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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 36 46 25
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -21
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 10 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.43% 0.95% 0.96%
As % of the Cloud Services category 35.71% 100.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £400 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +35.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £375 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £311
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £313
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +36.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £19.75 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+51.89% -64.09%
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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
28 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.81% 0.95% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 3
Average daily rate £300 £413 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +39.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £375 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £425 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £401 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.12% +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+92.30% -16.12%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon AWS across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) Configuration Management
2 9 (81.82%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (81.82%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (72.73%) nginx
3 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (72.73%) Java
3 8 (72.73%) Apache
3 8 (72.73%) Puppet
3 8 (72.73%) Open Source
3 8 (72.73%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (63.64%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (63.64%) .NET
4 7 (63.64%) J2EE
4 7 (63.64%) VMware
4 7 (63.64%) Google
4 7 (63.64%) Google App Engine
4 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (54.55%) Jetty
5 6 (54.55%) WebSphere
5 6 (54.55%) Xen
5 6 (54.55%) IIS
5 6 (54.55%) Servlets
5 6 (54.55%) Tomcat
5 6 (54.55%) IPsec
5 6 (54.55%) DHCP
5 6 (54.55%) FTP
5 6 (54.55%) HTTP
5 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 8 (72.73%) Apache
1 8 (72.73%) nginx
2 6 (54.55%) IIS
2 6 (54.55%) Tomcat
2 6 (54.55%) WebSphere
2 6 (54.55%) Jetty
3 1 (9.09%) Node.js
3 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 9 (81.82%) Cloud Computing
1 9 (81.82%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (63.64%) Google App Engine
2 7 (63.64%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (18.18%) Amazon S3
4 1 (9.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) DHCP
1 6 (54.55%) FTP
1 6 (54.55%) HTTP
1 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
1 6 (54.55%) DNS
1 6 (54.55%) SSL
1 6 (54.55%) IPsec
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 1 (9.09%) CouchDB
2 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (9.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
1 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Technical Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Java Technical Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Release Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Java Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Scala Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Build and Release Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Digital Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Technical Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
1 7 (63.64%) J2EE
2 6 (54.55%) Servlets
3 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 2 (18.18%) LAMP
5 1 (9.09%) Batik
5 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (9.09%) Akka
5 1 (9.09%) Play Framework
5 1 (9.09%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) UNIX
3 2 (18.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Configuration Management
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Automated Testing
5 4 (36.36%) DevOps
6 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
7 1 (9.09%) OO
7 1 (9.09%) Web Development
7 1 (9.09%) TDD
7 1 (9.09%) Process Management
7 1 (9.09%) Scrum
7 1 (9.09%) Kanban
7 1 (9.09%) Web Accessibility
7 1 (9.09%) BDD
7 1 (9.09%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby
3 2 (18.18%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) Scala
4 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 1 (9.09%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (54.55%) Xen
3 1 (9.09%) QEMU
3 1 (9.09%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) Puppet
1 8 (72.73%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (18.18%) Nagios
2 2 (18.18%) Cacti
3 1 (9.09%) StatsD
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
1 7 (63.64%) Google
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 2 (18.18%) Percona
4 1 (9.09%) Apigee
4 1 (9.09%) Mashery
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Tableau
4 1 (9.09%) Teradata