The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 60 38 65
Rank change year-on-year -22 +27  
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 2 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.36% 2.82% 0.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.60% 20.00% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 1
Median daily rate £450 £444 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.40% +36.53%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £444 £400
% change year-on-year +1.40% +10.93%  
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 125 70 96
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 22.60% 14.08% 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 51 68
Median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £248 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 14
Median hourly rate £54.00 £14.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +272.41% -42.00%  
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 Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon EC2 in Oxfordshire

Amazon EC2
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -11 1 £400 -6.15%
Amazon EC2
South East

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon S3
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Route 53
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (33.33%) sed
3 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (33.33%) HAProxy
3 1 (33.33%) Ansible
3 1 (33.33%) SELinux
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) AWS Certification
3 1 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon Glacier
3 1 (33.33%) iptables
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) Python

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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
1 1 (33.33%) nginx
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon S3
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon Glacier
3 1 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (33.33%) Route 53
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Kerberos
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) AWS Architect
1 1 (33.33%) AWS DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) AWS Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Architect
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
1 1 (33.33%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Debian
2 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Re-Platforming
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) AWK
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) sed
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) HAProxy
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) SELinux
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) VMware