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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 69 65 74
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 20 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.32% 1.05% 0.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.22% 52.00% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £425 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +54.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -7.57%
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
51 25 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.36% 2.02% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 3
Average daily rate £385 £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £13.25 £135.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-90.18% +900.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £12.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -51.92%

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 22 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 22 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 -
Altrincham +8 1 £310 - 3
Amazon AWS
North West

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 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 24 (60.00%) Web Services
2 17 (42.50%) SQL
3 15 (37.50%) Java
3 15 (37.50%) Linux
3 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (30.00%) DevOps
5 11 (27.50%) NoSQL
6 9 (22.50%) VMware
6 9 (22.50%) OO
6 9 (22.50%) RESTful
6 9 (22.50%) Spring
6 9 (22.50%) Ruby
7 8 (20.00%) Open Source
7 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (20.00%) Apache
7 8 (20.00%) MySQL
7 8 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (17.50%) Big Data
8 7 (17.50%) UNIX
8 7 (17.50%) Python
8 7 (17.50%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (17.50%) Hadoop
8 7 (17.50%) Puppet
9 6 (15.00%) Video on Demand
9 6 (15.00%) QA
9 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
10 5 (12.50%) Windows
10 5 (12.50%) Oracle
10 5 (12.50%) .NET

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (20.00%) Apache
2 4 (10.00%) Zope
3 2 (5.00%) Node.js
3 2 (5.00%) nginx
3 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.50%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.50%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (7.50%) Amazon S3
2 3 (7.50%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (5.00%) IaaS
3 2 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (2.50%) SaaS
4 1 (2.50%) SoftLayer
4 1 (2.50%) Office 365
4 1 (2.50%) Route 53
4 1 (2.50%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Network Security
2 3 (7.50%) LAN
2 3 (7.50%) WAN
2 3 (7.50%) Firewall
3 1 (2.50%) DHCP
3 1 (2.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) NoSQL
2 8 (20.00%) MySQL
3 7 (17.50%) Big Data
3 7 (17.50%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (17.50%) Hadoop
4 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (12.50%) CouchDB
6 4 (10.00%) Redis
6 4 (10.00%) MongoDB
6 4 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (10.00%) SimpleDB
7 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.00%) Maven
4 1 (2.50%) JUnit
4 1 (2.50%) Log4j
4 1 (2.50%) Hudson
4 1 (2.50%) TestNG
4 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.50%) Gradle
General
1 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Developer
2 10 (25.00%) Architect
3 8 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Data Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Software Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Perl Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Big Data Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Digital Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Digital Technical Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Data Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (60.00%) Web Services
2 9 (22.50%) RESTful
2 9 (22.50%) Spring
3 5 (12.50%) .NET
4 4 (10.00%) Apache Camel
4 4 (10.00%) Catalyst
4 4 (10.00%) Memcached
4 4 (10.00%) Mason
4 4 (10.00%) Django
4 4 (10.00%) J2EE
5 3 (7.50%) XML
5 3 (7.50%) Hibernate
6 2 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (5.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.00%) LAMP
7 1 (2.50%) SVG
7 1 (2.50%) Batik
7 1 (2.50%) Spring MVC
7 1 (2.50%) JPA
7 1 (2.50%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Open Source
2 6 (15.00%) Video on Demand
3 5 (12.50%) Data Integration
4 3 (7.50%) Visualisation
4 3 (7.50%) Digital Media
5 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (37.50%) Linux
2 7 (17.50%) UNIX
3 5 (12.50%) Windows
4 3 (7.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) DevOps
3 9 (22.50%) OO
4 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (12.50%) ETL
6 5 (12.50%) Validation
6 5 (12.50%) Data Validation
6 5 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 5 (12.50%) Analytics
7 4 (10.00%) MapReduce
7 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (10.00%) Load Balancing
7 4 (10.00%) Scrum
8 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
8 3 (7.50%) TDD
8 3 (7.50%) High Availability
9 2 (5.00%) Machine Learning
9 2 (5.00%) Web Development
9 2 (5.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) SQL
2 15 (37.50%) Java
3 9 (22.50%) Ruby
4 7 (17.50%) Python
5 5 (12.50%) C++
6 4 (10.00%) Perl
7 2 (5.00%) R
7 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.00%) Groovy
7 2 (5.00%) PHP
7 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) vSphere
1 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.00%) Docker
3 2 (5.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (17.50%) Puppet
3 3 (7.50%) Vagrant
4 2 (5.00%) StatsD
4 2 (5.00%) Ansible
4 2 (5.00%) Salt
4 2 (5.00%) Cacti
4 2 (5.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) VMware
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle
2 5 (12.50%) Talend
3 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.50%) Tableau
5 2 (5.00%) Percona
5 2 (5.00%) Apigee
5 2 (5.00%) Mashery
5 2 (5.00%) Teradata
5 2 (5.00%) Citrix
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