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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 39 74 67
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -7
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 9 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.77% 0.21% 0.52%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.16% 4.55% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Median daily rate £600 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
74 44 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.54% 4.73% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 30 20
Median daily rate £525 £463 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £255 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.28% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -8.25%

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
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 22 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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
Macclesfield - 5 £600 -
Amazon EC2
North West

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 9 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (100.00%) Puppet
1 9 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (77.78%) DevOps
2 7 (77.78%) Jenkins
2 7 (77.78%) Amazon S3
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Automated Testing
2 7 (77.78%) AWS CloudFormation
2 7 (77.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 6 (66.67%) AWS Certification
3 6 (66.67%) boto
3 6 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (66.67%) JSON
3 6 (66.67%) Python
3 6 (66.67%) Scrum
3 6 (66.67%) HTML
3 6 (66.67%) Perl
3 6 (66.67%) YAML
3 6 (66.67%) High Availability
3 6 (66.67%) Amazon Redshift
3 6 (66.67%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (55.56%) Salt
5 4 (44.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (44.44%) Kubernetes
5 4 (44.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 4 (44.44%) AWS CloudTrail
5 4 (44.44%) AWS Lambda

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Apache Spark
1 2 (22.22%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 9 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (77.78%) Amazon S3
2 7 (77.78%) AWS CloudFormation
2 7 (77.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (44.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 4 (44.44%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (44.44%) Amazon EMR
3 4 (44.44%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (44.44%) AWS CloudTrail
3 4 (44.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 4 (44.44%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Amazon RDS
1 6 (66.67%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (22.22%) Apache Hive
2 2 (22.22%) Big Data
2 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
2 2 (22.22%) Impala
3 1 (11.11%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
General
1 3 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) AWS Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Big Data Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Data Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) boto
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
1 6 (66.67%) JSON
1 6 (66.67%) YAML
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) Kafka
3 2 (22.22%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Automated Testing
1 7 (77.78%) DevOps
2 6 (66.67%) High Availability
2 6 (66.67%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Data Security
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Perl
1 6 (66.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (100.00%) Puppet
2 5 (55.56%) Salt
3 4 (44.44%) Docker Swarm
3 4 (44.44%) Kubernetes
4 2 (22.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cloudera