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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 23 66 58
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -8
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 25 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.17% 1.00% 0.83%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.32% 20.00% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 5
Median daily rate £475 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £368 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £501 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
62 45 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 12.81% 4.98% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 28 14
Median daily rate £525 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.28% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +22.22%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 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
Macclesfield - 12 £563 - 3
Chester -1 2 £445 +11.25% 4
Warrington +17 1 £400 -22.89% 1
Amazon AWS
North West

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 30 (51.72%) Linux
2 27 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (43.10%) Puppet
4 23 (39.66%) Jenkins
5 20 (34.48%) Windows
6 18 (31.03%) DevOps
7 17 (29.31%) Opscode Chef
8 15 (25.86%) Python
8 15 (25.86%) ETL
9 14 (24.14%) Amazon Redshift
10 13 (22.41%) Scrum
11 12 (20.69%) Finance
12 11 (18.97%) Amazon EC2
12 11 (18.97%) Amazon S3
12 11 (18.97%) Security Architecture
13 10 (17.24%) E-Commerce
13 10 (17.24%) Talend Open Studio
13 10 (17.24%) Talend
14 8 (13.79%) AWS CloudTrail
14 8 (13.79%) JSON
14 8 (13.79%) TDD
14 8 (13.79%) Automated Testing
14 8 (13.79%) Java
14 8 (13.79%) Perl
14 8 (13.79%) Active Directory
14 8 (13.79%) Shell Script
15 7 (12.07%) MSI
15 7 (12.07%) HTTPS
15 7 (12.07%) SSL
15 7 (12.07%) Star Schema

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 4 (6.90%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.45%) Apache Pig
2 2 (3.45%) Confluence
3 1 (1.72%) Apache
3 1 (1.72%) nginx
3 1 (1.72%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.97%) Amazon EC2
1 11 (18.97%) Amazon S3
2 8 (13.79%) AWS CloudTrail
3 7 (12.07%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (12.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 6 (10.34%) Amazon ELB
4 6 (10.34%) Amazon EMR
4 6 (10.34%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (6.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (6.90%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (6.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (6.90%) Office 365
6 3 (5.17%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (3.45%) PaaS
7 2 (3.45%) Route 53
8 1 (1.72%) IaaS
8 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) HTTPS
1 7 (12.07%) SSL
2 6 (10.34%) Network Security
3 5 (8.62%) DNS
4 4 (6.90%) VPN
5 2 (3.45%) DHCP
5 2 (3.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.14%) Amazon Redshift
2 7 (12.07%) Data Mart
2 7 (12.07%) MongoDB
2 7 (12.07%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (12.07%) Star Schema
3 6 (10.34%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (10.34%) Big Data
3 6 (10.34%) OLAP
3 6 (10.34%) Oracle OLAP
4 5 (8.62%) Essbase
4 5 (8.62%) Hadoop
4 5 (8.62%) NoSQL
4 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
4 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (6.90%) Apache Hive
5 4 (6.90%) GIS
5 4 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (3.45%) Impala
Development Applications
1 23 (39.66%) Jenkins
2 10 (17.24%) Talend Open Studio
3 7 (12.07%) GitLab
3 7 (12.07%) MSI
4 5 (8.62%) ERwin
5 3 (5.17%) Vagrant
6 2 (3.45%) Hudson
6 2 (3.45%) JIRA
7 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.72%) Maven
General
1 12 (20.69%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Banking
3 4 (6.90%) Financial Institution
3 4 (6.90%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (24.14%) Developer
2 12 (20.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (18.97%) Consultant
4 8 (13.79%) Architect
5 6 (10.34%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Cloud Consultant
6 5 (8.62%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) AWS Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) AWS Consultant
7 4 (6.90%) Cloud Automation Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) DBA
7 4 (6.90%) OBIEE Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Security Consultant
7 4 (6.90%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (6.90%) Senior Security Consultant
7 4 (6.90%) SQL DBA
8 3 (5.17%) Big Data Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.79%) JSON
2 7 (12.07%) Web Services
3 6 (10.34%) boto
3 6 (10.34%) HTML
3 6 (10.34%) YAML
4 5 (8.62%) MDX
5 2 (3.45%) Kafka
5 2 (3.45%) Spark Streaming
6 1 (1.72%) J2EE
6 1 (1.72%) Node.js
6 1 (1.72%) RESTful
6 1 (1.72%) Spring
6 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Wiki
2 6 (10.34%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.17%) Fat Client
3 3 (5.17%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (5.17%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.45%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.45%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.45%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (51.72%) Linux
2 20 (34.48%) Windows
3 4 (6.90%) CentOS
4 3 (5.17%) Unix
4 3 (5.17%) Windows 10
4 3 (5.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (31.03%) DevOps
3 15 (25.86%) ETL
4 13 (22.41%) Scrum
5 11 (18.97%) Security Architecture
6 10 (17.24%) E-Commerce
7 8 (13.79%) Automated Testing
7 8 (13.79%) TDD
8 7 (12.07%) Analytics
8 7 (12.07%) Data Modelling
8 7 (12.07%) High Availability
8 7 (12.07%) Migration
8 7 (12.07%) Security Operations
9 6 (10.34%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (8.62%) Information Security
10 5 (8.62%) Internal Audit
10 5 (8.62%) Load Balancing
10 5 (8.62%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.86%) Python
2 8 (13.79%) Java
2 8 (13.79%) Perl
2 8 (13.79%) Shell Script
3 7 (12.07%) Bash Shell
3 7 (12.07%) PowerShell
3 7 (12.07%) SQL
4 5 (8.62%) PHP
5 3 (5.17%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.45%) C
6 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.72%) C#
7 1 (1.72%) Groovy
7 1 (1.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) AWS Certification
2 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.34%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (8.62%) Docker
4 3 (5.17%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (5.17%) VMware ESX
4 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (43.10%) Puppet
2 17 (29.31%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (12.07%) yum
4 5 (8.62%) Salt
5 4 (6.90%) Kubernetes
6 2 (3.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) Talend
2 7 (12.07%) Oracle
3 5 (8.62%) Hyperion
3 5 (8.62%) RightScale
4 4 (6.90%) Red Hat
4 4 (6.90%) Splunk
5 3 (5.17%) AppSense
5 3 (5.17%) Citrix
5 3 (5.17%) Cloudera
5 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.17%) ParAccel
5 3 (5.17%) VMware
5 3 (5.17%) Zend
6 2 (3.45%) Ab Initio
6 2 (3.45%) Actian
6 2 (3.45%) Informatica
6 2 (3.45%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (3.45%) SAP
6 2 (3.45%) Sybase
6 2 (3.45%) Teradata
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