The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 40 28 -
Rank change year-on-year -12 -  
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 1 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.36% 2.53% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.49% 15.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £400 £426 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.15% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £444 £403
% change year-on-year +1.40% +10.24%  
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 Oxford with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 67 39 63
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 23.93% 16.46% 17.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 24 52
Median daily rate £410 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £492 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £54.00 £14.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +272.41% -51.66%  
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 Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 in Oxford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon EC2 in Oxford

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 2 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Route 53
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (50.00%) sed
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) HAProxy
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) SELinux
2 1 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon Glacier
2 1 (50.00%) iptables
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Re-Platforming
2 1 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (50.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) Python

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) nginx
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon Glacier
2 1 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (50.00%) Route 53
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) AWS Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
1 1 (50.00%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS
1 1 (50.00%) Debian
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Re-Platforming
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) AWK
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) sed
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) HAProxy
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) SELinux