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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 70 81 83
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 36 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.95% 0.93% 0.081%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.67% 27.78% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 0
Median daily rate £450 £395 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £414 £377
% change year-on-year
+8.76% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £39.00 £189.00
% change year-on-year
-54.48% -79.36%
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
135 54 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.30% 3.35% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 32 5
Median daily rate £444 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.93% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-20.48% +22.05%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 £500 - 2
Amazon AWS
North West

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 39 (52.00%) Linux
2 30 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (33.33%) Web Services
4 22 (29.33%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (29.33%) DevOps
5 20 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 19 (25.33%) Windows
7 17 (22.67%) SQL
7 17 (22.67%) VMware
8 16 (21.33%) Python
8 16 (21.33%) Puppet
9 15 (20.00%) PowerShell
10 14 (18.67%) Software Engineering
10 14 (18.67%) Java
11 13 (17.33%) DNS
11 13 (17.33%) Jenkins
12 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
12 12 (16.00%) JavaScript
12 12 (16.00%) Active Directory
12 12 (16.00%) Ansible
13 10 (13.33%) Public Cloud
13 10 (13.33%) DHCP
13 10 (13.33%) Ruby
13 10 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (12.00%) NoSQL
14 9 (12.00%) MS Office
14 9 (12.00%) TDD
15 8 (10.67%) Migration
15 8 (10.67%) Citrix

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 5 (6.67%) OpenStack
1 5 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.33%) nginx
2 4 (5.33%) Skype for Business
3 3 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.67%) IIS
4 2 (2.67%) Jetty
5 1 (1.33%) Apache
5 1 (1.33%) CMS
5 1 (1.33%) Commerce Server
5 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (12.00%) MS Office
2 7 (9.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.33%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.33%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.33%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 20 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (10.67%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (9.33%) Amazon S3
4 6 (8.00%) IaaS
4 6 (8.00%) PaaS
5 4 (5.33%) Google App Engine
5 4 (5.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (5.33%) SoftLayer
6 2 (2.67%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (2.67%) AWS CloudTrail
6 2 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.67%) SaaS
7 1 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.33%) DNS
2 10 (13.33%) DHCP
3 8 (10.67%) VLAN
4 7 (9.33%) TCP/IP
5 6 (8.00%) HTTP
6 5 (6.67%) LAN
6 5 (6.67%) SAN
6 5 (6.67%) WAN
7 4 (5.33%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (5.33%) Firewall
7 4 (5.33%) iSCSI
7 4 (5.33%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (2.67%) FTP
8 2 (2.67%) HTTPS
8 2 (2.67%) IPsec
8 2 (2.67%) SSL
9 1 (1.33%) ICMP
9 1 (1.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.67%) MySQL
4 1 (1.33%) DB2
4 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (17.33%) Jenkins
2 7 (9.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.33%) Subversion
3 4 (5.33%) Travis CI
4 3 (4.00%) Ant
4 3 (4.00%) GoCD
4 3 (4.00%) Hudson
4 3 (4.00%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.67%) GitLab
5 2 (2.67%) JIRA
5 2 (2.67%) JUnit
5 2 (2.67%) Maven
5 2 (2.67%) MSI
5 2 (2.67%) SonarQube
5 2 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.67%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.33%) Mocha
General
1 6 (8.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Advertising
4 1 (1.33%) Games
4 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (21.33%) Developer
2 13 (17.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (9.33%) AWS DevOps
4 6 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (6.67%) Administrator
5 5 (6.67%) Architect
5 5 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) Ethical Hacker
5 5 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.33%) Azure Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Consultant
6 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (5.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (5.33%) Scala Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (33.33%) Web Services
2 7 (9.33%) XML
3 6 (8.00%) JSON
3 6 (8.00%) Node.js
4 5 (6.67%) REST
5 4 (5.33%) AngularJS
5 4 (5.33%) HTML
6 3 (4.00%) .NET
6 3 (4.00%) Django
6 3 (4.00%) RESTful
7 2 (2.67%) D3.js
7 2 (2.67%) HTML5
7 2 (2.67%) J2EE
7 2 (2.67%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (2.67%) React
7 2 (2.67%) Sass
7 2 (2.67%) Servlets
7 2 (2.67%) XSLT
8 1 (1.33%) CSS
8 1 (1.33%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Public Cloud
2 8 (10.67%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (2.67%) FMCG
4 2 (2.67%) User Experience
4 2 (2.67%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.67%) Wiki
5 1 (1.33%) Interactive TV
5 1 (1.33%) IPTV
5 1 (1.33%) MHEG
5 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 39 (52.00%) Linux
2 19 (25.33%) Windows
3 7 (9.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (5.33%) CentOS
4 4 (5.33%) Ubuntu
4 4 (5.33%) Unix
4 4 (5.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.00%) Fedora
5 3 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.33%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (29.33%) DevOps
3 14 (18.67%) Software Engineering
4 10 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (12.00%) TDD
6 8 (10.67%) Migration
6 8 (10.67%) Scrum
7 7 (9.33%) Ethical Hacking
7 7 (9.33%) OWASP
8 6 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (8.00%) E-Commerce
9 5 (6.67%) Open Source
9 5 (6.67%) Test Automation
9 5 (6.67%) Web Operations
10 4 (5.33%) ERP
10 4 (5.33%) Front End Development
10 4 (5.33%) High Availability
10 4 (5.33%) ITIL
11 3 (4.00%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.67%) SQL
2 16 (21.33%) Python
3 15 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 14 (18.67%) Java
5 12 (16.00%) JavaScript
6 10 (13.33%) Ruby
7 6 (8.00%) Bash Shell
7 6 (8.00%) Perl
8 5 (6.67%) Scala
9 4 (5.33%) C
9 4 (5.33%) PHP
10 3 (4.00%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.67%) Go
11 2 (2.67%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.33%) Jython
Qualifications
1 5 (6.67%) CCNA
1 5 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (6.67%) MCSE
1 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (5.33%) MCSA
3 3 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) Degree
4 1 (1.33%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.33%) PMP
4 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 12 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (8.00%) vSphere
4 5 (6.67%) Docker
5 4 (5.33%) NFS
5 4 (5.33%) Xen
5 4 (5.33%) XenApp
6 1 (1.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (29.33%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (21.33%) Puppet
3 12 (16.00%) Ansible
4 3 (4.00%) Kubernetes
4 3 (4.00%) Salt
5 2 (2.67%) yum
6 1 (1.33%) Mesos
6 1 (1.33%) Nagios
6 1 (1.33%) Packer
6 1 (1.33%) SCCM
6 1 (1.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (22.67%) VMware
2 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.67%) Citrix
4 6 (8.00%) Google
5 5 (6.67%) IBM
6 4 (5.33%) Cisco
6 4 (5.33%) HP
6 4 (5.33%) NetApp
6 4 (5.33%) Oracle
7 3 (4.00%) Rackspace
7 3 (4.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.00%) SaltStack
7 3 (4.00%) Splunk
8 2 (2.67%) SAP
9 1 (1.33%) Adobe
9 1 (1.33%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.33%) OpenTV