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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 55 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 14 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.74% 1.42% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 63.64% 43.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £200
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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
22 30 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.74% 3.29% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 6
Average daily rate £400 £345 £494
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -30.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -41.66%

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
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 22 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Wilmslow - - - -
Amazon EC2
North West

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 17 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 17 (100.00%) CentOS
1 17 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 17 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (100.00%) Puppet
1 17 (100.00%) Route 53
1 17 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 17 (100.00%) Amazon ELB
1 17 (100.00%) Vagrant
2 16 (94.12%) DevOps
3 15 (88.24%) RightScale
3 15 (88.24%) QA
3 15 (88.24%) Configuration Management
4 13 (76.47%) Hudson
5 11 (64.71%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (64.71%) DNS
5 11 (64.71%) Open Source
5 11 (64.71%) SaaS
5 11 (64.71%) PaaS
5 11 (64.71%) DHCP
5 11 (64.71%) Firewall
5 11 (64.71%) Maven
6 4 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (11.76%) HTTP
7 2 (11.76%) Java
7 2 (11.76%) JUnit
7 2 (11.76%) Servlets
7 2 (11.76%) Apache
7 2 (11.76%) Tomcat

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 2 (11.76%) Apache
1 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
1 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
1 2 (11.76%) OpenStack
1 2 (11.76%) Jetty
1 2 (11.76%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 17 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 17 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (100.00%) Route 53
1 17 (100.00%) Amazon ELB
2 11 (64.71%) SaaS
2 11 (64.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) DNS
1 11 (64.71%) DHCP
1 11 (64.71%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) HTTP
2 2 (11.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (11.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 13 (76.47%) Hudson
3 11 (64.71%) Maven
4 2 (11.76%) JUnit
4 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (64.71%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (94.12%) DevOps
3 15 (88.24%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
4 2 (11.76%) JVM Tuning
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Java
1 2 (11.76%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (88.24%) QA
Systems Management
1 17 (100.00%) Puppet
1 17 (100.00%) Vagrant
2 4 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 15 (88.24%) RightScale
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Rate: £375.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago