The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon EC2 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 EC2 over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank - 81 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.16% -
As % of the Cloud Services category - 7.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £394 £275
% change year-on-year
-17.46% +43.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Amazon EC2
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
50 26 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.43% 2.05% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 16 3
Average daily rate £375 £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £13.25 £135.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-90.18% +900.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+92.30% -52.29%

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Amazon EC2 Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Amazon EC2
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the Manchester region.

Amazon EC2 Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Amazon EC2 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 EC2.

1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) CentOS
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) Percona
2 2 (66.67%) Cacti
2 2 (66.67%) nginx
2 2 (66.67%) LAMP
2 2 (66.67%) Nagios
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) Hudson

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Amazon EC2 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 EC2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) nginx
1 2 (66.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Route 53
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Hudson
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) LAMP
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) CentOS
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Auto-Scaling
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
1 2 (66.67%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) Cacti
2 2 (66.67%) Nagios
3 1 (33.33%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Percona