The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon AWS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 42 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.75% 1.54% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.04% 100.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £19.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+105.12% -64.54%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Cloud Services Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
23 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.78% 1.54% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 2
Average daily rate £500 £425 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £425 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £414
% change year-on-year
- -3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -35.13%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Amazon AWS Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Amazon AWS across the Lancashire region.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing Amazon AWS 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 AWS.

1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Nagios
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) LAMP
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Cacti
2 2 (66.67%) nginx
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon S3
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) CentOS
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) Percona
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Akka
3 1 (33.33%) Play Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Scala
3 1 (33.33%) CouchDB
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing Amazon AWS 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 AWS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon S3
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) CouchDB
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Technical Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Java Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) LAMP
3 1 (33.33%) Batik
3 1 (33.33%) Akka
3 1 (33.33%) Play Framework
3 1 (33.33%) SVG
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Process Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Scala
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Nagios
1 2 (66.67%) Cacti
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) Percona