Period
to 26 September 2018

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 6 months to 26 September 2018 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
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 141 178
Rank change year-on-year +5 +37 -7
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 32 20 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.82% 0.50% 0.022%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.17% 3.78% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 1
Berkshire median daily rate £445 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.24% +10.53% -36.67%
10th Percentile £391 £405 £463
90th Percentile £575 £598 £488
South East median daily rate £513 £453 £475
% change year-on-year +13.26% -4.74% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

Amazon EC2 is in the Cloud Services category. The following 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.

All Cloud Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 768 529 554
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.76% 13.17% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 302 313
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £303 £228
90th Percentile £622 £575 £588
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 10
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.85% -33.71% +35.24%
10th Percentile £14.25 £11.25 £11.73
90th Percentile £25.00 £30.22 £22.43
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £19.61
% change year-on-year +15.15% -15.86% +12.06%

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Amazon EC2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 26 September 2018.

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 6 months to 26 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +16 14 £550 +4.76% 3
Newbury - 10 £400 - 1
Reading -9 5 £419 -20.24% 1
Maidenhead -1 1 - -
Amazon EC2
South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 32 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (90.63%) DevOps
3 27 (84.38%) Serverless
4 22 (68.75%) Docker
5 20 (62.50%) Linux
5 20 (62.50%) AWS Lambda
6 19 (59.38%) Bash Shell
7 18 (56.25%) Terraform
8 17 (53.13%) Puppet
8 17 (53.13%) Opscode Chef
8 17 (53.13%) Kubernetes
8 17 (53.13%) Windows
9 16 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (43.75%) Python
10 14 (43.75%) Red Hat
11 13 (40.63%) AWS CloudFormation
11 13 (40.63%) Jenkins
12 12 (37.50%) Node.js
12 12 (37.50%) Salt
12 12 (37.50%) Ansible
12 12 (37.50%) Configuration Management
12 12 (37.50%) Unix
12 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (37.50%) Linux Command Line
13 10 (31.25%) Packer
13 10 (31.25%) Amazon S3
14 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
14 9 (28.13%) Kanban
14 9 (28.13%) BDD

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 7 (21.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 7 (21.88%) Apache Solr
1 7 (21.88%) Confluence
1 7 (21.88%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.25%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 32 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (84.38%) Serverless
3 20 (62.50%) AWS Lambda
4 13 (40.63%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (31.25%) Amazon S3
6 8 (25.00%) AWS CodePipeline
7 7 (21.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 7 (21.88%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 7 (21.88%) Amazon SQS
7 7 (21.88%) Azure Functions
7 7 (21.88%) CloudFront
7 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (21.88%) SaaS
8 5 (15.63%) GitHub
9 2 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (6.25%) Route 53
9 2 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) VPN
2 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.25%) IPsec
3 2 (6.25%) OpenVPN
3 2 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 5 (15.63%) Cosmos DB
2 5 (15.63%) RDBMS
2 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.25%) Big Data
3 2 (6.25%) MariaDB
3 2 (6.25%) MySQL
4 1 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.13%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (40.63%) Jenkins
2 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
2 9 (28.13%) JUnit
2 9 (28.13%) Maven
2 9 (28.13%) SonarQube
3 7 (21.88%) Checkstyle
3 7 (21.88%) Eclipse
3 7 (21.88%) Gradle
3 7 (21.88%) IntelliJ
3 7 (21.88%) JIRA
3 7 (21.88%) Mercurial
3 7 (21.88%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (6.25%) DbUnit
5 2 (6.25%) jMock
5 2 (6.25%) Mockito
5 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.13%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (43.75%) AWS DevOps
2 14 (43.75%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 14 (43.75%) AWS Engineer
3 8 (25.00%) Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Linux Scripter
5 2 (6.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Backend Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Data Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) Node.js
2 9 (28.13%) Web Services
3 8 (25.00%) Spring
4 7 (21.88%) AngularJS
4 7 (21.88%) JSF
4 7 (21.88%) React
4 7 (21.88%) REST
4 7 (21.88%) Spring MVC
4 7 (21.88%) Struts
5 5 (15.63%) SAML
6 2 (6.25%) Apache Camel
6 2 (6.25%) J2EE
6 2 (6.25%) LAMP
6 2 (6.25%) PowerMock
6 2 (6.25%) RESTful
6 2 (6.25%) SOAP
7 1 (3.13%) JSON
7 1 (3.13%) Spring Boot
7 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (15.63%) PKI
3 1 (3.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (62.50%) Linux
2 17 (53.13%) Windows
3 14 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (37.50%) Unix
5 2 (6.25%) CentOS
5 2 (6.25%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) DevOps
2 16 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 9 (28.13%) BDD
4 9 (28.13%) Kanban
4 9 (28.13%) Scrum
4 9 (28.13%) TDD
5 8 (25.00%) User Stories
6 7 (21.88%) Content Management
6 7 (21.88%) Deployment Automation
6 7 (21.88%) Logistics
6 7 (21.88%) Microservices
6 7 (21.88%) MVC
6 7 (21.88%) Pair Programming
6 7 (21.88%) SOA
6 7 (21.88%) Unit Testing
7 5 (15.63%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
8 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) Bash Shell
2 14 (43.75%) Python
3 9 (28.13%) Java
4 7 (21.88%) Java 8
4 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
5 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) AWS Certification
1 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) GDPR
2 1 (3.13%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (68.75%) Docker
2 5 (15.63%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (6.25%) Btrfs
3 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (56.25%) Terraform
2 17 (53.13%) Kubernetes
2 17 (53.13%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (53.13%) Puppet
3 12 (37.50%) Ansible
3 12 (37.50%) Salt
4 10 (31.25%) Packer
5 5 (15.63%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (6.25%) Consul
6 2 (6.25%) HAProxy
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Red Hat
2 7 (21.88%) Adobe
3 3 (9.38%) VMware
4 1 (3.13%) Cloudera
4 1 (3.13%) Tableau