Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 166 194
Rank change year-on-year -25 +28 +1
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 13 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.24% 0.29% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.36% 2.57% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 4
Scotland median daily rate £475 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -2.86% +11.11%
10th Percentile £405 £413 £386
90th Percentile £586 £490 £503
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +9.20%
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 953 545 312
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 17.79% 11.32% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 334 202
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £265 £270 £227
90th Percentile £575 £575 £475
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 9
Scotland median hourly rate £17.38 £20.25 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.20% -43.75% +157.14%
10th Percentile £12.80 £13.87 £14.00
90th Percentile £120.00 £32.50 £40.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% -20.88%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -2 8 £525 +10.53% 8
Glasgow -19 4 £475 +11.76% 2
Fife - 1 £475 - 2
Amazon EC2
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 13 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (76.92%) Amazon S3
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) Python
4 5 (38.46%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (38.46%) JIRA
4 5 (38.46%) DevOps
5 4 (30.77%) Ansible
5 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle
6 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
6 3 (23.08%) Banking
6 3 (23.08%) Data Management
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (23.08%) VMware
6 3 (23.08%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (23.08%) Machine Learning
6 3 (23.08%) R
6 3 (23.08%) Natural Language Processing
6 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (23.08%) Bayesian Methods
6 3 (23.08%) Deep Learning
6 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
6 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (23.08%) Algorithms
6 3 (23.08%) Virtual Private Cloud

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 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Chatbot
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (76.92%) Amazon S3
3 5 (38.46%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (23.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (23.08%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (23.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (15.38%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (15.38%) AWS CloudTrail
5 2 (15.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (15.38%) IaaS
5 2 (15.38%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Calico
1 2 (15.38%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
1 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (15.38%) Big Data
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) Data Lake
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.69%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) JIRA
2 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
3 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
4 2 (15.38%) Bitbucket
General
1 3 (23.08%) Banking
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Data Scientist
1 3 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) AWS DevOps
2 2 (15.38%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Data Scientist
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Power BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Algorithms
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (15.38%) Wiki
3 1 (7.69%) Blog
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
3 1 (7.69%) EMC VNX
3 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
3 1 (7.69%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Unix
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) DevOps
3 3 (23.08%) Artificial Intelligence
3 3 (23.08%) Bayesian Methods
3 3 (23.08%) Data Management
3 3 (23.08%) Data Science
3 3 (23.08%) Deep Learning
3 3 (23.08%) Experimental Design
3 3 (23.08%) Machine Learning
3 3 (23.08%) Naive Bayes
3 3 (23.08%) Random Forest
3 3 (23.08%) Reinforcement Learning
3 3 (23.08%) Support Vector Machines
4 2 (15.38%) Build Automation
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) Data Extraction
4 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
4 2 (15.38%) Physics
4 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
4 2 (15.38%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Python
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) R
3 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
3 2 (15.38%) Korn
3 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) PhD
2 1 (7.69%) VCAP
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Docker
3 1 (7.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (7.69%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Ansible
2 2 (15.38%) Kubernetes
2 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (15.38%) Puppet
3 1 (7.69%) Kibana
3 1 (7.69%) logstash
3 1 (7.69%) vRealize
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) EMC
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) NetApp
3 1 (7.69%) Twitter