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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 72 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.32% 0.39% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.32% 13.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate £400 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £308
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +38.21%
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
41 23 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.34% 2.98% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 25
Average daily rate £400 £375 £565
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -33.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £425 £696
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +30.62%

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 10 February 2016. 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
Chester - 2 £400 -
Amazon EC2
North West

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 8 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (87.50%) Route 53
2 7 (87.50%) DevOps
3 6 (75.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 6 (75.00%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (75.00%) Linux
4 5 (62.50%) Java
4 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 5 (62.50%) MySQL
4 5 (62.50%) Web Services
4 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (62.50%) JSON
4 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (62.50%) Big Data
4 5 (62.50%) Amazon Glacier
5 4 (50.00%) Android Development
5 4 (50.00%) iOS Development
5 4 (50.00%) Server Monitoring
5 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 4 (50.00%) Driving Licence
5 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
5 4 (50.00%) Replication
5 4 (50.00%) Telematics
5 4 (50.00%) Apple iOS
5 4 (50.00%) Android
5 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
5 4 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (50.00%) J2EE
6 3 (37.50%) Puppet

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 8 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (100.00%) Amazon S3
2 7 (87.50%) Route 53
3 6 (75.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 5 (62.50%) Amazon Glacier
5 3 (37.50%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (12.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (12.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (12.50%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (12.50%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (12.50%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (62.50%) Big Data
2 5 (62.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) Hudson
2 2 (25.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Architect
3 2 (25.00%) AWS Architect
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) JSON
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (50.00%) Driving Licence
1 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 4 (50.00%) Replication
1 4 (50.00%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Android
2 4 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (12.50%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) DevOps
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (50.00%) Android Development
3 4 (50.00%) iOS Development
3 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (50.00%) Server Monitoring
3 4 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) High Availability
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat