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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 20 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 71 36 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.11% 4.45% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 79.78% 76.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 54 13 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 £405 £425 £290
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +46.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £19.75 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+51.89% -64.09%
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
89 47 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.92% 5.81% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 17 1
Average daily rate £525 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -8.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £16.02
% change year-on-year
+85.18% -15.70%

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 1 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 1 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 -
Chester -7 17 £425 +13.33% 2
Macclesfield - 3 - - 1
Wilmslow - 2 £356 -
Amazon AWS
North West

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 43 (55.84%) AngularJS
2 40 (51.95%) Big Data
2 40 (51.95%) Cloud Computing
3 39 (50.65%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (50.65%) JavaScript
4 38 (49.35%) MongoDB
5 37 (48.05%) Apache Cassandra
5 37 (48.05%) IaaS
5 37 (48.05%) Oracle
5 37 (48.05%) Data Warehouse
5 37 (48.05%) Citrix
5 37 (48.05%) StatsD
6 36 (46.75%) Teradata
6 36 (46.75%) R
6 36 (46.75%) Hadoop
7 35 (45.45%) Tableau
7 35 (45.45%) Machine Learning
8 34 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (44.16%) Java
8 34 (44.16%) Apigee
8 34 (44.16%) Mashery
9 33 (42.86%) Visualisation
10 30 (38.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 30 (38.96%) Node.js
11 23 (29.87%) Python
11 23 (29.87%) .NET
11 23 (29.87%) Linux
12 22 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
12 22 (28.57%) Amazon S3
13 18 (23.38%) DevOps

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (38.96%) Node.js
2 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.30%) IIS
2 1 (1.30%) JBoss
2 1 (1.30%) Apache
2 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.30%) Mule
2 1 (1.30%) Jetty
2 1 (1.30%) nginx
2 1 (1.30%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 40 (51.95%) Cloud Computing
2 37 (48.05%) IaaS
3 22 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
3 22 (28.57%) Amazon S3
4 12 (15.58%) Heroku
5 10 (12.99%) Route 53
6 9 (11.69%) Amazon ELB
7 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (2.60%) SaaS
8 2 (2.60%) PaaS
9 1 (1.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (1.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (1.30%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.69%) DHCP
1 9 (11.69%) Network Security
2 7 (9.09%) Internet
3 4 (5.19%) DNS
4 3 (3.90%) Firewall
5 1 (1.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (51.95%) Big Data
2 38 (49.35%) MongoDB
3 37 (48.05%) Apache Cassandra
3 37 (48.05%) Data Warehouse
4 36 (46.75%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.60%) MySQL
6 1 (1.30%) RavenDB
6 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.30%) Event Store
6 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 10 (12.99%) Hudson
3 3 (3.90%) Maven
4 1 (1.30%) Subversion
4 1 (1.30%) JUnit
4 1 (1.30%) JIRA
4 1 (1.30%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.30%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (5.19%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 36 (46.75%) Architect
2 29 (37.66%) Technical Architect
3 20 (25.97%) Digital Architect
4 18 (23.38%) Digital Technical Architect
5 15 (19.48%) Senior Architect
5 15 (19.48%) DevOps Engineer
6 14 (18.18%) Senior Technical Architect
7 13 (16.88%) Developer
8 11 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 9 (11.69%) Senior Digital Architect
10 8 (10.39%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
11 3 (3.90%) Wintel Architect
12 2 (2.60%) Solutions Architect
12 2 (2.60%) Administrator
12 2 (2.60%) Technical Leader
13 1 (1.30%) Technical Manager
13 1 (1.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 1 (1.30%) Java Developer
13 1 (1.30%) Technical Specialist
13 1 (1.30%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (55.84%) AngularJS
2 30 (38.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 23 (29.87%) .NET
4 13 (16.88%) CSS
4 13 (16.88%) HTML
4 13 (16.88%) RESTful
5 12 (15.58%) HTML5
5 12 (15.58%) Ruby on Rails
6 6 (7.79%) .NET Framework
7 4 (5.19%) Web Services
8 2 (2.60%) REST
8 2 (2.60%) JSON
9 1 (1.30%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.30%) Servlets
9 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.30%) Akka
9 1 (1.30%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 33 (42.86%) Visualisation
2 13 (16.88%) Computer Science
3 12 (15.58%) Statistics
4 8 (10.39%) User Experience
4 8 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.90%) Open Source
6 2 (2.60%) Telematics
7 1 (1.30%) Replication
7 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.30%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.87%) Linux
2 16 (20.78%) UNIX
3 9 (11.69%) CentOS
4 1 (1.30%) Windows
4 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (45.45%) Machine Learning
2 34 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (23.38%) DevOps
4 13 (16.88%) TDD
5 10 (12.99%) Load Balancing
6 7 (9.09%) Web Accessibility
6 7 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 5 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.19%) Scrum
9 3 (3.90%) Configuration Management
9 3 (3.90%) OO
9 3 (3.90%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.90%) Process Architecture
9 3 (3.90%) Auto-Scaling
10 2 (2.60%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (2.60%) Information Architecture
10 2 (2.60%) UML
11 1 (1.30%) Business Analysis
11 1 (1.30%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (1.30%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 39 (50.65%) JavaScript
2 36 (46.75%) R
3 34 (44.16%) Java
4 23 (29.87%) Python
5 15 (19.48%) Ruby
6 7 (9.09%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.30%) C#
8 1 (1.30%) Perl
8 1 (1.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (16.88%) Degree
2 3 (3.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Terminal Services
1 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 39 (50.65%) Opscode Chef
2 37 (48.05%) StatsD
3 10 (12.99%) Puppet
4 9 (11.69%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (48.05%) Oracle
1 37 (48.05%) Citrix
2 36 (46.75%) Teradata
3 35 (45.45%) Tableau
4 34 (44.16%) Apigee
4 34 (44.16%) Mashery
5 10 (12.99%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.90%) RightScale
7 1 (1.30%) Google
Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 - £800 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 16 days ago