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 3 months to 26 March 2017 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
England / East of England
Rank 122 124 123
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1  
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 6 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.28% 0.081% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.41% 0.94% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £550 £381 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.19% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £444 £400
% change year-on-year +1.40% +10.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Amazon EC2 is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 249 212 137
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 11.69% 8.63% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 142 103
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £327 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 4
Median hourly rate £36.50 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +143.33% +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £15.00 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £15.40 £24.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Amazon EC2 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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
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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +4 3 £525 +61.53% 1
Essex -5 2 £575 +31.37%
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 9 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (66.67%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) Web Services
3 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
3 5 (55.56%) Google
3 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (44.44%) Amazon S3
4 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (44.44%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) DNS
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) DHCP
4 4 (44.44%) J2EE
4 4 (44.44%) IIS
5 3 (33.33%) Servlets
5 3 (33.33%) FTP
5 3 (33.33%) HTTP
5 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (33.33%) Apache
5 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
5 3 (33.33%) SSL
5 3 (33.33%) TDD
5 3 (33.33%) IPsec
5 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 3 (33.33%) Scrum

Amazon EC2
Top Related 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 4 (44.44%) IIS
1 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
2 3 (33.33%) Apache
2 3 (33.33%) Jetty
2 3 (33.33%) Mongrel
2 3 (33.33%) nginx
2 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (11.11%) Anypoint
3 1 (11.11%) JBoss
3 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (44.44%) Amazon S3
2 4 (44.44%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (33.33%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (33.33%) Google App Engine
4 2 (22.22%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (11.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (11.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (11.11%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (11.11%) G Suite
5 1 (11.11%) GitHub
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (11.11%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (11.11%) Route 53
5 1 (11.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DHCP
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) FTP
2 3 (33.33%) HTTP
2 3 (33.33%) IPsec
2 3 (33.33%) SSL
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
3 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
2 3 (33.33%) Travis CI
3 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) Maven
3 1 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (11.11%) Subversion
3 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) AWS Developer
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) AWS Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Java E-Commerce Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Technician
3 1 (11.11%) MuleSoft Architect
3 1 (11.11%) NetBackup Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Server Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) J2EE
3 3 (33.33%) Servlets
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) Node.js
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 1 (11.11%) Ajax
5 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) JSON
5 1 (11.11%) Mustache
5 1 (11.11%) REST
5 1 (11.11%) RESTful
5 1 (11.11%) Spring
5 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 3 (33.33%) Kanban
2 3 (33.33%) Open Source
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
2 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) API Design
3 2 (22.22%) Concurrent Programming
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) Microservices
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 1 (11.11%) Line Management
4 1 (11.11%) SOLID
4 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) User Stories
4 1 (11.11%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) Scala
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) Xen
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) Docker
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
3 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
2 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Google
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) NetApp
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) Intel Security
4 1 (11.11%) MuleSoft
4 1 (11.11%) Rackspace
4 1 (11.11%) Symantec
4 1 (11.11%) WSO2
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