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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 94 - 83
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% - 0.078%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.25% - 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £413 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £300 £384
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -21.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
123 55 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.84% 3.60% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 31 12
Median daily rate £450 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Median hourly rate £14.50 £11.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.08% -11.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.14 £25.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-35.43% +61.29%

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Amazon EC2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 July 2016.

Amazon EC2 Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 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 EC2.

1 8 (88.89%) Linux
1 8 (88.89%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (66.67%) Java
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) DHCP
4 5 (55.56%) DNS
4 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
4 5 (55.56%) vSphere
4 5 (55.56%) Puppet
4 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
4 5 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (55.56%) DevOps
5 4 (44.44%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (44.44%) Google App Engine
5 4 (44.44%) Web Operations
5 4 (44.44%) Travis CI
5 4 (44.44%) Google
5 4 (44.44%) IBM
6 3 (33.33%) NFS
6 3 (33.33%) CCNA
6 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 3 (33.33%) HP
6 3 (33.33%) Citrix
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (33.33%) NetApp
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003

Amazon EC2
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 3 (33.33%) nginx
1 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (22.22%) IIS
2 2 (22.22%) Jetty
3 1 (11.11%) Confluence
3 1 (11.11%) JBoss
3 1 (11.11%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (88.89%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (44.44%) Google App Engine
2 4 (44.44%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (33.33%) SoftLayer
4 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (11.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (11.11%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
5 1 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (11.11%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) DHCP
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 3 (33.33%) VLAN
3 2 (22.22%) FTP
3 2 (22.22%) HTTP
3 2 (22.22%) IPsec
3 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (11.11%) Redis
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
2 4 (44.44%) Travis CI
3 3 (33.33%) Vagrant
4 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
5 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Operations Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Web Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) WebOps Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) J2EE
1 2 (22.22%) Servlets
2 1 (11.11%) ELK Stack
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) DevOps
2 4 (44.44%) Web Operations
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
3 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 3 (33.33%) C
3 3 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) Perl
4 2 (22.22%) Ruby
5 1 (11.11%) PHP
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCNA
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (33.33%) MCSA
1 3 (33.33%) MCSE
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (55.56%) vSphere
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) NFS
3 3 (33.33%) Xen
4 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (55.56%) Puppet
2 3 (33.33%) Ansible
3 1 (11.11%) Packer
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Google
3 4 (44.44%) IBM
4 3 (33.33%) Citrix
4 3 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) NetApp
4 3 (33.33%) SaltStack
5 2 (22.22%) Rackspace
6 1 (11.11%) New Relic
6 1 (11.11%) webMethods
6 1 (11.11%) WSO2