Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 147 179
Rank change year-on-year +10 +32 +8
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 29 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.72% 0.36% 0.040%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.77% 3.37% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 3
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.20% +2.50% +9.59%
South East median daily rate £450 £475 £420
% change year-on-year -5.26% +13.10% -1.18%
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 769 415 500
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.08% 10.80% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 230 311
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +11.26%
10th Percentile £316 £213 £300
90th Percentile £618 £550 £563
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 6
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.11 £15.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.73% -37.50% +65.52%
10th Percentile £15.10 £11.56 £14.75
90th Percentile £20.95 £16.34 £108.13
South East median hourly rate £18.11 £15.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +20.73% -26.83% +2.50%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 - 10 £443 -
Bracknell 0 8 £450 -12.20%
Reading -3 5 £363 -30.95% 4
Maidenhead -1 1 - -
Amazon EC2
South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 20 (68.97%) DevOps
2 20 (68.97%) Linux
3 19 (65.52%) AWS Lambda
3 19 (65.52%) Serverless
4 17 (58.62%) Docker
4 17 (58.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (55.17%) Ansible
5 16 (55.17%) AWS CloudFormation
5 16 (55.17%) Windows
6 14 (48.28%) Terraform
7 13 (44.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 13 (44.83%) Kubernetes
7 13 (44.83%) Unix
7 13 (44.83%) Python
7 13 (44.83%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (44.83%) Puppet
8 12 (41.38%) Bash Shell
8 12 (41.38%) Node.js
8 12 (41.38%) Salt
8 12 (41.38%) Red Hat
8 12 (41.38%) Configuration Management
8 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (41.38%) Linux Command Line
9 11 (37.93%) Packer
10 9 (31.03%) Amazon S3
11 8 (27.59%) Amazon SQS
11 8 (27.59%) Web Services
11 8 (27.59%) Java
12 7 (24.14%) Spring

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 (24.14%) Apache Solr
2 6 (20.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 6 (20.69%) Confluence
2 6 (20.69%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (6.90%) Apache
4 1 (3.45%) nginx
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (3.45%) SAS
4 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 29 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (65.52%) AWS Lambda
2 19 (65.52%) Serverless
3 16 (55.17%) AWS CloudFormation
4 13 (44.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 9 (31.03%) Amazon S3
6 8 (27.59%) Amazon SQS
7 7 (24.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 6 (20.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 6 (20.69%) CloudFront
9 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (13.79%) Office 365
10 1 (3.45%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (3.45%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (3.45%) IaaS
10 1 (3.45%) PaaS
10 1 (3.45%) Route 53
10 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (6.90%) Big Data
3 2 (6.90%) MySQL
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
1 7 (24.14%) Jenkins
2 6 (20.69%) Checkstyle
2 6 (20.69%) Eclipse
2 6 (20.69%) Gradle
2 6 (20.69%) IntelliJ
2 6 (20.69%) JIRA
2 6 (20.69%) JUnit
2 6 (20.69%) Maven
2 6 (20.69%) Mercurial
2 6 (20.69%) SonarQube
3 1 (3.45%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Billing
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (41.38%) AWS Engineer
3 11 (37.93%) AWS DevOps
3 11 (37.93%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 8 (27.59%) Developer
5 6 (20.69%) Java Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Architect
6 4 (13.79%) AWS Architect
6 4 (13.79%) AWS Solutions Architect
6 4 (13.79%) Azure Architect
6 4 (13.79%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (13.79%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 4 (13.79%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.90%) PHP Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) Node.js
2 8 (27.59%) Web Services
3 7 (24.14%) REST
3 7 (24.14%) Spring
4 6 (20.69%) AngularJS
4 6 (20.69%) JSF
4 6 (20.69%) React
4 6 (20.69%) Spring MVC
4 6 (20.69%) Struts
5 2 (6.90%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (6.90%) LAMP
6 1 (3.45%) JSON
6 1 (3.45%) Spring Boot
6 1 (3.45%) WebCenter
6 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (13.79%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (68.97%) Linux
2 17 (58.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (55.17%) Windows
4 13 (44.83%) Unix
5 4 (13.79%) Windows 10
5 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.45%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (3.45%) CentOS
6 1 (3.45%) Debian
6 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) DevOps
2 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) Configuration Management
3 7 (24.14%) User Stories
4 6 (20.69%) BDD
4 6 (20.69%) Content Management
4 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (20.69%) Kanban
4 6 (20.69%) Microservices
4 6 (20.69%) MVC
4 6 (20.69%) Pair Programming
4 6 (20.69%) Scrum
4 6 (20.69%) SOA
4 6 (20.69%) TDD
4 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
5 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
5 5 (17.24%) ITIL
5 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
5 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
6 4 (13.79%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) Python
2 12 (41.38%) Bash Shell
3 8 (27.59%) Java
4 6 (20.69%) Java 8
4 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.34%) PHP
6 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) AWS Certification
2 4 (13.79%) MCSE
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (58.62%) Docker
2 4 (13.79%) XenApp
2 4 (13.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (55.17%) Ansible
2 14 (48.28%) Terraform
3 13 (44.83%) Kubernetes
3 13 (44.83%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (44.83%) Puppet
4 12 (41.38%) Salt
5 11 (37.93%) Packer
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Red Hat
2 6 (20.69%) Adobe
3 4 (13.79%) Citrix
4 2 (6.90%) Zend
5 1 (3.45%) Cloudera
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle
5 1 (3.45%) Tableau
5 1 (3.45%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.45%) VMware