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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 21 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 75 34 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.56% 4.13% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 80.65% 79.07% -
Number of daily rates quoted 56 11 0
Average daily rate
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£558 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.87% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £420 £275
% change year-on-year
-2.38% +52.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -7.57%
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
93 43 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.38% 5.22% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 16 0
Average daily rate £525 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £12.50 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -54.12%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 37 £650 - 3
Chester -4 22 £406 +8.33% 1
Macclesfield - 3 - - 2
Wilmslow - 2 £356 - 2
Amazon AWS
North West

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Amazon AWS.

1 42 (51.85%) Big Data
2 40 (49.38%) AngularJS
2 40 (49.38%) Cloud Computing
3 39 (48.15%) JavaScript
4 38 (46.91%) MongoDB
4 38 (46.91%) Opscode Chef
5 37 (45.68%) StatsD
5 37 (45.68%) Apache Cassandra
5 37 (45.68%) IaaS
5 37 (45.68%) Oracle
5 37 (45.68%) Data Warehouse
5 37 (45.68%) Citrix
6 36 (44.44%) Teradata
6 36 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (44.44%) R
6 36 (44.44%) Hadoop
7 35 (43.21%) Tableau
7 35 (43.21%) Machine Learning
8 34 (41.98%) Apigee
8 34 (41.98%) Mashery
9 33 (40.74%) Visualisation
9 33 (40.74%) Java
10 30 (37.04%) Node.js
10 30 (37.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 26 (32.10%) Linux
12 23 (28.40%) .NET
12 23 (28.40%) Amazon EC2
12 23 (28.40%) Amazon S3
13 22 (27.16%) Python
14 21 (25.93%) DevOps

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Amazon AWS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (37.04%) Node.js
2 1 (1.23%) Jetty
2 1 (1.23%) Mule
2 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.23%) nginx
2 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.23%) JBoss
2 1 (1.23%) Apache
2 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 40 (49.38%) Cloud Computing
2 37 (45.68%) IaaS
3 23 (28.40%) Amazon EC2
3 23 (28.40%) Amazon S3
4 14 (17.28%) Route 53
5 11 (13.58%) Amazon ELB
6 10 (12.35%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (11.11%) Heroku
8 4 (4.94%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (3.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 3 (3.70%) Amazon Glacier
9 3 (3.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (2.47%) SaaS
10 2 (2.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.05%) Network Security
2 10 (12.35%) DHCP
3 7 (8.64%) Internet
3 7 (8.64%) Firewall
4 5 (6.17%) DNS
5 2 (2.47%) HTTP
6 1 (1.23%) OSPF
6 1 (1.23%) BGP
6 1 (1.23%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (51.85%) Big Data
2 38 (46.91%) MongoDB
3 37 (45.68%) Apache Cassandra
3 37 (45.68%) Data Warehouse
4 36 (44.44%) Hadoop
5 4 (4.94%) MySQL
6 3 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.23%) Event Store
7 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.23%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 15 (18.52%) Jenkins
2 12 (14.81%) Hudson
3 4 (4.94%) Maven
4 1 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.23%) JUnit
General
1 4 (4.94%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 36 (44.44%) Architect
2 29 (35.80%) Technical Architect
3 20 (24.69%) Digital Architect
4 18 (22.22%) Digital Technical Architect
5 17 (20.99%) DevOps Engineer
6 15 (18.52%) Senior Architect
7 14 (17.28%) Senior Technical Architect
8 10 (12.35%) Developer
9 9 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 9 (11.11%) Senior Digital Architect
10 8 (9.88%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
11 4 (4.94%) Systems Administrator
11 4 (4.94%) Administrator
12 3 (3.70%) Wintel Architect
12 3 (3.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 3 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
13 2 (2.47%) Consultant
13 2 (2.47%) Solutions Architect
13 2 (2.47%) Technical Leader
14 1 (1.23%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (49.38%) AngularJS
2 30 (37.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 23 (28.40%) .NET
4 10 (12.35%) HTML
4 10 (12.35%) CSS
4 10 (12.35%) RESTful
5 9 (11.11%) HTML5
5 9 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
6 6 (7.41%) .NET Framework
7 5 (6.17%) Web Services
8 4 (4.94%) JSON
9 2 (2.47%) REST
10 1 (1.23%) Akka
10 1 (1.23%) Play Framework
10 1 (1.23%) Hibernate
10 1 (1.23%) Servlets
10 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 33 (40.74%) Visualisation
2 10 (12.35%) Computer Science
3 9 (11.11%) Statistics
4 8 (9.88%) User Experience
4 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.47%) Telematics
6 1 (1.23%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (32.10%) Linux
2 19 (23.46%) UNIX
3 11 (13.58%) CentOS
4 4 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (43.21%) Machine Learning
3 21 (25.93%) DevOps
4 14 (17.28%) Load Balancing
5 11 (13.58%) E-Commerce
6 10 (12.35%) TDD
7 8 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (8.64%) Web Accessibility
9 4 (4.94%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.94%) Open Source
9 4 (4.94%) Auto-Scaling
10 3 (3.70%) Process Architecture
10 3 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (3.70%) Scrum
10 3 (3.70%) OO
11 2 (2.47%) UML
11 2 (2.47%) Information Architecture
11 2 (2.47%) Continuous Delivery
12 1 (1.23%) JVM Tuning
12 1 (1.23%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 39 (48.15%) JavaScript
2 36 (44.44%) R
3 33 (40.74%) Java
4 22 (27.16%) Python
5 16 (19.75%) Ruby
6 6 (7.41%) Shell Script
7 5 (6.17%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.94%) Perl
9 3 (3.70%) SQL
10 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (12.35%) Degree
2 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.23%) CCNP
3 1 (1.23%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 38 (46.91%) Opscode Chef
2 37 (45.68%) StatsD
3 12 (14.81%) Puppet
4 11 (13.58%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 37 (45.68%) Oracle
1 37 (45.68%) Citrix
2 36 (44.44%) Teradata
3 35 (43.21%) Tableau
4 34 (41.98%) Apigee
4 34 (41.98%) Mashery
5 15 (18.52%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.94%) Google
7 3 (3.70%) RightScale
8 1 (1.23%) Cisco
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