Period
to 23 August 2019

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 August 2019 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
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 172 161 192
Rank change year-on-year -11 +31 -5
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 15 45 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.35% 0.90% 0.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.61% 4.90% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 44 4
East of England median daily rate £613 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.50% -9.05% -
10th Percentile £316 £410 £381
90th Percentile £675 £600 £605
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £52.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +62.50% -8.57% -

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 931 919 692
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 21.72% 18.37% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 549 414
East of England median daily rate £453 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.56% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £259 £234 £207
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 33 21
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -55.97% +156.45%
10th Percentile £15.18 £13.07 £14.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £56.25 £63.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +18.42% -7.32% +4.54%

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 23 August 2019.

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 23 August 2019. 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
Norfolk +4 7 £631 +29.49% 2
Essex +15 5 £458 -16.82% 1
Cambridgeshire -10 3 £480 +8.17% 5
Amazon EC2
England

For the 6 months to 23 August 2019, 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 15 (100.00%) AWS
2 11 (73.33%) Amazon S3
3 9 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 9 (60.00%) DevOps
4 8 (53.33%) Ansible
4 8 (53.33%) Terraform
4 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
5 7 (46.67%) Linux
5 7 (46.67%) Python
5 7 (46.67%) Docker
5 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
6 6 (40.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 6 (40.00%) Packer
6 6 (40.00%) Bash Shell
6 6 (40.00%) Splunk
7 5 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (26.67%) Puppet
8 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
8 4 (26.67%) Java
8 4 (26.67%) Unix
8 4 (26.67%) Finance
8 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
8 4 (26.67%) JIRA
8 4 (26.67%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (26.67%) Serverless
8 4 (26.67%) Kubernetes
8 4 (26.67%) Microservices
8 4 (26.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (26.67%) Amazon ECS

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 3 (20.00%) Apache
1 3 (20.00%) Confluence
1 3 (20.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 15 (100.00%) AWS
2 11 (73.33%) Amazon S3
3 6 (40.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (26.67%) Amazon ECS
4 4 (26.67%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (26.67%) Serverless
4 4 (26.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (20.00%) Amazon EKS
5 3 (20.00%) CloudFront
5 3 (20.00%) Datadog
5 3 (20.00%) GitHub
5 3 (20.00%) IaaS
5 3 (20.00%) Route 53
5 3 (20.00%) Sumo Logic
6 2 (13.33%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (6.67%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (6.67%) AWS IoT
7 1 (6.67%) Azure
7 1 (6.67%) GCP
7 1 (6.67%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (20.00%) Data Lake
2 3 (20.00%) MySQL
2 3 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (26.67%) JIRA
4 3 (20.00%) Bitbucket
4 3 (20.00%) git-flow
4 3 (20.00%) GitLab
5 2 (13.33%) Selenium
5 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (53.33%) AWS DevOps
2 8 (53.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 8 (53.33%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior DevOps
3 3 (20.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Service Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Automation Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Tester
5 1 (6.67%) C Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Service Design Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) J2EE
1 3 (20.00%) Lambda Expressions
1 3 (20.00%) Node.js
2 1 (6.67%) NumPy
2 1 (6.67%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) DevOps
2 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (26.67%) Microservices
3 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) Analytics
4 3 (20.00%) Change Control
4 3 (20.00%) Coaching
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure as Code
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) Service Management
4 3 (20.00%) SIEM
4 3 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (13.33%) Test Management
6 1 (6.67%) Product Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Python
2 6 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (26.67%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (13.33%) Groovy
5 2 (13.33%) Ruby
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
6 1 (6.67%) C
6 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Docker
2 1 (6.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) Ansible
1 8 (53.33%) Terraform
2 6 (40.00%) Packer
3 4 (26.67%) Kubernetes
3 4 (26.67%) Puppet
4 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Splunk
2 3 (20.00%) AppDynamics
2 3 (20.00%) Atlassian
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Ping Identity
3 1 (6.67%) Google