57%) JSON
4 4 (28.57%) Node.js
4 4 (28.57%) OAuth2
4 4 (28.57%) SAML
4 4 (28.57%) Spring MVC
4 4 (28.57%) Struts
4 4 (28.57%) XML
4 4 (28.57%) XSLT
5 3 (21.43%) LAMP
6 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 2 (14.29%) React
7 1 (7.14%) Apache Camel
7 1 (7.14%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (28.57%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) DevOps
2 9 (64.29%) Scrum
3 8 (57.14%) SOA
3 8 (57.14%) User Stories
4 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (35.71%) BDD
5 5 (35.71%) Kanban
5 5 (35.71%) TDD
6 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
6 4 (28.57%) Microservices
6 4 (28.57%) MVC
6 4 (28.57%) Pair Programming
6 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Use Case
7 2 (14.29%) Content Management
7 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (14.29%) Release Management
7 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) Python
4 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
4 3 (21.43%) PHP
5 1 (7.14%) Ruby
5 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) AWS Certification
1 1 (7.14%) CCNA
1 1 (7.14%) CCNP
1 1 (7.14%) CISA
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) CISM
1 1 (7.14%) CISSP
1 1 (7.14%) MCSE
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Docker
2 3 (21.43%) NFS
2 3 (21.43%) Samba
2 3 (21.43%) Squid
3 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
3 1 (7.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Ansible
1 4 (28.57%) Nagios
2 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
3 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
1 5 (35.71%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) Apigee
3 3 (21.43%) SAP
4 2 (14.29%) Adobe
5 1 (7.14%) Google
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle
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