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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 64 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 18 26 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.81% 3.25% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.35% 60.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
93 43 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.37% 5.37% 0.83%
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 £313
% change year-on-year
- +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £12.75 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+96.07% -53.21%

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Amazon EC2 Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Amazon EC2
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 EC2 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Chester -10 9 £425 +13.33%
Amazon EC2
North West

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Amazon EC2 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 EC2.

1 23 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 23 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (60.87%) Route 53
2 14 (60.87%) Jenkins
3 13 (56.52%) DevOps
4 11 (47.83%) Amazon ELB
4 11 (47.83%) Vagrant
4 11 (47.83%) Puppet
4 11 (47.83%) Hudson
4 11 (47.83%) CentOS
4 11 (47.83%) Red Hat
5 10 (43.48%) Ruby
6 9 (39.13%) AngularJS
6 9 (39.13%) RESTful
6 9 (39.13%) HTML5
6 9 (39.13%) Heroku
6 9 (39.13%) Ruby on Rails
6 9 (39.13%) Statistics
6 9 (39.13%) TDD
6 9 (39.13%) CSS
6 9 (39.13%) HTML
7 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (34.78%) Degree
7 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
8 7 (30.43%) E-Commerce
9 4 (17.39%) DHCP
9 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
9 4 (17.39%) QA
9 4 (17.39%) Maven
9 4 (17.39%) DNS

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Amazon EC2 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 EC2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) Apache
1 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.35%) Jetty
1 1 (4.35%) nginx
1 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 23 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 23 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (60.87%) Route 53
3 11 (47.83%) Amazon ELB
4 9 (39.13%) Heroku
5 3 (13.04%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (13.04%) Amazon Glacier
5 3 (13.04%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (8.70%) SaaS
6 2 (8.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) DHCP
1 4 (17.39%) DNS
1 4 (17.39%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) Network Security
3 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Big Data
2 3 (13.04%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (13.04%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (60.87%) Jenkins
2 11 (47.83%) Hudson
3 4 (17.39%) Maven
4 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.35%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (4.35%) Consultant
3 1 (4.35%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) HTML
1 9 (39.13%) CSS
1 9 (39.13%) Ruby on Rails
1 9 (39.13%) RESTful
1 9 (39.13%) HTML5
1 9 (39.13%) AngularJS
2 3 (13.04%) Web Services
2 3 (13.04%) JSON
3 1 (4.35%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Statistics
2 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) DevOps
2 9 (39.13%) TDD
3 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (30.43%) E-Commerce
5 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
5 4 (17.39%) Open Source
5 4 (17.39%) Auto-Scaling
6 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (4.35%) JVM Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) Ruby
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (47.83%) Puppet
1 11 (47.83%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Red Hat
2 3 (13.04%) RightScale
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