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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 80 75 71
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 18 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.09% 1.01% 0.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.33% 43.75% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 3
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£488 £400 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £285
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +49.12%
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%
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
54 32 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.28% 2.31% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 20 4
Average daily rate £425 £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £165 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £420 £312
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £13.25 £75.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.50% +461.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £16.02
% change year-on-year
+85.18% -15.70%

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 May 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 May 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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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
Salford - 2 £500 -
Amazon AWS
North West

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 22 (62.86%) Web Services
2 14 (40.00%) Linux
2 14 (40.00%) SQL
2 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (37.14%) DevOps
4 11 (31.43%) NoSQL
4 11 (31.43%) Java
5 9 (25.71%) OO
5 9 (25.71%) Ruby
6 8 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (22.86%) Open Source
6 8 (22.86%) Apache
6 8 (22.86%) MySQL
6 8 (22.86%) UNIX
6 8 (22.86%) VMware
6 8 (22.86%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (20.00%) Python
7 7 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (20.00%) Puppet
7 7 (20.00%) Big Data
7 7 (20.00%) Hadoop
8 6 (17.14%) QA
8 6 (17.14%) Video on Demand
8 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (14.29%) Windows
9 5 (14.29%) ETL
9 5 (14.29%) Oracle
9 5 (14.29%) .NET
9 5 (14.29%) Validation
9 5 (14.29%) C++

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 8 (22.86%) Apache
2 4 (11.43%) Zope
3 2 (5.71%) nginx
3 2 (5.71%) Node.js
3 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon S3
1 3 (8.57%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.71%) IaaS
2 2 (5.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (2.86%) SoftLayer
3 1 (2.86%) Route 53
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Network Security
2 3 (8.57%) LAN
2 3 (8.57%) WAN
2 3 (8.57%) Firewall
3 1 (2.86%) DHCP
3 1 (2.86%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) NoSQL
2 8 (22.86%) MySQL
3 7 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (20.00%) Big Data
3 7 (20.00%) Hadoop
4 5 (14.29%) CouchDB
5 4 (11.43%) SimpleDB
5 4 (11.43%) Redis
5 4 (11.43%) MongoDB
5 4 (11.43%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
7 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.86%) Hudson
3 1 (2.86%) Maven
General
1 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Architect
2 8 (22.86%) Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Software Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Data Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Java Developer
4 4 (11.43%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Perl Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Data Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Data Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Big Data Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (62.86%) Web Services
2 5 (14.29%) .NET
2 5 (14.29%) RESTful
2 5 (14.29%) Spring
3 4 (11.43%) Mason
3 4 (11.43%) Django
3 4 (11.43%) Memcached
3 4 (11.43%) Catalyst
4 3 (8.57%) XML
5 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.71%) LAMP
5 2 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.86%) Akka
6 1 (2.86%) Apache Camel
6 1 (2.86%) Play Framework
6 1 (2.86%) SVG
6 1 (2.86%) J2EE
6 1 (2.86%) Batik
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Open Source
2 6 (17.14%) Video on Demand
3 5 (14.29%) Data Integration
4 3 (8.57%) Digital Media
4 3 (8.57%) Visualisation
5 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (5.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Linux
2 8 (22.86%) UNIX
3 5 (14.29%) Windows
4 3 (8.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (37.14%) DevOps
3 9 (25.71%) OO
4 8 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (14.29%) ETL
6 5 (14.29%) Validation
6 5 (14.29%) Analytics
6 5 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 5 (14.29%) Data Validation
7 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
7 4 (11.43%) Load Balancing
7 4 (11.43%) MapReduce
7 4 (11.43%) Scrum
8 3 (8.57%) High Availability
8 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
9 2 (5.71%) TDD
9 2 (5.71%) Web Development
9 2 (5.71%) Machine Learning
9 2 (5.71%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) SQL
2 11 (31.43%) Java
3 9 (25.71%) Ruby
4 7 (20.00%) Python
5 5 (14.29%) C++
6 4 (11.43%) Perl
7 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.71%) Groovy
7 2 (5.71%) R
7 2 (5.71%) PHP
7 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) vSphere
1 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.71%) VirtualBox
3 2 (5.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (20.00%) Puppet
3 3 (8.57%) Vagrant
4 2 (5.71%) Cacti
4 2 (5.71%) Nagios
4 2 (5.71%) Salt
4 2 (5.71%) StatsD
4 2 (5.71%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) VMware
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) Talend
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
4 3 (8.57%) Tableau
5 2 (5.71%) Percona
5 2 (5.71%) Teradata
5 2 (5.71%) Citrix
5 2 (5.71%) Apigee
5 2 (5.71%) Mashery