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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 12 69 59
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -10
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 39 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.80% 1.36% 0.90%
As % of the Cloud Services category 52.00% 23.64% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 6
Median daily rate £438 £489 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.48% +26.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £445 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £569 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £429 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.78% +7.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £30.00

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
75 55 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.00% 5.76% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 36 21
Median daily rate £488 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £574 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 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 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -13.35%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +11 10 £550 +10.00% 1
Chester +15 9 £438 - 1
Warrington +21 1 £400 -27.27% 1
Amazon AWS
North West

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 23 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (32.08%) Finance
3 15 (28.30%) Linux
3 15 (28.30%) ETL
3 15 (28.30%) Amazon Redshift
4 14 (26.42%) Web Services
4 14 (26.42%) Windows
5 12 (22.64%) Scrum
5 12 (22.64%) Talend Open Studio
5 12 (22.64%) Talend
6 11 (20.75%) High Availability
6 11 (20.75%) Java
6 11 (20.75%) SQL
7 10 (18.87%) Puppet
7 10 (18.87%) Big Data
7 10 (18.87%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (16.98%) DevOps
8 9 (16.98%) Analytics
8 9 (16.98%) Jenkins
8 9 (16.98%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (16.98%) Amazon S3
8 9 (16.98%) HTML
8 9 (16.98%) Python
8 9 (16.98%) Banking
9 8 (15.09%) Information Security
9 8 (15.09%) JSON
9 8 (15.09%) E-Commerce
9 8 (15.09%) Perl
9 8 (15.09%) Active Directory
9 8 (15.09%) Security Management

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 (7.55%) Apache Pig
1 4 (7.55%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.77%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.98%) Amazon EC2
1 9 (16.98%) Amazon S3
2 7 (13.21%) AWS CloudFormation
2 7 (13.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 6 (11.32%) Amazon EMR
3 6 (11.32%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (9.43%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (7.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (7.55%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (7.55%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (7.55%) AWS CloudTrail
5 4 (7.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 4 (7.55%) Office 365
6 2 (3.77%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (3.77%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) VPN
2 3 (5.66%) DNS
3 1 (1.89%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.30%) Amazon Redshift
2 10 (18.87%) Big Data
3 8 (15.09%) NoSQL
4 7 (13.21%) Hadoop
5 6 (11.32%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (11.32%) Apache Hive
5 6 (11.32%) Data Mart
5 6 (11.32%) Oracle BI EE
5 6 (11.32%) Star Schema
6 5 (9.43%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (9.43%) GIS
6 5 (9.43%) OLAP
6 5 (9.43%) Oracle OLAP
7 4 (7.55%) Essbase
7 4 (7.55%) MongoDB
8 3 (5.66%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (5.66%) Hazelcast
8 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
8 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
8 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (22.64%) Talend Open Studio
2 9 (16.98%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.55%) ERwin
3 4 (7.55%) JIRA
4 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.89%) GitLab
4 1 (1.89%) MSI
General
1 17 (32.08%) Finance
2 9 (16.98%) Banking
3 5 (9.43%) Financial Institution
3 5 (9.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Developer
2 14 (26.42%) Architect
3 8 (15.09%) AWS Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Consultant
4 7 (13.21%) Security Consultant
5 6 (11.32%) Java Architect
5 6 (11.32%) Java Technical Architect
5 6 (11.32%) Technical Architect
6 5 (9.43%) AWS Consultant
6 5 (9.43%) AWS Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Cloud Consultant
6 5 (9.43%) Data Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Java Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Lead Architect
6 5 (9.43%) Senior Consultant
6 5 (9.43%) Senior Security Consultant
6 5 (9.43%) Technical Leader
7 4 (7.55%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (7.55%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Talend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.42%) Web Services
2 9 (16.98%) HTML
3 8 (15.09%) JSON
4 6 (11.32%) boto
4 6 (11.32%) J2EE
4 6 (11.32%) YAML
5 5 (9.43%) Apache Camel
6 4 (7.55%) Kafka
6 4 (7.55%) MDX
6 4 (7.55%) RESTful
6 4 (7.55%) Spring
7 3 (5.66%) CSS
7 3 (5.66%) Hibernate
7 3 (5.66%) Play Framework
7 3 (5.66%) REST
8 2 (3.77%) Spark Streaming
9 1 (1.89%) Node.js
9 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (5.66%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.66%) Fat Client
2 3 (5.66%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (5.66%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.89%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.30%) Linux
2 14 (26.42%) Windows
3 3 (5.66%) Unix
3 3 (5.66%) Windows 10
3 3 (5.66%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.30%) ETL
3 12 (22.64%) Scrum
4 11 (20.75%) High Availability
5 9 (16.98%) Analytics
5 9 (16.98%) DevOps
6 8 (15.09%) E-Commerce
6 8 (15.09%) Information Security
6 8 (15.09%) Security Management
7 7 (13.21%) Automated Testing
7 7 (13.21%) Data Integration
7 7 (13.21%) Internal Audit
7 7 (13.21%) OO
7 7 (13.21%) Security Architecture
7 7 (13.21%) TDD
8 6 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (11.32%) Data Modelling
8 6 (11.32%) Microservices
8 6 (11.32%) Migration
9 5 (9.43%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) Java
1 11 (20.75%) SQL
2 9 (16.98%) Python
3 8 (15.09%) Perl
4 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.66%) PHP
4 3 (5.66%) Scala
5 2 (3.77%) C
6 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.89%) C#
6 1 (1.89%) Groovy
6 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) AWS Certification
2 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (3.77%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (15.09%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.32%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (7.55%) Docker
4 3 (5.66%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (5.66%) VMware ESX
4 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.66%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (18.87%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (18.87%) Puppet
2 5 (9.43%) Salt
3 4 (7.55%) Docker Swarm
3 4 (7.55%) Kubernetes
4 2 (3.77%) Terraform
5 1 (1.89%) yum
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) Talend
2 6 (11.32%) Oracle
3 4 (7.55%) Hyperion
4 3 (5.66%) AppSense
4 3 (5.66%) Citrix
4 3 (5.66%) Cloudera
4 3 (5.66%) VMware
4 3 (5.66%) Zend
5 2 (3.77%) Ab Initio
5 2 (3.77%) Actian
5 2 (3.77%) Informatica
5 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.77%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (3.77%) ParAccel
5 2 (3.77%) SAP
5 2 (3.77%) Sybase
5 2 (3.77%) Teradata
6 1 (1.89%) Embarcadero
6 1 (1.89%) Google
6 1 (1.89%) Twitter