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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 4 July 2022 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 Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
England > East of England
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 130 115 112
Rank change year-on-year -15 -3 +65
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 12 10 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.48% 0.50% 0.44%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.50% 1.72% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 7
10th Percentile £461 £313 £433
25th Percentile £481 £341 £513
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £485 £450 £525
Median % change year-on-year +7.78% -14.29% -11.76%
75th Percentile £494 £484 £538
90th Percentile £545 £520 -
England median daily rate £575 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +4.76%

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 798 581 589
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.60% 28.88% 29.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 348 398
10th Percentile £185 £200 £229
25th Percentile £313 £318 £359
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £474 £475
Median % change year-on-year +0.26% -0.26% +2.15%
75th Percentile £625 £540 £538
90th Percentile £691 £625 £600
England median daily rate £550 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 62 15
10th Percentile £13.41 £12.25 £15.71
25th Percentile £15.00 £13.25 £19.31
Median hourly rate £15.50 £21.07 £22.82
Median % change year-on-year -26.44% -7.66% +34.24%
75th Percentile £23.75 £30.00 £39.31
90th Percentile £35.50 £46.45 £54.42
England median hourly rate £21.00 £21.05 £20.00
% change year-on-year -0.24% +5.25% -2.44%

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Amazon EC2 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Amazon EC2 in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Amazon EC2 in the East of England

Amazon EC2
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Amazon EC2 in the East of England over the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

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 4 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Essex -3 9 £485 -5.78%
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire -27 1 £475 +18.75% 3
Amazon EC2
England

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, 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 12 (100.00%) AWS
2 10 (83.33%) Amazon S3
3 9 (75.00%) JIRA
3 9 (75.00%) RabbitMQ
3 9 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 9 (75.00%) Ansible
3 9 (75.00%) Linux
3 9 (75.00%) IBM
3 9 (75.00%) Kubernetes
3 9 (75.00%) Terraform
3 9 (75.00%) AWS Lambda
3 9 (75.00%) Amazon EKS
4 8 (66.67%) Serverless
4 8 (66.67%) Elastic Stack
4 8 (66.67%) Infrastructure as Code
4 8 (66.67%) Packer
4 8 (66.67%) Auto-Scaling
4 8 (66.67%) Python
4 8 (66.67%) Perl
4 8 (66.67%) Agile
4 8 (66.67%) Groovy
4 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 8 (66.67%) Microservices
4 8 (66.67%) AppDynamics
4 8 (66.67%) GitLab
4 8 (66.67%) Artifactory
4 8 (66.67%) DevOps
5 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (58.33%) Docker

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 1 (8.33%) Confluence
1 1 (8.33%) nginx
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 12 (100.00%) AWS
2 10 (83.33%) Amazon S3
3 9 (75.00%) Amazon EKS
3 9 (75.00%) AWS Lambda
4 8 (66.67%) Serverless
5 3 (25.00%) Azure
6 2 (16.67%) GCP
7 1 (8.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (8.33%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft 365
7 1 (8.33%) OneDrive
7 1 (8.33%) Route 53
7 1 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (16.67%) Kerberos
4 1 (8.33%) Skype
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Jenkins
1 9 (75.00%) JIRA
2 8 (66.67%) Artifactory
2 8 (66.67%) GitLab
3 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) SonarQube
General
1 7 (58.33%) Public Sector
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Scripter
3 1 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (66.67%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (16.67%) LDAP
4 1 (8.33%) JSON
4 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile
1 8 (66.67%) Auto-Scaling
1 8 (66.67%) DevOps
1 8 (66.67%) Infrastructure as Code
1 8 (66.67%) Microservices
2 7 (58.33%) CI/CD
2 7 (58.33%) Continuous Deployment
2 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (58.33%) Deployment Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Static Code Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Groovy
1 8 (66.67%) Perl
1 8 (66.67%) Python
2 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (16.67%) VBScript
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Docker
2 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (75.00%) Ansible
1 9 (75.00%) Kubernetes
1 9 (75.00%) Terraform
2 8 (66.67%) Packer
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) IBM
2 8 (66.67%) AppDynamics
3 7 (58.33%) Atlassian
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Google
6 1 (8.33%) CloudEndure
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle