Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 21 August 2018 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 159 198
Rank change year-on-year -34 +39 -8
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 15 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.27% 0.35% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.61% 3.32% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 2
Scotland median daily rate £475 £425 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £448 £413 £419
90th Percentile £588 £468 £516
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +15.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year -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 Scotland with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 933 452 291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 16.96% 10.48% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 291 169
Scotland median daily rate £409 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.31% +6.67% +1.69%
10th Percentile £270 £275 £239
90th Percentile £571 £574 £475
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 11
Scotland median hourly rate £16.76 £17.25 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.84% -52.08% +157.14%
10th Percentile £12.80 £13.37 £14.00
90th Percentile £41.88 £26.69 £40.00
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year -2.63% -3.11% -13.80%

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Amazon EC2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EC2 in Scotland

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon EC2 in Scotland

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon EC2 in Scotland

Amazon EC2
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 August 2018. 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
Edinburgh -11 10 £525 +23.53% 4
Glasgow -30 4 £475 +11.76%
Amazon EC2
UK

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 15 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (66.67%) Amazon S3
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) Python
3 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (33.33%) DevOps
5 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (26.67%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (26.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
5 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
5 4 (26.67%) Puppet
5 4 (26.67%) Banking
5 4 (26.67%) JIRA
5 4 (26.67%) Finance
5 4 (26.67%) GCP
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) Scrum
6 3 (20.00%) VMware
6 3 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (20.00%) Data Management
6 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (20.00%) RDBMS
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (20.00%) Reinforcement Learning
6 3 (20.00%) Experimental Design

Amazon EC2
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Chatbot
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (66.67%) Amazon S3
3 5 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (26.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (26.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (20.00%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (13.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (13.33%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (13.33%) AWS CloudTrail
6 2 (13.33%) Route 53
7 1 (6.67%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (6.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (13.33%) Big Data
2 2 (13.33%) Data Lake
2 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (13.33%) Power BI
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (26.67%) JIRA
2 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (26.67%) Banking
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Data Scientist
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Power BI Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Data Scientist
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) HTML5
2 1 (6.67%) Node.js
2 1 (6.67%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Algorithms
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Data Structures
2 2 (13.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (13.33%) Private Cloud
2 2 (13.33%) Wiki
3 1 (6.67%) Blog
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) EMC VNX
3 1 (6.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Unix
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) DevOps
3 3 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 3 (20.00%) Bayesian Methods
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (20.00%) Data Management
3 3 (20.00%) Data Science
3 3 (20.00%) Deep Learning
3 3 (20.00%) Experimental Design
3 3 (20.00%) Machine Learning
3 3 (20.00%) Naive Bayes
3 3 (20.00%) Random Forest
3 3 (20.00%) Reinforcement Learning
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) Support Vector Machines
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Economics
4 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (13.33%) Prototyping
4 2 (13.33%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Python
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
2 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (20.00%) R
4 2 (13.33%) Korn
4 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) AWS Certification
2 1 (6.67%) VCAP
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) GCP
2 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) Docker
3 1 (6.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (6.67%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (26.67%) Puppet
2 2 (13.33%) Ansible
2 2 (13.33%) Kubernetes
3 1 (6.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (6.67%) Kibana
3 1 (6.67%) logstash
3 1 (6.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Google
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) EMC
4 1 (6.67%) NetApp
4 1 (6.67%) Twitter