The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Manchester region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 74 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% 0.29% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.18% 37.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £315 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £189.00 £33.00 -
% change year-on-year
+472.72% -
Cloud Services Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
11 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.90% 0.77% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 3
Average daily rate £425 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £289 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £33.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-47.72% +100.00%
Amazon AWS
North West

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
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 11 July 2014. 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 - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Rochdale - - - - 3
Wigan - - - -
Amazon AWS
North West

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 8 (61.54%) Web Services
2 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) Puppet
2 6 (46.15%) Ansible
2 6 (46.15%) DevOps
3 5 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (38.46%) vCloud
3 5 (38.46%) OpenStack
3 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
4 3 (23.08%) MVC
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) .NET
4 3 (23.08%) C#
4 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
5 2 (15.38%) CSS
5 2 (15.38%) HTML
5 2 (15.38%) Java
5 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
5 2 (15.38%) LAN
5 2 (15.38%) WAN
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) CCNA
5 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 5 (38.46%) OpenStack
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Route 53
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) LAN
1 2 (15.38%) WAN
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) RavenDB
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) Couchbase
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Architect
4 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Web Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Java Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) Web Services
2 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 2 (15.38%) CSS
3 2 (15.38%) NHibernate
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (15.38%) HTML5
3 2 (15.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (15.38%) CSS3
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (15.38%) jQuery
3 2 (15.38%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) OAuth
4 1 (7.69%) Kendo UI
4 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (7.69%) REST
4 1 (7.69%) JSON
4 1 (7.69%) Spring
4 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Social Media
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) Android
5 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) DevOps
2 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
3 3 (23.08%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) Stress Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) MCSE
1 2 (15.38%) CCNA
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (15.38%) MCTS
1 2 (15.38%) MCITP
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (38.46%) vCloud
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Puppet
1 6 (46.15%) Ansible
2 5 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
1 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Rackspace