Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 193 187
Rank change year-on-year +20 -6 -14
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 33 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.66% 0.35% 0.10%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.35% 2.61% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 11 2
East of England median daily rate £525 £525 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +42.37% -20.27%
10th Percentile £463 £475 £321
90th Percentile £600 £575 £422
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 985 689 469
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.76% 13.49% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 408 258
East of England median daily rate £438 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +9.76% +2.50%
10th Percentile £182 £140 £206
90th Percentile £600 £588 £600
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 14 18
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £62.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.00% +290.63% -46.67%
10th Percentile £13.71 £37.00 £10.63
90th Percentile £34.13 £63.75 £32.82
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -11.63%

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 13 December 2018.

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 13 December 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
Essex -4 15 £568 +8.10%
Cambridgeshire +19 7 £493 -10.45% 2
Bedfordshire +8 6 £550 +38.36%
Hertfordshire +1 5 £475 -9.52% 6
Amazon EC2
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 East of England region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 31 (93.94%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (72.73%) Java
3 21 (63.64%) Jenkins
4 19 (57.58%) Puppet
4 19 (57.58%) DevOps
5 18 (54.55%) Linux
6 16 (48.48%) .NET
7 15 (45.45%) J2EE
7 15 (45.45%) Apache
7 15 (45.45%) Python
8 14 (42.42%) Configuration Management
8 14 (42.42%) Amazon RDS
9 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
9 13 (39.39%) DHCP
9 13 (39.39%) TCP/IP
9 13 (39.39%) DNS
10 12 (36.36%) IIS
10 12 (36.36%) VMware
10 12 (36.36%) Amazon EMR
10 12 (36.36%) nginx
10 12 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (33.33%) Jetty
11 11 (33.33%) WebSphere
11 11 (33.33%) Xen
11 11 (33.33%) Open Source
11 11 (33.33%) Google App Engine
11 11 (33.33%) Google
11 11 (33.33%) IPsec
11 11 (33.33%) Servlets

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 15 (45.45%) Apache
2 12 (36.36%) IIS
2 12 (36.36%) nginx
3 11 (33.33%) Jetty
3 11 (33.33%) Mongrel
3 11 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 11 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 8 (24.24%) Apache Spark
5 3 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
6 2 (6.06%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (6.06%) Confluence
6 2 (6.06%) Luigi
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (6.06%) Tuxedo
6 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
7 1 (3.03%) ColdFusion
7 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (93.94%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (36.36%) Amazon EMR
3 11 (33.33%) Google App Engine
3 11 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (24.24%) Amazon Kinesis
5 7 (21.21%) Serverless
6 6 (18.18%) Amazon S3
6 6 (18.18%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (18.18%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (18.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (15.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 5 (15.15%) AWS CloudTrail
7 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (12.12%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (9.09%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (9.09%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (6.06%) Amazon Glacier
10 2 (6.06%) Apigee
11 1 (3.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (39.39%) DHCP
1 13 (39.39%) DNS
1 13 (39.39%) TCP/IP
2 11 (33.33%) FTP
2 11 (33.33%) HTTP
2 11 (33.33%) IPsec
3 9 (27.27%) SSL
4 2 (6.06%) Firewall
4 2 (6.06%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) Amazon RDS
2 10 (30.30%) Amazon Redshift
3 8 (24.24%) Amazon Athena
3 8 (24.24%) Big Data
3 8 (24.24%) Hadoop
4 3 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (6.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
5 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (6.06%) Redis
6 1 (3.03%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 21 (63.64%) Jenkins
2 9 (27.27%) Travis CI
3 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.12%) JIRA
4 3 (9.09%) GitLab
5 2 (6.06%) Ant
5 2 (6.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (6.06%) Bitbucket
5 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.06%) git-flow
5 2 (6.06%) Maven
5 2 (6.06%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (6.06%) Selenium
5 2 (6.06%) Subversion
5 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.03%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (30.30%) AWS Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) Big Data Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) Data Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Architect
5 5 (15.15%) AWS Architect
5 5 (15.15%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (12.12%) AWS DevOps
6 4 (12.12%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Big Data Architect
7 3 (9.09%) Data Architect
7 3 (9.09%) Data Scientist
7 3 (9.09%) DevOps Architect
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Data Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Data Scientist
8 2 (6.06%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) .NET
2 15 (45.45%) J2EE
3 11 (33.33%) Servlets
4 5 (15.15%) HTML
4 5 (15.15%) Web Services
4 5 (15.15%) YAML
5 3 (9.09%) boto
5 3 (9.09%) JSON
6 2 (6.06%) CSS
6 2 (6.06%) HTML5
6 2 (6.06%) Memcached
6 2 (6.06%) Middleware
6 2 (6.06%) MLlib
6 2 (6.06%) React
6 2 (6.06%) RESTful
6 2 (6.06%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) RIA
3 1 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (54.55%) Linux
2 4 (12.12%) Windows
3 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.06%) Unix
5 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) DevOps
2 14 (42.42%) Configuration Management
3 12 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (33.33%) Open Source
5 9 (27.27%) Data Science
6 8 (24.24%) OO
7 7 (21.21%) Deployment Automation
8 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
9 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (12.12%) Microservices
10 4 (12.12%) Migration
11 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (9.09%) CRM
11 3 (9.09%) ETL
11 3 (9.09%) OOP
11 3 (9.09%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 3 (9.09%) Scrum
12 2 (6.06%) Information Security
12 2 (6.06%) ITIL
12 2 (6.06%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (72.73%) Java
2 15 (45.45%) Python
3 8 (24.24%) C++
4 7 (21.21%) Perl
5 5 (15.15%) Scala
6 4 (12.12%) Bash Shell
6 4 (12.12%) SQL
7 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
8 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
8 2 (6.06%) Ruby
8 2 (6.06%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) AWS Certification
2 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.03%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (33.33%) Xen
3 5 (15.15%) Docker
4 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
4 2 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.03%) KVM
5 1 (3.03%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 19 (57.58%) Puppet
2 10 (30.30%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (18.18%) Ansible
3 6 (18.18%) Terraform
4 4 (12.12%) Salt
5 3 (9.09%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (9.09%) Kubernetes
6 1 (3.03%) Packer
6 1 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 12 (36.36%) VMware
3 11 (33.33%) Google
4 7 (21.21%) Oracle
5 3 (9.09%) SAP
6 2 (6.06%) Atlassian
6 2 (6.06%) MuleSoft
6 2 (6.06%) WSO2