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 24 June 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)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 43 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 -  
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.62% 0.34% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.04% 1.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £450 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £318
% change year-on-year +5.88% +33.85%  
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 98 61 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 30.15% 20.61% 14.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 46 39
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.14 £27.50
% change year-on-year +79.64% -41.30%  

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 3 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Re-Platforming
2 2 (66.67%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Route 53
3 1 (33.33%) HAProxy
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Debian
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) SELinux
3 1 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Java

Amazon EC2
Co-occurring 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 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon S3
2 2 (66.67%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (33.33%) Route 53
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Node.js Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Node.js
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) CentOS
1 1 (33.33%) Debian
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Re-Platforming
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HAProxy
1 1 (33.33%) SELinux
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