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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 56 21 40
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +19
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 31 70 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.02% 7.14% 4.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.26% 79.55% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 54 11
Median daily rate £488 £595 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.06% +53.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £700 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -1.63%
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
77 88 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.50% 8.97% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 69 16
Median daily rate £450 £525 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +35.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £700 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +96.07%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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
Warrington -32 11 £450 -30.76%
Macclesfield +1 8 £494 -
Chester -18 2 £456 +10.60% 1
Knutsford - 2 - -
Amazon AWS
North West

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 27 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (47.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (42.50%) Java
5 14 (35.00%) Amazon S3
6 13 (32.50%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (32.50%) Oracle
7 12 (30.00%) MySQL
7 12 (30.00%) Linux
7 12 (30.00%) Data Modelling
7 12 (30.00%) Docker
8 11 (27.50%) Mentoring
8 11 (27.50%) Amazon Redshift
8 11 (27.50%) Talend
8 11 (27.50%) Amazon Kinesis
8 11 (27.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 11 (27.50%) SOA
8 11 (27.50%) ETL
8 11 (27.50%) Star Schema
8 11 (27.50%) Scrum
8 11 (27.50%) ERwin
8 11 (27.50%) Data Integration
8 11 (27.50%) Talend Open Studio
9 10 (25.00%) Automated Testing
10 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
10 9 (22.50%) Finance
11 8 (20.00%) E-Commerce
12 7 (17.50%) CRM
12 7 (17.50%) UML
12 7 (17.50%) SAP

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 7 (17.50%) Node.js
2 5 (12.50%) OpenStack
3 3 (7.50%) Apache
3 3 (7.50%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (5.00%) nginx
5 1 (2.50%) Confluence
5 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (17.50%) SAP MDM
2 3 (7.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (7.50%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 19 (47.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (35.00%) Amazon S3
3 11 (27.50%) Amazon Kinesis
3 11 (27.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 7 (17.50%) Veeva
5 5 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (12.50%) PaaS
5 5 (12.50%) SaaS
6 4 (10.00%) SoftLayer
7 3 (7.50%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (7.50%) IaaS
8 2 (5.00%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (5.00%) Engine Yard
8 2 (5.00%) GitHub
8 2 (5.00%) Heroku
8 2 (5.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) Internet
2 4 (10.00%) Firewall
3 2 (5.00%) HTTP
3 2 (5.00%) SSL
3 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (32.50%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (30.00%) MySQL
3 11 (27.50%) Amazon Redshift
3 11 (27.50%) Star Schema
4 5 (12.50%) MongoDB
5 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
6 2 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.50%) OpenStack Swift
7 1 (2.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (27.50%) ERwin
1 11 (27.50%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (12.50%) Vagrant
4 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.00%) Hudson
5 2 (5.00%) Travis CI
6 1 (2.50%) JIRA
6 1 (2.50%) NuGet
6 1 (2.50%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (12.50%) Retail
3 3 (7.50%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Architect
2 13 (32.50%) Developer
3 11 (27.50%) Senior Developer
4 9 (22.50%) ETL Developer
4 9 (22.50%) Senior ETL Developer
5 7 (17.50%) Technical Architect
6 5 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce Architect
6 5 (12.50%) Talend Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Security Architect
7 4 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (7.50%) Node.js Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Database Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Java Architect
9 2 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Senior Database Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Web Engineer
10 1 (2.50%) Cloud Developer
10 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) Web Services
2 3 (7.50%) .NET
2 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.00%) Dropwizard
3 2 (5.00%) hapi
3 2 (5.00%) MCollective
3 2 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.50%) J2EE
4 1 (2.50%) JSON
4 1 (2.50%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (2.50%) Play Framework
4 1 (2.50%) REST
4 1 (2.50%) RESTful
4 1 (2.50%) Spring
4 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Data Integration
2 4 (10.00%) CESG
2 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) Clustering
4 2 (5.00%) Device Driver
4 2 (5.00%) Social Media
5 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.50%) User Experience
5 1 (2.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Linux
2 5 (12.50%) Unix
3 4 (10.00%) CentOS
4 2 (5.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (5.00%) Windows
5 1 (2.50%) AIX
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (30.00%) Data Modelling
4 11 (27.50%) ETL
4 11 (27.50%) Mentoring
4 11 (27.50%) Scrum
4 11 (27.50%) SOA
5 10 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 8 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 7 (17.50%) ArchiMate
7 7 (17.50%) CRM
7 7 (17.50%) DRM
7 7 (17.50%) Information Architecture
7 7 (17.50%) UML
8 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 5 (12.50%) DevOps
9 4 (10.00%) API Integration
9 4 (10.00%) ERP
9 4 (10.00%) Software Delivery
10 3 (7.50%) Contact Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) Java
2 6 (15.00%) Python
2 6 (15.00%) SQL
3 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (10.00%) Ruby
5 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.50%) Perl
6 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) AWS Certification
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (30.00%) Docker
2 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) Puppet
2 4 (10.00%) Ansible
2 4 (10.00%) Nagios
2 4 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.00%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (5.00%) Cobbler
3 2 (5.00%) logstash
3 2 (5.00%) StatsD
3 2 (5.00%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.50%) BladeLogic
4 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.50%) vRealize
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Oracle
2 11 (27.50%) Talend
3 7 (17.50%) Concur
3 7 (17.50%) Infor
3 7 (17.50%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (17.50%) SAP
4 4 (10.00%) ATG
4 4 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (10.00%) Teradata
4 4 (10.00%) VMware
5 3 (7.50%) BMC
6 2 (5.00%) Apigee
6 2 (5.00%) Atlassian
6 2 (5.00%) Citrix
6 2 (5.00%) Mashery
6 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.50%) IBM