The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 Lancashire 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 50 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.22% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.85% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £275 £315
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -12.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £189.50 £33.00 -
% change year-on-year
+474.24% -
Cloud Services Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
26 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.68% 0.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 0
Average daily rate £425 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £32.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +137.03%
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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 23 July 2014, 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 (75.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) SVG
2 2 (50.00%) Process Management
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) Batik
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (50.00%) Scala
2 2 (50.00%) CouchDB
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (50.00%) Akka
2 2 (50.00%) Play Framework
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (25.00%) Percona
3 1 (25.00%) Rackspace
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Cacti
3 1 (25.00%) nginx
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) nginx
2 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) CouchDB
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Scala Developer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) SVG
2 2 (50.00%) Batik
2 2 (50.00%) Akka
2 2 (50.00%) Play Framework
3 1 (25.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) CentOS
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Process Management
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
1 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
1 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (25.00%) Nagios
2 1 (25.00%) Cacti
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (25.00%) Percona
1 1 (25.00%) Rackspace