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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
North West / Manchester
Rank 22 68 78
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +10
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 91 42 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.53% 2.16% 1.06%
As % of the Cloud Services category 54.17% 31.82% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 27 11
Median daily rate £430 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £400 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
168 132 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.05% 6.79% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 76 38
Median daily rate £400 £425 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +22.22%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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
Salford -8 4 £440 +3.52%
Altrincham - 1 £375 -
Stockport - 1 £450 - 4
Amazon AWS
North West

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 73 (41.24%) Linux
2 69 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (37.29%) Jenkins
4 61 (34.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 60 (33.90%) Puppet
6 58 (32.77%) DevOps
7 51 (28.81%) Git (software)
8 50 (28.25%) Ruby
8 50 (28.25%) Web Services
9 47 (26.55%) Continuous Integration
10 45 (25.42%) Opscode Chef
11 44 (24.86%) Python
12 36 (20.34%) Ansible
12 36 (20.34%) Java
13 32 (18.08%) VMware
14 31 (17.51%) BDD
15 30 (16.95%) Red Hat
16 29 (16.38%) TDD
17 28 (15.82%) JSON
17 28 (15.82%) Configuration Management
17 28 (15.82%) Microsoft
18 27 (15.25%) Windows
19 26 (14.69%) Firewall
19 26 (14.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 25 (14.12%) HTML
20 25 (14.12%) SQL
21 24 (13.56%) CSS
21 24 (13.56%) Cucumber
21 24 (13.56%) Bash Shell
22 22 (12.43%) Web Development

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 19 (10.73%) OpenStack
2 9 (5.08%) CloudStack
3 7 (3.95%) Apache Spark
3 7 (3.95%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.39%) nginx
5 5 (2.82%) Drupal
5 5 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.69%) Confluence
6 3 (1.69%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.13%) Apache
7 2 (1.13%) CMS
7 2 (1.13%) IIS
7 2 (1.13%) Jetty
7 2 (1.13%) Mongrel
7 2 (1.13%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.13%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.56%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 19 (10.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.69%) MS Office
3 2 (1.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 61 (34.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (9.60%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (7.34%) Amazon S3
4 10 (5.65%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (4.52%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (4.52%) GitHub
5 8 (4.52%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (2.82%) Google Analytics
6 5 (2.82%) Heroku
7 4 (2.26%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (2.26%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (1.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (1.69%) CloudFront
8 3 (1.69%) IaaS
9 2 (1.13%) Google App Engine
9 2 (1.13%) Slack
10 1 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.56%) Silverpop
10 1 (0.56%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (14.69%) Firewall
2 21 (11.86%) TCP/IP
3 13 (7.34%) HTTP
4 10 (5.65%) DHCP
4 10 (5.65%) DNS
5 9 (5.08%) SSL
5 9 (5.08%) WebEx
6 8 (4.52%) HTTPS
6 8 (4.52%) VLAN
7 4 (2.26%) LAN
7 4 (2.26%) Network Security
7 4 (2.26%) WAN
8 3 (1.69%) VoIP
8 3 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.13%) FTP
9 2 (1.13%) IPsec
9 2 (1.13%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.13%) SAN
10 1 (0.56%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.86%) NoSQL
2 10 (5.65%) MongoDB
3 9 (5.08%) Big Data
4 8 (4.52%) Hadoop
5 7 (3.95%) MySQL
5 7 (3.95%) SQL Server
6 6 (3.39%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (3.39%) Redis
7 5 (2.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (2.82%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.13%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.13%) Electronic Patient Records
9 2 (1.13%) HDInsight
9 2 (1.13%) MarkLogic
9 2 (1.13%) Spark SQL
9 2 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.56%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 66 (37.29%) Jenkins
2 51 (28.81%) Git (software)
3 24 (13.56%) Cucumber
4 12 (6.78%) Subversion
5 10 (5.65%) JUnit
6 9 (5.08%) GoCD
6 9 (5.08%) Travis CI
7 7 (3.95%) JIRA
8 6 (3.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (3.39%) PhantomJS
9 5 (2.82%) JMeter
9 5 (2.82%) Vagrant
10 4 (2.26%) Bitbucket
10 4 (2.26%) Hudson
10 4 (2.26%) Maven
11 2 (1.13%) Mercurial
11 2 (1.13%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.13%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.56%) Selenium
General
1 10 (5.65%) Finance
2 6 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.82%) Electronics
3 5 (2.82%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.82%) Marketing
4 3 (1.69%) Retail
5 2 (1.13%) Banking
5 2 (1.13%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.56%) Advertising
6 1 (0.56%) Billing
6 1 (0.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 47 (26.55%) Developer
2 40 (22.60%) DevOps Engineer
3 21 (11.86%) Consultant
4 16 (9.04%) Architect
5 14 (7.91%) Security Consultant
6 13 (7.34%) IT Consultant
6 13 (7.34%) IT Security Consultant
7 12 (6.78%) AWS Developer
8 11 (6.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (5.65%) Software Engineer
10 9 (5.08%) AWS Engineer
10 9 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (4.52%) PHP Developer
12 7 (3.95%) HTML Developer
12 7 (3.95%) JavaScript Developer
12 7 (3.95%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 7 (3.95%) Node.js Developer
12 7 (3.95%) Platform Engineer
12 7 (3.95%) Scala Software Engineer
13 6 (3.39%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (28.25%) Web Services
2 28 (15.82%) JSON
3 25 (14.12%) HTML
4 24 (13.56%) CSS
5 19 (10.73%) REST
5 19 (10.73%) Sass
6 17 (9.60%) Node.js
7 15 (8.47%) Ajax
8 12 (6.78%) .NET
8 12 (6.78%) RESTful
9 11 (6.21%) XML
10 9 (5.08%) ELK Stack
11 8 (4.52%) XSLT
12 7 (3.95%) ASP.NET
13 6 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (3.39%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (3.39%) WPF
14 4 (2.26%) J2EE
15 3 (1.69%) RabbitMQ
15 3 (1.69%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.52%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.39%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (3.39%) Public Cloud
4 4 (2.26%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.69%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.13%) User Experience
7 1 (0.56%) Clustering
7 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 73 (41.24%) Linux
2 27 (15.25%) Windows
3 26 (14.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (10.73%) Unix
5 17 (9.60%) CentOS
6 10 (5.65%) Windows Server
7 9 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (4.52%) Fedora
9 2 (1.13%) Android
9 2 (1.13%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.13%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (32.77%) DevOps
3 47 (26.55%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (17.51%) BDD
5 29 (16.38%) TDD
6 28 (15.82%) Configuration Management
7 22 (12.43%) Web Development
8 20 (11.30%) Continuous Delivery
9 15 (8.47%) Information Security
9 15 (8.47%) Scrum
9 15 (8.47%) Software Engineering
10 14 (7.91%) Penetration Testing
11 13 (7.34%) Open Source
12 11 (6.21%) High Availability
13 10 (5.65%) Kanban
13 10 (5.65%) Performance Tuning
14 9 (5.08%) ITIL
14 9 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (5.08%) Virtual Infrastructure
15 8 (4.52%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 50 (28.25%) Ruby
2 44 (24.86%) Python
3 36 (20.34%) Java
4 25 (14.12%) SQL
5 24 (13.56%) Bash Shell
6 21 (11.86%) JavaScript
7 15 (8.47%) PowerShell
8 13 (7.34%) PHP
9 10 (5.65%) Scala
9 10 (5.65%) Shell Script
10 7 (3.95%) C#
11 5 (2.82%) C
11 5 (2.82%) Perl
12 3 (1.69%) Korn
13 2 (1.13%) Go
13 2 (1.13%) R
14 1 (0.56%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.56%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.56%) Groovy
14 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (7.91%) CISSP
2 9 (5.08%) CISMP
2 9 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.95%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.13%) Degree
4 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.56%) CCIE
5 1 (0.56%) CCNA
5 1 (0.56%) MCP
5 1 (0.56%) MCSA
5 1 (0.56%) MCSE
5 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.56%) PMP
5 1 (0.56%) SANS
5 1 (0.56%) SSCP
5 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (5.08%) COBIT
2 9 (5.08%) ISO27002
3 5 (2.82%) QA
4 4 (2.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (11.86%) Docker
2 19 (10.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.65%) vSphere
3 10 (5.65%) XenApp
4 9 (5.08%) Xen
5 8 (4.52%) ProxySG
6 7 (3.95%) XenServer
7 5 (2.82%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.56%) HDFS
8 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.56%) NFS
8 1 (0.56%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 60 (33.90%) Puppet
2 45 (25.42%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (20.34%) Ansible
4 12 (6.78%) Kibana
5 9 (5.08%) Nagios
6 7 (3.95%) Cobbler
6 7 (3.95%) Ganglia
6 7 (3.95%) Graphite
6 7 (3.95%) Riemann
7 5 (2.82%) logstash
7 5 (2.82%) Terraform
8 4 (2.26%) Packer
9 3 (1.69%) SCCM
9 3 (1.69%) SCOM
9 3 (1.69%) SCSM
10 2 (1.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (1.13%) Icinga
10 2 (1.13%) NetIQ Identity Manager
10 2 (1.13%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.56%) FreeIPA
Vendors
1 32 (18.08%) VMware
2 30 (16.95%) Red Hat
3 28 (15.82%) Microsoft
4 19 (10.73%) Cisco
5 17 (9.60%) Google
6 13 (7.34%) Citrix
7 11 (6.21%) Atlassian
8 8 (4.52%) Blue Coat
9 7 (3.95%) SAP
9 7 (3.95%) Splunk
10 6 (3.39%) NetApp
11 5 (2.82%) IBM
11 5 (2.82%) Oracle
11 5 (2.82%) SaltStack
12 4 (2.26%) Rackspace
12 4 (2.26%) Twitter
13 3 (1.69%) New Relic
13 3 (1.69%) RightScale
14 2 (1.13%) Forcepoint
14 2 (1.13%) Fortinet
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