Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 134 180
Rank change year-on-year -2 +46 +8
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 29 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.73% 0.48% 0.061%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.75% 4.22% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 4
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £525 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +7.69% -17.02%
10th Percentile £388 £320 £393
90th Percentile £575 £575 £500
South East median daily rate £513 £475 £455
% change year-on-year +7.89% +4.40% +7.06%
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 774 427 535
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.37% 11.32% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 242 301
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £268 £250
90th Percentile £625 £550 £570
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 8
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.06 £12.50 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.44% -36.26% +17.07%
10th Percentile £14.98 £10.35 £11.68
90th Percentile £20.00 £17.14 £20.52
South East median hourly rate £18.95 £15.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year +26.30% -23.51% -17.43%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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
Newbury - 15 £400 -
Bracknell +3 7 £550 +4.76% 2
Reading -11 2 £400 -23.81% 2
Maidenhead -10 1 - -
Amazon EC2
South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 29 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (96.55%) DevOps
2 28 (96.55%) Serverless
3 26 (89.66%) Docker
4 25 (86.21%) Terraform
4 25 (86.21%) Linux
5 24 (82.76%) Windows
5 24 (82.76%) Bash Shell
5 24 (82.76%) Puppet
5 24 (82.76%) AWS Lambda
5 24 (82.76%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (75.86%) Kubernetes
7 21 (72.41%) AWS CloudFormation
8 20 (68.97%) Ansible
8 20 (68.97%) Salt
8 20 (68.97%) Linux Command Line
8 20 (68.97%) Node.js
8 20 (68.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (68.97%) Unix
8 20 (68.97%) Python
8 20 (68.97%) Red Hat
8 20 (68.97%) Configuration Management
9 18 (62.07%) Packer
10 11 (37.93%) Telecoms
11 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (17.24%) AWS Certification
13 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
14 4 (13.79%) User Stories
14 4 (13.79%) Performance Tuning

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 3 (10.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 3 (10.34%) Apache Solr
1 3 (10.34%) Confluence
1 3 (10.34%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 29 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (96.55%) Serverless
3 24 (82.76%) AWS Lambda
4 21 (72.41%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (13.79%) Amazon S3
5 4 (13.79%) GitHub
5 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (13.79%) SaaS
6 3 (10.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (10.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (10.34%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (10.34%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
1 4 (13.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Cosmos DB
1 4 (13.79%) RDBMS
1 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (6.90%) Big Data
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
2 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (10.34%) Checkstyle
3 3 (10.34%) Eclipse
3 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.34%) Gradle
3 3 (10.34%) IntelliJ
3 3 (10.34%) JIRA
3 3 (10.34%) JUnit
3 3 (10.34%) Maven
3 3 (10.34%) Mercurial
3 3 (10.34%) SonarQube
4 1 (3.45%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (37.93%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (82.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (68.97%) AWS Engineer
3 19 (65.52%) AWS DevOps
3 19 (65.52%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) AWS Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Data Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) DevOps Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (68.97%) Node.js
2 4 (13.79%) SAML
2 4 (13.79%) Web Services
3 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
3 3 (10.34%) JSF
3 3 (10.34%) React
3 3 (10.34%) REST
3 3 (10.34%) Spring
3 3 (10.34%) Spring MVC
3 3 (10.34%) Struts
4 1 (3.45%) JSON
4 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (68.97%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (13.79%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 25 (86.21%) Linux
2 24 (82.76%) Windows
3 20 (68.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (68.97%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (96.55%) DevOps
2 20 (68.97%) Configuration Management
3 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.79%) Deployment Automation
5 4 (13.79%) Logistics
5 4 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (13.79%) User Stories
6 3 (10.34%) BDD
6 3 (10.34%) Content Management
6 3 (10.34%) Kanban
6 3 (10.34%) Microservices
6 3 (10.34%) MVC
6 3 (10.34%) Pair Programming
6 3 (10.34%) Scrum
6 3 (10.34%) SOA
6 3 (10.34%) TDD
6 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Analytics
7 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) Bash Shell
2 20 (68.97%) Python
3 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
4 3 (10.34%) Java
4 3 (10.34%) Java 8
4 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 26 (89.66%) Docker
2 4 (13.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (86.21%) Terraform
2 24 (82.76%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (82.76%) Puppet
3 22 (75.86%) Kubernetes
4 20 (68.97%) Ansible
4 20 (68.97%) Salt
5 18 (62.07%) Packer
6 4 (13.79%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) Red Hat
2 3 (10.34%) Adobe
3 1 (3.45%) Cloudera
3 1 (3.45%) Tableau
3 1 (3.45%) VMware