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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 34 49 58
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +9
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 34 26 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.26% 2.28% 1.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.08% 50.98% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 4
Median daily rate £438 £481 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +20.31%
UK excluding London median daily rate £451 £450 £394
% change year-on-year
+0.27% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.19 £190.00
% change year-on-year
+15.93% -84.11%
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
87 51 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 10.89% 4.48% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 25 6
Median daily rate £435 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.42% +18.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +25.00%

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 September 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 September 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 +15 13 £425 -12.82% 1
Warrington +10 5 £700 +75.00%
Macclesfield 0 3 £500 +5.26%
Knutsford +10 2 - -
Amazon AWS
North West

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 26 (50.98%) Linux
2 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (39.22%) Puppet
4 18 (35.29%) Jenkins
5 15 (29.41%) DevOps
6 14 (27.45%) ETL
7 12 (23.53%) Python
7 12 (23.53%) Java
8 11 (21.57%) Talend
8 11 (21.57%) Talend Open Studio
8 11 (21.57%) Oracle
8 11 (21.57%) Windows
9 10 (19.61%) E-Commerce
9 10 (19.61%) Data Modelling
9 10 (19.61%) Amazon Redshift
10 9 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (17.65%) Bash Shell
10 9 (17.65%) Analytics
10 9 (17.65%) SQL
11 8 (15.69%) Shell Script
11 8 (15.69%) Red Hat
11 8 (15.69%) Finance
11 8 (15.69%) Amazon S3
11 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (13.73%) PowerShell
12 7 (13.73%) CentOS
12 7 (13.73%) MongoDB
12 7 (13.73%) Data Centre
12 7 (13.73%) Scrum
12 7 (13.73%) TDD

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 (7.84%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.92%) Apache Pig
2 2 (3.92%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.92%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.96%) Apache
3 1 (1.96%) JBoss
3 1 (1.96%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.69%) Amazon S3
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.80%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (7.84%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (7.84%) AWS CloudTrail
4 3 (5.88%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (5.88%) Office 365
4 3 (5.88%) PaaS
4 3 (5.88%) Route 53
4 3 (5.88%) SaaS
5 2 (3.92%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (3.92%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (3.92%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (3.92%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (3.92%) Engine Yard
5 2 (3.92%) GitHub
5 2 (3.92%) Heroku
6 1 (1.96%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (1.96%) SoftLayer
6 1 (1.96%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) Network Security
2 6 (11.76%) HTTPS
2 6 (11.76%) SSL
3 5 (9.80%) DNS
4 3 (5.88%) Firewall
5 2 (3.92%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) Amazon Redshift
2 7 (13.73%) Data Mart
2 7 (13.73%) Essbase
2 7 (13.73%) MongoDB
2 7 (13.73%) OLAP
2 7 (13.73%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (13.73%) Oracle OLAP
2 7 (13.73%) Star Schema
3 5 (9.80%) MySQL
3 5 (9.80%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (7.84%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.88%) Big Data
5 3 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.92%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (3.92%) DataStage
6 2 (3.92%) QlikView
6 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (35.29%) Jenkins
2 11 (21.57%) Talend Open Studio
3 7 (13.73%) ERwin
4 6 (11.76%) GitLab
4 6 (11.76%) MSI
4 6 (11.76%) Vagrant
5 3 (5.88%) Hudson
6 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.96%) Maven
General
1 8 (15.69%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.92%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Architect
1 12 (23.53%) Consultant
1 12 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (21.57%) Developer
3 6 (11.76%) Hyperion Developer
3 6 (11.76%) OBIEE Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Cloud Automation Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) DBA
5 4 (7.84%) OBIEE Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) SQL DBA
5 4 (7.84%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Hyperion Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) SQL Developer
6 3 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) MDX
2 5 (9.80%) Web Services
3 3 (5.88%) JSON
4 2 (3.92%) Dropwizard
4 2 (3.92%) MCollective
5 1 (1.96%) J2EE
5 1 (1.96%) REST
5 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Data Centre
1 7 (13.73%) Wiki
2 4 (7.84%) Data Integration
3 3 (5.88%) Fat Client
3 3 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (5.88%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.92%) CESG
4 2 (3.92%) Clustering
4 2 (3.92%) Device Driver
4 2 (3.92%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.92%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (50.98%) Linux
2 11 (21.57%) Windows
3 7 (13.73%) CentOS
4 5 (9.80%) Unix
5 3 (5.88%) Windows 10
5 3 (5.88%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.92%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (29.41%) DevOps
3 14 (27.45%) ETL
4 10 (19.61%) Data Modelling
4 10 (19.61%) E-Commerce
5 9 (17.65%) Analytics
6 7 (13.73%) Performance Management
6 7 (13.73%) Scrum
6 7 (13.73%) TDD
7 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (11.76%) Load Balancing
7 6 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 6 (11.76%) Migration
7 6 (11.76%) Security Architecture
7 6 (11.76%) Security Operations
8 5 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (9.80%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (9.80%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (7.84%) Configuration Management
9 4 (7.84%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.53%) Java
1 12 (23.53%) Python
2 9 (17.65%) Bash Shell
2 9 (17.65%) SQL
3 8 (15.69%) Shell Script
4 7 (13.73%) PowerShell
5 5 (9.80%) Ruby
6 3 (5.88%) Perl
6 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.92%) C
7 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) AWS Certification
2 2 (3.92%) Degree
3 1 (1.96%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.92%) SLA
3 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.84%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.88%) Docker
3 3 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (5.88%) VMware ESX
3 3 (5.88%) XenApp
4 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (39.22%) Puppet
2 9 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (11.76%) yum
4 2 (3.92%) Ansible
4 2 (3.92%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (3.92%) Cobbler
4 2 (3.92%) Nagios
5 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) Oracle
1 11 (21.57%) Talend
2 8 (15.69%) Red Hat
3 7 (13.73%) Hyperion
4 6 (11.76%) RightScale
4 6 (11.76%) VMware
5 4 (7.84%) Splunk
6 3 (5.88%) AppSense
6 3 (5.88%) Citrix
6 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 3 (5.88%) ParAccel
6 3 (5.88%) SAP
6 3 (5.88%) Teradata
7 2 (3.92%) Ab Initio
7 2 (3.92%) Actian
7 2 (3.92%) BMC
7 2 (3.92%) Informatica
7 2 (3.92%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (3.92%) Sybase
8 1 (1.96%) Concur