Period
to 23 January 2022

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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 118 81 131
Rank change year-on-year -37 +50 +38
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 25 15 28
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.03% 1.04% 0.78%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.31% 4.44% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 21
10th Percentile £419 £325 £475
25th Percentile £425 £406 £513
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £465 £600
Median % change year-on-year +2.15% -22.50% +4.35%
75th Percentile £496 £502 £644
90th Percentile £650 £509 £675
England median daily rate £563 £538 £525
% change year-on-year +4.65% +2.38% -

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 756 338 841
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.07% 23.50% 23.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 219 576
10th Percentile £185 £185 £219
25th Percentile £325 £300 £331
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £425 £425
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% - -1.73%
75th Percentile £573 £508 £538
90th Percentile £630 £575 £600
England median daily rate £538 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +10.26% -2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 26 16
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.63 £14.00
25th Percentile £13.25 £14.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year -8.82% -2.86% -
75th Percentile £24.00 £22.69 £21.09
90th Percentile £40.76 £52.50 £34.03
England median hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +14.29%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Cambridgeshire -26 11 £450 - 4
Hertfordshire -9 9 £650 - 7
Essex -14 5 £495 +1.07%
Amazon EC2
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 25 (100.00%) AWS
2 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (72.00%) Active Directory
3 16 (64.00%) Amazon S3
4 15 (60.00%) Windows
4 15 (60.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 15 (60.00%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (56.00%) Azure
6 13 (52.00%) AWS Lambda
7 12 (48.00%) Windows Server
7 12 (48.00%) PowerShell
7 12 (48.00%) DHCP
7 12 (48.00%) SQL
7 12 (48.00%) DNS
8 11 (44.00%) Social Skills
8 11 (44.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 11 (44.00%) Amazon RDS
9 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
10 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
10 9 (36.00%) Skype for Business
10 9 (36.00%) Microsoft 365
10 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Intune
10 9 (36.00%) Route 53
10 9 (36.00%) SLA
10 9 (36.00%) Identity Management
10 9 (36.00%) Replication
10 9 (36.00%) Oracle
10 9 (36.00%) ITIL
10 9 (36.00%) SharePoint
10 9 (36.00%) Oracle Database

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 9 (36.00%) SharePoint
1 9 (36.00%) Skype for Business
2 6 (24.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 25 (100.00%) AWS
2 16 (64.00%) Amazon S3
3 15 (60.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 14 (56.00%) Azure
5 13 (52.00%) AWS Lambda
6 11 (44.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 9 (36.00%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 9 (36.00%) Microsoft 365
7 9 (36.00%) OneDrive
7 9 (36.00%) Route 53
8 6 (24.00%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (16.00%) Serverless
10 3 (12.00%) GCP
11 2 (8.00%) Amazon EKS
11 2 (8.00%) Amazon Glacier
11 2 (8.00%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (8.00%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (8.00%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) DHCP
1 12 (48.00%) DNS
2 9 (36.00%) Skype
3 3 (12.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) Amazon RDS
2 9 (36.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (24.00%) Data Lake
4 5 (20.00%) MySQL
5 3 (12.00%) Pentaho
6 2 (8.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.00%) Artifactory
3 2 (8.00%) GitLab
3 2 (8.00%) JIRA
3 2 (8.00%) SonarQube
General
1 11 (44.00%) Social Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Architect
3 6 (24.00%) AWS Architect
3 6 (24.00%) Technical Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Azure Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Active Directory Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Unix Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (8.00%) Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) LDAP
2 2 (8.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) .NET Core
2 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (8.00%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (8.00%) JSON
2 2 (8.00%) Node.js
2 2 (8.00%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (8.00%) React
2 2 (8.00%) REST
2 2 (8.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Replication
2 6 (24.00%) Clustering
3 3 (12.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 12 (48.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2016
3 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2019
4 8 (32.00%) Linux
5 6 (24.00%) CentOS
5 6 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (12.00%) Unix
7 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Identity Management
1 9 (36.00%) ITIL
2 7 (28.00%) Change Management
2 7 (28.00%) Incident Management
2 7 (28.00%) Mentoring
2 7 (28.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (24.00%) High Availability
3 6 (24.00%) Load Balancing
3 6 (24.00%) Patch Management
3 6 (24.00%) System Integration Testing
3 6 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (16.00%) CI/CD
4 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Automation
5 3 (12.00%) ETL
5 3 (12.00%) Migration
5 3 (12.00%) Release Management
5 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) PowerShell
1 12 (48.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (12.00%) VBScript
3 2 (8.00%) Java
3 2 (8.00%) Perl
3 2 (8.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (36.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) SLA
2 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 18 (72.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (60.00%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (24.00%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (8.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) Active Directory Federation Services
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (16.00%) Terraform
3 2 (8.00%) Ansible
3 2 (8.00%) Kubernetes
3 2 (8.00%) Packer
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (36.00%) CloudEndure
2 9 (36.00%) Oracle
3 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (12.00%) Google
4 3 (12.00%) Informatica
5 2 (8.00%) AppDynamics
5 2 (8.00%) Atlassian
5 2 (8.00%) IBM