The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon AWS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 32 40 58
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +18
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 36 37 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.86% 3.44% 1.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 52.94% 59.68% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 5
Median daily rate £438 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £365 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £39.00 £189.50
% change year-on-year
-54.48% -79.41%
Amazon AWS
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Cloud Services Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
68 62 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.18% 5.76% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 31 7
Median daily rate £425 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £348 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £650 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-21.11% +28.57%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Amazon AWS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Amazon AWS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Amazon AWS across the Cheshire region.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon AWS across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Chester +8 16 £425 +30.76%
Macclesfield -3 5 £500 +5.26%
Knutsford +4 2 - -
Amazon AWS
North West

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 39 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (39.68%) Linux
3 21 (33.33%) Puppet
4 20 (31.75%) Java
5 18 (28.57%) ETL
5 18 (28.57%) Jenkins
6 17 (26.98%) Talend
6 17 (26.98%) Talend Open Studio
6 17 (26.98%) Data Modelling
7 16 (25.40%) Amazon Redshift
7 16 (25.40%) DevOps
8 14 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (20.63%) Scrum
9 13 (20.63%) Oracle
9 13 (20.63%) ERwin
9 13 (20.63%) Star Schema
9 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Azure
10 12 (19.05%) Amazon S3
10 12 (19.05%) Mentoring
10 12 (19.05%) MySQL
10 12 (19.05%) E-Commerce
10 12 (19.05%) Finance
11 11 (17.46%) Python
12 10 (15.87%) SQL
12 10 (15.87%) Docker
12 10 (15.87%) Continuous Deployment
12 10 (15.87%) Bash Shell
13 9 (14.29%) PowerShell
13 9 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
14 8 (12.70%) PostgreSQL

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 6 (9.52%) OpenStack
2 3 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.17%) Apache
3 2 (3.17%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.59%) Confluence
4 1 (1.59%) IIS
4 1 (1.59%) JBoss
4 1 (1.59%) nginx
4 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) SAP MDM
2 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.59%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (19.05%) Amazon S3
3 8 (12.70%) Amazon Kinesis
3 8 (12.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 6 (9.52%) PaaS
4 6 (9.52%) SaaS
5 4 (6.35%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (6.35%) AWS CloudTrail
5 4 (6.35%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (6.35%) Veeva
6 3 (4.76%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (4.76%) Route 53
7 2 (3.17%) Engine Yard
7 2 (3.17%) GitHub
7 2 (3.17%) Heroku
7 2 (3.17%) IaaS
7 2 (3.17%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (3.17%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.11%) Network Security
2 6 (9.52%) HTTPS
2 6 (9.52%) SSL
3 4 (6.35%) Firewall
4 3 (4.76%) Internet
5 2 (3.17%) DHCP
5 2 (3.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.40%) Amazon Redshift
2 13 (20.63%) Star Schema
3 12 (19.05%) MySQL
4 8 (12.70%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (11.11%) Data Mart
5 7 (11.11%) Essbase
5 7 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
6 6 (9.52%) MongoDB
7 5 (7.94%) OLAP
7 5 (7.94%) Oracle OLAP
7 5 (7.94%) Relational Database
7 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
8 3 (4.76%) NoSQL
8 3 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (3.17%) Redis
10 1 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (1.59%) Big Data
10 1 (1.59%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 18 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 17 (26.98%) Talend Open Studio
3 13 (20.63%) ERwin
4 7 (11.11%) Vagrant
5 6 (9.52%) GitLab
5 6 (9.52%) MSI
6 4 (6.35%) Git (software)
7 3 (4.76%) Hudson
8 1 (1.59%) JIRA
8 1 (1.59%) Maven
8 1 (1.59%) NuGet
8 1 (1.59%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (19.05%) Finance
2 7 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (4.76%) Retail
4 1 (1.59%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (31.75%) Developer
2 13 (20.63%) Architect
2 13 (20.63%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (19.05%) Consultant
4 9 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 8 (12.70%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
6 7 (11.11%) Technical Architect
7 6 (9.52%) ETL Developer
7 6 (9.52%) Hyperion Developer
7 6 (9.52%) OBIEE Developer
7 6 (9.52%) Senior ETL Developer
8 5 (7.94%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) Talend Developer
9 4 (6.35%) Automation Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) Cloud Automation Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) DBA
9 4 (6.35%) Java Architect
9 4 (6.35%) OBIEE Consultant
9 4 (6.35%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.11%) MDX
2 6 (9.52%) Web Services
3 4 (6.35%) Dropwizard
4 3 (4.76%) JSON
4 3 (4.76%) Node.js
5 2 (3.17%) .NET
5 2 (3.17%) hapi
5 2 (3.17%) J2EE
5 2 (3.17%) MCollective
5 2 (3.17%) REST
6 1 (1.59%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.59%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.59%) Play Framework
6 1 (1.59%) RESTful
6 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Data Integration
2 7 (11.11%) Wiki
3 5 (7.94%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.35%) CESG
4 4 (6.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.17%) Clustering
5 2 (3.17%) Device Driver
5 2 (3.17%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.59%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (39.68%) Linux
2 8 (12.70%) CentOS
2 8 (12.70%) Windows
3 3 (4.76%) Unix
4 2 (3.17%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.59%) AIX
5 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.57%) ETL
3 17 (26.98%) Data Modelling
4 16 (25.40%) DevOps
5 14 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (20.63%) Scrum
7 12 (19.05%) E-Commerce
7 12 (19.05%) Mentoring
8 10 (15.87%) Continuous Deployment
9 8 (12.70%) Automated Testing
9 8 (12.70%) SOA
9 8 (12.70%) TDD
10 7 (11.11%) Analytics
10 7 (11.11%) CRM
10 7 (11.11%) Performance Management
11 6 (9.52%) Load Balancing
11 6 (9.52%) Security Architecture
11 6 (9.52%) Security Operations
12 5 (7.94%) Configuration Management
12 5 (7.94%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (31.75%) Java
2 11 (17.46%) Python
3 10 (15.87%) Bash Shell
3 10 (15.87%) SQL
4 9 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 8 (12.70%) Shell Script
6 6 (9.52%) Ruby
7 5 (7.94%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.76%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.17%) PHP
10 1 (1.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.17%) AWS Certification
2 2 (3.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (15.87%) Docker
2 3 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 21 (33.33%) Puppet
2 9 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (9.52%) yum
4 2 (3.17%) Ansible
4 2 (3.17%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (3.17%) Cobbler
4 2 (3.17%) Nagios
5 1 (1.59%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.59%) vRealize
Vendors
1 17 (26.98%) Talend
2 13 (20.63%) Oracle
3 8 (12.70%) Red Hat
4 7 (11.11%) Hyperion
5 6 (9.52%) RightScale
6 4 (6.35%) Concur
6 4 (6.35%) Infor
6 4 (6.35%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (6.35%) SAP
6 4 (6.35%) Splunk
6 4 (6.35%) VMware
7 3 (4.76%) BMC
7 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.17%) ATG
8 2 (3.17%) Atlassian
8 2 (3.17%) Teradata
9 1 (1.59%) Greenplum
9 1 (1.59%) IBM
9 1 (1.59%) ParAccel
9 1 (1.59%) Vertica