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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 46 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 2 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.50% - 3.72%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.33% - 90.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 9
Average daily rate £675 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £655 - £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 - £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.50
Amazon AWS
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 Lancashire region.

Cloud Services Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
24 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.97% 3.72% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 10
Average daily rate £481 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £392 £392
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £570 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +30.62%

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
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 12 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
Blackpool - 2 £675 -
Amazon AWS
North West

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 9 (81.82%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (63.64%) Java
4 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 6 (54.55%) Python
4 6 (54.55%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (54.55%) Google App Engine
4 6 (54.55%) Google
4 6 (54.55%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (54.55%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
5 5 (45.45%) DNS
5 5 (45.45%) .NET
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle
6 4 (36.36%) SSL
6 4 (36.36%) IPsec
6 4 (36.36%) VMware
6 4 (36.36%) DHCP
6 4 (36.36%) FTP
6 4 (36.36%) HTTP
6 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (36.36%) Xen
6 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (27.27%) Open Source
7 3 (27.27%) Web Accessibility
7 3 (27.27%) Hadoop
7 3 (27.27%) Visualisation
7 3 (27.27%) Puppet
7 3 (27.27%) MongoDB

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (27.27%) Node.js
2 2 (18.18%) Apache
2 2 (18.18%) IIS
2 2 (18.18%) Jetty
2 2 (18.18%) nginx
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 8 (72.73%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (54.55%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (54.55%) Google App Engine
2 6 (54.55%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (27.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) DNS
1 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
2 4 (36.36%) DHCP
2 4 (36.36%) FTP
2 4 (36.36%) HTTP
2 4 (36.36%) IPsec
2 4 (36.36%) SSL
3 3 (27.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (27.27%) Big Data
1 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (27.27%) Hadoop
1 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Architect
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Technical Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Middleware Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Digital Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
2 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 2 (18.18%) J2EE
3 2 (18.18%) Middleware
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (18.18%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Visualisation
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Social Media
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (27.27%) Machine Learning
2 3 (27.27%) Open Source
2 3 (27.27%) Web Accessibility
3 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) SOA
3 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 6 (54.55%) Python
3 3 (27.27%) C++
3 3 (27.27%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (36.36%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (27.27%) Puppet
2 3 (27.27%) StatsD
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Google
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) Apigee
4 3 (27.27%) Citrix
4 3 (27.27%) Mashery
4 3 (27.27%) Tableau
4 3 (27.27%) Teradata
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft