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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 81 71 66
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 14 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.92% 0.78% 0.41%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.93% 52.63% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +34.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £350 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £408 £312
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £115.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-66.08% +248.48%
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 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.55% 1.48% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 12 5
Average daily rate £350 £350 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £195 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £290
% change year-on-year
- +33.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £11.50 £13.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% -3.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £15.25 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+63.93% -52.34%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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
Altrincham +4 1 £310 - 1
Amazon AWS
North West

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 16 (51.61%) Web Services
2 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (38.71%) SQL
4 9 (29.03%) Java
4 9 (29.03%) RESTful
5 8 (25.81%) NoSQL
5 8 (25.81%) Spring
5 8 (25.81%) Apache
6 7 (22.58%) Video on Demand
7 6 (19.35%) CouchDB
7 6 (19.35%) Linux
7 6 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (19.35%) MySQL
7 6 (19.35%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (16.13%) Catalyst
8 5 (16.13%) Oracle
8 5 (16.13%) Perl
8 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (16.13%) OO
8 5 (16.13%) Zope
8 5 (16.13%) Scrum
8 5 (16.13%) VMware
8 5 (16.13%) SimpleDB
8 5 (16.13%) Memcached
8 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (16.13%) Puppet
8 5 (16.13%) MongoDB
8 5 (16.13%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (16.13%) MapReduce
8 5 (16.13%) QA

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (25.81%) Apache
2 5 (16.13%) Zope
3 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.45%) Node.js
4 1 (3.23%) nginx
4 1 (3.23%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon S3
3 2 (6.45%) IaaS
3 2 (6.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (3.23%) SoftLayer
4 1 (3.23%) SaaS
4 1 (3.23%) Office 365
4 1 (3.23%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) LAN
1 3 (9.68%) WAN
2 2 (6.45%) Network Security
3 1 (3.23%) DHCP
3 1 (3.23%) VPN
3 1 (3.23%) DNS
3 1 (3.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) NoSQL
2 6 (19.35%) MySQL
2 6 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (19.35%) CouchDB
3 5 (16.13%) SimpleDB
3 5 (16.13%) MongoDB
3 5 (16.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
5 2 (6.45%) Hadoop
5 2 (6.45%) Big Data
5 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.45%) Maven
4 1 (3.23%) JUnit
4 1 (3.23%) Log4j
4 1 (3.23%) TestNG
4 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.23%) Hudson
4 1 (3.23%) Gradle
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Developer
2 7 (22.58%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Perl Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Data Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Digital Technical Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Digital Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Data Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.23%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (51.61%) Web Services
2 9 (29.03%) RESTful
3 8 (25.81%) Spring
4 5 (16.13%) Django
4 5 (16.13%) Mason
4 5 (16.13%) Memcached
4 5 (16.13%) Catalyst
5 4 (12.90%) J2EE
6 3 (9.68%) Hibernate
6 3 (9.68%) XML
6 3 (9.68%) Apache Camel
7 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
7 2 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (3.23%) Akka
8 1 (3.23%) Play Framework
8 1 (3.23%) SVG
8 1 (3.23%) LAMP
8 1 (3.23%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (3.23%) .NET
8 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Video on Demand
2 4 (12.90%) Digital Media
2 4 (12.90%) Data Integration
3 3 (9.68%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) UNIX
3 2 (6.45%) CentOS
4 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.13%) OO
2 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (16.13%) Scrum
2 5 (16.13%) MapReduce
3 4 (12.90%) Data Analysis
3 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
3 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (12.90%) Data Validation
3 4 (12.90%) Analytics
3 4 (12.90%) DevOps
3 4 (12.90%) Validation
3 4 (12.90%) ETL
4 3 (9.68%) TDD
4 3 (9.68%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.45%) Web Development
5 2 (6.45%) Open Source
5 2 (6.45%) MVC
5 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.45%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) SQL
2 9 (29.03%) Java
3 5 (16.13%) Perl
4 3 (9.68%) Ruby
5 2 (6.45%) Groovy
5 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.45%) R
6 1 (3.23%) PHP
6 1 (3.23%) Scala
6 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.45%) VirtualBox
1 2 (6.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (16.13%) Puppet
3 3 (9.68%) Vagrant
4 2 (6.45%) StatsD
5 1 (3.23%) Ansible
5 1 (3.23%) Nagios
5 1 (3.23%) Cacti
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle
1 5 (16.13%) VMware
2 4 (12.90%) Talend
3 3 (9.68%) Tableau
4 2 (6.45%) Teradata
4 2 (6.45%) Citrix
4 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.45%) Apigee
4 2 (6.45%) Mashery
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.23%) Percona
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