Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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.

Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
England > East of England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 193 179
Rank change year-on-year +9 -14 +29
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 15 5 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.29% 0.10% 0.59%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.17% 1.05% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 27
East of England median daily rate £525 £369 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.37% -20.27% -22.92%
10th Percentile £389 £321 £370
90th Percentile £568 £422 £550
England median daily rate £500 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +5.88%
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 690 474 447
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.37% 9.72% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 269 296
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £138 £211 £262
90th Percentile £588 £589 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 25
East of England median hourly rate £62.50 £16.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +290.63% -49.21% +103.23%
10th Percentile £37.00 £11.15 £13.20
90th Percentile £63.75 £33.27 £45.30
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year +5.26% -10.59% +18.06%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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
Bedfordshire -4 6 £398 -
Hertfordshire -5 4 £525 +61.54% 3
Cambridgeshire -18 2 £500 - 3
Essex -18 2 £525 +27.27%
East Anglia - 1 - -
Amazon EC2
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 15 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (73.33%) Web Services
3 9 (60.00%) Java
3 9 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (60.00%) DevOps
4 7 (46.67%) Amazon S3
4 7 (46.67%) Linux
5 6 (40.00%) VMware
5 6 (40.00%) Google
5 6 (40.00%) Google App Engine
5 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (40.00%) IaaS
5 6 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (33.33%) SDLC
6 5 (33.33%) Secure Coding
6 5 (33.33%) vCloud
6 5 (33.33%) OpenStack
6 5 (33.33%) Data Privacy
6 5 (33.33%) Mobile App
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (33.33%) Android
6 5 (33.33%) vSphere
6 5 (33.33%) Security Architecture
6 5 (33.33%) Apple iOS
6 5 (33.33%) Retail
6 5 (33.33%) Cryptography
6 5 (33.33%) Information Security
6 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
6 5 (33.33%) Finance

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 5 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Spark
3 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (6.67%) Jetty
3 1 (6.67%) Mongrel
3 1 (6.67%) nginx
3 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 15 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (46.67%) Amazon S3
3 6 (40.00%) Google App Engine
3 6 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (40.00%) IaaS
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (26.67%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (13.33%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (13.33%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (13.33%) Route 53
7 2 (13.33%) Serverless
7 2 (13.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (6.67%) Amazon Glacier
8 1 (6.67%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (6.67%) CloudFront
8 1 (6.67%) GitHub
8 1 (6.67%) PaaS
8 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (13.33%) DHCP
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) FTP
3 1 (6.67%) HTTP
3 1 (6.67%) IPsec
3 1 (6.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) Maven
2 1 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (6.67%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
1 5 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Security Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) AWS Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) AWS Developer
4 1 (6.67%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) AWS Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Database Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) J2EE
2 3 (20.00%) Node.js
3 2 (13.33%) .NET
3 2 (13.33%) CSS
3 2 (13.33%) HTML
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (6.67%) Ajax
4 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
4 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (6.67%) jQuery
4 1 (6.67%) JSON
4 1 (6.67%) Mustache
4 1 (6.67%) REST
4 1 (6.67%) Servlets
4 1 (6.67%) Spring
4 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (6.67%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) AIX
2 5 (33.33%) Android
2 5 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 5 (33.33%) Solaris
2 5 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (60.00%) DevOps
2 6 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (33.33%) Cryptography
3 5 (33.33%) Data Privacy
3 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 5 (33.33%) Information Security
3 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 5 (33.33%) SDLC
3 5 (33.33%) Secure Coding
3 5 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) BDD
5 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
5 2 (13.33%) Kanban
5 2 (13.33%) Network Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Measurement
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) Python
3 2 (13.33%) Ruby
4 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) CISM
2 1 (6.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (6.67%) AWS Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CEH
2 1 (6.67%) CISA
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CRISC
2 1 (6.67%) GIAC
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (33.33%) vCloud
2 5 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (13.33%) Docker
4 1 (6.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Puppet
2 2 (13.33%) Kubernetes
2 2 (13.33%) Terraform
3 1 (6.67%) Ansible
3 1 (6.67%) Mesos
3 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Google
1 6 (40.00%) VMware
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) VocaLink
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat