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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 51 90 86
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -4
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 56 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.07% 0.83% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.94% 22.73% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 9 1
Median daily rate £425 £475 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +22.58%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £418 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.65% +11.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £39.00 £189.50
% change year-on-year
-54.48% -79.41%
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
170 66 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.30% 3.64% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 37 10
Median daily rate £425 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £33.64 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.86% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £23.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.82% +31.42%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Stockport - 4 £463 - 3
Salford - 3 - -
Amazon AWS
North West

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 37 (41.11%) Linux
2 36 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 30 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (32.22%) Opscode Chef
5 28 (31.11%) DevOps
6 27 (30.00%) Puppet
7 24 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (24.44%) Ruby
9 21 (23.33%) Web Services
10 19 (21.11%) Windows
10 19 (21.11%) Microsoft Azure
11 18 (20.00%) VMware
11 18 (20.00%) Python
12 16 (17.78%) JavaScript
12 16 (17.78%) Ansible
13 15 (16.67%) HTML
13 15 (16.67%) PowerShell
13 15 (16.67%) Cucumber
14 14 (15.56%) Node.js
14 14 (15.56%) Git (software)
14 14 (15.56%) Web Development
15 13 (14.44%) JSON
15 13 (14.44%) Sass
16 12 (13.33%) Software Engineering
16 12 (13.33%) CSS
17 11 (12.22%) DNS
17 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
17 11 (12.22%) Migration
17 11 (12.22%) VMware Infrastructure
18 10 (11.11%) BDD

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 6 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (6.67%) OpenStack
2 5 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.44%) Drupal
3 4 (4.44%) nginx
3 4 (4.44%) Skype for Business
4 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.33%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.22%) IIS
5 2 (2.22%) Jetty
5 2 (2.22%) Mongrel
6 1 (1.11%) Apache
6 1 (1.11%) Commerce Server
6 1 (1.11%) SAS
6 1 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.78%) MS Office
3 2 (2.22%) MS Project
4 1 (1.11%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.11%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.11%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 19 (21.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (6.67%) GitHub
3 5 (5.56%) IaaS
3 5 (5.56%) PaaS
4 4 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (4.44%) Google App Engine
4 4 (4.44%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (3.33%) Google Analytics
6 2 (2.22%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.22%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (2.22%) AWS CloudTrail
6 2 (2.22%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (2.22%) SaaS
6 2 (2.22%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.22%) DNS
2 8 (8.89%) DHCP
3 7 (7.78%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.67%) VLAN
5 5 (5.56%) LAN
5 5 (5.56%) SAN
5 5 (5.56%) WAN
6 4 (4.44%) Firewall
6 4 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (3.33%) HTTPS
7 3 (3.33%) SSL
8 2 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (2.22%) FTP
8 2 (2.22%) HTTP
8 2 (2.22%) IPsec
8 2 (2.22%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.11%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.11%) ICMP
9 1 (1.11%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (4.44%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.22%) Big Data
3 2 (2.22%) MySQL
4 1 (1.11%) DB2
4 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 15 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 14 (15.56%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.56%) JIRA
5 4 (4.44%) JMeter
5 4 (4.44%) Travis CI
6 3 (3.33%) Ant
6 3 (3.33%) Bitbucket
6 3 (3.33%) GoCD
6 3 (3.33%) Hudson
6 3 (3.33%) MSI
6 3 (3.33%) Subversion
6 3 (3.33%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.33%) Vagrant
7 2 (2.22%) GitLab
7 2 (2.22%) Maven
7 2 (2.22%) PhantomJS
7 2 (2.22%) SonarQube
7 2 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.11%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (6.67%) Finance
2 3 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.22%) Banking
4 1 (1.11%) Billing
4 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (21.11%) Developer
2 15 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (11.11%) Consultant
4 9 (10.00%) Architect
4 9 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
5 7 (7.78%) AWS Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 5 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (5.56%) Administrator
7 5 (5.56%) HTML Developer
7 5 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.56%) Node.js Developer
7 5 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.56%) Technical Leader
7 5 (5.56%) Web Consultant
8 4 (4.44%) IT Security Consultant
8 4 (4.44%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (23.33%) Web Services
2 15 (16.67%) HTML
3 14 (15.56%) Node.js
4 13 (14.44%) JSON
4 13 (14.44%) Sass
5 12 (13.33%) CSS
6 9 (10.00%) Ajax
7 4 (4.44%) .NET
8 3 (3.33%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.33%) ELK Stack
9 2 (2.22%) D3.js
9 2 (2.22%) Django
9 2 (2.22%) HTML5
9 2 (2.22%) J2EE
9 2 (2.22%) LEMP Stack
9 2 (2.22%) Servlets
9 2 (2.22%) XML
10 1 (1.11%) jQuery
10 1 (1.11%) Middleware
10 1 (1.11%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.67%) Public Cloud
3 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.33%) Enterprise Cloud
4 3 (3.33%) User Experience
4 3 (3.33%) Wiki
5 2 (2.22%) FMCG
5 2 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.22%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.22%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.11%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 37 (41.11%) Linux
2 19 (21.11%) Windows
3 7 (7.78%) Windows Server
4 6 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.56%) CentOS
5 5 (5.56%) Ubuntu
5 5 (5.56%) Unix
5 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.33%) Fedora
7 2 (2.22%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.11%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (31.11%) DevOps
3 24 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (15.56%) Web Development
5 12 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 11 (12.22%) Migration
7 10 (11.11%) BDD
7 10 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (11.11%) TDD
8 8 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (7.78%) E-Commerce
10 6 (6.67%) Configuration Management
10 6 (6.67%) ITIL
11 5 (5.56%) Information Security
11 5 (5.56%) Open Source
11 5 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (5.56%) Security Architecture
11 5 (5.56%) Unit Testing
11 5 (5.56%) Web Operations
12 4 (4.44%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 22 (24.44%) Ruby
2 18 (20.00%) Python
3 16 (17.78%) JavaScript
4 15 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 9 (10.00%) Java
6 8 (8.89%) Bash Shell
6 8 (8.89%) PHP
7 7 (7.78%) Perl
8 6 (6.67%) SQL
9 4 (4.44%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.22%) C
10 2 (2.22%) Go
10 2 (2.22%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.11%) Jython
Qualifications
1 4 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (4.44%) CISSP
1 4 (4.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (3.33%) CCNA
2 3 (3.33%) MCSE
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.22%) MCSA
4 1 (1.11%) CCIE
4 1 (1.11%) Degree
4 1 (1.11%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.11%) PMP
4 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.33%) QA
3 2 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (12.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.00%) Docker
3 5 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.44%) vSphere
4 4 (4.44%) XenApp
5 2 (2.22%) NFS
5 2 (2.22%) Xen
6 1 (1.11%) HDFS
6 1 (1.11%) vCloud
6 1 (1.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (32.22%) Opscode Chef
2 27 (30.00%) Puppet
3 16 (17.78%) Ansible
4 3 (3.33%) Kibana
4 3 (3.33%) Kubernetes
4 3 (3.33%) logstash
4 3 (3.33%) Salt
4 3 (3.33%) yum
5 1 (1.11%) Mesos
5 1 (1.11%) Nagios
5 1 (1.11%) Packer
5 1 (1.11%) SCCM
5 1 (1.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (20.00%) VMware
2 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.00%) Google
4 7 (7.78%) Citrix
4 7 (7.78%) Red Hat
4 7 (7.78%) Splunk
5 6 (6.67%) Rackspace
6 5 (5.56%) Oracle
7 4 (4.44%) Cisco
7 4 (4.44%) IBM
8 3 (3.33%) Atlassian
8 3 (3.33%) SaltStack
9 2 (2.22%) HP
9 2 (2.22%) NetApp
9 2 (2.22%) SAP
10 1 (1.11%) Adobe
10 1 (1.11%) JD Edwards
10 1 (1.11%) Micro Focus
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