The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon AWS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 82 76 73
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 15 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.96% 0.49% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 35.71% 35.29% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 1
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£450 £225 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -35.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%
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%
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 Manchester region.

Cloud Services Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
42 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.70% 1.40% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 6
Average daily rate £425 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £450 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.06 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £12.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -34.21%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Amazon AWS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon AWS across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
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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
Altrincham - - - - 1
Bolton - - - -
Rochdale - - - - 1
Amazon AWS
North West

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 18 (90.00%) Web Services
2 11 (55.00%) Linux
2 11 (55.00%) DevOps
3 9 (45.00%) Java
4 8 (40.00%) SQL
4 8 (40.00%) Open Source
5 7 (35.00%) Python
5 7 (35.00%) Ruby
6 6 (30.00%) Hadoop
6 6 (30.00%) UNIX
6 6 (30.00%) NoSQL
7 5 (25.00%) Big Data
7 5 (25.00%) Puppet
7 5 (25.00%) OO
7 5 (25.00%) C++
7 5 (25.00%) .NET
8 4 (20.00%) Windows
8 4 (20.00%) Spring
8 4 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (20.00%) Amazon S3
8 4 (20.00%) Redis
9 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
9 3 (15.00%) Video on Demand
9 3 (15.00%) Firewall
9 3 (15.00%) VMware
9 3 (15.00%) CentOS
9 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
9 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (10.00%) Apache
1 2 (10.00%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (20.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (5.00%) Route 53
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) Network Security
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Hadoop
1 6 (30.00%) NoSQL
2 5 (25.00%) Big Data
3 4 (20.00%) Redis
4 3 (15.00%) MySQL
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) Hudson
2 1 (5.00%) Maven
2 1 (5.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Software Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Data Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Big Data Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Tableau Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Tableau Developer
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Software Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Java Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Web Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) Web Services
2 5 (25.00%) .NET
3 4 (20.00%) Spring
4 3 (15.00%) XML
5 2 (10.00%) LAMP
6 1 (5.00%) Apache Camel
6 1 (5.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Open Source
2 3 (15.00%) Video on Demand
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
3 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) UNIX
3 4 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (15.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) DevOps
2 5 (25.00%) OO
3 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (10.00%) High Availability
5 1 (5.00%) MapReduce
5 1 (5.00%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security
5 1 (5.00%) Web Development
5 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.00%) Data Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) BCP
5 1 (5.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.00%) SOA
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) Python
3 7 (35.00%) Ruby
4 5 (25.00%) C++
5 2 (10.00%) PHP
6 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) vSphere
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Puppet
2 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (10.00%) Nagios
3 2 (10.00%) Cacti
4 1 (5.00%) Vagrant
4 1 (5.00%) Ansible
4 1 (5.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) VMware
1 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Percona
3 1 (5.00%) Tableau
3 1 (5.00%) RightScale