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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 92 63 45
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -18
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 1 18 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.091% 1.80% 3.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.14% 20.22% 59.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 15 11
Median daily rate £550 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +3.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £429 £310 £400
% change year-on-year
+38.30% -22.50%
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
88 89 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.98% 8.91% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 68 17
Median daily rate £450 £500 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £700 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 5 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (80.00%) Route 53
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (40.00%) Android
4 2 (40.00%) Vagrant
4 2 (40.00%) Android Development
4 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
4 2 (40.00%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (40.00%) Big Data
4 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (40.00%) Puppet
4 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (40.00%) Hudson
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) J2EE
4 2 (40.00%) MySQL
4 2 (40.00%) Replication
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (40.00%) JSON
4 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration

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 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon S3
2 4 (80.00%) Route 53
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon Glacier
3 2 (40.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (40.00%) Big Data
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Hudson
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (40.00%) Driving Licence
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (40.00%) Replication
1 2 (40.00%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Android
2 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Android Development
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) Server Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) Python
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat