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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 33 66 81
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +15
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 92 41 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.56% 2.09% 0.96%
As % of the Cloud Services category 49.46% 31.30% 29.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 29 12
Median daily rate £435 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £46.35 -
% change year-on-year
+7.88% -
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
186 131 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.25% 6.69% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 81 38
Median daily rate £425 £425 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £307 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £637
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £413 £415
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £11.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +32.53%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Amazon AWS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford -4 7 £440 +3.52% 1
Stockport - 6 £500 -
Cheadle - 1 £525 -
Amazon AWS
North West

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 62 (40.79%) Linux
2 56 (36.84%) Jenkins
3 55 (36.18%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (34.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 50 (32.89%) Puppet
6 48 (31.58%) DevOps
7 43 (28.29%) Web Services
8 41 (26.97%) Git (software)
9 39 (25.66%) Ruby
10 37 (24.34%) Continuous Integration
11 34 (22.37%) Opscode Chef
12 30 (19.74%) BDD
12 30 (19.74%) VMware
12 30 (19.74%) Python
13 28 (18.42%) TDD
13 28 (18.42%) JSON
14 25 (16.45%) Microsoft
14 25 (16.45%) Ansible
15 24 (15.79%) Cucumber
15 24 (15.79%) HTML
15 24 (15.79%) Firewall
16 22 (14.47%) Java
16 22 (14.47%) Windows
16 22 (14.47%) CSS
16 22 (14.47%) Web Development
17 20 (13.16%) JavaScript
17 20 (13.16%) SQL
17 20 (13.16%) MS Excel
17 20 (13.16%) Red Hat
17 20 (13.16%) Sass

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (7.24%) OpenStack
2 8 (5.26%) CloudStack
3 5 (3.29%) Apache Spark
3 5 (3.29%) Drupal
3 5 (3.29%) nginx
3 5 (3.29%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.63%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.97%) Confluence
6 2 (1.32%) Apache
6 2 (1.32%) CMS
6 2 (1.32%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.32%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.66%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.66%) IIS
7 1 (0.66%) Jetty
7 1 (0.66%) Mongrel
7 1 (0.66%) SAS
7 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 20 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.29%) MS Office
3 2 (1.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 52 (34.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (8.55%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (6.58%) Amazon S3
4 8 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (5.26%) GitHub
5 7 (4.61%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (3.29%) Google Analytics
6 5 (3.29%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (2.63%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (2.63%) Amazon EMR
7 4 (2.63%) Heroku
8 3 (1.97%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (1.97%) CloudFront
9 2 (1.32%) IaaS
9 2 (1.32%) Slack
10 1 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.66%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.66%) Route 53
10 1 (0.66%) Silverpop
10 1 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (15.79%) Firewall
2 13 (8.55%) TCP/IP
3 12 (7.89%) HTTP
4 10 (6.58%) VLAN
5 9 (5.92%) DHCP
5 9 (5.92%) DNS
6 8 (5.26%) WebEx
7 6 (3.95%) LAN
7 6 (3.95%) WAN
8 4 (2.63%) Network Security
8 4 (2.63%) SAN
8 4 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.97%) SSL
9 3 (1.97%) VoIP
10 2 (1.32%) HTTPS
10 2 (1.32%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.66%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.66%) FTP
11 1 (0.66%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.66%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 8 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.61%) Big Data
4 6 (3.95%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (3.95%) Hadoop
4 6 (3.95%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (3.29%) Redis
6 3 (1.97%) MySQL
7 2 (1.32%) Electronic Patient Records
7 2 (1.32%) HDInsight
7 2 (1.32%) MarkLogic
7 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.32%) Spark SQL
8 1 (0.66%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.66%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 56 (36.84%) Jenkins
2 41 (26.97%) Git (software)
3 24 (15.79%) Cucumber
4 10 (6.58%) JUnit
5 7 (4.61%) JIRA
6 6 (3.95%) PhantomJS
7 5 (3.29%) JMeter
7 5 (3.29%) Subversion
7 5 (3.29%) Vagrant
8 4 (2.63%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.97%) Hudson
9 3 (1.97%) Maven
10 2 (1.32%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.32%) Travis CI
11 1 (0.66%) GoCD
11 1 (0.66%) Gradle
11 1 (0.66%) Mocha
11 1 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.66%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (3.95%) Finance
2 4 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.97%) Electronics
3 3 (1.97%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.97%) Marketing
4 1 (0.66%) Advertising
4 1 (0.66%) Banking
4 1 (0.66%) Billing
4 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.66%) Law
Job Titles
1 39 (25.66%) Developer
2 30 (19.74%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (10.53%) Consultant
4 14 (9.21%) Architect
5 12 (7.89%) IT Consultant
5 12 (7.89%) IT Security Consultant
5 12 (7.89%) Security Consultant
6 10 (6.58%) Software Engineer
7 9 (5.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (5.92%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (5.26%) AWS Developer
8 8 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
9 7 (4.61%) Azure Engineer
9 7 (4.61%) HTML Developer
9 7 (4.61%) Node.js Developer
9 7 (4.61%) PHP Developer
9 7 (4.61%) Scala Software Engineer
10 6 (3.95%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (3.95%) Technical Developer
10 6 (3.95%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (28.29%) Web Services
2 28 (18.42%) JSON
3 24 (15.79%) HTML
4 22 (14.47%) CSS
5 20 (13.16%) Sass
6 17 (11.18%) Node.js
7 16 (10.53%) REST
8 13 (8.55%) Ajax
9 12 (7.89%) RESTful
10 11 (7.24%) XML
11 10 (6.58%) .NET
12 8 (5.26%) ELK Stack
12 8 (5.26%) XSLT
13 5 (3.29%) ASP.NET
14 4 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
14 4 (2.63%) WPF
15 3 (1.97%) RabbitMQ
16 2 (1.32%) ActiveMQ
16 2 (1.32%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.29%) Public Cloud
4 4 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (2.63%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.32%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.32%) User Experience
6 1 (0.66%) Clustering
6 1 (0.66%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.66%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 62 (40.79%) Linux
2 22 (14.47%) Windows
3 17 (11.18%) Unix
4 16 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (6.58%) CentOS
5 10 (6.58%) Windows Server
6 7 (4.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (4.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (4.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.66%) Android
7 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.66%) Fedora
7 1 (0.66%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (36.18%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (31.58%) DevOps
3 37 (24.34%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (19.74%) BDD
5 28 (18.42%) TDD
6 22 (14.47%) Web Development
7 16 (10.53%) Configuration Management
7 16 (10.53%) Software Engineering
8 15 (9.87%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (8.55%) Information Security
9 13 (8.55%) Penetration Testing
10 12 (7.89%) Scrum
11 11 (7.24%) High Availability
12 10 (6.58%) Kanban
12 10 (6.58%) Open Source
12 10 (6.58%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (5.92%) ITIL
13 9 (5.92%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (5.26%) Virtual Infrastructure
15 7 (4.61%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 39 (25.66%) Ruby
2 30 (19.74%) Python
3 22 (14.47%) Java
4 20 (13.16%) JavaScript
4 20 (13.16%) SQL
5 19 (12.50%) Bash Shell
6 14 (9.21%) PowerShell
7 12 (7.89%) PHP
8 10 (6.58%) Scala
9 8 (5.26%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.29%) C#
11 3 (1.97%) C
12 2 (1.32%) Perl
13 1 (0.66%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.66%) Groovy
13 1 (0.66%) R
13 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.66%) VB
13 1 (0.66%) VB6
Qualifications
1 13 (8.55%) CISSP
2 9 (5.92%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.26%) CISMP
4 7 (4.61%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.66%) CCIE
6 1 (0.66%) CCNA
6 1 (0.66%) Degree
6 1 (0.66%) MCP
6 1 (0.66%) MCSA
6 1 (0.66%) MCSE
6 1 (0.66%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.66%) PMP
6 1 (0.66%) SANS
6 1 (0.66%) SSCP
6 1 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (5.26%) COBIT
2 8 (5.26%) ISO27002
3 6 (3.95%) QA
4 4 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (9.87%) Docker
3 10 (6.58%) XenApp
4 9 (5.92%) vSphere
5 8 (5.26%) Xen
6 7 (4.61%) Active Directory
7 6 (3.95%) ProxySG
7 6 (3.95%) XenServer
8 1 (0.66%) HDFS
8 1 (0.66%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.66%) NFS
8 1 (0.66%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.66%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.66%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 50 (32.89%) Puppet
2 34 (22.37%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (16.45%) Ansible
4 6 (3.95%) Cobbler
5 5 (3.29%) Kibana
6 4 (2.63%) logstash
7 3 (1.97%) Nagios
7 3 (1.97%) Packer
7 3 (1.97%) SCCM
7 3 (1.97%) SCOM
7 3 (1.97%) SCSM
8 2 (1.32%) Icinga
8 2 (1.32%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.66%) FreeIPA
9 1 (0.66%) Graphite
9 1 (0.66%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.66%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.66%) QRadar
9 1 (0.66%) Riemann
9 1 (0.66%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (19.74%) VMware
2 25 (16.45%) Microsoft
3 20 (13.16%) Red Hat
4 18 (11.84%) Cisco
5 13 (8.55%) Citrix
6 11 (7.24%) Atlassian
6 11 (7.24%) Google
7 6 (3.95%) Blue Coat
7 6 (3.95%) NetApp
7 6 (3.95%) Splunk
8 5 (3.29%) IBM
8 5 (3.29%) SaltStack
9 4 (2.63%) Rackspace
9 4 (2.63%) SAP
9 4 (2.63%) Twitter
10 3 (1.97%) New Relic
10 3 (1.97%) Oracle
10 3 (1.97%) RightScale
11 2 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.32%) Sophos
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