The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Cheshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 49 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 26 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.07% - 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 72.22% - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 1
Average daily rate £394 - £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+21.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
36 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.26% 1.20% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 2
Average daily rate £400 £413 £346
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.08% +19.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £403 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £423 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
Amazon EC2
North West

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Chester - 22 £363 - 1
Amazon EC2
North West

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 25 (96.15%) Continuous Integration
1 25 (96.15%) Amazon S3
1 25 (96.15%) Amazon AWS
1 25 (96.15%) Puppet
1 25 (96.15%) Hudson
1 25 (96.15%) Route 53
1 25 (96.15%) Jenkins
1 25 (96.15%) Amazon ELB
1 25 (96.15%) Vagrant
2 24 (92.31%) CentOS
2 24 (92.31%) Red Hat
3 22 (84.62%) RightScale
4 20 (76.92%) Open Source
4 20 (76.92%) Configuration Management
4 20 (76.92%) DHCP
4 20 (76.92%) DNS
4 20 (76.92%) Firewall
4 20 (76.92%) Maven
5 16 (61.54%) QA
6 13 (50.00%) SaaS
6 13 (50.00%) PaaS
7 7 (26.92%) Big Data
7 7 (26.92%) JVM Tuning
7 7 (26.92%) Performance Testing
7 7 (26.92%) Cucumber
7 7 (26.92%) OpenStack
7 7 (26.92%) nginx
7 7 (26.92%) Jetty
7 7 (26.92%) Ruby
7 7 (26.92%) WebSphere

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (26.92%) OpenStack
1 7 (26.92%) nginx
1 7 (26.92%) Jetty
1 7 (26.92%) WebSphere
1 7 (26.92%) Apache
1 7 (26.92%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 25 (96.15%) Amazon S3
1 25 (96.15%) Amazon AWS
1 25 (96.15%) Route 53
1 25 (96.15%) Amazon ELB
2 13 (50.00%) SaaS
2 13 (50.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (76.92%) DHCP
1 20 (76.92%) DNS
1 20 (76.92%) Firewall
2 7 (26.92%) HTTP
3 4 (15.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) Big Data
1 7 (26.92%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (96.15%) Hudson
1 25 (96.15%) Jenkins
2 20 (76.92%) Maven
3 7 (26.92%) Cucumber
3 7 (26.92%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (3.85%) Developer
2 1 (3.85%) Administrator
2 1 (3.85%) Python Developer
2 1 (3.85%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 1 (3.85%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) Servlets
2 1 (3.85%) CSS
2 1 (3.85%) Django
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (76.92%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 24 (92.31%) CentOS
2 7 (26.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (96.15%) Continuous Integration
2 20 (76.92%) Configuration Management
3 7 (26.92%) JVM Tuning
3 7 (26.92%) Performance Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) Ruby
1 7 (26.92%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) Python
2 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (61.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 25 (96.15%) Puppet
1 25 (96.15%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 24 (92.31%) Red Hat
2 22 (84.62%) RightScale
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