The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon EC2 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 EC2 over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 67 48 65
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +17
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 3 22 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.38% 2.24% 0.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.38% 33.85% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Median daily rate £425 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £394 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.69% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Amazon EC2
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
47 65 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.02% 6.63% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 34 5
Median daily rate £425 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £695 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-20.48% +22.05%

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Amazon EC2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Amazon EC2 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Amazon EC2
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the Cheshire region.

Amazon EC2 Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Amazon EC2
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 EC2 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 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 -11 3 £425 -
Amazon EC2
North West

Amazon EC2
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 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 EC2.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) CentOS
2 3 (75.00%) Route 53
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) Vagrant
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Hudson
4 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (25.00%) Docker
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon RDS

Amazon EC2
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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon S3
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (75.00%) Route 53
3 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Hudson
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Atlassian