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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
North West / Manchester
Rank 28 53 69
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +16
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 75 52 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.58% 2.90% 1.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 50.68% 45.22% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 36 12
Median daily rate £430 £450 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +17.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £365 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £30.00

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
148 115 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.02% 6.41% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 70 39
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £20.20 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -13.35%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -15 4 £550 +29.41% 3
Altrincham - 1 £375 - 1
Stockport - 1 - - 4
Amazon AWS
North West

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 79 (48.77%) Linux
2 69 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (40.12%) Puppet
4 62 (38.27%) DevOps
5 58 (35.80%) Microsoft Azure
6 57 (35.19%) Jenkins
7 51 (31.48%) Git (software)
8 48 (29.63%) Java
9 47 (29.01%) Web Services
10 46 (28.40%) Python
10 46 (28.40%) Opscode Chef
11 42 (25.93%) Ruby
12 38 (23.46%) Ansible
13 36 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
14 35 (21.60%) Configuration Management
15 32 (19.75%) VMware
16 29 (17.90%) Firewall
17 28 (17.28%) Red Hat
17 28 (17.28%) Microsoft
17 28 (17.28%) TDD
18 27 (16.67%) Windows
19 26 (16.05%) TCP/IP
19 26 (16.05%) Docker
19 26 (16.05%) BDD
20 25 (15.43%) SQL
20 25 (15.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 24 (14.81%) Unix
21 24 (14.81%) Bash Shell
22 23 (14.20%) Google
23 22 (13.58%) REST

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 20 (12.35%) OpenStack
2 12 (7.41%) nginx
2 12 (7.41%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.56%) Apache Spark
3 9 (5.56%) CloudStack
4 8 (4.94%) Apache
5 7 (4.32%) WebSphere
6 6 (3.70%) IIS
6 6 (3.70%) Jetty
6 6 (3.70%) Mongrel
7 5 (3.09%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.85%) Confluence
8 3 (1.85%) Drupal
9 2 (1.23%) CMS
9 2 (1.23%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.62%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.62%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (8.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (4.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 58 (35.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (13.58%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (9.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 14 (8.64%) Amazon S3
5 12 (7.41%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (4.32%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (3.70%) Google App Engine
8 5 (3.09%) GitHub
8 5 (3.09%) Heroku
9 4 (2.47%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (2.47%) Amazon EMR
9 4 (2.47%) Google Analytics
9 4 (2.47%) IaaS
10 3 (1.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 3 (1.85%) CloudFront
11 2 (1.23%) PaaS
11 2 (1.23%) Slack
12 1 (0.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.62%) Silverpop
12 1 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (17.90%) Firewall
2 26 (16.05%) TCP/IP
3 17 (10.49%) HTTP
4 16 (9.88%) SSL
5 11 (6.79%) DHCP
5 11 (6.79%) DNS
6 10 (6.17%) HTTPS
7 9 (5.56%) WebEx
8 6 (3.70%) FTP
8 6 (3.70%) IPsec
8 6 (3.70%) VLAN
9 5 (3.09%) Network Security
9 5 (3.09%) VoIP
10 3 (1.85%) LAN
10 3 (1.85%) VPN
10 3 (1.85%) WAN
11 2 (1.23%) Bluetooth
11 2 (1.23%) NFC
11 2 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.62%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.35%) NoSQL
2 13 (8.02%) Big Data
3 12 (7.41%) Hadoop
4 11 (6.79%) MongoDB
5 8 (4.94%) SQL Server
6 7 (4.32%) MySQL
6 7 (4.32%) Redis
6 7 (4.32%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.23%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.23%) Electronic Patient Records
9 2 (1.23%) HDInsight
9 2 (1.23%) MarkLogic
9 2 (1.23%) Spark SQL
9 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.62%) Riak
10 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 57 (35.19%) Jenkins
2 51 (31.48%) Git (software)
3 14 (8.64%) Subversion
3 14 (8.64%) Travis CI
4 11 (6.79%) Cucumber
4 11 (6.79%) JUnit
5 10 (6.17%) GoCD
6 8 (4.94%) Vagrant
7 6 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (3.09%) Maven
9 4 (2.47%) JIRA
9 4 (2.47%) PhantomJS
10 3 (1.85%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.85%) Hudson
10 3 (1.85%) JMeter
10 3 (1.85%) Selenium
11 2 (1.23%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.23%) MSI
11 2 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.23%) Xcode
General
1 14 (8.64%) Finance
2 7 (4.32%) Electronics
2 7 (4.32%) Manufacturing
2 7 (4.32%) Marketing
2 7 (4.32%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.47%) Retail
4 2 (1.23%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.62%) Advertising
5 1 (0.62%) Banking
5 1 (0.62%) Law
Job Titles
1 43 (26.54%) DevOps Engineer
2 40 (24.69%) Developer
3 17 (10.49%) Consultant
4 16 (9.88%) Architect
5 10 (6.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (6.17%) Security Consultant
5 10 (6.17%) Software Engineer
6 9 (5.56%) IT Consultant
6 9 (5.56%) IT Security Consultant
6 9 (5.56%) Java Developer
7 8 (4.94%) AWS Developer
7 8 (4.94%) AWS Engineer
7 8 (4.94%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (4.32%) Platform Engineer
8 7 (4.32%) Scala Software Engineer
9 6 (3.70%) .NET Developer
9 6 (3.70%) Data Engineer
9 6 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.09%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (3.09%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (29.01%) Web Services
2 22 (13.58%) REST
3 17 (10.49%) JSON
4 16 (9.88%) .NET
5 14 (8.64%) CSS
5 14 (8.64%) HTML
5 14 (8.64%) RESTful
6 11 (6.79%) Elastic Stack
6 11 (6.79%) XML
7 10 (6.17%) J2EE
8 9 (5.56%) Sass
9 8 (4.94%) Node.js
9 8 (4.94%) XSLT
10 7 (4.32%) ASP.NET
10 7 (4.32%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (4.32%) Servlets
11 6 (3.70%) Ajax
11 6 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (3.70%) WPF
12 4 (2.47%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.32%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.09%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (1.85%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.23%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.23%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (1.23%) Wiki
6 1 (0.62%) Clustering
6 1 (0.62%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.62%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.62%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 79 (48.77%) Linux
2 27 (16.67%) Windows
3 25 (15.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (14.81%) Unix
5 17 (10.49%) CentOS
6 9 (5.56%) Fedora
7 8 (4.94%) Windows Server
7 8 (4.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.85%) Android
8 3 (1.85%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (38.27%) DevOps
3 36 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (21.60%) Configuration Management
5 28 (17.28%) TDD
6 26 (16.05%) BDD
7 20 (12.35%) Open Source
8 19 (11.73%) Scrum
9 17 (10.49%) Continuous Delivery
10 14 (8.64%) Software Engineering
11 13 (8.02%) Information Security
12 11 (6.79%) High Availability
12 11 (6.79%) Web Development
13 10 (6.17%) Penetration Testing
13 10 (6.17%) Performance Tuning
14 9 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (5.56%) Kanban
14 9 (5.56%) MVC
14 9 (5.56%) Virtual Infrastructure
15 8 (4.94%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 48 (29.63%) Java
2 46 (28.40%) Python
3 42 (25.93%) Ruby
4 25 (15.43%) SQL
5 24 (14.81%) Bash Shell
6 15 (9.26%) JavaScript
7 14 (8.64%) Shell Script
8 12 (7.41%) PHP
8 12 (7.41%) PowerShell
9 11 (6.79%) Scala
10 8 (4.94%) C#
11 5 (3.09%) C
11 5 (3.09%) Perl
12 3 (1.85%) Korn
13 2 (1.23%) Apple Swift
13 2 (1.23%) Go
13 2 (1.23%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.23%) R
14 1 (0.62%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.62%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (7.41%) CISSP
2 11 (6.79%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.56%) CISMP
4 8 (4.94%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.85%) SANS
5 3 (1.85%) SSCP
6 2 (1.23%) Degree
7 1 (0.62%) MCP
7 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (5.56%) COBIT
2 9 (5.56%) ISO27002
3 4 (2.47%) QA
4 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (16.05%) Docker
2 18 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (7.41%) Xen
4 9 (5.56%) vSphere
5 8 (4.94%) ProxySG
5 8 (4.94%) XenApp
6 7 (4.32%) XenServer
7 2 (1.23%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.62%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.62%) OpenSSH
8 1 (0.62%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.62%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 65 (40.12%) Puppet
2 46 (28.40%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (23.46%) Ansible
4 13 (8.02%) Kibana
5 11 (6.79%) Nagios
6 9 (5.56%) Graphite
7 8 (4.94%) Ganglia
7 8 (4.94%) Riemann
8 7 (4.32%) Cobbler
8 7 (4.32%) Terraform
9 5 (3.09%) logstash
10 4 (2.47%) Packer
11 3 (1.85%) QRadar
11 3 (1.85%) SCCM
11 3 (1.85%) SCOM
11 3 (1.85%) SCSM
12 2 (1.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 2 (1.23%) NetIQ Identity Manager
12 2 (1.23%) SCOrch
12 2 (1.23%) yum
Vendors
1 32 (19.75%) VMware
2 28 (17.28%) Microsoft
2 28 (17.28%) Red Hat
3 23 (14.20%) Google
4 18 (11.11%) Cisco
5 9 (5.56%) Citrix
5 9 (5.56%) SAP
6 8 (4.94%) Atlassian
6 8 (4.94%) Blue Coat
6 8 (4.94%) Splunk
7 7 (4.32%) IBM
8 6 (3.70%) Oracle
9 5 (3.09%) Apple
9 5 (3.09%) NetApp
9 5 (3.09%) SaltStack
10 4 (2.47%) Twitter
11 3 (1.85%) LogRhythm
11 3 (1.85%) New Relic
11 3 (1.85%) RightScale
12 2 (1.23%) F5
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