Period
to 19 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 19 March 2019 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 165 178 186
Rank change year-on-year +13 +8 -12
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 15 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.37% 0.43% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.76% 3.04% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 6
East of England median daily rate £518 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.43% - +15.07%
10th Percentile £409 £338 £353
90th Percentile £626 £575 £587
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +9.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £43.50 - -

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 the East of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 853 657 487
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.83% 14.22% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 396 288
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% -8.33%
10th Percentile £200 £143 £200
90th Percentile £592 £575 £627
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 13
East of England median hourly rate £19.50 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.25% +11.11% +132.26%
10th Percentile £15.60 £13.89 £11.25
90th Percentile £175.00 £122.75 £48.60
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% -10.00%

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Amazon EC2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EC2 in the East of England

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon EC2 in the East of England

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon EC2 in the East of England

Amazon EC2
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 19 March 2019. 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
Cambridgeshire +22 9 £518 -5.91% 11
Essex -3 3 £560 -15.92%
Hertfordshire -2 2 - - 2
Norfolk +4 1 £440 -20.00% 1
Amazon EC2
England

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 15 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (80.00%) Amazon S3
3 9 (60.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (53.33%) AWS Lambda
4 8 (53.33%) Serverless
5 7 (46.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (46.67%) Amazon SQS
5 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (40.00%) JSON
6 6 (40.00%) Perl
6 6 (40.00%) Python
6 6 (40.00%) Puppet
6 6 (40.00%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (40.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 6 (40.00%) DevOps
7 5 (33.33%) Docker
7 5 (33.33%) AWS CloudTrail
7 5 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 5 (33.33%) YAML
8 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
8 4 (26.67%) Web Services
8 4 (26.67%) Windows
8 4 (26.67%) Linux
8 4 (26.67%) Java
8 4 (26.67%) JIRA
8 4 (26.67%) Migration
8 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
8 4 (26.67%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (26.67%) Kubernetes

Amazon EC2
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (13.33%) Confluence
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (6.67%) ColdFusion
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) nginx
2 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 15 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (80.00%) Amazon S3
3 8 (53.33%) AWS Lambda
3 8 (53.33%) Serverless
4 7 (46.67%) Amazon SQS
4 7 (46.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (40.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 5 (33.33%) AWS CloudTrail
7 4 (26.67%) Amazon EMR
7 4 (26.67%) Amazon Kinesis
8 3 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (20.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (13.33%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) HTTP
1 3 (20.00%) SSL
2 2 (13.33%) DHCP
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon Athena
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Hive
3 1 (6.67%) Big Data
3 1 (6.67%) Data Lake
3 1 (6.67%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (26.67%) JIRA
3 2 (13.33%) Ant
3 2 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (13.33%) Bitbucket
3 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (13.33%) Maven
3 2 (13.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (13.33%) Subversion
3 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.67%) Selenium
4 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
4 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
4 1 (6.67%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) AWS DevOps
2 4 (26.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) AWS Architect
4 2 (13.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) AWS Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Data Architect
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps Architect
5 1 (6.67%) AWS Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) AWS Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Information Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) JSON
2 5 (33.33%) YAML
3 4 (26.67%) Web Services
4 3 (20.00%) .NET
4 3 (20.00%) boto
4 3 (20.00%) HTML
4 3 (20.00%) JMS
4 3 (20.00%) REST
4 3 (20.00%) SOAP
4 3 (20.00%) WSDL
4 3 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (13.33%) J2EE
5 2 (13.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Life Science
3 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) DevOps
3 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (26.67%) Deployment Automation
3 4 (26.67%) Migration
3 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
4 3 (20.00%) Data Stewardship
4 3 (20.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) Data Governance
5 2 (13.33%) Data Management
5 2 (13.33%) Data Security
5 2 (13.33%) High Availability
5 2 (13.33%) Information Security
5 2 (13.33%) IT Governance
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Microservices
5 2 (13.33%) Operations Management
5 2 (13.33%) Release Management
5 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Perl
1 6 (40.00%) Python
2 4 (26.67%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Ruby
4 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (13.33%) VBScript
5 1 (6.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) AWS Certification
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Docker
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (6.67%) KVM
3 1 (6.67%) Terminal Server
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (40.00%) Puppet
2 4 (26.67%) Kubernetes
2 4 (26.67%) Salt
2 4 (26.67%) Terraform
3 3 (20.00%) Ansible
3 3 (20.00%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (6.67%) Packer
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Atlassian
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) VMware